Jim Hodgson says:
Lucha VaVoom, Tic Tack Toe w/ Steve O, Tim Biskup, Wayne White, Dave Alvin and Andy Kindler, "The Munster's" DRAG-U-La roadster, and MST3K's Joel Hodgson are just some of wonder at one of the greatest events of the summer, TwentyWonder - A Carnival Of The Mind, on Saturday, July 7, at the Doll Factory in Los Angeles. Benefitting the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles (DSALA), this decidedly oddball spectacle will feature a high-rollin’ matchup between the Los Angeles Derby Dolls and the San Diego Derby Dolls, folks from JPL and NASA, the Future’s Greatest Theremin Player, “When Girls Collide” (a DIY roller derby explanation "on the banked track" about the CERN Hadron Collider by CERN physicist David Saltzberg) and many other offerings of art, science, music and comedy.
Tickets can be purchased online , and enter discount code FRIENDS15 for 15% off tickets for the supporters of BOING BOING!
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