Paul Newman: Fast Cars, Cold Beers, and Forgotten Memories

BADLANDS

24-01-2024 • 39 mins

Paul Newman didn’t race cars to outrun his demons. His past was easily kept at bay, like the World War II memories he didn’t want to think about. But like many actors of his generation, the Brando generation, Paul Newman wanted to act like he wasn’t acting. And to do that, he had to tap into real emotions. Forgotten memories. Demons and all. Or so said the Method school of acting. So he dug deep and faced his demons–but not before one of those fast cars of his drove him through a hedgerow, a red light, and an altercation with a cop that nearly sent his career off the road before it really began. To see the complete list of contributors, visit disgracelandpod.com/badlands. Sign up for our newsletter and get the inside dirt on events, merch and other awesomeness - GET THE NEWSLETTER Support our Advertising Partners: Prize Picks: Prizepicks.com/badlands Code: Badlands Factor: factormeals.com/badlands50 Code: Badlands50 Nutrisense :nutrisense.com/badlands Rocket Money: rocketmoney.com/badlands Follow Jake and DISGRACELAND: Instagram YouTube X (formerly Twitter)  Facebook Fan Group TikTok   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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