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"King Kong ain't got shit on me!" SNL's Sasheer Zamata joins Kevin & Kamau to talk about the Denzel the world wasn’t ready for in 2001’s Training Day. Plus, we have some new Black People Homework and Denzel News!
It’s a Siskel and Negro Podcast reunion this week as W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are joined by their former co-host Kathryn P. McMurphy to discuss the 2006 action thriller Deja Vu. They talk time-travel, why Denzel almost never "does the grown folk" in his movies, and Denzel's "Explain it to me like a 4-year-old" to the list of Denzelishness. Plus, Denzel news!
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.See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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.See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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.See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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.See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Actor Malik Yoba (Cool Runnings) joins Kevin this week for a Denzel-lite episode with a special announcement. Malik talks with Kevin about his podcast “Making of an Icon” and how he went from making his own art to landing roles on television and film. Later, Malik tells the story of how he was shot before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films.
Comedian Myq Kaplan joins Kevin this week to discuss the 2006 Spike Lee joint “Inside Man.” Myq offers up tips on how to know when to get married as well as his rundown of what makes a solid heist movie before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films. Then, they dive into a dissection of “Inside Man,” touching on the importance of the film’s twist, the craziness Clive Owen brings to the project, and the thrill of being able to trust no one. Lastly, Myq and Kevin give “Inside Man” its official Denzel rating. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).
Chris Chalk (Gotham) returns this week to join Kevin in discussions about everything from big problems with "Iron Fist" to the wealth of strong performances in "Get Out." Then they dive into the latest black people homework film "I Am Not Your Negro" and Chris shares details of his upcoming wedding. Finally, the pair performs a series of scenes from "Fences."
Award-winning actor Vincent D’Onofrio joins Kevin and Kamau this week to offer a mini-masterclass in the craft of performance. He talks about what led to him to character acting and sinking his teeth into the role of Kingpin on “Daredevil” before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films and sharing the story of how he met the man himself.
Co-host Cassandra Freeman fills in for Kamau this week to help Kevin address the recent hit "Get Out." They toast to the special occasion and touch on the film's take on the new "white people pass," the strength of the supporting cast, and Jordan Peele's superb directing abilities. Plus, Cassandra explains what the film got right about the feeling of "only-ness." This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/denzel) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).
Kevin and Kamau hunker down this week to offer their long-awaited critique of the infamous Denzel debut feature, "Carbon Copy." But first, they discuss recent topics such as Jordan Peele's success with "Get Out" and the alternate reality in which Denzel played Vincent in "Pulp Fiction." Then they dive into "Carbon Copy," noting how it would be received were it released today, Denzel's purposeful injections into the film, and their favorite awful lines.
Kamau makes his long-awaited return this week to catch up on the world of Denzel with Kevin. They discuss the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, touching on speeches made by Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali before praising the unexpected success of "Moonlight" and the coolness Denzel injected into the historic evening. This episode is sponsored by Seeso (www.seeso.com code: DENZEL).
Rapper and comedian Zach Sherwin joins Kevin this week to discuss the 1995 Denzel flick, "Devil in a Blue Dress." They cover the most recent Denzel news, share celebrity grocery store sightings, and swap their first rhymes. Then they get deep into "Devil in a Blue Dress," touching on Denzel's chemistry with Don Cheadle and the best Mouse traits, and finally, the pair launches into a freestyle session inspired by the film. This episode is sponsored by Seeso (www.seeso.com code: DENZEL) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).
Actor Malcolm Barrett joins Kevin this week to talk about their shared New York roots, giving back to the theater, transitioning from slam poetry into rap, and the history of Rufuses. Plus, Malcolm discusses the process of transforming his Sin City LP into a play before giving his Top 5 Denzel Flicks, ending with a dissection of the all-time Denzel classic "Training Day."
Comedy duo and twin brothers Randy and Jason Sklar join Kevin for some good old-fashioned Denzel talk. They swap Denzel interaction stories and Jason explains how he found common ground with the man himself before they review the Top 5 Best (and Worst) Denzel Performances. The boys touch on the fallabilities of Denzel's characters and the power coupling between him and Spike Lee, culminating in a discussion about the 1998 film "He Got Game." Check out Jason's encounter with Denzel here: https://youtu.be/BycbbR6D7Yg This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).
