In which the listeners continue their barrage of demanding topics. The gents enter into a dispute, at micro-length, over the reanimation of Benjamin Franklin. In Host Chat, a moment or two for the States. For the main event, we talk chest hair.
In which the listeners are the real stars of the show. The gents duke it out over debit cards & credit cards, the complexity of baby-relationships, the design of digits, and of course, Putin. No games, no boring stories, just a whole lotta debate.
In which John Mayer & BJ Novak return for more debates! The “Double-Micro” is invented. The group debates about the relative success of the family vacation. Hely brings musical memories to Host Chat. John takes the pro in a debate he was born to win.
In which the gents observe a holiday tradition, welcoming back John Mayer and BJ Novak to the Great Debates Studios. John and Steve address the Sadness in Christmas. BJ and Dave consider the Happiness of Snoop Dogg. Hely has a game for the group. Medina has a hot debate for the whole gang.
In which the gents are overcome with the spirit of the holidays, and so turn their gaze on the intimate life of Santa & Mrs. Claus. Hely has a new game, and King brings it. Medina gives the gift of more time.
This week the guys welcome Matt Warburton, showrunner for The Mindy Project, to the Great Debates Studios. They duke it out over whether it would be worth it to be killed by Bigfoot, whether it's bett...
In which Thanksgiving topics for The Great Debates Game are suggested, Medina shares a few words about the importance of the Thanksgiving Meal, and a classic ep -- Parades Are A Waste Of Time And Resources -- is shamelessly re-run.
In which a Clintonian Micro eases post-election tensions. The guys welcome special guest Shannon Woodward of HBO's Westworld. Hely breaks the ice with a few rounds of Tough Impressions. Shannon and Dave debate the relative Americanness of Hollywood and Iowa. Medina enjoys a special ice cream. Hely and Shannon consider family-friendliness at Westworld.
After a cool, Lin-Manuel Miranda Micro, the guys are joined by special guest Megan Amram. Megan takes the pro against Hely for “The Human Body Is Disgusting,” and then faces off against King for “The Hamburglar Is One Of The Three Best Things About McDonald's".
In which Donald Trump's knowledge of the Beatles' catalog is considered. The friendships of Tom Cruise are examined. The weather is topical, as are the Musack Carnivalgoers.
In which Steve and Dave debate baby names. The guys then welcome special guest Fabrizio Copano to the Great Debates Studios. Fabrizio takes the Con vs. Steve for “You Can Judge A Book By Its Cover”, and the Pro vs. Dave for “Tom Cruise”.
In which Steve and Dave are joined by Dave's niece and nephew, Kate and Ben. The question of whether Dogs Should Be Allowed On The Beach is answered, as is whether or not Turkey Is The Best Luncheon Meat. In a final debate, the Junior Debaters square off over Pokémon Go.