December 29, 2020: Hindsight is 2020

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It’s the final episode of The Philly Frenetics Podcast for 2020, and it’s got plenty of what you’ve come to expect from each edition: Eagles-related complaints, consternation about the Sixers, and wistful reminiscences of days long past. And that’s just from Joe!

In this episode:

• The guys talk about their respective Christmases

• John Reads The News™ (4:19), featuring not one, but TWO pitchers who may have already been traded by the time you hear this

• What Are You Drinking?™ featuring a new segment, What Are You Drinking Out Of?™ (6:07)

• The Eagles’ loss to the Cowboys finally and mercifully eliminates them from playoff contention (7:40), discussion of which culminates in Joe comparing the Eagles to a dead whale and John immediately and savagely comparing the dead whale to an Eagle

• Joe remains unconvinced by The Jalen Hurts Experience, and this time he brought math (13:18)

• Quick Picks are discussed, a result is announced, and a champion is finally crowned (20:24)

• A certain former Eagle has moved on to a new career, and John has thoughts (21:06)

• Another team in town got its season started as the Sixers are just three games deep into their schedule and there are already positives and a big, hulking negative (23:55)

• The guys look back at a number of things that happened in 2020 (32:40), including:

  • Jeopardy!‘s “Greatest of All Time” tournament (36:42)
  • The Super Bowl…yeah, remember that? (40:04)
  • The Jazz-Thunder cancellation that temporarily ended sports (43:12)
  • The Last Dance (44:48)
  • MLB Opening Day (57:19)
  • John still can’t get over Blake Snell being taken out of Game 6 of the World Series, and Joe’s still mad at Justin Turner (59:19)

The Eagles are Going to the Super Bowl! The Philly Frenetics Podcast

What a time to be alive; your Philadelphia Eagles are headed back to the Super Bowl!  The guys talk at length about Sunday's NFC Championship Game, including the 49ers quarterback debacle, where Haason Reddick's playoff performance ranks among Philadelphia's all-time greats, and the narratives that cropped up in the hours after the game; then, they chat briefly about the AFC title game (44:08) and the Sixers' recent run of good form (54:51). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PhillyFrenetics and on the web at PhillyFrenetics.com. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
  1. The Eagles are Going to the Super Bowl!
  2. The Giants Were Too Small; the Eagles are Headed to the NFC Championship Game
  3. Eagles-Giants III: The Divisional Playoffs; The Sixers and Flyers are Playing, Too!
  4. Jalen's Hurt, The Coronation of Lionel Messi, and the Frenetics Christmas Spectacular
  5. Trea Turner is (Going to Be) a Phillie; Jalen Hurts Should Be the NFL MVP Favorite

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