223 — A Basketball Team Would Beat A Hockey Team At Football

June 7, 2018

In which the debaters pause the Long June revelry long enough for couple of important debates.  For the micro, Hely thinks Rudy Giuliani knows what he’s doing.  During host chat, Dave takes a higher office.  For the main, a consideration of a confusing sports event.

 

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GD Classics — June Is Better Than July

May 31, 2018

A Classic from the GD Vaults -- the ep when Long June was born:

In which the topic of Acoustic Guitar Playing at Parties is addressed, at long last.  During Host Chat, real talk from King re: bacon, and in the Great Debate, Hely suggests an improvement to the Gregorian calendar. 

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222 — Wine Isn’t Dumb

May 24, 2018

In which the micro debate tackles movies that are “so bad they’re good”. During Host Chat, Hely has a question for Medina.  For the main, a simple proposition gives King a tough time.

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221 — Bostonians Are Uglier Than the Average American

May 17, 2018

In which the gents are back in the same studio together for the first time in a while.  Naturally, tensions are high.  For the micro, a debate about Solo’s prospects.  During Host Chat, the ever popular Defending Your Likes is played.  For the main, a difficult question about the debaters’ home town. 

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220 — Sneezing Is A Pleasant Experience

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. 

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219 — Men And Women Need To Spend More Time Apart

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.

  

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218 — The Most Important Piece Of Furniture In Your Home Is Your Bed

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. 

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217 — It Will Be A Good Year For Baseball

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. 

 

 

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216 — Trains Are Better Than Boats

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. 

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215 — BMWs Are Sexy

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. 

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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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