The Download with Justin Kaufmann 7-13-16 Live Blog
It looks like it’s going to be a stormy night but we’ll keep you company until 11pm!
As always, stay tuned to WGN for all the latest storm news. Rob Martier is all over it.
Check out the great work Mike Fourcher is doing at The Daily Line.
Nice from the (708)
Check out Jessi’s book! So funny.
“Tomboy” Jessi Klein wearing a dress today.
Keep the rainbow pictures coming!
High praise for Jessi’s book!
Great book! loved it.<3
It is good. I’ve been recommending it. And passing along
her NYT article.
The miss v. ma’am debate rages on:
I am a 54-year-old woman and I still get the occasional
“Miss”. It is usually from a man that is younger than me and it
flatters me a for a few moments until I question if it is “sympathy”
Miss– especially if it is someone waiting on me in a store or restaurant. Like
they know it’s a way to get on a middle-aged woman’s good side. I never get
“miss” from a young woman.
Check out ACTIVATE: SMELL:
It’s time for “PickNick” and we’re picking nicknames for Joe Maddon and Theo Epstein!
Some great nicknames coming in for Theo and Joe!
For Joe Maddon: Joe the Brilliant Madman! YEAHHHH
Madden is the madster mind
Joe Madden- “Huggy Bear” He is cool just like the
character from Starsky and Hutch.
Joe Maddon – The Wrigleyder (as in The Leader of
Wrigley)…..Palooka Joe …..Captain Cub……..The Cubductor…..(as in
Conductor )….The Cub Whisperer….
If Theo had walk up music it with be Boz Scaggs “Theo
/ Lido” Shuffle”
Hw bout “Mad Bad Maddon”?
Killer . Joe
Madden – The Mixologist because he skakes up the positions
Theo and the madd
The Fixer for Theo
Cool Joe or Cool Cat Mad Dog!
Hannibal-because Theo loves it when a plan comes together.
Theo is the Rain Maker! Cure for a drought!
Joe Madden… Papa Smurf… He’s older, wiser, creative and
fun…but respected by the players… And now he is true Cubbie blue, through
Leo the . Lion
Theo needs to be the whisperer or whisp since u really
don’t know what he is doing behind the scenes
More nicknames coming in!
Epipen because Theo was the shot the Cubs needed to bring
them back to life.
Preppy Peppy or Pepe Epstein
Theo Epstein….The Theocrat, The Archbishop of
Baseball….The Biz Kid…..The White Huxtable…… (Theo from the Cosby
For Maddon: “Joe Mama Madhat. For Theo: The Hebrew Hammer
or Forrest Gumpstein – he always seems to show up when something good happens.
Master Madden (Yoda)
Takes the pain away!
Teo tthe . Lion harted
Nickname for The Cubs: Maddon-Stein’s Monster
Snopp Maddy Mad
Theo – The Cub Piper
Maddon-Hoody Bear…..Theo Epstein-The Ace of Baseball (cuz
he saw the signs…Ace of Base….early 90’s hit…I Saw the Sign.)
The Mad Hatter
Or maybe just “The Sorcerer”
Theo “the mother ” eppstein
Theo the re-allll de-allll!
For Theo… How about triple “T”
Thanks for playing PickNick! And thanks for listening. We really appreciate all of your support. Talk to you tomorrow!