The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs try to figure out what’s going on with Elon Musk and why we care (0:57), and then they discuss the downward spiral of MoviePass (21:02).
Source: The Curious Case of Elon Musk and His Twitter Account | Damage Control (Ep. 512)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker link up to discuss the release of Omarosa’s new book, ‘Unhinged’ (03:45); ESPN reshuffling the network (24:15); and whether the media should be involved in Hall of Fame voting (36:15).
Source: The Revenge of Omarosa, ESPN's Schedule Shake-up, and Voting for the Hall of Fame | The Press Box (Ep. 511)
The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, Bill Simmons, and Amanda Dobbins discuss the recent announcement about upcoming changes to the Academy Awards and debate how to usher the ceremony into the new era.
Source: We Actually Fixed the Oscars | The Big Picture (Ep. 510)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss the details of Beyoncé’s new Vogue cover (1:10). Then, the two give an update on David Geffen’s notorious summer yacht, discussing the celebrity politics of being photographed and seen with questionable public figures (18:52).
Source: Beyoncé’s Vogue Cover, Plus a Weekly Dose of Celebrity Yachting | Jam Session (Ep. 509)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker take a look at Donald Trump’s new feud with LeBron James (03:15), Urban Meyer’s administrative leave and how it’s been covered in the media (23:00), and the New York Times’ hiring of Sarah Jeong and the unearthing of her past tweets (37:45).
Source: Trump vs. LeBron, the Ohio State Scandal, and Counter-Trolling | The Press Box (Ep. 508)
The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs discuss the “bad actors” that Facebook recently removed from the platform (1:03) and the contradictory ways in which they decide to handle controversial, high-profile figures like Alex Jones of InfoWars (12:35).
Source: Why Is Facebook So Bad at Moderation? | Damage Control (Ep. 507)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss The New York Times facing off with President Donald Trump on his home turf (03:30), Mark Zuckerberg’s clumsy efforts in dealing with Alex Jones (18:30), and the problems the NFL media faces while covering training camps (33:00).Hosted by: Bryan Curtis and David ShoemakerProduced…
Source: The N.Y. Times in the Oval Office, Facebook's InfoWars War, and the Indignities of NFL Training Camp | The Press Box (Ep. 506)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ director Christopher McQuarrie to talk about his creative collaboration with Tom Cruise, the challenges and rewards of coming back for a second ‘Mission: Impossible’ film, and his personal reckoning with his role as a filmmaker post-‘The Usual Suspects.’
Source: Making ‘Mission: Impossible’ the Best Movie Franchise, With Christopher McQuarrie | The Big Picture (Ep. 505)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins talk about their love for ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’ (1:34) and Karlie Kloss’s engagement to Joshua Kushner (22:39). Then Andrew Gruttadaro joins to talk about Leonardo DiCaprio’s hobby of the summer: beach volleyball (34:04).
Source: The Official Podcast of Celebrity Summer Vacations | Jam Session (Ep. 504)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the future of the New York Daily News following their mass layoffs (03:00), the fallout from the Refinery29.com’s “Money Diary” column (20:00), and the passing of Los Angeles food writer Jonathan Gold (37:45).Hosted by: Bryan Curtis and David ShoemakerProduced by: Jim CunninghamBrought to you…
Source: Remembering Jonathan Gold, the Downsizing of the Daily News, and Is Women's Media a “Scam”? | The Press Box (Ep. 503)