Rank #1: Best of 2018 (featuring Mark Wahlberg, Baker Mayfield, Ed Orgeron & more)
It's been a great year for Pardon My Take and as a thank you we have put together the best moments of 2018 in this podcast. We have the best moments from interviews including Baker Mayfield (16:01-29:21) Ed Orgeron (29:24-40:10) Gordon Hayward (40:15-51:19), Mark Wahlberg (52:00-1:03:35), Von Miller (1:03:38-1:15:12), Blake Bortles (1:15:14-1:18:20),Rachel Nichols (1:22:00-1:24:52), CJ McCollum (1:24:53-1:36:17),John Cena (1:36:18-1:40:16). Plus we have a bonus two interviews with Kevin Smith (1:44:15-2:05:27) and Charles “Peanut” Tillman (2:05:28-2:35:29). We end off with the Best of Fastest 2 Minutes (2:39:21-2:44:44) Best of Fantasy Fuccbois (2:44:48-2:57:57) and Best of Grab Bag (2:57:58-3:09:17). Happy New Year to everyone and remember Year of the Core starts January 1st.
Rank #2: Danny Woodhead, Blake Bortles, Joey Chesnut, Bo Pellini & more
Special 4th of July edition (2 hour episode). The guys breakdown the upcoming NBA free agency by predicting where each player will go. (2:20 - 14:17) We talk to Danny Woodhead about the 4th of July, Kool Aid, and the pledge of allegiance (14:17 - 18:39). Blake Bortles joins us for a Wikipedia club meeting on the 4th of July as well as a Mt Rushmore of Boat activities (20:42 - 40:56). Joey Chesnut comes on to talk about the 4th of July hotdog eating competition in Coney Island (41:38 - 53:26). Bo Pelini joins for a Mt. Rushmore of angry coaches live from Vanny Woodhead + 2 bonus interviews that you will have to listen to in order to find out who they are.
Rank #3: Trailblazers CJ McCollum And Mt Rushmore Of Worst Mondays
We're back from Vacation and recapping all the things we missed. Lebron to LA, Paul George has been brainwashed, Boogie ruined the NBA by making the Warriors the favorite to win the title, (2:12 - 9:19) and we still have World Cup fever (9:19 - 16:43). Mt Rushmore of worst Mondays to go back to work and a bonus Mt Rushmore of Darren Rovell's 40 rules for turning 40 (16:43 - 36:25). Who's back of the week including Jay Z getting roasted (36:25 - 41:52). Portland Trailblazer CJ McCollum joins the show to talk about NBA free agency, what its like always being in trade rumors, being an NBA player from the Patriot League, and how we have to stop calling Kevin Durant a baby back bitch (41:52 - 77:28). Segments include Thoughts and Prayers to the Croatian player that dissed Russia, trouble in paradise for Dwight Howard's relationship with every NBA team, Stay Classy Phil Mickelson, and Hank hot in the streets for Bieber getting engaged.
Rank #4: Thanksgiving Special - Paul Bissonnette, Mike Miller, Chuck Lidell
Thanksgiving is finally here and it's time to eat, gamble, and watch sports for 5 days straight. (2:15-4:31) Recap of the unreal MNF game between the Rams and Chiefs. Rovell loves the sports bar that is twitter. Preview of Thanksgiving day football. (4:32-23:29) Hot Seat/Cool Throne. (23:30-37:54) Former NHL Superstar Paul Bissonnette joins the show to talk about the hockey season thus far, why Judge Judy pisses him off, and what it's like to not be able to celebrate Thanksgiving as a Canadian. (41:14-1:10:37) Segments include JR Smith uhhh ya think,(1:13:36-1:15:40) Trouble in Paradise Washington Wizards,(1:15:41-1:19:24) Phil vs Tiger, (1:19:25-1:23:10) and Takesgiving where we take listener submitted question/takes on Thanksgiving. (1:23:11-1:31:25) Bonus interviews with 2X NBA Champion and Lebron Apologist Mike Miller. Talking about his new role as Memphis Asst Coach under Penny Hardaway, recruiting the Number 1 player in the country, and what it's like playing with Lebron. (1:32:37-2:04:10) Plus Chuck Lidell talking his upcoming fight with Tito Ortiz and getting back in shape (2:04:10-2:12:49).
