Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt to discuss some NFL Week 4 story lines, including a meaningful Patriots-Bills matchup, Mitchell Trubisky coming off a win, Daniel Jones, and more (4:00). Then Bill talks with Rolling Stone’s Alan Sepinwall about the 25th anniversary of an all-time year for TV: 1994 (47:40). Finally, Bill sits down with Academy Award–winning actor Billy Bob Thornton to discuss some of his films, including Sling Blade, Monster’s Ball, Friday Night Lights, Bad Santa, Blood In Blood Out, and more. They also talk directing, hosting SNL, Amazon’s Goliath, MLB, and more (1:23:50).
Andy Reid’s Moment, TV’s Greatest Year (1994), and Billy Bob Thornton Stops By
Plus, Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt to discuss some NFL Week 4 story lines
The Browns quarterback made his first on-field appearance in 700 days on Sunday. But rather than address the real, important reasons for his absence, most people in the NFL machine seemed content to leave them in the past.
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Ian is joined by Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn to chat about England’s 3-0 win over Senegal, which featured a sublime performance by Jude Bellingham
Flo Lloyd-Hughes and her guests discuss Manchester United and Chelsea’s sensational wins, and a welcome return for Arsenal
Bakari and John discuss how the 2016 election changed the world, what Herschel Walker’s candidacy means for the state of politics, and Joe Biden’s 2024 re-election prospects