Polk and Kush: A Not-So-Serious New Orleans Sports Podcast

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Sports in New Orleans aren't so serious. This weekly podcast, featuring comedian Andrew Polk and longtime local columnist Scott Kushner, covers New Orleans' teams with a bend away from stats and bold takes. Instead they focus on the practical, entertaining side of the Saints, Pelicans, LSU, Tulane, and more.

Andrew Polk and Scott Kushner


    • Sep 21, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    It's Clown Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 67:32


    The Saints make too many mistakes to hold the Bucs off in New Orleans and we might be seeing a switch at QB sooner than later if Jameis continues to fracture vertebrae. The Pelicans have a Euro MVP on their bench in Willy Hernangomez, and slice into the very long off-season with an open practice! Tulane "shocks" Kansas State, LSU makes a statement in the fourth, and a clown is arrested at Dairy Queen. Music and theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas Sponsored by: Crescent Canna (promo code KUSH for 30% off online orders) Draftkings (promo code POLKANDKUSH) ----more---- If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800- GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1- 800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA(select parishes)/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/OR/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. New customer offer void in NH/OR/ONT-CA. New customers only. Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 wager. $200 issued as eight (8) $25 free bets. Opt in req. 1 Stepped Up Same Game Parlay Token issued per eligible game. Min $1 bet. Max bet limits apply. Min. 3-leg. Each leg min. -300 odds, total bet +100 odds or longer. Profit boosted up to 100% (10+ legs for 100% boost). See T&C at sportsbook.draftkings.com/footballterms.

    Saints Crush The Falcons Spirits Earlier Than Usual

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 61:59


    Jameis Winston finds his footing late in the historic fourth quarter rally in Atlanta thanks to Michael Thomas, and a lot of luck. Dennis Allen comes away with the victory in his head coaching debut despite some questionable play calling and clock management. Latoya Cantrell isn't paying back the city and needs to fly in luxury because of anxiety, and a Wendy's employee pulls a Wile E. Coyote-level scheme to get outta work. Music and theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas Sponsored by: Crescent Canna (promo code KUSH for 30% off online orders) Draftkings (promo code POLKANDKUSH) ----more---- If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800- GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1- 800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA(select parishes)/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/OR/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. New customer offer void in NH/OR/ONT-CA. $200 in Free bets: New customers only. Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 wager. $200 issued as eight (8) $25 free bets. Ends 9/19/22 @ 8pm. Early Win: 1 Early Win Token issued per eligible game. Opt in req. Token expires at start of eligible game. Min moneyline bet $1. Wagering limits apply. Wagers placed on both sides of moneyline will void bet. Ends 1/8/23 @ 8pm ET. See terms at sportsbook dot draftkings dot com slash football terms.

    The Basket Weaving Union

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 60:06


    Saints get ready to unleash in Atlanta for Falcons Hate Week, Marcus Maye starts living that NOLA lifestyle, and LSU breaks the heart of Louisiana. Polk & Kush is sponsored by: Crescent Canna | Promocode KUSH to get 30% off on online orders. Draftkings | Promocode POLKANDKUSH to get $200 in free bets on any $5 wager If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800- GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1- 800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA(select parishes)/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/OR/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. New customer offer void in NH/OR/ONT-CA. $200 in Free bets: New customers only. Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 wager. $200 issued as eight (8) $25 free bets. Ends 9/19/22 @ 8pm. Early Win: 1 Early Win Token issued per eligible game. Opt in req. Token expires at start of eligible game. Min moneyline bet $1. Wagering limits apply. Wagers placed on both sides of moneyline will void bet. Ends 1/8/23 @ 8pm ET. See terms at sportsbook dot draftkings dot com slash football terms.

    City of Brotherly Punches

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 59:30


    CJGJ is packed up and headed off to Philly and the Saints media seems to think that's fine. Will the highly touted defense suffer? Did New Orleans get anything in return? Who will be the most punched Saints player now? There's an official, sloppy recall of LaToya Cantrell, and even more news about her flight schedule, and the return of JOKES! Sponsored by Draftkings. Sign up today and use promocode POLKANDKUSH

    Entourage, Anime, and Preseason Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 59:18


    Ian Book does his best impression of a Crash Test Dummy, the Saints defense looks to win games and hopefully has some offensive help from a stacked lineup, Kevin Durant stays put, and LaToya is on the go. Polk comes out of the anime closet, and Kush needs some sleep!

