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The Official Waiting For Next Year Podcast

Hosted by Craig Lyndall, the Waiting For Next Year podcast is about Cleveland sports mostly. Other topics include the media, culture and anything else we feel like talking about.
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Dec 27, 2013
Denny and Jon and I talked about lots of stuff.
  • Denny waiting out the baby
  • The water breaking isn’t always totally obvious
  • Is Denny uniquely qualified compared to Craig to handle the birth in the hospital?
  • Birthing classes and how strange they are
  • Converting movies onto iPads
  • Am I breaking laws when I back up movies to my iPad
  • Re-reading books through iBooks that you read as a kid
  • Spotify and how it works for artists
  • Scooby Doo and how Ben loves it
  • Do you watch the Oscars?
  • Do you care about them?
  • Going to the movies
  • Jon doesn’t even like movies anymore
  • The Christmas without family while waiting for Arfie
  • Skype calls to get home for the holidays
  • Jon’s Christmas at home
  • Protecting the home Christmas so the kids can wake up in their own house
  • Do you like to drive for the holidays?
  • The chemist looks at ingredients
  • The look of horror that a mom gives to a dad
  • Moms who do researching

Oct 11, 2013

This week was light on podcasts because my life got in the way, but I still got Casual Friday in with Denny.

Field Turf fields and how novel they were when Denny was in high school
The cost of putting in a field turf field
Co-ed sports and rag-tag teams that are tossed together
Denny’s egregious foul
Denny getting chippy with the competition
Playing rec leagues for charity
Pink in the NFL for awareness
The awareness arms race
The ribbon shaped bagels at Panera
The Microsoft Office Live yellow commercial scroll looked like flags
XBox and video game platforms
Mobile gaming vs. MP3 players
FLAC files and OGG Vorbis files
The console gaming industry that slows down the PC gaming industry
Diablo 2 and Medal of Honor
Chief Wahoo article on WFNY by Andrew
Denny and why his not understanding Craig’s post about Stevie
Facebook commenters don’t read posts and just comment
The cost of changing with the Indians
The Rock and Roll Half Marathon and being pumped up for your friends
Denny’s lack of marathon training
Matt Schaub and fans chasing him down

Sep 13, 2013

Another week of Casual Friday in the books talking to Denny. We talked about away fans, Apple (the company,) home construction, brand rivalries and preferred vacation styles.

The Browns playing in Baltimore and Denny’s lack of desire to go to the game
Away team gear in a foreign stadium
Away fan cheering and the desire for confrontation
Women walking around without fear of physical confrontation
The chain home depot vs. the neighborhood hardware store
Fixing a cracking roof
Old school roof tarring
Using safety equipment doesn’t make you a wuss
How old is a house with plaster walls?
Plaster is more artistry than it is technical know-how
Vacation preferences… Resort or rental house?
Resort experiences
Acting like you’re a local when you’re on vacation
Watching movies on the way down is selfish for parents
Being underwhelmed by the iPhone announcement and Apple
TV technology will continue to underwhelm
iPad mini and what to get when you get frozen by specs
How important is the retina display?
How much time we spend arguing and parsing technological decisions
Where does the brand rivalry come from and where is it perpetuated?
Totino’s pizza rolls
Having access to a deep fryer in your house
Craig nearly setting his house on fire
J Roddy Walston and the Business

Sep 6, 2013

Denny and I continue the Casual Friday series of podcasts with talk about fantasy football, beer pong, Brian Dunkleman and more.

Why do people hate Ryan Seacrest?

Thinking about Brian Dunkleman

Denny’s brush with bro dude beer guy at a party

How do you play beer pong?

Is it beer pong or Beirut?

Craig’s fantasy draft moving to an auction style

Fantasy basketball

Instantaneous reaction and how it affects your relationship with art

Running and the NYC marathon

Trying not to sound like a snob

Running on towpaths vs. roads

Jun 14, 2013

Denny and I decided to do a casual Friday podcast and it went in all sorts of directions. Here's what we discussed.

  • Holding back podcasts and why it doesn’t make sense

  • Magic Hat and how many I drink

  • 21st amendment Back in Black IPA

  • Eagle rare 10-year bourbon

  • Kamchatka vodka

  • Making bitters and what exactly they are

  • Bitters aren’t a mixer as much as they’re an additive

  • Growing basil

  • Selling Bonsai trees in Solon

  • Soccer and how people want you to prove that it’s good to watch

  • The American Outlaws and how awesome they are

  • USMNT vs. Germany in RFK

  • USMNT vs. Belgium in FirstEnergy Stadium

  • Field turf and learning to play soccer on football fields

  • Kids and what kinds of expectations you have for your kids

  • Sigur Ros and Jonsi - The Tallest Man on Earth

  • Jason Isbell and his new streaming album

  • Ryan Bingham and Crazy Heart

  • Queens of the Stone Age’s new album

  • The National’s new album and the ambient sound similar to Explosions in the Sky

  • Iron and Wine and the love of horn sections

  • Sam Beam and his growing career

  • Kiss Each Other Clean

  • Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova, The Swell Season, The Frames and Once the movie

  • The Drive-by Truckers

  • The neighborhood store and how the local hardware store should thrive

  • Denny’s hardware store burnt down

  • This is the End with Brian Spaeth

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