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A weekly podcast hosted by blog creator Nathan Graber-Lipperman. New guests appear weekly to talk about the current news cycle, discussing anything from Oprah's campaign for the presidency to Antonio Brown's new hairstyle.

A weekly podcast hosted by blog creator Nathan Graber-Lipperman. New guests appear weekly to talk about the current news cycle, discussing anything from Oprah's campaign for the presidency to Antonio Brown's new hairstyle.
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A weekly podcast hosted by blog creator Nathan Graber-Lipperman. New guests appear weekly to talk about the current news cycle, discussing anything from Oprah's campaign for the presidency to Antonio Brown's new hairstyle.






The Unplugg'd NFL Show Ep. 3: Josh Allen Is A Specimen

Jack Lido and NGL recap Week 3 of the NFL, including the Bills upsetting the Vikings in Wiscons--er, Minnesota (0:15), the ramifications of the Jimmy G injury (15:38), debate the better comeback story, Josh Gordon or Tiger Woods (21:00), and give some picks for the Monday Night game (27:55).


The Fantasy Geek Episode 2: Josh Gordon To The Pats And The Royce Freeman Dilemma

Jack Lido and Andrew Fenichel are back with the second episode of 'The Fantasy Geek' Podcast! They go over their Eyebrow-Raisers (8:33), Chill-Out Candidates (10:40), Starts of the Week (18:50), and Sits of the Week (30:35), before wrapping up by answering some listener questions (41:52).


The Unplugg'd NFL Show Ep. 2: Blake Bortles, Blake Bortles!

The Unplugg'd NFL Show is back to recap an exciting slate of games from Week 2! Chandler Poe joins NGL to discuss how Vikings-Packers is the front-runner for Game of the Season (4:50), debate Chandler's proclamation of Mahomes as a "surefire Hall of Famer" (10:28), talk about whether or not the Rams are the Class of the NFL (19:37), and end with some Winners and Losers (21:50).


The Fantasy Geek Episode 1: Week 1 Is In The Books!

In this episode, Jack Lido and Andrew Fenichel react to notable Week 1 performances, with eyebrow raisers (5:30) and chill out candidates (18:46). They also preview Week 2, with Jack's season-long starts and Andrew's Daily Fantasy values (29:41), in addition to players they're not excited about (39:51) and some deep sleepers (52:07).


The Unplugg'd NFL Show Ep. 1: Mahomes Is In, Peterman Is Out, And Rodgers Is Back!

The Unplugg'd Podcast Network brings you the first episode of our flagship NFL show! Each Monday morning during the NFL season, a rotating group of hosts will offer analysis on everything they saw during the previous day of football. For our debut episode, Jack Lido and NGL talk about Hue Jackson's comments about being upset that Josh Gordon played well (8:50), whether or not we should start worrying about the Saints' defense (14:30), the start of the Pat Mahomes Show with KC (24:45), and...


The Unplugg'd Podcast Ep. 22: Ryan LaCasse on Winning a Super Bowl and Getting His MBA

For Episode 22 of 'The Unplugg'd Podcast,' NGL welcomes on Ryan LaCasse, a former NFL linebacker who now works as a financial adviser with Ayco, a Goldman Sachs company. They talk about Ryan's favorite Peyton Manning story (2:11), learning behind Dwight Freeney at Syracuse (8:01), Ryan's thoughts on the NCAA and being a student-athlete (11:50), what it was like to play in the NFL and win a Super Bowl (19:00), the time he threw David Tyree into the ground (22:40), and how he wound up working...


What's UP Episode 11: Nike Takes a Stand on Colin Kaepernick

EMERGENCY POD! Nike came out strong on Monday, choosing Colin Kaepernick to headline it's 30th Anniversary of the "Just Do It" campaign. What does it mean for brands and their marketing strategies in an age where visibility couldn't be greater? And--more importantly--what does it mean for Kaep and his protest? Jack Lido and NGL discuss the news that blew up the Internet ahead of the 2018 NFL Season.


The G-L Review Episode 12: The Most Interesting NFL Storylines Heading Into 2018

NGL takes some time to pay respects to the victims of the shooting in Jacksonville on Sunday before inviting on Andrew Fenichel and Jack Lido to debate if the NFC is truly better than the AFC (5:30), discuss the future of the Steelers' "Killer B's," (21:25), compare notes on how the playoffs will shake out (36:30), and make some Super Bowl predictions (1:07:00).


