Bill Simmons is joined by Ben Stiller to discuss his new Showtime series Escape at Dannemora, and making films including Reality Bites, The Cable Guy, Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, and Zoolander. They talk about the difficulty of pursuing comedy in 2019, tortured Knicks fandom, and more (3:50). Then Bill calls up his dad to discuss Joel Embiid’s dominance, the Celtics’ playoffs hopes, the Patriots’ free agency, and more (1:28:25).
Ben Stiller on ‘Tropic Thunder,’ Comedy in 2019, the Knicks, and His Biggest Career Lessons, Plus Bill’s Dad
Bill Simmons is joined by Ben Stiller to discuss his new Showtime series ‘Escape at Dannemora’
Plus, Shane Bacon on LIV Golf’s TV deal
Mike and Jesse record from Vegas at the Industry Summit and share their thoughts and experiences, review the week in the NFL, and share an exciting new contest they’re running in collaboration with Sorare
Matt and Julia dive into Nielsen’s newly released ratings and determine which show is benefiting its host platform the most
Chris Ryan, Joanna Robinson, and Mallory Rubin talk about why this scene was the payoff for several years of resentment, what their key differences are, and how they came to light in this scene particularly.