This week, we explore how the various guild awards can tell us who is in the best position to bring home Oscars (0:53). Then, we try to digest the deluge of Green Book controversies (25:21). Finally, we try and place our finger on an answer to the existential question hanging over our show: What does “Best Picture” even mean (32:42)?
What Does ‘Best Picture’ Even Mean?
Plus, discussing the growing list of ‘Green Book’ controversies
Plus, Brian and Jamie give out their game picks for Pats-Steelers
Ben examines how the Dallas Cowboys quarterback entered the upper echelon of signal callers
The NBA’s two recent structural innovations—the IST and the play-in—harness the drama of single elimination without compromising the legitimacy of the league’s ultimate annual championship. Plus, one X factor for every team in the semifinals and more.
Exploring the history of Long Beach’s favorite sons with our friend Yasi Salek