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The Lyons Den with Ben Lyons

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In the spirit of his grandfather Leonard Lyons' legendary column for the NY Post, the Sports and Pop Culture personality is having candid conversations with the artists, athletes, entertainers, and creators who define the culture of our times. Each week, listen to exclusive interviews, movie reviews, sports predictions, and more.

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In the spirit of his grandfather Leonard Lyons' legendary column for the NY Post, the Sports and Pop Culture personality is having candid conversations with the artists, athletes, entertainers, and creators who define the culture of our times. Each week, listen to exclusive interviews, movie reviews, sports predictions, and more.

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27 Ratings
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Lyonheart

By beekaester - May 17 2019
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Lyons coming with that heat. Good interview. Love this guy. Always wondered what his deal was. Looking forward to Dune! Just searched more on it.

I love my show...

By iambenlyons - Jun 13 2018
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...and I hope you love it too. Thanks for listening. Porzingis Forever, -BL

iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
23
1
1
0
2

Lyonheart

By beekaester - May 17 2019
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Lyons coming with that heat. Good interview. Love this guy. Always wondered what his deal was. Looking forward to Dune! Just searched more on it.

I love my show...

By iambenlyons - Jun 13 2018
Read more
...and I hope you love it too. Thanks for listening. Porzingis Forever, -BL
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The Lyons Den with Ben Lyons

Latest release on Aug 06, 2019

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In the spirit of his grandfather Leonard Lyons' legendary column for the NY Post, the Sports and Pop Culture personality is having candid conversations with the artists, athletes, entertainers, and creators who define the culture of our times. Each week, listen to exclusive interviews, movie reviews, sports predictions, and more.

Rank #1: Malcolm Mays and Ryen Russillo

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Actor Malcolm Mays talks with Ben about his growing up in the South Central, finding filmmaking and acting at a young age, and the success of the FX show, “Snowfall”. Then, ESPN’s Ryen Russillo calls in from the desert to talk about the traveling and dining opportunities in Baker, CA. Plus, Ben wraps up his great time in Vegas for the NBA Summer League.

Jul 17 2018

34mins

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Rank #2: Sundance Recap and Marcellus Wiley

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Ben recaps his exciting time at the Sundance FIlm Festival and runs down the films he saw as well as his favorite standouts. Then, former NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley joins Ben to talk about coming from South Central, his football career, traveling the country at 13 playing the sport, and life after football in his new book “Never Shut Up: The Life, Opinions, and Unexpected Adventures of an NFL Outsider.”

Feb 05 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #3: Garrett Leight

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Friend of the show and glasses designer Garrett Leight sits down with Ben to talk about his passion for the Lakers and Dodgers as well as his passion for eyewear and how he established himself and dealt with nepotism in his industry.

Apr 30 2019

29mins

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Rank #4: Rachelle Vinberg and Todd Garner

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Skate Kitchen’s Rachelle Vinberg joins Ben to talk about working on the film, growing up skating, how her life and culture influenced the film, and her plans for acting in the future. Then, Film producer Todd Garner, of “The Producer’s Guide Podcast”, talks about the success of many of his past projects but also the importance of keeping a lot upcoming.

Aug 21 2018

54mins

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Rank #5: Kristine Leahy and Alex English

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TV Host and Sports Reporter Kristine Leahy joins Ben to talk about her broadcast career, love of sports, and her new show "Fair Game on FS1. Then, NBA legend Alex English sits down to talk about his storied career, the current state of Basketball, and his passion for change and the importance of voting!

Oct 30 2018

1hr

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Rank #6: Jerry Ferrara and Amin Elhassan

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Actor and now head scout and creative consultant for Knicks gaming Jerry Ferrara joins Ben to talk hoop, married life, and POWER. Plus, a surprise drop-in from ESPN’s Amin Elhassan!

Sep 11 2018

50mins

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Rank #7: Tone Bell and the 91st Oscars Recap

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Ben recaps the Oscars and breaks down Spike Lee's win, the blah that is Bohemian Rhapsody, and Green Book's lackluster win. Then he talks with comedian Tone Bell about his new Showtime special, "Tone Bell: Can't Cancel This."

Feb 26 2019

37mins

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Rank #8: Shane Powers

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Friend of show and fellow host Shane Powers joins Ben to talk everything from hanging with the Chili Peppers in Egypt to politics to the challenges he face along his path that led him to personal success!

Apr 10 2019

50mins

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Rank #9: Paul Lieberstein

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Ben talks with actor, writer, and director Paul Lieberstein about his new film, "Song of Back and Neck" and the, oftentimes, hilarious ways people suffer and learn to deal with back and neck pain.

Dec 04 2018

20mins

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Rank #10: Deb Fass

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Friend and Director of Entertainment Marketing for the TAO Group, Deb Fass enters the Lyons den to talk with Ben about the ups and downs of the world of nightlife. Plus, hear some of her big celeb encounters!

