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The Finest Podcast – 2/20/17

In a special edition episode, The Finest Podcast makes an appearance on The Eighth Man to talk about South Regional Championship expectations.

The Seeker Floor – 11/11/16

PRE-RECORDED: Host Ethan Sturm and guests Tyler Walker and Austin Pitts discuss their takeaways from Wolf Pack Classic, Cowboy Cup and the Northeast and Great Lakes Regional Championships.

The Seeker Floor – 10/22/16

PRE-RECORDED: Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon discuss the Texas A&M Classic, Oktoberfest Invitational and Missouri’s precipitous rise.

The Seeker Floor – 10/14/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon discuss last week’s games before hyping themselves up for the Oktoberfest Invitational and the A&M Classic.

The MLQ Timeout – 8/26/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon break down every second of the MLQ Championship Weekend.

The MLQ Timeout – 8/19/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon preview the pods, favorites, storylines and matchups of the MLQ Championship Weekend.

The Seeker Floor – 8/5/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon discuss the latter’s experience at the IQA World Cup and the top five squads at the tournament.

The MLQ Timeout – 8/1/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon break down the weekend’s South and East division series before discussing how Boston and Austin might match up in the league’s championship.

The Seeker Floor – 7/25/16

Host Ethan Sturm welcomes Kevin Oelze to give a requiem on the Team USA loss; discuss the systematic issues and fixes within the program; and give Australia four of five rounds of applause.

The MLQ Timeout – 7/8/16

Hosts Kyle Jeon and Tyler Walker discuss the upcoming weekend series and make promises about a longer recap next week.

The MLQ Timeout – 6/22/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon take a moment to step away from MLQ and address the issues with the World Cup format. They then dive right back in to the summer league and discuss video in quidditch and analyze this past weekend’s matches.

The MLQ Timeout – 6/17/16

Hosts Kyle Jeon and Tyler Walker preview the weekend’s upcoming games, discuss the quidditch equivalent of a three-point shot and interview Los Angeles Guardians Head Coach Tony Rodriguez.

The MLQ Timeout – 6/14/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon break down this past weekend’s games, discuss who is the “proper” No. 1 in the MLQ power rankings and turn an eye to the following weekend.

The MLQ Timeout – 6/10/16

Host Kyle Jeon and guest host Tyler Walker break down the upcoming weekend’s MLQ match ups and discuss who to take and who not to take in fantasy.

The MLQ Timeout – 6/7/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon break down the two opening-weekend matches before bringing on Salt Lake City Hive Coach Ben Reuling to discuss his team’s win.

The MLQ Timeout – 6/2/16

Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon discuss the major storylines from each division before bringing Kevin Oelze on to discuss MLQ fantasy and preview Salt Lake City vs. San Francisco.

The Seeker Floor – 5/2/16

Host Ethan Sturm, Kyle Jeon and Noah Schwartz discuss the current state of strategy in all aspects of the sport and what the future will hold.

The Seeker Floor – 4/26/16

Host Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon welcome Dan Hanson to the pod to break down all things World Cup 9.

The Seeker Floor – 4/13/16

Host Ethan Sturm welcomes Dan Hanson for the continuation of their World Cup history podcast series. In this edition, the two tackle World Cups VII and VIII.

The Seeker Floor – 4/1/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm, Kyle Jeon and Noah Schwartz break down US Quidditch Cup 9 pots before taking in-depth looks at Michigan, Tufts and Texas A&M.

The Seeker Floor – 3/27/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon discuss the Team USA selection, analyze the UK and French finals, take a deeper look at UNC and break open the mailbag.

The Seeker Floor – 3/17/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz break down the teams of Cat City and make a shortlist of their true US Quidditch Cup 9 title contenders and some potential Cinderella squads.

The Seeker Floor – 2/23/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon pick out the winners and losers of Southwest Regional Championship, look at the West Regional Championship pools  and review the current US Quidditch Cup 9 pots.

The Seeker Floor – 2/5/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon break down Bat City Showcase with guest Dan Hanson.

The Seeker Floor – 1/29/16

Hosts Ethan Sturm, Kyle Jeon and Noah Schwartz celebrate the Seeker Floor’s two-year anniversary, preview Bat City and analyze the QUAFL Cup final.

The Seeker Floor – 12/04/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon analyze the Midwest Regional Championship and Next Best West before planning out a Team USA roster and giving holiday gifts to the Top-20 teams.

The Seeker Floor – 11/20/15

The Seeker Floor – 11/13/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon breakdown Lumberjack Invitational and the Great Lakes Regional Championship before previewing the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship.

The Seeker Floor – 11/5/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Kyle Jeon take an in-depth look at the Northeast Regional Championship before providing a quick preview of the Great Lakes Regional Championship.

The Seeker Floor – 10/30/15

Host Ethan Sturm and guest Kyle Jeon breakdown NERC.

The Seeker Floor – 10/14/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Max Miceli give their rapid reactions to Keystone Cup and preview this weekend’s Oktoberfest Invitational in New York.

The Seeker Floor – 10th Anniversary of Quidditch Edition

In honor of the sport’s 10-year anniversary, host Ethan Sturm interviews former IQA and USQ Commissioner Alex Benepe and chats with historian Dan Hanson about how far we’ve all come.

The Seeker Floor – 9/18/15

In part one of their seasonal preview, hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz take a look at the Top 20 team by team, predicting which teams will rise and which will fall.

The Seeker Floor – 9/16/15

The Seeker Floor – 8/21/15

The Seeker Floor – 8/7/15

Host Ethan Sturm and Guest Host Max Miceli break down the MLQ season so far and preview the weekend’s matchups.

The Seeker Floor – 6/19/15

The Seeker Floor – 6/5/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss the new rulebook, the logos and uniforms of MLQ, and preview the MLQ East.

