The Whiskey Flicks Live Big Dumb Summer Show! Part 2: The Sequel – The Adventure Continues…

On Friday, June 18, WFL! dove deep into the sequels, prequels, reboots and franchises that make summer so big, loud and fun. Then we pulled it in, and looked at the moments when summertime cinema wears its heart on its sleeve.

Join us Friday, July 23rd when WFL! returns to The City Reliquary for an encore in-person performance. Then enjoy your August! Tune back in Friday, September 10 as we celebrate 1 year of online performances, and our 25th online show, as Whiskey Flicks Live Jumps the Shark!, wherein Dan doesn’t know what Mike’s going to show him, Mike doesn’t know what Dan’s going to say, and the audience, as always, is along for the ride!

Tickets will be on sale soon for both these shows. In the meantime, here’s the complete playlist from Big Dumb Summer 2. Happy viewing and don’t forget the sunscreen!

  1. Guns n’ Roses – You Could Be Mine (from T2) – music video
  2. Back to the Future Part II
  3. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
  4. Jurassic World
  5. Batman & Robin
  6. Furious 7
  7. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  8. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  9. Toy Story 2
  10. Bumblebee
  11. Avengers: Endgame
  12. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  13. Lil Nas X (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus) – Old Town Road (music video)
  14. Do the Right Thing
  15. I Know What You Did Last Summer
  16. Midsommar
  17. (500) Days of Summer
  18. Speed 2: Cruise Control (audience pick)
  19. Booksmart
  20. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (audience pick)
  21. The Karate Kid
  22. Seinfeld – The Summer of George! (Niederman pick)
  23. The Goonies
  24. Woodstock – Jimi Hendrix – The Star Spangled Banner

The Whiskey Flicks Live Big Dumb Summer Show!

For the first performance of our two-show series on all things summer in cinema, we explored summer as a time of transformation and explosions!

Join us next Friday for The Whiskey Flicks Live Big Dumb Summer Show Part 2, The Sequel: The Adventure Continues! CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Here’s the complete playlist from the show on June 11, 2021:

  1. Grease
  2. Jaws
  3. Top Gun
  4. Wet Hot American Summer
  5. Independence Day
  6. Mamma Mia!
  7. Dazed and Confused
  8. How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  9. Point Break
  10. Dirty Dancing
  11. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Summertime (music video)
  12. Star Wars
  13. The Brady Bunch
  14. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  15. The Sandlot
  16. The Blue Lagoon
  17. Back to the Beach
  18. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  19. Stand By Me (Niederman pick!)
  20. Call Me By Your Name
  21. One Crazy Summer (audience pick!)
  22. Little Miss Sunshine
  23. The Empire Strikes Back

Whiskey Flicks Live…and In Person!

created and performed by
Michael Niederman and Daniel McCoy

photos, technical direction, and equipment loan by
Jody Christopherson

Here’s the complete playlist from Whiskey Flicks Live…and In Person!
LCD Soundsystem – New York, I Love You (music video)
Taxi Driver
The Hudsucker Proxy
Desperately Seeking Susan
Being John Malkovich
The Muppets Take Manhattan
Mo’ Better Blues
The Age of Innocence
WHISKEY BREAK! Dinosaur Jr. – Feel the Pain (music video)
Downtown ’81
The Apartment
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Paris Is Burning (Niederman pick!)
King Kong
World of Tomorrow (audience pick!)
The Warriors
The Wiz

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special thanks to Jacob Ford and The City Reliquary, Rob Neill, yoshi kuroi

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Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! Vol. 3

For our third performance of Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!!, we were joined by special guest Cecil Baldwin for a romp through the camp, gore and rock n’ roll attitude of our favorite cult films.

For more Cecil, check out:
Welcome to Night Vale
Random Number Generator Horror Podcast No. 9
The Program with the San Francisco Neo-Futurists

Next up, the first in-person Whiskey Flicks Live! since 2019 at the City Reliquary, Friday 5/28 @8pm. Tickets are limited so get them here:
Whiskey Flicks Live! & In Person

Then we’re back online for The Whiskey Flicks Live Big Dumb Summer Show!, Fridays 6/11 and 6/18 @ 8pm. Bigger, louder, dumber. Just the way we like our movies…and our summers. Pay-what-you-wish and BYOB!
The Whiskey Flicks Live Big Dumb Summer Show!

And here’s the complete playlist from Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! Vol. 3. Happy discovering and re-discovering!

