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Without any preparation, or really any thought at all, Steve Hely and Dave King debate the great issues of the day. Moderated by Dan Medina.

Without any preparation, or really any thought at all, Steve Hely and Dave King debate the great issues of the day. Moderated by Dan Medina.
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Without any preparation, or really any thought at all, Steve Hely and Dave King debate the great issues of the day. Moderated by Dan Medina.

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English


Episodes

403 -- If Epstein Was Your Friend, You Should Attend His Funeral

9/5/2019
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In which the gents return provisionally to the GD studios for some hot late-summer debates.

Duration:00:30:52

402 -- There's Too Many (The Democratic Field Week)

4/4/2019
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In which the debaters consider, at this far too early stage, the breadth of the Democratic Field, with a series of micro debates.

Duration:00:39:43

401 -- Makeup Is A Net Negative

2/28/2019
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In which Esther Povitsky joins the gang for a cozy ep focused on self-care. For the micro, Esther faces Dave is a battle over soap. During Host Chat, Hely has big news of the Great Debates Family. For the main event, a dazzling debate about the merits of makeup.

Duration:00:24:21

OSCAR SPECIAL 2019

2/21/2019
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In which the annual Oscar throw-down and vibes-fest is faithfully executed.

Duration:00:36:52

SUPER BOWL SPECIAL 2019

1/31/2019
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In which Special Guest Mina Kimes returns to Great Debates Studios, by remote link, direct from the scene in Atlanta, for some punishing pre-game debate action.

Duration:00:36:56

309 -- Our Traditional Holiday Gathering With BJ & John

12/20/2018
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For the fourth year in a row we enjoy the company of our dear friends BJ Novak and John Mayer, and engage in the seasonal delights of holiday-spirited debating.

Duration:00:58:24

308 -- Hitler Would Get Nervous Before A Big Rally

11/29/2018
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In which Medina goes camping and is not present for the episode. The gents welcome esteemed guest and listener Natalie Tran to the Great Debates Studios as part of our ongoing Listener Engagement program.

Duration:00:25:55

307 -- Weed Has Peaked

11/15/2018
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In which the episode begins with a micro workplace dynamics, with specific attention on The New Haircut. During Host Chat, we dive into the mailbag. For the main, we consider the preponderance of Weed.

Duration:00:26:04

306 -- 90s TV vs. the Field

11/8/2018
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In which we begin, naturally, with Rage Against The Machine. To follow, a debate about Dave’s college roommate. During host chat, Hely wonders who from the 90s we’d like to interview. For the Great Debate, we tackle 90s TV.

Duration:00:26:57

305 -- Your Neighbor Is Your Friend

11/1/2018
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In which the getting right into it occurs, after a brief delay, with King taking the pro on “Flossing Sucks.” During host chat, we have a good, old-fashioned chat about a movie. For the Great Debate, a discussion of your friends and neighbors.

Duration:00:25:58

304 -- Halloween Spooktacular 2018

10/25/2018
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In which we observe an annual tradition, our Halloween Celebration.

Duration:00:25:58

303 -- The Middle Seat Isn't Worse Than the Window Seat

10/18/2018
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In which the micro wonders when it comes to a comedy special, what’s in a name? During host chat, we talk football. For the Great Debate, Dave takes the pro with a take on air travel.

Duration:00:25:59

302 -- Brett Kavanaugh Is On The Supreme Court

10/11/2018
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In which the dudes debate about some guys in Washington. First, a micro on how fun Jeff Sessions is or isn't. In Host Chat, Hely has a civic-minded idea. For the main event, we publish a previously recorded time-capsule-future-provable.

Duration:00:29:37

301 -- Kurt Cobain Would Not Have Embarrassed Us

10/4/2018
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In which the gang returns to the studio for Season 3! No time is wasted in getting into a Micro Debate on tall women vs. short men. In Host Chat, the guys catch up on what went on over the summer. For the main event, one of the great questions of our time is explored.

Duration:00:25:58

225 -- Life Is Easier Today Than It Was In The 1980s

6/28/2018
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In which the debaters gather for Long June merriment. For the micro, King argues that FIFA is Blowing It. During host chat, Hely opens the mailbag, which gradually leads us to our Great Debate for the episode.

Duration:00:37:23

224 -- Comedy Is Lame Now

6/21/2018
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In which the gents take a break from whatever they’ve been doing and grace us with their presence for a summer micro on the ideal temperature for a pool. During Host Chat, Hely has a a time travel game. For the main event, a topic near and dear to the Debaters’ hearts.

Duration:00:29:47

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

6/7/2018
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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.

Duration:00:34:03

GD Classics -- June Is Better Than July

5/31/2018
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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.

Duration:00:26:33

222 -- Wine Isn't Dumb

5/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:27:18

221 -- Bostonians Are Uglier Than the Average American

5/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:38:16