FanGraphs Audio: Rob Neyer, Person You’ve Heard Of

Episode Sixty-One
In which the guest is really moving up in the world.

Headlines
Neyer’s New Job
The Art of Blogging (Whatever That Is)
NBC’s Thursday Night Lineup
… and other amusing tangents!

Featuring
Rob Neyer, National Baseball Editor

Finally, you can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other feeder things.

Audio on the flip-flop. (Approximately 45 min play time.)

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26 Responses to “FanGraphs Audio: Rob Neyer, Person You’ve Heard Of”

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  1. Telo says:

    Does Rob Neyer really bird watch? That would be disappointing.

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  2. Nick says:

    Rob is busy waiting for the SF Giants immediate demise. 2010 was pure luck. Won’t happen again.

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    • Eric B says:

      Giants fans are in desperate need of some perspective. Why would Rob (or anyone else other than Dodger fans, for that matter) specifically dislike the Giants? People just don’t care enough about the Giants (or 95% of the rest of MLB) to be biased against them. Claims of bias reveal more about the claimant than the target of the complaint.

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      • Eric B says:

        Ok, so I should have said “Some giants fans.” Don’t mean to lump them all in here. I just don’t understand why (judging by the traffic at Neyer’s former employer’s site, at least) so many Giants fans think Rob hates their team. It seems more likely that either he evaluated them objectively but incorrectly or that a lot of things broke right for them in the playoffs.

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      • Nick says:

        Exactly, Eric. Everything broke right for them and their actually quite the average team.

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      • Nick says:

        Oops, spelling fail, Obviously “they’re” and not “their”.

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  3. cjett says:

    wow, that was surprisingly boring

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  4. Cuban Bee says:

    God he is awkward – but then, Carson can sound a bit maladroit on these things as well…I guess you don’t have to be a great podcaster to be an entertaining writer.

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  5. Powder Blues says:

    This was terrible, and I don’t think it was the guest…

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  6. Fred says:

    As long as they don’t grovel before the greatness of Michael Lewis and profusely mention how he’s the greatest living Non-Fiction author mid podcast it can’t be that bad.

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  7. bc says:

    Nothing is quite as interesting as listening to people recount their favourite bits from sitcoms. Only hearing stories about someone’s cat is better. Does Neyer not have a cat to talk about?

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  8. Eric says:

    Check your youtube machine you might find it there.

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