Good morning, everybody.
It's FBC Radio Live and Mike, just 40 years old.
And welcome to the show, everyone.
Mike, how you doing? A little sore.
A little pain in a lot of pain. Yeah.
Still feels yes.
Still feeling pretty old? To be honest with you, I forget who I am at times.
You know, I'm wandering, muttering around the house so I actually know what? Not that.
Nothing pretty much has changed, folks.
That's that's pretty much my normal day.
But now kidding aside, not feeling good? It's a Friday.
Yes, I am 40 years old.
I will be for the next 363 days.
Do you know I'm feeling okay about it? I've done my, uh, my time and, you know, weeping and looking at my youth and saying there goes done onto onto bigger and better.
So it's Ah, it's good.
The next 40 will be better than the previous 40.
Well, yeah, and and that's that's the thing.
And like I said, I anticipate you know, we're not quite to our ah, one year anniversary of this show, Ironically or coincidentally, I mean, I'm assuming coincidentally, you know who knows? Uh, to be honest, sometimes I have no idea which one to use.
And I just guess I'll be honest.
It is what it is.
But whatever the word, maybe it happens to fall on my birthday.
Um, because we did start the show on my birthday.
But fortunately for May I have ah, few years behind you, so I can I can lay it on pretty thick.
And by the time I hit 40 hopefully your memory loss will have taken over.
And you will have for gotten that.
I will be turning 40 as well.
So I I'm in it for the world by them.
And, uh, yeah, Well, yeah, by that time, that's a few years from now.
He had a memory would be completely gone by then.
Yeah, just ah, I'll just be muttering on the microphone.
Yeah, well, you know that that's the goal.
That's the like, gold.
Really? Essentially, folks, really.
If you if you want to Which Mike? Happy birthday.
You can do so if your urine SportsCastr Chad, it's It's a birthday celebration all week for the rest of the week that we're on the air, which means for the next 53 minutes, you can celebrate Mike's birthday.
After that, we really just won't give up.
Hey, you know what? It is not swearing on this show, so I'm going to stop right there.
All kidding aside, if you do want to wish him a happy birthday, feel free to do it in the chat room like our buddy Kyle son or did or Or guess what, Mike, You can call the show.
Do you know the number yet? Off the top of your head? Can you give it to me? I'm putting you on the spot.
You're putting me.
Ah, let's would have to say 6108882 dialled.
Give us a call any time, folks.
We're always here.
Ignore what he said because he was wrong.
Ah, the number is 626310 88 to it sounded like you just skipped a few numbers there.
Or you could have just cut.
That's not what I said.
Oh, maybe I cut out.
I did say it's okay.
I know I was gonna say that.
Maybe that maybe that isn't how it came out.
Maybe I really, uh maybe the brain really is deteriorating, my friend. Oh, my God.
Now 66 3108882 No.
Well, for, uh, I I will blame it on the poor connection you've actually had a great connection for, But several weeks now, I feel like I haven't even thought about it today.
It seems a little choppy.
And that wasn't the first incident.
So I'll give you the benefit of the doubt, my friend.
I laid it on pretty thick yesterday, talking about the things that you are older than, um, I forgot to mention Ah, return of the Jedi.
That that was what I wanted. Yeah. Yeah.
So just one more.
A little jab with that knife, but, um, yeah, I laid it on pretty thick yesterday, so I I don't want I don't want to harp on it to too much, but yes, we did have fun.
I would say we did.
We definitely did.
No question about it.
Much enjoyed much appreciated, and yeah, I always enjoy hearing all of the things that I am older than now.
So I'm sure the list will grow exponentially.
You know that line open everybody.
They will be able Teoh text in him.
Maybe that's the way you could wish me Happy birthday, you know, text in or call in or let me know exactly what I'm now older than and make no even worse heading into the weekend.
That's that's really good.
We want. We want to get this number active.
We want people involved.
So please, please do that.
626310882 Mike's birthday June 24th.
Of course, we knew it was 24 because he was just sees.
He's linked the show no matter what.
So anything that came out after that let us know, because I mean clearly there there should be a lot of good ones.
So text in one more time.
But, um yeah, so there's a lot of things going around.
Ah, that that have been pretty contagious.
And I'm not talking about the Corona virus.
Obviously we're taking that very seriously, but I've seen just an abundance off.
Just horrendous vomit inducing list be produced over the last.
It feels like the last week.
It's just every day.
There's some sort of list that's coming out like, um, for example, I don't know if you saw it, but I think it was.
ESPN listed the top five teams of the decade, and there was three Seattle Seahawks chiefs on there, and the 2010 Patriots were one of them, which, you know, I think we believe that that was a really good team that, you know, that had a lot of fatal flaws, obviously.
Ah, but that's just an absurd list.
I mean, three si ox teams, the one on the top.
Ah, was was obviously the Super Bowl championship team, but I think they have, like 2015 in 2012 on there, too, and I don't know.
But thing about that is, that's not even the worst list that's come out this week.
Um, create jobs.
