Director, performer and poker player SCOTT GOLDSTEIN talks about the fisticuffs of his youth, his impromptu visit to the David Letterman Show, Chicago sports, politics and the Mad Max series.
1:00 A poker tournament in New Orleans did not go Scott’s way.
4:50 Scott remembers Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood before gentrification. We go down the rabbit hole of donnybrooks and melees from Scott’s younger days.
15:30 Scott’s jokey Facebook post about the David Letterman Show backfired in the best way possible.
21:15 Talking about the Blackhawks leads to a critique of Bradley Cooper, David O. Russell & Cameron Crowe movies. Scott shares his thoughts on the dismissal of former Bulls Coach, Tom Thibodeau, and the NBA.
32:25 Mike Huckabee joked about wishing he was transgender when he was a teen. Rick Santorum pre-emptively disagrees with the Pope’s encyclical on climate change.
46:00 We discuss the Duggar family and the Quiverfull Movement.
49:15 The Hoosier Lottery has 5 chances to win 20 years of bacon. Yum Brands will stop using some artificial ingredients in their fast food. We wonder about our post-apocalyptic survival.
54:15 MAD MAX SPOILERS: Scott is not only a fan of Mad Max Fury Road, but of the whole Mad Max series. He’ll eventually see Avengers: Age of Ultron.
1:05:35 Scott posts pics and texts from poker tables he’s playing at. He digs into why he enjoys poker.