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Tune in for discussions that range from breaking news to advanced statistical analysis to the celebration of Anthony Mason's haircuts. Hosted by Ben Detrick, Jordan Redaelli and Andrew Kuo, COOKIES will feature guests from the worlds of sports, music, art, film, and comedy.


    • Nov 22, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 1h 26m AVG DURATION
    • 314 EPISODES

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    Wild West: Cookies 325 With BabyTron

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 101:56

    New episodes drop first on the Cookies Hoops Patreon page! Winter coat readiness and Andrew's prized United Bamboo parka (2:20), "Curb" returns (12:32), Ben likes Westerns due to themes of retribution and patricide (21:44), Giannis doesn't like tunnel walk drip (32:22), Nets fans are mocked and scorned following a trouncing from the Warriors (36:33), then we're joined by rapper BabyTron (1:01:22) to discuss the Detroit flow and scammer rap (1:06:34), the last Pistons champion, being a LeBron fan, and his latest mixtape "Bin Reaper 2." 

    Mummy Wagon: Cookies 323

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 109:29

    New eps drop first on Patreon! Halloween culture and the forgotten mummy (1:30), a China Chalet break-in (17:32), New York's mayoral races pits cops versus vigilantes (23:32), it's NFT week, whatever that means (34:02), "The Joy of Basketball" comes out in a week! (41:03), Celtics' rebuild falters (49:57), Lillard visits Philadelphia (1:10:23), the pipe-dream of NBA parity (1:25:32), the advanced learning curve of the league's young stars (1:35:42). 

    Fuzzy Navel: Cookies 321

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 86:44

    New eps drop first on Patreon! Espresso martinis are everywhere (1:43), the strangeness of 2010s cocktail culture (8:34), "Succession" returns with a frantic opener to season three (14:05), the Catskills, Joshua Tree and realizations about rural life (38:23), Ben Simmons gets booted from Sixers' practice (49:23), the Warriors' ceiling and Curry versus the NBA's top scorer/distributors (101:32), whether Ayton deserved a max contract (1:21:03). 

    Demon Time: Cookies 319 with Alana Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 99:24

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Alana Champion joins us to discuss trips to Paris (3:24), whether veganism should be about humble beans or magic tricks (13:44), pasta surface areas (18:05), being scammed on Craigslist (23:44), a lung doctor with a smoking fetish (30:02), intergenerational discourse and finsta accounts (39:05), Mamba mentality (47:35), Westbrook in Los Angeles (52:13), the Lakers' chaotic sundae of a roster (1:06:31), Ben Simmons possible return to Philly (1:17:33) and Woj vs Shams (1:29:05). 

    Major Lazers: Cookies 318 with Kelefa Sanneh

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 91:41

    Kelefa Sanneh, author of Major Labels, joins us to discuss his new book (6:23), setting the record straight on "Rockism" (14:31), 1996 rap (23:04), Verzuz ideas (34:30), an update on Eleven Madison Park (37:45), pandemic dining (50:11), the Process in Philly (1:04:23), tanking and joyfulness (1:14:35), critical protectionism (1:21:44), NBA height limits (1:25:08).  

    Doctor D: Cookies 309 with David Duchovny

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 96:23

    Actor, musician, and author David Duchovny guests on Cookies Hoops. Surviving a sweaty planet (2:01), LOX vs Dipset Verzuz—did Jadakiss want it too much? (5:35), underground rap anti-vaxxers (18:32), Duchovny enters the chat to discuss dunking culture (27:32), Rock N' Jock drama (30:13), nerds, jocks and the duality of man (39:23), Gary Shandling's Los Angeles pickup games (42:12), auditioning for "White Men Can't Jump" (47:21), being a New York City tagger (59:03), "X-Files" and modern conspiracy theories (53:18), and his new album "Gestureland" (56:32). Plus: Malice at the Place documentary (104:21), Kemba on the Knicks (1:18:33), Marbury's legacy (1:24:27), if NBA summer league rookies are getting better (1:30:21).  

