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Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 3.0 • 2 Ratings

Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.

    Opossums vs. Raccoons

    Opossums vs. Raccoons

    Today’s debate is quite the creature feature. It’s opossums vs. raccoons! Theater teacher, improv sensation and marsupial maven Roy Rodriguez dukes it out with super producer and raccoon-lover Rosie duPont in this nocturnal neighborhood scuffle. Which critter will take the crown? Awesome opossums, or ravishing raccoons?! Scamper over to smashboom.org and vote to tell us who YOU think won.

    This episode was sponsored by: Outschool.com/smashboom – To save $15 on your child’s first class and Everyplate.com - enter code "smashboom149" to get your first box for $1.49 per meal

    • 35 min
    Sundaes vs. Nachos

    Sundaes vs. Nachos

    Looking to spice up your life with a dreamy, creamy debate? Then we’ve got you covered… with nachos vs. sundaes! Writer, comedian, and nacho lover Linnea Frye gets salty with comedian, writer, and sundae queen Nikki Bailey in this tasty tussle! Which treat will take it all?! Sublime sundaes, or noshable nachos!? Crunch your way over to smashboom.org and vote to tell us who YOU think won!

    This episode was sponsored by:


    Outschool.com/smashboom – To save $15 on your child’s first class

    • 29 min
    Sneakers vs. Jeans

    Sneakers vs. Jeans

    Two stylish essentials go knee to toe in this week’s fashionable face-off. It’s sneakers vs. jeans! Writer, actor, and attorney Chas Carey defends super cool jeans from sneaker freak, journalist, and radio producer Daniel Alarcón. Which awesome item will win?! Dynamite denim or sole-ful sneakers? Strut over to smashboom.org and vote to tell us who YOU think won!

    This episode was sponsored by:


    Outschool.com/smashboom – To save $15 on your child’s first class

    • 30 min
    Roller Coasters vs. Mini Golf

    Roller Coasters vs. Mini Golf

    Strap in, because today’s debate is a wild ride full of ups and downs. It’s roller coasters vs. mini-golf! Producer Anna Weggel gets loopy with comedian and writer Sunny Atwal in this debate of amusement activities. Which past-time will prevail? Rocking roller coasters or masterful mini-golf? Zip over to smashboom.org and vote to tell us who YOU think won!

    • 34 min
    Lollipops vs. Popcorn

    Lollipops vs. Popcorn

    Get ready, cuz you’re in for a poppin’ good time. It’s lollipops vs. popcorn! Producer and writer Aron Woldesslassie gets corny with comedian Katie McVay in this sweet and savory debate. Which snack will succeed? Crunchable popcorn or lickable lollies? Snack your way over to smashboom.org and vote to tell us who YOU think won!

    This episode was sponsored by:


    Outschool.com/smashboom – To save $15 on your child’s first class

    • 28 min
    Hummingbirds vs. Seahorses

    Hummingbirds vs. Seahorses

    Two little critters take the spotlight today. It’s hummingbirds vs. seahorses! Reporter Jill Replogle gets into a squeaky scuffle with comic and writer Brandi Brown in this awesome ani-melee. Which creature will carry the day? Heavenly hummingbirds or salty seahorses?  Float over to smashboom.org and vote to tell us who YOU think won.

    This episode was sponsored by:


    Outschool.com/smashboom – To save $15 on your child’s first class

    • 30 min

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