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Join host Mike Phillips each week as he dives into the world of New York sports, national sports headlines, pop culture and more on the Just End The Suffering podcast!

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United States

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Join host Mike Phillips each week as he dives into the world of New York sports, national sports headlines, pop culture and more on the Just End The Suffering podcast!

Language:

English


Episodes

407-2024 NBA Crossover with Sorry To Interrupt

2/19/2024
It's time for another NBA crossover episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) tips off the show by resetting where the Knicks and Nets find themselves at the All-Star Break (1:35) of the NBA season. Mike is then joined by Sean Rowe and Tom Bocchino of the Sorry To Interrupt podcast (@SorrySports) for a deep dive around the NBA (4:31) before the start of the second half this week. Mike then shares why baseball's free agency is broken (54:18) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the ⁠Sorry to Interrupt podcast⁠! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠and⁠ ⁠Spotify⁠! Subscribe to ⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:57:44

406-Super Bowl LVIII Recap With Joe D'Aloisio

2/14/2024
Super Bowl LVIII is over and host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) is back with a full breakdown of the big game on the podcast! Mike kicks off the episode by diving into a full analysis of the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory (2:00) with Joe D'Aloisio (@Joe__DAloisio) as well as a sneak peek at what to watch for in the NFL offseason. Mike then dives into all the pop culture related headlines from the Super Bowl (36:10) with Sam Derosa (@SDeros5) including Usher's halftime performance, Nickelodeon's simulcast of the game, the commercials and more! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠⁠⁠,⁠⁠⁠ and⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:01:14:43

405-Super Bowl LVIII Betting Special

2/6/2024
It's time to place your Super Bowl bets on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by going over the storylines he's watching for in Sunday's Super Bowl LVIII matchup (1:31) between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. Mike is then joined by Martino Puccio (@MartinoPuccio) to go over all the betting angles for the Super Bowl (4:55) and make their picks for the big game. Mike then reviews the Season 12 premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm (43:41) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠⁠,⁠⁠ and⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:47:57

404-Conference Championship Recap and Super Bowl LVIII Preview with Russell Baxter

1/30/2024
It's time to get ready for the big game on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by recapping the action from Championship Sunday (1:34) and sharing his first impressions of the upcoming Super Bowl matchup. Mike is then joined by Russell Baxter (@BaxFootballGuru) to dive deeper into the Championship Games (7:20) and start to look ahead to the Super Bowl LVIII matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. Mike then discusses what we should take away from the 2024 Australian Open (36:35) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out Russell Baxter's work for ⁠⁠Pro Football Guru⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠Football Past and Present . . . Seriously⁠⁠! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠, ⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠,⁠ and⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:39:48

403-Jets Offseason Preview with John Butchko

1/24/2024
It's time to break the huddle on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by recapping all four NFL playoff games (1:53) from Divisional Weekend as we get ready for Championship Sunday. Mike is then joined by John Butchko, the host of the Locked On Jets podcast, to discuss the Jets' pivotal offseason (8:43) and how they can try to snap their 13-year playoff drought this fall. Mike then makes his Conference Championship Picks (46:00) with Justin Diaz and reacts to the Baseball Hall of Fame Results (1:10:35) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, and⁠ ⁠Spotify⁠! Subscribe to ⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠ on YouTube! Check out the ⁠Locked On Jets podcast⁠!

Duration:01:18:00

402-The Sky Guys Interview A Disturbance In The Force Producer Kyle Newman

1/20/2024
On a special episode of The Sky Guys podcast, hosts Mike Phillips (⁠⁠⁠@MPhillips331⁠⁠⁠), Pete Consadori (⁠⁠⁠@Consy29⁠⁠⁠) and Nick Fraietta (⁠⁠⁠@NickFry_9⁠⁠⁠) are joined by Kyle Newman (⁠@Kyle_Newman⁠), one of the producers of A Disturbance In The Force, for a special interview. The Sky Guys and Kyle discuss some of the behind the scenes stories from production of the documentary, Kyle's own experiences with Star Wars and the 1978 Holiday Special, what he feels the legacy of the special is and more! Be sure to check out ⁠A Disturbance In The Force⁠ on Apple TV, Amazon Prime, VUDU and Google Play! Subscribe to The Sky Guys on ⁠⁠⁠⁠Apple Podcasts⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Google Podcasts⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Stitcher⁠⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠⁠!

