HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to rehash the Pelicans-Lakers trade and point out the winners and losers of the 2019 NBA draft (2:37). Then Bill sits down with the king of Yacht Rock, Michael McDonald, to discuss playing with Steely Dan, his time with the Doobie Brothers, heartbreak songs, his solo career, his summer tour with Chaka Khan, and more (1:25:50).
NBA Draft Reactions, Pelicans Party, and the Worst NBA Owner With Joe House
Plus: Michael McDonald of the Doobie Brothers
Coventry City’s Ben Wilson joins to discuss goalkeeping, that Luton loss, and goalies’ Vaseline hack
The East Coast Bias boys also discuss how Nick Chubb’s injury affects the Cleveland Browns, why the Minnesota Vikings are due for a win, and whether Kenny Pickett and the Pittsburgh Steelers will bounce back against the Las Vegas Raiders
From 1982 to 1987, the Smiths produced more goddamn gorgeous beautiful songs than many other artists do in their entire careers. How did a stylish young guitar savant find the shyest poet, the one who lurked alone in the corner at every gig in the city?
New York Vs. San Francisco, Things Dave Looks for in Restaurant Menus, and the Greatness of Graeter’s
Dave and Chris make their predictions for NFL matchups based on a unique criterion: Which city has the better food?