We Got This with Mark and Hal

We Got This with Mark and Hal

By Hal Lublin and Mark Gagliardi

Each week, actors Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin (Drunk History, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Welcome to Night Vale) sit down to settle all the small debates that are a big deal to YOU - once and for all. No subject is too small for Mark and Hal to tackle! Even though you may think it's an impossible puzzle to solve, don't worry... We Got This


#485 - Best Chex Mix Piece

What's the best Chex Mix piece? WE GOT THIS.
10/07/2448m 21s

#484 - Best Clothing Fastener

What's the best clothing fastener? WE GOT THIS.
03/07/2443m 40s

#483 - Ice Cream vs Soft Serve

What's better: Ice Cream or Soft Serve? WE GOT THIS.
26/06/2449m 49s

#482 - Mystery Guest II

Mark and Hal welcome another mystery guest to help them clean the slate.Thanks to the Max Fun Members who made this episode possible!
19/06/241h 1m

#481 - Best Coffee Preparation with Bridger Winegar

We Got This With Mark and Hal welcomes Bridger Winegar (host of "I Said No Gifts") to pick the best way to prepare coffee!
12/06/2454m 35s

#480 - Summer Clean Slate

You asked, we answered - Summer style
05/06/2449m 13s

#479 - Online vs In-Store Shopping

Which is better: Online or In-Store Shopping? WE GOT THIS.
29/05/2441m 36s

#478 - Glasses vs Contacts

Which is better: Glasses or Contacts? WE GOT THIS.
22/05/2444m 28s

#477 - Best Free Bread

What's the best free bread? WE GOT THIS.
15/05/2449m 53s

#476 - Clean Slate

You asked, we answered. Once and for all.
08/05/2443m 28s

#475 - Best Buffet Food

What's the best Buffet food? WE GOT THIS.
01/05/2449m 28s

#474 - Best Cocktail with Becky Ward

What is the Best Cocktail? Our pal Becky Ward joins us and introduces two show-inspired cocktails:The Asked and Answered ◦4 oz. Buffalo Trace Bourbon◦2 oz. Punt e Mes◦2 oz. St. Germaine ◦1 oz. Islay scotch (Smokehead, Tequila Cask)◦1/2 oz. Fresh lemon juiceCombine all ingredients in a tall cocktail pitcher, stir with ice for 30 seconds. Strain and serve up in a coupe or over a single large format ice cube in a rocks glass. (Serves 2 generously)The Plume◦Fresh mint leaves◦3 oz. Grey Whale Gin◦2 oz. Barrel Aged Tom Cat Gin◦1 oz. Lilet Blanc◦1 oz. Salers Aperitif◦1/2 oz. Fresh lime juice◦4 dashes cardamom bitters Muddle mint in the bottom of a glass cocktail pitcher. Add remaining ingredients. Stir with ice for 30 seconds. Strain and serve up in a coupe or over a single large format ice cube in a rocks glass. (Serves 2-3)
24/04/241h 6m

#473 - Best Steve Martin Role

What's the best Steve Martin role? WE GOT THIS.
17/04/2455m 30s

#472 - Best 90s Music Video

What's the best 90s music video? WE GOT THIS.
10/04/2449m 23s

#471 - Best Performance By The Other Host

In honor of April Fool's, Mark and Hal analyze one another as they each pick the other's best performance.

#470 - Best Kurt Russell Movie with Adam Pranica

Max Fun luminary Adam Pranica joins us to determine the Best Kurt Russell Movie!Support his shows and ours at maximumfun.org/join and get great gifts during Max Fun Drive!
25/03/241h 2m

#469 - Best 80s Music Video with Janet Varney

Janet Varney from the JV Club returns for #MaxFunDrive to decide the best 80s Music Video of all time!
18/03/241h 11m

Max Fun Drive 2024 Bonus Content Trailer

When you support We Got This during #MaxFunDrive at the $5/month level or greater,  you'll unlock a treasure trove of bonus content from ALL Max Fun shows. Here's a sampling of ours...
18/03/2412m 7s

#468 - Best Wrestler with Danielle Radford and Lindsey Kelk

Danielle Radford and Lindsey Kelk, Hal's co-hosts on Maximum Fun's Tights and Fights, joins us to determine the best pro wrestler of all time!
13/03/241h 23m

#467 - Best Peanut Butter Sandwich

What's the best peanut butter sandwich? WE GOT THIS.
06/03/2455m 11s

#466 - Worst Best Picture Oscar Winner with Craig Cackowski

What is the worst Best Picture Oscar Winner? Craig Cackowski joins us to determine the answer.
28/02/241h 6m

#465 - Beer or Wine?

Which is better: Beer or Wine? We Got This!
21/02/2447m 33s

#463 - Best Movie Car

What is the Best Movie Car? WE GOT THIS.
14/02/2445m 2s

#463 - Best Aaron Sorkin Project

What's the best Aaron Sorkin project? WE GOT THIS.
07/02/2444m 4s

#462 - Best Prequel with Jordan Morris

Jordan Morris joins us to pick the best prequel. Click the link to check out his new book!
31/01/2456m 5s

#461 - Best Hero Gadget

What's the best hero gadget? WE GOT THIS.
25/01/2438m 7s

#460 - Best Vending Machine Snack

What's the best vending machine snack? WE GOT THIS.
17/01/2450m 26s

#459 - Best Live Action Disney Song

Which magical tune will make it through to happily ever after? WE GOT THIS.
10/01/2445m 30s

#458 - Snack House vs Ingredient House

Snack House or Ingredient House? WE GOT THIS.
03/01/2439m 18s

#457 - Clean Sleigh

For the last time in 2023, Mark and Hal settle a series of YOUR holiday quandries.
27/12/2349m 30s

#456 - Clean Sleigh with Paul F. Tompkins

Our pal Paul F. Tompkins joins us to settle a series of smaller holiday quandries!
20/12/2352m 49s

#455 - Best Pop Culture Christmas Tree

What's the best pop culture Christmas tree? WE GOT THIS.
13/12/2331m 10s

#454 - Clean Sleigh

Get your Holiday mini topics settled in another Clean Slate!
06/12/2338m 58s

#453 - Best Holiday Show To See Live

What's the best holiday show to see live? WE GOT THIS.
29/11/2343m 4s

#452 - Clean Sleigh with Paget Brewster

We Got This With Mark and Hal welcome Paget Brewster to settle a series of holiday topics.
22/11/231h 11m

#451 - Best Holiday Flavor

What's the Best Holiday Flavor? WE GOT THIS.
15/11/2349m 26s

#450 - Best Love Song with Matt Gourley

Our pal Matt Gourley (co-host of the Keys to the Kingdom podcast) joins us for our 450th episode to determine the Best Love Song of all time!
08/11/231h 14m

#449 - Best British Chocolate Candy with John Kovalic

What is the best British Chocolate Candy? WE (along with guest John Kovalic) GOT THIS!
01/11/231h 17m

#448 - Best Monster Cereal

Which Monster Cereal is the best? WE GOT THIS.
25/10/2350m 13s

#447 - Best Cake

What is the best cake? WE GOT THIS.
18/10/2349m 54s

#446 - Best Candle Scent

What's the best candle scent? WE GOT THIS.
11/10/2345m 35s

#445 - Best Superhero Origin Story

What's the best superhero origin story? WE GOT THIS.
04/10/2342m 16s

#444 - Best Cover Song with Ken Napzok

What's best cover song of all time? Ken Napzok joins us to decide!
27/09/231h 7m

#443 - Clean Slate

What is the answer to a variety of small topics? WE GOT THIS.
20/09/2342m 35s

#442 - Best Wrap Food

What's the best wrap food? WE GOT THIS.
13/09/2351m 11s

#441 - Best Car Color

What is the best car color? WE GOT THIS.
06/09/2345m 34s

#440 - Funniest Musical Instrument

What is the funniest musical instrument? WE GOT THIS.
29/08/2343m 36s

#439 - Pasta or Pizza

Pasta or Pizza - Which reigns supreme? WE GOT THIS.
23/08/2352m 7s

#438 - Best Gorilla

Who is the Best Gorilla? WE GOT THIS.
16/08/2350m 20s

#437 - Best Wham-O Product

What's the Best Whom-O Product? WE GOT THIS.
09/08/2349m 56s

#436 - Best Simpsons Family Member

Who is the best Simpsons family member? WE GOT THIS.
02/08/2325m 46s

#435 - Best Fictional Time Travel Device

What's the best fictional time travel device? WE GOT THIS.
26/07/2338m 13s

#434 - Best Beach Activity

What's the best beach activity? WE GOT THIS.
19/07/2354m 17s

#433 - Best Action Movie Franchise

What's the best action movie franchise? WE GOT THIS.

#432 - Best Ice Cream Truck Treat

What's the best ice cream truck treat? WE GOT THIS.
05/07/2352m 56s

#431 - Best Disney Parks Character

We tell no tales - Join your Not-Ghost Hosts for a journey into imagination...
21/06/2347m 6s

#430 - Best Nut

Sometimes you feel like a nut... but which one?
14/06/2343m 37s

#429 - Best TV Car with Jeff Dwoskin

We Got This With Mark and Hal welcomes comedian and podcaster Jeff Dwoskin to determine the best TV car of all time!
07/06/2358m 52s

#428 - Best Rock Instrument

Which rock instrument is the best one? WE GOT THIS.
31/05/2331m 44s

#427 - Best Kid's TV Channel

Which Kid's TV Channel is the best one? WE GOT THIS.
24/05/2347m 2s

#426 - Best Zombie Apocalypse Shelter

What's best shelter during the zombie apocalypse? WE GOT THIS!
17/05/2351m 7s

#425 - Best Physical Music Medium

How should you be listening to your music? WE GOT THIS.
10/05/2350m 55s

#424 - Best Side Dish for Pizza

What is the best side dish for pizza? WE GOT THIS.
03/05/2352m 36s

#423 - Mystery Slate with Mystery Guest

A slate of mystery topics as Mark and Hal are joined by a mystery guest. Can they figure out who it is?
26/04/2355m 11s

#422 - Alien or Aliens?

