Podcasts

Enjoy the Party in the Back Podcast hosted by Gameops.com Founder Jon Cudo (formerly the Gameops.com Podcast) and related game entertainment podcasts like Between the Fur. The Party in the Back Podcast is a monthly podcast with industry leaders and news related to sports entertainment and game operations.

September 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Executives Chris Cameron and Geoff Iacuessa from the Portland Sea Dogs and Peterborough Petes’ Burton Lee join the Party in the Back to talk cornfields, whoopie pies and more.

August 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Ben Hill and Cameron Hughes join the Party in the Back to talk about ballpark haircuts, Scout Nights, Barbershop Quartets, Ballpark Characters, Mullets and much more.

July 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Charlotte Knights Nick Farmer is our guest to talk about a mascot stunt that turned heads and Amanda Greco returns to look at promos from the NFL, MLB and MILB.

Between the Fur: Felisa Isreal

Host Kenn Solomon talks to Felisa Isreal. She was the one-time game director for the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, plus a bonus from the Gameops.com archives.

June 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Sixers CEO and Author Scott O’Neil joins the podcast to talk about his new book Be Where Your Feet Are. Plus Amanda Greco on mascot swaps, kid’s art and the collaboration between a Slam Poet and the ATL Dream.

May 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Colleen Flynn from Boxxed Up joins the Party to talk about the suite of tools they have developed for mascots and teams. Plus Cameron Hughes on the importance of building traditions and much more.

April 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

MILB’s Ben Hill and Rob Wicall join host Jon Cudo for the Party in the Back Podcast. We discuss MLB realignment, sports promotions, mascots and more. Plus the introduction of new correspondent Harry Hill.

March 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Lara Smedley from My Fan Seats shifts from successful event business to pandemic cardboard fan cutouts with warp speed. We talk about the four ways cutouts are reshaping sports, plus creative ways teams are utilizing the cutouts. Plus Simon Sez Steve Max and Amanda Greco.

February 2021 Party in the Back Podcast

Savannah Bananas owner Jesse Cole joins the Party in the Back podcast. Jesse is the author of “Find Your Yellow Tux” and the engine behind the fun for minor league baseball’s wildest show. The Bananas have sold out every game since their first season and now have a waiting list in the thousands. Plus Rob Wicall on Kid’s Day promotions and fan cutouts.