The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a campy 1970’s musical with a sort of horror and comedy twist, a goofy plot line, and homoerotic subtext. Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon both starred in the movie early in their careers.
It was the late 80’s and we didn’t really have anything better to do after all of our friends had to make their curfews on high school Saturday nights.
Armed with rice, water, dog food, and other various nonsense, we would pelt strangers and sing songs for a couple of hours each weekend.
Some fans would show up in costume as characters: Brad, Janet, Riff Raff, etc. But we had our own costume, the respective fraternity letters of our older brothers. Not the greatest place to pick up girls, but as dopey 16-year-olds, we thought the frat rap was our best bet.
One night, we struck up a conversation with a couple of girls who claimed to be witches. As bored and pathetic as we were, that seemed sort of sexy.
They blew our minds when they referred to “Pete’s” VW Microbus as “the fuck truck.” This was it, those tortured, dried out condoms in our wallets would finally get a workout.
After they blew us off, we drove away and wondered if we would die virgins.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is available on Amazon in Blu-Ray, DVD, and Amazon Instant Video, but you should really see it in a theater to get the full effect.