Episode 52: ‘The Happytime Murders’ and All Things Puppets with Helen Hong

Episode 52

31st August 2018

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 film because she reveals that she actually auditioned for it! Ricky declares his love for Big Trouble in Little China. Drea proves herself to be a true “puppet movie” expert. And the gang receives a “voicemail postcard” from Alonso at the Venice Film Festival. Plus, the crew plays that game that America loves – ‘Name That Puppet!’ And as always, we’ve got Staff Picks.

Episode notes

The Happytime Murders

Do you love puppets? Well then this is the episode you’ve been waiting for! We’ve got comedian, actor, and Maximum Fun’s superhero movies, the Big Trouble in Little China remake is actually a sequel, and Netflix may stop sending out DVDs in 2022.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Ricky – Team America: World Police
Drea – Support the Girls
Helen – In Bruges

PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check ’em out!

Next week we’re discussing Destination Wedding

With Helen Hong, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona.

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Produced by Casey O’Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

In this episode...

Guests

  • Ricky Carmona
  • Drea Clark
  • Helen Hong

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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 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.

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