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Art-school students do the darndest things. And really, who else would think GWAR is a good idea? So maybe the propagation of a mythology that claims the band is in fact a group of aliens who were once imprisoned in Antarctica and are responsible for the creation of the human race is, well, just a bit over the top. That, of course, is the point, and it seems to be too much for some people to handle: The members of GWAR have had to deal with numerous charges of obscenity from both the law and that middle-American moral barometer, the talk show. Having had their fill of merely being guests, the rockers decided to leave Jerry Springer in the dust and stage their own yak fest. With manager Sleazy P. Martini as host and an assortment of other charactersincluding a talking toiletIt’s Sleazy is likely the crassest talk show ever made. See it when it’s presented by the Washington Psychotronic Film Society at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Jacob Long)