How Did This Get Made?

How Did This Get Made?

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Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it’s amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas want to hear about it! We’ll watch it with our funniest friends, and report back to you with the results. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
Prequel to Episode 176
Nov 17 • 36 min
From coffee to a special phone call from someone on their wedding night on this week’s minisode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Ultraviolet, gives us his Pick of the Week, and the Movie Bitches review Kidnap. Plus, you’ll find out which…
175 Ultraviolet: LIVE! (w/ Nick Wiger, Mike Mitchell)
Nov 10 • 101 min
The Doughboys Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2006 science fiction action thriller Ultraviolet. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about vampire diseases, dreads in a fight, changing hair and…
Prequel to Episode 175
Nov 3 • 34 min
A missing movie, how to tell your co-worker to stop whistling, and much more on this week’s minisode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Jason X, opens up the Mail Bag, gives us his Pick of the Week, and the Movie Bitches review Girls Trip.…
174 Jason X: LIVE! (w/ Rob Huebel, Jenny Slate)
Oct 27 • 102 min
HDTGM All-stars Rob Huebel and Jenny Slate join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2001 science fiction slasher film Jason X. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about the nipple clamps, abusive VR, and “what is Jason?”. Plus, Rob…
Prequel to Episode 174
Oct 20 • 50 min
How to take care of your stressed out wife, notes on a movie from someone who works at an actual prison, and much more on this week’s minisode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Virtuosity, Blake J. Harris interviews director Brett Leonard…
173 Virtuosity: LIVE! (w/ Sarah Silverman, Taran Killam)
Oct 13 • 96 min
Sarah Silverman (I Love You, America) and Taran Killam (Killing Gunter, SNL) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 1995 science fiction film Virtuosity starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles,…
Prequel to Episode 173
Oct 6 • 36 min
Rap song correlations, a mountain made of mashed potatoes, and much more on this week’s minisode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Last Dragon, Blake J. Harris interviews director Michael Schultz about The Last Dragon, and the Movie…
172 The Last Dragon: LIVE! (w/ Hannibal Buress)
Sep 29 • 75 min
Hannibal Buress joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1985 martial arts film The Last Dragon. Recorded live from Colossal Clusterfest in San Francisco, they talk about everything including how insecure Sho’nuff is, the glow, and Eddie Arkadian. This…
Prequel to Episode 172
Sep 22 • 45 min
Garbage Pail Kids are still out there, helping a listener find true love, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Miami Connection, gives some recs, opens up the mail bag, and the Movie Bitches review Atomic…
171 Miami Connection: LIVE! (w/ Chris Geere)
Sep 15 • 91 min
Actor Chris Geere of You’re the Worst joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 martial arts film Miami Connection. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about the music band of ninjas, the connection to Miami, orphan…
Prequel to Episode 171
Sep 8 • 49 min
What’s Barbie’s age? What Bratz character are Paul, June, and Jason? Find out the answers to this and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Bratz and we get a sample platter of Origin Stories with Blake J. Harris.…
Origin Stories Bonus: Michael Paré
Sep 6 • 55 min
Actor Michael Paré, who stars in Streets of Fire, chats with Blake Harris about playing rugged antiheroes, the way New York City used to be and his wild 1980s journey from aspiring chef to aspiring actor. Listen to more episodes of How Did This Get Made:…
170 Bratz (w/ Kate Berlant)
Sep 1 • 76 min
Comedian Kate Berlant (555, The Comedians) joins Paul, June, and Jason to talk about the 2007 live-action teen comedy Bratz based on the popular children’s toy. They’ll dive into the futuristic fashion of the Bratz, the deaf boy, Jon Voight’s fake nose…
Prequel to Episode 170
Aug 25 • 43 min
The anti-union message of Garbage Pail Kids, how did Ali Gator get his voice, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Garbage Pail Kids and Blake J. Harris talks to Kevin Thompson about playing Ali Gator.…
Origin Stories Bonus: Mackenzie Astin
Aug 23 • 65 min
Actor Mackenzie Astin, who stars as Dodger in The Garbage Pail Kids Movie, chats with Slashfilm’s Blake Harris about sibling rivalry (with brother Sean Astin), becoming a child actor and how a counterculture phenomenon turned into such a horrible,…