Which is better: 1979's Alien or 1986's Aliens? WE GOT THIS.
19/04/2355m 23s

#421 - Best Salad

Which salad is the best? WE GOT THIS.
12/04/231h 7m

#3420 - Best Flooring

We Got This With Mark and Hal decides which type of flooring is the best, once and for all
05/04/2345m 9s

#419 - Best Grade with Janet Varney

Janet Varney from The JV Club joins us to determine the best grade. Support both shows during MaxFunDrive by going to maximumfun.org/join
29/03/231h 4m

Preview: 2023 #MaxFunDrive Bonus Content

In our first-ever bonus episode, we discussed reclining your seat on a plane. Now we're back aboard, exploring the do's and don'ts of eating while in the sky...Unlock the full episode by becoming a member at maximumfun.org/join
28/03/235m 1s

#418 - Best Looking Star Trek Starship with Adam Pranica

What is the best-looking Star Tre starship? Adam Pranica from The Greatest Generation joins us in a special MaxFunDrive crossover episode to determine the answer!This episode is releasing during MaxFunDrive - support our show with a new, boosting, or upgrading membership by going to maximumfun.org/join
22/03/231h 4m

#417 - Best British Crisps Flavor with John Kovalic

Which British Crisp flavor reigns supreme? John Kovalic joins us to get down to the answer.
15/03/231h 5m

#416 - Best Theater Prop

What's the best theater prop of all time? WE GOT THIS.
08/03/2344m 21s

#415 - Iced Tea vs Lemonade vs Arnold Palmer

Which is best: Iced Tea, Lemonade, or Arnold Palmers? WE GOT THIS.
01/03/2339m 58s

#414 - Best SNL President

Which SNL presidential portrayal is the best one? WE GOT THIS.
22/02/2347m 7s

#413 - Best Cooking Competition Show

Which cooking competition show is the best? WE GOT THIS.
15/02/2346m 42s

#412 - Best Disney Parks Song

We Got This With Mark and Hal decides on the best Disney Parks Song, once and for all
08/02/2344m 2s

#411 - Hollywood or Broadway with Laser The Boy

Laser the Boy joins us to help choose between Hollywood and Broadway! Check out his new album Overreacting here.
01/02/2354m 52s

#410 - Worst Grade

Was school great or was it a living hell? Either way, we're here to tell you which grade is definitively the worst.
25/01/2343m 48s

#409 - Stickers vs Magnets

Which is better: Stickers or Magnets? WE GOT THIS.
18/01/2343m 16s

#408 - Best Harold B. Faltermeyer song with Journos

We enlist the help of Journos (after visiting their show - listen here) to help us determine the best Harold B. Faltermeyer song of all time in this two-part crossover!
11/01/231h 4m

#407 - Best Biscuit Topping

Which biscuit topping is the best? WE GOT THIS.
04/01/2343m 26s

#406 - Best Chocolate-Covered Food

Which chocolate-covered food is best? WE GOT THIS.
28/12/2231m 35s

#405 - Naughty or Nice with Paget Brewster

We Got This With Mark and Hal welcome Paget Brewster to settle a series of holiday-themed topics
21/12/221h 2m

#404 - Best Cutout Cookie Shape

Which Cutout shape reigns supreme? WE GOT THIS.
14/12/2245m 43s

#403 - Pie or Cobbler?

Which is better: Pie or Cobbler? WE GOT THIS.
07/12/2238m 33s

#402 - Brownie Corners, Sides Or Middles

We're back for season 2 and tackling the tough issues once again.
30/11/2238m 42s

#401 - Thanksgiving Clean Plate with Jesse Thorn

Maximum Fun owner Jesse Thorn joins us to talk about Thanksgiving and to tell us whether or not we're picked up for season 2.
23/11/221h 2m

#400 - Best Mustard

It's our 400th episode, the end of our first season. While we don't know if we'll get picked up for season two, we do know the best mustard.
16/11/2239m 49s

#399 - Best Short Lived TV Show with Craig Shemin

Craig Shemin, author of "Sam and Friends - The Story of Jim Henson’s First Television Show" joins us to decide on the best short-lived TV show of all time!  
09/11/221h 21m

#398 - Best Food Storage with Craig Cackowski

What's the best food storage method? Craig Cackowski joins us to decide!
02/11/221h 2m

#397 - Best Kitchen Gadget

What's the best kitchen gadget? WE GOT THIS.
26/10/2247m 54s

#396 - Best Kitchen Appliance

What's the best kitchen appliance? WE GOT THIS.

#395 - Best Drinkware

Which kind of drinkware is the best kind? WE GOT THIS.
12/10/2253m 25s

#394 - Best Cornetto Trilogy Film with Mara Wilson

Which Cornetto Movie is the best? Mara Wilson joins us to decide!
05/10/221h 16m

#393 - Best EGOT Winner

Who is the best EGOT winner of all time? WE GOT THIS.
28/09/2249m 57s

#392 - Best Dolly Parton Song with Jennifer Marie Kelley

We Got This With Mark and Hal welcomes Jennifer Marie Kelley to determine the best Dolly Parton Song of all time!
21/09/221h 1m

#391 - Clean Slate

It's time once again to clean the slate of some mini-topics!
14/09/2244m 19s

#390 - Best Neckwear

What is the best neckwear? WE GOT THIS.
07/09/2246m 14s

#389 - Best Children's Book with Ben Acker

Which children's book is the best? We're joined by Ben Acker, whose new book “Stories to Keep You Alive Despite Vampires” is available now
31/08/221h 23m

#388 - Best Song From "Grease"

Which "Grease" song beats the rest in a race? WE GOT THIS.
24/08/2243m 49s

#387 - Best Audience Participation Song

What is the best audience participation song of all time? We got this.
17/08/221h 2m

#386 - Best Holiday Mascot

What is the best Holiday Mascot? WE GOT THIS.
10/08/2252m 11s

#385 - Best Fictional Orphan

Who is the best fictional orphan of them all? WE GOT THIS.
03/08/2246m 31s

#384 - Best Excuse

What is the best general excuse? WE GOT THIS.
27/07/2235m 51s

#383 - Best Decade For Film

This week, we decide which decade has been the best for film, once and for all.
20/07/2257m 6s

#382 - Ice Cream Cake or Regular Cake with Caissie St. Onge

We Got This With Mark and Hal welcomes Caissie St. Onge to decide once and for all between regular cake and ice cream cake.
06/07/2258m 17s

#381 - Fast and Furious vs. Mission: Impossible

This week, we decide who reigns supreme in the battle between the Mission: Impossible and Fast & Furious franchises.
29/06/2245m 5s

#380 - Best Fast & Furious Movie

We cast our pod a quarter mile at a time.
22/06/2257m 5s

#379 - Best Movie Monologue

Which Movie Monologue reigns supreme? Find out here.
15/06/2245m 50s

#378 - Avengers or X-Men?

We Got This With Mark and Hal chooses between the Avengers and the X-Men to settle the debate once and for all!
08/06/2248m 30s

#377 - Best Meal Course

Tickle your taste buds with a tour of formal dining...

#376 - Rocking Chair or Porch Swing?

It's time to decide between the two folksiest ways to sit!
25/05/2238m 1s

#375 - Best Deli Meat

What is the best deli meat? WE GOT THIS.
18/05/2252m 36s

#374 - Best City Song

What is the best song with a city in the title? WE GOT THIS.
11/05/221h 4m

We JV This Club: Best High School Movie

Thanks to YOUR New/Boosting/Upgrading Memberships during #MaxFunDrive2022, we're proud to bring you this special crossover episode with our pal Janet Varney from The JV Club!You can unlock more show-specific goals for both of us at maximumfun.org/join
06/05/221h 12m

#373 - Best Sesame Street Monster with Bobby Moynihan

We welcome SNL alum and Muppet connoisseur Bobby Moynihan joins us to decide which Sesame Street Monster reigns supreme! Do you enjoy our show? Consider supporting us during the 2022 MaxFunDrive by going to maximumfun.org/join - there are exclusive gifts and some great show exclusive goals!
04/05/221h 7m

#372 - Best Chicago Movie with Andy Richter

The great Andy Richter joins us for the first of our 2022 Max Fun Drive episodes to determine the Best Chicago Movie. Now is the time to join/boost/upgrade at maximumfun.org/join to get great gifts and support our show and the other MaxFun shows you enjoy!
26/04/221h 15m

#371 - Best Food Color

What is the Best Food Color? WE GOT THIS.
20/04/2234m 37s

#370 - Best "Must See TV" Show

What's the best "Must See TV" show? WE GOT THIS.
13/04/2244m 36s

#369 - Best Bread

What is the best bread of them all? WE GOT THIS.
06/04/2244m 42s

#368 - Clean Slate XX

We hand out decisions on a series of smaller topics suggested by YOU.
30/03/2243m 39s

#367 - Best Will Ferrell Role with Katya Lidsky

Katya Lidsky, host of The Animal That Changed You, joins us to pick the best Will Ferrell role.
23/03/2256m 37s

#366 - Best Smell

What is the best smell? WE GOT THIS.
16/03/2248m 15s

#365 - Best Buffet Section

We Got This With Mark and Hal decides what the best buffet section is, once and for all.
09/03/2247m 37s

#364 - Best Commercial Slogan with Kevin Pollak

We're joined by the great Kevin Pollak to pick the best commercial slogan of all time...
02/03/221h 18m

#363 - The Best Way to Construct A Sandwich

How do you build the perfect sandwich? Don't worry. We're here to help.
23/02/2250m 48s

#362 - Best Breakfast Candy

In a topic referred to us by Judge John Hodgman, we answer the question of which candy is best for breakfast
16/02/2237m 25s

#361 - Worst Word

What is the worst word of them all? We Got This.
09/02/2233m 45s

#360 - Best TGIF Show

Which show should we thank goodness for the MOST?! We Got This.This episode is brought to you in part by MicrodoseGummies.com
02/02/2252m 9s

#359: Best Bedtime Snack

What's the best bedtime snack? We Got This!This episode is brought to you in part by MicrodoseGummies.com
26/01/2242m 50s

#358: Best Chair

What is the best chair of them all? We got this.
19/01/2244m 52s

#357 - Best SNL Host

Who is the best person to take center stage at Studio 8H? We Got This.
12/01/2242m 2s

#356 - Best Disney Animated Film Soundtrack

Which Disney classic has the best soundtrack? FIND OUT.
05/01/2246m 25s

#355 - Best Vehicle for Dip with Mark McConville

Mark McConville is back, and this time, it's all about the dip.
29/12/2151m 1s

#354 - We Got This Winter Spectacular with Paget Brewster

Originally broadcast on December 10, 2020, this live show featured our pal Paget Brewster deciding a number of holiday related topics, PLUS an opening set from Carter Parton Rogers! Happy Holidays, everyone!
22/12/211h 26m

#353 - Best Scrooge with James Urbaniak

Our pal James Urbaniak makes his long-awaited debut to discuss the actors who have played Scrooge and pick the best one!
15/12/2148m 22s

#352 - Best Marvel Disney+ Series with James Arthur M.

