Bill Simmons is joined by New York Times film critic Wesley Morris to remember the great Burt Reynolds. They each go through their top-five Burt Reynolds films and discuss how he owned the 1970s (2:28). Then Bill calls up Joe House to talk Tiger Woods’s impressive showing at the BMW Championship and NBC’s questionable broadcast changes in the NFL season opener before making some Week 1 bets (1:06:25).
Best Burt Reynolds Movies and Week 1 NFL Gambling With Wesley Morris and Joe House
Plus: Bill and House discuss Tiger’s impressive showing at the BMW Championship
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the new Diddy lawsuit and Meek Mill’s response to being implicated. Then, they give their impressions of the "uncommitted" vote protest in Michigan before going over the gender politics of marriage proposal.
Many Americans today seem to embrace conspiracy theories and nihilistic burn-it-all-down messages, not because they are partisans of the left or right, but because they’ve become cynical about all elite and all major institutions of power