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10ish Podcast

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Comedy and edutainment podcast discussing and breaking down a Top 10ish List every week in real time.


64) Best-Selling VHS Tapes of All Time
Nov 20 • 54 min
If you lived through the 80s and 90s, or even if you didn’t and you’re a time traveler, you are very familiar with VHS tapes. On today’s episode, Brandon has a list of the Top 10 Best-Selling VHS Tapes of All Time in the U.S., based on # of units sold, as…
63) Most Viewed Wikipedia Pages: Historical Figures (Pre-Modern)
Nov 13 • 63 min
King Tut. Socrates. Alexander the Great. Cleopatra. Who among the most important people in history can boast the most popular pages of all-time on Wikipedia? In this episode, Nick has a list of the Most Viewed Wikipedia Pages of All Time, among Pre-Modern…
62) Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time
Nov 6 • 63 min
What are the most memorable, impactful, culturally significant quotes in the history of film? Brandon has the list of the Top 100 Movie Quotes, as ranked by the American Film Institute (AFI); Nick tries guess the Top 10 without looking like a doofus.…
61) Top Horror Villains by Kill Count
Oct 30 • 68 min
Freddy. Chucky. Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Which Horror Icons have KILLED the most people on-screen? We close out Spooktober with a bang: Nick has the list of Top Horror Villains by Kill Count and Brandon tries to guess the Top 10.-PLUS…the traits…
60) Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2019
Oct 23 • 65 min
Halloween is right around the corner, so it’s time to review the Top 10 Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2019, according to Google Search trends.-PLUS…What are the pop culture costumes of the year, what are the long-lasting costumes independent of pop…
59) America’s Favorite Halloween Candy
Oct 16 • 67 min
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.-PLUS…the most popular candy in each state in…
58) Best Stephen King Novels of All Time
Oct 9 • 57 min
Even if you’ve never read a Stephen King novel, you’ve heard of many of them: It. Pet Semetary. Christine. The Green Mile. In this episode, both Constant Readers and non-King readers can guess along as Nick tries to guess the Top 20 Best Stephen King…
57) Leading Causes of Death Worldwide
Oct 2 • 56 min
Cancer. Murder. Misadventure. Heart attack. What is the most common way people around the world meet their demise? In this episode, Nick & Brandon cover the Top 10 Leading Causes of Death Worldwide. -PLUS…interesting stats and figures about the leading…
56) Largest Fast Food Chains by # of Locations Worldwide
Sep 25 • 46 min
What fast food giants have the largest global footprint? Brandon has the list of Top 10 Fast Food Chains based on number of worldwide locations; Nick tries to guess the list in real-time.-PLUS…What makes each of these fast food chains so successful?, the…
BONUS: Worst Movie Taglines Ever (Preview)
Sep 21 • 8 min
John Travolta. Jennifer Lawrence. Harrison Ford. Adam Sandler. Tom Cruise. Jon Voight. Tom Hanks. These and many more are guilty of starring in some of the films with the WORST marketing taglines ever. Nick & Brandon take a deep-dive into dozens of movies…
55) Conspiracy Theories: Bohemian Grove, Denver Airport, & More
Sep 18 • 67 min
By popular demand, Nick & Brandon are back and ready to cover some of their favorite conspiracy theories, including both famous theories and lesser-known theories. The theories covered include: BOHEMIAN GROVE, the NEW CHRONOLOGY THEORY, PRINCE CHARLES IS…
54) Adam Sandler: Most Critically-Acclaimed Films
Sep 4 • 71 min
Happy Gilmore. Billy Madison. Big Daddy. …Grown-Ups 2…Adam Sandler has a lot of films that have been a hit at the box office, but very few films that have been a hit with critics. On this episode, Nick has the list of Most Critically-Acclaimed Films…
53) Smartest States in America
Aug 28 • 59 min
Which of the 50 states in America have a rightful claim in the Top 10 Smartest States? On this episode, Brandon has a ranking of states based on the percentage of the population with an advanced college degree. Nick tries to guess the Top 10.-PLUS…what…
