Sometime after the end of MST3K's run and before rifftrax, some friends, most of whom were hard core MYSTiers got together to watch bad movies and make fun of them. It was called Stixelplex, and it featured bad seating, even worse junkfood (oh the night of the Totinos party pizzas!) and movies like Blackula and Battlefield Earth. i was thrilled when I saw that there was MST reunion of sorts over the body of Battlefield Earth and it was good.
I also thank Battlefield Earth for providing me with my single greatest riffing moment. At the end of five minutes of "gratiuitous slow motion glass breaking" I quipped, "oh man, is he gonna get a big box of steaks."