Duration:00:45:52

401-Giants Offseason Preview With Jerry Foley

1/17/2024
It's time to break the huddle on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by recapping all six games from Super Wild Card Weekend (1:39), which produced essentially five blowouts and one competitive contest. Mike is then joined by Jerry Foley of the Giant Insider Newspaper and Podcast (@GiantInsider) to discuss the latest news surrounding the New York Giants (9:36) and preview their offseason. Mike then makes his Divisional Round picks (31:11) with Troy Mauriello (@TroyMauriello) and explains why Mets' fans should stop freaking out about the team's offseason (59:49) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out the ⁠⁠Giant Insider Newspaper and Podcast⁠⁠! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠, ⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠ and⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:01:05:37

400-NFL Wild Card Preview with Joe D'Aloisio

1/9/2024
It's time to get ready for the NFL Playoffs on the 400th episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by recapping Week 18 for the New York teams (1:38) and looking ahead to some key decisions they will have to make in the offseason. Mike is then joined by Joe D'Aloisio (@Joe__DAloisio) to preview the NFL Playoffs (7:11) and make their picks for Super Wild Card Weekend (45:30). Mike then shares his thoughts from the college football National Championship Game (59:13) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Stitcher and⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:01:04:55

399-2024 College Football National Championship Preview with Bill Bender

1/5/2024
It's time to break the huddle on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by breaking down the big O.G. Anunoby trade (1:50) and how it will impact the New York Knicks going forward. Mike is then joined by Bill Bender (@BillBender92) of The Sporting News to recap the College Football Playoff semifinals (5:56) and look ahead to Monday's national championship game between Michigan and Washington. Mike then makes his Week 18 NFL Picks (21:49) with Joe Simone and weighs in on the latest controversy involving NFL refs (36:39) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out Bill Bender's ⁠⁠college football coverage⁠⁠ for The Sporting News! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠, ⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Stitcher and⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:41:38

398-Pop Culture Party 5

1/2/2024
It's time to kick off 2024 by looking back at the year in pop culture from 2023 on the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (⁠@MPhillips331⁠) is joined by pop culture correspondent Sam Derosa (⁠@SDeros5⁠) and resident film critic Jon Stanko (⁠@JStanko99⁠) to revisit what 2023 had to offer in terms of pop culture. The trio discusses Taylor Swift's insane year, the Barbenheimer phenomenon, the impact of the actors and writers strikes, the best of TV and film and more. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠Stitcher⁠and ⁠Spotify⁠! Subscribe to ⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠ on YouTube! Check out ⁠Stanko's Stance⁠!

Duration:01:10:06

397-2023 In Review With Pete Consadori

12/27/2023
It's time to look back on the year that was on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by reacting to Yoshinobu Yamamoto's decision to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1:57) and how it will impact the rest of the offseason for the Mets and Yankees. Mike is then joined by Pete Consadori (@Consy29), his co-host from The Sky Guys podcast, to look back on some of the biggest storylines of 2023 (8:55) from the podcast. Mike then makes his Week 17 NFL Picks (1:14:23) with Vikings' fan Joey Castellano and previews the College Football Playoff semifinal matchups (1:37:58) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Stitcher and⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube! Subscribe to The Sky Guys on ⁠⁠⁠Apple Podcasts⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Google Podcasts⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Stitcher⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠!

Duration:01:41:26

396-Holiday Special 6

12/20/2023
It's time for another Holiday Special on the Just End The Suffering podcast! With the end of another year approaching, host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) goes back into the archives to share a 2019 interview with sports documentarian Ross Greenburg (2:10) about his career and some of his most notable works. Mike then makes his Week 16 NFL Picks (38:22) with his co-host on The Sky Guys podcast, Nick Fraietta (@NickFry_9), and revisits the Christmas Pop Culture Draft (1:00:27) from Holiday Special 3 with Allen Austin (@Allen_Austin_). Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Stitcher and⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube! Subscribe to The Sky Guys on ⁠⁠Apple Podcasts⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Google Podcasts⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Stitcher⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠!

Duration:01:25:34

395-Mets Offseason Discussion With Martino Puccio

12/13/2023
It's time to talk New York Mets' baseball on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by weighing in on the current state of the Mets (1:47) as David Stearns looks to attack the team's needs in his first year as the Mets' President of Baseball Operations. Mike then joins Martino Puccio (@MartinoPuccio) to dive deep into the Mets' plans (6:58) and speculate on potential additions to the roster for 2024. Mike then makes his Week 15 NFL Picks (1:03:54) with Jets' fan Kevin Lillis (@Kastrophoto) and shares his thoughts on why Shohei Ohtani's contract is bad for baseball (1:29:52) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Stitcher and⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:01:35:43

394-Yankees Offseason Update With Dan Federico

12/8/2023
It's time to talk New York Yankees' baseball as we fire up the Hot Stove on the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by reacting to the latest dysfunction to come out of the New York Jets' locker room (1:56) and explains why both the team and Zach Wilson are to blame for it. Mike is then joined by Dan Federico (@DanJFederico) to react to the huge Juan Soto trade (7:47) for the Yankees and assess what could be next for them in the offseason. Mike then makes his Week 14 NFL Picks (33:15) with Giants' fan Phil Fraietta and explains how the College Football Playoff Selection Committee really screwed up this year (51:29) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠, ⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Stitcher and⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:55:38

