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Ep 23: Who's the NBA's GOAT? - Penalty Boxes in Basketball | Hostel Discourse

11/17/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew celebrates episode 23 by debating which #23 is the greatest of all time in the NBA. We also engage in friendly discourse over implementing penalty boxes in basketball and how to stop draft tanking in the NBA. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [2:02] - Open Season: Jacob’s argument for penalty boxes in the NBA • [17:41] - Debate 1: “What is the best way to disincentivize tanking in the NBA?” • [43:48] - David judges debate 1 •...

Duration: 01:15:55


Ep 22: Is Snape a Hero? - Growing up with Harry Potter | Hostel Discourse

11/3/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew celebrates Halloween by looking back on growing up with Harry Potter. We also engage in friendly discourse over the best spell to have in real life and if Snape was a hero. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:49] - Growing up with Harry Potter • [5:45] - Chris’s impressions after finishing the HP books for the first time • [10:10] - How the HP books compare to the movies • [14:45] - No justice for Dolores Umbridge • [18:15] - HP...

Duration: 01:16:24


Ep 21: Best Person for First Contact with Aliens? - Blade Runner 2049 Review | Hostel Discourse

10/20/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew reviews Blade Runner 2049. We also engage in friendly discourse over the best person to take with you to make first contact with an alien species. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [2:00] - Blade Runner 2049 Spoiler Free Review • [6:20] - Blade Runner 2049 Review (Spoiler Alert!) • [27:20] - Debate Segment Intro • [28:00] - Audience debate question answers • [28:37] - Debate 1: “Which person from human history would you choose to...

Duration: 01:05:18


Ep 20: The Most American State? - How to Quantify Athleticism | Hostel Discourse

10/6/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew revisits the most athletic sport debate and Jared presents his method to quantify athleticism. We also engage in friendly discourse over the greatest fast food restaurant and which state is the most American. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:08] - New segment intro! Open Season • [1:37] - Jared’s athleticism equation • [19:55] - Current debate winner stats • [21:13] - Debate 1: “What is the greatest fast food chain America?”...

Duration: 01:11:01


Ep 19: Best 20th Century Decade in America? - Apple iPhone X Keynote | Hostel Discourse

9/22/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses Apple’s product announcements at the September iPhone X Keynote. We also engage in friendly discourse over the best 20th century decade in America and what fictional tech would be the best to have in real life. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:57] - Thoughts on the Apple iPhone X Keynote • [18:40] - Debate 1: “What was the best 20th century decade in America?” • [40:57] - Joe judges debate 1 • [42:50] - Debate 2:...

Duration: 01:08:33


Ep 18: Who Deserves the Iron Throne? - Game of Thrones Season 7 Review | Hostel Discourse

9/9/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses the best and worst parts of Game of Thrones Season 7. We also engage in friendly discourse over the best GOT house to be born into and who of Jon and Daenerys deserves the Iron Throne . The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:23] - Everyone’s GOT history • [5:50] - GOT season 7 review (Spoilers) • [11:30] - Favorite scenes from season 7 • [19:01] - Season 8 [redictions • [24:09] - Debate 1: “Which GOT House would be the...

Duration: 01:16:42


Ep 17: Most Entertaining American Athlete? - McGregor v Mayweather Predictions | Hostel Discourse

8/21/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses the most anticipated combat sporting event with the largest disparity in professional records: McGregor vs Mayweather’s boxing match on August 26th. We also engage in friendly discourse over the most entertaining American athlete of all time and if MMA should do away with decisions. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:30] - Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Fight Predictions • [19:20] - Listener submitted debate...

Duration: 01:12:07


Ep 16: Best Anime World to Live In? - Netflix Castlevania Review | Hostel Discourse

8/11/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses Netflix's new original anime series, Castlevania, and we engage in friendly discourse over the greatest video game to movie adaptation and which anime world be the best to live in. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:36] - Netflix’s Castlevania high-level review • [5:05] - Castlevania spoiler discussion • [15:23] - Listener submitted debate answers • [16:30] - Debate 1: “What is the best video game adaptation to TV or...

Duration: 01:07:29


Ep 15: Greatest Sports Rivalry of All Time? - British Open 2017 | Hostel Discourse

7/28/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses last weekend's 146th British Open golf tournament, and we engage in friendly discourse over the greatest sports rivalry of all time. The arguments are judged and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:22] - The British Open 2017 Talk • [17:41] - Listener submitted greatest sports rivalry picks • [19:00] - Debate: “Greatest Sports Rivalry of All Time?” • [59:28] - The debate is judged Host: David Rohlfing - twitter.com/davidkrohlfing Guests: Jacob...

Duration: 01:03:50


Ep 14: Is Batman a Superhero? - Spiderman Homecoming Review | Hostel Discourse

7/14/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses the recent box office hit, Spiderman: Homecoming, and we engage in friendly discourse over the supposed superhero nature of Batman. The arguments are judged, a score is tallied, and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [1:32] - Season 1 & 2 Debate Stats • [3:18] - Spiderman: Homecoming Review • [7:52] - Spiderman Spoilers Discussion • [20:44] - Debate: “Is Batman a Superhero?” • [54:58] - The debate is judged • [59:01] - Superhero Trivia Host: David...

