We know: “Back already? But it took me this long just to finish the last one!” It’s true, we did run long during Episode 9 of the Popdose Podcast, but in all fairness, 1) it was a pretty awesome episode, and 2) the three of us really only talked for about an hour and Steve Almond did the rest. (Just kidding, Steve, although it wouldn’t have killed you to mention the podcast on your Facebook page, and now we’re sorry we didn’t rip on your mom.) In any case, we wanted to get ourselves back on our normal podcast schedule, so this month we quickly convened without any particular topic in mind — just shootin’ the shit like three buddies do. This is how we wound up discussing Michael J. Fox and prosthetic dog testicles.
0:00 Intro: “What are you wearing?” Oh boy. In the next 15 minutes, you’ll hear about Jeff’s upcoming interview with Sting guitarist Dominic Miller and his thoughts on Sting’s current tour, Jason and Dave’s recent bike rides, an ass crack, Family Ties and the death of studio audience sitcoms, series finales, and the awesomeness of the man who played Alex P. Keaton.
15:30 A DISCUSSION ABOUT FIREFLIES. Someone give us a goddamn topic for next month, please.
16:21 Sex and the City 2: Salon’s review, Ebert’s review, Lindy West’s awesome review, and Rex Reed’s review, all describing the wretchedness of this movie. We also discuss the last movies we saw, Jason’s mentoring, the awfulness of Mets games and our buddy’s drug-fueled baseball experience at Citi Field.
23:06 We discuss our summer plans, which is only exciting ’cause Jeff mentions his plans to ruin his brother’s upcoming wedding.
28:43 After some discussion on biking gear, we get to the real important part of this podcast: the discussion on Neuticles. It kind of gets discussed, on and off, for the rest of the episode.
41:32 Jeff endorses Crowded House’s upcoming record Intriguer. (Song: Crowded House, “Saturday Sun”)
44:40 Jason endorses the new Guggenhiem Grotto record The Universe is Laughing (Song: Guggenheim Grotto, “Ruby Heart”)
46:31 The World Cup starts today, and Dave not only heartily endorses it, but will be covering the entire tournament daily for Popdose. Head over to our dusty ol’ Sports section and check it out! (Song: K’naan, “Wavin’ Flag”)
Wrappin’ It Up
…and we’re out! Short and sweet this month, and yet still chock full o’ mother jokes, not to mention the lengthiest Neuticle discussion on any podcast, ever. Don’t forget to leave us a review on iTunes, and to visit our Facebook fan page as well as the Popdose Twitter feed. Thanks for listening and we’ll see you in July!