The Meatball Composer

The Meatball Composer

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By composerchris
I write music and love Chicago sports.
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Episode 29 - No Lions, a Tiger and Bearsss...
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.
33:40
October 12, 2018
Episode 28 - Brewers and Rockies Vanquish the Cubs
Sadly, the Cubs 2018 season is over, way short of expectations.
18:48
October 3, 2018
Episode 27 - Bears, Cubs and Flute
Bears Seahawks Recap - My Wife's Flute Recital - Cubs Wrapping Up and Goodbye
21:07
September 21, 2018
Episode 26 - Bears/Packers Week 1 Recap
Reflecting on the week 1 heartbreaking loss to the Packers.
19:42
September 10, 2018
Episode 25 - Khalil Mack Day!
The Bears have traded for Khalil Mack! Wow! My dumbfounded reaction.
15:34
September 1, 2018
Episode 24 - Resting Bearsss...
Meatball Time • Conference Time • Bears Dress Rehearsal Time • Cubs Positives Time • See Ya Next Time
18:25
August 28, 2018
Episode 23 - Need More Offense!!!
The Greetings • Cubs Ups and Downs • Finished a Piece! • What a Weird Cubs Season • Bears/Broncos Takeaways • Bye
35:23
August 20, 2018
Episode 23 - Bears/Bengals Postgame Thoughts
Postgame Thoughts after the Bears fall to the Bengals 30-27 in their 2nd pre-season game.
13:37
August 10, 2018
Episode 22 - Pre-Season Bears
Mic Check • Greetings!! • Bears Pre-Season Opener Talk with Dr. Mark • Bye
23:38
August 3, 2018
Episode 21 - Baseball Now, Football Soon
Here We Go! • Cubs Need Kris Bryant • Bears Camp Optimism! But Where's Roquan Smith? • Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels • Bucket Head At Wrigley • Until Next Time!
23:23
July 27, 2018
Episode 20 - Mid July Odds and Ends
Hello! • Cubs Need Another Starter • Papa John and Comparing Ourselves To Others • Ant-Man and the Wasp Review *Minor Spoilers* • Beauty and Complexity • Signing Off!
22:59
July 14, 2018
Episode 19 - July 5, 2018
July is Hot • Dexter Fowler Called Out By Cardinals Brass • Trubisky and Bears Optimism • Summary of Politics Today • Parenting Moment • Until Next Time
16:46
July 6, 2018
June Cubs Intervention
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!
28:19
June 28, 2018
Summertime and the Livin' is Busy!
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!
23:53
June 18, 2018
Mid May Musings
I'm Back! • Bears Draft Evaluation with Dr. Mark! • Cubs: How They Doin'? • Composer Update • Anniversary Shout Out to my Lovely Wife • Thanks for Listening!
38:31
May 21, 2018
NFL Draft is Upon Us!
Draft Week! • Cubs: Almora Leading Off • Cubs: Baez On Fire • "The One Constant" • Bears Draft Thoughts • Until Next Time!
27:18
April 24, 2018
Hello April!
What's Up! • Easter Reflection • State of the Blackhawks • OPS and Player Evaluation • "Meeting a Reclusive Author" • Signing Off
19:07
April 12, 2018
Wrapping Up March
Welcome! • Easter Music, or Lack Therof • Cubs Opener and Big Picture • NFL Draft This Month! The Bears Will Take... • Cubs Start: Eh...• Thanks for Listening!
24:04
April 2, 2018
Marching Through March
Greetings! • Fiod fight at the Golden Corral • Thoughts on Netflix "The Punisher" • The Blast 5K • Music Rundown of the Week • Until Next Time!
20:55
March 26, 2018
Spring Break!
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!
28:30
March 19, 2018
Week of March 5, 2018
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!
29:39
March 12, 2018
February Turns to March
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!
27:34
March 5, 2018
February 25 2018
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!
27:46
February 26, 2018
February 22, 2018
22:38
February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018
17:09
February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018
45:03
February 22, 2018
February 18, 2018
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!
23:57
February 18, 2018
February 11, 2018
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!
48:30
February 11, 2018
Super Bowl Week 2018
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
30:28
February 5, 2018
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