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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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Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Jon Lewis and Jon Lane to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Classic Television, Animal Features, History of Medicine, Best-selling Video Games, Fish Species, Movie Firsts, Oceanography, Nuclear Physics, Business Strategy, Types of Candy, Cities of Distinction and more! Round One CLASSIC TELEVISION - Buffalo Bob Smith was known for creating what friendly children’s character for radio in the 1940’s but would later go on to be used to sell color TV’s by RCA during the 1950’s? ANIMAL FEATURES - The scaly-foot snail, an animal known for living in "the impossible conditions" of underwater volcanic vents, is the only living animal that is known to incorporate what element in its skeleton? HISTORY OF MEDICINE - A barber shop pole is actually a symbol for an antiquated procedure that barbers would perform during medieval times. What medical procedure would they perform? BEST-SELLING VIDEO GAMES - What is the #1 selling game for a Nintendo console? BEST-SELLING VIDEO GAME FRANCHISES - What is the most successful video game franchise of all time that originated in the U.S., and (behind Super Mario and Pokémon) is the third highest-grossing video game franchise of all time? MEDICAL DEVICES - What medical tool, also known as a diopter, gets its name from the latin word for mirror? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Claudette Colvin was the first African American to refuse to give up her seat, so you weren't wrong that Rosa parks wasn't technically the first. – Team Captain Aaron Round Two VIDEO GAME AWARDS - What video game released in 2020 is now the most awarded game in history (with 261 awards)? FISH SPECIES - Haddock and Whiting, fish species that are part of the Gadidae family, are commonly marketed by what other fish’s name? VIDEO GAME CHARACTERS - What was the first name pitched for Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog character? BIOLOGY - How many human blood types are there? MOVIE FIRSTS - The 1916 film Fall Of A Nation widely considered to be the first what? OCEANOGRAPHY - Known to have the highest tides in the world, the Bay of Fundy is located in the eastern part of what country? Rate My Question ACTORS & EXPLORERS - A Venetian explorer who lived from 1474 to 1557 and explored North America in search of the Northwest Passage had the same first and last name as a British Actor who played the butler in the CBS-TV sitcom "Family Affair" which ran from 1966 to 1971. What is the name? LYRICS - Referring to an annual charity soccer tournament that occurs in Toronto, "Birchmount Stadium, Home of the Robbie" is the closing line of what hit 1998 song? Final Questions NUCLEAR PHYSICS - In nuclear physics, a magic number is a number of nucleons (either protons or neutrons separately) such that they are arranged into complete shells with the atomic nucleus. 8 is the second magic number (ascending in numerical order). What is the first magic number in nuclear physics? BUSINESS STRATEGIES - Based on a video game icon, this defensive business strategy is used to stave off hostile takeovers, when the company that is threatened turns the tables by attempting to acquire its buyer? CANDY - Named after a card game, which candy mix involves an assortment of milk- and dark chocolate-coated raisins, alongside peanuts, jujubes, malt, fruits, nougat, licorice and Macadamia nuts? CITIES OF DISTINCTION - Which U.S. capital city is the only one without a McDonald's? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges February 24th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST March 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Jon Lane and Jon Lewis.
Episode 137: Mezzo Flaccido

