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This will be a recurring podcast with new interviews added each week.

This will be a recurring podcast with new interviews added each week.
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This will be a recurring podcast with new interviews added each week.






PD Columnist Ben Hochman talks Cardinals book, Cardinals 2018 struggles and state of STL Sports

Brad Straubinger interview with Post Dispatch columnist, who wrote a book called "The Big 50", with 50 great stories about Cardinal moments and players. I was intrigued when I heard Ben talk about finding the "anyone want a sodie, and free straw" vendor, the Vince Coleman drunk interview in 1987, and other odd moments that we both grew up on. We talk about some of those memories, we talk about the problems with the 2018 team, and his thought that Matheny is on the hot seat, and then we...


80's Cardinal P Dave Lapoint tells Whitey, Andujar, Deion, Rickey and hilarious other stories

Brad Straubinger interview with funny man former pitcher Dave Lapoint. The lefty who played for a a number of teams, including the '82 Cardinals, tells stories from his days playing in the 80's, Among the stories are great ones about Whitey Herzog, Andujar, Hendrick, Lonnie Smith, Bob Forsch, Keith Hernandez and more. And then we talk about his other stops with one of the funniest stories I have ever heard about his career, about the one time he had an "accident" right before he was to...


Will Leitch Podcast

Brad Straubinger interview with Will Leitch. We talk about the days at deadspin, and if the negativity was a bit much after he left. Are Cardinals fans a bit too into themselves as "Best Fans in Baseball"? Is baseball in a bad spot right now with the style of play we see? We delve into some general Cardinals talk as we argue about Matt Carpenter, and agree on Mathen-aging...and what is next for the always ahead of the curve voice of a generation.


Woody Williams talks 2004, TLR, DK, Esteban Yan

Brad Straubinger interview with Woody Williams. We chronologically go season through season with Woody as a Cardinal, from the 2001 trade to the end of the 2004 season. We get some great Tony LaRussa stories, the day DK died and that 2002 run to the pennant, the religion of Cardinal baseball and so much more.


Jim Florentine talks Stern, Eminem, Trump, Baseball & Beyond

Brad Straubinger interview with comedian Jim Florentine. The voice of Special Ed from Crankyankers runs through his career, talking about the start of the Comedy Central show that helped him raise to fame, hanging out on the Howard Stern show, dating Robin Quivers and his Metal show on VH1. Mostly though, we basically have a conversation throughout about today's media issues and comedy not being funny anymore, and then we wrap it up with random sports conversation about baseball in 2018,...


Stuttering John blasts Howard Stern, talks behind the scenes of the show!

Brad Straubinger interview with former Howard Stern show funny guy, Stuttering John. Stuttering John was one of the main cogs during the glory days of my favorite show as a teen--twentysometing-- ok into my 30's too. Here, he holds no punches against his former boss, who made his life miserable evidently. Obviously on the air, that was apparent, but John tells more throughout. He promotes his comedy gig, talks about his upcoming book, and his time as announcer and comedy writer with Jay Leno.


Bob Tewksbury tells Pedro Guerrero, Joe Torre stories & mental science to baseball

Brad Straubinger interview with Bob Tewksbury. Tewksie was a Cardinal from 1989 to 1994, and played with many characters along the way. We talk about those characters, including a fun story about Pedro Guerrero. We talk about his incredible 1992 season where he walked 20 in over 230 innings pitched--not accomplished since or before in a long time. And we talk about his book, 90% Mental. Bob has been a mental skills coach for many years with the Red Sox and now the Giants. A new role in...


Kevin Farley tells Chris Farley stories

Kevin Farley, younger brother of Chris Farley, talks about the legacy of his brother, the Matt Foley sketch, the great Bob Odenkirk, and working up a career in standup comedy.


Jason Isringhausen tells Steve Kline stories, being booed, Pujols friendship, Cards HOF'r?

Brad Straubinger interview with former Cardinals, A's and Mets great Jason Isringhausen. Izzy covers a wide variety of topics including his desire to be in the Cardinals HOF, crazy Steve Kline stories, the hurt of being booed in his own hometown, making millions and millions of dollars, the incredible pain he suffered during 2006, his crazy comeback in 2011, getting to know Albert Pujols as they reunited in Anaheim, Generation K days, and so much more.


Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter talks early days of MTV, 1984, Live Aid and more

Brad Straubinger interview with one of the five original MTV VJ's, Alan Hunter. We talk about the early days of MTV, how MTV shaped the Top 40 and all music was welcome by 1983 and 1984 being a landmark year with Van Halen, Michael Jackson, Prince, Twisted Sister, Human League and many more were topping the charts. We talk about classic interview with Led Zeppelin and Rowdy Roddy Piper. And the craziness that was Live Aid.


Brother Love-80's WWF Bad Guy, aka Bruce Prichard, tells all! Flair, Hogan, Savage, Andre, McMahons

Brad Straubinger interview, talking with the man who was known as Brother Love in the WWF in the late 80's, We look back at his character, but Bruce, the man playing the red faced interviewer, was also one of Vince McMahon's right hand men from 1988-to-2008. He was part of the creative writing team, the tv production team, he's seen it all! He was there for Hulk v Macho Man, and describes why it was one of the great feuds of all time. We hear about Andre the Giant and his drinking habits....


Cardinals Scouting Director Randy Flores talks scouting, Izzy stories, 2006 fun and more

Brad Straubinger interview with Randy Flores. The Cardinals scouting director gives a peek behind the curtain at what the scouting director exactly does, the Cardinals philosophy on who they are selecting, and more. And then we look back at his career with fun moments during some of the glory days in 2004, 2005, and 2006.


Skip Schumkaer tells TLR, Waino, Holliday stories, looks at what 2017 Cards v 2011 team and more

Brad Straubinger interview with Skip Schumkaer. He tells TLR, Waino, , Pujols, Carp and Holliday stories. He talks about the nerves and having to throw up driving into the ballpark for the 2011 World Series, the bizarre circumstances around his first game in 2005 and so much more.


Comedian Tom Green talks Trump, MTV, Letterman, Jackass, TV Guide worst tv show lists and more

Brad Straubinger interview with Tom Green, as we cover his career from public access to feature films. Does Tom still talk to Trump, eat mice, or stay in touch with David Letterman? What about an article ranking his MTV show 40th worst tv show of all time? What does he think about Jackass basically copying his template? And how did he come from public access to still tour comedy clubs to this day? It's all here...


Jack "the ripper" Clark rips the Dodgers, gets mugged in NY and more

Brad Straubinger interview with Jack Clark. The former Cardinal slugger (and Giants, Yankees, Padres and Red Sox hitter) talks about his memorable first at bat as a Cardinal, as he had a situation at his hotel he dealt with, keeping him up all night. He also talks about blasting the home run at Dodger Stadium to put the Cardinals in the World Series in 1985, and blasts the Dodgers in Jack Clark fashion. And he also tells the story behind why he blew up Mike Scioscia at home plate, almost...


Larry Walker to the Hall? Presented by Massa's Restaurant's

Brad Straubinger interview with the great Expo, Rockie and Cardinal Larry Walker. We look back at his shocking trade to St. Louis, his possible hall of fame career and why he might see an uptick in HOF votes as his time on the ballot winds down, riding in cars with Randy Johnson, Blake Street Bombing in Colorado, and so much more.


Jeff Suppan talkin GM7s shaking off Yadi and more

Jeff Suppan talks starting two NLCS GM7's-both victories, baserunning troubles in the World Series, shaking off Yadi--TLR, Steve Kline, Soctt Spiezio and other crazy Cardinal character stories, trips to Grants Farm, the 2006 World Series parade, and off the field shenanigans that take us way off track!


Mark McGwire & Johnny Bench go off! Plus Brett Hull, Stan Kroenke & Jerry Jones

I dig into the archives for classic interviews, including one with Johnny Bench taking me to task for a Pete Rose question, and Mark McGwire in 1998 not liking my line of questioning as well. Plus Brett Hull torches Mike Keenan, says screw having his number retired in St. Louis as he leaves and signs with Dallas. And the ever elusive Stan Kroenke gushing over St. Louis getting the Rams in does Jerry Jones in 1998. Little did we know they would be the main players helping the team...


Cardinals Spring Training Episode

A couple interviews from Jupiter Florida, including Dexter Fowler. And a chat with some fun stories from '09 Cardinal and MLB Network analyst Mark DeRosa.


EP29 Jason Simontacchi

A visit with former Cardinal Jason Simontacchi. The Simo-Man tells about the day he learned Darryl Kile died, his incredible 2002 season, partying at Paddy O's as a rookie, stories about characters he played with, including fun stories about Garret Stephenson, Dustin Hermanson and Julian Tavarez...and much more