Rod is the founder of The Editing Room, having started the web site in 1998 after seeing "Godzilla" and being compelled to express his hatred. He's written the bulk of Abridged Scripts on the site, many of which have appeared in Total Film magazine and
Alex W. (94 posts)
Alex W. just so happens to share the exact same genetic code as the patriarch of an alien interstellar corporation, which is invaluable for his daytime sewer maintenance job. He usually watches movies with his wife Barbara, the funniest person he knows and the source of many of his best jokes. If you're only reading this to find the Fourth Clue of Zabador, here it is: MAGNET
Chris W. (70 posts)
Professional Movie Watcher extraordinaire.
Craig (49 posts)
Craig is a sheet metal worker by day, unsuccessful writer and filmmaker by night. Right now he wishes he had a website to link to.
Ian S. (21 posts)
Ian S is an exuberantly quirky guy who likes drinking carbonated water with coffee creamer mixed in. Make of that what you will, some day it will be famous. Hopefully Ian will be famous too; right now, he'll settle for moderate comfort and wistful daydreams.
Nicole (20 posts)
Nicole is a teacher and is married to a man who poorly proofreads her abridged scripts. They have a very immodest Shih Tzu. Her talents include being able to recite most of Fargo, which she thinks impresses people.
Rick Lewis (17 posts)
Rick is owner and editor of, a TV humor site dedicated to lovingly mocking your favorite shows. If you like how The Editing Room makes fun of movies, go check out his site maybe?
Lachlan R. (16 posts)
Lachlan R. was raised in Indonesia, Thailand, Poland and the Australian countryside. Somehow, this has resulted in a semi-English accent. He's currently studying in Melbourne, Australia and is working towards writing full time. Check out his horror flash fiction here:
John K. (13 posts)
John K. is a sexy author, actor, editor, and playwright operating out of Chicago, Illinois. He can unhinge his jaw to swallow larger prey. If you'd like to see more of John's work, assemble the eight Stones of Power at the Ziggurat of Shal-Tur before the Blood Moon reaches its apex. Failing that, follow him on Twitter (@JohnKeefe13).
Owain B. (11 posts)
Owain is a part-time rock star with the beard of a full-time hobo. In his high school yearbook he was named "most likely to become a genius comedian", and he's been struggling to live up to that ever since.
Joannes (10 posts)
Joannes is a 6'5" guy from Belgium who shamelessly ripped off The Editing Room to create his own spin-off for videogames at To keep Rod off his back, he occasionally contributes a movie script here.
Ben is a law student in New Orleans. He studies flash cards of differing emotional faces in hopes of one day understanding social cues. He claims to be the first to coin the YouTube comments "FIRST!", "FAKE!", and "GAY!". No one is ever impressed. He has a girlfriend who is totally real. She has eyes that are blue or brown and hair that is also a color.
James M. (6 posts)
James is a 27-year old amateur from Australia. He has co-authored four comedy musicals and a host of plays for his university theatre club, and runs a not-for-profit organisation. Years from now, he will invent a car that runs on the dreams of children, single-handedly saving the global economy.
Alex Librie (7 posts)
Vell, Alex's just zis guy, you know? A 22 year old student who moved around way too much growing up, but is settled (for now) in Madison, Wisconsin. Alex loves music and movies, plays guitar every day, and feels uncomfortable writing about himself in third person.
Chris R. (4 posts)
Chris is a 26 year-old engineer from Pennsylvania who spends his days saving the environment by transforming filthy engine exhaust into slightly less filthy engine exhaust. When he's not laboring tirelessly to prevent Al Gore from being right, he also writes for, updates his personal website Raddy's Tuition, and dispenses invaluable wisdom on Twitter. His hobbies include skinny skiing, going to bullfights on acid, and passing lines from Caddyshack off as his own.

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