Christ Never Showed Up

Tim Kirk

Joe is sixteen years old and the star of his church's puppet play team. Then he gets hit by a bus and has emergency surgery, but he's not worried -- his hero will meet him at the Pearly Gates. Nope. Too lazy. Back among the living, Joe sets out to break every rule, commit every sin, and watch John Candy movies. His journey takes him to LA where he seeks the guidance of an incarcerated former puppet play master, meets a pretty Goth and her friends at Forest Lawn, drives a taco truck, becomes a viral sensation and hangs out with Jimmy Caan!

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Tim Kirk is a writer and filmmaker whose puppet plays have lit up the internet. He is the author of The Feral Boy Who Lives in Griffith Park and the Western novel Burnt. His films include Sex Madness Revealed, The Mystery of Durango, and the faux audio commentary Director's Commentary: Terror of Frankenstein. He has produced Room 237, The Nightmare, And With Him Came The West, A Glitch in the Matrix and The El Duce Tapes.