This Weekend In Geek Arizona [WE 12/4]

Image by: crises_crsThis weekend, Arizona gets epic, gets abducted by aliens, gets Biff Tannen, and gets some Lego robots.

(And I hope you all got to see the Phoenix New Times Jackalope Ranch article about Lightning Octopus.)

Friday, Dec 3rd

Tom Wilson Live [Tempe]

  • Enjoy the (very funny) Tom Wilson, who played Biff Tannen.
  • At the Tempe Improv.
  • Friday and Saturday night.
  • Shows start at 8pm (as well as 10pm on Sat night.)
  • Get tickets and info here.
  • My wife thinks this looks fun, so I might be there (pending a babysitter).

Saturday, Dec 4th

AZ FIRST Lego League Qualifiers [All Over]

  • Watch teens compete in designing & building LEGO robots.
  • (Um, awesome?)
  • Free, or donate a can of food.
  • Here’s a great article on it by our friend Nerdvana.
  • Full details and list of locations here.

Godzillafest! [Mesa]

Toy Drive At Samurai Comics [Phoenix]

Writing Workshop with Michael A Stackpole [Scottsdale]

Travis Walton – Signing and Discussion [Mesa]

  • Remember that freaky 90’s movie, Fire In The Sky, where the guy in Arizona get’s tortured by aliens?
  • This is the guy!
  • Signing his book and discussing his experiences of the 3rd kind.
  • Starts at 7pm at Evermore Nevermore.
  • Probe some details here.

Scott Pilgrim vs The Midnight [Tempe]

  • I just saw this movie for the first time last week.
  • It had me from the beginning with its Triforce-y intro.
  • The epicness starts at 11pm at Madcap Theaters.
  • Trivia and costume contests, Pilgrim video gaming, and air bass battles.
  • Followed by a midnight showing.
  • Epic details here.

Happy weekends to all!