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?
JJ, House, and Raheem talk prop bets like tight-end touchdowns and Isiah Pacheco receptions
Plus, Matthew Berry on fantasy football stories
Sheil and Ben discuss the tactical advantages of each team and predict whether the Super Bowl will be a nail-biter or a blowout
Kyle and Seerat break down the latest NBA trade deadline rumors