Tag: Basketball

Jeff Luhnow

Jonah Keri blasts off into a compelling conversation with Houston Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow about the transition from business to Major League Baseball; The Cardinal Way; scouting and drafting; his approach to running the Astros; Jose Altuve a…

Timothy Simons

Jonah Keri has a jolly green conversation with Veep’s Timothy Simons about both being fathers of boy-girl twins; portraying/being tall, skinny guys named Jonah; behind-the-scenes of Veep; how Timothy’s life has changed; the Maine Red Claws; be…

Gary Gulman

Jonah Keri and comedian Gary Gulman have a World’s Tallest Jew competition while discussing Gary’s years playing football for Boston College; waiting for hours at a department store to meet Yaz; NBA Jam; Larry Bird; Gary’s comedic style; #stic…

Alan Yang

Jonah Keri has a jack-of-all-trades conversation with Master of None co-creator and Parks and Recreation producer/writer Alan Yang about Roy Hibbert, Nikola Jokić, Kristaps Porzingis, and the NBA All-Star Game; playing pickup basketball with Kanye and Jonah Hill; his creative partner Aziz Ansari hosting SNL; the modern state of media; recent changes in how television is made and distributed; Alan’s controversial Emmy acceptance speech and the status of Asian-Americans in entertainment; getting real on Master of None; writing for Fire Joe Morgan; Grantland; and Alan’s Life Tips.

Gail Miller

Jonah Keri jazzes it up with Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller about building an empire from nothing with her late husband Larry; changes in Salt Lake City; how to succeed in business; philanthropy; redefining her life after Larry’s death; The Jazz …

Ben Lyons

Jonah Keri enters the lion’s den with TV, radio, and podcast host Ben Lyons about being backstage at the Oscars this year as compared to the previous 10 years; his famous father and grandfather; press junkets and his web series Junketeers; Ben…

Maverick Carter

Jonah Keri has an uninterrupted conversation with Maverick Carter about meeting Michael Jordan in 2002 alongside LeBron James and previous podcast guest Grant Wahl; his formative internship at Nike; managing LeBron’s career; likability; lesson…

Luke Winn

Jonah Keri marches through the madness with Luke Winn of Sports Illustrated about betting and drinking in the press box at the Belmont Stakes; all-time great Sports Illustrated writers; memorable March Madness tournaments; this year’s most int…

Forrest Griffin

Jonah Keri and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin grapple with weighty topics like strangers picking fights with Forrest; Ronda Rousey; becoming a fan favorite; fight or flight; Forrest’s dark side; from th…