Baumann and Burch Conversations #6: NBA Fantasy Draft, 2018-19 Edition

In this conversation, we decide to get away from the arts for a minute and go back to sports while they’re still hot. We draft new teams for every franchise in the NBA, chat about which teams interest us most, take you through the playoffs, and of course decide where LeBron is going. (Here’s the… Read More Baumann and Burch Conversations #6: NBA Fantasy Draft, 2018-19 Edition

Baumann and Burch Conversations, #3: The Worst Greatest Thing

In the following talk, Tim and Matt discuss a concept that’s been floating around their conversation for a while: “the worst greatest thing.” Matt gives his bands takes, Tim gives his movies takes, and both weigh in on novelists. What follows is a lightly edited conversation in lieu of a podcast. Happy reading, all. Tim:… Read More Baumann and Burch Conversations, #3: The Worst Greatest Thing

Baumann and Burch, Episode 35: The One Where Tim Finds Out Where Matt Used to Live

The NBA Draft just happened, and we are here to give our thoughts and spread the word about Kuzma’s mother. Join us as we are surprisingly up on the Magic and Suns, laugh at the Pistons, find space to hate Bryan Colangelo, have our yearly Kings discussion, and more. (Be slightly careful with the volume… Read More Baumann and Burch, Episode 35: The One Where Tim Finds Out Where Matt Used to Live

Baumann and Burch, Episode 33: And Everyone Hates the Clippers

Matt and I haven’t had a night at the B&B B&B in a little while, so we decided to talk NBA together in an effort to be relevant. We put in our two cents about the Boogie Cousins drama (#freeboogie), wonder about the legacies of the Grizzlies and Clippers, and try to predict which team… Read More Baumann and Burch, Episode 33: And Everyone Hates the Clippers

Baumann and Burch, Episode 25: B&B Presents 25 for 25

In honor of our twenty-fifth episode, we’ve decided to talk about a famous thing with the number “30” in it. Since 30 for 30s are universally popular, we’ve decided to return to sports and talk about some topics – overwhelmingly, as we’ve found out, from our childhoods – which deserve some press. In this episode,… Read More Baumann and Burch, Episode 25: B&B Presents 25 for 25

Baumann and Burch, Episode 17: Ben Simmons Chosen by the Philadelphia Karma Chameleons

Matt and I don’t usually do podcasts based on like, what is actually happening in real life right now, but as NBA fans and draft nuts generally who fancy the Sixers and Lakers, we thought now was a good time to start. We review the NBA Draft: happy thoughts on our teams, lol-based thoughts about… Read More Baumann and Burch, Episode 17: Ben Simmons Chosen by the Philadelphia Karma Chameleons

It’s Bailout Season, and Other Last Thoughts on the Old Sixers

Last night’s draft lottery was hypnotic. The Sixers finally won the darn thing; for an evening, before Philadelphia begins to dissect Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram only to be surprised when Jamal Murray goes first overall (I’m kidding, probably), we could enjoy the dream of a first overall selection. The Process, which has been roundly… Read More It’s Bailout Season, and Other Last Thoughts on the Old Sixers