- Oct 27, 2010
He says it a lot whenever he has a comedian on. It's weird because the Ringer is filled with younger "woke" writers and it's not like he's known for being insensitive outside of maybe some light homophobia and misogyny early in his career. Even for that time he was nowhere near as offensive as a lot of other people. He says because it's seems like something a privileged white sportswriter would say (the kind he made his career ripping on)Simmons said that? That's hilarious.
He never really gets challenged on it but the Wedding Crashers Rewatchables had an interesting back and forth between Chris Ryan and Fennessey about the jokes in that movie and how they wouldn't fly today but the movie is still funny in a lot of parts it's still alright to laugh at it. I can't remember the details but but was really thoughtful even if Bill tuned it out.
In other news, he was on Katie Nolan last night and poked fun at himself for once. This was good