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Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

Know Nonsense Trivia

Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense Trivia) and Marc Davis (Nice Guys Pizza Trivia).
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Episode 178: Nutty Notes
2d ago
1 hr 43 mins
Episode 178: Nutty Notes
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Chef Skyler Denison (Death by Taco 239) for a general knowledge quiz on Food, Conspiracy Theories, Ancient History, Football , Music, Movies, Cartoons and more! Round One ANIMALS - George Washington introduced America to what animal of which Darwin wrote, "Always appears to me so surprising that a hybrid should possess more reason, memory, obstenency, social affection, powers of muscular endurance and length in life than either of its parents, seems to indicate that art here has outdone nature?" BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD - Which two band's shirts are frequently worn by Beavis and Butthead (and who wears what)? SONG TITLES - Due to the original name sounding too much like a cuss word, "Green Onions" by Booker T and M.G.'s was first titled what? MOVIE CHARACTERS - What is the name of the horse in The Neverending Story? FOOD INVENTIONS - What kind of Italian loaf was invented in 1982 as a response to the popularity of French baguettes? SEINFELD - Which Seinfeld main character, later appearing in 169 episodes, did not appear in the pilot episode? Round Two SEX AND THE CITY - When Samantha gets a chemical peel to look "fresh," Carrie agrees by saying she looks like what Italian meat dish that is typically served raw? PSYCHOLOGY - Sydenham's Chorea a disorder characterized by rapid uncoordinated jerking movements is oftentimes referred to as "The Dance of" what saint? POPULAR VEGETABLES - In the 1800's and early 1900's, which vegetable was the third most popular menu item in New York City, just after tea and coffee, often kept in a glass vase on the table to be salted and eaten raw? THE SMURFS - Which smurf is often seen in disputes with Brainy Smurf, and is known for their characteristic arm tattoo of a heart with an arrow through it? NFL RECORDS - Tom Brady broke NFL history recently with 602 regular season touchdown passes. Who has thrown the fourth most with 552? CONSPIRACY THEORIES - In 1992, a conspiracy theory surrounding Microsoft's Wingdings application started after the realization that character sequence of what popular major city's rendered a star of david, skull and crossbones, and thumbs up symbols? Rate My Question PUNK LYRICS - Jon Wurster, best known as the drummer of Superchunk as well as The Mountain Goats, was mentioned by name in a song released in 1988 by what American punk band? Final Questions ANCIENT HISTORY - During the battle of Gaugamela, King Darius of Persia sent Alexander the Great a bag of sesame seeds to symbolize the number of his troops. Alexander responded by sending what seed to symbolize a more potent and fiery army? U.S. HISTORY - July 6, 1944, is still remembered as "the day the clowns cried" due to a tragic circus fire in what Northeast capital city? PHYSICISTS - In 1922, what Danish, Nobel Prize winning physicist won a lifetime supply of beer from Carlsberg Brewing, as well as a permanent tap installed in his home from which to draw upon the supply? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 2nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Brandon, Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Captain Nick, Grant, Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Robb, Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Sarah, FoxenV, Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Skyler Denison.
2d ago
1 hr 43 mins
Episode 177: The X Factor
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a general knowledge quiz on Anatomy, 70's Movies, 80's Sitcoms, Literature, U.S. History, Retro Games, Vintage Toys and more! Round One JAM BANDS - What jam band is responsible for the song "Wilson," which became a popular chant amongst fans of Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson? 80’s SITCOMS - Airing for four seasons on NBC, the Tanner family orbited the title character of which popular 80's sitcom? DOG BREEDS - What breed of dog was Boo, the pet of a Facebook executive and Virgin America's official pet liaison? 70’s MOVIES - Chuck Wepner was the real-life inspiration for which movie series that began with a film released in 1976? RELIGION - What Christian denomination was begun by John Wesley in 1738? ANIMALS - Marsupials are classified into two superorders based on geographic origin, Ameridelphia (which accounts for roughly 25% of all marsupials) and what other super order? HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE - "Sheltered Harbor" is the translation of what Hawaiian word? Round Two URBAN LEGENDS - The DaVinci Code repeats the myth that the glass pyramid in front of the Louvre consists of how many panes of glass? RETRO GAMING - Peter Pepper was the protagonist who is pursued by dangerous food foes (such as Mr. Hot Dog, Mr. Pickle and Mr. Egg) in what 1980's ladder climbing game that was released in arcades as well as home video game consoles? BIRD ANATOMY - What bird bone is known as the "wishbone"? ANATOMY - The gnathion is the midpoint on the lowest part of which bone in the body? LITERATURE - What is the vocation of Ichabod Crane in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? EUROPEAN FOODS - What dish whose origin dates to the 7th century Andalusia is traditionally made with ripe tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, garlic, and bread moistened with water that is blended with olive oil and vinegar? Rate My Question FIRST LADIES - Of the 46 presidencies, which First Lady never moved into the White House due to her husband’s untimely death? - Captain Nick THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - In multiple iterations of the story Erik, the Phantom dresses as what character from a popular short story by Edgar Allan Poe? HUMAN ANATOMY - Of the over 60 sphincters in the human body, how many are in the digestive tract? Final Questions PUMPKINS - In the sport of pumpkin chucking, pumpkins that burst after leaving the barrel or sling before hitting the ground are disqualified and referred to as what prepared food? VINTAGE TOYS - “You run, you slide, you hit the bump and take a dive” were the words to the jingle for what toy from the 1980's to 1990's? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 24th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Brandon, Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Captain Nick, Grant, Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Robb, Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Sarah, FoxenV, Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Nov 22 2021
1 hr 43 mins
Episode 176: She’s Got a Gun to My Nards
