60 episodes

"Topics" features long-time friends and creative comedic collaborators Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter as they tackle some of mankind's most difficult questions: What is the nature of love? Is time travel possible? Does God exist? And so many more. "Topics" is a thoughtful, intense conversation about what makes humankind... kind of human. Featuring original music by Dan Deacon!

Topics Earwolf

    • Comedy
    • 4.5, 35 Ratings

"Topics" features long-time friends and creative comedic collaborators Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter as they tackle some of mankind's most difficult questions: What is the nature of love? Is time travel possible? Does God exist? And so many more. "Topics" is a thoughtful, intense conversation about what makes humankind... kind of human. Featuring original music by Dan Deacon!

    Introducing Obscure - Michael's new podcast

    Introducing Obscure - Michael's new podcast

    Michael Ian Black is back on Earwolf with a new podcast. Obscure tackles a great work of literature. Join Michael as he reads Thomas Hardy’s classic Jude the Obscure and comments as he goes. Here's a preview, and you can hear Episode 1 right now in your podcast app. 




    Hear Episode 1 of Obscure in Apple Podcasts:

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/obscure-with-michael-ian-black/id1388660385?mt=2

    • 3 min
    56 Santa

    56 Santa

    In Episode 8 of Season 4, Michael and Michael show their Christmas spirit by giving listeners the gift of talking all about Santa. Their conversation covers everything from Santa’s elves to his North Pole home to the historical roots of Santa.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.

    • 32 min
    55 Unknown

    55 Unknown

    In Episode 7 of Season 4, Michael and Michael delve into the mysterious topic of the Unknown. Their conversation covers everything from the ol’ tree falling in the woods saying to the future to the Umami theory. “Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.

    • 29 min
    54 The Nolan Film, Interstellar

    54 The Nolan Film, Interstellar

    In Episode 6 of Season 4, Michael and Michael stick their beaks into the topic of the Nolan film, Interstellar. Their conversation covers everything from man’s place in the universe to the dream qualities of Nolan’s work to Hemingway’s influence on Nolan. “Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.

    • 25 min
    53 Architecture

    53 Architecture

    In Episode 5 of Season 4, Michael and Michael drill deep into the topic of Architecture as social commentary. Their conversation covers everything from the ancient Egyptian pyramids to thatched roofs to the story of the 3 little pigs.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon.

    • 32 min
    52 Snow

    52 Snow

    In Episode 4 of Season 4, Michael and Michael take a deep spoonful of today's topic of snowfall aka snow. Their conversation covers everything from the meaning of lake-effect snow to no two snowflakes being the same to Robert Frost.“Topics” features original music by Dan Deacon. This episode is brought to you by Cards Against Humanity.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Be-rad90 ,

A very important podcast

This podcast is very informative. So informative that I use the knowledge and information from it on a daily basis. Now I'm making important points in dinner conversations and I'm the toast of parties. Thanks Michaels!

Mstr416 ,

Topicon

The one star review is hilarious! This show isn't for everyone, but if it hooks you you're in for a special podcast.

Omn Nomn ,

Profound and Brilliant

These guys are amazing. So deep. Every episode leaves me reeling from all I have learned and I can't wait to dip my beak into the next one. Love it!

Top Podcasts In Comedy

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by Earwolf