Movies, TV

Roddy Piper Wants to Fight Cthulhu

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…in a movie, of course. It’s starting as a crowd-funded short entitled “Portal to Hell.” Hell was the name of Piper’s character in Hell Comes to Frogtown, which had a plot that centered around his junk, but I don’t think this is a sequel about his butthole.

I’d show you the Indiegogo video, but it’s actually quite boring and barely features Piper at all. What is entertaining – and amusingly honest – is that it’s cheaper to donate and be thanked in the credits than it is to donate and not be thanked. That’s the first of these projects I’ve seen to allow for the fact that donors might be too embarrassed to get their names in the credits.

Also for $300 they’ll give you a Cthulhu tentacle. I’m sure it’ll come in handy while you’re watching Piper in the final film. Hence the potential embarrassment.

h/t SlyDante777

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist