202 — Fresh Guacamole Made At Your Table Is Worth Nine Dollars

November 23, 2017

In which the boys engage in a micro debate about their roots.  Double Micro November continues with a consideration of Jewish food.  In Host Chat, Hely makes an apology.  For the main event, the economic analysis of fresh guac.


201 — Hollywood Is Gross

November 16, 2017

In which the Debaters return to the ring after a long and restorative hiatus, only to debate the merits of wasting time.  Medina surprises with a 2nd micro.  During host chat, Dave makes an admission. For the main event, the gents stay close to home.


GD Classics — Keanu Reeves Is A Great Actor

August 31, 2017

In which the gents talk a lot about bullfights before getting into it with a micro on water.  In host chat Steve calls out Dave.  For the main event, a meditation on an American actor.   


140 — Sudden Death Debates

August 24, 2017

Why didn't we think of this sooner?


139 — It Would Be More Fun To Be Head Chef At McDonald’s HQ Than At A Michelin-Starred Restaurant

August 17, 2017

In which the debates are fine but the real treat is Hely's new game, "Tough Customers".  




138 — Bloodboil 2k17

August 10, 2017

In which the debaters don their blood pressure monitors once again and prepare for a battle of wits and questionably-monitored physiology. 


137 — Whatcha Watchin’

August 3, 2017

In which the gents invite Dave Mandel back to the studio to talk about what everyone's been watchin' on the small screen.


136 — A Newman Spinoff Could Have Totally Worked

July 27, 2017

In which we really do get right into it with a micro, with one of the letters of the alphabet on the chopping block.  During host chat, Defending Your Like returns.  For the main event, the guys debate / pitch a spinoff.


135 — Aquariums Are As Good As Zoos

July 20, 2017

In which a perfectly normal episode takes place.  For the micro, a little debate about The Continents.  In host chat, Hely shares a memory.  For the main event, a classic summertime matchup. 


134 — Guest Debates with Dave Mandel

July 13, 2017

In which the gents welcome Dave Mandel to the studios, and get right into it with a micro debate about micro TV-watching.  For the main event, a debate about improvements to the NBA.  


Great Debates Classics - Chest Hair

July 6, 2017

In which we revisit the classic episode: "Chest Hair".


133 — It’s Fun To Be A Gay Cop In Denver

June 29, 2017
In which the guys wind down Long June with a bag of Hely Bring 'ems.  To begin, a remembrance of Roger Ebert.  After a shout out to the listeners,  a consideration of the future of cheeseburgers.  For the final top, a discussion of law enforcement and lifestyles in Denver. 

132 — Wonder Woman Would Have Made More Money If Hillary Had Been Elected

June 22, 2017

In which the Dog Days of Long June continue.  Steve and Dave attempt to address the Avocado Issue.  During Host Chat, Medina has big news.  For the main event, two men wonder about two Wonder Women.  


131 — Crying Feels Good / Pretzels Are A Top 5 Snack

June 15, 2017

In which the gents jump right into it with a debate on the “reading” of audiobooks.  For host chat, Hely announces a discovery.  For the main event, the first-ever Double Barreled Debate. 


130 — Tilda Swinton Is An A-List Actress

June 8, 2017

In which the band is really back together, in the Great Debates Studios, for some Long June ‘batin.  For the micro, the gents wonder about Trump voters at their high school reunions.  During host chat, Hely invites Medina and King to “sense-share”.  For the Great Debate, a Top Hollywood Actress is considered. 


129 — Hot Tubs Aren’t Gross

June 1, 2017

In which the gents return to the studio for Long June.  Medina phones it in from Chicago.  For the micro, a consideration of Mac and Cheese.  During host chat, a Long June Top About 'ems.  In the main event, things take a graphic turn.  


GD Classics — Freshly Cut Grass Is A Top 5 Smell

May 25, 2017

Final episode before we return for Long June!  


GD Classics — Kanye West Would Make a Better President Than Donald Trump

May 18, 2017

First aired in October 2015, this classic ep contains two early gems — a debate about the “paper method” vs. the “water method”, and a debate over who would make the better president: Kanye West or then-candidate Trump. 


GD Classics — The Gin Blossoms Are In The Top 1% of Artists Of All Time

May 11, 2017

Another Classic Ep from the GD vault -- the guys will return with new eps starting in Long June.  


GD Classics — You Don’t Want To Be Described As Cute

May 4, 2017

The guys are taking a short hiatus in preparation for Long June 2017.  So until then, enjoy this classic from last summer:

The guys give their take on the graduates of accredited colleges, in "The Average College Graduate Can Name an Architect".  During a breezy host chat some Song of the Summer candidates are tossed around, and, after a brief Top about 'ems, an adorable Great Debate unfolds.