The Julio From New York Show 2.0: Episode 47

Show Notes:

  • Portugal played poorly and the tie-breaker went to Spain
  • Spain gets the easier challenge against Russia while Portugal has to face the dominant Uruguay team
  • Mexico lost 0-3 with bad officiating and losing composure (auto goal) but silver lining was that South Korea upset and eliminated Germany with 2-0 win.
  • Colombia beat Senegal, took top spot and will play England in the next round
  • Poland left with a win against Japan, dropping them to the second spot
  • Brazil beat Serbia for the top spot
  • Switzerland tied with Costa Rica to maintain their second spot
  • Brackets are now set:
    • Uruguay vs. Portugal
    • France vs. Argentina
    • Brazil vs. Mexico
    • Belgium vs. Japan
    • Spain vs. Russia
    • Croatia vs. Denmark
    • Sweden vs. Switzerland
    • Colombia vs. England
  • New favorite manga “Hoshino, Me o Tsubutte”

The Julio From New York Show 2.0: Episode 46

Show Notes:

  • Testing out mic technique on this show
  • Broke my podcast recording record (previous high was 14 in 2015, now we currently have 18 [not including this one!])
  • Ranch, season 5 is out (interesting how they’ll write out Rooster’s character from the show)
  • Aggretsuko is a funny little anime
  • Garry Shandling documentary was heartwarming and introspective
  • Sports Chunk (World Cup Edition)
    • Colombia is back in the running!
    • Japan-Senegal tie gives Colombia a chance for a grand comeback!
    • Uruguay is dominating and put Russia in their place
    • Mexico is maintaining their lead with South Korea win
    • Nigeria is surprising everyone with 2nd place ranking
    • Argentina is running risk of elimination with loss to Croatia
    • Germany is still alive thanks to last minute winning goal
    • England-Panama game was a bloodbath
    • Belgium is playing beautiful
    • Upcoming Belgium-England match will deciding their ranking
    • France is maintaining lead in their group
    • Brazil is tied for first but concerns of their dominance are looming

The Julio From New York Show 2.0: Episode 44

Show Notes:

  • Catsitting is fun!
  • Spain vs. Portugal was a hell of a game (Ronaldo finally shined at the World Cup)
  • Mexico Beat Germany?!
  • Messi still a no show for Argentina
  • Brazil had a so so showing but the officiating was against them and in favor of Switzerland
  • New show “Reverie” is pretty interesting