Channel 33

Channel 33

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Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.

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The Ringer's Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss Angelina Jolie's Vanity Fair cover story ( (5:00), the PR rollout versus Brad Pitt (19:40), and Jolie's fame in 2017 (34:00).

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married last week (1:16) and their splashy wedding celebration sparked some suspicions about the nature of their relationship (11:51). Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan are on a press tour for their movie ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ and we’re loving it (23:27). And the onslaught of bad press against Meghan Markle continues (27:44). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins Read the Atlantic article on Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas here.

Tumblr announced this week that they are going to ban all adult content from the site (2:00), and many believe this signals the end for the social platform (9:25). The millennial-focused news site Mic laid off the majority of their staff this week ahead of a sale to Bustle Digital Group (21:10); the company may be a parable of what not to do as a young digital media company (30:06). Hosts: Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs

The death of former president George H.W. Bush and how the media portrayed him (03:00), the curious case of NFL running back Kareem Hunt (24:00), and the return of noted conspiracist Jerome Corsi for yet another Russian scandal week (36:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker

Kit Harington denies rumors that he cheated on his wife, Rose Leslie, after nude photos of him were released (1:33), Jameela Jamil is fighting the good fight against celebrities who hawk detox teas (12:43), and apparently there’s a royal feud brewing between Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle (22:59). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins

The latest Facebook eff-up and its pre-Thanksgiving news dump (02:45), the media’s role in the Kevin Durant–Draymond Green feud (29:00), and former first lady Michelle Obama’s book/arena tour (45:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker

Amazon finally selected the location for its second headquarters (2:39), ending the months-long reality show of cities competing to be selected (8:41). Facebook is in hot water again for some shady practices (17:47), but this time it’s COO Sheryl Sandberg who is taking the heat (28:03). Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity Read Alyssa Bereznak on HQ2 here. Read the New York Times investigation of Facebook here.

Gwyneth Paltrow got married to Brad Falchuk ... and posted all of the details on (1:15), Leonardo DiCaprio turned 44 and celebrated accordingly in Los Angeles (15:12), Busy Philipps called out Noah Centineo for ghosting one of her friends (20:47), and congratulations are in order for Idris Elba for winning People’s Sexiest Man of the Year (28:51). Hosts: Amanda Dobbins & Juliet Litman Check out Gwyneth Paltrow’s wedding here.

The kerfuffle about the contentious encounter between CNN’s Jim Acosta and President Trump at a White House press conference, and election fallout. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker

Florida passed an amendment giving people with felony convictions the right to vote (1:15), voter suppression became a big story in Georgia’s gubernatorial race (12:45), and Nancy Pelosi launched a campaign to become the next speaker of the House (26:11). Hosted by Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity.

The Democrats' victory in the House and the Republicans' victory in the Senate (02:00), Donald Trump's turbulent last week of the campaign (26:00), and the changing face of cable Election Night coverage (44:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker