Books: Movie Megacheese

In 65 funny essays on junk cinema, Michael J. Nelson, star of dear old Mystery Science Theater 3000, pokes at dead things with a nice Midwestern disdain. Among his targets: Patch Adams (about a doctor whose mission is to "put on a clown nose and frighten children") and actor Jason Lee ("He sucks out loud. He sucks on toast. He forces me to use the word sucks"). In the land of suckitude, Mike Nelson is king.

--R.C.

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