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Fuck Michael Jordan
49 minutes | Jun 5, 2020
Space Jam | Bonus Episode
We discuss the movie Space Jam with special guest, Andrew Sproge of Front Row Film Roast. In preparation for the online roast of Space Jam happening 6/6/20, we talk about what was going on in Michael Jordan’s life while filming and the making of the film. We also discuss Michael Jordan as an actor and his relationship to R. Kelly. And we examine why the film was such a success for capitalism.Link: Online Front Row Film Roast of Space Jam
54 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
Traveling Cocaine Circus | Episode 5
As Michael Jordan enters the NBA, we discuss the public perceptions at the time that the NBA of the 80s was “too black and too full of drugs”. We discuss the role that changing NBA leadership and media technology had on the rise of Michael Jordan’s star power and argue that he was a lucky son of a bitch to have been good at basketball at the exact moment when he was. We also discuss the “traveling cocaine circus” story MJ tells on “The Last Dance”.
56 minutes | May 12, 2020
The Ol' College Try | Episode 4
Michael Jordan is an asshole in college! We talk about Dean Smith’s UNC and MJ's glorious shot to win the NCAA tournament against Georgetown his freshman year. Then we'll discuss the semi-glorious rest of his college career. And we'll talk about James Jordan's run-ins with the law during this time.Sources and Transcript
53 minutes | Apr 26, 2020
Get'cha Head in the Game | Episode 3
We discuss Michael Jordan's experience playing High School basketball. We'll dive deep into MJ's being cut from his high school team, his obsession with growing taller, his recruitment to play at UNC, and the many, many, many slights that fueled Michael Jordan's drive to be the best.
45 minutes | Apr 16, 2020
The Making of a Monster | Episode 2
Take a journey through Michael Jordan's childhood with us, as we explore some of the early factors that make him the a**hole he would grow up to be. We'll discuss his relationship with his family, his early experiences with sports, and his high school experience outside of basketball.
56 minutes | Apr 5, 2020
Michael Who? | Episode 1
Introduction episode! Meet Andrea and Trevor and a fella you may have heard of named Michael Jordan. We'll discuss our history of hating Michael Jordan, highlight some of MJ's achievements, then set the stage for MJ's life by talking about some basketball history and Jordan family history.
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