This week marks the arrival of David Fincher’s long-awaited Mank, which chronicles the screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz’s life and work on the script for Citizen Kane. Sean and Amanda are joined by Chris Ryan and Adam Nayman for an expansive chat on all things Kane, Orson Welles, the fight over the film’s authorship, and classic Hollywood.
‘Mank’ Week: The Importance of ‘Citizen Kane’ and Orson Welles
Chris Ryan and Adam Nayman join the show for an expansive chat on all things ‘Citizen Kane,’ Orson Welles, the fight over the film’s authorship, and classic Hollywood
Steve Mosko, who helped oversee ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Shark Tank,’ and ‘The Crown,’ stops in to discuss his career beginnings, the changing landscape of television, and nepo babies
Dame is headed to Milwaukee in a stunning three-team blockbuster, potentially solving both the Bucks’ present and future problems
Raheem is joined by Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe to discuss Jermell Charlo–Canelo Alvarez
"Dreams and Madness" is a classic setup episode that saves the series’ powder for the big finish. But for a fairly inconsequential episode on a plot level, it’s still a fast-moving, mostly entertaining trip.
Ben, Khal, and Brian kick off the show by celebrating Brian’s two-year Ringer-versary and reflecting on his first interaction with David Shoemaker