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!

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Ep. 44 – Nerds Talk About Jocks

This week Dan from Northern Nerdcast joins Vanda to talk about Gronk and Eli Manning! (Boo hoo, Eli.) They also review the Grey Cup, or Snow Bowl, as it has been renamed…by me, anyway. Then they have to go back to their geek roots to give you their geek favourites. Linky links below!

The title is a bit of a throwback to Vanda’s high school days. You might be able to guess that Vanda did not sit at the jock table in the cafeteria. All the Jennifer’s got picked first in Phys Ed. Seriously there were, like, 8 Jennifers. But there is only one Vanda!

The Playbook:
Gronk can’t talk about it.
Dan’s pick for geek TV – The Orville
Dan’s pick for video games – Super Mario Odyssey
Dan’s pick for geek board games – Spy Fall and Codenames
Vanda’s pick for geek books – Stainless Steel Rat series
Vanda’s pick for geek movie – For the Love of Spock
We both love Riverdale and Stranger Things!

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Ep. 43 – Connie Has a Stamps Collection

Wow! We cover a lot in this episode! Connie joins us just before she steps on a plane to head to the Grey Cup in Ottawa! We compare NFL and CFL and chat about our favourite podcasts.

Connie would have a Stampeders players’ collection if she could without being charged with kidnapping. She loves herself some kickers! Come and kick it with Vanda and Connie!

Episode with Matt Singleton!

The Playbook:
Gronk in high school. Hobbied in animal husbandry?
Calgary Stampeders Alex Singleton work with the Special Olympics! (CFL.ca)
Grey Cup info
Calgary Stampeders 4 legged mascot!
CFL Fans Fight Cancer charity for 2017 Grey Cup! Cancer Survivorship Centre
Conan O’Brien gets screeched in! (YouTube)
Connie opposing teams great players. Toronto Argonauts SJ Green and Ricky Ray!
CFL Purolator Tackle Hunger!
New Orleans Saints go marching in! (NOLA.com)
JJ Watt amazing fundraising (SI.com)
Denver Broncos (ex) AJ Derby one-handed catch! (YouTube)
CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders Duron Carter backhand catch!
Calgary Stampeder DaVaris Daniels amazing catch!
Calgary Dinos Niko DiFonte 59 yard field goal! (CBC.ca)

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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)

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Ep. 41 – Lions and Packers and Frank! Oh my!

This week Vanda is joined by her hubby, Frank! They watch the Monday Night Football game and chat Fantasy Football, CFL, NHL and review Spiderman Homecoming! You also get bonus puppy sounds in the background.

I need to google what a Packer is? Is it a cheese thing? I’m a really good packer except I always bring too many pairs of shoes. And not enough socks and tights.

Tight Ends Podcast was a friend of the show for The Crossover Podcast! Check it out!

The Playbook:
Travis Kelce sack race TD celebration! (Sports Illustrated)
Aaron Rodgers toque. (USAtoday.com) (A toque is a brimless hat…it’s French, dude.)
Michael Keaton got his wings! (EliteDaily.com)
Roger’s Place in Edmonton.

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Ep. 40 – That’s a Tight 4th Line

This week Vanda chats with Carl from The 4th Line Podcast! They talk hockey, football, and music. They also share a strange connection with a stuffed wolf! We also find out what is up with Gronk!

The 4th line is the D team in hockey, like, the worst line, but are still hockey players who work hard. Kind of what Carl and Joel do every week!

The Playbook:
Gronk at a pediatric cancer event! (NESN.com)
Nashville Predators logo
Sudbury Wolves stuffed wolf

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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)

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Ep. 38 – The Tight Ends Get Roasted

This week Hannah from Film Roast podcast joins us to chat football and movies! Grab the popcorn and listen to our review of the oldie Necessary Roughness from 1991. We also cover Sports News and list our fantasy players that have been TIGHT or BITE. And Hannah learns what a Canadian Tuxedo is!

Vanda is sick with the flu this week but she’s a trooper! Hannah joined online from Arizona to chat American Football and Football, or Soccer, as you American folks call it.

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SPECIAL EPISODE – Overtime #5 – Sports and Mental Health

This special episode was an idea started by a listener. We chatted with Bell Let’s Talk Ambassador Bruno Guevremont about his PTSD and how a trek to the North Pole helped him learn that he had inner strength to match his outer strength. Also, Nathan from Loyal Company of River Valley Podcast talks about his work with young people to learn how to take care of their mental health. Modern Manhood Podcast host German shares his definition of success when it comes to mental health self care.

It is a special episode that we hope you enjoy.

The Playbook:
Rick Rypien Foundation
Clara Hughes
Sick Not Weak
Bruno Guevremont (Facebook)
Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast
Modern Manhood the Podcast

http://tightendspodcast.com

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Ep. 37 -The Fix Is In

This week Vanda and guest host, Jodie, discuss how to fix everything that’s wrong with the NFL. It’s all solved, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell! They also compare their Fantasy Football teams to players in non-Fantasy Football. Were they TIGHT or did they BITE? The halftime show is all about new Fall TV! Don’t set your DVR until you listen to this episode!

The episode title is also a great song by Elbow. This week we solve the NFL’s issues, tomorrow peace in the Middle East!

The Playbook:
Leonard Fournette (Google Player Profile)
Aaron Rodgers moustache memes! (SB Nation)
Doug Flutie – Jodie’s grandmother’s favourite player. (Wikipedia)
Todd Gurley’s hair
Antonio Brown throws a tantrum! (CBS Sports)
Julio Jones (Google Player Profile)
Le’Veon Bell plays catch with a young fan! (Twitter)
Deshaun Watson gives his first paycheque to Houston cafeteria workers. My Most Vanda-approved Player. (Today.com)
Trevathan suspended for 2 games for hit on Davante Adams. (Fansided)
Should Don Cherry go away? (Google images)
Don Cherry biopic if you want to like him more. (Flixlist)

Vanda and Jodie’s Fall TV Guide:
Madame Secretary
Line of Duty
Survivor
This Is Us
Mr. D
Star Trek Discovery
The Good Doctor
Stranger Things
Riverdale

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