42 episodes

The Standard-Times' Mike Bonner and the Fairhaven Advocate's Montana Samuels cover a variety of topics, from sports to local news to whatever catches their fancy.

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The Standard-Times' Mike Bonner and the Fairhaven Advocate's Montana Samuels cover a variety of topics, from sports to local news to whatever catches their fancy.

    Episode 42.5: Lawsuits and Laundry

    Episode 42.5: Lawsuits and Laundry

    In the finale of Season 2, Mike and Montana discuss the consequences of looking at issues in terms of rooting interests rather than objectively. 

    • 37 min
    Episode 41.5: This is the Grammys

    Episode 41.5: This is the Grammys

    What's wrong with the Grammys? Who better than Montana and Mike to improve the award show. 

    • 35 min
    Episode 40.5: Shallow Grammys

    Episode 40.5: Shallow Grammys

    Who wins which awards? Montana and Mike discuss their favorite award show - The Grammys. 

    • 39 min
    Episode 39.5: Second Annual "Big Game" Prop Bets

    Episode 39.5: Second Annual "Big Game" Prop Bets

    Play along with Mike and Montana as they try to predict some of the craziest prop bets for the Super Bowl. 

     
    Will there be a graphic created for the 2001 Super Bowl —

    BONUS: Who is shown-
    Coin toss heads or tails OR who wins the toss —
    How long will the anthem go --
    First commercial —
    How many ads will feature a dog —
    Will there be an animal other than Clydesdale in Budweiser ad, and what kind —
    What will be the color of the first Doritos bag show on screen —
    Will there be a cutout sequence of Atlanta hip-hop figures?

    Who are two of the people —
    Over/under 3 predictive Tony Romo announcing moments —
    Will a reference to Saints-Rams no call be made —
    Who scores first —
    Which player scores first —
    Will James Develin score a TD (no.1 prop bet by $, per Darren Rovell tweet) —
    Will there be a successful 4th down conversion —  
    What color pants will the Rams coaching staff be wearing --
    Will any musical performer wear a Kaepernick jersey —
    Will there be a fourth quarter lead change —
    Final score —
    Super Bowl MVP —
    BONUS: Best commercial  —

    • 26 min
    Episode 38.5: New Left and Media

    Episode 38.5: New Left and Media

    A conversation on the extremes of political ideaology and how the media overs it. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 37.5: 2020

    Episode 37.5: 2020

    In the first podcast of 2019, the discussion revolves around 2020 and what character traits might make up the Democratic candidate for president. 

    • 44 min