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Podcast: 2017 MLB Preview w/ Ari and Gerry (03-28-17)

March 28th, 2017

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Ari in Philadelphia and Gerry in Piscataway join Dave to preview the 2017 MLB Season.  We look at the top storylines of the year including the World Baseball Classic, big pitcher contracts, big injuries on big teams, and a chance for the Chicago Cubs to repeat.   Who will be the contenders in 2017?  Will the Indians bounce back after heartbreak in the World Series.  Are the Astros ready to roar back with new veteran help?  Can the Mets make the season healthier with a bulked up Yoenis Cespedes?   Can Kershaw get another Cy Young?   How will the Nationals assemble a bullpen?  All these questions to be discussed, plus our division predictions, Cy Young award picks, MVP picks, and Rookie of the Year picks.

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Podcast: NCAA B-Ball Tournament Preview (03-15-17)

March 15th, 2017

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Chris in Syracuse and Dave cover the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Preview.  We'll look at all the regions and check out the favorites.  Will Villanova, Kansas, Duke, North Carolina, or Arizona win it all or will another team rise from the weeds and take the crown?   We'll also share our sleeper teams and upset predictions.

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Podcast: Oscar Nominations talk with A Couple Quickies, NBA Update (02-22-17)

February 22nd, 2017

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Dave chats about the Magic Johnson's new role as the President of Basketball Operations with the Lakers, and why people could be over the top writing off the franchise.  Then, "A Couple Quickies" joins Dave to chat about the upcoming Oscars and catch up on movies.  If time allows, we'll dig into a bonus "Random Questions."

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Podcast: NBA Midseason Report and NCAA Talk with Tom in NJ (02-15-17)

February 15th, 2017

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Tom in NJ joins Dave to catch up on his latest adventures, plus another update on Kevin on the Cape.   Later we chat NBA at midseason, the upstart teams like the Timberwolves, 76ers, and Celtics, then look at the Charles Oakley trainwreck with the Knicks.  Also this week, we look at the top 25 in Men's College Basketball, plus other potpurri.

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Blog: Audiophile Sound powered by Mac Mini, and other nonsense.

February 13th, 2017

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After trying other options, I have a plan to use a Mac Mini as the ULTIMATE digital audio player.  Plus other assorted nonsense from the weekend.  Keep reading →

Blog: Biscuits

February 10th, 2017

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Is the biscuit our planet's most wonderful mistake?   How'd they come up with them?  Plus other nonsense.  (Photo courtesy of tastykitchen.com )  Keep reading →

Blog: The Chunky Soup Mystery Continues!

February 6th, 2017

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Remember the tastless clam chowder?   How did Chunky Soup get this bland?   The answer stared me in the face!  Plus: multiple sized Big Macs!

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Podcast: Super Bowl Week; Prop Bets with Tom and Cap (02-02-17)

February 2nd, 2017

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Tom in VA and Gerry in Piscataway, filling in for Junkie, join Dave to preview Super Bowl LI between the Patriots and Broncos.  Later we run down our annual tradition; Prop Bets and look at the wacky bets for this year's big game.

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Blog: A RARE Chunky Soup Disappointment

January 31st, 2017

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It finally happened.   It was soup that ate like a letdown.   I'll share the deets, plus other nonsense.  Keep reading →

Blog: Nachos

January 26th, 2017

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An ode to nachos and the best things to put onto them.  Plus: a Kevin on the Cape update. Keep reading →