Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald celebrate the life and impact of the late author Philip Roth (2:00) and discuss Andy’s experience at a Paul Simon concert (9:30). They also discuss the New York Times interview with the cast of Arrested Development and the backlash surrounding Jeffrey Tambor’s behavior on set and how that coincides with a larger trend in Hollywood (15:00). Later, they open up the mailbag and answer listener questions ranging from their most comforting episodes of TV of all time to their thoughts on the forthcoming Watchmen series by Damon Lindelof (28:00).
Celebrating Philip Roth and Taking Mailbag Questions
Plus: the Jeffrey Tambor backlash and the larger pattern in Hollywood
Plus, Natalie Nunn of ‘Baddies West’ calls in for a quick chat about exploitation and a discussion of the collection of slave memorabilia
Are the Saints Tanking? Plus, the Bengals Fan Experience, Press Man Coverage vs. Tua, and More Big Takeaways From Week 13
Ben and Sheil also examine Jalen Hurts’s irreplaceable role within the Eagles’ offensive scheme