    Gods of Nu-Metal: Cookies 308

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 100:43

    New vax rules in New York City (2:54), Lollapalooza and grayscale Fred Durst (33:25), Gen X...hostility (40:37), Sixers sign Drummond, toss in the towel (55:35), Knicks run it back (1:02:01), Bulls make bold moves towards relevancy (1:10:22), Heat are old as the hills (1:19:35), Lakers are a beautiful mess (1:19:35).

    LET THE LOX GO! Cookies 307

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 118:20

    Kanye moves into Mercedes-Benz Stadium (1:25), Dipset takes on the LOX in MSG Verzuz (13:56), maybe we should go camping? (39:15), the excruciating joy of HBO's White Lotus (43:10), Simone Biles isn't feeling Olympic vibes (55:32), mandatory Ben Simmons trade update content, this time with Jimmy Butler involved (1:13:45), the Kuo Big Board is back, baby (1:34:05), what Knicks fans should look for on draft night (1:49:02).

    They Want EFX: Cookies 306

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 92:44

    We get excited about the Delta variant (5:20), more billionaires almost make it to space (27:35), simulation talk (33:47), is Space Jam for kids or...everyone? (40:34), Fear Street doesn't have enough Frankie Cutlass for 1994 (46:43), Tim Robinson (50:02), the NBA Finals is over! (58:07), Bucks zen masters and coach Bud (1:12:44), future wars with Giannis (1:25:02). 

    Rx Hummus: Cookies 305

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 107:29

    Kuo goes oat on oat (3:22), Italy wins the Eurocup (12:30), summer burnout hits early (18:32), where are we going when climate change destroys the world? (29:42), billionaires are opting for the edge of space (38:12), defiant Detrick breaks down the Ben Simmons trade fiasco (45:29), Sexton and IQ: will the Knicks have beauty and brains? (1:10:42), Stephen A. Smith apologizes (1:30:23). 

    Beef & Mutz: Cookies 304

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 97:05

    The Gay Cold (13:30), Hoboken's finest (8:25), whether the Tokyo Olympics should happen (22:02), the Dream Team (38:35), a grillmaster's delight (44:05), Rachel Nichols and ESPN (54:15), Finals ratings are up, but why would you care? (1:14:02), Durant and Kyrie (1:20:02). 

    Horrorcore: Cookies 303

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 85:45

    The Many Saints of Newark trailer (2:30), fond memories of horrorcore (14:25), fasting....while asleep (19:35), Rx Papi and Rx Nephew (24:54), volume shooting versus taking the perfect midrange, but in the art world (38:33), New York's mayoral race drags on (45:13), heatwaves, droughts and climate doomerism (54:17), Chris Paul and the Suns are headed to the Finals (1:01:34), after years of boomerific martyrdom, Lillard wants out of Portland (1:15:03). 

    Lotion in the Basket: Cookies 302

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 111:01

    When did you get "pizza woke" (11:30), it appears Eric Adams is the dirty cop NYC craves (19:42), QR codes at restaurants (33:08), so much bucatini they gotta use the scales they weigh the whales with (45:22), Sixers and Simmons and an unrepentant Detrick (53:45), Clippers/Suns classic (1:21:45), Pistons win NBA lottery and Kuo tells them whomsth to take (1:39:22), Kemba becomes the latest casualty of Boston's organizational toxicity (1:43:33).

    The Joy of Basketball: Cookies 301

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 98:44

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Rampant promotion of our new book, "The Joy of Basketball: An Encyclopedia of the Modern Game" (2:05), psy-op fireworks are back (11:32), the battle for Washington Square Park (15:09), the latest mayoral debate (26:23), is every pod a food pod? (46:25), assigning blame for Sixers' stunning collapse in Game 5 (54:18), should Giannis guard Kevin Durant (1:12:57), can injuries be prevented? (1:28:28). 

