This week on the show that knows car and cat are only separated by one letter (isn't that neat?), Dalhousie Tigers forward and former WHL beauty JACKSON PLAYFAIR returns to the show for an in-studio hockey spectacular. John is over the moon with the Leafs signing John Tavares, while Stefan wallows in self-pity and Justin finds glimmers of hope in the Canucks' discouraging free agent crop. PLUS: Our Auston Insider reveals what the Leafs moves mean for Matthews, forecasts his dad's future in the game, and goes deep on the one feud that may have ended with Playfair jerseys in the firepit. We talked hockey with Jackson for 100 minutes and could have gone 300 more.
This week on the show that uses Listerine before every game, our resident Auston Matthews insider and Dalhousie Tigers forward JACKSON PLAYFAIR returns to the show, joining the Real Good Boys in studio for the very first time! We discuss death by drinking water, bad radio contests, Rasputin's dick, and early 2000s Russian NHLers. PLUS: Jackson shares some all-time great trash talk stories from his WHL days! And the Subban/Crosby altercation has us examining the ordinary off-ice lives of NHL superstars for evidence that they're real people too.
This week on the show that keeps coming and coming and coming, BILLY TALENT bassist JON GALLANT joins the Real Good Boys in the immediate aftermath and elation of Leafs/Caps Game 3 to discuss his friendships with Maple Leafs players over the years, breaking the Toronto sports curse, the Dart Guy phenomenon, and the relationship between his sports pain and his music. PLUS: Justin plots a tent city protest against the Canucks, while Stefan has some questions about penguin biology for Professor Cullen.
This week on the show that won't go to North Korea, we've all got our reasons to be happy: the Leafs are in the playoffs, and the Canucks have fired head coach Willie Desjardins. We happily bury the coach who gave our show its name, and sort out why Leafs fans would have been mad if their team didn't make it in. PLUS: Judging the accuracy of Vancouver video game levels, predicting the big stories of two months from now, a Twilight Zone-esque bargain to get rid of Linden and Benning, and everyone's favourite game: What's The Weather? RIP Willie, gone but never forgotten.
Episode 71: 12 Segments of Christmas II (with "Jared Leto", "Santa Claus", Paul Heck, Ryan Lambert, Jackson Playfair, "Remigio Pereira", and Michael Hale)
This week on the show that's got the game-winner (for f***'s sakes), it's the second-annual Twelve Segments of Christmas as the Real Good Boys host a Christmas party at Justin's new apartment and all kinds of guests stop by! JARED LETO returns to talk Christmas movies, and his side-business crafting political cartoon bumper stickers. SANTA CLAUS reveals which RGS host is on the naughty list, and why! Stefan's dad PAUL HECK reveals the keys to cooking good homemade stuffing. Yahoo! Sports' RYAN LAMBERT talks Team USA at the World Juniors, and provides scouting reports on John's fantasy team's NCAA prospects. Dalhousie Tigers forward / Auston Matthews insider JACKSON PLAYFAIR is back with a university student gift guide, and gives John the greatest gift of all! Lone wolf rogue tenor REMIGIO PEREIRA shares his inclusive Christmas carol. And MICHAEL HALE leaves a voicemail. PLUS: Our thanks to Felix Biederman and Jesse Farrar, for no real reason.
The return of NHL hockey (and a hot start from Auston Matthews) brings elation for John and a torrential outpouring of sports pain from Stefan, as the wounds of June feel fresh once more. PLUS: Nick Kyrgios effortlessly lands back in hot water, we re-examine the Lone Wolf Tenor and his shameful act, and Justin reflects on sizeable roadkill and Thanksgiving Dinner at the Heck House.
50 episodes! Can you believe we're still doing this?? This week we're celebrating the big 5-0 with top-shelf guests, new and old! Writer/model Melissa Stetten talks up THE PISTOL SHRIMPS as the L.A. women's rec league basketball squad hits the big screen, and shares a priceless Blake Griffin story. NEXT, Dalhousie Tigers forward (and RGS Official College Student) Jackson Playfair returns to the show to analyze how his friend Auston Matthews' vibrant personality will shine under the big-league media spotlight. FINALLY, Jesse Farrar desperately tries to make it on to the big anniversary special, and this description should already tell you he succeeds.
The painful agony of defeat. The thrilling elation of victory. It's an episode full of hockey emotion, as we react to the outcomes of the 2016 NHL Draft Lottery. John calls in from the road, over the moon with Auston Matthews feelings. And we're joined once again by Stefan's roommate Chris, and for the first time by Stefan's dad, Paul Heck!