Top quarterback list is probably one of the most atrocious things I've ever seen in my life, and we've seen his list before.
So literally each each year it's gotten worse and worse.
And, um, you know, predictably, you put Mahomes atop Russell Wilson.
But, you know, look again.
Maybe I don't necessarily agree with that.
Mike is older than Spaceballs.
Nice. I like that way.
We got our first text, 609 I I think you can figure out my seven.
Yes, by seven years.
Yes, that's right.
It was released.
We both share the same birthday.
It was released on June 24 7 Useless knowledge thing.
How great is that? That I share the same birthday with space? You know, a lot of things that garner a lot of.
This is why that means so important to me because we share the same birthday.
It's part of our It's part of our Zodiac.
I'm connected to that moving.
Um You know, I I think that actually kind of explains a lot to be honest with us, so Oh, the year you're just there's something linked.
Ah, between the two of you.
Uh, but anyways, that the movie And you, um, is between the in ****ks that Yeah, I'm older than commando.
Oh, yeah, which were way yesterday was take a take a look at our twitter feeds in and I was sharing commando gifts back and forth.
Don't disturb my friend.
He's dead tired.
But like I said, I'm not doing a great job of differential differentiating our age because, you know, there is a few year gap, but but really, in reality that there's not really huge gap.
But, hey, I'm gonna make the most out of it.
Uh, anyways, lists top 40.
Ironically, 40 is the key number this week.
The you know, the big number we're all talking about, um, ironically or not.
Ironically, I'm saying the top 40 list was was just atrocious.
I could sit there and make a case for other players for one and two.
But you know, I'm not gonna make a big fuss about Russell Wilson and Patrick Mahomes.
You know, I get it, but after that, it's just it's there's just so much wrong with that.
First of all, um, obviously I'm gonna point to the fact that they put Ah, Tom Brady, 15th best out of league.
That's just that's that's atrocious, but again, kind of predictable because it's it's Chris Simms.
Um, Aaron Rodgers.
Third is is just baffling to may, uh, the fact that Cam Newton, the top 10 quarterback and he's not even on a team.
Now again, I'm not saying he shouldn't be on a team, but he's not a top 10 quarterback, and I just again he gets paid a lot of money.
I'm assuming to put this list out, and we haven't even mentioned the fact that Taysom Hill you know, the guy with all of 13 career pass attempts in the NFL is higher on this list than five other players that are there actually quarterbacks and are expected to play, one of which is Mitch Drabinsky.
And now again, I love Given Mr Brisky crap.
I will continue to do so.
But I like how How do you put Taysom Hill ahead of I just I don't know.
I just don't get it like it speaks to the state of of quote unquote ah, sports journalism and and it hurts me because we're a part of it.
And I hope that we don't produce work like this because this is just this is this is just bad.
This is bad work.
And ah, I don't know what was your biggest problem with the list, cause I I I don't know.
I feel like I've listed like five already, Uh, Tom Brady and Drew Brees being getting in 16 on this list, I think that's that's egregious.
Anybody that's looking at this and saying that 00 they're old or whatever.
I think that, uh, having these guys ranked that low is an insult to both players.
I really don't see it. I'm sorry.
I don't Um yeah.
I mean, you mentioned that you mentioned Taysom Hill being, you know, bring tire than Dwayne Haskins and Mitra Biscuit.
I don't think that's that.
I really I think that's kind of ridiculous.
Um, you know, there's to me if Simms is going after and he's been very vocal about the younger quarterbacks coming up a new age, a new, um ah, do hybrid type of quarterback and ranking, obviously.
I mean, you know I don't have a problem with him. Ranking homes.
The means Super Bowl champion.
He's, you know, at the top of his game right now.
Definitely don't have an issue with with Russell Wilson being Number two, Lamar Jackson to Sean wants, and they deserve to be up there as well.
When you brink, Aaron Rodgers is highest three on this list and then try to push the narrative that you're infusing youth and that you're taking that under account.
You're negating your argument before you even start it to me.
I think it's disingenuous, and I just don't see the point in him ranting and raving about that and then going ahead and putting Rogers at number three.
There's obviously a clear bias there, and that's okay.
I mean, there's nothing wrong with that.
You're a fan of whoever you're a fan off.
Aaron Rodgers is a phenomenal quarterback.
Nobody's ever going to convince me otherwise.
But don't try to make an argument that you're leaving Brady and Brees down lower on the list and ranking them 15 and 16 because age and then go around and turn around and say that you're gonna put Aaron Rodgers at number three.
If you're doing that.
Yeah, Rodgers deserves to be in the Top 10 that he doesn't deserve to be your number three because you're taking the premise of your argument and you're basically throwing it away for one player that you want to put up in your top echelon.
It's screams, transparency to me, and I just have never put a lot of stock in these lists from him.
Um, there's clear bias one way or another on, you know, that maybe a conversation for another day, but the bottom line is, yeah, I'm not just not impressed with with the with the list.
I'll take my chances and look at it.
