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Push The Point

Push the Point is an Overwatch League podcast focused on discussing the events surrounding the league, its players, storylines, and marquee matchups. We aim to provide an engaging and conversational dialogue about the league and its topics, with the desire to encourage a positive outlook of the league and the game itself within the Overwatch and Overwatch League community.

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Executive Producer
Jarret Redding
Producer
Julian Quezada
Narrator
Bob Schissler
Writer
Julian Quezada
Chris Lobosco
Bob Schissler
Editor
Jarret Redding

Hosts

Julian Quezada

Julian is an Overwatch podcaster and host of Push the Point. He's an avid fan of Disney movies, Star Wars, and losing SR points. You can typically find him watching/playing Overwatch, or watching Jojo's Bizarre Adventure.

Chris Lobosco

LoBosco is an esports broadcaster who has wandered his way over to podcasting. As if casting every chance he can wasn't enough, now he wants to talk about Overwatch League as much as he casts. You can hear him with Ramses on Push the Point.

More Episodes

Overwatch League 2021 Season Preview: West #1
March 23rd, 2021

We're back to weekly episodes with the first of our team previews! We're starting with the Uprising, Defiant, Reign, and Shock as we get closer to the start of Season 4. Check it out! #OWL2021

Push The Point #91: January OWL Recap
February 9th, 2021

OWL season structure updates, player movements and the recent LA Valiant liquidation mean we have a ton to cover on this month's episode. We'll get you up to speed and ready as Season 4 draws closer.

Push The Point #88: November Monthly Recap
November 3rd, 2020

We've got our first monthly episode on deck, covering this week's biggest news stories as teams begin forming coaching staffs, players find new homes and more! New Push the Point available now!

Push The Point #82: All Stars Preview w/ Deathblow!
September 22nd, 2020

We're joined by our friend @DeathblowTTV to talk about All Star Weekend and this week's news, including stories from the Shock, coaching changes in Chengdu, and Pine's return! Available now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #79: The Pointeys! Award Show
September 2nd, 2020

It's award season! We're giving out our own special regular season awards, highlighting players and teams that deserve commendation even if they don't fit in typical award categories. #OWL2020

Push The Point #78: OWL Week 29 (2020)
August 25th, 2020

We're wrapping up the regular season as standings lock in, the battle for L.A. rages, and teams make one last push before season's end. Available everywhere now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #76: Interview with TormentedbyGnomes
August 14th, 2020

It's finally here! We sit down w/ content creator & former OWL Observer @Tormentedbygnomes, and learn about pre-OWL history, observing OW at the highest level, and how the team has evolved in 3 years!

Push The Point #72: Overwatch League Week 24 (2020)
July 21st, 2020

Lots of news to cover w/ player retirements, a new playoff format, this week's games! We're discussing it all and more as we start the final quarter of the season. Available everywhere now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #70: Summer Showdown (NA Recap)
July 10th, 2020

What a weekend of incredible Overwatch! We're back with our NA tournament recap, looking at the player performances and key moments of each match. Available everywhere now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #69: Overwatch League Week 21 (2020)
June 30th, 2020

Lots to cover as the Titans and Justice squeak into tournament play and Genji returns to play. We're recapping this week's games as we enter the Summer Showdown! Available everywhere now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #SE: One Year Celebration w/ Jaa!
April 16th, 2020

We're celebrating 1 year of the show with a special episode featuring @Jaastradamus! We're recapping the last year of the show and also talking new Hero Pools format, Echo, and more. Come celebrate!

Push The Point #55: OWL Online Week 9
April 7th, 2020

We're covering Week 9's #OWL2020 action including the return of a strong San Francisco Shock, Torbjorn's big splash in the meta, and all of this week's biggest news stories! Check it out!

Push The Point #53: OWL on Break w/ BiggHungryPhill!
March 24th, 2020

We're joined by @BiggHungryPhill to discuss his casting journey, check in on this week's news, and break down Week 8's massive slate of games! We had a blast and we can't wait for you to hear it!

