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Aug 20, 2018

An episode that began as an aside to the Rocky episodes grew into a lengthy conversation about how The Bad News Bears demands relevancy in 2018, which grew into an even longer conversation about the Bad News Bears sequels, pre-ordained judgment of said sequels, and the mistreatment of classic cinema in a modern era that prefers to scrub clean the unfortunate realities of prior generations. 

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Talking Heads:

James David Patrick (@007hertzrumble) - Played baseball into college when his stubborn streak (and a bad elbow) derailed his plans. A kid on his little league team dug himself a hole in right field and sang Christmas carols during the game. 

Will McKinley (@willmckinley) - writer for Sony’s getTV network and a self-proclaimed Old Movie Weirdo.


Clips Contained in this Podcast:

Georges Bizet – Carmen 

The Bad News Bears (1976) Trailer 

The Bad News Bears (2005) Trailer 

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977) Trailer

The Bad News Bears Go To Japan (1978) Trailer

Walter Matthau interview on Parkinson One to One

Selected clips from the The Bad News Bears (1976)

Selected clip from Fletch (1985)

Selected clip from The Couch Trip (1988)


Recorded in November 2017 and May 2018. Copyrights are owned by the artists and their labels. Negative dollars are made from this podcast.