169 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie: LIVE! (w/ Jon Lovett)
Aug 18 • 100 min
Jon Lovett of Pod Save America joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 live action film adaptation of the children’s trading card series The Garbage Pail Kids Movie. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about whether…
Prequel to Episode 169
Aug 11 • 44 min
Airplane maintenance, suction cups, and a man who watched 8 Andy Sidaris movies on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Hard Ticket to Hawaii and Blake J. Harris returns to talk to Rodrigo Obregon, the main villain of…
168 Hard Ticket to Hawaii: LIVE! (w/ Andrea Savage, Karen Kilgariff)
Aug 4 • 107 min
HDTGM All-stars Andrea Savage (I’m Sorry) and Karen Kilgariff (My Favorite Murder) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 1987 action thriller Hard Ticket to Hawaii. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about serious…
Prequel to Episode 168
Jul 28 • 45 min
Did malls in the ‘70s need security? What is the origin of Bobo? These questions are answered and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Chopping Mall and Blake J. Harris returns to talk to Kelli Maroney of Chopping…
167 Chopping Mall: LIVE! (w/ Mary Holland)
Jul 21 • 93 min
Mary Holland (Wild Horses, Blunt Talk) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1986 science-fiction horror film Chopping Mall. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about the slow moving robots, janitor bullies, the…
Prequel to Episode 167
Jul 14 • 42 min
From a blood stain memorial to the truth about foxes and everything in between is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Timecop and Blake J. Harris returns to talk to Peter Hyams, director of Timecop (for the…
166 Timecop: LIVE! (w/ Nick Kroll)
Jul 7 • 99 min
Nick Kroll (Oh, Hello on Broadway, The House) returns to join Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1994 Jean-Claude Van Damme movie Timecop. Recorded live from Austin, Texas, they cover JCVD’s grief mullet, actor/activist Ron Silver’s nut work, the…
Prequel to Episode 166
Jun 30 • 44 min
Whose faster? The Flash or Superman? This question and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Ninja Terminator, Paul goes through the mail bag, and the Movie Bitches review Unforgettable. Plus, you’ll find out which…
165 Ninja Terminator: LIVE! (w/ Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer)
Jun 23 • 81 min
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer of Broad City join Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1985 martial arts film Ninja Terminator. Recored live from Colossal Clusterfest in San Francisco, they cover blonde wig guy, Garfield land line phone, the little robot,…
Prequel to Episode 165
Jun 16 • 48 min
Alien pool floaties, Nic Cage, and what’s next for Charlie Sheen’s movie brother is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Wraith, Paul goes through the mail bag, and the Movie Bitches review Power Rangers.…
164 The Wraith: LIVE! (w/ Tim Baltz, Eliza Skinner)
Jun 9 • 100 min
Tim Baltz (Shrink, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) and Eliza Skinner (The Late Late Show with James Corden, Angry Little Goats) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1986 action-horror film The Wraith. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles,…
Prequel to Episode 164
Jun 2 • 45 min
The power of Lactaid, the difference between a chainsaw and a buzzsaw and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Running Man and we hear a behind the scenes story of The Running Man from director…
163 The Running Man (w/ Kulap Vilaysack)
May 26 • 85 min
Kulap Vilaysack (Who Charted?, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 science fiction film The Running Man. They’ll talk about the modern dance tribute to the fallen combatants, Captain Freedom’s workout commercial,…
Prequel to Episode 163
May 19 • 35 min
The importance of radio signals, jerking it, and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for My Stepmother Is An Alien and the Movie Bitches review Beauty and the Beast. Plus, you’ll find out which…
162 My Stepmother Is An Alien: LIVE! (w/ Whitney Cummings)
May 12 • 103 min
Stand-up comedian Whitney Cummings (The Female Brain) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1988 comedy science fiction film My Stepmother Is an Alien. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they’ll talk about the horny adults party…
Prequel to Episode 162
May 5 • 46 min
Stories from the Fast & Furious set, Cuban bread, and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Fate of the Furious, we hear Blake J. Harris interview Andy Gill, Jack Gill, and Spiro Razatos, the…
161 The Fate of the Furious (w/ Adam Scott)
Apr 28 • 86 min
