Friday, January 6th, 2012 Jan. 7, 2012

from Natural Home Remedies· ·

Mike Russell is a RIFF MACHINE. Oh, he manages to fit in his top 10 for 2011, what with its surprises and its shocks and its blatant cheating (THIRTEEN is not the same as TEN, MIKE) but for the 45 minutes preceding that list? The one-liners will. not. STOP. Straight out the gate he starts with an interesting reading of E.T.'s character, and that leads us somehow to a world in which Dinosaurs are turned into smokable drugs, Michael Madsen's disembodied head plays a role, and Benedict Cumberbatch plays a planet eating cornucopia in the next Star Trek movie. Of …



Mike Russell is a RIFF MACHINE. Oh, he manages to fit in his top 10 for 2011, what with its surprises and its shocks and its blatant cheating (THIRTEEN is not the same as TEN, MIKE) but for the 45 minutes preceding that list? The one-liners will. not. STOP. Straight out the gate he starts with an interesting reading of E.T.'s character, and that leads us somehow to a world in which Dinosaurs are turned into smokable drugs, Michael Madsen's disembodied head plays a role, and Benedict Cumberbatch plays a planet eating cornucopia in the next Star Trek movie. Of course, a discussion about copyright law, and the arguable remakability of Buffy and Evil Dead kept the conversation somewhat tethered, but if you wanted a dose of some squirrelly movie conversation? You got it.

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