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Over the 3+ years and 150+ episodes of 10ish Podcast, some episodes stand out more than others.

The below represents what we're calling The Essential 10. That is, the ten episodes that represent the very best of 10ish Podcast.

The ten episodes that made this list came from a combination of our personal favorite episodes, listener favorites and our most downloaded episodes.

 

The Top 10 Essential Episodes

10ish Podcast, Episode 107, Top Porn Searches, Top 10, Comedy Podcast, Podcast

Episode Description:
 

On this episode, Nick uses that Pornhub report to quiz Brandon on the most common, most frequent, most popular search terms on Pornhub.

Why It's Essential:
 

It's among our most-downloaded episodes ever, and is a personal favorite of both Nick and Brandon's.

Random Quote:
 

"The comments on porn videos make the comments on YouTube look like fucking Shakespeare."

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10ish Podcast, Episode 106, Top 10, Greatest Albums of all time, music podcast, comedy podcast, podcast

Episode Description:
 

Thriller. Back in Black. The White Album. The Black Album. Big Willie Style (maybe). We can all name some of the most famous albums in music history, but what do industry experts - including the biggest names in modern music today - rank as the Top 10 Greatest Albums of All Time?

Why It's Essential:
 

Our most-downloaded episode to date. More people have listened to this episode than any other episode of 10ish Podcast. Also features our first...custom...ad read for Manscaped.

Random Quote:
 

"He makes talented people look like fucking idiots."

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10ish Podcast, Episode 94, Deadliest Cults, top 10 cults, true crime, true crime podcast, podcast, comedy podcast, top 10

Episode Description:
 

What drives people to join a cult? What drives a cult full of once-normal people to kill? In this episode, Nick & Brandon return to the true crime genre to take a deep-dive into the history of cults. Brandon tries to guess Nick's list of the Top 10 Deadliest Cults in History, ranked by body count.

Why It's Essential:
 

One of our most-downloaded true crime episodes, one of our longest episodes ever, one of our heaviest topics ever, and one of our first collaborations with an external subject matter expert.

Random Quote:
 

"Yeah it's a Commandment... but, what if you're really horny?"

Listener Feedback:
 

"This show had me intrigued from start to finish! I listened to the top 10 cults episode, and it was fun to hear a fresh take on true crime, instead of hearing the same stories over and over."

- Review from Apple Podcasts

10ish Podcast, Episode 84, Smartest Presidents, Dumbest Presidents, Top 10 Presidents, US History, American History, top 10, comedy podcast, history pdcast

Episode Description:
 

Lincoln. Kennedy. Roosevelt. TRUMP? Who is the smartest President in U.S. History? Nick tries to guess Brandon's list of the Top 10, based on a university study estimating the IQ Score of every President.

Why It's Essential:
 

Of all our President-themed episodes, this one is the most popular. It also features the most Trump Trash Talk to date in any 10ish Podcast episode.

Random Quote:
 

"If dicks were people, Trump's dick would be Danny DeVito. But oozing."

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10ish Podcast, Episode 77, Bible, comedy podcast, most mentioned bible characters

Episode Description:
 

Noah. Adam & Eve. Goliath. What are the characters most-often referenced in the Bible? Brandon has the Top 10 Bible Characters, and Nick tries to channel his 7-year-old Sunday School Class to guess the list.

Why It's Essential:
 

We hear from listeners pretty regularly that this is their favorite episode ever. Features Brandon's interpretations of the most well-known Bible stories.

Random Quote:
 

"Do you think you could cut a body vertically, just right, to where one of the halves can still live?"

Listener Feedback:
 

"Ok, despite the comedy tone I somehow actually came out of that feeling slightly more educated as well as amused. How did that happen? These Bible-folk lived for a long time!"

- Review on Podchaser

10ish Podcast, Episode 73, Top 10, top 10 super bowl, top 10 halftime shows, music, comedy podcast

Episode Description:
 

Performing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show is one of the highest honors a musician can achieve. Which music icons have made the most of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? Nick tries to guess the Top 10 Best Halftime Show Performances in Super Bowl History, as ranked by Variety.com.

Why It's Essential:
 

This is Brandon's personal favorite episode, and features his personal reviews of various Super Bowl Halftime performances over the years

Random Quote:
 

"You know how you fix this? You disract people with the dancing shark."

- "And huge boobs."

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10ish Podcast, Episode 68, Top 10, christmas songs, christmas carols, comedy podcast

Episode Description:
 

In our final episode of 2019, Nick & Brandon count down the Top 10 Most Popular Traditional Christmas Carols, ranked by the number of times each carol has been copyrighted on a Christmas album over the decades.

Why It's Essential:
 

One of our most-downloaded episodes ever; also the first time Nick begs Brandon to sing "Santa Baby"

Random Quote:
 

"When they call her 'the virgin Mary,' they're burying the lead there. No; it should be 'the mother of GOD, Mary.'"

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10ish Podcast, Episode 59, Halloween candy, most popular halloween candy, best selling candy, top 10, comedy podcast

Episode Description:
 

Twix. Kit Kat. Milky Way. Starburst. What candy is consumed the most every Halloween in America? In this episode, Brandon tries to guess Nick's list of the Top 10 Best-Selling Candy during Halloween Season.

Why It's Essential:
 

The very first mention of one of our favorite go-to inside jokes: The Licking Machine.

Random Quote:
 

"They flaunt themselves and wiggle their little milk chocolate-filled asses up and down the street."

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10ish Podcast, Episode 31, Top 10, Comedy Podcast, Music Podcast, 90s music, 90s songs, spotify, streaming music

Episode Description:
 

On this episode, we're looking at songs that were released between 1990 - 1999 that have remained popular to this day, with both new and old listeners. Based on recent annual Spotify plays, this is a countdown of the Top 10 Most Popular 90s Songs...TODAY!

Why It's Essential:
 

For years, it has remained within the top two most-downloaded / most-listened to episodes in our entire library.

Random Quote:
 

"American culture is so driven by consumerism that we just get under the Christmas tree and hump the gifts."

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10ish Podcast, Episode 20, Top 10, Comedy podcast, podcast, books, best selling books, best selling authors

Episode Description:
 

Game of Thrones. Curious George. Twilight. The Chronicles of Narnia. What is the best-selling book franchise of all time? Brandon tries to guess the Top 10 in real-time. You'll be shocked at some big names that didn't make the Top 10...

Why It's Essential:
 

Nick and Brandon rediscover the book covers for the Animorphs book series, for the first time, and lose control of the show for several minutes.

Random Quote:
 

"In the Star Wars universe: if it can talk to you at the bar, I guess you can go home with it."

Listener Feedback:
 

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