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Rotten Banana Podcast: Interview w/ Aneesa Ferreira

Logan is joined by Challenge OG Aneesa Ferreira to discuss a range of topics including her experience on both the Champs vs Stars seasons, what really happened with Camila, the concept of bullying in reality TV, her take on the Bananas-Devin fight, whether she’s done with the show, her experience on Real World: Chicago, and what went wrong in the two Finals she ran.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – Team Dad Bod FTW

Maria and Logan are back discussing MTV’s the Challenge, starting with the Final Reckoning trailer that dropped, each of the team pairings for the new season, what the hell is happening with Bananas, and who the favorites are for season 32. We then jump into recapping the last 3 episodes of Champs vs Stars starting with episode 7, where the Miz starts putting teams into pairs, Louise morphing from fan favorite to villain, Jozea’s inability to be interesting or swim, drama at all the eliminations, why we need the old Wes back, Casper and Louise dominating their elimination round, team Dad Bod guaranteeing themselves a spot in the final and if Kailah and Drake have a chance to beat the White team.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – Stockholm Syndrome

Logan and Maria are back to discuss the last 3 episodes of Champs vs Stars and all the latest gossip/rumors from the MTV Challenge world. They begin with MTV laying the groundwork for CT to be later disappointed by Brooke Hogan’s disappearance during the kickball/football challenge, Wes and Louise have a political summit that results in Louise and the Stars taking control of the house through the numbers game and the snowball effect of the Power Plays, Ashley flips her lid after being traded for Tori, Drake calls it how he sees it, Jozea makes an actual appearance on the show, and the political game picks up between the Champs and Stars despite not everything going to Louise’s plan.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – A Shot of Hennessy

Logan and Maria are back discussing Champs vs Stars season 3! The show kicks off with a short talk about Bananas NBC feature and the most famous people to come from RW/RR, then we jump into all the CvS drama including Hennessy’s antics, Miz stirring the pot, the relationship between MTV and wrestling, Booby betraying Kam, Tony and Shane’s power moves in the elimination, and if Devin was out of line to call out Henny.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – Pirate Hookers

Logan and Diana discuss the latest episode of The Challenge Vendettas and the finale of Champs vs Stars, topics covered include the whole house hooking up, Brad and his appearance on Challenge Mania+ manufacturing beef to get back on the show, what happened to Eddie on the show, Cory and Nelson never being taken seriously as a threat to Bananas, Tony continuing to trust Johnny, and a few of the highlights from the Champs vs Stars finale.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – What’s Vendetta?

Logan and Maria are back to discuss the Challenge Vendettas premiere and the penultimate episode of Champs vs Stars, topics include buzz words for the new season, our favorites from the newbies, single Johnny Bananas, where the UK kids vendettas come from, the Cara Maria-Kailah beef being the ‘A-storyline’ for the season, Jemmye carrying the narratives, why Eddie got no burn in the first episode, Cara being disgusted by Marie, and we go frame by frame on the season preview. The pod closes with a short discussion on Champ vs Stars regarding who the challenge winner will pick to come to the final with them and MTV contradicting themselves regarding Challenge wins.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – All’s Fair in Love, War, & Challenges

Logan and Maria are back discussing the Challenge and start the show with the Cory/Cheyenne news that rocked the internet before jumping into the latest 2 episodes of Champs vs Stars. Topics covered include the ever present Wes and Bananas rivalry that turned extra dirty when Wes was voted MVP last week by playing subtle politics, Ariane being a terrible athletic competitor, the funky voting for MVP, the differences between the Miz and TJ as hosts, and Logan rants about determining your own destiny in Challenges.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – Champs vs…Wait These Guys are Stars?

Maria and Logan break down the latest Challenge Vendettas trailer and the continuing Cara Maria-Nicole-Laurel love triangle before jumping into the most recent episodes of Champs vs Stars including Maria’s thoughts on CT vs TO, Romeo’s bodyguard, Jenna’s injury, Tori coming in late to save the season, how terrible the cast of stars are, and Logan’s weekly rant.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – TO vs CT + Vendettas Trailer

Logan and Allan discuss the Challenge: Vendettas trailer, trying to decipher who the naked couple is and why Marie may be the best challenger next season before jumping into episode 2 and 3 of Champs vs Stars. Topics covered include Zack and Jennas will they/won’t they relationship, TO being able to dish it but not take it, RiFF RaFF’s lack of athletic ability, and Romeo’s bratty move to bring in his bodyguard.

Rotten Banana Podcast: MTV Challenge – Fidget spinners are still cool, right?

Logan is finally joined once again by Maria to discuss her thoughts on the finale, Logan rants on MTV wanting The Challenge to be America’s 5th major sport, they divulge on the disaster that was the 2 part reunion, what Camila needs to do from here, and break down the first episode of Champs vs Stars.

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