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The Funkhouser Situation E63: Bohemian Ancestry

The terrific tandem of Lee Cruse and Chris Tomlin are back to bring you another exciting edition of The Funkhouser Situation. This week’s main topic revolves around biopics, both on musicians and comedians,  but they also talk about…

— How would a conversation with Nicholas Cage go?

— A surprise appearance from a Funkhouser superfan.

— Lee finds new and creative ways to mention Tangled.

— Mixed emotions on Ewan McGregor.

— Who is alive right now that will one day have a great biopic?

— A new show with a huge cast that should produce fireworks.

You can get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to The Funkhouser Situation podcast feed on iTunes or you can stream online or on your phone with Spotify.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 175: More Michael Avenatti+ Football Season is Here!


It’s an all new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Aaron is joined by his buddy Nick Coffey to break down a number of different topics heading into “Week 0” of the college football season. The guys talk all sorts of things, including:

More on Michael Avenatti + News at Louisville? After touching on the Michael Avenatti news last week, the guys rehash and explain why it’s all much to do about nothing. They explain why the allegations aren’t nearly as scandlous as some make it out to be, and how none of it can be tied to major college basketball programs. Aaron also explains why there isn’t anything to worry about for Kentucky’s Kenny Payne whose name was mentioned in the documents.

Week 0 is here! The guys talk about college football’s Week 0 being upon us. When did Week 0 become a thing, and is the Week 0 and Week 1 slate this year slacking? Also, have we run out of teams to play Bama Week 1, and Nick discusses how bad it could get when Notre Dame comes to Louisville on Labor Day night. Also, the guys again touch on a quiet off-season: Are Alabama and Clemson to blame?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 173: Chris Mack Reaction + Kelly Bryant


It’s Monday, and you know what that means: It’s time for an all new Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron is joined by his old buddy Nick Coffey to recap a busy few days across sports. The guys touch on Aaron’s interview with Chris Mack and discuss the surprising controversy that developed around Kelly Bryant last week. Highlights:

Reaction Aaron’s interview with Chris Mack: Nick discusses the local reaction and how some in the media were mad that Mack agreed to the interview. Also, the guys discuss Mack’s comments on the Kentucky-Louisville rivalry: Has Mack made it harder for Kentucky fans to dislike the Cardinals?

Kelly Bryant is not getting a championship ring: Next up, the guys discuss the surprising story that emerged last week, with Clemson coach Dabo Swinney refusing to give former Tiger Kelly Bryant a national championship ring. Aaron says that fans are forgetting context when discussing the conversation, and both guys wonder if a different coach had made the decision what the reaction would have been. Also, is it weird that six months after people said that Zion Williamson should stop playing for Duke after he hurt his knee, that they are now critcizing Kelly Bryant for quitting on Clemson to protect his future?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  Streaming online is simple through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 171: College Football Thoughts + Cam’Ron Fletcher

It’s a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Aaron is back with plenty to talk about. He shares his early thoughts of Week 1 in college football, before transitioning to a few different basketball stories that caught his attention. Here is the rundown for today’s show:
College Football Week 1 Thoughts: With college football now just three weeks away, Aaron discusses some games that he finds interesting heading into the season. Oregon-Auburn is the headliner of Week 1, and a game that is esentially “must win’ for both. Plus, a sneaky good game Week 1, as well as thoughts on Texas-LSU in the second week of the season.
Another player will skip college basketball: Aaron discusses the decision of five-star Marjon Beauchamp to skip college. Beauchamp is heading into his senior year of high school, and Aaron wonders why, if college won’t help him get to the NBA, why is he playing high school this season? Also, are we sure this “trend” of high school players skipping college is here to stay?
Cam’Ron Fletcher commits to Kentucky: Finally, more recruiting news from over the weekend, as Cam’Ron Fletcher has committed to Kentucky. Aaron explains what he has seen out of Fletcher, and why he believes the 6’6 wing will be a nice fit in Lexington. Also, why Fletcher’s commitment may be further proof of John Calipari changing his on-court coaching style. Finally, Aaron shares some intel he’s heard on two big Kentucky targets — Jalen Green and Joshua Christopher.

