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Convince Me

By Convince Media
Two attorneys and a very argumentative graphic designer settling age-old debates in a courtroom-like format covering topics across pop culture, sports, music and more!
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Episode 45 - Full House vs. Family Matters
This week we're going back 30+ years to everyone's favorite Friday night tradition, ABC's TGIF lineup. While this network block became known for iconic family-aimed sitcoms, there were two that would really be considered the flag bearers, but which one took the cake? In this episode, we decide Full House vs. Family Matters! And you won't want to miss Rut's Satchmo impression and the impromptu sidebar debate over TV theme songs! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:11:41
March 3, 2021
Episode 44 - Best Music Biopic
We couldn't decide whether to discuss music or movies this week, so we're doing both! Well, kinda anyway. This episode we're debating two iconic music biopics. While there are plenty of heavy hitters in this category, we narrowed it down to two. So grab your popcorn and settle in as we discuss Walk The Line vs. 8 Mile! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
56:55
February 26, 2021
Episode 43 - Valentine's Hodgepodge
We promised it, you're getting it. Yes, it's late, but come hell, high water, or ice storms we were bringing you an episode this week.  It's the latest in our "hodgepodge" series where our debates center around the Valentine's Day holiday that we just experienced. What's the best candy? What's the best rom-com? Who is the biggest celebrity crush we had growing up and why are they the best? Find out the answer to these questions and more on this week's AD FREE episode of Convince Me! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:12:52
February 18, 2021
*PROGRAMMING NOTE*
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, there will be no episode this week. Next week, however, we'll bring you the greatest Valentines Hodgepodge we've ever done! In the meantime, be sure to catch up on all of older episodes. Thanks for your understanding and support!
01:15
February 10, 2021
Episode 42 - Fictional Football Draft
Happy Super Bowl Week! With the big game right around the corner with two stacked teams, we're stacking teams with some of the best football talent that you've ever seen.... on TV or the big screen. Who can compile the best team of your TV and movie gridiron favorites? Who came out on top of our preseason NFL predictions? Who has the biggest head? (Spoiler: It's Elrod). All that and more on this week's episode. It's the Convince Me Fictional Football Draft! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:10:13
February 3, 2021
Episode 41 - Kobe Bryant #8 vs. Kobe Bryant #24
One year ago this week, we lost an icon. This week, we're paying tribute to the one and only Black Mamba. His career could be split in half and it would produce two Hall of Famers. He loved competition, and what better one-on-one matchup than to have him against himself. Its Kobe Bryant #8 vs. Kobe Bryant #24! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:14:11
January 27, 2021
Episode 40 - Best Fictional President
Hail to the chief 'cause he's the chief and he needs hailing! (Bonus points to anyone who gets that reference) As the country prepares to transfer Presidents this week, we're looking at who our favorites are to hold that position, sort of. In this episode we're looking at our favorites to hold the position of POTUS in film and television. Who did we pick? You'll have to tune in and see! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
55:17
January 20, 2021
Episode 39 - Video Game Draft
Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, A, B..... you've unlocked the next episode of Convince Me! This episode we're bringing you another draft show and we're looking at the greatest video games of all time! From Atari to XBOX. From arcade cabinets to mobile games. Nothing is off the table as Bennett and Elrod draft their best collection of five video games of all time. Who will compile the best "team" of video games? Come find out! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
58:29
January 14, 2021
Episode 38 - Jeopardy vs. Price is Right
COME ON DOWN! This is... Convince Me! This week we break down two of, if not the, biggest staples and heavy hitters in the game show genre. Game shows have dominated TV programming and ratings since they were in existence, but which one stands above the rest. Our show topic this week, what is Jeopardy vs Price is Right? Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:11:37
January 6, 2021
Episode 37 - New Year, New (Convince) Me
2020 is finally ending! As bad as it has been, there have been some highkights, even beyond the beginning of this show. Join us this week as we look back at all 2020 had to offer in sports, movies, music, and pop culture. Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:45:12
December 30, 2020
Episode 36 - Holiday Hodgepodge
Merry Christmas Week everyone! In this episode we take on a hodgepodge of holiday related topics that we're sure you've found yourself engaged in at some point. Real tree or fake tree? Colored or white Christmas lights? When is too early to start listening to Christmas music? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? These and more on this week's Holiday Hodgepodge! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
56:44
December 23, 2020
Episode 35 - Hulk Hogan: Good or Bad?
