The Definitive Guide to "Big-Dick Energy." Plus: Mandy Moore’s Home and Celebrity-Yacht Season. | Jam Session (Ep. 488)

The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbin get together to take a look at Mandy Moore’s recently completed mid-century mansion (0:30), explain the concept of “Big-Dick Energy” (7:54), and celebrate the start of celebrity-yacht season (20:12).Check out Mandy Moore’s home here.Check out Allison P. Davis’s article on “Big-Dick Energy” here.
Source: The Definitive Guide to "Big-Dick Energy." Plus: Mandy Moore’s Home and Celebrity-Yacht Season. | Jam Session (Ep. 488)

Mexico collapse into familiar World Cup anxiety against Sweden

After a dizzying win over Germany in the opener, some had El Tri going far in the World Cup. But familiar problems have resurfacedBefore you play a fifth game, you have to get to a fourth game. Ideally, then, you don’t want to implode in your third game …For six…
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Trump's Border War, Woj Dunks on the Draft, and Johnny Depp's Profile | The Press Box (Ep. 487)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down to weigh the images we see of immigrants at the border versus the tweets we see from Donald Trump and his allies (03:00). Then they dive into ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski tipping picks at the NBA draft (26:00) before closing out…
Source: Trump's Border War, Woj Dunks on the Draft, and Johnny Depp's Profile | The Press Box (Ep. 487)

NBA Scuttlebutt, Trump's Rockiest Month, Yanks-Sox, and Teen Culture Watch | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 382)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to talk NBA draft aftermath, Kawhi and LeBron speculation, possible opt-outs, Jaylen Brown’s true value, and more (2:20). Then Bill calls up his buddy JackO to revisit the Yankees and Red Sox before their upcoming three-game series, talk rule…
Source: NBA Scuttlebutt, Trump's Rockiest Month, Yanks-Sox, and Teen Culture Watch | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 382)

LeBron's Odds, Dallas's Doncic Heist, and Kawhi to Boston Talk | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 381)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk about Sal’s World Cup bets, the odds on LeBron’s next team, and gearing up for legalized gambling (3:48). Then Bill is joined by Jonathan Tjarks to talk about the 2018 NBA draft, including the Mavericks’ trade to…
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Do You Love Scary Dinosaurs? J.A. Bayona’s 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Has Scary Dinosaurs | The Big Picture (Ep. 486)

Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with filmmaker J.A. Bayona about his new film, ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,’ and what it’s like creating a terrifying new dinosaur and diving into a major franchise.
Source: Do You Love Scary Dinosaurs? J.A. Bayona’s 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Has Scary Dinosaurs | The Big Picture (Ep. 486)

The Chaotic Evil of Trump’s Immigration Policy | Damage Control (Ep. 485)

This week on ‘Damage Control,’ The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs discuss the political chaos surrounding children being separating from their families and detained at the U.S.-Mexico border (1:10). They also delve into the incredibly fraught life and legacy of rapper XXXTentacion, who died on Monday (19:46).More from The…
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'Creed 2,' Destination Kawhi, and Dwight Howard's Goofy Legacy With Shea Serrano and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 380)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Shea Serrano about the ‘Creed 2’ trailer, ‘Death Wish,’ and Shea’s Spurs fan perspective on Kawhi Leonard (3:35). Then Bill calls up Joe House to congratulate him on his Washington Capitals winning the Stanley Cup, and to talk about whether teams should…
Source: 'Creed 2,' Destination Kawhi, and Dwight Howard's Goofy Legacy With Shea Serrano and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 380)

Trump's "Lies," the Strange Case of Ali Watkins, and Stephen A. Smith | The Press Box (Ep. 484)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down to sift through the blame game regarding children being separated from their parents at the border and how the media writes about “lies” (04:15), the Justice Department seizing ‘New York Times’ reporter Ali Watkins’s emails and cell phone data (14:00), the…
Source: Trump's "Lies," the Strange Case of Ali Watkins, and Stephen A. Smith | The Press Box (Ep. 484)

The Ringer’s Lottery Mock Draft Party | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 379)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brings in a slew of Ringer staffers for a special mock draft of the top 14 picks.
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