dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes

A Dimland Radio Pedantic Moment: Jeopardy’s 3 Way Tie For Last It was sad news learning of Alex Trebek’s death, but it was also weirdly ironic that his death came just days after actor Sean Connery died. The two men are inextricably linked by a popular series of Saturday Night Live skits that parodied theContinue reading “dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes”

dimland radio 11-14-20 show notes

Captain Phillips Spoiled I led off the showing spoiling the film Captain Phillips (2013) starring Tom Hanks as the captain of a container ship that get attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. I mainly described the scene after the captain had been rescued and was getting medical attention. My mother many years agoContinue reading “dimland radio 11-14-20 show notes”

dimland radio 11-7-20 show notes

A Very Tense Week This show was recorded before the news of the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris victory. (I’ll tell that story next week.) Tuesday’s election results were looking good for Pres. Trump on Election Day and that had your host worried, but the pundits were saying before the election that that would be how itContinue reading “dimland radio 11-7-20 show notes”

dimland radio 10-10-20 show notes

I Was Wrong, But Things Are Turning Out Right Last week I talked about the Houston Cheaters (Astros), who defeated the Minnesota Twins in the first round of this year’s playoff. They handed the hapless Twins their 17th and 18th playoff loss in a row. Gah! So frustrating. During that talk, I mentioned the CheatersContinue reading “dimland radio 10-10-20 show notes”

dimand radio 10-3-20 show notes

18 In A Row For years I was convinced the Minnesota Twins suffered from “Pinstripe Fever,” a strange deep-seated fear of playing the Hated Yankees in the postseason. After all, the Twins’ first opponent in the playoffs have been the Evil Empire so many times now I’ve lost track. The last time the Twins gotContinue reading “dimand radio 10-3-20 show notes”