    Just 50 Blocks Off

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 64:23


    Saints Football is (almost) back! Kush goes to Training Camp, Jameis tweaks his foot, the Pelicans are still thinking about Kevin Durant and the family that slays together stays together. Sponsored by Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak St! Music by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers & Drakulas

    French Quarter Follies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 63:54


    Polk & Kush paint the French Quarter red with laughs and gaffes and some spicy entertainment. The Saints kick off training camp with appearances by Michael Thomas, and an excited and grateful Jameis Winston. LaToya has spent 80k+ in 6 months on lavish, tax-payer funded vacations, and is Disney really the most magical place on earth? All this and much, much more. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and The International News Service Podcast. Sponsored by Ale on Oak, at 8124 Oak St.

    Summer League Makes Me Feel Fine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 61:41


    The Pelicans have a disappointing Summer League start with injuries to EJ Liddell and Dyson Daniels, but will the regular season be affected by any of it? Marshon Lattimore gets some recognition from ESPN and Jameis Winston begins throwing without a brace. Edwin Edward's widow has a type (nearing the great beyond), the candles at Goop are dangerous, and everything else you've come to expect from Polk & Kush.

    Zion Signs The Extension

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 60:55


    The haters have been silenced as Zion signs a 5 year contract extension with no player option, and that isn't the only big news as the Pelicans have rumblings regarding a trade for Kevin Durant. Is it worth the risk? Is there a risk? Is it possible? We'll take a dive into all scenarios + wacky local news stories like LaToya partying at Essence, the city misspelling its own name in front of the Vice President, and much more. Polk & Kush is sponsored by Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak Street, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a patio showing all the local sports and a full MLB package. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas, and the International News Service podcast.

    Honky Tonk Badonka Dunk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 61:52


    Kush visits Nashville and regales us with tale of Kid Rock's bar's interesting rules. Polk doesn't have any local grievances for once. The Pelicans gear up to send some prominent players to Vegas to hit the pine with truck drivers, meanwhile the Saints send Trautman to a farm upstate (tight end university) and the city surveys its citizens to see if they think New Orleans is headed in the right direction. Polk & Kush is sponsored by Ale on Oak, over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, spacious patio, and all the local teams on tons of TVs in the heart of uptown New Orleans. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas, and the International News Service podcast.

    Pelicans Draft Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 58:40


    The Pelicans pick up an Australian version of Herb Jones and decide to stick with Bally for their streaming needs. LaToya does what she encourages citizens to do - take the law into their own hands in a concert bathroom. Love is in the air on Canal street, and we're all gonna go to jail for being jerks online. Sponsored by Ale on Oak, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and friendly staff, it's Uptown's premiere patio spot for local and national sports showcasing the full MLB package. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas, and The International News Service podcast.

    From The Bottoms to the Top

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 69:13


    In this NSFW laugh-filled spectacle, the dynamic duo traverse the murky flooded streets of the city to discuss Zion finding out it's fun to stay at the YMCA, the Pelicans newfound team personalities and how important it is for Zion to mesh with those, LaToya trying to find out who's in charge of Lakeview, and Postmates helps us understand the best diet for Pride Month. Polk & Kush is sponsored by Ale on Oak, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, friendly staff, and spacious patio in the heart of uptown New Orleans, it's your best bet to catch MLB action, the college world series, and the NBA finals. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, and Drakulas.

    Click Three Times

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 66:33


    The Pelicans are gearing up for the draft, but how much is anyone paying attention? CJ McCollum lands a spot at ESPN as a likable version of Drew Brees and Jose keeps sneaking up on guys. Just like Elvis, Michael Thomas is in the building! And so is Jameis! It's OTAs, baby. We've got drunk driving NOPD, we've got Entergy being the ultimate company for Pride month, and we've got a particularly terrible The Worst. Cover your ears, kiddos! Sponsored by Ale on Oak - Over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, local sports, and friendly service all at uptown's finest patio. Check them out at 8124 Oak St, New Orleans, LA. Theme song by Mike Wiebe (Riverboat Gambler, Drakulas)

    Just A Rather Very Intelligent System (J.A.R.V.I.S.)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 65:08


    The obvious solution to the roaming inner-city ATV gangs is to release our drunk driving city councilmen on them, Jarvis Landry adds relief to the Saints receiving room, and the Pels don't win the lottery. Sponsored by Ale on Oak, over 30 beers on tap with a spacious uptown patio of plenty of TVs showing the local games. Theme music by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers & Drakulas

    Islands in the Streaming Services

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 56:07


    The Pelicans have some questions about streaming services and we don't want to deal with another expensive app! LaToya tweets from a climate convention in Miami (that she probably took a bio-diesel bus to), and a hot dog man is accosted. This episode is sponsored by Ale on Oak. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, and Drakulas.

    Honey Badger Just Takes What It Wants

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 61:34


    The boys head out to Jazz Fest, discuss Zion's readiness to sign an extension, the Saints nab The Honey Badger, and someone gets banned from twitter for goofing on the Mayor (it wasn't us!) This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak St. in Uptown New Orleans, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a spacious patio, Ale is your best bet to catch all the local and national teams on the big screen. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    The Pelicans Ride Into The Sunset

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 58:31


    The Pelicans finish out their season at home against the best team in the NBA, gaining the respect of national media along the way. We speculate on the future of this team, what they can do to improve on and off the court, and if the city can keep the buzz going. The Saints have a busy day 1 at the NFL draft and look to win now. Elon Musk wants to build tunnels beneath New Orleans, the mayor has her own Mayor's Fund, and much more. This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak St. in Uptown New Orleans, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a spacious patio, Ale is your best bet to catch all the local and national teams on the big screen.  Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Don't Let The Suns Go Down On Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 54:47


    The New Orleans Pelicans make the actual playoffs with inspiring performances against the Spurs and Clippers, thanks to big time shots from Brandon Ingram and...Larry Nance!? No one is expecting an easy time when facing the Suns, and the Pels got a quick dose of reality in Game 1, but glimpses of hope from a tired and young team give us a lot to look forward to in the series. We've got local segments covering a very bad first date, a nude reveler in on St. Charles, and a reason to can office birthday parties. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas (on tour now!)

    The Pelicans Play-In

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 54:40


    The Pelicans have a play-in game in the blender and we discuss the keys to victory as our boys go up against Pop's Spurs. What can you expect? Where do the Pels go from here? How the heck does this play-in even work? We've got all the answers, plus the christian power team, jazz fest, and much more. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, on tour now (drakulas.bandcamp.com)

    How's My Dunking? Call 1-800-Zion's Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 57:58


    We discuss Zion's step-dad calling into Jordy Colutta's show to shed some light on where Zion is physically, mentally, and what his family thinks about New Orleans, Willie Green, and the Pelicans as a whole. The Saints get a few first-round picks from the Eagles and have more than a few holes to fill with them. An inflatable mayo jar is stolen and returned, but was it a publicity stunt by Big Corporate Mayo? All this and so much more. This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak St. in Uptown New Orleans, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a spacious patio, Ale is your best bet to catch all the local and national teams on the big screen. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Escape from L.A.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 57:48


    The Pelicans do their best Will Smith impression by slapping the Lakers around, showing just how much resilience this team has gained under Willie Green. The Saints find a suitable back-up in Andy Dalton, but who's he gonna throw it to? The Taysom experiment is officially over in one aspect, as Dennis Allen confirms he'll be playing as a tight end. This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak St. in Uptown New Orleans, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a spacious patio, Ale is your best bet to catch all the local and national teams on the big screen.   Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Mar 24th 2022 - Goblin Mode

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 63:03


    Zion dunks on Instagram and sends a message to the Pelicans that he wants to play, but is it the best move for the team with only 10 games to go? The Saints stay the course with Jameis Winston for at least 2 more seasons. Plus, all your favorite segments, local news, the definition of "Goblin Mode" and so much more.  This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak at 8124 Oak St. in Uptown New Orleans, with over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a spacious patio, Ale is your best bet to catch all the local games this Spring and Summer. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Mar 16th 2022 - The Ides of March Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 66:24


    The Pelicans are in a bit of a slump as Willie Green and company try to get back on track. The Saints are taking a look at DeShaun Watson and we question if it's worth the risk to an organization with plenty of controversy in its past. The city of New Orleans asks YOU how much you trust them! Potholes, Elden Ring, and more! Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Mar 9th 2022 - We Survived Mardi Gras

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 56:09


    Polk & Kush have survived the first real Mardi Gras in a few years! The Pelicans did not survive a monster Jokic in OT and get blown out by the Grizzlies without Brandon Ingram. Zion returns to New Orleans to frighten some local pet store employees, and LaToya gets an infrastructure-based promotion! This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Feb 23rd 2022 - Seeing Redick Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 67:36


