The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by actor Don Cheadle to discuss some of his iconic films, including Boogie Nights, Out of Sight, Crash, and Hotel Rwanda, playing Sammy Davis Jr. in HBO’s The Rat Pack, Black actors and storytellers in Hollywood, working on TV and films during the pandemic, his Showtime series Black Monday, and more (8:00). Then Bill talks with actor Rob Lowe about joining the podcast world with his new podcast, Literally! With Rob Lowe, Hollywood in the 1980s, the Brat Pack, some of his films including The Outsiders, St. Elmo’s Fire, About Last Night, Tommy Boy, and more. Rob also shares stories from his time following the Showtime Lakers (1:01:35).
Talking Movies With Don Cheadle and Rob Lowe
Cheadle reviews his career and talks about ‘Black Monday’; Lowe discusses his new podcast and tells stories about the Showtime Lakers
Cameron Hawkins also joins to talk about his Ringer dot com article "Feeding Potential: WWE’s NIL Athletes Prep for Greatness"
LeBron Passes Kareem, and the Future of Big Career Records. Plus, Kirk Goldsberry on Kyrie in Dallas, Memphis’s Slip, and More.
Ryen discusses LeBron James’s new record and whether future generations will be able to reach it
Throughout the early part of his career, Mahomes was defined by trick shots, deep balls, and awe-inspiring ridiculousness. But after his Super Bowl loss in the 2020 season, he put a greater emphasis on the basics—and that’s led to perhaps his best campaign yet.
Bryan talks to Mad Dog about his career as a radio host and his favorite thing about radio before discussing Tom Brady and Bill Belichick with Mike
A picturesque fadeaway, a moment with Kareem, and (ahem) a loss to the Thunder. James’s historic night might not have been perfect, but it told us a lot about LeBron, this season, and his path to this point.