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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. 

    Parenting During a Quarantine and Coronavirus Corporate Hall of Shame Round 2 | The Press Box

    Parenting During a Quarantine and Coronavirus Corporate Hall of Shame Round 2 | The Press Box

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss parenting during a quarantine (2:40), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (23:00), all the second-class nominees that have made it into the Corporate Hall of Shame (25:20), the future of the 2020 elections (34:00), and more.

    Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker

    • 48 min
    COVID-19 and Government Power, the ESPN Jordan Doc, and Listener Mail | The Press Box

    COVID-19 and Government Power, the ESPN Jordan Doc, and Listener Mail | The Press Box

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at the issue of the coronavirus and government power (01:00); the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (19:15); the excitement for the upcoming Michael Jordan documentary, ‘The Last Dance’ (24:15); and listener mail (41:00).

    • 57 min
    Andrew Cuomo, COVID-19 Content, and Sports Media Layoffs | The Press Box

    Andrew Cuomo, COVID-19 Content, and Sports Media Layoffs | The Press Box

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the rise of Andrew Cuomo (01:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:00), how you and your non-news website can continue to create content during the coronavirus pandemic (20:00), and sportswriting during this national emergency (32:30).

    • 38 min
    The Coronavirus Corporate Hall of Shame. Plus: Should COVID-19 News Be Free? | The Press Box

    The Coronavirus Corporate Hall of Shame. Plus: Should COVID-19 News Be Free? | The Press Box

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at how the coronavirus fallout has been handled by Bloomberg (01:00), Harvard (08:00), the Philadelphia 76ers (12:00), the Boston Bruins (14:30), and the International Olympic Committee (18:15). Then they discuss the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (26:00), whether or not coronavirus news should be behind paywalls (29:30), listener mail (38:30), and more.

    • 55 min
    Trump’s Daily Briefings, How Bernie Blew It, and Rand Paul Tests Positive | The Press Box

    Trump’s Daily Briefings, How Bernie Blew It, and Rand Paul Tests Positive | The Press Box

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Trump’s daily coronavirus briefings (01:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (21:30), how Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential nomination (24:45), Rand Paul testing positive for COVID-19 (36:00), Richard Burr dumping stocks (38:15), and more.

    • 44 min
    The Gaslighting of America, Biden’s Veep, and Coronavirus Media Layoffs | The Press Box

    The Gaslighting of America, Biden’s Veep, and Coronavirus Media Layoffs | The Press Box

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Donald Trump’s gaslighting of America (01:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (16:30), Joe Biden choosing a running mate (21:45), some coronavirus media layoffs (39:15), and listener mail (46:00).

    • 59 min

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