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Host Daniel Schmidt uses his unique blend of humor and creativity to give you the best stories and sports takes from Columbia to St. Louis and beyond.

Host Daniel Schmidt uses his unique blend of humor and creativity to give you the best stories and sports takes from Columbia to St. Louis and beyond.
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Host Daniel Schmidt uses his unique blend of humor and creativity to give you the best stories and sports takes from Columbia to St. Louis and beyond.






Episode 40 "Hometowns, Tigers and Black Panther Oh My!"

We've got trivia, Black Panther and guns (3:00-12:00)! We talk the best reality television on the planet episodes, Bachelor hometown dates. Brothers home from prison, weird family stories, and families that don't eat at tables (12:30-30:30). Mizzou heartbreak (30:45-50:00). I battle between being a prisoner of the moment and announcing the end of the season, and realizing that Mizzou is still in the tournament field.


Episode 39

Mardi Gras has come and gone and your favorite podcast host has all the correct takes on the yearly debauchery (1:00-7:00). I go over my own Red Wedding on this weeks's Bachelor in "Engaged in 70 Days" (7:15-22:30). This week on "The Saviors" (22:40-38:55) I addressed the miraculous turnaround of the Missouri Tigers who are oh so close to being March Madness bound. Asking Schmidt (39:00-54:55)makes its triumphant return, and during that segment I set the record straight on who has the best...


Episode 38

The working man is back in the lab! I address the change in my professional life (having a professional life) (:30-3:35). I talk about the hypocrisy in LeBron's legacy in comparison to Tom Brady's. Also in my Super Bowl segment I break down the hottest takes during the game, and hoe I finished my NFL gambling season on a predictably low note (3:40-20:50). Mizzou basketball is trending up in a big way, but what will the Tigers do WHEN Moby Dick(MPJ) come back(21:00-37:10)? Queen Krystal's...


Episode 37

The longest podcast in TSP history brings with it the return of Tales From the Weekend (3:10-18:30) where I talk South Broadway wrestling and diaper parties. In the Saviors I discuss the brilliant feature by S.L. Price on Mizzou's Cuonzo Martin and what it means to him and Mizzou to have him as the Tigers head coach. In Engaged In 70 Days (35:-40-47:00) I send home Bibiana while giving my rose to Bekah M. Episode 37 also brings back Satan and Friends (47:10-56:10), where I break down...


Episode 36

Kick off this weeks episode talking about the Natty and how little I care about class, and I also discuss the Rams embarrassing themselves on national television (2:50-12:05). This week's guest and I talk about the return of Drew Lock (!!!) and what this means for the football program and Drew going forward (14:10-35:25). Engaged in 70 Days (35:30-49:15) focuses on how brutal Krystal is, and how I've put together one of the best fantasy teams in Bachelor history. Extensive and intensive...


Episode 35

The first TSP of 2018 sets the bar very high for the rest of the year. I recap Mizzou's football season (2:10-18:30) and talk about the different situations the Tigers would find themselves in depending on if Drew Lock stays or goes. I celebrate my singlehandedly taking down Apple in a Scorched Earth update (18:40-23:30). I FINALLY talk Bachelor extensively (23:45-40:10) recapping this season's premiere. Briefly preview Mizzou's conference season in hoops (40:15-45:40) and I revisit...


Episode 34

In Tales From The Weekend (2:20-11:40) I brag about my younger sister's accomplishment while basically sneaking into one of the richest events in Saint Louis. I give you the undisputed 6 best Christmas movies in Six Columns (11:40-21:40). I break down the Bragging Rights matchup in the Saviors (21:50-35:50). Scorched Earth returns (36:00-49:00) and I take down Apple for their continued deceit of the international consumer. Hey iPhone users feel free to thank me for being your white knight....


Episode 33

The Return of the King. I am #back, and I recap where I have been, mostly rubbing elbows with Webster celebrities and watching amateur wrestling with St. Louis hoosiers (4:00-21:00). I celebrate my gambling win on Mizzou over 6.5 wins in Sharps, as well as marvel at 9 straight weeks of correctly (read incorrectly) picking winners (23:20-32:40). In 6 Columns this week I reveal the undisputed 6 best Christmas song (NO MARIAH CAREY) (33:05-40:40). I close with Asking Schmidt covering topics...


