HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by business and tech analyst Ben Thompson to discuss monetizing digital media, streaming TV, subscription overload, podcasts, broadcast rights, NBA, and more (2:25). Then Bill and JackO have a long-overdue conversation about the Astros’ cheating scandal, Mookie Betts to Los Angeles, the Democratic primary elections, and more.
The 2020 Streaming Wars, Cheating Astros, Cheap-Ass Red Sox, and Rudderless Democrats With Ben Thompson and JackO
Bill is joined by business and tech analyst Ben Thompson to discuss monetizing digital media and more before Bill and JackO talk baseball and politics
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay break down the 2021 Emmys, the Clippers’ new stadium, and more
Sean and Amanda discuss potential Oscar contenders after Telluride and TIFF
Despite injuries, a lackluster day on offense, and some miscues, Dallas was able to edge out a team with playoff hopes. Is there more of that in the Cowboys’ future?
Philadelphia has been mired in .500-ish seasons for the past few years, but buoyed by a surging Harper, the team is looking to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2011