Good Show

Ben Ennis and JD Bunkis share their fearless and unique opinions on sports, pop culture and life in Toronto with a wide variety of interesting guests. They’re two guys who try not to take themselves too seriously and have fun every day.

Listen live weekdays from 9:00 to noon on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

Recent Episodes
May 18: Jonathan Papelbon and Kyle Lowry’s future
May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021
May 18: Jonathan Papelbon and Kyle Lowry’s future

Ben and JD discuss their takeaways from Monday night’s action in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Blue Jays opening up their series against the Red Sox (4:28). Sportsnet’s Maria St. Aubin stops by for our weekly edition of Text Line Tuesday (23:00). Later, the guys react to Kyle Lowry’s season-ending news conference and his impending free agency decision this summer (55:30). Jonathan Papelbon, former MLB closer and current NESN analyst, discusses his foray into media, the Red Sox’s strong start to the year, his MLB career, and his experience playing with Roy Halladay in Philadelphia (1:24:04). 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

May 17, 2021
May 17: Blake Murphy & early Stanley Cup Playoffs takeaways

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the opening weekend of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the return of fans at NHL venues in the U.S., the Blue Jays’ bullpen concerns, and Saturday night’s Naismith Hall of Fame induction ceremony (7:03). Justin Bourne, co-host of Hockey Central, stops by to chat about his early takeaways from the first round of the post-season, the Canadiens’ current injury situation, Jack Campbell officially being named the Maple Leafs’ starting goaltender for Game 1 of the playoffs, and Toronto’s biggest x-factors for their matchup against Montreal (52:26). Arden Zwelling, MLB scribe for Sportsnet and co-host of the At The Letters podcast, weighs in on the Blue Jays’ plethora of pitching injuries, the team’s taxed bullpen, and Alek Manoah’s continued development in Triple-A (1:41:21). Blake Murphy, Raptors reporter for The Athletic, discusses OG Anunoby’s growth this past season, the team’s handling of Kyle Lowry following the trade deadline, and Toronto’s off-season outlook (2:04:48). 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

May 14, 2021
May 14: Dan Shulman and Leafs regular season retrospective

Andrew Sharp, co-host of the Greatest of All Talk podcast, shares his thoughts on Saturday’s Naismith Hall of Fame induction class and the battle for playoff seeding heading into the final weekend of the NBA regular season (32:32). Blue Jays play-by-play voice Dan Shulman stops by to chat about the Jays being four games above .500, Nate Pearson’s demotion to Triple-A, and the hype surrounding Alek Manoah (53:53). Coolbet’s Pat Gregoire checks in to offer his favourite wagers for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs (1:26:55). Steve Dangle, host of The Steve Dangle Podcast, joins the guys to discuss his favourite moments from the Leafs’ regular season and some of the more overstated narratives throughout the year (1:44:21). 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

May 13, 2021
May 13: Jon Morosi and evaluating Frederik Andersen’s return

MLB Network Insider Jon Morosi weighs in on Alek Manoah’s emergence and the Blue Jays’ handling of Nate Pearson (29:23). Odds Shark sports analyst Joe Osborne offers his favourite picks for today’s MLB slate and Saturday night’s UFC 262 card (44:19). Former NHL head coach Bruce Boudreau weighs in on Frederik Andersen’s return and how Sheldon Keefe can manage his goaltending tandem (50:40). Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith discusses the Jays’ improved team defence and the team’s current pitching depth (1:41:26). Kevin Woodley, goalie analyst for InGoal Magazine, discusses his takeaways from Andersen’s first start since March 19 and Jack Campbell’s steady presence for the Maple Leafs this season (2:05:01). 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

May 12, 2021
May 12: Oscar Robertson, Jeff Francoeur, & Andersen’s return

Marc Methot, former NHL defenceman and co-host of The Wally and Methot Show, checks in to chat about the Senators’ strong finish to the season and Frederik Andersen’s return to the Leafs’ lineup (33:19). Sportsnet NHL Insider Chris Johnston weighs in on the Maple Leafs’ line machinations at practice on Tuesday, Kyle Dubas’ management of the salary cap, Andersen’s return, and Jack Eichel’s frustration in Buffalo (51:30). NBA Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson joins the show to discuss Russell Westbrook surpassing his record for the most triple-doubles in league history and Westbrook’s unique style of play (1:15:38). Jeff Francoeur, former MLB outfielder and current Braves analyst, chimes in on Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s big night against the Braves, the return of fans at ballparks in the U.S., and the marketability of baseball’s top young stars, including Vlad Jr. and Ronald Acuna Jr. (2:08:00).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.