Dodgers star Justin Turner’s recent actions exemplify the me-first attitude that has defined much of America during the coronavirus pandemic. The hosts discuss the growing impact of the virus across sports, as well as discussing the new “Borat” film and discussing what their expectations for an election night that promises to be the most memorable of our lifetime.
The answer is the latter, only more than you can possibly imagine. The co-hosts discuss the new Netflix documentary that illustrates in agonizing detail how social media companies have successfully commandeered an extremely important commodity — your mind.
The co-hosts discuss an article in The Atlantic that explains in scientific detail why lack of empathy is a major obstacle to getting past the pandemic. Why do we care about each other less than ever, and is there a chance that human decency can ever be restored?
In this episode, the co-hosts discuss the widespread phenomenon of both the distrust and disdain for the media. Is the blowback justified? What started this trend and is there any chance the perception of media will change? Should media professionals care about the reputation of the industry, and can they do anything to alter it?
In this episode, special guest Jason Kellner, a Wisconsin resident, gives some insight to the local social climate and protests following the police-involved shooting in Kenosha, Wisc., that left Jacob Blake paralyzed. He and Josh Nagel also discuss how this influenced a walk-out protest by the Milwaukee Bucks and the rest of the NBA.
In this episode, the co-hosts discuss the new Ron Howard documentary and how it hit home for both of them. Other topics include how sports have been a metaphor for pandemic life and how people go about finding new music in the digital age.
ESPN personality Bomani Jones recently predicted that Mark Zuckerberg will eventually be viewed as perhaps the biggest villain of this generation. Is he correct? The Dealer’s Choice hosts discuss, along with whether Dr. Joseph Fauci struck out while throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the Nationals-Yankees baseball game last week.
In episode 3, the hosts discuss and in-depth article from The Atlantic regarding human decision-making when faced with a crisis. Should we practice more empathy when it comes to condemning others for violating quarantine ethics?
In our second episode of 2020, Forrest Hartman reviews the film “Greyhound” and the guys have a heated debate over whether Taylor Swift or Katy Perry is the more gifted musician. Also, would you go without bathing for 2 months for a prize of $50,000?
Consider this Russian Roulette proposition: there is one loaded gun among 10 total guns that sit before you on a table. If you choose one, take a shot at your own head and it’s a blank, you win $10 million. The other option is not shooting at all. Which do you choose, and why? The Dealer’s Choice guys discuss this hypothetical, the nuances of Scrabble strategy and a few other topics in the 2020 debut of Dealer’s Choice podcast.