Le Batard & Friends - STUpodity

By ESPN, Stugotz

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Reviews: 22

 Mar 26, 2020
45 minutes of Stu overlaughing at his own jokes. 5 stars.

not good.
 Jan 16, 2020
I like the lebatard show. I noticed today that they slipped in a stupodity episode. i actively avoid this pod. I guess it's not doing well? stugotz is a lazy character spitting out a tired reel of soundbites. bad, dumb, no thanks.

 Nov 14, 2019
Fraudulent fun!

 Oct 1, 2019

 Sep 16, 2019
We need an episode where Stu is hot mic'd through out the day so we can hear him harass Dan and Mike Ryan during breaks!


After months of negotiation, profound laziness and slovenly entitlement, Stugotz has finally aGREED to join the LeBatard and Friends Podcast Network. Join Stugotz and his guests for a hastily-assembled weekly podcast of unknown quality about his quest for worldwide domination eventually ending with the S in ESPN standing for Stugotz.

Episode Date
The Shark
Stugotz talks to World Golf Hall of Famer and reputed businessman Greg Norman, The Shark, about his busy schedule, The Match Part II, and the three craziest things he's done in his life. Plus, athletes that connote an animal.
May 28, 2020
The Sounds and the Fury
Stugotz and Stanczyk rank the top 10 sounds in STUpodity history before talking to Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins, who quickly finds the way into Stu's good graces- complimenting him.
May 22, 2020
Stugotz and Stanczyk rank the top 5 Fordham alums before talking to Mike Breen about calling the Malice at the Palace, why he'll fight anyone who says something bad about Bill Walton, and a quick game of Mark (Jackson), Jeff (Van Gundy), or Clyde (Frazier).
May 19, 2020
Weekend Observations 9.0
The only way to follow up Tom Brady and Rory McIlroy was to bring in the Weekend Observations crew and an angry, bitter, jealous Mikey C. Plus, Stugotz' commencement speech for the Class of 2020.
May 15, 2020
The GOAT, #1, and Jimmy Dunne
Tom Brady (8:01). Rory McIlroy (20:08). Jimmy Dunne (44:21). STUpodity. Collision course.
May 12, 2020
Dream Team
Stugotz talks to a member of his media dream team- Maria Taylor- about her best Brent Musburger story, being fellow faculty members in Ernie Johnson's journalism school, her experience on College Gameday, what her dream job is, and tequila.
May 08, 2020
Big Z
Stugotz and Stanczyk compile a top 5 of athletes whose last names start with a Z before talking to Cody Zeller about trying to learn how to play the guitar, the time he accidentally big timed Michael Jordan, and who would be on the all-time Hornets team.
May 05, 2020
Weekend Observations 8.0
Stugotz, Mike Golic, Jr., and the Weekend Observations crew serve up another helping of hogwash, including a joint best man speech for Stanczyk that turns into a roast.
May 01, 2020
The Royale, Captain
Stugotz talks to Brian Koppelman about his hit series Billions, the Royale, his all-time Knicks team, and his film Rounders. Plus, the Jets drafted a quarterback out of FIU, so Stugotz and Billy pepper him with questions.
Apr 30, 2020
The Mural of Life
Stugotz has never done less work on a podcast. He simply gets out of the way and lets the real Bill Walton talk to the fake Bill Walton (Frank Caliendo). Plus, Frank sticks around to voice an NFL Draft spectacular.
Apr 23, 2020
First Dance
Stugotz lists his top five rising stars at ESPN before talking to Laura Rutledge about going to Florida during the Tebow years, being named Miss Florida, and the movie-like way in which she met her husband. Plus, some bad Chewbacca impressions and a game of Either, Neither, or Both
Apr 21, 2020
Greeny, Are You Still There?
Mike Greenberg has nothing but time to answer any and all of Stugotz' questions about The Masters, covering the Bulls in the 90s, what the Jets should do in the NFL draft, and more.
Apr 16, 2020
Initial Thoughts
Stugotz and Stanczyk talk to Portland Trailblazers guard C.J. McCollum about adopting a rescue puppy, what shows he's been watching on Netflix, the many ways in which he is annoying his fiancé, watching NBA players play video games against each other, his bachelor party plans, and who should be on the all-time Blazers team
Apr 14, 2020
Rate My Professor
