Trew 2 the Game

Saints, Pelicans, Tigers, Brass, Jazz, Zephyrs, Night, Jesters, Green Wave, Voodoo, Wrestling, Other - they are all covered by Trew 2 the Game. Comedian Chris Trew,whose accolades include being voted "Best New Orleans comedian on Twitter" by Gambit readers, hosts a rotating cast of writers, comedians and athletes, all knowledgable about local sports, and all subject to Trew's impulses to explore fantastical sports scenarios. New episode every Tuesday.

"Chris Trew is out of his fucking mind" - The Austin Chronicle
"A fiercely enjoyable brain warp of a time" - The Austin Chronicle
"Energetic and razor sharp" - The Gothamist
"Boldly explores that blurry line between humor and performance art." - The Onion A.V. Club

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Preseason for Life

Preseason for Life
August 20, 2014

Chris is out of town on the Airsex tour but he still manages to send some love back to NOLA with a quickie episode of Trew 2 the Game. The episode may be short, but it's oh so sweet, Chris gives you an update on the tour so far, then goes on to talk about how even though preseason football is boring, it is necessary. The tours going great by... Read More »

Mysterious McNamara

Mysterious McNamara
August 13, 2014

Chris and semi-regular cohost of the year, Cyrus Cooper, are bringing you a Trew 2 the Game that sheds a little light on one of the most prominent, yet mysterious, figures in professional sports. Some how Chris snagged an interview with the famous, Michael McNamara, founder of bourbonstreetshots.com. But who is Michael McNamara? Where is he from? What does he look like? Well I can't find a picture of him so... Read More »

Black and Gold Review

Black and Gold Review
August 5, 2014

Like all NOLA residents this time of year, Chris and Cyrus are gearing up for the approaching Saints' season. And who better to tell them how then, Bradley Warshauer, founder of Saints blog, The Black & Gold Review. And he's a snappy dresser to boot. Bradley talks about how the Black and Gold Review grew from just friends talking about the Saints online, to the awesome blog it is today. He... Read More »

The What If Finale

The What If Finale
July 29, 2014

It's the final "What If" of the summer and we've got a real Sophie's Choice for you to close out the series. And we all know who love Sophie's Choice... The Big Cat, Cyrus Cooper, of course. Cyrus sits down with Chris to make a choice that no NOLA sports fan should ever have to make. "Would you rather the Saints win the Super Bowl this year, or the Pelicans to win... Read More »

Polyamorous Fandom

Polyamorous Fandom
July 22, 2014

James Hamilton joins the coveted "back-to-back" club, by returning for the second week in a row. But his role on the show is a little different this week. Chris wants to ask James abuot his somewhat unique situation.  You see, James's is sports allegiance is seen as a little unconventional by most of society, James lives and works in New Orleans and is a fan of NOLA's teams, but there's something... Read More »

Magic Sprite Machine

Magic Sprite Machine
July 15, 2014

Everyone knows that New Orleans is a city of magic and mystery, but our voodoo hasn't affected the sports world on a national scale, until now. Everyone was surprised by Lebron's move back to Cleveland, everyone except Chris Trew, James Hamilton, and a magical vending machine.    Outside of the Smoothie King Center a sprite machine has stood, unchanged through all the renovations, and plastered with the image of Lebron James, wearing... Read More »

Florida Brees

Florida Brees
July 8, 2014

Chris and Cyrus are back for another "what if" episode of Trew to the Game. But this time they're moving away from basketball and setting their sights on football.  And they're tackling a very loaded question, specifically, what if Drew Brees had signed to the Miami Dolphins instead of the Saints. Chris and Cyrus explain how this one trade would've have had massive effects, not only for New Orleans, but for... Read More »

Worse than Donald Sterling

Worse than Donald Sterling
June 24, 2014

Sorry Lana Del Rey, Trew to the Game is here with some summertime gladness. Chris and the Big Cat, Cyrus Cooper, hop in the way back machine to travel to the distant year of 2002.  Chris and Cyrus arrive in 2002 to find a strange land, everyone talks on motorola razors, Incubus blasts from every radio, and the Hornets are playing their first season in New Orleans. Chris and Cyrus take... Read More »

What If Tulane Was In The SEC

What If Tulane Was In The SEC
June 17, 2014

Chris sits back down with comedian and friend of the show, Joe Cardosi. For today's summertime episode, Chris and Joe pose a very interesting scenario: "What if Tulane was still in the SEC, and what if they were good?"  We examine how this would change the sports landscape in Louisiana as a whole. Imagine an in-state rivalry between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, both dividing the state but also bringing everyone... Read More »

Road Trip!

Road Trip!
June 10, 2014

Chris brings you second part in our "What If" summer series of podcasts, and welcomes Sports and comedy expert Joe Cardosi. Joe's a 'Bama fan, which could cause some friction, but Chris and Joe are total pros and they use their differing loyalties to to give a unique perspective on their topic today, the best SEC travel destinations.    Chris and Joe take you on a road trip in your mind, hitting... Read More »

Let's Go Lafayette

Let's Go Lafayette
May 27, 2014

WWNO's Director of Digital Services, Jason Saul, is in studio today. But he's not here to direct our services digitally, he's here to talk about the College Baseball World Series. The playoff's are about to begin and everyone's happy to hear that LSU squeaked in and grabbed a spot in the regional bracket. What you may not know is that Lafayette is also in the playoffs and why New Orleanians... Read More »

The Royal Court

The Royal Court
May 20, 2014

Today on Trew 2 the Game, Chris welcomes Jeremy Smith to talk about the court. "A basketball court?" You ask. No you fool, Jeremy is here to talk about the Royal Court, the official fan club for minor league soccer team The New Orleans Jesters.   Jeremy talks about how the Jesters' players and staff have been super cool and accessible through social media(take note Voodoo). Jeremy and friends started the Royal... Read More »

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