Episode 137: Mezzo Flaccido

2021-02-1501:50:08

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Proverbial Lightkeeper Matt to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz full of “easy questions” with topics including Languages, Music Notation, U.S. Civics, Biology, Music Notation, Tennis, Cooking Terms, Vocabulary, Hall of Fame Athletes, Statue of Liberty, Crown Royal, Record Labels, Country Capitals, World Records, Black History, The Bible, Famous Authors, and more! Round One LANGUAGES - In which Oceania country is the highest number of different languages spoken? MUSIC NOTATION - In music notation, what phrase of Italian origin means to play moderately loud? U.S. CIVICS - What article of the constitution gives the power of the Senate to perform an impeachment trial? BIOLOGY - What is the body producing during lacrimation? TENNIS - From 1991 to 1997, Australians Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde won 61 ATP titles, eleven Grand Slam Doubles titles including a record consecutive five Wimbledon Gentlemen's Doubles Championships, a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics and were given what nickname? COOKING TERMS - What cooking term is used when food is cooked in grease, oil or sugar water (i.e. syrup) at a lower temperature for longer periods of time (as opposed to deep frying)? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes FoxenV (Reddit) - My wife and I felt good getting all the questions this week, but missed the long suss’s, this weeks episode felt too short! Hope that one review didn’t get you guys down, keep those episodes long and hard (phrasing) *Kevin Hunt – The Golden State Warriors play in San Francisco. The Windows 95 question to ask should be, "what was the other music video on the CD?" Round Two VOCABULARY - What kind of device (used frequently in pyroprocessing) has a name which features a mostly ignored digraph in its common pronunciation? HALL OF FAME ATHLETES - NFL Hall of Fame running back is in what other sports’ Hall of Fame? STATUE OF LIBERTY - Sharing its name with a character from The Lord of the Rings, what is the name of the distillery where Crown Royal is made? CROWN ROYAL - Sharing its name with a character from The Lord of the Rings, what is the name of the distillery where Crown Royal is made? RECORD LABELS - The name of what American record label, started in 1957, is a combination of the names of its two founders? COUNTRY CAPITALS - What is the capital of Somalia? Rate My Question WORLD RECORDS - Who holds the world record for most claps? - submitted by Elyse CENSUS - August 2, 1790, the first Census Day. Under the direction of Thomas Jefferson what group became the first census takers, visiting households in the original states and territories to conduct the 1790 Census? - submitted by Lisa Final Questions BLACK HISTORY - Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African American to do what on May 1st, 1950? THE BIBLE - What is the shortest verse in the King James version Bible (also a Kanye West lyric)? FAMOUS AUTHORS - What pilot-turned-writer once sat upon friend Nikola Tesla’s high-velocity electro-mechanical oscillating earthquake machine in order to successfully cure his constipation? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges February 17th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST February 18th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Episode 136: Easy Questions

