Bret Brookshire

Best Comedian or Comedy Troupe

Master Pancake Theater

John Erler and Joe Parsons may mock the movie Highlander, but they are themselves locked in an age-old battle – against Hollywood's most craptacular wastes of celluloid – and, with wits edged like the keenest blades, they decapitate, eviscerate, and emasculate these cinematic turkeys. Their weekly displays of bad-movie lampoonery at the Alamo Drafthouse – with live heckling, sketches, and drinking games – are also, like the movie's warriors, the stuff of legend. True, Master Pancake is, unlike those squabbling swordsmen, imaginative, sharp, and intentionally hilarious, but that's all the more reason to hope that Erler and Parsons are immortal, too. There can be only one … Master Pancake!

Master Pancake

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