Bill Simmons is joined by Jake Gyllenhaal to discuss auditioning for The Sandlot (7:00), his new film, Stronger (13:00), shooting on set in Boston (24:00), role models in acting (30:00), Donnie Darko (38:00), the social importance of Brokeback Mountain (48:00), Heath Ledger's legacy (58:00), filming a sports movie in Southpaw (1:10:00), working with Tom Ford (1:14:00), and shooting a sibling thriller with his sister, Maggie (1:18:00).
Jake Gyllenhaal on Picking Roles, Filming in Boston, and Creating Characters
Plus: what it’s like to work with Tom Ford
Sean and Adam discuss ‘Dogs’, what it means now, and how some of the other Sundance ’92 films were remembered—or not
Plus, an interviewer’s cringey question to Ari Lennox has the internet abuzz
Charles and Grace question the phenomenon of weird movie trailer music and Paul Thompson joins the show to discuss the history and transformation of Earl Sweatshirt
Author Morgan Housel joins to talk Peloton, Bitcoin, and finance myths
The home planet of Luke and Anakin Skywalker has often been depicted as a wasteland of sand and villainy. Finally, one series is showing that there’s much more to it.