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The Press Box

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Rank #23 in TV & Film category

Sports & Recreation
TV & Film
Technology
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The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between. 

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The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between. 

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Here for the maker of shoes

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Takes with a bite

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Thrilled you guys got your own pod. Keep up the good work!

iTunes Ratings

1757 Ratings
Average Ratings
1334
132
83
79
129

Here for the maker of shoes

By ePescapilian - Jul 27 2019
Read more
Stay maj

Takes with a bite

By HOT critic - Jun 27 2019
Read more
Thrilled you guys got your own pod. Keep up the good work!
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The Press Box

Updated 12 days ago

Rank #23 in TV & Film category

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The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between. 

Rank #1: Ep. 268: Top-50 Fast Food Items With Bill Simmons and Joe House

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HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons brings on Joe House so they can respond to The Ringer's top-50 fast food list and offer up their thoughts on which items were overrated, underrated, and properly rated.
Feb 28 2017
33 mins
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Rank #2: Steven Spielberg's Top 5 Movies With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan | The Big Picture (Ep. 448)

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In preparation for Steven Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One,’ The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan discuss and debate the prolific filmmaker's best movies of all time. They cover everything from ‘Jaws’ to ‘Jurassic Park,’ from the ‘Indiana Jones’ series to ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ and many, many more (1:00). And later, CEO of The Ringer Bill Simmons stops by to give his take on how terrifying 'Jaws' was and Spielberg's career (43:00).


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Mar 30 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #3: Ep. 280: ‘Bachelor Party’ — The Season Finale

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The Ringer’s Juliet Litman is joined by Bill Simmons to discuss Nick’s decision to choose Vanessa over Raven (0:30), things they’d rather see in a finale (7:30), and a new version of 'The Bachelor' with celebrities (18:50). Then Ringer 'Bachelor' recap writer Rodger Sherman joins to further dissect Monday's finale (32:12).
Mar 14 2017
49 mins
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Rank #4: Ep. 258: ‘Bachelor Party’ With The Bachelor Nick Viall

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The Ringer’s Juliet Litman sits down with the Bachelor, Nick Viall, to talk about being on the show four times (1:30), kissing in front of the other contestants (7:14), and his biggest surprise thus far(11:20).
Feb 14 2017
35 mins
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Rank #5: 'The Big Picture' - The Best Movies of 2017 (Ep. 405)

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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.

Dec 22 2017
38 mins
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Rank #6: Jennifer Aniston’s Divorce, Amy Schumer’s Wedding, and What’s Going on With Jennifer Lawrence’s Career? | Jam Session (Ep. 431)

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Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss Jennifer Aniston’s divorce from Justin Theroux (2:00), Amy Schumer saying yes to the wrong dress (15:31), what’s going on with Jennifer Lawrence’s career (19:51), and The Daily Mail’s weird new direction (23:00).

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Feb 21 2018
28 mins
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Rank #7: Oscar Season: The Snubs and Surprises of the Academy Awards Nominations | The Big Picture (Ep. 417)

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The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, Amanda Dobbins, and K. Austin Collins react to the 2018 Oscar nominations. They break down the front-runners, the most shocking snubs, and what to look forward to come March 4. Also: the Academy’s apparent love of fish sex.


https://www.theringer.com/2018/1/23/16923366/academy-award-nominations-get-out-lady-bird-three-billboards-shape-of-water-snubs-surprises

Jan 23 2018
1 hour
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Rank #8: We Need to Talk About Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas | Jam Session (Ep. 551)

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married last week (1:16) and their splashy wedding celebration sparked some suspicions about the nature of their relationship (11:51). Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan are on a press tour for their movie ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ and we’re loving it (23:27). And the onslaught of bad press against Meghan Markle continues (27:44).

Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins

Read the Atlantic article on Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas here.

Dec 13 2018
33 mins
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Rank #9: The Old Kanye Is Gone | Damage Control (Ep. 460)

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The Ringer's Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs discuss Kanye West's latest deep dive into the MAGA life (1:38), how rants are his signature art form (9:37), and the parallels between him and Donald Trump (12:15). Then they break down the incel movement, which started as an innocent online community but has grown into a deadly threat (17:40).

