HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan to revisit the 2015 Oscar movies, including The Grand Budapest Hotel, Birdman, Dear White People, Gone Girl, Boyhood, and many more (2:28). Then Bill is joined by ESPN’s Rachel Nichols to discuss crafting a sports show, the pro basketball Hall of Fame, interviewing NBA players, current NBA stars, NBA draft mistakes, journalism in 2020, Roger Goodell, and more (32:3).
The Five-Year Oscars, Plus Talking NBA and the State of Basketball Coverage With Rachel Nichols
Bill, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan revisit 2015 Oscar films before ESPN’s Rachel Nichols joins to discuss crafting a sports show, interviewing NBA players, and much more
The past has met the present, banthas have been ridden, and lingering questions now have answers. But as the series turns toward its end, what lies in the future?
Journalist S.H. Fernando Jr. joins Ryen to discuss his book, ‘From the Streets of Shaolin: The Wu-Tang Saga,’ the inception of hip-hop in the Bronx, the formation of the Wu-Tang Clan, and their explosion onto the music scene
Secrecy has been the norm as the release date for the fantasy epic approaches, but the newly announced title, ‘The Rings of Power,’ is more than enough for fans to chew on
Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka join to discuss what they’ve been watching recently
After years of performing karaoke and explicit sing-alongs, the comedian has settled into the lead role of an understated coming-of-age series on HBO, ‘Somebody Somewhere’