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Sunday, January 20 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
RiffTrax: Day of The Shorts

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Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and Rifftrax.com return to SF Sketchfest for a seventh edition of RiffTrax Shorts -- taking on some of the worst PSA, educational, scientific and promotional shorts of yesteryear, and riff them into submission.Joining the duo are guest riffers and original MST3K writers and performers Trace Beaulieu, Frank Conniff, Mary Jo Pehl and Bridget Nelson, frequent RiffTrax Presents team Cole Stratton and Janet Varney, and special guest Paul F. Tompkins! $35, All Ages

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Bill Corbett

Bill Corbett is a former writer and actor for the cult TV show "Mystery Science Theater 3000," playing the robot Crow and the alien Brain Guy. He’s now a principal performer, writer, and producer for RiffTrax.com.Corbett’s voice will be heard as a regular cast member on Adult Swim’s "Tigtone" in 2019.He’s the host of the podcast "Bill Corbett’s Funhouse."Corbett is also a screenwriter and playwright. His screenplay "Starship Dave" was made into a movie starring Eddie Murphy (and retitled "Meet Dave"). His plays h... Read More →
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Bridget Nelson

Bridget is a writer, performer and movie riffer for Rifftrax. She worked for years on  the Emmy-nominated, Peabody Award-winning "Mystery Science Theater 3000", playing such roles as Nuveena “Woman of the Future”, Lisa Loeb and Mr. B. Natural.  She and her husband, fellow MST3K... Read More →
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Cole Stratton

Cole Stratton is the co-founder of SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival, a month-long annual event highlighting the best in improv, sketch, stand-up, TV and film comedy, which celebrates its eighteenth year in January 2019. Along with Janet Varney, he has written and performed... Read More →
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Frank Conniff

Frank Conniff is a comedy writer and performer who began his TV career writing for the Peabody award winning Comedy Central series "Mystery Science Theater 3000," where he also played “TV’s Frank”, the bumbling yet lovable mad scientist sidekick. He then went on to be a writer... Read More →
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Janet Varney

Janet Varney is an Emmy-Nominated actor, comedian, writer and producer. She can currently be seen fighting dark forces opposite John C. McGinley on IFC's, "Stan Against Evil" and generally being a horrible person as Becca on FXX’s "You’re the Worst." In the animation world, she... Read More →
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Kevin Murphy

Next to his work for Rifftrax, Kevin Murphy is perhaps best known for portraying the stout red robot Tom Servo on the TV series "Mystery Science Theater 3000" for nine seasons. He’s also the author of the HarperCollins book "A Year at the Movies: One Man’s Filmgoing Odyssey."Kevin... Read More →
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Mary Jo Pehl

Mary Jo Pehl was a writer and actor on the television show "Mystery Science Theater 3000," and was featured as the beloved arch-nemesis Pearl Forrester. She currently teams with Bridget Nelson making hilarious movie commentary on RiffTrax. Mary Jo currently writes, produces and stars... Read More →
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Paul F. Tompkins

Paul F. Tompkins is a comedian and actor. He stars as Dean Rosedragon on Seeso’s "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$" as well as providing the voice of Mr. Peanutbutter for the Netflix animated series "Bojack Horseman."He hosts the podcast "Spontaneanation" on the Earwolf network as well... Read More →
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Trace Beaulieu

TRACE BEAULIEU is a comic actor, writer, and performer. He was a founding member of the Emmy-nominated, Peabody Award-winning, cult hit show, "Mystery Science Theater 3000." In addition to writing, occasionally directing, designing and building sets and props, Trace performed the puppet character... Read More →



Sunday January 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

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