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Obama Writes a New Book. Plus, Claire McNear on ‘Jeopardy!’

Bryan and David discuss Obama’s memoir, Ringer writer and author Claire McNear joins to talk about her new book on ‘Jeopardy!,’ and more

President Barack Obama’s Memoir “A Promised Land” Goes On Sale Ahead Of Holiday Season Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images


Barack Obama has released his 768-page memoir, A Promised Land. Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss his book, his playlist, and the accompanying poster (2:10). Then, on Listener Mail, they answer the question “What is a piece of media you consume to get away from the world of media you spend the most time in?” (31:12) Then, Ringer writer and author Claire McNear joins to discuss her book, Answers in the Forms of Questions, which covers Jeopardy!, former host Alex Trebek, and much more (44:45). Finally, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

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