Duration: 01:03:26


Ep 13: The Smartest Person to Ever Live? - Fighting Ronda Rousey | Hostel Discourse

3/10/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew debates how many men it would take to beat Ronda Rousey in a fight and who the smartest person in history is. The arguments are judged, a score is tallied, and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [0:35] - Oscars Best Picture Debacle - Conspiracy Theory • [9:47] - Debate 1: “How many men would it take to beat Ronda Rousey? ” • [28:43] - Debate 1 is Judged • [30:49] - Debate 2: “Who is the smartest person to ever live?” • [1:00:47] - Debate 2 is Judged •...

Duration: 01:05:17


Ep 12: Are the Oscars bad for the Film Industry? - Best & Worst Movies of 2016 | Hostel Discourse

2/24/2017
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses the best and worst movies of 2016, Mike gives his thoughts on the Oscar nominees, and we engage in friendly discourse over the effect the Academy Awards have on the film industry. The arguments are judged, a score is tallied, and a winner is crowned! The Show Lineup: • [0:24] - Guest Intros • [0:45] - Fan Q/A: “Favorite and least favorite movies of 2016? ” • [16:32] - Mike's Oscar Nominee Analysis and Predictions • [20:24] - Debate: "Are the Oscars good...

Duration: 01:09:03


Ep 9: Which Disney Character Would Make the Best President? - Debate Special | Hostel Discourse

1/6/2017
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On this very special season 2 opener, the Hostel Discourse crew engages in friendly discourse over a series of fun debate questions. The arguments are judged, a score is tallied, and a winner is crowned! The Debate Lineup: • "What magical item from Harry Potter would be the best to have?" • "Which Disney character would make the best US president?" • "Which fictional creature would make the best pet?" • "Are the Olympics good or bad for humanity?" Host: David Rohlfing -...

Duration: 01:00:11


Ep 8: Best Star Wars Movie Yet? - Rogue One Special Part 2 (Spoilers) | Hostel Discourse

12/16/2016
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The Hostel Discourse crew discusses Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, immediately after their premiere night showings. Discussion Topics: • Spoiler-free, high-level reviews • Spoiler-filled reviews (start: 4mins) • Cameo characters, the Uncanny Valley • Catalyst novel character backgrounds • Rogue One nostalgia vs TFA nostalgia • Female leads - Daisy vs. Felicity • Character based or event based spinoffs? • What SW movie line would you pick to base a spinoff on? • Favorite scene from Rogue...

Duration: 01:11:27


Ep 7: Too Many Trailers? - Rogue One Special Part 1 | Hostel Discourse

12/8/2016
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In anticipation of the theatrical release of Rogue One, the Hostel crew discusses the current state of the Star Wars universe as well as their speculation of the first non-saga Star Wars film. Discussion Topics: • What is the worst line in Star Wars? • Which planet in Star Wars would you want to live on? • What would you change about The Force Awakens? • The amount of trailer, tv spot, and BTS footage already released • Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel • What type of role should Vader play in...

Duration: 00:51:13


Ep 6: Where to Hold Out in a Zombie Apocalypse? - Season Finale! Debate Special | Hostel Discourse

5/6/2016
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On this very special season 1 finale, the Hostel crew engages in friendly discourse over a series of fun debate questions. The score is tallied and a winner is crowned! The Debate Lineup: • "What non-Hobbit would've carried the ring the farthest?" • "What 3 fictional characters would you take with you to colonize Mars?" • "What alien species would you want to be from Star Wars?" • "Where to hold out in a zombie apocalypse?" Host: David Rohlfing - twitter.com/davidkrohlfing Guests: Jacob,...

Duration: 00:42:45


Ep 3: What Sport is Most Athletic? - The Masters 2016 | Hostel Discourse

4/15/2016
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The Hostel crew discusses this past crazy weekend of Masters golf play. Also, the weekly, life-altering debate: “What sport is most athletic?” Discussion Topics: Spieth’s insane meltdown, anchoring putters, and a friend’s run in with Master’s security. Debate Question: “What sport is most athletic?” Host: David Rohlfing - twitter.com/davidkrohlfing Guests: Jared, Joe, Jacob, & Drake Podcast Platforms: Soundcloud - soundcloud.com/HostelDiscourse iTunes -...

Duration: 00:50:35


Ep 2: Who is the Greatest Jedi? - Star Wars: The Force Awakens | Hostel Discourse

4/8/2016
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The Hostel crew discusses the recent release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on BluRay and DVD. Also, the weekly, life-altering debate: "Who is the greatest Jedi?" Discussion Topics: The behind the scenes documentary, deleted scenes, favorite movie line, vehicle of choice, potential spinoff movies, and lightsaber setup. Debate Question: "Who is the greatest Jedi?" Host: David Rohlfing - twitter.com/davidkrohlfing Guests: Jared, Joe, Tim, & Mike Podcast Platforms: Soundcloud -...

Duration: 00:53:11


Ep 1: Avengers v Justice League? - Batman v Superman Review | Hostel Discourse

4/1/2016
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On the first ever episode of Hostel Discourse, the Hostel crew discusses the recently released film, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Also, the weekly, life-altering debate: "Who would win in a fight to the death, The Avengers or the Justice League?" Discussion Topics: The behind the scenes documentary, deleted scenes, favorite movie line, vehicle of choice, potential spinoff movies, and lightsaber setup. Debate Question: "Who would win in a fight to the death, The Avengers or the...

Duration: 00:35:04