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Seth, Jamie, Fletcher and Kristin to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Duos, Best-selling Authors, Animals, Cartoon Characters, Greek Mythology, Cars, World History and more! Round One THE BIBLE - According to The Bible, on which day of creation did God make the land and seas? CASTLES - Featuring a design of raised earth surrounded by an enclosed courtyard, what is the name for the type of castles which became standard in Europe following the Norman invasion in 1066 and would inspire the name of a logical fallacy? FAMOUS DUOS - Christopher Reid and Christopher Martin are better known by what collective stage name? BEST-SELLING AUTHORS - According to Wikipedia, with an estimated 350 million books sold, what author is responsible for the second bestselling book series of all time? SHARKS - What kind of shark is referred to as the Zambezi shark in Africa? AFRICAN ANIMALS - A hyrax is a small herbivore native to Africa, superficially similar to a marmot or prairie dog, however its closest living relative is this mammal which makes its home on multiple continents? Round Two CARTOON CHARACTERS - Homer Simpson's middle initial "J" is a reference to which two classic animated characters (who also have the middle initial “J” in honor of their co-creator Jay Ward)? MEDICAL CONDITIONS - Adermatoglyphia is a condition that causes someone to be born without what? GREEK MYTHOLOGY - Stheno and Euryale were the siblings of what mythical Greek creature? CARS - Released in 1964, what is widely considered to be the first muscle car? CELEBRITIES - What actors were kicked out of an orgy because they were determined to stay in their characters in a popular TV show? CARTOON CHARACTERS - Who are the three members of The Chipettes (the Chipmunks female counterparts)? Final Questions FAMOUS PLACES - What does 'Aurora Borealis' translate to in English? WORLD HISTORY - Clocking in at approximately 5,150 years old, the world's oldest known wooden wheel was discovered in 2002 in what country? COMEDIANS - In The Three Stooges fifty-year career, Larry and Moe were constants; how many people fulfilled the third stooge? OPERA - In Gustav Holst's orchestral suite "The Plants", The Magician is which planet? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - The only active diamond mine in the U.S. The Crater of Diamonds State Park, is located near Murfreesboro in what state? DISNEY - Which two Walt Disney World attractions first premiered in the GE pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1964? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 17th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 18th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Brandon, Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Captain Nick, Grant, Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Robb, Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Sarah, FoxenV, Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Nov 15 2021
1 hr 58 mins
Episode 175: Sea Creatures
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Art, Planets, Music, Movies, Geography, Languages and more! Round One AIRPLANES - What was the name of Wilbur and Orville Wright's powered aircraft, named for a nearby location where the flight took place in 1903? ART - What French post-impressionist artist was famously living with Van Gogh when he cut off his ear? PLANETS - Which planet has the most moons, with 82 total as of 2021? MUSIC - What band has released such albums as Flick of the Switch, Ball Breaker, and Power Up? GEOGRAPHY - Which is the only U.S. state to share a land border with three Canadian provinces? DOGS - What are the four varieties of poodle, based on size? Round Two MOVIES - What 1988 found both of its stars opting to take 20% of the film's box office returns instead of their usual pay, resulting in the biggest paychecks of their film careers? LANGUAGES - Caribbean country Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten all list what language as an official language? GOVERNMENT AGENCIES - What does FEMA stand for? BREAKING BAD - On Breaking Bad, which book of poetry by Walt Whitman was gifted to Walter by fellow cook and chemist Gale, and later led to Hank figuring out Walt's secret identity? FAMOUS FIRST LINES - "There's no time to be careful, we're late" was the first line said by what cartoon character? PSYCHOLOGY - Which part of the brain, which shares a name with a sea creature from Greek myth, is located deep in the temporal lobe and is responsible for memory and learning? Rate My Question VOCABULARY - What popular word which is an oxymoron and a portmanteau first appeared in print in the title of a 1953 article describes the relationship between America and Russia? VOCABULARY - What is the palindromic term for dots on dice? Final Questions STAR TREK - Despite pushback from their production company's board of directors, which comedian is responsible for funding and producing Star Trek: The Original Series? NAMES - What popular female name was invented by writer Jonathan Swift for Esther van Marie whom Swift had met in 1708 and whom he tutored? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 11th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Nov 8 2021
1 hr 8 mins
Episode 174: Down on All Eights
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Captain Nick Williams to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Food, Fishing, Video Games, Psychology, Martial Arts, Inventions, and more! Round One BASEBALL - What baseball great, also known as "The Iron Horse" was the first professional athlete to grace a Wheaties box in 1934? FISHING - Known for their shiny, silvery scales, what is the common name for the fish of the genus Megalops? AUDIO ENGINEERING - A form of audio signal processing for reducing the background hissing sound on audio tape recordings was first used in the film A Clockwork Orange, and was named what? PSYCHOLOGY - What is the name for the psychological condition in which a person believes that a friend, spouse, parent, or other close family member or threat, was replaced with an imposter? DOG BREEDS - Which small breed of dog in AKC's non-sporting group is sometimes known as 'The American Gentleman'? INVENTIONS - In 1900, an inventor would name what space saving piece of furniture after himself, while several other companies were producing similar pieces, which he patented with pivot and counterbalance designs? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes #173 - Samhain pronunciation. Round Two TEAM SPORTS - Water Polo was developed in Scotland and the UK as a water version of what popular sport? MARTIAL ARTS - What martial art is known as "the science of the eight limbs?" WEALTH - As of 2020, what state has the most billionaires per capita? MEDIEVAL WEAPONS - What is the name of the two-handed medieval weapon that consists of an axe blade topped with a spike mounted on a long shaft, as well as a hook on the back for grappling mounted combatants? VIDEO GAMES - Debuting in 1996's SimCopter, what language do Sims speak? U.S. HOLIDAYS - On June 14th, which U.S. national day in not a federal holiday and is only recognized by the state of Pennsylvania as an official holiday? Final Questions FOOD ITEMS - Which grilled item became popular in the U.S. during the Great Depression and is now enjoyed on a daily basis (with about 86% of American adults enjoying at least one each year)? GOLF RULES - What is the maximum number of clubs a golfer is allowed to carry according to the United States Golf Association? METAL DETECTORS - Which Scottish-born inventor and scientist made the first metal detector in 1881 when trying to extract a bullet from President Garfield's body after he was shot? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 4th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT November 6th, 2021 - Quizmania II: Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge Pro Wrestling Edition - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Captain Nick.
