Podcast Discussion - "The Long Journey to the Middle" - 7.15.20

Bill Lehecka

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Tony opens the show by catching up on a few things and reading some emails. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com calls in to talk about how things are going with baseball's efforts to start up amidst the pandemic, James Andrew Miller phones in to talk about his podcast "Origins" and his recent episodes on the movie "Almost Famous", and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
 

MikefromBurkeVA

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Tony opens the show by catching up on a few things and reading some emails. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com calls in to talk about how things are going with baseball's efforts to start up amidst the pandemic, James Andrew Miller phones in to talk about his podcast "Origins" and his recent episodes on the movie "Almost Famous", and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Soon, it will be the perfect TK show. Mailbag/MK on golf/Wilbon/Mailbag. The perfect turd.
 

Drew in Westfield

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The Wes Unseld thing was just strange -- yes he was a legend, but he died 6 weeks ago and there is no reason to devote most of a segment on long tribute e-mails.
 

Harpua

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This might have been the worst podcast I've ever listened to all the way through.

Emails, non-baseball baseball talk, 10 minutes on a movie that is 20 years old, and more emails.

Come on man, what are we even doing out here man?
Agree. I was thinking the same thing. During the first segment I'm asking myself, who is entertained by someone ready emails written months ago. Why save them?

And while Almost Famous is at the top of most "Best Rock and Roll movies" (This is Spinal Tap and A Hard Days Night are generally at no 1), That thing you do is nowhere near the top (The only time I saw it listed it was #48 in a list of 50).
 

MikefromBurkeVA

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Agree. I was thinking the same thing. During the first segment I'm asking myself, who is entertained by someone ready emails written months ago. Why save them?

And while Almost Famous is at the top of most "Best Rock and Roll movies" (This is Spinal Tap and A Hard Days Night are generally at no 1), That thing you do is nowhere near the top (The only time I saw it listed it was #48 in a list of 50).
That Thing is a very good movie, and I would argue that it's one of the best, most subtle, performances of Tom Hanks' career. But it's not Almost Famous.
 

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Despite my remarks on the podcast from Wednesday, I'm actually very much looking forward to the show when baseball gets going again. The shortened season means that we should have TK's thought's on most of the games, I know some don't care for that but I like him going over each little move in a game.

Anyway, it can only be a positive moving forward
 

jack presley

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Despite my remarks on the podcast from Wednesday, I'm actually very much looking forward to the show when baseball gets going again. The shortened season means that we should have TK's thought's on most of the games, I know some don't care for that but I like him going over each little move in a game.

Anyway, it can only be a positive moving forward
Plus, there'll be plenty of Max Scherzer worship. And stories about him prowling around the mound etc.

I think he's had to admit defeat on his criticism of Strasburg though. He can't repeat that old line anymore.
 
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