Who Shot Ya?

Who Shot Ya?

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A movie podcast that isn’t just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comedian Ify Nwadiwe is joined by film producer Drea Clark, writer April Wolfe, and film critic Alonso Duralde for a fast, funny, flight through film. Who Shot Ya? is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.


‘Knives Out’ and the Return of Inkoo Kang
Dec 6 • 53 min
It is the return of our beloved friend, culture staff writer at Slate, Inkoo Kang. She joins Ify, Drea, and Alonso to discuss Knives Out and the movie soundtracks that are imprinted on their brains.
‘The Irishman’ and Our “Turkeys of the Year”
Nov 29 • 55 min
In honor of Thanksgiving we have an overstuffed episode of Who Shot Ya? To start things off, we anoint the official Who Shot Ya? ‘Turkeys of the Year.’ We talk about the new Martin Scorsese film The Irishman. We discuss our favorite food scenes in fil
‘Charlie’s Angels’ and Remaking Movies Correctly with Artemis Pebdani
Nov 22 • 55 min
The gang welcomes the hilarious and talented actress Artemis Pebdani (Scandal, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) into the booth to discuss the new Charlie’s Angels. We talk about the movies that should be remade because they did not live up to their fu
‘Last Christmas’ and Getting to the Bottom of “Maclunkey” with Matthew D’Ambrosio
Nov 15 • 53 min
This isn’t our Christmas episode, but you could have fooled me! Drea takes over hosting duties this week as the crew is joined by TV writer Matthew D’Ambrosio (The Vampire Diaries, The Witcher). Much to the delight of Alonso, we discuss Paul Feig’s Christ
‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ with Cecil Castellucci
Nov 8 • 54 min
Today we are so lucky to be joined by novelist and Eisner nominated comic book writer, Cecil Castellucci. She and the crew discuss the underseen and underrated Terminator: Dark Fate. The gang also talks about the magic of movies that are set all in one ni
‘Jojo Rabbit’ and the Return of the Christmas Zaddy
Nov 1 • 54 min
This one’s packed, you guys. The gang discusses the “anti-hate satire” Jojo Rabbit. They answer a question from the Who Shotline about dealing with problematic characters. Plus, it’s the official return of the Christmas Zaddy himself, Alonso Duralde, in t
Halloween Spooktacular - ‘Tales from the Hood’ with Lucé Tomlin-Brenner and Joelle Monique
Oct 25 • 60 min
Boo! It’s our Halloween Spooktacular! We are joined by the wonderful Lucé Tomlin-Brenner and Joelle Monique to discuss the undersung classic, Tales from the Hood. The gang gets tricked into playing a sick and/or twisted game at producer Casey’s haunted m
Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Pain & Glory’ with Ira Madison III
Oct 17 • 54 min
A beautiful episode with a beautiful guest. The gang is joined by Ira Madison III to discuss the new Pedro Almodóvar film, Pain & Glory. They also chat about the WORST horror films of all time. And, as always, staff picks.
‘Joker’ & Other “Dangerous Films”
Oct 11 • 54 min
This episode is both “sick” and “twisted.” The gang talks about the lightning rod that is Joker. They discuss other “dangerous films.” They play everyone’s favorite game, ‘Name That Goon,’ where the crew gets quizzed on Batman movie villains. And, as alwa
‘Judy’ with The Incomparable Louis Virtel
Oct 4 • 54 min
We’re bringing in the big guns for this episode. We’re talking Judy this week so it was vital that we get the one and only Louis Virtel on the program. We’re also discussing the films we wish were on the Criterion Collection. And, as always, we’ve got sta
‘Rambo: Last Blood’ and Our Favorite Autumn Films
Sep 27 • 50 min
Woooo boy! The crew may have just watched the worst movie of the year - and they have some thoughts! They are talking about the deeply controversial, Rambo: Last Blood. Plus, they chat about their favorite autumn movies. And, as always, staff picks.
‘Hustlers’ and Our Favorite Wedding Movies with Writer Joelle Monique
Sep 20 • 54 min
This week the crew is joined by freelance writer and complete delight, Joelle Monique, to discuss Hustlers. Ify tries to convince everyone that he and Jennifer Lopez could and should be dating. Plus, the gang answers the question from the Who Shotline - “
Send In The Clowns! - The Gang Talks ‘IT Chapter Two’ and Remakes ‘Face/Off’ with Amber Benson
Sep 13 • 49 min
You guys…clowns are scary. This week the gang talks about IT Chapter Two with esteemed guest, actor, writer, and director Amber Benson. They also try their hand at remaking Face/Off in our ‘Movie Redux’ segment. And, as always, staff picks.