    Hellhounds: Cookies 300 with ESPN's Pablo Torre

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 119:39

    New episodes drop first on our Patreon! ESPN's Pablo Torre joins Cookies Hoops to discuss the outdoor dining science fair (4:22), K2 corridors (17:18), New Haven pizza (38:02), NYC mayoral fiascos (41:45), Defensive Players of the Year (1:02:03) and Ben Simmons appreciation (1:14:55), the rolling Brooklyn Nets and the Barclays experience (1:22:05), Chris Paul's demons (1:39:29), and whether Kawhi Leonard is the closest thing to MJ that we've seen (1:48:23). 

    Crime Sandwiches: Cookies 299

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 111:08

    New episodes of Cookies drop first on our Patreon page—sign up today! Normalcy is returning (3:22), whether Williamsburg is really a den of depraved creative directors (14:46), murder mysteries solved in the Mare of Easttown finale (35:18), the Boston Celtics are rebuilding (55:33), complicated emotions surrounding the Knicks' season (1:10:44), Sixers close out the Wizards without Joel Embiid despite Scott Brooks' maniacal psychological gambits (1:28:05). 

    Only in New York!!! Cookies 298

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 98:36

    A history told through free beer (3:54), mortadella, the tres gabagooles, and one ham to rule them all (12:30), favorite subway stations (22:01), Mare of Easttown with spoilers (30:31), Mach-Hommy and Olivia Rodrigo (42:08), fans are back in NBA stadiums, with mixed results (58:28), Knicks vs Hawks heats up (59:30), Justice in the Palace (1:09:35), Chris Paul's bad luck continues (1:25:33).

    The Snake Pit: Cookies 297 with Jonah Weiner of Blackbird Spyplane

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 100:11

    Writer Jonah Weiner of Blackbird Spyplane joins Cookies Hoops to discuss hiking fit checks (3:18), Bay Area vibes (9:15), Keith McNally vs Graydon Carter as New York heals (20:01), what do these geriatric millennials want? (35:01), BBSP's color of the year (43:05), aesthetic coffeehouse predictions (53:24), what's beef: factory farming (1:08:24), viral food horrors (1:13:36), Westbrook vs Embiid (1:33:25), why you should subscribe to this newsletter full of recon (1:36:23). 

    Humility Records: Cookies 296

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 93:36

    New episodes drop first on our Patreon page! Kuo's art show closes (1:40), why are Uber and Lyft so freaking expensive? (18:25), subways are back to running 24 hours a day (24:02), Mare of Easttown episode 5 with spoilers (37:39), Kwame Brown takes on all haters (45:31), what makes an NBA player a bust (55:33), Chris Webber makes the Hall of Fame (1:03:37), is Julius Randle the best Knick since Patrick Ewing? (1:14:50), Sixers' easy route to Eastern Conference Finals (1:21:44).  Pods

    Law & Order: Dimes Square: Cookies 295

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 89:22

    The CDC has liberated us from Soros muzzles (2:05) and elbow bumps (13:25), Dimes Square tours (25:03), the Mare of Easttown (45:21) with spoilers (54:21), Knicks potential playoff opponents (1:01:01), the play-in tournament is unfair and stupid but we like it (1:14:32). 

    5th Wave Ska: Cookies 294

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 106:26

    New episodes drop on Patreon first! It's Frieze art week! (3:05), Yachty and Yams (12:02), Keith McNally logs on (17:25), pandemic shower habits go lamestream (34:05), healing (39:17), do denim nerds still exist? (42:01), Alife closes (44:02), did this NBA season suck? (59:02), if mental health is the new wanting it more (1:08:33), Lakers in jeopardy of a play-in game (1:28:03), anti-big man bias (1:21:05). 

