Smash Boom Best: A funny, smart debate show for kids and family

By American Public Media

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Subscribers: 1718
Reviews: 39
Episodes: 110

 Jan 22, 2024
this is awesome 👌 our kids love it and we do too.

 Jan 14, 2024
This podcast is so amazing😍🙂😀💓💝💞💟💌💗💖

 Jan 7, 2024
can you do iron Man vs Captain America 👍😉

 Jan 1, 2024
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 Dec 11, 2023
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Smash Boom Best is a funny, smart debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! from APM Studios. Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best: Pikachu vs. Mario, Lollipops vs. Popcorn, Flamingos vs. Axolotls, Mermaids vs. Bigfoot, Cats vs. Dogs, Spiderman vs. Batman, Refrigerators vs. Toilets, Minecraft vs. Lego… the list goes on. Our star-studded line-up of debaters use facts and passion to make their case, teaching listeners how to defend their opinions along the way! Past debaters include Tim Platt, cast member of the comedy narrative play podcast Rude Tales of Magic, comedian and writer Jenny Yang, Minneapolis-based rapper NUR-D, comedian and creator of the Story Pirates Peter McNerney, Radio Ambulante’s Daniel Alarcón, journalist and host of Into It Sam Sanders, host of Terrible, Thanks for Asking Nora McInerney, food-writer Kenji Lopez-Alt and many, many more. To top it off, our State of Debate segment shows listeners how to identify logical fallacies in the wild. Ad hominem attacks and bandwagon fallacies, be gone! So if you’re looking to ignite a funny, feisty debate on your next roadtrip, or just want some amusing arguments for your kids to consider while they fall asleep… tune into Smash Boom Best, where we make debate – a blast!

