The Felger and Mazz program is normally about sports activities. Nevertheless, Jim Murray can sometimes blow the boys away with 5 non-sports associated questions.
Felger: You might say that is normally a Gasper and Murray section that we collaborate on right here every so often. There are 5 questions that aren’t associated to sports activities. She places Felger and Mazz in right here and you may inform how he says Felger and Mazz, figuring out what a visit to the dentist’s workplace is for you, for me, for him, for everybody.
Mazz: No it’s. It is way more enjoyable when it is him and Gasper as a result of Murray can throw in questions on popular culture references.
Felger: For issues not associated to sports activities.
Mazz: Sure, however there’s a wider checklist of choices.
Felger: That is what I am saying. Sure. He may very well be the topic.
Mazz: Sure. I imply, you possibly can ask us like, you understand, what temperature you want your steak.
Felger: Anyway, go forward.
Jim Murray: What’s good is that we do it now as a result of we’ve not achieved it as a result of Chris and I are like by no means earlier than. Anyway, the month-long shutdown of the Orange line begins tomorrow. Felger, Mazz, how are you going to resolve the MBTA issues within the metropolis?
Mazz: I’m flawed to ask.
Felger: I imply, the place do I even start with this?
Mazz: You go forward.
Jim Murray: Take on a regular basis you need. I do know you want being Mr. Repair it. So that is your likelihood to repair the T?
Felger: I am not a public transporter, repair that man.
Mazz: No, me neither. What are the issues Murray? I do not drive it sufficient.
Jim Murray: Every part is on hearth.
Felger: Trains hold breaking down.
Jim Murray: The tools is outdated.
Felger: There is no such thing as a method to do it that may please folks. To do it proper, you must in all probability shut it down for 2 years and redo the entire thing and you may lose your thoughts. They attempt to do it on the fly, you will lose your thoughts. For instance, I do not assume there’s a street.
Mazz: Can I offer you a sample that I’ll use? I’d use the tube in London as a mannequin.
Jim Murray: So that is what I used to be pondering.
Mazz: The London Underground is without doubt one of the most effective and efficient public transport methods I’ve ever seen.
Felger: Oh, no, no, no.
Mazz: This can be very phenomenal.
Felger: Oh no. So the reply is to take away it. Like DC is nice too. There’s a number of, you understand, there’s some type of high-end public transportation. So that you take away the present factor and rebuild a brand new one. Good. Proper. Now come again to me in 5 years when it is over.
Mazz: Sure. Good luck making it right here.
Felger: That is all I am attempting to say.
Mazz: It all the time jogs my memory of the Olympics and Jimmy Stewart.
Jim Murray: Oh okay. Sure, now we have to run. He could be proper. It will have been an entire catastrophe, as a result of now it’s a catastrophe. However you hit it. I used to be proper. Speak to Euros. Sure, the euros. Know tips on how to use public transport.
Mazz: Trains particularly domesticate it. They’re nice on trains. The European prepare system is great. Germans are additionally excellent on trains.
Felger: They don’t seem to be. Straightforward on that remark. However we’re obsessed as our automobiles have been a gap for our automobiles. As quickly as we are saying we’ll lower this to emphasise rail service, a few of you understand, Bosefus says “you are not taking my automotive. You are not taking my truck.” It would not work right here. You are a pig.
Mazz: As a result of I am giving up my freedom.
Felger: You’re a pig. Sure. You might be infringing on somebody’s private freedom. i.e. their pickup truck.
Jim Murray: Faculty youngsters return to high school. Mike, you simply left the oldest. Do you bear in mind your first faculty dorm room expertise? Was the constructing horrible?
Felger: Oh sure. Mine was Myles Standish Corridor, Kenmore Sq.. Oh, did I pass over the truth that Babe Ruth lived there? I might open the window and odor.
Mazz: Babe Ruth?
Felger: No. I might odor Purple Sox video games. I might odor the salami sellers. Oh, I used to be so quirky, sporty, I used to be so ready, so courageous about the truth that I lived in Kenmore Sq.. I might stroll into the sport, I might odor the sport exterior my window after I opened it. No less than the sausage vendor. Babe Ruth lived there. And what I actually bear in mind is what the hell my roommate was. Once I received there, my roommate put two posters up on his wall. True story. One was. He was a Jew, I am half Jewish, so I am not making a remark right here, however simply telling you what he placed on the wall.
Mazz: I put posters on the wall however needed to take them down when my mother and father confirmed up..
Felger: One poster, he determined, was “Anatomy of a Bagel” by Brueggers Bagels. And the opposite was Garfield.
Jim Murray: Oh, boy.
And he wasn’t being ironic about it. He was a Garfield fan. So I had a tough time with my roommate that first yr.
Mazz: I’ll do it quickly. Carmichael Corridor, Tufts College. I used to be on the third flooring. The Purple Sox performed the Mets that World Collection. One of many youngsters within the dorm who lived on the identical aspect as me threw his TV out the window, it broke within the car parking zone, after they received misplaced. I am nonetheless thought of in the present day as the one that did it, though I did not. So for some motive I’ve gone down in Tufts folklore. Really, I instructed you Debbie Dalton, who’s the son of the previous GM of the Bruins. After all. Harry Dalton was the GM of the Bruins on the time. His daughter went to Tufts when her identify was Debbie Dalton. She got here as much as me like 20 years later and mentioned, I am unable to imagine you threw the TV out the window in the course of the World Collection. I mentioned, it wasn’t me. That is like an city legend.
