The Detroit Cast – #996

Episode 996

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On today's show, we discussed Shani Davis, Yura Min, Christian Fauria, Sacha Baron Cohen, and more.

Episode Summary

The Detroit Cast discusses:  their weekends, including the snowstorm cancelling Sweet Pie and Jay’s Daddy-Daughter Dance and Mike stealing 2 bags of chips; the Olympic Opening Ceremony and U.S.A. skater Shani Davis’s refusal to attend after losing a coin toss for flagbearing duties; examples of the U.S. media putting North Korea in a very good light in relation to the Olympics; snowboarder Red Gerard winning the U.S.A.’s first gold medal of the games and, apparently, having a crazy partying family; figure skater Yura Min suffering a major wardrobe malfunction during her first Olympic competition; Boston radio host Christian Fauria being suspended after doing a racist on-air Asian impression; OxyContin producer Purdue heroically announcing that it will no longer market opioid drugs to doctors; President Trump and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly receiving criticism for defending staffers Rob Porter and David Sorensen amid domestic violence allegations; Sacha Baron Cohen paying O.J. Simpson a reported $20,000 just to show up to talk about him appearing in Cohen’s new movie; a college student claiming that Spirit Airlines suggested she flush her emotional support hamster down the toilet; Singapore Airlines stewardesses being harshly warned to avoid gaining weight and ordered how to walk, talk, and wear their hair; and, email.

Here’s the Yura Min wardrobe malfunction video that we discussed.

Here’s a link to the Christian Fauria audio that we discussed.

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