Stop This Nonsense About a Dog, You Never Had a Dog: Celebrate Manos Day

Woodcut of a guy who looks kind of like Torgo.

If Plan 9 from Outer Space is the Citizen Kane of bad movies, then Manos: The Hands of Fate is the Plan 9 from Outer Space of bad movies.

It’s got a wildly incompetent writer/director/star, a community theater cast doing their best, an offensive script, a surprisingly good soundtrack, and it was shot on a potato. It was rediscovered by Frank Conniff of Mystery Science Theater 3000, and is the basis of what I consider their best episode.

November 15th is Manos Day, and Dumb Industries is planning a 24 broadcast of Manos-related content on Twitch—all featuring Manos star Jackey Neyman Jones.

Get all the details here.

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