Nov 1 2021
1 hr 40 mins
Episode 173: Spicy Bean Halloween
Quizmasters Lee and Marc ask, suss and answer a spooky general knowledge quiz with topics including Halloween, Candy, Cryptids, Horror Movies, Comic Books, Spooky Awards, Fears and more! Round One PRO WRESTLING - William Moody was a licensed funeral home director better known by what ring name while employed by WWE? HALLOWEEN CANDY - 'Chicken Feed' was the original name for what Halloween time treat? CRYPTIDS - What primal cryptid is sometimes referred to as the Florida Bigfoot? VOCABULARY - Hodmedod, Mermit, Gallybagger and Tattie Bogle are all alternative names for what? DOG BREEDS - What breed of dog is Cujo, the titular antagonist of Stephen King's 1982 novel (as well as it's 1983 film adaptation)? CANDY - How many colors of M&Ms are there in a normal bag? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Pho facts Know Nontes from Fade to One, Adam, Myles Manu MC on concave arena roofs Call from Sarah Round Two HORROR MOVIES - It only took 21 days to film what horror movie classic? VIDEO GAMES - In the first scare of Capcom's 1996 horror survival game Resident Evil, what kind of creature jumps through the window? HALLOWEEN LAWS - In Hollywood, what party favor is illegal on Halloween? COMIC BOOKS - What horror comic book by E.C. Comics was adapted into a 1972 film as well as a television series that aired on HBO from 1989 to 1996? HORROR MOVIES - In what state does the original Nightmare on Elm Street take place? MUSIC - Who is credited with the Halloween classic hit "Monster Mash"? Rate My Question SPOOKY AWARDS - Every two years, The Society of Professional Obituary Writers honors excellence in obituary writing with what award, named for a famous hooded figure? Final Questions HALLOWEEN - What is the name of the Celtic festival that observed the transition from the end of harvest to winter and inspired Halloween? FEARS - Astraphobia is the fear of what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 27th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Nightmare - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 28th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Nightmare - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT November 6th, 2021 - Quizmania II: Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge Pro Wrestling Edition - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Oct 25 2021
1 hr 25 mins
Episode 172: Shaqaroni & Brees
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Natural Wonders, 90’s Music, U.S. Geography, Hamilton, Animated Characters, Wild Celebs, European History, State Nicknames, Chemistry, Athletes, Classic Cars, Giving Celebs, Kitchen Appliances, Insects, Poisons and more! Round One NATURAL WONDERS - The Simpson Desert, which contains the world longest parallel sand dunes, can be found on what continent? 90’S MUSIC - The band Pavement appeared on what parody talk show in 1997 where they were mistaken for The Beatles? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - The Tongass National Forest, which is the largest national forest in the U.S., is found in which state? HAMILTON - Which U.S. historical figure sings the first line of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton? ANIMATED CHARACTERS - Prickle, Goo, Minga and Rodgy are all characters that were on what animated show? WILD CELEBS - Which musician known for hits "Your Love is My Drug" and "Praying" once bribed Prince's gardener so she could sneak into his house to plant her demo tape? Round Two EUROPEAN HISTORY - First built in 1895, destroyed in 1943, then rebuilt in 1961 to serve as a WWII Exhibit and memorial, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church is located in which European city? STATE NICKNAMES - "Almost Heaven" and "the Switzerland of America" are two nicknames for which state? CHEMISTRY - The Kastle-Meyer test was developed by two analytical chemists in 1903, that uses a chemical indicator to help detect the presence of what? ATHLETES - What was the last year that Shaquille O'Neal played professional basketball? CLASSIC CARS - Named after a Native American mythological creature, what model car by Ford created the "personal luxury car" niche market in the late 1950's when it was redesigned to have four seats (instead of two)? GIVING CELEBS - What famous actor, known for their role on Star Trek, sold a kidney stone to an online casino which they then donated to charity? Rate My Question KITCHEN APPLIANCES - Originally intended for a Jewish stew of meat & beans called cholent, what kitchen appliance was originally introduced in 1971? Final Questions INSECTS - How many eyes do most full-grown caterpillars have? POISONS - In 2013, actress Shannon Richardson was charged in the mailing of letters to President Barack Obama and Mike Bloomberg that were laced with what poison? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 20th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Oct 18 2021
51 mins
Episode 171: Gone Phishin'
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Doug and Marion for a general knowledge quiz with topics including Music Genres, Book Adaptations, Vocabulary, Food, Movie Cameos, Geography, Sex Toys, True Crime and more! Round One MUSIC GENRE ORIGINS - What American city is known as the home of Go-Go music? BOOK ADAPTATIONS - Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington star in the 2020 Hulu television adaptation of which 2017 New York Times bestseller? VOCABULARY - Which term refers to both a contrapuntal musical composition used by Bach and Phish as well as a disturbed state of consciousness in which the person affected seems to perform acts in full awareness but upon recovery cannot recall the acts performed? ICE CREAM - Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream formed in Burlington, VT, in 1978, released what flavor first? HEALTHY COUNTRIES - According to the Bloomberg Global Health Index, what Western European country is ranked as the healthiest in the world, with a score of 92.75%? MOVIE CAMEOS - Which 1993 coming-of-age comedy is now considered a cult classic (despite being a box office flop when it was released) and who's 70's rock soundtrack went double platinum? Round Two ASTRONOMY - Indicating its early stage of development in sequence, what is the term for the smallest of the three types of black holes? ENGLISH LANGUAGE - The letter E is the most common used in English language texts. What is the most common first letter? MOVIE CAMEOS - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made a cameo in what 1988 drama starring Susan Sarandon, Don Johnson and Jeff Daniels? NATURE PRESERVES - Which Florida national preserve was the first ever created in 1974 in an effort to stop the construction of the world's largest jetport, and was also the location of a Phish festival in which the band played for 8-straight hours in new year's eve in 1999? SEX TOYS - As illustrated on red-figure paintings from Ancient Greece, a sexual device called an olisbokollikes was prepared in kitchens and made from what food? TRUE CRIME - What state leads the United States with most serial killers per capita according to a 2015 Huffington Post article? Final Questions FOOD - Gumbo, a popular Phish song and delicious creole dish, is created using what is referred to as the creole or cajun holy trinity, what food item is included in this variation that is not included in a traditional mirepoix? ARENAS - Which arena, which Phish happened to sell out for 13 shows in a row in 2017, is the only arena in the world that has a concave rather than convex ceiling? EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY - The Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest and deepest tunnel is located in what European country? MATH - To defend against natural predators, Cicadas utilize what proven mathematical concept (by only leaving their burrows in 7, 13, or 17 years)? CELEBRITY NICKNAMES - What was Mick Jagger's nickname for Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 13th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie’s Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Doug Smith and Marion.
