We’re back early this week with a bonus podcast: It’s an interview with the director of Long Gone Summer, the newest ESPN Films documentary on Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s battle for the single-season home run record in the summer of 1998. We ask director AJ Schnack what made him want to make a film about this moment, the most difficult part of recounting this story, and why these two figures made that home run chase so compelling.
‘Long Gone Summer’ Director AJ Schnack on the Summer Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa Changed Baseball
The newest ESPN Films documentary looks back at the sluggers’ battle for the home run record
Rewatching Scorsese’s 1995 drama
Amy Schneider has known for months that she’d pass Matt Amodio to notch the second-longest winning streak in show history. Her experience keeping that hidden has been bizarre—and mirrors the stories told by other legendary ‘Jeopardy!’ champs.
Chris and Andy discuss what Sundance’s decision to go virtual means for the film industry