Which of the four Marvel series on Disney+ currently reigns supreme? Minority Korner's James Arthur M. joins us to decide!
08/12/2150m 48s

#351 - Best Holiday Movie Trope with Alonso Duralde

We're joined by MaxFun compatriot Alonso Duralde, who has literally and repeatedly written the book on Christmas Movies, to determine the best Holiday Movie Trope.
01/12/211h 5m

#350 - Best Macy's Parade Balloon with Kate Micucci

Our pal Kate Micucci joins us to talk balloons for our 350th episode!
22/11/2144m 57s

#349 - Best 80's Movie with Bonnie Gordon

We Got This with Mark and Hal welcomes Bonnie Gordon to determine the best 80's movie of all time!

#348 - Best Body Swap Movie

We Got This with Mark and Hal determines the best Body Swap movie of all time! Will it be YOUR choice? Maybe.
10/11/2139m 40s

#347 - Best Pudding Flavor

We Got This With Mark and Hal picks the best pudding flavor of them all. This topic is now settled!
03/11/2144m 53s

#346 - Best Halloween Costume with John Hodgman

Super guest John Hodgman returns to help determine the best Halloween costume
27/10/211h 17m

#345 - Best Lead Singer with Mark McConville

Our amazing guest Mark McConville helps us pick the best lead singer of all time.
20/10/211h 16m

#344 - Best Spielberg Movie

We Got This with Mark and Hal decides the best Steven Spielberg of all time, once and for all
13/10/2147m 51s

#343 - Best Sports Championship

Mark and Hal, as if by magic, pick the best sports championship of them all!
06/10/2131m 10s

#342 - Summer or Winter Olympics?

Which games are the best games? WE GOT THIS.
29/09/2140m 49s

#341 - Best Use of Leftovers with Mike Schubert

What are you supposed to do with all the leftovers in your fridge? Our pal Mike Schubert is here to help us determine the correct answer, once and for all.

#340 - Most Overrated Disney Ride with Dan Sinker

We welcome podcaster, writer, and all-around swell guy Dan Sinker for a tour of Disney Parks to determine the most overrated ride of them all!
15/09/211h 25m

#339 - Best Las Vegas Show with John Ross Bowie

What is Sin City's greatest show? We're joined by our pal John Ross Bowie (host of Household Faces) to tour the strip and come up with the ultimate answer.
09/09/211h 5m

#338 - Most "ACTOR!" Movie

Which movie's cast makes the biggest meal of its script and surroundings? WE GOT THIS!* *-That was ACTING
01/09/2158m 8s

#337 - Best D&D Character Class with Chris Tallman

Getting ready to play Dungeons and Dragons for the first time? We're here to help, along with our pal Chris Tallman from the Nerd Poker podcast. We'll determine, once and for all, the best character class.
25/08/2158m 42s

#336 - Best Dr. Seuss Book with Chris Mancini

We're joined by our pal Chris Mancini to plumbs the depths of our collective youth and find the best Dr. Seuss book of all time, ONCE AND FOR ALL.Support Chris's Kickstarter for "Rise of the Kung Fu Dragon Master VOL 2" here!
18/08/211h 1m

#335 - Best Automotive Namesake

YOU figure this one out.
11/08/2151m 5s

#334 - Best Adam Sandler Movie with Katie Willert

Which Adam Sandler movie reigns supreme? Guest Katie Willert helps us figure it out.
04/08/211h 7m

#333 - Yard Sale or Flea Market

Looking to make a few weekend purchases? We'll tell you where your time is best spent.
28/07/2142m 4s

#332 - Best Summer Evening Entertainment

You have so many options for entertainment on a Summer evening, but which choice is the best one?
21/07/2147m 8s

#331 - Drive-In or Multiplex?

What is the best way to go see a movie? We figure it out, once and for all.
14/07/2145m 15s

#330 - Summer Clean Slate, Part 2

The slate was so big, it took two episodes to clean it.
07/07/2153m 18s

#329 - Summer Clean Slate, Part 1

We sit down to make a series of decisions that will improve your summer!
30/06/2151m 6s

#328 - Best Fast Food French Fry with Bill Oakley

We welcomed writer Bill Oakley, who's been called the Gordon Ramsey of Fast Food, to help us determine the best fast food french fry of them all. Will your choice rise to the top? Listen and find out!
23/06/211h 1m

#327 - Best Action Movie with Chip Zdarsky

We're joined by the great Chip Zdarsky to pick the Best Action Movie of all time
16/06/211h 9m

#326 - Best 80's One-Hit Wonder with Dwain Burke

We welcome Dwain Burke to help us determine the best one-hit wonder of the 1980s
10/06/211h 28m

#325 - Best Screamed Movie Line

Your trusted source for decisions decides the best screamed movie line of all time
02/06/2146m 3s

#324 - Best Non-Berry Fruit

Of all of our off-the-rails episodes, this is our off-the-railsiest!
26/05/2137m 53s

#323 - Best Monster with Jordan Morris and Sarah Morgan

Jordan Morris and Sarah Morgan, the team behind the Bubble Graphic Novel, are here to help us determine the best monster of all time.
19/05/211h 4m

#322 - Best Tim Burton Film with Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal

The amazing Tara Platt and  Yuri Lowenthal join us for a discussion of Tim Burton's filmography and walk away with the choice for Best Tim Burton movie!
11/05/211h 9m

Feed Swap! We Got This welcomes Dead Pilots Society

Actors Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin sit down to settle all the small debates that are a big deal to YOU — once and for all. Don’t worry… We Got This.
08/05/2154m 47s

2021 Max Fun Drive Special - Star Wars Trivia with Mollie & Alex Damon

As a special treat during the 2021 Max Fun Drive, here's Hal competing against the team of Mollie & Alex Damon from Star Wars Explained in a Star Wars Trivia challenge moderated by producer Ken Plume.
05/05/2138m 25s

#321 - Best Star Wars Sequel with Mollie & Alex Damon

Alex & Mollie Damon from Star Wars Explained  are back to help us pick the best of the Star Wars sequels just for #MaxFunDrive! You can support our show directly and get great gifts during Max Fun Drive over at maximumfun.org/join
04/05/211h 17m

#320 - Best Star Wars Prequel with Alex & Mollie Damon

We welcome Alex & Mollie Damon from Star Wars Explained to help us pick the best of the Star Wars Prequels!
28/04/211h 1m

#319 - Worst Form of Immortality LIVE with Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction

Recorded LIVE for the virtual JoCo Cruise, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction help us decide the worst form of immortality.
21/04/2158m 5s

#318 - Best Snack Cracker with Janie Haddad Tompkins

Actress, writer, and podcaster Janie Haddad Tompkins joins us to determine the best snack cracker of all time and why Hal should have help while shopping.
14/04/211h 9m

#317 - Best Meal of the Day

Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. Everything in-between. Which is the best meal of the day? WE GOT THIS.
07/04/2134m 47s

#316 - Best Recreational Wheels

Of the many ways you can wheel around this world for fun, which one is the best? Mark and Hal figure it out, because IT IS THEIR JOB.
31/03/2140m 43s

#315 - Best Infinity Stone with Alisha Grauso

From the dawn of the universe, there was nothing. Then… boom. The Big Bang sent six elemental crystals hurtling across the virgin universe. Which one of those six elemental crystals is the best one? We recruited Alisha Grauso (Atom Insider, Screenrant) to help us get to the answer.
24/03/2157m 47s

#314 - Dinosaurs vs Dragons - Disney Edition

D23 put out the bracket - we're just getting it right.
17/03/2149m 50s

#313 - Best Magic Trick with Misty Lee

Our pal the amazing actor and magician Misty Lee is here to delve into the history of magic with us so we can pull the greatest trick of all time out of our hats!
10/03/211h 26m

#312 - Emoji or Memes?

Are emoji or memes are the ultimate form of communication? What about Bitmoji? FIND OUT INSIDE.
03/03/2135m 10s

#311 - Trivia Showdown

Mark and Hal are locked in a battle of wits with Ken Plume as the host!
24/02/211h 12m

#309 - Best Monopoly Token

Whether you love Monopoly or hate it, you have a favorite token of all time. We break down the origins of the game and come away with the token of all tokens!
17/02/2152m 43s

#309 - Best Pen

Several pens enter, ONE PEN LEAVES.
10/02/2150m 40s

#308 - Best Chris Columbus Movie

He's made some of our most beloved films, but which of Chris Columbus' movies is the best? WE GOT THIS.
03/02/2146m 23s

#307 - Clean Slate XIX with Travis McElroy

We're joined by Podcaster, Bon Vivant, and co-author of "Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You)" Travis McElroy to clean the slate!
26/01/211h 7m

#306 - Best Disney Villain Sidekick with Darin De Paul

It's been a while since we've visited the magical land of Disney, and who better to join us than prolific Voice Over Actor and superb human being Darin De Paul? We plumb the depths of Disney Villian Sidekicks to pick the best one.
20/01/211h 38m

#305 - Best Game Show Host with Craig Shemin

It's been 70 years since the first-ever game show aired on television; since then, the role of game show host has become both a career and a second act for some - but who is the best game show host of all time? We welcome writer, producer, President of the Jim Henson Legacy and game show encyclopedia Craig Shemin joins us as we decide who reigns supreme.
13/01/211h 42m

#304 - Best Holiday-Adjacent Holiday Song

...But what about all the other holiday songs? Mark and Hal comb through the catalog to pick the best one.
06/01/2154m 54s

#303 - Best Way To Get Down A Snowy Hill

Mark and Hal explore the various and sundry ways to get down a snowy hill and pick the best one!
30/12/2053m 37s

#302 - Is It A Christmas Movie?