Our resident Fast & Furious expert Adam Scott joins Paul, June, and Jason in-studio to discuss the latest in the Fast film franchise, The Fate of the Furious. They’ll cover everything from Jason Statham and The Rock’s team up to the John Wick influence to…
Prequel to Episode 161
Apr 21 • 38 min
Real talk of Streets of Fire, kissing theories, and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Lake House, we hear Blake J. Harris interview Michael Pare about Streets of Fire (hear the whole thing…
160 The Lake House: LIVE! (w/ Starlee Kine, Aisling Bea)
Apr 14 • 118 min
Starlee Kine (Mystery Show) and Aisling Bea (The Fall) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2006 romantic drama The Lake House. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they cover everything from the magic mailbox to the magic tree to whether…
Prequel to Episode 160
Apr 7 • 44 min
Cat scratch fever, Paul’s reaction to The Suicide Squad, and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Sleepwalkers, we hear Blake J. Harris interview director of Sleepwalkers Mick Garris, (hear the…
159 Sleepwalkers (w/ Lauren Lapkus)
Mar 31 • 87 min
Lauren Lapkus (With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus, Wild Horses, Crashing) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1992 Stephen King horror film Sleepwalkers. They’ll talk about whether Charles Brady and Mary are really mother and son or just creatures,…
Prequel to Episode 159
Mar 24 • 40 min
The doctor/mother debate finally settled, a Dr. Mario defender, and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Body Parts, we hear Blake J. Harris interview screenwriter Eric Red about Body Parts (hear…
158 Body Parts: LIVE! (w/ Gillian Jacobs, Claudia O’Doherty)
Mar 17 • 97 min
HDTGM All-stars Gillian Jacobs and Claudia O’Doherty of Netflix’s Love join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1991 horror thriller film Body Parts. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they cover everything from the quiet to loud serious…
Prequel to Episode 158
Mar 10 • 55 min
Liam Neeson vs. Leslie Nielsen, Ernie Reyes speaks and much more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Surf Ninjas, we hear Blake J. Harris interview Ernie Reyes Jr. and Nicolas Cowan about Surf Ninjas (hear…
157 Surf Ninjas: LIVE! (w/ Rob Huebel, Nicole Byer, Gil Ozeri)
Mar 3 • 85 min
HDTGM All-stars Rob Huebel, Nicole Byer, and Gil Ozeri join Paul to discuss the 1993 film Surf Ninjas. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they cover everything from moto surfing to Leslie Nielsen’s bulge in the final fight scene.…
Origin Stories Bonus: Dan Gordon
Mar 1 • 61 min
Surf Ninjas screenwriter Dan Gordon chats with Blake about breaking into the business, getting blackballed by Hollywood and the unique horror of slowly discovering that his directorial debut was actually a meant-to-fail, money-laundering scheme for the…
Prequel to Episode 157
Feb 24 • 43 min
More Xander Cage, a call from Morgan Freeman, plus ninjas! All of this and more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for xXx: Return of Xander Care and we hear Blake J. Harris interview Vin Diesel’s body double…
156 xXx: Return of Xander Cage: LIVE! (w/ Adam Scott)
Feb 17 • 109 min
Adam Scott joins Paul, June, and Jason for a family reunion to discuss Vin Diesel’s fan fiction to himself, xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they cover everything from forest skiing to riding motorcycles…
Prequel to Episode 156
Feb 10 • 41 min
Saved by the Bell, the Collateral Beauty of Will Smith’s mind, and plants. All of this and more is covered on this week’s mini-sode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Airborne and we hear Blake J. Harris interview Shane McDermott aka…
155 Airborne: LIVE! (w/ Scott Aukerman, Kumail Nanjiani, Danielle Schneider)
Feb 3 • 99 min
Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!), Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, Fist Fight), and Danielle Schneider (Bitch Sesh) join Paul for a HDTGM All-Stars episode to discuss the 1993 rollerblading movie Airborne. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los…
Prequel to Episode 155
Jan 30 • 39 min
Energy drinks, Mariah Carey, and Sean Connery’s dirty talk, all of these topics are covered as well as Corrections and Omissions for Highlander II: The Quickening. We also hear Blake J. Harris interview Russell Mulcahy, director of Highlander and…
154 Highlander II: The Quickening LIVE! (w/ Sam Richardson)
Jan 20 • 97 min
Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, Sam Richardson (HBO’s Veep, Detroiters on Comedy Central) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1991 film Highlander II: The Quickening. They’ll talk about why there’s no need to see the first…
Paywall Special Announcement
Jan 19 • 11 min
Paul shares a special announcement regarding the Paywall.
