Max and Nicky bicker about their personal approaches to “correctly” tying and wearing a scarf.
Max and Nicky discuss their personal preferences and dislikes for tie width and length.
Max & Nicky talk about their passion for musicals and attempt to dissect the reason why certain people say they don’t like musicals.
Max & Nicky talk about the evolution of TV show theme songs and attempt to understand why classic show songs are no longer produced.
Note: While recording the episode, we couldn’t think of the correct title for the Taxi theme song; it’s called “Angela” and written and performed by Bob James.
Max & Nicky analyze why they prefer the word “poo” to the word “poop”.
Max & Nicky discuss their biggest syntax and grammar pet peeves.
Max & Nicky discuss the pros and cons of art criticism.
Max & Nicky discuss their biggest problems with working in the food and beverage industry.
Max & Nicky discuss the differences between episodic and serialized television and why, in general, they prefer episodic.
Max & Nicky discuss the evolution of video game music and why they prefer 8-bit and 16-bit video game music to most modern day vgm scores. With special guest Brent Weinbach.
Max & Nicky and special guest Jon Lavranos attempt to offer a bilateral analysis of alcohol and alcoholism in and outside of the media.
Max & Nicky discuss their distaste for overuse of scores in film, TV, and other entertainment media and their preferences for how the music should be utilized.
Max & Nicky and special guest Richard Toomer discuss why they think advancements in computer technology have ultimately led to the degradation of 2-D animation.
Max & Nicky and special guest Jon Lavranos dissect positive and negative aspects of social media.
DISCLAIMER: This episode occasionally contains some explicit language and may be perceived as controversial. We sincerely hope no one is offended.
Max & Nicky discuss the pros and cons of laugh track usage in TV shows.
Max & Nicky discuss their concerns with accepting athletes into reputable higher learning institutions, based almost solely on their athletic abilities.
Max & Nicky discuss what they think are they coolest and most appropriate approaches to dancing at parties.
Max & Nicky discuss the pros and cons of binge watching TV shows.
Max & Nicky analyze and discuss their opinions on marriage.
Which is worse: farting or burping? Max & Nicky contemplate the burning question on everyone’s mind.
This past week marks a year since Max and Nicky moved to New York City, so the twins decided to celebrate by discussing how they feel about the Big Apple in contrast to their hometown of Los Angeles. They include San Francisco in the mix as well.
Max & Nicky welcome special guests Laura Weinbach and Anton Patzner (from Oakland-based band Foxtails Brigade) to help them dissect some hard-hitting issues, including gun control, Game of Thrones, candy, and steak.
Max & Nicky offer a mostly subjective outlook on what they think is bad and good singing and why they think it.
Max & Nicky discuss the (very few) pros and (many) cons of awards shows in the arts.
Max & Nicky invite special guest and music marketing pro Mike Mehalick to discuss the ins and outs of the music business.
Max & Nicky discuss how much they dislike the smell of cologne and most perfumes and examine alternative and natural odors they do enjoy. PLUS, more Game of Thrones talk.
Max & Nicky bicker about their differing views on dating sites and apps. PLUS, even more Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks talk.
Max & Nicky tackle the age-old question: boxers or briefs…or boxer briefs? AND, as usual, more Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks talk.
Max & Nicky discuss toilet paper preferences, from texture to color to amount of ply. AND, as usual, more Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks talk.
Max & Nicky are joined by special guest Dominic Mercurio (Foxtails Brigade and Totally Tell Me podcast) to discuss their issues with PDA, public displays of affection. Informative listen, especially for those who commit the crime too often. AND, as usual, more Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks talk.
To honor the recent series end of Twin Peaks: The Return, Max & Nicky devote a whole episode to exploring and dissecting the strange, surreal dream world of Twin Peaks and the rather curious conceit of its co-creator, David Lynch. *SPOILERS INCLUDED*
Max & Nicky are joined by special guest Nickon Hemati to discuss their mobile phone preferences.
Max & Nicky are joined by special guest and comedy booker Jeff Zamaria to discuss what they look for in the world of stand-up comedy.
Max & Nicky discuss all things related to public restrooms, including ideal architecture and amenities, pet peeves, gender-specific and gender-neutral bathrooms, and more!
Max & Nicky discuss all things Halloween… and then some. Plus, long-awaited Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky welcome back Dominic Mercurio to discuss whether or not one should, or even could, separate the art from the artist. And, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max and Nicky contrast and compare performing comedy to performing music. Which is easier? Which is funner? Which is of Eastwick? And, once again, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
This episode is not for the faint of heart…Max and Nicky are joined by their sister, Laura Weinbach to discuss their opinions on the worse of two evils: diarrhea or constipation? Plus, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky are joined by accessory designer Guydonna Nicius to talk about the latest trends in fashion. Plus, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky are joined by special guest Steve Sanders…no, not the guy from Beverly Hills: 90210… We’re talking Stephen Sanders, close friend and comic book hero aficionado, to discuss the current climate of superhero movies and aggregate sites like Rotten Tomatoes. Plus, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky are joined by music aficionado and close friend Jeff Zamaria to discuss the merits of purchasing and owning physical media and digital media (e.g. vinyl vs. mp3 download). Plus, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky discuss one of their favorite times of the year, the holidays. Pros, cons, and all that shnip. Plus, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky discuss the long-running TV series The Simpsons and how it evolved from one of the best television comedies of all time to something only mildly entertaining, at best. Plus, more Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
Max & Nicky welcome back Dominic Mercurio to discuss their holiday music preferences. And, one final time this year, Curb Your Enthusiasm talk!
EPISODE XLVI: Seinfeld
Max & Nicky discuss their favorite TV show of all time, Seinfeld!
EPISODE XLVII: Cereal
Max & Nicky discuss cereal. Plus, some Call Me By Your Name talk.
EPISODE XLVIII: World Music Appropriation in Pop Music
Max & Nicky discuss the overall benefit of world music appropriation in Western pop music. Plus, Oscar nominations talk!
EPISODE XLIX: Contemporary Jazz
Max & Nicky discuss contemporary jazz and its relationship to jazz from the past.
EPISODE L: Age
Splitting Hairs is one year old! And to herald this momentous event, Max & Nicky discuss the timeless topic of age.
EPISODE LI: Gun Control – Part II
Max & Nicky delve even deeper into the very contentious and very current topic of gun control.