The Detroit Cast – #973

Episode 973

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On today's show, we discussed Oprah Winfrey, Kirk Douglas, James Toback, Cam Newton, H&M, and more.

Episode Summary

The Detroit Cast discusses:  Mike getting into another Twitter war, this time over Golden Globes comments; Oprah Winfrey being touted as a possible 2020 presidential candidate after her Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance left Golden Globes audience members moved and teary eyed; Hollywood “legend” Kirk Douglas getting wheeled out for an obligatory standing ovation by his daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta Jones; filmmaker James Toback facing a growing number of sexual assault allegations, 395 to be precise; the NFL facing scrutiny after Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton appeared to play through concussion symptoms in the closing minutes of a playoff game; long-time NFL referee Jeff Triplette, who famously chucked a penalty flag into the eye of Orlando Brown ending Brown’s career, announcing his retirement as his Titans-Chiefs officiating crew faced scrutiny; the anniversary of the murder of Gianni Versace and remembering the hunt for murderer Andrew Cunanan; clothing company H&M being criticized for featuring a young African-American boy in a hoodie emblazoned with “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle”; and, email.

Here are the videos that we discussed during this episode:

Kirk Douglas appearing at the 2018 Golden Globes.

Dick Clark presenting at New Years 2010.

The Packers game that led to replacement refs being replaced.


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