How do the Doughboys hosts match their guests with fast-food restaurants?

On their podcast Doughboys, Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger are joined by special guests to review chain restaurants from all over the country. In the past, they’ve had on Jason Mantzoukas to discuss the upscale sushi chain Sugarfish, Noël Wells to weigh in on Chick-Fil-A, and John Hodgman to talk about an Arby’s outing.…

The hosts of Doughboys think In-N-Out is better off as a West Coast staple

On the Feral podcast Doughboys, Mike Mitchell, Nick Wiger, and their special guests review chain restaurants across the country. The A.V. Club sat down with the pair at this year’s Now Hear This podcast festival to talk about grub. We posed this question: What regional restaurants do they think should go national? In…

Our favorite podcasts of 2016

Last year, podcasting hit a hot streak, as Barack Obama took to Marc Maron’s garage for one of his most candid interviews, proving that this medium remains dedicated to the sincere, unifying power of the conversation. This year, the focus on politics remained with Hillary Clinton not simply guesting, but rather

Paul Rust tackles American staples like Election and Wendy’s fast food

In Podmass, The A.V. Club sifts through the ever-expanding world of podcasts and recommends 10–15 of the previous week’s best episodes. Have your own favorite? Let us know in the comments or at

Podmass’ 2015 superlatives, including awards for Obama and Charles Manson

Last year, podcasting saw a welcome increase in popularity, with notable newcomers both in podcasts and podcasting networks. This year, the hot streak continues, as our president took to Marc Maron’s garage for one of his most candid interviews, proving once and for all the worth of this medium—one that remains