HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her top five story lines of the week including another Clayton Kershaw postseason meltdown, the last two undefeated NFL QBs (Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo), the upcoming Patrick Mahomes–Deshaun Watson matchup, and more (2:36). Then Bill gives out some Million Dollar Picks (45:13), before talking with Shea Serrano about his new book Movies (and Other Things) and what sports movie events they would most want tickets to (51:47). Finally, Bill sits down with actor, comedian, and Big Mouth cocreator Nick Kroll to talk awkward puberty stories, the show’s appeal to teenagers, and more before Bill’s son joins the pod to share his thoughts on the show (1:18:15).
Dodgers Agony With Mallory Rubin, Tickets to Sports Movie Events With Shea Serrano, and ‘Big Mouth’ With Nick Kroll
Plus, Bill selects his Million Dollar Picks
Bryan and David discuss ‘Peril,’ the newest book from the legendary journalist
Keyshawn Johnson and Bob Glauber join Bakari to talk about their new book, ‘The Forgotten First,’ which highlights the careers of the first Black NFL players
Lamar Finally Beats Mahomes, Plus the Good, the Bad, and the Maybe From NFL Week 2 With Jonathan Vilma
Ryen also shares some thoughts from the weekend in college football
Plus, Logan and Raja discuss a potential midseason tournament