52) Most Significant Inventions in Human History
Aug 21 • 66 min
What inventions over the course of history have had the most significant impact on the way humans live on this planet? In this episode, Nick has the Top 10 Most Significant Inventions, according to the opinions of experts.-PLUS…the history and background…
51) Most Followed Twitter Accounts
Aug 14 • 65 min
Who on Twitter has the largest following (and largest influence?). Brandon has the Top 10 Largest Followings on Twitter, and Nick tries to guess in real-time.-PLUS…what even is Twitter anyway?, what is the recipe for success on Twitter, their most recent…
50) Most Popular Top 10 Lists of the Year
Aug 7 • 62 min
We made it to Episode 50 without killing each other! To celebrate, we’re revealing the most popular Top 10ish Lists we have covered so far, based on number of downloads per episode.-PLUS…what do other listeners like you find most interesting, trends and…
49) America’s Favorite Murder Methods
Jul 31 • 68 min
What are the most common ways that a human kills another human in America? We have the Top 12, as provided by the FBI.-PLUS…the numbers behind the murders, what makes certain murder weapons so popular, how to get away with murder, the U.S. justice system,…
48) Most Popular Cartoon Shows of the 90s
Jul 24 • 76 min
SpongeBob. Johnny Bravo. Dragon Ball Z. Doug. What was the most popular cartoon series of the 1990s? Nick has a list of cartoon favorites using the votes from tens of thousands of people worldwide. Brandon tries to guess the Top 10 in real-time.…
47) Smartest Dog Breeds
Jul 17 • 51 min
We’re heading back to Dog Town to cover the Top 10 Smartest Dogs in the World, according to petMD. -PLUS…what makes these dogs so smart, the history of each dog, famous dogs, battle-tested dogs, our childhood dogs, the evolution and future of dogs, dog…
46) Pop Quiz: Geography
Jul 10 • 39 min
In this first-ever POP QUIZ edition of the 10ish Podcast, Nick quizzes Brandon on his global geography skills. Play along, little nerd, to see if you can score better than Brandon.-TOPICS INCLUDE: the hottest & coldest places on earth, the world’s most…
45) Q&A Episode: Peanut Butter, Pokémon, Sex Ed, Dragon Toes, & More
Jul 3 • 82 min
In this special Q&A edition of the 10ish Podcast, Nick & Brandon take a break from Top 10 Lists to answer YOUR questions.-TOPICS INCLUDE…the history of our show, how Nick & Brandon met, fireworks, belly button condiments, fatherhood, “Black Mirror”, LOTS…
44) Best-Selling Physical Singles in Music History
Jun 26 • 40 min
Before the era of digital streaming, people used to have to buy records, cassettes, and CDs to listen to music. This included singles: popular radio hits available in physical format for purchase. In this episode, we examine the Top 10 Best-Selling…
43) Most Spoken Languages in the World
Jun 12 • 48 min
What languages are spoken by the most people worldwide? Nick has the Top 10, and Brandon tries to guess. -PLUS…breakdown of 1st language vs. learned language, what led to such wide adoption of certain languages, the future of language, controversial…
42) Jack Nicholson: Highest Grossing Films
Jun 5 • 82 min
Jack Nicholson is one of the most-respected and legendary actors in the history of movies. On this episode of the 10ish Podcast, we take a deep dive into the career, life, and films that have made Jack Nicholson a global icon….and a bit of a crazy weirdo.…
41) Most Popular 80s Songs on Spotify Today
May 29 • 57 min
There are countless hits from the 1980s, but what songs from that decade have endured all the way to the era of streaming music in 2019? In this episode, we examine the Top 10 Most Popular 1980s Songs Today, based on annual Spotify plays-PLUS…a song’s…
BONUS: Brandon Bloopers
May 25 • 4 min
Brandon has trouble speaking, and says UM and UH and smacks his lips for about 4 minutes.-10ish Podcast Theme Music: Hackbeat by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
40) Largest Military Forces in the World
