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One of those stories you only hear on sportstalk

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by HanSenSE, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

  2. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

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  3. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Fake callers who become integral parts of yuck-yuck sports radio!?! Who'd a thunk it?

    (I mean, aside from just about everybody who's listened to those shows.)
     
  4. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Hi Sandy!
     
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  5. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    ... and he fully expects folks to play the race card now? How dare they have a problem with our racist minstrel show!
     
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  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    In reading that story I couldn't figure out which was worse:

    1. The stupid story about a stupid talk radio show.
    2. The racist dude who calls up the stupid talk radio show.
    3. The stupid talk radio show itself that would "entertain" people with calls like that.
    4. The fact that not once did the story seem to concern itself that the whole thing was so obviously racist. Just that someone had been faking the calls.
     
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  7. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    5. Naming itself after the Holocaust.
     
  8. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Waiting to see what Carl Gerbschmidt will say about this.
     
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    When I left journalism, I decided to avoid sports talk radio. One of the best decisions I ever made. I felt like I gained 10 points on my IQ, and I definitely enjoyed sports more by not listening.

    Now the only times I hear any of the garbage-spewing is when the radio is still tuned to where it was for the game I was listening the last time I was in the car.
     
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  10. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Jim Rome's writers are shocked to learn they are not the only ones who allegedly create fake submissions for entertainment purposes.
     
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  11. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    They seriously named their show the "Sports Holocaust?" WTF?
     
  12. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Active Member

    No, that is what Deadspin collectively calls a type of sports talk show.

    [EDIT] Me not write well.
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2016
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