May 21 2019

52mins

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Rank #11: Brothers Omar and Terry Miller

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Terry and Omar Benson Miller sit down in the Lyons Den to talk about the weirdest place Omar was recognized, the dynamic of their relationship and their media, working with good producers, and bringing a younger voice to sports. Plus, the debut of "We Talkin' 'Bout Practice!"

Jun 19 2018

29mins

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Rank #12: Lukas Haas

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Actor Lukas Haas enters to Lyons den to talk about his two new, and potential awards contending films, Widows and First Man, working with Damian Chazelle, his love for and playing music, and his love of acting going back to kindergarten.

Dec 11 2018

24mins

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Rank #13: Michel Gondry

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Director Michel Gondry joins Ben to talk about his work on Jim Carrey's new show "Kidding", whether or not this is his first podcast, and his long career in visionary work.

Sep 18 2018

22mins

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Rank #14: Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero

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Filmmakers Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero join Ben to talk about their new film Best F(r)iends, the legacy of The Room, if The Disaster Artist changed them at all, the difficulties of breaking into Hollywood, and inventing the rebel Hollywood route.

Oct 02 2018

28mins

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Rank #15: Josh Horowitz and Justin Hurwitz

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Friend and fellow film authority Josh Horowitz joins Ben in the Lyons Den to go over the Golden Globes and talk about their top ten favorite films of 2018. Then, fresh of his Golden Globe win, film composer Justin Hurwitz sits down to talk about his work on the score for "First Man", playing in bands since he was in college, and his working relationship with Damien Chazelle.

Jan 08 2019

55mins

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Rank #16: Greg Kinnear

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Actor Greg Kinnear joins Ben to chat about his two new films, "Brian Banks" and "Phil". He talks about working with director Tom Shadyac, using your talent as an actor to shine a light on important issues, the journey of becoming someone else, and the importance of Sundance.

Jun 18 2019

30mins

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Rank #17: Jessie Buckley

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Actress Jessie Buckley is hanging with Ben talking about her new film, “Wild Rose.” Plus, how the idea for the film came about, working on the new series “Chernobyl”, feeling a little out of place in Hollywood, taking the film to Toronto, and what's coming up!

Jun 11 2019

29mins

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Rank #18: Peyton Reed

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Ant-Man and the Wasp director Peyton Reed joins Ben to talk about the movie, working with Paul Rudd, the theme of being a good father, growing up with college basketball, and the surprising success of Bring It On. Plus, Ben's review of the upcoming film "Skate Kitchen".

Jul 10 2018

31mins

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Rank #19: Natalie Martinez, Jacques Slade, and Oscar Predictions

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Ben and longtime friend, actress Natalie Martinez talk about her Florida upbringing and how her career got started, as well as her new film "Down" as part of the "Into the Dark" series on Hulu. Then sneaker aficionado Jacques Slade joins to talk about kicks and hoop! Plus, Ben gives some of his Oscar predictions.

Feb 19 2019

56mins

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Rank #20: Elsa Collins, Jamie Lynn Sigler, and Jenna Parris

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Ben starts off talking to Elsa Collins about where Kevin Durant is going (or not going), hoops in general, activism, and the importance of getting a democrat in the white house in 2020. Then he talks with fellow Podcasters Jamie Lynn Sigler and Jenna Parris about their new podcast, ,"Mama Said."

Apr 16 2019

48mins

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Garrett Price & Drake Doremus PLUS the Cast of the Peanut Butter Falcon

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Ben talks with Garrett Price and Drake Doremus about their celebration of the late Anton Yelchin with their film, "Love, Antosha." Plus a little bonus time to talk some sports! Then, Ben talks with Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, and Zack Gottsagen about their working together on the new film, "The Peanut Butter Falcon."

Aug 06 2019

44mins

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Lee Pace

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Actor Lee Pace is hanging in the Lyons Den talking about his new movie, “Driven” and his portrayal of John DeLorean. Also, what it like working for a major studio like Marvel, auditioning and working with Robert DeNiro. Plus, Ben’s review of, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

Jul 30 2019

29mins

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Jesse Eisenberg

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Ben chats with actor Jesse Eisenberg about his new film, "The Art of Self Defense" and how it takes on traditional masculinity and subverts the traditional sports movie. Plus, his working relationship with Kristen Stewart and how he approaches the craft of acting.

Jul 23 2019

20mins

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Billy Brimblecom

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Friend of the Lyons Den Billy Brimblecom joins Ben to talk about his journey as a cancer survivor and amputee that led to founding the non-profit “Steps of Faith.” Learn the importance of community as a human need, their fundraising concert “Thundergong”, and how their organization is helping people get access to prosthesis they couldn’t otherwise pay for.

Jul 16 2019

29mins

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James Vanderbilt

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Writer and Producer James Vanderbilt joins Ben in the Lyons Den to talk about his new film, “Murder Mystery”, his first paid writing gig, writing “The Rundown”, wrestling, and running into Sgt. Slaughter...at the Orthodontist!?

Jul 09 2019

24mins

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Antone Exum

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49ers safety, Exum himself joins Ben to talk about his new music and upcoming single "Officer Kaepernick", the music that's impacted and influenced him, his Virginia Tech background, and his current football career.

