221 episodes

Full Belly Laughs is a weekly improv comedy podcast focusing on food and entertaining. It's like a dinner party meets board game night. Every week host Brian Durkin discusses something related to food, drink, or entertainment with a guest or himself. Each episode ends with a party game such as Scattergories, Super Fight, or Punderdome. Featured guests include food writers, stand-up comedians, improvisers, sketch writers, and many more funny people. New episodes every Tuesday.

Full Belly Laughs Podcast Brian Durkin

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Full Belly Laughs is a weekly improv comedy podcast focusing on food and entertaining. It's like a dinner party meets board game night. Every week host Brian Durkin discusses something related to food, drink, or entertainment with a guest or himself. Each episode ends with a party game such as Scattergories, Super Fight, or Punderdome. Featured guests include food writers, stand-up comedians, improvisers, sketch writers, and many more funny people. New episodes every Tuesday.

    Best Pizza Toppings

    Best Pizza Toppings

    Pepperoni vs sausage vs mushrooms vs more cheese. The debate rages on this comedy podcast about which pizza topping is the best. Comedian Brian Durkin curates the discussion with fans of the show as they voice their opinions on the matter. He also chimes in with his own thoughts on the best pizza toppings. The episode also includes some fun fake ads that lead into a discussion about the logical fallacy false clause. The episode ends with a playful round of Super Fight.

    • 51 min
    Food That Grew On Us

    Food That Grew On Us

    Luke Cuccurullo joins us for a chat about food we didn't like as kids, but we fancy quite a bit as adults. Luke and Brian Durkin discuss their nominees for food that grew on them, plus touch on some other topics. The interview closes with a couple rounds of Super Fight between the boys. To start things off prior to the interview, Brian lays down the tone for the podcast with some FBL affirmations. The podcast concludes with Brian discussing the cognative bias anchoring and thanking the fans for listening.

    • 56 min
    Best Canned Food

    Best Canned Food

    What do soups and sandwiches have in common? They are both available in cans! Which one do you choose? There's always the classic and boring answers like tomatoes, pineapples, or beans (in case canned soup or canned sandwiches aren't your thing). Comedian Brian Durkin asked the people which canned food they liked and why, and the answers were comprehensive and surprising. He also discusses the logical fallacy of Strawman arguments. The episode wraps up with a fun round of Super Fight.

    • 55 min
    Can Fast Food Be Healthy?

    Can Fast Food Be Healthy?

    The items you order and fast food chains you frequent impacts your ability to eat healthy. Lucky for you, that only matters if you care about your well being. Assuming you care just a little bit, you're not trying to pig out every time you pull through a drive-thru. So how do you order? Which restaurants do you prioritize? Comedian Brian Durkin curates a discussion with fans of the podcast to discover some fast food healthy choices, and some amazing hacks for ordering at fast food chains. The episode also include some stories about going to a tiny home festival and of course party games.

    • 53 min
    Brown Gravy vs Red Sauce

    Brown Gravy vs Red Sauce

    Two distinct sauces cause a riff among the people. The members of the FuBeLa Nation can't believe they must choose between brown gravy and red sauce. They lay out the pros and cons of each as host Brian Durkin reads through their submissions. Brian also shares his thoughts on the matter, which are fair by zany. The episode concludes with a wrap up of this past week's food holidays, as well as a fun round of Super Fight.

    • 49 min
    Muffins vs Cupcakes

    Muffins vs Cupcakes

    Discover the differences between cupcakes and muffins. These similar baked goods have some important changes in preparation and ingredients, and thus yield two unique products. Muffins tend to be a morning meal, and can also take on savory flavors. Cupcakes are party time, and don't leave home without icing. Comedian Brian Durkin dives into the pros and cons of cupcakes vs muffins, as well as shares his thoughts on a bunch of other matters. He opens up the debate to fans of the show, and reads Facebook comments from listeners about this topic. After the conversation, Brian recaps the food holidays from the past week. The episode ends with him playing a quick round of Super Fight.

    • 45 min

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