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A veteran sports writer and an angry fan debunk the faulty narratives surrounding Boston sports.

A veteran sports writer and an angry fan debunk the faulty narratives surrounding Boston sports.
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A veteran sports writer and an angry fan debunk the faulty narratives surrounding Boston sports.

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Spygate: The Reboot

12/9/2019
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Just when Ironhead's rage over Jerome Boger had subsided, a new controversy rears its head. And it's a lot like an old controversy. Has Spygate been rebooted for the social media generation? Dave and Mike examine the facts and the reporting as an alleged scandal is parsed out in Tweets.

Duration:01:13:26

Elite Ketchup Power Rankings

12/2/2019
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Your relatable friends Dave & Ironhead marvel at the doomsday reactions to a Patriots loss in Houston. No one is looking for Dave's recommendation on Chinese food in Medford.

Duration:00:58:25

Erudition Over Exigency

11/25/2019
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Bobo Footie Pajama Wearing Biased Hacks Dave and Ironhead observe that the Patriots D had a signature performance against the NFL's best offense. They go on to wonder why no one else is observing this, and realize that the Boston media got tripped up by a pair of tripping penalties. A Chris Gasper article is discussed, so bring your thesauruses or thesauri (either is acceptable).

Duration:00:52:29

It's Always a Bad Win in Philadelphia

11/17/2019
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The Patriots grind out a tough win in Philadelphia, just like in the old days when they won Super Bowls all the time, thus proving they cannot possibly win a Super Bowl this year. They are 9-1. Sad! Dave & Ironhead discuss the social pressure to embrace bad narratives. Dave defends the worst take of all time. Replacement-level Garys are considered.

Duration:00:58:39

Season Canceled

11/4/2019
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Dave and Ironhead discuss a season-ending Week 9 loss for the Patriots.

Duration:00:40:47

Fred Segal Did Not Abandon His Children

10/28/2019
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Fred Segal of Freezing Cold Takes has drawn the ire of many sportswriters simply for retweeting them. Fred compares notes on sensitivity with Dave and Ironhead, including the time a Deadspin writer got personal. Dave and Ironhead examine the Patriots as they slump to 8-0. Dave dwells on his wrongness about Mohamed Sanu and tries to figure out how he got it so wrong...

Duration:01:35:21

The Worst 7-0 Team of All Time

10/22/2019
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Examining the Patriots as they sneak by the Jets, 33-0, to reach 7-0. Vouching for Paul Rudd. Gifting Sam Darnold 150 passing yards, but then taking them back. It's a late-night Entitled Town.

Duration:00:38:12

Danny O'Neil Would Not Have Thrown a Slant

10/13/2019
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Dave and Ironhead are joined by radio host Danny O'Neil of Danny & Gallant on ESPN Radio 710 in Seattle. Danny discusses the real mistake Pete Carroll made in Super Bowl XLIX and explains the difference between Honks and Bobos. Dave and Ironhead sort through the fallout from the Patriots disappointing win over the Giants. Al is upset because he bet big on the Chiefs.

Duration:01:22:56

BONUS: The Patriots Slump to 6-0

10/11/2019
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Dave & Ironhead discuss a gritty Patriots win over the Giants that will undoubtedly disappoint fans who worry about the New England offense.

Duration:00:48:00

Bruce Allen Got Called At Home

10/6/2019
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Bruce Allen, the founder of Boston Sports Media Watch, joins Dave & Ironhead. Bruce (who is not the General Manager of the Redskins) talks about the push back and criticism he received from Boston sports writers when he started questioning the coverage of area teams nearly two decades ago. Dave & Ironhead discuss the worst 33-7 win in Patriots history.

Duration:01:20:41

Alex Barth Grew Up 2 Miles from the Stadium

9/30/2019
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Dave & Ironhead interview Alex Barth of CLNS Media. Alex discusses the difficult decision to abandon his pro football dreams at age 6. Two decades later, Alex is working every media outlet in the known world, bust first and foremost covering the New England Patriots. Alex grew up not too far from Gillette Stadium and still brings his fanhood to his work. Ironhead & Dave discuss a challenging victory for the Patriots. Ironhead throws Dave under the bus.

Duration:01:25:18

Mark Dondero & The Trouble With Fribbles (FIXED)

9/23/2019
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FIXED:In this version, the interview is audible. Dave and Ironhead host Mark Dondero of WEEI Providence and the Boston Sports Post. Dave and Mark re-examine their infamous encounters with Bill Belichick, and Mark wonders if his questions to Bill have damaged his ascent in sports media. Mark likes the wrong hyperlocal ice cream beverage and Dave loses his mind.

Duration:01:29:42

Mark Dondero in: The Trouble With Fribbles

9/23/2019
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Dave and Ironhead host Mark Dondero of WEEI Providence and the Boston Sports Post. Dave and Mark re-examine their infamous encounters with Bill Belichick, and Mark wonders if his questions to Bill have damaged his ascent in sports media. Mark likes the wrong ice cream beverage and Dave loses his mind.

Duration:01:29:42

Jerry Thornton is Keeping His Shoes Dry

9/16/2019
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Jerry Thornton of Barstool Sports tells us how the Irish Rose told him to bail on his pension and chase his dream. Jerry addresses his tendency to freak out when things go bad for the Patriots. Dave and Ironhead predict the forthcoming takes around a big Patriots victory, and Dave is not invited to golf.

Duration:01:55:46

Jeff Howe Likes Football

9/9/2019
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Patriots beat writer Jeff Howe explains his radical career choice to just report the facts. He also becomes the first Entitled Town guest to say bad things about Jeff Howe. Ironhead and Dave evaluate nuclear hot takes that have the Patriots going 19-0 in the wake of signing Antonio Brown.

Duration:01:12:26

Mike Petraglia is All About the Games

9/2/2019
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Dave and Ironhead take a Big L on Brian Hoyer, but are overall winners for having Mike Petraglia of CLNS as a guest. Mike talks about the pleasure of covering Bill Belichick press conferences going all the way back to Bill's time in Cleveland. He also discusses a change in philosophy that forever altered the course of WEEI.com. Ironhead insults his own mother's cooking.

Duration:01:17:08

Evan Lazar Sows Chaos

8/26/2019
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Entitled Town is thrown into civil unrest when CLNS Patriots beat writer Evan Lazar divides the loyalties of its co-hosts. Former Patriots punter Chris Hanson and former Dateline NBC reporter Chris Hansen are referenced.

Duration:01:38:43

The Inimitable William Bendetson

8/19/2019
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Dave & Mike evaluate some curious comments on the reinstatement of Josh Gordon, and interview the inimitable William Bendetson of BestPatsCoverage concerning his world-famous voice and the status of his Patriots press credential.

Duration:01:19:55

NY Jets Legend Matt Chatham

8/9/2019
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In the inaugural episode of Entitled Town, veteran sports journalist/attorney Dave Brown teams up with the Angriest Fan on Twitter, Mike Irons, to explore prevailing narratives and misguided expectations in Boston sports. Dave and Ironhead welcome their first guest, three-time Super Bowl champion and former Jet, Matt Chatham.

Duration:01:48:56