The Felger and Mazz program is usually all about sports activities. Nevertheless, Jim Murray can often get the fellows off observe with 5 questions that don’t have anything to do with sports activities.
Felger: You could possibly inform that is often a Gasper and Murray section that we co-op right here infrequently. It’s 5 questions that don’t have anything to do with sports activities. Her inserts Felger and Mazz right here and you’ll inform how he says Felger and Mazz, realizing what a visit to the dentist workplace that is for you and I and him and everyone.
Mazz: No it’s. It’s way more entertaining when it’s him and Gasper, as a result of Murray can embrace questions on like popular culture references.
Felger: About issues that don’t have anything to do with sports activities.
Mazz: Yeah, however there’s a extra expansive checklist of choices.
Felger: That’s what I’m saying. Sure. He can really be the subject.
Mazz: Yeah. I imply, you can ask us like, you understand, what temperature do you want your steak.
Felger: Anyway, go forward.
Jim Murray: What’s good is that we now do that as a result of we haven’t achieved this as a result of Chris and I are like by no means on anymore. Anyway, the month lengthy shutdown of the Orange Line begins tomorrow. Felger, Mazz, how will you resolve the MBTA issues within the metropolis?
Mazz: I’m the mistaken man to ask.
Felger: I imply, the place do I start with this?
Mazz: You go forward.
Jim Murray: Take on a regular basis you need. I do know you’re wish to be Mr. Repair it. So that is your likelihood to repair the T?
Felger: I’m not a public transportation repair it man.
Mazz: No, me neither. What are the issues Murray? I don’t journey it sufficient.
Jim Murray: Every little thing’s catching on fireplace.
Felger: The trains hold breaking down.
Jim Murray: The tools is previous.
Felger: There’s no strategy to do it, that can fulfill folks. To do it proper you most likely should shut it down for 2 years and redo the entire thing and also you’ll lose your minds. They try to do it on the fly, you’ll lose your minds. Like, I don’t suppose there’s a path.
Mazz: Can I provide you with a mannequin that I might use? I might use the tube in London as a mannequin.
Jim Murray: So that is what I used to be considering.
Mazz: The London Tube is without doubt one of the most effective and efficient public transportation programs I’ve ever seen.
Felger: Oh, no, no, no.
Mazz: It’s freaking phenomenal.
Felger: Oh, no. So the reply is to scrap it. Like DC is nice too. There’s a variety of, you understand, there’s excessive finish type of public transportation. So that you scrap the present factor and rebuild a brand new one. Okay. Proper. Now get again to me in 5 years when it’s completed.
Mazz: Yeah. Good luck doing it right here.
Felger: That’s simply what I’m making an attempt to say.
Mazz: It’s all the time jogs my memory of the Olympics and Jimmy Stewart.
Jim Murray: Oh, proper. Yeah, we received to run. He would have been proper. It could have been an entire catastrophe as a result of now it’s a catastrophe. However you hit on it. I used to be proper. Speak to the euros. Yeah, the euros. Know the right way to do public transportation.
Mazz: Trains particularly farm it out. They’re wonderful in trains. The European trains system is superb.The Germans are additionally excellent on the trains.
Felger: They’re not. Straightforward with that remark. However we’re obsessive about our vehicles had been a-holes about our vehicles. As quickly as we are saying we’re going to chop again on this to emphasise rail service, some you understand, bosefus says “you’re not taking my automotive. You’re not taking my pickup truck.” It doesn’t work right here. You’re porked.
Mazz: Since you’re giving up freedom.
Felger: You’re porked. Sure. You’re infringing on somebody’s private freedom. I.E. their pickup truck.
Jim Murray: Faculty children heading again to highschool. Mike, you simply dropped off your oldest. Do you guys bear in mind your first faculty dorm room expertise? Was the constructing horrible?
Felger: Oh, yeah. Mine was Myles Standish Corridor, Kenmore Sq.. Oh, did I get off on the truth that Babe Ruth used to stay there? I might open up my window and scent.
Mazz: Babe Ruth?
Felger: No. I might scent the Purple Sox video games. I might scent the sausage distributors. Oh, I used to be such a dorky, sporty, I used to be so equipped, so horned up for the truth that I lived in Kenmore Sq.. I might stroll to the sport, I might scent the sport exterior my window after I opened it. At the least the sausage vendor. Babe Ruth used to stay there. And what I actually bear in mind is what a dork my roommate was. After I received there, my roommate put up two posters on his wall. True story. One was. He was a Jewish fellow, which I’m half Jewish, so I’m not making a remark right here, however I’m simply telling you what he put up on the wall.
Mazz: I put up posters on my wall, however I needed to take them down when my dad and mom confirmed up..
Felger: He put up, one poster was “The Anatomy of a Bagel” from Brueggers Bagels. And the opposite was Garfield.
Jim Murray: Oh, boy.
And he wasn’t being ironic about it. He was a fan of Garfield. So I had a troublesome time with my roommate that first 12 months.
Mazz: I’ll make it fast. Carmichael Corridor, Tufts College. I used to be on the third ground. The Purple Sox performed the Mets that World Sequence. One of many children within the dorm who lived on the identical facet I did threw his TV out the window, smashed within the car parking zone, once they misplaced. I’m nonetheless regarded this present day as the one that did that, regardless that I didn’t do it. So for some purpose I’ve gone down at Tufts folklore. In actual fact, I’ve informed you Debbie Dalton, who’s the son of the previous GM of the Bruins. Positive. 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 can’t consider you threw your TV out the window throughout the World Sequence. I mentioned, that wasn’t me. That’s like city legend.
