In this episode we countdown our favorite alternate nicknames of sports teams. Those nicknames that are usually made up by fans or the media that really capture the essence of their teams. Some examples would be the The Habs, The Bronx Bombers or America’s Team. Also in this episode: Some additions and corrections, Josh’s fear of AI, Forty-year-old notifications, and the end of The Goldbergs.
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.
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, the NFL playoffs, Tom Brady’s retirement, The failed Tampa-Montreal baseball plan, some bad uniforms, and Josh’s newfound love of curling.
It was November 1980-something… Skip and Josh countdown their favorite episodes of The Goldbergs. Also in this episode: Josh is loving the current NFL season, final thoughts on the World Series, and Skip goes to a chiropractor.
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.
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.
Recorded May 14, 2018. Josh starts the show by sharing a couple of interesting stories (3:56) from the start of the MLB season (note: one of them involves urine). The NHL Playoffs are down to the final four. Is Pekka Rinne taking too much blame for Nashville’s loss to Winnipeg? Can the Caps continue to prove everyone wrong and finally get Ovechkin to the Stanley Cup Final? Josh admits the real reason he is rooting for the Vegas Golden Knights to go all the way. The NBA Playoffs are also heating up (19:19) and the conference finals look like they will be full of drama. How can the Celtics topple Lebron and can anyone beat Golden State? Josh is watching The Goldberg’s (27:59), Skip has a hockey related What Bugs Me (29:05) and we’re only a few episodes away from number 100!
Recorded Feb 25, 2018. In this episode: Josh’s job is stressing him out, he’s in dire need of some podcast therapy. The NHL trading deadline is here and the Habs and Leafs made a trade. As crazy as it sounds the Ottawa Senators are about to trade Erik Karlsson. How much of an impact will the recent story about NCAA basketball rules violations affect the big programs? Josh is excited about March Madness and Skip bought some pants.
Recorded Sept 9, 2017. The guys each came prepared with four things to discuss that grabbed their attention in the past week. Could Josh’s day be ruined because of a podcast? What’s the early verdict on the return of Jay and Dan to TSN? Why were the television ratings so poor for the NFL season opener? What are some of the new options for watching the NFL for Canadian viewers? Baseball is about to break a homerun record, why is no one talking about it? Why is Josh watching the same TV show over and over? Does the Ottawa Senators organization actually know what its doing? Plus: How not to manage a fantasy baseball team.
Recorded Dec 8, 2016. Skip and Josh are joined by their good friend Mark from Philadelphia to talk about all things Philly. They discuss his love for the Flyers and their chances this season and how he became such a huge fan. They talk about the collapse of the Eagles, the buzz around the Sixers, the rise and fall of the Phillies and try to figure out why Mark is dominating in Fantasy football. The discussion turns to some random topics like the best stadium food, the Hartford Whalers and the TV show The Goldberg’s. Download this Episode (right click, save link as)