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Episode 105 - Hostful Therapy

Andrew, Mike and Kayla gather in the Turf District to review yet another loss. With so much to work on, the gang talks about where the team needs to focus and what are the positives left to talk about. Some Empire Therapy for the bye week. Twitter: @eskempirepod Facebook: Instagram: @eskimoempirepodcast

Duration: 00:58:54

Episode 104 - featured fan Matt Pretty

Featured Fan Matt Pretty (@mattpretty) joins the gang to chat about the heartbreaking and frustrating fourth loss in a row. They all find the positives and what the team needs to do to get back on the win column. Plus, interesting Pick'ems this week! Twitter: @eskempirepod Facebook: Instagram: @eskimoempirepodcast

Duration: 01:07:54

Episode 103 - Labor Day Blues

Andrew is joined by Web Mistress Kayla and Brazilian Ty to break down the Esks third loss, as they fall to the Stamps on Labor Day. The gang goes over all the Labor Day weekend fun and sets up the huge rematch this coming week. Plus, a new sponsor and contest! Twitter: @eskempirepod Facebook:

Duration: 00:54:10

Episode 102 - Featured Fan Ben!

The boys are joined by Featured Fan Ben to talk about the Esks loss to the Riders, what needs to improve and we hand out some mid-season Empire Awards. The guys discuss the CFL Scores and the craziness that was the Ti-Cats this week. Wrapped up with Pick'Em and Fantasy football! Twitter: @eskempirepod Facebook:

Duration: 01:09:04

Episode 101 - featured fan Celeste

Andrew and Superfan Mike have calmed down a bit after talking with dual Hall of Famer Warren Moon, and now can share their excitement with a new featured fan in the Turf District: Celeste (@keatsmom)! She shares her love for the Eskimos and helps the boys break down the first loss of the season for the Green & Gold. We also plan for the upcoming home game vs the Roughriders, talk Poutine at this week's tailgate, have a new Esks History segment, look at Pick 'em, CFL Fantasy and so much...

Duration: 00:58:03

EPISODE 100 - Warren Moon

We've made it to 100! The guys introduce the Empire's new Web Mistress, Kayla (@DuchessLombardi), and wrap up last week's Esks win. Then, it actually happened: Warren Moon (@wmoon1) is on the phone and the guys interview one of their Eskimo heroes. Wrapped up with this week's game preview, a new Esks History segment and our all new PickEm - Ep 100 is full of surprises. Don't forget to share for a chance to win the 2010 Grey Cup helmet!

Duration: 00:53:35

Episode 99 - Quentin & Samantha Ebertz

Andrew and Superfan Mike welcome @QEbertz and @SamanthaEbertz into the Turf District to talk about their long fandom and what the Eskimos have meant to their lives. We also delve into that fantastic Eskimo-themed proposal and their recent 50/50 win of the big jackpot from a few weeks ago! We also look back at the last few Eskimo games, look ahead to Thursday's game vs the RedBlacks, an Esks History segment, Pick 'Em and more! Twitter: @EskEmpirePod Facebook:...

Duration: 00:58:12

Episode 98 - Jed Roberts

Esks Alumnus Jed Roberts (@jedrock43) returns to the Turf District to talk about some of his teammates, including the new Commissioner, and his thoughts on this year's Eskimo team. We breakdown all of last week's CFL games and get our Picks in for the coming week. Plus, Sean Paul makes an halftime on Friday! Twitter: @eskempirepod FB: Patreon:

Duration: 01:11:22

Episode 97 - JediChantelle & Alex Hoffman-Ellis

The boys are joined by the Jedi herself, Chantelle (@JediChick79), to talk the 3-0 Eskimos and sitting in the Alumni Suite. They also catch up with Esks' LB Alex Hoffman-Ellis (@Hofftimus_Prime) on his return to the Eskimos, his big punt block and the best Canadian Impression yet! #StraightUp #Yeah Twitter: @EskEmpirePod Facebook: Patreon:

Duration: 01:02:12

Episode 96 - Linda, Phillip Hunt and #EarthKwaku Boateng

After a football-packed weekend to end the Esks' bye week, Andrew and Superfan Mike welcome longtime Eskimos fan, board governance consultant, writer, playwright and a funeral celebrant Linda! (@lue42enterprise). Linda tells everyone about her journey in Fandom, stemming from her CFL-loving parents including her father who played in a Grey Cup in the 1930s! The boys also take a trip to Commonwealth Stadium and interview two powerful bookends on the defensive line: Phillip Hunt (@IGotEm76)...

Duration: 00:55:48

Episode 95 - Bill K & Ryan King

Andrew and Superfan Mike celebrate a successful home opener by the Green & Gold and talk about their first regular season tailgate with long time listener and first time Featured Fan Bill K (@wakemp) who flew in from Victoria, BC to chat with the boys about the game, how he became an Eskimos fan and more. Long Snapper Ryan King (@ryanking46) calls in as he settles in to the Bye Week to recuperate and get ready for Ottawa in a couple of weeks, and the boys share their pick 'em choices,...

