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KSR Show Thread, 5/22: Back at KSJail

Today’s show is back at KSJail where Ryan Lemond is still alive after surviving two nights with the ghosts. He and Matt will talk about Jaden McDaniels’ surprise announcement, whether or not KSBar is still haunted, and more.

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79 responses to “KSR Show Thread, 5/22: Back at KSJail”

  1. Realme

    Did anybody else see Drake making an ass of himself on the sidelines last night? Why does the NBA allow him to move around like that?

    1. ClutchCargo

      Surely there is some rule that no one but coaches, players and officials can be in the area in front of the scorer’s table or benches. If not, there should be.

    2. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

      “Uh, sir, you can’t be…”
      “It’s okay. I’m a famous rapper.”
      “Oh, gotcha.”

    3. RealCatsFan

      Apparently there is a different set of rules for millionaire rap stars.

    4. J-Dub421

      Money talks. Rich people have a different set of rules.

    5. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

      That is basically the same thing as the old “Do you know who I am?” card.

    6. ClutchCargo

      I don’t think it’s so much that he is rich, but more that he is famous. The NBA is probably fine with being associated with a famous rapper and looking more cool because of it. But this is a bad precedent.

    7. runningunnin.454

      Jack Nicholson and Spike Lee have to stay in their seats, sooo, Drake can too.

    8. dctawk

      In a former generation it was Spike Lee

  2. ClutchCargo

    Whose idea was it to put a dirty toilet in Ryan’s cell? That’s just nasty.

    1. Realme

      Yeah, one detail too many.

  3. RealCatsFan

    Hold the phone (or something else!) Are you telling me that Ryan is actually using that commode they put in his cell? Eeeeewwwww!

    1. ClutchCargo

      I don’t think so, since there is likely no plumbing in that area. Plus, I think the health department might have a problem with that being out there in the restaurant.

    2. Realme

      No it was artificially made to look dirty. Even Ryan wouldn’t be dumb enough to use an unconnected toilet.

    3. J-Dub421

      There’s no way he’s using an open toilet in the middle or a restaurant. It would be a health hazard, and they’d be shut down. Also, it’s not hooked up to plumbing.

    4. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

      Chamber pot?

    5. RealCatsFan

      So did someone drop one of those fake dueces in it? 😀

    6. RealCatsFan

      I wonder if the staff at KSBar are leading the donations to bail him out?

  4. runningunnin.454

    I’m assuming Trump didn’t pardon Ryan; lol, however, tonight at 8 p.m. Turner Classic Movies is showing Cool Hand Luke in his honor.

    1. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

      Oh, I have to record that!

  5. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

    Hey, random question I meant to ask after the Justin Rogers commitment:

    Speaking of O linemen, why did my man Bunchy Stallings not get drafted? He was an All American! I know sometimes even with an AA you’ll hear from the combine that some measurable wasn’t great (a step slow, not quite big enough, etc.), but I never heard anything one way or another.

    1. J-Dub421

      No clue. I thought he should have been drafted. However, he did get picked up as a free agent.

    2. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

      Oh well, just like Josh, he was a 2 star (in at least 1 service) and proved that ranking wrong. Hopefully he’ll do it again.

      I’ll just never forget that not only did he go to HS in Bham, but the thing with Brown and Schlarman walking through the snow to get to the school and spending the night with the students who were stranded.

    3. J-Dub421

      Our coaching staff really is great.

  6. RealCatsFan

    McDaniels – meh, what a tease. And Washington BB will continue to suck as usual. SMH

    1. runningunnin.454

      I’m a bit confused; under the McDaniels thread, two commenters said, “Why are we talking about him, it’s football season…huh, where, it’s May.
      Another comment implied that we tip off basketball in August…I’ve not seen that, Huh?

    2. ClutchCargo

      I learned all I needed to know when I read that he chose Washington. No point in obsessing over someone who isn’t coming here.

    3. J-Dub421

      Kid better learn to like the spotlight and cut the apron strings. Right now he’s Bolden 2.0 as far as I’m concerned.

    4. RealCatsFan

      Part of me would really like to get the Big Dog involved with our basketball recruiting as well as football. 😉

    5. ClutchCargo

      He would go down there and clean that stuff up. 😉

    6. RealCatsFan

      ***LIKE*** 🙂

    7. J-Dub421

      Vince Marrow is a gem.

  7. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

    Holy crow, can we get a commercial besides the Shark Tank girl? “I was just a widdle small fwyyyyyy.”

    1. Realme

      I could do without Seen Hannity’s coffee commercial.

    2. RealCatsFan

      I could do without Hannity period.

  8. ClutchCargo

    A no-call is definitely a call. We learned that all too well when LSU got away with basket interference to win the game in Rupp.

    1. J-Dub421

      Shot clock no call 2015.

    2. ClutchCargo

      I had managed to kind of block that from my memory, but yeah.

    3. J-Dub421

      That was a non-call that absolutely affected the outcome of the game.

  9. Realme

    Think Matt will let any callers finish a thought today?

  10. J-Dub421

    Memphis needs the beat the Charlottes of the world before Penny is going to get a crack at us.

    1. J-Dub421

      *to beat, not the beat. Come on coffee, wake my brain up.

