Jul 21

Pod person: Talking shop with Jonah Keri

Happily coinciding with the ninth anniversary of Dodger Thoughts, I am a guest on The Jonah Keri Podcast, hosted not as coincidentally by the Canadian Crusher himself, Jonah Keri (author of “The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First” and the upcoming “The Definitive History of the Montreal Expos”). Here’s the rundown:

  • 0:30-2:16: This episode is brought to you by the comedy stylings of Wyndotte Street (on Twitter @WyndotteStreet)
  • 2:17-7:44: The Moneyball movie
  • 7:45-11:26: Friday Night Lights
  • 11:27-18:42: This year’s Emmy nominations
  • 18:43-25:43: Baseball blogging O.G. Dodger Thoughts, celebrating its 9th anniversary today!
  • 25:44-26:59: Having a dual baseball-entertainment persona
  • 27:00-33:09: Frank McCourt
  • 33:10-36:15: The Dodgers’ salvation: Clayton Kershaw
  • 36:16-41:08: Food Pick of the Week

    Jon’s pick
    My pick

  • 41:09-end: Funny how Clark Kent and Superman are never in the same room: The time that Jon interacted with Michael Schur and his secret identity Ken Tremendous without realizing they are the same person

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Thanks again to everyone for joining me on this ride with the Dodgers for any part of the past nine years. Today, as always, it really has meant a lot.