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The Pinnacle of my LifeTomorrow is going to be the coolest day of my life.

I've been working with the Alamo Drafthouse to set up what would be my Make-a-Wish 'wish', except I'm not dieing of some rare disease. My wish: A reunion screening of The Wizard with Fred Savage in attendance.

It's happening. Tomorrow.

I've worked with Ain't It Cool News, The Alamo Drafthouse, and Nerdcore to set up this once-in-a-lifetime event. We managed to the get director, Fred Savage, and Luke Edwards (the kid who played The Wizard) to all come down to Austin to have two super-special screenings with Q&As afterwards.

...and I get to introduce it all.

The Wizard is seriously my favorite movie of all time, and I get to present it on the big screen to two sold out theaters. Holy crap that is so awesome. Tickets for the event sold out in THIRTY MINUTES.

I seriously may be struck by lightning before the week is out...if I do, know that i lived a happy life.

Oh, and my stinky challenge is going to start tomorrow...you should join, you could win a year subscription to GameFly just by getting achievement points.

7 years ago  |  Comments (19)  |  + 17 Cool
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thats one of my all time favorite movies!

thats the first time i remember seeing anyone actually have "The Glove"

and i wanna kick the blonde kid in the shins..he was a fucker.

and i always wanted to see if i could beat them ALL at SMB3
#1  Posted 7 years ago
jeckon JalepenoFace
I remember that movie...I also went to see it in the theater...I hope you have an awesome time...
#2  Posted 7 years ago
rudie11 RollerDerby
Sounds like a awesome event!

Have a great time!
#3  Posted 7 years ago
DSchneider TEXANS
Well shit, can you get me in? I had no idea this was happening, and I would kill to go.


<3 Fred Savage and The Wizard.
#4  Posted 7 years ago
Jillers Sponsor
My biggest regret in life is that I never saw The Wizard to the best of my knowledge.
Then again, there have been a lot of movies I've apparently seen and don't remember, like Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, The Black Cauldron and The Little Mermaid...

..sometimes I wish I were someone else who HAD seen The Wizard. I think about how drastically that may have changed my life....
#5  Posted 7 years ago
I can't say that I ever saw it, so I can't get as excited as you. It's pretty sweet though, no matter what.
#6  Posted 7 years ago
w00t. lolllololololololololololololololololololz
#7  Posted 7 years ago
#8  Posted 7 years ago
Trev Chicaaaago
Dude, that is pretty fucking cool. Please, PLEASE wear a Power Glove!

It would have been +10 cooler if you managed to get Jenny Lewis to show up. But I guess Kevin Arnold is a pretty sweet deal.
#9  Posted 7 years ago
A fave movie of mine as well, congrats on getting it all put together! You'll have to let us know how it turns out. =)
#10  Posted 7 years ago
Ok, when you're up there introducing this event, try not to have a nerdgasm in front of hundreds of people, ok? Oh, and although it may be a night you'll always remember as the best of your life, Fred still probably won't respect you in the morning.
#11  Posted 7 years ago
'I love the power glove, Its so bad' I want the power glove then Id wear it and be a bad ass
#12  Posted 7 years ago
OMG that feakin epic!!! you are AWESOME!!!!
#13  Posted 7 years ago
Sad to say that I've never seen it but will look it up immediately!
#14  Posted 7 years ago
FinchLynch Sponsor
And if Jenny Lewis was a complete failure, she would be there as well. </burn>

Also, best fred savage scene is in The Rules of Attraction: "I can feel my dick!"
#15  Posted 7 years ago
this is a freaking awesome movie...i watched it today
#16  Posted 7 years ago
charizardag Sponsor
I have got to see this movie, I saw the trailer and it looks great.
#17  Posted 7 years ago
Hey Jack, How did the screening go?
#18  Posted 7 years ago
VertigoX TGTMedia
That was a great film. I remember watching it and thinking it was amazing. Then Mario 3 was played and I was blown away :)
#19  Posted 7 years ago
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