Episode 127 – Captain Plumb Shares Heroic War Story & Jason Hamilton Checks In

RUNDOWN

The show kicks off with listener emails including one that captures Scott’s frustration about people not knowing this podcast exists. Then the guys share their candid reaction to the AFC and NFC championship games and the upcoming Super Bowl matchup between the Bucs and Chiefs and chat about the legacy of the late Hank Aaron and Larry King. Three great guests beginning with retired Navy captain Charlie Plumb followed by Husky hoops broadcaster Jason D. Hamilton and veteran NBA center Spencer Hawes. Later, the guys weigh in on miscellaneous topics ranging from Coach K lashing out at a reporter to a rare Unfiltered hockey story to Steph Curry’s latest 3-point milestone. Enjoy!

GUESTS

  • Charlie Plumb | Retired United States Navy Captain
  • Jason D. Hamilton | UW broadcaster & former Mitch Unfiltered co-host
  • Spencer Hawes | Seattle-born NBA center

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:25 | How does Mitch Unfiltered get to the masses after being around for over two years?

9:33 | Has Pete Carroll earned the cred to stay at the helm as long as he wants?

21:31 | What did you make of championship Sunday and are you excited for Bucs/Chiefs?

38:26 | RIP to one of baseball’s most iconic players Hammerin’ Hank Aaron and broadcasting legend Larry King.

1:00:27 | GUEST: Charlie Plumb tells his story of surviving six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam after his fighter jet was shot down over Hanoi.

1:38:38 | GUEST: Jason Hamilton is back to catch up on his whereabouts and how his family has adjusted to the new norms.

2:01:33 | GUEST: Spencer Hawes returns to the show to share some of his most memorable moments from his long NBA career.

2:23:56 | Coach K lashes out at a young reporter after a loss which rubs Mitch the wrong way.

2:33:48 | A new Guinness World Record in soccer reminds Mitch of something in hockey that amuses him.

2:36:04 | Steph Curry jumps into second place all time in three point buckets behind Ray Allen.

Episode 126 – LaSorda's Legacy & Chambers Bay PGA Prospects

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins with recent reviews from listeners followed by details of Hotshot’s third music special for Patrons released on Saturday night. Then, Mitch and Scott chat about the unusual Schotty silence after leaving the Hawks, the exciting victory for the Chiefs sans Mahomes, and Deshaun Watson’s imminent departure from Houston. Three guests are former LA Dodgers GM Fred Claire, former NFL executive Randy Mueller, and general manger of Chambers Bay Matt Allen. To close, the guys volley random remaining topics including a major Hot Pockets recall, good-natured Bills fans, and cautionary Bitcoin tales!

GUESTS

  • Fred Claire | Former Dodgers GM
  • Randy Mueller | Former NFL GM
  • Matt Allen | Chambers Bay GM

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:53 | The guys open the mailbag for some Unfiltered listener feedback.

9:32 | Scott released his latest musician history podcast, which rock legend did he choose this time?

23:38 | Hotshot describes another “feeling old” moment when he was at the grocery store.

26:44 | It’s odd that Schotty hasn’t uttered a peep since his separation from the Seahawks.

32:11 | The Chiefs found a way to hang on to a gutsy win after a scary head injury to Patrick Mahomes.

34:24 | Deshaun Watson has gone public with his frustration with the Texans by wearing jackets for other teams as potential suitors.

43:18 | GUEST: Fred Claire takes a trip down memory to share some stories of his late friend and baseball legend Tommy LaSorda.

1:07:14 | GUEST: Randy Mueller jumps aboard for instant reaction to the Tampa/New Orleans game from his former Saints GM perspective.  

1:31:34 | GUEST: Chambers Bay general manager Matt Allen swings by to weigh in on the 2022 PGA event opening and hosting future tournaments.

1:50:11 | If you have Hot Pockets in your freezer, you may want to toss them given the recall announcement.

1:51:36 | The “Bills Mafia” showed demonstrated good sportsmanship by raising money for Lamar Jackson’s charity following their divisional round matchup.

1:53:02 | Two early Bitcoin adopters have major regrets about how flippant they were with their stash.

1:59:09 | RIP Joanne Rogers, Phil Spector, and Sheldon Adelson.