    Sheetrock Stars: Cookies 293

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 107:13

    Subscribe to the Cookies Hoops Patreon to hear new episodes of the perfect pod as soon as they drop! On 293: An existential threat to the Clandestino cheese plate (9:33), end of the curfew (19:33), masks gone...or masks forever? (24:33), Black Rob, Shock G and DMX (42:33), the surging Wizards (1:05:33), Dr J's top 10 and the BMM (1:24:33), superteams (1:34:33). 

    Pee Shock: Cookies 292

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 97:03

    Living in a cashless society (5:35), pasta technology (17:03), Derek Chauvin is convicted (23:05), the Knicks are streaking (47:40) and will Zion join them? (50:12), the city-less Brooklyn Nets (59:35), MVP darkhorse candidates like Curry and Lillard (1:03:44), Kobe sneakers (1:20:15), Chris Paul worship (1:30:31). 

    Apex Doofus: Cookies 291

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 140:12

    Midnight curfews (2:10), does work...suck? (13:25), our predictable arguments about capitalism and technology (40:33), vaccine skeptics (58:02), sandwich artists (1:20:02), LaMarcus Aldridge retires (1:29:33), rim protection fetishism (1:35:33), streaking Knicks (2:00:22), Kuo was right about Porzingis (2:08:33), Jabari Parker returns (2:14:33). 

    Bridge 'N' Tunnel: Cookies 290

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2021 105:59

    Subscribe to our Patreon to hear episodes as soon as they drop! New York vibe check (7:02), bar rules (12:05) and the return of nightlife (18:35), worried about DMX (32:05), angels that walk among us (39:33), ketchup shortages (43:10), who is to blame in Boston? (52:33), Paul Pierce logs on (1:05:25), Durant returns after warring with Rapaport (1:15:04), lucky shots and a KBB glimpse (1:28:33). 

    Satan! Cookies 289

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 119:45

    White boi summer (1:05), Rochester culture is not a costume (16:33), normalize bibs (21:45), Lil Nas X and his blood-drip (29:45), Franz Ferdinand "Take Me Out" and other new music we're listening to (41:48), does the NBA have a buyout market problem (57:45), defensive player of the year and the tyranny of monoculture (1:34:20).  

    Crab Du Jour: Cookies 288

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 112:33

    The art of wedding playlists (3:25), shrimp scammers (16:20), crab boils (26:35), why is there still a curfew? (35:02), NBA deadline action (54:00), Lowry stays put, as Ujiri refuses to blink (58:02), the Sixers pick up Hill and moneyball Doc Rivers (1:11:23), the Heat have a good day one (1:20:37), Boston keeps it redundant (1:28:03), Orlando's diaspora (1:38:03), the Knicks do nothing and Kuo is loving it (1:45:33). 

    Jumping the Line: Cookies 287

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 98:12

    Is it ethical to get an early vaccine? (3:03), media searches for post-COVID content (18:02), attacks on Asian-Americans (31:02), forgiving Meyers Leonard and Tim Hardaway Sr. (52:35), Sixers take on the Bucks (1:02:11), Knicks grand plans (1:19:18), coastal elites (1:24:10), Lonzo Ball (1:27:02).   

    Mancave Harp: Cookies 286

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 105:52

    Is COVID really ending on March 12th? (1:02), the forgotten male harpist (11:30), royals, flushed (21:05), downtown media gets exposed by the New York Times (27:02), Dimes Square origins (42:05), the NBA All-Star Weekend (47:01), inside the Knicks' disjointed front office (56:08), Blake Griffin and Nick Collison party in the Lower (1:10:25), Meyers Leonard goes gaming (1:17:28). 

    Breakfast at Balthazar: Cookies 285

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 106:17

    To subscribers' delight, new episodes drop first on Patreon! Coffee and newspapers (1:20), Zizmorecore and instant nostalgia (16:30), Dr. Seuss was cancelled or something (21:30), Texas reopens because COVID is over (25:03), voting rights and surface tension (36:20), crypto-art (48:26), Shaq and the NBA's fandom divide (56:45), Karl-Anthony Towns to Knicks rumors (1:10:33), odd Sixers role player splits...revealed! (1:19:04), LaMelo rules (1:25:33). 

