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The Big Podcast with Shaq

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Shaquille O'Neal is one of the world's most dominant big men, entertainers, entrepreneurs... and podcasters! Nischelle Turner & Spice Adams join Shaq each week to go big on everything from music and sports to what's trending in pop culture. And you know it's bound to be a good time when DJ Diesel breaks out his turntables and welcomes a celebrity friend or two on The Big Podcast!

Shaquille O'Neal is one of the world's most dominant big men, entertainers, entrepreneurs... and podcasters! Nischelle Turner & Spice Adams join Shaq each week to go big on everything from music and sports to what's trending in pop culture. And you know it's bound to be a good time when DJ Diesel breaks out his turntables and welcomes a celebrity friend or two on The Big Podcast!

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Shaquille O'Neal is one of the world's most dominant big men, entertainers, entrepreneurs... and podcasters! Nischelle Turner & Spice Adams join Shaq each week to go big on everything from music and sports to what's trending in pop culture. And you know it's bound to be a good time when DJ Diesel breaks out his turntables and welcomes a celebrity friend or two on The Big Podcast!

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English


Episodes

The Big Thanksgiving Meal

11/18/2021
After a busy week in sports, the crew is back together again with BIG opinions. Shaq shares his thoughts on everything from OBJ, Tyron Woodley and why he thinks Steph Curry is the greatest shooter of all-time. Spice breaks some news on this edition of ‘That’s Spicy’ and Nischelle sparks debate over what’s on the table for Thanksgiving. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:09

The Big Shaquille Oatmeal | Isiah Thomas

11/10/2021
On this special edition of The Big Podcast, Isiah Thomas drops by to fill in for our own Detroit legend, Spice Adams. The Big Fella and Zeke take turns sharing their stories and admiration after years of friendship. The crew talks business endeavors, the Ben Simmons situation and share plenty of laughs along the way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:59

The Big Black Santa | Baron Davis

11/3/2021
2x NBA All-Star and Los Angeles native Baron Davis joins The Big Podcast to talk the young NBA stars that get the ‘BD Blessing,’ his analysis on the current state of the Lakers & Clippers, and his current business and media ventures including ‘The Black Santa Company.’ Spice Adams brings some spicy ‘Yo Mama’ jokes to the table and the crew celebrates the 25th anniversary of Shaq’s debut with the Lakers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:44

The Big Spelling Bee

10/27/2021
Shaq breaks in his new digs… a custom podcast studio complete with a throne fit for the Big Fella. The crew talks Lakers, Ben Simmons and Dwight Howard’s place in NBA History. Nischelle puts Spice & Shaq to the test with a hilarious spelling bee. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:52:52

The Big NBA Tip-Off

10/20/2021
It’s a BIG week on the Big Pod as Shaq, Nischelle & Spice meet up in Los Angeles for tip-off of the 2021-22 NBA season! The trio reacts to breaking Ben Simmons news, DeAndre Ayton’s contract discussions and Giannis’ first ring ceremony. Shaq makes some SPICY predictions and brags to the crew about his 4th Grade Spelling Bee Championship ... We’ll let you decide whether or not to believe the Big Fella on that one. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:04

The Big Controversy Train

10/13/2021
After a wild week in the sports world, Shaq, Nichelle and Spice dive right in with a recap of the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury fight. The crew gives their roses to Candace Parker as she chases her 2nd ring. The Big Fella shares his thoughts on everything from Ben Simmons' return to Philly, Kyrie Irving’s situation in Brooklyn and Jon Gruden's resignation. Spice brings a new viral debate to the table - what happened with the wedding photographer? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:43:47

The Big Brian

10/6/2021
Shaq and Nischelle are giddy after the success of the Big Fella’s star-studded fundraiser in Las Vegas. Spice’s jealousy gets the best of him, but it doesn’t stop him from spilling the juiciest topics of the week. LSU is back in session, as Dr. O’Neal takes a crack at a viral TikTok relationship mystery - Couch Guy. Send your love questions in to advice@loveshaqu.com for a chance to have them answered by the love doctor himself! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:04

The Big Kid | Dr. Lucille O'Neal

9/29/2021
The Big Fella sits up straight when his mom, Dr. Lucille O’Neal, is revealed as this week’s surprise guest. The mother-son duo share stories, laughs and their advice to dream BIG. Everyone’s got an opinion on this edition of ‘That’s Spicy,’ including Shaq’s thoughts on NBA players discussing vaccination status. Nischelle hosts another debate-filled game of ‘Would you Rather?'. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:50:27

The Big Boom Boom | Tyler Herro

9/22/2021
Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro stops by the Big Podcast to tell his side of a viral video and get some parenting advice from Shaq and Spice. The Big Fella doesn’t hold back with his thoughts on the Chicago Bulls, Ben Simmons, Evander Holyfield and… dating a loosely-related family member?!? Nischelle feels inspired by the Emmy’s and gets the gang to hand pick the first-ever Shaqy’s. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:50:28

