About the Author
Michael J. Nelson is an actor, writer, director, and musician who served as head writer for ten seasons, and on-air host for five seasons, of the television series Mystery Science Theater 3000. He was also the coauthor of The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Amazing Colossal Episode Guide. Currently, he writes a regular column in Home Theater Magazine and appears as a regular movie commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered." Nelson lives in Minneapolis with his wife, writer-performer Bridget Jones, and their two children.