Mark Boal is a journalist who has written for Rolling Stone and Playboy and who partnered with Serial on the podcast's second season. Kathryn Bigelow is the director behind movies like Point Blank and Strange Days. As writer and director, Boal and Bigelow have collaborated on three films.
The first two, The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, were both nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award (The Hurt Locker won). Their newest, Detroit, tells the story of the Algiers Motel incident during Detroit's 1967 12th Street riot. The Nose went to see it.
And: The weekend is upon us. Come Monday, all the "Game of Thrones" fanatics will be out in force... again. How annoying are those folks?
Other possible topics include:
- LeVar Burton Is Being Sued Over His ‘Reading Rainbow’ Revival Dreams
- Chris Pratt, Anna Faris and why some celebrity breakups leave fans genuinely distraught
- The One Thing We All Agree On: 3-D Movies Must Die
- Barbara Cook, Broadway Star Who Became a Cabaret Mainstay, Dies at 89
- Glen Campbell, Whose Hit Songs Bridged Country and Pop, Dies at 81
- Lucy Gellman - Editor of The Arts Paper and host of WNHH radio's Kitchen Sync
- Kate Rushin - A teaching artist for the Connecticut Office of the Arts and a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet; her work can be found in The Women's Review of Books and the Cape Cod Poetry Review
- Brian Slattery - Arts editor for the New Haven Independent and a producer at WNHH radio
Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.