Real Life Podcast 26 – Ryan Smyth

The original recording of the show this week was supposed to be at 10 AM. At the last minute it got moved to 6 PM. Wanye entered the studio spazzing out “why do we move the show time all around? This is absurd! I have a life you know. “Well Wanye” replied Gregor with the…


Real Life Podcast Episode 23: Playoffs, Hot Mics, and Zack Kassian

We’ve reached the second week of the playoffs and the Real Life Podcast is here to cover the storylines and upsets from the week that was. This week, we invited Baggedmilk onto the podcast to talk about what’s up with the Chicago Blackhawks, Zack Kassian’s emergence, and what can happen when broadcasters leave their mics open….


Real Life Podcast Episode 22: Jamie McLennan

The playoff edition of the RLP is here. We caught up with former NHLer and current TSN analyst Jamie McLennan to discuss some playoff memories, mainly the time he was in Calgary and went after Johan Franzen. Watch the video and you will chuckle at how over the top the broadcasters went.


Real Life Podcast Episode 21: Fernando Pisani

This week Struds and I caught up with one of the most popular players during the Oilers 2006 Stanley Cup run, Fernando Pisani. Pisani had an incredible spring. He scored 14 goals, which is the second most goals in any playoff year between 1997-2016. Only Sidney Crosby had more when he tallied 15 in 2009….


Real Life Podcast Episode 20: Brad Winchester

The Edmonton Oilers are going back to the playoffs. For many fans aged 18-28 this will be their first trip to the playoffs as an adult. Enjoy the ride, and this week we caught up with former Oilers Brad Winchester to discuss his wild 2006 playoff journey. Winchester was a rookie in 2006 and he…


Real Life Podcast Episode 19: Jarret Stoll

The Oilers will be back in the playoffs for the first time since 2006. Oilersnation has never experienced the playoffs. The site was born in 2007 and since then every reader has been waiting and waiting, and waiting for the postseason. It will finally arrive on April 12th or 13th, depending on who and where…



As the Mighty Edmonton Oilers surge towards a playoff appearance the Real Life hosts discuss playoff formats, who the Oilers should face in a perfect world and Strudwick suggests emulating MLB playoff formats with a Play In game where the 9th team in each conference would get a single playoff game at the end of…



Since it launched last fall, the Real Life Podcast has had a long and troubled history with the law and specifically the law in Edmonton where the show is recorded. First, there was the time Strudwick showed up at Little Brick to record during the Christmas Break when the cafe was closed to the public. Wanye…