Well Played #4 1/30/18 - It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Mike and Pete back for another episode of Well Played. This time around, it's time to break out the capes as the duo are all about superhero movies with none other than Joe Ferro of the Franchise. The trio of nerds discuss the upcoming movies such as Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity Warfare, and even a small review of Thor: Ragnorak by Ferro, which everybody can agree on that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is giving what the fans want.
Of course, it's not a Well Played without some video game talk. Between Dragonball FighterZ, Monster Hunter, and Rocket League, the duo have a lot to talk about as well as a couple of games that you should definitely avoid.
Psycho Sports #249 1/23/18 - There are people who are passionate about sports, and then there are people who are so psycho about them that they need to be locked up. Join Tyler Salk as he and co-host Ryan Fox break down the latest going around in local sports.
The University of Rhode Island Rams, for the first time this season, have found themselves ranked in the top-25 -- cross-state rival PC Friars have also looked strong. WPRI Sports Director Yianni Kourakis stops by to discuss the latest on Rhode Island college hoops with Salk. Who is the more talented team? How far will each team go come tournament time?
Then later in the show...
Franchise #155 1/10-2018 - Even though it's cold outside, the Franchise crew are busy cracking a cold one in this episode. As they taste test the recent IPAs, ales, and beers that have been released, they are joined in studio by Michael J Daniels of Arise to talk about his hard/death core band.
They are then joined on the phone lines by John Kielty, lead brewer of Big aLICe Brewing out of Long Island City in Queens, New York. What was it like starting a brewery in Queens? How is the brewery scene like in New York City? What are some new IPAs and ales that Big aLICe Brewing have released or are currently working on? John discusses that and more with the Franchise crew.
The Rotunda #129 11/13/17 - In a coup for The Rotunda, Scott has a conversation with up and coming local actor and artist Chad Michael, who caused quite a stir in the social media world this week with his opinion on the sexual misconduct that’s been coming to light lately in Hollywood. What did he say that caused a firestorm? Tune in and find out, and decide for yourself!
Halfway thought the show, The Rotunda gets invaded by The Franchise! Joe and Morgan storm onto the set and have an interview with Sixpoint Brewing’s Kier Hamilton. Any beer aficionado DEFINITELY wants to hear what he has to say about all the awesome offerings Sixpoint has on the docket. Scott, Ferro, and beer – what could possibly go wrong?!?!?!
You could be hurt, and on the disabled list. You could be suspended. You could be on thin ice. But one thing is for sure… you're a part of the Franchise. Join Franchise Ferro, Morgan, and new WBOB show hosts Mo Fortin and Ben Vandal as the team of champions tries to bring you another pennant.
Efren from the Providence Brewing Company stops by to discuss his brand new brewery in North Providence. What has he learned in his decade in the industry? How did Prohibition impact the original Rhode Island breweries? Most importantly, why should you be drinking his beer?
Mo and Ben make their WBOB debuts. What will their new show entail? The beer experts review beervana and their current podcast. What new beers should you be trying? There's only one way to find out.
The Cafe #300 10/24/17 - In this fast paced podcast host Pal welcomes Nate from Bucket Brewery in Pawtucket. Nate discusses his practices to provide a welcoming customer friendly brewery as well as covers Bucket's hip Halloween bash featuring live music, bobbing for beers and a limited edition double IPA. Besides liquid craft brew news, MMA superstar and RI native Dinis "Sweetbread" Paiva has a candid chat with Pal about his life outside the cage and challenges in maintaining a training regiment, professional and personal life.
The Franchise #153 10/10/17 - Franchise Ferro is back at it, joined by Chris and Morgan, to break down the latest in the world of what's fun.
With a beer tasting, you know the weekend has started early. What should you be trying? Scratch that. What do you NEED to try? There's only one way to find out.
Nick Garrison of Fool Proof Brewing Company joins to let us know about his upcoming Pints for Pups event. All of the proceeds will go to helping animals. There are a lot of reasons to go, and beer is only one of them.
Brian from Beervana has an event going on as well. What is beervana? What should you be ready for? Beervana is right around the corner, and you know Joe will be there. Will you?
Bill Southerland from the metal band Kilgore joins the party to let us know what's coming up next for his band. They have new songs, new concerts, and news on what is going on. They'll have a new release soon, and you need to know what's going on.
Every empire falls. But a franchise? That can live forever. The manager has called you into his office. Will you listen to what he has to say. Will you listen to the Franchise? (The answer better be yes).
The Franchise #137 7/14/2015 - On this edition of the Franchise host Joe Ferro welcomes Billy from the Rhode Island Brew Bus to learn more about sipping in style in the ocean state. Also on the show musician Stephen Marold from the band Overwith.
The Franchise #152 9/27/17 - On this edition of the Franchise host Joe Ferro and co-host Chris Casci discuss recent beer releases. Musician Bryan Corderio calls in to talks his latest upcoming project and brewer Tony Barber rounds out the hour to discuss his charitable brews. Beer correspondent Morgan Snyder also weighs in with his take on all things golden and bubbly.
The Franchise #126 1/13/14 - On this edition of the Franchise with Ferro, Bryan Cordeiro formally of the band Carrion joins the show to discuss his latest projects as well as grace the audience with a few in studio live cuts. Plus a beer talk with the founder of Proclamation Ale Company and WBOB's own Alicia from Raw Sex calls in to end the show with a little heat.
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