Bill Simmons to Join HBO

Today's long-awaited news ...

It’s no secret that HBO is the single best place for creative people in the entire media landscape.” He added that after talking with the network, “it was hard to imagine being anywhere else.”

What's most interesting to me initially? No word on whether or not Simmons will be writing. The best-known sports writer in the U.S. takes a job that, on the face of it, includes no writing.