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The Ringer

Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.

Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.
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United States

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The Ringer

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Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.

Twitter:

@BillSimmons

Language:

English


Episodes

Goodbye to The Awl, Criticisms of Romo, and Slate’s New Look | The Press Box (Ep. 416)

1/22/2018
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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker mourn the end of 'The Awl' (03:00), award the "Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week" (19:30), sift through the Tony Romo backlash (22:00), and discuss Slate.com's extreme makeover (37:15).

Duration: 00:48:55


Babe.net and the Difficulties of Reporting on Sexual Misconduct | Damage Control (Ep. 415)

1/19/2018
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The Ringer’s Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins unpack the media firestorm surrounding a Babe.net article about Aziz Ansari (1:00). Then, Ringer colleague Kate Knibbs joins for a conversation about sexual misconduct and high-profile apologies (16:00).

Duration: 00:30:10


'The Press Box': Anatomy of a Walk Off (Ep. 414)

1/16/2018
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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker examine the journalistic "shithole" that Donald Trump created last week (05:00), the content that attached itself to the Stefon Diggs's walk-off touchdown (23:15), and Facebook's announcement regarding media posts (34:00).

Duration: 00:48:41


Through the Ringer Promo

1/13/2018
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Through the Ringer offers a mix of podcasts that includes the best of the Ringer Podcast Network, special episodes devoted to timely topics, and other projects.

Duration: 00:00:37


'The Big Picture': Making Kick-Ass Liam Neeson Movies With Director Jaume Collet-Serra (Ep. 415)

1/12/2018
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Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with director Jaume Collet-Serra to discuss teaming up with movie star Liam Neeson for a fourth time in his new movie, ‘The Commuter’; the difficulties of shooting a movie in a confined space; and why he keeps coming back to genre films.

Duration: 00:22:07


'The Press Box': Scooping the Scoop (Ep. 414)

1/9/2018
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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss what Michael Wolff—author of the new book 'Fire and Fury'— was doing in the White House (04:30), how ESPN’s big story about the Patriots was scooped before it came out (20:00), and the oddest feud in sportswriting: Rick Carlisle vs. ESPN vs. LaVar Ball (32:00).

Duration: 00:46:56


‘Jam Session’: Golden Globes 2018 and Oprah for President? (Ep. 413)

1/8/2018
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Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss everything that went down at Sunday's Golden Globes, including the highs and lows of bringing activism to the red carpet (1:02), Oprah’s big night (13:52), the best speeches (20:50), and the most egregious wins (29:12).

Duration: 00:37:54


This Week in Ringer Culture, Including the Chappelle Specials (Jan. 2-5, 2018) (Ep. 412)

1/6/2018
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This Week in Ringer Culture features ‘Bachelor Party’ discussing their early favorites among this season’s 'Bachelor' contestants (00:46), ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ with Pete Holmes discussing his HBO show 'Crashing' (04:53), ‘Damage Control’ discussing the backlash following Dave Chappelle’s two new Netflix specials (09:44), and ‘The Watch’ discussing the Golden Globes (16:02).

Duration: 00:20:40


This Week in Ringer Sports, Including the Possible Demise of the Patriots Dynasty (Jan. 2-5, 2018) (Ep. 411)

1/6/2018
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This Week in Ringer Sports features ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ with Mike Francesa discussing the tension between Tom Brady and Bill Belichick (00:38), ‘Ringer University’ discussing the upcoming College Football Playoff final (07:04), ‘The Ringer NFL Show’ discussing playoff teams in an imaginary scenario with Blake Bortles at QB (11:13), ‘Against All Odds’ discussing gambling props for wild-card weekend and the College Football Playoff championship game (12:17), ‘Sources Say’ discussing...

Duration: 00:33:10


'Damage Control': To Ban or Not to Ban Logan Paul and Donald Trump: That Is the Question (Ep. 410)

1/4/2018
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The Ringer’s Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins consider what YouTube should do about Logan Paul (1:00), what Twitter should do about Donald Trump (12:00), and what the rest of us should make of Dave Chappelle’s new, controversial Netflix specials (19:30).

