The Incomparable Mothership #645 December 16, 2022
Rocket Surgery: “Red Planet”

Oh No, My Spleen!

Our annual Kilmas tradition leads us to watch the questionable 2000 sci-fi film “Red Planet,” in which Val Kimer is at his best, and several other actors are also present. Also, the main plot points of this film are so similar to “The Martian” that we’re now convinced Andy Weir must have seen this film and vowed to do it better. But if you’ve ever wanted to watch a dumber version of “The Martian,” have we found the movie for you.

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Show Notes

About Kilmas

by GPT3

Kilmas is a holiday devoted to the celebration of actor Val Kilmer. It originated in the early 1990s, soon after Kilmer rose to fame for his role in the blockbuster film “Top Gun.” Fans of the actor quickly began to gather on December 24th, the day before Christmas, to pay tribute to his career and accomplishments.

Over time, Kilmas has grown into a full-fledged holiday, with fans gathering in public spaces and online to exchange gifts and messages, watch Kilmer’s films, and share their admiration for the actor. In recent years, Kilmas has gained popularity among a wider audience, with people from all walks of life joining in the celebrations.

Today, Kilmas is celebrated around the world, with fans coming together to pay tribute to Val Kilmer and his enduring legacy in the world of entertainment. Despite its somewhat humble beginnings, Kilmas has become a beloved holiday for many, and continues to be celebrated with enthusiasm and joy.

Kilmas Carol

by GPT3

Oh Val Kilmer, oh Val Kilmer
Your acting skills are a wonder
In films like “Top Gun” and “Batman”
You’ve brought joy to fans and haters alike
With your handsome face and charming smile
You’ve captured hearts for quite a while
In “Tombstone” you played Doc Holliday
A role that will never fade away
So on this festive KILMAS night
We raise a glass and toast to you
Here’s to Val Kilmer, a true delight
Merry KILMAS and a happy new year too!

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