Dr. Matt Ryan returns to The Project. This round, the topics include how the concepts of capitalism and socialism are used and often misued, the financial viability of the Olympics and how the unique environments the NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA have opereated in this year effect wagering markets. All this and more!
Matt Farago joins Eric in the Boogie Street Studio for a conversation fast moving conversation about Pro Sports starting in the Pandemic, Matt’s work and travel with the Harlem Globetrotters and Matts share his story into the sports business.
Making his 2nd appearance on The Project, Pittsburgh Sports Personality, Commentator, Talk Show Host and one of the truly good guys, Paul Alexander joins Eric for a sit down in the Boogie Street Studio.
This 90 plus minute hits all bases including the current worldwide Covid-19 Pandemic, it’s effect on all sports, the state of sports talk with no sports to talk about, the DH coming to the National League, cheating in Pro Sports, will their be baseball this year, will their be football thie year, how the proposed NHL playoffs will start, the Michael Jordon mini-series, how the A’s and Ray’s out perform the Bucs with lower payrolls, Bradshow or Staubach, Brady or Belichick, Michael or LeBron, Sid over everybody, Antonio who?, Clint Hurdle, the MLB Steroid era, the Steeler Steroid era, our country’s failed leadership during the Covid-19 crisis and Believe Nothing, Question Everything.
Eric is joined in the Pandemic era, multi-suite studio setup at Boogie Street by Slippery Rock Hockey Head Coach, longtime and Pittsburgh Nurse, Dave Grimm.
Fast, wide ranging and often funny discussion on parenting, parenting in the pandemic era, the quarantine, social media frustrations, covid-19, booze, small business shutdown, wheelchairs full of vodka, where’s the real news, russian elf on the shelf, the new normal, bat burgers and of course – Hockey!
Sir Freddy Kowalo is back for Episode #5 of The Kowalo Chronicles.
Before Fred heads back out on tour with TSO, he makes another appearance on EMp pOdcast #47. Fred (aka ‘shifty guy #1’) shares more road stories from tours with Megadeth, Black Label Society, Ozzy, Alice in Chains, TSO and more. Not to mention, Fred’s recent snafu while woking an Eagles show. Eric and Fred also take a trip down the Boogie Street Guitars rabbit hole as they talk about how it all started including Fred’s rather odd ‘first day’ at Boogie Street. As well as how ‘strip clubs’ played an odd, yet important role in the launching of Boogie Street.
Fred also shares his favorite memories from Pittsburgh’s concert venues including the Civic Arena, the Palace Theatre, the Stanley Theatre, Graffiti, and Consol Center.
All this and much more on EMp pOdcast #47 with Sir Freddy Kowalo!
At the Boogie Street Studio, Eric was joined by special guest, long-time TV personality, Jon Burnett!
Jon has worked in TV for 42 years and for Pittsburgh’s KDKA for 38 of those years. Over his career Jon co-hosted ‘Evening Magazine’, Pittsburgh Today and Pittsburgh Today LIVE as well as serving as a weatherman for KDKA TV.
Jon also won an Emmy in 1996 for a special report he did on Tornados.
Great conversation full of memories, fun and laughter from a wonderful career with one of Pittsburgh’s favorites – Jon Burnett!