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Today WEEI’s Kirk Minihane came on the SoB! podcast. We talked about a myriad of topics including WEEI’s flourishing website, Andy Gresh’s lack of awareness, the Barstool Sports naked baby pictures ordeal, awful announcers, and – of course – Boston sports.
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0:00 – 7:45 – WEEI’s website: The Departure of Ron Borges at the inception, and how far the site has come.
7:45 – 15:30 – Media Criticism: Dealing with your audience, being critical of others, and a look at Andy Gresh’s malicious comments about Jacoby Ellsbury.
15:30 – 21:00 – WEEI’s role in the Barstool Sports contreversey. Thoughts on David Portnoy.
21:00 – 25:00 Quick Hits: The Sox chances without Beckett, Ochocinco thoughts, rooting for Albert Haynesworth and ‘bad people’, and the “In Bill We Trust” mantra.
25:00 – 28:00 – “Toucher and Rich” and their impact, the Sports Lodge, and Sports Tonight.
28:00 – 34:00 – Eli or Sanchez? Will Vick last all season? Will the Pats get over their playoff struggles?
34:00 – End – Awful announcing. Kirk and I discuss football commentators.