May 10, 2013
Ben and Sam talk to Sports on Earth Senior Writer Will Leitch about the evolution of baseball coverage and the fan’s relationship with sports media.
- Conflicts between beat writers and fans
- Writer criticism and lack of anonymity
- Abundance of high quality sports writing
Will's pre-record banter about cricket noises and the Honda Fit.
Bird noises in Sam's backyard.
- Will is a fan of the podcast and says being a guest is like "visiting the characters on my favorite cartoon".
- Ben, Sam, & Will discuss the challenges of daily sports podcasting.
- Sam on the conflict between beat writers and fans: "...we're basically yelling at each other over things that don't matter"