  11. ClutchCargo

    I don’t understand why people think that you have to play somebody just because they want to challenge you to play them. Penny is publicly saying that he wants to play UK because his team needs it much more than UK does.

    1. J-Dub421

      Lots of coaches want to try to make a name for themselves at our expense. No, just no. Lower ranked fighters don’t automatically get a title shot. You have to work your way up.

  12. J-Dub421

    Jumping the shark in sports: Michael Jordan trying to play baseball.

    1. ClutchCargo


  13. ClutchCargo

    Matt doesn’t seem to understand what jumping the shark means.

    1. robukpt

      Yeah, that was my call. I’d argue Jordan doesn’t fit the criteria bc he went on to win 3 more titles. Now coming back and going to Washington fits for me. The expanded topic would be the other SEC moments that could be considered jumping the shark.

      Ps. I still argue the bears qualify bc they poured everything into that title but haven’t done anything g since. Just bc you remember doesn’t disqualify it. That’s why we remember jumping the shark in the first place. Fits to me.

    2. J-Dub421

      Jordan flamed out hard in baseball though. Jordan thought he could easily switch to another sport because he’s a great athlete. He was very wrong. Different sports require completely different sets of skills.

    3. RealCatsFan

      Further supports my notion that Bo Jackson may have been the greatest overall athlete in history. Too bad he got injured.

    4. ClutchCargo

      Jordan jumped that shark prematurely when he played baseball, because he still had something left in the tank. Not so sure about the Superbowl Bears, since playing good football is what they are supposed to do, and it wasn’t done as a desperation move to maintain relevance.

  14. runningunnin.454

    I listened to Matt and Drew on Finebaum yesterday; entertaining, and I thought they did a good job.
    But they certainly have no qualms about pi$$ing off other fan bases, hah
    One guy called them a couple of knuckleheads, and another sent a tweet to Matt, “Your and idiot”…ha ha, I’m assuming he didn’t really attend LSU.

    1. J-Dub421

      I am consistently astounded/appalled by how many people don’t know basic grammar.

    2. RealCatsFan

      And texting has only made it worse. Smart phones make us dumber.

  15. RealCatsFan

    EJ simply cannot hold Nerlens’ (or AD’s) jock strap when it comes to defense. Both of those guys just had natural timing and explosiveness for shot blocking that I don’t think you can teach.

    1. ClutchCargo

      Nerlens was like a giant Ashton Hagans with the way he could just take the ball away from guys routinely.

    2. RealCatsFan

      Yeah, I forgot how good he was at defense besides shot blocking.

    3. J-Dub421

      Nerlens led our team in steals that year as well.

  16. dctawk

    Does my heart good to see UK homers in places where others are forced to listen or turn it off.

  17. RealCatsFan

    Beshear being nominated for the Dem’s was a disappointment for me. He was the least desirable of the 3 leading candidates for me. I honestly think they would have had a better chance of taking down Bevin with one of the other two.

    1. Realme

      Yeah, I would have loved to be rid of both of them. Bet Matt is crushed about his buddy Edelen getting beat.

    2. ClutchCargo

      This is what happens when less than 18% of registered voters bother to even show up to vote. People all over the world have fought for the right to vote and we don’t even think it’s worth our time. Sad.

    3. RealCatsFan

      Yeah, for me it is kind of like the presidential election all over again. Is this the best we can do? NOPE!

    4. RealCatsFan

      I would have loved to have voted, but since I am registered as Independent I am not allowed to. Dumb rule that only adds to partisan politics.

    5. Realme

      Same, RCF. The fact that people join and blindly follow one of two teams causes a lot of what’s wrong with government.

    6. ClutchCargo

      I guess it prevents one party’s voters from sabotaging the other party by bumping up a terrible candidate. But it kind of works out that way unintentionally, and you’re right that it promotes partisan politics. When we elect people based on what they oppose, that’s a recipe for bad politics in my opinion.

    7. RealCatsFan

      Well, with 18% voting I don’t think you would see that much sabotage.

    8. Realme

      I mean, I hate both parties. As an independent, I might be tempted to sabotage…

    9. RealCatsFan

      Yeah, I would sabotage BOTH parties. 😀

    10. ClutchCargo

      It’s based on the percentage of votes cast, so I would argue that the ability to sabotage would be even greater when fewer people vote.

  18. ClutchCargo

    That’s too bad about Lee Cruise getting fired.

    1. Realme

      I don’t think he even meant his comments the way people took them. I could be wrong but I think the witch hunt was unfair and misguided.

    2. RealCatsFan

      That’s what happens when suits get involved…

  19. ClutchCargo

    Ummm… a mare is not a male horse, Matt. lol

    1. Realme

      He’s so dumb.

  20. Realme

    Ryan’s Whoooaaaaa after Matt said “if I was considering doing a horse…” was kind of genius just now.

  21. RealCatsFan

    Oh good lord – a filly is a juvenile female (colt is the male counterpart), and a mare is an adult female horse (stallion for the male). C’Mon, guys, you live in HORSE COUNTRY!

  22. UKrailbird

    Also, it is Country House…not Country Horse. Matt and his on-air staff are so uninformed, it is embarrassing.

    1. J-Dub421

      He knows it’s Country House. It’s a running joke.