Many of the MST3K movies are considered cult classics, from Manos: the Hands of Fate, widely considered the worst movie of all time, to the bewildering Beast of Yucca Flats. Cult directors like Roger Corman, Coleman Francis, and Ed Wood populate the many films skewered over the years. A look at the IMDB bottom #100 list reveals a litany of films popularized and made famous through their appearance on the show, from the “Big McLargeHuge” stinker Space Mutiny to the indescribably hokey Final Sacrifice, in which a Canadian Movember participant named Zap Rowsdower saves a gangly teen from an alien-worshiping cult by drinking a lot of beer.
“We say the iPads are not marching and playing the show, but what the iPad has allowed us to do is, from a technological standpoint, it has allowed us and our students to see the drill move, to see their individual positions on the field, to have their music, to have the recordings of the band—really everything. It’s a band in a box.”—
“I went to his hometown. This is a billboard that says, welcome to the birthplace of General Tso. And I went looking for chicken. I actually found a whole bunch of General Tso’s relatives who were still in the little town, showed them all the pictures of General Tso’s chicken that I showed you. And they’re like, we don’t know this dish.”—Where does General Tso’s Chicken actually come from? (via npr)