2. The silver lining of the whole Josh Howard/national anthem brouhaha is that it has Steve Blow and James Ragland doing their Talking Race bit again. This one is actually not too bad, since it involves an actual topic and not Blow just ticking down a list of stereotypes. That said, I would enjoy the series much, much more if it were retitled “I Have a Black Friend.”
3. Ignore the giant flames you see in Frisco this morning. Just a little gas line repair. Nothing to see here. Except giant flames. Actually, if you need me, I’ll be up in Frisco, using the fire as a backdrop for my one-man YouTube version of Die Hard.