Prequel to Episode 154
Jan 13 • 49 min
How far did Snake Plissken travel in Escape From L.A.? Where did all the Quiznos in Las Vegas go? These questions are answered as well as what our next movie will be in our trilogy of bad sequels. Paul also goes through Corrections and Omissions for…
153 Escape from LA: LIVE! (w/ D’Arcy Carden, Dan Levy)
Jan 6 • 109 min
Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place) and Dan Levy (Lion) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1996 John Carpenter/Kurt Russell film Escape from L.A. They’ll talk about Snake Plissken possibly being immortal,…
Prequel to Episode 153
Dec 30, 2016 • 71 min
Grease 2, love it or hate it, we’re going to talk about it. Categories cut from this year’s HOWDIES. Plus, everyone’ favorite: STATS! Paul also goes through Corrections and Omissions for Grease 2, Blake J. Harris interviews director Patricia Birch about…
152 The 2nd Annual Howdies Pt. 2
Dec 23, 2016 • 64 min
The 2nd ANNUAL HOWDIES with Paul, June, and Jason continue with awards given to Best Guest One Liner, Best Explanation Hope, Best 2nd Opinion, and much more. Tune in to find who will take home the gold!This episode is brought to you by Squarespace…
151 The 2nd Annual Howdies Pt. 1
Dec 16, 2016 • 51 min
Walk the red carpet along with Paul, June, and Jason for the 2nd ANNUAL HOWDIES!!! They’ll be giving recognition for Best Paul Intro Line to Best June Theory and everything in between from Gooby to The Boy Next Door. Tune in to find out who will win and…
150 Grease 2 (w/ Anna Faris)
Dec 9, 2016 • 72 min
Actress Anna Faris (Anna Faris Is Unqualified podcast) welcomes Paul, June, and Jason into her home/recording studio to discuss the 1982 musical romantic comedy Grease 2. They’ll talk about the return of Frenchy, the sex in the bunker scene, and the…
Bonus: Director Brian Taylor
Dec 6, 2016 • 44 min
No matter how you feel about the films of Brian Taylor—a high-voltage assortment that includes Crank, Gamer and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance—they all, at first glance, inspire a shared singular question: how the fuck did this get made? Seriously. Just…
Prequel to Episode 150
Dec 2, 2016 • 43 min
When is it appropriate to use your cellphone in a movie theater? Paul gets into this and more as he opens up the Explanation Hope Line and goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Lawnmower Man. We’re also treated to an exclusive interview between…
149 The Lawnmower Man: LIVE! (w/ Neil Casey, Emily Heller)
Nov 25, 2016 • 98 min
Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, Neil Casey (Ghostbusters) and Emily Heller (Baby Geniuses) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1992 science fiction action horror film The Lawnmower Man. They’ll talk about the Stephen King short…
Prequel to Episode 149
Nov 18, 2016 • 37 min
What is shirt cocking? Do people jerk it to Shrek? Paul gets into this and more as he opens up the Explanation Hope Line and goes through Corrections and Omissions for Vampire’s Kiss. The Movie Bitches review The Accountant and you’ll hear about the…
148 Vampire’s Kiss: LIVE! (w/ Hayes Davenport)
Nov 11, 2016 • 88 min
Hayes Davenport (Hollywood Handbook, HBO’s Divorced, Vice Principals) joins Paul, June, and Jason live from the Now Hear This Festival in Anaheim, CA to do their best trying to comprehend what is happening in the 1988 Nicolas Cage film Vampire’s Kiss.…
Prequel to Episode 148
Nov 5, 2016 • 38 min
What’s the Bruce Lee connection to Gamer? Paul gets into this and more as he opens up the Explanation Hope Line and goes through Corrections and Omissions for Gamer. We’ll also hear from film director Brian Taylor on his thoughts on the film during his…
147 Gamer: LIVE! (w/ Robert Kirkman, Emily V. Gordon)
Oct 28, 2016 • 113 min
Recorded live from the world famous Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, Robert Kirkman of The Walking Dead and Emily V. Gordon of The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2009 Neveldine/Taylor film Gamer. They’ll cover…
Prequel to Episode 147
Oct 21, 2016 • 50 min
Was Jason right about clowns all along? What the hell is friction tape? Paul gets into this and more as he opens up the Explanation Hope Line and goes through Corrections and Omissions for Dreamcatcher. Plus, you’ll hear which video game world we will be…
146 Dreamcatcher (w/ Curtis Gwinn, Jessica McKenna)
Oct 14, 2016 • 82 min
Curtis Gwinn (Narcos, The Walking Dead) and Jessica McKenna (Serious Music) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2003 science fiction horror film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Dreamcatcher. They’ll talk about butt aliens, the importance of the…
Prequel to Episode 146
Oct 11, 2016 • 44 min
On today’s minisode, we’ll get to the bottom of the right time to fall in love, why people hate your glasses, and whether or not vampires shit. Plus, Corrections and Omissions for Vampire Academy, what Stephen King classic we’ll be tackling next, and…
