3...2...1.....1....2.....3.....what the heck is bothering me?! Bob Costas! Man this is such a spottin' dimes/eatin' onions video for me. On the one had as a broadcast journalist (let me live the lie) I feel this reporter so much. Like being on time is everything in broadcasting. Especially in the TV realm. Chances are this guy has been working on a Jaguars training camp report all day. Just sweating his ass off watching Blaine Gabbert complete 42% of his passes while trying to figure out some way to spin it so Jaguar fans stop reading don't kill myself books. So after a long day of that you want at least see the fruits of your labor. Then good ol' 234234 Emmy Award winning Bob Costas runs 6 minutes over and cashes in your whole day of work. Plus the news started an hour later as is because of the Olympics running late. So in that regard I see where this bro is coming from.
But on the other side; it's frieking Bob Costas! This would be like getting mad at the Pope because Easter mass ran 4 minutes over. Bob is broadcasting royalty. I've idolized this guy ever since he and the John Tesh NBA on NBC theme occupied every Sunday afternoon of my youth. The man has made more important calls and produced more special reports than this guy will ever see in his life. One time in 8th grade we had to do a 'career paper' where we described what we wanted to be. I wanted to be a play by play man just like Bob. So as a part of this project we had to write a letter to a business asking what we had to do to make our dreams come true. I wrote to NBC and got a hand written postcard back. Not from Costas, but there's like a 3% chance he was in the room where these postcards were stacked. Still the third best day of my life.
So as you can see it splits right down the middle. Most funny part of the video though is where this guy collects himself and says he loves Bob at the end. Like his subconscious caught up to him; 'ummmmmm, maybe we shouldn't be calling out the most powerful sports broadcaster on the planet right now.' Costas about to go Shooter McGavin on this guy; 'I eat pieces of sh$3 like you for breakfast!'
PS: I just read back that Costas paragraph. Safe to say if Bob goes missing my basement might not be a bad place to start looking.
Double PS: You better believe 'broadcast journalist' is on my resume as my profession. In the stricest interprestation of the word bloggin is 'journalsim.' It's like Christian Laettner on the Dream Team. It's barely there but it's still on the team!