"Funny...in the land of suckitude, Mike Nelson is king." -- Time
"Funny...in the land of suckitude, Mike Nelson is king." -- --Time
"Hilarious!" -- --Associated Press
"Hilarious...a spray of insightful pop-culture commentary." -- --E! Online
"Hilarious...the book more than lives up to its uproarious promise." -- --Cinescape
"Mike Nelson has a hopeful taste for hopeless movies. He writes about his endless disappointment with them the way most people think about them, with shrewd, genial, populist contempt." -- Richard Schickel
"Mike Nelson just might put some 'legitimate' film critics out of work! His writing is both film-savvy and very, very funny." -- Leonard Maltin
"Nelson is funny and on the mark throughout." -- --Illinois Entertainer
"Nelson's writing is sharp and clever...a must for all of us who love bad movies simply for their sheer badness." -- --The Decatur Daily
"Snort-out-loud funny...sure to make the cheeks of many a Hollywood mogul blaze with shame, provided somebody reads it to them." -- --Minneapolis Star-Tribune
About the Author
Michael J. Nelson is an actor, writer, director, and musician who served as head writer for ten seasons, and on-air host for five seasons, of the television series Mystery Science Theater 3000.
He was also the composer of most of MST3K's original music, and is coauthor of The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Amazing Colossal Episode Guide
(1996). Nelson lives in Minneapolis with his wife, writer-performer Bridget Jones, and their two children.