Let me tell you something, BROTHER! This show takes a look back at one who excelled and making you love him and hate him. He was one of the more over, if not the most over, good guys of all time as well as one of the most despised villians of all time. He excelled at both, but..... which one did he do better? It's red and yellow vs. black and white. It's the Immortal vs. Hollywood. It's babyface Hulk Hogan stepping in the ring with heel Hulk Hogan! Whatcha gonna do,,,,when Convince Me....runs wild on you?!?! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:22:14
December 16, 2020
Episode 34 - ABBA vs. Bee Gees
Mamma mia, here we go again! This week we roll back the 70s and hit the dance floor as two disco powerhouses go head to head and the winner takes it all. You better be dancing all over the place to check out this show. It's Dancing Queen vs. Stayin' Alive. It's ABBA vs. the Bee Gees! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:13:42
December 9, 2020
Episode 33 - Christmas Movie Draft
Christmas time's a coming! We all love Christmas movies and we couldn't pick just two to debate, so we're holding the first Convince Me Draft! Who can compile the best Christmas movie lineup and claim the victory? Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:00:43
December 2, 2020
Episode 32 - Muhammad Ali vs. Mike Tyson
This weekend, "Iron" Mike Tyson steps back into the ring and on this week's episode, we're looking back at his career as well as the career of the other biggest name in heavyweight boxing history. Two heavyweights have transcended the sport of boxing and became pop culture icons more than anyone else and this week we're taking them toe to toe. It's Muhammad Ali vs. Mike Tyson! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:14:33
November 25, 2020
Episode 31 - Off the Cuff Vol. 2
We knew that we wouldn't be able to record this week due to Rut's wife giving birth to a Convince Me Kid, but we had no plans to leave you guys hanging! We kept our multi-time guest Alex on the line after our show a few weeks ago to bring you guys a 2nd rendition of our Off the Cuff series, this time with all four of us. If you thought the first one went off the rails, this one takes a complete nosedive that you won't want to miss. No format, no script, no telling what will come up. Enjoy! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:05:25
November 18, 2020
Episode 30 - Tiger Woods vs. Jack Nicklaus
Hello friends. It is Masters Week and the week of the "tradition unlike any other", except it's completely untraditional being played in November because, well, 2020. In this episode, we look at the two men who have the most green jackets, the most major tournament wins, and the most illustrious careers in the history of golf. It's Tiger Woods going one-on-one with Jack Nicklaus! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:03:31
November 11, 2020
Episode 29 - George Washington vs. Abraham Lincoln
It's election week and this is the real Presidential debate we all want to see! They are both immortalized by monuments in our nation's capital and their faces on Mount Rushmore and our currency. They're almost universally considered 1 and 1A among the 44 Presidents to be elected in this country, but how will they stack up against each other? This week, it's the "Father of Our Country" George Washington vs. "Honest Abe" Abraham Lincoln! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:06:48
November 4, 2020
Episode 28 - Best Horror Movie Slasher
Happy Halloween week everyone! In this episode, all three hosts contend in a triple threat showdown for the only the second time in Convince Me history with returning guest Alex Anderson making the ultimate decision. Everyone loves a good scary movie this time of year and we're looking at three of the best that have delivered scares, nightmares, and all the cheesy 80's slasher gore that made these franchises staples of the horror movie genre. But the question is, which one was the best? It's Nightmare on Elm Street vs. Halloween vs. Friday the 13th. Freddy vs. Jason vs. Michael! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
02:02:56
October 28, 2020
Episode 27 - Best 80s Rock Band
Rock-tober is in full swing and this week we're heading back 30+ years to the 1980s Sunset Strip. Some of the most iconic bands of our time were making their names at the Whisky a Go Go, Starwood, Troubadour, and the like. Out of all those bands, which one can consider themselves the headliner of them all? In this episode, we answer just that. It's the classic showdown of all showdown. It's Guns N' Roses vs. Mötley Crüe! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
02:22:60
October 21, 2020
Episode 26 - Best World Series Team of All Time
With the 2020 World Series looming, this week we dive back into the rich history of the Fall Classic and decide who is the best of the best and which team is the greatest World Series winning team of all time. Is it the 1927 New Yankees or the 1998 New York Yankees? Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:52:57
October 14, 2020
Episode 25 - Conspiracy Theories
Throw away your high school history books because this week we're talking about what really happened! Well, at least in alot of people's views. Rut and Elrod try to convince Bennett which well-known "conspiracy theory" might actually have some legs to it. Did aliens crash in Roswell, New Mexico? Did Lee Harvey Oswald assassinate John F. Kennedy by himself and of his own volition? You come up with your own thoughts in this compelling and insightful episode of Convince Me! Make sure to keep up with all our happenings on our socials. Catch the weekly preview of every episode on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow), and follow us on Instagram (convincemeshow). Catch the video version of every episode on our YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)!
