Todd Phillips

Who Shot Ya? Episode 110: 'Joker' & Other "Dangerous Films"

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Who Shot Ya?

Joker

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 always, staff picks.

In news, Martin Scorcese isn't a fan of Marvel movies, Ang Lee calls movie audiences "brainwashed," and Julie Delpy fights for equal pay.

Staff Picks:

Ify - The Addams Family
Drea - The Dead Center
Alonso - Dolemite Is My Name

With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org

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

Who Shot Ya? Episode 105: Dances with Avatars - The Gang Talks 'Avatar' and Their Favorite Sexy Movies

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Who Shot Ya?

Avatar

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, we've got staff picks.

In news, Joker causes chaos and the Crazy Rich Asians co-writer exits the sequels.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Speed Racer
Drea - Ms. Purple
Alonso - Raise Hell: The Life & Times Of Molly Ivins

With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org

Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664

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

Scot Armstrong, Co-Writer of The Hangover Part II and Old School: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Scot Armstrong

Scot Armstrong is a screenwriter and improv comedian who has co-written some of the most popular comedies of the past decade, including Old School, Road Trip, and Starsky and Hutch among others. His newest writing project was tackling a sequel to the hugely successful movie The Hangover with long-time collaborator Todd Phillips.

Scot talks about how to write the narrative to a comedy film (and especially, fitting together the puzzle-form of a movie like The Hangover Part II) and writing for Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis.

JESSE THORN: It's The Sound of Young America, I'm Jesse Thorn. My guest, Scot Armstrong, is one of the most successful comedy screenwriters in America. He's written or co-written films, including but not limited to Old School, Semi-Pro, Starsky & Hutch, most recently The Hangover Part II. He's also contributed to including, but not limited to, Elf and Bad Santa.

Scot, welcome to The Sound of Young America.

SCOT ARMSTRONG: Hi. Glad to be here.

Click here for a full transcript of this interview.

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