And, you know, I I leave this ranking to ah, more competent minds, I think, yeah, this way for me to put it look.
And, of course, again, these type of things they're subjective, that they're based on the opinion.
But again, everyone is entitled to their opinion.
But sometimes your opinion just wrong.
And the point that you bring up again is is breeze in a Brady being 15 and 16 and Rodgers being third.
That to me completely zaps the credibility of his argument because he contradicts himself there.
Like you said, he he wants to focus on youth.
But then again, he lets that bias get in the way.
And if you're those guys should be closer, Frank, together, I feel like, you know, again, Brett and Kyle agrees with me, um, Brady and ah Rogers, I think deserve to be up in that top five range Like again.
I can sit here and make an argument that Brady is still the best in the league.
But, you know, a lot of people aren't gonna agreement, agree with me, and I get that.
So this idea, like again like Kyle says, I think he's inside my thoughts right now, but he's typing here on SportsCastr.
He's kind of holding the holding the fort down for us.
But, you know, he says, again, it's a It's absurd.
He's outside of the top 10.
How could you justify that? Like you can't and ah, But again, I mean, it's coming from Chris him.
So it's a bit predictable, but something else that that kind of again and again, it's just you and again just to clarify folks.
It's not his inclusion of Rogers at such a high point on the list.
I don't have a problem with him.
Ranking Aaron Rodgers is number three in the league.
Maybe I don't personally agree with it, but I definitely think an argument can be made for it.
But when you're going to rank Aaron Rodgers it three and then you put Tom Brady and Drew Brees down at 15 and 16.
It completely negates the the validity of your list.
So that's my point.
Oh, yeah, someone knock on Rogers.
It's just you can't argue both sides of the coin.
That's exactly what he's doing.
He's using bias one way or not other, whether it's so Pro Rogers or so anti Brady Brees that he's trying to balance it out.
You just can't do it.
It's It destroys your argument because you're using your parameters for one side, but not for the other.
That's my you know, and that's that's exactly that's where I'm at.
It's just it's at the point now.
It's like Like it just doesn't make sense.
I personally still, I believe Brady is better than Rogers, but if I were to rank them, they'd be fairly close.
I mean, we're nitpicking here, a lot of these things and ultimately that's what it comes down to.
I think overall, obviously, um, I think Brady has been the better quarterback and that that's no disrespect, but the idea that you you separate them so far apart it it drives me nuts.
But, um, the the other thing that came out of all this and it is this isn't the first time that we've seen it.
Um, obviously, this is This has been kind of, like, kind of a talking point for, you know, the off season and for a little while now, the on pace argument and And we're seeing this a lot, and it's absolutely it's it's making me want to bash my head up against the wall.
Um, it's It's Patrick Mahomes is on pace to be the greatest.
Let's let's calm down a little bit.
Let's get a little bit more than two seasons into a career before you start trying to compare him to the greatest quarterback ever who is in year going into Year 19 as a starter.
And it has potential to go even further.
So, like people are like, No, he's definitely on pace.
You wanted EVP Super Bowl a tch available, but it's like, No, that doesn't mean he's on pace like, let's put it this way.
If if a quarterback were to throw 11 touchdowns in the 1st 2 weeks of the season, would you realistically say with, like all confidence that he's on pace to throw 88 touchdowns this season? Yeah, no, you would not.
Because because it's such a small Ah, it's such a small ah, sample size.
And and again, is Patrick Mahomes on pace to have a great career? Sure, absolutely.
He has to stay healthy, and he has to do it consistently.
But we're talking about Patrick Mahomes taken what he's done so far and multiplying that by 10.
And here's the other thing, too.
How can you be on pace? How can you be on pace to catch someone that's still playing and still has a realistic, very realistic shot at winning a Super Bowl baby, too? You're not.
It's It's just it's called context.
You have to use it.
You have to use reasonable, ah objectionable thought process when it comes to this.
Is Patrick Mahomes off to a great start in his career? Absolutely no doubt.
But guess what? If he doesn't win a Super Bowl next year, what happens? Well, then he's not on pace anymore.
I mean, that's what we're talking about here.
And if Brady goes out and wins the Super Bowl next year, all of a sudden that pace is what is it Now he falls behind you know what I mean? Like even further because he didn't win the Super Bowl and now he's even another Super Bowl behind.
So it gets so absurdly convoluted when you tryto make that case after just two seasons and it's it's it's it just it's just bad.
It just drives me crazy because it's like now, because then I asked someone, It's like, OK, so if Lamar Jackson wins the Super Bowl next year, see on pace to be the greatest? Yeah, he is.
Give it some time.
Let the Seasons play out.
You know, when you start to evaluate and predict what quarterbacks touchdown total is gonna be.
When do you realistically start thinking about it halfway through the seeds and 3/4 of the way through the season? Could you can kind of really start to say, Okay, this is this is how it's gone.
You know, it's There's some ups, you know, peaks and valleys.
That's how it is with every single Claire, and that's exactly what you're going to get.
You know, Brady's had some peaks and valleys relative to you know who he is.
