UNACCLAIMED

UNACCLAIMED

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Three Asian Aussie basketball fans chat about our love for NBA Basketball while also exploring the people, moments, and ideas shaping culture today. Hosted by Noel Dong, Herwin Bunting and Johan Carrasco.


YEAH NAH SPECIAL w the SUMMER 16 Podcast
Oct 19 • 99 min
We’re mixing it up this episode as we’re joined by the Jon & Tunde from the SUMMER 16 podcast!This week we did a YEAH NAH Special where we chatted about a range of topics including if you’d rather get abducted by an alien or hunted by a serial killer, the…
Baking
Oct 12 • 85 min
Preheat your ovens because on the latest episode we chat about BAKING!We discuss our favourite baked goods, are you team cupcake or team muffin, we talk about banh mi sandwiches, what are the most expensive cakes in the world, and go on a really big…
NBA: Finals Edition
Oct 5 • 96 min
In this episode we return to our podcast’s roots and talk about the NBA!It’s a whole episode of hosts Johan and Laker’s fan Herwin go for each other’s throats in this one while Noel leans back and takes a break and reads the Twitch chat.Oh and they play…
Music
Sep 28 • 97 min
This week we talk about MUSIC with our good mate Brit https://www.instagram.com/blingblange/ Do you like mumble rap? (00:02:27), our first and last concerts (00:04:58), seeing Kanye West in concert (00:15:35), music we’re listening to right now…
Ice Cream
Sep 21 • 86 min
This episode we are joined by the first friend we made on Twitch @itsjavachip to discuss ICE CREAM!We chat about whether gelato or vegan ice cream is ice cream (00:02:40) , what our favourite ice cream flavours are (00:07:50) , debate on chocolate vs…
Travel
Sep 14 • 95 min
Turn your phones to airplane mode cos on this episode we’re talking about TRAVEL.We discuss our favourite travel destinations (00:05:50) , culture shocks and getting lost (00:25:42) , what we look for that we enjoy when we travel (00:31:35) , essentials…
Fried Chicken
Sep 7 • 64 min
Bust out your wings,Bang those drumsticks,and Batter them thighs…Because on this episode of the UNACCLAIMED we talk about FRIED CHICKEN!We kick it off by trying to define what fried chicken is (00:01:55), do we prefer the white or dark meat (00:08:38),…
Video Games
Aug 31 • 94 min
Do you play VIDEO GAMES?Because on this episode of the UNACCLAIMED we talk about video games!Our first experiences with video games (00:02:10), what gaming consoles we’ve owned (00:10:29), our favourite types of video games (00:20:01), are video games…
Tea with Brit
Aug 24 • 91 min
This week we are joined by Brittany to chat about TEA.How do we have our tea (00:02:28), our favourite types of tea (00:06:54), brand loyalty when it comes to tea (00:16:38), are you team loose leaf or team tea bag (00:28:24), the most expensive tea…
Phobias
Aug 17 • 90 min
This week we are joined by the first Black childhood and adolescent psychiatrist in Oregon, Dr Kali Hobson to chat about PHOBIAS.Dr Hobson helps us define what a phobia is (00:02:27), we talk about if we have any phobias ourselves (00:06:14), we try and…
Chocolate
Aug 10 • 92 min
On this episode of the UNACCLAIMED we chat about everyone’s guilty pleasure CHOCOLATE.Do we even like chocolate (00:02:15), what are our favourite chocolates (00:14:32), Team Fridge vs Team No Fridge (00:33:18), is white chocolate even chocolate…
Action Stars
Aug 3 • 90 min
In this episode we chat about ACTION STARS. We try to define what an action star is (00:02:00), who our top 3 action stars are and why (00:06:50), who are the current top modern era action stars (00:37:04), who we think are action star duds (01:00:20),…
Collecting
Jul 27 • 86 min
In this episode we chat about COLLECTING.We chat about our first collections (00:01:40), what we currently collect (00:19:19), what our most coveted items are in our collections let alone our holy grail items (00:32:54), we harness the power of Google to…
The Great Indoors
Jul 20 • 106 min
In this episode we chat about what we’ve been up to in THE GREAT INDOORS.We chat about our current living situations in Melbourne, Sydney, and Portland (00:02:10), how we initially handled being indoors (00:12:55), what we’ve been doing for fun indoors…
UA: Cars
Jul 13 • 111 min
In this episode we chat about CARS.We chat about our first cars (00:01:30), every single car we’ve owned (Herwin and Noel haven’t owned a lot) (00:07:59), renting cars and what car insurance is like in Iceland (00:37:30), where we don’t need cars…
Coffee Culture
Jul 6 • 84 min
In this episode we chat about COFFEE CULTURE.We chat about our first time having coffee and condensed milk (00:01:36), why Herwin doesn’t drink coffee anymore (00:08:38), how we each prefer our coffee (00:10:24), Johan talks about being a qualified…
Scary Stories Vol I
Jun 29 • 99 min
In this episode we share our SCARY STORIES. Do you believe in the paranormal? Are you afraid of the dark?We are joined this episode by Kate F @effkate on Instagram who shares with us her personal scary stories.FOR MORECheck out our website…
“Be Water” & the Legacy of Bruce Lee
Jun 22 • 68 min
In this episode we review ESPN’s 30 for 30 “BE WATER” that talks about the short but incredible life of Bruce Lee and his struggles as an Asian American in the United States. We also share a few stories of our own as people of colour.We are joined this…
RESALE CULTURE
Jun 15 • 76 min
In this week’s episode we chat about RESALE CULTURE - a currently 2.5 billion dollar industry that’s currently exploding.We chat about our own experiences with resale culture, our opinions own, answer some questions from the Twitch live stream, and kinds…
ANIME Vol II feat Brittany @blingblange
Jun 8 • 76 min
In this week’s episode we review anime in more depth, animation from Japan that has been taking the western world by storm.It’s also our first attempt at live streaming our podcast on Twitch and we get a couple questions from the audience answered…
FILM REVIEW | Coach Carter feat Tunde @taut_7
Jun 1 • 77 min
In this episode we review the 2005 “based on a true story” sports/drama movie Coach Carter starring Samuel L Jackson.We are joined by Tunde a biology professor, Washington Wizards fan, Nike model and host of the SUMMER OF ‘16 podcast which you can listen…
REVIEW | The Last Dance feat Tunde & Vinh
May 25 • 102 min
In this episode we recap with our thoughts on The Last Dance Michael Jordan documentary which finished up recently and is now the most watched documentary EVER.To help discuss it we are joined by the host of the Summer of 16 podcast Tunde Akinyeke…
FILM REVIEW | Face/Off feat Brittany @blingeblange
May 18 • 75 min
In this episode we review FACE/OFF one of the greatest movies about changing faces EVER.Did they change their dicks as well as change faces (08:41)? Is Nicholas Cage a good actor (10:20)? What was up with the science in this movie? And how good is Noel’s…
Asexuality & Anime w/ Brittany @blingeblange
May 11 • 74 min
In this episode of the UNACCLAIMED we get a crash course in asexuality with our special guest Brittany who is a member of the asexual/ace community.We kick it off with Johan and Noel talking to Brittany about anime while Herwin listens politely.We learn…
FILM REVIEW | Wedding Crashers
May 4 • 61 min
In this episode we review the 2005 comedy movie WEDDING CRASHERS starring Vince Vaughn and Owen WilsonWe talk our favourite scenes (11:10), if they could make this movie now in 2020 (20:20), and show that we definitely can’t do Christopher Walken accents…
FILM REVIEW | The Fast & the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Apr 27 • 67 min
In this week’s episode of the UNACCLAIMED by Courtside Theory we review the not so critically acclaimed movie THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT.We discuss the Han prequel movie BETTER LUCK TOMORROW, the reason why Han drifts, and why we think Han is…
DR KALI HOBSON on Mental Health & Racial Disparity in US Health Care
Apr 20 • 73 min
In this episode we chat with Dr Kali Hobson who is the first black woman child and adolescent psychiatrist in the state of Oregon.She educates us on common misconceptions about mental health, methods in which to help avoid depression while physically…
FILM REVIEW | No Retreat, No Surrender
Apr 15 • 89 min
Courtside Theory presents “THE UNACCLAIMED” where we review critically panned yet theatrically great eye candy movies.This week we review the 80’s cult classic NO RETREAT, NO SURRENDER.We discuss the why the ghost of Bruce Lee should be helping out an…
BLOODSHOT REVIEW & BloomX Co-Founder Justin David
Apr 5 • 110 min
This week we review BLOODSHOT (1:18:38) starring Vin Diesel which was one of many theatrical releases which transitioned to digital in the wake of the global pandemic.We are also joined by BloomX Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Justin David from…
SNEAKER EULOGY w/ Eric Ng @perfectlynormal.co
Mar 30 • 122 min
This week we chat with Eric Ng aka @perfectlynormal.co who is calling us from Warsaw, Poland.His beautiful miniature water colours have been featured on @hypebeast, have graced the cover of Sneaker Freaker Magazine, and is the cover art for this very…
HARDEN PAUL PIERCED HIMSELF & @effkate on Suicide Girls and Tiny Houses
Mar 24 • 114 min
We chat about the Giannis vs Harden BEEF, who deserves the 8th seed in the West, the Sacramento Kings new drink dispensing technology called NINA at Golden 1, and did James Harden just sh#t himself live on ESPN? Was there a MULTIBALL on I’ll Bet 5 On…
YOU BLOODY IDIOT & Cop or Drop
Mar 23 • 140 min
In this episode we let it loose on our new segment YOU BLOODY IDIOT (29:24) where we share the past week’s biggest idiots in the wake of the global pandemic - SPOILER ALERT there’s a few of them. We also share what minimal NBA news we have during this…
WTF NOW?!
Mar 18 • 95 min
It’s just Johan and Noel this week as Herwin unfortunately broke his wrist playing basketball and is awaiting surgery - we all wish him a speedy recovery.We discuss the COVID-19 affecting the NBA and beyond, if Rudy Gobert deserves the ridicule post…
UNDEFEATED IN THE WAITERS ISLAND ERA & the Man with No Belly Button
Mar 9 • 118 min
This episode we discuss how COVID-19 affects the NBA and our day to day lives in Australia and on the West Coast USA, Dion Waiters joining the Lakers, the latest in potential finals match ups, COP OR DROP with the Hoka One One Ten Nine, and Spike Lee no…
KYRIE IRVING IS VERY SMART & Australia’s Super-League
Feb 28 • 84 min
We chat about the Russell Westbrook & James Harden GQ interview and photoshoot, the state of the Cavaliers organisation, Morris vs Morris in LA, Kyrie Irving as a VP of the NBA Players Organisation, BIG BALLER BRAND’s return, and betting on League of…
AARON GORDON GOT ROBBED & the Yeezy QNTM Giveaway
Feb 17 • 102 min
This is our ALL STAR SPECIAL where we chat all things about the NBA ALL STAR WEEKEND.Mainly about the dunk comp and how the Kobe Tribute Rules made for the best ALL STAR game in recent memory.In Garbage Time we chat the ALL STAR WEEKEND sneaker drops with…
POCKET ROCKETS & @ladymarydivine
Feb 10 • 119 min
In this episode we chat about the NBA Trade Deadline Chaos - who won the trades and who did horribly, the finalized NBA All Star line ups, why this year’s dunk competition sucks, the Yeezy Boost ‘Alien’ Basketball Shoes, and of course gambling woes I’ll…
NBA RESERVES WE DESERVE & Fast and Furious 9
Feb 3 • 101 min
In this episode we chat about the NBA All Star game reserves and snubs, the tributes keep pouring in for the late Kobe Bryant, that Knicks / Grizzlies game and the Knicks franchise in general, Damian Lillard’s crazy run, and of course our gambling on I’ll…
IN MEMORIUM
