Bill Simmons is joined by the Mother of Dragons, Mallory Rubin, to discuss the anticipation of the final season of Game of Thrones, future spinoffs, NCAA football, MLB, and rookie NFL quarterbacks (1:57). Then Bill sits down with actor Jason Bateman to talk L.A. Dodgers fandom, being a child actor, Ozark, Arrested Development, binge-watch television, sports movies, and more (27:13).
Jason Bateman on His Career, the Dodgers, and ‘Ozark’
Plus: Mallory Rubin joins the show to talk ‘Thrones’ and college football
Watkins talks about his journey from the streets to the writer’s room, understanding Baltimore through television, and the real-life corruption of the city’s Gun Trace Task Force
CC and Ryan also take stock of the NBA playoffs
Justin, Rob, and Wos start by recapping the Warriors’ blowout victory over the Mavs, and what Dallas can change moving forward
Season 3 has found the show’s core cast enjoying more success than ever. As the installment’s unorthodox storytelling exemplifies, fame makes the Black experience that much more confounding.