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  Streaming online is simple through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 170: Summer Hodgepodge and ‘Last Chance U’ Review

We’ve officially hit the summer doldrums but the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast must go on, as Aaron is joined by his old buddy Nick Coffey to discuss a bunch of random mid-summer topics. The guys go all over the place, discussing:

A Couple Random College Football Thoughts: As the summer drags along painfully, the guys discuss how there is seemingly less college football hype this year than in previous summers. Does it have anything to do with the fact that virtually everyone believes Alabama and Clemson will play for the title? Plus the guys discuss Bama and Tua playing with a chip on their shoulder after the Tide got smoked by Clemson and Tua was robbed of the Heisman. Also, did Georgia already miss their best window to beat Bama?

Last Chance U Review: The guys discuss Aaron’s interview with Coach Jason Brown and Season 4 of Last Chance U in general. Both guys explain why they’ve grown to enjoy Coach Brown and believe he really does enjoy playing the villan role. Also, can he parlay his current media tour into another coaching gig???

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  Streaming online is simple through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 169: Zion’s Shoe Deal + BJ Boston Commits to Kentucky

It was a busy weekend in basketball and Aaron Torres is here to recap it all, as he talks shoes deals for Zion Williamson and RJ Hampton, college basketball betting odds and a big recruiting weekend for Kentucky. Here is a recap of today’s show:

Zion Williamson and RJ Hampton get shoe deals: Zion Williamson signed a record-setting shoe deal late last week, and Aaron believes that much of the credit has to go to the exposure he received at Duke. Aaron explains the value that college basketball still plays in helping build a player’s brand, and why he wouldn’t have gotten the same money had he not gone to Duke. Aaron also discusses the shoe deal RJ Hampton signed last week, why he’s happy for Hampton, but that it’s not as big a deal as people are making it out to be.

A look at next year’s college basketball title odds: Last week a few sites updated their college basketball title odds, and Aaron tells you where the best bets lie. He tells you why you should stay away from the favorites, but schools like Louisville, Seton Hall and Baylor have good value. Could a true long shot hit to win the title?

B.J. Boston commits to Kentucky: After talking Arizona recruiting last week, Aaron discusses a big recruiting weekend for Kentucky this week. B.J. Boston is a Wildcat, and Aaron believes its huge. What kind of player is Kentucky getting? And why this could lead to a monster recruiting haul for Kentucky this season.

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


All KSR Podcasts are now available on Spotify

All KSR Podcasts are now available on Spotify

Ask and you shall receive. You can now hear all of your favorite KSR podcasts on Spotify!

Since we cranked up the podcast machine almost five years ago, iTunes has been the most reliable way to listen. It’s left our Android users behind the eight-ball. That is no longer the case. Now you can hear every single KSR podcast on Spotify, the popular app you likely already use to stream your favorite music.

Here’s where you can find each and every KSR podcast on both platforms:

Direct all your gratitude toward Maria Taustine. This addition would not have happened without her.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 167: ‘Last Chance U’ Coach Jason Brown

Just days after the debut of the latest season of “Last Chance U”, former Independence Community College head coach Jason Brown joins the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast to discuss what went wrong at Indy last year, and what’s next for him (don’t worry, there are no show spoilers). Before Coach Brown though, a couple topics from the weekend:

Recap of last week’s media days: Aaron talks about the biggest stories from last week’s media days. He explains why he was disappointed to hear Jim Harbaugh call out Urban Meyer — would Harbaugh have made the same comments if he had to coach against Meyer this season? Aaron also discusses Nick Saban’s comments at SEC Media Day on how his assistant coaches weren’t locked in at the end of last season. Were the comments disrespectful to Clemson, following their title game beat down of Bama last year?

Last Chance U head coach Jason Brown joins the show: With the new season of “Last Chance U” out, former coach Jason Brown joins the show for an exclusive interview. What went wrong last season? Does he have any regrets? And can a guy like him still making it in coaching in the modern era? This is a fascinating interview with a polarizing man, and one that you DO NOT want to miss!

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise. Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.