The Corner

Inquiring Minds

Our podcast this week is a little different — and a lot of fun, I think. Mona and I field questions from listeners. They ask excellent questions, too — about sports, music, politics, war, the fate of the West …

After the show, the producer, Scott Immergut, expressed surprise that I had quoted The Simpsons. I took mild offense to that. Time was, I was a Simpsons-quotin’ machine. Am a little out of practice, though. I also think I could do only about half the Caddyshack script now, not the whole thing.

The podcast goes out with the final notes of Beethoven’s Fidelio overture, as that opera came up in the discussion, right at the top.

Give it a whirl (the podcast, I mean, though the overture, and all of Fidelio, is okay too).

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