Eric Gillen previews the defending NFC champs with Alex.
Alex regrets ranking the Packers where he did a month ago, as he’s come to the conclusion that Aaron Rodgers is done and the Packers are trash.
Evan Desroches joins 32 Fans to preview the Denver Broncos.
Keev and Alex discuss the Houston Texans, which animals would be the best at basketball, and whatever else they can squeeze in before the bomb.
Alex and Keev try to make up their minds about how they feel about the Bills.
Keev and Alex preview the Falcons.
Titans fan Brandon Hilyard wants to know why the Titans can’t get any damn respect.
Alex talks about why God will not permit the Saints to win the Super Bowl this year, while Keev tries to play some games.
Jake Freud joins Keev to discuss the scintillating QB controversy between Mitch Trubisky and Nick Foles in Chicago.
Jared Jerome and Harold Rosengarten join for a four-man Jets preview. (Join Patreon at patreon.com/32Fans to get an extended version that goes way past the bomb!)
Keev and Alex preview the Bucs and Alex compares Brady to every Hall of Famer who ever starred for a new team late in his career.
Every year 32 Fans welcomes Keev’s former roommate Josh Grashin on to talk Seahawks and this year is no different. Every year Keev and Alex get into a fight about technology and this year is no different.
Jeremy Wall joins Keev and Alex to preview Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens.
Yoni Wiesel is our most negative (some would say “most accurate” or “least homerific”) guest every year. Can we expect more of the same from him and the Giants in 2020, or can Joe Judge and Daniel Jones lead them back to the playoffs?
Cole Hogan makes his triumphant return to 32 Fans as the spokesman for the defending world champions.
Michael Higgins joins Alex and Keev to talk about the 2020 Jaguars. Can they … steal the show?
Josh Lehmer stans the Los Angeles Rams and Ben & Jerry’s Triple Caramel Crunch AND WE’RE ALL OUT OF ICE CREAM so he’s here to discuss football and perhaps a murder most foul?
Mike Clark is back again to complain about how the Patriots (and Yankees) are only great teams and not the indisputably best teams in their leagues. What a relatable situation.
Jordan Parhar returns from social media/podcast hibernation to preview the 2020 Cowboys with Akiva.
Zach Sosna makes his annual return to 32 Fans to preview the Cincinnati Bengals.
Keev and Alex discuss the Carolina Panthers and what it means when the #1 overall pick in fantasy football has a bye in week 13.
Every year we welcome Eagles homer Shamir Seidman to tell us why he thinks the Eagles will go 14-2. Is this the year he thinks the Eagles don’t have it?
Keev welcomes annual guest Adam Brooks to discuss the 2020 Las Vegas Raiders.
Keev and Alex discuss the L.A. Chargers and survey listeners to gauge interest for the 32 Fans Fantasy Football Survivor League.
Alex and Keev spend 32 minutes on the Arizona Cardinals and definitely no other random subjects.
Keev and Alex are more interested in talking about the Heat than the Dolphins, so they spend most of today’s pod making NBA playoff picks.
The wheel keeps spinning, and today the guys preview the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Keev & Alex spin a wheel to determine their next preview, and it lands on Jake Lewin’s Indianapolis Colts. Now if only Jake was available at midnight on a random weeknight to record a podcast with no advanced notice…
The first (scheduled) NFL Sunday is 32 days away, so Keev and Alex are back with their annual NFL preview in which we preview a different team every day over the next 32 days. Today we start with a team so disorganized it doesn’t even have a name, so excuse us if we spend 29 minute discussing other matters. But hopefully we get to discuss this team at least a little before we watch out for that Chester bomb blast.
Keev and Alex are without internet. Alex and Av are without power. Keev and Alex do a weekly podcast about nonsense. Alex and Av do a weekly podcast recapping Curb. Keev and Rob do a podcast recapping Season 3 Episode 7s. Keev is very sleepy this week, too sleepy to record a regular podcast. So we killed a few birds with one stone and combined podcasts for one week only.
