On a quiet New Orleans night, Dodson traveled to a tucked-away tavern to check out for a few hours. Only to strike up an impactful conversation that had him checking in on Lift Louisiana, women's health and justice, and "Lift Every Voice and Sing."
After a week off, the Roundup returns! This week: a Christian and Jewish holiday, National Read Tolkien Day, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Iggy Pop, the Snyder Cut has arrived, and March Madness is in full force!
Cody goes over the numbers you may have missed in the NBA this weekend while you were busy getting your bracket busted.
Cody documents his thoughts as he settles in for day one of his favorite weekend of the year: the start of the NCAA tournament.
In Steven's fourth installment of Throwback to the Future, he throws it to his childhood favorite "Wild Wild West" by Will Smith. Steven looks at the "Sampleception"--his dope term for a song that samples multiple songs and is forged from various sources--that makes this 90s banger possible.
TC recommends two of his favorites from A24 Studios: The Lighthouse and Mid90s.
A new form of entertainment for the COVID-era debuts.
Cody takes a break from basketball to look at one of the other pillars of MMH. He examines an influential movie from his childhood to see what positive and negative lessons on masculinity he may have unconsciously learned.
Spurs legend David Robinson retired in 2003. Manu Ginóbil picked up the torch and while cementing himself as the best Sixth Man in NBA history, helped guide the Spurs to the highest levels of success for the next two decades. Meanwhile, Zack de la Rocha left Rage Against the Machine in 2000. Determined to carry forward, the instrumentalists of the band forged with singer Chris Cornell and Audioslave became one of the biggest rock bands of the 2000s.
Like Wanda tried to do for Vision within the series, WandaVision tried to give us the world. Trapped in our own COVID-hex and starved for imagination, wonder, possibility, WandaVision teased us with the grandest of multiverse, House of M, Phase 4 setup, character introducing checks it could not cash. But in the end, maybe great TV is just good TV persevering.