Podcast: Why do we do this to Ourselves?

Robert Avery
Jun 1 · 3 min read

Show notes from the Austin Anthem Podcast, your source for Austin FC, Austin Soccer Supporter, and Austin Community news.

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Robert and Mark go it alone this week and talk about an all day watch party, recap the Nashville match, preview this weekend’s Seattle match and make some predictions. Robert also interviews Sebastian Berhalter. Music by Stephanie Hunt

Anthem Updates / Upcoming Events

Austin FC Updates

Feature / Interview

  • Interview with Sebastian Berhalter

World Soccer Updates

  • Inter win league in Italy, Athletico in Spain, Lille in France!


  • Recap of Anthem Host Prediction Table — Matt 12 Pts, Robert and Conor 11 Pts, Mark 6 Pts
  • Sporting KC v Houston
  • US v Switzerland and Man City v Chelsea


  • Austin Anthem is a Supporters Group for Austin FC. Catch-up with us online or on social media and become a member at AustinAnthem.org.
  • Anthem merchandise is available on our online store. Free shipping of fantastic grackle gear for in the stands or around Austin. Merch money goes to fund our non-profit’s operation.
  • Today we close out the pod with an amazing singer, songwriter, screenwriter, actress, and a true Texan and Austinite: Stephanie Hunt. She has worked as a solo artist by the name of “Buffalo Hunt”, and aside from a worldwide fanbase, her talent has been recognized by Rolling Stone magazine, NPR, and countless other critics and media outlets. In addition to her solo work, she is well known for her band “Nancy and Beth” along with her musical partner Megan Mullally. She will soon be playing live again, so for more info please visit her on Instagram @wearebuffalohunt. The song is titled “Apple Tree”, and we hope you enjoy it.
  • If you’d like to send us music to use in the pod or know some musicians who might be interested, drop us an email at podcast@austinanthem.org. We’d love to showcase more Austin music and musicians to Austin soccer fans.
  • This episode was hosted by Mark Turner and Robert Avery.
  • Remember to leave us a review and subscribe to the show. Send tips on how to make the show better to podcast@austinanthem.org

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