    JJ Redick calls out Zion on First Take calling him “detached” and his behavior “insane” - Whoa mama!!! and we're just getting started. Also, LSU is packing it out in Baton Rouge, LaToya Cantrell is ignoring her own mask mandate, and skiers are freezing their wieners off. This week's sponsor: Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Feb 16th 2022 - Thumbs Up Emoji

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 60:50


    CJ McCollum shows up and makes an immediate impact with the Pelicans but there's still a few kinks to work out with shooting and rotations. The Saints stay the course in the search for an offensive coordinator, and hopefully he doesn't piss off Kamara or his friends! 1600 people have had to pay to get their cars back after they were stolen and we think the city knows more than they're letting on, be careful about which color emoji you pick, and watch out if you're ordering drinks to your seat at SKC! It's a wild one this week, fellas. Polk & Kush is sponsored by: Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Feb 9th 2022 - CJ McCollum to the Pels!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 64:33


    The Pelicans swing for the fences with a huge trade to nab star guard CJ McCollum, and lose a fan favorite along the way (we'll miss you Josh Hart) but the basketball future is looking bright riding on a 5 game win streak. The Saints make the smart, albeit boring choice of Dennis Allen at head coach. There's nutria hunting, you can't use mailboxes, Tool kicks ass, and we've got new segment music! Polk & Kush is sponsored by: Draftkings | Draft Kings is live in Louisiana. Download now and use promocode polkandkush  Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Feb 2nd 2022 - Let's Go Blues with Coach Sless of UNO Men's Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 67:25


    The boys bring on Coach Mark Slessinger of the UNO Privateers to discuss just how much fun making the quick trip out to the Lakefront Arena can be with their rapid fire open-floor offense lead by Derek St. Hilaire. The Pelicans eek out a much needed victory in Detroit sparked by the return of Brandon Ingram. There's a mysterious city-wide boom, they're shutting down the massage parlors, and smoking too much ganja can have consequences. All this and much more! Polk & Kush is sponsored by: Draftkings | Draft Kings is live in Louisiana. Download now and use promocode polkandkush  Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Jan 26th 2022 - When The Going Gets Tough

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 62:46


    The rumors have been swirling and now they've finally been flushed, as Sean Payton leaves the New Orleans Saints after 16 years and a Super Bowl championship. What does the future for the team hold? What kind of taste is left in our mouths? What hashtag could be printed on our next batch of t-shirts? The Pelicans keep shooting for the 10th spot, with good news coming from the Blazers. LaToya gets to the root of the crime problem by speaking out against littering, Entergy can't keep the lights on, and Edwin Edwards leaves a parting gift. Polk & Kush is sponored by: Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Jan 19th 2022 - Changing Of The Guard(s)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 64:03


    The Pelicans can't keep it together against good teams and need a big change at guard if they're gonna keep their sights set on the 10th seed. A snoozefest of a wildcard weekend shows that the Saints may have been lucky to avoid it. Crime is outta control in the city and the people in charge just want to blame one another. It's just another week in New Orleans! Polk & Kush is sponored by: Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Jan 22nd 2022 - Return Of The Mask (there it is)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 63:32


    The Saints finally fire on all cylinders crushing the Falcons but the Rams (as usual) destroy our hope. The Pelicans have played a lot better after reducing JAX and NAW's minutes, and they have their sights set on the 10th spot - Is a big trade coming this season? LaToya rolls out that mask mandate minutes after her party, the tires are on fire, and the vegans are hospitalizing people.  Polk & Kush is sponored by: Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Jan 5th 2022 - Back In The Saddle Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 61:54


    The boys return to podcast paradise in 2022 with updates on a positive covid test, a trip to Paris, a trip to the Caesars Superdome suites, an above average Pelicans team and so much more.   Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Dec 15th, 2021 - There Is No Spoon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 60:24


    The Saints pick up at a necessary win against the Jets in the most boring Mormon Bowl of all time! The Pelicans aren't ready to quit yet, with rumors of trading Jaxson Hayes and a questionable desire to make the play-in! Don't get botox for your camel! What's your favorite karaoke song? All this and much, much more! Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Dec 8th 2021 - Tank You Very Much

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 62:01


    The Pels are a rollercoaster! The Saints are a rollercoaster but just the drop part! There's a Christmas tree shortage because of the supply chain!? The city is cracking down on...street vendors??? A woman does -what- do a cat on an airplane!? SPONSORS: DraftKings | Sign up using promocode KUSH Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Dec 2nd 2021 - It's Beginning to look a lot like Taysom Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 57:24