Dances with Avatars - The Gang Talks ‘Avatar’ and Their Favorite Sexy Movies
Sep 6 • 54 min
The year…2154. The planet…Pandora. The podcast…Who Shot Ya? Alonso is back from the Venice Film Festival to talk about the forgotten 2009 film, Avatar. The crew answers a call from the Who Shotline about their favorite sexy movies. And, as always, w
‘They Live’ with Danielle Radford
Aug 30 • 53 min
You must OBEY and listen to this podcast episode about They Live. DO NOT QUESTION OUR AUTHORITY. The gang is joined by Danielle Radford of Max Fun’s ‘Tights and Fights’ as they discuss the “Rowdy” Roddy Piper classic. Plus, they examine other great wrestl
The Boys Are Alright - ‘Good Boys’ with Ryan Stanger
Aug 23 • 54 min
Guys, this is a fun one. This week the gang is joined by actor and host of The Dumbbells and Action Boyz podcasts, Ryan Stanger, to talk about the new R-rated comedy, Good Boys. Ify tells a graphic story about losing his virginity. Plus, the crew talks ab
Scare The Children! - ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ and the Best Decade For Horror with Lucé Tomlin-Brenner
Aug 16 • 54 min
It’s never too early to start prepping for Halloween! This week the gang talks about the tween-friendly horror film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Ify and Drea are back and they are joined by horror fanatic, comedian and director Lucé Tomlin-Brenner.
Justice For Han! - ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’ with William Bibbiani and Jen Yamato
Aug 9 • 54 min
These aren’t just podcasts partners…they’re family. Alonso is joined by film critic and host of the ‘Canceled Too Soon’ podcast William Bibbiani. He’s also joined by film reporter for the LA Times and “Karaoke Monster” Jen Yamato. This episode is all ab
‘Once Upon a Time In Hollywood’ and Sometimes It Snows In April
Aug 2 • 54 min
Lots of feelings on this show! It’s our 100th episode, we say goodbye to our beloved April Wolfe, and we’re talking about the controversial new Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. Plus, we get a phone call from a mystery guest (it’s Inko
‘The Farewell’ and a Comic-Con Recap
Jul 26 • 51 min
Things get both silly and personal on this week’s episode as the gang discusses the family comedy/drama The Farewell. Ify and Alonso relate their own experiences to the film as they both grew up as first generation Americans. Plus, the gang discusses thei
The 20th Anniversary of ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ with Ben Mekler
Jul 19 • 54 min
Masquerade Parties! Orgies! Nicole Kidman! Kink! This episode is NSFW! The gang is joined by the wonderful Ben Mekler to discuss Eyes Wide Shut. Ify bestows Alonso with a new yuletide nickname. Plus, they try to cast themselves in their own I’m Not There-
‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ with Steve Hernandez
Jul 12 • 54 min
It’s your friendly neighborhood movie podcast! This week the crew is talking about Spider-Man: Far From Home. They are joined by ‘Views From the Vista’ podcast host and comedian, Steve Hernandez. The gang discusses the Academy Award winning directors who
‘Yesterday’, Ify Gets Grilled, and Tween-Friendly Queer Cinema with Laura Sirikul
Jul 5 • 50 min
This week marks Ify’s first official episode as our host, and as an initiation to the show, Drea and Alonso GRILL him on his movie preferences. The gang is also joined by freelance writer and managing editor of Nerds of Color, Laura Sirikul, to discuss th
‘Toy Story 4’ and The Making of a Great Summer Movie with Yolanda Machado
Jun 28 • 61 min
This week we are joined by film and TV critic Yolanda Machado to discuss the newest Pixar movie, Toy Story 4. The gang argues over the position of the film in their overall Pixar rankings. Plus, they deliberate on what makes a really good summer film. And
‘Men in Black: International’, Troubled Productions, and Our Favorite Movie Posters with Julia Prescott
Jun 21 • 65 min
You know what? We make this look good. Podcasting that is. Alonso and Drea are joined by the wonderful co-host of ‘Everything’s Coming Up Simpsons’ - writer and comedian Julia Prescott. The three of them dissect the brand new film, Men In Black: Internati
‘Dark Phoenix’ with Rachel Wenitsky and Kimberly Clark
Jun 14 • 65 min
This week, Alonso is asked to give the briefest synopsis of a movie to date. Can he sum up the plot of DARK PHOENIX in just one sentence? Listen to find out. In the host’s seat we’ve got comedian Kimberly Clark, and Rachel Wenitsky, head writer of the
‘Always Be My Maybe’ with Atsuko Okatsu and Ify Nwadiwe
Jun 7 • 66 min
This week’s episode is ROMCASTIC! Ify Nwadiwe returns as guest host and we’ve ALSO got comedian slash actress slash host of Let’s Go Atsuko!, Atsuko Okatsu, to talk Always Be My Maybe! Plus, the panel decides which Asian characters from the big screen
‘Booksmart’ with Guest Host Ellington Wells
May 31 • 63 min
This week we’re joined by guest host Ellington Wells, a writer and comedian whose credits include The New Negroes and Adult Swim’s Lazor Wulf. The panel discuss the teen comedy Book Smart, and what distinguishes this film from others in the “one
‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ and The Directors We First Loved with Special Guest Host Dwayne Perkins
May 24 • 63 min
This week we have a brand new guest host, the wonderful comedian Dwayne Perkins. He joins Alonso and Drea to talk about the newest installment in the John Wick franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. The gang does their best to estimate the number
‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ and the Difficulty of Adapting Video Games Into Film with Special Guest Host Ify Nwadiwe
May 17 • 55 min
Gotta catch ‘em all? More like, gotta listen to ‘em all. The Who Shot Ya podcast episodes, that is. This week we have a very special guest host, comedian and actor Ify Nwadiwe. This self-proclaimed “Turbo Nerd” is the perfect person to discuss Pokémon De
‘Long Shot’ with Special Guest Host Brodie Reed and TV Writer Brendan Hay
May 10 • 54 min
On this week’s episode, please welcome to the hosting chair, special guest host, comedian Brodie Reed! This great man helps the crew dissect the new Charlize Theron/ Seth Rogen rom-com, Long Shot. They are also joined by TV writer Brendan Hay (Harvey Girl
‘Avengers: Endgame’ and Fond Farewells
May 3 • 60 min
In this episode, the gang says “auf wiedersehen” to two beloved powerhouses - The Avengers, and more importantly, our beloved host Ricky Carmona. But don’t worry, this is a fond farewell, with Ricky bringing that Bustelo-fueled Carmona Energy. Plus, the g
Living That ‘High Life’ and The Stereotypical Favorite Movies of Millenials with ‘The New Negroes’ Head Writer Kevin Avery
Apr 26 • 65 min
Robert Pattinson, “Fuck Boxes,” and screaming babies - you gotta listen to our conversation about the Claire Denis sci-fi odyssey, High Life, to hear all of these topics covered. The crew is joined by the head writer of the new Comedy Central show The New
The Gang Gets Buried in the ‘Pet Sematary’ and Discusses Why There Are So Many Horror Remakes
Apr 19 • 59 min
Much like being buried behind the ‘Pet Sematary,’ this podcast will bring you back to life! April, Alonso, and Drea discuss the latest Stephen King movie adaptation. They also try to tackle why there are so many horror remakes recently, and when it actual
Golly! The Gang Discusses ‘Shazam!’ and The Movies of 1999 with Author Brian Raftery
Apr 12 • 65 min
Shaaazaaam! The gang discusses the brand new entry into the DCU with special guest, author Brian Raftery. They dissect the portrayal of superheroes on screen, and discuss how there is little deviation from the stereotypical superhero body archetype. Plus,
Does ‘Dumbo’ Fly? The Gang Discusses the New Tim Burton Film and the Movies They Loved as Teenagers with Janet Varney
Apr 5 • 60 min
Elephants flying? Well this podcast flies…because it’s so entertaining! Drea and Alonso are joined by The JV Club host, writer and actor, Janet Varney. They discuss the new Tim Burton remake, Dumbo. Plus, in celebration of Janet’s appearance on the show
I Got 4 on It! The Gang Discusses Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ and Their Favorite Big, Dumb Action Movies
Mar 28 • 71 min
It’s a Max Fun Drive miracle! An episode released on a Thursday, Ricky’s back at the helm, AND the gang’s talking about one of the most hyped movies of the year - Us. There are gonna be SOME spoilers in this episode, but remember what April says “It’s not
A Monster Mash! The Gang Discusses ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and Underappreciated Monster Movies with Mallory O’Meara
Mar 22 • 69 min
They did the mash. They did the “Monster Mash.” You all requested an all female episode of ‘Who Shot Ya?’ centered around a conversation on monsters, and we delivered! April Wolfe takes over hosting duties and chats it up with our friend, Drea Clark, and
‘Captain Marvel’ and the State of Marvel Movies
Mar 15 • 66 min
Much like Nick Fury, the Who Shot Ya? crew is paging Captain Marvel. The gang discusses the newest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, they ponder the current state of Marvel, what the future holds, and the gang’s top three Marvel movies. And,
‘Greta’ and Our Favorite Queer “Not Queer” Films with Kristen Lopez
Mar 8 • 61 min
A new episode to get obsessed with. But not as obsessed as Isabelle Huppert is with Chloë Grace Moretz in the movie, Greta. Which just happens to be the film that’s discussed this week! The gang is joined by freelance writer and Citizen Dame podcast host
‘High Flying Bird’, Steven Soderbergh, and Our Favorite Movie Worlds with Emily Fleming
Mar 1 • 62 min
This week the gang is joined by comedian Emily Fleming (Good Mythical Morning, @Midnight) to talk about Steven Soderbergh’s latest movie, High Flying Bird. The crew breaks down last week’s Academy Awards. Plus, they discuss the “movie world” in which they
Battling Over ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ and the First Annual ‘Whoshie Awards’
Feb 22 • 61 min
Wear some oven mitts when handling this episode - because it gets heated! We’ve got Inkoo Kang back on the program to discuss Alita: Battle Angel. If you can believe it, there are some real disagreements about this movie! Plus the gang hands out the offic
‘Leave No Trace’ and Hometown Movies
Feb 15 • 64 min
This week Ricky, Alonso, and Drea survive the survivalist drama, Leave No Trace. They discuss the thematic threads that are found in all of Debra Granik’s work - from Down to the Bone to Winter’s Bone to Leave No Trace. Plus, they get a call from the “Who
Great Music Moments in Movies and ‘Miss Bala’
Feb 8 • 64 min
This week, the original crew holds it down - April, Alonso, and Ricky. And they are tackling the new Catherine Hardwicke/Gina Rodriguez film, Miss Bala. You can rest assured that this team won’t miss, Miss Bala (thank you). The gang also covers Hollywood
Overlooked Genre Film Performances and ‘Stan & Ollie’
Feb 1 • 62 min
