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Chris Berman, Do You Like Huey Lewis & The News?


What? You think they’re just okay? If that’s the case, then why are there photos surfacing of you joining the band up on stage during a concert at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Connecticut this past June? This isn’t your first time, either.

The fine folks at Uncoached dug up the goods:

Huey Lewis called him up on stage to sing “Walking on a Thin Line.” Surprisingly enough, word is it wasn’t too bad (and evidently he’s done this several times before).

You know, “Walking on a Thin Line” is one of my favorite Huey Lewis songs from my favorite Huey Lewis album, Sports. Sure, their early work was a little too new wave for my tastes, but when Sports came out in ’83, I think they really came into their own, commercially and artistically. The whole album has a clear, crisp sound, and a new sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives the songs a big boost. He’s been compared to Elvis Costello, but I think Huey has a far much more bitter, cynical sense of humor.

Cynical sense of humor? Hey, that’s just like Berman!

Speaking of thin lines, it appears in the below photo that Berman was doing more than just walking on one.


Heh. Awesome. Does Boomer think he’s at a R. Kelly concert of something?

By the way, call me a hack if you like, but if I wouldn’t have busted out the Patrick Bateman reference, someone else would have done it.

Chris Berman Loves Huey Lewis, Doesn’t Everyone? [Uncoached]
Unhappy To Be Stuck With You [Deadspin]