Stugotz somehow weaseled his way into Ernie Johnson's online journalism school, so he checks in with EJ about his performance as a professor as well as the history of Inside the NBA. Plus, he asks the Emmy Award winning broadcaster to play a game of Shaq, Kenny, or Chuck.
Apr 09, 2020
The Stock Pitch
Stugotz and Stanczyk rank the top 5 all-time people with the name Ross before talking to Dodgers All-Star pitcher Ross Stripling about his secondary career as a stock broker, getting pulled from his major league debut with a no-hitter intact, and how Justin Turner stole Stugotz' idea about ending tie games with a HR Derby.
Apr 07, 2020
30 for 30 COVID-19
Stugotz gives his all-time Phoenix Suns team, unveils a 30 for 30 trailer on the COVID-19 pandemic, and talks about two of his favorite things (lacrosse and business) with someone who is better at both: Paul Rabil.
Apr 03, 2020
Weekend Observations 7.0 Quarantine Edition
Stugotz, Mike Golic, Jr., and the Weekend Observations crew get together for a video chat from their respective homes, which means that Mikey C can smoke throughout and playing a Smoke Break interview becomes a bit of a challenge.
Mar 31, 2020
Poop Room
Stugotz chats with ESPN's Pablo Torre about the makings of his mashup video of Linkin Park's song "In the End" featuring a host of ESPN personalities, his foray into fatherhood, and what it's like living in NYC during the corona virus pandemic.
Mar 27, 2020
Dream Weaver
Stugotz gives his all-time Utah Jazz team, talks to golfer Billy Horschel about his life on the PGA tour, and asks a priestess to analyze a dream.
Mar 26, 2020
The Long and the Short of It
Stugotz discusses his quarantine routine and then talks to 2-time Super Bowl champ Chris Long about not texting someone back, running into a familiar face halfway around the world, and his foundation's charitable efforts in Africa. Plus, Stanczyk surreptitiously checks in on Stugotz's wife Abby to see how she's holding up with Stugotz in the house all day.
Mar 19, 2020
Weekend Observations 6.0
Stugotz, Mike Golic, Jr., and the Weekend Observations crew reconvene for some more tomfoolery.
Mar 12, 2020
Everywhere You Look, Everywhere You Go
Stugotz chats with Bob Saget about whether or not he'd get along with someone like Danny Tanner, the best television sitcom dads of all-time, and his relationships with Norm McDonald, John Stamos, and John Mayer. Plus, a game of Saget, Stamos, or Coulier and athletes or entertainers that connote bowling.
Mar 05, 2020
Camp Counselor Weiner
What was Stugotz like as a camp counselor? One of his former campers will tell you. Plus, the top 10 Johns of all-time, the return of athletes/entertainers that connote, and a surprise appearance by Abby.
Feb 27, 2020
No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems
Stugotz talks to country music super star Kenny Chesney about his love of sports, who he'd most want to collaborate with, and the celebrity he was most star struck to see at one of his shows. Plus, a game of Chesney, Church, or McGraw.
Feb 20, 2020
Stu's Your Daddy 2.0
There's no love lost as Greg and Chris Cote go up against Bob and Jon Weiner in another edition of Stu's Your Daddy, hosted by Hank Azaria.
Feb 13, 2020
STUpodity has made it a full year and instead of paying Stugotz for all of his hard work, ESPN gave him the chance to interview his idol.
Feb 06, 2020
The Mayor of Radio Row
Stugotz is in his personal heaven as he goes on a tour of radio row in Miami with a slew of ESPN affiliates to discuss the origins of The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, his relatability, whether or not a host should name his child Stugotz, what kind of fart he would be, and what he has or hasn't agreed to with the city of Sioux Falls.
Jan 31, 2020
On a tour of radio row in Miami Stugotz gets an exclusive with Saquon Barkley, a hug from a Hall of Famer, and interrupts a live TV Show (25:58). Plus, a spontaneous game of over/under with the truthsayer of our generation, what it would sound like if Tony Romo ordered a pizza, and a Super Bowl champ confirms that his teammates didn't pay attention to their captain (37:26).
Jan 31, 2020
Stugotz asks Jorge Masvidal about a potential fight with Conor McGregor. Plus, where there's smoke there's fire and that's what ESPN's seldom used 49ers expert provides.
Jan 23, 2020
Big Momma