Alex and Keev are joined by play-by-play man Rob Cesternino to announce a Twins/Mets game on MLB The Show 20 created by listener JonJon. Late in the game a surprise guest joins the booth.
This episode is best enjoyed on video (which the surprise guest did not realize). Click here to watch.
This episode’s outro is Starting Line by Cory Wong, described by Zvi Rapps as “a nice little ditty” and by Dr. Jen as “cheesy 80s elevator music.”
Patron Abe Sutton submitted a number of 32 Fans episode ideas earlier in quarantine, and one of them was his offer to create a trivia contest between Keev and Alex to determine who is the trivia king.
Alex has seen a dozen full seasons of Survivor since this podcast was recorded a month ago, but Shannon Guss is so beloved that she shouldn’t be limited to the Patron feed.
Keev and Alex banter and Alex ranks the 23 shows he’s completed so far in 2020.
Akiva and Alex run down the top 25 sports city Mount Rushmores, the final five with a captive audience (whose audio wasn’t recorded — oops).
There are 45 localities in North America with a team in one of the big four sports leagues. Today Alex and Keev argue over who belongs on the “Sports Mount Rushmore” of 20 of them.
Akiva presents the ten best sports announcer calls of the last 35 years, but not before discussing a random Vikings/Lions game from December 1997 and an infamous Vinny Testaverde non-touchdown that helped bring instant replay back to the NFL.
For those who want to watch the videos of the 10 best, links are here:
Keev wants to talk NFL schedule and possibly the 20th through 11th greatest sports announcer calls of the last 35 years, but Alex says his NFL knowledge is too rusty for in depth football talk in quarantine in May.
Since everybody’s Rusty in May, this episode’s outro is a song by a dude named Rusty.
Keev and Alex spend 45 minutes discussing some of the best play-by-play calls of their lives and then 15 minutes screaming at each other about RAANAPily Feud.
For those who want to watch the videos of the greatest calls:
With Akiva and Alex taking a Passover/Easter break from the regular feed, we’re bringing you a recent Patreon episode in which Ali Lasher watched 11 hours of TV overnight in order to catch up and join us for the antepenultimate 32 Fans Patreon episode of Survivor Amazon.
In addition, this episode has a very special outro, never before published in its entirety to a mass audience, but produced here upon Ali’s request.
The podcast formerly known as 32 Fans Movies is now called There Will Be Pod – subscribe here.
The Sports Movies Tournament of Champions finale is here – after watching and bracketing ~300 sports movies over the past ten months, it all comes down to the remaining 16 movies as they contend for the crown of best sports movie of all time.
Our guest judges for the finale are two baseball savants and movie experts, Will Leitch (@williamfleitch) and Cliff Corcoran (@CliffCorcoran). Cliff was the overwhelming choice of listeners to return after joining us for the Balboa Region. Make sure to check out his baseball writing at The Athletic, Baseball Prospectus for his upcoming series on baseball movies, as well as his collaboration on the baseball podcast, The Infinite Inning.
The founder of Deadspin, Will’s comments on sports, movies and culture at large can be found at New York Magazine, MLB.com, the Grierson & Leitch Movie Podcast, as well as his personal website. Don’t miss Will and Tim Grierson’s write-up in Vulture of the 50 best sports movies.
Check out our podcast for episodes covering the earlier rounds in this tourney, as well as the episodes devoted to movies for each sport – baseball, basketball, Olympics, boxing and so much more.
To nerd out, you can see the full movie list here, including the results, rankings and critics grades for all the sports movies we watched over the last year.
Outro: “Dear Basketball” (2017) Kobe Bryant, Glen Keane, John Williams
The guys update on their quarantines and conclude their riveting tournament to determine the best uniform number of all time (or do they?) and also discuss their favorite players from every NFL team.
Happy Easter and/or Passover to all those celebrating holidays home alone in the coming week! This episode’s outro is a Lion King parody Passover.
