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San Antonio, Austin & Katy, WATCH OUT! The Geek-man Cometh…IN JUST THREE DAYS!!!

King of the A/V Geeks, Skip Elsheimer, is our hero.  He's your hero too, maybe you don't know it yet, but he is.  As far as the entire Alamo crew is concerned, he's living THE dream: he collects bizarro old films reels, watches them all day long, categorizes and catalogues little cinematic abnormalities and offers them up to weirdos in dire need of stock footage insanity. When he's not living it up in his sanctuary of celluloid, he's on the road bringing specially curated shows across the country to share with all of us fellow film geeks.

Well that train's a-comin' through, and if you're not on it when it stops, you made some poor life choices.

He's bringing his show ALCOHOL IS DYNAMITE! to four, count them FOUR, Alamo Drafthouses, so if you live anywhere within 100 miles of Alamo Park North in San Antonio, Alamo Lake Creek and South Lamar in Austin and/or Alamo Mason in Katy, GO SEE SKIP WORK HIS MAGIC! The educational value of his programs is always only slightly less than the pure entertainment value. So, whether you're in it to learn or laugh, you are guaranteed satisfaction.

Check it:

8/22 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse Park North (San Antonio, TX) 8/23 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek (Austin, TX) 8/24 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar (Austin, TX) 8/27 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse Mason (Katy, TX)

This show of 16mm films about the drink that makes you crazy is hilarious.  Some of our favorites are:

Curious Habits of Man (1972) - A puzzling film where a Canadian party overlaps with a nature documentary.

A Case for Beer (early 1970s) - A guide for convenience store owners on how to cash in on beer profits while looking out for under-aged customers.

Alcohol is Dynamite (1958) - Tragedy-monger Sid Davis demonstrates to teenagers the slippery slope of alcohol and its ability to destroy lives.

At both of the Austin shows, there's going to be a special beer bucket option for $25, including: Satan Red Belgian Ale Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout Brooklyn Brown Ale Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA Anchor Steam and Blue Moon

And that's not even all.  On 8/26 at 7pm at The Highball (Austin, TX), the Action Pack and AV GEEKS are partnering to do a special Highball Prom!

Skip will be showing his program YOUR PROM DATE, which includes the hysterically funny films:

As Others See Us – The Dairy Council shows us how to behave when at a social event.

Getting Closer – Will young Greg make it to the dance tonight or will his shyness keep him at home with his lizard?

It’s a Thought – A junior high girl imagines what it would be like to be a popular kid at the school dance.

And after the film show, starting at 8:30 we'll be dancing the night away in our Highball Prom.  You're encouraged to dress up in your best fluffy outfit/tuxedo, they'll be a king and queen crowned by the end of the night, and spiking the punch is encouraged.

So come see some great, weird, funny, and bizarre films from some of the most forgotten corner of history:

ALCOHOL IS DYNAMITE!

8/22 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse Park North (San Antonio, TX) 8/23 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek (Austin, TX) 8/24 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar (Austin, TX) 8/27 at 7pm: Alamo Drafthouse Mason (Katy, TX)

YOUR PROM NIGHT w/Action Pack Prom

8/26 at 7pm at The Highball (Austin, TX)

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