Episode 125 – Hawks Flop & Tiger Doc Director's Cut

RUNDOWN

Today’s show kicks off with an explanation why Mitch and Scott are in separate houses for the recording and a Levy lottery story that is a must-listen. Then, the guys run down their laundry list of thoughts from Saturday’s game after taking a day to simmer on the painful outcome. Three guest segments beginning with a Seahawks No-Table featuring insiders Brady Henderson and Joe Fann from ESPN and NBC Sports Northwest, respectively. Then, Mitch is joined by film director Matthew Hamachek followed by MarketWatch columnist Mark DeCambre. Later, the guys wrap up with random topics including Dr. Dre’s ex-wife (again), the late Tommy LaSorda, and Marshawn Lynch’s latest business venture.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks insider
  • Mark DeCambre | MarketWatch writer
  • Matthew Hamachek “Tiger” documentary director

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | The guys are socially distancing from each other due to a potential coronavirus transmission risk.

5:45 | Mitch picked up a few lotto tickets and was not the big winner, much like his Mom in a classic Levy prank story.

25:22 | The guys share their takeaways from Seattle’s wildcard loss to the Rams a day after the dust settled.

48:09 | GUEST: Brady Henderson and Joe Fann put a bow on the Hawks season with takeaways from the playoff loss to Los Angeles in the Seahawks No-Table.

1:15:39 | GUEST: Matthew Hamachek discusses his inspiration to create the new “Tiger” documentary and what to expect when the film is released. 

1:38:22 | GUEST: Mark DeCambre provides a brief Bitcoin historical overview and discusses the contributing factors to the recent surge in popularity.

1:52:15 | The guys play a round of Will They Be Back? to predict the future of key Seahawks free agents.

1:56:30 | After months of research, Hotshot finally reached a conclusion about Dr. Dre’s ex-wife and rumors of her being a Newport HS alum.

1:58:44 | LaMelo Ball became the youngest player to record a triple double edging out a former Washington Husky.

2:03:35 | RIP Tommy LaSorda, the first person Mitch interviewed as a young intern.

2:07:22 | Beast Mode is now a part-owner of a team in the new Fan Controlled Football League.

Episode 124 – Hawks Earn Wildcard Date With Rams & Wheels Returns

RUNDOWN

Mitch rings in the new year with frustration as his Dolphins narrowly escaped the playoffs while the Hawks won a meaningless game before reading some snarky show reviews. Then, they dig into their laundry list of observations from Sunday’s regular season finale for the Seahawks. What do the guys make of the first-round meeting with the Rams? Three featured guests are former voice of the Blazers & radio friend Brian “Wheels” Wheeler, ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, and Rick Neuheisel. Today’s “Other Stuff” topics range from Sark’s newest gig to the Tulsa/Mississippi State brawl to the storied career of the late Paul Westphal.

GUESTS

  • Brian Wheeler | Former Blazers radio broadcaster
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:26 | Mitch couldn’t catch a break on the seven games he was watching on Sunday!

8:16 | Leave a review or drop Mitch an email like the cheery Phil in Stockton to mitch@mitchunfiltered.com.

20:00 | The Levy family spent New Year’s Eve bundled up outside next to heaters while Scott was lighting off fireworks to his neighbor’s chagrin.

25:05 | How are you feeling about the Seahawks chances heading into the postseason? 

42:42 | The guys break down the rest of the playoff matchups next weekend and the potential route for Seattle.

45:20 | Remaining tidbits and notes from Sunday’s game versus San Francisco. 

56:58 | GUEST: Brian Wheeler is back to provide an update on his whereabouts these days and share a few stories from yesteryear.

1:32:06 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the regular season finale with the 49ers and peeks ahead to the first round playoff game with Los Angeles.

1:50:06 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel hops aboard to chat about the New Year’s bowl games as the Crimson Tide and Buckeyes punch their ticket to the championship game.

2:17:19 | Congratulations to Derrick Henry for eclipsing 2,000 rushing yards this season.

2:18:48 | Steve Sarkisian is on the move again as he moves from Tuscaloosa under Saban to Austin as the new head coach of the Longhorns.

2:22:45 | Becky Hammon become the first woman to coach an NBA team after Pop was tossed from the game.

2:23:34 | The brawl at the conclusion of the Armed Forces Bowl was quite a spectacle made more memorable with Mike Leach taking selfies with fans.

2:24:48 | Mitch got a kick out of the precession of the coin toss prior to the Alabama/Notre Dame game.

2:28:46 | RIP to hoops greats Paul Westphal and Floyd Little.

Episode 123 – NFC West Champs & Rick Makes His Picks

RUNDOWN

To begin the show, Mitch calls out Hotshot for acting like Joey Cappelletti for his lack of enthusiasm about the NFC West title win for Seattle. Then, the guys delve into their observations from the division-clinching victory for the Hawks over the Rams on Sunday. Three featured guests are ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and Harborview medical director Dr. John Lynch. Today’s “Other Stuff” topics include the sale of Neverland Ranch, Adam Silver’s intriguing comments about a potential return of the NBA in Seattle, and four RIP tributes including a tragic gun incident involving a promising young football player.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Dr. John Lynch | Director of Harborview Infection Control

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:45 | Your Seattle Seahawks are NFC West champs and Scott isn’t impressed like Joey Cappelletti.

6:03 | Given what we saw on Sunday, do you still fear facing the Rams in the playoffs?

11:33 | Scott made a rookie mistake ordering Chinese food on Christmas Day. 

20:30 | Mitch presents the code word for another round of Beat the Boys presented by Fireside Home Solutions.

30:03 | The guys bask in the afterglow of the NFC West crowning for Seattle on Sunday afternoon.

54:42 | GUEST: Brady Henderson hops aboard to share is takeaways from the 20-9 win for the Hawks to claim the division title.

1:12:06 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel joins the show to take a look ahead to the college football playoff semifinals later this week.

1:34:54 | GUEST: Dr. John Lynch checks in to provide an overview of the initial stages of distribution for the coronavirus vaccine.

1:47:51 | Neverland Ranch was purchased by billionaire Ron Burkle for a cool $22 million.

1:50:40 | Is the NBA nearing a path to expansion that could bring the Sonics back to town?

1:54:48 | Rest in peace former basketball great K.C. Jones, Utah running back Ty Jordan, knuckleballer Phil Niekro, and musician Leslie West.

Episode 122 – Seattle Punches Playoff Ticket & Freddie Mercury's Living Legacy

RUNDOWN

The 2020 Mitch Unfiltered Christmas edition kicks off with a question about Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and a taste of what to expect from the first guest! Then, Mr. Postseason drops by for a quick playoff update before Mitch and Scott dive into takeaways from the narrow Hawks victory in DC. Three guest interviews are YouTube musical sensation Marc Martel, Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, & Rick Neuheisel. To close out the show, the guys bounce back a mixed bag of topics including phenom Charlie Woods, a pricy baseball card, and the college football playoff final four! 

GUESTS

  • Marc Martel | Musician
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:38 | How could the Jets win on Sunday impact Trevor Lawrence’s decision to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft? 

18:54 | The week 16 lineup of Beat the Boys is unveiled and the code word is revealed.

32:42 | Mr. P couldn’t resist a brief update after the Hawks win and the Rams loss to break down the NFC West scenarios heading into the final two weeks.

43:25 | Mitch & Scott volley their thoughts back and forth on the narrow victory for the Hawks in Washington.

1:02:08 | GUEST: Freddie Mercury sound-alike Marc Martel shares his rise to fame thanks to his stark resemblance to Queen’s front-man and even plays a few songs! 

1:27:02 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the Seahawks 20-15 victory in Washington to clinch a postseason berth.

1:45:21 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel hops aboard to recap conference championship weekend and weighs in on the college football playoff committee’s final four selections.

2:07:28 | Look out golf world – Charlie Woods is going to be a force on the course! 

2:11:13 | RIP to Jeremy Bulloch. If you don’t recognize the name, he played Boba Fett in Star Wars.

2:12:56 | Real estate mogul Kurt Rappaport shelled out $3.7 million on a Honus Wagner card!

2:13:41 | Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, and Notre Dame college football’s final four – who ya got?  

2:15:24 | A 42-year old “man” sued his parents after destroying his pornography collection while he was living in their home.

