The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to discuss the evolution of rock music (2:30) and the Lakers’ hopes for the 2019-20 season (19:35). Then Bill calls Joe House to discuss Bill’s 50th birthday and give out some Million Dollar Picks (51:00). Finally, Bill sits down with Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her five most intriguing story lines of the week, including Pete Alonso’s quest for the rookie home run record, the Jalen Ramsey trade saga, and more (1:33:45).
Flea on the Lakers, Buffalo’s Big Moment, and Red-Hot Million Dollar Picks With Joe House
Plus: Mallory on Pete Alonso’s quest for the rookie home run record and more
Bakari and Dr. Peniel Joseph dive into the NatGeo series ‘Genius: MLK/X,’ based on his book ‘The Sword and the Shield’
Plus, how technology can drive changes across industry
By Dave Chang