Mark and Hal boldly go through a list of movies to decide, once and for all, if they're Christmas movies.
23/12/2059m 24s

#301 - Best Christmas Villain

In this episode, Mark and Hal comb through yuletide lore, movies, and TV to pick the best villain of them all
16/12/2052m 35s

#300 - Mailbag Episode

Hard to believe we've officially hit 300 episodes, but we have, and we're celebrating by answer questions submitted by YOU. Thank you all for making this possible.
09/12/201h 9m

#299 - Best Christmas Ghost

It may be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of underdone potato, but even so, we're picking the best one.
02/12/201h 14m

#298 - Best Potato Food

Thanksgiving is here, and before you set the table, we're here to determine the best potato food of them all!
25/11/2051m 32s

#297 - Best Time Travel Movie

Great Scott! Our two intrepid loopers go through the history of time travel on film and come away with the best movie of all time!
18/11/2049m 56s

#296 - Trivia Showdown

Streamed live, Mark and Hal take one another on in a trivia battle moderated by our producer Ken Plume!
11/11/201h 8m

#295 - Best Horcrux with Sarah Hotke

We Got This welcomes a listener for the first time ever as Sarah Hotke joins us to choose the best Horcrux
04/11/201h 8m

#294 - Best Halloween Trick with Symphony Sanders

We're joined by the wonderful and hilarious Symphony Sanders to come up with the ultimate Halloween prank!
28/10/2049m 58s

#293 - Best Mini Golf Obstacle with Eric Silver

We had Eric Silver (Join the Party, My 90s Playlist) join us to navigate the treacherous terrain of the mini golf course and come away with the best one!
21/10/201h 26m

#292 - Best New York Movie with Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick

Recorded for the Virtual Dragon Con, Mark and Hal are joined by the men behind The Venture Bros, Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, to talk about New York Movies and whatever else pops into our brains.
14/10/2058m 42s

#291 - Worst Easter Candy with Stephanie D'Abruzzo

The great Stephanie D'Abruzzo is back, and this time she brought her sweet tooth with her; plus, will Hal buy sheets from Vermont?
07/10/201h 23m

#290 - MaxFun Drive Clean Slate with Janet Varney

Recorded as a bonus live stream during MaxFunDrive this summer, we are joined by our best bud Janet Varney to clean some slate!
30/09/201h 6m

#289 - Best Font with Laser Malena-Webber

Which font reigns supreme? WE GOT THIS (along with the wonderful Laser Malena-Webber)
23/09/201h 2m

#288 - Subreddit Spectacular

All good things must come to an end, and after 5 years, we are retiring our subreddit with a clean slate like no other!
16/09/2058m 43s

#287 - Best MCU Character with James Arthur

The amazing James Arthur from Minority Korner joins us to settle the best MCU character once and for all!
09/09/201h 53m

#286 - Clean Slate LIVE

When Quarantine began, Mark and Hal starting figuring out a way to do some occasional live streams - this clean slate is one of them.
02/09/201h 11m

#285 - Best Candy Bar with Zachary Levi

Which candy bar rules them all? Our pal/professional superhero Zachary Levi joins us to get to the bottom of this debate once and for all.
26/08/201h 1m

#284 - John Wick, Jason Bourne, or The Accountant?

We take three of the most efficient action heroes of the last 20 years and pit them against one another - only one can survive.
19/08/2052m 42s

#283 - Best Bugs Bunny Nemesis with Gary Anthony Williams

The great Gary Anthony Williams is here to talk about Bugs Bunny's most memorable foes and pick the best one. Brought to you (basically) by Tab™!
12/08/201h 8m

#282 - Best Beatles Album with Molly Lewis

The incomparable Molly Lewis joins us as we dive into one of the greatest catalogs of all time!
05/08/201h 33m

#281 - Best Video Game Console with Nathan Hamill

We do NOT shy away from the big topics around here, and Nathan Hamill isn't afraid to help! Thank you to everyone who supports us during Max Fun Drive - you make this show possible!
29/07/201h 30m

#280 - Best Artificial Flavor with Phil LaMarr

MaxFunDrive continues with another HUGE episode, as the great Phil LaMarr joins us to sift through the artificial flavors of the world and pick the best one! BTW, this is a great time to support this show and other MaxFun shows over at maximumfun.org/join
22/07/201h 6m

#279 - Beatles or Rolling Stones with Colin Hanks

Happy Max Fun Drive! Colin Hanks joins us for one of our biggest decisions of all time as we choose between The Beatles and The Rolling Stones and discover that we all used the same source material for our research.
15/07/201h 13m

#278 - Charity Clean Slate

Recorded live on June 19th, this benefit for The NAACP Legal Defense Fund features some of our greatest guests of all time, including Paget Brewster, Paul F. Tompkins, Laser Malena-Webber, Janet Varney, Travis McElroy, and more!
08/07/202h 17m

#277 - "Best Hamilton" Song

In honor of Hamilton's release on Disney+, we scour the soundtrack and come away with the best track.
01/07/2049m 32s

#276 - Best L.A. Movie with Jonah Ray

Our pal Jonah Ray joins us to talk about film history in L.A. and pick the best L.A. Movie of all time.
24/06/201h 21m

#275 - Freddy vs Jason with Jason Ritter

When choosing between two of the biggest movie monsters of all time, you have to bring in one of the two people to face them both and survive. Thankfully Jason Ritter joins us to make this difficult choice and settle it once and for all.
17/06/201h 21m

#274 - Best Standup Comedian with Jordan Black

Folks, please welcome to the stage our new episode, where we choose the best standup comedian of all time with our special guest Jordan Black!
10/06/202h 17m

#273 - Best Mission Impossible Movie with Freddie Wong and Matt Arnold

Freddie Wong and Matt Arnold from Story Break join us to break down all 6 Mission: Impossible movies and pick the best one!
03/06/201h 27m

#271 - Clean Slate LIVE

Broadcast LIVE from Mark and Hal's separate homes, producer Ken Plume provided topics for a clean slate that neither Mark nor Hal had seen before!
27/05/2039m 39s

#271 - Best Bar Game

Forget the drinks and the food, this episode is all about the games at your local bar so you're ready to play the right one when the opportunity arises.
20/05/2051m 29s

#270 - Best Golden Girl

Rose. Blanche. Sophia. Dorothy. Which Golden Girl reigns supreme?
13/05/2048m 27s

#269 - Best Star Wars Background Character With Joseph Scrimshaw

To celebrate Star Wars Day and the Revenge of the Fifth we're joined by comedian Jospeh Scrimshaw to dive DEEP into the Star Wars films and emerge with its best background character.
06/05/201h 33m

#268 - Best Fast Food Chain with Nathan Hamill

Artist Nathan Hamill joins us to navigate a bracket of 32 Fast Food Chains to pick the very best one. Will friendships end? Do we agree about In n' Out fries? Only one way to find out.
29/04/202h 10m

#267 - English Breakfast or American Breakfast with James Callis

We're joined by actor and legitimate Englishman James Callis to decide between his English Breakfast and our American Breakfast.
22/04/201h 20m

#266 - Best American Comfort Food

Is your region's comfort food the BEST comfort food? LET'S FIND OUT.
15/04/2050m 48s

#265 - Best Dip

Mark and Hal display their dip prowess, even during stay-at-home!
08/04/2049m 44s

#264 - Best Wedding Song

Which song at a wedding reception gets people movin' and groovin' the best? Mark and Hal break it down and pick it out.
01/04/2050m 22s

#263 - Best Type of Fondue with Eric Edelstein

Eric Edelstein is back, and this time, we're tackling fondue.
25/03/2040m 34s

#262 - Best Condiment with Eric Edelstein

We're joined by our friend Eric Edelstein, whose suggestion of "Should You Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog?" launched this show, to discuss all condiments and crown one as the best of them all.
18/03/201h 2m

#261 - Best Piece of Fried Chicken

Mark and Hal dig into the bucket to determine the best piece of fried chicken
11/03/2040m 59s

#260 - Worst Willy Wonka Kid

We Got This with Mark and Hal visits Willy Wonka's factory to determine which contest-winning child is the worst
04/03/2038m 12s

#259 - Best Disney film in Walt's Lifetime with Oscar Montoya

Oscar Montoya from the Inside the Disney Vault and Audible's Cut and Run joins us to walk through the work of Disney Studios during Walt's lifetime and pick the best one!
26/02/201h 43m

#258 - Best Vegas Resort

Mark and Hal are your Sin City tour guides as they decide, once and for all, which Vegas resort reigns supreme
19/02/201h 1m

#257 - Best Awards Show

Mark and Hal sort through awards season and come away with the definitive answer, just like they always do.
12/02/2044m 51s

#256 - Cookies or Bars?

Which form of your favorite baked treat is best? Don't stress - we'll handle it.
07/02/2043m 3s

#255 - Best Quentin Tarantino Film with Ben Acker

Our friend Ben Acker joins us to talk about the work of Quentin Tarantino and pick his best movie
29/01/201h 56m

#254 - Best Regional Accent with Lucie Pohl

When you want to talk accents, you get someone who trades in them - comedian and actor Lucie Pohl (Mercy in "Overwatch") joins us for a tour of American regional accents so we can pick the best one!
22/01/201h 7m

#253 - Mascot Showdown

The concepts of the mascots of the NFL Playoffs face off and it'll make sense when you listen
15/01/2037m 24s

#252 - Clean Sleigh 2020

We Got This with Mark and Hal Cleans the Sleigh of all your holiday quandaries
08/01/2057m 6s

#251 - Best Deadly Sin

As Santa double checks his Nice & Naughty list, Mark and Hal explore the sins of humanity and pick the best one.
18/12/1932m 52s

#250 - Best SNL Movie with Chris Mancini

We celebrate episode 250 by talking SNL with guest Chris Mancini, whose Kickstarter for Rise of the Kung Fu Dragon Master ends Tuesday 12/10, and answering YOUR questions and feedback in our first ever Mailbag!
09/12/191h 26m

#249 - Best Domestic Airline

Mark and Hal tackle the friendly skies - there can be only one winner...
04/12/191h 5m

#248 - Clean Plate

Thanksgiving can be a confusing, difficult time, but thanks to Mark & Hal, your most vexing Thanksgiving questions are finally answered, once and for all!
27/11/191h 2m

#247 - Best "As Seen On TV" Product

What would you pay for this decision? $19.99?! $9.99?! How about one COMPLETE decision of the best "As Seen On TV" product in history for just ZERO dollars!
20/11/191h 13m

#246 - Best Disney Prince

Mark and Hal head back to the Disney animated canon to determine the best prince.
13/11/1956m 1s

#245 - Clean Slate XVIII

You've got some mini-topics, we've got the answers. It's clean slate time.
06/11/1945m 43s

#244 - Worst Halloween Candy

We've already chosen the best Halloween Candy - now we set out in search of the absolute pits.
30/10/1948m 20s

#243 - Best Non-MCU Marvel Movie

Prepare to journey through the entire Marvel-based cinematic oeuvre, with True Believers Mark and Hal as your guide.
23/10/1945m 39s

#242 - Best Time Travel Destination

We Got This with Mark and Hal breaks the time-space barrier. FINALLY. Be prepared to learn when to visit first when you do the same!
16/10/1954m 15s

#241 - Best Soup

It's autumn, and that means one thing: SOUP. We're here to guide you to the proper soup decision. You're welcome.
09/10/1946m 56s

#240 - Best Hand Gesture

Some people talk with their hands, and some people let their hands do the talking. In this episode, Mark and Hal use their brains and mouths to figure out the best things their hands can do.
02/10/191h 6m

We Got This #239 - Best Cheese Food with Laser Malena-Webber

Laser Malena-Webber from The Doubleclicks is here to help us pick the best "Cheese" food, emphasis on the quotes.
25/09/191h 2m

