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
Van and Rachel also discuss LeBron James’s comments about the non-coverage of the Jerry Jones controversy
Kevin is joined by CBS Sports’ Will Brinson to preview five of this weekend’s most intriguing NFL matchups and predict the four teams in the CFB Playoff
Brian and three-time Super Bowl champ James White discuss the Pats’ dysfunctional offense, potential friction between Mac Jones and Matt Patricia, Devin McCourty’s Patriots career, and more
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