Rebel Without A Cause

Unspooled #200.4 September 9, 2020

Amy & Paul are torn apart by 1955’s landmark teen drama Rebel Without A Cause! They celebrate the instantly iconic performance of James Dean, learn about the wild backstory of director Nicholas Ray, and take a close look at the seismic generational shifts of the era. Plus: reflections on the recent passing of Chadwick Boseman.

This is the fourth episode of our “Back To School” miniseries; next week’s film is Cooley High! Learn more about the show at, follow us on Twitter @unspooled and Instagram @unspooledpod, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. Also check out our live Spool Party episodes on, and apply to be a guest on Screen Test at! Photo credit: Kim Troxall

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