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Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. And every week they will prove it as they talk Denzel with guests, share the latest “Denzel News” and review every Denzel movie in alphabetical order (mostly).

Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. And every week they will prove it as they talk Denzel with guests, share the latest “Denzel News” and review every Denzel movie in alphabetical order (mostly).
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Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. And every week they will prove it as they talk Denzel with guests, share the latest “Denzel News” and review every Denzel movie in alphabetical order (mostly).

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Episodes

118 Malik Yoba of Designated Survivor

4/20/2017
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Actor Malik Yoba (Cool Runnings) joins Kevin this week for a Denzel-lite episode with a special announcement. Malik talks with Kevin about his podcast “Making of an Icon” and how he went from making his own art to landing roles on television and film. Later, Malik tells the story of how he was shot before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films.

Duration: 01:34:16


117 Inside Man (w/ Myq Kaplan)

4/13/2017
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Comedian Myq Kaplan joins Kevin this week to discuss the 2006 Spike Lee joint “Inside Man.” Myq offers up tips on how to know when to get married as well as his rundown of what makes a solid heist movie before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films. Then, they dive into a dissection of “Inside Man,” touching on the importance of the film’s twist, the craziness Clive Owen brings to the project, and the thrill of being able to trust no one. Lastly, Myq and Kevin give “Inside Man” its official Denzel...

Duration: 01:32:13


116 Fences DIY (w/ Chris Chalk)

4/6/2017
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Chris Chalk (Gotham) returns this week to join Kevin in discussions about everything from big problems with "Iron Fist" to the wealth of strong performances in "Get Out." Then they dive into the latest black people homework film "I Am Not Your Negro" and Chris shares details of his upcoming wedding. Finally, the pair performs a series of scenes from "Fences."

Duration: 01:20:02


115 Vincent D'Onofrio of Daredevil

3/30/2017
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Award-winning actor Vincent D’Onofrio joins Kevin and Kamau this week to offer a mini-masterclass in the craft of performance. He talks about what led to him to character acting and sinking his teeth into the role of Kingpin on “Daredevil” before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films and sharing the story of how he met the man himself.

Duration: 01:31:29


114 Get Out (w/ Cassandra Freeman)

3/23/2017
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Co-host Cassandra Freeman fills in for Kamau this week to help Kevin address the recent hit "Get Out." They toast to the special occasion and touch on the film's take on the new "white people pass," the strength of the supporting cast, and Jordan Peele's superb directing abilities. Plus, Cassandra explains what the film got right about the feeling of "only-ness." This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/denzel) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).

Duration: 01:26:57


113 Carbon Copy Pt. 2

3/16/2017
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Kevin and Kamau hunker down this week to offer their long-awaited critique of the infamous Denzel debut feature, "Carbon Copy." But first, they discuss recent topics such as Jordan Peele's success with "Get Out" and the alternate reality in which Denzel played Vincent in "Pulp Fiction." Then they dive into "Carbon Copy," noting how it would be received were it released today, Denzel's purposeful injections into the film, and their favorite awful lines.

Duration: 01:18:06


112 The Oscars 2017

3/9/2017
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Kamau makes his long-awaited return this week to catch up on the world of Denzel with Kevin. They discuss the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, touching on speeches made by Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali before praising the unexpected success of "Moonlight" and the coolness Denzel injected into the historic evening. This episode is sponsored by Seeso (www.seeso.com code: DENZEL).

Duration: 00:52:42


111 Devil in a Blue Dress (w/ Zach Sherwin)

3/2/2017
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Rapper and comedian Zach Sherwin joins Kevin this week to discuss the 1995 Denzel flick, "Devil in a Blue Dress." They cover the most recent Denzel news, share celebrity grocery store sightings, and swap their first rhymes. Then they get deep into "Devil in a Blue Dress," touching on Denzel's chemistry with Don Cheadle and the best Mouse traits, and finally, the pair launches into a freestyle session inspired by the film.This episode is sponsored by Seeso ( www.seeso.com code: DENZEL) and...

Duration: 01:41:23


110 Malcolm Barrett of Timeless

2/23/2017
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Actor Malcolm Barrett joins Kevin this week to talk about their shared New York roots, giving back to the theater, transitioning from slam poetry into rap, and the history of Rufuses. Plus, Malcolm discusses the process of transforming his Sin City LP into a play before giving his Top 5 Denzel Flicks, ending with a dissection of the all-time Denzel classic "Training Day."

Duration: 01:29:48


109 He Got Game (w/ The Sklar Brothers)

2/16/2017
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Comedy duo and twin brothers Randy and Jason Sklar join Kevin for some good old-fashioned Denzel talk. They swap Denzel interaction stories and Jason explains how he found common ground with the man himself before they review the Top 5 Best (and Worst) Denzel Performances. The boys touch on the fallabilities of Denzel's characters and the power coupling between him and Spike Lee, culminating in a discussion about the 1998 film "He Got Game." Check out Jason's encounter with Denzel here:...

