The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NBA veteran and New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick to discuss some of the challenges of staying NBA-ready during the pandemic, the benefits of regimented training and recovery, thoughts on the “Orlando bubble,” LeBron’s gravitas among NBA players, the playoffs format, and more (1:44). Then Bill talks with screenwriter and former entertainment journalist Cord Jefferson about the social significance of HBO’s Watchmen and its “second impact,” his time at Gawker, the grind of late-night TV, working with television titans like Damon Lindelof (Watchmen) and Mike Schur (The Good Place), elevating the superhero genre, and more (42:35).
NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’
The veteran shooter discusses staying NBA-ready during the pandemic and his thoughts on the “Orlando bubble”
Live from Spotify Greenroom, Ariel, Chuck and Petesy get you set for Saturday’s UFC 266 as the fighters step to the scales
Russilo shares his thoughts on college football blue-blood programs that have struggled in recent years before he’s joined by Sheil Kapadia to talk NFL Week 3 and by Tyson Fury for a roller coaster interview
Welcome to the tent, bakers! Every Friday, Amelia and Kate are recapping the latest episode of ‘The Great British Bake Off.’ First up: "Cake Week," and why we love this show so much.
September Streaming Recommendations, Adele’s New Boyfriend, and Yet Another Britney Spears Documentary
‘Tea Time’ recommends ‘The Great British Bake Off’ and ‘FBoy Island’ before discussing Adele and Rich Paul, ‘Chicago,’ whether we really need another Britney Spears doc, and more
Verno and KOC run through their final mailbag of the offseason, which includes questions on the surprising news out of Minny and the ongoing situation in Philadelphia