BRACKET SZN ends with a Wienerkur Special, as Keev has spent many hours preparing a 64 team bracket to determine the best uniform number in the core 4 of North American professional sports leagues.
To see the rosters click here, but don’t click on the “Bracket” tab unless you don’t mind spoilers.
Virus or no virus, BRACKET SZN continues on 32 Fans, as Keev and Alex welcome Sally Splasher back to determine the winner of the Seinfeld character bracket. (Click here to see the bracket if you don’t care about spoiling the results of this episode.) Furious arguments ensue as Alex, Keev and Sally delve into Seinfeld and unrelated matters.
Bracket SZN continues with an extra-long podcast to help get you through COVID-19 isolation. Looking for a sport that it still playing games, Keev and Alex find their way to Melbourne, where they are joined by guests and married couple Shannon Gaitz and Peter Guss. Shannon and Peter have prepared a bracket for Alex and Keev to determine who their new favorite AFL teams will be.
This episode’s outro is the fight song for Alex’s new favorite AFL team.
It’s March, which means it’s Bracket Season here at 32 Fans. We kick off Bracket Season with a 64-person bracket to determine the greatest ever character in Seinfeld history. To break Alex/Keev ties we have a special guest, non-Seinfeld podcaster Ali Lasher.
If you don’t mind being spoiled, you can check out the bracket here.
The crowd is drunker, the audio is just as bad … but we’re back to determine once and for all the greatest beer … of the 32 beers that we randomly selected in late 2019.
On the Patreon side Keev and Alex have been running a bracket to determine the best song of the 90s. A couple of weeks ago Keev wasn’t available, so he was replaced by the self-described “Queen of 90s Music” Jennifer Gonik Chester, M.D. So as a Patreon sneak preview to non-Patrons, in honor of President’s Day, today we present the Queen. (The Queen’s list of the best songs of the 90s is here.)
Akiva comes to Chester’s house in New Jersey along with an audience of dozen to try 32 beers and crown a champ.
If you think the audio quality is bad now, just wait until they’re drunk in Part II next week.
Av Sinensky (co-host of 32 Fans Movies, the Movie Ladder Podcast, and Pretty Pretty Pretty Good: A Curb Your Enthusiasm Podcast) joins Keev and Alex to discuss his favorite 120 movies of 2019.
This episode’s outro is Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show by Neil Diamond, from Av’s favorite movie of the year.
Keev and Chester chat immediately after the Super Bowl.
This episode’s outro is Red Kingdom by KC’s own Tech N9ne.
Keev and Alex begin by spending 20 minutes discussing the tragic untimely passing of Kobe Bryant.
Then they discuss WWE Royal Rumble 2020, featuring a brief cameo from a special guest.
With just one game remaining in the NFL decade that began with the 2010 regular season and ends with the final game of the 2019 season in Miami in two weeks, it’s time for Alex to announce his NFL teams of the decade (full chart available upon request). Keev and Alex also banter about Curb, politics, the origins of the NFL, The View, and other shenanigans.
This week’s outro is Places by the National Parks, recommended by patron Kyle King.
The end of the Vikings season makes it hard for Alex to stay excited about football. But he ranks the best seven Conference Championship Sundays of the past 30 years.
This episode’s outro is another of Alex’s favorite 90s songs from the Godzilla soundtrack, Deeper Underground by Jamiroquai.
Keev recaps last night’s Patreon episode and discusses the new NFL head coaches. Alex ranks the best Wild Card and Divisional Round weekends of the last 30 years. Then it’s time to recap what we saw last week and preview this weekend’s games.
This episode’s outro is Emile Mosseri’s version of “San Francisco” from The Last Black Man in San Francisco.
Alex ranks his top 20 TV shows of 2019. At the 40 minute mark, Keev and Alex preview Wild Card weekend, with special guests joining to discuss the game of the week.
Click here to join Keev’s and Alex’s NFL playoff pool.
This episode’s outro is Running For So Long (House a Home) from The Peanut Butter Falcon.
