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
Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline