Episodes

Let's Get Weird with Karaoke

May 17, 2022

This week, The Greatest Song Ever Sung (Poorly) gets… weird (weirder?). After a Weird Al themed trivia challenge that ends up turning into a sing-a-long a few times, Adam and Ed get into what’s weird at karaoke (already a fu…

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Hip Hop at Karaoke: The Don't, the Do, and the Deuces

May 4, 2022

Let's be honest--when it comes to talking about hip hop, you probably don't want to hear two middle-aged white guys wax philosophical about it. Hell, neither do your hosts Adam and Ed. But when it comes to talking about hip …

Guest: Young Deuces
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Finding Your Karaoke Voice (or Voices) with Comedian and Impressionist Bobby Hedglin-Taylor

April 20, 2022

Karaoke is all about singing, right? That should be obvious, but what's a little less obvious is finding your voice. Do you sing like yourself, in your natural voice? Do you try to imitate the original artist? Ed makes the …

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A Cool Thing About Karaoke: Taking Risks with Good People

April 6, 2022

In the movie BLOOD IN, BLOOD OUT, one of the characters says “life’s a risk, carnal.” Life is absolutely a risk–and so is karaoke. After this episode's Karaoke Trivia Bullpen challenge, Adam and Ed talk about the risks and r…

Guest: Joey Held

The Endless Knot of Karaoke. Sort of.

April 1, 2022

Hey, look at us, posting on a Friday! Today, we’re the podcast that takes etymology *exactly* as seriously as it should be taken. Well, we don't, but The Endless Knot (alliterative.net) does–it’s April Fool’s Day, and Operat…

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The Real Karaoke Is the Friends We Made Along the Way

March 23, 2022

You know, doing this podcast has been a journey for Adam and Ed. Or, rather, it's been a step on their own personal karaoke journeys, and that's what this episode is all about. Even the Karaoke Trivia Bullpen focuses on jour…

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Oh, the Places You'll Go (and Drink, and Sing)

March 9, 2022

This week on "The Greatest Song Ever Sung (Poorly)," Adam and Ed reminisce about some fantastic karaoke regions--from Japan and the Phillipines, to New York City, Portland Oregan, Florida and, of course, western Pennsylvania…

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Drink Water. Express Your Feelings. Sing Karaoke.

Feb. 23, 2022

This week, Adam and Ed get a little serious–they talk about all things health and wellness, and how they relate to karaoke. Even the Karaoke Trivia Bullpen focuses on it, as Adam quizzes the notoriously morose Ed on songs ab…

Guest: Angel Shamsa
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The Second the Singalong Starts It'll Be Sensational: Cover Songs, Karaoke, and... Frank Turner?

Feb. 9, 2022

Disclaimer: there is no actual singalong, but Adam and Ed do interview Frank Turner, the musician and songwriter responsible for that line from his song “The Gathering,” part of his ninth album F.T.H.C. releasing 11 February…

Looking Back, Looking Forward, and Looking Moderately Good Doing It (Bonus)

Jan. 19, 2022

This week, The Greatest Song Ever Sung (Poorly) finishes up its look back on its inaugural season, including the final four quickfire rounds. In these fifty-nine minutes, you'll hear from: Terry and Naomi Clark (owners of Bl…

From Broadway, to Japan, to Seattle... and some Adele on the way (Bonus)

Jan. 12, 2022

This is the second of the season-ender clip shows, bringing back some of listener's favorite "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" quickfire rounds and, as a treat, Adam singing some Adele. In this episode, you'll hear again from: Ep…

We Asked, They Answered... Ten Times Over (Bonus)

Jan. 5, 2022

Between the holidays and, er, an infection of the... novel variety, we've been pushed back from doing interviews and scheduled episodes. To absolutely and blatantly misquote Rakim, "it's been a long time, we shouldn't have l…

These People, These Karaoke Monsters

Dec. 15, 2021

It’s all about fandom this week: how Adam and Ed are karaoke nerds, and how they are nerds in other ways as well. Adam claims to not be a comics nerd–will he pass the “Challenge of the Nerdy Songs?” They share the nerdiest k…

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Episode 19 - Karaoke Archaeology

Dec. 1, 2021

This week, The Greatest Song Ever Sung (Poorly) looks back at history through another music trivia challenge, and then dives headfirst into the history of karaoke, the thing that unites Adam and Ed in holy bromance-trimony d…

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Episode 18 - Bless Your Heart, Phil Collins

Nov. 17, 2021

This week, Adam gets put on the spot with a sexy song challenge, and then Adam and Ed reminisce on flirting, dating, and relationships of all kinds that start and continue through karaoke. Then, Adam learns the true meaning …

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Episode 17 - Good Vibes + Good People = Great Karaoke Spots

Nov. 3, 2021

The title says it all--it's just simple math. Now that things are opening up and karaoke is becoming safer and easier to access, Adam and Ed talk about the places they do karaoke, the things they like in a karaoke place, and…

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Episode 16 - Rotating Around to Burleskaraoke

Oct. 20, 2021

This time around, the guys don't dilly-dally or chat about their personal lives--there's so much karaoke fun to be had that they jump right into it. Adam hits Ed right off the bat with a Broadway challenge, and then they div…

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Episode 15 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Karaoke Me

Oct. 6, 2021

This week, Ed reminisces about getting to see an outdoor punk rock show held in Episode 8 guests Gabe and Leigh Cetra's backyard, where he rocked out to the sounds Ben Dumm and Kepi Ghoulie (formerly of The Groovy Ghoulies).…

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Episode 14 - The Singing Machine is a Time Machine

Sept. 22, 2021

Breakout your JNCO jeans and your... um... whatever people wore in the 2000s. This week, Adam and Ed get nostalgic for the '90s and 2000s. The music, the karaoke... ok, they don't really remember karaoke in the '90s and earl…

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Episode 13 - Home Is Where the Friday Night Karaoke Is

Sept. 8, 2021

Back in Episode 4, Ed and Adam talked a bit about online karaoke, and what it was missing for them. In this episode, they cover events from the past week in their lives, like "what rhymes with Ivermectin?" and poetry and, we…

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Episode 12 - The Birthplace of Karaoke

Aug. 28, 2021

This week on TGSESP, we decide it's time we acknowledge our bias as Western karaoke people and talk more about karaoke in it's birthplace, JAPAN. Highlights include: Adam's experiences in Japan, scanning our catchphrase, ASM…

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Episode 11 - Broadway Babies

Aug. 13, 2021

OK, normally in these descriptions it's a quick hit summary of what to expect. That is completely unnecessary since all you need to know about this one is it's AAAALLLLLLLL about Broadway baby. Ed and I let our geek flag fly…

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Episode 10 - Now This Here's a Story..

July 28, 2021

This week on TGSESP, we take a deep dive into the world of storytelling and how it applies to karaoke. While Ed and I clearly have stories for days, we thought it best to consult an expert so we were delighted to have Mara W…

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Episode 9 - You Can Win Karaoke. For Real.

July 14, 2021

In this episode of TGSESP, we let our competitive sides show as we talk about what it means to "win" karaoke and then talk to the person who actually won karaoke. Here's what you can look forward to: fireworks playlist propo…