If your write-in candidate for the 2008 presidential primary was "U.S. President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho," and you can't eat a Double Western Bacon Famous Cheeseburger in public without wanting to utter the phrase, "Carl's Jr. -- fuck you, I'm eating," then Cinefamily is the place you need to be on Friday night. Mike Judge, your lord and savior, the man who brought the public Idiocracy
, Beavis and Butt-head
and Office Space
, the Nostradamus of our time, has personally accumulated enough embarrassing and downright worrisome human moments, captured on film, to put together a mixtape of subtly edited found footage. Judge and Cinefamily are dubbing the tape "The Judgemental Sampler," and Judge will be present for the screening, part of Cinefamily's 2013 Everything Is … Terrible Festival
, an aptly named display of man's perplexing ability to be atrocious. The collection has been circulating among Judge's friends for years, and now the public gets a small taste of his extensive found-footage accumulation, yet another talent and tool Judge has in his arsenal for laughing, and crying, at the human condition. You might get thirsty, so pack some fortified Smart Water -- "It's got electrolytes -- that's what plants crave." Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., Fairfax District; Fri., Aug. 16, 10 p.m.; $15. (323) 655-2510, cinefamily.org.
Fri., Aug. 16, 10 p.m., 2013