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Loonacy Podcast

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Four guys talk Minnesota United, craft beer and real life, providing an independent and unbiased perspective of MNUFC's tactics and decisions. These guys are unwilling to hold back on their opinions about the Loons and their direction while throwing in humor, insight into their lives, and odd news with a sprinkling of guests to boot. They regularly visit Minnesota craft breweries, recording on location, to offer listeners an opportunity to explore and support the local, thriving craft beer culture.

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United States

Description:

Four guys talk Minnesota United, craft beer and real life, providing an independent and unbiased perspective of MNUFC's tactics and decisions. These guys are unwilling to hold back on their opinions about the Loons and their direction while throwing in humor, insight into their lives, and odd news with a sprinkling of guests to boot. They regularly visit Minnesota craft breweries, recording on location, to offer listeners an opportunity to explore and support the local, thriving craft beer culture.

Twitter:

@LoonacyP

Language:

English


Episodes

202 There's No Place Like Home : Loons Take It To The Limit To Draw Columbus

3/4/2024
The guys tackle the MNUFC Home Opener against the reigning champions Columbus Crew, the return of Christian Ramirez to Minnesota, & tough on the possible changes Eric Ramsay will bring when he arrives in town. They then move on to predictions on the upcoming match against Orlando, and finish up the show with some MN soccer history.

Duration:01:34:00

201 No Rey, No Bongi, No Problem : Loons Win The Opener & Goodbye To A Festival For Naked Men

2/26/2024
The guys start the podcast talking about plans for the Loons Home Opener, beers, covid & the hiring of Eric Ramsay as the new manager. Then it's on to the Loons victory over Austin in the MLS Season Opener. They discuss the lineup, the formation, Lod's goal in the first half, the interim manager making interesting subs in the second half and a great run & pass by Clark that set up the deciding goal. They also discuss the youth on the team, and the Loons starting to get some homegrown players in the mix. Predictions for the home opener are up next, followed by a short MN Soccer History segment. They finish the podcast with a story about a 1,000 year old festival of naked men coming to an end in Japan.

Duration:01:29:19

200 Hope It Was Worth The Wait : Loons 2024 Predictions & An Explosive Bathroom Remodel

2/19/2024
The guys start the podcast talking about what's been going on since they recorded a month ago, and celebrate their 200th episode. Then its on to the nights beers, why the preseason doesn't really matter and the Loons new Starry Night jersey. The guys then make their predictions on where the Loons will end up in the western conference and predict the score of next weeks opening game against Austin. They then play a Loons based gameshow hosted by Connor, and finish up the episode with a story about finding a grenade in a bathroom.

Duration:01:28:51

199 Look Who Finally Showed Up : Rey Joins the Squad & I See Dead People

1/23/2024
The guys open the podcast talking about life & emergency appendectomies. Then it's on to the nights beers, and the announcement that Rey has finally joined the squad for preseason training. They then discuss the multiple new signings, some signing rumors and the GM situation. Some MN Soccer history is up next, and they finish the podcast with a story about relatives collecting social security on a dead person.

Duration:01:17:44

198 Help Wanted : Loons Lose Another Manager & Skinny Dipping With Bass

1/9/2024
The guys start the podcast talking about weather, life, and Dave being in the Cleveland area for work. Then it's on to the nights beers, and a discussion about McAuley leaving his post as the Interim Manager. They then discuss one of our super draft picks deciding to go back to college. They then talk about the Loons 2024 schedule, and which games they are looking forward to. MN Soccer history is up next, and they end the episode discussing a story about a guy taking a swim in the tank at a Bass Pro Shop.

Duration:01:12:42

197 It's All About The Benjamin's : MLS Dumps The US Open Cup & The Importance Of Voting

12/19/2023
The guys start the pod talking about what they've been doing in the past couple weeks. Then it's on to the nights beers and news that the Loons are resigning Will Trapp. They then discuss Sean McAuley being named Interim Manager through the start of the season. The big news of MLS leaving the US Open Cup in 2024 is up next, which turns into a discussion about money, Messi, Next Pro, and the FA Cup. Connor is up next with some MN Soccer history, & they end the episode with a story about a council candidate who didn't vote for himself.

