At the age of 6, while watching Bill Russell win his 11th NBA championship with the Boston Celtics, Gary Waleik developed the belief that he’d not only produce a sports show for National Public Radio someday, but that he’d do it for decades. What else could provide such a dazzling weekly display of soul-satisfying absurdity, intrigue and humor?

While not working on the program, Gary likes to discuss music, fly fishing and how absurd it is that John Perotti thinks the Cincinnati Bengals will ever amount to a hill of beans…