Episode #43 | 11.5.19 | Sources
Eminem: Taking His Shot, Pulling a Glock, and Facing the Real Slim Shady
On a single Saturday in 2000, Marshall Mathers assaulted two separate men with a pistol and fought with his wife outside a nightclub, resulting in lawsuits and charges that hung over the completion of his original trilogy of albums. For that one day, the rap persona Slim Shady had escaped into the real world. How had Slim Shady come to be, and why had he gotten out?
*illustration by Avi Spivak @avispivak