Oct 11 2021
1 hr 47 mins
Episode 170: Hobo Xanadu
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Jamie to meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Music, Famous Relatives, Movies, Geography, History, Board Games, Classic TV, Phobias and more! Round One AGRICULTURE - What Southeastern European country is the biggest harvester of cork in the world? 80’s MUSIC - The traditional folk song “Kookaburra” was involved in a copyright dispute over what hit 80’s song? FAMOUS RELATIVES - What comedic actor's mother was a NASA engineer, whose work ultimately helped the Apollo 13 crew return safely home? MOVIE RELEASES - In what year was the movie Friday released? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - Bedloe's Island, located in the United States, was officially renamed in 1956 to what? GLUE - Gum Arabic, Latex and Library paste are all types of glue who have what common origin? Round Two THE TWILIGHT ZONE - In The Twilight Zone's classic episode ""It's A Good Life"" when Dan kills six-year old Anthony Fremont a murderer and a monster, the child transforms him into what? BOARD GAMES - Twister was not selling well until Johnny Carson played it with what actress on The Tonight Show in 1966? PHOBIAS - A phobia of the dark is called what? FAMOUS RELATIVES - Who is Jason Sudeikis's actor uncle, who appeared on all 275 episodes of the classic sitcom Cheers, and what character did he play? CLASSIC TV - Gilligan's Island debuted on September 26th, 1964 and ran for three seasons on what network? LEGENDARY GUITARISTS - Known for having written the Blues standard "The Sky Is Crying", what Mississippi-born blues guitarist and 1992 Roll Hall of Fame inductee was known as the "King of Slide Guitar?" SPORTS EQUIPMENT - Nomex is frequently worn in which sport? Final Questions FAMOUS RELATIVES - What famous rocker's daughter won a silver medal in equestrian events in July of 2021? FOLK SONGS - Which hobo's anthem was first recorded in 1928 by Harry McClintock and depicts a cocayne (a land of plenty in medieval myth)? U.S. HISTORY - American Minerva was the first daily newspaper in what American city? WORLD WAR II - During World War II, what playful name was given to the island-hopping Ally-led military operation comprising 13 smaller operations (including Operations Goodtime, Blissful and Dexterity) led by General * Douglas MacArthur in the South Pacific from 1943-1944? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Jamie and Seth.
Oct 4 2021
1 hr 26 mins
Episode 169: Do Dog Things
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Birthstones, Starring Roles, Mythological Creatures, Art Museums, Curses, Holidays, Entomology, Fast Food Menu Items, Album Covers and more! Round One BIRTHSTONES - Amethyst is the birthstone of which month? ALSO KNOWN AS… - Irish musician David Evans is better known by what name? PERFORMANCE GEAR - Based on the Hungarian word for “peak”, a shako is an item of clothing commonly worn during what kind of musical performance? STARRING ROLES - The 1993 film What's Love Got to Do With It starred which actress as Tina Turner? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - Performers Judith Hoag (1990), Paige Turco (1991 and 1993), Megan Fox (2014 and 2016) and by Malina Weissman have all portrayed which pop culture character who first debuted in a 1984 comic book? MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURES - What is the name for a mythical dragon with two legs and a barbed tail? Round Two ART MUSEUMS - The Institute of Arts in what American city almost had to auction off its collection of paintings and sculptures to pay debts when it went into bankruptcy? CURSES - Sometimes known as the Chamberlain Curse, what English expression is thought to be related to the Chinese expression “Better to be a dog in times of tranquility than a human in times of chaos”? HOLIDAYS - Vesak is a holiday celebrating the birth of what deity? ENTOMOLOGY - The Figeater beetle and European chafer are also known by what common name (which is also a nickname for professional racecar driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr.)? FAST FOOD MENU ITEMS - What fast food eatery introduced mac and cheetos in 2016? ARTISTS - What performance and conceptual artist wrote and directed the films Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), The Future (2011) and 2020’s Gajillionaire, and who also authored the novel The First Bad Man (2015)? Final Questions MOTTOS - Adopted in 1927, what news organization adopted the motto "Nation shall speak peace unto nation"? ALBUM COVERS - Produced by T. Bone Burnett, what 1993 album cover features handwritten lyrics to its title song (which does not actually appear on the album)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 29th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 30th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
Sep 27 2021
1 hr 4 mins
Episode 168: Unscripted
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including French Food, Movie Directors, Mel Brooks Movies, Famous Novels, Nutrition, Famous Movie Lines, Football Rules, Indie Film Directors, Office Holidays, Authors, Pop Groups, TV Shows, Hoaxes and more! Round One FRENCH FOOD - What renaissance-era French confection is made with egg whites, almond meal and food coloring? MOVIE DIRECTORS - Who directed Big? MEL BROOKS MOVIES - Which actor has the only line of dialogue in Mel Brooks' 1976 movie 'Silent Movie'? FAMOUS NOVELS - What Emily Bronte novel has inspired many adaptations including a hit song by Kate Bush of the same name? NUTRITION - Bananas are the only fruit that is known to help the body produce what chemical? FAMOUS MOVIE LINES - Which Apocalypse Now actor "loves the smell of napalm in the morning"? Round Two FOOTBALL RULES - A facemask penalty in the NFL carries a loss of how many yards? INDIE FILM DIRECTORS - Which director, commonly featured and mocked on the YouTube channel RedLetterMedia, is known for the films Twisted Pair, Fateful Findings and I Am Here...Now? OFFICE HOLIDAYS - In which month is Administrative Professionals Day observed? AUTHORS - Who authored the 1985 epic anti-western Blood Meridian? POP GROUPS - Ruth, Anita, Bonnie and June are better known by what group name with hits such as "Fairy Tale" and "Fire"? POP GROUPS - What new wave trio had a cover of Shocking Blue's "Venus" hit #1 on the U.S. charts in 1986? Final Questions TV SHOWS - What is the name of the diner that students from Bayside High School would frequent on Saved By The Bell? HOAXES - In a mid 2000's hoax, what fictional drug had parents wondering if their kids weird experimenting with "butt hash"? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 23rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Sep 20 2021
45 mins
Episode 167: Softpore Corn
