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
First Impressions of the ACC-SEC Challenge, Kenny Payne’s Pressers, and Muss Bus’s Moment With Eamonn Brennan
Plus, Tate recaps some of the most ridiculous college basketball story lines of the week
The rom-com veteran is directing one of her own with ‘What Happens Later’
Derek is joined by The Atlantic’s Charlie Warzel to go over Musk’s recent comments at the DealBook Summit and discuss the social media landscape as a whole
An NBA Power Poll, Carolina’s Rock-Bottom, Eagles-Niners, and Million-Dollar Picks With Steven Ruiz and Sheil Kapadia
How bad have things gotten for the Panthers?
Looking ahead to a Game of the Year candidate