How Did This Get Made?
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How Did This Get Made?

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Minisode 19.5

How Did This Get Made?

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.

How Did This Get Made?

For the first time ever, How Did This Get Made? has invited a director to join us in discussing their movie. Our guests next week will be comedian Patton Oswalt and director Lexi Alexander who will help us discuss Punisher: War Zone. This episode is coming out earlier than usual (October 3rd) so submit your questions for Lexi as soon as possible. And if you live on Los Angeles, be sure to see Punisher: War Zone at the New Beverly on October 4th.

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