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Rut's Happening with Andrew Rutberg
51 minutes | Oct 3, 2016
Episode 024 - Sherp
Andrew Rutberg returns after a short hiatus. He talks about attending 80 of 81 Chicago Cubs home games this year and looks forward to the playoffs at Wrigley Field. Rut is then joined by his fellow University of Wisconsin alum and good friend, Sherp. A bit of massively exciting personal news is revealed before they break down the first four weeks of the NFL season, make their World Series predictions, and discuss soccer becoming a more popular sport than hockey. Sherp & Rut also discuss why Toronto is a great place to vacation and they wonder if either of them should ever return to Ann Arbor, Michigan.
56 minutes | Aug 12, 2016
Episode 023 - Luber And Rib
On episode 23 of “Rut’s Happening” Andrew Rutberg is joined by fellow Chicagoans and UW alum, Rib and Luber. They discuss why they chose to attend college in Wisconsin, whether they've adopted any local sports teams, and the NFL finally returning to Los Angeles. The guys debate the best steakhouse in Chicago and whether Rib could beat any one single athlete in the Olympics. Rut also tells the story of when he was wrongly arrested in Milwaukee.
52 minutes | Aug 10, 2016
Episode 022 - Sherp
On episode 22 of “Rut’s Happening” Andrew Rutberg is joined by his good friend and recurring guest, Sherp. They talk about their excitement for the start of NFL Preseason and America’s domination the Rio Olympics. Rut and Sherp look back on the illustrious careers of Brett Favre, Prince Fielder, Alex Rodriguez, and Mark Teixeira. Sherp suggests starting a movement for women's gymnasts to wear shorts and Rut wonders if Donald Trump is upset that the USA continues to be great at everything.
41 minutes | Aug 1, 2016
Episode 021 - Down But Not Out
On episode 21 of “Rut’s Happening” Andrew Rutberg reveals how a stomach ulcer caused him to miss his first Chicago Cubs home game of the 2016 season. Rut is joined by his producer Fred and they break down what the best month of the year is for sports fans, Jimmy Walker winning his first major at the PGA Championship, and what it’s like to be obsessed with the NFL all year long.
43 minutes | Jul 27, 2016
Episode 020 - Deuce And Bones
On episode 20 of “Rut’s Happening”, Andrew Rutberg is joined in studio by Ben Follansbee aka Deuce and returning guest, Bones. Rut finds out how Deuce decided to attend UW-Madison and what it felt like to watch the Red Sox break their curse. Sliv and Deuce ask Rut about his bathroom routine for Cubs games at Wrigley Field. The guys also discuss Tom Brady’s deflategate suspension, Halloween costumes, and attending big music festivals like Lollapalooza.
36 minutes | Jul 19, 2016
Episode 019 - Auda
On episode 19 of Rut’s Happening, Andrew is joined by chocolatier Mike Auda. Rut uses Pau Gasol to help defend his own current beard and hairstyle. The guys discuss Henrik Stenson’s British Open performance and whether we should root for Phil Mickelson. Auda reveals an agreement that he made with his wife about raising their kids to root for certain sports teams. And Rut also finds out that Auda regrets not pursuing a dream of competing in the Olympics as a power walker.
37 minutes | Jul 14, 2016
Episode 018 - Pokémon All - Star Break
On episode 18 of “Rut’s Happening”, Andrew Rutberg talks about his trip to San Diego for the MLB All-Star Game. Rut and his producer Fred also discuss Pokemon Go, Tom Brady’s suspension, and the possibility of the Boston Celtics trading for Russell Westbrook or Blake Griffin.
31 minutes | Jul 9, 2016
Episode 017 - Cork (El Sparrow)
Andrew Rutberg brings on good friend, fellow Wisconsin alum, and Cubs fan Mark aka Cork. Together they break down the Bulls signings of Dwayne Wade & Rajon Rondo, and discuss who looks good in the NBA summer league. Rut and Cork also lament the Cubs current free fall and question whether they can still win the world series.