Push The Point #52: OWL Moving Online
March 17th, 2020

Big news this week as @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco break down the Outlaws clearing house, Homestands are cancelled, and the league moves online for March and April.

Push The Point #50: Overwatch League Week 4 (2020)
March 3rd, 2020

It finally happened! @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco are back to cover Houston's big win, Contenders news, Hero Pools, and more! There's plenty of big performances to cover. Available everywhere now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #48: Overwatch League Week 2 (2020)
February 18th, 2020

Week 2 is here! Join @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco as we cover the events of the Philly Homestand, the Fusion and Justice's strong starts, and the Outlaws' flat debut, along with this week's news! #OWL2020

Push The Point #47: Mind Crunch Time! (OWL Week 1)
February 11th, 2020

OWL is finally here! @Ramses_OW and @Lobosco are back to cover all of the Week 1 homestand action, discussing notable player performances and the new meta! Episode available everywhere now! #OWL2020

Push The Point #46: Last Minute Changes
February 7th, 2020

OWL is only days away and @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco are here to get you caught up on this week's important news. We discuss recent signings, Hero Pools, and more as we count down to Season 3.

Overwatch League 2020 Season Preview: Pacific East
February 4th, 2020

We're continuing our season preview series as we move on to the Pacific East! We're breaking down every team, asking big questions, and making our predictions for Season 3. Check it out!

Overwatch League 2020 Season Preview: Pacific West
February 3rd, 2020

@Ramses_OW and @LoBosco are here with a brief preview of the Pacific West Division! We're talking rosters, asking questions, and making predictions for each team in Season 3. Listen now!

Push The Point #45: A Bunch of Stupid People
January 28th, 2020

Huge news this week as more casting talent is announced, Blizzard partners with YouTube, and we get a new, meta changing patch. @ramses_ow and @LoBosco are covering it all and more! Check it out!

Push The Point #44: Aggressively Average
January 22nd, 2020

Between a bunch of Chinese signings, broadcast talent news, and newly revealed league information, there's a ton to unpack. Join @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco as we break down this week's news and more!

Push The Point #43: Around the World
January 14th, 2020

This week, @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco talk about the final round of player announcements, discuss some more caster news, and talk about the schedule and patch formats for the 1st quarter of Season 3!

Push The Point #42: Cautiously Optimistic
January 7th, 2020

Season 3 is only a month away! This week, @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco discuss the recent departures of marquee talent, discuss this week's news, and talk about areas of opportunity for OWL in 2020.

Push The Point #41: A Brand New Year!
December 31st, 2019

Happy New Year! @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco are talking player announcements and Tier 2 drama on our last recording of 2019! We also recap some of our fav moments and set some goals for the show in 2020!

Push The Point #39: Wrong All Night
December 17th, 2019

This week, @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco are talking Breakable Barriers, Contenders changes, signings and more as the year wraps up! Plus we talk retirements and share some exciting news from a listener!

Push The Point #37: Fireside Fish and Chips
December 3rd, 2019

Just when you thought it was over, there's even more offseason juice to discuss! We're talking the ChipSa signing, Vancouver's moves, and more. Check it out!

Push The Point #36: Thankful Bois!
November 26th, 2019

Hungry for OWL offseason news? @ramses_ow and @LoBosco are covering all of this week's roster news, and discuss some of the week's bigger topics, and talk about what we're thankful for this offseason.

Push The Point #35: Apex, the West, and The Rest
November 19th, 2019

Major moves this week! On this week's show, @ramses_ow and @LoBosco talk about the flurry of roster moves, the death of Apex era Overwatch, and ask the question: "Do all western teams actually work?"

Push The Point #34: Saving Private Bumper
November 12th, 2019

As players move and teams transform, @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco are here to break down all the offseason news from the past 2 weeks. Come get caught up with us, as the off season kicks into high gear!7

Push The Point #33: Live Blizzcon Recap Special!
November 5th, 2019

Blizzcon weekend was an absolute blast! @Ramses_OW and @LoBosco finally meet up again in person to discuss the weekend's events, Overwatch 2, and the World Cup results in a special live episode.