Actor Justin Cornwell sits down with Kevin this week to make his podcast debut! They talk what it's like to act alongside Bill Paxton and the best way to "work the scene." Then, Justin tells the story of getting cast in the "Training Day" reboot and gives his Denzel Top 5. Finally, Kevin grills Justin with a special "Training Day" quiz. This episode is sponsored by MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.com/denzel).
Actor and comedian Nico Santos joins Kevin this week to chat about Denzel's SAG win, attending comedy daycare at the Punch Line, and life in LA as a Bay Area transplant. Then, Nico dishes on the joys of working on NBC's Superstore before the two discuss "Philadelphia" and what it tells us about these trying times. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron ( www.blueapron.com/denzel ) and MVMT Watches ( www.mvmtwatches.com/denzel ).
Earwolf producer Dana Wickens sits in with Kevin this week for discussions on the Academy Award nominations and Denzel's theatrical debut, "Carbon Copy." They review what aged well and what didn't, and Kevin explains why he couldn't finish the film.
Kevin and Kamau reunite in person as they welcome actor and stand-up comedian Matt Braunger to discuss the latest in Denzel happenings. They analyze Denzel clips, check out a Denzel fan reenactment, and debate which Denzel movie would be most appropriate on the cover of a lunchbox. Then, they address all things Denzel about the Golden Globes, and Matt shares how he developed his first comedy albums before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films. Finally, they dive into a discussion on "The Magnificent Seven," noting how you deal with shootouts that never happened and who earns the title of "Most Handsome Man in the West."
Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn joins Kevin and newly-returned Kamau this week to discuss Denzel's recent film "Fences." They chat about the best way to deal with recording snafus and swap Denzel Top Fives before diving into a discussion on the film, noting the changes from stage to screen and praising Viola Davis's powerhouse performance. All this and more before "Fences" receives an official Denzel rating.
Film critic Amy Nicholson joins Kevin this week to discuss the 2012 film "Flight." Amy and Kevin recount their very first meeting and analyze Denzel's movie star status before Amy gives a pre-review of "Fences." During their conversation on "Flight," they touch on Denzel's chemistry with Don Cheadle and share favorite scenes before giving it an official Denzel rating. This episode is brought to you by Sock Club (www.sockclub.com code: DENZEL).
Actor Lakeith Stanfield joins Kevin and guest-host Omar Dorsey this week to serve up some holiday Denzelishness. They dissect Denzel's advantages over Casey Affleck in an acting competition before Lakeith shares his experiences working on the hit show "Atlanta." We hear how the show captures the spirit of the city before Lakeith shares his Top 5 Denzel Movies, and finally, expectations are laid for the release of Denzel's "Fences."This episode is sponsored by Sock Club ( www.sockclub.com code: DENZEL), Harry's ( www.harrys.com/denzel ), and Blue Apron ( www.blueapron.com/denzel ).
This week, friend of the show David Alan Grier fills in for Kamau as guest-host to explain the wheels of color to Kevin. We hear a classic Prince story and what makes Facebook live worth following before they get into the 1977 television movie "Wilma." David tells of the film's impact on him as a young actor and his relationship with Denzel. The two discuss the importance of seeing Denzel on screen for the first time, why the movie is about family at its core, and finally, give the film an official Denzel rating. ***WARNING: WESTWORLD SPOILERS*** This episode is sponsored by Sock Club (www.sockclub.com code: DENZEL), Harry's (www.harrys.com/denzel), and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).
Actor and friend of the show Omar Dorsey fills in as guest host with Kevin this week to talk up the latest in Denzel news. Omar dishes on working with an extremely talented cast in "Queen Sugar" while he and Kevin plot to nab an invite to Oprah's Montecito home. Then, in honor of the podcast's 100th episode, they take a walk down memory lane, discussing preferred director's notes and why you don't call "cut" on Denzel all while revisiting show highlights from the last two years.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Earwolf
Podcast Status
Unknown
Started
Jul 2nd, 1970
Latest Episode
Aug 8th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
125
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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