    Randle's Island: Cookies 284

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 100:59

    Bobby Shmurda comes home (2:33), salad days for dressing are back! (17:33), The Drunken Canal and tactile media (25:02), Tiger Woods' car crash (30:45), Twitter gleefully windmills dunks on NBA nerds (44:35), All-Star stubs such as Trae Young (58:45) and Devin Booker (1:11:04), what to do with Kristaps Porzingis (1:30:33). 

    Year of the Matt Ox: Cookies 283

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 111:02

    Is Matt Ox a future GOAT? (1:05), the lunar boys enjoy Chinese New Year (5:38), Andrew Yang remains the heavy frontrunner for NYC mayor (16:32), corporate community grifters and public spaces (41:20), where do the Knicks go from here? (41:20), Ben Simmons notches a career high (1:11:25), Draymond publicly airs out the NBA for hypocrisy (1:29:05). 

    Big Meat Talk: Cookies 282

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 124:06

    New eps drop first on the Cookies Hoops Patreon page! National food holidays (1:23) and pizza overexposure (4:30), an uncompetitive Super Bowl (18:33), vaccine rollouts and resumption of normalcy (21:21), tech innovation and governmental upside (32:50), impeachment! (40:03), Derrick Rose returns to Thibs' arms (53:05), De'Aaron Fox and the flying Kings (1:05:33), backup center issues in Philly with weird stats (1:15:44), the NBA's most jubilant celebrators (1:25:44), can Tatum and Brown coexist? (1:41:04), Kevin Garnett's refreshing New York Times interview (1:59:44). 

    Crypto-Gravy: Cookies 281

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 108:34

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Titanic boys and Olivia Rodrigo (1:35), Lil Uzi gets a diamond in his forehead (8:35), baseball card collecting as investment strategy (15:23), Andrew Yang's chicken non-noodle soup (32:17), Marjorie Taylor Greene and the framing of lunacy (41:11), fixing the Mavericks and Luka's oversized impact (1:00:25), big men are back—or have always been here! (1:22:05), Jordan Clarkson and contextualizing stars of the past (1:35:05). 

    Blizzy Rave Heart: Cookies 280

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2021 93:47

    New eps drop first on our Patreon page! Jeezy snowmen and blizzard buzzkills (3:22), tech clothing (12:50), Bullies 2021 hits different (17:30), bulk buying (20:30), will galleries and nightlife rise again in the broken city? (26:02), "Nevermind" and meaningful art in the Trump era (37:03), NBA's most influential players of the last 30 years (50:50), the case for and against Kobe (1:04:03), reverse engineering stretch bigs (1:11:23), never meet your heroes, unless you're Immanuel Quickley and it's Lou Williams (1:15:02), what's causing this season's offensive monsoon? (1:20:35). 

    He Got GameStop: Cookies 279

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 88:23

    Reddit Robin Hoods take on Wall Street (3:02), financial perception versus reality (15:33), the diaspora of memes (30:05), Proud Boy origins (45:33), Lakers versus Sixers (52:01), an overabundance of volume scorers (1:08:13), the Thibs wants what the Thibs wants (1:19:44). 

    The Iron Fist: Cookies 278

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 88:23

    New episode of Cookies Hoops drop first on our Patreon page! Inauguration pomp and circumstance (1:35), the relief of Trump's departure (13:09), Biden's rare opportunity—that goes against being Joe Biden (25:43), Donald = RIP to a Twitter GOAT (48:21), Ben Simmons' early season performance (58:02), Kuo defends winning culture (1:06:22), can Kemba Walker fulfill his promise on a rebuilding Boston team? (1:12:04), Kyrie and the Nets triple down on bucket-making (1:18:43), whether the Knicks' defense is actually good (1:22:03). 

