Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with comedian and first-time filmmaker Bo Burnham and actress Elsie Fisher to discuss ‘Eighth Grade,’ their perceptive film about the cringeworthy experience of middle school.
Source: Bo Burnham’s ‘Eighth Grade’ Captures the Experience of Middle School and Right Now | The Big Picture (Ep. 502)
This week on ‘Damage Control,’ The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs discuss how Amazon Prime Day turned into an ethical mess (1:29) and how to handle Sacha Baron Cohen’s political satire in the age of President Donald Trump and fake news (17:53).
Source: Is Sacha Baron Cohen the Greatest Troll of Our Time? | Damage Control (Ep. 501)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor and Shea Serrano (1:55), Joe House (44:25), and Bill’s dad (1:12:15) to examine all the angles involved in the Kawhi Leonard–DeMar DeRozan trade.
Source: The Kawhi-DeRozan Emergency Trade Podcast With Kevin O'Connor, Shea Serrano, Joe House, and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 391)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker link up to look at Donald Trump taking his “fake news” vendetta overseas (03:00), the positive vibes in the NBA media (22:00), and Sacha Baron Cohen’s trolling in ‘Who Is America?’ (39:00).Hosted by: Bryan Curtis and David ShoemakerProduced by: Jim CunninghamBrought to you by: The Ringer…
Source: Trump's Tour of Europe, a Kinder NBA, and Sacha Baron Cohen Returns | The Press Box (Ep. 500)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons sits down with the legend himself Denzel Washington to talk Knicks, Lakers, Yankees–Red Sox, playing against Ray Allen in ‘He Got Game,’ making sports movies, filming fight scenes, and his new film ‘The Equalizer 2,’ which premieres July 20 (4:30). Then Bill calls up…
Source: Denzel Washington on 'He Got Game,' the Yankees, and LeBron. Plus, Yacht Rock Palooza. | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 390)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the NFL offseason, why it’s so different than the NBA offseason, sports gambling’s potential impact on the NFL, and story lines for next season, including the aging elite quarterbacks and talent-stacking through free agency, (4:00). Then Bill…
Source: The NFL's Offseason Hibernation and the Brilliance of 'Eighth Grade' With Bo Burnham | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 389)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with acclaimed filmmaker Gus Van Sant about his lasting legacy in film, reteaming with Joaquin Phoenix on ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,’ the role his late friend Robin Williams played in the film, and where to go when you’ve accomplished so much.
Source: What Inspires Gus Van Sant? | The Big Picture (Ep. 499)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins sit down to talk about Lindsay Lohan’s new beach club in Mykonos (1:00), what other celebrities have been up to this summer (21:55), and what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been up to since their wedding (24:56).
Source: The Business Side of Lindsay Lohan, Celebrity Summer Vacations, and Other Celebrity Well-wishes | Jam Session (Ep. 498)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to discuss the Golden State Warrior’s acquiring DeMarcus Cousins and how long their dominance in the NBA can last (01:56). They also debate whether a starting five of all LeBron Jameses would be better than a starting five of…
Source: Dominant Warriors, Five LeBrons, Soccer Trolls, MLB Struggles, and Chappaquiddick With Chuck Klosterman | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 388)