We’ve got a hot new episode of ‘Who Shot Ya?’ right out of the oven. Drea Clark is back in the studio to discuss the Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly two-hander, Stan & Ollie. The crew dissects the film and discusses the representation of filmmaking in mov
Walking On Broken ‘Glass’ and Oscar Nominations with Jared Logan
Jan 25 • 60 min
Look Mom! A new ‘Who Shot Ya?’! This week the crew is joined by the delectable Jared Logan (‘Best Week Ever’, ‘I Love the 2000s’) and they’re talking about the new Shyamalan joint, Glass. The gang vents their frustration over having to watch Unbreakable,
Film Floppers and ‘Destroyer’ with Graham Elwood
Jan 18 • 66 min
A brand spanking new ‘Who Shot Ya?’ right out of the package! This week the crew is discussing the new Karyn Kusama/ Nicole Kidman joint, Destroyer. They’re joined by fellow film nerd, comedian Graham Elwood of the ‘Comedy Film Nerds’ podcast. The gang qu
We’d Like to Remind the Academy of a Few Things and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
Jan 11 • 61 min
Ahhhh. A fresh new ‘Who Shot Ya?’ off the vine! This week the crew is talking about Barry Jenkins’ follow up to Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk. They dissect the film and discuss Jenkins’ use of close ups, the portrayal of black love, and depicting
‘Roma’ and Casting Your Own Biopics with Cristela Alonzo
Jan 4 • 66 min
It’s the first ‘Who Shot Ya?’ of the year! And even though this episode was recorded in 2018, it’s still fresh as can be. The gang is graced by the presence of the wonderful Cristela Alonzo to talk about Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma. So we have an Alonzo, with
Year-End Bonanza! Top Ten Movie Lists and 2018 in Retrospect
Dec 28, 2018 • 68 min
It’s that “Top Ten” time of the year. And ‘Who Shot Ya?’ is no different. It’s the year end episode! In studio we’ve got Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona, who all provide their top ten movie lists of 2018. We also get to hear from April, who
Christmas Extravaganza! ‘Love Actually’, White Elephant, and Dan Thompson from the ‘Deck The Hallmark’ Podcast
Dec 21, 2018 • 59 min
HO HO HO! It’s that time of year again to celebrate the day that Alonso loves. It’s the ‘Who Shot Ya?’ Christmas Extravaganza! And this episode is packed to the gills. It starts off with a white elephant gift exchange. It then moves right into an in depth
‘Vox Lux’ and a Panel Divided with TV Writer Jenny Jaffe
Dec 14, 2018 • 63 min
This is a spicy episode! To say that there was a difference of opinion about this week’s film would be an understatement. We’re talking about the new Natalie Portman, popstar in crisis movie Vox Lux. The crew is joined by TV writer Jenny Jaffe (‘Big Hero
Why ‘Green Book’ Made Us Blue with Holly Walker
Dec 7, 2018 • 66 min
This week we’re talking about the most recent Peter Farrelly road trip movie. No, not Dumb and Dumber. Not Kingpin. Sorry, not Me, Myself & Irene. We’re talking Green Book with Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen. And we’re so lucky to have on the program,
‘Creed II’ and Our Favorite ‘Rocky’ Movies with CJ Sullivan
Nov 30, 2018 • 63 min
Listening to this episode will get you as pumped as Rocky running up all those steps. And you don’t even need to drink raw eggs! This episode’s got some PUNCH to it. That’s right, we’re talking Creed II and we’re joined by Philly’s own CJ Sullivan. Alonso
‘Widows’ and a Call From the ‘Who Shotline’
Nov 23, 2018 • 66 min
Even though Thanksgiving is over, let us give thanks for this wonderful new episode of ‘Who Shot Ya?’ Drea Clark is back in the building to talk with the crew about Widows. Alonso mourns the loss of ‘Irv’s Burgers’ in West Hollywood. April shares a great
‘Overlord’ and a Remembrance of Stan Lee
Nov 16, 2018 • 63 min
A fresh episode of Who Shot Ya? right out of the oven. We’ve got the classic crew of Ricky, Alonso, and April, and they’re talking about the newest installment in the “Nazi Zombie” movie genre. That’s right, we’re discussing Overlord. In addition to that,
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and Alonso’s Christmas Minute with Film Critic Katie Walsh
Nov 9, 2018 • 67 min
Don’t stop me now! We’re talking about the new Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. We are so lucky this week to be joined by friend of the podcast, film critic Katie Walsh. This episode was recorded the night of the election, so you can certainly hear a…
‘Suspiria’ and Passing The Bechdel Test with Jamie Loftus & Caitlin Durante of ‘The Bechdel Cast’
Nov 2, 2018 • 62 min
Even though Halloween is over, we’re still keeping it spooky. That’s right, we’re talking about our favorite “witch dance” movie of the year, Suspiria. This week we’re so lucky to have the hosts of ‘The Bechdel Cast’ podcast, Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Dura
Trick AND Treat: The New ‘Halloween’ and Getting Quizzed on Horror Movie Taglines with Betsy Sodaro
Oct 26, 2018 • 76 min
Boo! It’s our HALLOWEEN episode! And boy have we got some tricks and treats for you. The first treat is our guest, horror expert and all around delightful person Betsy Sodaro (Disjointed, Another Period, Horny 4 Horror Podcast). A second treat is that we
We Take Flight with ‘First Man’ and Discuss The Movies That Scared Us The Most
Oct 19, 2018 • 61 min
April Wolfe is back everybody! Albeit a bit jet lagged. This week the crew takes off with a discussion of First Man. April calls Damien Chazelle an “old man.” Alonso salivates over Milk Bar. And Ricky invents a new cocktail. Plus, we chat about the movies