#238 - Best Disneyland Land with Janet Varney LIVE at Dragon Con

Fellow WorkJuice Player and MaxFun podcaster Janet Varney from the JV Club joined us LIVE at Dragon Con 2019 to talk Disney parks and choose which land is the best land of them all.  
18/09/191h 1m

#237 - Best Friend with Diamond Gray

Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Monica, and Joey. Which of the "Friends" is the BEST friend? We enlist the help of iHeartRadio's Diamond Gray to figure it all out.  
11/09/191h 14m

#236 - Clean Slate XVII with Tony Thaxton

Tony Thaxton, Motion City Soundtrack drummer and the host of Bizarre Albums, joins us to clean the slate of some topics.
04/09/191h 18m

#183 - Best Conspiracy Theory with Adam Busch [UNREDACTED]

The truth is out there. The moon landing was faked. The Illuminati is real. For as long as we've been able to reason, humankind has spread elaborate conspiracy theories, and in this episode, we help our guest Adam Busch pick the best one. After being sealed for one year, this decision is finally ready to come to light.
30/08/191h 3m

#235 - Best Marvel Cinematic Universe Villain

With Phase Three complete, Mark and Hal pick the best MCU villain of the first 23 films.
28/08/191h 10m

We Got This #234 - Denny's vs IHOP vs Perkins

Three chain diners enter. One chain diner leaves. Everybody feels a little sick afterward. Where's the bathroom?
21/08/1948m 36s

#233 - Best Jim Carrey Movie

Jim Carrey is a box office king and has inspired countless comedians - his filmography is diverse and is going under Mark and Hal's microscope.
14/08/1957m 24s

#232 - Should Brownies Have Frosting?

A discussion about frosting brownies turns into prindles, Sky Mall, and more.
07/08/1935m 18s

#231 - Disneyland or DisneyWorld with Ken Plume

Producer, podcaster and Disneyphile Ken Plume joins us to finally settle a topic that he suggested over 4 years ago. Which park will reign supreme? Only one way to find out...  
31/07/191h 14m

#230 - Best Clue Combination

Who figured out the best Clue combination? It was Mark and Hal, with the microphones, in the podcatcher.
24/07/1942m 49s

#229 - Best Taco Shell

Someone asked us to do "Hard Shell vs Soft Shell Tacos", which means we had to wander through corporate timelines and culinary history to find the answer. AND WE DID.
17/07/1945m 55s

#228 - Worst Font

Let's face it. There are some horrible fonts out there that you hate. Which is the worst of all time? FIND OUT NOW.
10/07/1943m 28s

#227 - Blockbuster or Local Video Stores

If you remember the days when you physically went to store to rent physical VHS cassettes, you've probably already got an opinion about this topic. If you don't, YOU WILL.
03/07/1943m 49s

#226 - Best Cult Classic Film with Dan McCoy

CROSSOVER ALERT: Dan McCoy from Max Fun institution The Flophouse stops by to chat with us about Cult Classic Films, and which reigns supreme!  
26/06/191h 20m

#225 - What Do You Call That Toilet Room (with Annie Savage and Janet Varney)

Recorded in a back room during MaxFunCon, Mark and Hal are joined by fellow TAH-alums Annie Savage and Janet Varney to settle what may be the oddest topic we've received.
19/06/191h 5m

We Got This #224 - Best Tom Hanks Movie

Mark and Hal peruse the filmography of America's Dad to find his best movie
12/06/1957m 22s

#223 - Race Car, Sports Car, or Luxury Car?

We hit the road once again to pick the best type of car, and dig deeper into Mark's trail of abandoned vehicles.
05/06/1953m 25s

#222 - Best Room

We all have our attachments to different rooms in the home, but which is objectively the best? Only WE can decide. All other decisions are rendered invalid henceforth.
29/05/1945m 53s

#221 - Best Nic Cage Performance

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.
22/05/1953m 5s

#220 - Clean Slate XVI

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.
15/05/1946m 56s

#219 - Best Playground Equipment

Mark and Hal revisit their childhoods and look at the development of playground technology to pick the best piece of equipment of all time.

#218 - Best Breakfast Food

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.
01/05/1949m 5s

#217 - Best Batman Movie with Danielle Radford

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.
24/04/191h 3m

#216 - Best Star Wars Droid with Lindsey Kelk

We're joined by Lindsey Kelk, Hal's co-host from Tights & Fights, who steps in to help us decide, once and for all, who the best Star Wars Droid is.
17/04/1956m 30s

#215 - Best Competitive Reality Show with Griffin McElroy

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!  
10/04/191h 13m

#214 - Beard, Mustache, or Clean Shaven with Travis McElroy

Travis McElroy keeps McElmonth going as he returns for the third time to chat us up about facial hair, grooming tips, and dads!  
03/04/191h 8m

#213 - Best West Wing Character with Sydnee and Justin McElroy

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. If you enjoy our show, please take the opportunity to support us directly by becoming a MaxFun member or upgrading your existing membership. You'll get access to bonus content and other great gifts! Go to maximumfun.org/donate and make sure to check the box for We Got This to ensure that we benefit - Friday, March 29th is the last day to participate and help Maximum Fun reach our goal of 25,000 new and upgrading members!
26/03/191h 27m

#212 - Best Hanna-Barbera Cartoon with Clint McElroy

Happy #MaxFunDrive! We're kicking things off by talking toons with the patriarch of the McElroy clan, Clint McElroy, who is predictably knowledgeable and a wonderful human being. Like what you hear? Please consider becoming a Maximum Fun member or upgrading your existing membership and supporting our show by clicking the box for it. Your monthly contributions help the show keep going!
19/03/191h 37m

#211 - Disneyland or Disney California Adventure?

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.
13/03/1951m 40s

#210 - Sci-Fi or Fantasy LIVE with Orlando Jones

We're joined by Orlando Jones for one of our deepest conversations yet - recorded live at the Rex Theater in Pensacola.
06/03/1956m 9s

#209 - Hostess vs Little Debbie's vs Drake's vs Tastykake

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.
27/02/1937m 26s

#208 - Most Overlooked Oscar Category

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.
20/02/1956m 39s

#207 - Best Muffin with Darin De Paul

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.
13/02/191h 7m

#206 - Best Meryl Streep Role with Carla Cackowski

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.
06/02/191h 17m

#205 - Clean Slate XV LIVE with Laraine Newman

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!
28/01/191h 15m

#204 - Cake vs Pie

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.
23/01/191h 9m

#203 - Best John Williams Theme with Jonathan Dinerstein

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.
16/01/191h 20m

#202 - Best Pop Tart Flavor

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.
09/01/191h 2m

#201 - Best Parody Movie with Paul Sabourin

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...
02/01/191h 10m

#200 - Best Caroling Song with Paul F. Tompkins

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.
24/12/181h 11m

#199 - Clean Sleigh 3 with Paget Brewster

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.
19/12/181h 3m

#198 - Clean Sleigh 2 with Marc Evan Jackson

He's... from Earth. And Brooklyn 99. And The Good Place. And Jumanji, and The Detroit Creativity Project - Marc Evan Jackson joins us to settle some holiday topics once and for all.
12/12/181h 6m

#197 - Best TV Sketch Show with Craig Cackowski

WorkJuice December kicks off with the returning Craig Cackowski, co-host of the wonderful Craig's List podcast talking about something near and dear to all of their hearts: Sketch comedy. Which show will reign supreme, and why? FIND OUT VIA LISTENING.
05/12/181h 36m

#196 - Best Hogwarts House

Mark and Hal turn Pottermore's Sorting Hat ceremony into a clean slate and come away with the definitive best House in Hogwarts.
28/11/1836m 49s

#195 - Best Hogwarts Professor

It's week 3 of Harry Potter month, and we're scrutinizing the wizards and witches that shape young student's minds. Which one is the best? ACCIO DECISION! If you need a perfect gift for the holidays, why not buy our brand new t-shirt? You didn't know about? Well now you do, so you have NO EXCUSE!  
21/11/1850m 10s

#194 - Best Harry Potter Spell

In a world of magic, do you need a magic spell to PICK the best magic spell? No - you just need Mark and Hal!
14/11/1847m 41s

#193 - Best Hogwarts Subject

Welcome to Harry Potter Month at We Got This, and we're kicking things off by going to Hogwarts and studying their syllabus to select the best subject they teach! ACCIO DECISION!
07/11/1853m 31s

#192 - Best Pop Culture Witch

It's Halloween, so let's plumb the considerable depths of pop culture witches with our friend, Thrilling Adventure Co-Creator Ben Blacker, whose new Vertigo comic Hex Wives is available now!
31/10/1856m 31s

#191 - Haunted Hayride

In our first ever clip show, we take you on a haunted tour of our scariest decisions, with some bonus clean slate included!
24/10/1852m 13s

#190 - Best Price Is Right Game

No matter how you slice it, you're guessing prices on the Price is Right; what's made it endure is how fun the games are and how creatively they reward you for your knowledge. Of the dozens of games they use, which is the best? WE GOT THIS.
17/10/1848m 50s

#189 - Best Bagel

Mark and Hal scour the globe for the best bagel, and talk toppings, regional differences, and other stuff that you'll probably get mad about.
10/10/1851m 57s

#188 - Coin Flipping vs Rock Paper Scissors

Mark and Hal put their decision making to the test as they decide about ways to decide!
03/10/1837m 59s

#187 - Best Dorito

Hal went all out and bought a LOT of different varieties of Doritos for this episode. Will Mark be able to stand all the chewing? Only one way to find out...
26/09/1850m 8s

#186 - Best Musical Instrument LIVE with Tom Kenny

Recorded live at Dragon Con 2018, the boys are joined by Tom Kenny, who in addition to being the voice of Spongebob and many others is the lead singer of Tom Kenny and the Hi-Seas, which means he's the perfect person to talk with about musical instruments as together they pick the best one!
19/09/181h 2m

#185 - Best School Subject

With school back in session, Mark and Hal take at look at your course schedule and tell you which class is the best in class of classes...
12/09/1855m 6s

#184 - Clean Slate XIV

Mark and Hal clean the slate of some smaller topics.
05/09/1857m 35s

#183 - Best Conspiracy Theory with Adam Busch

The truth is out there. The moon landing was faked. The Illuminati is real. For as long as we've been able to reason, humankind has spread elaborate conspiracy theories, and in this episode, we help our guest Adam Busch pick the best one.

