This Week in Ringer Culture (Nov. 13-17, 2017) (Ep. 385)

Featuring ‘The Watch’ on The Ringer’s list of the 50 best superhero movies of all time, ‘The Rewatchables’ on favorite scenes from ‘The Dark Knight,’ ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ with Ta-Nehisi Coates arguing about the best season of ‘The Wire,’ ‘House of Carbs’ on the ranch vs. blue cheese debate,…
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This Week in Ringer Sports (Nov. 13-17, 2017) (Ep. 384)

Featuring ‘Heat Check’ on a potential new NBA award, ‘The Ringer NFL show’ on surprising NFC teams, ‘Against All Odds With Cousin Sal’ on NFL gambling myths, ‘Ringer FC’ on World Cup qualification ideas, ‘Ringer University’ on Tennessee’s and Florida’s coaching vacancies, and ‘One Shining Podcast With Titus and Tate’…
Source: This Week in Ringer Sports (Nov. 13-17, 2017) (Ep. 384)

Top 20 NBA Players Right Now With Joe House (Ep. 288)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to construct a top-20 list of the best current NBA players through one month of the 2017-18 season.
Source: Top 20 NBA Players Right Now With Joe House (Ep. 288)

'The Big Picture' — The Past, Present, and Future of Superhero Movies (Ep. 383)

Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey is joined by fellow Ringer staffers and comic book enthusiasts Jason Concepcion and David Shoemaker to discuss the evolution, the current state, and the future of the movie universes of DC and Marvel.
Source: 'The Big Picture' — The Past, Present, and Future of Superhero Movies (Ep. 383)

'The Press Box’ — Lies, Damned Lies, and Locker Room Quotes (Ep. 382)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and the age of new-media denial (03:00), the most groan-inducing headline puns (19:45), Tina Brown and the twilight of the magazine editor (22:30), and postgame locker room quotes (37:00).
Source: 'The Press Box’ — Lies, Damned Lies, and Locker Room Quotes (Ep. 382)

‘Jam Session’ — Gal Gadot, Cardi B, and the Last Taylor Swift Discussion of 2017 (Ep. 381)

The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss GQ’s profile of Gal Gadot (0:57) and New York Magazine’s cover story on Cardi B (8:36). Then they examine why Taylor Swift’s new album, ‘Reputation,’ feels disingenuous (20:10); process Meghan Markle leaving ‘Suits’ to (probably) join the British royal family (26:59); celebrate…
Source: ‘Jam Session’ — Gal Gadot, Cardi B, and the Last Taylor Swift Discussion of 2017 (Ep. 381)

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Storytelling, Challenging Obama, and the Kaepernick Situation (Ep. 286)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined one of the most influential authors of the 21st century Ta-Nehisi Coates to discuss the importance of reading (6:00), LeBron managing his celebrity status (18:00), the decision to challenge President Obama (28:00), the role of athlete involvement in political protest (34:00), the…
Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Storytelling, Challenging Obama, and the Kaepernick Situation (Ep. 286)

Guess the Lines Week 11 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 286)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the loaded NFC wild-card race (5:00), another week of bad beats in the NFL (11:00), Jerry Jones vs. Roger Goodell (20:15), Martellus Bennett’s return to New England (28:00), Rams-Vikings (33:00), Ravens-Packers (37:00), Bengals-Broncos (44:00), Bills-Chargers (48:30), Saints-Redskins…
Source: Guess the Lines Week 11 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 286)

The Big Picture — Greta Gerwig on ‘Lady Bird,’ One of the Year’s Best Movies (Ep. 380)

Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with actor, writer, and director Greta Gerwig to discuss her critically acclaimed film ‘Lady Bird.’ Gerwig shares her years-long writing process, how she casts actors, and a defense of Dave Mathews Band.
Source: The Big Picture — Greta Gerwig on ‘Lady Bird,’ One of the Year’s Best Movies (Ep. 380)

This Week in Ringer Culture (Nov 6, 2017 – Nov 10, 2017) (Ep. 380)

In the first installment of ‘This Week in Ringer Culture’ we feature ‘Damage Control’ on Taylor Swift’s new album, ‘The Watch’ on ‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ ‘House of Carbs’ with Adam Rapoport on prepping for Thanksgiving, ‘Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air’ with Carl Reiner on the Trump administration, ‘The Press Box’…
Source: This Week in Ringer Culture (Nov 6, 2017 – Nov 10, 2017) (Ep. 380)