Mystery Science Theater 3000 Revival Cancelled at Netflix After 2 Seasons

RELATED STORIES It’ll be a crappy Thanksgiving for fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000: Netflix has cancelled the revived cult favorite after two seasons (or 12 seasons, if you’re thinking cumulatively). MST3K host Jonah Ray announced the news on social media late Tuesday. “So, Netflix decided to not do another season of MST3K,” Ray said, […]

JPL scientist analyzes pros and cons of the science in dystopian drama IO

Enlarge / Micah (Anthony Mackie) and Sam (Margaret Qualley) are two of the last people on a toxic Earth in the Netflix original movie IO. (credit: Netflix) Much of the human race has decamped to a distant colony, leaving behind an uninhabitable Earth, in IO, Netflix’s modest follow-up to its post-apocalyptic thriller, Bird Box. Directed […]

Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science

Enlarge / The Montana State Capitol building, site of a rather unusual hearing. (credit: Montana.gov) It’s no secret that some of our federal legislators don’t have a firm grip on scientific evidence; it only takes watching a session of the House Science Committee, where one member suggested the climate-driven rise of the oceans might instead […]

Congress just got a bumper-crop of scientists. Meet the 10 new science whizzes on Capitol Hill.

David Zalubowski/AP 10 newly elected scientists are representing Americans in the 116th Congress. Eight of the new-comers are Democrats and two are Republicans. Here’s what these engineers, doctors, and other scientists want to do in 2019.  The 116th Congress was sworn in on Thursday, with 10 new scientists in the ranks.  Many of the incoming […]

The Orville blends science fiction and science fact into a winning mix

Enlarge / The crew of the USS Orville stands ready for a new season of adventures in season 2 of The Orville. (credit: Fox Broadcasting) The Orville, Seth MacFarlane’s warm homage to the Star Trek franchise, delighted viewers with the interstellar adventures of the crew aboard the titular starship. As the series gears up for […]

Netflix Isn’t Killing Movie Theaters, According to Science

The rise of streaming services have changed the game for movie theater owners and Hollywood analysts, many of whom have spent the past several years operating under the belief that if audiences spend more time watching content on Netflix, that’s less time they’re spending seeing movies in theaters. But now a new study is here […]

Here’s why you develop crushes, according to science

NBCUniversal Television Distribution There are characteristics that differentiate a crush from a more serious romance, New York City-based therapist Dr. Bukky Kolawole told INSIDER. Crushes are rooted in fantasy and tend to happen when you don’t know much about a person but idealize what they are like, Kolawole said. Crushes and love do, however, have […]

Jonah Ray Explains Why ‘Mac and Me’ Beat Out ‘The Room’ and ‘Plan 9’ for ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ [Interview]

Over Thanksgiving, we had new Mystery Science Theater 3000 for which to be thankful. Netflix dropped a new season of six episodes, titled The Gauntlet. Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) and the robots were forced to watch six movies back to back and riff on them, although Netflix allowed people to watch them movie by movie. Those […]