Our Latest Episodes:
Skip and Josh countdown their favorite fries. What makes a great French fry? Are local establishments better than chains? And let’s not forget condiment etiquette. Also in this episode: The NBA finals, the MLB playoffs, the Lightning win the Stanley Cup, a proposal for daylight savings time and remembering Van Halen.
Episode 198 – Top Seven Mascots
Skip and Josh countdown their favorite mascots.
Episode 197 – Top Seven Sports Uniforms
Josh opens the show with the revelation that he is much less stressed out since he stopped watching so much sports. The guys discuss some tennis news, a baseball player getting injured putting on pants, the hero and zero of the week plus the mailbag. Then they get into their latest top seven list, this week the top sports uniforms.
See the uniforms discussed in this episode here.
Episode 196 – Top Seven Cartoon Characters
Josh opens the show with some notes form the world of music then Skip reads some listener mail. The guys countdown their top seven cartoon characters and then close the show with some sports news.
Episode 195 – Top Seven Ben Folds Songs
The guys discuss some news and notes coming out of the NHL and NBA bubbles, then they count down their top songs from one of their favorite artists – Ben Folds.
Episode 194 – Top Eight Concerts
There’s nothing like a great rock concert: the bright lights, the anticipation as the show is about to start, the roar of the crowd as the artist takes the stage, that first note as the show begins and then the fans singing along to every lyric. The guys countdown the top eight concerts (that they’ve attended).
Episode 193 – Top Seven Sports Announcers
Josh opens the show with the conclusion of his recent tech support adventure, Skip reads some listener mail and then then guys get into their top seven sports announcers.
Episode 192 – Top Seven Songs Where the Title of the Song Includes the Name of a Person
Josh opens the show with another tech support adventure, Skip reads some listener mail and then then guys get into their top seven songs where the title of the song includes the name of a person.
Episode 191 – Top Ten Seinfeld Episodes
Have you ever met a close talker? What about a low talker? Worn a puffy shirt? Met the bubble boy or celebrated Festivus? Do you yada-yada? Have you ever double dipped? We countdown our top ten episodes of Seinfeld.
Episode 190 – Top Seven Baseball Stadiums
There may be no actual baseball being played right now so instead Skip and Josh share some great memories with their list of top seven baseball stadiums ( that they’ve been to).
Episode 189 – Top Seven Montreal Food Institutions
The city of Montreal is famous for many things, especially its rich history of food. In this episode Skip and Josh countdown their top seven Montreal food institutions.
Episode 188 – Time for a Change
In this episode: The guys unveil the big news about the change in direction for the podcast and have a live draft that will determine the topics for the next fourteen episodes. Recorded June 20, 2020.
Episode 187 – Asleep at the Wheel
In this episode: The return of the grammar police, Josh cancels all of his sports channels and high profile announcers changing networks. Also, baseball players and owners still suck, the week in TV and listener mail. Recorded June 13, 2020
Episode 186 – He’s Such a Weasel
In this episode: Josh opens the show with a new game show, Ariel Helwani defends all Expos fans vs. David Samson, the not so optimistic future of Major League baseball and the legacy of the 1981 Expos. Plus, Trevor Bauer’s rules for relationships and What’s Bugging Skip. Recorded June 6, 2020.
Episode 185 – The Wrong Pants
The guys open the show by discussing the NHL’s big announcement this week outlining their playoff format. Josh had a big problem this week and it was all about Tim Wallach’s pants from 1991, luckily he was able to get some outside help to solve the mystery. Also in the episode: Cutting the cord with cable, baseball’s players and owners are still bickering, unbreakable records, internet security and the week in television. Recorded May 30, 2020.
Episode 184 – I’ve Reached The End of The Internet
In this episode: Sports documentaries worth watching and the proposed playoff format in the NHL. Josh says he’s done with watching classic games, meanwhile Skip isn’t so sure he will even watch live sports as fanatically as before. The guys revisit the 1982 MLB All-Star game, some TV notes from this week and have a few podcast recommendations. Joe Rogan and Spotify rocked the podcast world this week and the guys discuss how much cash they would need to be offered to sign exclusively with one platform.
Recorded May 23, 2020.