12 minutes | Jul 4, 2016
Episode 015 - Kevin Durant
Episode 15 of “Rut’s Happening” features Andrew Rutberg defending Kevin Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City for the Golden State Warriors and why fans shouldn’t be upset at players for chasing championship rings. Rut gives an update on his journey to attend every Cubs home game in 2016, in addition to talking about seeing Guns N’ Roses and Dave Matthews in concert over the weekend. Lastly, Rut reveals that a new format is coming soon and he hopes to be joined by animal expert Jim Fowler.
25 minutes | Jun 30, 2016
Episode 014 - Bones
Our guest today is Bones, a good friend and fellow Wisconsin alum currently residing in Chicago. He makes his living a political consultant to the stars and joins Andrew Rutberg on episode 14 of Rut’s Happening. The guys call each other out for making absurd statements after the Badgers lost to Duke, discuss NBA free agency, and break down Rut’s fantasy basketball dominance.
21 minutes | Jun 29, 2016
Episode 013 - Vance
Rut welcomes Vance to the podcast for the first time. Vance is a University of Illinois alum, fellow die-hard Bears fan, and a White Sox season ticket holder. The two men discuss the state of Chicago sports, Andrew Luck’s new mega deal, and if Phil Jackson has lost mind.
38 minutes | Jun 25, 2016
Episode 012 - Sherp
Rut welcomes Sherp back to the show. They discuss Phish performing two concerts at Wrigley Field and whether Kevin Durant will leave Oklahoma City. Rut and Sherp debate whether the ‘85 Bears defense was the best ever and they also talk about Rut’s refusal to play fantasy football.
11 minutes | Jun 23, 2016
Episode 011 - Derrick Rose
Rut think the Bulls made it out like bandits by trading Derrick Rose to the Knicks. He also defends his take on LeBron James being better a player than Michael Jordan. There will be a Chicago Cubs ticket giveaway soon to one lucky Twitter follower. Listen and learn how to win!
10 minutes | Jun 20, 2016
Episode 010 - Rut Rants
Rut rants about Lebron James and the NBA finals.
30 minutes | Jun 16, 2016
Episode 009 - Rob Cressy
Rob Cressy, all-around awesome guy and founder of Cress Media & Bacon Sports, talks with Andrew Rutberg on episode 9 of Rut’s Happening. Rob is a Pittsburgh native and Miami (Ohio) University grad. He’s a tireless worker with a perpetual smile on his face. He shares how amazing it felt to grow a 61 day playoff beard while watching his beloved Penguins win the Stanley Cup. Rut gets Rob’s take on Joe Maddon, Phil Jackson, and asks if he’ll be rooting for the Cubs to win it all. Rob and Rut also discuss the challenges of social media and whether Snapchat will be the preferred medium of the future.
31 minutes | Jun 14, 2016
Episode 008 - Sherp
Cubs min A Conversation with Sherp -More cubs -St Louis as a sports town -Sherp always smiles -Limit texting -Hamilton vs Battle Raps in History -NBA Finals Game 6 -English Mastiff -Email virus -Clooneys watch -Corn rows -Boring Soccer prediction and more
8 minutes | Jun 12, 2016
Episode 007 - Weekend Wrap Up
Weekend Recap -Draymond Green -NBA Finals -Sidney Crosby -Belmont Stakes -Cubs Minute -Movie Review: "Maggie's Plan"
9 minutes | Jun 9, 2016
Episode 006 - Ready For The Weekend
-Movie review: Popstar -Cubs Minute -NBA Finals -NHL Finals -MLB Draft -Louis CK -Chris D'elia? -Ready for the weekend
22 minutes | Jun 6, 2016
Episode 005 - Sherp
Sherp joins as guest -Soccer? -NBA Finals -Lebron James -Milwaukee Brewers -Green Bay Packers -Cubs Minute
14 minutes | Jun 5, 2016
Episode 004 - Ticket Tips
-Penguins and Sharks Game 5 -Kimbo Slice passed away at 42 -Do you feel bad for Cleveland? -Aaron Rodgers cuts the cheese -Cubs Minute -Ticket Lesson -Movie Review: Neighbors 2
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