Remembering Anthony Bourdain, the NY Times Doc, and 'Fire and Fury 2' | The Press Box (Ep. 480)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down to reflect on the legacy of Anthony Bourdain (02:15), conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer announcing he has weeks to live (13:45), the Showtime doc series ‘The Fourth Estate’ (21:00), and the ‘Fire and Fury’ sequel (34:00).Credits:Hosted by: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker  Produced by: Jim CunninghamBrought to…
Source: Remembering Anthony Bourdain, the NY Times Doc, and 'Fire and Fury 2' | The Press Box (Ep. 480)

The Hand of LeBron and Funniest NBA Media Narratives With Bryan Curtis | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 367)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, still coming down from the NBA Finals, talks LeBron’s hand injury, the media aftermath of a finals sweep, and legacy implications for Kevin Durant and Steph Curry (3:15), before sitting down with Bryan Curtis to revisit NBA Finals narratives, the NBA replay, the NBA…
Source: The Hand of LeBron and Funniest NBA Media Narratives With Bryan Curtis | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 367)

Hereditary’ Is the Most Disturbing Horror Movie in Years, With Ari Aster | The Big Picture (Ep. 479)

Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with filmmaker Ari Aster to discuss his first full-length feature, ‘Hereditary,’ and the process of crafting a deeply disturbing experience for moviegoers.
Source: Hereditary’ Is the Most Disturbing Horror Movie in Years, With Ari Aster | The Big Picture (Ep. 479)

Charles Oakley Tells MJ Stories, Explains Why LeBron Will Leave, and Remembers His Favorite Fights (And It's Amazing) | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 375)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by the toughest guy in NBA history, Charles Oakley, to talk Michael Jordan stories, the difference between old-school and today’s NBA, the Pat Riley Knicks, why LeBron should leave the Cavs, his MSG ban, and a slew of his NBA beefs on…
Source: Charles Oakley Tells MJ Stories, Explains Why LeBron Will Leave, and Remembers His Favorite Fights (And It's Amazing) | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 375)

Where In The World Is Melania Trump? | Damage Control (Ep. 478)

The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs try to understand why there are so many conspiracy theories around the lack of public Melania Trump sightings (0:52) and how the first lady is different from both her family and her predecessors (4:37). They also discuss the rap beefs that are currently…
Source: Where In The World Is Melania Trump? | Damage Control (Ep. 478)

Jalen Rose on LeBron's Future, the Kardashians/Jenners As NBA Scouts, and 1998 vs. 2018 | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 374)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his old friend Jalen Rose to talk about what NBA players do in Cleveland, Kawhi Leonard’s “Pre-Agency,” some of Jalen’s NBA seasons, the Kardashians/Jenners’ impeccable NBA scouting, all-time greats, LeBron’s next move, where Kevin Durant may end up in the next…
Source: Jalen Rose on LeBron's Future, the Kardashians/Jenners As NBA Scouts, and 1998 vs. 2018 | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 374)

Disinviting the Eagles, Clinton's Book Tour, and Sitcom Sign-offs | The Press Box (Ep. 477)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker run the hurry-up offense to tackle Donald Trump’s issue with the Philadelphia Eagles (04:30), the Bryan Colangelo story (10:30), Bill Clinton’s appearance on ‘Today’ (23:45), ‘High Noon’ with Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre (32:00), the end of ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Roseanne’ (39:45), and…
Source: Disinviting the Eagles, Clinton's Book Tour, and Sitcom Sign-offs | The Press Box (Ep. 477)

J.R. Smith's Boner, LeBron's Anger, and Barry Bonds Stories with Andy Samberg and Desus and Mero | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 373)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by actor and long-time Warriors fan Andy Samberg to discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals, a PED hall of fame, comparisons between NBA teams and ‘SNL’ casts, and more (4:00). Then Bill sits down with Viceland’s Desus and Mero to talk…
Source: J.R. Smith's Boner, LeBron's Anger, and Barry Bonds Stories with Andy Samberg and Desus and Mero | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 373)

Truth, Fiction, and a Hollywood Heist Movie, With Bart Layton | The Big Picture (Ep. 476)

Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with writer-director Bart Layton about his path from unconventional documentaries to his ambitious new docufiction heist movie, ‘American Animals.’
Source: Truth, Fiction, and a Hollywood Heist Movie, With Bart Layton | The Big Picture (Ep. 476)

The Colangelo Saga and Best NBA Finals Narratives. Plus: Rich Kleiman on KD, Jay-Z, and Superstardom

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Bryan Colangelo situation (3:15) before talking NBA Finals narratives and subplots, including historic Finals runs, the real difference between LeBron and Michael Jordan, and Kevin Durant versus LeBron James, Part 2 (14:25). Then Bill sits down with Durant’s business…
Source: The Colangelo Saga and Best NBA Finals Narratives. Plus: Rich Kleiman on KD, Jay-Z, and Superstardom