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, some advice to wrestling fans regarding the spread of famous social media videos
Andrew Callahan on Who Deserves More Blame: Bill or Mac? Plus, Celtics Pressure Meter Heading Into the Season.
Brian talks the sorry state of the New England Patriots and all the latest Boston Celtics updates
Ian and his guests chat about Arsenal’s opening day WSL defeat to Liverpool, the weekend’s Basque derby and much more
Week 4 Reactions, Disastrous New York Football, and Track to the Future With Cousin Sal and Katie Baker
Tate and Cousin Sal talk the New York Giants’ matchup with the Seattle Seahawks, and Katie Baker joins to discuss the New York Jets and Coco Gauff’s first Grand Slam singles title
The Mets, Yankees, Padres, and Angels all flopped, while lower-payroll squads like the Orioles, Rays, Marlins, and Diamondbacks stormed into the postseason. What’s behind this year’s abnormally tenuous connection between spending and winning, and what does it mean for the playoffs?