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Raising Arizona (1987)

It’s the podcast where a filmmaker, a comedian, and their podcasting comedian guests chase their way through the 80s movies we think we love or might have missed… this is Raising Arizona, a movie selection from 1987.

Join improv comedian Krissy Lenz (The Neighborhood Comedy Theatre, The Cool Time Dice Hour), filmmaker Nathan Blackwell (Voyage Trekkers, The Last Movie Ever Made), and special guest James Hoenscheidt for a madcap adventure!

James Hoenscheidt is an actor, writer, and comedian who has been performing stand-up comedy. James’ talent for finding the truths and absurdities in everyday life has entertained crowds for almost 20 years. James has performed at Stand-Up Live, Tempe Improv, House of Comedy, Stir Crazy, and has toured nationwide. James can also be heard on his podcast Is It Dark In Here? and can be seen in the award-winning film The Last Movie Ever Made.


The Coen Brothers tell the story of an absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and gives Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date."

Get the recap, the review, the ratings, and deep-cut recommendations! PLUS, stick around for the hosts sharing their “summer flings” of pop culture!

It’s the podcast where a filmmaker (Nathan Blackwell of Squishy Studios) and a comedian (Krissy Lenz of Neighborhood Comedy Theatre) take a hilarious look at the 80s movies we think we love or might have missed with modern eyes and probably a significant haze of nostalgia.


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