Cudo and Walker are back with a mascot-heavy addition. Looking at mascot news from Dallas Stars, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Wizards and Charlotte Hornets.
Special Guest Zach Lowe from Grantland joins Cudo in Phone Tag, discussing his affinity for mascots, the rightful role for a mascot and wearing the mantle of “the future of sports-writing”.
In the promotional review Pat and Jon discuss the excellent Memphis Grizzlies Promotional Calendar, as well as a promotion in Boise that really got fans out of their seats.
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- Interview with Zach Lowe
- Zach Lowe on Grantland and Twitter
- Zach Lowe Court Design Review
- Zach Lowe Ranks the Team Names
- Every Bird is Different (Essay by Seattle Seahawks Mascot)
- Shirt Launchers on Gameops.com
We welcome your feedback on the show. Thoughts, suggestions, or requested topics. We are listening!
This month’s edition of the Gameops.com Podcast is hosted by Editor Jon Cudo and Pat Walker.
A mascot-centric edition, including Cudo and Walker looking at mascot topics in Dallas, DC, Seattle and Charlotte. Then Grantland Writer Zach Lowe adds his perspective on NBA mascots.
Promotional review centers on the Grizzlies Promotional Schedule, and the guys wrap with shout outs to a deserving few.
Thanks to drunkdude69 for our fancy bumper music.
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