Ta-Nehisi Coates on Story-telling, Challenging Obama, and the Kaepernick Situation (Ep. 287)

The Bill Simmons Podcast


HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined one of the most influential authors of the 21st century Ta-Nehisi Coates to discuss the importance of reading (6:00), LeBron managing his celebrity status (18:00), the decision to challenge President Obama (28:00), the role of athlete involvement in political protest (34:00), the Colin Kaepernick situation (48:00), the OJ doc (1:01:00), and the best season of 'The Wire' (1:08:00).