John Sandner, Fri, 29 May 2015 13:02:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: Charlie working the day after his birthday, his eyes are starting to fail him, gotta look into alternatives, Doug’s got the astigmatism and somehow healed himself, Jim believes that there’s a conspiricy linking him wearing his glasses to his degrading eyesight, Jim can only go six feet from where he began before he loses anything he’s holding onto, it’s the old person segment, the guys give a heartfelt goodbye to Alpena, Jim gives Alpena a recommendation to all the big name radio executives listening, Doug is surprised that Alpena has learned and gained experience from his time at insidestl.com, Alpena doesn’t really want to join the WWE much to the dismay of the guys, Doug has nothing to talk about because there was no sports last night, The Cat mentions the return of Jon Jay, Charlie imitates a hot take from doug on Jon Jay, Charlie isn’t optimistic of Jay being 0-10 in his minors rehab stint, Jim stays adament that Jay still has enough major league experience, the crew talks about Pujols’ rise through the minor leagues, The Cat’s favorite part of minor league baseball is getting a cheesburger on donut buns, Doug recalls Myron Noodleman the clown prince of baseball, Jim changes the subject quickly to discuss Charlies birthday and his meal at Ruth Chris, Jim explains the way dessert goes about at a fnacy resturant as women enjoy sitting and talking, Charlie forgot his leftovers in the car and now his car smells delicious, Doug tries to squeeze some free food out of potential sponsors, Willie offers his snacks for Doug before imitating the sounds Doug makes while eating on air, Charlie shares a photo of the day he was born while also admitting no one else can see it, Manbearpig calls in to complain about his ebay purchase from Doug, Fuelsie calls in to offer some food for the guys, Doug hears the special of the day and isn’t too excited, Joe Strauss of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch calls in to talk Cardinals, Joe believes that Mark Reynolds deserves a good chance a first base at least for the short term, Doug believes any trade near the deadline would be to replace the bench spot Reynolds filled rather than the first base spot he’s in now, Jim brings up Xavier Scruggs as an option, but Joe still has a lot of doubts about him and doesn’t seem him as an impact player, Charlie brings up the hole in eigth inning releivers with Walden gone, Joe says the bullpen is still highly effecient and not as pressing of a need currently, Joe mentions how the Cards have been able to handle the multiple injuries and stay afloat but also mentions how one more major injury could be a huge shake up, Charlie switches things up to talk about Hitchcock and the Blues, Joe is for the extra year with Hitchcock, but thinks there is a lot possible in store with the roster, Joe looks forward to the series with the Dodgers and draws some comparisons to the Cardinals, Doug mentions how the playoff picture currently in the NL matches last years playoffs, Jim calls Doug a hypocrite for doing some braketology, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Doug sounds curious about hotel rooms where the shower is completely visible from the room, intern Matt shares his experience on a trip to China with one of those types of hotel rooms, Jim asks if Matt met General Tso while he was there, the group then divuldges into an argument of how to spell and pronounce Tso, Willie provides all the necessary background information for General Tso’s chicken including how his ancestors had never heard of the dish, Jim breaks down how the listeners have now had the full Chinese experience, Doug describes why Asians eyes are squinted, Willie plays a clip from the National Spelling Bee, Doug wants to know why all the good spellers are from India, Charlie has his priorities straight with education, Jim breaks down his fool proof way to win a spelling bee, Charlie believes that these spellers are a little behind socially, Doug estimates there’s about 30 minutes of actual education in a public school, Jim calls Doug a bitter old guy before placing the blame on his and Dougs generation, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Doug says that homeschool kids shouldn’t be that far behind socially, Charlie thinks that Doug had a rough school life.