Now His valley is is higher than some players peaks.
But, you know, we don't know what Ah, you know Patrick Mahomes career is gonna balance out to like, If his Valley, you know, ends up being lower than that.
Guess what? He's gonna fall way off the pace.
So again, it's just an absurd thing.
Let the kids career play out and and and I get, you know, Kyle saying, Technically, um, you know, technically, you know, mathematically.
Yes, he's on pace, but again, it's It's like it's like the argument that I make about a player throwing 11 touchdowns, two week, two of a 16 game season.
You're not going to realistically believe that he's on pace for 88 touchdowns.
It is just not gonna happen.
So, um, again, it's just let his career play out a little bit longer and lets you know, Wait before we start making these ridiculous claims about being the greatest because, you know, again, not only are you saying he's on pace to accomplished what Tom Brady has done, which is more than any other quarterback in the history of this entire game and and by a pretty wide margin, you're saying he's on pace to surpass that went again.
Brady is still playing at age 43 so it's rant over Raanta.
Well, think about it from this perspective, the success that the type of success that Tom Brady has had throughout his career throughout 20 years in the NFL, it does two things.
First of all, the most important thing that it does is it brings all of this type of narrative and on I'll be nice.
I could use a lot of other different terms to describe it, but it describes all that type of narrative.
This player is on pace to do it.
That player is on place to do it.
It almost lows you into a false sense of security is to exactly out difficult.
It is to do what Tom Brady's don't over the last 20 years.
Yes, a lot of that has been ah, team effort with with everything that he's had in in New England, there's no question about it.
Football is a team game.
But to not give him the lion's share of the credit, I think does a disservice to Tom and I think it does a disservice to exactly how difficult what he's done really is teams are not supposed to win six Super Bowls in 20 years.
The definition of the era of parity was designed to prevent something like that, and the Patriots were not only able to cir***vent it, they were able to hit it head on, and they were able to keep that level of success really going with the throughout the entirety of the Belichick Brady era in New England, the only time that it was never threatened was the year that Brady did not play, and still, they were within an eyelash of making the playoffs that year.
So to think about the type of success that he's had, it does desensitize.
I think a lot of people into believing that Oh, well, you know Brady did it early.
Mahomes did early.
He's just gonna rattle off.
He's gonna rattle off.
He's going to get seven.
He's going to do this Fine, No problem.
People do not take into account injuries of teams they don't take under account coaching changes.
They don't take under account.
The differences in the league and the teams that they're going to be facing and how they match up from year to year to year.
Yes, the Kansas City Chiefs, on paper right now have a very formidable team.
They clearly have one of the best offense is their defense is much improved.
There's nobody in the NFL that can convince me.
Right now they have the best defense in the NFL.
Simply not true.
It's it's absolutely not true.
Do they have enough defensive firepower to win a Super Bowl? Absolutely.
They proved it last year.
You can win without necessarily having the best unit, but you have to maintain that success year after year after year.
It doesn't you know, it's It's just not a given, its not any type of ah guarantee.
So because of that, I think a lot of people are forgetting how difficult it's gonna be for Patrick or any other quarterback that happens to win at a young age, to maintain that success over the course of two decades.
The other thing that it does is it brings out the people that are tired of writing the narrative of how successful Tom Brady has been again.
It's the drink, the sand syndrome that I like to say they're gonna latch onto anybody, any type of shiny new toy that's gonna be out there that's gonna allow them to write a different narrative.
Holmes is gonna be the best in the world, so no, it's not gonna be him. It's gonna be Lamar Jackson.
Oh, it's not gonna be him. It's going to be, too.
Are you know, are you know, we got trouble Lawrence coming out.
He's gonna be the new go.
It doesn't matter.
It's just the next flavor of the month that they're going to put in as being the next one.
We saw them do it with Aaron, and then all of a sudden it cooled.
When Aaron was not making Super Bowl after Super Bowl and winning year after year after year, it showed how hard it truly is.
So a lot of the narratives that we see surrounding this are a result of those two.
It's lazy journalism, but at the end of the day, it gets people talking and that I'm sorry to Siri our business folks.
That I'm sorry to say in our business folks, is more important to any type of journalistic beacon or any type of journalistic entity.
I guess, is the best way for me to put it.
That's the most important thing.
Get him talking.
Don't worry about what they're talking about.
Don't worry about whether it's a good argument or a bad argument.
Falter or Ah or true.
Just get them talking.
And that's the most important thing again.
Here we are this morning talking, talking, talking, talking and way.
We certainly love the talk here at a PC.
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I try to mix it up a little bit, but I want to be very clear about the numbers.
But one more time.
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Um, yeah, and let's know what is what is Mike older than? So you know what? I think it's time for a break.
We're gonna go to a quick break.
It's actually kind of works out pretty well.
We're about halfway through the show, so when we come back, we're gonna continue to talk nonsense.
So, uh, yeah, just hang in there or or, you know, whatever.
We'll be back in a few minutes, folks.
Hey, we're back.