145 Vampire Academy (w/ Michael Showalter, Aisling Bea)
Sep 30, 2016 • 88 min
Michael Showalter (Search Party) and Aisling Bea (The Fall) join Paul and Jason to talk about the vampire movie Vampire Academy. They’ll cover everything from the gumbo of a plot to out of place mall montage to the orgasmic vampire bites. It’s not as sexy…
Prequel to Episode 145
Sep 26, 2016 • 30 min
Vampires, a connection to Terminator 2 and Incubus weighs in on their contribution to the Stealth soundtrack (sort of) all on today’s minisode! Plus, Corrections and Omissions for Stealth and what movie you’ll need to see next. Send your own voicemail…
144 Stealth (w/ Charlie Sanders)
Sep 16, 2016 • 57 min
The very hilarious actor/writer Charlie Sanders (Key & Peele, Facebook at UCB-Franklin) joins Paul and Jason for a boys club episode of How Did This Get Made? in which they discuss the 2005 action film Stealth. They’ll cover everything from Jamie Foxx’s…
Prequel to Episode 144
Sep 9, 2016 • 40 min
HDTGM is back with full force. We have a visit from the Movie Bitches, we find out our next great movie selection, we go through Corrections and Omissions for Gods of Egypt, and we hear from you beautiful listeners. Send your own voicemail explanation…
143 Gods of Egypt (w/ Erin Gibson, Bryan Safi)
Aug 19, 2016 • 78 min
Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi of Throwing Shade podcast joins Paul and Jason in-studio to discuss the 2016 Fantasy film Gods of Egypt. Is it a good sign when the opening narration isn’t confident in remembering the plot of the movie? What was the sphinx…
Prequel to Episode 143
Aug 15, 2016 • 44 min
The average of a phantom, the origin of “bobo,” and Gerard Butler in Egypt are all covered in today’s minisode. We also hear about behind the scenes deets from Blake Harris’ interview with The Phantom director Simon Wincer. Plus, Corrections and Omissions…
142 The Phantom: LIVE! (w/ Eliza Skinner, Ed Brubaker)
Aug 5, 2016 • 110 min
HDTGM All-stars Eliza Skinner and Ed Brubaker join Paul and Jason for a LIVE episode recorded at the world famous Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles to discuss the 1996 superhero movie The Phantom starring Billy Zane. They will cover everything including…
Prequel to Episode 142
Aug 1, 2016 • 44 min
Tips on public speaking, how to know if someone is hitting on you, and purple tights are all covered in today’s minisode. We also hear a new tidbit of information about the knife in The Shadow from Blake Harris’ interview with the film’s director Russell…
141 The Shadow: LIVE! (w/ Pete Davidson)
Jul 22, 2016 • 92 min
Pete Davidson (Saturday Night Live) joins Paul, June, and Jason for a LIVE episode recorded at the world famous Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles to discuss the 1994 superhero movie The Shadow starring Alec Baldwin. They will cover everything including…
Prequel to Episode 141
Jul 15, 2016 • 49 min
From mannequins with magical genitalia to a superhero who is seemingly magical. Paul reveals the next HDTGM movie and opens the Explanation Hope Line to address listener’s thoughts on his previous comments on Philadelphia and fireworks. Blake Harris also…
140 Mannequin Two: On the Move (w/ Steve Agee)
Jul 11, 2016 • 88 min
Steve Agee (New Girl, The Sarah Silverman Program) joins Paul, June, and Jason in-studio to get to the bottom of important questions that popped up while watching 1991’s Mannequin Two: On the Move. What’s the deal with department stores? Do mannequins…
Prequel to Episode 140
Jul 5, 2016 • 50 min
Paul, June, and Jason unbox Viewer Mail, we hear what’s the deal with the crab in Simply Irresistible from director Mark Tarlov, find out what our next magical movie will be watching, and learn how to stop face waterfalls. Plus, Corrections and Omissions…
139 Simply Irresistible (w/ Jensen Karp)
Jun 24, 2016 • 81 min
HDTGM All-star Jensen Karp (Get Up On This, Kanye West Owes Me $300) joins Paul, June, and Jason in-studio to talk about the Sarah Michelle Gellar 1999 romantic comedy Simply Irresistible. Why is there so much unwarranted sexuality in the movie? Is the…
Prequel to Episode 139
Jun 20, 2016 • 44 min
We continue to explore love through the magic of food for our next HDTGM movie selection! Paul reveals his Top 3 TV Theme Songs of All Time as he opens up the Explanation Hope Line. Send your own voicemail explanation hopes for Paul to answer by calling…
138 The Boy Next Door (w/ Heather Anne Campbell, Ben Siemon)
Jun 10, 2016 • 74 min
Heather Anne Campbell of Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Ben Siemon of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend join Paul and Jason in-studio to talk about the Jennifer Lopez erotic thriller The Boy Next Door. The wet cookie scene, the first edition of “Iliad,” vacant Chinatown…
Prequel to Episode 138
Jun 4, 2016 • 32 min
Hear which Sean Connery film will be next on today’s minisode! Paul admits he was wrong, we figure out what is the proper use of Shakespeare, and June shares her take on big belts. Send your own voicemail explanation hopes for Paul to answer by calling…
