Ep 24 - APPETIZER - Viral

19Aug

Wash your hands before and after listening to this prelude to the infectious full episode of Words for Dinner on Viral, in which Mike and Max nibble on some mistletoe in order to stave off bird cooties.

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Ep 23 - Assault

11Jul

In terms of puns, Mike and Max make the best of a bland situation in their foray into Assault, a word which affords little opportunity for double entendres. But plenty of ascriptive nouns! And military analogies! All this and more herein.

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Ep 23 - APPETIZER - Assault

24Jun

Have you ever faced a hostile spice shaker in an alley? Good, but if you want to keep it that way, listen to this tasty morsel in advance of the full WFD episode on Assault.

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Snack! for Poindexter

7Jun

Mike and Max provide live color commentary on an old silent cartoon of Felix the Cat in this Snack, to be paired with WFD Episode 22, Poindexter. Fire up the cartoon and follow along!

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Ep 22 - Poindexter

8May

Dust off your pocket protectors, hosebags! It's time to follow evil professors Mike and Max as they do a deep dive into nerd history, going all the way back to the origins of your grandpappy's favorite cafeteria put-down, Poindexter.

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Ep 22 - APPETIZER - Poindexter

24Apr

In this studied precursor to Episode 22, Poindexter, Max constructs a microphone stand out of a cardboard box and Mike refrains from giving him a wedgie. Suck it, nerds!

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Ep 21 - Popcorn

28Mar

In this lightly-salted installment of Words for Dinner, your hosts Mike and Max (the Ebert & Roeper of etymology) pretend to end the episode at 18 minutes so they can go get more of their favorite American snack, popcorn.

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Ep 21 - APPETIZER - Popcorn

7Mar

The bad boys of overenthusiastic etymology podcasts are back for this light and fluffy precursor to the full version of Episode 21, Popcorn. Hot out of the old microwave, just like mom used to make it.

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Ep 20 - 2017 In Review

17Feb

Your bombastic broflakes and co-hosts, Mike and Max, are yoked together in the gravitational system known as Words for Dinner in this wide-ranging and, frankly, sexy episode of your favorite tongue-in-cheek etymological podcast shindig. Gyro-eating while listening is encouraged! 

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Ep 20 APPETIZER - 2017 Year In Review

3Feb

Your wistful hosts, Mike and Max, bury a Snorlax in their time capsule in the hopes that some future listener will discover this Appetizer for the full version of Episode 20, which digs up our favorite topical words of the last year. Catch this one before Elon Musk launches it into space.

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