Tailgate32 EP25: Cincinnati
The Nati's up next for the crew, and things get started with a tailgate miracle courtesy of the Bengal Bomb Squad. Game day brings another round of surprises, from 5AM MC Hammer wakeup calls to goetta to the ceremonial burning of Carson Palmer jerseys, Mike and John get a real taste of the lives of the Bengals faithful. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/cin http://tailgate32.com http://facebook.com/tailgate32 http://twitter.com/tailgate32
Tailgate32 EP24: Detroit
A Thanksgiving Day celebration awaits the boys in their childhood home in Detroit. Mike and John help Mom and Dad prepare a Thanksgiving meal, complete with long-time favorites White Castle stuffing and spinach balls. Prior to the tailgate, they help Denny and the Tubgaters prepare for a special Detroit tailgating tradition before hitting the lots to hang with local favorites Crackman and Yooperman. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/det http://tailgate32.com
Tailgate32 EP23: New England
The bus barrels into Boston to celebrate Mike's homecoming. Before the Pats game they squeeze in a bonus tailgate at the historic Harvard/Yale game, and Mike and John square off in a chowder cook-off judged by their friends. Then they hit the lots to meet the Lobstermen and watch the Reverend bring the house down with his pre-game sermon. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/ne http://tailgate32.com http://facebook.com/tailgate32 http://twitter.com/tailgate32 Produced by Mike and John T
Tailgate32 EP22: Buffalo
The crew shoots over to Buffalo for a divisional showdown against the Dolphins. First things first, it's time to figure out whose wings will make John cry harder, Anchor Bar or Duffs? Then it's off to the tailgate where they carouse with legendary characters Hammer, Pinto Ron, and Captain Buffalo. And to finish things off Mike partakes in a bizarre tradition where he gets covered in ketchup and mustard by some of the most colorful Bills fans. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/buf
Tailgate32 EP21: Pittsburgh
After a 2500 mile journey from Seattle to Pittsburgh, the boys are back at it again in the Steel City. Before hitting the lots they try out some rattlesnake pirogis, drink beer at a church, and take in a history lesson at the Heinz History Center. Then, as they make their way to the lots, they get hit with the worst storm of the season. Watch them battle the elements and find the true diehards that make up the Steelers fan base. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/pitt http://tailgate3
Tailgate32 EP20: Seattle
The boys are trading in snow for rain as they make their way to the Pacific Northwest. Mike and John test out their sea legs on a sailing excursion on Puget Sound before discovering a very different style of tailgating. The guys break into the bar before 7am, chant along with the drum line, and then John takes a nap while Mike tours the lots. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/sea http://tailgate32.com http://facebook.com/tailgate32 http://twitter.com/tailgate_32
Tailgate32 EP19: Denver
Up the mountains they go--the RV barrels into scenic and snowy Denver. John and Mike go head to head in a traditional brewmaster's game during a private after-hours tour of the New Belgium Brewery. They hit the lots early to find out why fans show up 24 hours before kickoff to get that perfect spot. And then they get a once in a lifetime pre-game opportunity to salute America with Broncos fans. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/den http://tailgate32.com http://facebook.com/tailgate32
Tailgate32 EP18: Minnesota
A brutal but stunningly beautiful 2000-mile trek is up next for the boys. Ms. Ed hosts the Tailgate32 team for some Halloween goofiness before Mike and John take to the lots to tailgate in Minnesota. They learn about the outrageous customs of the Viking World Order and meet some of the most intense fans along the way. Episode home: http://tailgate32.com/play/minn http://tailgate32.com http://facebook.com/tailgate32 http://twitter.com/tailgate_32 Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed
Tailgate32 EP17: Oakland
The team rolls across the Bay Bridge to check out Raider Nation. The already weary boys don't catch any breaks though—they've got a 4am wake-up call to pick up fresh oysters and salmon for the tailgate with Kingsford Kirk. Follow them to Ricky's, the place for Raiders fans to meet up the night before the game, and then into the lots as they seek out some of the most notorious fans in the league.
Tailgate32 EP16: San Francisco
Mike and John shoot up the coast for the first of two stops in the Bay Area. But the possessed RV strikes again. They struggle to maintain speeds greater than 25mph on the highway, but luckily a change of the fuel filter gets them back on track. They hit the Candlestick lots to find an enthusiastic fan base with a noticeably different take on the pre-game party.
Tailgate32 EP15: San Diego
Mike and John escape the desert for the beautiful Southern California coast. They take a dip in the ocean and chow on some local cuisine before heading over to the stadium to play some classic tailgating games with the Charger Girls.
Tailgate32 EP14: Arizona
With only 2 days to drive 1,700 miles, the already arduous trip to Phoenix is complicated by a massive thunderstorm that finds its way into the RV. But the crew forges ahead, and a gorgeously sunny tailgate revives the crew. Mike and John cook up breakfast with Poonster, tour the Great Lawn, and meet a Cardinals fan with a special privilege.
