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The Wemby Era, a Women’s Hoops Revolution, Taylor Swift Vs. the Beatles, and Maye Vs. Daniels With Chuck Klosterman

Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to discuss Victor Wembanyama speculations, women’s college basketball, the cultural colossus that is Taylor Swift, and much more

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Tracy Chapman Never Had Much to Prove. She Did It Anyway.

Our latest episode, discussing "Fast Car," Tracy’s Grammy performance, and her ’90s hit "Give Me One Reason"

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This Is J.Lo ... Now: Decoding ‘The Greatest Love Story Never Told’

Juliet and Amanda analyze the Jennifer Lopez we see in her new documentary, ‘The Greatest Love Story Never Told’

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Cam Newton Gets Jumped, and Drake Turns Heel

Van and Rachel also discuss how Donald Trump is trying to appeal to Black voters

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24 Question Party People: Anthony Anzaldo and Ross Farrar of Ceremony

Topics include Ross’s early Pearl Jam phase, Anthony’s last lie being seven months ago (which sounds like a lie), and a new take on the "never going to make it" question

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MGMT Is More Than Just ‘Saltburn’ Nostalgia Fodder

The indie rock duo talk ‘Saltburn,’ TikTok, their highs and lows, and their new album, ‘Loss of Life’

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The Songs We Didn’t Do (Everyone Yells at Rob)

With just three songs remaining, it felt like a great week to have some of Rob’s favorite guests as well as producers stop by and yell at him over songs that he missed

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24 Question Party People: Chelsea Wolfe

Chelsea Wolfe talks about her new album, ‘She Reaches Out to She Reaches Out to She,’ as well as a myriad of other topics, including why people hate Geminis so much, ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service,’ overcoming self-doubt, and the health benefits of eggs

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A Very Necessary FAQ for Jennifer Lopez’s ‘This Is Me … Now: A Love Story’

Did J.Lo make a 55-minute musical about her relationship with Ben Affleck? We have the answer to that question, and more.

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Peak J.Lo: The Top Seven Moments of Genius and Camp in ‘This Is Me … Now’

Jodi and Juliet discus the "genius and camp" in Lopez’s movie ‘This Is Me ... Now,’ based on her album of the same name, which tells the story of her journey with love

Super Bowl LVIII - San Francisco 49ers v Kansas City Chiefs
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Will You Be Our Valentine?

Heidi and Spencer cover some current celebrity pop culture news (yes, that includes Taylor and Travis) before answering your burning relationship questions.

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Jay-Z, in the Past Tense

We’re doing "Hard Knock Life." But first, we gotta go back in time.

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Bob Marley’s ‘Legend’ Is One of the Bestselling Albums Ever. But Does It Tell His Full Story?

After 40 years and more than 25 million copies sold, what story does ‘Legend’ tell us about Bob Marley and the people listening to it?

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24 Question Party People: Joe Talbot of IDLES

Joe Talbot of IDLES joins to discuss his band’s new album, ‘Tangk’

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Beyoncé Vs. NFL, Plus Masculinity and Painted Nails With Demetrius Harmon

Van and Rachel also react to the back-and-forth between Shannon Sharpe and Mike Epps before recapping a Super Bowl Sunday that saw Usher and Beyoncé dominate headlines

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Wait, Is Taylor Swift Actually a ~Good~ Poet?

As a title, ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ winkingly plays into the idea of Taylor as a lyrical genius. But there’s a subset of academia that thinks she does deserve to be discussed like Shakespeare or Dickinson.

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The Best Super Bowl Trailers, ‘Bob Marley: One Love,’ ‘The Taste of Things,’ and Top Five Food Movies

Plus, the director and star of ‘The Taste of Things’ join to discuss the unique challenges of making a movie centered around cooking!

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The Pop Culture Winners and Losers of Super Bowl LVIII

While Taylor Swift lived out a real love story, another pop superstar saved us from what was shaping up to be a pretty niche Super Bowl Sunday

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Usher Did the Most but Still Left You Wanting More

The R&B legend’s Super Bowl halftime show was spectacular in all of its Vegas-residency glory. Then he brought out the roller skates, and it got even better.

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Drake, the Meat Messiah. Plus, Boaz Yakin on ‘Once Again (For the Very First Time).’

Van and Rachel also talk the Super Bowl, Taylor Swift, and Mo’Nique

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Who Was “the Old Kanye,” Anyway?

It’s been 20 years since Kanye West released ‘The College Dropout,’ a landmark album littered with clues about the person he was perhaps always destined to become

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Usher and Friends

Music journalists Julianne Escobedo Shepherd and Clover Hope join the pod to talk about what makes Usher’s collabs so special

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The NFL Has Entered Its WAG Era

Taylor Swift and a growing group of famous wives and girlfriends have infused femininity and celebrity into this NFL season in a way that the league has never seen before

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Grammys Breakdown and ‘Bachelor’ Tea With Corrine Olympios

Heidi and Spencer give their take on the Taylor Swift drama at the Grammys before welcoming ‘Bachelor’ alum Corrine Olympios

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Breaking the Myth of Michael Jackson

Breaking down MJ in the 1990s, on and off record

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‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Album Announcement

Nora and Nathan dive into the track list to determine what the album is about, talk about how the announcement went over, and more!

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Taylor Swift: Greatest Maker of Albums Ever, Plus Keith Lee’s Blessing

Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay react to an eventful Grammy Awards ceremony before discussing Killer Mike’s arrest, a Dallas food truck, and more

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24 Question Party People: Dave 1 and P-Thugg of Chromeo

Chromeo come by the show to talk about Proust, codependency, and their new album, ‘Adult Contemporary’

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The 66th Annual Grammy Awards and More

Juliet and Amanda are here to give you all their thoughts on the fashion, performances, and results of the Grammys!

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Five Major Music Business Questions After the Grammys

Matt and Lucas Shaw chat about Taylor Swift’s new album, the hip-hop problem at the Grammys, and more

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Taylor Swift’s Imperial Phase Is Already Unprecedented. And It May Still Get Bigger.

Her reign is already incomparable. And with a Grammys record, a (likely) Super Bowl appearance, and a new album coming, it shows no signs of decline.

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The Winners and Losers of the 2024 Grammy Awards

Taylor Swift’s got a new awards record (and a new album), Jay-Z didn’t hold back, and Joni Mitchell and Tracy Chapman returned to the stage triumphantly. What else went down?