Tag: UHF

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Featuring Darryl A. Armstrong)

On the 204th episode of Piecing It Together, Darryl Armstrong joins me to talk about The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a look at the life of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Directed by one of my favorite comedy personas Michael Showalter, it’s a film that basically hinges on a big central performance by Jessica Chastain. Puzzle pieces include Citizen Kane, Boogie Nights, Leap of Faith and Bombshell.

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Bo Burnham: Inside (Featuring Jason Harris)

On the 187th episode of Piecing It Together, Jason Harris from Awesome Movie Year joins me to talk about Bo Burnham’s new comedy special Inside. We’ve never covered a comedy special before, but this unique piece that Burnham made by himself during the pandemic feels more like an experimental feature film than a comedy special. Puzzle pieces include Eighth Grade, Slacker, The Social Dilemma and Synecdoche New York.

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The Dead Don’t Die (Featuring Phil A)

On the 69th episode of Piecing It Together, new co-host Phil A from the Las Vegas-based hip-hop group Slump Lords joins me to discuss Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die, starring Bill Murray and Adam Driver. Those not familiar with Jarmusch’s deadpan style may be shocked at the zombie-like pacing, but if you like dry humor, this is definitely one to watch. Puzzle pieces included Shaun Of The Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Evil Dead 2 and the films of George A. Romero.

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