April 13, 2023

Against All Odds (with A.V. Rockwell & Kola Bokinni)

by Stuck with Damon Young

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This week on Stuck with Damon Young, AV Rockwell, writer and director of the Sundance award winning "A Thousand and One" breaks down her inspirations for the film and its connections to her own experience growing up in New York City. Ted Lasso's Kola Bokinni then joins Damon to consider when a "parent's partner" becomes a "step-parent."

Send your questions, confessions and/or conundrums in for consideration to be responded to on the podcast at deardamon@crooked.com.

In this episode we cover:

(00:00) Introduction

(01:49) Damon and A.V. Rockwell discuss the process of writing a story that reflects the authenticity of her New York upbringing.

(17:20) Teyana Taylor's performance as Inez in the film, "A Thousand and One"

(39:09) Damon Hates: The start of his loc journey

(36:19) An etiquette themed Dear Damon with Kola Bokinni

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