38 episodes

Complex’s weekly Pop Culture podcast Watch Less will focus on the world of television and film, highlighting conversations exploring what’s missing from the more mainstream entertainment discussions out there. Featuring an array of interesting guest interviews alongside our staff’s own takes, this show will give you a deeper look into what’s being missed and what should be praised in the world of entertainment.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.7, 62 Ratings

Complex’s weekly Pop Culture podcast Watch Less will focus on the world of television and film, highlighting conversations exploring what’s missing from the more mainstream entertainment discussions out there. Featuring an array of interesting guest interviews alongside our staff’s own takes, this show will give you a deeper look into what’s being missed and what should be praised in the world of entertainment.

    Giancarlo Esposito on #BlackLivesMatter, Letting Gus Fring Go, and Living with Laurence Fishburne

    Giancarlo Esposito on #BlackLivesMatter, Letting Gus Fring Go, and Living with Laurence Fishburne

    Before Gus Fring rides out into the sunset in the final season of 'Better Call Saul', the phenomenal Giancarlo Esposito joins Watch Less to talk about the work he's put in on the critically-acclaimed 'Better Call Saul'. He dives into his initial concerns about returning to the character for 'Saul', the political climate and how actors have been responding, the Black Lives Matter movement and what he's learned as a mixed race child who wasn't originally from America. He also shares some dope stories about living in New York City with Laurence Fishburne back in the day. After that, Frazier and Khal offer some insight on Complex's recently-released Best TV Shows of 2020 (So Far) list, which features the aforementioned 'Saul" alongside shows like 'Insecure', 'Dare Me', 'Dave', and more.


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    • 1 hr 23 min
    The Joseph Gordon-Levitt Rises

    The Joseph Gordon-Levitt Rises

    There was a time when Joseph Gordon-Levitt was seemingly in every popular film of every genre. After a brief family sabbatical, the actor-writer-Director is back in Amazon Prime’s “7500,” an intense thriller and reminder of the skills that made JGL so ubiquitous in the first place. Joe talks about why he chose this film, what he has next, some lingering Dark Knight Rises rumors and equality in Hollywood.
     
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    'Watchmen' Writer Cord Jefferson on Black Superheroes & The Tulsa Massacre

    'Watchmen' Writer Cord Jefferson on Black Superheroes & The Tulsa Massacre

    Writer-producer Cord Jefferson has been around some of your favorite TV shows over the last five years, including 'The Good Place', 'Succession', and Damon Lindelof's 'Watchmen'. Jefferson breaks down working on the series, writing Hooded Justice's backstory for one of the best TV episodes of 2019, working the horrific Tulsa massacre into a modern television show, and much, much more.
     
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    'Katy Keene' Star Ashleigh Murray Discusses Black Representation on TV and Life After 'Riverdale'

    'Katy Keene' Star Ashleigh Murray Discusses Black Representation on TV and Life After 'Riverdale'

    'Riverdale' vet and current 'Katy Keene' star Ashleigh Murray joins Watch Less this week to talk about everything from her transition from the world of 'Riverdale' to the more grounded world of 'Katy Keene', representation for black characters in Hollywood, and the importance of maintaining good mental health. Later, Frazier and Khal talk two big releases this weekend: Pete Davidson's Judd Apatow-directed 'The King of Staten Island' and Spike Lee's Netflix feature 'Da 5 Bloods'.
     
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    'Insecure' Star Yvonne Orji Shares Stand-Up Journey Ahead of Debut HBO Special, 'Momma, I Made It'

    'Insecure' Star Yvonne Orji Shares Stand-Up Journey Ahead of Debut HBO Special, 'Momma, I Made It'

    'Insecure' star Yvonne Orji joins Watch Less ahead of the June 6 premiere of her debut HBO stand-up special, 'Momma I Made It'. She dives into talking about her Nigerian roots, how she got her start in stand-up, and of course addresses the Molly/Issa conflict of 'Insecure' Season 4. Before that, Frazier and Khal reflect on the protests taking place across the globe, Kendrick Sampson's story from the frontlines, and some real talk on the situation in general.
     
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    Kelvin Harrison JR’s New Chapter

    Kelvin Harrison JR’s New Chapter

    Rising star Kelvin Harrison, Jr.'s 2020 is already on a new level: not only did he have a supporting role in Stella Meghie's 'The Photograph', but he plays alongside Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross in his latest film, 'The High Note'. He joins the pod to talk about singing for the film, but stays to get real on some viewers' opinions on his 2019 A24 film 'Waves' and even shares some information on his upcoming role for Season 2 of HBO's A24 series 'Euphoria'.
     
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

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Dope dope dope

Been listening since the first episode and been hooked ever since a definite must every week!

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love

Such a great show!

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Amazing podcast with smart takes

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