Push The Point #31: The Nepotism Train
October 22nd, 2019

This week, we're covering Seoul Dynasty trade rumors, some huge signings from the Houston Outlaws, and more offseason moves from around the league. Check it out!

Push The Point #30: The First Purge!
October 15th, 2019

On Episode 30, @Ramses and @LoBosco cover the first player release wave of free agency, give a contenders gauntlet update, and discuss Blizzard's recent actions concerning its Chinese interests.

Push The Point #28: Grand Finals Recap!
October 1st, 2019

Grand finals are in the bag! Ramses and LoBosco recap the epic championship match, along with the rest of the Grand Finals festivities, as well as this week's important news. Check it out!

Push The Point #26: Goodbye Blizzard Arena!
September 17th, 2019

Playoffs are a wrap! This week, we cover Grand Finals announcements, this week's playoff results, viewership metric announcements, and bid our goodbyes to the Blizzard Arena. Check it out!

Push The Point #25: The Game of Telephone
September 11th, 2019

This week's playoffs games were incredible! We recap the week's games, season award winners, and look to the coming week's playoff games. So much to cover and so much to look forward to. Check it out!

Push The Point #24: Pleadin' to Zieben
September 4th, 2019

This week, we're covering the play-in tourney's results, award winners, meta shifting and more as we enter the Season 2 playoff bracket. Tune in, catch up, and get excited for this week's games!

Push The Point #23: Punching Down
August 27th, 2019

That's a wrap on the regular season! We're covering playoff standings, play in brackets, Dogman's heel turn, and the Season 3 schedule reveal. Check it out!

Push The Point #22: No Mouse, No Problem
August 20th, 2019

With Ramses out of town, LoBosco steers the show on a wild ride with his Jedi Master guest Eren 'Kenobi' Erkey. The duo talk all things Overwatch League and get us geared up for the final week!

Push The Point #20: Corey's Finally in Da House
August 8th, 2019

Are you having a hard time understanding this week's events? Us too! Join Ramses and Lobosco as we cover player issues, Houston's salvation, upsets and breakouts, and roster building rules for 2020!

Push The Point #19: Can We Stress the Impact?
July 30th, 2019

This week brought lots of player news, League Announcements, and a new meta to boot! On Episode 19, Ramses and Lobosco talk all these, plus MVP candidates and playoff structure announcements. Tune in!

Push The Point #18: Stage 4 Supershow! w/ Briggsycakes
July 22nd, 2019

Ramses and Lobosco are joined by Briggsycakes for a 2 hour long super show! We recap this week's trades and transfers, the huge announcement about Season 3's impending localization, and the implementation of 2-2-2 role lock for Stage 4.

Push The Point #17: Boomers, Dragons, and Pelicans
July 16th, 2019

Ramses and Lobosco recap the Stage 3 playoffs, the Shanghai Dragon's incredible playoff run, and some recent signings and pickups ahead of Stage 4. Plus, we throw shade at the New Orleans Pelicans, so you know gotta listen!

Push The Point #15: Bren Gets Ethered
July 2nd, 2019

We're homestand bound! Ramses & Lobosco catch up on this week's signings, retirements, and reappearances. We also take a look at the Stage 3 playoff picture and the coming Atlanta Homestand festivities.

Push The Point #14: Vancouver Has Fallen!
June 25th, 2019

Vancouver finally falls, Florida makes moves, Fuel struggles, and 2-2-2 might "actually" be coming for Stage 4! Get caught up on Week 3, and get ready for Week 4 on this week's show.

Push The Point #13: Thank You Uncle Flame!
June 18th, 2019

The Houston celebration train has pulled into the station! This week, we discuss the team trends from last week's games, notable stock ups and downs, and Houston's epic week, as well as the increasing prevalence of Sombra GOATS, and the World Cup Committee for team USA.

Push The Point #11: Potential Problems with Pete?
June 4th, 2019

We cover the last week's roster drops, the lack of news for Stage 3 patches, and Nate Nanzer's decision to step down from OWL. We also talk about his replacement, Pete Vlastelica, more Blizzard esports concerns, and discuss the recent contenders happenings at the Atlantic Showdown.

