The Ringer’s Bill Simmons reads an excerpt from The Book of Basketball on what makes Michael Jordan the GOAT (3:00), before he is joined by Northwestern University’s director of sports journalism, J.A. Adande, to discuss covering the Jordan-era Bulls, thoughts about the ESPN documentary The Last Dance, Michael Jordan’s relationship with Kobe Bryant, and more (36:48). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Jason Concepcion about the season finale of Survivor (1:11:05). Finally Bill talks with actor, comedian, and writer Nick Kroll about self-quarantining, Season 4 of his Netflix show, Big Mouth, a Big Mouth spinoff show called Human Resources, the flexibility of making animated shows remotely, and much more (1:34:55).
MJ, the GOAT. Plus, ‘Survivor’ Greatness, ‘Big Mouth’ Season 4, MJ vs. Kobe, and Quarantine Life With J.A. Adande, Nick Kroll, and Jason Concepcion.
The ‘Big Mouth’ creator joins to talk about his upcoming spinoff
Plus, Jake and Jordan discuss Sal Pérez’s great season
Verno and KOC take a look back to 2019 to evaluate their previous picks for which NBA player islands to inhabit and then choose some new islands from the pool of lottery picks currently in the NBA
Evan and the guys discuss Adam Cole’s debut and debate Flobo’s Mount Rushmore of wrestling before Jack gives his Farmers Market Picks of the Week
Charles and Grace are joined by writer Chris Mench to break down the songs on ‘Montero’ that worked, Lil Nas X’s place in hip-hop, and more before Grace quizzes Charles on über-specific genres of music
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay break down the 2021 Emmys, the Clippers’ new stadium, and more