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Eskimo Empire Podcast

Covering the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos football team. We will talk about everything surrounding the team: the good, the bad and the ugly. New fan will join in the conversation each week! Weekly during the football season.
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Sep 2, 2015

The return of Empire Uncle Tim! David (@HardestTaco) joins Andrew and Uncle Tim in the Turf District as the Featured Fan! Doug joins in on Skype to recap the big win against the Argos. We cover next week's picks and and EmpirePoints update!

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Aug 28, 2015

Derek and Leanne are back and Doug joins in via Skype to set up the Eskimos/Argos game. There may be some Franklin talk.

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Aug 26, 2015

Husband and wife, Derek and Leanne, join Andrew in the Turf District as Featured Fans! Doug joins in via Skype to recap the game against the TiCats. Andrew pays back a friendly podcast bet and the #EmpirePoints contest is announced!

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Aug 21, 2015

Josh Smith (@joshsmith_82) from the Podskeeweewee podcast joins Andrew and Doug to set up the Esks and TiCats battle! Andrew does a quick run down for what the EE need to do to win this very close battle.

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Aug 19, 2015

Rory Dlugos (@SectionGP) joins Andrew and Doug and tells us what it's like to be a huge fan in another city. Especially one with so much passion! Doug and Andrew cover the rest of the league and the PickEm for this week.

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Aug 13, 2015

Andrew, Doug, Uncle Tim and Sean return to set up the Esks/Als game on Thursday night. Don't forget to come to the Watch Party and join the boys as they cheer on the Green and Gold! Bonus intro music provided by Antonella Cuciz!

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Aug 12, 2015

Sean Murray (@sean_murray9) joins Andrew, Doug and Uncle Tim to discuss the loss to BC and the other games around the CFL. Lots of passion in this one as we talk about the second half of that game. CFL PickEm is back too!

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Aug 6, 2015

Brian Wawryshyn (@BCLionsDen) from the BCLionsDen Podcast joins Andrew and Doug for a look into the BC team prior to the Thursday night clash with the Esks. The boys then go over what Edmonton has to do to continue their winning ways. Go Esks Go!

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Aug 5, 2015

Superfan Mike (@56Parkies) joins Andrew and Doug to talk about last week's big win over the Riders and a bit of preparation for the BC Lions this week!

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Jul 31, 2015

Game preview as the Esks take on the O and 5 Saskatchewan Roughriders. Rider fan Travis Currah (@TravisLee87) from the 2 and Out CFL podcast (@2andOutCFL) joins the boys to talk about the Riders and what to expect going into Friday's game. Andrew, Uncle Tim and Lonnie then breakdown what the Esks need to do on their side of the ball. Enjoy the game!

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Jul 29, 2015

Josh (@joshuasemchuk) joins Andrew back in the Turf District to talk about another big Eskimo win! Featured Fan Lonnie (@lonnie_chadwick) weighs in on his Esk memories and the year so far. Chris O'Leary (@olearychris) from the Edmonton Journal joins the party to talk about last week's game and how the Esks have looked since trianing camp. And, of course, Uncle Tim's Game of the Week! There may be some conversation about quarterbacks...

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Jul 24, 2015

Game preview episode for the Eskimos game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Andrew is joined by Dave Campbell (@Dave_CHED) to set up the game and a general overview of how the team has done to this point. Don't forget to post your GameDay photos on our Facebook page and/or over Twitter!

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Jul 22, 2015

Doug is back! He joins Andrew and Uncle Tim as we welcome Joe (@balaneski) and Jon (@jonlueke) as Featured Fans. After a sloppy win the gang has a lot to talk about, both good and bad. Uncle Tim gives us his "Game of the Week" breakdown and everyone weighs in in this week's CFL Pick Em. Preview show for the Bomber game coming Friday.

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Jul 17, 2015

Our first dedicated game preview episode sees the Esks finish a home and home series with the Ottawa RedBlacks. Uncle Tim and Chris Curtis are back to talk aout what the EE needs to do to get the W for a second week in a row. 

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Jul 15, 2015

Uncle Tim (@EmpireUncleTim YES he's now on Twitter!) is a hit and he returns as the co-host this week after a huge win by the EE! We are joined in studio by Featured Fan Chris Curtis (@cmcurtis74) and then on Skype by Jeannine (@OttawaJay) from the BleedRedBlacks podcast! Another #podcastcrossover! Weekly wrap up of the week that was in the CFL. Our "Game Preview" show will be released on Friday! 

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Jul 8, 2015

It's come true! Uncle Tim joins Andrew on the podcast to talk about the week 2 games and the prep for the Esks home opener this week! Esks will be playing the RedBlacks so we were happy to have another #PodcastCrossover as Colin from the BleedRedBlacks podcast joins in with his thoughts on the game and the growing RNation. New contest, fan responses and a new season at Commonwealth is about to start!  

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Jul 1, 2015

Josh (@joshuasemchuk) is back and we are joined by Featured Fan Chantelle Miller (@TrixieLeRue)! We discuss Week one of the CFL season and what the Esks have to do to improve on that rough start. Joined later in the pod by Dave Dawson from @RougeRadio in another #podcastcrossover! Deep cleansing breaths Esks fans. It's only week one. We can get through this together....

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Jun 25, 2015

For those asking, here is just the "'Twas The Night Before Football" story. Us CFL parents wanted a good story for our kids. 

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Jun 24, 2015

Happy CFL Eve! Doug and Andrew wrap up the preseason game against the Lions and the final cuts and practice roster moves. Gerry Moddejonge (@SUNModdejonge) joins in for some talk about camp and the things to watch as the season starts. Finally, as it is CFL Eve, the first reading of our annual tradition of 'Twas The Night Before Football. Follow us on Twitter @eskempirepod and on Facebook at facebook.com/eskempirepod

 

Jun 17, 2015

This week Doug and Andrew review the first preseason game and go over the first set of Eskimos cuts. It's our first podcast crossover episode! Great talk with Brian from The BCLionsDen Pawdcast about the upcoming preseason game against the Lions. Also joining in is an interview with Matt from Section O about the two Edmonton Eskimo podcasts. Don't miss the contest at the end for a signed Odell Willis picture! Follow us on Twitter @eskempirepod and on Facebook at facebook.com/eskempirepod

Jun 10, 2015

Doug (@dougmclean15) returns to the show to talk about how camp is going. Featured Fan Chris (@papaduckchris) joins in with how he came to follow the team and his impressions of what is coming. Andrew's friend Dale, a Rider fan, calls in as we prepare for the Northern Kickoff game and makes a "friendly wager". 

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Jun 3, 2015

We welcome Joshua back into the Empire to talk about the opening day of Esks training camp. Who impressed and who didn't. Then Esks Alum #57 Eric Upton (1976-85) joins us for a conversation about his time with the team and some of his favorite Grey Cup stories. Email question can be answered at eskempirepod@shaw.ca. Follow us on Twitter (@eskempirepod) and now Facebook (facebook.com/eskempirepod) and Periscope!

 

May 28, 2015

Andrew and Doug talk about the Argos sale to MLSE, Michael Sam and the new rules for 2015. If you are intested in being a "featured fan" please message us on Twitter @eskempirepod or email us eskempirepod@shaw.ca. 

Many thanks to Tyler Hill for his contribution of the awesome new logo!!

May 21, 2015

Welcome to the Empire! We welcome co-host Doug McLean and fan Joshua Semchuk into the pod to talk about the off season roster changes. Then we bring Dave Campbell in to chat about the draft. Don't forget to follow us @eskempirepod on Twitter or email us at eskempirepod@shaw.ca.

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