69 Devil in a Blue Dress with Issa Rae
Show creator, writer and podcaster Issa Rae joins Kamau and Kevin to break down "Devil in a Blue Dress." They discuss black masculinity and why creating your own content can help diversity in the arts. Later, they ponder the metaphor behind the film's tree-cutting character.
24 Mar 2016
Getting Into The Denzelishness
Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. On this episode they will talk about how Denzel has beaten the internet and break down their Top 5 Favorite Denzel Movies from the top of their head.
3 Nov 2014
Spike Lee: Another Thing People Don't Know
One of the greatest directors in the history of cinema, Spike Lee joins Kamau and Kevin this week to talk about Denzel Washington, the Greatest Actor of All Time Period. Spike tells us about his Top 5 Denzel Movies that he didn't direct, how Denzel channeled the spirit of Malcolm X by preparing for the role for over a year, future NBA hall of famer Ray Allen getting caught by surprise when Denzel went off script during their one-on-one basketball game in He Got Game because Denzel wanted to score a basket, and Denzel himself asking him to direct one of 10 August Wilson plays being produced by HBO. Plus, Spike gives us the scoop on his latest film Chi-Raq, a satire set in Chicago about the gang violence prevalent in some neighborhoods on the city's south side.
19 Nov 2015
Creed w/ Ryan Coogler, Aaron Covington
There will be spoilers to Creed so if you haven't seen it yet, get your ass to a theater near you! Director/writer Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) and writer Aaron Covington are the minds behind the critically acclaimed Rocky film franchise sequel/spin-off film Creed starring Michael B. Jordan. This week Ryan & Aaron join Kevin & Kamau to discuss the pitching the movie to Sylvester Stallone, how they found out that Stallone is a regular BET viewer, the incredible amount of work that went into shooting the fight scenes, and the future of Creed. Plus, Ryan & Aaron share their Top 5 Denzel Movies!
10 Dec 2015
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Mo' Better Blues w/ Ava Duvernay
Selma director Ava DuVernay joins Kamau and not Kevin (he was probably busy doing something great since he has everything) to discuss the 1990 Spike Lee directed Denzel film Mo' Better Blues. They talk about this being hands down Denzel's sexiest film, how Mo' Better Blues played a large part of Ava's first summer of independence (alongside her love for milk) during her time at UCLA, and why Out of Time makes Ava's Top 5 Denzel films.
8 Oct 2015