Flushing Transit Authority

Flushing Transit Authority

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A New York Mets Podcast
12: Yells For Ourselves
Aug 13 • 44 min
To kick off 2017 Subway Series author Matt Callan joins Will to talk about choosing sides in New York. Matt also talks about his upcoming book, Yells For Ourselves which chronicles the dizzying highs and lows of the Mets around the turn of the 21st…
11: George Foster’s Side Hustle
Aug 6 • 50 min
Lucas Duda and Addison Reed have left while AJ Ramos and Amed Rosario has arrived, but the losing continues, along with a strange lack of corrections and an oddly inappropriate ad sponsor. Links:Why Do We Call Them the 'Dog Days' of Summer?10 Things You…
10: Not Without My Flores
Jul 25 • 52 min
After a ComiCon mandated delay Jay and Will are back with a post All Star Break Mets hangover and some big ideas about the trade deadline. Jay provides a scene report from San Diego and Will has a controversial plan. The Mets announce a shopper friendly…
9: Store-Bought Crab Cakes
Jul 9 • 40 min
Did we get fooled into thinking a few days of good play meant the Mets got back into the race? Of course not. But it was a more innocent time, a time when we thought Bartolo might actually come back to the Mets. Links:The Wire Trailer (HBO) - YouTubeThe…
8: Quiet Dignity And Grace
Jun 25 • 63 min
The truth is undeniable, and WIll and Jay try to pick up the pieces. A sad farewell to Pete Flynn and memories of Banner Day. And what does Han Solo's fate say about the direction of the team?Links:Young Frankenstein: "Quiet dignity and grace"Asked to…
7: Should I Stay Or Should I Go
Jun 10 • 44 min
Will wants to cut bait on the season, but Jay isn't giving up, especially with the return of Cespedes, Matz and Lugo. An outfielder joins the Clash on stage, Friedman units are discussed, and a new sponsor provides a unique Mets-themed dining experience.…
6: Keep Calm And Carry On
May 29 • 57 min
Contrary to popular opinion, the season is not over. Though some potential firings and trades are bandied about. There are revelations about old coverups and new educational opportunities. And we wrestle with our inner Randy Quaid.Links:Tweet the Mets:…
5: Hold The Bullpen Door
May 14 • 42 min
Mets players are falling left and right, and yet the team's been playing well. We speculate irresponsibly about Matt Harvey's psyche. A new woodwind supplier opens in Queens.Links:Mets’ Jay Bruce has developed an attitude that helps him cope | Newsday —…
4: Panic On The Streets Of Flushing
May 1 • 46 min
Mayday! Mayday! This episode was recorded on Saturday morning — the day before Thor's lat went kablooey. So while there's much discussion of the travesties of the previous weeks, in some ways this is a conversation between innocent lambs who have no idea…
3: Feelings Above Replacement
Apr 16 • 44 min
Will and Jay review the first two weeks of the season, and a new stat is proposed: Feelings Above Replacement (FAR) measures your emotional judgement of opposing players. Also, a method for turning money into more money is revealed.Links:MLB celebrates…
2: Opening Day
Apr 3 • 59 min
It's a supersized episode to celebrate the start of the baseball season, full of stories of opening day plots and shenanigans. The proper deployment of Laguardia Airport is discussed, as is the potential canonization of Curtis Granderson. A surprising bit…
1: All Aboard
Mar 18 • 13 min
In the first episode of Flushing Transit Authority, Jay and Will introduce the podcast and describe what it is — an exploration of the Mets, Mets fandom and the narratives that surrounds sports, and what it's not — a play-by-play of the upcoming season or…