Polk and Kush

An absurd look at sports and life in New Orleans. This weekly podcast featuring comedian Andrew Polk and longtime local columnist Scott Kushner covers New Orleans teams with a bend away from stats and boring analysis. Instead they focus on the practical, entertaining side of the Saints, Pelicans, UNO, Tulane, and more.

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Episodes

Back In The Saddle Again

Wednesday May 24, 2023

Wednesday May 24, 2023

We return from a brief hiatus. The Pelicans pick 14th in the draft, the Saints have OTA-fever, and LaToya represents American in South Korea.Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers

Jazz Fest & Saints Draft

Tuesday May 02, 2023

Tuesday May 02, 2023

Kush becomes the king of Jazz Fest. The Saints have the greatest draft of all-time for a recording breaking 56th year in a row according to local media. The Pelicans don't care if you can watch them or not. People keep leaving Louisiana by the droves.

The Pelicans Season is Over

Tuesday Apr 18, 2023

Tuesday Apr 18, 2023

The Pelicans season is over. Griff speaks and says Zion wasn't cleared to even practice 3 on 3. Kush speaks and gives this season a failing grade. Premium Parking in New Orleans has a very sarcastic name. Oil is raining down on the citizens of Carrollton. LaToya is taking another trip. 
Sponsored by Crescent Canna. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers & Drakulas. 

Thursday Apr 06, 2023

The Pelicans use ChatGPT to release an update on Zion Williamson. The Pelicans are also the hottest team in the league winning 8 of their last 10, and clench a play-in spot.New Orleans 911 operators are balling out of control.Sponsored by Crescent Canna and Crescent 9 THC Seltzer. Theme song by Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers.

Dennis Allen’s Name Tag

Wednesday Mar 29, 2023

Wednesday Mar 29, 2023

The Pelicans win five in a row before dropping one in Oakland, Dennis Allen gives a statement on Michael Thomas (he's still not 100% after 3 years off the field), and Drew Brees visits with some boring pals in Florida.

Tuesday Mar 21, 2023

The Saints have made some moves this off-season including bringing in Jamaal Williams, Derek Carr, and some real bozos. The Pelicans cling to dear life, but amass a stunning 2 game win streak over some of the worst teams in the league. Will anyone be held accountable for the Pels meltdown this season or will it get swept under the rug? The LaToya recall officially ends, Neuty comes home, and so much more.

No Carrs Go

Wednesday Mar 08, 2023

Wednesday Mar 08, 2023

Derek Carr comes to the Saints, the Pelicans keep hope alive despite suffering yet another injury, the New Orleans DA has its hands full with its own-doing, and Polk goes the Magic Castle.
 
Polk & Kush is sponsored by Crescent Canna

The Recall of Polk & Kush

Thursday Feb 23, 2023

Thursday Feb 23, 2023

We survived Mardi Gras! The Pelicans have a fun All-Star break and hope to recreate the magic of last year to close out this season strong. LaToya flips off a parade float (satirically?) and the DA let's the gun times roll!Use promo code KUSH9 on CrescentCanna.com for 15% off the Crescent 9 THC seltzer now through Sunday the 26th!

Confetti Cannon

Thursday Feb 16, 2023

Thursday Feb 16, 2023

We fire a confetti cannon of joy directly into your face with an episode filled with the perils of navigating Mardi Gras. We've got ire for the clown show that is the New Orleans Saints, and the Pelicans are in need of some motivation.

Carr Crash

Wednesday Feb 08, 2023

Wednesday Feb 08, 2023

The Pelicans look sharp in a 3 game win streak but the Zion timeline back continues to extend, the Saints aim for the middle, and a Popeye's customer gets a refund.

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