137 The Avengers: LIVE! (w/ Tom Scharpling)
May 27, 2016 • 86 min
Tom Scharpling of The Best Show joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1998 action spy film The Avengers. Recorded LIVE from the 2016 Vulture Festival in New York City, they discuss Sean Connery’s “evil” plan, Uma Thurman’s clone “2ma Thurman”, and…
BONUS: A Conversation with Mel Brooks
May 26, 2016 • 37 min
From Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein to Spaceballs and The Producers, legendary filmmaker Mel Brooks has been responsible for some of the most beloved movies in the history of cinema. And unsurprisingly, at various points in his career, he has…
Prequel To Episode 137
May 22, 2016 • 33 min
Learn which confusingly titled non-blockbuster HDTGM will cover next on today’s minisode! Paul also shares some listener voicemails about who should take over the Ernest movie franchise, man candy and more. Send your own voicemail explanation hopes for…
136 Hell Comes to Frogtown: LIVE! (w/ Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher)
May 13, 2016 • 105 min
HDTGM All-Stars Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1988 cult film Hell Comes to Frogtown starring professional wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Recorded LIVE from the world famous Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they’ll…
Prequel to Episode 136
May 6, 2016 • 33 min
Learn which unbelievable movie starring a professional wrestler we will be covering next on today’s minisode! Paul also shares some listener voicemails about Solarbabies, JCVD’s buns and more. Send your own voicemail explanation hopes for Paul to answer…
135 Solarbabies: LIVE! (w/ John Mulaney)
Apr 29, 2016 • 91 min
John Mulaney (Oh, Hello) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the insane 1986 science fiction film Solarbabies. Recorded LIVE from the world famous Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they’ll cover everything important including rollerskating in the…
Prequel to Episode 135
Apr 22, 2016 • 33 min
A horror movie version of Can’t Stop the Music exists and we hear all about it and more as Paul shares some voicemails YOU sent in. Send your own voicemail explanation hopes for Paul to answer by calling 619-PAUL ASK. Later, Paul reveals the batshit crazy…
134 Can’t Stop the Music: LIVE! (w/ Pete Holmes, Cameron Esposito)
Apr 15, 2016 • 121 min
HDTGM All-Stars Pete Holmes and Cameron Esposito join Paul and Jason LIVE from the world famous Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles to discuss the 1980 Village People biopic Can’t Stop the Music. The film won the very first Razzie award for Worst Picture.…
Prequel to Episode 134
Apr 8, 2016 • 36 min
Now that we have defeated The Quest, who will be our next opponent? Before we get into that, Paul shares some voicemail opinions that YOU gave us regarding JCVD’s buns. Send your own voicemail question for Paul to answer by calling 619-PAUL ASK. Later,…
133 The Quest (w/ Jon Gabrus)
Apr 1, 2016 • 87 min
Imagine Bloodsport but a much watered down version that takes place in the past and is not that good. High and Mighty podcast host and JCVD aficionado Jon Gabrus joins Paul, June, and Jason in studio to discuss Jean Claude Van Damme’s directorial debut…
Prequel to Episode 133
Mar 28, 2016 • 32 min
Paul answers your questions about Wrestlemania, Maximum Overdrive, and a Ryan Seacrest action movie as he goes through the Voicemails of the Week. Send your own voicemail question for Paul to answer by calling 619-PAUL ASK. If you loved Bloodsport you…
132 Bloodsport: LIVE! (w/ Nicole Byer)
Mar 23, 2016 • 89 min
KUMITE! KUMITE! KUMITE! LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, Nicole Byer of Party Over Here joins Paul and Jason to discuss the cult 1988 Jean-Claude Van Damme martial-arts film Bloodsport. They’ll cover Frank Dux being a real man, Van Damme’s soft baby buns,…
Prequel to Episode 132
Mar 16, 2016 • 36 min
Brand new changes are coming to the minisode including getting to ask your questions by calling 619-PAUL ASK. Our next HDTGM movie selection will be a Jean Claude Van-Damme classic. This week Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Covenant as…
131 The Covenant (w/ Alison Rich)
Mar 10, 2016 • 73 min
Alison Rich of Fox’s sketch comedy show Party Over Here joins Paul and Jason in studio to talk about the Abercrombie & Witch of movies, the 2006 film The Covenant. They’ll cover everything including the Harry Potter & Twilight connections, the poorly done…
Prequel to Episode 131
Mar 2, 2016 • 41 min
We’re going from Teen Witch to teen witches that are dudes for our next movie. This week Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Teen Witch and Robyn Lively chimes in with her very own correction. Plus, Paul shares a mash up of Star Trek and…
130 Teen Witch (w/ Deanna Cheng)
Feb 24, 2016 • 71 min
