This week on the Awful Announcing podcast, ESPN High Noon co-host Pablo S. Torre joins host Ben Heisler.

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Here’s a rundown of Heisler and Torre’s discussion:

  • 2:40 – Did they know how they wanted High Noon to sound from the very beginning/not explaining the joke
  • 5:00 – How he and Bomani first became friends
  • 7:05 – Pitching the show to themselves
  • 9:20 – Bomani and Le Batard as wedding guests
  • 12:00 – Learning how to do TV without compromising integrity
  • 15:20 – The power of transparency and being interesting without being “hot takey”
  • 18:05 – What he remembers from their first show
  • 18:50 – The backlash from the music playing the whole time
  • 21:40 – Working with esteemed producer Erik Rydholm
  • 24:30 – Dislike of the word “talent”
  • 25:30 – Is he responsible for “trust the process?”
  • 28:40 – Does he think Sam Hinkie will get to be a GM or executive ever again?
  • 30:38 – The irony of Hinkie being let go to be replaced by Bryan Colangelo
  • 32:30 – Can analytics eventually become commonplace in football in relation to the other sports?
  • 35:55 – Is the future of football in trouble because of its inability to evolve?
  • 38:40 – Could transparency work in favor of the NFL?

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About Andrew Bucholtz

Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.