The Seeker Floor – 5/1/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss the departure of Alex Benepe and Alicia Radford, MLQ, and dive into the word of quidditch fan fiction.

The Seeker Floor – 4/7/15

Dan Hanson returns to the podcast for part two of a three-part series on World Cups I through VII.

The Seeker Floor – 4/4/15

Dan Hanson returns to the podcast for part one of a three-part series on World Cups I through VII.

The Seeker Floor LIVE! – Part 3

The Seeker Floor LIVE! – Part 2

The Seeker Floor LIVE!

The Seeker Floor – 3/09/15

In a special edition of the seeker floor, host Ethan Sturm is joined by correspondent Dan Hanson to take a historic look at our sport and discuss the Northwest Regional Championship.

The Seeker Floor – 3/06/15

South Regional Preview

The Eighth Man correspondents Sean Pagoada and Max Miceli discuss their thoughts on this weekend’s South Regional Championship.

The Seeker Floor – 2/20/15

With Noah Schwartz on hiatus, host Ethan Sturm and guest host Mitch Cavender discuss the roster submission controversy, break down the West Regional, preview the Southwest Regional and answer your questions.

The Seeker Floor – 2/13/15

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss Texas’ momentous win, the rest of Alamo Cup, and preview West Regionals and their betting line for it.

The Seeker Floor – One Year Anniversary Edition – 1/29/15

The Seeker Floor – 1/24/15

The Seeker Floor – 12/9/14

The Seeker Floor – 12/3/14


Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz welcome Kevin Oelze back to the podcast to talk Next Best West, give QCB/NYU the Snitch on Pitch treatment, and answer some of your mailbag questions.

Mike and Mitch in the Morning – 11/21/14

The Seeker Floor – 11/18/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz give shout outs to their team, recap Lone Star Cup and Northeast Regionals, discuss how to set a proper line for likely blowouts, and, for the first time in podcast history, sing.

The Seeker Floor – 11/13/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz wrap up Midwest Regionals, preview Lone Star Cup III, and set five more lines.

Midwest Preview Podcast Part III – 11/7/14

Midwest Preview Podcast Part II – 11/7/14

The Seeker Floor – 11/7/14

Midwest Preview Podcast Part I – 11/6/14

The Seeker Floor – 11/1/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss how to fix regionals and break down last weekend’s two major tournaments.

Mid-Atlantic Preview Podcast – 10/30/14

The Seeker Floor – 10/24/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz take a look at Keystone and Phoenix Cups, introduce a new, in-depth segment on game film, and preview Northeast Classic

Mike and Mitch in the Morning – 10/23/14

The Seeker Floor – 10/14/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz take an in-depth look at the weekend’s three big tournaments and do their best to keep sandbagging Tufts.

The Seeker Floor – 10/3/14

It’s October 3rd. Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz break down Turtle Cup and preview the weekend’s tournaments.

The Seeker Floor – 9/25/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss the week’s controversial off-pitch topics, look at the early season tournaments, and preview next weekend’s Turtle Cup.

The Seeker Floor – 8/28/14 – Season Preview Part One

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz break down the top half of the top 20 in Part One of their season preview.

The Seeker Floor – 8/27/14 – Season Preview Part Deux

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz do a little time warping and discuss the bottom half of the top 20 in Part Deux of their season preview.

The Seeker Floor – 8/13/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss the final two major fantasy tournaments of the summer, Southwest and Northeast, and do mini previews of each region for the upcoming season.

The Seeker Floor – 7/30/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss the fantasy season before looking at some potential breakout teams for the coming year.

The Seeker Floor – 7/23/14

Host Ethan Sturm and guest host Kevin Oelze discuss Global Games and West Fantasy, before defining the two groups of quidditch jersey enthusiasts.

The Seeker Floor – 7/4/14


Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss fantasy season, answer some guest questions, and compare quidditch teams to FIFA World Cup squads.

The Seeker Floor – 4/16/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss Team USA, the difficulties community teams face, and their Far-Too-Early Top 10s for the fall.

The Seeker Floor – 4/8/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz breakdown a busy World Cup VII weekend.

The Seeker Floor 3/27/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss a variety of topics, both quidditch and not, before bringing University of Rochester’s Devin Sandon on to the pod to discuss the Glass City Invitational.

The Seeker Floor – 3/14/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss the size of the World Cup field, the three major tournaments from this past weekend, and the busy week ahead.

The Seeker Floor – 3/5/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss what goes into making a deep World Cup run, have Daniel Daugherty on to discuss the week’s Midwest tournaments, and get some things about the quidditch community that have been bothering them off their chests.

The Seeker Floor – 2/27/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss Southwest Regionals, talk to Kevin Oelze about the Gold Medal Invitational, and answer some of your mail bag questions.

The Seeker Floor – 2/21/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz discuss Beantown Brawl, South Regionals, the upcoming Southwest Regionals, and close up their last Opposite Worlds segment.

The Seeker Floor – 2/13/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz are back after a week off, and discuss the biggest news points of the last two weeks, Diamond Cup, Beantown Brawl and Opposite Worlds.

The Seeker Floor – 1/30/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz recap the weekend’s tournaments and injuries, discuss the new Eighth Man rankings, interview Texas A&M captain Drew Wasikowski, and discuss Opposite Worlds.

Weekend Recap (BotB and Swamp Cup) – 1:35
Eighth Man Rankings – 9:00
Drew Wasikowski Interview – 17:10
Team USA – 35:38
Opposite Worlds – 39:40

 

The Seeker Floor – 1/24/14

Hosts Ethan Sturm and Noah Schwartz recap the weekend’s Cocoa Cup, discuss the recently released pools for Beantown Brawl and Diamond Cup, and start making a Team USA roster.