HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons brings on Ringer editor-at-large Bryan Curtis and Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay to discuss Mayweather-McGregor media hype (5:00), politics playing a role in every sports conversation (18:00), the NFL's desire to control everything (25:00), LeBron's power in the NBA (34:00), writers weighing having a platform and getting paid (40:00), the problem with the "pivot to video" (50:00), Boston potentially renaming Yawkey Way after David Ortiz (1:01:00), and Peter Vecsey's beef with Magic Johnson (1:12:00).
‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ on Mayweather-McGregor, Yawkey Way, Colin Kaepernick, and ‘Pivot to Video’
Columnist Jason Gay joins Bill Simmons and Bryan Curtis to discuss LeBron's power in the NBA and the problem with "pivot to video"
The past has met the present, banthas have been ridden, and lingering questions now have answers. But as the series turns toward its end, what lies in the future?
Journalist S.H. Fernando Jr. joins Ryen to discuss his book, ‘From the Streets of Shaolin: The Wu-Tang Saga,’ the inception of hip-hop in the Bronx, the formation of the Wu-Tang Clan, and their explosion onto the music scene
Secrecy has been the norm as the release date for the fantasy epic approaches, but the newly announced title, ‘The Rings of Power,’ is more than enough for fans to chew on
Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka join to discuss what they’ve been watching recently
After years of performing karaoke and explicit sing-alongs, the comedian has settled into the lead role of an understated coming-of-age series on HBO, ‘Somebody Somewhere’