Episode 136: Easy Questions

2021-02-0801:07:13

Quizmasters Lee and Marc ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz full of “easy questions” with topics including Key West, Super Bowl, Colors, State Capitals, English Language, State Nicknames, Country Music, Disney, Vitamins, Math, Acronyms, Native Americans, American Bands, Philosophy, Star Wars and more! Round One KEY WEST - What famous author's former mansion can be visited in Key West (now home to an extended family of their infamous polydactyl cats)? SUPER BOWL - What two teams played in Super Bowl LV on February 7, 2020? COLORS - What two-color combination is believed to stimulate hunger? STATE CAPITALS - What is the capital of Illinois? ENGLISH LANGUAGE - Beginning with an announcement by the World Health Organization on February 11th, 2020, what word became the most looked up word on Merriam-Webster's dictionary that year? STATE NICKNAMES - What state, known as the Sooner state, was the last to recognize Christmas as a national holiday in 1907? KnowNotes Nina and Aaron write in to correct our pronunciation Voicemail from Jeopardyman Round Two COUNTRY MUSIC - Trigger is the name of what country singer's guitar? DISNEY - What is the name of the pineapple-flavored soft-serve ice cream treat favored by Disney park patrons? VITAMINS - What name is Ascorbic Acid commonly known as? MATH - What is the term for the longest side of a right-angled triangle? ACRONYMS - What does HTML stand for? NATIVE AMERICANS - Counting 300,000 enrolled members as of 2015, mostly in Arizona and New Mexico, what tribe is the largest Native American tribe in the U.S.? Rate My Question AMERICAN BANDS - A band well known for a song on the Shrek soundtrack is from what large U.S. city that only has 2 professional sports teams, one of which is named after a natural disaster that often occurs there? - Submitted by Andy PHILOSOPHY - What famous philosopher and mathematician, using the pseudonym Louis de Montalte, authored them? - Submitted by Chuck Final Questions MUSIC - Irish singer-songwriter Paul Hewson is better known by what mononymous stage name? STAR WARS - Luke Skywalker's surname was originally what during production and filming but changed due to unpleasant connotations with Charles Manson? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges February 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST February 11th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Justin Peterson and Erin Sullivan to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including The Middle East, Movie Themes, Literary Deaths, Pre-loaded Music, Memes, World War II, Movie Characters, Human Behavior, Peanuts, Currencies, Comic Strips, U.S. History, Technology, Fashion Designers, Back to the Future, Sports Awards, Touring Records, and more! Round One THE MIDDLE EAST - In what Middle Eastern city can you visit the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Al Omari mosque, and the Cilica Museum (among other sites)? MOVIE THEMES - What theme song was written by Monty Norman and first orchestrated by the Jon Barry Orchestra for a 1962 Eon Productions film? LITERARY DEATHS - How did Scarlett and Rhett's daughter die in Gone With The Wind? PRE-LOADED MUSIC - Which band had their music video preloaded onto the CD-ROM for Windows 95? MEMES - A rumored glitch in the video game Civilization caused what famous world leader to be extremely aggressive and to use nuclear weapons creating a popular internet meme? WORLD WAR II - Overseen by the Twenty Committee under the chairmanship of John Cecil Masterman, what MI5 operation saw Nazi agents captured, turned and used against Nazi Germany in disinformation campaigns? KnowNotes KnowNotes from Reddit (FoxenV and Atlas138) Round Two MOVIE CHARACTERS - Played by actor Danny Trejo, the character Machete (who had his own films in 2010 and 2013) first appeared in what 2001 film that was directed by Robert Rodriguez, as well as its sequels? HUMAN BEHAVIOR - According to Dr. Eileen Taylor, what do adults do 15 times a day that children do up to 400 times a day? PEANUTS - Place these Peanuts characters in order of their first appearance: Franklin, Peppermint Patty, Spike and Marcy. CURRENCIES - The currency of Panama is named for what Pacific explorer? COMIC STRIPS - Created by Cuban American political refugee Antonio Prohias in 1961, what comic strip produced a series of games, toys, animated shorts, and licensing tie-ins (including a series of Mountain Dew commercials in 2004)? Rate My Question U.S. HISTORY - During what decade did the GPS project begin and launch its first satellites? - submitted by Alex P. TECHNOLOGY - What is the more commonly used name for toxicodendron radicans? - submitted by JeopardyMan Final Questions FASHION DESIGNERS - What fashion designer famously presented their same work on the same day each year, the fifth day of the fifth month? BACK TO THE FUTURE - What was the name of Marty McFly's band in Back to the Future? SPORTS AWARDS - In what sport could teams compete in the Canada Cup from 1953 until a name change in 1967? TOURING RECORDS - After 260 shows, who ended their 2019 tour setting the record for highest-grossing concert tour of all time ($775,046,937) and highest total attendance for a single tour? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges February 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST February 4th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Episode 134: Revenge Nut