Episode Date
Pegasus vs. Centaur: a mythological debate
May 23, 2024
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. My Little Pony: a friendly debate
May 16, 2024
Smarty Pass Sneak Peek: Sanden vs. a Velociraptor
May 14, 2024
Stripes vs. Polka Dots: a stylish debate
May 09, 2024
Trains vs. Planes: A transporting debate
May 02, 2024
Blobfish vs. Naked Mole Rat: a wild debate
Apr 25, 2024
Pogo Sticks vs. Unicycles: a playful debate
Apr 18, 2024
2 Nice 2 Handle: A Smarty Pass Sneak peek
Apr 16, 2024
Sand vs. Grass: an earthy debate
Apr 11, 2024
Elevators vs. Escalators: an uplifting debate
Apr 04, 2024
Smash Boom Best presents Forever Ago - Superman: An immigrant's story
Mar 28, 2024
Hippopotamus vs. Dragonfly: a sizeable debate
Mar 21, 2024
Soup vs. Sandwiches: a delicious debate
Mar 14, 2024
Cereal vs. Toast: A Smarty Pass Sneak Peek
Mar 12, 2024
Squirrels vs. Crows: a brilliant debate
Mar 07, 2024
Scooby-Doo vs. Snoopy: a doggone debate
Feb 29, 2024
Vacuums vs. Lawn Mowers: a tidy debate
Feb 22, 2024
Puppets vs. Acrobatics: a creative debate
Feb 15, 2024
Cupid Chaos: A Smarty Pass Sneak Attack
Feb 13, 2024
Potatoes vs. Tomatoes: A delicious debate
Feb 08, 2024
Tie-Dye vs. Friendship Bracelets: a crafty debate
Feb 01, 2024
Smarty Pass Bonus: Mullets vs. Mohawks
Jan 17, 2024
We're back on February 1st!
Jan 16, 2024
Cone Snails vs. Tsetse Flies: a deadly debate
Nov 16, 2023
Capybaras vs. Komodo Dragons: a creature debate
Nov 09, 2023
Trolls vs. Leprechauns: a legendary debate
Nov 02, 2023
Lemonade vs. Hot Chocolate: a sippable debate
Oct 26, 2023
Lightning vs. Snowflakes: a meteorological debate
Oct 19, 2023
Hot Sauce vs. Butter: a flavorful debate
Oct 12, 2023
Forever Ago: Where did the weekend come from?
Oct 05, 2023
Rubik’s Cube vs. Origami a geometric debate
Sep 28, 2023
Scorpions vs. Butterflies: a critter debate
Sep 21, 2023
Top Hats vs. Flip Flops: a stylish debate
Sep 14, 2023
Palm Trees vs. Pine Trees: a tree-mendous debate
Sep 07, 2023
Frisbees vs. Yo-yos: a toy debate
Aug 31, 2023
Tooth Fairy vs. Sandman: a fairy special debate
Aug 24, 2023
Bubble Gum vs. Gummy Bears: a yummy gummy debate
Aug 17, 2023
Electric Eels vs. Tasmanian Devils: A nocturnal debate
Aug 10, 2023
We're back on August 10th!
Jul 13, 2023
Molly vs. Sanden: An Epic Debate
Jun 15, 2023
Join us for Smash Boom Best LIVE!
Jun 06, 2023
Spider-Man vs. Batman: A super debate
Apr 20, 2023
Story Pirates: How Do You Scare a Mermaid?/Chickening (feat. Busy Phillips)
Apr 17, 2023
Narwhals vs. Jellyfish: A marine debate
Apr 13, 2023
Million Bazillion: Money Mania Game Show
Apr 10, 2023
Baths vs. Showers: A bubbly debate
Apr 06, 2023
Tap Dancing vs. Kung Fu: A graceful debate
Mar 30, 2023
Roses vs. Sunflowers: A flowery debate
Mar 23, 2023
Smarty Pass sample: Smash Boom Best Appeals
Mar 17, 2023
Kraken vs. Cyclops
Mar 16, 2023
Tardigrades vs. Elephants
Mar 09, 2023
Pancakes vs. Waffles
Mar 02, 2023
Nail Polish vs. Sunglasses
Feb 23, 2023
Scuba Diving vs. Skydiving
Feb 16, 2023
Sneezing vs. Farting
Feb 09, 2023
Death Valley vs. Mount Fuji
Feb 02, 2023
Mustard vs. Mayo
Jan 26, 2023
Black Holes vs. Meteors
Jan 19, 2023
Axolotls vs. Flamingos
Jan 12, 2023
Birthday Parties vs. Trick-or-Treating
Jan 05, 2023
Dogs vs. Cats
Dec 22, 2022
Books vs. Movies
Dec 08, 2022
We're back on January 5th!
Dec 03, 2022
Introducing Smarty Pass: Your ticket to the Brains On! Universe
Oct 28, 2022
Kangaroos vs. Platypuses
Sep 29, 2022
Goldilocks vs. Little Red Riding Hood
Sep 22, 2022
Peanut Butter vs. Marshmallows
Sep 15, 2022
Chefs vs. Veterinarians
Sep 08, 2022
Roller Skating vs. Bowling
Sep 01, 2022
Redwood Tree vs. Prickly Pear Cactus
Aug 25, 2022
Opossums vs. Raccoons
Aug 18, 2022
Sundaes vs. Nachos
Aug 11, 2022
Sneakers vs. Jeans
Aug 04, 2022
Roller Coasters vs. Mini Golf
Jul 28, 2022
Lollipops vs. Popcorn
Jul 21, 2022
Hummingbirds vs. Seahorses
Jul 14, 2022
Naps vs. Exercise
Jul 07, 2022
Season 5 Trailer
Jun 09, 2022
Forever Ago: How ice cream flavors went from whale poo to vanilla
Jun 02, 2022
Be the judge at our next virtual debate!
Feb 17, 2022
Basketball vs. Baseball
Feb 03, 2022
Ghosts vs. Zombies
Jan 27, 2022
How does pencil lead stick to paper? - A Moment of Um extra
Jan 25, 2022
Apollo vs. Artemis
Jan 20, 2022
Introducing Moment of Um!
Jan 18, 2022
Coral Reefs vs. Rainforests
Jan 13, 2022
Apples vs. Bananas
Jan 06, 2022
Lego vs. Minecraft
Dec 16, 2021
Godzilla vs. King Kong
Dec 09, 2021
Jello vs. Spam
Dec 02, 2021
New Episodes & Our Live Virtual Halloween Debate!
Oct 07, 2021
Pikachu vs. Mario
Sep 23, 2021
Chess vs. Ping Pong
Sep 16, 2021
Horses vs. Dolphins
Sep 08, 2021
Refrigerators vs. Toilets
Sep 02, 2021
Spaceships vs. Submarines
Aug 26, 2021
Honey vs. Pickles
Aug 19, 2021
Bikes vs. Skateboards
Aug 12, 2021
Fairies vs. Giants
Aug 05, 2021
Season 4 Trailer
Jul 22, 2021
Return Date & New Merch!
Apr 29, 2021
Want a Bonus Episode?
Feb 26, 2021
Mermaids vs. Bigfoot
Feb 11, 2021
Sugar vs. Salt
Feb 04, 2021
Moon vs. Sun
Jan 28, 2021
Armadillos vs. Porcupines
Jan 21, 2021
Helium vs. Neon
Jan 14, 2021
Deserts vs. Swamps
Jan 07, 2021
Ants vs. Bees
Dec 17, 2020
Rats vs. Pigeons
Dec 10, 2020