‘A Star Is Born’ and Louis Virtel Goes Gaga Over Jane Fonda Classic ‘Barbarella’
Oct 12, 2018 • 61 min
A more perfect episode could not be cultivated for our guest Louis Virtel. We discuss the big hit of the fall A Star Is Born. As an added bonus, we go deep on something near and dear to the hearts of Alonso and Louis, the 50th anniversary of the release o
We Go to ‘Night School’ w/ Alison Becker and Chat with Horror & Comedy Legend Lin Shaye
Oct 5, 2018 • 67 min
There is TOO much going on in this episode. First off, our guest is the wonderful and hilarious Alison Becker. She’s here to discuss the new Kevin Hart/ Tiffany Haddish vehicle, Night School. On this episode we learn very quickly that Alison has a deep se
‘The Sisters Brothers’ and a Call From Fantastic Fest
Sep 28, 2018 • 53 min
Inkoo is back in the building! She joins Ricky and Alonso in an enthralling discussion of the new Joaquin Phoenix/ John C. Reilly western The Sisters Brothers. As could be expected there is some major disagreement on this movie. For ‘What’s Good?’ Alonso
The Predator and Other Problematic Films with Oliver Wang
Sep 21, 2018 • 58 min
We’ve got Ricky, April and Alonso in the studio this week, along with special guest Oliver Wang. Like Ricky, Oliver is a fellow DJ, and he also hosts the brilliant music podcast Heat Rocks on Maximum Fun, alongside friend of the show Morgan Rhodes. April
Jennifer Garner’s ‘Peppermint’ and Getting the Band Back Together
Sep 14, 2018 • 52 min
You heard right, the band is back together! This episode marks the return of our Switchblade Sister April Wolfe. And this week the crew is talking about the divisive (and pretty racist) new Jennifer Garner film Peppermint. Ricky discusses his feelings on
‘Destination Wedding’ and “The Who Shot-Line” with Riley Silverman
Sep 7, 2018 • 70 min
This one is a winner. That’s right, we’ve got the head writer for Maximum Fun’s International Waters, Riley Silverman. She’s on the show to talk about the new Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves joint, Destination Wedding. Ricky celebrates the work of Stevie Wo
‘The Happytime Murders’ and All Things Puppets with Helen Hong
Aug 31, 2018 • 66 min
Do you love puppets? Well then this is the episode you’ve been waiting for! We’ve got comedian, actor, and Maximum Fun’s Go Fact Yourself host, Helen Hong on to discuss the new puppet noir The Happytime Murders. Helen is uniquely qualified to discuss this
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Whitewashing Cinema with Jenny Yang
Aug 24, 2018 • 64 min
This is a feel good episode, ya’ll! We’ve got comedian Jenny Yang on the program to talk about Crazy Rich Asians. She is uniquely qualified to discuss this film because she has seen it FIVE TIMES! This episode also signals the return of “The King of Chris
‘BlacKkKlansman’ and The Filmography of Spike Lee with Brandon Johnson & Baron Vaughn
Aug 17, 2018 • 65 min
This is one of our wildest episodes to date. And for our 50th episode, no less! We’ve got first time guest, comedian Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie, Mystery Science Theater 3000) and returning guest Brandon Johnson (Rick and Morty, Animals). They’re on t
‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ and Top 5 Comedy Duos with Inkoo Kang
Aug 10, 2018 • 67 min
This is truly a clash of the titans. Drea Clark and Inkoo Kang are featured in the SAME EPISODE! That’s right, it’s an action packed show where the crew is discussing The Spy Who Dumped Me. Inkoo grills Ricky by asking him, “Why do you hate women?” (She’s
‘Mission: Impossible - Fallout’ with Brandon Johnson
Aug 3, 2018 • 75 min
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to listen to the newest episode of ‘Who Shot Ya?’, drink some Café Bustelo, and leave a five star review on Apple Podcasts. This week Ricky Carmona, April Wolfe, and Alonso Duralde are talking about Missio
BONUS EPISODE! ‘Attack The Block’ LIVE at the Dynasty Typewriter theater with Tre’vell Anderson of the LA Times
Jul 30, 2018 • 29 min
It’s our BONUS episode ya’ll! This was a live show recorded on July 5th at the Dynasty Typewriter theater in Los Angeles. We present to you - Attack The Block. The film was screened for the audience followed by a discussion. Ricky, April, and Alonso are j
Whiteness in Cinema and ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ with Dave Holmes and Tavia Nyong’o
Jul 27, 2018 • 64 min
One of our most divisive episodes to date! The crew is joined by the wonderful Dave Holmes as they review Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The line is quickly drawn in the sand between those who love this movie and those who hate. You’ll have to listen to fin
Skyscraper, The Rock, and a Commemoration of Poetic Justice with Morgan Rhodes
Jul 20, 2018 • 66 min
We are Alonso-less this week! But no fear, we more than make up for it with our stellar array of guests. We’ve got the return of Drea “The Dope Rhyme Slaya” Clark. Plus, a first time guest, music supervisor and Heat Rocks host, Morgan Rhodes. The crew is
Top 5 Directorial Debuts, Oakland, and ‘Sorry to Bother You’
Jul 13, 2018 • 62 min
We’re going guest-less this episode as the ‘Who Shot Ya?’ trio hold down the fort on their own. This week we’re covering the movie of the summer, Sorry to Bother You. In the discussion of the film the crew covers the rise of Oakland in cinema, Boots Riley
4th of July Spectacular: Musicals, Old News and ‘1776’ with All Things Cozy’s Matt Piwowarczyk
Jul 4, 2018 • 63 min
