JJ and Tommy sit down with sports journalist and ESPN personality Bomani Jones to talk about the return of sports as the NBA restart nears (04:15). They also discuss why people should be experts in their fields and how athletes can use—and misuse—their platforms (28:08). They also talk about Steph Curry and different ways to understand a player’s greatness (49:40), all before drafting their favorite movies involving planes (67:13).
Bomani Jones on the Value of Expertise, Using One’s Platform Effectively, and Nitpicking
Plus, JJ and Tommy draft their favorite movies involving planes
Genre stories like the latest ‘Star Wars’ series are today’s dominant fictional narratives. It’s not a slight to subject them to impassioned analysis or critical inquiry; it’s a sign of respect.
Bill, David, and Craig revisit the 2012 found-footage teen comedy
Mike and Jesse also answer some mailbag questions
Bryan and David react to the media’s coverage of the Supreme Court’s ruling and discuss the policies within newsrooms that prohibit journalists from addressing the issue