The G-L Review Episode 11: LaVar Ball's (Junior) Big Ballers

Andrew Fenichel joins NGL to explain why attending the JBA Championship was a big waste of time (0:05), discuss the ups, downs, and future of the league (11:30), jump on the Duke hype train (16:05), and finish up deciding which rookie quarterback they're most excited for (21:10).


The Banter Group Chat Premier League Preview

Jake Liker and the rest of the Banter Group Chat bring you their preview of the 2018-2019 Premier League season! The six-strong crew go through each and every team in the EFL Championship and dish out some thoughts on where the club stacks up compared to the competition. Also, the guys give out end-of-year awards predictions, including their champion, Player of the Year, Golden Boot, Bold Prediction, and Best Transfer.


What's UP Episode 10: The Academy Decides To Shake Things Up

Jeff Siniard and Nathan Graber-Lipperman discuss the Academy's decision to shorten its telecast to three hours and whether or not the new "Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film" award is a net good or simply creates a new problem altogether.


What's UP Episode 9: On the NFL's Controversial New Helmet Rule

On May 22, 2018, NFL owners approved the new, controversial, and downright confusing "Helmet Rule." Three months later, and there's still a lot to be talked about. As the 2018 season approaches, Jack Lido shares some thoughts on the new rule and how he thinks it will affect the game.


The G-L Review Episode 10: NCAA Expenses, MLB Tweets, and Alex Jones

NGL welcomes on Andrew Fenichel to discuss what Northwestern's new Walter Athletics Center means for college sports (1:51), debate the odds of NU becoming a true sports school (14:05), and finish up by talking about MLB players' tweets (21:30) and the future of discourse on social media (34:00).


What's UP Episode 8: The Fox-Disney Merger is (Nearly) Complete

This week, Fox and Disney both held meetings with shareholders that went on to approve the purchase of 20th Century Fox by the Mouse House. Ray Tang talks with NGL to discuss how this changes the media landscape and where indie movies fit in during the age of big-budget blockbusters.


What's UP Episode 7: 32 In 32 (AFC Preview)

Jack Lido returns with the second part in his '32 in 32' series, where he recaps what each NFL team did during the offseason in just one minute. This time around, Jack bounces around the AFC to determine which team will finally dethrone the Patriots dynasty.


What's UP Episode 6: 32 In 32 (NFC Preview)

Jack Lido delivers the first episode in his two-part '32 In 32' series, where he gives a minute-long refresher on what each NFL team did in the offseason and what we can expect from them moving forward.


The G-L Review Episode 9: #SUMMERMOVIESZN is in Full Effect

Jake Graber-Lipperman joins the pod to discuss why the incredible action sequences make the sixth installment in the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise a must-see (0:50), get into some spoiler talk about what worked and what didn't (10:45), and rank their favorite films in the series (22:30). The G-L bros then give some spoiler-free thoughts on 'Sorry to Bother You' (25:13) before unpacking the plethora of threads and commentary present, along with that crazy twist ending (35:15).


What's UP Episode 5: San Diego Comic-Con Lives Up to the Hype

Connor Blodgett welcomes on Joe Marks to talk about Warners Bros. and DC's busy day at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, as well as discuss the rebooted Clone Wars, Matt Groening's new show "Disenchantment," and more.


What's UP Episode 4: More to the Mesut Özil Story

Jake Liker reflects on Mesut Özil's decision to quit the Germany national football team and the complicated factors at play, including immigration in Europe and how the media coverage has effected the story.


The G-L Review Episode 8: James Gunn's Tweets and Kawhi Leonard Trades Seats

After a week off, Jake Graber-Lipperman joins the pod to determine who won the Kawhi-DeRozan trade (2:03), recap the offensive tweets and subsequent backlash surrounding 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn (14:37), discuss what's in line for Chris Pratt's future following the Post Over-Pratturation period (21:30), offer up some more 'Mission: Impossible' hype while discussing the greatest spy franchises and individual films of all time (27:03), and finish up with Winners and Losers...