Bill Simmons is joined by former longtime Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter to discuss working in a world of satire (6:00), the creation of Spy Magazine (11:00), Trump's threats against Spy (20:00), the prosperity of the '90s (30:00), the tabloid decade of the 2000s (38:00), Los Angeles as the top American city (52:00), the Vanity Fair Oscars party (1:04:00), and society’s "grass is always greener" mentality (1:12:00).
Graydon Carter on Leaving Vanity Fair, Creating Spy Magazine, and Picking on Donald Trump
Bill sat down with the former longtime VF editor to discuss journalism, the president, and more
Plus, Chris and Andy talk The Replacements’ newly reissued remixed album Tim (Let It Bleed Edition) and how it feels to hear something meaningful to your youth in a new way
And later, mailbag questions!
Mixed Feelings on Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett, the Shocking Resurrection of Dillon Danis, and Israel Adesanya’s Jon Jones Moment?
Plus, Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou, answering some Discord questions about Brian Ortega’s mysterious absence, the suspected PFL and Bellator merger, and more
Verno and KOC talk recent trades and what they mean for all teams involved
What’s Going On With the Bengals Offense? Plus, a Preseason Hype Check and a Packers and Lions Preview.
Nora Princiotti and Steven Ruiz do a deep dive on Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals offense and how to solve their struggles