#182 - Best John Hughes Movie

The influence of John Hughes on film continues to be felt; for a man who only directed 8 movies, his writing and producing extended his legacy to a suite of movies that are almost unparalleled, from angsty teen dramadies to screwball road comedies and a lot in between, the work of John Hughes holds up today because of the universal themes he dealt with. Unfortunately, only one of his films can be the best, and Mark and Hal are here to pick it.
22/08/1855m 57s

#181 - Best Pizza Topping Combination

It's easier to get people to agree on politics than it is to get them to settle on which toppings to put on a pizza. Thankfully, Hal's bland palette and Mark's bizarre palette combine to form a Voltron of flavor resulting in the ultimate decision to this age-old quandary.
15/08/1859m 20s

#180 - Best Late Night Talk Show Host

Mark and Hal go through 60-plus years of late night talk shows to find the best host of all time!
08/08/181h 1m

#179 - Best Cookie

Mark makes a surprise visit back to L.A., where he and Hal talk about a topic near and dear to both of their hearts: What IS the best cookie?
01/08/1847m 8s

#178 - Shoes, Sneakers, or Boots

Mark and Hal sit down back in L.A. (surprise!) to talk footwear.
25/07/1844m 1s

#177 - Clean Slate XIII LIVE from Philadelphia

Recorded at the Philly Improv Theater as part of the Philadelphia Podcast Festival, Mark and Hal clean the slate with a series of mini-topics, some of which Hal may have picked with some bias.
18/07/1859m 30s

#176 - Vanilla or Chocolate

While fighting through a nasty case of Pancake Leg, Hal and Mark sit down in Philadelphia to settle this classic debate once and for all.
11/07/1836m 18s

#175 - Best State

In an episode that's sure to anger everyone not from the winner, Mark and Hal tiptoe through the nation to pick the best State!
04/07/181h 10m

#174 - Best 80s Cartoon LIVE from Philadelphia

Recorded live at the Philly Improv Theater as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Podcast Festival, Mark and Hal revisit their youth as they determine the best cartoon from the 1980s!
27/06/181h 3m

#173 - Clean Slate XII with Paul & Storm

Who better to help us decide on a variety of rapid-fire topics than our very first guests? Paul & Storm stop by to do just that! Come see We Got This LIVE at the PHIT Comedy Theater in Philadelphia during the Philly Podcast Festival! We've got two shows on Saturday, June 23rd - for tickets and info, click here!
20/06/181h 5m

#172 - Best Late Night Food with Jordan Morris

Our buddy Jordan Morris stops by to talk late night food and tell us about Bubble, his new project for Maximum Fun that features our very own Gags! Come see We Got This LIVE at the PHIT Comedy Theater in Philadelphia during the Philly Podcast Festival! We've got two shows on Saturday, June 23rd - for tickets and info, click here!
12/06/181h 4m

#171 - Best Talking Dog Movie with David Nadelberg

In the proud history of kibbitzing k-9 films, which stands supreme? Mark and Hal are joined by their friend Dave Nadelberg from Mortified to get to the bottom of things. Come see We Got This LIVE at the PHIT Comedy Theater in Philadelphia during the Philly Podcast Festival! We've got two shows on Saturday, June 23rd - for tickets and info, click here!
06/06/181h 10m

#170 - Best Social Media Platform

We always talk about Twitter and Facebook at the end of each episode, but are either of them the best social media platform? How do you pick among so many choices? Why is Mark never on Facebook? Learn all the answers in this very episode! Come see We Got This LIVE at the PHIT Comedy Theater in Philadelphia during the Philly Podcast Festival! We've got two shows on Saturday, June 23rd - for tickets and info, click here!
30/05/181h 13m

#169 - Best Animal Collective Noun

A duo of podcast hosts discuss a gaggle of collective nouns for animals and come away with a plethora of decisions!
23/05/1852m 46s

#168 - Best Pretzel Shape

This is the perfect example of why We Got This is the most important show in the history of humanity: a mission to simply pick the best pretzel shape quickly turns into a heated debate. Will Mark and Hal ever be the same again? Only time will tell.
16/05/1834m 51s

#167 - UPDATE - Best Marvel Movie with Marc Bernardin

Back in 2015, Mark and Hal sat down to determine the best Marvel movie, and since then so many have come out that this decision has become a living document that needs updating with Avengers: Infinity War hitting theaters Fatman on Batman co-host and prodigious writer Marc Bernardin joins us for a walk through three more years and eight more films to see if one of them can claim the title!
09/05/181h 19m

#166 - Clean Slate XI with Eric Edelstein

It's time to clean the slate again, and this time Mark and Hal are joined by Eric Edelstein (We Bare Bears, Jurassic World, Drunk History), who helps them clean the slate of some mini-topics! Fun fact - Eric came up with the topic for our very first episode!
02/05/181h 2m

#165 - Best Broadway Musical with Bill Corbett

Mark and Hal fall prey to the lullaby of Broadway as they pick the best Broadway Musical of all time with the help of their buddy Bill Corbett from MST3K and Rifftrax!
25/04/181h 4m

#164 - Best Donut

It's fitting that donuts are shaped like wheels because those come off early in this episode as Mark and Hal determine the best donut. You're guaranteed to get mad.
18/04/1851m 19s

#163 - Uber vs Lyft vs Taxis with Mindy Sterling

Mark and Hal are joined by comedy heavyweight Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers, Black-ish, The Legend of Korra) to talk transportation and pick the ultimate ride! Want to support We Got This and other fine Max Fun shows? Become a member during MaxFunDrive and get exclusive gifts! Click here before April 14th and be sure to select We Got This as one of the shows you listen to. We rely on support from listeners like you to keep going!  
10/04/181h 20m

#162 - Best Invention Of The Last 100 Years with Andy Richter

For the first of their two MaxFunDrive episodes, Mark and Hal sit down with special guest Andy Richter to sift through 100 years of landmark inventions to find the best one, including spray toilets, potato gloves, and television!   If you enjoy this show and want to support us with a recurring monthly contribution, now is the time to do it! Become a Maximum Fun member during the drive, select our show as one you want your support to go towards, and get special gifts including exclusive content, designer pins, and more! Go to maximumfun.org/donate now!
03/04/181h 20m

#161 - Short Form Improv or Long Form Improv

Between them, Mark and Hal have over 40 years of improvising experience, from huge venues to prisons. Together, they'll dig through the history of the art form to decide between short form and long form improvisation.
28/03/1858m 38s

#160 - Best Tool

Tools are an important building block of society, but which is the best building block? Don't worry. WE GOT THIS.
21/03/1836m 8s

#159 - Bacon vs Sausage vs Country Ham

People have been asking us to settle this one for a while now, so here it is: we sit down at the breakfast table once more and settle this meat fight once and for all.
14/03/1858m 28s

#158 - Best Bill Murray Movie LIVE with Steve Agee

Bill Murray is a comedy icon with an impressive filmography under his belt, but which of his movies is the best? We sat down with Steve Agee (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, We're No Doctors podcast) to settle it once and for all!  
07/03/181h 3m

#157 - Best Exercise LIVE with Sydney Benner LIVE

How do two guys who don't exercise choose the BEST exercise? Enlist trainer and patient human Sydney Benner to lead you through a workout in front of an audience at Booty Works, that's how!
28/02/181h 16m

#156 - Clean Slate IX

Mark and Hal take on a series of short topics as they work to once again clean their slate!
21/02/181h 12m

#155 - Best Harrison Ford Role

Whether you're watching him seek fortune and glory, shoot first, or tell people to get off his plane, Harrison Ford's work has yielded several memorable roles. Only one of them can be the best, though. That's where we come in.
14/02/1851m 10s

#154 - Best Way to Cook Eggs

There's more than one way to cook an egg, but what's the best way? Mark and Hal are here to make the final, universally binding decision!
07/02/1843m 22s

#153 - Pen or Pencil?

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but is it mightier than the pencil? Mark and Hal decide for all humankind in this week's episode!
31/01/1855m 58s

#152 - Best Sports Movie LIVE with Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

For this special live episode, we were joined by comedians/sports enthusiasts/spouses Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher, who join us to go through almost every sports movie ever made to help us pick the best of all time! We guarantee that your favorite was/was not chosen.
24/01/181h 10m

#151 - Best Winter Olympics Event

Next month, the XXIII Winter Olympiad will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, as the nations of the world gather in a showing of sportspersonship and friendly competition - but the REAL competition is over which of the events is the best? Thankfully, Mark and Hal are World-Class decision makers who are here to save the day!
17/01/1858m 41s

#150 - Best Batman Villain with Simon Grimm

  The caped crusader has faced many villains over the last 80 years; his rogue's gallery is one of the most notorious in comics, if not the most. But which dastardly do-badder is the worst of the worst? Professional Wrestler Simon Grimm joins us to find answer! See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.
10/01/181h 25m

#149 - Chaplin or Keaton with Paul Dooley

Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton - two comedic masters of the silent era. Which one is the best of the best? We recruited our pal Paul Dooley to help us choose! See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.
03/01/181h 23m

#148 - Best "Doctor Who" with Joseph Scrimshaw

Since 1963, The Doctor has graced our airwaves in various forms. Which of the 12-plus Doctors is the best? That's a nerdwar only the most foolish podcasts hosts would endeavor to end. So we're doing it, with our Companion for this episode, comedian, writer, and Whovian Joseph Scrimshaw. See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.
25/12/171h 7m

#147 - Best Rankin Bass Christmas Special

It's the most wonderful time of the year, when our TV sets are filled with the warm glow of classic holiday specials, specifically from Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass, who blended animation techniques with original music and celebrity narrators to create magic. But which of their specials is the best? Don't worry: we got this. See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.
20/12/1750m 1s

#146 - Clean Sleigh with Paget Brewster

Mark and Hal tidy up their topic list for the holidays with the help of a returning Paget Brewster, who helps the boys cover everything from music to cookies to trees and everything in between! See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.
13/12/171h 6m

#145 - Best version of "A Christmas Carol"

It's that time of year for bad pieces of beef, young Santa ghosts, and crotchety old men getting their life lessons delivered via time travel! With so many versions of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" out there, which should you watch? Mark and Hal break the chains they forged in life to bring you the answer! See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.
06/12/171h 8m

#144 - The Flintstones or The Jetsons with Mark Evanier

The Modern Stone Age Family vs The Family of the Modern Age! Flying Saucers vs Foot-Powered cars! A walk through the history of animation with Mark Evanier, who was there for a large part of it! We got behind the scenes with Mark to talk Hanna Barbera, Desi Arnaz, and more!  Come see We Got This LIVE during SF Sketchfest on Sunday, January 14th with special guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! We're doing a double bill with Craig's List and you can get tickets here.
29/11/171h 33m

