The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs get together to talk about the spate of potential explosive devices sent to prominent Democratic figures this week (2:14) and how the right-wing media immediately tried to spin it (12:55). Then, they cover the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and how it might affect the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia (21:17).
‘Damage Control’: Dissecting Mohammed bin Salman’s Actions
Discussing media spin and more
By Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs
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The Taylor Swift Take Purge
To kick off their new "Summer of Taylor Swift" series, Nora and Nathan give their wildest takes on Taylor’s concerts, Matty Healy, and more!
By Nora Princiotti and Nathan Hubbard
CNN’s Messy Chris Licht Era Is Over, Now What?
Dylan Byers joins to discuss the network’s fallout with its former chairman and CEO
A Midnight Boys Time-Travel Draft
Plus, Jomi shares his thoughts on watching ‘Million Dollar Baby’ for the first time
By Van Lathan, Steve Ahlman, and 2 more
Is LA Knight Just 2023 Eugene? Plus ‘Dark Side of the Ring’ Cocreators Evan Husney and Jason Eisener Join the Show.
The guys also react to a Bloodline hot take from one of the show’s listeners
By Ben Cruz, Khal Davenport, and 1 more
Five Questions About Jacob deGrom’s Season-Ending Injury
Is this the end of peak deGrom? How does this affect his Hall of Fame chances? And what does it say about MLB pitchers’ quest for endless velocity?
Current Athlete and Coach Media Career Draft. Plus, the PGA Tour–LIV Golf Merger.
Kevin and Bryan Curtis predict which athletes will have the best media and broadcasting careers once they retire
By Kevin Clark and Bryan Curtis