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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James David Patrick (@007hertzrumble) – Played baseball into college when his stubborn streak derailed his plans. A kid on his little league team dug himself a hole in right field and sang Christmas carols during multiple games.
Will McKinley (@willmckinley) – writer for Sony’s getTV network and a self-proclaimed Old Movie Weirdo. willmckinley.com
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.