Paul, June, and Jason are back in the studio and welcome Deanna Cheng of OMFG! to discuss the 1989 film Teen Witch starring Robyn Lively and Zelda Rubinstein. They’ll cover everything including bedroom chairs, condom chanting, the murder house that is not…
Prequel to Episode 130
Feb 16, 2016 • 30 min
The next movie is going to be a doozy and will focus on a special kind of witch. This week Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Apple and recommends a podcast you should probably give a listen to in another edition Paul’s Pick of the Week.…
Prequel to Episode 129
Feb 2, 2016 • 33 min
Following the musical theme, our next movie selection is a classic disco/rock opera. This week Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Streets of Fire and gives a couple of recommendations for fans of VR and food in another edition Paul’s Pick of…
Prequel to Episode 128
Jan 18, 2016 • 29 min
Our next movie will be a musical rock opera that you’re gonna wanna check out. This week Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for Kazaam and gives a controversial recommendation in another edition Paul’s Pick of the Week. Plus, Paul explains…
111 Hercules in New York: LIVE! (w/ Abbi Jacobson)
May 29, 2015 • 89 min
Recorded LIVE from Irving Plaza in New York, Abbi Jacobson of Broad City joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the story of Pretzie and Arnold Strong aka Schwarzenegger in Hercules in New York! They’ll cover everything from Arnold’s awkward flirting,…
109 Face Off: LIVE! (w/ Randall Park)
May 1, 2015 • 94 min
Recorded LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, actor Randall Park joins Paul, Jason, and June to discuss the best movie about face switching ever made, Face Off! They cover everything from Nic Cage asking everyone to suck his tongue, the kabuki like…
107 Lake Placid: LIVE! (w/ Paul F. Tompkins, Nate Corddry)
Apr 3, 2015 • 97 min
Reading Aloud’s Nate Corddry and HDTGM All-Star Paul F. Tompkins join Paul & Jason at Largo in Los Angeles to talk all about how Lake Placid shows that nature and man cannot co-exist. They’ll cover everything from the movie not reaching 90 minutes yet…
106 Deep Blue Sea: LIVE! (w/ Evan Goldberg, Paul F. Tompkins)
Mar 20, 2015 • 87 min
Director Evan Goldberg and HDTGM All-Star Paul F. Tompkins join Paul & Jason at Largo in Los Angeles to talk all about the insanity in the shark film Deep Blue Sea. They get into how Saffron Burrows is the villain of the movie, Stellan Skarsgard new name,…
97 Rhinestone: LIVE! (w/ Matt Jones)
Nov 7, 2014 • 83 min
Sylvester Stallone and Dolly Parton star in the musical comedy that no one wanted. Recorded LIVE at Largo in Los Angeles, special guest Matt Jones joins Paul, June, & Jason to talk about an 80’s classic by the name of Rhinestone. They’ll cover everything…
96 Monkey Shines
Oct 29, 2014 • 84 min
A murderous monkey, a classic 80‘s sex scene, animal monologues, and the Tucc. Monkey Shines has it all! In a special Halloween episode, Paul, June, and Jason discuss the monkey cam, mom sponge baths, whether Alan was running to school with bricks in his…
92 The 1st Annual Howdies Pt. 2
Aug 26, 2014 • 103 min
Welcome back to the finale of the 1st ANNUAL HOWDIES!!! Paul, June, and Jason saved some of the best categories for last as they unveil the Most Awkward Paul/June Introduction, Jason’s single proper usage of “LITERALLY!”, Best Impression By A Host, June’s…
91 The 1st Annual Howdies Pt. 1
Aug 19, 2014 • 114 min
Welcome to the 1st ANNUAL HOWDIES!!! Break out the tuxedo and join Paul, June, and Jason as they look back at the Best Intro Lines, Worst Character Names, the Weirdest Thing Jason Has Been Turned On By, the Best Guest impression, the Most Next Level…
83 Winter’s Tale (w/ Andy Daly)
Feb 25, 2014 • 88 min
Fellow Earwolf podcaster Andy Daly (Comedy Central’s Review, The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project) joins Paul & Jason to discuss Winter’s Tale aka a movie that was deemed unfilmable. They’ll cover everything from the flying horses, the totally bonkers…
74 Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Oct 22, 2013 • 67 min
It’s a HDTGM first as Paul, June, and Jason go guestless this week to tackle the terrifyingly terrible Halloween III: Season of the Witch. They’ll discuss Dr. Sexy Detective sleeping with everyone, the robots full of goo, the evil Irish novelty toy…
73 Congo (w/ Nick Wiger)
Oct 9, 2013 • 62 min
Giant talking gorillas, lasers and volcanoes are all a part of the insanity that is Congo. Nick Wiger joins Paul, June, and Jason (via computer magic) to ask important questions such as: what are communication lasers, what’s the deal with Dr. Peter’s…
68 Over The Top: LIVE! (w/ Bobby Moynihan)
Jul 3, 2013 • 79 min
Put your hat backwards in preparation for your second dose of Stallone as Bobby Moynihan joins us to discuss the arm wrestling obsessed world of Over The Top! We discuss everything from the weird father/son relationship to the movie basically becoming a…