01:59:09
October 7, 2020
Episode 24 - Off The Cuff Vol. 1
This week, Elrod is out, but we still met our attorney quota. Friend of the show, Alex "LB" Anderson, joins Rut and Bennett for a hilarous, and surprisingly enlightening, game of "Would You Rather?" There's no format to follow, no script to go by, this is the first of potentially many in a series we're calling "Off The Cuff". Make sure to follow all our socials! Check out our weekly preview Tuesday nights on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow). Vote for show topics on Twitter (@convincemeshow). Check out the complete video version of every episode on YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow). We're also on Instagram (convincemeshow)!
01:31:16
September 30, 2020
Episode 23 - Tim Tebow vs. Roger Staubach
You wanted it, you voted for it, you got it! This week we debate who is the greatest QB in the history of college football. Is it Tim Tebow or Roger Staubach? Make sure to follow us on our socials! We can be found on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Twitter (@convincemeshow), Instagram (convincemshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow).
02:12:55
September 23, 2020
Episode 22 - Simpsons v Family Guy
Guess what... we finally did it! The snakebit episode is finally here, and it lives up to the hype. This is the funnest episode yet as we break down two of the most iconic animated series in American television history. So here we go, it's The Simpsons vs. Family Guy! Catch the video version of every episode over on YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow) and you can watch a video preview every Tuesday night on our Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow). Vote for next week's topic over on Twitter (@convincemeshow) and follow us on Instagram while you're at it (instagram.com/convincemeshow)!
02:20:19
September 16, 2020
Episode 21 - 2020 NFL Mount Rushmore Predictions
Elrod is out this week, so we called an audible. Bennett and Rut construct their Mount Rushmores for the upcoming NFL season with their Top Guys and Guys To Watch For this football season! Make sure to follow us on all our socials! We can be found on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Twitter (@convincemeshow), Instagram (convincemeshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow).
01:02:09
September 9, 2020
Episode 21.... got 2020'd
A short statement from Rut.
03:03
September 2, 2020
Episode 20 - Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird
This week, we look at the greatest rivalry of the 80s that saved the NBA and kept it alive. From the NCAA Championship to the NBA Finals, each had to go through the other one to achieve championships. Never have two men been so different, yet have so many similarities. You can't say one without thinking of the other. They are regarded as equals in so many ways but this week we'll decide which was SLIGHTLY better than the other. It's Michigan State against Indiana State. It's the Lakers against the Celtics. It's Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird. Make sure to check out our socials! You can find us on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Twitter (twitter.com/convincemeshow), Instagram (instagram.com/convincemeshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow).
02:08:47
August 26, 2020
Episode 19 - 2Pac vs. Notorious B.I.G.
It was the biggest rivalry in music history, especially in hip-hop. It pitted coast against coast. It was Death Row Records vs. Bad Boy Records. And at the helm of each side stood two of the greatest to ever do it. This week on Convince Me, we take a dive into the lives, the music, the deaths, and the legacies of these two legends. It's Tupac Shakur vs. Notorious B.I.G. Make sure to vote for next week's topic over on Twitter (@convincemeshow)! Be sure to follow our other socials as well over on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Instagram (@convincemeshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow).
02:03:42
August 19, 2020
Episode 18 - Movie Mania
You guys wanted movies, in this episode you're gonna get movies! In our 2nd hodgepodge episode, we settle some heated movie debates like, who is the best Batman? What is the greatest movie trilogy? Jim Carrey or Robin Williams? These and more are answered this week on Convince Me! Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe. Please follow our socials as well to keep up with everything going on with Convince Me! We can be found on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Twitter (@convincemeshow), Instagram (@convincemeshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow).
01:48:48
August 12, 2020
Episode 17 - Bo Jackson vs. Deion Sanders
On this week's episode, we announce some show changes, as well as our $50 giveaway winner, before jumping into a topic that a simple Google search will give you plenty of mixed results and opinions. Very few men get to play professional sports. Even fewer get to play two of them, especially in the modern era. Of that short list, there are two who are consistently rated #1 and #2, but who will be the Convince Me winner of the question? Who had the better two-sport career... Bo Jackson or Deion Sanders?? Follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Twitter (@convincemeshow), Instagram (@convincemeshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow).
01:46:33
August 5, 2020
Episode 16 - The Beatles vs. The Eagles
Both had fantastic albums. Both had hit singles. Both made millions of dollars. Both's music inspired and entertained the masses. Both are still highly relevant decades after the fact. The stage is set. The lights are out. The crowd is abuzz. Which band will claim Convince Me superiority? It's the Beatles vs. the Eagles!! Make sure to follow us on all our socials: Facebook (facebook.com/convincemeshow), Twitter (@convincemeshow), Instagram (@convincemeshow), and YouTube (tinyurl.com/convincemeshow)! Please nominate us for the People's Choice Podcast Award in the Entertainment category at podcastawards.com by July 31, 2020.
01:52:32
July 29, 2020
Episode 15 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Go Go Power Rangers or Go Ninga Go Ninja Go? Is it morphin time or pizza time? This week we're bringing ALL the nostalgia. Throw down your backpack, grab your action figures, and settle in for the battle of all battles! It's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. the MIghty Morphin Power Rangers!! Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to Convince Me. Follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/convincemshow), Twitter (@convincemeshow), and Instagram (@convincemeshow)! Go to podcastawards.com and nominate Convince Me in the Entertainment category by July 31st. We'd appreciate it!
01:49:50
July 22, 2020
Episode 14 - Richard Petty vs. Dale Earnhardt
On the day of the 2020 All-Star Race in Bristol, this week we take a look at NASCAR's historic past. Two North Carolina boys from racing families went on to win 7 championships and are considered two of the greatest to ever take the wheel. They are often considered 1A and 1B. On this episode, we see who takes the Convince Me checkered flag. "The King" Richard Petty or "The Intimidator" Dale Earnhardt?
01:53:60
July 15, 2020
Episode 13 - Wayne's World vs. Austin Powers
Convince Me! Convince Me! Showtime! Excellent! (guitar riff) It's another groovy episode of Convince Me as we dig into the two movie franchises that made Mike Myers a star, at least before Shrek came along. This week it's Wayne's World vs. Austin Powers!
01:35:36
July 8, 2020
Episode 12 - Michael Jackson vs. Elvis Presley
Two icons with an almost eery amount of similarities, this episode we break down the meteoric rise and superstardoms of arguably the two biggest recording artists in music history. It's the King of Rock and Roll against the King of Pop. It's Graceland against Neverland. It's Lisa Marie's father against her ex-husband. Elvis versus Michael Jackson!
01:22:28
July 1, 2020
Episode 11 - Best Switch Hitter
This week, as we attempt to wish baseball back into existence, we needed a little help. We bring in a pinch hitter to help mediate our first ever Triple Play argument. As we look back at the most prolific players to bat from both sides of the plate, we finally determine the answer to the question: who is the greatest switch hitter of all time?
01:39:13
June 24, 2020
Episode 10 - Sylvester Stallone vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger
This week we settle the rivalry that everyone has wanted to see play out for 40 years. Will Sly KO the Austrian Oak or will Arnold terminate the Italian Stallion? Will Elrod finally get a win? All these questions, and more, answered!
01:20:28
June 17, 2020
Episode 9 - Garth Brooks vs. George Strait
During one of country music's boom periods of the late 80s and 90s, there were numerous artists who were quite popular, but there were two who stood at the forefront and were at the top. The question is, which one was at the very top, Garth Brooks or George Strait? Make sure to follow us on all of our socials and on YouTube! Facebook - facebook.com/convincemeshow Twitter - twitter.com/convincemeshow Instagram - instagram.com/convincemeshow YouTube - tinyurl.com/convincemeshow
01:54:09
June 10, 2020
Episode 8 - "Stone Cold" Steve Austin vs. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
They dominated the squared circle and took over pop culture in the late 90s. They can still be found in theaters and on your TV sets to this day. The question is, in the wrestling world, who was the top dog? In this episode, the score will be setttled once and for all!
01:12:43
June 3, 2020