By Paris Spence-Lang
A Fat Wreck: The Punk-umentary
According to the Fat Wreck Chords music label, they’ve spent the last 25 years “ruining punk rock”. This is the story of founder Fat Mike (of NOFX) and his ex-wife Erin Kelly-Burkett as they rode their label on the choppy stagedives of punk rock. It has punk music, involuntary drug use, and puppet BDSM. What more could you want?
August 17th at The Biltmore Cabaret
Ever wonder how your McDonald’s got made? We already know the McNuggets are pulp derivatives, but the actual company is more of a mystery. The Founder follows Ray Kroc as he builds America’s worst restaurant. Fun fact: co-founder Mac McDonald is the inspiration for the Big Mac. His brother, Dick, isn’t on the menu. (August 5th) Speaking of self-immolation, Suicide Squad is finally here. Making its usual mistakes, the US government gives weapons to a bunch of villains, including the Joker, because that always works—looking at you, Iraq. (August 5th) And if a superhero movie full of buff dudes isn’t enough, Seth Rogen’s Sausage Party is finally here. Spoiler: it’s about actual sausages. Sorry to disappoint you. (August 12th)A Fat Wreck: The Punk-umentary, BC, British Columbia, Sausage Party, Suicide Squad, The Founder