    Tall Thirsty Kings: Cookies 277

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 96:25

    Beware of bucatini panic-buyers (1:04), we struggle to define "fast casual," (8:03), Yang brings back bodega discourse that never left (12:30), conservatives get purged from social networks (19:03), Armie Hammer is brimming with chaotic energy (34:02), James Harden is traded to Brooklyn (43:33), what are the Rockets doing? (1:02:33), Sixers Nation wails about a first-place rife flush with young talent (1:07:33), Giannis and the Bucks, in search of a narrative (1:19:02), Jokic and Europeans 

    The Dark Navy: Cookies 276

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2021 96:52

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Colors of the year (1:02), our dream guests for the world's most influential basketball podcast (6:47), "Sex and the City" returns without the sex-haver (18:25), short culture (25:02), Andrew Yang's mayor road starts with a pothole (30:05), the process and results of the Capitol siege (49:25), some impeachment talk (55:32), Kyrie vanishes and indignation theater appears (1:06:30), the NBA season in shàmblęs (1:24:02). 

    Riot in MSG! Cookies 275

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 111:52

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! The Capitol gets bum-rushed by Trumpers (2:02), why did the police offer such little resistance? (14:32), Ariel Pink, John Maus and indie rock rioters (28:33), Georgia Senatorial runoff (42:35), the Knicks are streaking! (50:20), Steph Curry debates—and what happens when a chiller doesn't care about their legacy (1:02:21), Sixers' hot start (1:33:04). 

    2 Hot 2 Die: Cookies 274 with Jason Concepcion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 107:16

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Emmy-winning journalist Jason "netw3rk" Concepcion join Cookies Hoops to discuss the arrival of 2021 (2:01), California's predictable COVID-19 blunders (5:01) and the ominous start to vaccine rollouts (17:43), the life and death of god-tier rapper MF DOOM (28:30), Los Angeles hot versus New York hot (45:31), Kyrie Irving and postmodern basketball (56:30),  honeybuns, off-court baggage, dog-whistles and James Harden (1:03:14), NBA Desktop's secrets to success (1:12:43), Knicks fans can't be hurt because they're already dead (1:26:22), dangers of judging results (1:32:52). 

    Lil Stinkers: Cookies 273

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 114:38

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Christmas trauma, Santa visits Chinatown (2:30), Hilaria Baldwin's great Iberian getaway (21:25), the reputed bucatini shortage and cultural pasta signifiers (35:14), NBA's elongated preseason and fan hysteria (53:15), lil stinkers of Sixers Nation instantly overplay their hand (1:13:32), Knicks drub the Bucks (1:23:15), stumbling Jayson Tatum wedged into cavernous shoes of stardom (1:18:25), Luka Doncic is being set up to fail (1:31:03), Steph Curry versus Trae Young (1:37:31). 

    Stimulated Dummies: Cookies 272

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 120:00

    New episodes drop first on Patreon! Christmas in New York City, plus  bagel talk (2:30), that $600 stimulus hits...different (13:33), if all French restaurants are actually Christmas restaurants (22:17), tangled romance of the journalist and a negging pharma bro (29:02), bodega fetishism (43:22), Detrick and Kuo argue about middlemen, yet again (55:24),  NBA season begins:  Lakers vs Clippers (1:10:25), Curry's tarnished rings (1:38), and Brooklyn's unique shot-maker approach (1:47:33). 

    Blizzard Bois: Cookies 271

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 96:00

    Big blizzard vibe check (1:20), viral outdoor dining at the Smith (13:35), covid in the culture (13:35) and the right time for pandemic humor (25:45), "I'm Your Woman" doesn't scratch that "Undoing" itch (38:11), who hacked the US government big board (41:25), Harden x Simmons rumors are the basketball Rorschach test (47:27), Giannis re-signs with Milwaukee (1:02:39), 538's statistical predictions (1:14:30), Lin may be returning to the Warriors (1:21:40). 

