Overzealous Recycling 004: That’s up to the gods


Maybe this is a hedge, but I’m more of a New England Patriots admirer than a fan. I’ve read a few books on Bill Belichick during the past few years because I’m intrigued by how he’s been able to maintain such success in a NFL that turns over so frequently. And Tom Brady is a Michigan man who was never appreciated as much in Ann Arbor as he should’ve been.

I snuck out the last Overzealous Recycling with no promotion, but you can read it here — 

Also, a good friend of mine recently moved to New England and is saturated with Red Sox and Patriots talk, as you might imagine. I tend to follow the sports teams wherever she lives, if for no other reason than feeding her watercooler conversation topics.

So I suppose I’m rooting for the Patriots in Sunday’s Super Bowl LIII. I’d have no problem with the Rams winning, and it would sort of be revenge for the Pats beating the then-St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI (2002). But I’ve always liked to see excellence rewarded, even if it doesn’t make for the most compelling sports story or rooting interest.

During one of my local radio appearances on WISE Sports Radio here in Asheville, I said on the air that the Patriots would win, 31-20. (And I’ll be sitting in as a co-host this Friday for the second consecutive week.) So I should stick to that. But I do have this feeling that the Rams’ fearsome defensive tackles, Aaron Donald and Ndamukong Suh, could disrupt Tom Brady. It might be closer than I predicted.

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Amusement Park 021: Getting pumped for 2019! Marvel, DC, Comics, TV and Movies – Oh, My


On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we make up for last week when we briefly touched on the geek culture we were looking forward to in 2019. So we’re circling back for a longer list and some more in-depth thoughts. Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars: Episode IX, The Punisher, Game of Thrones, DC Universe and more!

Also, we discuss Bohemian Rhapsody‘s surprising Golden Globes win and what we’re enjoying this week. That’s where I express my love for Cartoonist Kayfabe, the comic book nostalgia trip hosted by Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg, which has become my favorite thing to have on while I’m working.


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