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to celebrate our 500,000 download milestone and to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Character Actors, Movies Studios, German Language, Rock Albums, Food, Board Games, Gemstones, Soccer, The Bible, U.S. History, Football Records and more! Round One CHARACTER ACTORS - Lynne Thigpen was known for playing The Moon in the children's series Bear and the Big Blue House, as well as The Chief of ACME Crimenet on what game show? MOVIE STUDIOS - What movie production company is known as "the house that Freddy built"? GERMAN LANGUAGE - German settlers in Texas used to refer to what animal as Panzerschwein? ROCK ALBUMS - What 1983 album by Electric Light Orchestra was created as a response in part to the Arkansas State * Senate passing a bill requiring all albums featuring "back masking" (playing sound samples backwards) be labeled as such? FOOD - Avgolemono is a family of sauces and soups made with lemon juice, mixed with broth and what other ingredient? HISTORY - Susanna M. Salter was an American activist and politician born in Kansa who in 1887 became the first woman to hold what office? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Adam writes in with extra Wonderlic info NATO phonetic alphabet corrections from Annie and Lobo Round Two BOARD GAMES - In 2016, the game clue added a new character, Dr. Orchid, as a way to add diversity. Who did Dr. Orchid replace? GEMSTONES - What are the four C's of evaluating a diamond’s quality? FILM NARRATORS - The narration during the introduction of The Nightmare Before Christmas was originally recorded by what British actor, whose take was not used in the final cut of the film but was used on the movies official original soundtrack? SOCCER - Any soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona is known by what nickname? CLASSIC FILMS - Despite the story being in the public domain, what two colorful elements of the movie version of The Wizard of Oz are copyrighted? THE BIBLE - In the book of Samuel, David asks King Saul for his daughter's hand in marriage, who agrees under the condition that David bring him over 200 of what gruesome time, thinking that David would refuse or be killed in the act? U.S. HISTORY - The battle of wounded knee occurred in 1890 between the U.S. army and the lakotas tribe, and is now the site of what tourist landmark? Rate My Question FOOTBALL RECORDS - Tied with Buffalo Bills running back Thurman Thomas, what Hall of Fame quarterback is the only other player to score a rushing touchdown in 4 different Super Bowl appearances? SPORTS TECHNIQUES - The Straddle, Western Roll, Eastern Cut-off and Scissor are all predecessors of the Fosbury Flop technique used in what Athletics event? Final Questions BLUES LEGENDS - Big Mama Thornton was a blue musician known for writing the Janis Joplin hit song "Ball and Chain", but she was better known for being the first to record what 1956 hit blues rock-song in 1952 (which, despite taking on a different meaning with a male singer, was intended to be an anthem for black female power)? TV HOSTS - Working for NBC in 1955, who hosted a TV show called Afternoon, which featured early appearances by * Jim Henson and The Muppets, and who was later spoofed by Henson and Co. as "Millard Hog?" U.S. PRESIDENTS - Which former U.S. president was a licensed bartender? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 15th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 16th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
Sep 13 2021
1 hr 47 mins
Episode 166: Literal Couch Potato
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kenneth Leeming Jr. and Jon Lane of Pangolin (http://pangolinfl.com) and DreamJerks Podcast (https://anchor.fm/dreamjerkspod) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Automakers, Universal Monsters, “Weird” Al, Shrek Songs, Billboard Records, Prowrestling Moves, Video Games, Medical Discoveries, Famous Landmarks, Warped Tour, NATO Phonetic Alphabet and more! Round One AUTOMAKERS - Datsun, an automobile brand that was fazed out in 1986 and relaunched in 2013 is a low cost option from what automaker? UNIVERSAL MONSTERS - Sharing his name with a mythological creature, what is the protagonist’s name in H.G. Wells’s 1897 novel The Invisible Man? “WEIRD” AL - After being referenced in the original children's book, American icon and hero Weird Al Yankovic would go on to write and perform the theme song of what animated movie? SHREK SONGS - "I'm a Believer" was covered by Smash Mouth for the Shrek soundtrack, and was originally recorded by The Monkeys, but who wrote the song? BILLBOARD RECORDS - Which classic rock band, featured on the Forrest Gump soundtrack, holds the record for the most #2 hits without a #1? PROWRESTLING MOVES - Which U.S. president had a history in wrestling and is credited with inventing a move popular with modern pro-wrestlers such as The Undertaker, the chokeslam? Missed Corrections "The Adventures of André & Wally B" (1984) was the first Pixar short, not Tin Toy as Lee guessed in episode #165. Vredefort – the site of the world’s largest Metoer Crater in South Africa - Russian? The town's name, which translates to "peace fort" in Afrikaans and Dutch, Round Two VIDEO GAMES - In 2002, 3D graphics and a first-person perspective were introduced to what classic video game series that made its North American debut in 1987? MEDICAL DISCOVERIES - Wilhelm Roentgen is typically credited with the discovery of what which is regularly used in the medical field? FAMOUS LANDMARKS - CBGB, a famous New York City music club known for its punk and new wave roots. On it's awning, what did the acronym CBGB OMFUG stand for? WARPED TOUR - What Florida band holds the record for most performances on the Vans Warped Tour 24 year run? NATO PHONETIC ALPHABET - What is the NATO phonetic alphabet word for 'J'? BEES - Using simple eyes to detect light and avoid predators, and compound eyes to sense patterns representing flowers and other bees, how many total eyes does a bee have? Rate My Question BASEBALL - In baseball lingo, what are the "three true outcomes" which can occur at the end of an at-bat? SOUTH PARK - The creators of South Park are in the process of purchasing this particular restaurant, which has been featured/mentioned several times. What is the name of the restaurant? Factoid Alert FACTOID - From Slither to The Suicide Squad, what two actors have appeared in every James Gunn movie? Final Questions MOVIE STUDIOS - In celebration of the studio's 100-year anniversary, Universal Pictures debuted its current logo and fanfare with what film? BANDS NAMED AFTER SONGS - What is the name of the song featured in the 1986 comedy musical film True Stories which shares the same name with and English rock band who formed in 1985 under the name On A Friday? MASCOTS - In what year was Joe Camel decommissioned for Camel cigarettes? PHOBIAS - A BASE jumper who suffers from gephyrophobia would have trouble jumping from which type of fixed object for which the activity BASE jumping is partially named? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT September 8th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Jon Lane and Kenneth Leeming Jr..