Rank #5: Mr Portnoy, Chris Long, LAbron signs with the Lakers And the Mt Rushmore Of Office Characters With Andy Buckley + Bonus Jon Taffer
Hopefully we're all still alive when this episode comes out because we taped it at the end of last week (2:20 - 5:36). We talk our favorite 4th of July activities to get everyone ready for the holiday (5:36 - 13:38). Our lawyer Mr Portnoy joins the show after a long hiatus of being a radio star in his own right. We do complaints with the people's lawyer and he gets going on train etiquette (13:38 - 52:34). Andy Buckley aka David Wallace joins the show to catch up and do the Mt Rushmore of Office Characters (52:34 - 75:46). 2X Super Bowl Champion Chris Long joins the show to do the Mt Rushmore of laws we would pass if we were invited to the White House to visit the President Plus bonus Jon Taffer because he's the greatest American alive.
Rank #6: Our Lawyer Mike Portnoy And Dr David Chao
Before we get to NFL Week 16 preview we have an intervention for Big Cat being a 32 year old man who is addicted to Call of Duty. What's at stake in the second to last NFL regular season weekend plus the Browns are probably going to win this Sunday.(2:20-17:13) Fantasy Fuckbois.(17:20-19:53) Our lawyer Mr Portnoy joins the show to talk about various legal issues as well as a year end Portnoy's Complaint.(23:31-47:38) Former San Diego Charger team doctor, Dr David Chao, joins the show to teach us about NFL injuries, ACL's, and other notable superstars that have been placed on IR this season.(47:40-58:59) Segments include Stay Woke is FSU even eligible for their bowl game?(1:04:15-1:06:26) Not to brag but we called it Apple is f*****g us over with their iPhone updates.(1:06:27-1:08:17) Locker Room Talk and Jimbos.(1:10:28-1:18:44) Plus we lay out next week's schedule, no one freak out.
Rank #7: Poker Legend Daniel Negreanu + Mount Rushmore Of Flavors
France has advanced and we talk a little soccer including Ronaldo running away from Messi and who gets the team of destiny tag (2:21 - 9:17). Hot Seat/Cool Throne including Lebron and his Blaze Pizzas and PFT is staring at dude's legs (9:17 - 23:29). Mt Rushmore of Flavors (23:29 - 33:53). Poker Legend Daniel Negreanu joins the show to talk about the professional poker life, the time he was bet 550,000 dollars he couldn't shoot an 80 at a golf course within a year, and the time his friend lost a bet saying he could eat 1,000 dollars worth of McDonalds in 36 hours (33:53 - 62:11) . Segments include Bachelor talk for guys that don't watch the Bachelor, the debut of our newest segment "Good job getting the 12 kids out of that Thai cave" and Guys on Chicks.
Rank #8: Ricky Williams + NFL Week 16 Recap
NFL Week 16 fastest 2 minutes (2:28 - 8:35). Blake Bortles is back (sort of), the playoff picture is getting clearer, the Ravens dominated the weekend, Baker still hates Hue Jackson, the Steelers collapsed in New Orleans, and we have a win and in game for Week 17 (8:35 - 32:29). Who's back of the week where we discuss all our New Years Resolutions including PFT wanting to try gas station supplements and Big Cat's desire to do an ollie (32:39 - 45:42). Ricky Williams joins the show to talk about his new Football league, his career in the NFL, and whether or not he considers his football life a success or failure (45:42 - 80:11). Segments include Mike Tomlin says some things, new segment Relatable Rovell, Kings stay Kings Marvin Lewis, and Monday Readings "I can't stop kissing the father of the family I babysit for"
Rank #9: Johnny Manziel, Lane Johnson, Danny Woodhead + Best Of Coach O, Julian Edelman and Von Miller
t's Football in July! A special PMT episode with new Mt Rushmore's from Johnny Manziel (Mt Rushmore of comebacks), Danny Woodhead (Mt Rushmore of unstaffed NFL players) and SB Champ Lane Johnson (Mt Rushmore of Johnson's). Plus we have best of Coach O, Julian Edelman, and Von Miller. Back on Monday with CJ McCollum, hopefully we don't die between now and then otherwise some things we said would be very awkward
Rank #10: Thanksgiving Special With Blake Bortles, Martin Truex Jr, Julian Edelman, and Billy Football
Special bonus double episode for Thanksgiving Week. We start with the NFL games on Thursday and coach firing season(2:05-12:31). Hot Seat/Cool Throne(13:25-26:10). Blake Bortles joins the show for a Wikipedia meeting on Thanksgiving and we talk about his 7-3 Jacksonville Jaguars(26:15-41:02). Special Mt Rushmore of Thanksgiving Activities/Food42:30-53:15)). Segments include PR 101 for Ray Allen getting catfished and the Braves losing all their prospects(53:17-59:58). Trump vs Lavar update and Shoe Roast(59:59-1:06:04). Billy Football joins the show to explain Net Neutrality to us as well as Higher Education/Guys on Chicks. 2017(1:06:52-1:15:33) Nascar Champion Martin Truex Jr joins us in studio after his Championship race on Sunday to talk NASCAR, what he would be doing if he wasn't a driver, and whether or not he should be able to wreck cars in high speed chases(1:15:35-1:30:43). New England Patriot Julian Edelman joins us to finish Part 1 of his interview last Wednesday. We talk more Brady and Belichick and other stories on his career in the NFL(1:31:30-1:53:34).
