Michael Rapaport on his new book This Book Has Balls.

Michael Rapaport Hates the New York Knicks

Michael Rapaport Hates the New York Knicks

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Nov. 2 2017 7:23 PM

Get Inside the Brain of Michael Rapaport

His views on New York sports teams, the sexual prowess of various athletes, and the basketball skills of Justin Bieber.

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Michael Rapaport during the NBA All-Star celebrity game on Feb. 12, 2010 in Dallas.

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Listen to Episode 862 of Slate’s The Gist:

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The tax plan is out, and New Yorker writer Adam Davidson joins us to play One Question, One Question Only: Is this tax reform?

And the voluble Michael Rapaport unleashes his opinions about various “stickmen” (read: athletic Casanovas) and why he’s embarrassed to be a Knicks fan. Rapaport’s new book is This Book Has Balls: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash, and he hosts the podcast I Am Rapaport.

And in the Spiel, what went wrong in protecting Americans from armies of Russian trolls.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.