Jul 02 2019

42mins

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Mark O'Brien

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Actor Mark O'Brien joins Ben in the Lyons Den to talk about his work on the new show "City on a Hill", working with Kevin Bacon, his Boston accent, his work in films like "Arrival", and even a little puck!

Jun 25 2019

35mins

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Greg Kinnear

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Actor Greg Kinnear joins Ben to chat about his two new films, "Brian Banks" and "Phil". He talks about working with director Tom Shadyac, using your talent as an actor to shine a light on important issues, the journey of becoming someone else, and the importance of Sundance.

Jun 18 2019

30mins

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Jessie Buckley

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Actress Jessie Buckley is hanging with Ben talking about her new film, “Wild Rose.” Plus, how the idea for the film came about, working on the new series “Chernobyl”, feeling a little out of place in Hollywood, taking the film to Toronto, and what's coming up!

Jun 11 2019

29mins

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Grant Sputore and Jaime Maggio

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Director Grant Sputore talks to Ben about his new film, “I Am Mother, the process of getting his first feature made, working with Hillary Swank, getting the script on the blacklist, and his plans for the future now that a film like this has been made. Then he chats with Jaime Maggio about her sports broadcasting career, how she found a unique job, how she keeps work from getting dull, and how to stay on top of your on-camera game.

Jun 04 2019

49mins

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Deb Fass

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Friend and Director of Entertainment Marketing for the TAO Group, Deb Fass enters the Lyons den to talk with Ben about the ups and downs of the world of nightlife. Plus, hear some of her big celeb encounters!

May 21 2019

52mins

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David Dastmalchian

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Actor David Dastmalchian joins Ben to talk about his new film, “All Creatures Here Below,” and the process of both writing the script and starring in it. Plus, working alongside Karen Gillan, the growing recognition he’s starting to see, and his unorthodox work history before breaking out as an actor.

May 14 2019

32mins

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Dexton Deboree and Adam Ray

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Documentarian Dexton Deboree sits down with Ben to talk about his new documentary, “Unbanned: The Legend of the AJ1” and how the Air Jordan completely changed the sneakers game. More than it is a story about an athlete or a sports, it’s the story of a shoe that became its own celebrity. Then, comedian Adam Ray joins to talk about his new comedy album, “Read the Room”, the NBA, and their media friendship!

May 07 2019

49mins

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Garrett Leight

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Friend of the show and glasses designer Garrett Leight sits down with Ben to talk about his passion for the Lakers and Dodgers as well as his passion for eyewear and how he established himself and dealt with nepotism in his industry.

Apr 30 2019

29mins

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Ed Begley Jr.

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Actor Ed Begley Jr. joins Ben to talk about his new show, "Bless This Mess" and even has some environmentally friendly car recommendations for Ben. Plus, Ben's sister Hannah is in the studio!

Apr 23 2019

23mins

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Elsa Collins, Jamie Lynn Sigler, and Jenna Parris

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Ben starts off talking to Elsa Collins about where Kevin Durant is going (or not going), hoops in general, activism, and the importance of getting a democrat in the white house in 2020. Then he talks with fellow Podcasters Jamie Lynn Sigler and Jenna Parris about their new podcast, ,"Mama Said."

Apr 16 2019

48mins

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Shane Powers

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Friend of show and fellow host Shane Powers joins Ben to talk everything from hanging with the Chili Peppers in Egypt to politics to the challenges he face along his path that led him to personal success!

Apr 10 2019

50mins

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Emilio Estevez and Diarra Kilpatrick

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Actor and Director Emilio Estevez joins Ben to talk about his new film, "The Public" and how he managed to put together such an incredible ensemble cast. Then, Diarra Kilpatrick joins to talk about her work on the upcoming Twilight Zone reboot and working alongside Tracy Morgan on "The Last OG".

Apr 02 2019

52mins

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Kathleen Robertson and Anthony Maras

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Actress and Writer Kathleen Robertson joins Ben to talk about her new Netflix show "Northern Rescue", as well as the upcoming "The Possibilities", and of course...90210. Then, director Anthony Maras is in the den to talk about the challenges and rewards of his feature directorial debut, "Hotel Mumbai."

Mar 26 2019

59mins

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Matthias Schoenaerts and Rupert Wyatt

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Actor Matthias Schoenaerts talks to Ben about his starring role in the film, “The Mustang”, and the physicality involved in the role. Then, Director Rupert Wyatt joins Ben to talk about his new film, “Captive State” and how working with an ensemble cast helped capture a complex story. Plus, his experiences making films that all belong to their own uniquely individual categories.

Mar 19 2019

38mins

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iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
23
1
1
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2

Lyonheart

By beekaester - May 17 2019
Read more
Lyons coming with that heat. Good interview. Love this guy. Always wondered what his deal was. Looking forward to Dune! Just searched more on it.

I love my show...

By iambenlyons - Jun 13 2018
Read more
...and I hope you love it too. Thanks for listening. Porzingis Forever, -BL