Duration:01:14:53

196 Just The Tip : Loons Talk & Extra Protein In Your Salad

12/5/2023
The guys open the podcast talking about what they did during the last two weeks and European Markets in the Twin Cities. Then its on to the nights beers and news about the new general manager. They then discuss Friday's announcements about contracts that were renewed & declined and what it means for the upcoming season. They then discuss some potential new rules for MLS regarding the sin bin. They end with a brief episode of MN Soccer History and a story about a salad in NY that included a little something extra.

Duration:01:13:38

195 Hiring Now For The Future : Loons Hire A CSO & The Search For The Golden Toilet

11/21/2023
The guys open the podcast discussing what's been going on in their lives for the past two weeks. Then it's on to the nights beers and an opening chat about the hiring of a new CSO. They discuss his background and how he technically won't be available until he's done with his current team next spring. This spills into talk about a new manager, and how the decision will likely be made by the current front office. They talk about the front four of the Loons attack next, and offer some tidbits about Bongi and Rey. MN Soccer History is up next, and they end the podcast about a missing toilet made of gold.

Duration:01:02:41

194 Vegas Baby, Vegas : Loons End Of The Year Awards & A Nine Fingered Cop

11/7/2023
The guys open the podcast talking about Tony & Dave in Vegas, and other things that have been happening. Then it's on to the nights beers and handing out some awards for the Loons. The discuss the MVP, LVP and Best Newcomer. Connor is next with some MN Soccer History & the end the podcast talking about a cop who lost part of a finger.

Duration:01:19:50

193 Out With A Whimper : Loons Miss The Playoffs & Hot For Teacher

10/23/2023
The guys open the podcast talking about what they did over the weekend and the beers they are drinking. They then discuss their pre-season predictions and the Loons decision day matchup against SKC. They discuss the lineups, the formation and teams lack of effort during the game. This was followed by some talk about Rey's future with the club and a potential youth movement moving forward. Then it's some MN Soccer History and they close the podcast talking about a teacher who's now making a million dollars on OnlyFans.

Duration:01:20:39

192 So You're Telling Me There's A Chance : Loons Beat LAG & Poo It Yourself Jewelry

10/9/2023
The guys open the episode talking about the big sports weekend in MN and some more talk about the firing of Adrian Heath. Then it's on to the beers and a discussion about the Loons victory over the LA Galaxy. They discuss the issues with the broadcast, the changes in the lineup, Dotson's early goal, LAG getting the equalizer, and the next four Loons goals all coming from Pukki. They also discuss some of the differences they saw in the team with Heath gone, and get into a complicated discussion about the Loons backing into the playoffs. They finish up the podcast with a funny story about a traveler from Africa trying to bring Giraffe poop through MSP Airport.

Duration:01:19:42

191 Special Edition : Heath Out

10/7/2023
Tony & Connor record a special edition of the podcast discussing Adrian Heath being fired from MNUFC. They discuss what he did right, what he did wrong, and where we go from here.

Duration:00:52:46

190 No Sense Of Urgency : Loons Draw The Quakes & Gator Day At The Ballpark

10/2/2023
The guys start the podcast talking about cancelled marathons, postponed trips, Packers season tickets and fantasy football. Then it's on to the beers, and a discussion about the Loons draw against San Jose. They talk about the lineups, the lack urgency from the squad, going up a goal, giving up a goal, and Heath's head scratching moves in the second half. They then make their predications on the upcoming matches against LAFC & LAG, followed by some MN Soccer History. They finished the podcast with a story about a guy with an emotional support alligator trying to get into a baseball game.

Duration:01:30:24

189 Warning Explicit MNUFC Content : Loons Drop Two Games & Outhouse Adventures

9/25/2023
The guys open the podcast talking about kids soccer tournaments, decaying shopping malls and other stuff from the weekend. Then it's on to the nights beers, and some profanity laden talk about the Loons losses this past week. They do a quick review of the loss to LAG, and then get into the loss to St. Louis at home in the pouring rain. They discuss the lineup, condensed end of season scheduling, a good start for the Loons, and then a horrible finish. They talk about Heath's job security and rant about the state of the team after two losses that should have been wins. Then it's some MN Soccer History from Connor, and a funny story about a woman being trapped in an outhouse going after her lost watch.

