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Sports, drafts and nonsense with Joe Posnanski and Parks and Rec/The Good Place's Michael Schur.

Sports, drafts and nonsense with Joe Posnanski and Parks and Rec/The Good Place's Michael Schur.
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Sports, drafts and nonsense with Joe Posnanski and Parks and Rec/The Good Place's Michael Schur.




Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh

Host Joe Posnanski is joined by legendary comedian Gary Gulman as he prepares for the debut of his live HBO Special "The Great Depresh" on October 5. Gary talks about the trials and tribulations that a young comedian faces while trying to get their break and dives into the mental health issues that he has overcome along the way. Be sure to tune in to the HBO Special on Saturday, October 5 at 10 PM ET! The PosCast with Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur regularly posts new episodes of...


The Good Place Is Back & Checking In On The PosCast Players

The PosCast is back for another episode! Hosts Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur talk about the Season 4 Premiere of "The Good Place" which airs September 26 on NBC at 8:30 PM! The duo looks back on their time at Wrigley Field -- and the ensuing freefall by the Chicago Cubs that's occurred since their departure. Then, we take a look at how our favorite PosCast players, such as Khris Davis, Tim Anderson and Franmil Reyes are faring. Baseball's longball epidemic hasn't shown any signs of subsiding...


Nick Offerman & Ryan Dempster From Wrigley Field!

Wrigley Field Weekend continues as the PosCast welcomes both Nick Offerman and Ryan Dempster to the WGN Booth in the Windy City! This rare, segment-free version of the PosCast spends a strange amount of time talking about Dempster's hitting stats (although he was a pitcher.) The group also makes its cases for why Ryan should be a MLB Hall of Famer and is treated to the story of why Ryan hit Alex Rodriguez during his first post-suspension at-bat at Fenway Park. Nick performs yet another...


The "Live" PosCast With Nick Offerman At Wrigley Field

PosCast hosts Michael Schur & Joe Posnanski are joined by friend of the show, Nick Offerman for a "live" PosCast episode from Chicago's Wrigley Field! Nick serves as a special musical guest as he sings all of The PosCast's glorious segment jingles, talks about his beloved Cubs and their playoff prospects and helps nickname a new PosCast player. In the draft, the gang picks their favorite teams that just plain suck. Who makes the list? Stick around for One Last Meaningless Thing, in which...


PosCast Draft: Childhood Gadgets and an Important Announcement!

Important Announcement! The PosCast will be joined by Nick Offerman for live PosCast episodes the weekend of September 13-15 at Chicago's Wrigley Field! Follow Joe & Mike on Twitter for more information about this special, live event. The Yankees continue to roll while the Red Sox season appears it will conclude without any postseason games. Michael chimes in on the departure of Dave Dombrowski while Joe shares his thoughts about the new-look Browns' latest shellacking in Week 1. Then, it's...


Michael is Back! Time to Draft

Michael Schur is back again to start another exciting season of the PosCast! He and Joe look into the juiced baseball phenomenon of 2019 and the bevy of 20+ HR players that it's led to. What can be done? What will be done? We give the expert takes. Because a PosCast Player of 2019 was never selected, we bring you updates across the board for what will become known as the PosCast Player Jubilee! Will Khris Davis hit .247 again? How many homers will the Orioles give up? Then it's time for...


Drafting Baseball Stats with Ellen Adair

Actress & Baseball Fanatic Ellen Adair re-joins The PosCast for a strictly baseball episode with host Joe Posnanski! Ellen dips into her Phillies fandom to give her take on year one of being a Bryce Harper fan and talks about how baffling his power drought has been in 2019 given how everyone else is hitting dingers this season. The pair give their ideas on how to tweak MLB in order to make the game better and cut down on home runs. The duo then takes on a baseball stats draft -- wOBA, WRC+...


The Return! Picking the 2019 PosCast Player

The PosCast makes its triumphant return as regular hosts Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur reunite after a short break. All of your favorite segments are back, including a heartfelt "Yankee Minute" where the crew talks about bona fide MLB stars, Gio Urshela, Luke Voit and Domingo German and their roles on the first-place Yankees. A new segment called "Ask Mike" makes its debut! Just like the name suggests, Joe fires off questions for Mike to answer. We make our nominations for the 2019 PosCast...


PosCast Draft: Shakespeare Lines with Ellen Adair

Ellen Adair (of hit TV shows Homeland, Billions & The Sinner) is the latest guest to grace The PosCast! Ellen joins Joe as the tandem holds court on an awesome draft where they pick their favorite Shakespeare lines of all time. Ellen also details her intense Phillies fandom while also admitting she likes to admire greatness around the league. Hear why Ellen's family brought her up to hate the Yankees in "Yankee Minute" and find out which under-the-radar baseball player was her first love....


PosCast Draft: Great Olympic Moments with Mechelle Voepel

Acclaimed ESPN & ESPNW sports writer Mechelle Voepel joins the show this week as part of the "Cavalcade of Guests" tour during Michael's absence. The duo talks about the NCAA Women's Final Four before working into Mechelle's new-found love as Cardinals fan during the Paul Goldschmidt era. This episode's draft focuses on the greatest Olympic moments in history as recalled by Joe and Mechelle. Remember the greatness of Olympians like Mike Eruzione, Michael Phelps and Simone Biles! The PosCast...


