Sports Editor Aaron Rose chats with renowned Sports Illustrated and CBS writer Jonah Keri–one of the best journalists in the business–about baseball and life outside of sports. They talk about baseball’s return to Montreal and the possibility of expansion in Mexico City (1:06). They then dive into the AL East (4:05), MLB awards (13:05), and if the Cubs are a lock for the World Series (17:07). Keri shares his stories about meeting Vin Scully in the washroom (18:04), about his time at Grantland, and working with Bill Simmons (20:28). They discuss Keri's favourite moments in his career, his perspective on the state of the industry, and advice for young journalists (23:02). Keri talks about the movie “Spaceman,” about the crazy life of Bill “Spaceman” Lee (36:13). Doing his best Jonah Keri impression, Aaron asks Keri to share his best piece of life advice (39:55).
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Want to meet Jonah Keri? He’s going to be at the screening of “Spaceman” on Oct. 1 at the Cinema de Sève in the Webster Library at Concordia University (1400 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, QC). For information on how to get tickets, visit: