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

7 days ago

The Pelicans look to avoid deja vu with the Lakers as they host their third play-in game in as many seasons. Does anyone want to walk into the buzzsaw of Denver? Polk goes to Spain, Kush stays here with eclipses, flash flooding, and all the usual NOLA antics.

Injury Strikes The Pelicans

Thursday Mar 21, 2024

Thursday Mar 21, 2024

The Pels injury luck runs out during a the tough final stretch of the schedule. The Saints have a bizarre few days with Chase Young. The S&WB underestimates some plans by a meager $20 million.

Pels Firing On All Cylinders

Wednesday Mar 06, 2024

Wednesday Mar 06, 2024

The Pels are blowing teams out and home game tickets are still dirt cheap! Where's the hype??? The Saints will probably be saying bye-bye to Michael Thomas and Marshon Lattimore, and LaToya finally did it - we don't care anymore! Do whatever you want!

The Pels Are Consistent!

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

Are Pelicans fans turned off by consistency? We ask why we aren't hearing that much hoopla about the Pelicans hot streak coming out of the all-star break with a dominating win over Houston as Point Zion runs the show. We've got brake tags, pet possums, whip-its and more in our NOLA breakdown, and much more.Sponsored by The Garden Gates Landscape Company.

Krewe of Kush and Polk Parades

Thursday Feb 08, 2024

Thursday Feb 08, 2024

It's Carnival season! The Pels get their biggest win of the season and look to continue their hot streak as they take on the Lakers. Drunkenly watch it at your favorite neighborhood bar after the parades! There's local scams, snakes on bourbon street, and ATM robberies so watch out!

Loomis Loves Juicy Fruit

Thursday Jan 25, 2024

Thursday Jan 25, 2024

We got an earful of chewing from Mickey Loomis and give him an earful right back. The Pelicans are absolutely a good team with Zion in-shape and Brandon Ingram taking more shots, we just need an impact moment, also we break down the Jazz Fest line-up and try to find some water during a shortage.

Saints Sucky Season Wrap-Up

Tuesday Jan 09, 2024

Tuesday Jan 09, 2024

2024 starts off with more of the same from the Saints, as Mickey and Dennis plan to ship off all the good players and....just see what happens? Check out our VERY thorough breakdown of this season and what looms as a frothing Kush rages into the new year.

Saints Get Rammed

Friday Dec 22, 2023

Friday Dec 22, 2023

The Saints lose in Los Angeles because Dennis Allen is still the coach and Derek Carr is still the quarter back. The Pelicans dominate in Cleveland after a heart-breaker courtesy of Ja Morant. Who's watching Dick Clark's Rockin' New Years Eve???

Thursday Dec 14, 2023

The Pelicans win two in a row with Angry Zion against Minnesota and follow that up with a blowout of Washington with Brandon Ingram with a 40-burger. Has the NBA moved on from Zion gossip for the next big thing? And the Saints still suck, but they can be the best at it.

Vegas Vacation

Friday Dec 08, 2023

Friday Dec 08, 2023

The Pels get absolutely demolished in Vegas. The Saints continue to do that every Sunday and Mickey Loomis doesn't know why you're selling your tickets. There's a winning lottery ticket floating around New Orleans somewhere. All this and much more!

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