393-College Football Talk With Bill Bender

11/29/2023
It's time to get ready for the conference championships in the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by dissecting the likely doom of the New York Jets' season (1:55) after their Black Friday loss to the Miami Dolphins. Mike is then joined by Bill Bender (@BillBender92) of The Sporting News to set the stage for conference championship weekend in college football (7:48) and preview all of the big games. Mike then makes his Week 13 NFL Picks (23:14) with Christopher Russo (@ChrisRusso98), the host of the Sports In The Waiting Room podcast, and reviews the premiere of Squid Game: The Challenge (54:37) with pop culture correspondent Sam Derosa (@SDeros5) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out Bill Bender's ⁠college football coverage⁠ for The Sporting News! Check out the ⁠Sports In The Waiting Room podcast⁠! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠Stitcher and⁠ ⁠Spotify⁠! Subscribe to ⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:01:14:16

392-Week 12 NFL Picks with Joe D'Aloisio

11/22/2023
It's time to make some Thanksgiving week NFL picks on the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show with his reaction to the New York Jets' decision to finally bench Zach Wilson (1:33) and whether they can still salvage their season with seven games left. Mike is then joined by Joe D'Aloisio (@Joe__DAloisio) to make their Week 12 NFL Picks (9:27) and discuss more football. Mike then shares why he feels the Marvel Cinematic Universe is completely lost (37:05) in the Two Minute Drill. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠⁠Apple⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Amazon⁠⁠, ⁠⁠TuneIn⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Stitcher, and⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠! Subscribe to ⁠⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:45:17

391-Giants Talk With Jerry Foley

11/16/2023
It's time to talk New York Giants football on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by weighing in on the Giants' disastrous season (1:53) and how badly things have gone off the rails for Big Blue. Mike is then joined by Jerry Foley (6:04) of the Giant Insider Newspaper and Podcast (@GiantInsider) for a deeper dive into the Giants' issues and how they will look to reload for next season. Mike then makes his Week 11 NFL Picks (29:44) with Jets' fan Mike Kelly (@Mike_Kelly23) and explains why he isn't jiving with the NBA's In-Season Tournament (44:27) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out the ⁠Giant Insider Newspaper and Podcast⁠! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠Stitcher and⁠ ⁠Spotify⁠!

Duration:00:49:06

390-2023 NFL Midseason Report With Russell Baxter

11/9/2023
It's time to break the huddle on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by reviewing the status of the New York football teams (1:40) and why the Jets seem hell-bent to stick with Zach Wilson at quarterback despite a historically bad offensive performance. Mike is then joined by Pro Football Guru Russell Baxter (@BaxFootballGuru) to dive deeper into the state of the NFL (9:04) at the halfway point of the regular season. Mike then makes his Week 10 NFL Picks (38:28) with Giants' fan Justin Diaz and weighs in on some baseball news from the New York locals (1:04:56) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out Russell Baxter's work for ⁠Pro Football Guru⁠ and ⁠Football Past and Present . . . Seriously⁠! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠Stitcher and⁠ ⁠Spotify⁠!

Duration:01:15:59

389-2023 College Basketball Preview with Zach Braziller

11/2/2023
It's time to take the court for the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) tips off the show by sharing his thoughts on the upcoming college basketball season (1:52) with action set to begin in earnest on Monday. Mike is then joined by Zach Braziller (@NYPost_Brazille) of the New York Post to dive deeper into the college basketball headlines (5:45) to watch, including a look at how Rick Pitino will do in his first as St. John's head coach. Mike then makes his Week 9 NFL Picks (22:01) with Jersey Joe Archino (@JoeArchino) and discusses his disappointment with the decline in quality from WFAN (39:12) in the Two Minute Drill. Check out ⁠Zach Braziller's sports coverage⁠ for the New York Post! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠and ⁠Spotify⁠! Subscribe to ⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠ on YouTube!

Duration:00:43:35

388-Halloween Pop Culture Party 4

10/30/2023
It's time to get into Spooky Season with another Pop Culture Party on the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the proceedings by reviewing the latest entry into Mike Flanagan's Netflix universe (1:55), The Fall Of The House Of Usher, with Allen Austin (@Allen_Austin_). Mike then is joined by Barstool Sports' Jon Stanko (@JStanko99) to draft teams of horror-related media (48:59) that include classic horror movies, villains, tropes and more. Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on ⁠Apple⁠, ⁠Amazon⁠, ⁠TuneIn⁠, ⁠Stitcher⁠and ⁠Spotify⁠! Subscribe to ⁠Mike Phillips’s channel⁠ on YouTube! Check out ⁠Stanko's Stance⁠! Check out Halloween Pop Culture Party 1, 2 and 3!

Duration:01:45:13