I Lived It: The Joy of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

Paul Reubens as Pee Wee, a light-skinned man with short, light brown hair. He is shown from the back looking at himself in the mirror of a bathroom, wearing a face contraption the lifts his nose tip an upper lip.

|Alex Kies| Pee-wee’s Big Adventure plays at the Trylon Cinema from Thursday, January 11th, through Sunday, January 14th. Visit trylon.org for tickets and more information. I went to college with a guy who, among other eccentricities, would periodically dress up as Pee-wee Herman and go through his whole day, classes,… Continue reading

Things You Shouldn’t Understand, Things You Couldn’t Understand: A Love Letter to the Cast of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 

Pee Wee is laying down surrounded by cowboys

|Sophie Durbin| What movie has the finest ensemble cast of the 1980s? Hannah and her Sisters? The Color Purple? The Breakfast Club? The Untouchables? Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean if you’re feeling obscure? Nope! It’s Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. I could write… Continue reading