My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 362: Travis McElroy Presents: Waffle Friend
July 10, 2017 10:30 AM - Subscribe

Okay, so, you're going to hit a point in this episode where we start talking about who would win in a very real war between horse-mounted humans and centaurs. And we want you to know, right now, before getting started, that this will be the remainder of the episode. Just managing expectations, here. Suggested talking points: Preparing for Buffett Battle, Driving Test Cop Friends, Body Exploration, Sisterhood of the Stolen Pants, Garofal-O's, Humans & Horses vs. Centaurs
posted by drezdn (13 comments total)
Centaurs, no contest.
posted by Tevin at 11:20 AM on July 10, 2017 [1 favorite]

posted by maxsparber at 1:12 PM on July 10, 2017 [2 favorites]

I enjoyed this episode a lot.
posted by bleep at 5:13 PM on July 10, 2017

Also it appears these boys don't watch Steven Universe or Bojack Horseman.
posted by bleep at 5:17 PM on July 10, 2017 [1 favorite]

It's been years but I still think about Weaddabebe Eetsaboi. It might be the best commercial that has ever existed.
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia at 5:49 PM on July 10, 2017 [4 favorites]

I know Justin's a big Steven Universe fan but he might not be current.

I think I laughed every damn time they said "centaurs" in a slightly different way.

Also, Janeane Garofalo and Mark Ruffalo's Waffle-Os deserves to be a classic like Tim McGraw's Krav Maga.
posted by kmz at 6:51 AM on July 11, 2017

One of those youtube fan animators better be working on Early Centaurs.
posted by theodolite at 7:15 AM on July 12, 2017

What's the Steven Universe refence? The idea that centaurs are a fusion of man and horse?
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia at 3:12 PM on July 12, 2017

No the reference to "Breakfast friends" made me think of "Crying breakfast friends".

Also: exciting announcement
posted by bleep at 4:34 PM on July 12, 2017 [1 favorite]

Humans & Horses in a laugher. First, I think it's only fair to assume that the horses are just as invested in the war as humans and centowers are. They are not just unwilling mounts for the humans, but are their full allies. This means that the Human/Horse Alliance (HHA) has a much wider range of units and tactics available to it. Horses alone are going to be faster (more aerodynamic) than centaurs, humans alone are much more mobile, especially in close quarters, that centaurs, and humans on horses have the advantage of having two brains per unit - the horse can watch out for and avoid danger while the human attacks, or the horse can trample while the human defends it, etc.

I can't believe that everyone I have talked to is wrong on this.
posted by Rock Steady at 5:24 AM on July 13, 2017 [1 favorite]

Also, I literally used to do the Weaddabebe Eetsaboi thing when I needed a ride home from my parents in the pre-cell phone days. If you called collect from a payphone, you got a computer that would record your "name" instead of an operator, so I would just give my name as "Pick me up after rehearsal" and they would know when and where to come get me.
posted by Rock Steady at 5:27 AM on July 13, 2017

They didn't establish whether these were small-horse centaurs or big-person centaurs.
posted by Drexen at 6:25 AM on July 20, 2017 [1 favorite]

¿Porque no los dos? Big-person, small-horse. Garf-head, Pam-body.
posted by Rock Steady at 6:40 AM on July 20, 2017

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