The Next NBA MVP With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O'Connor, Plus John C. Reilly | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 426)

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)

Trump's Taxes, 'Venom' vs. 'A Star Is Born,' and the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi | The Press Box (Ep. 536)

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)

‘A Star Is Born’: Instant Analysis | The Big Picture (Ep. 535)

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)

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 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)

A Boston–New York Baseball Holy War With the Kid Mero, JackO, and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 424)

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)

A Star Is Bradley | Jam Session (Ep. 534)

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)

Matt Damon on 'Rounders,' 'Goodwill Hunting,' and '90s Hollywood | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 423)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Matt Damon to discuss his journey through Hollywood with Ben Affleck, ‘Rounders,’ ‘Goodwill Hunting,’ the 1990s class of actors, baseball, and more.
Source: Matt Damon on 'Rounders,' 'Goodwill Hunting,' and '90s Hollywood | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 423)

More Ford-Kavanaugh, the "Rebirth" of the NFL, and Michael Moore | The Press Box (Ep. 533)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker take a look at Senator Flake and other figures from the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings (03:00), the rise in NFL ratings (25:15), and Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9” (37:00).
Source: More Ford-Kavanaugh, the "Rebirth" of the NFL, and Michael Moore | The Press Box (Ep. 533)

Guess the Lines Week 5 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 422)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the eventful Bengals-Falcons matchup, the Browns-Raiders shootout, and the coaching debacle that occurred during the Colts-Texans game (among others), before they guess the NFL Lines for week 5.
Source: Guess the Lines Week 5 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 422)

Tiger's Comeback, McVay vs. Belichick, Ryder Cup Struggles, and NFL Wagers With Tony Kornheiser and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 421)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Tony Kornheiser to talk Tiger’s comeback, the Ryder Cup, D.C. sports, and Sean McVay’s L.A. Rams (4:25), before calling up Joe House for Friday Rollin’. They hit on some more Ryder Cup story lines and give their Week 4 NFL picks (33:40).
Source: Tiger's Comeback, McVay vs. Belichick, Ryder Cup Struggles, and NFL Wagers With Tony Kornheiser and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 421)