SEGMENT 2 – Getting started talking about The Bachelor, Jim describes it more as a game show than anything, Charlie describes how much fun it would be to be a contestant, Charlie and Jim make Doug lose his train of thought Jim and Doug are at arms on how the Bachelor isn’t about love as much, Doug misses the reference to early in the show, Doug keeps getting called a bitter old man, Jim is surprised that a callers son would want to meet him, Chapps calls in to discuss the new riverfront stadium, Charlie says he’s done with the numerous reports of the Rams possible move, Willie brings up a news story he saw of how two former Bachelor’s may have fallen for each other, Willie also brings up an Idiana BBQ stabbing, Jim says that puts St. Louis into a better light since there’s been no BBQ stabbings on the job, Charlie can’t think of a good transition to bring in Andy Benes of Fox Sports Midwest, Andy brings up how he is from Indiana and Jim asks if he is for or against BBQ stabbings, Andy says he is startchly against it but his family might feel otherwise, Charlie tries arough transition to actually start talking about the Cardinals, Andy was a little in the dark on the Matt Adams injury, saying Reynolds was a great guy off the bench, Andy mentions how the loss of Wainright does slightly shake the mentality of the rest of the rotation, Doug brings up Michael Wacha and asks if he could fill that number one spot, Andy says Wacha is still kinda young but is proving himself more and more, Andy brings up how the Cards don’t have as much trade material as they used to, Jim describes how Wainright doesn’t want to feel like a distraction to the rest of the team especially while injured, Doug and Jim suck up a little to Andy, everything comes back to stabbing as the guys discuss Adny’s career, the guys discuss the money in baseball and how Andy just missed big paydays, Doug ponders pooling together a little bit of money to buy a professional sports franchie, Jim brings up a stat how the Yankees are profitable before they sell a single ticket, Charlie feels a little bad about choosing the text of the day too early, the guys discuss their weekend plans and Cardinals pregame, Willie mentions how Dodgers starter Mike Bolsinger has skewed stats for away starts, Hall of Famer Dave calls in to go out for a double date with Charlie, Doug hears that as an invitation for swinging, Dave invites listeners to his fun weekend, Dave tries to pull The Cat away from family responsibilities to go to Hooters, Dave is upset because Schnucks doesn’t cook food in-house and no one has an answer for him, Dave and Charlie argue how to properly pronounce Qatar while Dave provides his first hand experience with the country, Jim is more concerened with the quality of the fries at the Applebee’s in Qatar.
SEGMENT 3 – Starting out finding out Willie’s extensive knowledge of Batman movies, Charlie brings up the scenario how fantasy baseball ruins makes his emotions in the booth go out of whack, talking about society in Qatar returns, Doug lists off all the countries he would move to for large sums of money, leaving out Peru due to his dislike of the Andes Mountains, Jim calls foul on international house hunting tv shows, Jim says Canada basically counts as the United States, Charlie and Jim name off a bunch of cities that Doug could potentialy live in in Canada and Doug shoots them all down, Willie shoots down Doug’s argument of the cold with Alaska already recording 90 degree temps, Doug only needs to go to his back yard to become one with nature, Jim and Charlie keep prodding Doug about his vacation buddy Victor, Willie plays a clip of Verne Troyer on Wife Swap with Hines Ward, the clip makes Jim wonder how much Verne Troyer is worth, which is $10 Million, Charlie asks Doug the tough questions, “Would you rather be your normal self, or be a filthy rich midget?” Both Doug and Jim would take the money and the size change, Jim wonders why everyone they google is worth so much money, Doug says because 90% of the people coming to LA go home empty handed, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Exit Poll, “Does Bryce Harper slow down?” Jim says no, injuries obviously possible, Charlie says a lot more walks are on the horizon, Doug says no one is on that good a pace, “Worst team in baseball?” Jim goes with the Phillies even with the Marlins managerial struggles, Charlie says the players on Miami have talent and agrees with the Phillies, Doug believes the Brewers with their poor rotation and bullpen, “Does Mark Reynolds get to 20 homers for the eighth straight season?” Jim says yes especially with the playing time, but he’ll need to hold on to his position for now, Doug and Charlie say he probably won’t get the remaining 17 and he’ll only reach 18 tops, “Favorite Cal May question?” Jim says fire in the dugout, both Doug and Charlie agree with Doug admitting he doesn’t remember many of May’s questions, “What sports figure would you punch in the face?” Charlie says Ray McDonald, Doug quietly pushes out Aaron Hernandez, but backtracks on it, Jim recalls a few of his scraps back in the day, “Cake or Pie, Why?” Charlie with cake specifically Ice Cream, Doug says Pie, Jim goes for Cake with a nice glass of milk, Doug doesn’t care for nuts especially like the ones on pecan pie, “Lydia Moss Bradley, Would ya?” The group all groans at the question with no real answers, “Your Mount Rushmore of Cheese?” Charlie with Colby Jack Mozzerela Cheddar and Swiss, Jim with Sharp Cheddar White American Cheese Spread and Pepperjack, Doug provides Munster Gouda Linburger and a Kraft Single, which ruins the entire Rushmore, Charlie is annoyed at the Kraft Single, Jim gets a show of hands on everyone who hates Doug, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Cuts of The Week, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!
SEGMENT 4 – Email of the Day