Insiders looking out and outsiders looking in from the world of boxing. Hosted by Brin-Jonathan Butler
Episode 69: Randy Roberts
Randy Roberts is the distinguished professor of history at Purdue University and an award-winning author. He has written thirteen books on sports history, the most recent of which is Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X
Episode 68: Ken Burns
Ken Burns is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films.
His widely known documentary series include The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (2011), The Roosevelts (2014), The Vietnam War (2017), and Country Music (2019). He was also executive producer of both The West (1996), and Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (2015).
Burns's documentaries have earned two Academy Award nominations (for 1981's Brooklyn Bridge and 1985's The Statue of Liberty) and have won several Emmy Awards, among other honors.
Episode 67: Patrick Connor
Patrick Connor is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the International Boxing Research Organization and author of 'Shot at a Brothel: The Spectacular Demise of Oscar “Ringo” Bonavena'
Episode 66: Lance Oppenheim
Lance Oppenheim is an American filmmaker, documentarian, and producer from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His debut feature Some Kind of Heaven (2020) was an Official Selection at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Episode 65: Frank Brady
Frank Brady is an American writer, editor, biographer and educator. Chairman of the Department of Mass Communications, Journalism, Television and Film at St. John's University, New York, he is founding editor of Chess Life magazine.
Episode 64: Nick Broomfield
Nick Broomfield is an English documentary film director. His self-reflective style has been regarded as influential to many later filmmakers.
Interesting show and intersections with boxing.
Even if you don’t dig boxing
thoughtful insightful - never annoying - what a gift this podcast it
Purveyors of boxing and many other subjects sometimes related with pugilism will find the podcast interesting.