Sunday, May 17, 2009

Completely Conspicuous Episode 79: Games People Play

Here's part 2 of my sports-themed conversation with Phil Stacey, sports editor of the Salem News. This time around, we discuss the high price of sports tickets and the state of youth sports. Listen to the show in streaming audio here or download it directly here (right click and "save as").

The show notes...

Topics:
- The high price of being a sports fan
- Following sports as you get older
- More distractions
- Youth sports burnout
- Parents living through their kids
- Phil's past as a tennis goon
- Hitting your athletic peak in Little League
- Pinhead of the Week

Music:
- The Von Bondies - Pale Bride
- Swan Lake - Spider
- The Dears - Halfmast

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The Von Bondies song is on the album Love, Hate, and Then There's You on Majordomo Records, where you can find out more and download the track.

The Swan Lake song is on the album Enemy Mine on Jagjaguwar Records, where you can find out more and download the song.

The Dears' song is a b-side to the album Missiles on Danger Bird Records, where you can find out more and download the song.

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blogs Clicky Clicky and Keeping Some Dark Secrets. Additional music used in the show is by Me and Boris the Bull, which is the brainchild of the mighty Mark Campbell.

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