HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons reacts to the Red Sox advancing to the 2018 World Series (5:27) before sitting down with actor and director Jonah Hill to discuss his directorial debut film ‘Mid90s’, working in the Apatow circle, the confusing realm of comedy, and more (23:42). Then Bill talks…
Source: Jonah Hill, Red Sox Magic, and 'A Star Is Born' on For Realsies | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 430)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins get together to talk about Princess Eugenie’s wedding (1:04) and Meghan’s faux pas of announcing her pregnancy during the event (19:38). Then they cover Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande’s breakup (28:37) and some celebrity real estate news (31:55).
Source: Royal Extravaganza and Meghan and Harry’s Baby | Jam Session (Ep. 538)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with actor and filmmaker Jonah Hill about directing his personal and affecting first film ‘Mid90s.’
Source: Jonah Hill on the Personal and Powerful 'Mid90s' | The Big Picture (Ep. 537)
Immediately after watching the Celtics-76ers season opener, HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and TMZ’s Van Lathan to talk 2018 NBA speculations, the NBA’s generational progression, nightclubs, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake, and more (2:38:00). Then Bill sits down with Sean Fennessey and Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle…
Source: Celts-76ers, Kanye's Fall, 'First Man,' and the 2017 Oscars Fiasco With Van Lathan, Damien Chazelle, Joe House, and Sean Fennessey | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 429)
Plus: Sarachan has done his job; Berhalter looks like the new coach; Bradley may not be the answer but he’s the best version of the questionThese two friendlies come a year since the disastrous World Cup elimination in Trinidad. It feels far longer. A fractious US Soccer presidential race; the…
Source: Talking points from USA's matches against Colombia and Peru: who will replace Dempsey?
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down President Trump’s new media strategy (03:00), the reportorial tactic that separates NBA insiders (25:45), and Senator Warren’s preemptive strike against swift boaters (41:30).
Source: Kanye Goes to Washington, the Art of Sidling, and Elizabeth Warren Makes Her Move | The Press Box (Ep. 536)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Patriots-Chiefs shootout, The Steelers’ impressive comeback against the Bengals, and the Dolphins-Bears nail-biter finish (3:14), before they guess the NFL lines for week 7 (39:40).
Source: Boston’s Big Night and Guess the Lines Week 7 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 428)
Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey speaks with comedic talent Ike Barinholtz about his directorial debut ‘The Oath’ and how it’s a direct response to the breakneck speed of the news cycle since the election.
Source: The Oath’ and Ike Barinholtz’s Response to the Chaotic News Cycle | The Big Picture (Ep. 535)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House for a preseason tradition, the ninth annual guessing of the NBA over/unders. They hit all 30 teams in one podcast, so buckle up.
Source: Guessing 2018-19 NBA Over/Unders With Joe House: The Ninth Annual Edition | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 427)
The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs get together to talk about Taylor Swift’s decision to finally get political (2:01) and the political fight going on involving the Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty (21:08).Read Alyssa Bereznak on Taylor Swift here.
Source: Finally, Taylor Swift and Gritty Are on the Same Team | Damage Control (Ep. 534)