The Big Commando | Charles Barkley

9/8/2021
Shaq & Chuck are at it again as the Chuckster makes his first appearance on The Big Podcast. The duo wastes no time sharing their thoughts on Ben Simmons’ trade request from Philly and the unveiling of the NBA’s 75 greatest players in league history. Nichelle introduces a new game that has Shaq and Chuck pointing fingers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:30

The Big Turtle | Paula Abdul

9/1/2021
Singer, dancer & choreographer Paula Abdul drops by to surprise the Big Fella and share some wild stories that only a former neighbor of Shaq’s could tell. The crew gets puzzled by Bishop Sycamore and much more on another edition of 'That's Spicy.' Love Shaq University is back in session - so send in your relationship questions/concerns to advice@loveshaqu.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:30

The Big Philosopher

8/25/2021
In honor of the late Kobe Bryant’s birthday, Shaq celebrates his brother with a few of his favorite Mamba memories. The crew’s got more to say with their thoughts on Sha'carri Richardson’s 9th place finish and the infamous crate challenge. The Big Fella never shies away from an opinion: Feetwork or footwork? Sugar or salt on grits? Is a thumb a finger? The big debates never disappoint. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:31

The Big Truth Serum

8/18/2021
Nischelle brings out the truth serum because it’s time for the crew to get real. The Big Fella gives his take on everything from Dennis Schroder’s new contract to… how often you should shower?! Spice taps into the spiciest sports news of the week and Shaq takes everyone by surprise with a hot one of his own. The gang introduces a new game called ‘One Gotta Go’ which leads to some big debates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:14

The Big Candyman | Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

8/11/2021
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II jumps on The Big Podcast after Nischelle said his name 5 times (kidding... kind of). The Emmy Award-Winning Actor and star of Jordan Peele’s newest horror film 'Candyman', shatters Shaq's scary movie dreams and talks about his journey from the track to the big screen. Spice highlights the spiciest stories of the week, including Kanye’s impending 'Donda' release & some big news from the Big Fella. Love Shaq University is back - send your craziest love questions to...

Duration:00:45:17

The Big Excuse

8/4/2021
The Big Podcast crew is back with plenty to catch up on. Spice looks to the Big Fella for some parenting advice, Nischelle shares a wild sports comparison and Shaq awards the latest winners of NBA free agency. Another edition of 'That's Spicy' promises to bring the heat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:43

The Big Boy Band | Donnie Wahlberg

7/21/2021
4x NBA Champion and… boy band superfan? Shaquille O'Neal welcomes New Kids On The Block founding member, actor and entrepreneur Donnie Wahlberg to the show to discuss their longtime friendship and the similarities between performing on the concert stage and the NBA court. Spice brings the heat with a hilarious “That’s Spicy” segment, and Shaq gives one last take on the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:07

The Big Cover Athlete | Candace Parker

7/14/2021
NBA 2K’s first female cover athlete, WNBA champion and two-time MVP Candace Parker joins the show to discuss the excitement surrounding the reveal of her 2k22 cover, the challenging start to her first season with the Chicago Sky and to commiserate with Nischelle on having to put up with The Big Fella every week. Spice cooks up the spiciest conversations from LeBron's billionaire status to Drake's date at Dodger Stadium. The Crew tests Shaq's movie fandom with another edition of 'Whose Line...

Duration:00:48:55

The Big Facts

7/7/2021
Shaq wastes no time this week, jumping straight into ‘That’s Spicy,’ with some of the spiciest, viral clips of the week. The crew weighs in on Rachel Nichols’ comments about Maria Taylor. Ro Parrish is back to collect some NBA Finals predictions, friendly wagers and leaves Spice & Nischelle heading out, full of laughter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:55

The Big Impressionist | Godfrey

7/1/2021
Comedian, actor and “the best impressionist in the world” Godfrey had Shaq, Spice and Nischelle rolling in this hilarious episode of The Big Podcast. Spice Adams brings the heat with his spiciest headlines of the week, Shaq shoots his shot with Rihanna and Dr. Love is back to give relationship advice at Love Shaq University. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:42

The Big Diesel & Tank | Gervonta Davis

6/24/2021
World Champion Boxer Gervonta “Tank” Davis steps out of the ring and into The Big Podcast ahead of his bout vs. Mario Barrios. Spice Adams returns from vacation with some EXTRA spicy headlines. Shaquille defends his criticism of Donovan Mitchell & Ben Simmons and ‘Love Shaq University’ returns with love advice that you won’t want to miss. Got a relationship question for Dr. O’Neal? Send ‘em in: advice@loveshaqu.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:41