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The Nose On The Sexiest Man Alive And 'Homecoming'

Nov 9, 2018

Last week's Nose painted itself into a bit of a rhetorical corner and somehow found itself arguing that Idris Elba is too old to be James Bond. And while historically that's true, it's not an argument we're proud to have made. Thankfully, this week, the universe has been kind enough to redeem us with the announcement of your new Sexiest Man Alive: Idris Elba. Of course, that's no reason not to make a new bad argument about Elba, like that he's, say, too macho to be the sexiest man alive?

And: The Amazon Prime series Homecoming is a few firsts. It's Julia Roberts's first TV series. It's the first scripted TV drama based on a podcast. And it's Sam Esmail's first new television project since Mr. Robot.

Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:


  • Rich Hollant - Principal and design director at CO:LAB; a commissioner on cultural affairs for the city of Hartford
  • Carolyn Paine - Actress, comedian, and dancer; founder, director, and choreographer of CONNetic Dance
  • Nicholas Quah - Editor and publisher of Hot Pod

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Colin McEnroe contributed to this show.