funding mannequin mst3k makes an attempt comeback dwell,
Lengthy-time Slashdot reader destinyland writes: Thriller Science Theatre 3000 shall be coming again in 2022 with 13 new episodes, plus 12 extra shorts and 12 month-to-month dwell occasions. “And this time, we’re doing it with no community,” explains the net web page for his or her profitable comeback marketing campaign on Kickstarter. “Season 13 shall be launched completely in MST3K’s new on-line digital theatre, THE GIZMOPLEX.” 36,581 backers pledged $6,519,019 to fund their very own devoted MST3K venue on-line, and most contributors to their 2021 Kickstarter marketing campaign obtained 2022 passes to the net theatre as a thank-you. Now via December, followers who wish to purchase or present a 2022 cross can get them discounted to $95. (Usually’ll they value $120.) Beginning on March 4, 2022, assorted MST3K zanies and their puppet robots shall be watching (and heckling) 12 carefully-chosen bizarre motion pictures, together with one 1970 Gamera film that they haven’t gotten to but, a 1968 Italian film a couple of skilled wrestler known as The Batwoman, and Jack Palance’s 1979 movie, HG Wells’ The Form of Issues to Come. And collection creator Joel Hodgson will return after they all watch the 2014 film The Christmas Dragon. The Den of Geek web site has all the main points on the 13 motion pictures (gleaned from final week’s conventional “Turkey Day marathon” of fan-favorite episodesthis 12 months broadcast on YouTube, Twitch, and numerous net pages and streaming apps). However as well as there’s additionally a dwell touring present that can take all of them throughout America. Subsequent week followers can catch reveals within the midwestern U.S.particularly Youngstown Ohio, Nashville Indiana, Madison Wisconsin, and Chicagobefore the crew strikes on to Salt Lake Metropolis, Reno, and Seattle. Then it’s on to CaliforniaSan Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diegoand then dozens of different main cities within the U.S. (Portland! Denver! Austin! Atlanta! Durham! Worcester! New York Metropolis!) “We all know that a lot of you might be understandably involved about COVID and the Delta variant. We’re too,” explains a particular announcement on the tour’s site, promising the tour “will adhere to the identical requirements as touring Broadway reveals in impact on the time of your efficiency… [E]very theater on the tour may have its personal insurance policies.” In 2008 the present’s creator Joel Hodgson answered questions from Slashdot readers.Learn extra of this story at Slashdot.