Episode 121 – Seahawks Thrash Winless Jets & Mitch Surprises Neuheisel

RUNDOWN

Today’s show kicks off with Merry Mitch and Scrooge Scott sharing their overall takeaway from Sunday’s unusually non-dramatic Hawks win and the holiday spirit. Then, the guys open up the mailbag to reach some listener-submitted comments before delving into the Sounders loss, the Dawgs cancellation, and the Seahawks blowout. Three guests include ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and molecular biologist Dr. Ali Nouri. The “Other Stuff” segment features topics such as bickering college hoops coaches, Dwight Howard’s giant snakes, and Pepa’s derriere! 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Dr. Ali Nouri | President of the Federation of American Scientists & Molecular Biologist

TABLE OF CONTENTS

4:09 | Mitch is getting in the Christmas spirit, the most wonderful time of the year.

11:09 | If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Episode 120P, it was quite a doozie as the champagne was flowing!   

19:47 | Mitch unveils the code word for next week’s batch of Beat the Boys picks.

24:52 | Maybe the guys should go back to not watching soccer after the Sounders loss in the MLS Cup.

30:28 | It is becoming clear the NFC West will come down to the final matchup between the Hawks and Rams.

38:38 | Mitch & Scott share the takeaways from the snoozer on Sunday in Seattle. 

59:08 | GUEST: Brady Henderson jumps aboard to comment on the lopsided Hawks win over the downtrodden Jets.

1:16:51 | GUEST: Neuheisel returns and Mitch serenades Rick with a Meatloaf parody and the guys chat about the upcoming conference championships.

1:46:49 | GUEST: Dr. Ali Nouri checks in to share the details about the strategic approach and challenges for the upcoming deployment of the coronavirus vaccine.

2:06:00 | Some people just can’t be merry this time of year, especially in the world of college basketball.

2:11:04 | Dwight Howard is facing a lawsuit from his maids for their unpaid services of caring for his massive snakes.

2:12:01 | Johnny Football and Marshawn Lynch are coming back to the league…the Fan Controlled Football League that is. 

2:13:37 | Sandra Denton a.k.a. Pepa is suing her doctor for botching the work on her butt.

2:15:18 | RIP to actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister and country music pioneer Charlie Pride.

Episode 120 – Giants Catch Hawks Sleepwalking & Holiday Season Top Picks

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, Scott gets in the holiday spirit by explaining how he got caught up in the overpriced Christmas decorations racket. Then, the guys discuss the dreadful Sunday afternoon at Lumen Field. Three guests beginning with ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson followed by CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel and Forbes technology writer Scott Kramer. In the “Other Stuff” segment, Mitch and Scott volley a variety of topics including the Huskies stinker on Saturday, the lack of soccer talk on the radio and podcast, and the referee that was body-slammed in a high school football game! 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Scott Kramer | Forbes technology columnist

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:33 | Hotshot picked up a Christmas tree over the weekend and hung up $580 in lights…worth every penny! 

17:03 | Mitch delivers the key word for next week’s lineup of Beat the Boys matchups.

23:05 | The guys roll through the good and (mostly) bad takeaways from Seattle’s feeble loss on Sunday.

1:04:02 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the 17-12 Hawks loss against the Giants.

1:26:10 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel swing by to recap the weekend slate of college football as the regular season approaches the final stretch. 

1:49:49 | GUEST: Scott Kramer jumps aboard to share some of the notable selections in his “Holiday Gift Guide 2020” Forbes article.

2:07:34 | The Nate Robinson knockout has boxers lining up to fight Jake Paul and his brother Logan who is set to take on Floyd Mayweather!

2:10:36 | Jimmy Lake got his first taste of defeat as Stanford edged the Dawgs as double-digit underdogs.

2:14:35 | Mitch explains why he doesn’t talk about the Sounders much, or soccer in general.

2:17:08 | George Clooney confesses his usage of the Flowbee to cut his own hair for decades as one of the top male actors in Hollywood.

2:18:35 | DeMar DeRozan and Hannah Viverette encountered intruders in their homes last week. 

2:21:05 | What is the proper punishment for the high school football player that tackled the referee? 

2:24:09 | A game-worn high school basketball jersey just sold for $192,000…can you guess whose it is?

2:26:07 | RIP David Lander…aka Squiggy from Laverne & Shirley.

