On “The Show With No Name” CDST Show (Part 2):
— On a very sad, foggy day in LA, we close with “Raindrops keep falling on my head” and bid farewell to the immortal Black Mamba
— Walter Huston on why going for the gold can be hazardous to your health, particularly in the Sierra Madre (“I know what gold does to men’s souls” … “I think I’ll go to sleep and dream about piles of gold getting bigger and bigger and bigger”)
— It’s not exactly a replay of the 2002 National Championship Game, but we enjoy the latest iteration of MD-Indiana
— The Terps have size and speed, but do they have the balls to win on the road against good competition
— The discussion turns college admissions, and the travels of Well-read through the backwoods of the ACC
— Weeding out the truth underlying New Jersey’s reputation as the Garden State (You live in Jersey … what exit?)]
— Deconstructing the Titanic collapse after being uncomfortably ahead last week in Arrowhead
— What if SF prevails? Sounds like a very hostile work environment in Beantown for TB 12.
— When it came to passes by Jimmy G. against the slacker Packers, 8 was enough.
— No Well-read, Travis Henry has retired.
— A prayer for good commercials … preferably ones of the stoner variety
— And now a Larry David break …never question the driving privileges of a guy in a wheelchair … texting while wheel turning is always permitted … suggested names for a boy adopted from China (“Wang isn’t a bad name … then you have the whole “ang” family … bang … tang … Chinese overtones with a little jolt to it”) (one of us says, “he reminds me of me”)
— Cheryl pronounces she’s leaving (“I’m leaving,… I can’t do this anymore … I just called you from an airplane .. the TIVO guy was here .. I saved all your shows … it’s not just about the TIVO … it’s about talking during sex … who can’t tell real crab from fake crab … I just realized, there’s no other side [to Larry]”)
— By the way, is there any point to having underwear without a fly zone? Is this really a worthless invention? We debate the question.
— A good woman who doesn’t hold it against you when she’s talking and you’re not all there is hard to find
— Tony enjoys some canoli’s for the beached whale
— What the heck is the “maloik”?
— “Hey Puss, did she even really exist?”
— “Not in the face, okay?” (this was a pointless request given where he ended up)
— Trying to understand why Pat Parisi was taking a leak in the boss’s pool
— Butch Cassidy’s short course on how to win a knife fight, without even using a knife (Lerch was really lurching forward after Newman’s surprise low blow)
— Speaking of Paul, hear his short course on how to bait a goalie in “Slapshot”
— My how the worm has turned in terms of the NBA’s association with China
— ChabDog previews what’s left of the Aussie Open, including Kyrgios vs. Nadal (bad blood running rampant), Monfils vs. Thiem (Thiem-work will prevail), Medvedev vs. Warwrinka and Rublev vs. Zverev (what’s with all the ‘evs)
— A crash course on how to pronounce Fucsovics
— Sandgren vs. Federer (look for a surprise)
— Raonic vs. Djokovic (go with flexiblity over pure power)
— What’s that African flag in the Women’s Draw (Well-read explains) (we pinpoint who the heavyweights are)