The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares an essay he wrote about Michael Jordan’s retirement (4:25) before he is joined by author Chuck Klosterman to discuss the 40th season of Survivor, generational gaps between athletes, nostalgic basketball behavior, and the 1992 dream team, as well as quarantine life, the historic weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more (24:45).
MJ’s Second Retirement, Explained. Plus: Chuck Klosterman on ‘Survivor,’ Defining Greatness, and Two Months of Quarantine Life
Plus: a discussion about the 1992 Dream Team
Francis Ngannou Keeps the Belt, Now What? Plus, Figueiredo Reclaims Gold on a Record-Breaking Evening
Plus, the guys take listener calls and Bill Simmons makes an appearance
Green Bay and its MVP quarterback have uncomfortable questions to answer after another disappointing postseason exit
Joe, Craig, and Mallory Rubin pit San Francisco’s bread bowl with clam chowder against the classic Philly cheesesteak, and the L.A. taco faces off with Green Bay brats and cheese curds