Back in 2002, I got a chance to slam 8 Mile on NPR thanks to a recommendation from Roger Ebert. Four years later, only a few months after a scheduled back-and-forth between myself and Chaos director David Defalco was nixed at the last minute by the people at MSNBC’s The Rita Cosby Show, Nick Schager busts Slant Magazine’s TV cherry with his appearance on G4TV’s “Attack of the Show” last Monday when he got the chance to talk about the depressing success of Zach Snyder’s 300. Though it troubles me to no end that Nick has not shaved since he brought his second child into the world, I was in awe of his ability to keep his shit together given the inanities that came out of the mouth of the opposing talking head from Wizard (!) magazine. To watch the intereview, click here.
This blog entry was originally published on Slant Magazine on the date above.