Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss a man’s request not to live past 75 years. When do we outlive our desire to live and what should be done.
Archives for September 2014
John Rothmann talks about how water is a hot political issue in California. Proposition 1 leaves a lot unsaid.
Barbara Simpson on the censorship of American flags on school campuses if Latinos object. It’s a case of equality but some are more equal than others.
John Rothmann talks about the Kurds fleeing Islamic State forces are fleeing into Syria. This is more than a humanitarian crisis, it is a growing political crisis.
Ed Baxter says the Forty Niners have been out-coached and have lost their emotional cool. Niners lose to the Arizona Cardinals in terrible fashion.
John Rothmann on how the Republican state convention offered little hope for the GOP in November.
A Treasure from Oz: Rutherglen Muscat. Elizabeth Kate looks at a good wine for fall.
John Rothmann on how the GOP state convention reveals the sad state of the the party weeks before the November election.
Ken Dito looks at Matt Garcia, a young golfer trying to make it on the PGA Tour.
John Rothmann says there seems to be a reluctance to name names as to who is in the coalition to fight radical Islam. Rand Paul is right, why not Israel?
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about divorce in the Honey Boo Boo family. Reality television at its most unreal.
John Rothmann says for the sake of the NFL and its future, Goodell must go!
Ed Baxter reports the Bay Area News Group has endorsed Jerry Brown even though it doesn’t agree with some of his major campaign issues. Baxter asks if that makes sense.
Barbara Simpson talks about the battle between ranchers and the Federal Government. The Cowboy Express rides again!
John Rothmann says it is time for Governor Jerry Brown to act on the P.U.C. and PG&E.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss Netropolitan, an online Country Club. Like-minded individuals with more money than time.
John Rothmann discusses how Home Depot has been hacked and our vulnerability is revealed again.
Ed Baxter discusses the Alibaba IPO. It is huge for Silicon Valley, Yahoo, Google, Facebook.
Elizabeth Kate talks about a little gem from the French Alps: Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle!
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s news conference regarding domestic violence in the NFL. Ed says he said nothing, Rosie says he set up some new programs.
The election is over, the result is known and democracy is the winner. Scotland votes and the world learns a lesson in democracy.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss “stoner stereotypes.” New Colorado ads say pot is safe if used in moderation.
Did the Babe point or not? Frank Crosetti was the shortstop on the 1932 NY Yankees. He was there when Babe Ruth pointed to the centerfield stands – or did he?
Ed Baxter wonders if the world will finally wake up about Radical Islam after the threats of public random beheadings in Australia.
Children are dead and the Syrian opposition has been dealt a blow to its already questionable credibility.
Celeste Perry interviews Bob Sarlatte about comedy, show business in the Bay Area, and his years working with the San Francisco Forty Niners. Welcome Celeste to TheTalkPod.
Joe Starkey talks about the lengths the NFL is going to to get the referees in shape. They run 5 or 6 miles during a game.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about Sharon Osbourne saying that U2 and Bono are megalomaniacs and money grabbers. She does not like the free album download from Apple.
Barbara Simpson says life is crazy but you have to laugh.
John Rothmann talks about how the House has voted, but are there moderate Syrian forces? Boots on the ground in Syria remain a question mark.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss CBS’ pulling the Rihanna song from their opening on Thursday Night Football. She was the victim of spousal abuse.
Ken Dito talks about the Yankee Captain. Derek Jeter has honored baseball, himself and the City of New York his entire career.
Stan Burford talks about how the Apple Watch is only one of a number of wearable communication devices, but do we really need to communicate that much?
John Rothmann discusses that weeks before the mid-term elections, President Obama is unhappy with the head of the Democratic National Committee and that is not good news for the Democrats.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss a girl who wears a t-shirt that says she is a virgin to school. China judge awards a woman $5,000 for her loss of virginity.
Ed Baxter shares stories on Jewel’s constructive divorce, $5000 paid for virginity in China, woman arrested for driving in Saudi Arabia, and Lady Gaga’s positive tweets.
Barbara Simpson talks about how the President says no boots on the ground. He wants aerial and advisors. Secretary Kerry is trying to get allies to sign on but many don’t trust the president.
Ken Dito says hitting a batter on purpose is done by cowards. More has to be done to stop Major League pitchers intentionally hitting batters.
John Rothmann on how Russia is threatening to send troops into Crimea and the White House and General Dempsey are at odds about the question of U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria. The U.S. must speak with one voice on foreign policy.
Dennis Willis chats with Oscar nominee Haley Joel Osment (Forrest Gump, The Sixth Sense, A.I. Artificial Intelligence) about his role in Kevin Smith’s Tusk, being associated with two iconic films from the 90s, and misconceptions about Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick.
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about Fall Colors. Where is the best place to see them and when and what causes the leaves to change?
Ken Dito says the Giants will have to get more from their core group to get to the post season.
John Rothmann talks about the fact Hillary Clinton has several problems as she pursues the presidency, one key problem is that Bill Clinton needs to remember that Hillary is the candidate.
Barbara Simpson discusses how the first victim was Catholic, second Jewish, third – – well, his brother said they are athiests but he defended the ‘religion of peace.’ What does it all mean for us and what about the next victim?
Lloyd Lindsay Young asks: Does it bother you that some young TV weather women are hired for their sex appeal only?
Ken Dito talks about Frank Crosetti who was the shortstop on the 1932 NY Yankees. He was there when Babe Ruth pointed to the centerfield stands – or did he?
John Rothmann talks about how the P.U.C. needs to be reformed along with the leadership of P.G.& E.
Ken Dito talks about how the 49ers embarrassed themselves in their first regular season game in Levi’s Stadium while the Raiders just embarrassed themselves again.
Joe Starkey talks about the 49ers loss at their home opener at Levi’s Stadium.
Ed Baxter says he thinks the Miss America pageant has become fun again. It is more than just bust lines and at measurements. Miss New York performed with a red plastic cup to Pharell Williams Happy.