Top Four

Top Four

www.relay.fm/topfour
An opinionated podcast by opinionated people. Hosted by Marco Arment and Tiffany Arment.


64: Taco Toppings ๐ŸŒฎ
May 5 • 34 min
Celebrating this year’s Cinco de Mayo that also falls on Taco Tuesday, we rank our favorite taco toppings.
63: Minecraft Mobs
Apr 30 • 48 min
The Arment family’s favorite enemies, animals, and other bizarre creatures in Minecraft.
62: Best Bluths
Mar 24 • 38 min
Our favorite Bluth family members from Arrested Development.
61: Candy Heart Phrases โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿค
Feb 14 • 42 min
The best (or worst?) phrases printed on Valentine’s Day candy hearts.
60: Waters๐Ÿšฐ
Jan 29 • 45 min
This might be the stupidest thing we’ve ever done. And that’s saying something.
59: Royal Dansk Butter Cookies
Dec 22, 2019 • 47 min
Our favorite cookies from these classic blue tins before they’re reused to hold buttons and sewing kits.
58: Cheeses ๐Ÿง€
Nov 26, 2019 • 59 min
Our favorite types of cheese, taste-tested live for your enjoyment — or at least ours.
57: One-Hit Wonder Albums
Oct 31, 2019 • 45 min
Music albums that contain one-hit-wonder singles, but are also really great albums.
56: Instant Coffee โ˜•๐Ÿ’จ
Sep 20, 2019 • 55 min
We taste-tested 14 instant coffees, from mouth parties to tire fires, to discover if there’s anything redeemable about this much-maligned beverage.
55: LaCroix Flavors
Aug 30, 2019 • 54 min
Lauren and Jason Snell join us to taste-test and rank all 24 flavors of LaCroix seltzer.
54: Emoji! ๐Ÿ“…
Jul 17, 2019 • 36 min
In celebration of World Emoji Day, we ranked our favorite emoji.
53: Band Names
Jun 27, 2019 • 27 min
Our favorite band names, regardless of the quality of the bands, or whether we’ve even heard of them before.
52: Eggs ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿณ
May 29, 2019 • 31 min
Our favorite egg preparations, from simple breakfasts to the fanciest parties.
51: Heist Movies
Apr 30, 2019 • 50 min
The culmination of months of research: our favorite heist movies, and why so many movies don’t qualify.
50: Nuts ๐Ÿฅœ๐ŸŒฐ๐Ÿฅฅ๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿบ
Mar 29, 2019 • 32 min
Our favorite nuts. Really.
49: TV Couples
Feb 14, 2019 • 34 min
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we rank our favorite TV couples. (Contains spoilers for popular ’90s–’00s TV series.)
48: “Milks” ๐Ÿฅ›
Jan 29, 2019 • 50 min
We taste and rank 12 different “milk” beverages of various animal, plant, and scientific origins.
47: Holiday Traditions
Dec 19, 2018 • 34 min
Our favorite Christmas or holiday traditions from the families that we’re stuck with.
46: Woodland Creatures ๐Ÿฆ”๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿฆ†๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡
Nov 19, 2018 • 33 min
Yes, we really ranked our favorite woodland creatures.
45: Breakfasts ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅž๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฅ“โ˜•๏ธ
Oct 26, 2018 • 42 min
Our favorite breakfast foods!
44: School Supplies โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ““๐Ÿ–Š
Sep 9, 2018 • 49 min
Our favorite school supplies from our youth.
43: Beach Movies ๐Ÿ–
Aug 25, 2018 • 45 min
What qualifies as a beach movie, and our favorite picks from a summer of heavy research.
42: F•R•I•E•N•D•S
Jul 30, 2018 • 54 min
Our favorite characters from the hit ’90s sitcom, Friends.
41: 21 Pringles and One Prongle
Jun 25, 2018 • 55 min
There are more flavors of Pringles potato chips than we ever imagined, so naturally, we had to taste and rank as many as we could get our hands on.
40: ’90s Albums ๐Ÿ’ฟ
May 24, 2018 • 62 min
Our favorite ’90s rock/alternative albums.
39: Merch ๐Ÿ’ธ
Apr 10, 2018 • 41 min
Our favorite types of merchandise for podcasts, video games, artists, and other things we’re fans of.
38: Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Mar 25, 2018 • 36 min
Our favorite tracks in Mario Kart for the Nintendo Switch.
37: Valentine’s Chocolate Boxes ๐Ÿ’
Feb 12, 2018 • 34 min
Our favorite heart-shaped boxes of chocolates for Valentine’s Day.
36: Misheard Eddie Vedder Lyrics
Jan 21, 2018 • 48 min
Our favorite unintelligible Eddie Vedder songs.
35: Pies ๐Ÿฅง
Dec 12, 2017 • 35 min
Our favorite pies!
34: Stardew Valley Singles
Nov 8, 2017 • 83 min
Our top eligible singles of Pelican Town, with special guests Alex Cox and Myke Hurley.
33: Pumpkin Spice Everything ๐ŸŽƒ