Eulogy for MPJ's Freshman Year

A reaction to the most devastating news in the history of Mizzou athletics.


Episode 32

Mizzou basketball returns back to Earth after getting eviscerated in Utah (1:15-24:15). The Raiders are the lock of the week (25:00-28:00). I celebrate a glorious weekend in Columbia (28:00-37:00) and Asking Schmidt closes us out during which I predominantly talk about sucking at gambling (37:00-1:00:00).


Episode 31

COLLEGE BASKETBALL IS BACK! Matt Cox of the Three Man Weave Podcast joins me (3:20-50:45) to break down Mizzou and SLU's seasons, and whether or not Grayson Allen has ruined "Everytime We Touch" for generations to come. In Sharps, I randomly & blindly select the Dolphins +9 as my lock of the week. In Asking Schmidt I receive and all time voicemail from Jay Blossom and give him an all time response (1:05:00-1:14:00)


Episode 30

Three decades of podcasting in the books. Two new segments helped kickstart another milestone episode for TSP. "Best Fan in Baseball" (3:20-14:10) breaks down the World Series and why it's hard for Cardinals fans to still care about baseball. "6 Columns" (14:20-21:40) ranks the top 6 Halloween candies and they are not up for debate. "Sharps" (21:50-31:40) discusses the anonymous bettor who made $10 million off the WS. Additionally the lock of the week is a GUARANTEED winner this week. In...


Episode 29

Bill Self is a coward. Combo TFTW and The Saviors. I suck at gambling. Hilarious Beef of the Week, targeting bad Snapchat habits. Brand new segment highlighting some of Satan Kroenke's biggest haters.


Episode 28

THE RETURN OF THE BORDER WAR (KIND OF). In honor of Mizzou and kU playing each other again, Aaron Reiss of the Kansas City Star joins me to talk all things Mizzou hoops. I also talk about the legendary speech I gave at the Windler wedding over the weekend, and why being in the wedding party is simply the best.


Episode 27

Episode 27 features the inevitable pitfalls of a block party in TFTW. I try and talk about the state of soccer in the U.S. in Scorched Earth. Whether I did a good job of that or not is up to you. I also discuss the power struggle between the president and the NFL, and celebrate my first lock of the week hitting in Sharps.


Episode 26

I'm back from my trip to East Lansing where the SEC once again established its dominance over the B1G. There are surprising developments going on in and around the Mizzou basketball program that I cover in The Saviors. In Sharps, I talk about coping with being on the receiving end of the biggest cover of the year, and the Seahawks are a lifesavings guarantee to beat the Rams this week. Asking Schmidt is an inferno so listen at your own risk.


Episode 25

Episode 25 features a totally revamped format courtesy of executive producer Michael Weaver. I talk flag protests and ponder why people care so much. In a new segment called "Amateur Hour" I discuss Rick Pitino and the most widespread NCAA scandal of all time. Tales From The Weekend features a 24 year old asking for underwear for his birthday. I also talk comedy television shows, bad bets & how to recover, what the NCAA scandal means for Mizzou & potential recruits (see Ramey, Courtney)...


Episode 24

Tales from the Weekend kicks off this week's episode where I go in depth about one of the most perfect weddings anyone has ever seen. In Barry and the Boys, Mizzou football has brought back the darkness. We are all making money in Sharps this week where I give my picks and trap games for this Sunday. I go Scorched Earth on Bill Plaschke and the double standard for Rams fans in LA vs. Rams fans in STL. Lastly, in Asking Schmidt I discuss a woman eviscerating my soul at the wedding this past...


Episode 23

Tales from the Weekend, Satan and Friends, Sharps, and Barry and the Boys are the segments that lead into the first ever dual Asking Schmidt! Questions were split from Facebook and the Talking Schmidt voicemail box. And, the koozies are in! Enjoy one of my best pods yet.


Episode 22

The Fight was dumb but entertaining, much like this season of Thrones. Both topics lead off this week's episode. In Tales From The Weekend I talk hangover cures #McDonaldsMethod. I FINALLY give the Little League World Series the Scorched Earth segment it deserves, and Ann Coulter provided the heat for this week's Furnace.


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