Stugotz asks Mike Golic, Jr. what it was like to compete against the GOAT. Plus, major leaguer Derek Dietrich offers tanning tips, explains how he met his gold medal winning girlfriend, and weighs in on the Astros' cheating scandal.
Jan 16, 2020
Stugotz talks with SportsCenter anchor Neil Everett about going to concerts with Bill Walton, his path to ESPN, and what a typical day for him is like.
Jan 10, 2020
New Year's Recommendations
Stugotz and Stanczyk show you how the STUpodity sausage is made. Without a plan of any kind, they churn out an episode thanks to fortuitous timing and two sensational guests.
Jan 03, 2020
Weekend Observations Holiday Spectacular
Stugotz and the Weekend Observations crew- Mike Golic, Jr., Mikey A, Mikey C, and Stanczyk- gather around to spread some holiday cheer.
Dec 19, 2019
Coffee Is For Closers
Stugotz finally speaks with the person whose name he's said the most in 2019. Plus, Adam Schefter recounts the time an NBA star accosted him in Miami as well as his recent bout with kidney stones.
Dec 12, 2019
Life is Magic
Stugotz talks to 2-time Pro Bowl long snapper Jon Dorenbos about reconciling with his father 27 years after he killed his mother, performing magic on America's Got Talent, how his football career ended with open-heart surgery, and getting a Super Bowl ring from a team that traded him a year earlier.
Dec 05, 2019
Thanks, But No Thanks
Stugotz runs through ten of the presumably countless opportunities he's thankful to have been presented with, yet failed to show up for.
Nov 27, 2019
The Big Show
Stugotz and Dan Patrick discuss Dan Le Batard's wedding and the glory days of ESPN.
Nov 21, 2019
Wedding Week
Stugotz delivers his best man speech for Dan Le Batard (8:03) and then talks about the upcoming nuptials with the officiant, Pablo Torre (20:17).
Nov 14, 2019
Class Action Park
What if I told you that from 1978 to 1996 there was a waterpark that regularly killed patrons, but had the survivors longing to come back. That on its opening day over 100 swimmers were saved from the wave pool. That the wave pool was often referred to as the grave pool. That employees were described as under aged, undertrained, and often, under the influence. That ride designers may have had insufficient training in physics and engineering. That a successful day at Action Park wasn't measured in fun. It was measured in survival.
Nov 07, 2019
Stugotz talks to a witch (37:02) as well as the ESPN personality who cares the most about Halloween (6:59).
Oct 31, 2019
Seeing Ghosts
Despite multiple titles for Boston area teams since 2001 The Ringer's Bill Simmons still has demons in his attic so Stugotz talks to him about Sam Darnold seeing ghosts and then looks ahead to the NBA season, even though it's already started.
Oct 24, 2019
Adult Playground
Stugotz wanders around the halls of ESPN's campus in Bristol and talks to anyone he can find.
Oct 17, 2019
The Atonement Burger
Stugotz atones for his sins of the past year. Plus, with Dan Le Batard on his honeymoon Stugotz tries to see if he still has chemistry with his fallback plan, who is, coincidentally, another overweight bloviator.
Oct 10, 2019
Stu Stoops to New Lows
Stugotz ranks his Top 10 best friends at ESPN, tries to talk his way on to Always Late with Katie Nolan, and asks Bob Stoops what he'd say if Antonio Brown wanted to play for his XFL team.
Oct 03, 2019
Weekend Observations 4.0
Stugotz, Mike Golic, Jr., and the rest of the Weekend Observations crew gets together for some more poppycock.
Sep 26, 2019
Pull Up
Stugotz talks to Blazers guard C.J. McCollum about his contract extension, Team USA's disappointing performance at the FIBA World Cup, and his favorite and least favorite NBA cities. Plus, fast food tips in frugality from Guillermo.
Sep 19, 2019
A Magician and a TV Wizard
Stugotz talks with NFL Red Zone host Andrew Siciliano about the success of the show, his Sunday routine, and his appearance on the game show The Weakest Link. Plus, Stugotz interviews a magician.
Sep 12, 2019
The Mort Report
Stugotz talks with Chris Mortensen about their decade long friendship, his career as a writer growing up in LA, his relationship with Adam Schefter, the story of his career that involves the mafia, and his battle with cancer.
Sep 05, 2019
Bear Down
Stugotz talks with College Gameday's Chris Fallica about how he became known as "The Bear," how he fell in love with gambling at an early age, and what it was like dealing with Dan Le Batard in college at the University of Miami. Plus, a game of Rece, Herbie, or Des.
