Jesse Eisenberg (The Art of Self Defense, The Social Network) talks with Justin about the antiquated notion of “winning” in professional basketball, and how he has no desire to relax.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Gekks - For 20% off your first order, go to mygekks.com and use promo code LONG
Friends! We have a question for you: How many hot dogs did YOU eated last week? Did you do the most, out of everyone? Please tell us if you did the most, so we can give you the biggest trophy. Also, Jesse Eisenberg is in this one. Suggested talking points: Caesar Salad Contest, Viral Mom, Crush the Trash Real Small, Teen Donuts, Pee Mail (w/ Guestpert Jesse Eisenberg), Hermit Crab Distinction, Hair Ownership
Jesse Eisenberg talks to Salon about "The Hummingbird Project,” OCD, "Zombieland, and why he’s very aware that he is a Jesse Eisenberg type. The 35-year-old Oscar-nominated actor has built a career as a nervous guy with a mile-a-minute mind, whether that guy is Mark Zuckerberg or Lex Luthor. And while he tells Salon, "I think of myself as a basic, unremarkable person,” the writer and director gets deep about what he looks for a role and what he hopes his characters teach viewers about humanity.
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Saiyuan Bian, a basketball player from China, has had dreams of playing pro basketball since he was a child. This week on Only A Game, Bian's journey to the pros as a player-translator. Also, actor Jesse Eisenberg reveals the true cause behind the Phoenix Suns' 1993 NBA Finals collapse. And, reflections on U.S. Soccer's elimination from the 2018 World Cup with former coach Bruce Arena. Join us!
Ethan welcomes academy-award nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg to the podcast studio. They talk about Jesse's musical interests, including "March of the Siamese Children" from the King and I (which Ethan plays on piano). Then, the duo performs a Jesse Eisenberg original entitled "Sports are Important to Men." Finally the two connect with their roots and sing Kosher-for-Passover versions of "By the Beautiful Sea" and "The Tennessee Waltz."