Pointless Debates Episodes

In the beginning of 2020, Todd and Eric thought that it would be fun to stage some playful arguments, based on innocuous topics, for which there were literally no stakes.  We choose the debate topics based on listener requests and/or from a series of unmarked envelopes that our executive producer Abby fabricated for us.

In each episode, we arbitrarily decide who will argue pro or con before we even know what the topic is…and leave it to the listeners (via Twitter poll) to decide the victor!

Pointless Debates: The Oxford Comma
April 6, 2022 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

The Hersey boys start the debate with a debate about the debate, then carry on to a discussion of the Oxford Comma. Warning: the executive producer has broken our...

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Pointless Debates: Pencils vs Pens
January 12, 2022 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

Today's debate comes to us from listener (and sister) Crystal: which is better, a pencil or a pen? https://open.spotify.com/episode/13MCAGCsF4AeCM8vrskHF6

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Pointless Debate(-ish): Die Hard as a Christmas Movie
December 15, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

You've all heard the arguments regarding whether or not the original Die Hard movie should (or should not) be considered to be a Christmas film.  In this episode, rather...

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Pointless Debates: Manual vs Automatic Transmissions
October 20, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

As the Hersey boys work their way through the final four "Envelopes of Doom" containing debate topics, they "grind it 'til they find it".

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Pointless Debates: Miracle Whip vs Mayo
September 1, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

Which is better, Miracle Whip or mayonnaise?

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Pointless Debates: Pineapple on Pizza
July 7, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

The age-old classic conundrum...do you put pineapple on pizza or not? Todd and Eric share their opposing views...

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Pointless Debates: Over or Under?
June 2, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

The never-ending debate rolls on: How should one put the toilet paper roll on the dispenser? Listen to hear the Hersey boys hash it out!

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Pointless Debates: Postal Edition
April 7, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

Cueing from a listener-provided prompt, the Hersey boys fuse form and function, then argue about it for your listening pleasure.

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Pointless Debates: Shower Edition
February 24, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

We don't want to spoil the reveal from the Envelopes of Doom by giving the exact topic here, but let's just say that Executive Producer Abby (and her sidekick...

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Pointless Debates: Google vs Bing
January 27, 2021 /0 Comments/0 Likes/More

Once more from the Envelopes of Doom comes a topic that is perhaps not so pointless to Eric (the professional SEO guy): Google vs Bing.

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