Aug 29, 2019
Stugotz' America
Which of Stugotz' phrases will Mina Kimes use in her next NFL broadcast, what's the best piece of advice Marty Smith has ever received, and who is Stugotz' hall pass?
Aug 22, 2019
Stu's Your Daddy
Which father-son duo knows each other better- Stugotz and his dad or Phil and Chris Simms?
Aug 15, 2019
Weekend Observations 3.0
The Weekend Observations crew reconvenes for another round of malarkey.
Aug 08, 2019
Déja Stu: Russini and Gase
Stugotz explains why he likes lakes, what he's a snob about, and why he lies about his age (1:54). Then he picks a bone with Dianna Russini (16:48) before presenting Jets HC Adam Gase with another t-shirt idea (36:05).
Aug 01, 2019
The Big Fish
In the wake of Dan Stanczyk's firing, the Shipping Container guest produces this week's episode of "Stupodity". Stugotz tries to book the single biggest get in sports... Will he succeed? Or will he just end up mailing another episode in?
Jul 25, 2019
The Female Stugotz
Stugotz talks to Dianna Russini about her weird relationship with Mina Kimes, the time she threw a trash can at her high school coach, and what it was like to work the red carpet at the ESPYs (6:41). Plus, a surprise guest (25:54) and the super hero power Stugotz would want most (1:04:02).
Jul 18, 2019
Panic! at the Wedding and a Patio Chat
Stugotz gets a full recap of Field Yates' wedding from Adam Schefter, including a shirt snafu and why you want to invite him to your wedding if it's in December (7:16). Plus, Stan Van Gundy fires some NBA, MLB, and USWNT takes from his patio (24:53).
Jul 11, 2019
Home and Home
Stugotz and Bill Simmons discuss how hard it is to name things, why no one criticizes female athletes, the swipe right generation, and the best and worst case scenarios for NBA teams in free agency.
Jun 27, 2019
Surveying the Field
Stugotz and Mike Golic, Jr. pepper Field Yates about his wedding (1:27) before letting him know what he'll be missing out on by not inviting them (17:08). Plus, Jay Bilas evaluates Stugotz's fraudulent analysis of NBA Draft prospects (25:32).
Jun 20, 2019
Weekend Observations 2.0
The Weekend Observations crew gets together for another round of ridiculousness and hilarity, including appearances by Mina Kimes and Trey Wingo.
Jun 13, 2019
Don't Ease Me In
Stugotz talks to Blazers guard CJ McCollum, who happens to be a more polished podcast host than he is, about the media, airplane etiquette, and baby wipes (4:41). Plus, can an interview be good if the host fails to ask a question? Stugotz takes a trip with a Hall of Famer to find out (30:07).
Jun 06, 2019
Stugotz complains about how overworked he is and then talks to Jorge Sedano about the discord within the Lakers organization as well as their time working together in Miami (9:50). Plus, he talks about marijuana with former NBA player Al Harrington (38:10).
May 30, 2019
Stugotz vents about a major frustration he has with his alma mater (3:32). Plus, he talks to the reporter who inspired Stugutz (16:14).
May 23, 2019
Good Afternoon Everybody
Stugotz reacts to a busy week of NY sports the only way he knows how (7:52). Plus, Stu and the shipping container create a new game and it nearly takes longer to establish the rules than it does to play (27:57).
May 16, 2019
Weekend Reservations
Stugotz tries to secure a last minute Mother's Day brunch reservation and then talks to David Cone about how he had more fun off the field with the late 1980s Mets and more fun on the field with the late 1990s Yankees.
May 09, 2019
Weekend Observations Reunion
Stugotz, Mike Golic, Jr., and crew reunite for another edition of the short-lived Sunday morning ESPN Radio show.
May 02, 2019
The STUlywed Game
Which couple knows each other better- the Weiners (Stugotz and Abby) or the Golics (Mike and Christine)?
Apr 24, 2019
The Lazy River
Stugotz compares just about everything to a lazy river, so it was only a matter of time before he applied his favorite analogy to the podcast. In an effort to get dumber, Stu chats with Kirk Goldsberry (the map guy with a PHd in data visualization) about who's most responsible for the 3-point evolution in the NBA, whether or not dunks should be worth three points, and their shared obsession with The Grateful Dead.
