March Madness is here and it's time to fill out your brackets. Sara and Michael invite you to participate in the 2nd Place Podcast bracket challenge, where the goal is never to come in first place. Relive some of the best moments from the ACC Tournament and 2018 Winter Olympics as the 2nd best podcast you know makes its triumphant return.
Happy New Year! Our New Year's resolution was to stick to a better diet. Exclusively pepperoni pizza. Our friends Meghan and Max Brooke of @2PeppReview on Instagram share their love for pepperoni pizza with Sara and Michael as we taste test some pepperoni slices in the Charlotte area and dive into all things pizza.
Michael and Sara gather with some of their college friends from journalism school to talk about what they love and don't love about their careers in journalism. They also explore how the internet and social media has changed the field of journalism and try to determine whether or not it's a second place career.
If you're still trying to figure out what to make as a side for Thanksgiving dinner, we've got two good second place options for you. Michael and Sara compete in the kitchen in this episode to see who can make the better Thanksgiving side dish. Special guests Taylor Mathis, Richard Brooke, and Brittany Reed join us as judges.
Who doesn't love Halloween candy? But there's no denying that some kinds of Halloween candy outrank the others. We took one for the team and tasted 12 different kinds of Halloween candy to tell you which ones to try if your favorite is gone.
College basketball is nearly upon us and what better way to ring in the new season than a discussion of the reigning 2017 National Champions, the North Carolina Tar Heels. Bobby Hundley makes a return to the podcast as we take a look at some incredibly successful UNC basketball teams that finished in 2nd place in the NCAA Tournament.
This week, Sara and Michael are joined by special guests Justin Burnett and Taylor Mathis to compete in a game night. In true 2nd place fashion, the goal is not to come in first in all of the games, but to end up placing 2nd overall.
It's September and the NFL season is upon us. What better way to get ready for the season than to relive some painful second-place finishes by the Carolina Panthers. Sara and Michael welcome two special guests to the pod to discuss some less-than-stellar Super Bowl appearances, folding laundry and much much more.
Finishing up the state capitals in the central time zone that come in second place to other cities. In this week's episode we talk about cities in Texas as they relate to the capital of Austin. We recorded this before the devastating flooding from Hurricane Harvey which has affected large parts of Texas, in particular Houston. If you are inspired, we would encourage you to help those in need by making a donation to the American Red Cross.