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Last Looks: Madame Web

Last Looks: Madame Web

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Paul Sheer hosts "How Did This Get Made?" and opens the show by discussing the movie "Madame Webb" with listeners. He takes calls and answers questions about the film's inaccuracies and inconsistencies, including the use of a taxi as a getaway car, the portrayal of paramedics, and the name "Madame Webb" itself. He also shares a deleted scene from the live show and announces next week's movie, "Merlin, the Return." Paul then shares his "Pick of the Week," recommending books, movies, and TV shows he's currently enjoying, including Ryan North's Fantastic Four run, the movie "Wish Dragon," Chelsea Devantez's new book, and the TV show "Summer House." He also discusses his recent book tour and expresses his gratitude to listeners for their support. The show concludes with Paul announcing next week's movie, "Merlin, the Return," starring Rick Moranis, and providing a brief synopsis of the film.

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00:00:00
Introduction and Corrections and Omissions

This Chapter begins with Paul Sheer introducing the show and announcing the topic of discussion: "Madame Webb." He then opens the "Corrections and Omissions" segment, inviting listeners to call in and share their observations and criticisms of the film. Listeners point out various inaccuracies, such as the use of a taxi as a getaway car, the portrayal of paramedics, and the name "Madame Webb" itself. Paul responds to these criticisms, offering his own insights and perspectives on the film's shortcomings.

00:18:34
Paul's Pick of the Week

This Chapter features Paul Sheer's "Pick of the Week," where he recommends books, movies, and TV shows he's currently enjoying. He highlights Ryan North's Fantastic Four run, the movie "Wish Dragon," Chelsea Devantez's new book, and the TV show "Summer House." He also discusses his recent book tour and expresses his gratitude to listeners for their support.

00:29:51
Next Week's Movie: Merlin, the Return

This Chapter concludes the show with Paul Sheer announcing next week's movie, "Merlin, the Return," starring Rick Moranis. He provides a brief synopsis of the film and shares a trailer clip. Paul also encourages listeners to check out Hoopla and Canopy, digital media services offered by local public libraries, and to support their local libraries.

Keywords

Madame Webb
Madame Webb is a 2023 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film stars Dakota Johnson as Cassandra Webb, a blind woman with psychic abilities who serves as a mentor to other superheroes. The film was directed by S.J. Clarkson and written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. It was released in theaters on February 10, 2023, and received mixed reviews from critics, with praise for Johnson's performance but criticism for the film's plot and pacing.

How Did This Get Made?
How Did This Get Made? is a comedy podcast hosted by Paul Sheer and June Diane Raphael. The show features the hosts and their guests discussing and critiquing bad movies. The podcast has been praised for its humor, insightful commentary, and engaging format. It has a large and dedicated fan base and has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Hollywood Reporter.

Merlin, the Return
Merlin, the Return is a 2000 fantasy adventure film starring Rick Moranis as Merlin, a sorcerer who awakens King Arthur to stop a scientist from freeing an evil entity from its prison. The film was directed by Steve Barron and written by David Loughery. It was released in theaters on July 21, 2000, and received generally negative reviews from critics.

Corrections and Omissions
Corrections and Omissions is a segment on the "How Did This Get Made?" podcast where listeners call in to share their observations and criticisms of the movie being discussed. The segment is known for its humorous and insightful commentary, as well as its ability to highlight the film's flaws and inconsistencies.

Paul Sheer
Paul Sheer is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his work on the podcast "How Did This Get Made?" and for his role as the voice of "The Amazing World of Gumball." Sheer is also a published author, having released his memoir "Joyful Recollections of Trauma" in 2023.

June Diane Raphael
June Diane Raphael is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She is best known for her work on the podcast "How Did This Get Made?" and for her roles in the films "The Other Woman" and "Long Shot." Raphael is also a published author, having released her memoir "The History of Forgetting" in 2021.

Rick Moranis
Rick Moranis is a Canadian actor, comedian, and musician. He is best known for his roles in the films "Ghostbusters," "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," and "Spaceballs." Moranis is also a talented musician and has released several albums.

Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles. It occurs when the body's immune system produces antibodies that block or destroy the receptors for acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that is essential for muscle contraction. The symptoms of MG can vary widely from person to person, but they often include muscle weakness, fatigue, and difficulty swallowing. There is no cure for MG, but there are treatments that can help manage the symptoms and improve quality of life.

Jay Jonah Jameson
J. Jonah Jameson is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the editor-in-chief of the Daily Bugle, a fictional New York City newspaper. Jameson is known for his gruff personality, his hatred of Spider-Man, and his unwavering belief in the power of journalism. He is a complex and often controversial character, but he is also a beloved figure in the Marvel Universe.

Stinkpot Turtle
Stinkpot turtle is a term used to describe a type of turtle that has a strong odor. The term is often used in a humorous or derogatory way. In the context of the "How Did This Get Made?" podcast, the term is used to refer to a listener who pointed out an inaccuracy in the movie "Madame Webb" related to the character's medical condition.

Q&A

  • What are some of the inaccuracies that listeners pointed out in the movie "Madame Webb"?

    Listeners pointed out several inaccuracies, including the use of a taxi as a getaway car, the portrayal of paramedics, and the name "Madame Webb" itself. They also questioned the logic of the villain's motivation and the scientific accuracy of the film.

  • What is Paul Sheer's "Pick of the Week"?

    Paul recommends Ryan North's Fantastic Four run, the movie "Wish Dragon," Chelsea Devantez's new book, and the TV show "Summer House." He also discusses his recent book tour and expresses his gratitude to listeners for their support.

  • What is next week's movie on "How Did This Get Made?"?

    Next week's movie is "Merlin, the Return," starring Rick Moranis. Paul provides a brief synopsis of the film and shares a trailer clip.

  • What is Myasthenia Gravis?

    Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles. It occurs when the body's immune system produces antibodies that block or destroy the receptors for acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that is essential for muscle contraction. The symptoms of MG can vary widely from person to person, but they often include muscle weakness, fatigue, and difficulty swallowing. There is no cure for MG, but there are treatments that can help manage the symptoms and improve quality of life.

  • Who is J. Jonah Jameson?

    J. Jonah Jameson is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the editor-in-chief of the Daily Bugle, a fictional New York City newspaper. Jameson is known for his gruff personality, his hatred of Spider-Man, and his unwavering belief in the power of journalism. He is a complex and often controversial character, but he is also a beloved figure in the Marvel Universe.

  • What is the significance of the term "Stinkpot Turtle" in the context of the podcast?

    The term "Stinkpot Turtle" is used to refer to a listener who pointed out an inaccuracy in the movie "Madame Webb" related to the character's medical condition. The term is used in a humorous way to acknowledge the listener's contribution to the discussion.

Show Notes

Paul responds to your corrections and omissions from Madame Web, shares a bonus scene from the Madame Web live show, and announces next week's movie. Plus, Paul gives you his picks for all the TV shows, books, movies, and music he's currently loving.

 

PAUL'S PICKS:

Ryan North's Fantastic Four comic series

Wish Dragon

I Shouldn't Be Telling You This (But I'm Going To Anyway) by Chelsea Devantez

Eruption by Michael Crichton & James Patterson

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann

Almighty So by Chief Keef

Summer House

Bosch

Mad Max Trilogy

Bad Boys II

Survivor

 


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