#143 - Best Muppet Show Guest LIVE with John Hodgman & Craig Shemin

  It's time to play the music! It's time to light the lights! It's time to pick the best guest on The Muppet Show tonight! Recorded live at the Museum of the Moving Image in queensMuppet fanatics Mark and Hal are joined president of the Jim Henson Legacy Craig Shemin and a returning John Hodgman to picked from the 5 finalists selected by Muppet fans around the world.
22/11/1756m 54s

#142 - Board Games or Video Games with Chloe Dykstra

Board Games. Video Games. Which are the best? We turned to Gamer/Actor/Host Chloe Dykstra to help us get to the bottom of this quandry!
15/11/171h 9m

#141 - Best Disney Villain LIVE with Autumn Reeser

Recorded live at Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles, Autumn Reeser joins us as we return to the Disney Vault, going through 80-plus years of Disney films to find the best villain of all time! You'll laugh, you'll cry, we'll judge!
08/11/171h 9m

#140 - Snakes vs Spiders with James Breakwell

  Happy Halloween! In honor of things that go bump in the night, we talk about two of the creatures that frighten us the most: Spiders & Snakes! We're joined by humorist, author, parent, & pig owner James Breakwell, who's not only a zombie apocalypse expert, but is apparently just as afraid of everything as we are! Come see We Got This LIVE in L.A. on Sunday, November 5th for the first time ever! We've got special guest Janet Varney and we're part of a double bill with the amazing "Can I Pet Your Dog?" - get tickets here!
30/10/1748m 55s

#139 - Best Classic Muppet Movie with Stephanie D'Abruzzo & Doc Hammer

Which of the first three Muppet Movies is the best? We enlisted Tony-nominated actor and long time muppeteer Stephanie D'Abruzzo and our good buddy Doc Hammer to help pick! Come see We Got This LIVE in L.A. on Sunday, November 5th for the first time ever! We've got special guest Janet Varney and we're part of a double bill with the amazing "Can I Pet Your Dog?" - get tickets here!
25/10/171h 36m

#138 - Best Game Show with Jonathan Coulton

We're not ashamed to admit it: we love game shows! With so many iconic shows to choose from, we turned to current game showman Jonathan Coulton to pick the best one. Did you favorite make the cut? Probably not, which is why you'll yell at us on twitter about it! Come see We Got This LIVE in L.A. on Sunday, November 5th for the first time ever! We've got special guest Janet Varney and we're part of a double bill with the amazing "Can I Pet Your Dog?" - get tickets here!
18/10/171h 17m

#137 - Best Kid's Show with Sydnee and Justin McElroy

When the topic of children's shows comes up, Mark and Hal don't just dig into their own adolescence; they recruit parents in the form of McElroys: Dr. Sydnee McElroy and Justin McElroy, to be precise. Together, a wide range of children's television programming is explored to come up with the ultimate answer! Come see us LIVE in L.A. with "Can I Pet Your Dog" on Sunday, November 5th! Get tickets here.
11/10/171h 25m

#136 - Best Movie Costume with Paget Brewster

When you're trying to pick the greatest movie costume of all time, who do you get to join you? None other than Paget Brewster, who is no stranger to fashion OR films! Together Mark, Hal, and Paget review over 100 years of cinema, investigate house noises, and explore closets in closets to get the answer. See Mark and Hal in New York October 6th, 8th, and 9th! Get tickets and info here.  
04/10/171h 37m

#135 - Best Classic SNL Cast Member with Dave Thomas

On October 11, 1975 television sketch comedy experienced a seismic shift as NBC's Saturday Night made its premiere. Over the course of it's first five seasons, characters were created and stars were made, kicking off a cycle that continues over 40 years later. Looking back at that original five years, which of the comedy legends in that cast was the best? While Mark and Hal are huge SNL nerds, it made sense to get someone with inside information. Enter Dave Thomas, a comedy legend in his own right, who was often there visiting his friends and would later work with Lorne Michaels himself. I'm going to stop writing this now because you just need to listen. See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC and LA. For all upcoming dates, click here. 
27/09/171h 18m

#134 - Clean Slate VII

Will the slate ever be fully clean? Probably not, but that won't stop Mark and Hal from trying, revealing a bunch of embarrassing things about themselves, and issuing decisions that are carved into stone for all eternity! See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on 10/8 with special guest Jonathan Coulton! Get tickets here.
20/09/1751m 18s

#133 - Best Superpower (redo) with Scott Adsit LIVE from DragonCon

  Last year, we got Best Super Power wrong. At least that's what our listeners decided when we gave them the opportunity to overrule one of our episodes. Recorded live at DragonCon 2017, we recruited Scott Adsit (Big Hero 6, 30 Rock, Moral Orel, Mr. Show) to help us relitigate the topic live, and now we can definitively say that we got it right! See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on 10/8 with special guest Jonathan Coulton! Get tickets here.
13/09/1753m 11s

#132 - Best Christopher Guest Mockumentary

Anyone unfamiliar with Christopher Guest's Mockumentary work: STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND GO WATCH THEM ALL RIGHT NOW. Then listen to Mark and Hal delve into the canon and walk away with the best of the bunch. Get your tickets to see Mark and Hal LIVE in New York on October 8th!
06/09/1750m 9s

#131 - Best Star Wars Character with Paul & Storm

Mark and Hal are joined by returning guests Paul & Storm to delve into the Star Wars film canon and choose the best character. Will the light side of the Force win out over the darkness? Will a smuggler and a pirate prevail over a battle-tested princess-turned-general? Just how many of the finalists will be blood-related? Only one way to find out... See Mark and Hal in New York On October 8th! Get your tickets here  
30/08/171h 21m

#130 - Streaming TV Smackdown

Mark has done it again, this time taking two topics, deciding them both, then pitting the winners against one another. This time, it's all about streaming TV! Which service is best, and can the best streaming TV service topple watching live TV? Only one way to find out. See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.
23/08/1747m 30s

#129 - Oceans or Pools with Angela Webber

As we enter the dog days of summer, nothing feels more refreshing than a swim; but is it better to hop in the pool, or stride into the ocean? Mark and Hal are joined by Angela Webber, one half of The Doubleclicks (whose new album Love Problems is available now!), as they discuss swimming, almost drowning, octopi, the cast of Cocoon, and more! Also, lakes are RIGHT OUT. See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.
16/08/171h 4m

#128 - Ice Cream - Cup or Cone?

  As Summer begins to wind down, Mark and Hal take a look at a subject that's been heating up among the People of the World: Should ice cream be served in a cup or in a cone? Hal will let you in on some world class gorging info while Mark walks with mutz, and the definitive answer is reached! See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.  
09/08/1745m 9s

#127 - Best Classic Board Game LIVE with Maureen Johnson

It's a homecoming for Hal and guest Maureen Johnson, who join forces with Mark to pick the best classic board game of them all! You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll hear about finger Dracula, Hal's childhood therapy and barely hear Bill Lublin from his onstage throne!
02/08/171h 9m

#126 - Fudgie the Whale vs Cookie Puss

Carvel Ice Cream Cakes. If you grew up on the East Coast, you remember Tom Carvel's gravely voice talking about their many ice cream offerings, but at the top of those sweet treats sit two titans: Cookie Puss, the alien from the planet Birthday who's here to brighten your day, and Fudgie the Whale - for a whale of a dad. Mark and Hal were able to secure both cakes (with some help from our friends at Carvel) and put them both through the wringer to settle once and for all which cake is king!
26/07/1734m 36s

#125 - Best Cartoon Cat with Paul Dini

They love lasagna, exiting stage left (even), and chasing mice and birds. They hate having anvils dropped on their heads and getting their whiskers plucked by their cousins. Cartoon cats have a proud, long legacy that started with a trick back way back when. But which fictional feline is the best of the litter? Mark and Hal are joined by Paul Dini, legendary writer who has even worked on a few of these kitties and helps them get to the bottom of this, once and for all. See We Got This LIVE this Friday, July 21st at Ruba Club with special guest Maureen Johnson! Click here for tickets.  
19/07/171h 32m

#125a - Talkin' Garfield with Mark Evanier

An addendum to this week's Best Cartoon Cat episode, Mark Evanier calls in to answer Hal's Garflied question and chat a bit more about everyone's favorite Monday-hater. Mark wrote for Garfield & Friends all throughout its run and is an expert in the area of Garfield. Enjoy!
19/07/174m 12s

#124 - Who's The Best Spider-Man?

Spider-Man, Spider-Man/So many versions of Spider-man Who's the best, of them all?/Who will rise, who will fall? Hey there! We'll pick Best Spider-man! Come see Mark and Hal LIVE at the 5th annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival on Friday, July 21st. Click here for details and tickets!  
12/07/1743m 3s

#123 - Best 90's Sitcom with Jesse Thorn

  Seinfeld. Friends. Frasier. Home Improvement. Roseanne. Murphy Brown. It's hard to argue that the 1990's didn't spawn some of the most beloved sitcoms of all time. Someone wanted to know which was the best of them all, so Mark and Hal turned to Jesse Thorn, host of "Bullseye", "Jordan, Jesse, Go!", and the new limited series "The Turnaround" to help them get to the answer. Get ready for some STRONG opinions... See Mark and Hal LIVE in Philadelphia on Friday, July 21st at Ruba Club with special guest Maureen Johnson as part of the Philadelphia Podcast Festival! Get your tickets here.
05/07/171h 25m

#122 - Clean Slate VI

Every once in a while, we get suggestions for topics that might not merit a full episode, but instead of just leaving them aside, we round them up and clean the slate! This time around, things get personal fast. Will you ever look at Mark and Hal the same again, or will this just reinforce your existing ideas about them? See Mark and Hal record We Got This LIVE with special guest Maureen Johnson on Friday, July 21st in Philadelphia! Get tickets here.
28/06/1753m 49s

#121 - Best Mel Brooks Film w/ Travis McElroy

The Producers. Young Frankenstein. Blazing Saddles. High Anxiety. Spaceballs. The filmmaking career of Mel Brooks is now 50 years young, and he's created some of the most beloved comedies of all time. But which one is the best one? Leave THAT to us. And special guest Travis McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone, Shmanners, and more). Together they walk through all 50 years to come up with the best of them all! See Mark and Hal record We Got This LIVE with special guest Maureen Johnson on Friday, July 21st in Philadelphia! Get tickets here.
21/06/171h 27m

#120 - Best Color of the Rainbow

Since it's Pride Month, Mark and Hal are tackling the rainbow - not the flag, but the refraction of light through a prism! Which color of the rainbow will reign supreme? Listen and find out! Come see Mark and Hal in Philadelphia LIVE at Ruba Club on July 21st with special guest Maureen Johnson. Get tickets here before they sell out!
14/06/1736m 8s