Apr 25 2018
28 mins
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Rank #10: 'The Press Box’ — Viva La Mothership (Ep. 368)

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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down for an emergency discussion about ESPN's cancellation of 'Barstool Van Talk' (02:00), the 'New York Times' interview with the cofounders of 'The Athletic' (21:30), and the end of Jemele Hill's suspension (33:30).

Oct 24 2017
52 mins
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Rank #11: 'Bachelorette Party' — With Nick Viall (Ep. 327)

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In the absence of a new 'Bachelorette' episode, The Ringer's Juliet Litman is joined by friend and former Bachelor Nick Viall for a free-for-all podcast. They talk about some common misconceptions about 'Bachelor in Paradise', life after reality TV, the Kardashians, NBA players, and much more.
Jul 07 2017
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #12: 'The Big Picture' - Was 2007 the Best Year for Film? (Ep. 397)

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The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, Chris Ryan, and Andy Greenwald go back to 2007 to discuss the most fascinating year for movies in recent memory.

Dec 15 2017
41 mins
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Rank #13: 'Bachelorette Party' — First Impressions With the Sports Gal (Ep. 310)

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The Ringer's Juliet Litman sits down with the Sports Gal to discuss Rachel's debut as the Bachelorette (02:00), the "whaboom" guy (06:00), a not-so-romantic kiss with Bryan (14:30), their sleeper picks (18:50), the unacceptable purring (25:00), and some of their favorite entrance props (30:45).
May 23 2017
44 mins
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Rank #14: We Actually Fixed the Oscars | The Big Picture (Ep. 510)

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The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey, Bill Simmons, and Amanda Dobbins discuss the recent announcement about upcoming changes to the Academy Awards and debate how to usher the ceremony into the new era.

Aug 09 2018
49 mins
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Rank #15: A Royal Wedding Mailbag Spectacular | Jam Session (Ep. 469)

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The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins answer listener questions about Saturday’s royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. They cover everything from the situation with Meghan’s dad (1:21) to speculation about Prince Harry's real parents (24:57). Then they make some predictions for the event (41:31).


For more reading on the royal wedding, check out the links below:


The latest on the royal wedding

The New Yorker’s Lauren Collins on royal romance

14 etiquette rules the royal family must always follow

The New York Times on Markle’s family

May 16 2018
52 mins
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Rank #16: The Cosby Conviction, the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, and Francesa's Return | The Press Box (Ep. 462)

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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker deconstruct the media reaction Michelle Wolf's jokes (03:15), the role journalists played in bringing Bill Cosby to justice (26:00), and Mike Francesa's brief retirement and return to WFAN (28:45).

May 01 2018
51 mins
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Rank #17: Sports in the Age of Trump With Bryan Curtis (Ep. 300)

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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis is joined by BuzzFeed's Joel Anderson to discuss Donald Trump's impact on the NFL, the price of Colin Kaepernick's protest (6:00), Trump's ideal athlete lifestyle (11:00), and the political climate within football locker rooms (17:00). Then, The Ringer's Kevin Clark joins to discuss the similarities between CNN and ESPN (23:30) and the intersections between sports and political coverage (31:00). Finally, The Ringer's David Shoemaker joins to give his thoughts on professional wresting in the world of Trump (36:30).
Apr 25 2017
49 mins
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Rank #18: ‘Jam Session’ — An Unhappy Conversation About Taylor Swift (Ep. 346)

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The Ringer's Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss Taylor Swift's shaky roll-out of her new single, 'Look What You Made Me Do,' and accompanying VMA video release (5:00), Swift's corporate sponsorships (12:00), Katy Perry's credibility in the pop music world (17:00), and the winners and losers from MTV's Video Music Awards (22:00).

Aug 28 2017
28 mins
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Rank #19: 'The Big Picture' — The Past, Present, and Future of Superhero Movies (Ep. 383)

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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.

Nov 17 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #20: Trump and Haberman, LeBron's Sideline Interview, and the Meltdown at Harper's | The Press Box (Ep. 459)

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The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down Donald Trump's infatuation with Maggie Haberman (03:00), the media's outrage regarding sideline reporter Allie LaForce's question to LeBron James (23:00), and the fallout from 'Harper's' magazine firing editor James Marcus (41:30).

Apr 24 2018
53 mins
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