Duration: 01:07:44


108 Justin Cornwell of Training Day

2/9/2017
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Actor Justin Cornwell sits down with Kevin this week to make his podcast debut! They talk what it's like to act alongside Bill Paxton and the best way to "work the scene." Then, Justin tells the story of getting cast in the "Training Day" reboot and gives his Denzel Top 5. Finally, Kevin grills Justin with a special "Training Day" quiz. This episode is sponsored by MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.com/denzel).

Duration: 01:15:10


105 Golden Globes & The Magnificent Seven (w/ Matt Braunger)

1/11/2017
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Kevin and Kamau reunite in person as they welcome actor and stand-up comedian Matt Braunger to discuss the latest in Denzel happenings. They analyze Denzel clips, check out a Denzel fan reenactment, and debate which Denzel movie would be most appropriate on the cover of a lunchbox. Then, they address all things Denzel about the Golden Globes, and Matt shares how he developed his first comedy albums before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films. Finally, they dive into a discussion on "The...

Duration: 01:55:24


104 Fences (w/ Baron Vaughn)

1/4/2017
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Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn joins Kevin and newly-returned Kamau this week to discuss Denzel's recent film "Fences." They chat about the best way to deal with recording snafus and swap Denzel Top Fives before diving into a discussion on the film, noting the changes from stage to screen and praising Viola Davis's powerhouse performance. All this and more before "Fences" receives an official Denzel rating.

Duration: 01:06:32


103 Flight (w/ Amy Nicholson)

12/21/2016
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Film critic Amy Nicholson joins Kevin this week to discuss the 2012 film "Flight." Amy and Kevin recount their very first meeting and analyze Denzel's movie star status before Amy gives a pre-review of "Fences." During their conversation on "Flight," they touch on Denzel's chemistry with Don Cheadle and share favorite scenes before giving it an official Denzel rating. This episode is brought to you by Sock Club (www.sockclub.com code: DENZEL).

Duration: 01:21:03


102 Lakeith Stanfield, Omar Dorsey

12/14/2016
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Actor Lakeith Stanfield joins Kevin and guest-host Omar Dorsey this week to serve up some holiday Denzelishness. They dissect Denzel's advantages over Casey Affleck in an acting competition before Lakeith shares his experiences working on the hit show "Atlanta." We hear how the show captures the spirit of the city before Lakeith shares his Top 5 Denzel Movies, and finally, expectations are laid for the release of Denzel's "Fences." This episode is sponsored by Sock Club (www.sockclub.com...

Duration: 01:55:30


101 Wilma (w/ David Alan Grier)

12/7/2016
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This week, friend of the show David Alan Grier fills in for Kamau as guest-host to explain the wheels of color to Kevin. We hear a classic Prince story and what makes Facebook live worth following before they get into the 1977 television movie "Wilma." David tells of the film's impact on him as a young actor and his relationship with Denzel. The two discuss the importance of seeing Denzel on screen for the first time, why the movie is about family at its core, and finally, give the film an...

Duration: 01:31:17


99 Hard Lessons (w/ Cassandra Freeman)

11/2/2016
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Actress Cassandra Freeman returns to perform co-hosting duties on this week’s Denzel! They’ll dive into the 1986 Denzel TV Movie “Hard Lessons: The George McKenna Story” and discuss Cassandra’s roles on Atlanta, Luke Cage, and The Real MVP. Plus, Cassandra & Kevin have some coffee.

Duration: 01:30:54


98 The Mighty Quinn

10/26/2016
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Kevin and Kamau reunite this week to discuss the 1989 thriller "The Mighty Quinn." Before getting into the movie, they discuss Donald Glover landing Lando and evaluate the hotness of comedic men. Then they take care of Denzel Business and talk goal-setting before diving into an analysis of "The Mighty Quinn." They address the film's introduction of Denzel as a sex symbol, explain the high concentration of Denzelisms throughout, and finally, give the film an official Denzel rating.

Duration: 01:17:21


97 The Siege (w/ Vernon Reid)

10/19/2016
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This week, musician Vernon Reid fills in as guest host for Kamau to chat about Trump's defense tactics and Seth Meyers' band with Kevin. Then they tackle the 1998 thriller "The Siege," covering items such as Denzel as a positive authority figure and Lance Reddick's physicality. Finally, they talk Tony Shalhoub's quippability and why it must have been hard to make this film before 9/11 before rating "The Siege." This episode is sponsored by Tribeca Shortlist.

Duration: 01:07:46


96 The Birth of a Nation

10/12/2016
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This week, Kevin and Kamau get into a whole bunch of business. They fondly recall Kevin's days making ethics videos for corporations before listening to a post-Emmy chat about the experience of winning the award. Then they get into a discussion about the Nate Parker film "The Birth of a Nation." They cover the importance of historical accuracies, what lessons the film could have taken from its own trailer, and the controversy surrounding the director.

Duration: 01:35:45

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