Episode 183 – One Hundred Percent of Zero is Zero
In this episode: A look back at the past week in TV including Hat Trick Trivia, 30 for 30, The Goldbergs, the Survivor finale and is it still possible to watch a movie with commercials? In baseball the owners and players are arguing over money and Blake Snell only made things worse. The NCAA is trying to figure out how to get the college football season started even though colleges are closed down and in college basketball Duke and Zion Williamson are in a bit of trouble. Also more Canada Cup 87 memories and the all-time team Canada roster. Recorded May 16, 2020.
Episode 182 – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
In this episode: More Expos related stories in the news this week, listener mail and is the NHL really considering going ahead with their draft in June? Also some amazing memories from the 1987 Canada Cup, the NFL released its scheduled and this week’s TV roundup. Recorded May 9, 2020.
Episode 181 – Down the Rabbit Hole
In this episode: Josh opens the show by asking Skip how he feels about a year without the Kentucky Derby then the guys dive deep into a Montreal Expos nostalgia filled rabbit hole. Josh recounts his truly amazing stories about the 1989 Stanley Cup Final and this week’s TV notes include Ozark and Dawson’s Creek. Recorded May 2, 2020.
Episode 180 – We Should All Self Isolate on a Yacht
In this episode: Josh opens the show with a strange request and Skip follows up on some corrections from last week. The guys share some thoughts on the NFL draft including bathrobes, commercials, wardrobe changes and yachts. Also: Gronk un-retires, the MLB report on the Red Sox, more classic Expos on TV and Skip’s loyalty to another podcast is tested. Recorded April 25, 2020.
Episode 179 –Here’s What I Can Do For You
In this episode: Three good suggestions, Josh takes on the cable companies, thoughts on saving the NHL season and more classic Expos games. Also some Duke notes and a discussion on best on best tournaments. Recorded April 18, 2020.
Episode 178 – Have You Been Pwned?
In this rare mid-week non-sports episode, the guys discuss how they are passing the time in this new world of self-isolation. Josh is sad to see Schitts Creek and Modern Family come to an end, he is also loving Better Call Saul. Meanwhile Skip is excited for the new seasons of Cardinal and Killing Eve. The guys disagree on the merits of binge watching share some weird cautionary tales about Netflix and Uber Eats. Also, what the hell is Quibi? Recorded April 11, 2020.
Episode 177 –Finish What You Started
In this episode: Quiz time, Josh’s plan to finish the seasons in the NHL and NBA (Skip is not on board), more classic sports on TV, football news and the top five Duke players of all time.
Recorded April 11, 2020.
Episode 176 – How Did They Ever Lose?
Incredibly with everything going on in the world and all sports shut down the guys still manage to discuss sports, only now the games are the classic ones on TV that are thirty years old. In hockey: How did the 80’s Oilers ever lose? And the NHLPA player poll. In college basketball: More March Madness memories and a look at some of the great Duke teams from the 90’s and 2000’s. The mailbag prompts an in depth discussion about the 90s Expos. Also: Skip is going to watch WrestleMania and thoughts on Chick-Fil-A in Toronto. Recorded April 4, 2020.
Episode 175 – I Wanted To Punch My Television
In this episode: Listener mail, questions about the Major League Baseball season, some actual college basketball news and betting on weather. The guys have been watching plenty of classic games and share some recommendations for TV, movies and podcasts. Recorded March 28, 2020.
Episode 174 – Flags Fly Forever
In this episode: More of what’s bugging Josh where he asks the question: Can a tweet be breaking news? NFL news featuring Tom Brady, Todd Gurley and DeAndre Hopkins. Dumb quotes from pro athletes, classic sports on TV while self-isolating, March Madness memories, TV recommendations and Skip’s survivor update. Recorded March 21, 2020.
Episode 173 – You Can’t Spell Pandemic Without Panic
With all the professional spots leagues on hold and March Madness cancelled the guys react to an exhausting week where news is breaking every hour and anxiety levels are rising. Josh talks about what it’s like being a germaphobe during this crisis and Skip tries to remind everyone about the power of distractions to stay sane. Also, Did Rudy Gobert inadvertently save us all? Useless emails and the roller coaster ride that is shopping for toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Recorded March 14, 2020.
