"Don't bring up MST3K in his presence. Just don't!" http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Creator/RogerCorman
When Roger Corman appeared at the IU Cinema yesterday taking questions from the audience, someone did just that and this was his response.
While I agree with what he says in general, as an MST3k fan I don't think it really applies to MST3k specifically. The Best Brains guys had considerable ability both as performers and writers. Remember that the show was never just about the riffing; it was about the characters, too.
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Roger Corman, Filmmaker Born: 5 April 1926 Best Known As: "The King of B-Movies" First Major...