Jan 27 • 92 min
RIP KOBE BRYANT.In this episode we chat about Zion’s debut, Dallas acquiring Willie Cauley Stein, How Kawhi celebrated his first ever career triple double in Miami, Louis Vuitton NBA Trophy Travel Cases, Clippers Locker Room Chemistry, and of course check…
GET DAT ZION MONEY & Brand Loyalty
Jan 20 • 111 min
In this episode we chat about the Zion’s announced debut, Kyrie opening his mouth again, recent meh NBA trades, All Star Dunk Competition Ideas, Rookie of the Year Ja Morant, Why Shells of Players Should Stop Playing, and of course I’ll Bet 5 On It.In…
OUR NBA ALL YUCK TEAM & Don’t F**k With Cats
Jan 13 • 88 min
In this episode we chat about Kyrie’s Return, the KD/KP Twitter beef, the Lake Show, and reveal our criteria for our All NBA Yuck Team.Of course we also talk about our gambling woes in I’ll Bet 5 On It.In Garbage Time we discuss what we’ve been watching…
NBA TRADE TALKS & Our 2020 Vision
Jan 9 • 87 min
In the first episode of the new decade we discuss the upcoming trade deadline - specifically with Andre Drummond, Kevin Love, Kyle Kuzma, Andre Iguodala, & Simmo, and of course we chat about gambling with I’ll Bet 5 On It. Was there a multiball? Listen…
THE FREAK-KING & Why Noel Doesn’t Like Christmas
Dec 21, 2019 • 64 min
In this special CHRISTMAS EPISODE we discuss Cream City defeating the Lakers in Milwaukee and how Giannis keeps getting better, The Rockets defeating the Clippers in their predicted chippy match up, The Luka-less Mavericks, and injuries affecting the…
OUR NBA ALL DECADE TEAMS, Clutch Cuss Combos, Waiters On A Boat & How Much is a Bottle of Milk?
Dec 16, 2019 • 117 min
In this episode we chat about the latest in Dion Waiters’ troubles, Luka rolling his ankle, where we think Kevin Love is going, the Clutch Cuss COMBOS, and of course Johan and Herwin’s gambling problems in I’ll Bet 5 On It.We have a special Garbage Time…
DAVID FIZFAIL, Ghost Dunks, Risky Business with Lebron, and the Latest Movie Trailer Drops
Dec 9, 2019 • 85 min
In this episode we discuss Harden’s Ghost Dunk, Cream City going 14-0 at home, Fizdale Got Fired, Lebron’s Travel and Risky Business, and of course I’ll Bet 5 On It where we actually got a MULTI-BALL this week.In Garbage Time we react to the latest…
WAITERS SAID SORRY, Giannis Tops the MVP Power Rankings, Lakers Streak Ended, Wiggins Island & I Ain’t No Pitch
Dec 3, 2019 • 74 min
In this episode we chat about Melo being this week’s player of the Western Conference, Lakers Win Streak Ending by the Hand of Luka Doncic, How Good the Bucks are with Giannis, Wiggins Island, Waiters Might Be Back, and of course we discuss Johan and…
CREAM CITY, AD Returns, Locking Down Luka, Kyrie Again, New Orleans & Air Travel Misadventures.
Nov 30, 2019 • 87 min
In this episode we chat about the Clippers locking down Luka Doncic, Kemba Walker dropping 39 points in his return after that crazy injury, Kyrie Again, AD returning to New Orleans and dropping 41, the new city jerseys, and Embiid screwing Johan over in…
SIMMO FOR 3, Luka Doncic Future MVP, #StayedMelo, IKEA x Off White & Tesla’s CYBERTRUCK
Nov 30, 2019 • 101 min
In this episode we chat about LeBron being the first NBA player to get a triple double against every single NBA team, the rise of potential MVP Luka Doncic, Simmo FINALLY Hitting A 3, Carmelo Anthony’s debut games with the Portland Trailblazers, and of…
#STAYME7O with the Blazers, Kyrie is PROOF of the Ewing Theory?, The Sixers’ Rough Start, & the Nike Hyper Adapt BBs
Nov 18, 2019 • 84 min
In the 10th episode of Courtside Theory we chat about the return of Carmelo Anthony after signing a non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trailblazers, if The Ewing Theory is proven correct with Kyrie Irving, the Sixers rough start despite…
THAT DISNEY+ MONEY, Overdosed On Edibles, Broken Hands are Trending, and Popeye’s Chicken Sandwiches
Nov 13, 2019 • 90 min
