Episode 269 – Favorite John Hughes Films


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In this episode we go back to the 80s and 90s to countdown our favorite movies from writer/producer/director John Hughes. Also in this episode: the mailbag, flying on Friday the 13th and the NFL’s domination of TV ratings.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Just Watch App
NFL Dominates TV Ratings

Music from #Uppbeat (free for Creators!):
https://uppbeat.io/t/soundroll/keep-going-your-way
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Episode 268 – The White Lotus


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In this episode we discuss the HBO series The White Lotus. Which season is better? What are some of our favorite moments and favorite characters?  Also in this episode: The mailbag, car shopping and TV recommendations.

Music from #Uppbeat (free for Creators!):
https://uppbeat.io/t/soundroll/keep-going-your-way
License code: LISXUMIIWIGJGVX7

https://uppbeat.io/t/matrika/smack-that
License code: RT2YRTHYCV5TH7L6

Episode 266 – Favorite Holiday Movies


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Skip and Josh try to get into the holiday spirit by counting down their favorite holiday movies. Also in this episode: Some TV notes, the mailbag, fun with Twitter and Skip’s adventure with Uber.

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 265 – Favorite Songs from 1994


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A couple of episodes ago Josh commented that he thought that 1994 was the best ever year for music, so the guys decided to countdown their favorite songs from 1994 to see just how good a year it was for music.  Also in this episode: Has Josh found the best designed bottle? The Mailbag, Netflix’s The Watcher and a puzzling email.

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 264 – Athletes in the Wrong Uniforms


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Skip and Josh countdown their most memorable professional athletes who played parts of their careers in the wrong uniforms. Those players that are so synonymous with one franchise that it seems wrong and unnatural to see them on another team. Also in this episode: Some TV notes, the mailbag, new music recommendations, the world series and Josh wonders what kind of people still write checks?

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

SLB Podcast- Springsteen’s Top 7 Song Intros
SLB Podcast – Top 7 Non-Springsteen Song Intros
Gord Downie’s new album

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 263 – Favorite Song Intros


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite song intros. Those songs that slowly build up or others that start of with big punch right form the start. Either way, the intros to these songs are what make these songs so memorable.  Also in this episode: weird injuries, corrections, the mailbag, Josh’s love of umbrellas and the Habs new reverse retro jerseys.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

Montreal Canadiens Reverse Retro Jerseys

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 258 – Favorite Female Bands/Artists of All Time


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite female musical artists of all time. Also in this episode: A couple of great commercials, the mailbag, MLB rules and the World Junior Hockey Championships.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
iPhone 13 Shake
Kraft Peanut Butter, It Must Have Been Love
Tim Raines Grand Slam
Set Lusting Bruce Podcast – John Hiatt Month

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 253 – Favorite Rewatchable Movies


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite rewatchable movies. Those movies that they have already seen dozens of times, but they will continue to watch again and again. Also in this episode: Managers and coaches who were just fired and one that should be fired, the mailbag, and Josh has something he’s sure is bugging Skip.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Our Love Actually Episode
Kate Bush in the top ten 37 years later

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 251 – Favorite Players Who Only Played for One Team


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Episode 251 – Favorite Players Who Only Played for One Team

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Skip and Josh count down their favorite athletes who played their entire career on only one team.
Also in this episode: Josh has a public service announcement, Jeopardy, streaming music, and Severance.

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 249 – Fictional TV Shows with a Connection to Sports


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Skip and Josh count down their favorite sports related TV shows. Everyone loves movies about sports but there are also some great TV shows with a connection to the world of sports. Also in this episode: Skip doesn’t understand baseball anymore, the explosion of sports betting sites and the mailbag.





Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
The goalie from Ted Lasso

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 248 – Favorite Blue Rodeo Songs


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Skip and Josh count down their favorite songs by one of the most iconic Canadian bands – Blue Rodeo.
Also in this episode: The Final Four, dumb injuries, the mailbag, the Goldbergs, plus Skip has something that’s bugging him.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Lost Together – The Great Canadian Sing Along

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 247 – March Madness Memories


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Skip and Josh reminisce (in person) about some of their greatest memories of March Madness, including some memorable championship teams, fantastic finishes and of course One Shining Moment.
Also in this episode: Skip’s ‘how I met your mother’ March Madness story, plus the Mailbag. 

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
The ultimate One Shining Moment for all the years

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 246 – Sports Scumbags


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Skip and Josh discuss their most hated sports scumbags (non -athletes). Those greedy owners, annoying coaches, and idiotic commissioners that everyone can’t stand. Also in this episode: Ozark (spoilers), the mailbag and some corrections and congratulations.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Team Canada sings national anthem after winning gold medal in Women’s Hockey

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 245 – Favorite Albums of the 80s


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite albums from one of the greatest decades of music, the 1980’s.  Also in this episode: Ozark, the baseball Hall of Fame, the mailbag and Wordle!

