HOW DID THIS GET MADE – LIVE!
Have you ever seen a movie so bad, it’s good? Paul Scheer (The League, Black Monday), Jason Mantzoukas (The League, Brooklyn 99) and June Diane Raphael (Grace & Frankie, Long Shot) are experts in the best of the worst of cinema. On the award-winning HOW DID THIS GET MADE, they gather their funniest friends and subject themselves to a cinematic nightmare—and then podcast the results.
With over 200 plus episodes, past guests have included Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, Conan O’Brien, Danielle Radcliffe, Kumail Nanjani, Adam Scott, Topher Grace, Amy Schumer, Natasha Lyonne, Nick Kroll, Patton Oswalt, Phoebe Robinson, Alison Brie, Illana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Ike Barinholtz, Casey Wilson, Hannibal Buress, Chelsea Peretti, Pete Davidson, and many more.
Each episode features the deconstruction and mockery of such epically bad films as: Surf Ninja’s, Drop Dead Fred, Shanghai Surprise, The Room, and the entire Fast and Furious franchise.
With sold-out shows across the country, HOW DID THIS GET MADE live episodes are a truly unique experience. The audience participates through questions to the hosts, creating impromptu songs for segments, and viewing one of a kind clips.
“How Did This Get Made?” is a 2019 Webby Award Winner for Best Comedy Podcast. It has also been voted “The Best Comedy Podcast” by LA Weekly, one of Vogue’s “Best Podcasts to Listen to Now”, one of TIME Magazine’s “50 Best Podcasts”, one of Entertainment Weekly’s “15 Podcasts That Will Give You a Break From Reality”, one of Vulture’s “Funny and Fascinating Podcasts”, one of Backstage’s “Podcasts to Inspire and Entertain You”, as well as being listed as one of the “Top Film Podcasts” in The Washington Post. Vulture listed “How Did This Get Made?” as one of the “Ten Essential Comedy Podcasts that Shaped the Genre.” They also listed the Drop Dead Fred episode as “The Best Debate of 2019”. It is consistently one of the Top 10 most downloaded comedy podcasts.
PAUL SCHEER is most known as a star of the Showtime series, Black Monday, alongside Don Cheadle. He was one of the stars of the long running FX series The League as well as the co-creator and one of the stars of the cult MTV sketch series, Human Giant. He was the creator and star of the Adult Swim action-comedy series NTSF:SD:SUV::. He won a SAG award for his work on the HBO comedy, Veep, and frequently appears in the ABC sitcom Fresh Off The Boat and Hulu’s Future Man. He recently appeared in the films The Disaster Artist with James Franco and The Long Shot with Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron. Scheer also hosts another popular movie podcast, “Unspooled” with film critic Amy Nicholson, celebrating the best in cinema. Paul also recently directed an episode of the forthcoming Marvel anthology series, Marvel’s 616 for Disney+ and is also developing an interactive comedy series for EKO and Bullitt Entertainment.
In 2019, Jason Mantzoukas was featured as Tick Tock Man in JOHN WICK 3 for Lion’s Gate. In 2018, he starred in THE LONG DUMB ROAD, an American road trip comedy that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival directed by Hannah Fidell and costars Tony Revolori, Casey Wilson, and Ron Livingston. He will next be seen opposite Mark Wahlberg in Antoine Fuqua’s new film, INFINITE, for Paramount. Mantzoukas can also be seen as Frank in THE HOUSE, Nadal in THE DICTATOR, and in films like HOW TO BE SINGLE, SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE and NEIGHBORS. On television, Mantzoukas is best known for roles like Jay on Netflix’s BIG MOUTH ,Rafi on FXX’s THE LEAGUE, Adrian Pimento on FOX/NBC’s BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, and Derek on NBC’s THE GOOD PLACE, as well as shows including I’M SORRY, NO ACTIVITY, KROLL SHOW, MODERN FAMILY, TRANSPARENT, BROAD CITY, PARKS AND RECREATION, ENLIGHTENED, and COMMUNITY. In addition to his acting work, Mantzoukas co-wrote Adult Swim specials MR. NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE (1&2), as well as the Universal comedy RIDE ALONG starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. Mantzoukas co-hosts the wildly popular comedy podcast “How Did This Get Made?” alongside June Diane Raphael and Paul Scheer, where the trio hilariously analyze bad movies. “How Did This Get Made” is currently on a sold out nationwide live theatre tour.
JUNE DIANE RAPHAEL
June Diane Raphael is an actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. Currently, June currently co-stars in the hit Netflix series Grace and Frankie as Brianna, Jane Fonda’s bold entrepreneurial daughter, which is going into its seventh and final season. Season six of the award winning series will premiere on January 15, 2020. She was recently seen opposite Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen in Lionsgate’s comedy, Long Shot. In addition, June co-authored a book to help women get into politics titled, The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World, which was released September 2019.
Other notable achievements include 2013 Sundance Film, Ass Backwards, which she co-wrote and starred in with her creative partner, Casey Wilson. Her guest star appearances bring in some of the seasons’ highest ratings thanks to her perfect comedic timing. Her extensive television credits include I'm Sorry, Fresh Off the Boat, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Lady Dynamite, New Girl as Dr. Sadie (the lesbian gynecologist and friend of Jess and CeCe), The League as Pam, Flight of the Conchords, American Dad! and The Muppets as Lucy Royce, Head of ABC.
She has also appeared in films including The Disaster Artist, Blockers, Zodiac, Bachelorette, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. June found her niche and love of comedy after college when she went to work for UCB, first in New York and later in Los Angeles. It was in New York where Raphael and Wilson wrote their two-woman sketch show, Rode Hard and Put Away Wet, that went on to run for 3 years at UCB.
She was recently seen in the Casey Wilson directed short, “Daddio”, and reprises her role on the Netflix hit series Big Mouth. Additionally, she co-stars opposite Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson in the Focus Features/Working Title film, Covers directed by Nisha Ganatra which will be released in May, 2020.
June founded The Jane Club, a shared workspace for women in Los Angeles. The workspaces is the only one of its kind to offer professional, on-site childcare for working mothers. June resides in Los Angeles, CA along with her husband Paul Scheer and their two children.
Your Film: Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe
Alien guardian Abraxas arrives on earth in pursuit of his corrupt ex-partner Secundus, who has impregnated a woman with a potentially dangerous embryo. The child, `the comater' will be able to help Secundus secure power for himself.