This week on The Deep Cut with John Rocha, John welcomes Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails the director and star of The Last Black Man in San Francisco. The A24 film, which is Talbot's feature film directorial debut, follows the story of Jimmie Fails? and it is based on his real-life story as well. Fails (starring as himself) and his friend Montgomery (Jonathan Majors) make their weekly pilgrimage across San Francisco to Jimmie's dream home and imagine what life would be like if this neighborhood had never changed. When they realize the house's current owners have moved out, Jimmie decides to recreate the home his family once had. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, Jimmie's domestic aspirations blind him to reality. The Last Black Man in San Francisco won multiple awards at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, including Best Directing and a Special Jury Award for Creative Collaboration. The film has an approval rating of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes with 24 reviews following its sole outing. Talbot and Fails sit discuss how the film came to be, how their lifelong relationship shaped the film, their thoughts on gentrification, how African American culture is lost or destroyed in a rush to gentrify cities and what the films has to say about it. It's truly a fantastic conversation with two artists at the start of very promising careers in the world of Film. Tweet at us and let us know what you thought of the show.
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On this episode of The Deep Cut, host John Rocha welcomes the CEO of the Pro Wrestling Sheet Ryan Satin to the show. The two men discuss how Ryan created the Pro Wrestling Sheet after his time at TMZ, what responsibility he feels for the outrage culture on social media nowadays, and what lessons he's learned from both experiences that he's trying to implement into his life today. Also, Ryan opens up about what obstacles he overcame to create the site, why he enjoys doing the RAW and Smackdown preview shows with Rocha, and what his ultimate goals are for the site now that Collider has purchased it and professional wrestling is becoming a bigger business worldwide again. Give this one a listen if you're looking for a little motivation in your life to create something against all odds or if you just enjoy some pro wrestling talk. It's an engaging, energetic, and fun interview with a journalist who is building his own legacy in the world of professional wrestling.
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