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Chiefs' Mahomes 'surprised' by Hill criticism in podcast

Jun. 16, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs long ago moved on from wide receiver Tyreek Hill, whom they shipped to the Miami Dolphins in the offseason for a package of draft picks that have helped them get younger and deeper across the board. Hill hasn't quite done the same in...

Review: Whips and quips in comedian Tom Segura's new book

Jun. 14, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

Tom Segura is an edgelord. He is constantly on the verge of going too far, straddling the line for the lulz. It’s effective, but it keeps the casual fan of his comedy at arm's length. That is, until he wrote a series of autobiographical essays titled “I’d Like to Play Alone,...

Tennessee tourism agency launches civil rights trail podcast

Jun. 14, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee tourism officials are launching a podcast about prominent 1950s and 1960s civil rights events in the state. Tennessee's Department of Tourist Development is partnering with Travel South on the Tennessee Civil Rights Trail Podcast. All streaming...

Mastriano brings election denier onto Pa. governor campaign

Jun. 13, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania’s Republican nominee for governor who has pushed Donald Trump’s election lies, said Monday that he had appointed Trump’s former campaign lawyer as a senior legal adviser to his own campaign. The lawyer, Jenna Ellis, endorsed...

Police department's podcast aims to solve cold cases

Jun. 12, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Anne Arundel County Police Department sees true crime podcasting as a new way to revive interest in cold cases where investigators are still searching for leads. Titled “The Crime Journal,” the true crime podcast is an attempt by the department to get...

Cam Newton on podcast: 'There's not 32 guys better than me'

Jun. 07, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

Cam Newton still considers himself one of the top 32 quarterbacks in the NFL. But Newton, who remains an unrestricted free agent while mandatory minicamps begin around the league, said people’s perception of him has changed largely because he put himself in bad situations the past...

Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary, Sirius plot a film podcast

Jun. 02, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

Long before Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary won an Oscar for co-writing “Pulp Fiction,” they were just a couple of cinephiles working at a video rental store in Manhattan Beach, Calif, discussing and recommending movies and becoming the filmmakers they were meant to be. Now...

Besties and former 'The Office' co-stars write on friendship

May. 17, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spoiler alert: Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey obviously knew how “The Office” ended its nine-year run on NBC, because, after all, they filmed it — but revisiting that time for their new book, “Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There,” was...

Max Homa on life, golf after podcasting: 'So far, so good'

May. 05, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — If Max Homa still had a podcast, he would tell his listeners that everything is fine, thanks for asking. Homa, the son of a Hollywood acting coach and a three-time winner on the PGA Tour, has strong instincts about fan engagement. He built a big following on...

Penn Badgley co-creates podcast on adolescence

May. 04, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On the original version of “Gossip Girl,” Penn Badgley's character Dan Humphrey was nicknamed Lonely Boy, an introverted, teenage outsider who longed for a fast-forward button for high school. The actor is tapping into his own familiarity with the angst of a young person by...