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BFW Weekend and Midweek Warmups

Get ready for Bayern Munich games with our warmup columns that feature commentary on the Bavarians, sports in general, pop culture, and MORE!

Weekend Warm-up: Can Julian Nagelsmann keep his Bayern Munich squad happy?; Checking out The War on Drugs; Bundesliga predictions; Talking House of the Dragon, Rings of Power, Cobra Kai; & MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. VfB Stuttgart...then FC Barcelona?

Weekend Warm-up: Grading Bayern Munich’s transfer window; Throwing it back to a great Grouplove song; Bundesliga predictions; House of the Dragon talk; & MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. Union Berlin?

Weekend Warm-up: Could Manchester City’s Erling Haaland be an option for Bayern Munich down the road?; Bundesliga predictions; House of the Dragon = meh; Throwing it back to Dinosaur Jr.; & MORE!

Here we go! Bayern Munich vs. Gladbach (yikes!).

Weekend Warm-up: What the hell was Chelsea thinking in letting Jamal Musiala leave for Bayern Munich?; Some final thoughts on Better Call Saul; Throwing it back to Jackyl; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

This weekend could have gotten here soon enough.

Weekend Warm-up: Is Bayern Munich better without Robert Lewandowski this season?; The Marcel Sabitzer redemption arc has been fun; Thoughts on Better Call Saul and We Own This City; Throwing it back to System of a Down; Bundesliga predictions; + MORE!

#YachtClubKovac is back in the house as Wolfsburg visits Bayern Munich.

Weekend Warm-Up: Former Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski is not a bad guy; Throwing it back to Alice in Chains; Bundesliga predictions; Some cool notes on Stranger Things and Breaking Bad; plus MORE!

Ah, I love the smell of the Bundesliga in the morning.

Weekend Warm-up: Will we see the best of Thomas Müller at Bayern Munich this season? If not, who will step up?; Throwing it back to Prong; A DFL-Supercup prediction; Peaky Blinders reviewed; and MORE!

It’s time for a game already, eh? Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig in the DFL-Supercup.

Weekend Warm-up: Has Bayern Munich’s Hasan “Brazzo” Salihamidžić found the magic touch in dealing with players?; Throwing it back to Mötley Crüe; Why the delay on Matthijs de Ligt?; How Bayern Munich’s attack might line up; & MORE!

I’ve got that Friday feeling.

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich should finish the job and ink Matthijs de Ligt; What to do about Konrad Laimer?; Assessing Stranger Things; Throwing it back to Ben Lee; and MORE!

This has been a LONG week.

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s sees first bid for Konrad Laimer rejected by RB Leipzig; Will talent be enough for Bayern Munich next season?; Throwing it back to Pearl Jam; and MORE!

Another week is in the books!

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s Leroy Sané is in a terrible slump and could be feeling the weight of heavy expectations; Josip Stanisic’s rise; Batman movies ranked!; Throwing it back to INXS; and MORE!

The Germany international has crazy talent, but is mired in an awful slump. Can he regain his form for 2022/23?

Weekend Warm-up: What’s the next move for Bayern Munich and Robert Lewandowski?; Christian Falk throws cold water on Harry Kane-to-Bayern rumor; Throwing it back to Cornershop; SC Freiburg reigns supreme; and MORE!

Who is ready for Germany vs. Hungary?

Weekend Warm-up: Is there a failure to communicate at Bayern Munich?; Will Julian Nagelsmann go full Mad Scientist in 2022/23?; Throwing it back to a Metallica cover; Stranger Things and Obi-Wan Kenobi updates; and MORE!

This week was insane for Bayern Munich, let’s unpack it.

Weekend Warm-up: Conflicting stories on Bayern Munich’s pursuit of Sasa Kalajdzic cause confusion; How would Sadio Mane fit at Bayern?; Throwing it back to Glasvegas; Stranger Things, Obi-Wan Kenobi previewed; & MORE!

The weekend is here...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: If Robert Lewandowski leaves Bayern Munich, missing on Erling Haaland hurts badly; Bundesliga predictions; A final take on Ozark; A little Tom Petty dedicated to Phillip Quinn; and MORE!

What a week…

Weekend Warm-up: Where does Bayern Munich need the most help?; An entertainment rundown; Throwing it back to Bell X1; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. VfB Stuttgart?

Weekend Warm-up: How much longer will Jamal Musiala be happy as a backup at Bayern Munich?; Throwing it back to Big Country; Bundesliga predictions; Talk Ozark and Better Call Saul here; and MORE!

Here we go! Bayern Munich vs. Mainz 05 this weekend! Are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Things will look different in 2022/23 for Bayern Munich; Throwing it back to Skid Row; Bundesliga predictions; Better Call Saul was great; and MORE!

Der Klassiker is here...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s loss to Villarreal raised a lot of questions, but Julian Nagelsmann should have the answers; Bayern getting the double from a Dutch club?; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to Alice in Chains; and MORE!

Let’s get ready for the weekend together.

Weekend Warm-up: Hansi Flick is pushing Germany to greatness; Everything is looking up for Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies; Bundesliga predictions; Appreciating “Head Right” by Wilderado; and MORE!

Here we go! The weekend is here.

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s right-back options are clearing up, but all have issues; Is Kai Havertz Germany’s future at striker?; Throwing it back to The Slits; and MORE!

Are you ready for the weekend?

Weekend Warmup: Bayern Munich won’t die without Robert Lewandowski, but it wouldn’t be easy to compete in Europe without him; Throwing it back to Filter; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

Finally...the weekend.

Weekend Warm-up: Should Bayern Munich go full Leeroy Jenkins (!?) with its defense next season or is there another option?; Getting psyched for Obi-Wan Kenobi; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to The Pogues; and MORE!

Ladies and gentleman...the Weekend (Warm-up)!

Weekend Warm-up: Is there a communication breakdown at Bayern Munich?; Throwing it back to Simple Minds; Bundesliga predictions; Lamenting HBO’s old decision to can Carnivale; and MORE!

Here we go! Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen this weekend!

Weekend Warm-up: Odds on Bayern Munich retaining Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, and others; Bundesliga and Champions League predictions; Throwing it back to The Toadies; and MORE!

Here we are! Finally...

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s old men keep rolling, but for how much longer?; Cobra Kai season 4 reviewed; Throwing it back to The Talking Heads; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s options for Niklas Süle replacement becoming clear; Throwing it back to Freedy Johnston and Joan Jett (!?); Bayern’s campus is breeding optimism; and MORE!

This international break is probably more unfulfilling than most, eh?

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has a huge decision to make; Throwing it back to Stroke 9; What’s going on with Tanguy Nianzou; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

Sunday games...ugh.

Weekend Warm-up: The show must go on for Bayern Munich; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to Republica’s “Ready to Go”; Joshua Kimmich’s big return; and MORE!

Are you "ready to go"? BFW is.

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s midseason awards; Some holiday music for your weekend; TV comedies to help you kill time; and MORE!

Enjoy the next few days...

Weekend Warm-up: A first half to remember for Bayern Munich — but the job is far from over; A throwback to “Cannonball” by The Breeders; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

Bayern Munich will be looking to finish off the first half of the season with a strong showing against Wolfsburg.

Midweek Warm-up: Does Bayern Munich want Robert Lewandowski or Erling Haaland...let’s review; The time is now for Marc Roca; Bundesliga predictions; A throwback to Elastica’s “Connection”; and MORE!

A midweek match-up? Let’s do this!

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