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Master Pancake Takes on Roar For Alamo on Demand
Movie mockers to savage the world's wildest film
"...alcoholic milkshakes, then you'd probably nominate Austin's film riffers Master Pancake and insane kids-and-animals movie Roar. Now, the inevitable..."

May 13, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Comedy: Doug Benson & Master Pancake: Leprechaun 5
Beloved pot and movie buff is back at SXSW with signature shows
"...the now 5-year-old SXSW tradition of Doug Benson joining Master Pancake to mock a Leprechaun movie...."

March 17, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

Master Pancake Flattens 'Road House'
For love (of Swayze) and money (for cancer research)
"...Erler (late of Mister Sinus) and his newest troupe, Master Pancake Theater, needed an appropriate movie for their Ritz..."

May 16, 2008 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

Luv Doc Recommends: Master Pancake Christmas Show
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Friday, December 18, 2009
"...ask for a better way to do it than Master Pancake's Christmas Show, a Christmas-clip extravaganza featuring commentary and..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Luv Doc Recommends: Master Pancake Theatre
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Friday, November 2, 2007
"...enough, this Friday at the Alamo at the Ritz, Master Pancake Theater is spoofing Roadhouse, the classic Eighties bouncer..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Trickery Flickery Mock
Master Pancake makes the movies hurt so good
"...cover band Odyssey, and the more towering half of Master Pancake Theater. Now, the less towering and more abundantly..."

May 1, 2009 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin's own Owen Egerton directs his first movie
"...2015’s Fantastic Fest was no different, with author and Master Pancake host Owen Egerton unveiling his directorial debut, Follow...."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

San Andreas
This is how the world ends, not with a bang, but with a guffaw
"...As future fodder for Austin’s snarky Master Pancake Theater, this newest entry in the perennial "California..."

May 29, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Best Comedian or Comedy Troupe
Master Pancake
"...of the bloodsucking suckfest of suck that it is.) Master Pancake takes movie mocking to a whole new level..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

Best Comedian or Comedy Troupe
Master Pancake Theater
" the movie's warriors, the stuff of legend. True, Master Pancake is, unlike those squabbling swordsmen, imaginative, sharp, and..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Best Improv Troupe
Master Pancake
"...“Master Pancake ruins movies I thought I liked and makes..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Best of Austin Feature

Best Comedian or Comedy Troupe
Master Pancake Theater
"...differences between this Lame-O and the rock stars of Master Pancake: 1) MP is actually funny, 2) they're paid..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Best Comedian or Comedy Troupe
Master Pancake
"...Movie-mocking comedy troupe Master Pancake is dangerous. Eating or drinking or even breathing..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Best of Austin Feature

Stag Party
Stag Comedy wants to shower you in laughs
"...whose members have shattered funny bones as part of Master Pancake and KOOP's Mascot Wedding Show, among other comedic..."

Feb. 16, 2011 Arts Post by Audra Schroeder

Best Comedy/Improv Troupe
TIE: ColdTowne Theater, Master Pancake Theater, Esther's Follies
"...out of the creative nostrils of Mr. Sinus Theater, Master Pancake Theater is the newcomer to this category combining..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Best of Austin Feature

Best Comedian/Comedy Troupe
Master Pancake Theater
"...John Erler and Joe "the Teacher" Parsons and their Pancake friends are so clever and merciless in their live..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Best of Austin Feature

Comedian Chris Cubas Gets His 'Movie Interruption' On
The stand-up star leaves Austin for the Alamo Drafthouse Kansas City
"...Chris Cubas: Well, they went to the Master Pancake people first, and they – I guess John..."

Nov. 4, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Show Goes On For SXSW-Selected Films
Cinemas step up to provide Austin screenings
"...• 7pm Master Pancake: Leprechaun Returns Movie Riffing: Every year the Pancake..."

March 12, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Won’t Stop Announcing Awesome Stuff
May the Schwartz be with all of us
"...appearing at both the Spaceballs Quote-Along and a special Master Pancake presentation of Independence Day...."

Sept. 8, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Holiday Happenings
'Tis the season
"...The Master Pancake X-Mas Show December 16-17th Alamo Drafthouse..."

Dec. 12, 2016 Events Post by Morgan Menendez

The Thousand-String Guitar
Austin gets the world jazzed about classical guitar
"...found a guitar club as a way to bring master guitarists to the school to give concerts and master..."

June 18, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fantastic Fest Returns to Celebrate Itself
Global genre gathering announces streaming lineup
" make the virtual jump for such mainstays as Master Pancake (making a retro leap-back for one of their..."

Sept. 10, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Announces Midnighters, VR And More
Time to get dark and artistic with the latest film wave
"...with a double appearance from Steven Kostanski of Canadian splattermasters Astron-6. Not only is he bringing his newest rubber..."

Feb. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Adds Midnighters and More
Horror lineup announced, plus shorts and more
"...establish the reputation it deserved, while local cinema baiters/haters Master Pancake will join with stoner-comedy king Doug Benson for..."

Feb. 9, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Comedy: Doug Loves Movies
More high times talking cinema with Benson and friends
"...(Funniest Person in Austin winner), and John Erler (of Master Pancake). The podcast followed the usual format, complete with..."

March 22, 2015 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Comedians With Theatre Damage
The fourth annual Austin Sketch Fest scripts itself silly
"...Austin is home to such longtime sketch institutions as Master Pancake Theater (who are part of this fest) and..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Lyric Opera's Stampede
The opera launches a festival to celebrate Austin's musical diversity
"...the Wheel with Willie Nelson along for the ride, Master Pancake Theater mocking Pretty Woman, and, oh yes, even..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Five Movies to See in Austin This Week
Your weekly film guide for Feb. 23 through March 1
"...Master Pancake Robert Rodriguez digitally adapts Frank Miller's noir graphic..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Events Post by Josh Kupecki

Quentin Dupieux, the director of Rubber, is back with another film brimming with encounters with the bizarre and surreal.
"...of a botched conspiracy planned by the Zen guru Master Chang (Fichtner). From here, Dolph sets out to channel..."

March 29, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Austin Goes Classical
This week of musical events expanded our sense of what classical guitar can be
" an adaptation of Cervantes' novel. The music, played masterfully by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and the text,..."

July 2, 2010 Arts Review by Robert Faires

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