May 20, 2020
Mark and Hal are all business when it comes to games...
May 13, 2020
Thank You For Being A Friend
May 6, 2020
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.
April 29, 2020
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.
April 22, 2020
We're joined by actor and legitimate Englishman James Callis to decide between his English Breakfast and our American Breakfast.
April 15, 2020
Is your region's comfort food the BEST comfort food? LET'S FIND OUT.
April 8, 2020
Mark and Hal display their dip prowess, even during stay-at-home!
April 1, 2020
Which song at a wedding reception gets people movin' and groovin' the best? Mark and Hal break it down and pick it out.
March 25, 2020
Eric Edelstein is back, and this time, we're tackling fondue.
March 18, 2020
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.
March 11, 2020
Mark and Hal dig into the bucket to determine the best piece of fried chicken
March 4, 2020
We Got This with Mark and Hal visits Willy Wonka's factory to determine which contest-winning child is the worst
February 26, 2020
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!
February 19, 2020
Mark and Hal are your Sin City tour guides as they decide, once and for all, which Vegas resort reigns supreme
February 12, 2020
Mark and Hal sort through awards season and come away with the definitive answer, just like they always do.
February 7, 2020
Which form of your favorite baked treat is best? Don't stress - we'll handle it.
January 29, 2020
Our friend Ben Acker joins us to talk about the work of Quentin Tarantino and pick his best movie
January 22, 2020
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!
January 15, 2020
The concepts of the mascots of the NFL Playoffs face off and it'll make sense when you listen
January 8, 2020
We Got This with Mark and Hal Cleans the Sleigh of all your holiday quandaries
December 18, 2019
As Santa double checks his Nice & Naughty list, Mark and Hal explore the sins of humanity and pick the best one.
December 9, 2019
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!
December 4, 2019
Mark and Hal tackle the friendly skies - there can be only one winner...
November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving can be a confusing, difficult time, but thanks to Mark & Hal, your most vexing Thanksgiving questions are finally answered, once and for all!
November 20, 2019
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!
November 13, 2019
Mark and Hal head back to the Disney animated canon to determine the best prince.
November 6, 2019
You've got some mini-topics, we've got the answers. It's clean slate time.
October 30, 2019
We've already chosen the best Halloween Candy - now we set out in search of the absolute pits.
October 23, 2019
Prepare to journey through the entire Marvel-based cinematic oeuvre, with True Believers Mark and Hal as your guide.
October 16, 2019
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!
October 9, 2019
It's autumn, and that means one thing: SOUP. We're here to guide you to the proper soup decision. You're welcome.
October 2, 2019
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.
September 25, 2019
Laser Malena-Webber from The Doubleclicks is here to help us pick the best "Cheese" food, emphasis on the quotes.
September 18, 2019
Fellow WorkJuice Player and MaxFun podcaster Janet Varney from the AV Club joined us LIVE at Dragon Con 2019 to talk Disney parks and choose which land is the best land of them all.
September 11, 2019
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.
September 4, 2019
Tony Thaxton, Motion City Soundtrack drummer and the host of Bizarre Albums, joins us to clean the slate of some topics.
August 30, 2019
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.
August 28, 2019
With Phase Three complete, Mark and Hal pick the best MCU villain of the first 23 films.
August 21, 2019
Three chain diners enter. One chain diner leaves. Everybody feels a little sick afterward. Where's the bathroom?
August 14, 2019
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.
August 7, 2019
A discussion about frosting brownies turns into prindles, Sky Mall, and more.
July 31, 2019
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...
July 24, 2019
Who figured out the best Clue combination? It was Mark and Hal, with the microphones, in the podcatcher.
July 17, 2019
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.
July 10, 2019
Let's face it. There are some horrible fonts out there that you hate. Which is the worst of all time? FIND OUT NOW.
July 3, 2019
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.
June 26, 2019
CROSSOVER ALERT: Dan McCoy from Max Fun institution The Flophouse stops by to chat with us about Cult Classic Films, and which reigns supreme!
June 19, 2019
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.
June 12, 2019
Mark and Hal peruse the filmography of America's Dad to find his best movie
June 5, 2019
We hit the road once again to pick the best type of car, and dig deeper into Mark's trail of abandoned vehicles.
May 29, 2019
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.
May 22, 2019
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.
May 15, 2019
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.
May 8, 2019
Mark and Hal revisit their childhoods and look at the development of playground technology to pick the best piece of equipment of all time.
May 1, 2019
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.
April 24, 2019
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.
April 17, 2019
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.
April 10, 2019
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.
April 3, 2019
Travis McElroy keeps McElmonth going as he returns for the third time to chat us up about facial hair, grooming tips, and dads!
March 26, 2019
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.
March 19, 2019
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!
March 13, 2019
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.
March 6, 2019
We're joined by Orlando Jones for one of our deepest conversations yet - recorded live at the Rex Theater in Pensacola.
February 27, 2019
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.
February 20, 2019
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.
February 13, 2019
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.
February 6, 2019
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.
January 28, 2019
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!
January 23, 2019
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.
January 16, 2019
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.
January 9, 2019
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.
January 2, 2019
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...
December 24, 2018
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.
December 19, 2018
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.
December 12, 2018
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.
December 5, 2018
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.
November 28, 2018
Mark and Hal turn Pottermore's Sorting Hat ceremony into a clean slate and come away with the definitive best House in Hogwarts.
November 21, 2018
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!
November 14, 2018
In a world of magic, do you need a magic spell to PICK the best magic spell? No - you just need Mark and Hal!
November 7, 2018
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!
October 31, 2018
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!
October 24, 2018
In our first ever clip show, we take you on a haunted tour of our scariest decisions, with some bonus clean slate included!
October 17, 2018
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.
October 10, 2018
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.
October 3, 2018
Mark and Hal put their decision making to the test as they decide about ways to decide!
September 26, 2018
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...
September 19, 2018
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!
September 12, 2018
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...
September 5, 2018
Mark and Hal clean the slate of some smaller topics.
August 29, 2018
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.
August 22, 2018
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.
August 15, 2018
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.
August 8, 2018
Mark and Hal go through 60-plus years of late night talk shows to find the best host of all time!
August 1, 2018
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?
July 25, 2018
Mark and Hal sit down in Philadelphia for the last time (this trip) to talk footwear.
July 18, 2018
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.
July 11, 2018
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.
July 4, 2018
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!
June 27, 2018
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!
June 20, 2018
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!
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