May 22 • 61 min
What countries can boast the largest military force in the world? In this episode, Brandon has the list of the countries with the largest military in the world, based on the number of active personnel; Nick tries to guess the list in real-time.-PLUS…what…
39) Deadliest Animals on Earth
May 15 • 59 min
What animals kill the most humans each year? It’s a mix of your usual suspects + some surprises. Nick has the list, Brandon tries to guess. _PLUS…average annual kill count per animal, deadliest version of each animal, the cold hard facts about the methods…
38) Most Popular Comic Book Characters
May 8 • 82 min
Comic book reader, Brandon, drags Nick, who has never read a comic, back to Nerd-town as Brandon reveals the Top 25 Most Popular Comic Book Characters of All Time, based on number of issue appearances. -PLUS…trivia and facts about each character on the…
37) Top “How to…” Google Searches of 2018
May 1 • 54 min
We all depend on Google to give us instructions from time to time. Usually, we start these searches with “how to…”. On this episode, we reveal and analyze the Top 10 Most Common Google Searches in 2018 that started with the phrase “how to.”-PLUS…what do…
36) Star Wars: Highest Grossing Films
Apr 24 • 94 min
In this episode: Star Wars fanatic, Brandon, leads Star Wars idiot, Nick, through the entire Star Wars film catalog. The films are ranked based on their domestic box office performance. -PLUS…fun facts about each film, analyzing key characters and…
35) Books: Our Favorites, Famous Books, Interesting Authors, History of Books, More
Apr 17 • 92 min
In this special 35th episode, Nick & Brandon take a detour to talk about their favorite books!-Plus…books that had a huge impact on Nick & Brandon, fun facts about well-known books and authors, classic books from school, books banned from schools, their…
34) Most Popular Baby Names of the Late 1800s
Apr 10 • 63 min
We head back to the time machine to revisit the late 1800s, this time to reveal the Top 10 Most Popular Baby Names for both boys and girls in the years 1880 - 1899. -PLUS…what names have endured even to this day, names that fell out of favor, the meaning…
33) Worst Presidents in U.S. History
Apr 3 • 77 min
Americans can easily name a few of the most important Presidents in history: Washington. Lincoln. Roosevelt. But what about the Presidents that were so awful they are either never talked about, or only talked about negatively? On this episode, Brandon…
32) Seinfeld: Our Favorite Characters, Moments, Quotes, & More
Mar 27 • 83 min
The podcast about nothing sits down in their favorite coffee shop booth to discuss the show about nothing…Seinfeld! In this rare opinion-based episode, Nick & Brandon reveal their favorite side-characters, episodes, scenes, quotes, and life lessons from…
31) Most Popular 90s Songs on Spotify Today
Mar 20 • 69 min
It’s one thing for a song to be popular when first released, but it’s another thing for a song to endure 25 years later across generations and listening methods. On this episode, we’re looking at songs that were released between 1990 - 1999 that have…
30) Most Common Phobias
Mar 13 • 68 min
Ophidiophobia. Cynophobia. Trypanophobia. What do these words mean? They’re three of the Top 10 Most Common Phobias in the World. On this episode, we go through the Top 10 and talk about what each phobia means, effects of living with the phobia, and even…
29) America’s Favorite Breakfast Cereals
Mar 6 • 54 min
Lucky Charm’s. Trix. Cap’n Crunch. Rice Krispies. What breakfast cereal sells the most boxes in America? Nick has the Top 10, Brandon tries to guess. -Plus…major cereal brands that didn’t make the cut, the history of each cereal, fun facts about the…
28) FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives
Feb 27 • 76 min
The FBI maintains a list of its Most Wanted Fugitives. These are dangerous criminals who have perpetrated serious crimes against America or its citizens, but have managed to flee and escape justice…so far. On this episode of the 10ish Podcast, Brandon…
27) Best-Selling Video Game Consoles Of All Time
Feb 20 • 94 min
