Actor Chris Chalk (Gotham) joins Kamau and Kevin once again to talk about the 1992 Denzel film Malcolm X. Plus, they talk about Chris Chalk’s experience working on When They See Us.
Aug 8, 2019
1 hr 44 min
Actor Chris Chalk (Gotham) joins Kamau and Kevin to talk about Denzel trolling Kamau with the glasses/afro look as they discuss the 2017 Denzel film Roman J. Israel, Esq. Plus, they talk about Denzel being a Lyft driver as they discuss the 2018 Denzel film The Equalizer 2.
Aug 1, 2019
This week Kamau and Kevin discuss the 1995 science fiction film Virtuosity starring Denzel Washington. They talk about the lost Virtuosity episode, Russell Crowe being the most annoying villain, Denzel’s three looks, and whether or not this is Denzel’s worst movie.
Jul 24, 2019
Kevin and Kamau are back along with friend of the show David Alan Grier to talk about the events that lead to Kamau finally meeting Denzel at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Denzel Washington. Kevin, Kamau, and David recap the star studded night as well as discuss Kamau’s incredible interaction with the greatest actor of all time himself.
Jul 17, 2019
1 hr 22 min
Actor Sterling K. Brown joins Kamau and Kevin to discuss his top 5 Denzel movies. Sterling describes playing the show-stealing performance of Christopher Darden in The People v. O.J. Simpson. They also talk about the impact of the TV show and reflect on the actual court case. Check out United Shades of America on CNN April 24th and Kamau's first comedy special, "Semi-Prominent Negro," on Showtime April 29th.
Apr 7, 2016
1 hr 28 min
Show creator, writer and podcaster Issa Rae joins Kamau and Kevin to break down "Devil in a Blue Dress." They discuss black masculinity and why creating your own content can help diversity in the arts. Later, they ponder the metaphor behind the film's tree-cutting character.
Mar 24, 2016
1 hr 32 min
There will be spoilers to Creed so if you haven't seen it yet, get your ass to a theater near you! Director/writer Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) and writer Aaron Covington are the minds behind the critically acclaimed Rocky film franchise sequel/spin-off film Creed starring Michael B. Jordan. This week Ryan & Aaron join Kevin & Kamau to discuss the pitching the movie to Sylvester Stallone, how they found out that Stallone is a regular BET viewer, the incredible amount of work that went into shooting the fight scenes, and the future of Creed. Plus, Ryan & Aaron share their Top 5 Denzel Movies!
Dec 10, 2015
1 hr 36 min
One of the greatest directors in the history of cinema, Spike Lee joins Kamau and Kevin this week to talk about Denzel Washington, the Greatest Actor of All Time Period. Spike tells us about his Top 5 Denzel Movies that he didn't direct, how Denzel channeled the spirit of Malcolm X by preparing for the role for over a year, future NBA hall of famer Ray Allen getting caught by surprise when Denzel went off script during their one-on-one basketball game in He Got Game because Denzel wanted to score a basket, and Denzel himself asking him to direct one of 10 August Wilson plays being produced by HBO. Plus, Spike gives us the scoop on his latest film Chi-Raq, a satire set in Chicago about the gang violence prevalent in some neighborhoods on the city's south side.
Nov 19, 2015
1 hr 34 min
Selma director Ava DuVernay joins Kamau and not Kevin (he was probably busy doing something great since he has everything) to discuss the 1990 Spike Lee directed Denzel film Mo' Better Blues. They talk about this being hands down Denzel's sexiest film, how Mo' Better Blues played a large part of Ava's first summer of independence (alongside her love for milk) during her time at UCLA, and why Out of Time makes Ava's Top 5 Denzel films.
Oct 8, 2015
1 hr 24 min
Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. On this episode they will talk about how Denzel has beaten the internet and break down their Top 5 Favorite Denzel Movies from the top of their head.
Nov 3, 2014