It’s our 4th of July episode! So naturally the gang is discussing the 1972 musical - 1776. We are joined by musical “expert” Matt Piwowarczyk of the All Things Cozy podcast. The ‘Who Shot Ya?’ crew dissects their favorite musicals. And they get to the bot
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom with Jordan Morris
Jun 29, 2018 • 56 min
This week we are graced by podcast royalty - Maximum Fun’s own Jordan Morris. He’s on the program to talk about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The gang reviews the film and in the process discusses what makes the original Jurassic Park work so well. You
Incredibles 2, Pixar, and The State of Queer Cinema
Jun 22, 2018 • 68 min
This week we have a truly INCREDIBLE episode. Drea returns to discuss Pixar’s Incredibles 2. Once again, things get very SEXY when Alonso reads Anthony Lane’s controversial review of the film from the New Yorker. The crew compares and contrasts Incredible
Stanning for Regina Hall, Reboots and Ocean’s 8 with Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers of Las Culturistas
Jun 15, 2018 • 64 min
This episode is a hoot and a half! The gang is joined by Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers of the Las Culturistas podcast. The program starts very strong with Matt’s obsessive “Zapruder-ing” of the A Star Is Born trailer. They then go over the newest heist film
Weird Meat and ‘Wake In Fright’ with Benjamin Partridge
Jun 8, 2018 • 58 min
This week the gang is lucky enough to be joined by Britain’s own, “The Beef and Dairy Network Podcast” host, Ben Partridge. It’s a staff choice episode this week, and this time it’s April’s pick. She chose the 1971 Australian psychological thriller, Wake
Movie Tech and ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ with Inkoo Kang
Jun 1, 2018 • 61 min
We are joined by the incomparable Inkoo Kang. She’s here to discuss the newest Star Wars film - Solo: A Star Wars Story. No stone is left unturned as they dissect the notoriously troubled movie. You’ll have to listen to the episode to know what they truly
Deadpool 2 and Adapting Movies Into Video Games with Freddie Wong
May 25, 2018 • 60 min
We’ve got fellow Max Funster, co-founder of RocketJump, director, and host of the Story Break podcast Freddie Wong on the program. He joins Ricky, April, and Drea to discuss everything Deadpool 2; the jokes, the violence, and the onslaught of cameos. Apri
Home Invasion Films, TV Shows That Turned Into Movies and ‘Breaking In’ with LaToya Ferguson
May 18, 2018 • 59 min
This week Ricky, April, and Alonso are joined by TV critic at The A.V. Club, Consequence of Sound, and IndieWire, LaToya Ferguson. They discuss the new Gabrielle Union joint Breaking In (And yes, Ricky does make a Breakin’ joke, don’t worry). LaToya is co
Movie Mothers, The Talent of Anna Faris, and ‘Overboard’
May 11, 2018 • 56 min
This week we’re going Overboard! The crew discusses the new Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez film and compares it to the problematic original. They celebrate the underappreciated career of Anna Faris. April bemoans the fact that there are so few good female
Avengers: Infinity War
May 4, 2018 • 61 min
This is it! Infinity War has arrived - and the ‘Who Shot Ya?’ crew is ready. Drea Clark is on the program once again to discuss the biggest movie ever released, Avengers: Infinity War. They try to keep the SPOILERS to a minimum - while still taking time t
Beauty Standards, Unconventional Sexiness, and I Feel Pretty with Dave White
Apr 27, 2018 • 59 min
You’ll all feel pretty after this episode! This week’s crew is comprised of Ricky Carmon, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and “Mrs. Alonso Duralde” - film critic, Dave White. They tackle the somewhat controversial new film I Feel Pretty. They discuss beauty stan
Video Game Movies, The Rock, and Rampage with Johnnie Jungleguts and Brady Jandreau
Apr 20, 2018 • 62 min
A MONSTROUSLY huge episode this week. Artist, writer, and podcaster Johnnie Jungleguts joins the gang to talk all about the new joint by The Rock, Rampage. They discuss video game movies and how they are frequently terrible. April reveals her secret admir
“Elevated Horror,” Movie Etiquette, and A Quiet Place with Inkoo Kang
Apr 13, 2018 • 65 min
The return of Inkoo Kang! She joins the crew to discuss A Quiet Place. On this episode, April describes her irritation with the term ‘Elevated Horror’ and how it is an attempt to distance certain films from the genre itself. Inkoo discusses her physical r
80s Nostalgia, Steven Spielberg, and Ready Player One with Dave Schilling
Apr 6, 2018 • 64 min
We got a great episode this week as Ricky, Alonso, and April welcome Birth.Movies.Death and Bleacher Report writer Dave Schilling to the program to discuss Ready Player One. The gang bemoans the overwhelming amount of 80s nostalgia that has taken over pop
Isle of Dogs w/ ‘Can I Pet Your Dog?’ Hosts Renee Colvert & Allegra Ringo
Mar 30, 2018 • 60 min
This week we’ve got the hosts of Can I Pet Your Dog — Renee Colvert and Allegra Ringo — on the show to share their thoughts about Isle of Dogs, and their favorite furry films of all time. Plus, Renee and Allegra go up against Ricky and April in a batt
Love Simon and Teen Romance in Movies with Grace Baldridge
Mar 23, 2018 • 61 min
This week we take a look at Love Simon, the film Alonso Duralde and special guest Grace Baldridge want you to see multiple times so studios will continue making coming of age teen films that feature gay romantic leads.
