The Press Box

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

https://art19.com/shows/the-press-box

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 46m. Bisher sind 817 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 26 days 13 hours 26 minutes

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The Last Days of Donald Trump's Presidency. Plus, Author Rich Cohen.


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the last days of the Trump administration. They address the National Garden of American Heroes, the MyPillow guy’s support, and Trump's ranking as a U.S. president (2:45). Then later, Rich Cohen joins to discuss his new book, ‘Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent' (22:30). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Rich Cohen


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   55m
 
 

Jon Krakauer on the 25th Anniversary of ‘Into the Wild’


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker are joined by Jon Krakauer, author of ‘Into the Wild,’ for its 25th anniversary. They discuss the story of Christopher McCandless, the book's impact on McCandless's story and Krakauer, and what has unfolded in the 25 years since. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Jon Krakauer


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   1h15m
 
 

President Trump Impeached for the Second Time


Trump has become the first president to be impeached twice. Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker reflect on Pence’s decision not to invoke the 25th amendment, discuss the representatives involved in today's process, and consider the ramifications of impeachment.


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   28m
 
 

Impeachment Week Is (Maybe) Here. Plus, ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr.


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the possible impeachment of President Trump … again. They weigh in on the Democrats' decision to file an article of impeachment and then make the case for both sides for impeaching President Trump (3:15). Later, they switch gears as ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr. joins to discuss the Manti Te’o saga that involved Te’o becoming a victim of catfishing (27:45). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained Pun-Headline...


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   1h7m
 
 

Twitter Bans President Trump


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker react to the news that Twitter has banned President Trump permanently from their platform. They reflect on Trump’s relationship with Twitter, the media’s reaction to the news, and the timing of the ban.


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   29m
 
 

More on the Seige of the Capitol. Plus, The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins.


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker dive deeper into yesterday's events, where Trump supporters rioted and stormed the U.S. Capitol. They break down the aftermath and discuss everything from Trump being deplatformed to Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying his piece (0:25). Later, journalist McKay Coppins joins to discuss his perspective on the siege, Mitt Romney's response, and what we can expect from the media moving forward (26:32). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: McKay Coppins


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   1h6m
 
 

A Mob Storms the U.S. Capitol


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Trump supporters rioting and storming the U.S. Capitol. They break down what we’re witnessing, how politicians are reacting, and how the media is covering the situation.


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   31m
 
 

Trump's Phone Call Bombshell, Plus Benedict and Keteyian on Their New Tiger Woods Documentary


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker kick off the year by discussing Trump's explosive phone call to Georgia's secretary of state in which he attempted to sway that state's election results (02:35). Later Bryan sits down with authors Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian to discuss their newest documentary based on Tiger Woods (21:26) before David guesses the first strained-pun headline of 2021 (54:44). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker


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   1h1m
 
 

Year-End Listener Mail. Plus, The Undefeated’s Jesse Washington


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker are rounding out the year by answering your Listener Mail (8:05). Then, writer Jesse Washington joins to discuss the writing process for John Thompson’s memoir, ‘I Came As a Shadow’ (38:00). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.


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   1h20m
 
 

That Martin Shkreli Story. Plus, Sportscaster Jim Gray.


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down the Elle magazine story about journalist Christie Smythe and "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli's relationship (2:50). Then the Press Box gang talks holiday carols, food, and traditions (26:32) before sportscaster Jim Gray joins to talk about his book ‘Talking With GOATs’ (36:52). Plus, The Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.


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