Savage Steve Holland (Better Off Dead) Talks with Michael Tully (Ping Pong Summer) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

The director of a couple of classic '80s teen movies talks with the man who completed a 20-year quest to make his own '80s coming-of-age flick.

This week on the Talkhouse Film podcast, Savage Steve Holland, writer-director of the classic ’80s movies Better Off Dead and One Crazy Summer, talks with filmmaker (and Talkhouse Film contributor) Michael Tully about Ping Pong Summer, Tully’s heartfelt homage to ’80s teen movies. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at

The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. The Giant Red Phase Of The Sun” – Iced Ink
2. “American Smorgasbord” – Michael Montes (from Ping Pong Summer)

Savage Steve Holland is best known for his brilliant ’80s movies Better Off Dead and One Crazy Summer. These days he works in the “Kid’s TV Business.” He is very happy.