Filmmakers Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero join Ben to talk about their new film Best F(r)iends, the legacy of The Room, if The Disaster Artist changed them at all, the difficulties of breaking into Hollywood, and inventing the rebel Hollywood route.
Ben and longtime friend, actress Natalie Martinez talk about her Florida upbringing and how her career got started, as well as her new film "Down" as part of the "Into the Dark" series on Hulu. Then sneaker aficionado Jacques Slade joins to talk about kicks and hoop! Plus, Ben gives some of his Oscar predictions.
Comedian and actor Matt Walsh joins Ben to talk a little Bears but also his new film, "Under the Eiffel Tower", "Veep", and a very intriguing resume. and Then, ESPN host and all around warrior Victoria Arlen talks with Ben about the disease that had her trapped in her own body and how she overcame it to become a medal winning Paralympian.
Ben recaps his exciting time at the Sundance FIlm Festival and runs down the films he saw as well as his favorite standouts. Then, former NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley joins Ben to talk about coming from South Central, his football career, traveling the country at 13 playing the sport, and life after football in his new book "Never Shut Up: The Life, Opinions, and Unexpected Adventures of an NFL Outsider."
Director Catherine Hardwicke hangs with Ben in the Lyons Den to talk about her new film "Miss Bala" starring Gina Rodgriguez. Plus, a career spanning work with Kristen Stewart and Anthony Mackie. Then director Jordan Rubin joins in to talk about his new film "The Drone" and a lengthy comedy writing career.
Ben sits down with actor Jasper Pääkkönen to talk about his long career before coming to the states and his southern accent for BlackkKlansman that was so convincing he even fooled Spike Lee. Then he walks to actor Sinqua Walls about his new show American Soul and building a long career in a short amount of time.
Writer and Director Karyn Kusama stops by the Lyons Den to talk about her new film "Destroyer", Nicole Kidman's commitment, doing films that scare and challenge her, and how to do press without giving too much away.
Friend and fellow film authority Josh Horowitz joins Ben in the Lyons Den to go over the Golden Globes and talk about their top ten favorite films of 2018. Then, fresh of his Golden Globe win, film composer Justin Hurwitz sits down to talk about his work on the score for "First Man", playing in bands since he was in college, and his working relationship with Damien Chazelle.
Bruin and former NBA Center Ryan Hollins calls in to make his Golden Globe predictions and we discover, surprisingly, he's a musical fan. Plus, his time in the NBA and what's coming up in Basketball in 2019.
Comedian James Davis talks about his upcoming Comedy Central special "Live from the Town", the pressure of comedy with a conscience, his show "Hood Adjacent", how he keeps his comedy personal to him, and his golf game.
Actor Lukas Haas enters to Lyons den to talk about his two new, and potential awards contending films, Widows and First Man, working with Damian Chazelle, his love for and playing music, and his love of acting going back to kindergarten.