Suffering From Joy Podcast

Devan and Riley discuss the highs and lows of being a sports fan, from soccer to football to hockey and everywhere in between. Join us as we delve into the emotional side of sports, especially the horrible feeling of your team being ahead and the angst of knowing they just might not hold on.

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2 days ago

Join us as we try to talk about anything but the 0-0 draw that was.
Special Seth Link:

VERDE Season 4 Opener EP 042

Sunday Feb 25, 2024

Sunday Feb 25, 2024

The main crew is back to discuss what I guess counts as an attempt to play a season opener. 

Tuesday Feb 20, 2024

We recorded this before the Super Bowl. We stand by all of our predictions.
We'll see you when we have something to talk about.

Wednesday Nov 29, 2023

The band gets back together to discuss the Austin FC roster build so far, Thanksgiving, possibly a hot wings challenge, and more with special guest Phil West.

Tuesday Oct 10, 2023

Brad, Charles, Seth, and Devan discuss the big Wolff news and Rodo's press conference as well as catch up on recent matches and other Austin FC News.

Thursday Sep 14, 2023

Devan is joined by Josh, Braden, and Ram to COMPLETELY OVERREACT TO THE SEASON SO FAR. Maybe not.
Sponsor: SFJ Predictatron Challenge

Sunday Aug 27, 2023

Devan is joined by Charles, Brad, and Seth to discuss the Frisco loss and the general month of August thus far for Austin FC.

Wednesday Aug 09, 2023

Devan is joined by @tfabraden and fellow Austin Gooners Ram and Josh to discuss the upcoming season.
Special Guests: Striker and Phillip

Friday Aug 04, 2023

Riley makes her triumphant re-return? and we're joined by first time guest Gina (as well as Tim Riggins the Cat and Phillip the Corgi) to discuss the Group Stage of the World Cup as well as the USWNT past, present, and future in Australia/NZ

Diego, We Miss You Already EP 033

Wednesday Aug 02, 2023

Wednesday Aug 02, 2023

Riley makes her triumphant return, Brad calls in from an airport, Charles makes logical points, Devan eats Prongles on air, Dogs and Cats Living Together...MASS HYSTERIA.


About Suffering From Joy

Suffering From Joy was built to explore the common bond between fans across many teams, sports, cultures, and intensities that keeps these fans coming back for more, no matter how many times their team hurts them.

While we specialize in soccer, ice hockey, and (American) football; the podcast will at times explore different sports and fandoms. We'd love to hear from you (@sufferingpod on twitter and instagram) about your team or sport and the passion you have for your lovable losers.

To filter by your specific interest or team:

VERDE episodes will cover Austin FC, including instant reaction podcasts.

ARSENAL episodes will cover all things Arsenal Football Club, including interviews from non-UK fans on how they came to be and still suffer through being Arsenal fans.

TEAM episodes will be deep dives covering specific teams, almost all of these will be interview formats. Make your case why your team (or you talking about your team) should get their own episode via twitter and instagram @sufferingpod.

LASSO episodes will cover the world of Ted Lasso, both in the form of episode reviews and examining the broader impact and real life applications of the show.

WORLD CUP episodes will cover all things World Cup, including daily roundups and bite sized match reviews.

USA episodes will cover USMNT, USWNT, USYNT, and any other international competitions for Teams USA of various sports.


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