Tom E. Curran - Quick Slants - Dragon Rules

Jul 14, 2005
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I have to say this show cracks me up. Lots of humor but still good analysis by Tom E. (aka Dragon on WEEI). It is different and not for everyone, but still worth taking a look at if you haven't seen it on CSNNE.COM . Check it out....it will probably only take one show to see where you stand......
 

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I normally like Curran but this show is trying way too hard to be hip and edgy. I'd much rather see Tom being Tom, I won't go out of my way to watch this.
 

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I think this is Tom being Tom. He's got a quirky personality that I enjoy. I'm liking the energy he brings to the show. It's a fun half hour. The puppet rules and the girl isn't bad, either. Right now Quick Slants and NFL Matchup are my two favorite NFL themed shows to watch this season.
 
The show is supposed to be interactive and the viewers can send in questions/comments via facebook. So last week he said to the audience, "Got more comments or questions? Keep 'em coming and unload all over Mary (Paoletti, his female sidekick)." She looked horrified at this (unintended I think) double entendre...and he just laughed. This week he said something along the lines of "Send your questions into Mary, and I promise not to say something stupid that will offend her." I agree with the OP, good show and I always enjoy Curran.
 

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I think this is Tom being Tom. He's got a quirky personality that I enjoy. I'm liking the energy he brings to the show. It's a fun half hour. The puppet rules and the girl isn't bad, either. Right now Quick Slants and NFL Matchup are my two favorite NFL themed shows to watch this season.

Yeah I don't. I think he is trying way too hard in this show and it comes across as just too much. Now I only saw one show and if I came across it I guess I would give it another shot but it didn't impress me.
 

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I am smitten with Mary Paoletti. I just love the way she talks, her cadence, it's disarmingly laid back, although maybe it's a conscious effort to off-balance Curran.<br>
 

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Pretty good wit here from Paoletti on Bron Bron, answering his rhetorical questions from his new Nike "ad" if you're inclined to call it such. Especially love her answer to question one, including the veiled reference to the Boys and Girls Club facade during The Decision:

Q: Should I have my tattoo removed?
A: No. Just like getting ink done, removing it marks a moment of the irrevocable. You've got to be able to live with the decision you've made with zero regrets and not be afraid of pain. Maybe just hire someone to try to make it look like something it's not.
 

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Does he get things wrong on the show like he did with the Moss trade and the Brady rehab?
Yup. I remember before the Ravens game he said something like " Woodhead won't average 3.9 ypc against the Ravens. Haloti Ngata has chunks of belly button lint bigger than Danny Woodhead."

On 2nd thought, he was right, Woody didn't average 3.9 YPC
 

Jackson

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Yup. I remember before the Ravens game he said something like " Woodhead won't average 3.9 ypc against the Ravens. Haloti Ngata has chunks of belly button lint bigger than Danny Woodhead."

On 2nd thought, he was right, Woody didn't average 3.9 YPC
You're right. He averaged 5.7 YPC.
 

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Damn.  It wasn't the best show ever, but she was the perfect sounding board for Curran's zaniness.  Wonder if they give Kay Adams a bigger role on the show?  I wouldn't complain.
 

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Mary Paoletti's final Quick Slants starting in a minute on CSNNE.