Just for my one more birthday gift.
The greatest song ever wrestle made the original WrestleMania intro song.
And, man, I just love it.
I can't get enough of it.
Uh, you know, it's just It's so good.
It is just It is absolutely so good just here that it's like injecting right into right into the right into the veins.
You gotta love it.
You know, again, I think that should come back.
Should be the WrestleMania song.
I don't care how out of date it is, you know, to me, that's private, and Vince needs to do the voice over.
And you know what? If he's if he's, you know, not up to it physically anymore, you should do it until he can.
And then just record every possible name you ever heard in your life and then just slice it even after the man is gone.
Yeah, I like it.
I like it very, very much.
Like your birthday song from Paul Barry yesterday.
Yes, I ah, yeah, it is. It's such a great song.
It's kind of got a little bit of that that eighties flair to it, but it it just it to me represents the, you know, just the glitz and the glamour of what WrestleMania is and no again, you're not.
Everyone's a wrestling fan, but this Those early installments of the, um, you know of the event were really kind of epitomized.
What abuse? Because I I just love it. The nostalgia of it.
It's a great beat.
A It just kind of, you know, it just it feels great And don't get me wrong.
They've had some pretty good musical themes when it comes to ah ah, paper views and and like, you know, you think back to like, you know that when they were in that, uh, I'm ashamed to admit it almost, But like, this is the only reason why, like I some, like, somewhat enjoyed Creed is like because they were, like a go to for wrestling, pay per view theme songs or, like, you know, just any sort of montage videos.
Uh, you know, you remember the my sacrifice it from back in the day, and it's like you associate now.
those songs with defense and all that.
But, you know, they were pretty good, especially during that, um, that late nineties, Early two thousands alternative rock phase where every every song was kind of the same genre, essentially, and, ah, they always did a pretty good job of picking him out.
I'm trying to think they really did.
They really did.
I forgot. I was listening to a podcast.
It wasn't his own.
Which, by the way, we actually way.
Actually, uh, we're trending higher on the great Eric Bischoff.
Really met in an Atlanta airport one time who could not have been more gracious.
Everybody looks at it and goes on.
Yeah, I bet you he was a real Jericho, but he will us.
And he was actually one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet.
Onda we trended higher than his podcast last week.
So another in the cat for us, my friend.
But, uh, Eric Bischoff, uh, you know, was someone that had praised W w Ys, um, inclination to use music and to use it very well.
And he said that is something that he tried to do within WCW.
They didn't have quite the infrastructure to put it in place.
Not that they couldn't do it.
They had the means they had.
The resource is, but they just didn't have the proper brain trust and place to be able to enact it every time he tried.
He just didn't get enough support from those around him to be able to do it.
And that is one thing where you look at, um well, you look at WCW and their music was just not It was never a strong is W W e.
Even in the days where WCW was mopping the floor with WWF, a ratings WWD always used music.
I think just that much a little bit better.
Ah, the exception being the end of you.
Without any question.
Definitely a good one there, Um, and the use of voodoo child as an entrance.
Music for Hollywood.
Hogan was pretty cool, too.
I gotta admit, I used to love that, but other than that Debbie Debbie, we always used it Well, lot of that credit goes to guys like Jimmy Hart and guys like Jim Johnston, who were the composers of a lot of the songs that we hear each and every day.
Believe it or not, a lot of the wrestling teams that Ian plays for us and for our deliciously listening pleasure were either.
Yeah, they were either composed by Jimmy Heart, the mouth of the South.
You know, anybody who knows early vintage wrestling knows that Jimmy Hart was a manager, but it was actually really accomplished. Songwriter.
Well, still is thes problem was, that is, thankfully still with us.
And Jim Johnston, who was one of the most brilliant composers for WWI music.
He pretty much did it, with the exception of a few by again by Jimmy Hooks.
So, um yeah, great job by W.
To Teoh to capture that, and we're still talking about it here, what, 30 years later, after that song came out so well and I'm thinking, like, you know, they started.
Um, you know, they're really started.
And I'm kind of looking at a list now, and I'm some of these songs.
I'm like, I'm like, Oh, yeah, that's right.
Is there any song that you can remember? And I know this might be tough, because again, it's, um you know, it's Ah, it's you know again.
It's tough to remember some of these songs from those early pay per view things, But is there anyone that you remember up top of your head that that sticks out? I always felt like the bodies.
It was just a great wrestling theme for that era.
Stephanie McMahon, I think, used it as a entrance team at one point for a little while while they were promoting that.
I'll be honest with you.
I don't remember the pay per view.
I don't think I'm gonna meaning.
I'm gonna Teoh tell you it was one of the lesser ones, but yeah, to me, that was that was one of the ah, the smarter choices to auto put into ah into a ah into a pay per view.
I just thought it fit with wrestling.
It fit with just the themes of everything they wanted.
If this Ah, I have a list here, but it's the websites kind of really choppy and slow.
So I'm trying to pull it up, but I'm gonna I'm gonna have I'll let you know in just a second because there's a lot of good ones.
