Category Archives: First Time [Film] Club

First Time [Film] Club E03 – UHF

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A couple of Thursdays back geek hosts Megan and NCT Phoenix Players Krissy & Paul introduced first timer Alice to Weird Al Yankovic’s film UHF.

We recorded this podcast live at NCT Phoenix. Megan focuses on all the clever little details, Krissy gets her soap operas mixed up, Alice presents some logic that makes sense only to her, and Paul gets very angry at Siskel and Ebert’s reaction to the film.

UHF (Weird Al Yankovic) 25th Anniversary Screening

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Bring your favorite spatula … . It’s time for UHF! Geek host Alice will be watching the 1989 film debut of comedy rock satirist Weird Al Yankovic for the first time. Join the First Time Film Club Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.

George Newman (Yankovic) and his friend Bob take over Channel 62, a failing local TV station. George fills the broadcast day with bizarre programming, bringing the ratings up and turning Channel 62 into an overnight success. Soon, rival station CEO R.J. Fletcher threatens to sabotage Channel 62, and George must come up with a way to save it. UHF also stars Victoria Jackson, Emo Philips, and Fran Drescher.

The LIVE podcast recording follows the screening and is included with admission. Join in the conversation as The Educating [Geeks] crew hashes out the best and worst moments of UHF and help them create some drinking game rules for the film.

There will be a trivia quiz between the film screening and podcast recording. Prizes provided by Bookmans & NCT.

Get Tickets Online Now! $5

Once on the “get tickets” page navigate to March 26th using the calendar and then select the event. You will be asked to enter payment information and purchase tickets from there.

(This event is rated PG-13.)

First Time [Film] Club E02 – Ghostbusters II

A couple of Thursdays back geek host Megan was joined by NCT Phoenix Player Krissy, AZ Ghostbuster Jeff and first timer Emily to record our second episode of the First Time [Film] Club podcast. AZ Ghostbusters did an awesome raffle to support Pepped Up and our friends at NCT Phoenix screened Ghostbusters II for the lively audience.

We recorded the podcast covering the film in front of a live audience after the show. Megan and Emily discussed how their dads both look like Bill Murray, Krissy was all for positivity, Jeff shared a ton of Ghostbusters info and EVERYONE wanted more Ernie Hudson.

First Time [Film] Club E01 – A Knight’s Tale

Change your stars! A couple of Thursdays back geek hosts Megan and Alice joined NCT Phoenix Players Krissy and Zeke to record the first episode of the First Time [Film] Club podcast. We recorded in front of a live audience after the film, A Knight’s Tale, was presented by NCT Phoenix. The discussion includes Paul Bettany camera angles, suppository hats, the definition of turpulence and Zeke gets a call from his butt.

First Time [Film] Club – Ticket Giveaway

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Hopefully you have heard abut our new partnership with National Comedy Theatre Phoenix for their First Time [Film] Club. If you haven’t, you can read more about it here. Our first event is coming up on Thursday July 31st. We really want to see you there so we’ve worked with NCT to do a ticket giveaway! You can win two tickets to the movie, A Knight’s Tale, and the live podcast recording by re-sharing/re-tweeting/re-blogging our promo post for the event.  We have 3 pairs of tickets to give away. National Comedy Theatre – Phoenix is located at 1111 S. Longmore • Mesa, AZ.