Episode 172 – Just Leave Well Enough Alone
Josh opens this episode with a few things that are bugging him including daylight savings time and leap years. Eventually the topics turn to sports where the guys discuss unworthy player tributes, more good XFL rules, the NFL’s strange relationship with gambling, Tony Romo’s huge payday and Spike Lee vs the Knicks. Recorded March 8, 2020.
Episode 171 – A Major Wake Up Call
In this episode: NHL news, including everything you ever wanted to know about EBUGs, a couple of big wins for the Leafs, the trade deadline and Ovy’s 700th goal. In football the NFL is working on a new CBA but should probably be looking at the XFL for some new rule ideas. Josh finally saw most of the Super Bowl commercials and the guys are watching the same new TV show.
Recorded February 29th, 2020.
Episode 170 – Tough Times
In this episode: More news on the Astros sign stealing scandal, this week with some appearances by David Ortiz, Mike Fiers and Tony Clark. Josh is in love with the Elam Ending and how the NBA used it in the All Star Game. The NHL trade deadline is approaching which leads to an intense discussion on the future of the Montreal Canadiens. The guys end the show with some TV recommendations. Recorded February 22nd, 2020.
Episode 169 – Sorry, Not Sorry
In this episode: Duke vs. North Carolina, more on the Astros cheating scandal, MLB’s new playoff proposal and the Mookie Betts trade is finally official. Plus, Josh has a new favorite store and a CFL team tries to get rid of its cheerleaders. Recorded February 15th, 2020.
Episode 168 – The Codebreaker
In this episode: Final thoughts on the Super Bowl including the big plays, best commercials and the half time show. Also: bad uniforms, the Mookie Betts trade, the Montreal-Rays story that won’t go away, the Astros codebreaker system and Alexander Ovechkin keeps on scoring goals. Recorded February 8th, 2020.
Episode 167 – Old Man Yells at Cloud
In this episode: Baseball’s new roster rules, thoughts on Kobe one week later, the new NBA All-Star game format, Coach K’s meltdown, more Montreal Canadiens news and everything you need to know about the Super Bowl. Recorded February 1st, 2020.
Episode 166 – Welcome to the Hall of Fame
In this episode: The baseball Hall of Fame welcomes two new inductees, more on the Astros sign stealing scandal, the NHL All Star skills competition and Zion Williamson finally makes his NBA debut. Recorded January 25th, 2020.
Episode 165 – Crime and Punishment
In this episode: An in depth discussion on the MLB sign stealing scandal. Was the punishment sufficient? Could a World Series title ever be vacated? What’s next for the Astros, Red Sox and Mets? Is there any truth to the latest rumors and conspiracy theories? Then the discussion turns to some NHL news including the firing of Gerrard Gallant. Plus, Josh mails a letter and listener mail. Recorded January 18th, 2020.
Episode 164 – They Shut It Down
In this episode: A recap of the NFL playoffs so far and a look ahead to the conference championship games. Josh questions Skip about switching his favorite teams and then shares a gambling story. The guys each have some strange NBA notes and then dig deep into the Habs lost season and the Marc Bergevin era. Recorded January 12th, 2020.
Episode 163 – The Best of 2019
Find out who will take home the most prestigious awards in all of sports and entertainment as Skip and Josh review the year in sports by handing out awards for best team, best play, best game and ultimate MVP. They also hand out non-sports related awards for TV, movies and music. Recorded January 4th, 2020.
About the Show
While this show may be fairly new to you, in reality it has been going on for a very long time. There have been so many epic debates and conversations over the past twenty five years that at one point we realized that we should be recording our conversations because we had way more to say than most of the sports commentators you see and hear on mainstream TV and radio. This is really a show about how sports affects us.
We will both tell you that one of us is right and the other one is wrong, but the truth is we often agree.
We do this show because we love talking sports. We don’t make any money doing this but if you want to pay us, there’s a good chance we will take your cash.
We have attended countless sporting events together from Montreal Expos games at Olympic Stadium to Duke Blue Devil basketball games during March Madness. We have been teammates and roommates, and one thing is for certain when we are in a car together if a song comes on the radio, at least one of us will be able tell you the title and artist.
Hope you enjoy our show,
Skip and Josh