Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down to sift through the blame game regarding children being separated from their parents at the border and how the media writes about “lies” (04:15), the Justice Department seizing New York Times reporter Ali Watkins’s emails and cellphone data (14:00), the recent profile of ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith in The New Yorker (28:00), and how the media handles celebrity suicide (37:00).
Trump’s “Lies,” the Strange Case of Ali Watkins, and Stephen A. Smith
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker round up media story lines from the past week
Charles, Grace, and Lani answer the question the world has been asking: Can Ben Platt play a convincing teenager? Then Charles is joined by Nate Rogers to talk about issues musicians face in an extra-litigious world.
Sean and Amanda answer mailbag questions from the world of television, movies, and more
Chris and Andy revisit the 1996 British black comedy-drama starring Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, and Robert Carlyle