Chris and Suze Sacco’s P Town is America’s favorite kids’ show, but things are anything but sunshiny backstage. The Saccos’ marriage is falling apart under the weight of jealousy, ambition, and an inability to start a “real” family. Will the show survive its leads’ issues, or will the tragedy of the real world spill into P Town?
Gertrude Slime was one of the biggest porn stars of the 70’s; an icon of the sexual revolution now retired and spending her twilight years bored and reminiscing. When an internet search takes her to the page of an aspiring SoundCloud rapper named Dirty Napz, Gertrude finds herself suddenly in a relationship again. Despite their age difference, the pair find kinship in their art, their loneliness, and their passion for their communities. Will jealousy and a world that doesn’t understand pull Gertrude and Napz apart? Or will they live by the code of “Do Your Thing!”?
Please Make This’s Hobert Thompson leaves his comfort zone by stepping out of the beer soaked world of house parties and into the wine sipping, cheese tasting world of a gallery opening. In this episode of At The Parties you’ll hear him giggling nervously as he interviews *stuffy voice* patrons of the arts *end stuffy voice* about films they’d recently seen, and straining not to tell an elderly woman that Across the Universe is one of the worst movie musicals of all time. If you listen closely there’s also a hidden background review of Trader Joe’s Belgian Waffle Cookies. Enjoy! *doffs beret*
The Clean Magic cleaning company has been a fixture of their neighborhood for years. Just a normal family, workin’ in the Big Apple. Only that’s what they want you to think! Really they are the premier fixers for the fantastical community of NYC, cleaning up everything from alien invasions to undead plagues, all in secrecy with the help of a crew of top-notch specialists. But times change, and the hapless children of the Rabbito clan are now in charge of the operation. Will they be able to keep up the family biz? Or does a malevolent force have it’s eye on…The Heart of New York City!
On this NEW Please Make This Minisode, Richie sits down with a guest to review a movie before they even seen it, and then immediately review that same movie right after they see it!
This week's episode features reviews of the movie The Meg and the second half of this episode contains spoilers for the movie The Meg.
Coach Hazard’s varsity women’s field hockey team isn’t the best, or the toughest, or the fastest, but they are all having the same dream…so there’s that? Every night the girls see a troubling figure, a strange symbol, and a sinister force pulling them toward something in the woods. Can Kristie and Peg pull the team together to figure out what’s going on before they reach the dream’s end?
Please Make This’s Hobert Thompson interviews guests at a very fun bi-birthday extravaganza. Beers are consumed, guacamole is made table-side, and Skull Island is defended with the passion of King Kong himself.
Frank Cosmos always wanted to be astronaut, but sometimes life serves you up a different slice of fate. After her beloved father dies, Frank is visited by his ghost, who conveys his dying wish: move to New Zealand and run his pie shop, Moonpie. Can this All-American tech wiz make life in a small New Zealand town work? Can she ever learn to cook? Who will she fall for: the shy shepherd with the kind smile, or the charming cobbler who’s more than he seems? Ghosts, pies, and music abound in MOONPIE!
In the third highly anticipated installment of The Legally Blonde franchise, Elle Woods sets her sights on the White House. But when a degenerative macular disease causes her to lose her eyesight, Elle gives her voice to a underrepresented constituency.
Jessica’s not really feeling Halloween this year. She doesn’t want to dress up in a silly couple costume with her girlfriend, Jennifer; doesn’t want to go out; and certainly doesn’t want to baby-sit four sugar-crazed kids. But when things go from costume party to monster mash thanks to a witch’s spell, Jessica finds herself leading her monstrous charges through the weirdest Halloween of their lives! Featuring Tony Award nominee Danny DeVito as himself.
What does it take to flop on Broadway? Producer Richie Owens tells the story of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom.
In the big city it’s a metaphorical dog eat dog world, a metaphorical concrete jungle, a metaphorical street fight. But for baker Alex Liddell, it’s about to get way more literal. After foiling a mugging, Alex is invited into the city’s most exclusive martial arts tournament, where average folk from every walk of life compete for a life changing top prize, or suffer the wrath of The Red Queen. Can you tell me how to get to Fight Street?
Hobert talks to guests at Richie and Lara’s joint, 2019 themed Birthday Party. He has the majority of the plot of The Kissing Booth explained to him. Happy Birthday, Richie and Lara!
Left a lonely beach orphan after her parent’s tragic demises, Pepper Elizabeth spends her days stealing, dancing, and being a badass beach bitch. But when a time traveller comes to her with a dire mission and a team of slightly familiar historical figures, it’s up to Pepper Elizabeth to shake the sand from her hair and learn to do some instruments, because only Rock ’n’ Roll can save the future!
In the stark desert wasteland populated by a broken humanity driven by survival, a group of 20 something year-old friends make the best of a bad situation. In a future where society has definitely gone on a break, these friends still laugh, cry, fall in love, and hide from maniacal motorcycle gangs.
The Hellmans are just like any normal family: three kids, a devoted mom, and a step-father trying to fit in. Only in this case, the step-father is Evil Incarnate, the Lord of Lies, The Morning Star…SATAN! But this handsome devil is more interested in grilling brats than sinners, and he’s doing everything he can to make the family’s first trip to his fiery home go smoothly. With his kids Zippy, Eddie, and Vanessa in tow, Stan and Madeline embark on a Helliday they’ll never forget!
There's a world out there that many can't see. Producer Richie Owens tells this story about John Nada.
Parties, get-togethers, gatherings, hootenannies, jamborees, keggers, ragers…Danto Inferni’s Party Castle contains many a festive occasion. Do you dare open the doors to this most tubular of establishments, or will the fear of committing a party foul keep you standing outside? DARE, friends! Open those doors and come inside, there’s many hors d’oeuvres and refreshments in here, and you might even discover…yourself??
Film critics spend their whole careers developing their critical voices, opinions, and theories on film. But why let those stuffy ol’ bigheads have all the fun?! We sent Please Make This writer Hobert to a birthday party to ask for film reviews from a bunch of drunken revelers. Enjoy!