Rank #11: Jim Harbaugh, Blake Griffin & Sam Dekker
NFL Week 1 and the Fastest 2 minutes in Football is back (2:07 - 8:41). Story lines from the first Sunday of the fall (8:41 - 14:46). Whos Back of the week and Football Guy of the week (14:46 - 25:55). Coach Jim Harbaugh joins the show to talk about his new podcast, setting his roster on the last day and how much he missed football before the season started (25:55 - 46:26). Blake Griffin and Sam Dekker join the show to refute the hot seat from last week in the first ever hot seat appeals court (46:26 - 56:26). Segments include Stay Classy for Brian Kelly, Talking Tennis, Is Gronk learning too much about hurricanes, Bad sports town for LA, JJ Watt hurt or injured, and Sabermetrics for Big Ben owning Cleveland.
Rank #12: JJ Redick + Mount Rushmore Of Animals You Want On Your Team In A Fight
Daniel Murphy is a Cub which is also the name of the GOAT and he also killed the Cubs forever (2:27 - 6:55). Hot Seat/Cool Throne and a breakdown of the VMA's from a guy who understands it and 2 guys that are washed (6:55 - 23:35). Mt Rushmore of animals that we want on our team in a fight to the death (23:35 - 36:02). JJ Redick joins the show to talk about his NBA career, what happened to the Clippers, being teammates with Dwight Howard, how much the hate in College messed with him, and Coach K faking injuries all the time (36:02 - 92:03). Segments include Jon Gruden's time machine, embrace debate is Baker Mayfield too swaggy, and guys on chicks.
Rank #13: Rickie Fowler And Smylie Kaufman
National Championship recap, what's next for Nick Saban (2:59 - 12:20). Bachelor Recap by guys that don't watch the Bachelor (12:20 - 15:53). Hot Seat/Cool Throne (15:53 - 22:14). PGA Tour Golfers Smylie Kaufman and Rickie Fowler join the show to talk about golf ettiequte, spring break, is Tiger back, and who they hate the most on tour (22:14 - 49:17). Segments include PR 101 for Derrick Rose, Stay Classy, Connect the Dots David Ortiz, As A White Guy, Put on in his earhole, and that's enough internet for today.
Rank #14: Best Of 2017 With Jim Harbaugh, Theo Epstein, Tom Crean, Bill Walton, Danica Patrick And More
We end the year with our best of episode. Starting with the best Coaches interviews we revisit our time with Jim Harbaugh (4:02-16:05), Geno Auriemma (16:58-21:49), Tom Crean (21:51-31:38), Jay Wright (32:20-37:12), Bob Stoops (37:13-43:30). Next up we have the random interviews we loved including Canelo Alvarez(46:22-49:03), Anthony Scaramucci (50:17-53:47), Danica Patrick (53:48-57:12) Ice Cube (57:13-58:12) and Mark Teixeira (53:13-1:00:28). Our personal favorites with Theo Epstein (1:02:28-1:12:05), Bill Walton (1:13:42-1:25:05) and Hank Azaria (1:25:07-1:29:15). Finally we wrap up the best of with our favorite recurring guests including Stu Feiner (1:30:47-1:34:33), Marlins Man(1:37:52-1:39:26), Mr Portnoy (1:39:30-1:44:58) Blake Bottles (1:45:54-1:49:50),Billy Football (1:49:51-1:52:42) and and our favorite segments including the bonus segment from Las Vegas we don't talk about.
Rank #15: Johnny Manziel
Andrew Luck threw something and Dennis Rodman saved the world, and we're not sure which is more incredible (2:27 - 11:55). Bachelor talk for guys that don't watch the bachelor (11:55 - 14:28). Hot Seat/Cool Throne + Parade Sabermetrics (14:28 - 31:44). Johnny Manziel joins the show to talk about the transition to the CFL, will Jimbo Fisher wear one of those weird Aggie Rings, and what happened to his best friend Drake (31:44 - 51:29). Segments include Trouble in Paradise Kyrie Irving, Put one in his earhole for the viral clip of the baseball player hugging his friend, Hurt or Injured pretty much broken hands, and Guys on Chicks.