55 The Devil’s Advocate: LIVE!
Feb 5, 2013 • 86 min
STOP. RESET. This might be the sexiest/dirtiest movie we’ve done! Special guest Julie Klausner joined us to talk about The Devil’s Advocate on this week’s How Did This Get Made? LIVE at the Bell House! We cover everything from Keanu’s multiple southern…
48 Sleepaway Camp
Oct 30, 2012 • 71 min
Paul, Jason, June Diane, and MTV’s Zack Pearlman talk 1983’s Sleepaway Camp on this Halloween episode of How Did This Get Made. We learn about incest, how much salt to add to boiling water, and, most importantly, to be cautious of water snakes. Also, we…
47 Super Mario Bros: LIVE!
Oct 16, 2012 • 53 min
Can you make a movie out of a video game? In this case, no! Jenny Slate joins us to discuss Super Mario Bros. the movie on this week’s How Did This Get Made? LIVE at Bumbershoot! We cover everything from the alternate dinosaur infested dimension, the…
45 Road House: LIVE!
Sep 18, 2012 • 49 min
If you love movies with huge explosions, bar fights, and monster trucks, then you have to watch Road House immediately. Our first return guest, Doug Benson, joined us for this week’s How Did This Get Made? LIVE at Bumbershoot! We discuss everything from…
41 Spider-Man 3
Jul 17, 2012 • 45 min
As Jason puts it, imagine being a young child who LOVES the Spider-Man series, then finds out half of this movie is about Mary Jane’s failing Broadway career. Who Charted’s Kulap Vilaysack joins the gang to discuss how an excess of villains, dance…
34 The Adventures of Pluto Nash
Apr 10, 2012 • 60 min
If you love Star Wars and Spaceballs, you’ll LOVE The Adventures of Pluto Nash. This intergalactic flop will leave you questioning Eddie Murphy’s career choices, the future of civilization, and your own sanity. Our guests Lennon Parham and Jessica St.…
30 Director’s Edition: Cool as Ice
Feb 14, 2012 • 63 min
Even if you’re still stuck in the credits of Cool as Ice, you probably know you’re in for something crazy! We watched it and invited Brian Huskey to join us in reveling in this relic of the early 90s. Weird biker gangs, inexplicable love stories, and the…
25 Catwoman
Dec 20, 2011 • 45 min
Halle Berry is an Oscar winner, Catwoman is a beloved comic book icon, and Sharon Stone is the perfect villain. It would be tough to screw this movie up, but lo and behold! We watched Catwoman with Jamie Denbo and despite the occasional girl power…
24 Superman III: LIVE!
Nov 29, 2011 • 71 min
This week we bring you How Did This Get Made? LIVE from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles! Special guest Damon Lindelof joined us for this amazing night of awkward credits, poor storytelling, and bad direction. The night was so amazing that we’re…
23 The Room: Director’s Edition
Nov 15, 2011 • 51 min
We’re very fortunate to have two experts this week joining us to discuss The Room. First off we have Steve Heisler from The AV Club who has made it his journalistic duty to learn everything he can about this disaster. Also joining us is Mark (Oh, hi…
20 Punisher: War Zone
Oct 3, 2011 • 60 min
This week’s How Did This Get Made? is the first of its kind. Our guests are Lexi Alexander, director of Punisher: War Zone and Patton Oswalt, one of the movie’s most vocal supporters. Together with Paul and June (unfortunately Jason had to miss this one)…
19 The Wicker Man
Sep 27, 2011 • 48 min
The Wicker Man has a measly 14% on Rotten Tomatoes. Does it deserve this terrible score? Jonah Ray is in the studio to deconstruct and celebrate the ridiculousness of this Neil Labute remake disaster. We also get a call from Liam O’Donnell, one of the…
17 Skyline
Aug 23, 2011 • 40 min
Summer is winding down and you have time for one last big-budget action thriller! Sorry, we can’t help you with that. Instead we have a meager-budget alien movie without a compelling story, relatable characters, or cool looking aliens. The Brothers…
14 Green Lantern
Jul 12, 2011 • 38 min
In darkest night Paul, June, Jason, and Paul Rust went to see Green Lantern. In brightest day they reunited to figure out what the hell happened. You’d think that the art of the comic book movie would be perfected by now, but with it’s awful CGI,…
5 Drive Angry
Mar 1, 2011 • 35 min
After our nap through The Last Airbender, we thought we’d take an adrenaline-fueled ride through hell with Drive Angry 3D. If you like your movies illogical, uninspiring, and full of weird sex, you’ve come to the right place. Curtis Gwinn joins Paul,…
2 Season of the Witch
Jan 11, 2011 • 37 min
Nic Cage makes his first (but almost definitely not last) appearance on How Did This Get Made with Season of the Witch, a psuedo-religious buddy movie set during the black plague. Chris Hardwick joins the HDTGM crew to experience the inconsistent accents…
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