Duration: 01:13:39

Episode 94 - Graeme Bell & Auntie Paddles

Ahh, the sweet smell of victory! The Eskimos managed to escape the Lions Den with a victory, but lost their defensive captain in JC Sherritt. Andrew and Superfan Mike welcome in former Edmonton Eskimo fullback Graeme Bell (2009-10) and returning Featured Fan Anto (@antocoochicoo), aka "Auntie Paddles" into the Turf District to discuss the previous game, what the team should do at Middle Linebacker, the upcoming Home Opener against Montreal and so much more! All this plus an Eskimos History...

Duration: 00:59:00

Episode 93 - 630 CHED's Dave Campbell & Morley Scott

The 2017 is upon us, and Andrew & Superfan Mike couldn't be more excited! They talk the Eskimo cuts, Dave (@Dave_CHED) & Morley's (@Morley_Scott) opinion on the new GM, Maas in his second year, and more. All this plus a tribute to the late Don Matthews, the first Pick 'Em of 2017, a game preview and much, much more! Twitter: @EskEmpirePod Facebook: Patreon:

Duration: 01:22:57

Episode 92 - Brian D, Doug & Jeannine

The Esks have played a game, and Andrew and Superfan Mike can't wait to talk about it. They welcome back former co-hosts Doug McLean (@dougmclean15) and Brian Desjarlais (@uncleBD) to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly in the 36-35 pre-season loss to the Calgary Stampeders. The boys also talk with another Canadian Football Podcast Network member, Jeannine (@ottawajay) from the BleedRedBlacks Podcast who comes to talk about the upcoming season and the 2017 Grey Cup hosted in her home...

Duration: 01:04:35

Episode 91 - Andrew Jones & Joe Balaneski

Training Camp is in full swing and the first pre-season game of the year is just days away! Andrew and Superfan Mike giddily welcome in Patreon Hall of Fame supporter Joe (@balaneski) as well as former Edmonton Eskimo Offensive Lineman Andrew Jones (@andrewj9257) into the Turf District to discuss Fan Day, the 2018 Grey Cup coming to Edmonton and the upcoming pre-season game vs Calgary on June 11. Coming to the game on Sunday? Stop by the Eskimo Empire Podcast outside gate 6 before the...

Duration: 01:11:07

Fan Day Bonus - GM Brock Sunderland

Recorded LIVE at Esks Fan Day 2017. The boys were able to talk to GM Brock Sunderland and Tony Washington! What music does Brock like? It will shock you and he may win for most heartwarming answer to who would you talk to for an hour ever. Twitter: @eskempirepod Facebook: Patreon:

Duration: 00:12:15

Episode 90 - Paul Rechner redux

Training camp is here! Training Camp is here! Andrew and Superfan Mike are positively giddy with excitement as it's like ChristMaas with Training Camp open at Commonwealth Stadium, as they welcome back featured fan Paul Rechner (@prrechner) visiting Edmonton from Vancouver Island and sharing his wisdom in the Turf District. Much to discuss with new players joining the team, players shifting positions and pre-season games are just around the corner! All this plus the winner of the Esks: By...

Duration: 00:57:43

Episode 89 - Al Stafford

Alright Eskimo fans: ARE.... YOU.... READY!!! Andrew and Superfan Mike are both pumped for the start of Training Camp this coming Sunday and for the upcoming Westivus kickoff party on Friday at 1stRnd downtown. To help pump up the crowd, they've brought the Commonwealth in-stadium announcer and voice of the Eskimos: Al Stafford! Al shares his stories of his 20 years on the job, and looks back at his time giving the plays as they happen for the crowds. A fantastic story, and great to...

Duration: 00:44:51

Episode 88 - Duchess Lombardi & CFL VP Christina Litz

Training Camp is 11 days away and Andrew and Superfan Mike are as giddy as children at Christmas. They recap some of the new additions to the Eskimos roster as well as recap the Eskimo Alumni Wine Tasting and welcome in not one, but two very awesome women in the CFL world: Esks fan Kayla (@DuchessLombardi) who talks about the recent Esks Women's dinner and her journey in Esks fandom, and CFL Vice President of Marketing and Content, Christina Litz (@litz72) who tells us about the new...

Duration: 01:03:57

Episode 87 - Nate Behar & Kwaku Boateng

After an exciting CFL draft, Andrew and Superfan Mike had some great conversations with two of the Eskimos 2017 selections: Receiver Nate Behar (1st round, 5th overall) and Defensive End Kwaku Boateng (5th round, 41st overall). Two bright and exciting players who we will hopefully see much more of over their careers in football, and what IS Mr. Boateng's nickname, anyway? All this plus we look at the latest CFL and Eskimos commercials that just came out and give a full rundown of who was...

Duration: 00:41:42

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