Topics
Topics
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"Topics" features long-time friends and creative comedic collaborators Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter as they tackle some of mankind's most difficult questions: What is the nature of love? Is time travel possible? Does God exist? And so many more. "Topics" is a thoughtful, intense conversation about what makes humankind... kind of human. Featuring original music by Dan Deacon!
Introducing Obscure - Michael's new podcast
Michael Ian Black is back on Earwolf with a new podcast. Obscure tackles a great work of literature. Join Michael as he reads Thomas Hardy’s classic Jude the Obscure and comments as he goes. Here's a preview, and you can hear Episode 1 right now in your podcast app.  Hear Episode 1 of Obscure in Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/obscure-with-michael-ian-black/id1388660385?mt=2
Jun 10, 2018
3 min
56 Santa
In Episode 8 of Season 4, Michael and Michael show their Christmas spirit by giving listeners the gift of talking all about Santa. Their conversation covers everything from Santa’s elves to his North Pole home to the historical roots of Santa.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.
Dec 24, 2014
32 min
55 Unknown
In Episode 7 of Season 4, Michael and Michael delve into the mysterious topic of the Unknown. Their conversation covers everything from the ol’ tree falling in the woods saying to the future to the Umami theory. “Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.
Dec 17, 2014
29 min
54 The Nolan Film, Interstellar
In Episode 6 of Season 4, Michael and Michael stick their beaks into the topic of the Nolan film, Interstellar. Their conversation covers everything from man’s place in the universe to the dream qualities of Nolan’s work to Hemingway’s influence on Nolan. “Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.
Dec 10, 2014
25 min
53 Architecture
In Episode 5 of Season 4, Michael and Michael drill deep into the topic of Architecture as social commentary. Their conversation covers everything from the ancient Egyptian pyramids to thatched roofs to the story of the 3 little pigs.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.
Dec 3, 2014
32 min
52 Snow
In Episode 4 of Season 4, Michael and Michael take a deep spoonful of today's topic of snowfall aka snow. Their conversation covers everything from the meaning of lake-effect snow to no two snowflakes being the same to Robert Frost.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon. This episode is brought to you by Cards Against Humanity.
Nov 26, 2014
32 min
51 Empires
In Episode 3 of Season 4, Michael and Michael get their creative juices flowing as they delve into the real hardy broth of a topic, the allure of Empire. From Egypt to the Romans and beyond, their conversation covers everything from the corruption that stems from power to solving the world’s conundrums.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon. This episode is brought to you by Cards Against Humanity .
Nov 19, 2014
33 min
50 Rebirth
In Episode 2 of Season 4, Michael and Michael discuss Rebirth & Renewal. Their conversation covers everything from the recent changes in their life to sharing the energy of artists of the past such as Michelangelo to the music of God.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.
Nov 12, 2014
32 min
49 Topicon
In Episode 1 of Season 4, Michael and Michael are back in the saddle as they recap and rehash this year's Topicon. Their conversation covers everything from the long lasting friendships to all the study groups that attended from almost 30 different countries to the major announcements for next year's Topicon.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.
Nov 5, 2014
37 min
48 Nature of Identity (w/ Nev Schulman)
In Episode 20 of Season 3, Michael, Michael, and special guest Nev Schulman get to know themselves in a whole new way as they explore the topic of identity. What did Nev learn about the nature of identity from his experience with the film Catfish? What is identity? Why do we post pictures of our butt hole on social media websites? Aren’t we all afraid of being rejected? Tune in as Michael, Michael, and Nev unpack the topic of identity and learn a few things about themselves along the way.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.  This episode is sponsored by:  Cards Against Humanity. Go to www.cardsagainsthumanity.com for more info.   Stamps.com . Click here for a special $110 Bonus Offer!
Jun 25, 2014
36 min
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