Overtime with Fanda & Pali #4 – FUNtasy Football Launch Party!

Fanda – def. (noun) A Fan of Vanda
Pali – def. (noun) A Pal of Ali

On a very special episode of Tight Ends Podcast…Fanda and Pali throw a party! The Tight Ends are ready to launch their FUNtasy Football League!

Join us here! Tight Ends Podcast on ESPN

The Playbook:
Draft Day Cocktails!
Irish Cream Shake
Nova Scotia Beer Warmer
Espresso Stout (a few cocktails here-scroll down for my pick)

Joshua @QuickSixEagles  (Twitter)
Le’Veon Bell (ESPN)
Odell Beckham Jr on a boat (Elite Daily)
Kicker Harrison Butker (NFL.com)
Kicker Mike Meyer (not Austin Powers guy) (NFL.com)

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Ep. 29 – Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest and join the fun! This week Vanda and Ali discuss What’s Up With Gronk? We also find out what is up with another famous NFL Player turned outlaw! Our 2nd Half helps you find out which QB will give you fantasy points and good social media this season!

We love Beauty and the Beast and we like an excuse to sing! Be Our Guest, put our podcast to the test!

The Playbook:
Gronk gets a bobble head.
OJ Simpson being acquitted in 1995. (YouTube)
Justin Thomas – Stylist Golfer.
Haotong Li – adorable golfer
ESPN Fantasy Football QB Rankings
Colin Kaepernick’s hair! Still unsigned!
Jay Cutl…*yawn*
Russell Wilson Ciara pregnancy photo. Open at your own risk!

These Are Guests:
Tamara Robertson – Mythbusters: The Search Finalist @tlynnr85 Ep. 27 for our interview with Tamara
Abigail Harrison @astronautabby Future Astronaut and The Mars Generation founder. Full Interview with Astronaut Abby
Calgary Roller Derby Association (Facebook) Ep. 19 for our interview with the Roller Derby ladies!
AJ Power (Instagram) – male model Ep. 23 for our interview with AJ!
Beer Maven – Sondra Baker @TheBeerMaven Writer/Beer Judge/Cicerone1 Ep. 17 for our interview with Sondra!
Casey Logan – Dating Columnist @CaseyLogansLife Ep. 9 where we get dating advice from Casey!
Ruth Hamblin – Professional Basketball Player @ruthhamblin Catch a rebound from Ruth on Ep. 8!
Shelby Weaver – Basketball Ops for Raptors 905 @ShelbyWeaver Ep. 18 we chat with Shelby about the NBA and the Development League!
Calgary Horsemen Radio – CFL Podcast for the Calgary Stampeders Listen to us guesting on CFL Horsemen Radio! Listen to Podcaster Ryan guesting on our show!
Jolene Latimer – Sports and Entertainment Reporter @jojolats Hear how we found Jolene on The Late Late Show and how she became the top curling reporter for California!

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REPOST – Ep. 6 – MY Super Bowl is Filled With Vodka

Hey Tight Enders! A repost of our Super Bowl episode because we love it! And we had recording issues this week. Boo! Let’s all vote for Ali to come home!#bringALIback

Enjoy this or another classic Tight Ends episode!

Vanda and Ali’s super Super Bowl Episode! Join them as they defend their teams in a dramatic courtroom scrimmage, mix a special Super Bowl LI cocktail, and give you some Super Bowl party ideas sure to score a touchdown with your guests.

http://tightendspodcast.com/

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Ep. 28 – Draft Me Baby One More Time

The ladies start planning and plotting for Fantasy Football! Join Vanda and Ali as they talk Running Backs, Tight Ends (obvs), and tips and tricks for drafting your team! The Halftime Show is all about fantasy vacations. Grab a mai tai and get your tight end in a chair and enjoy the show!

The episode title is for our girl, Britney Spears. Maybe next week will be Oops, I Drafted Again, or I’m a Safety for You.

The Playbook:
Gronk le sigh (Bar Stool Sports)
Running Back:
Le’Veon Bell on Family Feud (YouTube)
Joe Mixon (Google Images)
David Johnson’s Twitter!
Kareem Hunt stats (Kareem Cheese frosting)
Wide Receiver:
Antonio Brown’s family (Twitter – 2015)
Jamison Crowder stats including his height
Tight End:
Jack Doyle headlines (We <3 Tight Ends!)
Halftime Show!
Greece Santorini beaches (Greeka.com)
Croatia (The Blonde Abroad)
Calgary Roller Derby All-Stars want to go to Sweden (Go Fund Me)

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Ep. 27 – Not Our 1st Rodeo

This week our city hosts a HUGE rodeo event! But are rodeo events sports? Vanda and Ali weigh in. Tamara Robertson, contestant on Mythbusters the Search, joins us to talk women in STEM, comic books, and being on TV! We also find out what Gronk has been up to and travel the wide world of sports for some headlines from the sports world!

