Immediately after watching the Celtics-76ers season opener, HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and TMZ’s Van Lathan to talk 2018 NBA speculations, the NBA’s generational progression, nightclubs, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake, and more (2:38:00). Then Bill sits down with Sean Fennessey and Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle to talk about his new film, First Man, the actual moon landing, La La Land, Whiplash, taking creative risks, and more (1:01:50).
Celts-76ers, Kanye’s Fall, ‘First Man,’ and the 2017 Oscars Fiasco
Plus, Damien Chazelle discusses ‘First Man’
Sean and Adam discuss ‘Dogs’, what it means now, and how some of the other Sundance ’92 films were remembered—or not
Plus, an interviewer’s cringey question to Ari Lennox has the internet abuzz
Charles and Grace question the phenomenon of weird movie trailer music and Paul Thompson joins the show to discuss the history and transformation of Earl Sweatshirt
Author Morgan Housel joins to talk Peloton, Bitcoin, and finance myths
The home planet of Luke and Anakin Skywalker has often been depicted as a wasteland of sand and villainy. Finally, one series is showing that there’s much more to it.