Oct 16, 2017 • 68 min
Try all the things!
32: Fall-tivities ๐ŸŒฐ๐Ÿ‚
Sep 19, 2017 • 30 min
Our favorite autumnal activities!
31: Nightmare Vacations
Aug 19, 2017 • 50 min
Our most dreaded, least appealing vacation destinations.
30: Summer Songs ๐Ÿ˜Ž
Jul 19, 2017 • 47 min
Our favorite songs about, from, reminiscent of, mentioning, or vaguely related to summer.
29: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavors
Jun 27, 2017 • 61 min
We tested 24 flavors of ice cream for you. You’re welcome.
28: Kid Shows Tolerable To Adults
May 26, 2017 • 25 min
Our favorite TV shows for our kid to watch when we’re in the room.
27: Girl Scout Cookies ๐Ÿช
Apr 18, 2017 • 37 min
We rank our favorite Girl Scout cookies and make Top Four history.
26: Holidays ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŒญ๐Ÿˆ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿบ
Mar 21, 2017 • 38 min
Our favorite annual holidays… for very different reasons.
25: Dog Breeds ๐Ÿถ
Feb 9, 2017 • 68 min
Steffanie and Joel Housman join us to rank our favorite dog breeds. (But they’re all good dogs!)
24: Vegetables ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ’๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿฅ•๐ŸŒถ
Jan 18, 2017 • 34 min
In the new year, we help you navigate the challenging world of vegetables.
23: Christmas Movies ๐ŸŽ„
Dec 8, 2016 • 69 min
Lauren and Jason Snell join us to rank our favorite Christmas movies.
22: Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Nov 25, 2016 • 29 min
Our favorite side dishes in typical American Thanksgiving dinners… and every meal in the following few days.
21: Fifty Flavors of Lies
Oct 11, 2016 • 38 min
Our top four worst Jelly Belly flavors.
20: Jelly Belly Teaser
Oct 7, 2016 • 0 min
The best homework you’ve ever gotten from a podcast: Buy these jelly beans before next week’s episode!
19: Cereals From A Van ๐Ÿš
Sep 18, 2016 • 19 min
Special guests Paul Kafasis and Myke Hurley join Tiff and Marco at Cereal From A Van, a Portland food “truck”, to rank everyone’s top four breakfast cereals. Recorded live at XOXO 2016.
18: Childhood Console Games ๐ŸŽฎ
Sep 6, 2016 • 50 min
Favorites from the NES, Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, and Nintendo 64, with apologies to the Sega Master System, Sega CD, 32X, Saturn, and PlayStation.
17: Movie Genres
Aug 11, 2016 • 23 min
Tiff and Marco rank their favorite, surprisingly specific movie genres.
16: Starbucks Cold Drinks
Jul 11, 2016 • 46 min
Tiff and Marco go undercover into Starbucks once more, this time to find their favorite cold drinks.
15: Top Gear Episodes
Jun 11, 2016 • 75 min
Erin and Casey Liss join Tiff and Marco to rank their favorite Top Gear challenges and specials.
14: Pizza Toppings ๐Ÿ•
May 20, 2016 • 45 min
Tiff and Marco rank their favorite pizza toppings, interview a pizza expert, and taste-test the new topping sensation that’s sweeping across Relay FM.
13: Bagel Flavors
Apr 13, 2016 • 41 min
Tiff and Marco rank their favorite bagel flavors, followed by a science experiment.
12: Star Wars Movies
Mar 13, 2016 • 74 min
Tina and John Siracusa join Tiff and Marco to rank their favorite Star Wars movies. Even the prequels.
11: Dunkin’ Donuts ๐Ÿฉ
Feb 11, 2016 • 48 min
Tiff and Marco try every doughnut at their local Dunkin’ Donuts.
10: Starbucks Hot Drinks
Jan 13, 2016 • 35 min
Tiff and Marco go undercover into Starbucks to find their favorite hot drinks.
9: Christmas Music
Dec 9, 2015 • 59 min
Myke and Adina join Tiff and Marco for most of them to discuss their favorite Christmas songs.
8: Take-Out Food
Nov 23, 2015 • 46 min
Tiff and Marco discuss their favorite take-out food types.
7: Halloween Candy
Nov 1, 2015 • 22 min
Tiff and Marco discuss their most and least favorite candies typically received by American children on Halloween.
6: Board Games
Oct 27, 2015 • 66 min
Tiff and Marco discuss their top four favorite board games.
5: Podcasts
Oct 15, 2015 • 51 min
Marco and Tiff rank their four favorite podcasts (right now).
4: Worst Weezer Singles
Sep 28, 2015 • 39 min
Marco and Tiff, both big Weezer fans from way back, rank the four worst Weezer radio-single releases.
3: Reality TV Shows
Sep 14, 2015 • 54 min
Marco and Tiff share their top four reality/competition TV shows.
2: TV Shows
Aug 30, 2015 • 51 min
Marco and Tiff share their top four TV Shows.
1: Video Games
Aug 17, 2015 • 56 min
Marco and Tiff share their top four video games.