Posts Tagged ‘TV

01
Oct
08

TV Killed the Radio Star

Here’s something I wonder, do you think that the local baseball TV guys resent the local radio guys because the radio gets to keep broadcasting during the playoffs but the TV guys are done once the season is over. Also, whenever someone like ESPN shows the final or really important moments¬†almost¬†always they use the TV broadcast video but the radio announcer’s call. Why is that? Do the TV guys feel shafted? Are radio announcers just better announcers? What do you think?

07
Apr
08

Where Have you Gone Greg Goldberg?

Shaun Weiss may not be a household name to you, but I can almost guarantee you know his face.

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If you don’t know him, I’ll give you a hint. He was in one of the top 4 trilogies of all-time, and those are, (in order of greatness): Lord of the Rings, Mighty Ducks, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Star Wars(Honorable mention: Three Ninjas). If you’re still not sure, then quite frankly, I don’t want to know you.

Regardless of your thoughts about the Mighty Duck movies, (that they are awesome is the only correct thought) all you need to know about Shaun Weiss’ character was that he played Greg Goldberg the fat, wise-cracking Jewish goalie. He always had a lame quip to offer up to Emilio Estevez or a nasty fart to let out at an inopportune moment. The portly Weiss had previously parlayed his bulk and quick-humor into some commercials, notably, this 1990s Pizza Hut classic:

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