Sep 6 2021
2 hrs 25 mins
Episode 165: Extreme Natural Points
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Lisa to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Landmarks, Music, U.S. History, Dog Breeds, Opera, Mascots, Animals, Famous Characters, Movies, Landmarks, Literature, Extreme Sports and more! Round One FAN ZINES - Backstreets was a quarterly fanzine and website that covers the music of which popular musical act, and similar artists (since 1980)? U.S. HISTORY - Bob Dole was the senator of what state prior to running for president in 1996? POWER BROKERS - Who was ranked #1 on the 2020 Forbes list of the most powerful women in the world? DOG BREEDS - The first dog movie star, Blair, who famously starred in the 1905 short film Rescued by Rover, was of what breed? OPERA - Who are the three tenors? MASCOTS - What company's mascot, based on an iconic object first sold in 1937 by a different company, is named Luxo Jr.? Missed Corrections Thanks to Drunk Theory and Zed 1 Pod for the shoutout on Twitter. KnowNote from Adam (Death Stars Are The Best Stars) on Discord: I couldn't find anything definitive but consomé in Spanish means "chicken soup" but i am going to assume it comes from the French cuisine term "consommé" which is a clarified broth, traditional created using whipped egg whites to remove the fat. Nabeel: Lee .. you were looking for "Clair de lune" Marvel’s Hercules was given immortality by Zeus after death and made the God of Strength The former Guinness Book of World Records has been Guinness World Records since 2000. K7 in Europe? No, there are no K-class mountains in Europe, as the K comes from the mountain range Karakoram, which is in Asia. Seth wanted us to know Mandrakes are in fact a real plant. Round Two FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What animated character is known in France and other francophone countries as Musclor? ANIMALS - Due to pressure build up from long periods of dilation during the dark winter months, what mammal is the only whose eyes turn from gold in the warmer seasons to blue in the winter? MOVIES - The Hollywood Foreign Press organization liked Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails, giving them a Golden Globe for their score of what 2010 film? LANDMARKS - On which continent is the world's largest media crater (the Vredefort Crater)? LITERATURE - Philip Pullman's trilogy of novels titled His Dark Materials gets its name from what 17th century epic poem? EXTREME SPORTS - BASE is an acronym that stands for what four categories of fixed objects from which BASE jumpers jump? Rate My Question INSECTS - What insect is known as “God’s little cow” or “Little Cow of God” in the Russian and Irish languages? SPORTS - In his 1989 obituary, which racing legend was survived by over 300 sons & daughters? Final Questions ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME - What former TV personality and longtime friend of Eddie Vedder inducted Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? DANGEROUS BOOKS - Just four copies remain of a toxic 1874 book by Michigan Dr. Robert C. Kedzie which contains 86 specimens of what? INVENTIONS - Invented by the journalist Arthur Winne, the first word cross appeared in the New York World newspaper in what decade? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 2nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT September 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Lisa Wolfisch.
Aug 30 2021
2 hrs 5 mins
Episode 164: Beef Time
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Justin and Erin to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Landmarks, Marvel Comics, Band Side Projects, Board Games, Comic Strips, TV Theme Songs, Disney Movies, Symbols, Geography, Soft Drinks, Soda Brands, Naval Terms, Politics, Edible Plants, Video Game Characters, Disney Movies, Baseball, Fast Food, Computer Software and more! Round One LANDMARKS - What resort and luxury hotel in Las Vegas is known for its dancing fountains? MARVEL COMICS - In Marvel Comics, what is the public name used by The Avenger Hercules? BAND SIDE PROJECTS - RNDM, Brad, The Rockfords, Wellwater Conspiracy, Ten Commandos, Drumgasm and Nighttime Boogie Association are just a few of the side projects of members of what 90's rock band? BOARD GAMES - Sold by Hasbro subsidiary Milton bradley in the U.S. and Canada and Mattel subsidiary Spears game in every other country, what color is the center square on a traditional Scrabble board? COMIC STRIPS - Appearing in over 2,570 newspapers around the globe, what comic strip does Guinness World Records recognize as the most syndicated? TV THEME SONGS - “Iron John’s Rock” is the title of the theme song to what sitcom, which debuted on ABC on September 17, 1991? Missed Corrections On Reddit, Edsicalz chiming in on a follow up to a question on Episode #163 - Can’t remember if it was mentioned but the awesome broth/sauce that is paired with birria tacos is commonly referred to as consommé. BEEF TIME - Lee referring to a Snowman as a sculpture is beefy. Round Two DISNEY MOVIES - What 1971 Disney musical fantasy film won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects after being shelved for almost a decade for being too close in concept to Mary Poppins? SYMBOLS - Arobase in French or Arroba in Spanish and Portuguese are names given to what symbol? GEOGRAPHY - Italy is accessible from France via a roadway tunnel under what mountain in the Alps range (the Highest in Western Europe)? SOFT DRINKS - What soft drink was the first offered in 2-liter bottles? SODA BRANDS - What caffeinated citrus-flavored soda produced by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group was sold as “Golden Girl Cola” in the Southern United States and includes orange juice as an ingredient? NAVAL TERMS - What does a sailor have to do to become a shell back? POLITICS - What presidential candidate was lambasted for a $400 haircut during the 2008 election? Rate My Question EDIBLE PLANTS - This favorite spring plant of foragers has been known to cause nausea and diarrhea if not cooked properly. However when prepared perfect it will have you singing from the rooftops. - submitted by Joe VIDEO GAME CHARACTERS - Shared by a 20th century President of the US and a boy band member, what are the first names of the two soldiers in the 1987 Konami title "Contra"? - submitted by A-A-Ron Final Questions DISNEY MOVIES - What is the name of the antagonist in the Hunchback of Notre Dame? BASEBALL - The Seattle Pilots played one Major League Baseball season in 1969. Just six days before opening day the following season in 1970, the team up and relocated across the country what city? FAST FOOD - Colonel Sanders hired what future fast food founder to bolstered KFC sales in Ohio, which worked when the person had the idea to put chicken in buckets and promoting it with a giant, rotating red and white bucket on the sign? COMPUTER SOFTWARE - Forethought, Inc. was the original company that built what program purchased by Microsoft for 14 million dollars, beating out the likes of Apple and Xerox? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 23rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT August 25th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Erin Sullivan and Justin Peterson.
