Conan O'Brien Plus KD Drama and Brees for MVP | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 443)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons revisits the KD-Draymond Green argument, gives some NFL picks, and makes the case for Drew Brees for MVP (1:55) before he is joined by late-night legend Conan O’Brien to talk archaic television formats, talk-show icons, SNL’s golden age, Red Sox vs. Dodgers fans, and…
Source: Conan O'Brien Plus KD Drama and Brees for MVP | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 443)

A Very Goop-y Wedding | Jam Session (Ep. 545)

Gwyneth Paltrow got married to Brad Falchuk … and posted all of the details on goop.com (1:15), Leonardo DiCaprio turned 44 and celebrated accordingly in Los Angeles (15:12), Busy Philipps called out Noah Centineo for ghosting one of her friends (20:47), and congratulations are in order for Idris Elba for…
Source: A Very Goop-y Wedding | Jam Session (Ep. 545)

How Beto O’Rourke Shifted The Map In Texas

Over 8.3 million Texans voted in the 2018 midterm elections. It’s an astounding figure, especially considering that about 4.6 million voted in the midterms just four years ago. That difference — almost 3.7 million — says a lot about the changing face of the Lone Star State, but Tuesday’s result…
Source: How Beto O’Rourke Shifted The Map In Texas

Draymond vs. KD, Embiid for MVP and the Rise of Podcasts With Malcolm Gladwell and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 442)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to talk about the Kevin Durant-Draymond Green argument, the rise of the Clippers, and Jimmy Butler’s new team (2:50) before sitting down with Malcolm Gladwell to discuss his “grand unified theory of ethnic basketball,” NBA thoughts, Gladwell’s new music…
Source: Draymond vs. KD, Embiid for MVP and the Rise of Podcasts With Malcolm Gladwell and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 442)

The Butler Trade, Dallas Survives, Trubisky Groupies, and Week 11 Lines with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 441)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal after watching a long day of football together, to discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves trading Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Cowboys squeaking past the Eagles, the Titans beat-down on the Patriots, and the Steelers’ hot-streak before guessing the NFL…
Source: The Butler Trade, Dallas Survives, Trubisky Groupies, and Week 11 Lines with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 441)

Hard Pass Interference | The Press Box (Ep. 544)

The kerfuffle about the contentious encounter between CNN’s Jim Acosta and President Trump at a White House press conference, and election fallout.Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Hard Pass Interference | The Press Box (Ep. 544)

Reviving the Clippers, Saving the Knicks, and Riding the Chiefs With Howard Beck and Robert Mays | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 440)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck to discuss the Clippers’ renaissance, the Knicks’ turmoil, the Warriors’ dynasty, and the evolution of sports media (3:10). Then Robert Mays joins to talk about Super Bowl contenders and placing NFL wagers for Week 10 (1:03:00).
Source: Reviving the Clippers, Saving the Knicks, and Riding the Chiefs With Howard Beck and Robert Mays | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 440)

Midterms Madness | Damage Control (Ep. 543)

Florida passed an amendment giving people with felony convictions the right to vote (1:15), voter suppression became a big story in Georgia’s gubernatorial race (12:45), and Nancy Pelosi launched a campaign to become the next speaker of the House (26:11).Hosted by Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity.
Source: Midterms Madness | Damage Control (Ep. 543)

Election Reaction Edition | The Press Box (Ep. 542)

The Democrats’ victory in the House and the Republicans’ victory in the Senate (02:00), Donald Trump’s turbulent last week of the campaign (26:00), and the changing face of cable Election Night coverage (44:00).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Election Reaction Edition | The Press Box (Ep. 542)

'Basketball: A Love Story,' Election Day, JackO Fixes the Yankees, and Greg Kinnear | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 439)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with director and producer Dan Klores about his new, 20-hour ESPN documentary, ‘Basketball: A Love Story’ (3:40), before calling up his buddy JackO to talk about Election Day and fixing the Yankees, and to rub in the Red Sox’s title one more time…
Source: 'Basketball: A Love Story,' Election Day, JackO Fixes the Yankees, and Greg Kinnear | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 439)