Apr 18, 2019
Masters Week
Masters week is here and it's hard to tell who is more excited- Stugotz or Abby, albeit for different reasons. Greeny stops by to discuss what he'll be doing from Augusta, what makes this tournament so special, his dream scenario for Sunday, and what he remembers about the time he played there. Plus, Tom Rinaldi tells us about the best insult he's ever received, whether or not he travels with a piano, and what he'd ask Tiger Woods if he were to claim another green jacket.
Apr 11, 2019
Ratings Monster
Stugotz finally made it to the mountaintop and appeared on Around the Horn. Tony Reali stops by for an honest, heartfelt, hilarious, and hardly edited conversation in which he reviews the tape and scores some arguments between Stugotz and Abby. Plus, Mina Kimes, Sarah Spain, and Frank Isola offer their critiques of Stu's debut.
Apr 04, 2019
Inside The Fraudcast Booth
Stugotz made his debut in the broadcast booth last weekend and he wants all of the adulation possible. He asks fellow lacrosse announcers Mike Golic, Jr. and Chris Cotter to grade his performance, offer their favorite lax slang, and to discuss a ridiculous weight room story. Plus, Ron Darling offers stories about Lenny Dykstra, Jose Canseco, and Doc Gooden, describes how Jacob deGrom's new contract made him think of (fake ace) Matt Harvey, and predicts whether or not Tim Tebow will play in the big leagues this season.
Mar 28, 2019
Fame And Fortune
When filling out his bracket, Stugotz relies on the things he loves most (in order): (his family), money, fame, and the sound of his own voice. Stugotz and Abby navigate the first round of the NCAA Tournament by looking at famous alumni, but their views on celebrity differ dramatically. A handful of ESPNers stop by to stump for their schools by offering their best college stories. Plus, Papagotz returns to interview the head coach that led his alma mater back to the big dance.
Mar 21, 2019
A Shoe, A Shot Glass, And The Stratosphere
Stugotz blames Mike Golic for not putting out a podcast last week (3:53) and then details the latest Weiner family vacation, in which he, once again, chickened out in front of his daughters (6:56). Plus, Rachel Nichols joins to discuss the success of The Jump, her most embarrassing moment on television, and how Stugotz was out-hot-taked twice in the same week (23:10).
Mar 14, 2019
The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree
Stugotz asks his father if he ever thought he would make it in this business (no) and why he initially disliked Dan Le Batard. Stu then tries to weasel his way onto Augusta National by chatting with Scott Van Pelt.
Feb 28, 2019
A Star Is Born
Stugotz discusses Abby's first run in with fame, tells a story about their honeymoon, and then has the audience do the work in a new segment called Ask Abby. Plus, Ben Lyons stops by and previews the Academy Awards, tells stories about famous actors, and weighs in on Stugotz's best action movies of all-time.
Feb 21, 2019
When Stugotz Met Abby
Stugotz details his first encounter with Abby (she does not have the same recollection) before presenting her with the greatest Valentine's Day gift of all-time, which he obviously outsourced. Plus, Mark Teixeira stops by and says that managers can only screw things up, listens to Stugotz, Billy, and Chris pitch wacky ways to fix baseball, and plays a movie game with Mina.
Feb 14, 2019
Already Better Than Oprah
After reaching #1 on the Apple Podcast charts, Stugotz consults with his agent and considers holding out for more money. He then dips back into the Wake and Take well, tries to make weekend plans with his wife now that his Sundays are wide open, asks a parade of low level celebrities what he should do now that football season is over, and delivers a Sports Whisperer. How bout that?
Feb 07, 2019
I Finally Got Paid So Here's The First Podcast
Now that the first check has cashed, Stu Gotz delivers the first episode of Stupodity. With a round of Wake and Take, an argument about yield signs between Stu and his wife and New York Jets HC Adam Gase, the first episode is everything you'd expect from an unprepared and overpaid Stu Gotz. How bout that?
Jan 31, 2019
Episode 0: I'm Not Getting Paid For This
Stupodity is here and Stu Gotz isn't getting paid for this first episode so it's really short.
Jan 31, 2019