Nintendo. Sony PlayStation. Xbox. Sega. Atari. What video game consoles have sold more than all the rest? This list is sure to surprise you…Join us on a trip down memory lane as we revisit every single video game console ever released, and reveal the Top…
26) Wealthiest People in the World
Feb 13 • 55 min
Who are the world’s wealthiest people? Nick tries to guess the Top 10.-Plus…common traits among the world’s richest people, their source of wealth, scandals and affairs, unethical business, how they spend their money, who among the world’s elite are…
25) Q&A Episode: Dinosaurs, Time Travel, Spider-Man, Baby Hitler, Hot Dogs & More
Feb 6 • 54 min
It’s our 25th episode! To celebrate, we are answering questions submitted by listeners. -Topics include: our favorite Top 10ish Lists to date, drunk sports, our favorite dinosaurs, a debate on untucked shirts, time travel, Baby Hitler, earth in 1,000…
24) Most Frequently Used Nouns in the English Language
Jan 30 • 48 min
Have you ever wondered about the words that humans most frequently use? Wonder no more - Nick and Brandon are here to tell you about the nouns most frequently seen in the English language!-Plus…Examples of how to use each word, the most-used cuss words, a…
23) Most Googled People of 2018
Jan 23 • 74 min
Who were the most-Googled celebrities of all of 2018? Brandon has the Top 10, and Nick tries to guess.-Plus…surprising omissions from the Top 10, Nick & Brandon are extremely un-hip, what would it be like to road-trip with the Top 10, bouncy butts, rapper…
22) Most Common City Names in the U.S
Jan 16 • 47 min
Springfield. Jefferson. Fairview. What common city names appear most often on a map of the United States? Nick and Brandon count down the Top 25 in this episode!-Plus…how many cities in the U.S. have unique vs. common names, the largest instance of each…
21) Deadliest Jobs in America
Jan 9 • 57 min
What common, everyday jobs have the highest death rate in America? We’re counting down the Top 10 in this episode. -Plus…common trends among America’s deadliest jobs, the average income for each job, fake jobs and fake news, Nick calls out a group of…
20) Best-Selling Book Franchises
Jan 2 • 85 min
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…-Plus…surprising…
19) Hottest Toys of Holiday 2018
Dec 26, 2018 • 56 min
Christmas has come and gone…did you buy your kid the hottest toy of 2018? Brandon has the Top 10 Hottest Toys from the 2018 Holiday Season, and Nick tries to guess in real time. -Plus…Nick and Brandon’s most memorable childhood toys, the biggest toy…
18) Favorite Christmas Movies
Dec 19, 2018 • 64 min
In our first-ever opinion-based Top 10 list, Nick and Brandon try to guess each other’s Favorite Christmas Movies.-Plus…fun facts about our favorite movies, including: what recent film is already considered a modern Christmas Classic, is “Die Hard” a…
17) Most Valuable Sports Franchises
Dec 12, 2018 • 72 min
What sports teams are worth the most money? Is it an NFL team? Maybe the NBA? We’re counting down the Top 10 Most Valuable Sports Franchises based on their market value. Nick is on List Duty this week, even though he doesn’t watch sports at all. Brandon,…
16) Most Watched TV Series Finales
Dec 5, 2018 • 58 min
Seinfeld. I Love Lucy. Breaking Bad. Three’s Company. Gullah Gullah Island. What series had the most-watched finale in TV history? Nick tries to guess the list in real time. Take a stroll down memory road to relive TV shows you know and love, and TV shows…
15) Most Visited Websites on the Web
Nov 28, 2018 • 73 min
What websites are the most visited in the entire world? Nick has the Top 20 list, Brandon tries to guess. -There are some surprises on the list, and some major names that you will be shocked didn’t crack the Top 20. And yes, there’s PLENTY of porn…
14) Most Common Workplace Injuries
Nov 21, 2018 • 59 min
This episode is literally NSFW…Nick and Brandon are counting down the Top 10 Most Common Workplace Injuries in America. This list is sure to surprise you!-Plus…why #1 on the Top 10 is so very “American,” male escorts and heart transplant delivery men,…
