Ep 13 - Surreal


What, like, is real, man, really? In this, the "Waiting for Godot" of podcasts, Mike and Max explore the 2016 word of the year, "surreal," in their valiant attempt to answer this abiding question.


Ep 12 - Literally


Has Taye Diggs followed you on social media too? A sudden burst of celebrity attention has Mike and Max freaking out, though not quite literally. Listen in to their wide-ranging conversation, literally the best thing you will hear this year.


Ep 11 - Decadent


Are your lovable podcast hosts, Mike and Max, treating Twitter bots unfairly? Whatever happened to the golden days of bots, anyway? Tune in for answers, and a lot more questions.


Ep 10 - Apathy


This month, Mike and Max keep it chill. If you'd like to hang with the cool kids, listen to this, their laid-back conversation about the word 'apathy.' Or not.


Ep 9 - Cocktail


Let's get this party started. This week, Mike and Max engage unflinchingly with the "evolution of trauma," and have a great time doing it. The word, friends, is 'cocktail.'


Ep 8 - Buffalo


In this, the zestiest podcast you have ever encountered, connoisseurs Mike and Max serve up a spicy helping of etymology pertaining to all things 'buffalo.'


Ep 7 - Pornography


On this episode of Words for Dinner, we get explicit, obscene, and, possibly, erotic. Mike and Max, our two lovable amateur etymologists, take a close look at the word 'pornography' and discover some interesting things about its origin and the changing meaning of the word. Though this episode may not be for children's ears, the most obscene part is when we try to tell jokes.


Ep 6 - Politics


In their most timely episode yet, Mike and Max cast their votes in favor of the word 'politics.' Tune in during your next filibuster to find out what they discover.


Ep 5 - Awesome


Religious infighting, scandalous personal attacks, jaw-breaking moments of uncontrollable fear!! Mix them together and you get the newest episode of Words for Dinner: Awesome!!! Mike and Max explore the historicity and elasticity of "awesome" while seeking to answer the question that has plagued Mankind since he found his sock: How awesome is "awesome"? Join us and find out!


Ep 4 - Moist


This time Mike & Max avert their eyes from perhaps the least-loved of all English adjectives. You may not like the word, you might want to pop a Tums after, but either way, this week's episode isn't one to miss.


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