Even the WrestleMania 17 Olympus get my way, You know that? I mean, is it a great song? Yeah, I like it said, I mean, it's music from the time, you know.
That's kind of what the music the old rock seating was at the time. That stuff.
Yeah, Yeah, but it was.
But it was great worked with, um you know, it kind of worked with the whole ah situation.
You know which one I like to.
And this was one of my favorite paper views.
Arma get in 2000 they used the ah remake of Of Like, a Sweet Home Alabama, Alabama, and they kind of tweaked it up a little bit.
Um, that was a lot of fun because it was in it in Montgomery, Alabama, or something like that.
Or Birmingham or something.
And when you started having like, major a list artists are B list artists, I guess.
But when you started having established names in the music industry recording some of these songs and using them as a Z is being able to have the licensing at that point to use them as theme songs.
That was huge. That was really, really big.
I remember all in a lot of ways.
W w we, you know, failed miserably at doing that in the early days.
Originally, it wasn't going to be real American.
That was going to be held.
Erdogan's theme song was gonna be Eye of the Tiger, and they could not get licensing from the band survivor who didn't want to be associated with it.
So they had to scrap that, um, the ultimate warriors theme song out of people don't know this Patty Smyth and Scandal had the warrior, the eighties song warrior, which not a lot, if you've heard it, you know it.
You know, if you don't know it, then you know, singing for us rights.
I no longer works.
Oh, yeah, it just goes That was originally quarterback.
Yes, it does it just to photo mat Bakley up. That's it. Fall off.
My voice fell optical.
Um and, uh, I've been told that you have been told that by Max Calendar.
But in any case, that song was supposed to be the Warriors theme song.
And again Vince couldn't get elected and saying it was one of the precipitous for him to hire Tim Johnson and say, You know what? I'm just gonna hire my own composer, and he's gonna do all the theme songs.
So they did that.
They were They did that they hired, um uh, hey, recorded so many of them.
Jim Johnson, this is from Ah WrestleMania 2000.
I think so, Yeah.
This'll is when they first started.
This is when they first started is mixing up after this.
This is when they started, like, going through and like, getting artists and everything like that.
So, like according to the list And like, you remember WrestleMania WrestleMania 2000 which was WrestleMania 16 in numerical date and all that stuff and I lost that list.
So I'm still trying to find Let the bodies hit the floor.
So I'm working on it, my friend.
I'm calling my sources.
Let's put it that way.
Calling up sources get the source is ready to go.
But no, I mean, I think it's I do.
I think it's great that they were able to find mainstream artists that ended up coming in and doing some some pretty good dust songs.
Some of the steam songs were perfectly with just perfect fits.
I always liked when, um I always like when ej used never going to stop me by Rob Zombie Yeah.
Oh, yeah I thought that that song I love Yeah, I just thought that was great.
Andi just really, I think captured his his essence to me.
I think it was his greatest theme song.
And I know a lot of people wanting to the currently on this day, And I know people are gonna point to that one and say that is the best.
But I still like the days of him using Rob Zombie.
I just thought that was great.
C m punk Teoh I'm on in living color Fan had a chance to meet Will Calhoun, who was their drummer at a conference when I was taking, you know, drum lessons.
As a youngster, I went with my teacher and we were able to meet Will Calhoun, which I thought was really cool. He was great.
Really, really nice guy.
And I've liked in lied, like, living color since, um, and, uh, you know, cult of personality for C.
I thought was just a great song for him and I like it.
I know a lot of people that's met with a lot of mixed reactions.
It seems like you either love the song or you hate it.
I'm on the opposite end of the spectrum.
I love this song, but I thought that was good.
And that captured him his character very well, too.
So you get different artists that come in and utilize their talents to, Ah, some great avail.
It's it's pretty good.
I got, I got I got ask Kyle because I just saw this in the chat room and he says, Theory of Nickel Creek Now are you suggesting a theory of the AH theory of a dead man is just essentially Nickelback and Creed mashed together because that's brilliant.
And I mean, did they kind of do those kind of sound like that? So I just saw that on the chat.
So, Kyle, if you're still listening to us, please, please let us know, because I think that's pretty pretty unique.
But again, um, let's see, What do you say? What do you say? Oh, he didn't make that up.
E thought he did. Whatever.
Um, no, but I you know, again, you enjoy the music that could, you know, all three of those fans that you use and you mentioned.
Ah, edges stained by by alter bridge.
Which again, I'm showing my, ah, weird knowledge of of that band.
But essentially, it's everyone but Scott stat from Crete.
So, um, that was back When? When? When Scott had a lot of drug and alcohol problems and they were like, You know what? Screw you, buddy.
You know, we're gonna go start our own band, and, uh, we're gonna go.
Yeah, we're gonna go get someone.
Uh, we're gonna go get Yes.
Yeah, you know, it is what it is.
And, ah, you know, they had their moments shut and looking again.
Ah, there's part of me that enjoys all those bands. Like again.
