HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Patriots-Chiefs shootout, The Steelers’ impressive comeback against the Bengals, and the Dolphins-Bears nail-biter finish (3:14), before they guess the NFL lines for week 7 (39:40).
Source: Boston’s Big Night and Guess the Lines Week 7 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 428)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey speaks with comedic talent Ike Barinholtz about his directorial debut ‘The Oath’ and how it’s a direct response to the breakneck speed of the news cycle since the election.
Source: The Oath’ and Ike Barinholtz’s Response to the Chaotic News Cycle | The Big Picture (Ep. 535)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House for a preseason tradition, the ninth annual guessing of the NBA over/unders. They hit all 30 teams in one podcast, so buckle up.
Source: Guessing 2018-19 NBA Over/Unders With Joe House: The Ninth Annual Edition | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 427)
The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs get together to talk about Taylor Swift’s decision to finally get political (2:01) and the political fight going on involving the Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty (21:08).Read Alyssa Bereznak on Taylor Swift here.
Source: Finally, Taylor Swift and Gritty Are on the Same Team | Damage Control (Ep. 534)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor about who will be the Most Valuable Player in the NBA in 2019 (2:40) before Bill sits down with actor John C. Reilly to discuss his journey from the South Side of Chicago to the silver screen.…
Source: The Next NBA MVP With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O'Connor, Plus John C. Reilly | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 426)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker take a look at the New York Times story on Trump’s taxes and how the Times rolled it out (03:00), the release of ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ in today’s media landscape (27:30), and the mystery of Jamal Khashoggi going missing (48:45).
Source: Trump's Taxes, 'Venom' vs. 'A Star Is Born,' and the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi | The Press Box (Ep. 536)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey is joined by colleagues Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, Lindsay Zoladz, and Andrew Gruttadaro to discuss their immediate reactions to the ‘A Star Is Born’ phenomenon—weighing in on Bradley Cooper’s emergence as an auteur, what the film is saying about pop music, the press tour, Lady Gaga,…
Source: ‘A Star Is Born’: Instant Analysis | The Big Picture (Ep. 535)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the dismal coaching matchup between the Cowboys and the Texans, a top 18 NFL power ranking, and playoff implications (3:00), before they guess the NFL Lines for week 6 (38:55).
Source: The First-Coach-Fired Bowl and Guess The Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 425)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his pal JackO to talk about the upcoming ALDS between the Red Sox and the Yankees (6:35). Then Bill calls up the Kid Mero of the Bodega Boys for more Sox-Yankees trash talk, and some NBA preview insight (32:25). Bill also…
Source: A Boston–New York Baseball Holy War With the Kid Mero, JackO, and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 424)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins talk about Juliet’s royal sighting while in London (1:11), Bradley Cooper’s press tour for ‘A Star Is Born’ (11:38), the bizarre video of Lindsay Lohan harassing a family (22:25), and the news that Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are officially married (25:27).Read Rob…
Source: A Star Is Bradley | Jam Session (Ep. 534)