Wooden dialogue, cardboard sets, visible boom mics and terrible acting!
Mike and Casey dive into the best examples of the worst popular culture with Ask an Atheist‘s Sam Mulvey and first-time panelist Roslyn Townsend! Join us as we wrack our brains to answer the question: Why are some things so bad, they’re good? What makes some poorly made entertainment unintentionally hilarious, and others impossible to tolerate? Why do admittedly terrible movies like the Room, Plan 9 from Outer Space and Birdemic have huge legions of fans?
We dive into bad movies, bad food, bad literature, and even the bad arguments of North Korean state propaganda, to figure out why we love things that are objectively terrible.
“Theme to Riki-Oh: the Story of Ricky” by Fei Lit Chan
“Against the Ninja” by Dragon Sound
Previously titled: “A Magical, Wonderful World of Utter Failure”