BLEACHERS BREW EST. MAY 2006

Someone asked me how my blog and newspaper column came to be titled "Bleachers Brew". It's like this, it's an amalgam of sorts of two things: The bleachers area in the stadium/arena where I used to sit when I would watch baseball, football, and basketball games and Miles Davis' great jazz album Bitches Brew. That's how it got culled together. I originally planned on calling it "The View from the Big Chair" that is a nod to Tears For Fear's second album, Songs from the Big Chair. So there.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

The Back Four Bums Pilot Ep Part 1

Here's Part 1 of the pilot podcast of what will be a regular project for the four of us -- Bob Guerrero, Cedelf Tupas, Ebong Joson, and myself. This one briefly, if you can call a one hour and seventeen minute podcast brief, or gabs about the 2010 Suzuki Cup, the home match versus Mongolia, highlights of the year and the LA Galaxy. More to come.


This was something I was supposed to do earlier in the year but never got around to doing so. But I figure the right moment arrived to do this so... We're going to wrap up our thoughts about 2011 in our second podcast then in January 2012, we'll talk about what's in store for us as a footballing country. We'll also be answering questions posed on Twitter, text, Facebook or email. And later on we will have guests (we ain't telling who it's going to be just yet).

 Back Four Podcast Part1 by Bleachers King 

21 comments:

  1. Hello po, I would just like to thank you all for doing this podcast and I really enjoyed it. I had a good laugh. Hope there's more to come. =)

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  2. There will be more! Watch for Part 2 next week.

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  3. Great podcast! I hope you guys do this regularly! You'll be a great addition to the podcast community. =)

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  4. Oh and I hope you become part of the Battle Axe Podcast Network. I'm sure you'll be a welcome addition!

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  5. Thank you for the kind words. Part 2 of the pilot ep will be up next week. It will be a once a week feature. Look for it.

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  6. yey! i'm super happy na merong ganto! i love hearing your personal experiences with the team and with the game. mas authentic ang mga pangyayari hearing it from true fans, from their point of view. parang na-re-live ko uli ang buong taon ng great football sa bansa. tama kayo, now filipino football fans can now actually come out and freely talk about the game that we love. i now actually have people to interact with as well. sana nga maging regular itong podcast niyo and i do hope you get to have some of the players and staff of the azkals (misagh please,hehe). great job! and thank you!

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  7. That day was surreal. I fully appreciate the team, their staff and even their fans' efforts after having listened to your experiences.

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  8. Haha! Quite a treat to listen to all your recollections of what has been---absolutely hilarious, especially Ebong!

    Can't wait for the next installment!

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  9. I still remember watching the Singapore vs Philippines game which was being aired on Star Sports last year and screamed my lungs off like a crazy guy when we scored a goal to tie the score 1-1 late in the game. I was stunned and there begun my love affair with the Azkals. I made sure to watch the Philippines vs Vietnam game a few days after and went absolutely insane when we scored the 1st goal and went bonkers when the 2nd goal was made against the defending champions! Wow! I told my friends about the Azkals on Facebook and Twitter that night and posted it on my status message because people at that time didn't even know who they were and didn't know what the Suzuki Cup was.

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  10. Hey Guys,
    Loved the Podcast from the states. I remember it was so difficult to find a stream of the game against Vietnam, but once I did the one friend that stayed up all night with me and I were glued to the laggy TV. When Chris had the diving header, we both started jumping up and down, which promptly had my neighbor come bang on my door, since it was 5am in the morning. I remember Neil's HUGE save with his face, and the finishing goal. The announcer was just as stunned as the stadium. After we won, I made a presentation to my Filipino Organization at school in hopes to get more people behind the team. Thanks a lot for bringing back the memories and keep up the great work!

    - Daniel

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  11. haha! This was fun! May katapat na ang "Boys night Out." LOL. Hope that in part two you guys can reveal the mystery of who taught Landon Donovan the phrase, "Kita-kits." hehehe

    Oh and please tell Sir Ebong that he was the most memorable part of the Panaad experience. :)

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  12. love listening to you guys! cant wait for the next podcast! what a flashback!

    azkals all the way!

    - zero

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  13. The "kitakits" used by Landon Donovan was for the Gatorade Facebook chat that we did. My colleague Laica Turingan told him to use that. He already used the "Mabuhay" which is so common. So he used the "kitakits" in the chat and video. And his twitter afterwards.

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  14. Thanks for answering my question Sir Rick (re: Landon and Kita Kits.)! :) My friends and I were assuming it was you or Sir Ebong who taught him that. LOL. Great job by Ms.Laica then. Maybe if Landon comes back, he can pick up Beckyspeak next. hehe. j/k

    Oh and, someone posted in the Missology forums a link to the Big Soccer Forums fans discussing the LA Galaxy vs Azkals game. There were several Galaxy fans who really enjoyed the commentating job by Mr.Bob Guerero and Mr.Darren Hartman. Some were even saying Galaxy should take Bob and Darren along with Phil YH back to the STates since they were better than the US or AUssie commentators. LOL

    Here's a link to the forums if you wanna explore their comments:

    http://www.bigsoccer.com/forum/showthread.php?s=c5ef89fd34b8ecd683db213de4c6c0bf&t=1817494&page=25

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  15. great job guys! #WeBelieve

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  16. ric de lara here former teamate of ebong.

    keep it comin!

    i hope this podcast evolves to a tv show.

    i like the fact that you guys have the football soul not just the fever!

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  17. i thoroughly enjoyed this! looking forward to the next installment.

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  18. Inspiring, honest, and most important, hilarious Phil. football stories. True blue Azkal fans is happily represented by you guys ! We need you to have this regularly. Phil. football games in radio is next !!! Thanks guys for doing this. Azkals fans owe you....And to Azkal ex-hooligan Bob, it's ok to be a bit pro Azkal. Commentators in England are always biased for their team :)

    Alex E.
    aetcuban@yahoo.com

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  19. There was a UFL game in nomads that night but we the organizers were in the nomads bar watching! during the first goal, the people in the bar were celebrating and the game was stopped for 3 minutes as the players and officials were celebrating with us!! after the second goal, the players and officials came back again to celebrate!!! we were so happy that night! the next morning felt like christmas!!! Extreme jubiliation!!!

    Coco Torre, UFL

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