Archive for the 'Sports' Category

Back from a bit of a respite: McLovin' in real life, the Washington Nationals and the World Series, Righteous Gemstones and HBO, Netflix and streaming competition, a new book, Take It Off: KISS Truly Unmasked by Greg Prato, coming out November 19. And A Cool And Obscure Song

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Happy and really healthy at (almost) 52-years old...what's working, why and how. What would you do if $120,000 accidentally ended up in your bank account? Plus, circumstances, timing, and eight (!) discerning months. And an obscure and absolutely incredibly awesome song.

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More semi-coherent thoughts for a Friday night. Classic rock radio reminiscing, the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, one last thing about Game of Thrones, and a new Cheap Trick song, a cover of Harry Nillson's "Ambush."

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Direct from Chicago, Steve's friend Barrie weighs in on the dumb things guys do in the world of online dating. Featuring "best practices" to help avoid profile photo foibles and idiocy at Bumble, Tinder, Match.com and more. Swipe right! Plus, Jordan Peele's mystery/horror thriller Us does a record $70 million opening weekend. And, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!

basketball, dating, movies, romance

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The Super Bowl (sure, two weeks later) was better than you think and nipple parity. Valentine's Day w/o a Valentine, and that's fine. Plus dating app mistakes, an idea for a new TV network, and...a kidnapped monkey!

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A certain park in South Korea is getting a lot of visitors during the Winter Olympics - and possibly inspiring folks to make babies! Plus, there's always drama when classic bands reform. And a special guest interview: film production manager and paranormal investigator Kevin Otte of Ghostwatch Paranormal. Be sure to checkout Ghostwatch Paranormal at Facebook and Instagram!

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It's all (mostly) about the Super Bowl! Pre-game: riffing on the great efforts by Minneapolis and the fun around the game downtown. Post-game: riffing on the game itself, the (mostly) lamee commercials, ratings, mayhem in Philadelphia, and more. Plus, enter to win a copy of the cool, new book "YACHT ROCK: The Oral History of the Soft, Smooth Sounds of the 70s and 80s" at AllMusicBooks.com

 

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Thoughts and facts about the World Series...despite missing the entire series! Plus, people do wackadoodle s**t in gyms. Finally, some favorite recent podcasts and the weight of time passing.

 

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Steve flies solo for episode 10, getting distracted by a largely forgotten song by his "all-time favorite band of all-time", Cheap Trick; gives a Super Bowl prediction, and pays attention to the importance of paying attention to dedication and great performances in sports, arts, or wherever. And, GOATS OF ANARCHY! 

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