Episode 50: Daniel Strauss

Daniel Strauss

Second City actor and new father DANIEL STRAUSS shares what it’s like to sing at Wrigley Field, explains his hate of Daredevil, agrees with Joss Whedon’s tweets and retells how he met his wife.


0:00 Intro

1:00 Sammy thinks Daniel intentionally cheated on the baby name bet. Sammy also wonders when it’s appropriate to say Mazel Tov.

6:15 He is a big sports fan and got to sing the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley.

12:00 Daniel hates Netflix’s Daredevil. After 2 episodes he was DONE with it. Sammy valiantly tries to address Daniel’s points.

22:35 The Avengers 2 had the second highest grossing weekend of all time. We talk Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing and his recent tweets. Daniel recalls Disney ride malfunctions.

30:30 The Pacquiao-Mayweather fight was this weekend. Sammy breaks down the stats.

34:31 A man who sexually abused a post box was found dead. We talk about the effects of getting older on our lives.

38:53 American teens are too out of shape for military service. In a related a story, the Texas Governor asked the Texas State Guard to keep an eye on a military exercise.

45:05 President Obama thanked the Japanese Prime Minister for karate, karaoke, anime and emojis.

50:00 Daniel met his wife, Rachel, in 8th grade at summer camp.

53:26 Miss Piggy is receiving a prestigious award. Daniel get worked up at the thought of shows being remounted. He remembers the last time he was fooled by the internet.

1:01:45 Sammy wonders if Daniel worries about what Sophie will watch one day.

1:06:05 Outro, during which Daniel does not care for Sammy plugging Mark Colomb

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