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A weekly podcast where we focus on a new topic each week.

A weekly podcast where we focus on a new topic each week.
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United States

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A weekly podcast where we focus on a new topic each week.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 16 - Vs. College

4/11/2019
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On this week's episode Chris and Tyler go to College! They discuss the crippling debt of student loans and how much they actually use their degree on a daily basis at their jobs. They discuss if college is worth it to all students and why some should opt for a trade school instead of a traditional university experience.

Duration:00:42:18

Episode 15 - Vs Social Media

4/4/2019
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On this week's episode Chris and Tyler take on social media. They talk about how they use social media on a daily basis, how the President used Twitter to manipulate a country into voting for him, and how people shape their social media experience around their own worldview thereby validating their beliefs.

Duration:00:46:44

Episode 14 - Vs. Assh*les

3/28/2019
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On this week's episode Chris and Tyler get petty. There are jerks everywhere, in line at a restaurant, backing into parking spaces and farting on elevators. Chris and Tyler call them out for their lack of self awareness and ability to behave normally in society.

Duration:00:46:47

Episode 13 - Vs. Marijuana, Weed, Ganja, etc.

3/21/2019
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On this dankest of episodes Chris and Tyler talk about Marijuana. Chris reminisces about smoking with former students and getting crossfaded, while Tyler talks about what happens to dogs when he gets high. They discuss the benefits of CBD oil, why weed should be legalized and how they plan to talk to their kids about the drug. So grab a bowl and sit back, relax and enjoy.

Duration:01:08:42

Episode 12 - Vs Michael Jackson

3/14/2019
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On this weeks episode Tyler and Chris talk about the King of Pop and the recent documentary about two child abuse survivors, Leaving Neverland, in which Wade Robson and James Safechuck share their stories of abuse at the hands of Michael Jackson.

Duration:00:51:39

Episode 11 - Vs Corporations

3/7/2019
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On this week's episode Chris and Tyler talk about corporate greed and the need to shop local. Tyler explains why he thinks Jeff Bezos is a monster and that he should be taxed at 95%. Chris shares some stats for a couple of large companies that will blow your mind. Both talk about the local shops they frequent and their desire to support them more often, as well as wrestling with the desire to save money by shopping on Amazon.

Duration:00:40:41

Episode 10 - Vs Childhood

2/28/2019
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On this weeks episode Tyler and Chris swap stories from their childhood, a time before cell phones and social media. Find out who was a pyromanic and why you shouldn't play with axes. Our fearless hosts also talk through how they plan to navigate being new parents in today's climate that includes cyberbullying, ever advancing technology and their own past experiences.

Duration:00:57:27

Episode 9 - Vs Marriage

2/21/2019
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On this week's episode Tyler and Chris talk about marriage. They discuss why marriage is awesome and that they are not married to some 'old ball and chain'. Chris reveals that he has been divorced, sharing the struggles that come along with going through a divorce and how he met his current wife while moving to Indiana. Tyler shares how he thought him and his wife wouldn't marry, but decided one day to surprise his wife with a proposal. Find out who had a Batmobile at their weeding.

Duration:00:56:47

Episode 8 - Vs Parenting

2/14/2019
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On this week's episode Chris and Tyler talk parenting. Chris shares his experiences of being a new father, while Tyler shares his journey through the adoption process. They also discuss discipline, non-parents offering advice and how having a child can change your worldview.

Duration:01:20:52

Episode 7 - Vs Fandom

2/7/2019
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On this weeks episode Chris and Tyler talk about fandom. Chris reveals that he is a sports gatekeeper, while Tyler says he hates gatekeeping in comics. Also, 'Why are fans so afraid of change?', 'How did The Last Jedi ruin your childhood?' and 'Why are Micheal Jackson fans threatening Dan Reed?'

Duration:00:55:54

Episode 6 - Vs Sports

1/31/2019
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On this weeks episode Chris and Tyler talk sports. They debate the movie 'The Sandlot', is it a great movie or is it tired and boring? Tyler asks the question "What is the connection between someone and a sports team? Why does anyone care?" Chris tells you why you actually hate Tom Brady and it's not because he cheats. And the bold claim that sports fans are just as big of nerds as comic book fans is made.

Duration:01:00:58

Episode 5 - Vs Masculinity

1/24/2019
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On this week's episode Chris and Tyler discuss masculinity, more specifically 'Toxic Masculinity' and why now more than ever this topic is so important. They dive deep into the sexism in Hollywood, and ponder the questions 'Do men have a power fantasy?' and 'Why are emotions a bad thing for men to share?'.

Duration:01:11:32

Episode 4 - Vs Batman

1/17/2019
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Batman is one of the most beloved superheroes around. But is he even that great? On this episode of Thursday Thunderdome Tyler attempts to explain to Chris why Batman is beloved for all the wrong reasons and tells you who you should love more...

Duration:00:59:59

Episode 3 - Vs Government

1/10/2019
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Amid the U.S. Government shutting down Tyler confesses that he doesn't know much about government and questions the legality of the shutdown. Chris does his best professor impersonation, in an attempt to explain the government to Tyler, all while wearing a tweed jacket. Yes, with elbow patches.

Duration:00:53:58

Episode 2 - Vs Music

1/2/2019
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Chris and Tyler talk about their vastly different views and taste in music. What's Tyler's take on Punk? What's Chris's opinion about K-Pop?

Duration:00:52:25

Episode 1 - Vs Beer

1/2/2019
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In this episode Chris and Tyler talk about Beer. Tyler hates beer, while Chris is a bit of a aficionado of the beverage. Chris makes Tyler taste test a variety of beers in an attempt to find one that he will enjoy. Will Tyler find beer love?

Duration:01:13:58

Episode Zero

1/2/2019
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Chris and Tyler introduce the show, Thursday Thunderdome.

Duration:00:01:58