Tailgate32 EP13: Tennessee
It's back east for one more stop for the boys before crossing the Rockies for a couple of weeks. The live music capital of the world awaits and the team wastes no time taking in the tunes. Titan superfan brothers Blaze and Inferno step up and introduce Mike and John to a tailgating scene that features gas powered blenders, bluegrass bands, and a cafeteria-sized rig. Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed and Edited by Aidan Brezonick Cinematography by Dustin Supencheck Production Mana
Tailgate32 EP12: Kansas City
John and Mike roll into Kansas City with the crew and have to immediately deal with their first winter weather of the year. But on game day the sun comes out as they walk the lots with Chiefs superfan X-Factor and catch up with Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt to learn about the origins of tailgating in this proud football city. Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed and Edited by Aidan Brezonick Cinematography by Dustin Supencheck Production Manager: Matt Clement Motion g
Tailgate32 EP11: St. Louis
The Gateway to the West awaits the brothers, but not before getting tripped up in Tulsa at the infamous Mercury Lounge. The boys spend a day in the Lou with Ram Man, tour the stadium lots with King Ram, and take a ride on the Short Bus, all before witnessing a revitalized St. Louis Rams team take down the division leading Cardinals.
Tailgate32 EP10: Dallas
The boys sprint up I-45 to Big D for the back half of another back to back. Take a peak behind the scenes at Cowboys Stadium where John and Mike don pads for a couple hits, kick a few field goals, and challenge each other to a 40-yard dash, all before heading out to the parking lots to tailgate with the world's most famous fan base. Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed and Edited by Aidan Brezonick Cinematography by Dustin Supencheck Tour Manager: Matt Clement Motion graphics by Sim
Tailgate32 EP09: Houston
The crew makes the trek around the Gulf of Mexico for their first of two stops in the great state of Texas. After a brief detour to the music mecca Luckenbach, Mike and John catch up with more than a half dozen crews in one the richest tailgating communities they've encountered. Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed and Edited by Aidan Brezonick Cinematography by Dustin Supencheck Tour Manager: Matt Clement Motion graphics by Simian Design Group Tailgate32 theme: "Faust" by Secret
Tailgate32 EP08: Miami
Miami sunshine awaits the Tailgate32 team, but not before a torrential downpour. Join Mike and John as they seek out gators in the Everglades, get a taste of a colorful and vibrant Cuban culture, and venture just a little too far into The Deep End.
Tailgate32 EP07: Carolina
Mike and John head north to the land of Carolina and immediately find they haven't quite left the south. On the search for Panthers fans among a sea of transplants from all over the country, they discover the true meaning of "Southern Hospitality."
Tailgate32 EP06: Atlanta
The TG32 crew hightails it out of Jacksonville up to Atlanta for their second back to back of the season. The A-Town tailgaters come through in a big way as they help the guys deal with some parking woes. John samples the best of ATL tailgating food with local band Death on Two Wheels and Mike gets hugs from a few local legends.
Tailgate32 EP05: Jacksonville
Tailgate32 races down to Jacksonville for one of their tightest turnarounds of the season. Mike and John catch up with Jaxson Deville, the most daring mascot in football, get an introduction to boatgating, and discover a budding fan base.
Tailgate32 EP04: Green Bay
The boys head north to Green Bay, home of the Cheese Head, for their 4th stop on the tour. Follow them as they get a tour of the city from the mayor, visit a true Packer Man Cave, and tailgate with one of the most historic fan bases in the league.
Tailgate32 EP03: Baltimore
Mike and John encounter their first back to back as they have only 20 hours to get from Cleveland and set up their Baltimore tailgate. They meet the "Commissioner of Tailgating," party with the Tailgate Task Force crew, talk to The Purple Dame, and partake in a little bit of Maryland blue crab in the 3rd installment of this 32-episode series.
Tailgate32 EP02: Cleveland
Tailgate32 cruises into Cleveland for the second stop on their tour. Follow Mike and John as they get help with their generator from folks at the KOA, check out the season opening Browns Backers Bash, and tailgate with some of the wildest fans in the infamous Muni Lots. Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed and edited by Aidan Brezonick Cinematography by Dustin Supencheck Tour Manager: Matt Clement Production Coordinator: Amy Hall Motion graphics by Simian Design Group Tailgate32 t
Tailgate32 EP01: New York
Tailgate32 makes its first stop of the tour in America's biggest market: New York. Follow Mike and John as they travel to the Big Apple to find out what makes Giants fans some of the best in the league. Produced by Mike and John Trupiano Directed and edited by Aidan Brezonick Cinematography by Dustin Supencheck Tour Manager: Matt Clement Production Coordinator: Amy Hall Motion graphics by Simian Design Group Tailgate32 theme: "Faust" by Secret Colours Additional music provided by The D