Keev and Alex talk playoff possibilities, fantasy football, make week 17 picks, and Keev drops his Billion Dollar Bowl Guarantees.
Happy Chanukah and Merry Christmas! And most importantly, on this December 23, Happy Festivus!
Alex and Keev discuss the NFC West and where it ranks among the most competitive NFL divisions in our lifetimes. (Alex’s full ranking is available upon request.) They also make week 16 picks and give a sneak preview to some of Dr. Jen’s 90s music #hottakes that Patrons have been enjoying.
This episode’s outro is a cover of Don’t Fear the Reaper by the Spiritual Machines.
This week Alex and Keev were supposed to rank the best NFL divisions ever, but an hour into the podcast they realized they’d forgotten, so that gets pushed to next week. Instead they make week 15 picks and argue about this week’s musical Patron episode, the Dallas Stars, Ryan Tannehill, and a listener idea for how to fix NFL replay.
This episode’s outro is The Weight, specifically the Band’s version featuring the Staples Singers that appears in the Scorsese rockumentary The Last Waltz. Why? Well look at the lyrics in the fourth stanza for a clue…
Listeners compete against Alex and Keev to guess the week 14 lines. (See all the guesses here.)
This episode’s outro is Glad I Found You by Silver Jackson.
Alex’s week 12 NFL power rankings can be seen here.
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Keev and Alex agree to spend exactly 60 seconds discussing every NFL team this week. Yet somehow the episode is far longer than 32 minutes…
This episode’s outro is Walking on a String by Matt Berninger feat. Phoebe Bridgers.
This week Keev and Alex rank every starting quarterback taking into account their 2019 salary. The full rankings are here. They also briefly discuss the beer tournament and college football.
This week’s outro is Peaches by The Presidents of the United States of America because, well, ya know…
All Hallows’ Eve and the World Series frame the 32 Fans Movies crew’s rundown of the best baseball movies. Joined by FanGraph’s Jason Martinez (@mlbdepthcharts) and with Josh Kanter subbing in for regular host Will Seamon, we discuss 24+ baseball movies, with six earning tickets to the 64 all-sports movie tournament taking place March 2020.
Check out the winners so far in the 32 Fans Movies sports movie marathons here — and the 30 rankings of baseball movies aggregated to seed the movies.
The outro song is “Willie Mickey and the Duke” by Terry Cashman.
Keev and Alex finally finish ranking NFL coaches.
This episode’s outro is What Comes After Certainty by non-NFL-head-coach Bill Callahan.
The Washington Nationals are World Series champs, and Keev slept through it. The guys start ranking the top 20 coaches in the NFL until a sudden interruption ends the podcast early.
Go to this week’s Patreon episode for more details.
This episode’s outro is Parliament celebrating Chocolate City.
Keev and Alex announce intentions to start a Patreon, discuss the end of the Jewish holidays, and rank the bottom 12 head coaches in the NFL.
This episode’s outro is a song about Patron.
Keev and Alex talk about the Jewish holidays and football, and a bunch of other stuff.
This week’s outro is I Want You In My Dreams by Tom Rosenthal.
Keev and Alex talk about the Jewish holidays and baseball and the NBA and Hong Kong. And make week 6 picks.
This week’s outro is Friday by 916frosty.
Keev yells at Alex for forgetting his birthday, Alex announces his American League award winners and previews the Twins/Yankees ALDS, the guys discuss Rosh Hashanah and make week 5 NFL picks, and Keev gives some book recommendations.
This week’s outro is Seder Ha’Avoda by Ishay Ribo.
Keev and Alex recap week 3 in the NFL (and the Emmy’s) and make picks for week 4.
This week’s outro is Magic Mountain by firekid.
Alex and Keev talk about Elul, the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin, and make week 3 NFL picks.
This week’s outro is Two Faces by Bruce Springsteen.
Keev and Alex go way past 32 minutes in their excitement to discuss NFL week 1.
Alex’s 2-year-old Eli makes his podcast debut and performs no worse than his namesake quarterback.
This week’s outro is My Stress by NF.