The Greatest

Another momentous week calls for a momentous podcast with Ricochet Editor-In-Chief Jon Gabriel sitting in for Rob Long. We’ve got Washington Post political correspondent Bob Costa on Trump and Bezos, and almost independent Presidential candidate David French, who clues us in on what might have been. Finally, some thoughts about The Greatest, Muhammad Ali. RIP.

Music from this week’s episode:

The Boxer by Simon and Garfunkel

The brand new opening sequence for the Ricochet Podcast was composed and produced by James Lileks.

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There are 14 comments.

  1. Inactive

    Assuming here that the Greatest refers to the subtle ringside genius of EJHILL.

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    • June 10, 2016, at 11:18 AM PDT
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  2. Member

    Casey:Assuming here that the Greatest refers to the subtle ringside genius of EJHILL.

    Lileks as Don King? Oh man, that’s amazing.

    • #2
    • June 10, 2016, at 11:26 AM PDT
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  3. Podcaster

    Mama used to say PhotoShoppers are like a jar of Planters… Any nut can do it. I’m just Gumping my way through history, folks…

    • #3
    • June 10, 2016, at 11:55 AM PDT
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  4. Member

    Ricochet Audio Network:

    The brand new opening sequence for the Ricochet Podcast was composed and produced by James Lileks.

    I just can’t get used to the new opening sequence without the “I have a scream” sample.

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    • June 10, 2016, at 1:02 PM PDT
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    Blue Yeti Post author

    Peter Meza:

    Ricochet Audio Network:

    The brand new opening sequence for the Ricochet Podcast was composed and produced by James Lileks.

    I just can’t get used to the new opening sequence without the “I have a scream” sample.

    Change is hard. The struggle is real.

    The opening is evolving. Going to do some work on it this week, in fact.

    • #5
    • June 10, 2016, at 1:09 PM PDT
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  6. Member

    Hillary, Johnson, and Trump, Oh My!

    “He flouts reality, flouts his flouting of reality, tells lies, tells lies about his lies, contradicts himself, contradicts his contradictions—and does all of this openly, as a matter of course, and without blushing or being slightly flustered by his patent disregard for facts and logic.”

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    • June 10, 2016, at 2:01 PM PDT
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  7. Coolidge

    Casey:Assuming here that the Greatest refers to the subtle ringside genius of EJHILL.

    How come EJ is not given credit on the podcast post?

    • #7
    • June 10, 2016, at 2:25 PM PDT
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  8. Member

    Just read at National Review that David French consulted with Mike Murphy. That would have been enough to make me #NeverFrench.

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    • June 10, 2016, at 6:09 PM PDT
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    BD: Just read at National Review that David French consulted with Mike Murphy.

    No wonder he didn’t run. Probably spent an hour over lunch and Murphy charged him his entire weekly paycheck from NR for the privilege. (And all he got out of it was a sign that said “¡French!”)

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    • June 10, 2016, at 6:39 PM PDT
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  10. Inactive

    I’ve been opposed to a third party conservative run because I don’t want there to be grounds for a stabbed-in-the-back explanation of Trump’s defeat, but I’m definitely disappointed that I won’t be able to vote for David French.

    • #10
    • June 10, 2016, at 8:14 PM PDT
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  11. Podcaster

    Salvatore Padula: I’m definitely disappointed that I won’t be able to vote for David French.

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    • #11
    • June 10, 2016, at 9:04 PM PDT
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  12. Inactive

    BD:Just read at National Review that David French consulted with Mike Murphy. That would have been enough to make me #NeverFrench.

    Just what Republican voters want… more input from the likes of Mike Murphy.

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    • June 10, 2016, at 10:53 PM PDT
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    Don Tillman:

    Casey:Assuming here that the Greatest refers to the subtle ringside genius of EJHILL.

    Lileks as Don King? Oh man, that’s amazing.

    And is that Roberta Costa and David French I see in the crowd?

    • #13
    • June 11, 2016, at 12:51 AM PDT
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    LC

    Lileks looks quite fetching as Don King.

    • #14
    • June 11, 2016, at 9:14 PM PDT
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