I don't form expectations about the frequency of guest-hosting gigs, because that's not my call, and I am simply honored and grateful to be Mr. Gibbs' understudy. But if you'd told me after sitting in three out of four weeks during the 2013 "holiday season" that I wouldn't see the Pistachio's center seat again for almost a year, especially given the host's frantic schedule, I'd have started shopping for a different deodorant. But then I hadn't heard of G.R. Mobley yet. Blessedly, that was only a temporary displacement.
Yes, I know, "what about two weeks ago"? Answer: It was the odd one out. Besides, it ought to still be fresh in your corpus callosums.
Live podcasts resume Tuesday, March 10th.