Shoot This Now

By Tim Molloy

We talk about true stories that we think should be made into TV shows or movies. First we talk about why they belong on-screen -- then we talk about how we'd like to see them on-air: Who should direct, who should write, who should star. We dig up lesser-known people whose stories deserve to be told, forgotten moments in history, and fresh angles on very familiar memories.Your hosts, Tim and Deirdre, are married writers who only recommend stories that we would personally want to see. Join us and follow us at @ShootThisNowPod. Thanks! We love you. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  1. 1.
    The Anti-'Citizen Kane': How Art Beal Built Nitt Witt Ridge, a House Made of Trash in the Shadow of Hearst Castle
    29:59
  2. 2.
    The Story of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power," and Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing," 30 Years Later (feat. Dart Adams)
    19:39
  3. 3.
    Sacheen Littlefeather Speaks: When Marlon Brando and John Wayne Fought for the Soul of the 1973 Oscars
    38:46
  4. 4.
    Meet Nakano Takeko, Female Samurai
    29:37
  5. 5.
    Starlite
    31:18
  6. 6.
    BONUS: Listen to 'Inside Star Wars' Revisit Day 1 of Shooting 'Episode IV: A New Hope
    3:47
  7. 7.
    Carrie Fisher Didn't Want to Be an Actor. She Became an Icon (Featuring Inside Star Wars' Mark Ramsey)
    40:00
  8. 8.
    When Santa Cruz Had Two Serial Killers
    33:53
  1. 9.
    His Parents Destroyed His Porn, So He Sued Them
    37:09
  2. 10.
    When the Irish Were Starving, the Choctaw Tried to Feed Them
    34:59
  3. 11.
    The Twins Who Tricked the 1984 Olympics
    39:07
  4. 12.
    It's Weird That Michael Jackson's 2005 Trial Hasn't Gotten the 'People v. OJ Simpson' Treatment
    57:41
  5. 13.
    Angela James' Life Story is the Black Lesbian Hockey Movie America Needs
    33:07
  6. 14.
    A 27-Year-Old Is Suing His Parents Because He Didn't Consent to Be Born (feat. Trey Williams)
    53:13
  7. 15.
    Let's Talk Halston With "Halston" Filmmakers Frédéric Tcheng and Roland Ballester
    44:39
  8. 16.
    Move Over, Fyre Festival: Woodstock '99 Was the Worst Festival Ever
    53:27
  9. 17.
    Texas Delight: Meet the Man Who Made Millions Telling People They Could Lose Weight in Their Sleep
    38:13
  10. 18.
    How Tekashi 6ix9ine Became a Human Meme (feat. New York Times Reporters Joe Coscarelli and Ali Watkins)
    43:24
  11. 19.
    'Surviving Y2K' Host Dan Taberski on the Real Raiders of the Lost Ark, Richard Simmons and What He's Doing Next
    35:34
  12. 20.
    How C. Delores Tucker Became the Most Hated Woman in Hip-Hop
    44:16
  13. 21.
    We Pitched Emily Ratajkowski and Aaron Paul a Couple Movie Ideas
    29:59
  14. 22.
    We Need a Movie About Harry Eastlack, the Man With Two Skeletons
    38:08
  15. 23.
    Karen Gillan on a Witch Story, Avengers 4 Secrecy and 'The Party's Just Beginning'
    21:55
  16. 24.
    'Watergate' Director Charles Ferguson on 'How We Learned to Stop an Out-of-Control President'
    23:06
  17. 25.
    Tom Arnold Talks Trump Tapes and Mark Burnett
    33:08
  18. 26.
    Jeff Bridges Talks 'Bad Time at the El Royale,' 'Starman,' and Saving the World One Change at a Time
    22:27
  19. 27.
    'Slow Burn' Host Leon Neyfakh on Linda Tripp's Sandwiches... and President Gore
    37:09
  20. 28.
    How a 30-Year-Old's Eviction By His Parents Turned Into an Attack on Millennials
    34:46
  21. 29.
    His Teenage Parents Put Him Up for Adoption. Decades Later, He Reunited Them
    33:50
  22. 30.
    'Better Call Saul' Boss Peter Gould Almost Made a Clinton-Lewinsky Movie With Puppets
    56:12
  23. 31.
    Payne Lindsey Talks "Up and Vanished" Season 2 and "Atlanta Monster"
    41:19
  24. 32.
    We're Suckers for Special Guest Paul Scheer's Movie Pitch About Con Woman Bertha Heyman
    1:06:12
  25. 33.
    Let's Talk About Jobriath, the Openly Gay '70s Rocker Who Inspired Morrissey and Def Leppard
    32:51
  26. 34.
    In 1969, Native Americans Took Over Alcatraz - and Held It for 19 Months
    30:36
  27. 35.
    'Supertrain': NBC's 1979 Trainwreck of a Show - With The Industry's Dan Delgado
    30:47
  28. 36.
    The Nazi Titanic: The Most Expensive Propaganda Film in History
    29:11
  29. 37.
    Gaslit Nation's Andrea Chalupa Tells Us About Ira Aldridge, the Black Shakespearean Who Tore Down Racism
    45:26
  30. 38.
    Theme From Atlanta Monster (Bonus)
    1:22
  31. 39.
    'The King' Director Eugene Jarecki: America Is in the Fat Elvis Stage
    29:22
  32. 40.
    The Making of Steven Spielberg, With 'Inside Jaws' Host Mark Ramsey
    32:53
  33. 41.
    The Bruce Lee Story With "Bruce Lee: A Life" Author Matthew Polly
    24:49
  34. 42.
    Who is Teal Swan? The Gateway's Jennings Brown and Jessica Glazer on the Mysterious YouTube Guru
    34:19
  35. 43.
    The Bank-Heist Bromance That Gave 'Stockholm Syndrome' Its Name
    34:28
  36. 44.
    The "Dear David" Victory-Lap Episode (feat. Beatrice Verhoeven)
    20:58
  37. 45.
    Anna Delvey, the 'It' Girl Who Duped New York
    37:19
  38. 46.
    Prison Angel: Sister Antonia's Story Is 'Troop Beverly Hills' Meets 'Dead Man Walking'
    36:53
  39. 47.
    Call Me By Your Name (With Demons): Aleister Crowley's Sex Magic
    36:21
  40. 48.
    Atlanta Monster's Payne Lindsey and Donald Albright Talk About Talking With Wayne Williams (Bonus Episode)
    49:41
  41. 49.
    Gwyneth Paltrow Meets Drunk Christopher Walken
    34:42
  42. 50.
    'Django Unchained' Meets 'Ocean's 11'
    50:28

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