Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker are rounding out the year by answering your Listener Mail (8:05). Then, writer Jesse Washington joins to discuss the writing process for John Thompson’s memoir, I Came As a Shadow (38:00). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
Year-End Listener Mail. Plus, The Undefeated’s Jesse Washington
Jesse Washington joins the show to talk the writing of John Thompson’s memoir, ‘I Came As a Shadow’
Juliet and Amanda analyze the Jennifer Lopez we see in her new documentary, ‘The Greatest Love Story Never Told’
Tate Frazier and KOC break down the recent happenings around the NBA, and Cousin Sal comes on to do over- and underreactions to the most recent news in the sports world
An excerpt from Tricia Romano’s oral history of the famed alt-weekly, ‘The Freaks Came Out to Write,’ featuring Kevin Smith, Amy Taubin, and Colson Whitehead
The legendary actor’s turn in ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ is singular, the result of decades of work across genres and sensibilities, even if the journey at times plunged him into the depths of mediocrity