13) America’s Favorite Grocery Items
Nov 14, 2018 • 53 min
What do Americans buy at the grocery store more than anything else? Butter? Ice cream? Chips? Oreos? Vienna Sausages? Ramen Noodles? Condoms? You’ll be surprised what items couldn’t cut the mustard.-Nick & Brandon count down the list live from their road…
12) Most Popular Dog Breeds
Nov 7, 2018 • 56 min
Golden Retriever. Boxer. Shih Tzu. Chihuahua. These popular dog breeds and 185 others duke it out (and stop to sniff each other’s ass) to determine the Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S.-Plus… fun facts about each pooch, what breed is unable to…
11) Highest Budget Horror Films
Oct 31, 2018 • 80 min
Happy Halloween! We’re closing out SPOOKTOBER strong with our final spooky-themed episode of the season. This week we’re breaking down the list of horror films with the highest production budget.Although horror films are known for generally low production…
10) Most Google-Searched Monsters
Oct 24, 2018 • 81 min
What monsters are the most searched in the history of Google? Classic movie monsters like Dracula or Frankenstein’s monster? What about urban legends like Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster? How about modern day horror icons like Michael Myers or Jason…
9) Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2017
Oct 17, 2018 • 66 min
Nick & Brandon go in the WAY BACK Machine to 2017, a year of high’s, low’s, and a great mix of good and bad Halloween costumes. Nick has the list of the year’s most popular costumes in front of him, as ranked by Google, and Brandon fumbles his way through…
8) Most Prolific Serial Killers in History
Oct 10, 2018 • 76 min
What serial killers had the highest body count in American history? Dahmer. Bundy. Gein. Gacy. A few of the most well-known in history…but not all of them cracked the Top 10(ish) of all time. We’re breaking down the list, which includes famous heavy…
7) Most Populous Cities in the U.S.
Oct 3, 2018 • 60 min
What are the largest cities in the U.S., based on metropolitan population? Nick has the Top 10(ish) in front of him, and Brandon tries to guess each entry on the list. The list might not be as easy to guess as you think…-PLUS: fun and little-known facts…
6) Best-Selling Music Artists in the U.S.
Sep 26, 2018 • 65 min
Which musical act has sold the most albums in the United States? Some of the obvious choices are here, but we promise that you will be surprised by some of the names who cracked the Top 10. We break down the list and go over some fun facts about each…
5) Highest Grossing Horror Films
Sep 19, 2018 • 74 min
Friday the 13th. Halloween. A Nightmare on Elm Street. Saw. Blair Witch Project. All of these films HAD to have made the Top 10(ish) Highest Grossing Horror Films…right? You might be surprised. Nick and Brandon break the list down in real time. Plus:…
4) Most Popular Baby Boy Names of the Year 2011
Sep 12, 2018 • 34 min
Brandon has the list of the most popular baby boy names from the year 2011 in front of him. Nick first tries to guess what made the list and what didn’t. What was the #1 name of 2011? What theme did many of the names share in common? How many kids out…
3) Biggest Restaurant Corporations (by Annual Sales)
Sep 5, 2018 • 43 min
Nick and Brandon break down the top 10(ish) list of restaurant chains based on global sales. Which chain ranked #1 by more than doubling the #2 spot? Which chain is always paired with gross gas stations? What is the ONE pizza chain on the list? Who would…
2) Most Popular U.S. Presidents
Sep 3, 2018 • 57 min
Nick and Brandon guess, reveal, and discuss the most popular U.S. presidents in history, based on an aggregated list combining both consensus from historians as well as popular opinion. Plus, how did George Washington get the reputation for having wooden…
1) Best-Selling Video Game Franchises
Aug 29, 2018 • 42 min
We discuss and break down the list of best-selling video game franchises of all time, in real time! One host (Nick) has the list in front of him, the other (Brandon) tries to guess what made the list and what didn’t.Intro Theme:Hackbeat by Kevin MacLeod…