Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down a few recent conspiracy theories, including QAnon, the Jeffrey Epstein case, and one related to Love Connection host Chuck Woolery (1:10). Next, on Listener Mail, they answer the question “What happens when you dream about The Press Box?” (16:50). Then, Ringer staff writer Jordan Ritter Conn joins to discuss his new book, The Road From Raqqa (31:30). Plus: The Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
2020 Conspiracy Theories, Listener Mail, and Jordan Ritter Conn on ‘The Road From Raqqa’
Bryan and David discuss conspiracy theories like QAnon and the Jeffrey Epstein case, and more before Jordan Ritter Conn joins to talk about his new book
Hayao Miyazaki’s latest (and possibly last) Studio Ghibli release would be a fitting film for the legendary director to go out on, not that he’s ready to retire
Jason dives into the Cubs’ epic meltdown against the Atlanta Braves, then he travels to the South Side to give a quick update on the White Sox. Jason talks football with former Bears defensive end Alex Brown, and the two dive into the Bears’ defensive struggles and more.
Can the Jets keep going with Zach Wilson?
Quarterback Trevor Lawrence is playing better than the team’s record indicates, and Jacksonville has suffered from some bad luck. But the Jaguars’ early-season struggles could be a sign that this team’s ceiling is lower than previously thought.