On the “Ironing Out Our Problems” CDST show (Part 2): — Hear how salesman George Mueller presses the issue a little more forcefully than his brother Robert… (“Good Morning… Ain’t you gonna ring the bell? … Can’t you see I’m a perky little housewife … Well, if you don’t know who you work for, why should I care … Is it steam powered … my arm sure gets tired…Are you married? …”) — Henry Fonda turning the tide in 12 Angry Men during some compelling back and forth with Mr. Maalox, EG Marshall — Anything’s possible! The Falcons beat the Saints in New Orleans last week. The Nationals won the Series without Bryce Harper. — Vindication for the Expos of ’94, who were shortchanged during the strike shortened season in their quest to win 3 in a row for Oh Canada — Putting the heat on Cleveland’s Kitchens for fostering some very dirty environs — By the way, Well-read reminds us that real men can handle themselves in kitchen — Speaking of using your equipment as a deadly weapon, ChabDog takes us back to the bat whacking administered Johnny Roseboro by Juan Marichal — Bluto, the head lion tamer, seems to like wearing Bozo buttons — Speaking of turbulence, Cherry pops off about the need for foreigners to wear poppies and gets fired for sticking to his guns — Speaking of Don, exactly how many Cups did he actually win, if any? — “Hello Jeff… What you doing in my crib? I paid you half, I want it back. Well, then you better trying @#3’ing 40 grand, because I ain’t leaving without it. Protective custody don’t mean @#$# to me. The man’s dead. In a pig’s ass. Now look my man. I told you . Now you be a printer. Get some ink and start printing more of that @#$#$. Die mother @#$#$’er. You broke your contract with me Jeff. Now you’ll have to suck on this until you give me back my paper.” — Discussing why “To Live and Die in LA” holds up after all these years. — Belichick’s stock press conference answers… “When we know more, we’ll say more”, and “I just answered that question” — Some misogynistic musing by beyond acceptable norms Norm Macdonald — William Petersen drives a hard bargain — “I’ll give you 5 gs, and my promise not to throw you back in the joint” — Signing off and getting our rocks off with the Stones’ “Rocks Off”.
Special cutting corner dispensations for college basketball stars … ala Moltisanti’s Asian stand-in for the Series 7 exam
On the “Ironing Out Our Problems” CDST show (Part 1): — Who’s that new Mets skipper? The name rings a Beltran … the next Alex Cora.. — That cheating, low down Houston baseball team and their use of garbage cans and Best Buy electronics to tip off pitches… time to call them the Asterisks, not the Astros — No, Steve Garvey was not pumping chicks in 1988? Don’t rub mud in the eye of Popeye — Good for Darvish that he is not bitter/ can stay above the fray … that’s big of Yu — Fromm is lots easier to pronounce than Tua Tongue-ga-viola for purposes of the NFL draft — Remembering the tackle that permanently brought down Bo — LIttle Nicky may’ve sacrificed his QB’s lifetime of NFL thrills for more two-minute drills — Eddie O on MNF? And how bout telling Booger to boogie… — The very Goff-like Jimmy G — How the NY Giants used telescopes in 1951 — Exactly what degree of crime is stealing signs? — More scandal and corruption at The OSU — Steinbrenner and the fight against amateurism in the Olympics — Special cutting corner dispensations for college basketball stars … ala Moltisanti’s Asian stand-in for the Series 7 exam — Thanking Tank for the up close and personal look inside Holsteins (where they serve Maple Walnut ice cream on the bathroom floor) (looking at that picture gives me a grassy knoll revelation) — Those poor Minnesotan rodents got suffocated by an Iowa arm bar — Navy’s short-lived tenancy in the Top 25 — Week 13 is definitely Cupcake Week in the SEC … including visits from delicious Samford (and son), Western Carolina (where the hell is that?), Tennessee (my favorite Martin), a cupcake/Vandy playing Eastern TN State, Abilene Christian, and Bama gets Arkansas — Fleming dares to speculate that Rutgers will actually beat Sparty State — ACC = Awful Coast Conference (excluding Clemson) — Previewing the likely finalists for the LAC-12 title game (oh boy!) — Time for Buffalo Chip Kelly “to go!” — Eager 6-6 Beavers for a bowl game — ChabDog pins the tail on the donkey when he nails the prospective combatants for the Pinstripe Bowl (Illinois vs. North Carolina) — Bold bowl predictions for the Bahamas Bowl — Who would’ve thought the St. Petersburg is played in BJ’s Warehouse, not Russia — Eric insists he’s going to the Quickclaim Bowl — I’ll pass on the Gasparilla Bowl — Did you know that Woody Hayes slayed a player named Charley “B” (not Charley “M”) in what is now the Taxslayer Bowl. — A new wrinkle … post New Year’s closeout games (hold your nose) — Take Dallas since Matt is out with a Stafford infection — New week/new hope springs eternal for New Orleans (some of us didn’t see the light) — Only one of us had the prescient audaciousness to advocate for Atlanta and offer invective for Indy — Wise move finding the Broncos to be a tough horse to break in Minnesota (thank you Well-read) — A closer look at last week’s Jets-Giants result militates against siding with the Skins (Well-read was forewarned by Frank to watch out for Mr. Adams) — Never, ever make the ridiculous decision to bet the house on the Dolphins — We should’ve taken the Ravens by 40, not 4 (no Watt, no energy to keep up with Lamar) — SF giving 11 and a half… what a laugh — Patriots giving 4 is just fine if Belichick is given 2 weeks — Damn Raiders shirk their responsibilities in beating the Bengals by only 7 — Rams to trample on Trubisky and his poor footwork — We all choose the Chiefs — Thank you Cleveland Browns for giving yourself a black eye in your one shining moment