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Deconstructive Criticism

16 EpisodesProduced by David S. Dear and Shannon PerryWebsite

This is the podcast where Paul and Allison review all the things they do and don’t need in their lives…But there’s one very important thing they never discuss:Do they need each other?

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Matrimony vs. Acrimony

March 28th, 2021


The Baxter-Ellis family is at Paul's best friend's wedding. Coral brings a portable recorder and picks up more than they might have been prepared for.

Groom vs. Gravy Boat

March 14th, 2021


While a debate rages on on whether or not to attend Paul's best friend's wedding there's another secret debate which you all get to vote on.

Allison …

Constructed vs. Assembled

February 28th, 2021


The vanity is falling apart in Allison and Paul's bathroom and Allison is confident she can build a new one from scratch. Paul believes she can build …

Membership vs. Melt Point

February 14th, 2021


The topic of the show gets thrown off a bit when a somewhat unexpected guest joins in.

Paul - Carl G. Brooks
Coral - Tal Minear
Chuck - Richard …

Support vs. Sales

January 31st, 2021


Paul and Allison put their old and new vacuum cleaners up against each other when Allison runs into a bit of a snag.

Allison - Erin Lillis
Paul - …

M&Ms vs. I-Teeth

January 17th, 2021


Paul and Allison decide to try their hand at going to see a really bad movie. Maybe that ended up being a really bad decision...

Allison - Erin Lillis

Picnic vs. Paintball

January 3rd, 2021


Since Allison and Paul can't decide on a date without it evolving into an argument, they have the listeners decide where they should go on their next …

Sex vs. Sleep

December 20th, 2020


Paul and Allison are getting along really well this episode... a little too well, perhaps? Enough to drive Coral crazy.

Coral - Tal Minear
Allison - …

Drunk vs. Stoned

December 6th, 2020


Allison and Paul originally decided to compare beer vs. wine but things took a bit of a turn when Paul decides to change things up.

And Coral is …

Litter vs. Landmine

November 22nd, 2020


Allison brings a new resident into the home without consulting Paul (so he says) so he decides to retaliate without consulting her (he admits).

Coral …

Sickness Vs. Sandwich

November 8th, 2020


When you're trying to do a review of Colin's Sandwich Stop and someone isn't sure if they're up to the task or not. Must the show go on?

Also, let …

The Easy Way vs. The Hard Way

October 25th, 2020


The Baxter-Ellis home has a crisis and needs help cleaning up their situation. They disagree on the solution and can't seem to wipe the slate clean.

Dreams vs. Realities

October 11th, 2020


After some lengthy... er, discussion Allison and Paul decide to get rid of some stuff. Pared down to just a few things can they agree on what stays …

Koffee vs. Cafe

September 27th, 2020


Paul and Allison are starting to get the hang of this podcasting thing. So now they need your help making a coffee-based decision.

Help them out by …

Pilot vs. Parents

September 13th, 2020


This is Paul Ellis and Allison Baxter's first recorded episode of this show where they are deciding what to review first. As you'll hear there are a …

(attempted) Breakfast Review

September 10th, 2020


Paul and Allison try to decide to attempt to maybe review breakfast.

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