To the age-old tendency to watch a football game with the TV sound down and the radio sound up, the mavericks at FOOTBALLZ TALK have added the option of watching Monday Night Football with the TV sound down and your laptop sound up. Even though it is probably some techical violation of that thing they read at the beginning and end of every NFL broadcast, these dudez have spent the last two seasons doing for the NFL what MST3K did for bad movies.
Oh Year End List Makers:This week (the second to
last of the Footballz broadcast schedule) we reap the benefits of a sports media
that is a slave to the whims of the Big Markets. Let me set up a hypothetical
for you. Two teams have the sterling records of 7-6 and 4-9 going into a game,
and even the 7-6 team has a very slim (almost no) chance of making the playoffs.
As we approach the end of the regular season, non-playoff people (that includes Footballz Talk, since MNF ends before the playoffs, and we would not want to pollute
the great import of the Second Season with our blatherings) begin to reflect on what has transpired over these past 14 weeks.
Week 13: when
the NFL hits the doldrums. The Baltimore Ravens usually sit someplace between
boring and deplorable. Ray Lewis just seems like a dick and they manage to make
purple the snooziest (<-- that is some new West Coast slang)
color, so they are like Opposite Prince. Joe Flacco is from Delaware -- he was Delaware
Foot Ballz Talk is a live
internet broadcast in which “two guys talk about football during a Monday night
and play records.” It is produced by Mac and TD (familiar to fans of the musical endeavors Big
Digits and Bodega Girls), and has been described by us (not by them) as “Mystery Pigskin Theater 3000