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Phil & Kevin, talking over Skype, talk about what makes a great first line great—in movies, in novels, from TV shows, and from articles. And then there’s a bit about German translation. Then it’s on to the etiquette of shooting down relatives and Facebook friends with Snopes.com links. Then, Phil’s Best-Worst Thing on the Internet This Week is simply amazing, and amazingly wrong.
Run time: 39:47
Edna Buchanan covered the murder for the Herald—there are policemen in Miami who say that it wouldn’t be a murder without her—and her story began with what the fried-chicken faction still regards as the classic Edna lead: “Gary Robinson died hungry.”
Kevin: Letters of Note (Particularly (NSFW): “Mickey Mantle’s outstanding experience at Yankee Stadium” and The Tiger Oil Memos)