The NBA is back! Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker give notes on the restart (3:10). Next, on Listener Mail, they answer the question “Why should I support local newspapers again?” (20:30) Then, L.A. Times writer Gustavo Arellano joins to talk about his experience with reporting, food writing, and growing up in Orange County (36:30). Plus: the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
Media Notes on the NBA’s Return, Listener Mail, and Gustavo Arellano on Covering California
Also, why are local newspapers worth supporting?
Jagielka joins Ben Foster, Mark Goldbridge and Paul Robinson to break down all the weekend drama from the Carabao Cup final and the Premier League
Tate Frazier is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss Kentucky’s 22-point drubbing of Alabama, the mythology behind Rick Pitino’s white suit, the court storm seen round the world, and more
And the Cold Open Question of the Week: Who gets a bigger POP, Rhea Ripley in Perth, Australia, or Paul Heyman in Philadelphia?