Duration: 00:32:32


Bachelor Party Promo

1/3/2018
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Each week, Juliet Litman analyzes ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelor Winter Games’ in extreme detail and engages in conversation with guests from Bachelor Nation, fellow super-fans, and her Ringer colleagues. The first episode premieres January 2, 2018.

Duration: 00:01:29


'The Big Picture': The Urgency of ‘The Post’ With Screenwriters Liz Hannah and Josh Singer (Ep. 408)

12/29/2017
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The Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with first-time screenwriter Liz Hannah and Academy Award-winning scribe Josh Singer about 'The Post,' their collaboration for Steven Spielberg about the men and women who published the Pentagon Papers in The Washington Post.

Duration: 00:31:40


'The Press Box': Heroes and Villains (Ep. 408)

12/28/2017
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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look back on 2017 by reflecting on the ideas of the journalist as a hero (01:30) and the journalist as a villain (19:30). They wrap up the show by discussing the problems with "best of" lists when it comes to journalism (32:00).

Duration: 00:45:13


'This Week in Ringer Culture' (Dec. 18-22, 2017) (Ep. 406)

12/23/2017
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This Week in Ringer Culture features 'The Big Picture' talking with 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson (00:40), 'The Bill Simmons Podcast' with Ben Thompson on Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox (05:35), 'Damage Control' on Eminem’s new album 'Revival' (12:00), 'Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air' with Vox cofounder Ezra Klein on journalistic standards (18:13), 'House of Carbs' on Philadelphia restaurants (23:47), and 'The Watch' on their favorite people in pop culture in...

Duration: 00:31:55


'This Week in Ringer Sports' (Dec. 18-22, 2017) (Ep. 407)

12/23/2017
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This Week in Ringer Sports features 'The Bill Simmons Podcast' with Mike Francesa on Jimmy Garoppolo (00:50), 'The Ringer NBA Show' on the Houston Rockets' hot streak (4:06), 'The Ringer NFL Show' on the L.A. Rams' and Jacksonville Jaguars' Super Bowl potential (9:32), 'Ringer University' previewing the Rose Bowl between Oklahoma and Georgia (14:55), 'Ringer FC' on the future of goalkeeping (20:00), and 'Against All Odds With Cousin Sal' on a special holiday gambling prop (23:40).

Duration: 00:29:45


'The Big Picture' - The Best Movies of 2017 (Ep. 405)

12/22/2017
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The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, Chris Ryan, Amanda Dobbins and K. Austin Collins rank and debate the best movies of 2017.

Duration: 00:38:49


'The Press Box': Let The Past Die (Ep. 404)

12/21/2017
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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss John Skipper’s resignation as ESPN president and the future of the company (03:00), the backlash to the mainstream acceptance of 'Star Wars' (24:00), and objectivity in sports journalism (38:20).

Duration: 00:53:50


‘Star Wars’: The Lean Years (Ep. 403)

12/21/2017
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With another new ‘Star Wars’ movie in theaters and the franchise once again dominating the cultural conversation, The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh revisits the franchise’s forgotten lean years, when ‘Star Wars’ nearly faded away in the long drought between the original and prequel trilogies. Through interviews with prominent figures from Lucasfilm and the fan community of the 1980s and 1990s, Ben retraces the decline and subsequent resurgence of ‘Star Wars’ as the series fulfilled its destiny as...

Duration: 00:28:20


'Damage Control': Two Black Thinkers, Two White Agitators (Ep. 402)

12/19/2017
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The Ringer’s Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins unpack the tension between prominent black intellectuals Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cornel West (1:00) and then critique Eminem’s lackluster new album ‘Revival’ and one-sided feud with President Trump (15:00).

Duration: 00:33:37


The Big Picture' - ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Just the Beginning for Rian Johnson (Ep. 401)

12/18/2017
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Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with writer-director Rian Johnson about making ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ putting his own spin on the franchise, and his upcoming spinoff trilogy.

Duration: 00:15:54

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