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stevekun
10-29-2007, 02:25 PM
Does anyone know where I can listen to Jim Rome online? I used to do that from a Cinci radio stream but can't remember what station it was

Sea Ray
10-29-2007, 02:59 PM
I think it's Jimrome.com. The Cincy affiliate is 1530-AM

IowaRed
10-29-2007, 03:14 PM
Hell? :)

OldRightHander
10-29-2007, 03:49 PM
Rome is a moron. To each his own though.

stevekun
10-29-2007, 04:21 PM
You either love or hate Rome...

Matt700wlw
10-29-2007, 04:34 PM
Rack 'em....

stevekun
10-29-2007, 04:36 PM
out!

WebScorpion
10-29-2007, 04:46 PM
You either love or hate Rome...
Yes, and it's soooo cool to be infamous. :rolleyes:

The fact remains most of his show is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. It stands to reason that he'd be called an idiot. ;)

MartyFan
10-30-2007, 01:07 AM
I don't hate Rome or like him...he just bores me...his schtick gets old after a couple of weeks.

STILL, I never laughed as hard as I did about his interview with Jim Everett when he kept calling him "Chris"...I still chuckle about that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HNgqQVHI_8

dougdirt
10-30-2007, 08:35 AM
you can stream off of www.1530homer.com . He is on from noon - 3pm.

cincinnati chili
10-30-2007, 11:43 PM
I wonder what Chris is up to these days.

Deepred05
11-04-2007, 01:48 AM
I wonder what Chris is up to these days.
I went to the same high school as "Chris". (Jim) Pretty decent fellow actually......

Screwball
11-04-2007, 04:00 AM
Put me in the love Rome camp. His takes are usually logical and reasonable. You may disagree with it, but he won't resort to non-sensical rhetoric as most Cincy show hosts are prone to do.

The only drawback (which is a big one IMO) is that he allows these clowns - ERRRR! - clones to take the mic and give their spiels. I don't care what they have to say from their previously written cue cards, and I don't care for their attempts to sound like Jim Rome.

War the Reds in '08, and War It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.:cool:

Sea Ray
11-04-2007, 09:25 AM
Jim Rome's takes are fine but how about how he tends to praise himself especially after a jock sniffing interview?

"That interview was classic. Jungle karma for that dude. What a great guy."

sonny
11-04-2007, 10:19 AM
He's a boob. In high school, we all knew dudes like Rome. And we always thought, "Man, I hate that guy."

redsfanmia
11-04-2007, 11:17 AM
Rome is a horrible interviewer IMO but some of his takes can be mildly entertaining. A little bit of Rome goes a long way.

redsfan1966
11-04-2007, 11:42 AM
I am a big Rome fan. When he used to do his so-called "tour stops"--I attended two in Cleveland and one in Cincy. All three shows were as Rome would say "epic". One in Cleveland was during a Reds/Tribe series weekend, and I remember Denny Naegle telling the crowd how much he would love to pitch in cleveland and the rage i felt afterward....the shows were great though for hanging with like minded sports fans before and after the shows.

Romie does have his faults though...it is obvious his "Thoughts/takes" are scripted heavily...he'll fumble words awkwardly from time to time while giving them and he seems to be really uncomfortable when having guests in studio...but I love the show and look forward to it and the "clones" getting me through a workday.

Rack me - I'm Out...

cincinnati chili
11-04-2007, 01:33 PM
To this thread, I say, "GOOD NIGHT NOW."

TeamSelig
11-04-2007, 01:57 PM
His annoying level is slightly below Stephen A, but I'll still catch his show here and there. His pronunciation of every syllable drives me up the wall.