Ep. 48 – I Don’t Like Black Mondays

Frank joins Vanda to catch up on all the NFL Happenings AND he judges TIGHT or BITE on teams’ coaching decisions. For Halftime Vanda and Frank discuss The Last Jedi and for the 2nd Half the pair make their playoff picks. Lots to weigh in on here so feel free to let the comments fly!

The episode title is NOT a Garfield reference but a Boomtown Rats reference. Vanda will have this song in her head for a long time…

01:05 – ATB – 5 Debt Trimming Tips
14:30 – Tight or Bite – Black Monday Coaches Edition!
29:55 – Halftime Show – Last Jedi spoilers start!
44:33 – Alberta Podcast Network featuring I Don’t Get It.
46:24 – 2nd Half – NFL Wildcard picks!

Halftime Show: The Last Jedi spoilers start at 29:55! Ends at 44:33! Don’t let us spoil it!

The Playbook:
#GronkSpreading

I Don’t Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats
Cleveland Rocks! (YouTube)
Coach Taylor from Friday Night Lights!
Brick directed by Rian Johnson Same director as The Last Jedi (YouTube trailer)
Alberta Podcast Network featuring I Don’t Get It.
Jacksonville Jaguars biggest fan! (YouTube)
Tweet Tweetly-Tweet! Jackson 5 (YouTube)
Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound with Alberta Ballet

Ep. 47 – Rants and Raves

This week Tight Ends is joined by Kyle from Assumptions podcast. Vanda had some assumptions about him but together they tackle the question of “The Catch” and solve the harassment issue with the Carolina Panthers organization! Puppies for everyone! Interestingly they also invent a future weekend activity…FFLARPing. You heard it here first. Join Kyle and Vanda in setting some special resolutions for 2018!

The title is Rants AND Raves but there were just a lot of rants from Vanda. And can we please eliminate the term “allegedly”?!?

The Playbook:
Gronk does good.
Jerry Richardson…UGH
Aaron Rodgers is back!! Oh wait, he’s gone again.
How to Complete a Catch in the NFL.
Tim Hortons Pay It Forward!! (Shout out if you know the guy that broke the chain.)
Find Your Why by Simon Sinek is the book Kyle plans to read in 2018!
Maame Biney – first Black woman on US Olympic speed skating team!
Calgary Inferno is in top spot! Go, ladies! CWHL Standings

Ep. 45 – Boys Behaving Badly

Jodie is back! To bring more Fantasy Football fun and update us on snowboarders…yes, I did say snowboarders. Boys behaved pretty badly this last week so the title came to us in the middle of our opener!

Boys/Men behaving badly. Come on, guys. We’d rather talk about awesome catches and touch down celebrations! See a therapist.

Women Drinking Beer!

The Playbook:
What’s Up With Gronk?!? Gronk’s bad hit.
Enforcer documentary Ice Guardians
Russian athletes banned from Olympics!
Silken Laumann – Canadian Rower who tested positive for drugs after taking cold medicine!
Snowboarder is a “budding” entrepreneur. Ross Rebagliati
Mark McMorris snowboarder who ruptured his spleen. Returned to win Gold!
LiAngelo Ball caught shoplifting!?!
Trophy Kids documentary – Kids in sports
College Football Playoffs scandal!

Ep. 42 – Just Joshin’ Around

This week Vanda is joined by her nephew, Josh! They chat about their weekend fantasy football matchup AND their fave movies from before they were born. Vanda even found some talkies! Then they close it out by talking about the biggest stories out of the NFL this season.

The episode title is pretty easy to figure out. Though Vanda insists on calling her cohost Joshua since that’s the name his mama gave him!

The Playbook:
Oh, Gronk…
Watch Cam Newton score 4 TDs while sitting on Vanda’s fantasy team bench! (YouTube)
Romeo and Juliet 1968 trailer (YouTube)
Once Upon a Time in the West trailer (Youtube)
Gaslight 1944 trailer (YouTube)
La Strada (IMDB)
Vanda’s fave song from Funny Girl (YouTube)
Rear Window – waking up to Grace Kelly 😍 (YouTube)
Odell on a boat!
Colin Kaepernick – Citizen of the Year (GQ)

Ep. 39 – How Did You Celebrate the Sports Equinox?

This week we welcome guest coohost, Karen Unland, who not only loves podcast but created a podcast network to share her love?!? We chat Fantasy Football and Edmonton sports. Where were you when Wayne Gretzky left the Oilers? The ladies also tell you how to enhance your winter experience. Vanda hates winter but Karen floods her backyard Canadian-style!

What is the Sports Equinox, you ask? Better listen to find out! It’s like awards season for sports fans…times a million.

The Playbook:
ATB Entrepreneur Centre
Wayne Gretzky leaves the Oilers (YouTube)
Fog in New England! (Patriots.com)