The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker link up to remember Senator John McCain and his relationship with the media (02:30) before looking back at Jemele Hill’s last year at ESPN (15:30). Then they unpack a wild Tuesday for Trump (26:00) before examining varying opinions of ‘The Athletic’ (39:30).
Source: Remembering John McCain, Jemele Hill's Exit From ESPN, and Taking Stock of 'The Athletic' | The Press Box (Ep. 517)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Mark Titus about his love for the Little League World Series, then he weighs in on the Urban Meyer–Ohio State issue. He then talks about athletes dealing with depression and other mental illness and how sports may respond to more and more…
Source: Urban Meyer, the Little League World Series, John McCain, and the Red Sox Swoon with Mark Titus and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 406)
The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan highlight this summer’s movies by awarding the biggest surprises, best independent films, best scenes, the best and worst movie of the summer, and much more.
Source: The Summer Movie Awards | The Big Picture (Ep. 516)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by the newest podcaster on the Ringer Podcast Network, Ryen Russillo, to announce his new show, ‘Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo.’ They talk pickup basketball, NBA offseason, and more (2:17). Then Bill is joined by Celtics forward Jayson Tatum to discuss his…
Source: Jayson Tatum Plus Ryen Russillo's Big Ringer Announcement | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep.405)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman is joined by Kate Halliwell to talk about the Netflix movie ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ (1:00) and the breakout star of the movie, Noah Centineo (10:12). Then Alyssa Bereznak comes on to talk about Elon Musk’s relationship with the singer Grimes (17:39) and…
Source: ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Creates a Rom-com Star and Dissecting the Elon Musk–Grimes–Azealia Banks Saga | Jam Session (Ep. 515)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by the Mother of Dragons, Mallory Rubin, to discuss the anticipation of the final season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ future spinoffs, NCAA football, MLB, and rookie NFL quarterbacks (1:57). Then Bill sits down with actor Jason Bateman to talk L.A. Dodgers fandom,…
Source: Jason Bateman on His Crazy Career, Plus Mallory Rubin on Football and 'Thrones' | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 404)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss local news outlets across the country renouncing Trump’s attacks on the media (02:30), New York magazine’s owners exploring a sale (20:15), and Chris Berman’s potential return to ESPN (34:00).
Source: The Nation's Editorial Pages vs. Trump, The Return of "The Swami," and … Is New York Magazine For Sale? | The Press Box (Ep. 514)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons calls up Shea Serrano to talk summer movies, including ‘Upgrade,’ ‘The Meg,’ and ‘Mile 22,’ before trying to save Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson from making another big-budget flop (2:40). Then Bill is joined by The Ringer’s Donnie Kwak, who gives his take on ‘Crazy…
Source: Saving the Rock, 'Crazy Rich Asians,' and 'SummerSlam' 2018 With Shea Serrano, Donnie Kwak, and David Shoemaker | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 403)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark of ‘The Ringer NFL Show’ to discuss his recent NFL training camp visits as America gears up for the NFL regular season (3:15). Then Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey stops by to revisit the history of New York Jets quarterbacks…
Source: Savior Sam Darnold, New-Blood QBs, and AFC East Torch Passes With Kevin Clark and Sean Fennessey | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 402)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ director Jon M. Chu to talk about his development as a director and how his personal experience as a Chinese American inspired him to make this movie.
Source: How ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Director Jon M. Chu Earned His Spot | The Big Picture (Ep. 513)