After a not-so-good first half, we arrive at the All-Star break needing a rest from the Chicago Cubs, and even the Cubs themselves need a rest from the grind of baseball before they reset for the second half. Guest host Dabynsky drops by to talk Cubs… Rice and family open Continue reading Dreamcast 16: The Fault In Our Stars
In this edition of the Dreamcast, Anno had to do laundry while we recorded and Rice forgot to turn off his very loud fan, so we apologize in advance if you hear any loose change or strange noises that seem like we’re battling cyborg dragons. We talked a bit about Continue reading Dreamcast 15: #WeAreGood
Andy and Rice watch the Friday night game (spoiler: Cubs win) and talk about: Certain Cubs having some struggles, yet working hard to adjust back to what we know they can do; What the Cubs plan to do about their pitching issues this season and in the long term; …and Continue reading Dreamcast 13: What, Me Worry?
With the wackiness of the big news that dropped on Wednesday night, and the Chicago Cubs scuffling again after a solid start to their home stand, we at WSD got together to talk a bit of shop: Cubs roster moves that happened given injuries and potential loss of personnel… Mike Continue reading Dreamcast 12: The Elephant In the Room
This episode, with Anno and Andy not available due to Rice’s stupid schedule, good ol’ Dabynsky (follow him @dabynsky) came along to guest host. We also got Ryan Davis (@RyanQDavis) to hang out as well. This session was so big and long (huh huh huh) that we had to split Continue reading Dreamcast 11: Stay Classy
After a successful home stand, the Chicago Cubs go on the road to the West Coast and try to continue their recent hot streak. We take the opportunity to talk about: That stupid rainout last Saturday that robbed us (temporarily) of Cubs baseball and bobbleheads; Jason Heyward getting screwed on Continue reading Dreamcast 10: Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
As the Chicago Cubs get back on the winning track, it’s time for another episode of the Dreamcast. In this edition, we talk about: Baseball, family, and the Cubs with Rich D’Anna, our benefactor and resident minstrel; Opening up a Cubs SportsCrate with the boy and being slightly underwhelmed; Cubs Continue reading Dreamcast 9: It Was More Than Just a Game
In the midst of an extended stumble by our beloved Chicago Cubs, Anno and Rice come together to talk about the next steps and to make sure nobody kills themselves. Among topics: Extra innings madness and proposed tweaks; The team as currently constructed and whether they can bounce back; The Continue reading Dreamcast 8: Jump Off the Bandwagon
Hey folks! We’re back, and as usual we would love to have you send in questions and comments. That helps with the conversation during our Dreamcast, y’see? In this episode: Itemizing Cubs games since last time we talked; Looking at player performances and arguing for staying the course, with some Continue reading Dreamcast 7: At Least We Have Our Health
In this week’s episode of the Dreamcast, we just shoot the breeze as we establish the following… We need a more consistent format, and y’all need to fire in some e-mails and questions and stuff… Lamenting the layoffs at ESPN, including some great baseball writers… Cubs game play and how Continue reading Dreamcast 6: Hitting Our Groove