The One Sure Fire Tip For Re-Branding! How's that for click bait? There are two stories I have on this 14 minutes episode, and that's one of 'em. The other: some Father's Day thoughts on my Dad, Motel 6, and Sambo's, not necessarily in that order. OVERHEARD: "the funk is where I get off" "leaning on their car...having a cig..."
Pat & I chat about his second annual fundraiser that helps the sons and daughters of U.S. military personnel. And we also touch on the unfortunate intersection of my name and National Dairy Month. (He's been doing some cow-related PR.) P.S. Get tix at http://tinyurl.com/BoomstickGala.
I spent four years on the cast of the Ann & Scott Show on WENS in the 90s. They had a continuing bit called "Couples Court," which evolved into an excuse to do a bad imitation of old-time t courtroom legend Perry Mason. Or, if you're too young: an excuse for a randomly goofy voice that picked on listeners.
Paul is now self-identifying as both Tom Davis and Wilford Brimley, but it could be just because he's thirsty. Paul charts a drinking history from something sweet to something Dry. No one will be seated during the 1983 Christmas Party Incident. Overheard: "I spent an evening with White Russians as a teenager." "The best mix...of reprobates, broken people...unhappy childhoods." "We're about to be picked up by the DuMont Network, and Channel 23."
Billy Joel tells Grads they should do what they love - otherwise they are wasting their time. Paul disagrees, but Tom feels the piano man may be right. Paul believes there is honor in any kind of work. Tom believes there is honor in driving fast, and as a "long-time speeder" he's excited about a new Indiana road-related law. Bonus: Tom's hairy arms, and Paul's smooth back. Overheard: "It's like your tuition is bundled by Ticketmaster." "I got a birthday card from Defensive Driving School."...
Paul Poteet & Tom Davis disagree about Straight No Chaser and Ceremony No Gomer. They both agree a pause before "start your engines" is not a problem. Paul admires a "500" winner who is old and versatile. You'll also hear the stories behind "Ron Pablo" and Tom's religious conversion. Overheard: "You're dead from the neck down." "She was a girl and then she went through the change." "You need to grow a pair and then have a pair snipped."