Mallory Rubin, The Ringer

Mallory Rubin

The Ringer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Mallory:

What Is the Best Ewan McGregor Performance?

This week, Dave, Joanna, and Neil are joined by Mallory Rubin to talk about Ewan McGregor and debate his best performance. Cast your vote below. → Read More

Diving Deep Into Phase 3 of the MCU With ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Team Tony vs. Team Cap, what brought out heroes to this point, and a history lesson about the politics behind Marvel Comics’ original ‘Civil War’ → Read More

How ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Foreshadowed the Rest of the MCU

There are no strings on this villain and there aren’t any on Binge! Mallory and Jason return to dive deep into the second Avengers film and one of the messiest entries in the MCU, Avengers: Age of Ultron. They explore the many themes and foreshadowed moments that would come to be thematic staples in the MCU, Tony’s many screw-ups, and a history lesson on Wanda and the Vision. → Read More

What ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Teaches Us About Finding Purpose

Plus, Mal and Jason debate the film’s winner and teach us everything we need to know about the Nova Corps, Xandar, the Kree, and Ronan the Accuser → Read More

‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’ Official Announcement Trailer

Jason Concepcion and Mallory Rubin have returned and this time to ride to a galaxy far, far away as they dive into the ‘Star Wars’ universe → Read More

Everything You Need to Know—and More—About the Crypts of Winterfell on ‘Game of Thrones’

The castle’s sacred subterranean space looks destined to play a pivotal role in the Battle of Winterfell in Season 8 Episode 3. What could be waiting below—besides a ton of people who are about to find out that it is not, in fact, the safest place? → Read More

Who Won ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’?

As the ‘Binge Mode’ podcast wraps up its discussion of the fifth ‘Potter’ book, Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion award the House Cup to a group of worthy recipients → Read More

It Keeps Getting Harder to Believe in Oriole Magic

Manny Machado’s trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers may seem like a smart rebuilding move, but for some O’s fans, it’s a painful reminder that the team’s all-too-brief return to relevance is ceding to an era of despair → Read More

Who Won ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’?

As the ‘Binge Mode’ podcast wraps up its discussion of the second ‘Potter’ book, Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion award the House Cup to a group of worthy recipients → Read More

Growth and Enlightenment in ‘The Good Place’ Season 1

Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss Season 1 of The Good Place through the lens of growth and enlightenment (4:59), explore other depictions of philosophy in popular culture (43:07), identify seven clues that hinted at the season’s big plot twist (48:28), and name their season champion (55:36). → Read More

‘Friday Night Lights’ Season 2 (Live)

Live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss the most absurd plot points in Season 2 of the iconic series Friday Night Lights (1:08). Then, they are joined by Shea Serrano, who offers an alternative perspective on the show (39:54). Finally, Bill Simmons comes on to toast to the winner of the season (49:27). → Read More

Food Fight: Thanksgiving Sides—Plus, Big Eats With Kelly Olynyk

Joe is joined by Juliet and Mallory to uncover the side dish champion of Thanksgiving. Then House meets up with the Miami Heat power forward to talk food. → Read More

The Great Halloween Candy Debate With Mallory Rubin and Juliet Litman

In honor of the holiday, The Ringer’s Joe House is joined by Mallory Rubin and, for the first time outside of Food News, Juliet Litman for an out-of-control candy debate (3:45). Then Juliet hangs around for a classic Food News (43:25). → Read More

The NBA Fan’s Guide to the World Series

In this special crossover episode, Binge Mode hosts Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion break down the 2017 MLB World Series into terms an NBA fan would understand. → Read More

Week 7 Recap: Syracuse Stuns Clemson

Mallory Rubin joins the show to break down the upset of the week, before a midseason review and rest-of-season predictions → Read More

NBA Previewpalooza: ‘Binge Mode’ Special

Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion reunite for a live, NBA-centric episode → Read More

Being an “Eggslut” With Chef Alvin Cailan

The Ringer’s Joe House is joined by chef Alvin Cailan to discuss the origins of Eggslut; his not-yet-released cookbook, Amboy; the rise of Filipino food; and Cailan’s “Last Meal on Earth” (2:45). Then House sits down with colleague and food-delivery correspondent Mallory Rubin to talk about the state of American food delivery (40:00). → Read More

Ten Reasons to Get Excited for the Playoffs

Mallory Rubin and Ryan O’Hanlon present the casual fan’s guide to baseball playoffs by explaining what they look forward to most in October (2:10). Plus, they are joined by The Ringer’s resident Cubs fan Robert Mays to chat about his team’s chances of repeating as the World Series champions (50:19). → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Is a Fantasy Story

And it’s time for the showrunners to embrace that. Instead of shying away from its genre, the series should engage with it. → Read More

‘Binge Mode’: The Champions From ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion pick the winners from every episode → Read More