AUGUST 1, 2019 -- Victor & Alex open the show with a discussion of the Twitter war they started between two convenience stores, play a game of “Real or Fake: ESPN 8: The Ocho Edition,” and struggle to come up with a Meme of the Week as “Sco pa tu manaa?” still reigns supreme [0:00-24:56]. The guys then move into the NFL, where they give their impressions about the holdouts of Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott and Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, their opinions of the NFL Top 100 and their predictions for the AFC West. They end the show with their signature segment, “Jumping on a Bandwagon,” featuring “Nonchalant Jump” and “F-Word the IRS.” [24:56-END].
JULY 25, 2019 -- Victor & Alex start the show by extensively discussing Victor’s first time covering a local swim meet, where he interviewed six year olds and visibly had no idea what he was doing. Next, Victor explains this episode’s Meme of the Week (Sco pa tu manaa?) and the guys play the NFL Training Camp version of “Real or Fake?” [0:00 - 33:42]. NFL Draft Genius Chad Forbes (@NFLDraftBites) joins the show to talk all things NFL, including how he believes Kyler Murray will fit in with the Cardinals, why he has confidence in sophomore Sam Darnold, and the rest of his NFL predictions [33:42 - 54:25]. To round out the show, Alex & Victor talk the NBA’s lackluster investigation into tampering, give their 2019 NFC South predictions, and end with their favorite segment: Jumping on a Bandwagon (Paranoid Fun & the Mark Sanchez Positivity Party)[54:25 - End].
JULY 18, 2019 -- Victor and Alex are officially BACK from their 11-month hiatus! In their return to the airwaves, the guys open the show with a discussion of what’s happened in their time away from the mic, the hellhole that is Tinder, the meth gators that roam the Tennessee sewers and the trendy memes of the week (Area 51 and old people faces). They also dive into some of the biggest moves of NBA free agency (and why Alex is a depressed Thunder fan) and begin their NFL division predictions, starting with one of the toughest divisions in football -- the AFC South. They conclude the show with their signature segment, Jumping on the Bandwagon, featuring Reflective Shades and Cockiness & Strippers and Deactivations.
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Victor and Alex open the show by previewing the BIG3 Championship Game (GO POWER!) and discussing why Urban Meyer’s suspension just doesn’t cut it [0:00-21:11]. Then, 1999 Heisman Trophy Winner Ron Dayne enters the wagon to talk his unbelievable career with the Badgers, why he doesn’t get upset when his records are broken, and whether or not Heisman winners have a secret hangout [21:11-42:59]. Next, Davidson Head Football Coach Scott Abell joins the show as the last interview of the #GNCRT to discuss his decision to come to Davidson, why he believes he can turn the program around, and what makes smaller schools so great [43:00-1:01:49]. Finally, the guys round out the show with Victor going on a long-winded rant about why the Browns won’t be good (feat. the lights turning off in the studio, Super Bowl XLVII-style), “You Ask, We Answer” (feat. an update on an old friend & TP-ing someone’s home), and “Jumping on a Bandwagon” (feat. the Coach of the Year & America Says…)[1:01:49-End].
Victor and Alex open the show by discussing the new NCAA Basketball rules regarding the NBA Draft, as well as who would be the best celebrity to kidnap for ransom money (hint: the answer is Kylie Jenner)[(0:00-19:00). Next, Davidson Athletic Director and Former NBA Executive Chris Clunie enters the wagon to talk his time as a player at Davidson, Steph Curry’s impact on the school, and his work overseas as the director of the NBA’s International Basketball Operations (19:03-35:48). Finally, the guys round out the show joined by our good friend Hawkin for the inauguration of “Talkin’ (Soccer) with Hawkin,” You Ask We Answer (feat. sleeping with one’s uncle and how to enhance psychic powers), and Jumping on a Bandwagon (feat. retired pornstars and helping blind people see)(35:48-End).
Victor & Alex open the show by having a long, drawn-out debate surrounding Ravens QB Lamar Jackson and why the hype around him is getting on one of the guys’ nerves [0:00 - 26:34]. Then, as part of the #GNCRT, 5-Star Wake Forest Men’s Basketball Commit Jaylen Hoard enters the wagon to discuss expectations for Wake Forest this season, playing in the Jordan Brand Classic, and why he may be the greatest Demon Deacon of all-time when it’s all said and done [26:36 - 38:24]. Following Hoard, UNC Women’s Basketball Guard Paris Kea joins the guys to talk about her time at Carolina, how the Heels can get back on top, and whether or not she’s better than the city of Paris, France [38:27 - 45:32]. The guys round out the show with a mean game of “Real or Fake: NFL Preseason Names” and “Jumping on a Bandwagon,” featuring LOTR and Makin’ Side Dough [45:34 - End].
AUGUST 2ND, 2018 - COMEDIAN BDAHT
Alex and Vic open the show discussing the MLB Trade Deadline and the upcoming football seasons with Take5: Things of Preseason (0:00-19:35). Then, comedian and 102 JAMZ radio host BDAHT joins the wagon to discuss his career in radio, his appearances on Wild ‘n’ Out and Catfish, as well as making a call to close friends, Rockets G Chris Paul (19:36-54:26). The show wraps up with You Ask, We Answer (Is Ice Cube Dead?) and Jumping on a Bandwagon (Standing Your Ground and Locating Players) (54:27-End).
On Tuesday's edition of The Bandwagon, Victor and Alex discuss the conclusion of the Great North Carolina Road Trip from the Raleigh-Durham Airport before Alex flies back to Wisconsin. The guys then debut the first interview of the #GNCRT with two-time NBA All-Star and 1998 NCAA National Player of the Year Antawn Jamison from his annual basketball camp to discuss his camp, giving back, the Lakers signing LeBron, and the way basketball has evolved over the years. The show wraps up with the discussion of Dez Bryant, the SportsMe QOTW: Reenact your favorite sports quote, the reappearance of Trivia in Bolivia: #GNCRT Wrap-Up, and Jumping on a Bandwagon (Cheese Endeavors and The Wisconsin Connection).
Alex flew to North Carolina to conduct an interview series alongside Vic, so we take you into the first meeting. Also, the voice of UNC football and basketball, recurring guest Jones Angell, jumps on the wagon to address the upcoming seasons, Larry Fedora's comments, and UNC's recruiting class for winter. The show wraps up wiht You Ask, We Answer and Jumping on a Bandwagon.
JULY 12, 2018 -- TWO-TIME NBA CHAMPION JOSH POWELL
Victor and Alex begin the show by discussing all of the latest NBA Free Agency news, including LeBron to the Lakers, Boogie Cousins to the Warriors, and predicting where Carmelo Anthony will end up (0:00-18:36). They also play your responses to the SportsMe Question of the Week: Should the NBA change the playoff format? (18:36-21:58). Next, 2-time NBA Champion Josh Powell enters the wagon to talk about LeBron’s future in Los Angeles, winning titles with the King of LA (Kobe Bryant), and why he believes the Miami Heat robbed him of his first ring (21:58-47:37). The guys round out the show with the return of the fan-favorite segment “You Ask, We Answer” (feat. cucumber sandwiches and cremating mothers) and “Jumping on a Bandwagon” (feat. Vandalism and Harsh Realizations) (47:37-End).