Penn and Teller Get Killed + Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Penn and Teller Get Killed + Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
Available on iTunes
Double Feature | Year 1 (2009)

Unlikely 80s films / Men in grey suits. David Lynch! Arthur Penn? Calling out nonsense that happens all the time in movies. Penn Jillette’s radio show. High concept dark comedy. The dual role. Buying the trick. VHS quality causes mass confusion. Asking to be killed. Bible salesman. James Randi. Killing your partner every night. Dowsing as a metaphor. Psychic surgery. Desert Bus! Bullshit! Why is this not on DVD? Who is Pee Wee? Tim Burton. Directors who do one-offs. The styles and genres. Theatrical irony. Psychics and hot readings. Films within films.

Covers

Click on a cover to view/download high resolution version.

Penn and Teller Get Killed

Penn and Teller Get Killed


Released: September 22, 1989
IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Arthur Penn
Writer: Penn Jillette, Teller
Starring: Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kellly

Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the other to suggest a real threat. Then they find that a real psychopath is interested in them.

Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Pee Wee’s Big Adventure


Released: August 9, 1985
IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Michael Varhol
Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman embarks on the big adventure of his life across the US mainland, as he sets out to find his beloved bike, when it is stolen in broad daylight.

 
This entry was posted in All Podcasts, Year 1 and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.