  1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  2. The Toxic Avenger
  3. Showgirls
  4. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
  5. Donnie Darko
  6. Lady Snowblood
  7. Female Trouble
  8. The Doom Generation
  9. The Wizard of Gore
  10. Barbarella
  11. The Big Lebowski
  12. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (trailer)
  13. Fritz the Cat
  14. Repo! The Genetic Opera
  15. Un Chien Andalou
  16. Eraserhead
  17. Mommie Dearest
  18. Streets of Fire (Niederman pick!)
  19. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Cecil pick!)
  20. The Wicker Man
  21. Xanadu
  22. Evil Dead 2 (audience pick!)
  23. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (reprise!)

Please enjoy some images from the show!

Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! Vol. 2

How trashy can we get in our unscripted, boozed-infused deep dive into film? We explored this notion in the April 23rd performance of Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! with guest co-curator and co-reactor Kyra Sims. Did we find any answers? Mmmm… If you want to see more of Kyra’s work, we urge you to investigate the following:

Kyra’s walking tour NYC history essay series
New York Neo-Futurists

Join us again on Friday 4/30 for Vol. 3 of MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! with our next guest, actor, Neo-Futurist, and the voice of “Welcome to Night Vale” Cecil Baldwin.

And here’s your “omg my head was spinning from all the awesome clips and I couldn’t keep track” playlist from the show. Happy watching!

  1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  2. But I’m a Cheerleader
  3. Pink Flamingos
  4. Glen or Glenda
  5. Party Monster
  6. The Room
  7. The Who’s Tommy
  8. The Cremaster Cycle
  9. The Harder They Come
  10. Sleepaway Camp
  11. Harold and Maude
  12. Pink Flamingos (redux)
  13. Cats
  14. Nosferatu (1922)
  15. The Arena
  16. Troll 2
  17. Jennifer’s Body
  18. The Warriors
  19. Bebe’s Kids
  20. Plan 9 From Outer Space
  21. Hercules in New York (Kyra pick!)
  22. Repo Man (Niederman pick!)
  23. Catwomen of the Moon (audience pick!)
  24. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  25. Pink Flamingos (finale)

Photos from the 4/23 performance of Midnight Madness!!!

Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! Vol. 1

photo by Jody Christopherson

On Friday, April 16 we kicked off Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!!, our three-part deep dive into midnight, cult, experimental, grindhouse and just plain weird-ass flicks, with special guest Yeauxlanda Kay. If you want to see more of Yeauxlanda’s work, check out the following:

This Could Be Us But You Keep Voting Republican on Spotify
This podcast discusses how to live your best life in the best surroundings with everyone encouraged to live up to their highest human potential and how a certain American political party has consistently been an enemy to all of that for over a century. 

Self-Care for Creatives at Sacred Art Society on Clubhouse
Helpful self-care tips for folks living on the edge of possibility. Advice and support from artists, actors, playwrights, poets & healthcare pros. Laugh together and share your own self-care tips.

Join on Friday 4/23 for Vol. 2 of MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! with our next guest, musician, writer, actor and Neo-Futurist Kyra Sims.

And for your midnight movie must-watch list-making pleasure, here’s the playlist from last night’s show. See you next time!

  1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  2. Heavy Metal
  3. Time Bandits
  4. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  5. El Topo
  6. The Phantom of the Paradise
  7. Rock & Rule
  8. Big Trouble in Little China
  9. Freaks
  10. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
  11. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
  12. Labyrinth
  13. Five Deadly Venoms
  14. The Kentucky Fried Movie
  15. Re-Animator
  16. Night of the Living Dead
  17. The Lost Boys
  18. Waking Life
  19. This is Spinal Tap
  20. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (reprise) – Niederman pick!
  21. Clue
  22. Siesta – Yeauxlanda pick!
  23. The Cook the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover – audience pick!
  24. Mazes and Monsters

    Photos from the 4/16 performance of MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!! by Jody Christopherson:

Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time…EXTENDED EDITION 1997

This week Mike and Dan docked the Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time… machine at its final port (for now) in 1997. We felt all the feels as we celebrated the exuberance of the year’s biggest blockbusters, but also took a detour into how queerness was being represented and explored in peak 90s cinema. See below for the complete playlist.

Up next in April: Whiskey Flicks Live! MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!!, a three part, unscripted, booze-infused deep dive into midnight movies, cult classics, and underground fan favorites with special guests Yeauxlanda Kay, Kyra Sims, and Cecil Baldwin.

