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Essential Questions

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Essential Questions

Essential Questions

Nick Voll

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Your hosts, Mike and Nick, ask and answer the biggest questions of our times.  The show is fun and funny, but there are also some serious discussions about the problems we face as a society.  There are also some really, really stupid questions and even stupider answers.  Follow the podcast on Twitter at @The_EQ_Podcast.

Latest Episodes

The TV Episode

In this episode, Mike, Orion, and Nick talk TV. What's the best comedy of all time? What's the best drama? Does reality TV have any redeeming qualities? Will watching too much TV really rot your brain, like your mom said it would? In the golden age of TV, has it taken the place of literature?Most importantly, why doesn't Mike shower more often?

41 MIN2019 FEB 24
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The TV Episode

The Animal Episode

This is a really stupid episode, and I'm sure you'll enjoy it. We have threequestions about animals, and then some other baloney.- What's your favorite wild animal?- What's your favorite zoo animal?- What's the most edible animal?- What cuisine would you pick to eat for the rest of your life if stranded on a desert island?

42 MIN2019 JAN 17
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The Animal Episode

New Year's Resolutions

In this episode, Mike, Nick, and Orion talk New Year's Resolutions. Should we even bother making them?Plus, what does it mean to have gratitude? Is it an empty platitude?And, why do people hate and/or love the band The Eagles so much?

35 MIN2019 JAN 6
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New Year's Resolutions

Overrated and Underrated - Part 3

In the final installment of the three-part rating extravaganza, Mike, Nick, and Orion share their most overrated and underrated bands, cooking techniques, television shows, hats, modes of transportation, and forms of exercise. This one goes a bit long, so you may want to put on a kettle.

42 MIN2018 AUG 20
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Overrated and Underrated - Part 3

Overrated and Underrated - Part 2

In the second of a three-part opinon extravaganza, Mike, Nick, and Orion rate their most overrated and underrated life experiences, vacation destinations, technological innovations, footwear, and hamburger toppings. This is the important content you come to this podcast for.

38 MIN2018 AUG 13
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Overrated and Underrated - Part 2

Overrated and Underrated - Part 1

In the first of a three-part series, Nick, Mike, and Orion pick their most overrated and most underrated pizza toppings, movies, sports, and beverages. There are some minor disagreements.

38 MIN2018 AUG 9
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Overrated and Underrated - Part 1

Separating Art From the Artist

We get a bit heady in this one. With all of the recent celebrity scandals, we want to know if you can separate art from an artist as a person. Can you still, in good conscience, still listen to Bill Cosby's standup? Louis CK? Where do you draw the line?We also tackle more serious questions, like "does pineapple belong on pizza?" and "what's the weirdest thing you've ever eaten?"We have a guest this episode, our good buddy Orion, and we also have some surprise questions that will shock and titillate you!

51 MIN2018 JUN 16
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Separating Art From the Artist

Toilet Seat Etiquette - Lid Up or Lid Down?

In this episode, we bravely take on the debate that has split up countless couples: do you leave the toilet seat down or up? Mike has an interesting third option. Plus, we ask and answer "what is the most rewatchable movie of all time," and "What's the most embarrasing album you ever purchased?" We also have two surprise questions that get surprisingly deep!

35 MIN2018 JUN 2
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Toilet Seat Etiquette - Lid Up or Lid Down?

Desert Island. 3 Items. What Do You Bring?

Mike and Nick have been dropped on a desert island. They can only bring 3 items, none of which can be used to rescue them. The island has plenty of food and clean water, but little else. What would they bring?Plus, these mind-benders:- What's the worst and best part of getting old?- What kind of medical doctor would you be?- What's the worst household chore? Which is the one that's kind of sneaky fun?Plus, two surprise questions!

49 MIN2018 APR 23
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Desert Island. 3 Items. What Do You Bring?

Who is the Most Tragicomic Character in TV History?

In this episode, Mike and Nick tackle some interesting stuff, including a question sent in by a fan: who is the most tragicomic character in TV history? Also in this episode:- What have you collected in your life, and was it worth it?- What percentage of your beliefs or knowledge do you think is incorrect or false?- Will yoga pants be around for decades, like blue jeans?Plus, two fun surprise questions!

