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We Got This with Mark and Hal

Every Wednesday Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin (Drunk History, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Welcome to Night Vale) take the dumb issues in life that people care too much about and settle the argument once and for all. No topic is too small or insignificant for them to dissect and decide! Whatever minutiae you argue with friends and family, don’t worry: We Got This.
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Mar 14, 2016

Coffee or Tea? It's not just a question you're asked after a meal - it's a vicious blood feud that spans the globe, and Mark and Hal have enlisted the help of friend and actor Cecil Baldwin, best known as the voice of Night Vale Community Radio, to help them out!

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Mar 9, 2016

If ever there was an episode that uniquely captures the specific quirks of each of our hosts, it's this one, as Mark and Hal look for the best way to get their hands dry. Which method will reign supreme? Only one way to find out...

Feb 29, 2016

It's that special time of year when people's homes are filled with small, colorful boxes of manna from heaven itself, courtesy of the Girl Scouts of America. For almost 100 years Girl Scout Cookie sales have been a part of American life and diabetic complications, and while all people have their favorites, only one can be the actual best, and Mark and Hal are the ones to pick it.

Feb 24, 2016

52 episodes. Once a week for the last year, Mark and Hal have settled the most important debates in human history. To commemorate this important milestone, they've decided to break with tradition and overturn ONE decision from the past year, each picking one debate they think they got wrong, as well as one suggested by the audience. But WHICH debate will win and forever alter history?

 

Only one way to find out...

Feb 17, 2016

On average, people in the U.S. dine out 4 or 5 times a week! That means they're faced with one of restauranting's* greatest pickles: Sit at a booth or a table? Mark and Hal dive in and leave no stone unturned in their quest to find the best place for your butt.

 

 

*-We made this word up. COPYRIGHT

Feb 10, 2016

Workjuice Player Annie Savage and Fred Cross (Parks & Recreation, Gone Girl) join Mark and Hal to talk breakfast and address one of the burning questions submitted by our listeners - which is best? Pancakes, Waffles, or French Toast?

Feb 3, 2016

Most of us grew up with the magic of the Saturday Morning Cartoon, but with so many great shows from so many different eras, how can you pick the best one of all time? Easy. You call Mark and Hal, who call their friend (and Venture Brothers creator) Jackson Publick to make the call!

Topics include:

- Cereal

- HB Haters

- Cat Dictators

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Jan 27, 2016

Space - the final frontier. These are the voyages of Mark and Hal. Their one episode mission: to explore all Star Trek films with the help of Doc Hammer (The Venture Brothers), to explore strange new points of view, to seek out new decisions and new tangents, to boldly go where no episode has gone before!

Topics include:

- The HBO logo

- Horses

- 40-year-old teens

Watch season 6 of The Venture Brothers starting Sunday, January 31st at midnight!

Jan 20, 2016

President-nerd Mark takes Hal with him on a quest to determine once and for all which former Commander-In-Chief is the best of the bunch! Can Mark and Hal discuss presidents without getting political? OF COURSE THEY CAN.

 

Topics include:

- Bumfights

- Frankenstein

- Robots

- Foghorn Leghorn

- Pince-nez

Jan 12, 2016

Live from the Punch Line in San Francisco is our great friend and opening act Carter Parton Rogers. She's been inspiring people with her unique brand of music for years and we're thrilled to share her with all of you!

You can learn more about Carter on her website, on Twitter, on Facebook, or on Instagram!

Jan 12, 2016

After being suggested by so many people, Mark and Hal finally tackle the topic of Star Wars vs Star Trek. As the preeminent battle for the stars take place, we employ the help of our good friends Adam Savage and John Hodgman, who boldly go where no one has gone before, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

Two fandoms enter. One fandom leaves.

Topics include:

- Rule 34

- Murder Bears

- Burn damage

- Alone time

Jan 6, 2016

We're #blessed to get so many interesting topics from all of you, but sometimes we get a suggestion that doesn't quite warrant its own episode, so we've smushed a bunch of them into one action-packed episode!

Topics include:

- Catchfishing

- Sly Crocs

- Horse Kicks
 
Get tickets NOW for the 1/10/16 live recording of our Star Wars vs Star Trek episode at San Francisco Sketchfest, with special guest Adam Savage and opening act Carter Parton Rogers!
Dec 30, 2015

For their last episode of 2015, Mark and Hal dig deep into their suggestion box and pull out one of their earliest suggestions and settle the Pickle Civil War once and for all.

Topics include:

- Reading Programs

- Spaghetti Sides

- Hal's palette

Get tickets NOW for the 1/10/16 live recording of our Star Wars vs Star Trek episode at San Francisco Sketchfest, with special guest Adam Savage and opening act Carter Parton Rogers!

Dec 23, 2015

One of the most beloved traditions of the Christmas season is gathering around to watch Christmas movies. With so many great movies out there, it can be confusing and difficult to know which is the very best. Fortunately, Mark and Hal are here to do the heavy lifting!

