STL Happy Hour – Episode 6: Our Show is the Kind of Show Where Friends Feel Like They Can Drop By

Alpena’s best friend Chris joins the program. He tells stories of how much he hated Alpena for most their freshman year as roommates at Loyola University in Chicago.

Last Man Up – Episode 42: Howard Balzer of the Alliance of American Football

We kick things off talking about Casey Kasem. Would the guys who do our theme song make it to American Top 40? Which of course leads to the conversation and the playing of Casey Kasem going bat shit in the studio.

Where is Shadoe Stevens? Where are Bob and Tom and Mr. Obvious?

The guys give their thoughts on Super Bowl LIII. We talk the game, the commericals, Maroon 5.

The show has a new auditor, and it’s the great Tara Wellman. She’s also going to determine if Clay is gay.

Howard Balzer (@hbalzer721) joins the show to talk more about the Super Bowl. But the exciting thing on Howard’s plate right now is the new Alliance of American Football (AAF). Howard is going to be covering the league for AAF.com. The season starts Saturday, February 9.

The show wraps up with a discussion on the possible changes to the rules of Major League Baseball. How would the NL deal with the DH?

STL Happy Hour – Episode 5: Analyzing Better Together’s Plan

Of course this episode is chock full of our usual fun and games.

We talk about the most watched shows on television. Andy learns about the Mickey Mouse Club Hot Diggity Dog song.

Then we talk about the plan that Better Together STL has put together for creating a unified St. Louis under one government. We break down some of the myths and misconceptions about the plan, and what the plan really entails.

And we give a shout out to Alpena’s buddy Don Hernandez.

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Last Man Up – Episode 41: Vinny Bonsignore from The Athletic/Los Angeles

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Friend of the show and Friend of St. Louis, Los Angeles Rams beat writer Vinny Bonsignore from The Athletic-Los Angeles joins the program to talk about the Rams appearance in Super Bowl LIII. What’s it going to take to know down Tom Brady and the Patriots. How’s the scene in Atlanta?

Also, Yahoo releases it’s 10 worst coaching decisions in Super Bowl history. Can you name No. 1?

It’s all on this episode of the Last Man Up podcast.

STL Happy Hour – Episode 4: We Had a Plan … But It Got Scrapped

Nintendo GameBoy

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The highlight of this show is when Alpena mentions cutting onions, and Andy goes into a how-to on cutting onions. Hint: You need a sharp knife.

Could there be a real cure for cancer within a year? We’ll discuss.

Is it as fun being a kid today as it was in the 80s and 90s?

Do you still have your GameBoy?

All of that and more … on the latest episode of the STL Happy Hour part of the Saint Louis Podcast Network

Last Man Up – Episode 40: Abby Llorico of Today in St. Louis/KSDK

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It’s cold in January in St. Louis. We discuss that and some conference championship talk.

Abby Llorico (@abbyllorico) joined the show to talk with the guys about the state of current affairs in the City of St. Louis.

Last Man Up – Episode 39: Benjamin Allbright

Benjamin Allbright

We’re one away from the big 4-0! In this episode of the Last Man Up podcast, the guys talk Cardinals baseball. Who is the 1980s equivalent of Matt Carpenter? Where does Manny Machado fit in the Cards lineup?

NFL reporter Benjamin Allbright (http://twitter.com/allbrightnfl@allbrightnfl) joins the show to break down conference championship weekend. He also touches on a Tweet he sent out back in November about how St. Louis should pitch the Spannos family to bring the Chargers home to St. Louis.

As usual, the show wraps with Andy regurgitating Awful Announcing’s Top 5 Hot Takes of the Week … Matt and Clay break down the ridiculousness.

Be sure to hang around and listen to the end for a great story from Ben Allbright that he had about Mark Morrison of Return of the Mack fame.

Episode 38: Jeff Chadiha of nfl.com

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We open the show discussing college football and the CFP Championship game.

Jeff Chadiha (@jeffrichadiha) joins the show to talk NFL postseason. He gets down and dirty with his picks and who he thinks is going to win Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.

We skip the top 5 Hot Takes of the Week and instead breakdown Awful Announcing’s ranking of the top NFL Announcers.