I think this whole idea that people think Nickelback sucks, I That's just That's just a trendy thing to say.
You like some of their songs? Actually, I enjoy.
So they're sappier stuff, whatever.
But like, there's a pretty good like, you know, part of me appreciates it more because again, growing up, watching wrestling, they used, um, you know, they use that music a lot, and It's like I mean, come on, some of some of those some of those baggers And if you've ever heard them do a cover off the song that Mike so ****ily, I think, Well, that was just a terribly made upward.
And I should really think before I speak sometimes.
But, um, very ah, you know, it is very his ****iness was showing at the time.
Um, sharp dressed man, check it out.
If you haven't heard it, they do a pretty good cover of that song, and it's pretty well, so, um, I don't even know how we got on this conversation of talking about Nickelback and Creed, and, uh, you know, we still well, we started talking about wrestling.
Well, you make same Nickelback.
One thing I'll say about Nickelback, they've never been my favorite band.
They've never been a band that I've hated on.
Um, there concert.
We're selling out all over the country.
So I had to be doing something.
Well, that's what I'm saying.
I'm going to say, you know, to go see these guys.
So it's not like everybody hated them.
They showed up arenas of 50 people.
I mean, they showed up to sold out arenas.
So they did something right? Folks, I I told you.
I mean, this is This was all Ah, this was all just You know, the people get in on trendy things, and the trendy things is, you know, Hey, we're Teoh.
You're gonna hate on Nickelback.
But again, you're full of ****.
Sorry. I gotta bleed myself.
I'm gonna get a letter by myself.
Be like Cramer on Novocaine.
Let the expletives fly its format Friday.
Here, let it all go.
You know, to be honest, I think a lot of people think we sound like Cramer on overcame most days.
So it's just kind of the word vomit that you that just, um but yeah, it's It's like I said, I think it's always simply I go back.
I enjoyed Nickelback.
I think they're a good band for what they are.
I mean, again, we're not talking about like, you know, you know, again what they're you know, they're great man for what they are.
And like I said, some of their songs really, really bag if you're into that type of music, you know, and you know, I I do enjoy that happy music.
And, hey, if it just it's from my high school days.
It is what it is.
All right, But but yeah, So anyway, so let's go.
Let's go back to Tom Brady real quick because, you know, again, and this is something we brought up yesterday, and the beauty of having a show five days a week is we can go back and revisit things that we talked about in the past.
Like, you know, Kyle's complete Ah, takedown during eighties trivia game, Um, again from a couple weeks ago.
If you have a check the guy along.
So you know, you know, here I am trying to cut you a break, Mike Trying to cut you a break from from, you know, poking fun eu I I learned I learned from my hubris.
I learned from my unmitigated goal mock my opponent to stumble and fall flat on my face when I got the question wrong.
I will not do that anymore.
I'm not gonna rub my opponent's nose in.
Do do. I'm going, Teoh.
I'm gonna lift them up.
I'm gonna make him a better a these guru like myself.
Let's take him under my wing, and he will have useless knowledge coming out of his head the same way I do.
Kyle, I'm with you, my friend, and I'm not gonna go there.
I'm not to go the way of the E in here.
I'm not gonna kick you when you're down, buddy.
Unfortunately for both of you, you could both be against me.
But I still win because I control the show and it's Ah, it goes without saying I Yeah, you may say unmitigated gall, but I am, in fact, Vince McMahon in this situation.
Uh, although, although again I don't I don't have quite the brass nature of its, um I'm working towards it.
And the longer and the bigger my ego gets that the closer and closer I will get to that.
But no, he instructs walking in the staff meetings with swagger, folks, we know we're all screwed.
The only the only reason the only reason I haven't done that yet for this show is because I don't have the room behind me.
I have to have Thea sheet right behind me, but eventually I'm going to rearrange some things, so I have a little bit more space, so I'll work on my fits. Ah.
Ah, Work on my finch struck cause it's it's famous, eh? Vince created that that swagger. Sure.
I don't care what anyone says.
Ah, he may have not been the first to do it, but he perfected it.
And yeah, So, um yeah, yeah, Kyle, we do.
It's called talking in a chat room.
All right, That's what we have.
Uh, but now it's Ah, Tom break shul.
Yeah, Virtual now.
Hey, we were We were We were well ahead of that curve.
A long time kind of goes.
We were ahead of this curve a long time ago.
This is what we've always operated.
Just through sheer nonsense and, uh, you know, non planning.
But anyway, we got 10 minutes left are nine minutes left.
Ah, the same amount of tons of Tom Brady's gone to Super Bowl.
That's the number of minutes we have left to talk about Tom Brady.
So, um, he's been obviously it in predictably getting some slack, um, for working out with teammates.
Which again? You know, there's countless number of players, you know, doing that.
Ah, there's a number of other players that are working out.
And of course, he's doing it outside outside of team facilities.
And, you know, Hey, I don't blame him.
He's got a new team teammates to get used to and it seems to be working because they're all praising him in general.
