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February 16, 2011
Episode 38: That's Pretty Advanced Meatballs
Yup, another one of these things. After plenty of baseball talk, including oodles of emails, a long take on the Albert Pujols soap opera and breaking down some of the latest prospect lists published here, we are joined by our own Emma Span, and go inside a strange little corner of the baseball world; fan faction. We've done loads of independent film, art and music talk of late, but we've heard your calls for more video game discussion, so we are joined by Brad Shoemaker from the downright outstanding Giant Bomb and the Giant Bombcast. It's a great talk about the state of the industry, some games to look forward to and of course, StarCraft in Korea. Then it's the usual goofy stuff that you all know and love (or hate).
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 38: "That's Pretty Advanced Meatballs"
Table Of Contents
0:00 Intro, Agenda Review, Weather Report
3:24 Housekeeping: Email us, follow us on Twitter, join our Facebook group, all that stuff
47:43 Pitchers and catchers report: what can you learn in spring training
55:34 Soap opera of the week: The complexity of the Albert Pujols situation
1:13:21 Breaking down the Giants Top 11 prospects
1:21:58 Breaking down the Twins Top 11 prospects
1:31:45 A brief preview of the Yankees list
1:33:53 Special Guest Emma Span on the grimy little corner of baseball that is fan fiction
2:16:31 Musical Guest: Fast Product
2:17:34 What are you drinking? (includes bonus car purchase)
2:25:21 The week ahead, secret documents and more Dee Gordon talk
Music is by Fast Product, all rights reserved.