Episodes
We run into MS Dhoni, head onto the streets of Ahmedabad, delve into the IPL economic superpower and catch up with one of our favourites on the road, Mr Cricket.  AS a little teaser, get this... Game 1 at the IPL, had a bigger viewership than the Superbowl! All that and more from Professor Howard, live in India.  Join in the journey with Howie. ***  Follow the Howie Games on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehowiegamespod/  Follow the Howie Games on...
Published 05/16/24
Published 05/16/24
We are going to the cricket! Plus, stuck in a car before and after commentary duties with Harsha Bhogle. And it's gold! The size, passion and the finances of the beast that is the IPL just continues to blow minds. And it is only getting bigger and bigger.  Thanks for listening crew, it's epic from India! Enjoy the commentary adventure with Howie.  ***  Follow the Howie Games on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehowiegamespod/  Follow the Howie Games on...
Published 05/16/24
MADAME BUTTERFLY!  Time to get to know an Australian golden girl!  It's one of the best episodes yet. So, before we get into the wide ranging chat, let's get to know the one, the only, Susie 'Madame' Butterfly" O'Neill. She will not disappoint! * Follow the Howie Games on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehowiegamespod/  Follow the Howie Games on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thehowiegames  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/15/24
A fresh podcast episode from India!  Howie is back on the ground, and takes us through the airports, onto the streets and into the commentary box for an enthralling look at the IPL, where the biggest names in cricket descend on India for the biggest Twenty20 competition in the world.  From his 4AM alarm in Barwon Heads, to touching down in 40 degrees Delhi, to a mistimed Hotel booking, getting lost in the backstreets, and breakfast with world commentary icon, Danny Morrison.  It's raw,...
Published 05/10/24
David Warner joins the Howie Games in India to discuss his IPL journey, his love for India and the development of the tournament, plus Bollywood, Tollywood and whats next.  Plus, Howie takes us to his first commentary gig of the tournament, it's the Ricky Ponting coached Delhi Capitals up against the Tournament leaders, Rajasthan Royals. The behind the scenes includes a warm welcome from Ravi Shastri and the commentary team, and Aussie Jake Fraser-McGurk goes berserk in the middle.  It's...
Published 05/10/24
He dreamt of winning a Premiership, but he never really believed it was possible.  He even contemplated giving the entire game away. There was shame, and guilt. But through the setbacks, came unprecedented success.  Trent Cotchin helped lead a cultural shift at the Richmond Tigers, culminating in not one, not two, but three Premierships and became the most decorated captain in the club's long and storied history.  The how, and why and meaning behind it all, is in this beautiful long form...
Published 05/08/24
He dreamt it, but he never really believed winning a Premiership was possible.  He contemplated giving the entire game away. There was shame, and guilt. But through the setbacks, came unprecedented success.  Trent Cotchin helped lead a cultural shift at the Richmond Tigers, culminating in not one, not two, but three Premierships and became the most decorated captain in the club's long and storied history.  The how, and why and meaning behind it all, is in this beautiful long form chat....
Published 05/08/24
His story in all of its detail, could be one of the best modern day footy journeys on offer, the Tigers skipper turned setback after setback, into success after success.  But before we get to that, let's have some fun with Trent Cotchin's Player Profile.  His kindness, leadership, wisdom and wit - is on show for all! And, a huge thanks to AAMI for their support of local and community footy, and thanks for helping make this episode possible with the three time Premiership captain. Excuse a...
Published 05/01/24
An Anzac Day Special.  Howie is joined by Fox Footy host, Sarah Jones, to remember her Pop, Jack Jones - who appeared on the podcast in 2016, for episode 6. It remains one of Howie's favourites.  The late Jack Jones played in 7 Grand Finals for the Essendon Bombers, which included 3 Premierships. Before he stepped out for the Bombers, he went to war with the 24th Infantry Battalion in New Guinea and Bougainville. His memory and recall of these times was as breathtaking as it was...
Published 04/24/24
An Anzac Day Special.  Howie is joined by Fox Footy host, Sarah Jones, to remember her Pop, Jack Jones - who appeared on the podcast in 2016, for episode 6. It remains one of Howie's favourites.  The late Jack Jones played in 7 Grand Finals for the Essendon Bombers, which included 3 Premierships. Before he stepped out for the Bombers, he went to war with the 24th Infantry Battalion in New Guinea and Bougainville. His memory and recall of these times was as breathtaking as it was...
Published 04/24/24
Time to ride the waves of cinema with legendary storyteller, cameraman, producer, director and all round cool guy, Jack McCoy!  Explore the creativity behind some of the most iconic surf films ever made. From shooting inside roaring wave barrels to uncovering the spiritual connection between surfers and the ocean, Jack shares tales that ride the fine line between adventure and art.  Tune in to hear behind-the-scenes anecdotes, the evolution of surf cinematography, and how just a wicked trip...
Published 04/22/24
Time to ride the waves of cinema with legendary storyteller, cameraman, producer, director and all round cool guy, Jack McCoy!  Explore the creativity behind some of the most iconic surf films ever made. From shooting inside roaring wave barrels to uncovering the spiritual connection between surfers and the ocean, Jack shares tales that ride the fine line between adventure and art.  Tune in to hear behind-the-scenes anecdotes, the evolution of surf cinematography, and how Jack’s films have...
