Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling on sports gambling in America. They talk about why this is so important, wonder what form sports gambling will take at places like 7-Eleven, and speculate on who the first person involved with a sports gambling scandal will be (2:50). Then, Bill sits down with actor Ethan Hawke to talk about the pre-internet era, sports movies, working with Robin Williams and Denzel Washington, quitting smoking, falling in love on set, and Ethan’s new film, First Reformed, written and directed by Paul Schrader. Then Ethan talks about how he lost his Knicks tickets, the progressiveness of the NBA, and accepting LeBron’s greatness (23:05).
Ethan Hawke on Acting With Wolves, Robin Williams, and ‘Reality Bites’
Plus: Sports gambling is legal!
Rosenberg explains why this might be one of the most surprising events in history
Surviving in ‘The Last of Us’ Universe, Reading Recommendations, ‘Doctor Who’ Prep, and More Mailbag!
Mallory and Joanna talk popular HBO shows and compile a sizeable list of book recommendations for any and all interested parties—give them a look!
Plus, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg joins to discuss his new film ‘Infinity Pool’
Bryan and Nora unpack some NFL playoff media topics, Jason Gay joins to discuss how Billy Packer’s career transformed college basketball, and more
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