Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright is the director of all those things that you like. Remember how much you love Shawn of the Dead? Remember how you had a Hot Fuzz poster in your dorm room? Oh, and remember Spaced? Remember how happy you were when Netflix recommended it to you? Remember how you waited in line for several hours to see Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and you annoyed everyone in line talking about how excited you were to see it even though they were clearly as excited as you were? This happened to everyone, right?

Guest Appearances

November 12, 2023

Writer/director extraordinaire Edgar Wright joins Scott to talk about his new animated Netflix series “Scott Pilgrim Takes Off.”

October 24, 2021

Director and friend of the show Edgar Wright joins Scott to talk about his new film Last Night in Soho, his first kiss, and who should be the next Bond. Then, paparazzi Jonathan Biting stops by to talk about his favorite celebs as well as his new podcast Celebrity Sighting with Jonathan Biting. Plus, small business owner Ian Appaloosa drops by to show off some of his facial impersonations.

June 13, 2021

Director Edgar Wright returns along with Ron Mael and Russell Mael of the band Sparks to talk to Scott all about their new documentary The Sparks Brothers. Then, cameraman Jack Furz returns to spread the word about a stolen car that belongs to the vigilante known as the Nite Wolf. Plus, notorious wimp Buck Tango stops by to make an announcement.

June 13, 2018

Filmmaker Edgar Wright (Baby Driver) joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the soundtrack to the 1999 film Man on the Moon. Edgar talks about the decision to put R.E.M.’s “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1” in Baby Driver, what he thinks makes for good music in movies and films, and what makes a good soundtrack. Plus, stick around for Oscar winning composer Steven Price’s version of “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1.”

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June 26, 2017

Jon Hamm and Edgar Wright join Scott to talk about their new film “Baby Driver,” Edgar’s first film “A Fistful of Fingers,” water, and musicals. Then, vigilante hero JW Stillwater returns to seek help from Scott, Jon, and Edgar with an issue of women being trapped in a room with no access to men. Plus, little girl Beth rides into the studio once again on her power wheels to talk about summer plans and her dad’s whereabouts.

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June 26, 2017

Director Edgar Wright joins Amy this week to discuss the 1978 crime thriller “The Driver.” Edgar explains why it’s the perfect 90-minute movie and how it influenced his new film “Baby Driver,” as well as the trickiest part of directing a car chase. They pick apart the root of actor Ryan O’Neal’s stoicism, praise the power  of Walter Hill’s script work, and finally they cast their votes on whether “The Driver” should be let into The Canon. Will it? You decide! Head to the Earwolf forums now to vote!