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Steal from Channel 8's old Let Me Speak To the Manager and The Ticket's old Ask the Hard Line and what do you get?

A Tuesday variably recurring time-waster featuring a bunch of people asking questions and one poor schmuck doing all the answering.

Q: Who do you consider the most knowledgeable sports personalities in town?

   A: Hmm. I think Randy Galloway probably has the best personal info on players, coaches and owners. I think Norm Hitzges has the best statistical perspectives. But if I got to sit down with one person and pick their brain for an hour, it'd be Brad Sham. He is wise.

Q: How long does it take you to write an average blog item? Is it research or just off the top of your head?

   A: Obviously I try to provide a mix of each. If you can't tell them apart then I absolutely suck.

Q: You're always posting photos of hot girls on Sportatorium. Are you married? Does your wife care? Is she hot? If so, post a photo.

   A: Married since 2002. Let's just say the wife is a very understanding woman. And, in your case, a very camera-shy woman.

Q: When will Gordon Keith get out of doing morning drive yuck monster?

   A: I personally think Gordo is the most talented guy in Dallas radio. He's dabbled in TV, but let's face it, six-figures as a yuck monkey isn't a bad gig.

Q: Are you retarded?

   A: Clincally, no.

Q: Your musical taste bites. Any concerts you're going to this summer so I can avoid them?

   A: I'm saving my nickels for the Austin City Limits Festival in October. Where else can you get Pearl Jam and Thievery Corporation on the same bill? See you there.

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