Some filmmakers interpret the past. Some capture the present. Spike Lee does both, and he sees the future. There has never been a more urgent moment for the director’s work: In this episode, we spotlight a 2019 conversation with Wesley Morris about Do the Right Thing (9:53), interview Lee’s longtime composer Terence Blanchard (35:32), and revisit a conversation with Lee’s editor Barry Alexander Brown (65:01). Plus: Sean shares his top five (OK, top six) favorite Spike Lee movies.
The Importance of Spike Lee
Sean highlights Spike Lee at an urgent moment for the director’s work
Van Lathan, Steve Ceruti, and Kyle Crichton join Ryen for a live taping of the show!
Plus, recapping the second Republican debate
Mike and Jesse also discuss Topps’ response to the one-of-one errors in Bowman Chrome
Bills Statement Win, “Unwritten” NFL Stories, Plus Todd McShay on CJ Stroud, Mac Jones, and Surprising Rookies
Todd McShay joins to talk about the Buffalo Bills, CJ Stroud, and why Shadeur Sanders is special