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Covering a Virtual Convention and NBA Playoffs Notes. Plus: Politico’s Alex Thompson on Biden and Obama.

Bryan and David discuss tonight’s virtual Democratic National Convention, NBA reporter Shams Charania, what Barack Obama really thought of Joe Biden, and much more

58th U.S. Presidential Inauguration Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / Pool / AP/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images


The Democratic National Convention kicks off tonight with speakers including Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, and Quibi CEO Meg Whitman. Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss what we can expect and what a virtual convention could look like (2:30). The NBA playoffs have also commenced, and they address the league’s newest free agent, Shams Charania (21:05). Then, Politico reporter Alex Thompson joins to discuss his experience on the campaign trail, and what Barack Obama really thought of vice president Joe Biden (27:30). Plus: the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline of the Week.

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