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The Forgotten History of NFL Integration, With Keyshawn Johnson and Bob Glauber

Keyshawn Johnson and Bob Glauber join Bakari to talk about their new book, ‘The Forgotten First,’ which highlights the careers of the first Black NFL players

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Gabrielle Union on Living Life With Grace, Parenting in Public, and Her Second Book, ‘You Got Anything Stronger?’

Bakari is joined by actress and author Gabrielle Union to talk about life, children, and her second memoir.

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen To

Micah and Justin discuss the release of ‘Deathloop’ before handing out their recent TV show, music, and book recommendations

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September Book Special

Juliet and Amanda share their recommendations, discuss what they’re currently reading and touch on upcoming book releases from authors like Sally Rooney, Anthony Doerr, and Richard Osman

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College Recruiting Stories With Rasheed Wallace, Robert Horry, and Amar’e Stoudemire

Plus, Matt Taibbi on ‘Hate Inc.,’ and more recruiting stories from James Posey, Jermaine O’Neal, and Jarrett Jack

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The Fall of Afghanistan With ‘Reign of Terror’ Author Spencer Ackerman 

Bryan and Spencer discuss the 20-year "War on Terror" and react to the Biden administration’s decision to pull out of Afghanistan

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Stories From the 1969 Finals With Leigh Montville. Plus, ‘Astoria’ and the First American Settlement in the Pacific Northwest With Peter Stark.

Ryen continues author week on the show by chatting with legendary sportswriter and author Leigh Montville as well as historian and adventure writer Peter Stark

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Inside ‘Loki’ Season 1 With Head Writer Michael Waldron. Plus: Summer Reading Recommendations!

‘Loki’ head writer Michael Waldron joins Mallory to discuss how the thrilling finale came to be, the show’s MCU-altering choices, and more

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The Democratic Party’s Inaction on Voting Rights, With Adam Serwer

Plus, Serwer discusses his new book, ‘The Cruelty Is the Point,’ which examines Donald Trump’s administration

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Giannis’s Improbable Rise to Finals MVP and Best Fits From the Bucks

Wosny reviews looks from the NBA champs and Mirin Fader joins to discuss her new book

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The Latest on Britney, Bennifer’s Real Estate Search, and Adele’s New Love Interest

Juliet and Amanda also discuss Prince Harry’s memoir deal and Tom Cruise’s latest appearance at the English Grand Prix

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Mirin Fader on ‘Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP’

Mirin talks about converting her feature story into a book, how Giannis’s free agency affected the timeline, and publishing a book as Giannis dominates the NBA Finals

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Bill Walton on David Halberstam’s ‘The Breaks of the Game’

Bryan and Bill discuss Walton’s relationship with Halberstam, his experience playing with the Trail Blazers, and why Walton has not yet read the book

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An Ode to Korean Moms, With Michelle Zauner

Dave and Chris link up with Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner to discuss her new book ‘Crying in H Mart’ and how food serves as a cultural tether to her family

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CNN’s Elie Honig on Rudy Giuliani and the Differences Between Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s DOJ Departments

Plus, Elie discusses his book ‘Hatchet Man,’ which details Bill Barr’s time as attorney general

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The Oral History of ‘Juice,’ Tupac’s Breakout Role

In an excerpt from his new book, ‘Changes: An Oral History of Tupac,’ Sheldon Pearce dives into how the rapper transformed himself into Bishop for the big screen

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How to Write a Campaign Book With The Atlantic’s Edward-Isaac Dovere

Plus, brainstorming campaign-book power rankings and the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week

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Craig Melvin on His Career in Broadcast Journalism and His New Book, ‘Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father’

Craig also talks about being one of the few Black anchors on network television

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The Search for ‘Chainsaw Man’

Plus, Manga recommendations, what Justin and Micah have been reading and watching, and more

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Brian Stelter on Fox News, CNN, and Feuding With Rob Schneider

Plus, a deep dive into Stelter’s book ‘Hoax,’ which details Donald Trump’s relationship with Fox News

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Listener Mail on LeBron Takes, Biden Books, and Media Tours

Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker answer questions on everything from television ratings to where "embroiled" fits in the dictionary of words used only in journalism

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Clint Smith on the Importance of Critical Race Theory and His New Book, ‘How the World Is Passed’

Plus, the author’s thoughts on education, the role that mythmaking plays in American politics, and more

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Yusef Salaam of the “Exonerated Five” on His Prison Reform Activism and His New Book, ‘Better, Not Bitter’

Yusef Salaam joins the show to talk about how the false conviction shaped his life and later his activist work, what inspired him to write his new book, and more

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Listener Mail. Plus, Author Jeff Guinn on His Book ‘War on the Border.’

Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker open up the mailbag and answer questions on Chris Cuomo, ‘Friends,’ NBA play-in games, and more

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A Big NBA Weekend With Jackie MacMullan and NFL Schedule Chicanery With Warren Sharp

Plus, Andrew McCarthy on ’80s-movies stardom, working with John Hughes, and more

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A Full-Fledged Jokic-gasm With Kevin O’Connor and J. Kyle Mann

Plus, Jake Tapper on post-Trump TV life, moderating political debates, his new novel, and more

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Oscars 2021 Misfires, ‘Mare of Easttown,’ and ‘The Falcon and Winter Soldier’ Finale

Plus, musician Michelle Zauner on her book, ‘Crying in H Mart’

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Are Journalists Doing It Wrong?

Plus, author Jessica Bruder on ‘Nomadland’ and her experience reporting on older Americans leaving their homes in pursuit of seasonal work

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Why Won’t George Let George Finish ‘Winds of Winter’?

The ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ mastermind says he desperately wants to finish his trademark series’ next installment. So why does he keep putting other projects first?

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Listener Mail and Michael Riedel on Covering Broadway 

Plus, Bryan and David on the new Anthony Bourdain book

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Listener Mailbag on ‘Gutfeld!,’ Paul Pierce, and Mike Pence’s Book Deal

Plus, ranking Texas’s best literary novels, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and more

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Remembering Larry McMurtry and Chatting With Author Alexander Wolff

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David guesses the Strained-Pun Headline