Aug 22 2021
2 hrs 32 mins
Episode 163: 1970 Numbin'
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including World History, James Bond Movies, Food, Rock Bands, Pop Music, Etymology, Movie Reviews, Chemistry, Animals, College Football, Voice Over Artists, Kama Sutra, Fictional Characters, Landscapes, Cars, TV Spinoffs and more! Round One WORLD HISTORY - What is the name of the boomerang shaped region of the Middle East that was home to some of the world's earliest civilizations? JAMES BOND MOVIES - Duran Duran sang the theme song to which 007 movie? FOOD - Although the traditional version of this Mexican dish is a kind of goat meat stew, what recently popular taco consists of brisket and melted cheese on a tortilla soaked in its own marinade? ROCK BANDS - What classic rock group, formed in London in 1970 is known for having a guitarist that is also an astrophysicist? POP MUSIC - As of 2020, what Florida-born pop star has had five songs debut at No. 1, more than any other musical act in the chart's history? ETYMOLOGY - What popular drink comes from the Tongan word for "bitter"? Missed Corrections In Greek mythology there is no “Hercules” there is instead “Heracles”. From Brittany Stewart Clarification on the Great Lakes related to largest lakes in the contiguous U.S. from Ryan Bort Round Two MOVIE REVIEWS - "I've had mosquito bites that are more passionate than this undead, unrequited and all together unfun pseudo romantic riff on Romeo and Juliet" was a review written about what movie? CHEMISTRY - Glow Sticks typically consist of dye, a catalyst, and a glass vial containing what chemical compound, which is more commonly used as a bleaching agent or antiseptic? ANIMALS - The only native mammal to Cape Verde is the long-eared what? COLLEGE FOOTBALL - College football's longest winning streak, 47 victories in a row from 1953 to 1957, a record set by the University of Oklahoma, was interrupted by a loss to what other team? VOICE OVER ARTISTS - Who narrated the first two seasons of Thomas the Tank Engine? KAMA SUTRA - In the Kama Sutra, the Congress of Crows is better known today as which sex act? Rate My Question FICTIONAL CHARACTERS - What fictional character and later famous Disney Adaptation first appeared in the book the Little White Bird, first released in 1902 by J.M. Berry? LANDSCAPES - Frederick Law Olmsted is a landscape architect better known for designing what famous urban leisure ground? Final Questions CARS - What hybrid vehicle was offered to U.S. car buyers in March 1999 (almost a full year before the Toyota Prius)? TV SPINOFFS - The Tortellis was the first attempt at a spinoff of what TV show? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 18th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 19th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT August 21st, 2021 - The Office Trivia Night @ Point Ybel - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EDT August 23rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Aug 16 2021
1 hr 19 mins
Episode 162: Chinese Pantsocracy
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Characters, Singers, Area Codes, Television, Descriptors, Sports, Marine Biology, Video Games, Sweet Tarts, Holidays, Video Formats, Board Games and more! Round One FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What is the last name of Ash from the Evil Dead series? SINGERS - What singer’s name means “Birch” when translated from their native language? AREA CODES - What U.S. state includes the area code 602? TELEVISION - Music artists Miles Davis, Glenn Frey, Gene Simmons, Little Richard, Gloria Estefan, Phil Collins, Ted Nugent, The Fat Boys, Frank Zappa, Willie Nelson, Isaac Hayes, James Brown, Suicidal Tendencies and Sheena Easton all made guest appearances on what crime drama series? DESCRIPTORS - Ashtanga and Kundalini are types of what? SPORTS - What no-contact team sport is known for its lack of referees, allowing players to call their own fouls and settle disputes by invoking the “spirit of the game” to maintain fair play? Missed Corrections Lee corrects himself for confusing Colm Meaney with David Morse in episode 161. A call from Keith about Ireland. Discord roundup on citrus taxonomy, longest river, most volcanoes, etc. Round Two MARINE BIOLOGY - The rostrum is a facial protrusion of what kind of bottom-dwelling sea creature from the order rhinopristoformes? VIDEO GAMES - Frogger was the last game released on what two consoles in 1997? SWEET TREATS - Said to have been named for a boulevard in close proximity to Dr. James Vernor Detroit pharmacy, what type of drink is made when Vernor’s Ginger Ale and Vanilla Ice Cream are blended together smooth? HOLIDAYS - What country celebrated Dominion Day from 1879 to 1982, where it was celebrated on July 1st? VIDEO FORMATS - Requiring a special TV set for viewing, what videocassette format, first introduced in 1972, was the first to offer feature films for consumer rental? BOARD GAMES - How much money did it cost to get out of jail in classic Monopoly? Rate My Question MUSIC SUBGENRES - Sharing its name with a Nick Cave album, what musical subgenre is characterized by lyrics dealing with crimes or gruesome death? Final Questions GREEK MYTHOLOGY - In Greek mythology, Hercules is tasked with the capturing of what animal from Erymanthos? ANIME - Often seen in the Mach 5’s trunk, what is Speed Racer’s younger brother’s pet chimp’s name? OLYMPICS - Before winning gold in the Long Jump competition, 2021 Greek Olympic athlete Miltiadis Tentoglou performed a Gear Second pose, meant to enhance one’s strength, speed and mobility, in a nod to what anime series? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT August 11th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 12th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT August 21st, 2021 - The Office Trivia Night @ Point Ybel - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Aug 9 2021
1 hr 24 mins
Episode 161: Dump Truckins
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dan and Max of the Doubled Feature Podcast to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pro-wrestling, Types of Lakes, Dungeons & Dragons, Fungus, Holidays, Star Trek, Oranges, Sporting Events, Units of Measurement, Spices, Metal in Movies, Medical Terms, Accents, Film Criticism, Space Westerns and more! Round One PRO-WRESTLING - Despite only having two championship reigns, which "Italian Strongman" holds the WWE record for longest combined Heavyweight Championship reign (4,040 days, holding the belt from 1963-1971, 1973-1977)? TYPES OF LAKES - A river first needs to form a meander or curve to create what kind of lake? What pseudonym is used by the Coen Brothers when editing their own films? DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - In Dungeons and Dragons, what 2nd level transmutation spell allows adventures to open both mundane and arcane locks? FUNGUS - Huitlacoche is a fungus that can grow on what vegetable is the heat or humidity are high? HOLIDAYS - In the UK, Ireland and Australia, Pancake Day is celebrated annually as a way to empty the pantry of sugar, fat and eggs to avoid temptation and reduce waste. What holiday is celebrated on Pancake Day in the U.S.? Missed Corrections Notes on Tim Gomez’s question, Lee’s pronunciation of Reggie Fils-Amie’s name, Arertits by Alex Patton, Plantar Fasciitis and Dennis the Menace from Paul Martin. Round Two STAR TREK - What actor appeared in more Star Trek episodes more than any other actor? ORANGES - Oranges are a hybrid of two other citrus fruits, one is a hybrid fruit, the tangerine, and the other in a non-hybrid, which is what? SPORTING EVENTS - What multi-sport event debuted in 1981 to display athletic achievement in sports that are not contested in the Olympics? UNITS OF MEASUREMENT - In Europe, what are measured in Paris points? SPICES - Mustard is the second most used spice, behind what other spice? METAL IN MOVIES - What grammy-nominated industrial metal band appears as the Flesh Fair Band in the movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence? Rate My Question MEDICAL TERMS - Telogen Effluvium is a hair loss condition triggered by what? - submitted by Rumplesnailtskin Loren ACCENTS - If someone is said to have a Brummie accent, they likely hail from which UK city? - submitted by Mark McGwire Final Questions FILM CRITICISM - Legendary film critic Roger Ebert told Rob Schneider, "speaking as a Pulitzer Prize winner," which of his movies (which was released in 2005) "sucked?" SPACE WESTERNS - Named after the ship used by its main characters, what space western features a character with unusual abilities being awakened from cryostasis and debuted in the U.S. in 2001 on Cartoon Network’s Toonami? VEGETABLES - What three colors do asparagus come in? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 4th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT August 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT August 2st, 2021 - The Office Trivia Night @ Point Ybel - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Dan and Max.
