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Podcast Like It's 1999

May 29, 2019

Ron Shelton made some of the best and most beloved sports movies of all-time in Bull Durham, White Men Can’t and Tin Cup. 
Boxing has long been considered the sport that lost naturally lends itself to dramatic storytelling, as evidenced by such classics as Raging Bull, Rocky and Million Dollar Baby. 
So, when Ron Shelton came out with his boxing movie in 1999, audiences were expecting a knockout! 
And what they got was... an extended gay panic joke?
Christian Lander (black-ish, The Mick) joins Phil and Kenny to dissect just how this seemingly perfect marriage of artist and subject was apparently derailed by the marriage of a director and his star. 
And then they talk about WWE for 30 minutes.