"No one can sing like Freddie Mercury," Malek told Terry Gross in November 2018. The actor has been nominated for an Academy Award for playing Queen's lead singer in the biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' Also, filmmaker Adam McKay spoke to Terry Gross in January 2019 about his efforts to bring former vice president Dick Cheney "to the foreground" in 'Vice.' The film is up for eight Academy Awards.
Adam McKay, the Oscar-winning writer-director of The Big Short - and veteran of Anchorman, The Other Guys and Talladega Nights - tackles the most powerful Vice President in US history, Dick Cheney, in his latest kinda sorta biopic Vice. Dealing with some really heavy subject matter, the film is lifted by the performances of Christian Bale, Adam Adams, Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell, as well as McKay’s unique anarchic, comedic style, and you can find out a lot more about it in this special interview episode of Screen Time.
Gimlet Media has a new podcast all about the beautiful and complicated dimensions of Black life. It's called The Nod, and it's hosted by best friends (and Blackness' biggest fans) Eric Eddings and Brittany Luse. In this episode, Eric tells Brittany all about his love for Polo Ralph Lauren—and the story of one group of boosters in Brooklyn who took their own love for Polo to another level.