Duration:01:26:18

188 I'm Not Mad, I'm Just Disappointed : Loons Drop A Game To SKC & Creating Shortcuts

9/18/2023
The guys open the pod talking about local fairs, David's trip to Disney World, weird evacuations, kids haircuts and new EA FC 24 rankings. Then it's on to the beers, and a painful discussion about the Loons loss to SKC. They go over the lineup, the lack of any attacking in the first half, Heath's decision making, and vent their overall frustration with the game. Dave then joins the podcast from his hotel on a work trip, and they make predications on the upcoming matches against the Galaxy & St. Louis. Connor has some MN Soccer History, and they end the podcast with a story about construction workers making a hole in the Great Wall of China.

Duration:01:20:39

187 Crazy Way To Earn A Draw, But We'll Take It : Loons Draw NER & Tripod Loves White Claws

9/11/2023
The guys open the podcast discussing Dave's time in Vegas, Connor's day at the Twins game, and Tony's day of laziness. Then it's on the beers, and the Loons draw with NER. They discuss the lineups, a very heavy Loons attack, the NER's first half goal, the Loons not being able to find the back of the net, and the crazy goal by Franco in the dying embers of the match. They then make their predications on the upcoming match versus SKC, followed by some MN Soccer History. The podcast ends with a story out of Florida about a three legged bear who enjoys white claws.

Duration:00:47:37

186 The Gangs All Here, Sort Of : Loons Get A Win, A Draw & Howdy Doody Goes For A Drive

9/4/2023
The guys start the podcast welcoming back Connor and talking about taking his son to his first Loons match. They then discuss the MN State Fair, and the beers Tony & Dave tried. Then it's on to the nights beers, and a quick discussion about the Loons victory over Colorado. The Loons draw with San Jose is up next which includes the lineup, a quick goal from Pukki, San Jose answering back, tremendous goal keeping from DSC and a VAR decision that could have given the Loons a victory. The guys then make predictions about the upcoming match with NE, followed by some MN Soccer History. They finish the podcast with a funny story about a large bull going for a car ride in Nebraska.

Duration:01:14:09

185 That Wonderwall Record Is Getting Dusty : Loons Draw Seattle & Fried Fish In NJ

8/27/2023
The guys open the podcast talking about hurricanes & the MN State Fair. Then it's on to the nights beers, and the Loons draw against Seattle at Allianz Field. They talk about the lineup changes due to Bongi's injury, Seattle's goal, the Loons looking good going into the half, Seattle's own goal, Pukki not looking good, and a strong finish. They then make their predictions for the upcoming matches against Colorado and San Jose. They end the podcast with a story about a fish that caused a power outage in New Jersey.

Duration:01:06:40

184 The Return Of The Sniper : Loons Beat NYCFC & Condo Nudists Are The Worst

8/22/2023
The guys open the podcast discussing the ending of the Leagues Cup, what they did over the weekend, the weather & plans for development around Allianz Field. Then its on to the nights beers, and a dive into the Loons victory over NYCFC. Their dive includes the lineups, the terrible pitch at Citi Field, a Bongi injury, Jan's goal, & Dotson moving all over the pitch. They then make their predictions on the upcoming home game against the Sounders, and close the show with a story about a naked man disturbing some female residents of a condo community in Chicago.

Duration:01:11:05

183 We Don't Want To Talk About It : A Loons Win, A Loss & Fishing For Coke

8/14/2023
The guys open the podcast talking about the weather & dealing with neighbors. Then its on to the nights beers, and a couple news items about breweries in MN. They talk about the win against Toluca next, and discuss the ups & downs that were the match. They then talk about the weird outcome of the Nashville vs Club America match. Next up is a brief discussion about the Loons loss to Nashville, mostly about the foul by DJ Taylor that turn the game on its head. They then made their predications about the upcoming match against NYFC, and end the podcast with a funny story about the mayor of Tampa Bay hooking some cocaine while on a fishing trip.

Duration:01:04:59