Minnesota's Miracle and BortlesMania With Cousin Sal (Ep. 314)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Stefon Diggs’s miracle catch in Minnesota (5:00), the Vikings’ destiny potential (15:00), the Falcons’ poor play-calling (24:00), Mike Tomlin’s miscues (30:00), the league’s lack of big-name quarterbacks (40:00), Tom Brady defying age limitations (48:00), Jaguars-Pats (52:00), Vikings-Eagles…
Source: Minnesota's Miracle and BortlesMania With Cousin Sal (Ep. 314)

Round 2 Preview With Mike Francesa and Fixing American Soccer With Kathy Carter (Ep. 313)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to recap last week’s picks (2:35), give their picks for the NFL’s divisional round (4:45), discuss NBA coaches’ issues with coverage of LaVar Ball (34:50), and debate who the Red Sox should acquire in the…
Source: Round 2 Preview With Mike Francesa and Fixing American Soccer With Kathy Carter (Ep. 313)

Bill's Best Movies of the Year With Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan (Ep. 312)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by The Ringer’s very own Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan to discuss Bill’s top 10 movies of 2017.
Source: Bill's Best Movies of the Year With Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan (Ep. 312)

Guess the Lines Divisional Weekend With Cousin Sal (Ep. 311)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the up-and-down wild-card weekend (5:00), the Falcons’ big upset (10:00), Blake Bortles’s unmatched badness (14:00), Cam Newton’s comeback effort (18:00), Jon Gruden’s goodbye (24:00), Titans-Pats (29:00), Falcons-Eagles (35:00), Jaguars-Steelers (39:00), Saints-Vikings (42:00), House’s defense of taking the…
Source: Guess the Lines Divisional Weekend With Cousin Sal (Ep. 311)

Rehashing the Jimmy G Trade With Mike Francesa and Bill’s Dad (Ep. 310)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to discuss the leaked news regarding the New England Patriots trading away Jimmy Garoppolo (2:10), evaluate Jon Gruden’s imminent return to the NFL (18:45), debate the likelihood of Bill Belichick taking another job (23:30), and…
Source: Rehashing the Jimmy G Trade With Mike Francesa and Bill’s Dad (Ep. 310)

Rehashing the Jimmy G Trade With Mike Francesa and Bill’s Dad (Ep. 310)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to discuss the leaked news regarding the New England Patriots trading away Jimmy Garoppolo (2:10), evaluate Jon Gruden’s imminent return to the NFL (18:45), debate the likelihood of Bill Belichick taking another job (23:30), and…
Source: Rehashing the Jimmy G Trade With Mike Francesa and Bill’s Dad (Ep. 310)

Pete Holmes on Conspiracies, Humor, and 'Crashing' (Ep. 309)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by comedian and star of HBO’s ‘Crashing,’ Pete Holmes, to discuss his start in comedy, his favorite conspiracy theories (11:00), why roasts are therapeutic (22:00), the art vs. the person (28:00), the premise behind ‘Crashing’ (33:00), New York’s stand-up scene (46:00), recording…
Source: Pete Holmes on Conspiracies, Humor, and 'Crashing' (Ep. 309)

Guess the Lines Wild Card Weekend With Cousin Sal (Ep. 308)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the battle for the 6-seed in the AFC (5:00), Andy Dalton’s clutch TD for the Bills (9:00), the terrible Titans (13:00), Jon Gruden’s potential new gig (16:00), the best teams against the spread in the regular season…
Source: Guess the Lines Wild Card Weekend With Cousin Sal (Ep. 308)

Mike Francesa’s Week 17 NFL Picks, Kuzmania, The Rise of OKC, Chris Borland on the Dangers of Football, and Pacific Ocean Hoops (Ep. 307)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined again by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to recap last week’s NFL picks (2:23) and offer up picks for Week 17 (19:06). Then, The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor joins to discuss precocious NBA rookies (28:17) and the Oklahoma City Thunder trending upwards…
Source: Mike Francesa’s Week 17 NFL Picks, Kuzmania, The Rise of OKC, Chris Borland on the Dangers of Football, and Pacific Ocean Hoops (Ep. 307)

Paul Thomas Anderson on Pursuing Filmmaking, Loving Adam Sandler, and Making 'Boogie Nights' (Ep. 306)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson and Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey to discuss the changing landscape of selling movies (10:00), dropping out of college to pursue filmmaking dreams (20:00), working with Burt Reynolds (35:00), the art form of DVD commentary (45:00), the comedic…
Source: Paul Thomas Anderson on Pursuing Filmmaking, Loving Adam Sandler, and Making 'Boogie Nights' (Ep. 306)