The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Nuggets’ comeback win in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals vs. the Lakers, as well as the player combination of LeBron James and Anthony Davis and where it ranks among the historic NBA duos (3:04). Then he is joined by Showtime’s Desus Nice and The Kid Mero to discuss NYC during the pandemic; New York sports; the NBA playoffs; MLB, adjusting to doing Desus & Mero from home; interviewing late-night icon David Letterman; their new book, God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons From the Bronx; and more (24:45). Finally Bill talks with actor Jeff Daniels about some of his past work including Terms of Endearment, Speed, Dumb and Dumber, and The Newsroom; Jim Carrey’s comedy run in the mid-’90s; performing on and off Broadway; his new two-part Showtime miniseries, The Comey Rule; and more (1:15:15).
The Nuggets’ Comeback, Desus and Mero, and Jeff Daniels
Game 3 of the Western Conference finals
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Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting