Average at Best

Average at Best Podcast

Your weekly roundup of things you don't need to know. Anna and Michael tackle the mundanities of life in their podcast, which is average at best.

Ep. 24: Mom Talk Feat. Libby B
The podcast’s most loyal listener Libby B. stops by to discuss Katy Perry, her mom (over and over again) and the actual size of an adult gorilla....

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Ep. 23: The Other Best Guests Ever
Anna and Michael bring on two of their oldest friends, Ryan and Jo, and discuss their friendship origin stories. Anna and Jo met while creating priceless art, and Ryan and Michael met on the bus. You tell us which story is better....

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Ep. 22: Coffins, Candy and Coffee
Anna has a migraine, which is caused maybe how much candy and coffee she consumes. Or maybe it’s because her dog died. Michael is of no help with any of this....

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Ep. 21: Athens happens
The hosts are back from their road trip to their old college town and boy do they feel old! Anna got real about 9/11 with everyone and Michael lost a very expensive cigar. Plus, Michael reveals the Official Song of the Summer and Anna reveals her big announcement....

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Ep. 20: Fairewell
The hosts reminisce about their days as garbage college kids in preparation for the podcast’s first road trip.  Michael looks forward to seeing his favorite waiter and Anna anticipates falling victim to the slippery stairs at one of her favorite bars. The hosts discuss their annoying verbal tics and Anna discusses her job as a… Continue reading Ep. 20: Fairewell...

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Ep. 19: What makes a creep?
Michael is recovering from nose surgery, and recounts his experience of being under anesthesia. The hosts debate what makes a compliment creepy and Anna recounts her first Tinder date/her subsequent DMs to the Cincinnati Zoo....

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Ep. 18: Protective hats?
Michael had no idea how little Anna knows about sports, and is shocked. The hosts discuss unconventional ways to eat different dips and reenact the lives of Anna’s finger cells before rushing through to the end so they can play Scene It. Who will win? Tune in next week!...

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Ep. 17: Our best guest ever!
The podcast hosts its first guest this week, Anna’s best friend of 20 years/Michael’s high school acquaintance Chelsea. Chelsea tells the story of how she met Anna through the power of Sir  Mix-A-Lot and stayed with her through years of looking like a young boy. Michael, who still looks like a young boy, apologizes to… Continue reading Ep. 17: Our best guest ever!...

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Ep. 16: Return of the podcast
The gang is back together from their vacations! Anna and Michael talk about their trips to southern cities. Michael discovered a new sport. Anna had a fun interaction at a CVS. We get an update on the song of the summer 2017. Also, old websites were fun. Anna attempts to start an advice segment and… Continue reading Ep. 16: Return of the podcast...

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Ep. 15: Update sandwich
Take a bite of this delicious, rambling update sandwich. Michael’s nose only half works, but he’s not nearly as sick as Anna’s ailing corgi. We give a special listener a birthday shout-out, talk game show strategy and discuss what fruit most closely resembles an old lady’s butt....

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