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“A lot of short films wear out their welcome,” says Brian D. Horrorwitz, speaking volumes about the sad state of our attention spans. But it’s probably too late to do anything about it, and the gleeful Horrorwitz, the schlockmeister behind the mail-order enterprise Trash Palace, certainly isn’t helping. He curates the Washington Psychotronic Film Society’s “Eat My Shorts!” evening, and he promises that the entries will be no longer than “five, six minutes a pop, just to keep it lively.” Lively it will be, with such rarely or never-seen items as the Cramps’ nudie music video, Root Boy Slim’s “Boogie Til You Puke” segment from Mondo Video, and the Butthole Surfers’ film Welcome to Texas (“It’s really wild,” says Horrorwitz). Also on tap are demented trailers, early David Lynch, animated works by Skizz Cyzyk, and a collection of doctored cartoons—the Archies singing “God Save the Queen” (“It’s phenomenal”), Fat Albert getting down with NWA, and so much more. But in less time. At 8 p.m. at the Lucky Bar, 1221 Connecticut Ave. NW. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Dave Nuttycombe)