Do you like talking about board games?  Board Game Gumbo, a proud member of Punch Board Media, has a weekly Facebook Live! talk show dedicated to board gaming.  Gumbo Live! is hosted by BJ from Board Game Gumbo, with production help from producer, Steve “The Name Father”, and pop-in visits from friends like Verla “The Board Game Ambassador”, Jason Dinger, Jeremy Howard, and more!

Each Tuesday night at 8:30 PM CST on Gumbo Live!, BJ interviews industry guests, designers, artists, and gamers about their favorite games, the latest board game news, convention coverage…and even a game or two!

You can check out the show LIVE each Tuesday at

OR catch the show on YouTube usually posted the following day for those who are not Facebook subscribers here.

OR you can catch the show in audio form on your favorite services:

Gumbo Live! uses Zydeco Piano Party created by  Media Right Productions from YouTube’s Audio Library, which as of the recording of our shows did not require attribution. (But, we love the song and would like to give attribution anyway!) 

The reviews for Gumbo Live! are in:

Alex Goldsmith, Dukes of Dice:

BJ is very successful at hosting a seldom watched FaceBook Live board game show!

Glowing praise from all corners of the board game hobby:

Carla Kopp, Weird Giraffe Games:

He did what he was supposed to do, for once in his life…

Some of the reviews are even positive:

Jesse from I Heart Board Games twitch channel:

BJ is a terrific host and he gets numerous awesome guests on his show….stay tuned for the whole show, because the end is when you can participate in a game show with the guest!

Here’s a list of guests that BJ has interviewed so far:

Summer Season 2020

  • Tantrum House (Kevin & Melissa Delp)!
  • Julie Ahern of Green Brier Games
  • Dean & Jon from MeepleTown
  • Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe
  • Charles Mruz, director of Gamemaster documentary
  • Eric Slauson
  • Eric Alvadaro of Talon Strikes
  • Dr. Steve Finn
  • Grant Rodiek & Patrick Leder (Leder Games)

Season Six


Season Five

Summer 2019

Season Four

Season Three

Season Two

Season One