A Few of Our Charitable Friends (Chet’s Take, 12-6-17)

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The holiday season is a wonderful time of the year, and it’s also a time when many charities do some of their most important work, and that includes a lot of folks in our Philly Pressbox Radio circle. Mike Barnes and Michael & Ellen Barkann continue to do terrific things at the Barkann Foundation for families in need. Kudos to …

Giving Thanks (Chet’s Take, 11-22-17)

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As I write this, it’s Thanksgiving Eve, so it’s a good time to send out a few thank yous! First of all, thank you, Rhys Hoskins … for turning a largely forgettable Phillies season into a reason to watch in August and September. Thank you, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid … for giving us signs that our four-year trust in …

A WIN WORTH WAITING FOR (CHET’S TAKE, 10-15-17)

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If you listen to our weekly Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable or follow my escapades on Facebook, you know that I missed our latest show (other than a cameo phone visit) because I was vacationing in the United Kingdom. The vacation was fantastic, and Carl Henderson did a great job talking Philly sports with Bill Furman in my absence. But, while …

Happy 3rd Birthday to Us! (Chet’s Take, 4-26-17)

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Can you believe it? It’s our birthday this week! Yes, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable made its debut on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” Kevin McClure joining Bill Furman and yours truly on that very first show, and we’re now turning 3 years old.  Since that first episode, we’ve done more than 130 shows, having welcomed about 55 different …

Big Year for Philly Pressbox Radio! (Chet & Bill, 1-3-17)

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Well, 2016 was quite a year for us here at Philly Pressbox Radio. We did 47 weekly PPR Roundtable shows, which means we took only five Wednesdays off during the year. We had about 40 different guests visit us on the program. And, in October, we launched our very own website — more on that in a moment. If you …