So, um, yeah, I mean, I I tell us the Bucks fans now and I see it coming across bucks, Twitter, and I'm excited.
And it's way too to see another fan base.
Uh, understand what you know in reality, we've been dealing with for years, and it's this, like you said, Brady derangement syndrome in.
And I said yesterday I was going to share in the article, but ah ah, I will do that today.
I assure you, I'll share it from our at FBC Radio Live account.
So, Mike, are you surprised with this at all? I mean, I'm not No, I mean, there's no way I could ever be surprised that something like this look, believe it or not, what everybody is seeing now is what people in New England have been going through for the last.
I want to say maybe 15 years.
I don't want to say completely 20 because I think the first couple of years of Tom's existence here he was, I think maybe a little bit mawr universally, uh, don't want to say praised, But there was a good balance.
You know, there were people that gave him his just due, and I think people that wanted to get behind him as he kept winning and winning.
And as his career got better and better as he grew in stature, Um, yeah, everything.
Everything turned to mush.
And then you'd be essentially see people that were just out to to get him, no matter what he did, no matter what anything and had come down, The Deflategate story was the size it was, folks because it was a blemish on the great Tom Brady.
That's the bottom line.
That is the Onley reason why that ever became the story that it did.
It was because it gave the I don't even want to say just the national media.
It gave the media in general the ammunition they wanted to prove this guy wasn't the perfect specimen.
And again, you know, I always go back to that quote from the Dark Knight where you know, you either die a hero long enough to see yourself become the villain.
That's what's happening with Tom right now.
You're seeing a lot of that in local media.
When I say local, I mean, you know, Boston Media and Boston fans in New England fans, and it's it's disheartening.
It really is when you take a look at what the guy did for this franchise for 20 years, bringing them to championship after championship.
I mean, for him, ticket lambasted for Oh, well, you know, you didn't take the last two years and New England seriously, Did he owe you? Didn't workout video? Lookie Oh, all of a sudden, now we can work out in Tampa Bay.
The last I checked those last three years in New England were resulted in two Super Bowl berths, a playoff berth in which you basically were doing, you know, basically working with the covered barefoot.
Let's let's face it, your best receiver was Julian Edelman, who was nursing three injuries, any one of which would have kept a mere mortal out for the season.
Julian's playing through three of them, getting double triple teams.
Then you have to rely on rookies that haven't learned the playbook yet.
It was just pour roster building to me that really contributed to that.
And I'm not even blaming the rookies.
I'm not saying like a lot, but didn't goto ta Is Mike Mike Collier beginning your toes days? You know, we could have had to read Super Bowl bursts.
Four in a row, Mike, if, God forbid, Tom could have gone toe.
Ta is Oh my God, It's not like you 50 eight's in Montana like he does every or or elsewhere.
No, I mean, it's obviously it stands to reason.
I mean, him double were doing jump in O T.
A s would have definitely put him over the edge and made them win the championship.
It's fairly obvious.
I mean, it's just that some of those things, not to mention that time, absolutely had no experience working out for an NFL season before.
It wasn't like he had played multiple into the teens almost 20 years.
Ah, that he really didn't need the Goth.
It's it's boring.
It's a lazy argument.
It's a ridiculous argument, but I hate to say a Tampa fans get used to it because it follows Tom Brady.
I thought maybe there was more hate for the Flying Elvis logo than there was for Brady.
Apparently, it really is Brady derangement syndrome.
I think it runs deeper than New England.
There's still a lot of hatred for New England, but I think a lot of that is following Brady.
And now you get the local media in Boston.
That's jumping on the bandwagon because now all of a sudden, so we can say what we really want to say all along about him.
Uh, you know, stop being disingenuous.
The reason why you all have jobs because of Tom Brady here instead of one big shot controlling all the media know there's 1000 freaks directing their worthless opinion.
That's right, folks.
And that is Twitter for your folks.
We're gonna wrap up another great week before we dio.
I have to say, next week's pretty big for us, not just us, but full press radio general, because we have Dylan and Ross safe sports debuting on Wednesday, it's already here this Wednesday we're gonna have Dylan on.
I'm hoping Monday, Monday or Tuesday were we're gonna try to do it today, but again, timing and just you know, lack of preparation on my part.
I will take the blame for that, Uh, throw it all on me and deflect later.
Um, but yeah, we're gonna try to get him on, but yet Wednesday Debut five.
Um, you can listen to a replay of this show starting at two o'clock after college.
Credit our today, and that will be kind of like the norm.
You also, for the meantime, be ableto Listen, Teoh Snowman in the morning, not only coming up here in just a few minutes, but a replay at three o'clock with which will bring you right into our five show with Dylan and Ross so that that will be fun.
So we're excited for that.
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It's been a great week.
Happy birthday, my friend.
It was a lot of fun yesterday, and I hope you turned ah 50 real soon because I'm gonna have a lot of great plan.
Thank you, buddy.
I'll try to fast track it. I'll see what I can do.
Yes, and much appreciated, of course, of course.
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Weekend. We'll talk to you on Monday.