For the final show of 2017, The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald chat with music critic Lindsay Zoladz about the year in music and their favorite songs, albums, artists, and playlists (1:00). Later, they open up the mailbag and answer some listener questions about the year in culture (26:00).
The Year in Music With Lindsay Zoladz
Plus: ‘The Watch’ mailbag, answering listener questions about the year in culture
From 1982 to 1987, the Smiths produced more goddamn gorgeous beautiful songs than many other artists do in their entire careers. How did a stylish young guitar savant find the shyest poet, the one who lurked alone in the corner at every gig in the city?
New York Vs. San Francisco, Things Dave Looks for in Restaurant Menus, and the Greatness of Graeter’s
Dave and Chris make their predictions for NFL matchups based on a unique criterion: Which city has the better food?
Cousin Sal and the D3 look ahead to Thursday night’s matchup and a packed weekend of college football