Doughboys

Doughboys

The podcast about chain restaurants. Comedians Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger review fast food/sit-down chains and generally argue about food/everything.... Show More

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October 22, 2020 114 min

Jason Woliner (Eagle Heart, The Last Man on Earth) joins the 'boys to talk ice cream, on-set eats, and 7-Eleven, the world's largest convenience store chain. Plus, the debut of Reel Meal.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/omar-knedlik/16909

https://kansaspublicradio.org/kpr-news/remembering-omar-knedlick-kansas-man-who-invented-icee

https://slate.com/human-interest/2005/09/the-slurpee-at-40.html

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Shaun Diston (We Have To Stop Talkin' TMNT On CBB) joins the 'boys to talk puzzles, Star Wars, scary movies and Denny's. Plus, a Pizza Hut vs. Domino's edition of Jingle All The Weigh.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/aaron-hank

https://www.biography.com/athlete/hank-aaron

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/70919/10-things-you-might-not-know-about-dennys

https://www.mashed.com/1...

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Sierra Katow (Last Comic Standing, Earth To Ned) joins the 'boys to talk late-night eats, Toomgis and convenience store chain ampm. Plus, another edition of Fake Chews.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/the700level/philadelphia-flyers-introduce-new-mascot-gritty

https://cargocollective.com/StephenChow/ampm-Toomgis

https://an-awesome-and-random.fandom.com/wiki/Toomgis

https://www.ampm.com/toomg...

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Rockaroundtheclockdoughberfest begins! Dan Ahdoot (Cobra Kai, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Green Eggs & Dan) joins the 'boys to kick off a month of 24-hour chains with a revisit of IHOP. Plus, a pancake edition of Family Food.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/may/22/bill-haley-rock-around-the-clock-worlds-first-rock-anthem

https://www.history-of-rock.com/haley.htm

https://www.pastemagaz...

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September 24, 2020 105 min

Arden Myrin (Insatiable, Will You Accept This Rose?, Little Miss Little Compton: A Memoir) joins the 'boys to talk about chain food, East Coast eats and The Cheesecake Factory. Plus, a Coca-Cola edition of Jingle All The Weigh.

Source's for this week's intro:

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2004/may/09/broadcasting.uknews

https://floodlightanalytics.com/identify-low-selling-category-items/

https://www.thrillist.com/news/n...

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September 17, 2020 93 min

Rob Lowe (Parks and Rec, 9-1-1: Lone Star, Literally! With Rob Lowe) joins the 'boys to talk about snacks, movie roles and In-N-Out Burger. Plus, another edition of Pie In This Guy.

Sources for this week's intro:

http://streetcar.la/project-info/streetcar-history/

https://la.curbed.com/2017/9/20/16340038/los-angeles-streetcar-conspiracy-theory-general-motors

https://www.seriouseats.com/2020/04/drive-thru-history.html

https://mon...

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September 10, 2020 135 min

Eliza Skinner (The Late Late Show, Earth To Ned, Regarding My Lovers) join the 'boys to talk childhood collections, theme parks, and Blaze Pizza. Plus, everyone picks their favorite aliens in the Mount Gushmore segment.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://fortune.com/2014/07/07/junior-bridgeman-wendys/

https://moneymaven.io/blackwealthchannel/investing/how-a-former-nba-player-turned-350-000-into-400-million-FyRtXUpz5E6XFmVi...

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September 3, 2020 127 min

Colt Cabana (AEW, Art of Wrestling) joins the 'boys to talk Juggalos, seafood, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. Plus, a celebrity booze edition of Slop Quiz.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://web.archive.org/web/20130118143455/http://www.hydeparkhistory.org/newsletter.html

https://www.nytimes.com/1896/11/23/archives/inventor-ferris-is-dead-the-man-who-built-the-great-wheel-for-the.html

https://web.archive.org/web/20030302045005...

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August 27, 2020 98 min

Our first ever guest Eva Anderson (Briarpatch, Dispatches from Elsewhere) returns to review pop-up restaurant Mooby's, but not before a call from a special guest. Plus, another edition of Spoonman's Treat or Skeet.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/richard-linklater-the-director-on-the-humour-in-raging-bull-rearing-chickens-and-why-the-older-he-9963168.html

https://www.indiew...

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August 20, 2020 124 min

Leslie Lee III (Struggle Session) joins the 'boys to talk about Keto in quarantine, food in Japan, and to revisit Buffalo Wild Wings. Plus, a Star Wars edition of Slop Quiz.


Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.profootballhof.com/teams/buffalo-bills/team-facts/

https://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/09/13/mf.nfl.teams.names/index.html#:~:text=Buffalo%20Bills,%2C%20Nickels%2C%20and%20Blue%20Devils.

https://bleacherreport.com/...

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August 13, 2020 86 min

Ed Zitron (EZPR) joins the ‘boys to talk about Las Vegas eats and South Korean-founded chain Bonchon Chicken. Plus, another edition of Pie In This Guy.  

Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/world/asia/korean-war-history.html 

https://sites.tufts.edu/atrocityendings/2015/08/07/korea-the-korean-war/  

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/07/dining/07fried.html 

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=201605...

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August 6, 2020 131 min

The Sloppy Boys (Mike Hanford, Jefferson Dutton, Tim Kalpakis) join the 'boys to talk sloppy foods, the recording of their new album Paradiso, and to sample Wendy's new breakfast menu. Plus, the debut of an all new segment, Jingle All The Weigh.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-humble-history-of-the_b_9721710

https://ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Wendy%27s#:~:text=Wendy%27s%20began%20on%20N...

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Writer Dave King (The Good Place, Parks and Rec) and Actor and Comedian Esther Povitsky (Hot For My Name, Esther Club) return to close out Grocery Store Month and help the 'boys review America's largest supermarket chain, Kroger. Plus, another edition of Spoonman's Sip or Ship.


Sources for this week's intro:

http://www.ufcw.org/about/ufcw-history/

http://www.ufcw.org/tag/kroger/

https://pando.com/2015/03/13/as-right-to-...

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Writer and Comedian Raj Desai (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Triumph's Election Special) returns to talk about weddings, vegetarian eats, and review grocery titan Albertsons. Plus, Mitch decides our guest's fate in another edition of Last Meal.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://genius.com/Red-hot-chili-peppers-californication-lyrics

https://www.curbed.com/2019/1/22/18193112/boise-real-estate-housing-downtown

http...

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Actor and King of Kranch Griffin Newman (The Tick, Blank Check Podcast) joins the 'boys to talk Disney, New York supermarkets and review Seattle-founded club store Costco. Plus, the debut of Slop Quiz.


Sources for this week's intro:

https://thelastofus.fandom.com/wiki/The_Last_of_Us

https://mashable.com/shopping/june-22-the-last-of-us-part-2-merch/

https://www.starbucks.com/about-us/company-information/starbucks-company-timelin...

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Grocery Store Month continues as Fran Gillespie (Big Mouth, SNL) returns, and helps the 'boys review Austin-founded Whole Foods. Plus, another edition of The Leftovers.


Sources for this week's into:

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/27/how-amazon-founder-jeff-bezos-went-from-the-son-of-a-teen-mom-to-the-worlds-richest-person.html

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-31/a-hidden-amazon-fortune-bezos-parents-could-be-worth...

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The creators and stars of Dicktown on FXX, John Hodgman and David Rees, join the 'boys to kick off Friendly Green Grocer Mitch's Grocery Store Month and review California-founded Trader Joe's. Plus, another edition of Family Food.

Sources for this week's intro:

https://touringplans.com/disneyland/attractions/opening-dates

https://www.undercovertourist.com/blog/secret-history-disney-rides-jungle-cruise/

https://disneyp...

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June 25, 2020 110 min

Writer and actor Dani Fernandez (Girls on the Bus, Nerdificent) guests to review Pasadena founded and rapidly expanding gourmet hot dog and sausage chain Dog Haus. Plus, another edition of pastry guessing game Pie In This Guy.


Sources for this week's intro:

NASA JPL History & Archives

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/about/history.php

Sputnik 1

http://www.astronautix.com/s/sputnik1.html

Pasadena California

https://www.britannica.com/place...

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June 18, 2020 98 min

Actor and comedian Jon Daly (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Kroll Show) returns to the pod for the 'boys first visit to one of the fastest-growing pizza chains in the U.S., Marco's Pizza. Plus, the crew taste tests Nomad Ice Pops in another edition of Snack or Wack.


Sources for this week's intro:

The Glass City

https://ohiowins.com/glass-city/#:~:text=Even%20though%20the%20roots%20of,in%20the%20late%2019th%20century.

The Origin...

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June 11, 2020 94 min

AEW wrestler "The Bad Boy" Joey Janela joins as the 'boys return to their first ever reviewed restaurant chain, Chili's, for a sampling of their to-go menu, and to discuss New Jersey food, travel eats, and more. Plus, another edition of Spooman's Treat or Skeet.


Sources for this week's intro:

TV Guide: Mike Myers

https://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/mike-myers/bio/166681/

Mike Myers - International Man of Mirth;...

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