The crew from Mile High Sci Fi - the off-the-wall movie-watching comedy show -- has never been shy about beer: "We sell it right there in the theater," says member Matt Vogl. "Sometimes we even have a red wagon that we pull up the aisle, vendor-style."
And on Saturday, they'll take their show, which is usually held at the Starz Filmcenter on the Auraria campus, to one of the heart's of Colorado's blessed beer world: the Tasty Weasel tap house located inside the Oskar Blues brewery in Longmont.
"For the most part, we've stayed put in Denver, but the brewery up there is such a cool space," Vogl says. "It could totally backfire on us and suck. But then we will just give people lots of beer and get tanked. That's our backup plan."
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For those who don't know, Mile High Sci Fi involves watching a movie, typically a classic science fiction movie, cheesy period piece or other disaster put to film, while a group of comedians makes jokes about it, a la Mystery Science Theater 3000.
Red Dawn will be the target on Saturday, April 17, beginning on 7:30 p.m. when the Mile Hi Sci Fi guys take on the '80s classic, which starred Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen, Jennifer Gray, and a bunch of Russians and Cubans. And although the movie wasn't actually filmed in Colorado, it is supposed to take place here.
On tap: Dale's Pale Ale, Old Chub, Gubna, Mama's Little Yella Pils, Gordon and a couple of draft-only concoctions from Oskar Blues.