    The Pelicans are starting to look like the team we hoped with impressive wins over quality opponents thanks to high IQ play and hustle from Herb Jones and Josh Hart. The Saints get demolished by Buffalo on Turkey Day in the dome, and limp into another Thursday night showing against a Covid-addled Cowboys. Brian Kelly is gonna have to adjust to Baton Rouge! Fex Ex is throwing your packages away! Much more! SPONSORS: Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Nov 24th 2021 - Rock Flag Eagle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 58:14


    The Pelicans show a glimpse of hope with an impressive win lead by Josh Hart over the Clippers, but then quickly lose steam against a steaky Timberwolves team. Watching this Saints game against the Eagles was an exercise in punishment, even with some minor Trautman redemption. Look out for the Thanksgiving gator! What's going on in Australia? And so much more.  SPONSORS: DraftKings | Sign up using promocode KUSH Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty | Follow him at J_Petagna on Instagram Ale on Oak | Located at 8124 Oak Street in Uptown with a spacious patio and over 30 beers on tap. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas and Riverboat Gamblers.

    Nov 18th 2021 - Earn That Hope Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 72:47


    Brandon Ingram returns to the Pelicans but doesn't provide all the answers and the Saints lose another heartbreaker, but don't blame the refs just yet, there's a trout man floating by! New Orleans does not elect a new mayor, but the USA does give Mitch Landrieu a rather large promotion. All your favorite segments and more! Polk & Kush is sponsored by DraftKings! Sign up using promo code KUSH Polk & Kush is sponsored by Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 Podcast.

    Nov 10th 2021 - The One Where Polk Is Loud

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 61:30


    On this week's episode Polk & Kush discuss whether discussing the Pelicans is worthy of discussion. The Saints lose to Atlanta but between Jumbotron face time and Trevor Siemian being decent, it's not all bad. All of that, plus Air BnB tax cheats, saving the world from horse molesters, and alligators used as weapons at Wendy's.    Polk & Kush is sponsored by Ale on Oak - Over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and a spacious patio all in the heart of uptown, with every single Pelicans, Saints, Tulane and LSU game on multiple screens. It's your best bet for a great time. Use promo code KUSH on Draft Kings for the ol' Polk & Kush special! Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas, and the podcast Zach and Mike Make 3.

    Nov 3rd 2021 - Neigh Means Neigh

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 62:13


    The Saints STUN THE WORLD by upsetting Tom Brady and the defending champion Bucs in the Superdome on Halloween! The Pelicans are giving it their all but it isn't resulting in wins and the fanbase is ready to send Griff on the shame walk from Game of Thrones! A New Orleans man gets caught doing horrible things with horses AGAIN, we answer some viewer mail, and much much more! Polk & Kush is sponsored by Draft Kings! Sign up using promo code KUSH Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 Podcast.

    Oct 27th 2021 - Monday Night Mania

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 63:35


    New Orleans experiences the cosmic sports eclipse of the Saints and Pelicans getting road victories on the same night! Willie Green marks a positive change in the Pelicans despite a shaky start! Anyone can sign up to be a Saints receiver! Eating at Six Flags is cheap! We're sponsored by Draft Kings - sign up today using promo code "KUSH" Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas.

    Oct 20th 2021 - Bye Visibility Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 64:39


    The NBA and the Pelicans opening night is upon us, and there's still a lot of questions regarding this line-up! The Saints have a much-needed bye week, but Michael Thomas ain't coming back anytime soon. Coach O is out at LSU, LaToya tells you to STFU, and so much more! We're sponsored by Draft Kings (use promo code "KUSH" today!) and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song and music by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast.

    Oct 13th 2021 - O Zion, Where Art Thou?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 67:20


    The Pelicans keep trying to ignore the Zion-sized hole looming in their line-up as we rapidly approach the start of the season, the Saints find victory against the Washington Football Team, and the city of New Orleans finds the dumbest possible things to boast about online. This week's episode is sponsored by Draft Kings, and Ale on Oak. Theme song and music by Mike Wiebe.

    Oct 6th 2021 - Pels Preseason with Christian Clark

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 77:41


    We welcome our first official guest, Christian Clark (nola.com)  to the Bud Light Lime with Mango Studio to discuss the looming must-win season for the Pelicans, the state of Zion, and if any of it truly matters. The Saints lose in absolutely brutal fashion in domecoming thanks in part to bizarre play-calling from Sean Payton. New Orleans 911 is taking you to an answering machine, no one can leave the Superdome, The Sopranos movie sucks, and much much more.  We're sponsored by: Ale on Oak, and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast available now everywhere.

