Stephen King's Maximum Overdrive

If you were an evil space comet, what would you use to take over the world and destroy humanity? And -- perhaps most importantly -- what music would you play while doing it?

Stephen King's answer to the above questions:
(1) TRUCKS
(2) AC/DC

Good answer Mr. King. Good answer.

This was King's first and I'm assuming last directorial endeavor *snifle* based on  his short story Trucks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get ready for MAXIMUM CARNAGE in a film that dares to ask the question:

Did people make trucks or did trucks make people?

It will like totally make sense once you watch the movie. Trust me.

More details as the date encroaches upon us like a Six-Wheeler!!!

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Diane's details:

Julian picks such excellent films (so blame him, not me) that I'm going to take a suggestion he made about serving trucker food this night. When deciding which of the many, ehem, delightful dishes a trucker relies on, I concluded that there's no meal more suitable for a trucker than chicken-fried steak w/ mashed potatoes & gravy (OK, maybe there is, but my opinion is biased by what I know how to make & what I'm willing to eat). And, obviously, we have to have pie for dessert (but I'll decide later which flavor--does anyone want to influence my opinion about what it should be?)

The usual schmoozing & (optional) boozing starts at 7p, the movie starts about 8p, and I'll email my address to attendees ~11p Thursday night.


9/22 Update:
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Diner opens at 7p and will serve chicken-fried steak w/ mashed potatoes & gravy, along with mac & cheese. A second helping of mac & cheese will be served up at 8p in movie form. Apple pie will follow, and no, you may not have your dessert until you've cleaned every bit of movie off your plate.

If you want to drink something besides water straight from the tap, bring your own beverage, preferably in a great enough volume to share (red wine, high-quality beer, and sparkling water are usually the most appreciated additions to the night). If you like your beverage chilled, please bring it that way--my ice maker does not work & I've no room in my freezer for ice trays.

I'll post a comment Thursday night, after I've emailed my address to attendees.

Pain-in-the-butt disclaimer: Everyone participates at his/her own risk.

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  • Diane

    The audience kept me laughing throughout the movie.

    September 30, 2012

  • Svaha!Dean

    The Truck Stop dinner and dessert was maximum hep cat eat'n. I related most to the machine-gun growl after dispensing its ammo.

    September 29, 2012

  • Brenda

    I'll never be able to look a truck in the face (clown face?) again ever.

    September 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Zzzzz. I blame the red wine.

    September 28, 2012

  • Mike W

    Thought I would be able to make it, but no. Have fun guys!

    September 28, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey, I'm exhausted. If I don't make it tonight I'm so sorry :( Don't hate me

    September 28, 2012

  • Svaha!Dean

    WTT

    September 28, 2012

  • Diane

    Hi all. I just sent the location info. If you don't see it, check your junk mail. If it doesn't get to you by, oh I don't know, say 10:50p, post here & I'll send it to you again.

    September 27, 2012

  • Julian

    @Mark Yes, new people are welcome. Diane should be sending out an email to all those who RSVP'd with complete event info. See you there!

    September 27, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Since there's trucker food, shall I bring PBRs? (ironically of course . . .)

      September 27, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am allergic to dairy so I'll bring an entree to share. Sounds fun!

    September 27, 2012

  • Brenda

    Has an address been sent out? Or did I just miss it?

    September 27, 2012

    • Julian

      Hello Brenda, Diane will email the address tonight.

      September 27, 2012

  • Diane

    Looks like I'll be able to add Mac n cheese to the menu. I'll update the description later today after visiting the farmer's market for essential apple pie ingredients.

    September 22, 2012

    • Julian

      Ohhhh...Mac n' Cheese and Apple Pie!!! Perfect :D

      September 22, 2012

  • Brenda

    Dang, trucker food eh? Ha! Is this a potluck event? A BYOB event?

    September 22, 2012

    • Diane

      I hope the update clarifies that some. Bring food only if you think you can't stomach what's on the menu or you're really eager to share some addition to it.

      September 22, 2012

    • Svaha!Dean

      I smell gravy ....

      September 22, 2012

  • Svaha!Dean

    @Diane: There must be a good story behind your "bias". I can't tell if you're referring to the food or Truckers themselves ;-) Maximum oo la la.

    September 15, 2012

    • Diane

      A hep cat with a big rig once told me to keep on trucking, and that's exactly what I intend to do.

      September 15, 2012

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    Supreme Ruler of Hellaciously Bad Movies, Co-Organizer
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