September 25th, 2015
This week Sean Conboy
, former writer for Pittsburgh Magazine
and producer for Players' Tribune
chats about the newly tweaked Steelers, the rabbit hole known as Fantasy Football, which hometown team gets his priority these days, and why he's a fan of the seemingly unfair one-game Wildcard playoff in baseball...and he does it all in 10 minutes.
It's Sports Talk without all the bloviating!
September 23rd, 2015
It's our Welcome Back to Fall episode with new music from Andy Mineo and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, a recap of Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour, and a whole bunch of good songs to listen to while jumping in a pile of leaves.
September 16th, 2015
New Music from Beirut, Gary Clark Jr., Farao, Empress Of, and Mark Untitled; breaking down the Jack White/Black Keys feud; and a one-two punch from Madonna and Slayer...just because.
September 9th, 2015
New Music from The Arcs, Thunderbitch, The Dead Weather, Public Image Ltd., FIDLAR, and The Bohicas; my four-week-late film review of Straight Outta Compton; and a look back at the music from N.W.A's Family Tree.
September 2nd, 2015
Song of the Summer Countdown, a look back at the 2015 MTV VMAs, and New Music from The Weekend, FTSE, Gin Wigmore, Cœur de pirate, Halsey, and Alessia Cara.
August 26th, 2015
New Music from The Bohicas, Desaparecidos, Nathaniel Ratecliff & The Night Sweats, and The Vaccines; songs about shoes; a look at the 2015 VMA performance line-up; and a beautifully crafted block of underground hip-hop.
August 19th, 2015
New Music from Foals, Dead Weather, Calvin Harris, and Brandon Flowers; my favorite Shazam'd songs of the year; a look back at Song of the Summer Contenders from yesteryear; and Music Headlines of the Week.
August 12th, 2015
New music from Albert Hammond Jr., Chemical Brothers, Batteries, White Reaper, and Georgia; a look back at MCA Day with music from RUN-DMC, Hurricane, and Rage Against The Machine; and this week's music headlines of the week in the appropriately named segment: Music Headlines of the Week.
August 5th, 2015
In preparation for MCA Day
, a special Beastie Boys-edition of the Free For All
, with a tribute to Rowdy Roddy Piper and a breakdown of the hip-hop feud between Meek Mill & Drake.
July 31st, 2015
by Jim Shearer
How about that Tom Brady?
I don’t have to go over the incident again, do I? My
mother-in-law—who only likes Sunday football because it means TJ Maxx will be
less crowded—even knows about “Deflategate.”
A few months after the infamous deflation of footballs, the
NFL suspended Brady for four games. Many pundits thought the penalty would be
reduced after he appealed, but it was upheld—even after 10 hours of testimony.
Yes, 10 freakin’ hours!
Following the Deflategate game in January, Brady told the
press that he wasn't aware of any wrongdoing. I believed him.
But then something strange happened:
(above: Tom Brady answering questions about under-inflated footballs.)
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