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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. 

    The Joe Biden Inauguration Edition

    The Joe Biden Inauguration Edition

    Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Inauguration Day and 46th President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. They discuss Biden’s inaugural address, Harris making history as the first Black woman and the first person of South Asian descent to be elected vice president, and everything we saw at today's inauguration. 

    Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker

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

    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

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

    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

    • 1 hr 15 min
    President Trump Impeached for the Second Time

    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.

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

    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.

    Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
    Guest: Don Van Natta

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Twitter Bans President Trump

    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.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

timmratt ,

Into the Wild

Have been listening to the podcast since day one and have to say the interview w/Jon Krakauer is by far by favorite episode yet....

Lowenberger ,

Jon Krakauer

That was an amazing interview. Your podcast is “must listen” upon receipt regardless of the topic or guest. Bryan and David do an amazing job. Thanks very much!

Shevek13 ,

One of the best

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