#119 - Mac vs PC with Christopher Moore

PC and Mac - two brands that have been going head to head for 30+ years. Everyone has their brand loyalty, but nobody has definitively settled which brand is the best... until now. Joined by author Christopher Moore, Mark and Hal wade through the technological morass to come to a final decision. See Mark and Hal LIVE in Philadephia as part of the 2017 Philly Podcast Festival! Their live recording will be Friday, July 21st at the Ruba Club and tickets are now available - get yours before they all sell out!
07/06/171h 1m

#118 - Best Carnival Ride

Mark and Hal head to the Midway to explore all of the nausea- and thrill-inducing rides carnivals have to offer. Check the height requirements, make sure the safety bar is securely in place, and settle in for the thrill of a lifetime as Mark and Hal pick the best carnival ride. Come see Mark and Hal LIVE in Philadelphia on Friday, July 21st as part of the Philadelphia Podcast Festival. Get tickets here.
31/05/1758m 9s

#117 - The Boat Files: Best "Best Picture" Winner with Hrishikesh Hirway

Going through almost 90 years of Academy Award-winning is a daunting task, but Mark and Hal never let a challenge or a lack of seeing every film on a list get in their way. Thankfully, they've got backup in the form of Song Exploder and The West Wing Weekly host Hrishikesh Hirway, who jumps into the fray to wade through the most celebrated films in history to come away with a definitive victor! Recorded aboard the 2017 JoCoCruise!
24/05/171h 5m

#116 - Best TV Mom with Theresa Thorn

Happy Mother's Day! Mark and Hal are joined by Theresa Thorn, co-host of Max Fun sister podcast One Bad Mother and co-author of You're Doing a Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting. Together, they pick the Best TV Mom of all time!
14/05/171h 18m

#115 - Best Movie Snack

A previously lost episode is rediscovered as Mark and Hal get a redo on their selection of Best Movie Snack by just recording it properly this time.
10/05/1753m 12s

#114 - Best Superman Movie

Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Has been in some terrible movies and some really good ones! But which is the best? Mark and Hal decide.
03/05/171h 10m

#113 - Best Shakespeare Play with Austin Tichenor

This past Sunday was the Bard's 453rd birthday, and to celebrate Mark and Hal have teamed up with the Reduced Shakespeare Company's Austin Tichenor to choose The Bard's greatest work. Hark! What play through yonder podcast breaks? Only one way to find out... Check out RSC's new Pop-up Shakespeare book, available for pre-order now!
26/04/171h 19m

#112 - The Boat Files - Best Breakfast Cereal with Ted Leo

Recorded on the 2017 JoCo Cruise, Mark and Hal welcome Ted Leo into their recording cabin to talk breakfast cereals. Which will reign supreme? Which will fall early? Which cereal mascot did Ted once dress up as and did it suck? All those answers and more in this week's episode.
19/04/1753m 26s

#111 - Bar Soap vs Liquid Soap vs Foam Soap

Mark and Hal dive into history, their childhoods, and science to come away with a clean victory for one of these forms of soap!
12/04/1751m 46s

#110 - The Boat Files: Best Coen Brothers Film with Jeffrey Cranor

In the last 30+ years the Coen Brothers have left their mark on the filmmaking world, creating unforgettable characters and telling interesting stories. But which of their films reigns supreme? Mark and Hal call in their buddy Jeffrey Cranor (Welcome to Night Vale, Within the Wires) to help make the call.
05/04/171h 22m

#109 - Clean Slate V LIVE with Welcome To Night Vale

Mark and Hal are joined by their Night Vale pals Cecil Baldwin, Jon Bernstein AKA Disparition, Jeffrey Cranor, and Symphony Sanders LIVE on a boat, where they knock out a series of mini-topics in an attempt to clean the slate! The 2017 MaxFunDrive is happening through March 31st, and if you support We Got This as a new/upgrading member, you could overturn one of our decisions! Learn more here.
29/03/171h 6m

#108 - Best Monty Python Song with "Weird" Al Yankovic

When you're trying to select the best song by one of the most influential sketch groups of all time, you need a heavy hitter to help. Thankfully, "Weird" Al Yankovic was available to help Mark and Hal wade through the Pythons' impressive catalogue and come away with a winner! The 2017 Max Fun Drive is here! Go to maximumfun.org to get involved and support We Got This!
20/03/171h 13m

#107 - Best Ketchup

Hal clears up some rumors about his feelings for ketchup as he and Mark talk about the surprising varieties of ketchup that exist around the world. Can the global juggernaut that is Heinz be toppled?
15/03/1746m 33s

#106 - Best Super Power LIVE on Facebook

Mark and Hal record an episode while simultaneously live streaming it on Facebook. Can Mark look up from the screen long enough to help decide what the best super power is? Only one way to find out...
08/03/1739m 49s

#105 - Pirates or Vikings with Carlos Alazraqui LIVE at Pensacon

Hagar or Blackbeard? Erik the Red or Captain Jack Sparrow? Vikings and Pirates are two historical groups that have huge fan bases in pop culture. But which group will reign supreme? Mark and Hal are joined by their friend Carlos Alazraqui to help them choose. Recorded live at Pensacon 2017!
01/03/1740m 21s

#104 - Lethal Weapon or Die Hard?

Mark and Hal explore two of the greatest action film franchises of all time to come away with the ultimate victor. Will Murtaugh and Riggs be the ones to finally take down John McClain? Don't worry, everyone. We Got This.
22/02/171h 8m

#103 - Best Berry

Mark and Hal stretch the very definition of berry to its limit as they determine the best Berry of them all. You can get the first ever We Got This t-shirt right now! Show your pride and knowledge about m&m consumption as never before!
15/02/1754m 57s

#102 - Classic Cartoons: Warner Bros or Disney?

Shhh! Be vewwy quiet. We're picking between the classic animated shorts of Disney and Warner Bros to come away with a winning studio. Silly Symphonies or Looney Tunes? Bugs or Mickey? Pegleg Pete or Yosemite Sam? Any theatrically released shorts pre-1970 are fair game? Mark and Hal swing into the task like Goofy on a set of gymnasts' rings, and come away with the one set of 'toons to rule them all.

#101 - Worst Zoo Animal

When someone wants to know what the worst zoo animal is, Mark and Hal STEP UP. Join them for a collection of the weirdest, most unpleasant, and dangerous animals you can find in any zoo anywhere. One only will wind up on the bottom!
01/02/171h 1m

#100 - Best M&M Variety LIVE with Ben Acker, Craig Cackowski, Marc Evan Jackson, Busy Philipps, and Annie Savage

It's our 100th episode, and we're joined by a bevy of WorkJuice Players to determine once and for all which variety of M&M reigns supreme. We tried 'em all, so no stone is left unturned. Special thanks to SF Sketchfest, the SF Punch Line, and our amazing lineup of guests: Ben Acker Craig Cackowski Marc Evan Jackson Busy Philipps Annie Savage
25/01/171h 8m

#99 - Binge vs Weekly Episodic TV Watching - LIVE from Hal's car

The second of two episodes recorded from the backseat of Hal's car, this episode features one of our more modern debates - should you binge watch television, or watch episode weekly? Mark and Hal fight through oppressive heat and stuffiness to find the answer.
18/01/1747m 17s

#98 - Hot or Cold Sandwiches LIVE from a car

Cold cuts. Meatball subs. PB & J. The mighty melt. With many varieties of both hot and cold sandwiches to tantalize your taste buds, which one is the best? Mark and Hal belly up to the counter and decide whether the hot or cold sandwich is best. But they're not at a counter. They're in the backseat of Hal's car. Will the rising temperatures take their consciousness before they can render a verdict? Will the Queen's taxation of toasted sandwiches create Anarchy in the Subway? Only one way to find out! See Mark, Hal, and our WorkJuice Player guests LIVE at the SF Punchline on Saturday, January 14th for We Got This during SF Sketchfest! Get tickets here.
11/01/1732m 40s

#97 - Best Finger

In their first episode of 2017, Mark and Hal display their anatomical expertise as they pick the best finger. THE ANSWER MAY SURPRISE YOU. Or not. We aren't psychics. See Mark, Hal, and our WorkJuice Player guests LIVE at the SF Punchline on Saturday, January 14th for We Got This during SF Sketchfest! Get tickets here.
04/01/1735m 40s

#96 - Stay In or Go Out on New Year's Eve?

As we bid "adieu" to 2016 and "bonjour" to 2017, around the world people OF the world will be celebrating New Year's Eve. Some will go out and brave the crowds while others will opt to stay home and curl up in their PJs. But only ONE way is the correct way, and Mark and Hal will settle it before this year is through. See Mark, Hal, and our WorkJuice Player guests LIVE at the SF Punchline on Saturday, January 14th for We Got This during SF Sketchfest! Get tickets here.
28/12/1642m 59s

#95 - Best Holiday Lights with Drew Ackerman

Happy Holidays, People of the World! Most of you have probably decorated for the holidays if you were planning on doing it in the first place, but do you need to replace your lights? We sat down with Drew Ackerman, the host of the popular Sleep With Me podcast. Together, we determine which holiday lights reign supreme! See Mark, Hal, and our WorkJuice Player guests LIVE at the SF Punchline on Saturday, January 14th for We Got This during SF Sketchfest! Get tickets here.  
21/12/1656m 3s

#94 - Best Fictional President with Josh Malina

Bartlet. Marshall. Underwood. Muffley. Grant. Shepherd. Camacho. Meyer. These are just a few of the great fake presidents we've seen preside over the U.S. in movies and television. But which is our greatest fictional president? We tapped our friend and The West Wing Weekly host Josh Malina, who has years of experience dealing with various presidents on TV and film. We go through a bracket of 16 top Pretenders-in-Chief to come away with the best of the bunch! Come see Mark, Hal, and Josh on LIVE at the Ace Hotel on 12/17 for the last Thrilling Adventure Hour before we go on an extended hiatus! Get tickets here. See Mark, Hal, and our WorkJuice Player guests LIVE at the SF Punchline on Saturday, January 14th for We Got This during SF Sketchfest!
14/12/161h 5m

#93 - Best Novelty Song with Jonathan Coulton

For as long as songs have existed, comedy songs have been around (don't fact check that). Mark and Hal enlist the help of musician and funny person Jonathan Coulton to help them dig through all of the musical mayhem and come away with a definitive victor! Plus, Mark and Hal add a new correspondent to the show. You can spend a week at sea with Jonathan, Mark, Hal, and tons of other really cool creative people during the 2017 JoCo Cruise - get a cabin already!
07/12/161h 11m
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