In this episode we recap the most interesting games since the last week’s episode, why the Blazers aren’t doing well, retiring Tony Parker’s jersey, Broken Hands are the “IT” injury, and of course we assess Johan and Herwin’s gambling addictions with I’ll…
OUR 1ST MID-WEEK EPISODE feat. John Collins’ Suspension, Lakers on a RUN, Lonzo’s Weird Injury, and Johan’s Longest Rant Yet
Nov 6, 2019 • 50 min
In our first ever mid-week minisode AKA EPISODE 8.5 we share our thoughts on the most interesting NBA games since the past weekend.We discuss how the Suns are shining so bright, the Lakers incredible run, John Collin’s Drug Suspension, and so much…
THE KAT FIGHT, Same Old Same Old Kyrie, Johan’s Terminator: Dark Fate Review, and Herwin Gets MULTIBALL
Nov 2, 2019 • 81 min
In this episode we discuss the KAT FIGHT, Kyrie Irving going back to old tricks, Kawhi Leonard’s trademarks and our own brushes with Copyrights and Contracts, why the Warriors are the WORST now, and Herwin gets MULTI-BALL!We also discuss and the best and…
SCARY STORIES, Zion’s Injury Woes, Ayton’s Drug Related Suspension, Raptors Rings, I’ll Bet 5 On It, AND Our Thoughts on the NBA games so far
Oct 26, 2019 • 69 min
In this week’s SPECIAL HALLOWEEN episode we discuss Zion Williamson’s Injury, Ayton’s Drug Related Suspension, the Toronto Raptors Ring Ceremony, I’ll Bet 5 On It, and Our Thoughts on the NBA games so far.In Garbage Time we celebrate Halloween early with…
NBA Dark Horse Predictions, New Team Jerseys, Adventures in Eating & Drinking, I’ll Bet 5 On It, and our FINAL NBA Team Breakdown.
Oct 20, 2019 • 88 min
In our FINAL episode before the NBA season we discuss our BOLD DARK HORSE predictions for who the MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player, and the NBA Champions are. We also marvel at the new NBA Jerseys - especially the new Clippers ones. We also…
China versus the NBA, Ben Simmons FINALLY Hits a 3, Expiring Rookie Contracts, Our Favourite Sneakers, and Part V of Our NBA Breakdown
Oct 13, 2019 • 87 min
In this episode we chat about Daryl Morey’s Tweet and it’s cascading implications for the NBA/China relations, Ben Simmons’ FIRST 3 in an NBA game, NBA Rookie Expiring Contracts, Our Favourite Everyday Sneakers, and continue with Part V of VI of our NBA…
Damian Lillard’s Rap Battle with Shaq, the “Fair Pay to Play Act”, Kyle Kuzma Signs with Puma, More Lavar Ball Drama, and Part IV of our NBA Breakdown
Oct 5, 2019 • 83 min
In this episode we chat about the rap feud between Dame DOLLA and Shaq, the “Fair Pay to Play Act” and the NCAA’s reaction to it, Kyle Kuzma signing with and potentially becoming the face of Puma, who is deserving of a signature shoe, and our NBA…
Beating ESPN to the Punch, Markelle Fultz, Herwin Going Vegan, Kyrie Irving’s Media Day, Netflix Acquires Seinfeld, the Most Valuable Sneakers and Our NBA Breakdown Part III.
Sep 29, 2019 • 85 min
In this episode we chat about the Beating ESPN to the Punch, if Markelle Fultz is going to live up to being the Number 1 Pick, Herwin’s Misadventures in Going Vegan, Kyrie Irving’s Media Day, the Most Valuable Sneakers, Netflix acquiring the rights to…
Our NBA Team Breakdown Part II, Shoutout to Slenderman and Paul Giamatti’s face
Sep 23, 2019 • 86 min
In our 2nd episode Herwin, Johan and Noel discuss the FIBA World Cup, our scoreboard, the latest in the Ball family saga, is Lamelo a top 5 pick?, Giannis to the Warriors, we shout out Slenderman, and wonder what’s up with Paul Giamatti’s face.If you’d…
The Inaugural Podcast: The FIBA World Cup, “Our Guys”, NBA Team Previews, Yeezy Crocs, and is Kanye West a modern day Robin Hood?
Sep 15, 2019 • 83 min
In our inaugural episode we talk about the FIBA World Cup, why we think Zion is over hyped, who “our guys” are this upcoming NBA season, if Kanye West is a modern day Robin Hood and his latest fashion foray into Crocs.Hosted by Noel Dong, Herwin Bunting &…