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
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Surviving in ‘The Last of Us’ Universe, Reading Recommendations, ‘Doctor Who’ Prep, and More Mailbag!
Mallory and Joanna talk popular HBO shows and compile a sizeable list of book recommendations for any and all interested parties—give them a look!
Plus, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg joins to discuss his new film ‘Infinity Pool’
Bryan and Nora unpack some NFL playoff media topics, Jason Gay joins to discuss how Billy Packer’s career transformed college basketball, and more