Rank #16: Jim Harbaugh
Grit Week continues and the guys are live in Cleveland for Cavs/Celtics Game 4 aka the Kyrie 3rd Quarter Game (1:56 - 10:34). Hot Seat/Cool Throne (10:34 - 20:29). Grit Week update. Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh joins the show to talk about Football, milk drinking, meeting the pope, how he dreams about playing Football, and what Grit means to him (20:29 - 60:54). Segments include Thoughts and Prayers to Mike Zimmer, Fair Play for Mike & Mike not speaking, Bachelor update for guys that don't watch the Bachelor, Protect the Shield Goodell lets players celebrate, Explain It To Hank, we bought him a Tamagotchi pet that he now has to keep alive.
Rank #17: Shark Tank's Daymond John
Monday Night Football recap and playoff scenarios before Week 15. (3:10-13:20) Hot Seat/Cool Throne including Gen Z is getting called out for making a bad name for millenials. (13:21-26:57) Shark Tank's Daymond John joins the show to talk about his business career, what being on Shark Tank is like, and Big Cat/PFT pitch him a bunch of ideas and offer their brains to be purchased. (29:24-57:38) Segments include Embrace Debate,(59:47-1:03:28) Not to brag but we called it Big Ben,(1:03:29-1:04:41)) Stay Woke Steph Curry,(1:04:42-1:08:52) and Guys on Chicks (1:08:53-1:17:21).
Rank #18: Former Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster
We're about to be taken over by Aliens and no one is talking about.(2:20-9:06) Embrace Debate what is the best popcorn in the Christmas 3 way popcorn cylinder as well as which Kobe is better 8 or 24.(9:09-15:30) Hot Seat/Cool Throne talking Chess nerds, Bowl game gifts, and Jerry Richardson being off the hook because it's not actually his heart that harassed people(15:38-27:29). Former Pro Bowl Running Arian Foster joins the show to talk about his NFL Career, the future of Football, the time he got owned by Billy Football on twitter, and his favorite Texans QB.(28:57-1:03:53) Segments include Sabermetrics for Lane Kiffin,(1:05:15-1:07:02) PR 101 for ESPN and James Brown tweeting out porn links(1:07:04-1:11:32). Kings Stay Kings for Jeff Fisher and a special Holiday Party edition of Guys on Chicks (1:11:33-1:21:14).
Rank #19: JJ Watt Part 1
Before we get to the long awaited JJ Watt interview the guys talk Mayweather/McGregor and Lonzo Ball. Who's Back of the Week including Ryan Lochte, Magic Johnson and Mark Cuban (8:50-13:20). Mt Rushmore of types of friends (13:23-22:50). Houston Texan JJ Watt joins the show from his log cabin in Wisconsin for Part 1 of his 2 Part interview(23:11-53:10). Talk about the Uhhh Hey JJ movement, Football, injuries, and whether or not he has an alibi for Making a Murderer. Segments include Talking Tennis for the Wimbledon Final(54:17-57:21), Humans vs The Sun with a bonus PFT theory that the Sun may not actually be hot(57:22-59:50). Talking Thrones by guys that don't watch Game of Thrones(59:53-1:01:56). PR 101 for D'Onta Foreman (1:01:59-1:04:02) and Emergency Football Guy Of The Week(1:04:03-1:05:27).
Rank #20: NBA Writer Zach Harper, Coach Charlie Weis And Shark Tank Of New Segments
Time travel episode. We finished taping at 7 pm and all hell broke loose in the sports world so we went back to the office at midnight to wrap up all the story lines (2:10-18:25). Hot Seat/Cool Throne including Elon Musk rockets and Mike Tice retiring because no one will listen to him anymore (18:26-30:09). NBA Writer Zach Harper (@TalkHoops) joins the show to catch us up on the 2017-18 season and which teams are frauds (31:30-55:31). Coach Charlie Weis joins us to talk about his football career, Belichick, and the famous parrot in his house(56:51-1:12:00). Segment Shark Tank where we figure out new segments. "Piss and Tell", "6 Degrees of blaming Robert Griffin", "Take Quakes", "Genes Friday", "Soggy Sorrows", "You Triggered Bro", and "E-Sports Update with Darren Rovell" featuring Darren Rovell . We end the show with bachelor talk for guys that don't watch the bachelor. BONUS INTRO BEFORE ALL THE NEWS BROKE What does it mean for the world now that it has set in that the Eagles are Super Bowl Champions. We wrap up some lingering SB 52 story lines including poop eating fans, should we be a Free Meek Mill podcast, and Gronk's house getting robbed (1:30:33-1:38:36).