Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins on the meme-ification of Kim Jong Un’s sister (1:18), the overheated response to the Obama family’s official portraits (8:22), The New York Times’ op-ed problem (13:30), and—in anticipation of Black Panther—the merits of the Blade film franchise (22:04).
‘Damage Control’: Obama Portraits and The New York Times’ Op-Ed Problems
Plus: Why is the internet going wild over Kim Jong Un’s sister?
Plus, Ryen offers his thoughts on the speculation around Karl-Anthony Towns’s next contract, and how the Pistons exited the Deandre Ayton sweepstakes, and James Harden declining his player option to help the 76ers
Last week, F1 and ESPN reportedly agreed to a new rights deal that will pay F1 between $75 million and $90 million per year over the next three years. John Ourand of ‘Sports Business Journal’ joined ‘The Ringer F1 Show’ to explain the deal and why F1 chose it over other offers.
‘Honestly, Nevermind’ and "Break My Soul" find two of pop’s biggest artists moving in new directions. Are the producers and DJs in those scenes viewing that as an opportunity or an appropriation of their music?