Push The Point #10: I, for one, Welcome Our New Bunker Overlords
May 28th, 2019

We're joined by esports caster Nekkra to discuss this week's roster moves, contenders shakeups, continued merch mishaps and recent patch notes. We also discuss notable incidents from the broader esports scene, including the nature of player contracts and female representation in the scene!

Push The Point #9: All Stars Explosion!
May 21st, 2019

Blazzinbob, Edanar, and Totemlydrunk join us as our first podcast guests! We cover the week's roster moves, world cup nominations, and 2-2-2 role lock. Then, we break down the All Star break, drop some F's in the Chat, and play our first ever round of Panic Button!

Push The Point #8: Super's Growth Spurt
May 14th, 2019

On Episode 8, Ramses and Lobosco discuss the Stage 2 playoffs, which teams surprised, which fell short, and the stage finale with Titans vs Shock pt 2. They also break down some recent roster moves, break down their Stage 2 takeaways, and speculate on what's to come for Stage 3.

Push The Point #7: Pray to Pappa Jeff
May 7th, 2019

Playoffs are right around the corner! We cover the week's big games, the Stage 2 playoff picture, Contenders News, and visit our first 2 time F's in the chat recipient.

Push The Point #6: I've Got Bud's in the Back
April 30th, 2019

Homestand Weekend has come and gone! On Episode 6, we cover all of the weekend's festivities at #TheFirstHomeGame, OWL's evolution into "real sports", details for All Star Weekend, and the Blizzcon announcement for World Cup 2019.

Push The Point #5: The Duality of Dogman
April 24th, 2019

Episode 5! This week, we talk about the week's player news, including the Chengdu Hunters fining YangXiaoLong for inappropriate comments on stream, Sleepy being traded to the Washington Justice, and the reemergence of Daco with the Atlanta Reign. We also talk about Atlanta's roller coaster of a week, beating NYXL while losing to the Guangzhou Charge. We raise some F's in the Chat for the Houston Outlaws' rough showing this week and look forward to the weekend's festivities at the first ever Homestand Weekend! We wrap up by recapping our favorite bits of team trash talk, including some particularly "bizarre" examples!

Push The Point #4: Down in Flames
April 16th, 2019

It's our Stage 2, Week 2 recap! In Episode 4, we go over Atlanta's ups and downs, the initial aftermath of the Note - rCk trade, and the "best of the rest" in teams 4-9. We also break down even more Team GM drama, whether or not more teams should continue to "Go Goats", and set up our current all-star rosters.

Push The Point #3: F is for Florida
April 10th, 2019

Stage 2 brought more changes than we ever could have expected! Ramses and Lobosco cover the emerging meta for Stage 2, Baptiste's OWL debut, and the rise of DPS and bunker comps. The boys catch up on all of last week's trades, signings and roster moves, and discuss the Florida Mayhem's recent shift. Lastly, the hosts give their thoughts on the recent events between Fischer and Envy (Contenders) and the nature of leaks in OWL.

Push The Point #2: Stage 2 Swaps and Shifts
April 3rd, 2019

Ramses and Lobosco go over the most recent game patch to be played during Stage 2. Who's getting nerfed? Who's getting buffed? And is GOATS finally dead? The boys also break down new changes to game structure, give their thoughts on meta winners and losers, get April fooled, and check in on some spicy trade rumors.

Push The Point #1: Stage 1 Extravaganza! (2019)
April 3rd, 2019

Stage 1 is over! What happened? In this episode, Ramses and Lobosco break down the major events of Stage 1 of Season 2. Who won? Who struggled? Whose GOATS was the strongest? The boys also discuss the rise of the expansion teams, the meta struggles of some teams, and their favorite moments from Stage 1.

Push The Point #0: Get to Know Your Hosts
April 2nd, 2019

In Episode 0, listeners can get to know the show's hosts: Ramses and Lobosco, their personal histories with Overwatch and the Overwatch League, and their expectations and predictions for Stage 2 of OWL Season 2. We may be starting one stage late, but the journey's just begun! Hop on board with us as we begin our OWL podcasting journey.