Jon and Dan talk about Trump’s attempts to pivot, “cocky” Democrats, close polls, and The NYT Magazine’s Ben Rhodes profile. Then, ‘Meet the Press’ host Chuck Todd joins (50:30) to discuss Trump hacking the political process, Todd’s critiques of the media, and the future of political journalism.
Source: Ep. 110: ‘Meet the Press’ Host Chuck Todd, Trump's "Pivot," Polling Mayhem, and More
Juliet and Amanda discuss Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s rekindling in Paris, the Kardashians’ trip to Cuba (10:00), Ryan Gosling’s new baby (23:00), and Jenny Slate and Chris Evans’s newfound love.
Source: Ep. 109: 'Jam Session' With Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
Chris Ryan hosts today’s show without Andy, but gets help from a slew of Ringer staffers. First, Bill Simmons recaps the ‘GoT’ season thus far and talks about his favorite Netflix horror film. The full episode can be found separately on ‘The Watch’ podcast feed.
Source: Ep. 108: 'The Watch' Teaser With Bill Simmons
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The Ringer’s Juliet Litman is joined by screenwriter Drew Goddard to break down the season premiere of MTV’s ‘The Challenge,’ Johnny Bananas’s master toasting (20:00), the struggling new season of ‘The Real World’ (36:30), and his career highlights (49:00).
Source: Ep. 107: 'The Challenge' Podcast With Juliet Litman and Drew Goddard
Jon and Dan rehash the highlights from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Then, Tommy Vietor, former spokesman for President Obama, joins to discuss Trump virtually securing the nomination, Hillary-vs.-Trump scenarios (22:00), Hillary’s strategy vs. the Donald (44:00), and the anniversary of the Bin Laden raid (50:00).
Source: Ep. 106: 'Keepin' It 1600' With Tommy Vietor
Juliet and Amanda jump on the fashion beat to break down the many looks of the Met Gala. Then they discuss Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s (27:00) parenting style and Britney Spears’s next stand (36:00).
Source: Ep. 105: 'Jam Session' With Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
Chris and Andy discuss ‘Game of Thrones,’ the two poles of TV drama viewership (18:00), the challenges of modern filmmaking vs. TV-making (27:10), Drake’s ‘Views,’ and the impact of event listening on record releases (42:00).
Source: Ep. 104: 'The Watch' With Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald
Mays and Kevin give their winners and losers from the 2016 NFL draft. Topics include: Jacksonville’s big additions, Tomlin’s talented defensive selections (11:00), RGIII’s new crop of receivers (15:00), the Jets’ QB conundrum (20:00), Mickey Loomis’s press conference versatility (28:00), Roberto Aguayo vs. the internet (32:00), Myles Jack vs. Jaylon…
Source: Ep. 103: 2016 NFL Draft Winners and Losers With Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
Ringer editor-at-large Bryan Curtis is joined by James Andrew Miller to discuss the departures of Skip Bayless and Mike Tirico, and the future for ESPN.
Source: Ep. 102: Bryan Curtis With James Andrew Miller