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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’

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).

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