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, the Giants move to 3-1, and Sean Fennessey joins the show
Sheil and Ben discuss the Eagles’ comeback and give five takeaways from the game
Brian chats with James White about the Pats’ loss and Bill Belichick’s fiery showing on the sidelines
Kate and Amelia dive into this week’s episode of ‘The Great British Baking Show’