Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker take a mental break and try to ax any mention of the pandemic, election, or Trump. They rank pun column names (3:00); throw it back to 1996 to discuss early internet journalism (8:30); test Chris Almeida with a new game, Generational Media Literacy (43:30); and then former producer Jim Cunningham joins to say a few words (43:30). Then author Ben Macintyre stops by to discuss his new book, Agent Sonya. (52:00) Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
The Mental Health Break Show. Plus, Ben Macintyre on Spies.
Bryan and David take a mental break and try to ax any mention of the pandemic, election, or Trump. They rank pun column names, discuss early internet journalism, and more.
Plus, some advice to wrestling fans regarding the spread of famous social media videos
Andrew Callahan on Who Deserves More Blame: Bill or Mac? Plus, Celtics Pressure Meter Heading Into the Season.
Brian talks the sorry state of the New England Patriots and all the latest Boston Celtics updates
Ian and his guests chat about Arsenal’s opening day WSL defeat to Liverpool, the weekend’s Basque derby and much more
Week 4 Reactions, Disastrous New York Football, and Track to the Future With Cousin Sal and Katie Baker
Tate and Cousin Sal talk the New York Giants’ matchup with the Seattle Seahawks, and Katie Baker joins to discuss the New York Jets and Coco Gauff’s first Grand Slam singles title
The Mets, Yankees, Padres, and Angels all flopped, while lower-payroll squads like the Orioles, Rays, Marlins, and Diamondbacks stormed into the postseason. What’s behind this year’s abnormally tenuous connection between spending and winning, and what does it mean for the playoffs?