First Place Bears! But they go into Detroit without Mitch? I also have a few thoughts about Stan Lee and the role that comics and other fantasy writings play in our society. And this episode’s classic poem is a Poe poem!
Dr. Mark the archaeologist and Egyptologist joins me to talk about the 3-1 Bears and what the season expectations are now. I also read you some classic poetry, because I’m a meatball and need more culture outside of music.
Cubs Angst! Should We Worry? • Fire Joe Maddon?? • Kris Bryant is NOT OK • Addison Russell Expectations • My Cubs Everyday Lineup • Starting Pitchers • Road Trip Ends, Good Finish in L.A. • Recap: No Cubs Panic!
Welcome and Heat Complaint! • Bears Take Care of Zach Miller • I Don't Get the LeBron Hate • Politics and Separating Families • State of the Cubs • Is Kris Bryant OK? • Visiting Dealey Plaza • Signing Off and Thanks!
The Best Monday of the Year! • Bears Free Agency Moves • Premiers in South Korea! • Packers Make an Offer, Bears Keep Fuller • Pity Party • Random Rambling: Science and Religion • How Many Wins for the 2018 Cubs? • That's a Wrap!
New Week, Same Meatball • Academy Awards Recap • Bears Use Transition Tag on Kyle Fuller • Cubs 2018 Outfield Questions • Composer Stuff: Trying a Commission Consortium • "Bus Movie" • Browns Land Landry • Browns Making Moves! • Black Panther, Lots of Layers • "Declarations" for Euphonium, and Goodbye!
New Week, New Stuff • All West Virginia Public Schools Closed? • Blackhawks and Bears Moves, and Where These Teams are Headed • Homer Buys a Gun • Chicago Bears Will Cut Mike Glennon • From "The Athletic," Evaluating the 2018 Cubs Rotation • Thoughts on the Academy Award Nominations for Best Score • My Wife Rockin' the 80's Hair • Bye for Now!
A New Week is Underway • Bad National Anthem Performances • Olympics, Curling and Doping • "An Olympic Year" • Billy Graham • The Florida Shooting Developments • New Work Premiering: "Love's Philosophy" • Baseball Coming Soon! • Wirld Premier Went Great! • Dat Northern Accent • Thank You for Listening!
Mid-February Already?! • Abe Lincoln Quote • Lion Poacher Story • Best Rookie QB of 2017? • Valentine’s Day Rambling • Normalization of Gun Violence • My Boy, the Jazz Musician! • Anthony Rizzo’s Comments at the Stoneman Douglas High School Vigil • Little League! • Until Next Time!
Super Bowl LII Thoughts • John Mahoney, Frasier’s “Marty Crane” • Some Marty Crane Wisdom • Are the Patriots the greatest dynasty? • Josh McDaniels Staying In NE • Cello and Bach • Wednesday Drive Feb. 7 • Trying to Get Healthier • Comic books and my boys • Netflix Marvel Shows • Cubs Sign Darvish!!! • Remembering Jerry Goldsmith, Film Composer • Thank you!
My Super Bowl Pick; Super Bowl LII Post-Game Thoughts; Rhetorical; Tribute to Film Composer John Morris; “The Spiritual Message Hidden In ‘Star Wars’;” Retro Commercial!; Thoughts on Trump’s First SOTU; Sequel to “The Passion of the Christ;” “If Something’s Hard to Do...;” Brian Urlacher Should Make the HOF; Remembering Alan Stout; Urlacher Going to Canton!; The Rest of the 2018 NFL Hall of Fame Class