HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by publishing power player Janice Min to discuss Us Weekly's heyday (6:00), the increased intimacy of celebrity coverage (14:00), the "Brangelina" coverage (19:00), the relatable act upheld by the Kardashians (25:00), working with Jann Wenner (33:00), the end of the celebrity era as we know it (50:00), revamping The Hollywood Reporter (57:00), and how the Harvey Weinstein saga has flipped Hollywood on its head (1:10:00).
Smart-Gal Wednesday: Publishing Maven Janice Min on Us Weekly’s Heyday, The Hollywood Reporter’s Rejuvenation, and the Harvey Weinstein Fallout
Bill sits down with Janice Min to discuss Brangelina, Us Weekly, and the way celebrities are covered
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s return to television adds to an upswing of series centered on the humorous side of crime
Other Prestige TV Hall of Fame episodes from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘The Sopranos,’ and ‘Succession’ can be found in the ‘Prestige TV Podcast’ feed
Is San Francisco winning because of Jimmy G or in spite of him? Sunday’s NFC championship game could be a referendum on one of the splashiest moves of the offseason—and what the Niners did next.
Plus, some thoughts on ‘Selling Sunset’ and ‘Vanderpump Rules’