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Host and Head Writer, Wits, American Public Media

Host, head writer, Tom Waits, and Murder Cat on @Wits and the Home Dunk podcast. DEAR LUKE, WE NEED TO TALK, DARTH is my book, now on sale

Episode #22: This Too Shall Pass, with Mark Hendrickson and Dana Burgess

infiniteguest.org — Episode #22: This Too Shall Pass, with Mark Hendrickson and Dana Burgess John explores the saying, "This too shall pass," and wonders if it helps sports fans, like himself, ignore cheating (*COUGH* newenglandpatriots *COUGH*), the systematic maiming of players, and the bending of rules (like the Jordan Rules, which maybe have another name now?).

Episode #21: The Etiquette of Trash Talking and The Tournament of Names: Playoff Edition

infiniteguest.org — Episode #21: The Etiquette of Trash Talking and The Tournament of Names: Playoff Edition Mike Fotis joins John to explore the psychology of Urban Meyer. Then, Neil deMause explains whether it's "stadia" or "stadiums" and how the St. Louis Rams will finance one.

Episode #20: Drama! With Nate Corddry, Kelly Dwyer, and Neil deMause

infiniteguest.org — Drama dots the sports landscape, from Cooperstown to St. Louis to Oklahoma City to Los Angeles. John Moe welcomes Nate Corddry, Kelly Dwyer, and Neil deMause to break it all down and recognize Larry Sanders as the NBA's Peter Gibbons.

A Letter to Elvis Presley From His Hound Dog.

mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Letter to Elvis Presley From His Hound Dog. Dear Elvis, You dick. You've put me in a no-win situation and I'm more than a little bit upset about it. You treat me like crap, you insult me, but yet I am, unavoidably, a hound dog and thus have no choice but to love you with blind and eternal devotion.

First Panels Of Beetle Bailey Comics Which, Taken Out Of Context Of The Remaining Panels, Provide A More Realistic Portrayal Of Life At Camp Swampy.

mcsweeneys.net — First Panels Of Beetle Bailey Comics Which, Taken Out Of Context Of The Remaining Panels, Provide A More Realistic Portrayal Of Life At Camp Swampy. Beetle and Sarge are riding in a Jeep. Beetle says, "The mechanic says we need new brake pads soon." Sarge asks, "When did he say that?"

Episode #19: The First Annual ‘Dunkies’

Episode #18: Mumps, MMA, and Jim Harbaugh’s Poetry

infiniteguest.org — Episode #18: Mumps, MMA, and Jim Harbaugh's Poetry A jam-packed Home Dunk finds John Moe considering the case of the Chicago Bears' Chris Conte, the New Yorker's Kelefa Sanneh talking about the physical toll of MMA, Dr. Matt McCarthy on the NHL's mumps epidemic, and "Jim Harbaugh" documenting his downward spiral in San Francisco.

Episode #17: Len Elmore, Lindsay Whalen, and Indentured Servitude in Tampa

infiniteguest.org — John Moe welcomes Len Elmore to discuss athletes and social activism, Lindsay Whalen to comment on the globetrotting life of a professional woman's basketball player, and Will Hobson to talk about unpaid, homeless servers at Tampa sporting events.

Top 89 of 2014 Staff Picks: John Moe

thecurrent.org — Sponsor Sponsor John Moe is the head writer and host of Wits, and also appears on air every Tuesday morning with The Throbbing Hive, an update of what's happening in technology and social media. He's also started a brand new sports podcast, Home Dunk . Here are John's picks, listed alphabetically.

Episode #16: Bill Hancock Explains The College Football Playoff

infiniteguest.org — Episode #16: Bill Hancock Explains The College Football Playoff John Moe wants to learn how the new college football playoff is going to work. Bill Hancock, the playoff's executive director, tells him. It involves Condoleezza Rice, a ceremonial hat rack, and Grapevine, Texas.
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Jan 28, 2015

My favorite Super Bowl commercial is where the Clydesdale meets a cute Dalmatian puppy then swallows it whole and drinks a Budweiser.

Jan 28, 2015

@DadofTwins02 Their job is to report on football. A reporter's job is to report on the coverage area. Some do it very well, others poorly.

Jan 28, 2015

@comfortstarr I just have little patience for reporters who feel the NFL owes them spoonfed stories. And ones who report those stories.

Jan 28, 2015

@bstiteler I'm happy that MASH is coming to Netflix. You know what I'm not happy about? This damn war.

Jan 28, 2015

RT @danreilly11: Things I didn't know until yesterday: Leslie Jones is 47 and the oldest cast member in SNL history vult.re/18uG7tr

Jan 28, 2015

@DadofTwins02 Any reporter whose livelihood depends on their subject "playing along" should find a different line of work.

Jan 28, 2015

RT @ditzkoff: An all-female Ghostbusters? What's next, an all-male hierarchy perpetuated throughout thousands of years of recorded history?

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