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E26: Stikki Peaches

Stikki Peaches is an anonymous Canadian street artist known for his graffiti and wheat-pasted posters. Melding popular culture references, including Star Wars, with punk symbols and tattoo styles, the artist creates exciting works that can be found in Paris, London, Berlin, New York, and his hometown of Montreal.



Boris Bede was born in Toulon, France and grew up playing soccer. He arrived in the United States in 2005 and played American football at Framingham High School in Framingham, Massachusetts. He also participated in soccer and track and field for the Flyers. Boris is a Canadian football placekicker and punter for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He first enrolled...



Josh Mandel is a music-obsessed cultural omnivore who's been working in the advertising and marketing world for over 20 years. The first three years of his professional life were spent lost in the woods as an attorney. He then leveraged a bit of serendipity to re-boot as an entry-level Account Planner at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco, and have never looked back....

The 1st Half Podcast is dedicated to all aspects of the beautiful game.

Follow our resident footy culture junkie and entrepreneur, Paul Desbaillets as he take a North American spin & approach on current news, culture, art, music & anything else that falls onto the pitch that connects us to the heart attack inducing world of Football (Soccer).

Each week Paul will interview guests ranging from Chefs, Musicians, Artists, Athletes, Fanatics, Influencers and anyone else he can find willing to talk to him about the Football Ecosystem.

Then Monday to Friday at 4pm, โ€˜STOPPAGE TIMEโ€™ LIVE happens were Paul gets to talk in real time about current events with guests from around the world.

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Stoppage time

Every weekday during the COVID self-isolation we go LIVE on Instagram to get an inside look into our community of fans locked up in their nests.


We check-in to see how everyone is getting on, keeping sane +++ they get to show off their sweet sweet footy memorabilia in the process… Stay tuned for our weekly compilations right here!


Each week we ask our guest a lightning round of questions from most-loved breakfast item, to favourite athlete (dead or alive). What’s your fave guest got to say?



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