Aug 2 2021
1 hr 58 mins
Episode 160: Bubble, Bobble, Toil and Trobble
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Technology, Film Criticism, Debut Roles, Prime Time Cartoons, Baked Treats, Cooking, Famous Characters, Basketball, French Language, Rock Formations, Classic Television, Modern Art, Business, Comic Strips, True Crime, World Records and more! Round One TECHNOLOGY - The home market-oriented 8mm and Super 8 formats were developed by what company? FILM CRITICISM - Named after the comics writer and artist who first defined it, which test checks for if a movie features at least one scene having two female characters talking about something other than a man? DEBUT ROLES - Which actor and comedian worked as a beautician in his sisters salon and was planning to go to cosmetology school to become a makeup artist before landing a role in the off-broadway production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, a role he reprised in the 1975 movie? PRIME TIME CARTOONS - In which fictional city does King of the Hill take place? BAKED TREATS - What greek savory spinach and feta pie is encased with phyllo pastry on the base and top? COOKING - Eye of Newt is an outdated term for what popular ingredient used by alchemist and herbalists of the past and is still used today in modern cooking? Missed Corrections 159 - Background on the Gros Michel/Cavendish from Adam, and Adam, Elyse and Mike C. wrote in to correct Lee on “perineum” which he called the parabellum. Round Two FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What famous British protagonist was previously conceived by video game developers Core Design to have South American origins? BASKETBALL - What are the five traditional positions in basketball? FRENCH LANGUAGE - Matelotage is a french term to describe what legal practice during sailors and pirates during the 17th and 18th Century? ROCK FORMATIONS - Uluru, the world's largest monolithic rock formation, can be found on which continent? CLASSIC TELEVISION - What was the last name of Alice, the housekeeper in The Brady Bunch? MODERN ART - The Seiko was a functional art piece created during the Italian modernist movement by three Italian designers in 1968, was featured in museums such as the MoMA and the Guggenheim, but is best known as what popular household object that is still used today? Rate My Question BUSINESS - Proving he didn't need to kidnap the princess to get ahead, what is the surname of the man who succeeded Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Amié, in 2019? - submitted by Tim Gomez Final Questions COMIC STRIPS - Which iconic comic strip character has separate and unrelated American and Scottish Versions, despite sharing the name, coincidentally debuting on the same day in March 1951 (the American version of which spawned both live action and animated tv shows as well as several feature films)? TRUE CRIME - Father and son Don and Dan Nichols were dubbed The Mountain Men by news organizations after abducting athlete Kary Swinson who was famous in what then soon-to-be Winter Olympic sport? WORLD RECORDS - Ashrita Furman is best known for holding what prolific record (for which he was first in 1987 and maintains to this day)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT July 28th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 29nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
Jul 26 2021
1 hr 30 mins
Episode 159: Pilar of Salt
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by John Davis to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Classic Cartoons, Business, Geography, Famous Songs, Astronomy, The Bible, Marvel, Weather Records, Anatomy, Fiber Arts, Fruits, Plastic Celebs, Box Office Bombs, Florida Rivers, African Animals, Russian Sitcoms, Medical Terms and more! Round One CLASSIC CARTOONS - Lasting one season, the cartoon Pro-Stars featured what three sports greats? BUSINESS - What company was founded in Tucson, AZ in the 1970's as Sticky Fingers, a children's jewelry line, who would go on to be best known for its vibrant line of school supplies? GEOGRAPHY - Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones? FAMOUS SONGS - What song, famously sang in this version by Carol Channing, was the first wakeup call for astronauts in 1965? ASTRONOMY - Which planet in our solar system is known as both the Morning Star and Evening Star? THE BIBLE - The story of God's destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah occurs in what book of The Bible? THE BIBLE - In The Bible, what is Lot's wife’s name? Missed Corrections 158 - Notes from Elyse on Fargo, the chicken dance, dildos, goats and from A-A-ron about candy corn. Round Two MARVEL - What sometimes-friend, sometimes-foe to the X-Men is Professor X's stepbrother? WEATHER RECORDS - From 1991 to 2010, which U.S. state was the most active for tornados? ANATOMY - On a female human body, what is the term for the small area between the uterus and rectum? FIBER ARTS - Warp and Weft are directional terms used for threads in what fiber arts and basic textile production process (which shares a name with a popular actor among geek fandoms)? FRUITS - What type of fruit is a "winter banana"? PLASTIC CELEBS - What is Barbie's last name? Rate My Question FAMOUS SONGS - "What 1996 rock song refers to an intellectualism brochure? Hint: This song was featured in the John Travolta film “Phenomenon”. BOX OFFICE BOMBS - What 2001 box office bomb fills in the blank of this less than sparkling review by Variety film critic Robert Koehler: "________ deserves yet another title: "A Star is Dull"? Final Questions FLORIDA RIVERS - In the language of the indigenous people of Southwest Florida, what does the word Caloosahatchee translate to in English? AFRICAN ANIMALS - The name of what African animal means "river horse"? RUSSIAN SITCOMS - In a reference to the show that inspired it, what is the name of the bar in the Russian sitcom It's Always Sunny in Moscow? MEDICAL TERMS - Phlebitis is the inflammation of what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT July 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: John Davis.
Jul 19 2021
1 hr 35 mins

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