214 — You Should Be Honest With Waiters and Waitresses

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.  

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213 — Warren Beatty Will Be Part Of The Oscars

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.  

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212 — Winter Olympics Micro Debates

February 22, 2018

In which the guys get their coats on and talk winter sports in the weirdly cold Great Debates Studios. 

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211 — You Should Have A Positive Reaction To A Jury Summons

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. 

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210 — Superbowl Special 2018

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. 

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209 — The Titanic Disaster Was A Net Positive

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. 

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208 — Souplantation Should Change Its Name

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.

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207 — It’s Important For A Politician To Be Funny

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. 

 

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206 — Jesus Would Be Shocked By Christmas

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.

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205 Jim Carrey Doesn’t Get Enough Credit

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.

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204 — Fatherhood / Daditude Week

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. 

 

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GD203 Flo From Progressive Is A More Recognizable Comedy Character Than The Blues Brothers

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.   

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140 — Sudden Death Debates

August 24, 2017

Why didn't we think of this sooner?

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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".  

 

 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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