Intersection Episode 4: Are You Man Enough for Some Football?

In a previous life, Jamil Smith’s job was to help the giant American football machine look good. Being a producer for NFL Films was a fun job for someone who loves football as much as our host does, but it also presented a lot of issues. College and professional football have a pervasive culture of hyper-masculinity that can lead to violence against women, homophobia in the locker room, and macho behavior on the field, all of which tear down potential role models for fans both young and old. So how do you balance a love for the sport of football with disapproval of its aggressive culture? Read more