10 PRINT “Remember 1983’s WarGames? You know, the one with Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy? The one where Broderick hacks a NORAD supercomputer and almost starts World War III because he thinks he’s playing a friendly, fictitious game of Global Thermonuclear War with the thing?”

20 PRINT “Yeah, great movie. Anyway, Milwaukee’s own top-secret organization, the SafeHouse, will celebrate the 35th anniversary of WarGames with a not-so-top-secret screening on Monday, June 25. Fun!”

30 PRINT “What’s more, the film will be followed by a live discussion and Q&A session with the Movie Geeks United podcast Milwaukee Record. Host Jayme Duvall Matt Wild will be chatting with SafeHouse GM Sean Burke about the classic Cold War flick, which also features Dabney Coleman. Remember Dabney Coleman?”

40 INPUT “YES or NO”, a$

50 IF a$ = “YES”, GOTO 60; IF a$ = “NO”, GOTO 30

60 PRINT “Yeah, he was great, too. Anyway, the event is free and it begins at 6 p.m. The only winning move in Global Thermonuclear War may be not to play, but you’ll need to actually show up at the SafeHouse on June 25to see WarGames.”

70 GOTO 10

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Matt Wild weighs between 140 and 145 pounds. He lives on Milwaukee's east side.