HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons travels to Oakland to sit down with three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry to talk recent Finals runs, the joy of playing with Klay Thompson, getting heated on the court, the new All-Star Game layout, all-time NBA greats, and more.
Source: Stephen Curry on Battling LeBron, NBA Twitter, Klaytheism, and the Quest for Immortality | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 401)
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)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by hip-hop legend Ice Cube to talk about the renewed Celtics-Lakers rivalry, LeBron to L.A., old-school hip-hop vs. new-school, making records, the Las Vegas Raiders, what to do with the L.A. Clippers, Big3 basketball, and more (11:00). Then Bill sits down with star…
Source: A Very Special 400th Episode With Ice Cube and John David Washington | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 400)
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)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by chef, author, and TV producer Eddie Huang to talk tortured Knicks fandom, Linsanity, NBA Rookies, summer league, the transformation of the L.A. food scene, developing TV shows and more (3:13). Then Bill talks with author Jim Miller about ESPN’s apex, it’s…
Source: New York Hoops, Food Trends, ESPN's Future and Nick Saban with Eddie Huang and Jim Miller | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 399)
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)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN fantasy football guru Matthew Berry to talk about their fantasy origins, the rise of fantasy sports, to PPR or not to PPR, snake drafts vs. auctions, and what a game-changer daily fantasy is. Then Matthew shares some strategies for this…
Source: Fantasy Football Palooza With Matthew Berry | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 398)
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)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his old friend and rival Yankees fan JackO to discuss the Red Sox’s sweep of the Yankees, A-Rod’s relentless commentary, playoff implications, and more (3:38). Then Bill sits down with his daughter, Zoe, to discuss teen culture in the form of breakups,…
Source: The Boston Massacre, Teen Culture Watch, and 'Succession' With JackO, Zoe Simmons, and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 397)