Dale and Holley w/Thornton talk about some of the lingering issues about the Pats heading into training camp.
Dale and Holley w/Thornton talk about some of the lingering issues about the Pats heading into training camp.
With the news that Tom Jackson is leaving ESPN we take a look back at some of Jackson's greatest hits.
With the news that Tom Jackson is leaving ESPN we take a look back at some of Jackson's greatest hits.
Dale and Holley close out the show with the best sound of the day!

[0:05:09] ... another actually better than the miss Cleo stuff but this is good. Matt Damon was on the rich Eisen showed today weighed in on the flight gate Nell you're kidding me I'd like his friend Ben ...
[0:06:09] ... that but I like football's a certain way. And look I don't Aaron Rodgers about it as some at an event like a year ago and he is super cool about it and he just goes ...
[0:07:09] ... I heard it was all know Will Smith was back it was. Matt Damon with the legend. I didn't see and it may be great I just it was just didn't have rice to the level ...
[0:10:29] ... in a way back machine here. Maybe it'll computers help me out. Sugar Ray. But the Sugar Ray Robinson. He's saying Joseph Frazier. Joseph Frazier saying a life saint commercials since Althea Gibson. Richie thing to season. There's like a long line of athletes. Singing or attempting to sing. Some to. More degree it's not gonna play sure Althea Gibson thing but I care or I don't know as a part of the maybe you're right maybe it was Frazier Dexter says ...






Dale and Holley close out the show with the best sound of the day!

[0:05:09] ... another actually better than the miss Cleo stuff but this is good. Matt Damon was on the rich Eisen showed today weighed in on the flight gate Nell you're kidding me I'd like his friend Ben ...
[0:06:09] ... that but I like football's a certain way. And look I don't Aaron Rodgers about it as some at an event like a year ago and he is super cool about it and he just goes ...
[0:07:09] ... I heard it was all know Will Smith was back it was. Matt Damon with the legend. I didn't see and it may be great I just it was just didn't have rice to the level ...
[0:10:29] ... in a way back machine here. Maybe it'll computers help me out. Sugar Ray. But the Sugar Ray Robinson. He's saying Joseph Frazier. Joseph Frazier saying a life saint commercials since Althea Gibson. Richie thing to season. There's like a long line of athletes. Singing or attempting to sing. Some to. More degree it's not gonna play sure Althea Gibson thing but I care or I don't know as a part of the maybe you're right maybe it was Frazier Dexter says ...






I’m going to continue with the ComicCon theme here with another trailer that dropped in San Diego over the weekend.

The producers of “Kong: Skull Island” insist they have gone to great lengths to avoid the “Beauty and the Beast” storyline and do a straight-up monster movie, set in the 1970s. And from this, it looks like they crushed it. They had me at Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston, then owned me at evil John Goodman. But add Samuel L. Jackson and I am in. Hell, at least we know a ridiculously massive Kong could give Samuel L. a fair fight.

Blog Author: 
Jerry Thornton

Cover bands aren’t always great. Bands doing covers? That’s a different story.

With the exception of really crusty and stubborn people, anyone can appreciate a good cover. Artists can take their favorite songs and completely reimagine them, or they can pay tribute by trying to replicate the original. Neither practice should be considered superior to the other, though shot-for-shot remakes are often pooh-poohed.

On Tuesday, pop group MisterWives released a cover of “Same Drugs,” a wonderfully delicate-yet-ambitious ballad off Chance the Rapper’s “Coloring Book” mixtape. The original is below, followed by the MisterWives version.

Aside from taking the song up a whole step to accommodate for a female singer, this rendition would probably fall into the category of a shot-for-shot remake, yet it isn’t. If anything, MisterWives doing a cover close to original helped to highlight the brilliance of Chance the Rapper’s process.

Structurally, both versions are the same. Aside from the aforementioned key and Mandy Lee jumping up an octave in the second verse, MisterWives doesn’t play with the song’s main elements. Even the percussive scatting that opens the piece is there, and it’s just as charming as it is in the original.