Felger: Yeah. You’re probably not that form of man.
Mazz: No, however I used to be drunk as a skunk that evening when it occurred. I’ll inform you that.
Jim Murray: Query quantity three, the compact disc simply turned 40 years previous yesterday. Do you bear in mind the primary CD you got?
Felger: I’m going to say most likely a Pink Floyd. As a result of the sound I bear in mind, like, you understand, I bear in mind listening to that what it seemed like. So I’m going to go along with that.
Mazz: So 82, I don’t, was the Joshua Tree out then?
Jim Murray: Oh, for certain.
Mazz: So it might have been that, or you understand what I used to do? I used to enroll in these, bear in mind these? Colombia…
Jim Murray: Oh, yeah. That’s rip-off. That was the perfect.
Felger: Oh, my God, yeah.
Mazz: Yeah, you get like 13 CD’s for a penny.
Felger: Yeah, I do know you fell for that factor on the TV commercials.
Mazz: Oh, yeah. No, no, however you then give up.
Jim Murray: Yeah. You ship them a buck, all of them present as much as your grandmother’s home, and she or he retains questioning, “why do you retain exhibiting up? Whose identify is that this? Oh, it’s only a pal nana. Good to see ya. CDs! Bye.”
Mazz: And you then give up and do it once more. Yeah.
Jim Murray: I don’t bear in mind mine. I do know. The primary tape I purchased was Wayne Chunks mosaic in 1986. Horrible. However CD, I don’t bear in mind. Shops already placing out Halloween sweet, costumes, and pumpkin flavored every thing. Is it too early? And if that’s the case, when’s the right date to start out fall?
Felger: Yeah. Labor Day is the reply to that. And everybody’s too early on every thing now. Nobody cares. It’s simply it’s the tradition. It’s like nobody can simply cease and type of the place you might be and what you’re doing.
Jim Murray: Embrace. What it’s.
Felger: It’s all the time simply looking forward to the subsequent factor and it’s like, it’s what it’s at this level. However the, the reply is Labor Day.
Mazz: I might say Columbus Day weekend. It’s what it needs to be like Columbus Day weekend. However I’ll provide you with October 1st for the Halloween stuff like, okay, as a result of no person’s going to attend until the tenth or no matter Columbus Day is. I don’t even know when it falls this 12 months. Method too early.
Jim Murray: It’s too early for pumpkin spice. Just like the pumpkin beers are out. It’s not time for that. Remaining query. So that you’ve heard the track of the summer season. We had that query a number of weeks again. Many individuals now declaring the drink of the summer season. What’s it? Final 12 months apparently was the espresso martini. In 2020, The Aperol spritz. Do you’ve gotten a drink for the summer season?
Felger: So, no, I did return to an previous standby. Was once my drink, Mount Homosexual rum and tonic with a lime.
Mazz: Mm hmm.
Felger: However I did. I simply went to New Orleans. I’m this man that after I go someplace, I would like you to pound me with no matter you make finest. You realize. I’m not a choosy eater. I’ll eat something. So if I am going, I went to Spain simply pound me with Spanish drinks and Spanish rice and Spanish meals. I’ll eat it. So I used to be simply in New Orleans and I used to be consuming, um. Oh, God. Now I’m blanking on the identify?
Jim Murray: Hurricane?
Felger: No, no bourbon drinks.
Jim Murray: Oh.
Felger: Previous granddad, not. No. What’s the identify of that, umm?
Jim Murray: Quaint?
Felger: An quaint, quaint. I used to be consuming previous fashions this weekend.
Jim Murray: They’ll knock you out.
Felger: In New Orleans as a result of I’m like, I’m right here. You do you. I’m right here to do you. So that you pound me with previous fashions and Oh, boy, I’m not a foodie, Murray, you understand me. Right here’s my philosophy with consuming meals…order meals, eat meals, go house and don’t suppose twice about it. The those who obsess over what they’re consuming and perseverate over what they eat and order and is like, Oh my God, I can’t standit. It drives me nuts. Order meals, eat meals, go house. That’s it. New Orleans is the one place I do wish to….
Jim Murray: Finest delicacies within the nation
Felger: Oh, my God. The one place I care about consuming is New Orleans. And, boy, it delivers each time.
Mazz: So vodka sodas are my go to. However I’ll say of late…whiskey bitter.
Jim Murray: Oh and also you get these from the zing zangs too within the cans.
Mazz: Yeah. The whiskey bitter.
Felger: You need the perfect whiskey bitter within the metropolis? you ever go the D’Luxe within the South Finish?
Mazz: Ohhh, I do not forget that place.
Felger: You’d prefer it. It’s kitschy. I believe it’s nonetheless there. It’s on Clarendon Road.
Mazz: Gasper’s form of joint.
Felger: The D’Luxe on Clarendon Road within the South Finish. Finest whiskey bitter…At the least 20 years in the past after I was going finest whiskey bitter within the metropolis.
Jim Murray: And I am going with a painkiller, which is sort of a mai tai with coconut milk. It’s very summery drink.
Mazz: And a bit candy tooth.
Jim Murray: All proper, so concludes.
Felger: Okay, there it’s. Not an excessive amount of blood within the water there.