Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Tim

Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Tim

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Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. And every week they will prove it as they talk Denzel with guests, share the latest “Denzel News” and review every Denzel movie in alphabetical order (mostly).

Episodes

118 Malik Yoba of Designated Survivor  

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.

117 Inside Man (w/ Myq Kaplan)  

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).

116 Fences DIY (w/ Chris Chalk)  

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."

115 Vincent D'Onofrio of Daredevil  

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.

114 Get Out (w/ Cassandra Freeman)  

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).

113 Carbon Copy Pt. 2  

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.

113 Carbon Copy Pt. 2  

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.

112 The Oscars 2017  

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).

112 The Oscars 2017  

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).

111 Devil in a Blue Dress (w/ Zach Sherwin)  

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 ).

111 Devil in a Blue Dress (w/ Zach Sherwin)  

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).

110 Malcolm Barrett of Timeless  

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."

110 Malcolm Barrett of Timeless  

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."

109 He Got Game (w/ The Sklar Brothers)  

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).

109 He Got Game (w/ The Sklar Brothers)  

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).

108 Justin Cornwell of Training Day  

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).

107 Nico Santos of Superstore  

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 ).

107 Nico Santos of Superstore  

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).

106 Carbon Copy Pt. 1 (w/ Dana Wickens)  

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.

106 Carbon Copy Pt. 1 (w/ Dana Wickens)  

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.

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