    Sep 29 2021 - The Unshelled Peanut M&M

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 67:09


    Sing us a song, you're the piano man! Griff and Zion put on happy faces at Pelicans media day while the Saints claim a huge victory in Foxborough despite a clunky offense. Don't take your garbage to city hall, don't take it across the street, and most importantly, don't forget to like and subscribe! Sponsored by: - Ale on Oak - Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty Theme song and bumpers by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas and the Zach and Mike Make 3 Podcast

    Sep 22 2021 - The Roof, The Roof, The Roof is on Fire!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 68:35


    The city is on fire and the Saints are not. Jameis looks like the Jameis we know and love from Tampa, but with a rash of injuries and illnesses depleting the team we discuss what to truly take away from a humiliating division loss. Should the Pelicans look to Ben Simmons as an additional weapon as they look to start strong in a brutal Western conference? Your garbage is still sitting there, LaToya is still mayor, and we're still podcasting. All this and a lot more on this week's episode of Polk & Kush. We're sponsored by: Ale on Oak, and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast available now everywhere.

    Sept 16 2021 - It's Time To Take Out The Trash

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 70:30


    An absolutely blistering scorcher of an episode with a thorough rundown of the Saints and Jameis Winston's demolition of Green Bay, LaToya's absolute demolition of the city, and much more. We don't know what to do with our garbage, we don't have internet, and everything we have smells! Sit down, buckle up, and strap in. We're sponsored by: Ale on Oak, and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast available now everywhere.

    Aug 25th 2021 -We've Got Ourselves a QB

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 70:46


    The Saints find their QB1 in Jameis Winston and (for the time being) WR1 in Marquez (Kwez?) Callaway. The Pelicans backcourt looks dismal, but could have some surprises for those keeping the faith. We've got outdoor mask mandates, visitor centers and much much more! We're sponsored by: Ale on Oak, and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast available now everywhere.

    Aug 18th 2021 - Take a Look, it's Ian Book...A Reeling Rainbow!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 70:02


    The Saints take the pre-season field against a depleted Ravens and look like what we expected with some defensive highs and offensive lows. Per usual, when it doesn't matter, the Pelicans can't be stopped as the Summer League Buzz Saw finishes churning through opponents and leaves us with some options and optimism. Good luck getting a refund at the Superdome! Don't point guns at cats! This one is loaded! We're sponsored by: Ale on Oak, and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast available now everywhere.

    Aug 12th 2021 - The Boys of Summer League

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 68:48


    How about some optimism and hope for the new-look Pelicans? We'll take you through all the coaching changes, a boring free agency, and our annual summer league juggernaut status. The Saints are falling apart at the seams, featuring cryptic tweets from Michael Thomas, spontaneous retirements, and kicker injuries! We discuss Covid-19 struggles in New Orleans, day-trips to the beach, and much more. We're sponsored by: Ale on Oak, and Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Drakulas, Riverboat Gamblers, and the Zach and Mike Make 3 podcast available now everywhere.

    Aug 4th 2021 - Flash In The Pan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 69:21


    This week's edition is filled with depraved ranting, some raving, and a lot of goofing around. The boys get into the nitty gritty of the Pelicans ho-hum free agency (thus far), the impotency of Saints training camp speculation, and how much fun laser tag is. Polk & Kush is sponsored by Ale on Oak - Located at 8124 Oak Street with a spacious patio, over 30 beers on tap, a full menu, and all the local sports on a ton of big TVs. Tell 'em Polk & Kush sent ya.   Theme song and music by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas, and the podcast Zach and Mike Make 3.

    July 28th 2021 - The Time For Wild Speculation is Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 66:19


    The summer heat is on and the news is cranked up! The fellas go deep on the Pelicans taking a mulligan on the 2020 offseason, and how it sets up the pursuit of Kyle Lowry. Plus, the offseason from hell never ends for the Saints with Michael Thomas curiously-times surgery hampering a razor-thin wide receiver unit. Of course there's Polk News with Covid protocols and weird Olympics, properly rating mean restaurants and Kevin James, plus the Worst of the Week. - Music and theme song provided by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers, Drakulas and the podcast Zach and Mike Make 3. Polk & Kush is sponsored by Jansen Petagna at French Quarter Realty.

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