The Detroit Cast – #1090

Episode 1090

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On today's show, we interviewed "The Simpsons" writer Mike Reiss and discussed Jim Brandstatter, Sacha Baron Cohen, and more.

Episode Summary

The Detroit Cast discusses:  WJR removing Jim Brandstatter from its Detroit Lions broadcast team; Zsa Zsa the English bulldog dying just weeks after winning the title of “World’s Ugliest Dog”; Sacha Baron Cohen duping Sarah Palin during a Showtime parody interview; a list of the 50 all-time-worst product flops, including New Coke, Google Glass, Cheetos Lip Balm, the E.T. video game, and more; a call with Mike Reiss, author of “Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons,” detailing his almost 30 years with “The Simpsons” and his roles writing other shows, movies, and books; and, email.

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