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Shoot This Now

Feb 28, 2018

This week's episode is inspired by the Slenderman case and "Black Mirror." How do you sentence kids who commit crimes because they can't tell the internet from real life? And is there still a difference?

Also, Matt casually mentions that he used to live in the Hillside Strangler house. No biggie.

Thanks to the Mic Dicta...


Feb 23, 2018

Though Tim messed up the intro this week (sorry), "Shoot This Now" is the podcast where he and Matt talk about stories that should be movies. This week we're joined by Brian Welk, who talks about a Wired story about a man who hacked OK Cupid to find love.

Here's the Wired story:


Feb 14, 2018

We talk about stories that should be movies, and this week, Beatrice Verhoeven joins Matt Donnelly and Tim Molloy to tell us about one that haunts her. Former BuzzFeed reporter Adam Ellis says he's had a series of encounters with a dead child that begin with the words "Dear David."

Here's Ellis' story for BuzzFeed:


Feb 9, 2018

This week on "Shoot This Now" (where Matt Donnelly and Tim Molloy talk about stories that should be movies), we talk about a very strange ad Matt discovered on Craigslist:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/roo/d/clean-private-bedroom-in/6480798391.html

Here's the Reply All episode about the time travel ad that...


Feb 2, 2018

Each week, TheWrap's Matt Donnelly and Tim Molloy talk about stories that should be made into movies - now. This episode, we talk about a wonderful story about a life-changing pair of jeans, from Gimlet's The Nod podcast:

https://www.gimletmedia.com/the-nod/its-a-black-thing#episode-player 

And here is "You Must...