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Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.

Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.
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Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.

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English


Episodes

The Best TV of 2017 With Sam Esmail (Ep. 210)

12/11/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald are joined for their annual best TV of 2017 discussion with 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail. They cover what they are looking from their own television experience, this year in television (2:00), and their top-10 favorite shows of the year, including ‘Game of Thrones,' ‘Mindhunter,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ and more (14:00).

Duration: 01:16:07


Fear TV: ‘Dark’ and ‘Channel Zero,’ Plus Laurie Metcalf on ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Roseanne’ (Ep 209)

12/7/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss Disney’s potential purchase of 21st Century Fox (1:50), Netflix’s ‘Dark’ (4:25), Syfy’s ‘Channel Zero: No-End House’ (9:55). Later they sit down with acclaimed actress Laurie Metcalf to discuss ‘Lady Bird’ and the '90s sitcom ‘Roseanne’ (18:50).

Duration: 00:43:27


U2’s ‘Songs of Experience’ and Best Songs of All Time, Plus an 'Ozark' and 'House of Cards' Update (Ep. 208)

12/4/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald catch up on 'Ozark' and where it fits into this year in television (3:00). They also discuss recent ‘House of Cards’ news (20:00) and U2’s new album, ‘Songs of Experience’ (26:00).

Duration: 00:52:25


All Marvel Everything: Talking ‘Runaways’ With Its Creator and Showrunners and an 'Infinity War' Trailer Reaction (Ep. 207)

11/30/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald react to the new trailer for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (01:00) before discussing Hulu’s new Marvel series, ‘Runaways,’ with creator Brian K. Vaughan and showrunners Josh Schwartz and and Stephanie Savage (7:00).

Duration: 00:44:48


What You Should Be Watching Right Now (Ep. 206)

11/27/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald delve into a number of new and returning shows on TV this season, including ‘Godless, 'Search Party,’ and ‘Runaways’ (2:00). Later Andy sits down with Rachel Brosnahan of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ (33:00).

Duration: 00:58:14


Hollywood’s Troubled State (Ep. 205)

11/20/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss Jeffrey Tambor’s sudden departure from the cast of ‘Transparent’ and the current state of Hollywood amid the ongoing allegations of sexual harassment and assault (2:00). They also discuss ‘Justice League’ and its opening weekend as well as the trailer for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ (21:30) before chatting with screenwriter Scott Frank about his new Netflix show, 'Godless' (33:00).

Duration: 01:06:53


The Inside Story of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine With Writer Joe Hagan (Ep. 204)

11/16/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald are joined by writer Joe Hagan to discuss his new book, ‘Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine.’

Duration: 00:55:59


Disney’s New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy, Amazon’s Expensive ‘Lord of the Rings’ Play, and the Best Superhero Movies of All Time (Ep. 203)

11/13/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss the major announcements from Disney regarding a new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy and Amazon’s expensive purchase of the rights to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and why remaking major IP can be tricky (2:00). They also discuss ‘Lady Bird’ (19:00) before going deep on the best superhero movies of all time with Ringer articles editor Andrew Gruttadaro (29:00).

Duration: 01:06:55


Frankie Shaw of 'SMILF,' Plus Updates on ‘Mr. Robot’ and ‘All the Money in the World’ (Ep. 202)

11/9/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss the latest news of Kevin Spacey’s removal from the upcoming film ‘All the Money in the World’ (2:00) before catching up on 'Mr. Robot' and its ambitious latest episode (17:00). Later Andy sits down with Frankie Shaw of 'SMILF' and chats about her new show and her time on ‘Mr. Robot’ (29:00).

Duration: 01:01:38


Reviewing ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and Finishing ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 (Ep. 201)

11/6/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald give their very different reviews of Marvel’s 'Thor: Ragnarok' (5:00) before discussing the final three episodes of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 and how they felt about the series overall (26:00). Finally they rundown some of the shows they’ll be watching in the coming weeks (48:00).