The episode title refers to the rodeo. In honesty, even though Vanda and Ali live in Western Canada, they don’t usually attend rodeos. Though it is nice seeing all the cowboys in town.

The Playbook:
Tamara Robertson – Engineer, Mythbusters the Search Finalist (Facebook)
Julianne Hough’s wedding! (US Weekly)
Tara Lipinski Instagram
Losing a tennis match because someone screamed! (Express)
Calgary Stampede

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Ep. 26 – See If I’ll Watch CFL

This week we get our listeners, and other podcasts, to convince us why we should watch the CFL! Another installment of “Ali reacts to headlines!” For the halftime show, Vanda and Ali discuss their favourite movie genres.

Grab the popcorn because this week it is all about entertainment! Movies and CFL! The episode title is a play on words…say it out loud…there you go! Funny, right?

The Playbook:

Ranger Gronk in a tiny canoe

9-year old receives football scholarship from Nevada. (Bleacher Report)

Nico Hischier hair (Tumblr)

Eskimo Empire Podcast – CFL Edmonton Eskimos

Piffles Podcast – CFL Saskatchewan Roughriderss
Check out their blog for great CFL stories!

CFL Horsemen Radio – CFL Calgary Stampeders

Our episode with Shelby Weaver from Raptops 905!

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Ep. 25 – All Your Balls in One Basket

In this episode we start a new segment, Ali Reacts to Headlines! Ali updates us all on The Bachelorette and Vanda shares news from the NBA Draft. As usual we find out What’s Up With Gronk? and we drop some CFL knowledge in our Impress Conference.

The title of this episode refers to the NBA Draft and Lonzo Ball going to the Lakers! They get stuck with his dad, Lavar Ball too. Ugh!

The Playbook:
ESPY awards
Serena Williams Vanity Fair cover. WARNING! Nudey-nude-nude!
Markelle Fultz basketball shoes. Like, literally, shoes made out of basketballs.
Big Baller Brand shoes. Worth $495? (That’s, like, $8000 Canadian.)

twitter – @thetightends
instagram – thetightends
email – tightendspodcastATgmailDOTcom

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Ep. 24 – Jolene Writes the Wrong

This week brings us to the conclusion of the NBA and NHL Playoffs! But Vanda and Ali talk about the players’ moms and what everyone was wearing. Also joining the podcast is Jolene Latimer @jojolats who is a sports/entertainment journalist who appeared on the Late Late Show and one horrible date (at least one, we didn’t ask if there were others). The Halftime Show is all about snacks. Vanda and Ali are the hard-hitting snack journalists that you didn’t even know you needed.

The episode title gives a nod to our guest who is a writer. She also has the best song title name ever. She is a writer and was done wrong. Actually not far off from an actual country song.

The Playbook:
Find Jolene on twitter @jojolats and jolenesblog.com
Jolene’s appearance on Late Late Show.
Jolene’s article for USA Today.
Wanda Durant, the Real MVP.
Dwyane Wade track suit.
Catfish in a hat in Nashville.

twitter – @thetightends
instagram – thetightends
email – tightendspodcastgmailcom
facebook – Tight Ends Podcast

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Ep. 23 – I’ve Got the Power

On this episode Vanda and Ali talk about ‘what’s up with Gronk?!’ They then give an update on the NBA & NHL playoffs. The halftime show features model AJ Power with his great hair and defined bone structure. Finally they end the episode with a look at the coming CFL league.

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Ep. 22 – Tiger Should Have Used a Driver

This week Vanda and Ali graph the rise and fall of Tiger Woods, chat Bachelorette in the halftime show, and give you visitor tips for the remaining cities left in the NBA and NHL Playoffs…even to the cities they have never visited! Find out what tattoos Vanda and Ali want to get after Vanda changes her name!

The episode title was supposed to be DUI of the Tiger. Vanda thought of it at around 3:30 pm on Memorial Day. By 9:30 that evening the New York Post decided on it for a headline. Who is the podcast leaker??!!

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