Illside Radio Podcast: Hosted by WeekndGabe & Odeisel

This week’s IllSide Radio features a look at the recent ESPN movie The Announcement, which dealt with that fateful November 7th, 1991, when Earvin “Magic” Johnson, arguably the greatest point guard basketball has ever seen, announced to the world that he had contracted the HIV virus. The film, narrated by Magic, chronicles the event and its aftermath. It was a seminal moment in Black History, sports history, and sexual politics. The crew talk about the movie and the events it covers.

As is customary around this time of the year, we play the What If game with the Notorious B.I.G. We talk about whether Jay-Z would have risen had Mr. Wallace lived and the answer may surprise you. It doesn’t help to have hope, at least it doens’t pay to lie about creating Hope posters by jacking the Associated Press pictures. It seems that after a few rounds of…

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~ by @WeekendGabe on March 20, 2012.

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