Snake & Banter is a CS:GO talk show, hosted by Duncan "Thorin" Shields and Alex "Mauisnake" Ellenberg, themed around each individual selecting a good, bad and ugly topic to discuss.
Give gla1ve a chance! / apEX and ZywOo are BACK! (ft. Nohte)
Thorin and Mauisnake are joined by Danish "Nohte" Allana, the Senior Staff Writer at HLTV, to discuss positive changes coming to FaZe, VItality's return to strength, Cloud9's roster potentially being capped out, problems with Valve's ranking system, and more!
NiKo's U-turn: GOOD OR BAD? / The UGLY downfall of EG (ft. MNMZZZ)
Thorin and Mauisnake are joined by Jeffrey "Mnmzzz" Moore, the Senior Editor at Dust2, to discuss NiKo spurning Falcons in favor of staying at G2, jks getting benched, Team Liquid's strong upcoming roster, the decline of the Danish CS scene, the current wave of online tournaments, and more.
Was kicking nafany a MISTAKE?!? / Complexity and VP are back! (ft. NER0)
Thorin and Mauisnake are joined by HLTV features writer Harry "NER0" Richards to discuss NER0's latest article on CS:GO riflers, the new-look NAVI's strong start, issues plaguing the scene that Valve aren't fixing in CS2, Jerry's lackluster team reveal, and more.
TSM's BIG FLAW / dev1ce's MEGA efficiency / Brazil's underperformance (ft. Allan)
Thorin and Mauisnake are joined by caster & analyst Allan Hender to discuss Vitality's confidence in making a roster move after winning the BLAST Major, matchmaking improvements in CS2, the states of GamerLegion and Team Liquid, the anticlimactic reveal of Jerry's new team, and more.
Rise of ENCE / Valve's UGLY change in CS2 / A long wait for Katowice (ft. dycha)
Thorin and Mauisnake are joined by Paweł "dycha" Dycha, current rifler for ENCE, to discuss the rise of Snappi and ENCE, the benefits of the upcoming CS:GO Asia Championships, the lackluster feel of EPL Playoff matches, the state of Polish CS, and more!
Fans are IN DENIAL on ZywOo! / b0RUP is weighing down Astralis
Thorin and Mauisnake are joined by Cai "CYPHER" Watson to discuss the improvement of SunPayus, NiKo and G2's strong performance at IEM Cologne, FaZe's recent quality of play, the high cost that NAVI had to play for jL and iM, the culture of denial around ZywOo in high-pressure situations, and more!