Duration: 00:52:38


The Neptunes Are Back Because No One Ever Really Dies, Plus ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 (Ep. 200)

11/2/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald welcome the return of N.E.R.D by revisiting what makes the Neptunes and Pharrell persistently relevant (1:00). Later, they discuss episodes 4 through 6 of ‘Stranger Things' Season 2 (17:00) and then answer a few listener questions (36:00).

Duration: 00:45:26


Reviewing the First Three Episodes of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 and Wrapping Up ‘The Deuce’ With Megan Abbott (Ep. 199)

10/30/2017
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The Ringer’s Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan review the first three episodes of ‘Stranger Things' Season 2 and consider whether it is living up to the hype and how it holds up under the microscope (4:00). Later they discuss ‘The Deuce’ and its finale (27:00) before chatting with Megan Abbott about her experience writing on the show (37:00).

Duration: 01:01:24


Hyped for 'Stranger Things 2' and Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Phantom Thread,’ Plus Reviews of ‘The Good Place’ and ‘The Walking Dead’ (Ep. 198)

10/26/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald are excited about Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming film, ‘Phantom Thread’ (6:00), and the long-awaited second season of ‘Stranger Things’ (20:00). They also discuss and review ‘The Good Place’ and ‘The Walking Dead’ (33:00) before answering a few listener questions (49:00).

Duration: 00:53:53


Inside the Mind of 'Mindhunter' Star Jonathan Groff (Ep. 197)

10/23/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald chat with 'Mindhunter' star Jonathan Groff about his time on set with acclaimed director David Fincher; his character, Holden Ford; and the challenge of filming year-round.

Duration: 00:45:51


Exploring ‘The Deuce’ and Double Down Book Club Selection ‘Sweet Forever’ With Joe House (Ep. 196)

10/19/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss the works of writer George Pelecanos, leading off with his acclaimed new HBO show, ‘The Deuce,’ (1:00) before transitioning to the latest Double Down Book Club selection, ‘Sweet Forever’ (20:00). Later, D.C. native Joe House joins the show to further discuss ‘Sweet Forever’ and it’s time-capsule depiction of Washington (30:00).

Duration: 00:58:58


Breaking Down ‘Mindhunter’ and the ‘Black Panther’ Trailer (Ep. 195)

10/16/2017
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After getting called out by director Sam Esmail, The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald return to their television roots by discussing David Fincher’s new Netflix series, ‘Mindhunter’ (6:00). Later they discuss actual televisions, the new trailer for 'Black Panther,' and the film's potential (26:00).

Duration: 00:41:36


Talking 'Blade Runner 2049' and 'Mr. Robot' With Sam Esmail (Ep. 194)

10/12/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald review and celebrate Denis Villeneuve's ambitious new film, 'Blade Runner 2049' (3:00). Later Sam Esmail calls in to further discuss 'Blade Runner 2049' and other works by director Denis Villeneuve (26:00) before discussing the latest season of his show, 'Mr. Robot' (40:00).

Duration: 01:05:50


New Trailers for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, ‘Justice League,’ and Stephen King’s ‘Castle Rock’ Are Here (Ep. 193)

10/10/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald catch up on life and recent news before discussing the rash of trailers that came out of New York Comic Con, including ‘Star Wars The Last Jedi’ (10:30), ‘Justice League’, and Stephen King’s ‘Castle Rock’ (30:00). They also discuss the new Tom Clancy 'Jack Ryan' picture and more (40:00).

Duration: 00:53:50


Rob Huebel Knows Where the Bodies Are Buried (Ep. 192)

10/5/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan sits down with comedic actor Rob Huebel to discuss his career in comedy; his new show, ‘Do You Want to See a Dead Body?’; and his renown sketch troupe with Aziz Ansari and Paul Scheer, ‘Human Giant’ (1:00). Later Chris chats with Joe Casey of the band Protomartyr about their new album, 'Relatives in Descent’ (49:00).

Duration: 00:59:26


Jeff Garlin Describes the Making of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (Ep. 191)

10/2/2017
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald catch up on life and airplane movies they watched during their recent travels, including ‘Assassin’s Creed’ and ‘The Big Sick’ (1:00). Then Andy sits down with Jeff Garlin to discuss the new season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and the process of making it (17:00).

Duration: 00:55:20

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