Jemele Hill and Van Lathan move on to Episode 8 of Season 4 of The Wire with a deep dive into Michael Lee (18:30). Later in the episode, they pick out some of their favorite scenes (35:00) and Van provides a can’t miss sidebar involving Jheri curls and father-son relationships (1:00:30).
Breaking Down “Corner Boys” and the Character of Michael Lee
Plus Van’s sidebar involving Jheri curls and father-son relationships
Plus, the 10-year anniversary of ‘The Watch’ with David Jacoby
Nathaniel Hackett is the new boss in Denver. Matt Eberflus is the guy in Chicago. And Byron Leftwich will take over in Jacksonville … maybe. The coaching carousel has begun to spin.
Sean and Amanda discuss Writers Guild and Producers Guild nominations
A Cavs Party, Brooklyn in Limbo, and Million-Dollar Playoff Picks With Brian Windhorst and Peter Schrager
Plus, checking in on the Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia leading up to next month’s trade deadline
The New Yorker’s Jon Lee Anderson on Latin America, War Reporting, and ‘Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life’
The reporter joins Bryan to reflect on his career