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JonathanMCook said...

Regarding Tiger's absence: At this time in his career, he's already in the been-there, done that catagory regarding his legacy. He's forever linked with Palmer and Nicklaus for best of the best. Yeah, the ratings may take a small spike but CBS or whoever provides coverage is still going to be in the black.

Not that it matters, but is Steven Fox completely off the grid? I just really hate to imagine him as the Wang Chung of professional golf. ):

Jay wrote:

"It also is worth mentioning that our president Jason Taylor is always looking for ways to continue the growth of this event and all the TFP presentations."

What about comic/animation expo that rivals Dallas and San Diego Comic Con? I figured "he" can use all those "millions and millions" of dollars generated from the TFP payscreen to bring in the kind of celebraties that ConNooga and Anime Blast do not have the scratch for. Examples would be Stan Lee, Mike and Bryan (from Avatar: The Last Airbender/Legand of Korra fame), Jason David Frank (aka the Green and White Rangers), William Shatner (SALLLLLLLLL!!!!!), Chris Evans (Captain America), Rooster Teeth, and so on.

"We think that's a great idea!" said nobody at the Times Free Press staffing office.

April 2, 2014 at 10:47 a.m.
JonathanMCook said...

Buster Keaton is in a league of his own. I've seen film clips where basically he was doing parfor-like stunts DECADES before anyone knew what parfor was.

April 1, 2014 at 1:02 p.m.
JonathanMCook said...

u_u And I thought losing to the Phillies 11-14 yesterday was bad. I didn't even hear about this until just now. Yeah, that is embarassing. I commend though Rangers Ballpark for at least trying to make an effort to clean that up even though the PR damage was already done. No fault of their own but come on North Texas! Would you do that on someone's tombstone? (which in my opinion is no different)

April 1, 2014 at 10:58 a.m.
JonathanMCook said...

Nothing related locally in the 423. But here in the 972 ALL local media was covering today being the first home game down yonder on I-30 against the Phillies.

Sadly, it's an afternoon game so I'll be here helping No Speaka Da English find her order. I really need a better job.

Anyway, Rangers ball is back. God bless us, everyone.

March 31, 2014 at 10:29 a.m.
JonathanMCook said...

OG- Not discrediting you but I thought he did something like a freelance match somewhere in Indiana that was only photographed but not filmed? Just asking to refresh my memory.

March 24, 2014 at 1:41 p.m.
JonathanMCook said...

Well, definitely lots to cover that's for sure. And yes, you guys are expecting another cold front. The same one that passed through us. So it goes.

Watched Jim Foster's lovely ladies fight tooth and press-on nails (just kidding ladies) against the Orangewoman of that small school in New Yawk state. Even if they were coached well, ::yells from a corner in the room:: HOW WAS THE SHOOTING CHARLES??

Turrable! Turrrrable!

I could understand shooting cold on the threes but the layups not going in was the nail in the coffin. And so once again the curse of the one and done XX Mocs remain in tact. u_u

I sometimes forget I live in a city with well-known media celebraties on the account anytime the DMN writes something about Cuben, it's no different then reading about Bob Corker. I definitely see his point in regards to the fact the NFL live appears to now be a rich man's activity. Seriously, courtside seats to a Mavericks game is are hundreds cheaper then the very back seats at Jerry's Deathstar on I-30. While I don't foresee a fan revolt in the same manner as the Chinese people overthrow of various emperors, sooner or later, there has to be a cap where enough is enough. as to what that cap is, who knows.

Gunner already had his debut months ago. Unless he finally got picked up by either a WWE farm league or another organization (TNA for example).

March 24, 2014 at 11:28 a.m.
JonathanMCook said...

Jomo- Wasn't going to say anything about NDSU as I heard it this morning. Still looking forward to seeing a Mocs vs. Herd match-up.

Not to keen on a Ghostbusters 3 on the account I never really like 2 or the fact they thumbed their nose at the timeline to the Ghostbusters animated series (that's another story for another day) but also because the plot sucked.

Even if Murray signed on board, he's not the Bill Murray of 25 years ago. He no longer has that "spark" and as far as he is concerned, he's okay with that.

List of movies and sequels I would love to redo: Blues Brothers 2, Road House 2, every video game movie ever made (beginning with Super Mario Brothers), The Last Airbender, and bunch I don't have time to go into.

March 21, 2014 at 12:39 p.m.
JonathanMCook said...

I don't have time to read and review the cows, the chickens, and the hogs, regarding the NFL rule changes (Sorry, I'm at work when I'm reading this).

However, for your Rushmore, mine is the following (all local): First weekend of Rangers regular season, first football Mocs game of the season (whether it's a home or away game, I'm going to find a way to watch it), First Cowboys game of the season (if I'm paying attention), First UT football game of the season (if I can get regional coverage).

March 20, 2014 at 11:21 a.m.
JonathanMCook said...

Whoever asked this yesterday, no, I do not use ketchup with Texas BBQ. Although the house blend BBQ sauce where I was at had a strong taste of "Applejacks".

I give Will Wade a solid B for the first year, considering he was having to work with table scraps when compared to the filet mignons Coach Foster was handed (okay, not the best choice of words but you get the idea). I am more interested in year two after 2-3 of Will's own hand-selected recruits come in who can actually run the Chaos program.

Since I don't gamble (at all), this space dedicated to the cows, the chickens, and the hogs of bracketing is about as sexy as reading about the history of European Economics in the Middle Ages. If the XX Mocs win on Saturday, at least we'll have something to talk about on Monday.

March 19, 2014 at 10:56 a.m.
JonathanMCook said...

Rushmore: Patrick Ewing, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Duffy, Patrick Swayze (too easy).

Looking forward to seeing who the XX Mocs draw tonight. I checked Friday's mailbag and obviously nothing that jumped out. Did you guys talk about the Deion article I mailed you on the radio show? Also, any key highlights from the Coach Russ interview? Thanks

Had a nice paid day off on Friday. Bought my birthday gift and had some Ft. Worth BBQ for lunch and sushi is Richardson for dinner.

March 17, 2014 at 10:26 a.m.
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