To call Nicholas Cage's career and style "eclectic" is an understatement. We brave the madness to figure out what we're looking for and then find it.
For the first time in a while, Mark and Hal look through their list of suggested topics for a few that might not warrant an entire episode and do some spring cleaning.
Mark and Hal revisit their childhoods and look at the development of playground technology to pick the best piece of equipment of all time.
The same person keeps asking about breakfast topics, and this one may close the book for a while. What is the ultimate breakfast food of them all? Oh, we WILL got it.
The Caped Crusader's received the silver screen treatment more than any other comic book hero, but which of the Dark Knight's films is the best? Hal's Tights & Fights buddy Danielle Radford is the guest we both need and deserve to get to the bottom of this.
Griffin McElroy joins us to discuss the titans of the industry and the plucky upstarts and the "good lord what were they thinking?" experiments gone awry.
Need more McElroy in your life? Of course you do. See them on tour this year!
It's Week TWO of Max Fun Drive 2019 and we're welcoming back fellow MaxFun luminaries Sydnee and Justin McElroy to delve into Aaron Sorkin's The West Wing to figure out which character from the show's 7-year run is the best.
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Mark is a former Cast Member, Hal is a former Annual Passholder - together they'll explore Disney's West Coast offerings to see if the new kid on the block can beat the original.
We're joined by Orlando Jones for one of our deepest conversations yet - recorded live at the Rex Theater in Pensacola.
Are all snack cakes created equally? Not by a long shot, as Mark and Hal look and four of the biggest companies and walk away with the winner.
Recorded before the decision was reversed, Mark and Hal look at the four categories originally relegated to the commercial breaks to decide which slight was the worst.
We welcome our good pal Darin De Paul, voice of Reinhardt, J. Jonah Jameson, and now an English muffin. Together, we explore the many varieties of muffins to select the best one and also debate whether a muffin is a cupcake without icing.
We're joined by "Craig's List" co-host, improviser, writer, and Meryl Streep expert Carla Cackowski to talk about Meryl Streep's impressive body of work and determine, once and for all, her best role.
Returning to the Bay Area for San Francisco Sketchfest, Mark and Hal clean some slate with the help of one of the original Not Ready For Prime Time Players, Laraine Newman!
Thanks to a bet Mark and Hal made during the wildcard round of the NFL playoffs and the now infamous "Double Doink", Hal got to pick any topic he wanted, so of course, he chose dessert.
How do you tackle the massive volume of iconic themes from John Williams? You get the composer of our score, Jeopardy champion and co-host of the Settling the Score podcast Jonathan Dinerstein to literally play them all as Mark and Hal lean on his musical expertise. Together they go through decades of themes to find the very best one.
We've briefly discussed Pop Tarts in the past, but decided that they needed a deeper look, given the history and the alarming variety of flavors. It's unsettling.
Paul Sabourin of Paul & Storm is back for more, and this time he's brought research. Get ready to learn what the best parody movie of all time is...
Who better to close out WorkJuice December AND guest on our 200th episode than our good friend Paul F. Tompkins? NOBODY. And what better topic than caroling? NONE. LISTEN ALREADY.
In the third installment of #WorkJuiceDecember the wonderful Paget Brewster (Sadie Doyle herself!) joins Mark and Hal for a series of holiday mini-topics. Together they talk food, go through Paget's gift basket, and make your holidays brighter.