January 17th, 2017
Coming in hot this week, the guys in NOVA Talk do something they thought they would never do on the show: talk about a trend that's been all over Facebook and causing some really interesting conversations. Also up this week, Chicago Open Air unleashed the dates and line up that will surely appeal to all rock and metal fans around.
This week, Eric is given the spotlight just to make him feel special. Tune in and find out what's in the world of our resident Jim Morrison.
Featured artists: The Balance Factor, Man Eating Lion, and Standby Records artist, I Fight Fail
January 10th, 2017
Happy New Year from NOVA Talk! The guys are back and survived the end of 2016. Up this week are many musical discussions. Everything from their anticipated albums for 2017 to new tour announcements and even some heart breaking losses for 3 different bands.
They end things this week with a simple question: "What 2 bands would you love to see make a come back or reunite for 2017?" Who did they say? Tune in to find out!
Featured artists this week are Counter Theory, Helpless Hearts, and Veilside.
January 5th, 2017
This week, Robert Blackburn joins Damien Dennis as the guest co-host of Upon Further Review as the duo discuss the Florida State victory over Michigan in the Orange Bowl and the depth of ACC men's basketball. Also joining UFR is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fight promoter Stan Myaskovskiy to promote this weekend's Checkmate Submission Only 4.5: The Winter Solstice event in Lake Linden, Michigan.
December 28th, 2016
Swervecast returns to your podcast queue yet again. Joining Lauren and me and this week is Kate Foray, the founder of the Raw Breakdown Project! The three of us breakdown the final PPV of 2016, Roadblock, and go into detail about storylines that aren't great (Enzo/Cass/Rusev/Lana), storylines that are knocking it out of the park (Everyone in the Main Event scene), the revival of the Cruiserweight Division, and the dead horse that is Roman Reigns still getting booed. We also spend an ample amount of time discussing Kate's website, how it came to be, and what lies ahead for her website. Join us in sending 2016 off into the sunset for the last episode of Swervecast, Episode 18: Beating a Dead Horse.
December 20th, 2016
NOVA Talk returns with their end of 2016 episode. This week, a lot is discussed with their top 5 albums of the year and a special list of top 5 albums that was generated through social media.
The guys also go over their greatest moments of the year as well as the not so great moments. Give them your feedback about their album choices!
Featured artists this week The Devil Wears Prada, Sum 41, and the number one album of the year artist as chosen by our Facebook voters Blink-182.
Have a safe and happy holiday and we will see you in 2017!!
December 17th, 2016
With the year 2016 winding down, there's still one more Pay-Per-View to tackle before we can officially turn our sights toward the Royal Rumble. Roadblock is Sunday, which means Lauren and I will be previewing all of the matches on Sunday's card. We spend an ample amount of time talking about The New Day's record-breaking title run and where they fall on the list of all time greats, what the real problems are with the Cruiserweight division, and how WWE needs to rethink their plan with Roman Reigns yet again for shoehorning him into a main event championship match. The 17th episode is now live and available for listening, just try not to be too smarky when it's all said and done!
December 10th, 2016
With TLC in the books, Lauren and I are here to recap everything that involved Tables, Ladders, and Chairs. We talk about the meteoric rise of Alexa Bliss, your new WWE Smackdown Women's Champion, how AJ Styles has enjoyed possibly the best year ever for a professional wrestler, and spend a very long period of time discussing sexism in professional wrestling. It's our longest podcast yet, so we hope you have a couple of hours set aside. It's a little smarky but always entertaining. It's the 16th episode of Swervecast: Getting Cheeky With It!
December 8th, 2016
Host Damien Dennis is joined by former UFR co-host and current host of Swervecats Sean Cahill to discuss the breaking news out of US Soccer with news that the NASL is collapsing and possibly "merging" with the USL, throwing the US Soccer structure into turmoil. Sean and Damien also discuss Ohio State's inclusion in the College Football Playoff and who truly was the best in the Big Ten. Evan J. Thomas also joins to discuss Notre Dame hoops and why fans need to shut the hell up about Brian Kelly and Jack Swarbrick.
December 6th, 2016
'Tis the season to everybody! NOVA Talk back at it again except they're missing Eric due to an important magical journey to Mars. Use your imagination with that one. We do have Nate and Don together on their own magical journey through the Carolina Rebellion and Welcome to Rockvillie lineup announcements.
Also going on this week, they discuss their thoughts on some new music from Bruno Mars and Childish Gambino. Yes Don, the guy who typically has no say with hip hop and R&B talks about those two beautiful souls. And last but not least, the Grammy nominations have been revealed! Listen in to see what they have to say!
Featured artist this week are Mangrenade and Safewords
November 29th, 2016
Coming back with the full crew, NOVA Talk returns with a special Rock on The Range edition. They go over their thoughts on the 2017 lineup as well as compare it to some of the artists they predicted from a few weeks ago.
Also up on this Rock on The Range edition, what artists surprised them the most and who were they shocked to see not make next years line up? Tune in to find out!
Featured artists this week include Radkey, Aeges and one of the headliners, Soundgarden.