2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

All league discussion for the currently in-play box office seasons.

Moderators: Buscemi, BarcaRulz, Geezer, W

User avatar
Buscemi2
Michael Myers
Posts: 3623
Joined: July 25th, 2017, 9:13 pm
Location: Neither here nor there.

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Buscemi2 »

I think Peyton Manning's getting looked at for that.
It's like what Lenin said...I am the walrus.

User avatar
Shrykespeare
Site Admin
Posts: 13591
Joined: September 12th, 2009, 11:38 pm
Location: Glendale, AZ

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Shrykespeare »

Buscemi2 wrote:I think Peyton Manning's getting looked at for that.

Okay... the joke went RIGHT over my head....
Happy 80th birthday Patrick Stewart! (7/13/20)

User avatar
transformers2
Inspector Jacque Clouseau
Posts: 5130
Joined: October 23rd, 2009, 5:15 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by transformers2 »

Boosh had the wrong Manning brother, but Eli Manning recently got sued for his alleged involvement in a sports memorabilia fraud ring. They actually reached a settlement earlier this week.
BRING BRENDAN FRASER BACK TO THE BIG SCREEN DAMN IT
Check out my blog http://maitlandsmadness.blogspot.com/
Movies,Music,Sports and More!

User avatar
Buscemi2
Michael Myers
Posts: 3623
Joined: July 25th, 2017, 9:13 pm
Location: Neither here nor there.

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Buscemi2 »

I'm referring to something I heard about Peyton dumping his Papa John's shares before the stock tanked (at least he wasn't investing in MoviePass) and reports that he might have known that the value would drop.

Of course, it was Jimmie Whisman (of Crime in Sports/Small Town Murder fame) that said this and he can say some off-the-wall things (especially when drunk and in front of a crowd).
It's like what Lenin said...I am the walrus.

W
Dr. Strangelove
Posts: 7163
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 4:37 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by W »

He sold his 30-ish franchises just before PJs cut ties with the NFL due to pizza sales being down. The reasoning was that all the protesting was hurting Papa Johns sales. He's still the spokesman because he's contractually obligated, but I think he didn't want to be part of the beef between the company and the NFL.
Dr. Julius Strangepork

User avatar
transformers2
Inspector Jacque Clouseau
Posts: 5130
Joined: October 23rd, 2009, 5:15 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by transformers2 »

Buscemi2 wrote:I'm referring to something I heard about Peyton dumping his Papa John's shares before the stock tanked (at least he wasn't investing in MoviePass) and reports that he might have known that the value would drop.

Of course, it was Jimmie Whisman (of Crime in Sports/Small Town Murder fame) that said this and he can say some off-the-wall things (especially when drunk and in front of a crowd).
My apologies. Like W said, I knew Peyton sold the Papa John's he owned in the Denver-area, but I hadn't heard that he was accused of dumping his stocks after receiving insider information.
BRING BRENDAN FRASER BACK TO THE BIG SCREEN DAMN IT
Check out my blog http://maitlandsmadness.blogspot.com/
Movies,Music,Sports and More!

W
Dr. Strangelove
Posts: 7163
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 4:37 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by W »

transformers2 wrote:
Buscemi2 wrote:I'm referring to something I heard about Peyton dumping his Papa John's shares before the stock tanked (at least he wasn't investing in MoviePass) and reports that he might have known that the value would drop.

Of course, it was Jimmie Whisman (of Crime in Sports/Small Town Murder fame) that said this and he can say some off-the-wall things (especially when drunk and in front of a crowd).
My apologies. Like W said, I knew Peyton sold the Papa John's he owned in the Denver-area, but I hadn't heard that he was accused of dumping his stocks after receiving insider information.
I don't think he did own stock in Papa Johns and I don't see it anywhere online. As part of his spokesman deal he invested in franchises in and around Denver. He sold the franchises. I'm fairly certain that has nothing to do with the SEC and I haven't seen one thing accusing him of anything illegal for this particular action (just a bit of shadiness). A secondary reason for him giving them up may be less business, but I'm sure he mostly didn't want to be caught up one either side of the anthem debate. Anyone except Mr. John himself could see the backlash coming a mile away.
Dr. Julius Strangepork

User avatar
Shrykespeare
Site Admin
Posts: 13591
Joined: September 12th, 2009, 11:38 pm
Location: Glendale, AZ

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Shrykespeare »

And the Waiver Wire thread starts with a discussion about pizza, Peyton Manning, and the NFL.

I love this place...
Happy 80th birthday Patrick Stewart! (7/13/20)

User avatar
JohnErle
The Frankenstein Monster
Posts: 2586
Joined: October 22nd, 2009, 4:01 am
Contact:

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by JohnErle »

W wrote:
numbersix wrote: Met the guys from Entertainment Studios in Cannes and got their release dates and theatre counts for the rest of the year.
I'm fairly certain Martha Stewart went to prison for something like that.
It's all part of Six's cunning plan to get sent to a women's prison.

User avatar
Chienfantome
V
Posts: 9413
Joined: May 29th, 2010, 4:22 am
Location: Paris, France
Contact:

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Chienfantome »

I'll drop The Red Sea Diving Resort and pick up The Sisters Brothers.
Fluctuat nec mergitur

User avatar
numbersix
Hannibal Lecter
Posts: 10656
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 2:34 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by numbersix »

JohnErle wrote:
It's all part of Six's cunning plan to get sent to a women's prison.
Well, I AM a lesbian, after all

User avatar
numbersix
Hannibal Lecter
Posts: 10656
Joined: October 21st, 2009, 2:34 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by numbersix »

Done, Chien.

User avatar
Spectre
Animal Mother
Posts: 1136
Joined: October 27th, 2009, 10:31 pm

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Spectre »

I’ll add Five Feet Apart and drop Underwater.

User avatar
Shrykespeare
Site Admin
Posts: 13591
Joined: September 12th, 2009, 11:38 pm
Location: Glendale, AZ

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Shrykespeare »

Boosh, any idea if Eighth Grade is getting released in theaters or not, and if so, how big a platform?

If not, we'd better start thinking about replacing it...
Happy 80th birthday Patrick Stewart! (7/13/20)

User avatar
Buscemi2
Michael Myers
Posts: 3623
Joined: July 25th, 2017, 9:13 pm
Location: Neither here nor there.

Re: 2018-19 Division A Waiver Wire

Post by Buscemi2 »

It's most definitely opening on July 13th (I have no idea why Box Office Mojo removed the film from their listings). It's opening limited but A24 seems to be pushing it hard enough that it will go wide at some point.
It's like what Lenin said...I am the walrus.

Post Reply