Topics include:

- Oliver Sholom

- Gotcha Podcasting

- A very John Waters Christmas

Get tickets NOW for the 1/10/16 live recording of our Star Wars vs Star Trek episode at San Francisco Sketchfest, with special guest Adam Savage and opening act Carter Parton Rogers!

Dec 16, 2015

Every year around this time, we're surrounded by holiday programming. With so many classics to choose from, only one TV special can reign supreme. Your heart will grow three sizes when Mark and Hal defeat the Bumble to show you the true meaning of Christmas (specials).

Topics include:

- Mouth music

- Chewbacca's Family

- Fever Dreams

Get tickets NOW for the 1/10/16 live recording of our Star Wars vs Star Trek episode at San Francisco Sketchfest, with special guest Adam Savage and opening act Carter Parton Rogers!

Dec 9, 2015

It's the most wonderful time of the year, when all is calm, chestnuts roast on an open fire, and we all dream of a white Christmas. Will Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer deck the halls with Mark and Hal? Come a-wassailing with them as they determine, once and for all, what the best Christmas song is!

Topics include:

- Lilith Fair

- Human Google(™)

- Da Yappers
 
- Double Dare
 
Get tickets NOW for the 1/10/16 live recording of our Star Wars vs Star Trek episode at San Francisco Sketchfest, with special guest Adam Savage and opening act Carter Parton Rogers!
Nov 25, 2015

It's that time of year again, where Americans sit around a table and stuff their faces with food even more than usual. There are so many signature dishes associated with Thanksgiving, and instead of digging right into the Turkey, Mark and Hal are shining the spotlight on side dishes to come away with the very best one.

Topics include:

- Mushroom gaslighting

- Cheese

- Food OCD

Come see Mark & Hal LIVE in San Francisco during Sketchfest, with special guest Adam Savage and opening act Carter Parton Rogers! Get tickets now!

Nov 18, 2015

You asked, we answered, reviewing over 100 years of comic strips and their characters to decide, once and for all, which is the best!

Topics include:

- Marriage Counseling

- Garfield Minus Garfield

- Napping on base

Want the first official piece of We Got This merchandise? Check out our "Throwdown" poster - it's basically the best holiday gift you can ever get anyone ever.

Nov 11, 2015

Should we keep the penny? Believe it or not, this is subject of great debate, even in the government. Of course, you can only trust one source for the answer: Two actors/podcasters.

 

Topics include:

- Pirate booty

- Spencer's Gifts

- Taxpayer's money

Nov 4, 2015

On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Mark and Hal are joined by podcasting superstar, actor extraordinaire and Bond lover Matt Gourley to make a decision For Your Ears Only: who is the best James Bond? They just may surprise The Living Daylights out of you.

Topics include:

- A surprise guest!

- Robert Davi and Matt's soul

- Terrycloth jumpsuits

 

Oct 28, 2015

Mark and Hal sit down in NYC to talk about the wonderful world of driving, and whether stick shift or automatic reigns supreme!

Topics include:

- Hal's wardrobe

- Getting tickets

- Knuckle holes

Oct 21, 2015

Mark and Hal sit down with Zhubin Parang, head writer of The Daily Show, to talk pigskin. Is Pro Football best, or does College rule? Put on your pads, strap on your helmet and get ready to fight!

Topics include:

- Snobs

- Chants

- Horn sections

- Merrill Reese 

Oct 14, 2015

Recorded live at (le) poisson rouge in NYC, Mark and Hal are joined by fellow MaxFun host John Hodgman to pick the best Halloween Candy once and for all!

Topics include:

- Razor Blades

- Carter Parton Rogers

- Good friends

- Foundering

- Surprise return guests!

Special thanks to Carter Parton Rogers for opening for us, (le) poisson rouge for the great venue and support, and to Danielle and the LadyKiller crew for making everything run smoothly!

 

Oct 7, 2015

Hoagies. Grinders. Subs. Wedges. There are so many names for cheese, meat, shredded lettuce, tomato, and oil and vinegar on a baguette, but there can be only one. What DO you call one of those sandwiches? Mark and Hal settle it once and for all.

Topics include:

- Hipster wagons

- Biased cuts

- Civic pride

IT'S NOT TOO LATE to get your tickets to see Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC with special guest John Hodgman! Click here for tickets!

Sep 30, 2015

In the third and final Dragon Con-versation of 2015, Mark and Hal sit down with Kirk Thatcher, who has worked with the Muppets as a creator, writer and director for 30 years. Who better to help pick the best Muppet than someone who's actually WORKED with all of them?!

Topics include:

- Punks on buses

- Rancor Monsters

- Eagles

- Jim Henson

- Polygamy

 

IT'S NOT TOO LATE to get your tickets to see Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC with special guest John Hodgman! Click here for tickets!

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