“Say it ain’t so, Joe!” When eight players from the Chicago White Sox were found guilty of having thrown the World Series, the baseball world was in an uproar. We’re not in an uproar here, but we talk a little baseball and a little sports scandals in general. Join us for John Sayles’ Eight Men Out.
Gavin is everybody’s All-American. Then he enters the NFL draft and begins his career for the struggling Redskins. He quickly discovers that even the strongest love for the game won’t translate into success. It’s Dennis Quaid, Jessica Lange, Timothy Hutton and John Goodman in Everybody’s All-American.
Ah. Well… we attended Juilliard… we’re graduates of the Harvard business school. We podcast quite extensively. We’ve lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. John’s seen the EXORCIST ABOUT A HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SEVEN TIMES, AND IT KEEPS GETTING FUNNIER EVERY SINGLE TIME HE SEES IT… NOT TO MENTION THE FACT THAT YOU’RE TALKING TO A COUPLE OF DEAD GUYS… NOW WHAT DO YOU THINK? You think we’re qualified?
Yeah… it’s Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. Beetleju…
Your reality is lies and balderdash… but we feel like we’ve got a grasp on the final film of Terry Gilliam’s “Imagination” trilogy: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
And don’t worry. We will silence those enemy cannons. It’s Wednesday, after all.