37 MIN2018 APR 16
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Who is the Most Tragicomic Character in TV History?

Latest Episodes

The TV Episode

In this episode, Mike, Orion, and Nick talk TV. What's the best comedy of all time? What's the best drama? Does reality TV have any redeeming qualities? Will watching too much TV really rot your brain, like your mom said it would? In the golden age of TV, has it taken the place of literature?Most importantly, why doesn't Mike shower more often?

41 MIN2019 FEB 24
Comments
The TV Episode

The Animal Episode

This is a really stupid episode, and I'm sure you'll enjoy it. We have threequestions about animals, and then some other baloney.- What's your favorite wild animal?- What's your favorite zoo animal?- What's the most edible animal?- What cuisine would you pick to eat for the rest of your life if stranded on a desert island?

42 MIN2019 JAN 17
Comments
The Animal Episode

New Year's Resolutions

In this episode, Mike, Nick, and Orion talk New Year's Resolutions. Should we even bother making them?Plus, what does it mean to have gratitude? Is it an empty platitude?And, why do people hate and/or love the band The Eagles so much?

35 MIN2019 JAN 6
Comments
New Year's Resolutions

Overrated and Underrated - Part 3

In the final installment of the three-part rating extravaganza, Mike, Nick, and Orion share their most overrated and underrated bands, cooking techniques, television shows, hats, modes of transportation, and forms of exercise. This one goes a bit long, so you may want to put on a kettle.

42 MIN2018 AUG 20
Comments
Overrated and Underrated - Part 3

Overrated and Underrated - Part 2

In the second of a three-part opinon extravaganza, Mike, Nick, and Orion rate their most overrated and underrated life experiences, vacation destinations, technological innovations, footwear, and hamburger toppings. This is the important content you come to this podcast for.

38 MIN2018 AUG 13
Comments
Overrated and Underrated - Part 2

Overrated and Underrated - Part 1

In the first of a three-part series, Nick, Mike, and Orion pick their most overrated and most underrated pizza toppings, movies, sports, and beverages. There are some minor disagreements.

38 MIN2018 AUG 9
Comments
Overrated and Underrated - Part 1

Separating Art From the Artist

We get a bit heady in this one. With all of the recent celebrity scandals, we want to know if you can separate art from an artist as a person. Can you still, in good conscience, still listen to Bill Cosby's standup? Louis CK? Where do you draw the line?We also tackle more serious questions, like "does pineapple belong on pizza?" and "what's the weirdest thing you've ever eaten?"We have a guest this episode, our good buddy Orion, and we also have some surprise questions that will shock and titillate you!

51 MIN2018 JUN 16
Comments
Separating Art From the Artist

Toilet Seat Etiquette - Lid Up or Lid Down?

In this episode, we bravely take on the debate that has split up countless couples: do you leave the toilet seat down or up? Mike has an interesting third option. Plus, we ask and answer "what is the most rewatchable movie of all time," and "What's the most embarrasing album you ever purchased?" We also have two surprise questions that get surprisingly deep!

35 MIN2018 JUN 2
Comments
Toilet Seat Etiquette - Lid Up or Lid Down?

Desert Island. 3 Items. What Do You Bring?

Mike and Nick have been dropped on a desert island. They can only bring 3 items, none of which can be used to rescue them. The island has plenty of food and clean water, but little else. What would they bring?Plus, these mind-benders:- What's the worst and best part of getting old?- What kind of medical doctor would you be?- What's the worst household chore? Which is the one that's kind of sneaky fun?Plus, two surprise questions!

49 MIN2018 APR 23
Comments
Desert Island. 3 Items. What Do You Bring?

Who is the Most Tragicomic Character in TV History?

In this episode, Mike and Nick tackle some interesting stuff, including a question sent in by a fan: who is the most tragicomic character in TV history? Also in this episode:- What have you collected in your life, and was it worth it?- What percentage of your beliefs or knowledge do you think is incorrect or false?- Will yoga pants be around for decades, like blue jeans?Plus, two fun surprise questions!

37 MIN2018 APR 16
Comments
Who is the Most Tragicomic Character in TV History?
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