HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cycle CEO/founder Jason Stein to discuss the evolution of branded content (5:00), Joel Embiid's Twitter personality (11:00), Facebook curating content (21:00), the YouTube generation (32:30), the reinvention of sports (42:00), monetizing Twitter (52:00), the Rock's social media dominance (1:01:00), and the chances of Amazon one day owning the NFL (1:07:00). Then, Bill's dad joins to talk about the Red Sox's resurgence (1:27:00) and his best guesses for what's next on Game of Thrones (1:30:00).
Smart-Guy Friday: Cycle CEO/Founder Jason Stein and Bill's Dad on 'Game of Thrones'
Bill Simmons is joined by Cycle CEO/founder Jason Stein to discuss the evolution of branded content, Joel Embiid's Twitter personality, and Facebook curating content
Plus, chatting with the new voice of the Blackhawks, Chris Vosters
Plus, Football Fridays and the Giants head to London
Plus, the Lions’ play-by-play voice Dan Miller on Matt Patricia and the Lions’ season
Plus, Nick Swisher on Every Kid Sports and his connection to card collecting
The Alien from France, Plus Million-Dollar Picks, Bad QBs, and the Sneaky-Scary Niners With Peter Schrager and Ben Solak
The guys also talk bad QB play, the Rams’ slump, and San Francisco’s impressive defense