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.
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.
Additional links that were discussed in this episode:
The Uni-Watch article about Tim Wallach’s pants: https://uni-watch.com/2020/05/29/the-20-throwbacks-that-need-to-happen-like-yesterday/
John Fogerty actually plays in centerfield: https://youtu.be/s94GcyEL2K4
Virtual fans at soccer games: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/52843806
Music in this episode: “Rumble” from Bensound.com , “Brit Pop” from Scott Holmes Music and “Gonzo” by Jahzzar.
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.
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.
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.
In this episode: Virginia wins the NCAA Basketball Championship, reactions to One Shining Moment, an interesting discussion on the sports broadcasting landscape in Canada, tanking for high draft picks, the Raptors playoff outlook, women’s hockey and the NHL playoffs so far. Also Josh tells us what he really thinks about the Masters, Tiger Woods and Game of Thrones. Recorded April 14, 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 and more. Recorded December 26, 2018.
Recorded July 15, 2018. Skip and Josh recap the final season of The Americans and look back at some of the memorable moments and characters from the series including the Jennings family, Stan, Kimmy, the wheat, Pastor Tim, the disguises, Martha, Nina, the big confrontation in the garage as well as some of the amazing music. The guys also speculate about what would happen next if the show had one more season.
Friend of the show Joseph DeBenedictis is one of the producers of this great show called Rules of Roommates. The long awaited fourth episode has finally been released staring none other than Josh!
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 29, 2016. 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.
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