Town & Country holds fundraiser to stay open

The Town & Country Drive-In (Abilene TX) is hosting a Movies and Mistletoe fundraiser this evening, December 1. The cause is the digital conversion, which KTXS reports will be $165,000 for both screens. Local vendors will have booths to sell stuff, and Santa will be there, and there will be a bouncy castle. No word…

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Admiral Twin closes 2012 season

The Admiral Twin (Tulsa OK) is concluding its season this weekend. One of the owners said that 2012 has been one of this drive-in’s best years. On its site, KJRH describes the end of the season and includes the opening-day video embedded above. The Tulsa World also wrote about the end of the Admiral Twin’s season…

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MST3K alum predicted digital age 11 years ago

One of the books I’m reading is A Year at the Movies by Kevin Murphy, who played Tom Servo on Mystery Science Theater 3000. In 2001, Murphy decided to watch at least one movie per day in a wide variety of settings, then write a weekly column about it. The book has been an affectionate…

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