Kids Movies, Ava DuVernay, and A Wrinkle in Time with Drea Clark, Katie Walsh, and Maggie Mackay
Mar 16, 2018 • 57 min
We’ve got a very special episode this week as Alonso Duralde takes over hosting duties. He’s joined by film critic for Tribune News Service and the LA Times, Katie Walsh, Vidiots Executive Director/Board Chair, Maggie Mackay, and our dear friend, producer
Dark Comedies, The Oscars, and Game Night with Inkoo Kang
Mar 9, 2018 • 59 min
This episode marks the return of the “Professional Contrarian” Inkoo Kang to talk about the new dark, action comedy Game Night. Before they get into the discussion of the film, the crew takes time to dissect this year’s Oscars. They point out some of the
Female Protagonists in Sci-Fi, Rhea Butcher, Annihilation, and Oscar Winning Sound Editor Mark Mangini
Mar 2, 2018 • 58 min
We’ve got an action packed episode this week. Ricky welcomes back his former Wham Bam Pow co-host Rhea Butcher to discuss female protagonists in sci-fi films, the overall theater going experience, and the new psychedelic Natalie Portman joint, Annihilatio
Black Panther with Wynter Mitchell & Dave White
Feb 23, 2018 • 58 min
Like the Jetsons meet the Flintstones, we’ve got a crossover episode! Our friends, film critic Dave White and digital strategist Wynter Mitchell, from fellow Max Fun show, Pop Rocket, join April and Ricky to discuss all things Black Panther. The gang star
50 Shades Freed & Sex in Cinema with Drea Clark
Feb 16, 2018 • 56 min
Turn on the air conditioning because it’s getting hot in here! The gang is joined, once again, by “kid sister” Drea Clark to talk about 50 Shades Freed. They talk the good, the bad, and the boring of the film. Drea dreams of getting a quote on the 50 Shad
Winchester, Helen Mirren, and Haunted House Hunters
Feb 9, 2018 • 48 min
Things are getting spooky this week as the gang discusses the new Helen Mirren haunted house joint, Winchester. The three hosts all had VERY different theater going experiences; some good, some bad. Alonso stans for the limited time McDonald’s burger, the
Cloud Atlas and Our Favorite Films that Other People Hate
Feb 2, 2018 • 51 min
We’re doing things a little differently this week. Instead of seeing a movie in theaters, we let Ricky pick one. And to the chagrin of many, he chose the Wachowski’s three hour long epic, Cloud Atlas. After first complaining about the length, Alonso and A
Fashion in Film and Phantom Thread with Drea Clark
Jan 26, 2018 • 60 min
Strike a pose, people. We’re talking fashion in film and Daniel Day-Lewis’ “final” performance in, Phantom Thread. Regular contributor and friend of the show, Drea Clark, joins the crew as they discuss their personal movie fashion icons. One of April’s is
Episode 20 - Proud Mary with Ira Madison III
Jan 19, 2018 • 54 min
This week on Who Shot Ya?, Ira Madison III joins us in studio and shares his thoughts on where Proud Mary went wrong. Plus, the panel looks at some of their favorite female assassins, and they also create the definitive “12 Under 12” list, of the b
Molly’s Game with Louis Virtel
Jan 12, 2018 • 53 min
This week the Who Shot Ya? gang is joined by the one and only Louis Virtel to discuss the new Aaron Sorkin talk-a-thon, Molly’s Game. The crew examines the type of character Jessica Chastain always seems to play and how this movie is WAY too long. They de
Movies of the Near Future and Downsizing
Jan 5, 2018 • 50 min
This week the gang takes a trip to the near future as they talk about Alexander Payne’s newest film Downsizing. Ricky, April, and Alonso tackle the controversy surrounding Hong Chau’s depiction of the Vietnamese refugee Ngoc Lan Tran. They also ponder whe
Year in Review with Inkoo Kang
Dec 29, 2017 • 45 min
The end of 2017 has arrived, and the Who Shot Ya? crew has some thoughts about it. The gang is joined by good friend/provocateur Inkoo Kang to discuss the movies that made the biggest impact on them. They discuss which films surprised them, which disappoi
Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Andy Richter and Jen Yamato
Dec 21, 2017 • 49 min
HO HO HO! Tis the season for a new Star Wars movie! This week the gang is joined by LA Times’ Jen Yamato to talk Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The crew covers an array of topics; diversity in casting, Kylo Ren, the force, and of course…Porgs! Plus, it’s a v
Monster Movies and The Shape of Water w/ Drea Clark
Dec 15, 2017 • 49 min
If you’re seated in the first row, you will get wet. Because we’re talking about The Shape of Water. Friend of the show Drea Clark joins the gang as they discuss monsters, sexy amphibian men, and Alonso’s sinister alter ego - Alphonso Durante. The crew al
Ep. 14: Bad Movies and The Disaster Artist with Elliott Kalan
Dec 8, 2017 • 46 min
Oh hai, everyone! In light of the release of The Disaster Artist, this week the gang is talking about bad movies. You know, the movies that are so terrible, but so enjoyable, to watch. And who better to have on the show than bad movie expert and host…
WWII Movies and Darkest Hour with John Roderick
Dec 1, 2017 • 44 min
Hit the deck! Because the crew is talking about Darkest Hour. John Roderick joins the gang to discuss some of his favorite war movies and his upcoming MaxFun war movie podcast, Friendly Fire. Ricky accidentally creates an offshoot Maximum Fun network call
Thanksgiving!
