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5by5 - The Nickel #8: How Many?
5by5 - The Nickel #4: Luck, Manning, Tebow, and Bligh
Long time no see, friends/listeners/lovers! The boys at Visser of Ozcast are back once again with a super special St. Paddy’s Day blowout episode. So set down your potatoes and stop balancing that green beverage on your stupid head, ‘cuz it’s time to feast your ears on a variety of topical sports and culture talking points. We at the Visser of Ozcast would like to believe that we offer a little something for everyone, so if any of the following nuggets don’t even remotely pique your curiosity, then you probably don’t have a pulse:
March Madness is back and better than ever! We discuss all the upsets. Do not miss this segment, folks! ()
NFL Free Agency is heating up and now that the Colts sucked for Luck, a trio of teams are now panning for Manning. We break the news on which team’s are cravin’ for Peyton. Don’t miss this exclusive, guys! ()
The NBA trade deadline passed on Thursday and a handful of significant players swapped teams. We’ll let you know the massive implications of the moves, including the birth of the Javale McGee renaissance in Denver. You won’t want to miss us talking about all of the text messages Ms. McGee sent us after the trade! ()
Finally, we take a break from sports talk, to dish on high culture: the Guggenheim’s newest performance art exhibit, Justified’s third season, the return of Mad Men, and the best comedy show on TV right now, Key & Peele. We rank ‘em, spank ‘em, and flank ‘em. Don’t get caught out in the cold on this one, guys! ()
Wow, almost impossible NOT to listen to this episode with all of those bombshells being dropped. I feel like you guys would be LOSING money on this free podcast if you didn’t give it a spin. Can’t imagine a better way to spend St. Patty’s Day than with the boys at the Visser of Ozcast, so throw it on the ‘old vinyl and smash a few Irish Car Bombs. It’s time to celebrate!
5by5 - The Nickel #2: Sports Everywhere
5BY5 - The Nickel #1: First Pitch
One for our American friends across the pond. An (American) football cheat sheet to help you sound like the smartest person at the party.
Forget family and good health, Visser of Ozcast fans have Episode 13.2 to be thankful for!
Yup, hot off the heels of Episode 13.1 (it’s as if Episode 13.2 was PREORDAINED!), we bring you a special holiday installment of the VoO.
In this episode, we discuss our first Netflix Pick of the week, the Javier Bardem-driven film Biutiful. We sift through 2.5 hours of depression porn in an attempt to justify its selection in the Visser of Ozcast cannon. Do we succeed? Only YOU can be the judge. We also settle on our next—and hopefully more accessible—Netflix Instant pick of the week: Network. Ya, it was made in 1976, but Stephen Colbert said it is his favorite movie, so there is your ringing endorsement, skeptics.
To ensure we met our avant-garde movie podcast discussion quotient for the holiday weekend, we also get around to discussing the year’s most polarizing film (no, not Happy Feet 2, silly…get it, polar—ah, nevermind!), Tree of Life. I bet Terrence Malick would have loved that joke. Overall, we enjoyed the film, but are divided on whether we would ever watch it again. BOOM: Criticism, thy name is Visser of Ozcast.
Finally, we tease the Thanksgiving slate of NFL action so you can act like some hot shot NFL fan stud at the turkey table tomorrow. Packers in a shootout, Cowboys in a route, and Ravens convincingly. Take it to the bank (unless it is closed, in which case, hide your winnings underneath your pillow!).
Catch ya on the flip side, y’all.
Happy Thanksgiving from the Visser of Ozcast!
Biutiful: Tree of Life: Thanksgiving NFL action:
Boom, Outta Here #9: Republicans with tats - 5by5
On Episode 5, the Visser of Ozcast take a break from shoveling snow to right the ship after last week’s completely non-sports related show. In fact, other than a brief Michael Cera/Scott Pilgrim non sequitur, we stick strictly to the sports. Eventually we’ll find the perfect balance of topics to launch the podcast into another stratosphere of fame and popularity, but for now we are content on being unpredictable and unbalanced!
We kick off the show with a little bit of discussion on Onion’s new show on Comedy Central, SportsDome. For all of the inane, ridiculous sports things rooted in reality that occur daily, it’s a bummer that the lol-factory over at the Onion is going for a 100% satrical bent. We’ll give it a few more episodes before we really begin to tsk tsk, though.
From there, we reluctantly attempt to break down the Carmelo Anthony InDecision/Melodrama/Cluster-phooey. With multiple teams and over 15 odd players involved (sorry Chauncey!), and a whole lot of subterfuge and ambiguity, there is a whole lot to sort out.
We wrap up the show with the requisite (and quick, I promise!) breakdown of this weekend’s NFL playoff slate. Will Marshawn Lynch create another seismic rumble in the Windy City? Will this be the Ravens/Steelers tilt that results in a fatality? Will Tom Brady throw at Antonio Comartie 135 times? Will the Packers be responsible for yet another widespread (dirty) bird death? We tackle (football puns!) all of this and more in, like, seriously less than 10 minutes.
Now close your eyes and pull your ears close to your computer for total audio seduction: