The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look back on 2017 by reflecting on the ideas of the journalist as a hero (01:30) and the journalist as a villain (19:30). They wrap up the show by discussing the problems with “best of” lists when it comes to journalism (32:00).
‘The Press Box’: Journalists As Heroes and Villains
Plus: The problems with “best of” lists when it comes to journalism
Dave, Neil, and Joanna discuss the lighting controversy and the TV settings you should use to have the best viewing experience
In the chaos of the MLB playoffs, every team has a chance—however small—to win it all. Here are the reasons both the favorites and the underdogs can advance, and why all but one will ultimately fall.
Austin, Raheem, and Rodger preview the ‘Thursday Night Football’ matchup between the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts before going through this week’s college football schedule and giving their favorite picks, spreads, and totals for Week 6 of the season
Through a stunning performance by Cate Blanchett, Todd Field tells a story about modern culture, and what happens when a cult of personality starts to crack