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Mike and Sarah are journalists obsessed with the past. Every week they reconsider a person or event that’s been miscast in the public imagination.


Latest Episodes:

  • Cancel Culture
    Mike and Sarah have big feelings about an enduring debate. Digressions include “Carrie,” party planning etiquette and Whole Foods cafeterias. Sarah’s sound quality changes midway through because she moves from... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-07
  • The Chicks vs. The Iraq War
    Mike tells Sarah about an impending conflict, a dissident singer and America's first internet-enabled cancellation. Digressions include "Freedom Fries" and 1990s record company shenanigans. The co-hosts harmonize for the first... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-03
  • "Political Correctness"
    Mike tells Sarah how liberal magazines turned a "kids these days" moral panic into a national crisis. Digressions include Law & Order, Dave Foley and swimming pool etiquette. This episode... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-19
  • The O.J. Simpson Trial: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mr. F. Lee Bailey
    Bob Shapiro is on a mission from God, F. Lee Bailey joins the Dream Team, and we get in our DeLorean to meet two of the most notorious Florida Men... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-05
  • Vanessa Williams Part 2: Saving The Best For Last
    Special guest Cassie da Costa tells Mike and Sarah how Vanessa fell from grace and picked herself back up. Digressions include Stephen Sondheim, Rush Limbaugh and Whitney Houston. The tyranny... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-22
  • Bonus: Dr. Oz
    Mike reached new levels of rantiness on his other show and we wanted to make sure all our beloved debunkmates knew. PLUS: A special announcement! Subscribe to Maintenance Phase hereSubscribe... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-15
  • Vanessa Williams Part 1: Becoming Miss America
    Mike tells Sarah how a 20-year-old singer, actress and French horn player became Miss America with less than six months of practice. Digressions include Ted Bundy, Stephen King’s “It” and... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-08
  • Bonus: "The Dark Knight"
    Sarah's other show has a special guest! Maintenance Phase co-host Aubrey Gordon visits Why Are Dads to talk about Christopher Nolan, trash masculinity and the dwindling number of non-problematic superheroes. Where... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-01