Published 04/22/24
Time to ride the waves of cinema with legendary storyteller, cameraman, producer, director and all round cool guy, Jack McCoy!  Join "Howzit" Howie, as Jack calls him, as they explore the creativity behind some of the most iconic surf films ever made. From shooting inside roaring wave barrels to uncovering the spiritual connection between surfers and the ocean, Jack shares tales that ride the fine line between adventure and art.  Tune in to hear behind-the-scenes anecdotes, the evolution of...
Published 04/22/24
As insightful, open and honest as podcasts get. Meg Lanning dives as deep into her illustrious career as ever before, candidly sharing her triumphs and trials as one of the most successful captains in Australian cricket history.  Lanning discusses her successes on the field (*please note, there are a bloody lot of them), as well as the high-pressure moments on the field.  For the first time, Meg also shares the reasons why she was withdrawn from the 2023 Ashes series at the last minute and...
Published 04/17/24
As insightful, open and honest as podcasts get. Meg Lanning dives as deep into her illustrious career as ever before, candidly sharing her triumphs and trials as one of the most successful captains in Australian cricket history.  Lanning discusses her successes on the field (*please note, there are a bloody lot of them), as well as the high-pressure moments on the field.  For the first time, Meg also shares the reasons why she was withdrawn from the 2023 Ashes series at the last minute and...
Published 04/17/24
Meg Lanning has more World Cup Trophies than Ricky Ponting.  She captained Australia to two ODI World Cups and five T20 International World Cups, and that is not even the best bit.  As an athlete, she is as competitive as they come. A cricketer, all class. As a person, she is a beauty.  But, can she handle the Howie Games Player Profile? Of course she can!  Just like watching her represent her country, her full episode is unmissable.  ***  Follow the Howie Games on...
Published 04/16/24
Warm. Happy. Thoughtful. And, an Aussie rock sensation. That is Mark Seymour.  Even better, his ability to sing in front of thousands, is only rivalled by his ability to tell his story.  From humble beginnings in a small country town called Beaufort, to insights into Bruce Springsteen and so much more. Go deep with this Aussie legend.  The former front man of Hunters and Collectors is still making music, and he is still absolutely brilliant at it.  The Boxer is Mark Seymour’s 11th solo...
Published 04/15/24
Warm. Happy. Thoughtful. And, an Aussie rock sensation. That is Mark Seymour.  Even better, his ability to sing in front of thousands, is only rivalled by his ability to tell his story.  From humble beginnings in a small country town called Beaufort, to insights into Bruce Springsteen and so much more. Go deep with this Aussie legend.  The former front man of Hunters and Collectors is still making music, and he is still absolutely brilliant at it.  The Boxer is Mark Seymour’s 11th solo...
Published 04/15/24
Mark Seymour is back with new music. 'The Boxer' is his 11th solo studio album, and the fifth to be credited to Mark Seymour & The Undertow.  It's brilliant! Also brilliant, is his Player Profile.  It's a nice little warm up before you rip into the main event!  Head www.markseymour.com.au to purchase the album or to book your tickets to see Mark Seymour and the Undertow live.  ***  Follow the Howie Games on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehowiegamespod/  Follow the Howie...
Published 04/15/24
Former Socceroos skipper. English Premier League star.  His journey to scoring goals for his country at World Cup's is a thing of beauty. From having to pay his own way to even get a start at training for an A-League team, a trip to Turkey and then lifting trophies for Australia.  Get to know a hard working, determined, Aussie legend.  Mile is now an assistant under his former coach Ange Postecoglou at Tottenham Hotsppur in the English Premier League.  Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United...
Published 04/03/24
Former Socceroos skipper. English Premier League star.  His journey to scoring goals for his country at World Cup's is a thing of beauty. From having to pay his own way to even get a start at training for an A-League team, a trip to Turkey and then lifting trophies for Australia.  Get to know a hard working, determined, Aussie legend.  Mile is now an assistant under his former coach Ange Postecoglou at Tottenham Hotsppur in the English Premier League.  Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United...
Published 04/03/24
Get to know the former Socceroos skipper. The Aussie legend.  The Crystal Palace hero. The Aston Villa stalwart. And now, the Tottenham assistant under his former coach Ange Postecoglou.  Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United FC, and an Arsenal Women squad glittered with Matildas will highlight the Global Football Week in Melbourne this May. Tickets are from $59 and on are on sale via Ticketek See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/02/24
He isn't just Ari Gold from Entourage.  Jeremy Piven is an acclaimed Hollywood actor, and a world wide comedic sensation.  He is a three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner. He is charismatic, warm and very passionate about what he does.  Enjoy this very special Artist Series chat!  You can see his live comedy performances in Melbourne on Tuesday April 2nd, or in Sydney on April 4th. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster or online at www.ablivetouring.com.au  ***  Follow the Howie...
Published 03/28/24
He isn't just Ari Gold from Entourage.  Jeremy Piven is an acclaimed Hollywood actor, and a world wide comedic sensation.  He is a three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner. He is charismatic, warm and very passionate about what he does.  Enjoy this very special Artist Series chat!  You can see his live comedy performances in Melbourne on Tuesday April 2nd, or in Sydney on April 4th. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster or online at www.ablivetouring.com.au  ***  Follow the Howie...
Published 03/28/24