Yet they do the song like a pop song, which is what it’s dying to be (side note: this song was also dying to be sung by a woman; more on that below). MisterWives’ traditional pop approach is where it strays from the original most; that’s where Chance The Rapper should receive even more praise for his performance.

The MisterWives version sees Lee’s vocals treated with the reverb accompanies nearly every pop vocal. That reverb should be there; it isn’t on the original. Lee gives an honest, straightforward vocal performance. Chance sits behind the beat on the melody throughout.

Therein lies the song’s majesty: Chance wrote a touching pop song and, dynamically speaking, recorded it like a rap song.

Interestingly enough, the only well-known pop artist who might do such a thing (and does such a thing often) is Regina Spektor, who originally sang on the Coloring Book version before being cut.

In this respect, Spektor and Chance have long seemed to be a perfect fit for a collaboration. At the very least, they’ll be heard on the same project when “Hamilton Mixtape” comes out later this year.

 

Blog Author: 
DJ Bean
Glenn, Lou, and Christian examine the blow-back Michael Jordan is receiving for donating to both sides of the Police violence divide. OMF thinks he did the right thing.

[0:00:03] ... we talked about it a little bit yesterday a fascinating story was Michael Jordan. For the first time. Engaging in social issues he has done an unbelievable job on purpose. A staying clear on what was ...
[0:02:42] ... either you're on the side of the fence are you on the side effects. Many like OK this is great Michael Jordan to speak out and you know not immediately knew perfectly well and I think that he didn't. Dress and why are people that what you'll get. Are you want won't want to because that's usually what you want to ask a parent you're black I matter. If you were a pure eye sockets solves the problems like itself Michael Jordan was trying to solve the problem you really do but we resist this bit. So you wait for Michael Jordan disappear to make some major contribution to society of the play basketball you have every right and that's bit of given the ...
[0:03:41] ... the issues that a goal on the world. But here's a guy Michael Jordan donates a million dollars in both sides of I thought it was perfect I just so. And and and again this is the danger of it he does so that I think most people view was correct and he still didn't trash fully answered in the weight when somebody else speaks up. You know or tries to do something that these athletes it's almost like fifth do your job no year old stay the hell out of it. So far all these years Lou they wanted African American. Community wanted. Michael Jordan to be more vocal one and beat Jim Brown okay so now clean out do you actually engages in a in important. Social issue here. And they want him to actually. ...
[0:05:12] ... century. She is unbelievable it's not what the policeman getting it is overtime pay they're not having an aunt an additional policeman's bowl. This is going to be institute for community. Police relations that's what's going ...






Glenn, Lou, and Christian try to figure out what exactly a 7 month investigation of Peyton Manning entails, and why is Josh Gordon allowed to be around the team during his 4 game suspension, but tom Brady isn't?

[0:01:12] ... again is no consistency with the commissioner. What you want to embarrass. Peyton Manning right now and we don't know this thing position we all know that is people got into the operation. Of the guys ...
[0:02:58] ... gonna. I know what I don't wanna sit there and look at. Tom Brady in his case compare it to patent and that you puff is not come parable Jordan's only compare. In one case. The commissioner went out of his way. To embarrass Tom Brady again one of the brands of the National Football League and the case. Eight he was extremely protective. Of that rain. I don't see any difference. The differences is that there wasn't an outcry article give them the god it's being chart yes that's right. An army Peyton Manning there was not there was nothing national people knowing that we're talking about hitting and investigate every else is like. This didn't ...
[0:04:02] ... you know had a strong racial favoritism to tie amber mean to Peyton Manning. Where he should shall be able to operate I ever did. And I problem head on at the difference was you didn't have 31 other owners out there screaming at the commissioner Neil was breeding and toasters do a lot for Tom. Hey you wanna it was an AFC title game. Go to a Super Bowl. Within hours after the game there were accusations. Happen overnight and it just blew up with the patriots hold water with that ...
[0:05:15] ... was that they're saying you gotta do something with the with the Peyton Manning he did absolutely nothing. That's the problem might have would I if they they don't always in demand. Because he's taking a ...