May 10, 2018
In which it’s the Listener’s Feast. After a Listener Appreciation Week in which no Listener Tops were debated, we present to you four Listener Micros, hotly contested, cooly moderated.
April 26, 2018
In which it’s Listener Appreciation Week. The micro is hot and cold. During Host Chat, the gents express their appreciation. For the Main Event, a problematic topic is handled poorly at best.
April 12, 2018
In which the gents pull back the curtain on the making of the great debates, in Pull Back The Curtain Week! For the micro, a discussion of Don’t Stop Believin’. For the main, we wonder about major pieces of furniture.
April 5, 2018
In which the team attempts a debate-by-skype, and the results are…up for debate. For the micro, we check in with OJ. During host chat, Hely admires a great debater. For the main event, the boys play ball.
March 22, 2018
In which a micro debate considers what it is to be an opposite. During Host chat, Dave plays a childish game. For the main event, we pit two mainstays of travel against each other.
March 15, 2018
In which Hely is subjected to the Mac/PC personality test. During Host Chat, Hely offers a book review. For the main event, the gents wonder whether the BMW is Sexy.
March 8, 2018
In which the debaters begin with the relatively old question of having one's cake and eating it too, and then turn to face the issue of honesty with one's server.
March 1, 2018
In which the gents debate the obvious, and then turn to Medina for his Vibe Rankings of this year's Oscar contenders.
February 22, 2018
In which the guys get their coats on and talk winter sports in the weirdly cold Great Debates Studios.
February 8, 2018
In which the gents strip the show down to essentials and engage in two hot debates, no time wasting, no host chatting, no nonsense. In the first, the work of two of Hollywood’s most famous leading men is evaluated. In the second, the debaters consider our civil duty.
February 1, 2018
In which the gents welcome Mina Kimes of ESPN back to the studios to talk football as we gear up for the big game.
January 25, 2018
In which the program opens with very little time-wasting, and the debaters get right into it with a micro debate about the significance of one’s initials. During host chat, Medina plans a birthday party. For the Great Debate, a consideration of the world’s most famous accident.
January 18, 2018
In which the guys welcome John Mayer & BJ Novak back to the studio for a special New Years 2018 top about ‘em debate host chat extravaganza.
December 28, 2017
For our last episode of the year we return to the secular, touching on twitter & food trucks. During host chat, Medina asks for New Year’s resolutions. For the Great Debate, the gents dabble in politics.
December 21, 2017
In which the dudes celebrate Christmas with some old-fashioned thematic content. First we consider whether or not Santa Claus is a Jerk. For the Great Debate, the gents take sides on the true meaning of Christmas.
December 14, 2017
In which Medina returns to the moderator’s chair as a dad, and gets the gents right into it with a micro on a restricted diet. During host chat, you can imagine. For the main, a Hely bring ‘em.
December 7, 2017
In which Medina is absent, due to the birth of his daughter. The gents gamely carry on with an episode of fatherhood-themed debates.
November 30, 2017
In which we get right into a bowl of cold soup. A second micro pits Fedex against UPS. In Host Chat Medina’s qualifications for Fatherhood are covered. For the Great Debate, a popularity contest.
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.
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.