September 8, 2010
Episode 16: That's Not From A Slurpee Mine
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about struggling first place teams, what the Reds should do with Aroldis Chapman, and the pickle the Mariners have put themselves in by acquiring reliever Josh Lueke. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch then joins us for a fascinating, in-depth discussion of the Tony LaRussa/Colby Rasmus situation and the general state of the struggling Cardinals. For Pop Culture Moment, we are joined by Henry Owings of Chunklet to discuss their new book and how you can help, plus all the usual wackiness you've come to expect. We hope you enjoy.
Note: We do alert you to the presence of the occasional adult language. Don't say we didn't warn you.
Up And In Episode 16: "That's Not From A Slurpee Mine"
Table Of Contents
0:00 Intro and Agenda review
2:30 Housekeeping (Email us and join the Facebook group)
4:09 Emails: The Shaggs, Hawk traps, Japanese designer jeans, podcast recommendations
15:25 First place teams do the collapse; what to do with Aroldis Chapman
33:35 The Mariners and Josh Lueke: when does talent over-ride behavior?
45:30 Special Guest Derrick Goold (@dgoold) of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
77:27 Not Jim Tracy on player/manager conflicts
79:34 Pop Culture Moment with Henry Owins (@chunklet) on the Indie Cred Test
If you'd like to learn more about the Indie Cred Test, click here. Like we say, this is not charity, this is about publicly-funded creative work. You're not giving, as much as you as pre-ordering to guarantee publication. Plus, it's funny as hell and I wrote a teeny-tiny bit of it.
106:45 Notes on our musical guest
108:02 What Are You Drinking? (Jason wins)
115:21 Dueling mental states, the end of the minor league season and the end of the episode
Music is by F&$%@ed Up, various copyrights.