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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

205 Jim Carey Doesn’t Get Enough Credit

12/14/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:25:58


204 — Fatherhood / Daditude Week

12/7/2017
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In which Medina is absent, due to the birth of his daughter. The gents gamely carry on with an episode of fatherhood-themed debates.

Duration: 00:26:41


GD203 Flo From Progressive Is A More Recognizable Comedy Character Than The Blues Brothers

11/30/2017
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In which we get right into a bowl of cold soup. A second micro pits Fedex against UPS. In Host Chat Medina’s qualifications for Fatherhood are covered. For the Great Debate, a popularity contest.

Duration: 00:25:57


202 — Fresh Guacamole Made At Your Table Is Worth Nine Dollars

11/23/2017
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In which the boys engage in a micro debate about their roots. Double Micro November continues with a consideration of Jewish food. In Host Chat, Hely makes an apology. For the main event, the economic analysis of fresh guac.

Duration: 00:25:59


201 — Hollywood Is Gross

11/16/2017
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In which the Debaters return to the ring after a long and restorative hiatus, only to debate the merits of wasting time. Medina surprises with a 2nd micro. During host chat, Dave makes an admission. For the main event, the gents stay close to home.

Duration: 00:25:57


GD Classics — Keanu Reeves Is A Great Actor

8/31/2017
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In which the gents talk a lot about bullfights before getting into it with a micro on water. In host chat Steve calls out Dave. For the main event, a meditation on an American actor.

Duration: 00:29:42


140 — Sudden Death Debates

8/24/2017
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Why didn’t we think of this sooner?

Duration: 00:26:45


139 — It Would Be More Fun To Be Head Chef At McDonald’s HQ Than At A Michelin-Starred Restaurant

8/17/2017
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In which the debates are fine but the real treat is Hely’s new game, “Tough Customers”.

Duration: 00:26:10


138 — Bloodboil 2k17

8/10/2017
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In which the debaters don their blood pressure monitors once again and prepare for a battle of wits and questionably-monitored physiology.

Duration: 00:34:47


137 — Whatcha Watchin’

8/3/2017
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In which the gents invite Dave Mandel back to the studio to talk about what everyone’s been watchin’ on the small screen.

Duration: 00:29:26


135 — Aquariums Are As Good As Zoos

7/20/2017
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In which a perfectly normal episode takes place. For the micro, a little debate about The Continents. In host chat, Hely shares a memory. For the main event, a classic summertime matchup.

Duration: 00:29:42


134 — Guest Debates with Dave Mandel

7/13/2017
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In which the gents welcome Dave Mandel to the studios, and get right into it with a micro debate about micro TV-watching. For the main event, a debate about improvements to the NBA.

Duration: 00:28:35


Great Debates Classics - Chest Hair

7/6/2017
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In which we revisit the classic episode: “Chest Hair”.

Duration: 00:25:58


133 — It’s Fun To Be A Gay Cop In Denver

6/29/2017
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In which the guys wind down Long June with a bag of Hely Bring ‘ems. To begin, a remembrance of Roger Ebert. After a shout out to the listeners, a consideration of the future of cheeseburgers. For the final top, a discussion of law enforcement and lifestyles in Denver.

Duration: 00:27:03


131 — Crying Feels Good / Pretzels Are A Top 5 Snack

6/15/2017
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In which the gents jump right into it with a debate on the “reading” of audiobooks. For host chat, Hely announces a discovery. For the main event, the first-ever Double Barreled Debate.

Duration: 00:25:58


130 — Tilda Swinton Is An A-List Actress

6/8/2017
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In which the band is really back together, in the Great Debates Studios, for some Long June ‘batin. For the micro, the gents wonder about Trump voters at their high school reunions. During host chat, Hely invites Medina and King to “sense-share”. For the Great Debate, a Top Hollywood Actress is considered.

Duration: 00:26:00


129 — Hot Tubs Aren’t Gross

6/1/2017
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In which the gents return to the studio for Long June. Medina phones it in from Chicago. For the micro, a consideration of Mac and Cheese. During host chat, a Long June Top About ‘ems. In the main event, things take a graphic turn.

Duration: 00:29:21


GD Classics — Freshly Cut Grass Is A Top 5 Smell

5/25/2017
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Final episode before we return for Long June!

Duration: 00:25:55


GD Classics — Kanye West Would Make a Better President Than Donald Trump

5/18/2017
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First aired in October 2015, this classic ep contains two early gems — a debate about the “paper method” vs. the “water method”, and a debate over who would make the better president: Kanye West or then-candidate Trump.

Duration: 00:26:33


GD Classics — The Gin Blossoms Are In The Top 1% of Artists Of All Time

5/11/2017
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Another Classic Ep from the GD vault — the guys will return with new eps starting in Long June.

Duration: 00:27:30

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