Kasi Lemmons, Sandy King Carpenter, and Joe Coscarelli on The Treat
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Kasi Lemmons, director of the new biopic “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody.” Next, Sandy King Carpenter, co-founder of Storm King Comics, talks about the horror comics publishing powerhouse. And for The Treat, “Rap Capital: An Atlanta Story” author and New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli digs into a 2004 documentary that helped inspire his career path.
Charlotte Wells, Jerry Stahl, and Paul Feig on The Treat
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Charlotte Wells, director of the acclaimed film “Aftersun.” Next, writer Jerry Stahl talks about his latest book, “Nein, Nein, Nein: One Man's Tale of Depression, Psychic Torment, and a Bus Tour of the Holocaust.” And on The Treat, director Paul Feig explains how an ordinary object that sits on his desk changed the course of his life and career.
Guillermo del Toro, Janelle Monae, and Jeremy Dauber on The Treat
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro, whose latest project is a new adaptation of “Pinocchio.” Next, actor, musician and self-described android Janelle Monae joins to talk about her unusual role in “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.” And for The Treat, writer Jeremy Dauber tells us about the Stephen King stories he read as a young child that still show up in his dreams.
Diallo Riddle, Todd Field and Chris Redd on The Treat
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Diallo Riddle, co-creator and one of the stars of the series “Sherman’s Showcase” and “South Side.” Next, director Todd Field joins to talk about his latest film, “Tár,” starring Cate Blanchett. And for The Treat, comedian Chris Redd talks about another legendary funnyman who helped Redd see the comedy in his struggles.
Robert Townsend, Carell Augustus and The Treat: an essential but underappreciated Bowie album
*This episode originally aired on October 22nd, 2022*
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with director and actor Robert Townsend, whose groundbreaking film “Hollywood Shuffle” turned 35 this year. Next, photographer Carell Augustus talks about his book “Black Hollywood: Reimagining Iconic Hollywood Moments.” And on The Treat, filmmaker Brett Morgen talks about a 1990s David Bowie album that marked a new chapter for the late artist.