Here’s the complete playlist from WFL! 1997:

  1. Blur – Song 2 (music video)
  2. Titanic
  3. The Fifth Element
  4. Men in Black
  5. Princess Mononoke
  6. Star Wars – Special Edition
  7. The Game
  8. Jackie Brown
  9. Selena
  10. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  11. Good Will Hunting
  12. Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
  13. The Ice Storm
  14. Eve’s Bayou
  15. Titanic (reprise)
  16. Daft Punk – Around the World (music video)
  17. Lost Highway
  18. 4 Little Girls
  19. Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
  20. In & Out
  21. As Good As it Gets
  22. Chasing Amy
  23. Waiting for Guffman
  24. Boogie Nights
  25. Spice Girls – Wannabe (music video)
  26. Love and Death on Long Island
  27. Love! Valor! Compassion!
  28. Copland (audience pick)
  29. Titanic (finale)
  30. Contact
  31. Starship Troopers
  32. Anaconda

Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time…EXTENDED EDITION 1989

This week the Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time…EXTENDED EDITION time machine hurled right to the heart of 1989, a crucial year for Mike and Dan as they watched the Berlin Wall crumble, entered high school, and leveled up on their film nerdery. Blockbusters, indie films, music vids…suddenly everything felt much more important. See below for the complete playlist.

Next week, we whisk away to 1997 (peak ’90s imho) and the last performance of our decade-hopping Extended Edition of One Year at a Time…

The official WFL! 1989 playlist:

  1. Do the Right Thing – opening credits
  2. Seinfeld
  3. Lean On Me
  4. Dead Poets Society
  5. The Little Mermaid
  6. All Dogs Go to Heaven
  7. Heathers
  8. Steel Magnolias
  9. When Harry Met Sally
  10. Glory
  11. The Fabulous Baker Boys
  12. Drugstore Cowboy
  13. Sex, Lies and Videotape
  14. Prince – Batdance (music video)
  15. The Simpsons
  16. Batman
  17. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  18. The Abyss
  19. Earth Girls Are Easy
  20. Driving Miss Daisy
  21. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  22. Do the Right Thing
  23. The War of the Roses (audience choice)
  24. Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation
  25. Say Anything…
  26. Vampire’s Kiss
photos by Jody Christopherson

Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time…EXTENDED EDITION 1976

This week we hopped back into the Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time…EXTENDED EDITION time machine and bleep blop blooped back to 1976, where we explored a post-Vietnam, post-Watergate, pre-80s-and-all-that-came-with-it cinematic landscape. It was a year of movies haunted by the past but also looking tentative optimism toward the future. See below for a complete playlist of our Feb. 19 show.

Next, we Zoom forward (literally) to 1989. Join us Friday 2/26 at 8pm EST (which happens to be Dan’s birthday!) for some late 80s realness.

The official WFL! 1976 playlist:

  1. The Ramones – Blitzkrieg Bop (live)
  2. Taxi Driver
  3. All the President’s Men
  4. Freaky Friday
  5. The Bad News Bears
  6. The Man Who Fell to Earth
  7. Silver Streak
  8. Sybil
  9. A Star is Born
  10. King Kong
  11. Laverne & Shirley – intro
  12. Rocky
  13. Vicki Sue Robinson – Turn the Beat Around (live)
  14. Master of the Flying Guillotine
  15. The Monkey Hustle
  16. The Missouri Breaks
  17. The Ritz
  18. Logan’s Run
  19. The Bionic Woman (intro)
  20. Marathon Man
  21. Carrie
  22. Car Wash (Niederman pick!)
  23. Network
  24. Stevie Wonder – As (live)
photos by Jody Christopherson

Whiskey Flicks Live! I ❤️ NY

Thank you to everyone who made Whiskey Flicks Live! their Valentine on Friday, Feb. 12. Up next, Whiskey Flicks Live! One Year at a Time…EXTENDED EDITION, kicking off with 1976!

Here’s the complete playlist for Whiskey Flicks Live! I❤️ NY

  1. Manhattan (1978)
  2. On the Town (1949)
  3. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  4. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
  5. 30 Rock S1E20 “Cleveland” (2007)
  6. Annie Hall (1977)
  7. Carol (2015)
  8. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  9. You’ve Got Mail (1998)
  10. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  11. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  12. Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind – music video (2009)
  13. City Lights (1931)
  14. Sex and the City S6E17 “The Cold War” (2004)
  15. Moonstruck (1987)
  16. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  17. New York, I Love You (2008)
  18. St. Vincent – New York – music video (2017)
  19. Paris is Burning (1990)
  20. The Get Down S1E6 “Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice” (2016)
  21. The Muppets Take Manhattan – audience pick! (1984)
  22. Longtime Companion (1989)
  23. Shortbus (2006)
  24. The Fisher King – Niederman pick! (1991)
  25. Ghostbusters (1984)

photos by Jody Christopherson