Show Notes

This episode is all about sports and athleticism documentaries. We review COMING TO MY SENSES which tells the story of Aaron Baker who was paralyzed in a motocross accident and is now trekking 20 miles across Death Valley and Chris interviews the director and subject of CHI-TOWN.


Group Review Documentary:

COMING TO MY SENSES - (2017) / USA (Director: Dominic Gill, Producer: Nadia Gill)

Available to stream on Amazon


Film Featured in Interview Portion:

CHI-TOWN - (2018) / USA (Director: Nick Budabin, Producers: Nick Budabin, Neal Usatin, Terrence Elenteny)


Other Documentaries Mentioned:

30 for 30

The Bad Boy of Bowling / 2015 (Director: Bryan Storkel)

Big Bang in Pyongyang / 2015 (Director: Colin Offland)

Big Men, Small Dogs / 2017 (Director: Cat Mills)

Birth of a Nation / 1915 (Director: D.W. Griffith)

Discovering Bigfoot / 2017 (Director: Todd Standing)

Hoop Dreams / 1994 (Director: Steve James)

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg / 2010 (Director: Aviva Kempner)

Muhammed and Larry / 2009 (Directors: Albert Maysles, Bradley Kaplan)

Murderball / 2005 (Directors: Henry Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro)

Nanook of the North / 1922 (Director: Robert J. Flaherty)

No Crossover / 2010 (Director: Steve James)

No No: A Dockumentary / 2014 (Director: Jeff Radice)

O.J.: Made in America / 2016 (Director: Ezra Edelman)

Olympia / 1938 (Director: Leni Riefenstahl)

Love Means Zero / 2017 (Director: Jason Kohn)

Pumping Iron / 1977 (Directors: George Butler, Robert Fiore)

Red Army / 2015 (Director: Gabe Polsky)

Supergirl / 2016 (Director: Jessie Auritt)

Touching the Void / 2004 (Director: Kevin Macdonald)

Transformer / 2017 (Director: Michael Del Monte)

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson / 2004 (Director: Ken Burns)



01:19 - Intro discussion about Sports Documentaries

14:54 - Group review of COMING TO MY SENSES

27:47 - Chris Interviews Nick Budabin and Keifer Sykes of CHI-TOWN

45:30 - Doc Talk


Hammer to Nail Links by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:





Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)