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
The Sporkful Podcast
Wordle

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 243 – Favorite Guilty Pleasure Songs


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite guilty pleasure songs. The songs in their music libraries that they are embarrassed to say that they love.  Also in this episode some TV notes and a jumbo sized mailbag.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Choir, Choir, Choir
Favorite Sports Announcers

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 240 – Favorite Scenes from Love Actually


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Skip and Josh get into the holiday season by counting down their favorite scenes from the movie Love Actually. That’s right, two Jewish guys break down their favorite Christmas movie! Also in this episode: Josh’s exhausting weekend, the mailbag and the Beatles Get Back documentary.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Bobby Margarita
The Beatles Get Back

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 239 – Favorite Songs by R.E.M.


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite songs by R.E.M. considered by many as one of the first Alt-Rock groups. Also in this episode: Duke Basketball, the Mailbag, TV recommendations and an apology.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
The AmeriCan YouTube channel

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 238 – November Thoughts


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Skip and Josh take a break from counting down their favorite things and instead catch up on some news from the world of sports and pop culture including: The Canadian men’s soccer team trying to qualify for the world cup, Skip’s message for Aaron Rodgers, MLB awards, Josh’s TV recommendations, the start of the college basketball season, Peyton and Eli on MNF and the Habs brutal start to the NHL season.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Ongoing History of New Music Podcast
Lululemon and Team Canada
Tim Hortons and Justin Bieber

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 237 – Favorite Pearl Jam Songs


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Skip and Josh countdown their top seven songs from one of the most influential rock groups of all time and also one of their favorites – Pearl Jam. Also in this episode: The Braves are the World Series champs, Skip has some homework to do, the mailbag, the Manning bothers on Monday Night Football and some TV recommendations.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Final plays from the last 50 World Series
Once Upon a Time in Queens

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 236 – Favorite Sports Rivalries


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A rivalry can be defined as the state or situation in which a person or group tries to defeat or be more successful than another person or group, in this episode Skip and Josh countdown their favorite rivalries from the world of sports where the competition has become so fierce over time that the fans and athletes of certain teams have grown to hate each other.  Also in this episode: Josh is worried about the Canadian men’s hockey team at the upcoming Olympics, the mailbag and some TV recommendations.  

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 235 – Favorite Weezer Songs


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Skip and Josh countdown their top seven songs from one of their favorite groups – Weezer.  Also in this episode: More strange injuries, the MLB playoffs, the mailbag, the Carey Price situation, and Josh invents a snack.   

Some links to Weezer music videos that were mentioned in this episode:

Buddy Holly
Perfect Situation

Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 234 – Favorite Songs by The Beatles


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite songs by the most popular and influential rock group of all time – The Beatles.  Also in this episode: Josh’s news about himself, listener mail, dumb tv commercials, Habs news and the adventures of a Montreal Canadiens t-shirt in Toronto.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

Conor McGregor’s first pitch at a Cubs game
Team Canada and Lululemon


Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.



Episode 233 – Favorite Movie Soundtracks


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite movie soundtracks. Also in this episode: Josh has a new/old TV recommendation, a ridiculous lawsuit, listener mail, a feel good story from the Olympics and What Bugs Me.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

Olympian Auctions Silver Medal for Charity
Nirvana Baby Suing Band




Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 231 – Most Annoying/Hated/Dirtiest NHL Players


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Skip and Josh countdown their most hated NHL players of all time.  Also in this episode: NHL expansion, Mailbag, the Olympics and the MLB trade deadline.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

Alex Kovalev vs. Darcy Tucker
The Tweet of God


Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 218 – Favorite TV Theme Songs


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Skip and Josh countdown their favorite TV theme songs, which is quite a category, filled with many iconic theme songs.  Also in this episode: Some TV show recommendations, the mailbag, Steph Curry’s epic month, more bad stats and gold hockey helmets.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

How Two Simple Hand Claps Became Iconic
Vegas Golden Knights Helmets


Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 212– Favorite Quarterbacks


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The guys countdown their favorite quarterbacks of all time.  Also in this episode: What’s bugging Josh, listener mail and some TV recommendations.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

Selina Sherman’s graphic designs


Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 211 – Favorite Smartphone Apps


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Smartphones have become a huge part of everyone’s life, let’s face it our phones are pretty much attached to us these days, so Skip and Josh decided to countdown their favorite apps.   Also in this episode: A public service announcement, an epic mailbag, the Baseball Hall of Fame and the upcoming Super Bowl.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:

Top Four Podcast
The Sports Reporters Podcast


Theme music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.

Episode 197 – Top Seven Sports Uniforms


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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.

Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
Baseball player injures himself putting on pants
Coach K and the expanded NCAA tournament
TV show about Andre Dawson
Cobra Kai


Music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound and “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music.