Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with first-time filmmaker Aneesh Chaganty to discuss leaving his job at Google to make ‘Searching,’ a thriller starring John Cho shot entirely through the POV of screens.
Source: Aneesh Chaganty on Leaving Google to Make ‘Searching’ | The Big Picture (Ep. 519)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Robert Mays to run through some NFL thoughts as the season approaches (3:20), then Bill sits down with Amanda Dobbins to discuss the highly anticipated film, ‘A Star is Born’ starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga (25:10). Finally Bill talks to…
Source: NFL Nuggets, 'A Star is Born', and Celebrity Divorces with Robert Mays, Amanda Dobbins, and Laura Wasser | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 408)
This week on ‘Damage Control,’ The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs discuss the complicated feelings that come with mourning late Senator John McCain (0:47). Then they investigate why the Twitter persona of former Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has become so fascinating (24:19).
Source: The Complex Legacy That John McCain Leaves Behind | Damage Control (Ep. 518)
In part one of their two-part podcast, HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal gear up for the NFL regular season by running thru each team in the AFC, they talk odds, sleepers, parlays, and more!
Source: The Annual AFC Over-Unders With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 408)
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker link up to remember Senator John McCain and his relationship with the media (02:30) before looking back at Jemele Hill’s last year at ESPN (15:30). Then they unpack a wild Tuesday for Trump (26:00) before examining varying opinions of ‘The Athletic’ (39:30).
Source: Remembering John McCain, Jemele Hill's Exit From ESPN, and Taking Stock of 'The Athletic' | The Press Box (Ep. 517)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Mark Titus about his love for the Little League World Series, then he weighs in on the Urban Meyer–Ohio State issue. He then talks about athletes dealing with depression and other mental illness and how sports may respond to more and more…
Source: Urban Meyer, the Little League World Series, John McCain, and the Red Sox Swoon with Mark Titus and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 406)
The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan highlight this summer’s movies by awarding the biggest surprises, best independent films, best scenes, the best and worst movie of the summer, and much more.
Source: The Summer Movie Awards | The Big Picture (Ep. 516)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by the newest podcaster on the Ringer Podcast Network, Ryen Russillo, to announce his new show, ‘Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo.’ They talk pickup basketball, NBA offseason, and more (2:17). Then Bill is joined by Celtics forward Jayson Tatum to discuss his…
Source: Jayson Tatum Plus Ryen Russillo's Big Ringer Announcement | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep.405)
The Ringer’s Juliet Litman is joined by Kate Halliwell to talk about the Netflix movie ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ (1:00) and the breakout star of the movie, Noah Centineo (10:12). Then Alyssa Bereznak comes on to talk about Elon Musk’s relationship with the singer Grimes (17:39) and…
Source: ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Creates a Rom-com Star and Dissecting the Elon Musk–Grimes–Azealia Banks Saga | Jam Session (Ep. 515)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by the Mother of Dragons, Mallory Rubin, to discuss the anticipation of the final season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ future spinoffs, NCAA football, MLB, and rookie NFL quarterbacks (1:57). Then Bill sits down with actor Jason Bateman to talk L.A. Dodgers fandom,…
Source: Jason Bateman on His Crazy Career, Plus Mallory Rubin on Football and 'Thrones' | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 404)