Author Archives: Kevin Pelton

Peltoncast No. 290

The Kraken/Coldplay/Macklemore curse has hit Seattle sports hard over the past week, with the Sounders and UW football seasons ending in disappointing fashion and the Seahawks’ playoff hopes all but dashed. Still, we find hope in a pair of other … Continue reading

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Emergency Pod: Huskies to Hire DeBoer

An emergency pod reacts to the news that Fresno State’s Kalen DeBoer is the new University of Washington football coach. Plus some bonus coverage of the M’s signing reigning AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray as a free agent. DOWNLOAD/STREAM … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Taco Time: Aramis Johnson of Enumclaw

We’re back with Enumclaw frontman Aramis Johnson talkin’ visiting the other Taco Time on the road, soda vs. pop and the Rainier of other cities (including Tacoma). Then Randy takes us behind the scenes of his new TTNW Superfan commercials. … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 289

We take stock of the Seahawks’ future after another loss dimmed their playoff hopes, debate the nature of the curse on Seattle sports and preview the Sounders’ MLS Cup playoff opener and an atypical Apple Cup matchup. Contents sponsored by … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 288

Seattle sports teams continue to struggle. On a more positive note, our second semifinal matchup completes the finals in our search for Seattle’s best fried chicken before we take a look at the latest on UW’s search for a football … Continue reading

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Emergency Pod: Lake Out as UW Coach

Washington’s expected decision to fire Jimmy Lake as football coach Sunday capped a dismal weekend of Seattle sports. We take a look at the challenges the Huskies face hiring a replacement as well as some possible candidates for the job. … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 287

A jam-packed Peltoncast gets a season-opening reminder that UW men’s basketball is still weaker on the court than UW football before discussing the likely return of Russell Wilson and the potential addition of Odell Beckham Jr. Contents sponsored by Pagliacci … Continue reading

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Sad State of UW Football

A semi-emergency pod takes a look at what’s gone wrong for the Washington Huskies’ football program and whether a coaching change is needed after the firing of offensive coordinator John Donovan and a one-week suspension for head coach Jimmy Lake. … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 286

Our search for Seattle’s best fried chicken finally reaches the semifinals as we pick our first finalist. Then we discuss a thrilling UW football win and a Seahawks blowout heading into the bye. Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza Intro – … Continue reading

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Peltoncast No. 285

Our new Kraken correspondent is … Tristan, who attended the team’s second game at Climate Pledge Arena on Tuesday. After discussing the new arena, we rationalize about Seattle’s two football teams after the Seahawks dropped to 2-5. Contents sponsored by … Continue reading

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