Talking Paragraphs Podcast 121: ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ film all dragons, no dungeons, and other ramblings

126: Dan and Paul talk 'Chinese Born American,' lifesize Hot Wheels, the meaning of onomatopoeia, and not putting foie gras in your coffee Talking Paragraphs

In 1972, Dan and Paul were sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn't commit. These men promptly escaped into the void between Des Moines and Memphis. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as podcasters of fortune. If need to listen to a podcast — and no other, better podcast is available — maybe you can listen to "Talking Paragraphs." — Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
  1. 126: Dan and Paul talk 'Chinese Born American,' lifesize Hot Wheels, the meaning of onomatopoeia, and not putting foie gras in your coffee
  2. 125: Pete Davidson vs. Cocaine Bear; Bovine samaritans help cops capture crook; What is "faff" and why you should embrace it; More Elvis employee buffett delights
  3. 124: Secrets of Elvis Presley's employee buffet; It's time to retire the White House championship team visit; Baseball: War on WAR; McDonald's new iceless iced tea
  4. 123: An ode to toast; Paul's vacation adventures; Tucker Carlson, Don Lemon, and other TV dopes get fired; All hail Carol Burnett at 90; so much more
  5. 122: Paul gets a job working for … Elvis Presley?!; Nic Cage is wacky in 'Redfield'; This week's reason why Elon Musk sucks; and Paul's bad Max Scherzer joke

This week, on the world’s longest-running podcast between a journalist turned middle school teacher and a soon-to-be unemployed accountant, Dan and Paul discuss the items of lesser import, including:

  1. Paul goes to the movies: “Dungeons & Dragons”
  2. Dan stays home and watches the movie “Smokey and the Bandit”
  3. “Cocaine Bear” to Peacock
  4. Paul’s job search
  5. Chinese people are dating their chatbot
  6. Washington Commanders sold
  7. NBA playoffs: Sacramento Kings use lasers; bizarre comparison of current Memphis Grizzles to Detroit “Bad Boys”
  8. Arsenal crashing
  9. “Sound like a trapped wolf”

Daniel P. Finney wrote for newspapers for 27 years before being laid off in 2020. He teaches middle school English now. He writes columns and podcasts for, a free, reader-supported website. Please consider donating $10 a month to help him cover the expenses of this site.
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1 Comment

  1. Ng says:

    I just wanted you to know that I DO LIKE NFL FOOTBALL 🏈


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