Felger: Sure. You are not likely that type of man.
Mazz: No, however I used to be drunk as a skunk the evening it occurred. I’ll inform you that.
Jim Murray: Query quantity three, the compact simply turned 40 yesterday. Do you bear in mind the primary CD you got?
Felger: I will say possibly a Pink Floyd. As a result of the sound I bear in mind, like, you understand, I bear in mind listening to what it appeared like. So I will go along with that.
Mazz: So 82, I do not know, was Joshua Tree then?
Jim Murray: Oh, for positive.
Mazz: So might or not it’s, or have you learnt what I used to be doing? I used to join these, bear in mind these? Colombia…
Jim Murray: Oh sure. That is dishonest. This was the very best.
Felger: Oh, my God, sure.
Mazz: Yep, you get like 13 CDs for a penny.
Felger: Sure, I do know you fell for that factor on the TV commercials.
Mazz: Oh sure. No, no, however then you definately left.
Jim Murray: Sure. You ship them a greenback, all of them present up at your grandma’s home and she or he retains asking, “why do you retain displaying up? Whose identify is that this? Oh, it is only a buddy Nana. I am glad to see you. CD! Goodbye.”
Mazz: And then you definately surrender and do it once more. Sure.
Jim Murray: I do not bear in mind mine. I do know. The primary tape I purchased was Wayne Chunks mosaic in 1986. Horrible. However the CD, I do not bear in mind. Outlets that already put out Halloween sweet, costumes and pumpkins spiced issues up. Is it too early? And in that case, when is the proper date to start out fall?
Felger: Sure. Labor Day is the reply to that. And everybody is just too early for every part now. No one cares. It is simply tradition. It is like nobody can cease and discover out the place you’re and what you are doing.
Jim Murray: hug What’s it.
Felger: It is all the time simply looking forward to the following factor and it is like, it is what it’s at this level. However the reply is Labor Day.
Mazz: I’d say Columbus Day weekend. It is what Columbus Day weekend ought to be like. However I will offer you October 1st for Halloween stuff like, okay, as a result of no person’s going to attend till the tenth or no matter Columbus Day is. I do not even know when it falls this yr. Too early.
Jim Murray: It is too early for pumpkin spice. Identical to pumpkin beers are out. This isn’t the time for that. Final query. So you have heard the tune of summer season. We had this query just a few weeks in the past. Many individuals now declare to drink wine. What’s it? Final yr apparently it was the espresso martini. In 2020, The Aperol spritz. Do you have got a drink for the summer season?
Felger: So no, I went again to an outdated standby. It was once my drink, Mount Homosexual rum and lime tonic.
Mazz: Mmm hmm.
Felger: However I did. I simply went to New Orleans. I am the sort that after I go someplace, I need you to hit me with what you do finest. . I’m not a choosy eater. I’ll eat something. So if I am going, I went to Spain, simply throw me Spanish drinks and Spanish rice and Spanish meals. I’ll eat. So I used to be alone in New Orleans consuming, um. Oh God. Am I deleting the identify now?
Jim Murray: The hurricane?
Felger: No, there isn’t any bourbon.
Jim Murray: Oh.
Felger: Outdated grandfather, no. No. What’s that known as, um?
Jim Murray: quaint?
Felger: An quaint, quaint. I used to be consuming Outdated Fashioneds this weekend.
Jim Murray: They’ll knock you out.
Felger: In New Orleans as a result of I am like, I am right here. You do you. I am right here to make you. So that you beat me with the outdated fashions and Oh, boy, I am not a foodie, Murray, you understand me. Right here is my philosophy with consuming meals…order meals, eat meals, go residence and do not assume twice about it. People who find themselves obsessive about what they eat and demand on what they eat and order and are like, oh my god, I am unable to stand it. It drives me loopy. Order meals, eat meals, go residence. That is. New Orleans is the one place I like….
Jim Murray: The most effective delicacies within the nation
Felger: Oh my God. The one place I care to eat is New Orleans. And, boy, does it ship each time.
Mazz: So vodka sodas are for me. However I’ll say late … whiskey bitter.
Jim Murray: Oh and also you get those from zing zangat in cans too.
Mazz: Sure. Whiskey Bitter.
Felger: Need the very best whiskey bitter on the town? have you ever ever been to D’Luxe in South Finish?
Mazz: Ohh, I do not forget that place.
Felger: You’d adore it. It is fashionable. I feel it is nonetheless there. It is on Clarendon Road.
Mazz: A sort of Gasper lock.
Felger: D’Luxe on Clarendon Road within the south finish. The most effective whiskey bitter…No less than 20 years in the past after I was getting the very best whiskey sours on the town.
Jim Murray: And I am going with a chiller, which is sort of a mai tai with coconut milk. It is a very summery drink.
Mazz: And a few dessert.
Jim Murray: Okay, that is the way it ends.
Felger: Okay, right here it’s. Not a lot blood within the water there.