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
Joe, Craig, and Mallory Rubin pit San Francisco’s bread bowl with clam chowder against the classic Philly cheesesteak, and the L.A. taco faces off with Green Bay brats and cheese curds
Chris and Seerat also discuss the MVP race and where some of the superstars should rank in the conversation
Ariel, Chuck, and Petesy break down the biggest storylines surrounding UFC 270
Johnny brings on Janelle and Darrell to give a play-by-play of everything that went down on the ‘All Stars 2’ final challenge