BONUS PosCast with Author Wayne Coffey!

Joe is joined by acclaimed author Wayne Coffey, to talk about his newest project, "They Said It Couldn't Be Done: The '69 Mets, New York City, and the Most Astounding Season in Baseball History" which goes deep inside the 1969 World Series-winning New York Mets! Wayne and Joe scratch the surface on some of his favorite stories he uncovered writing this book -- including stories about Mets legends such as Tom Seaver and Gil Hodges! Pick up your copy wherever you get your books or audiobooks!


PosCast Draft: 1980s Movie Crushes With Linda Holmes

PosCast Pop Culture Correspondent Linda Holmes joins the show this week and takes a trip down memory lane for a riveting draft of crush-worthy 1980s movie characters! Get Linda's thoughts on the beginning of baseball season and hear which team she's gravitating to now after spending the past couple of seasons as an Astros fan. Joe & Linda also chat up Linda's new book release slated for June of this year, get your pre-orders for "Evvie Drake Starts Over" wherever you get your reading...


MLB Preview Episode

Michael Schur makes his triumphant return for the annual MLB Preview Episode! Since the season is already underway, Joe & Mike have an even clearer picture of how things will play out in 2019 and attempt to improve upon their near-flawless track record of predicting what will happen this season on the diamond. Hear if your team will make the playoffs this season (Hint: if they didn't win on Opening Day, it's not looking good!) Stick around for this episode's epic One Last Meaningless Thing,...


PosCast Draft: Madmen Characters with Alan Sepinwall

Friend (and also beloved enemy) of the PosCast, Alan Sepinwall, joins Joe just before baseball season's first full slate of games to chat about his displeasure for the penny-pinching New York Yankees in an unforgettable Yankee Minute. Alan admits that he's ready to start rooting for the Cleveland Browns following the Odell Beckham Jr. trade and the duo goes back and forth as they draft their best 5-person squad from the cast of Madmen. Also, One Last Meaningless Thing is back! Hear what...


PosCast Draft: TV Animals With Comedian Steve Hofstetter

Another week, another hilarious comedian on the PosCast -- this time, it's Steve Hofstetter! Stay tuned as Joe & Steve draft who they deem to be the 10 most superior television animals. Steve talks about his fandom for the New York Mets, which teams Mets fans consider to be their biggest rivals and delivers his take on the Bryce Harper signing in Philadelphia. Joe also gets Steve's reaction on the new MLB rule changes and gets a prediction on the 2019 Mets. Also, the Browns are back with our...


PosCast Draft: Fictional Sports Characters with Alex Edelman

This week, host Joe Posnanski welcomes in comedian Alex Edelman to draft their favorite fictional sports movie characters. See if your all-time favorite character (or animal!) gets selected in this hilarious draft! Joe & Alex discuss who is most responsible for the everlasting New England Patriots dynasty and talk about the downfall of the DVD in "One Last Meaningless Thing." The PosCast with Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur regularly posts new episodes of meaninglessness every two or so...


PosCast Draft: TV & Movie Gangsters with Gary Gulman

This week, host Joe Posnanski welcomes in comedian Gary Gulman to draft the greatest mobsters from television & movie lore. Who would be your #1 pick? Gary gives a heartfelt, most-hated Yankee moment during this episode's "Yankee Minute," discusses the usefulness of frame stores and moving sidewalks in "One Last Meaningless Thing" and we get his thoughts on the great success that Boston's professional sports teams have enjoyed since the turn of the century. The PosCast with Joe Posnanski and...


Baseball Hall of Fame With Jay Jaffe

Host Joe Posnanski welcomes in Jay Jaffe -- the Pro Baseball Hall of Fame maven & author of The Cooperstown Casebook -- to talk about the 2019 HOF Class. Get their thoughts on Mariano Rivera becoming the first-ever unanimous selection to be enshrined and hear who could be next in 2020. Also, what should the approach be for steroid-era baseball players? Joe & Jay discuss how to handle the most controversial names like Bonds, Clemens, Schilling & Rose. The PosCast with Joe Posnanski and...


Crazy NFL Playoff Games & MLB Hall of Fame Primer

Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur recap a wild-and-crazy Championship Sunday in the NFL that saw the Patriots and the Rams advance to Super Bowl LIII. They do the dirty work for the NFL on how to fix its glaring replay and officiating problems. The hosts then turn the page to the upcoming National Baseball Hall of Fame announcement and break down each candidate one-by-one to decide who deserves to get the nod. Also, stick around for another One Last Meaningless Thing To End This Meaningless...


Segment Time With Tommy Tomlinson

Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur welcome in super-guest Tommy Tomlinson for the first PosCast of 2019. Cover your ears as Mike & Joe ruin movies in what could very well become the show's newest segment. The gang talks about the impending All-Star season that Troy Tulowitzki will enjoy now that he's joined the Evil Empire in the Yankee Minute. They take a retrospective look on the much-improved 2018 Browns and talk about who could be the next coach to usher them into future prominence. Mike also...