Nov 23, 2017 • 43 min
It’s turkey time, people. This week the gang is joined by film programmer and producer Drea Clark to talk about all things Thanksgiving. Ricky and the crew go over some of their favorite Thanksgiving moments in film, as well as what movies to see during t
Who Shot Ya? Episode 11: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Nov 17, 2017 • 45 min
On this week’s episode the gang is joined by friend-of-the-show, film critic Inkoo Kang, to discuss Martin McDonagh’s new film Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. Heads up: This episode features a provocative and heated debate about the film…
Thor: Ragnarok
Nov 10, 2017 • 52 min
For those about to Ragnarok, we salute you. This week the gang takes on the new Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok. Ricky is joyous over the return of the McRib to the McDonalds menu. April introduces the world to Rosaura Revueltas in another installment of Forg
Suburbicon
Nov 3, 2017 • 47 min
This week Ricky, April, and Alonso have a lot to say about the new George Clooney movie, Suburbicon. The gang breaks down the allegations against Kevin Spacey and his history of sexual assault. Plus, November has begun and Alonso cannot contain his Christ
Who Shot Ya? Episode 8: Halloween Spooktacular
Oct 27, 2017 • 51 min
This week’s episode is all about Halloween. The Who Shot Ya? crew is joined by critic Inkoo Kang as they discuss all things scary, spooky, and ghoulish. Alonso talks about his habit of screaming in the movie theater. April shares her love…
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
Oct 20, 2017 • 44 min
On this week’s episode Ricky, April, and Alonso discuss the “radical normalcy” of Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. Director Marc Meyers calls in to talk about his movie My Friend Dahmer, in a new segment called “The Hot Seat.” And, Alonso won’t sto
Blade Runner 2049
Oct 13, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s episode Ricky, April, and Drea talk about the dystopian future of Blade Runner 2049. Drea discusses the problematic representation of women in the film. Plus, the crew has an in depth conversation on Harvey Weinstein and the greater culture
American Made
Oct 6, 2017 • 43 min
On this week’s episode Ricky, Alonso, and April tackle the Tom Cruise, drug-runner film, American Made. Ricky shares his displeasure with the portrayal of Colombians in TV and movies. Plus, April introduces a new segment called Forgotten Women of Hollywoo
Kingsman: The Golden Circle with Josie Long and Shea Serrano
Sep 29, 2017 • 52 min
On this week’s episode, April is out attending Fantastic Fest, but Ricky and Alonso hold it down with special guest comedian Josie Long and film festival programmer Drea Clark. The gang discusses the British spy film, Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Shea Ser
mother!
Sep 22, 2017 • 55 min
This week on Who Shot Ya?, Ricky, Alonso, and April talk about the divisive new horror film, mother!. The gang tackles the controversy surrounding the L.A. based movie theater Cinefamily. And, they celebrate the career of the late, great Harry Dean Stanto
Ep 2: It
Sep 15, 2017 • 57 min
On this week’s show, the panel tackles It and whether or not Pennywise is scary. Joining Ricky Carmona and Alonso Duralde (The Wrap) in-studio is indie producer and film festival programmer Drea Clark. April Wolfe calls in from Canada to tell us about he
Goon: Last of the Enforcers with Jason Jones
Sep 8, 2017 • 43 min
In the premiere episode of Who Shot Ya?, Ricky Carmona, Alonso Duralde (The Wrap), and April Wolfe (LA Weekly) take a call from former Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, on set in Calgary taping season four of his TBS show The Detour. He tells the pane
Trailer
Sep 6, 2017 • 0 min
Our debut episode of Who Shot Ya? drops this Friday! Make sure to subscribe! In the premiere episode, Ricky, Alonso, and April take a call from Jason Jones. He tells the panel how insane Canada’s obsession with hockey is, why their skating rinks are so…
Important news for Wham Bam Pow fans!
Aug 31, 2017 • 0 min
Some important news for Wham Bam Pow fans. Ricky Carmona is starting a brand new movie podcast called Who Shot Ya? Each week he’ll be joined by critics Alonso Duralde (The Wrap) and April Wolfe (LA Weekly) for a fast, funny flight through film. Who Shot