    Biohackers: Cookies 270

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 99:08

    Shower posse defections (2:30), shoes off versus shoes on (10:12), indoor dining ends (20:51), but vaccinations begin—we debate if celebs should live or die for covid awareness (34:31), classism of "yellow card" privileges (46:30), the NBA returns with fresh Knicks regrets! (57:02), LaMelo Ball is a creative genius (1:02:33), Simmons x Harden debate rages on (1:11:23), is Jayson Tatum the most overrated player in NBA history? (1:20:21).  

    Trash Fish: Cookies 269

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 82:21

    Birria taco update (3:10), 500 New York City closings (10:20), tilapia, also known as the trash fish (19:25), should NBA players make more than senators? (26:30), Cardi B and Meek Mills shamed for their lack of generosity (31:02), Kyrie Irving's intoxicating talent, media blackout, and Iverson-esque influence (45:25), the vulnerability of LeBron James (54:02), excitement over Steph Curry's return (1:02:02), James Harden: persona non-grata on the Knicks of the South and Philly's non-core trade options (1:08:33), is working in the gym for toxic scrubs? (1:16:30). 

    Mr. Fong: Cookies 268

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 88:11

    Episodes drop first on the Cookies Hoops Patreon! Mr. Fong is back in action (8:12), New York second wave vibe check (12:18), waiting on the vaccine (18:45), are the monoliths boring—or an example of rare public excitement over art? (30:35), Spotify wrapped reveals the year of J.J. Cale and Lil Baby (43:07), Steve Aoki brings ethnic food to the Beantown (49:35), Russell Westbrook is traded for John Wall (52:01), new max players and confronting purgatory (1:15:22). 

    Hugh Grant Innocent!!! Cookies 267

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 94:26

    New episodes of Cookies are available on Patreon first! The allure and blandness of doppelgangers (1:30), indulging in rewatches of "The Sopranos" (8:10), welcome to The Re-Undoingables: we spent 30 minutes breaking down the finale of HBO's smash whodunnit (15:54), Mike Tyson fights Roy Jones Jr. in a grim spectacle (45:33), NBA's covid-tempting plan for the 2021 season (1:09:12), what is the official street food of New York City? (1:21:43).  

    Jordan Originalism: Cookies 266

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 97:12

    Episodes of Cookies are available first on Patreon! The morality of spending on Black Friday (1:20), Thanksgiving during a pandemic: wait, is that a salad spinner in the background? (16:08), the implausibility of electric eels existing (22:43), walking food tours and Birria-Landia trucks (26:12), Twitter's Fleet week (34:35), Jordan Originalism and the impossibility of escaping MJ's 30-year old shadow (48:32), can Embiid be a closer? (59:33), whether the Brooklyn InterNets are real contenders or just a branding malfunction (1:17:33). 

    Tony Meatballs: Cookies 265

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2020 107:29

    Marinara talk (3:30), outdoor dining enclosures become new source of covid scolding (15:30), controversial Thanksgiving plans (22:05), "The Undoing" spoilers and theories (36:45), NBA free agents are fleeing the Bean (50:12), Knicks are quiet, not deadly (57:30), Sixers sign Dwight Howard, trade Zhaire Smith (1:11:23), Bucks bungle the books (1:24:15), did Jeezy vs Gucci Mane help the Hawks recruit talent? (1:28:44), Lakers get better, more or less (1:38:02). 

    NBA Draft Blowout! Cookies 264

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2020 57:28

    New episodes of Cookes Hoops are available first for our beloved Patreon subscribers! Tearful, meaningful and cathartic effects of the NBA draft after a tough year (2:03), LaMelo Ball meets his fate in Charlotte (6:35), Anthony Edwards, who might not want it more (14:21), the Knicks draft local lad Obi Toppin (22:05), Tyrese Halliburton drops (30:29), Daryl Morey and the Sixers quickly revamp by dealing two starters (38:25).

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