Episode 119 – Hawks Defense Stifles Philly & Iron Mike's Return

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys make initial remarks about the clunky finish to Monday night’s game and the regression of Carson Wentz and do a little podcast housekeeping. Then, Mitch and Scott recap their Thanksgiving weekend of food and sports viewing before delving into their takeaways from the victorious Monday Night Football contest for the Seahawks in Philadelphia. Three featured guests beginning with ESPN Hawks insider Brady Henderson for instant reaction, Larry “Ratso” Sloman to talk about Mike Tyson’s journey back into the ring, & Rick Neuheisel for a college football update. Later, the guys run down the laundry list of miscellaneous topics including Marshawn Lynch’s pre-game ritual, a funeral employee’s exhibition of poor judgement, and a Scooby Snack by Mr. Postseason!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Larry “Ratso” Sloman | co-author of Mike Tyson autobiography Undisputed Truth
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | How in the world did the Hawks allow Philly to score that desperation touchdown in the final minute of Monday’s game?!

8:50 | Mitch delivers the magic code word for next weekend’s trio of Beat the Boys matchups.

9:59 | Did you have a chance to listen to Hotshot’s tribute to Phil Collins for the Patrons?

20:42 | How was your Thanksgiving? Mitch and Scott engage in a bit of turkey talk.

23:29 | Mitch recalls the story of the time he attended a Dolphins game that was serendipitously moved to Arizona.

29:33 | The guys share their thoughts on Nate Robinson’s gruesome KO by YouTube star Jake Paul & the Tyson/Jones Jr. bout.

34:07 | Mitch and Scott run down their list of takeaways from the Seahawks 23-17 win over Philadelphia.

1:02:51 | GUEST: Brady Henderson jumps aboard following Monday night’s matchup against the Eagles.

1:22:32 | GUEST: Larry Sloman steps in the ring to weigh in on Mike Tyson’s return to the ring after a 15-year hiatus. 

1:51:24 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns to recap Thanksgiving week’s slate of college football matchups and provides a Heisman watch update.

2:16:25 | Funeral worker Claudio Fernandez took a selfie with deceased Diego Maradona which has gone viral and has led to his firing and massive criticism.

2:19:30 | Syracuse football was cruising to a potential heroic victory, but committed a major brain fart down the stretch. 

2:22:25 | Mr. Postseason drops by for a quick tidbit after Seattle’s win over the Eagles…don’t miss his full segment later this week!

Episode 118 – Rick Neuheisel & Seahawks No-Table Double Dip

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys chat about their evolving Thanksgiving plans as Mitch’s Suncadia trip has been cancelled. Then, the guys contemplate the legitimacy of the Hawks contender status, weigh in on the 2-0 Dawgs, and Hotshot shares his notorious Apple Cup story. Today’s guests are ESPN Hawks insider Brady Henderson with NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks reporter Joe Fann and college football guru Rick Neuheisel. Featured topics in the “Other Stuff” segment include Fred VanVleet’s landmark contract, Kenny Rogers’ troubling legacy, and Scott’s closing comments about a tree-loving Connecticut man! 

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks reporter

TABLE OF CONTENTS

4:43 | Mitch is bummed out he can’t go to Suncadia for Thansgiving and fears he may never visit.

11:30 | Scott was in Sequim over the weekend petting bison and making his family listen to his Phil Collins audio tribute.

20:25 | Mitch provides the code word for next weeks slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

24:27 | Are the Hawks better or worse than their record suggests after ten games?

31:16 | The Dawgs are rolling after two games and now there’s no Apple Cup due to a Cougs COVID outbreak.

37:03 | Sean Payton trolled Roddy White on Twitter and it was glorious.

39:24 | Hotshot shares his infamous Apple Cup story.

53:16 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to weigh in on the weekend of college football and share a story about

1:24:07 | GUESTS: In Part One of the Seahawks No-Table, Brady Henderson and Joe Fann reflect on Thursday night’s win for the Hawks over Arizona.

1:45:39 | GUESTS: The No-Table continues as the guys as Henderson and Fann provide a personnel update heading into the final half-dozen regular season matchups.

2:06:10 | Mitch has the perfect gift idea this holiday season…for Mitch.

2:08:19 | Fred VanVleet landed a 4 year, $85MM deal with the Raptors which marks a historic record for underdogs.

2:10:46 | Kenny Rogers estate is suing a longtime friend of Kenny’s after releasing forbidden content.

2:17:11 | Zac Bagans paid a hefty sum for a movie prop that scared the crap out of Scott as a kid.

2:18:50 | A Florida man jumped into a swamp and snagged a gator that grabbed his dog.

2:22:35 | A half-naked Connecticut man was arrested after being caught getting touchy-feeling with trees.