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Obsessing about sports, pop culture, politics and other unimportant things...but mostly sports.

Obsessing about sports, pop culture, politics and other unimportant things...but mostly sports.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Obsessing about sports, pop culture, politics and other unimportant things...but mostly sports.

Language:

English

Contact:

917-865-4418


Episodes

30 Years Ago - A Look Back at 1989, Part 5 - s01e37

4/21/2019
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In the final episode of a five-part series, Randy and Steven look back at technology in the year 1989, which was highlighted by the invention of the world wide web. The guys discuss how the internet has completely changed our lives, mostly for the better.

Duration:01:04:32

Off Topic Tuesday - s01e36

4/16/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss current news items including the arrest of Julian Assange, the box office numbers of 2019 movies and Kim Kardashian's next career. Randy also goes off on an epic rant on MLB managers and their inability to manage a bullpen.

Duration:00:58:50

30 Years Ago - A Look Back at 1989, Part 4 - s01e35

4/14/2019
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In the fourth of a five-part series, Randy and Steven look back at sports in 1989, which was highlighted by the banning of Pete Rose for gambling, the subsequent death of commissioner Bart Giamatti and the World Series being interrupted by an earthquake.

Duration:00:58:43

First Week of the MLB Season & the Death of the AAF - s01e34

4/10/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss the first week of the MLB season, touching on some teams rough starts, the plethora of major injuries and the trend of contract extensions over free agency. They also pay their last respects to the AAF and it's rapid demise.

Duration:01:16:17

Stress in the U.S.A. - s01e33

4/7/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss an article from WalletHub.com that rated the most and least stressed states in the nation, with Louisiana winning another bad award as the most stressed state.

Duration:00:39:15

MLB Predictions - s01e32

4/1/2019
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Randy and Steven make their predictions about the upcoming MLB season, including win total over/unders, World Series winner, and AL & NL MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year awards.

Duration:01:01:09

"It's Like Christmas Morning" - Draft Day 2019 - s01e31

3/28/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss the hilarious and unprecedented events at the 27th Annual HCBB Fantasy Baseball auction, including tales about Shirtless Joe, four plungers, potential body swapping and a starter-eligible reliever.

Duration:00:57:33

30 Years Ago - A Look Back at 1989, Part 3 - s01e30

3/17/2019
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In the third of a five-part series, Randy and Steven look back at the music of 1989, which was marked by the beginning of the transition from 1980’s pop and glam/hair rock to the beginnings of grunge and the continuation of rap into the mainstream.

Duration:00:55:22

NFL Trades & Free Agency - s01e29

3/15/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss some of the major trades and signings during the first week of the NFL free agent period and also touch on the ongoing college admissions scandal dominating the news headlines.

Duration:00:59:36

Off-Topic Tuesday - s01e28

3/14/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss current news items including Robert Kraft and his spa day, R Kelly's interview with Gayle King, the fallout from the Michael Jackson documentary, fake Melania and some NFL signings.

Duration:01:06:41

30 Years Ago - A Look Back at 1989, Part 2 - s01e27

3/9/2019
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In the second of a five-part series, Randy and Steven look back at the TV landscape, including the top shows and the new shows that launched that year. They also reminisce about the incredible depth of great movies from 1989.

Duration:01:05:09

First World Problems - s01e26

3/5/2019
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Randy rants about and Steven discusses a number of First World problems, including fast food drive-thru screw ups, website password fiascoes and satellite TV weather interruptions.

Duration:00:48:48

30 Years Ago - A Look Back at 1989, Part 1 - s01e25

3/3/2019
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In the first of a five-part series, Randy and Steven look back at the year 1989, talking about the major events and their lasting effect on our current world. Part 1 reviews the important U.S. and world events of 1989, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Tienanmen Square Massacre and the beginning of the end of Apartheid in South Africa.

Duration:00:53:38

Conspiracy Theories - s01e24

2/26/2019
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The truth is out there...or is it? Randy and Steven put on their tin foil hats and discuss a number of conspiracy theories - which ones could be true and which ones are beyond the pale.

Duration:00:56:12

Zion Williamson's Sneaker and NFL News - s01e23

2/22/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss the ridiculousness of the multi-million dollar business of "amateur" college athletics, as well as NFL off-season news of contract disputes and lawsuit settlements.

Duration:01:04:39

Presidents Day Trivia - s01e22

2/19/2019
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Steven tests Randy on his knowledge of U.S. History and sees if Randy is smarter than the 72% of Louisianans who failed the online test. Does Randy make the grade? Is he smarter than a 5th grader? Tune in to find out!

Duration:00:47:26

MLB Hot Stove Discussion, Part 2- s01e21

2/14/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss the disparity between the haves and have-nots in baseball, and try to come up with some potential solutions. They also discuss the potential rules changes currently being discussed between MLB and the players union.

Duration:00:58:38

MLB Hot Stove Discussion - s01e20

2/13/2019
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With the opening of spring training camps this week, Randy and Steven discuss the MLB Hot Stove, specifically about some of the best players still not signed. They also have a brief discussion about Kareem Hunt signing with the Browns.

Duration:00:44:45

NBA Mid-Season Spectacular - s01e19

2/9/2019
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Randy and Steven discuss the trade deadline news in the NBA and debate whether the actual games or the reality show aspect of the league is more intriguing.

Duration:00:49:39

Stupidity (on the way to, and at the casino) - s01e18

2/8/2019
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Randy rants about his drive to the casino as well as the stupidity of some of those he encountered at the casino tables.

Duration:00:43:36