Episode 134: Revenge Nut

2021-01-2501:55:28

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pseudonyms, Religion, Vocabulary, U.S. History, Football, Film Adaptations, Famous Samples, Middle East Geography, Rock Groups, Discontinued Products, Classic Novels, Sports Lingo and more! Round One PSEUDONYMS - Wolf Haley is a pseudonym used by what Grammy Award-winning rapper, actor and comedian who was born in 1991? RELIGION - Known as the miracle of the five loaves and the two fish, and the only miracle Jesus performed that is reported in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, how many people does Jesus feed? VOCABULARY - What is happening if you are hirsute? SINGLE TERM U.S. PRESIDENTS - Which single-term U.S. President is best known for territorial expansion, securing the Oregon Territory from British claim as well as land ceded by Mexico following the Mexican-American War? U.S. HISTORY - The Stonewall Riots, the first man on the moon, and the first Woodstock all famously took place in 1969. In what year did the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, the publication of Carrie (Stephen King's first novel) and the resignation of Richard Nixon all take place? FOOTBALL - What football team has the most NFL championships? Missed Corrections “John Woo directed Mission Impossible II, not Ang Lee. - submitted by Kevin Hunt An isosceles triangle is a triangle with two equal sides. Joee writes in to expound on saturation diving. Round Two FILM ADAPTATIONS - What satirical novel was published in 1987 and became a film three years later starring Melanie Griffith? FAMOUS SAMPLES - "Funky Drummer" is a single released by James Brown in 1970. Its drum break that was improvised by his drummer is one of the most frequently sampled music recordings. Who is that drummer? MIDDLE EAST GEOGRAPHY - What city straddles the Bosporus, a strait that forms the continental divide between Europe and Asia is the only passage from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean via the Sea of Marmara? RELIGION - The Martyr's Mirror is an important book in what religious group? U.S. HISTORY - In what Southern state was the North American archaic city Poverty Point located? POP ROCK - What pop rock band earned a record deal based on a People Magazine review of their 1985 self-produced demo tape? Rate My Question DISCONTINUED PRODUCTS - Produced from 1952-1956, Kent Micronite cigarettes contained what material that filtered out tar "too effectively" and resulted in its discontinuation. However, it caused a string of lawsuits over 20 years later starting in the 1980's. - submitted by Leah Final Questions U.S. HISTORY - In a battle during what war was the largest single day loss of American lives? CLASSIC NOVELS - What classic novel was written in 1605 and features a story-within-a-story about a Florentine seducer named "Lothario"? SPORTS LINGO - In which sport did the term 'hat trick' originate? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 27th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 28st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Kyle Anne and Seth.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Jon Lewis to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Norse Mythology, Comedians, Chocolate, Authors, Product Placement, Pro-Wrestling, Catchphrases, Celebrities Gone Wild, Beverages, NBA Championships and Records, Geometry, Movie Directors, U.S. Culture, Arcade Games, Cities in California, Food Companies and more! Round One NORSE MYTHOLOGY - According to Norse mythology, Odin's horse Sleipnir has how many legs? COMEDIANS - What SCTV cast member was known for their impressions of Orson Welles, Michael Caine and Bob Hope as well as original character Doug MacKenzie (alongside Rick Moranis’s Bob)? CHOCOLATE - Valentine's Day is right around the corner, a day where you are obligated to be happy with delicious treats and cards. With chocolate being one of the biggest sellers on Valentine's Day, what country consumes the most chocolate? AUTHORS - What famous author traveled with Truman Capote to help him with interviewing and investigating people for the novel In Cold Blood? PRODUCT PLACEMENT - Beating out Jean Claude Van Damme in Bloodsport, what corporate mascot earned a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star for their cameo in 1988's Mac and Me? PRO-WRESTLING - Following WWE's WCW poorly received invasion angle, who was the final WCW champion? Missed Corrections “French Guinea is considered to be part of France, not a territory.” - Manuel Round Two CATCHPHRASES - “Whoa Nellie!” and “Wowie Kazowie!” were catchphrases of what children’s television character, who was popularized by Larry Harmon and played by several performers? CELEBRITIES GONE WILD - Mr. T was involved in the Lake Forest Chainsaw Massacre in 1987 by felling over 100 trees to the horror of residents of what major city? BEVERAGES - Dr. Pepper was created in the 1880's by pharmacist Charles Alderton, first served around 1885 in this Texas city? NBA RECORDS - Setting a record in the league for most points scored in an NBA game, how many points did Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors score on March 2, 1962? GEOMETRY - How many faces are there on an icosahedron? MOVIE DIRECTORS - J.J. Abrams is associated with big budget blockbusters, with his last film being Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. What was J.J. Abrams first major studio directorial debut? Rate My Question U.S. CULTURE - A staple product of Charleston markets, Sweetgrass Baskets are tightly woven baskets made of marshgrass. What culture, located in the coastal regions from Jacksonville FL through Cape Fear NC, is responsible for carrying on the tradition of sweetgrass basket-making? - submitted by Stewart Schrieffer ARCADE GAMES - What classic arcade game was created to make use of the developer's surplus arcade monitors? - submitted by GrandtasticGlenn Final Questions NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS - As of 2020, there are two teams for the number of NBA Championships won. Who are the two teams? CITIES IN CALIFORNIA - What city, the largest in Silicon Valley, is the third largest city in California? FOOD COMPANIES - What S&P 500 company, founded in 1897 by an apple butter peddler and owner of the Jif peanut butter brand, is also the parent company of pet brands Milk Bone, Kibbles n Bits, and 9 Lives as well as coffee brands Foldger's, Cafe Bustelo and retail bags of coffee bearing the Dunkin trademark? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 20th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST Special Guest: Jon Lewis.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Sailing, Cereal Mascots, U.S. Geography, Obsolete Jobs, Famous Families, European Capitals, Spokespersons, 2010’s Movies, Etymology, Survival Techniques, European Geography, American Literature, Geography, U.S. History, Roman Mythology, Famous Catchphrases, Famous Inventions and more! Thanks to Pangolin for the new Missed Correction and Rate My Question themes. Round One SAILING - Who won the America's Cup in 1977, as well as the 605-mile Fastnet race in 1979, sailing through a storm that sank 23 boats and killed 18 people, and would later be the first media figure to be named Time Magazine's Man of the Year? CEREAL MASCOTS - A blogger noticed that famed mascot Captain Crunch has three stripes on his jacket which would actually give him what rank in the Navy? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - The Triple Divide, a hydrological apex where water flows into the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, can be found in which U.S. state? OBSOLETE JOBS - A wainwright is a person who repairs what (especially popular during the 19th Century)? FAMOUS FAMILIES - Who are the only father/daughter pairing to have had their hit songs parodied by Weird Al Yankovic? EUROPEAN CAPITALS - What European capital city is known as The City of Seven Hills? Missed Corrections The cafe on Frasier is Cafe Nervosa. Overview of the difference between Fast Food, Fast Casual and Casual Dining. Round Two SPOKESPERSONS - In 1997 Oscar winner Lynn Redgrave was replaced by Sarah Ferguson as the spokesperson for what product? 2010’s MOVIES - Panem is a fictional nation that serves as the setting for what movie (which was the best-selling DVD of 2012)? ETYMOLOGY - What word first appeared in the U.S. in the Charleston Daily Mail in the 1940's and was taken from the Latin word for 'cave'? SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES - A quinzhee is a habitable structure made from what? EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY - What river, the second longest in Europe, has a name which comes from the Sanskrit word for 'dewdrop'? AMERICAN LITERATURE - Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has said the title of his A Song of Ice and Fire book series was partially inspired by a work of what American poet (the only to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry four times)? Rate My Question GEOGRAPHY - What country shares the longest land border with France? - submitted by Kevin U.S. HISTORY - The year 1814 was the last large-scale occupation of the U.S. Capital before the event of January 6th 2021. The most recent attack on the US Capitol grounds (perpetrated by Russell Weston Junior) resulted in the deaths of two US Capitol police officers. In what year did it occur? - submitted by Dallas ROMAN MYTHOLOGY - The month of January is named after Janus, the God of Gates and Doors, and is often depicted as having two of what? - submitted by Jeopardyman Final Questions FAMOUS CATCHPHRASES - Clara Peller, who was known for her catchphrase "Where's the beef," was dropped from what fast food company's ad campaigns after finding the beef in a Prego commercial? FAMOUS INVENTIONS - What invention, developed in Oklahoma in 1928, originally needed to be hooked up to a parked car's battery? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 13th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to recap 2020 in trivia and ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Sports Legends, New Year’s Eve, Movie Plot Details, Famous Cities, Record Labels, Popular Drinks, Love Charms, French Language, The Jazz Influence, Famous Couples, The Periodic Table, Engineering Disasters, Historic Tragedies, Unconventional Instruments, Award Winners, Famous Lawsuits, Chemistry, Scientific Expeditions and more! Round One PRODUCT REBRANDING - What drink was originally known as “Fruit Smack?” SPORTS LEGENDS - What athlete's career was cut short when he died in a high-speed crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix? NEW YEAR’S EVE - The confetti used for the annual New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square is made from what product? MOVIE PLOT DETAILS - What popular children's book did Forrest Gump keep in his briefcase? FAMOUS CITIES - What city has both the largest population and largest economy (by GDP) in the Southern Hemisphere? RECORD LABELS - Which fast food chain, founded in 1955, has been releasing music for over 30 years on their own record label for use in their restaurant? Missed Corrections Andrew Fiffick wrote in to clarify that bamboo is not a kind of wood. A thank you KnowNote from Mo. Round Two POPULAR DRINKS - What popular drink is made from berries and has a name that comes from the Arabic word for a type of wine? LOVE CHARMS - Cocklebread was an inferior type of British corn or wheat bread from the 17th century that women would knead with what body part before baking it and giving it to their romantic interests? FRENCH LANGUAGE - If something is ordered a la crecy, with what is it garnished? THE JAZZ INFLUENCE - What setting from a famous 90's television show is named after a legendary jazz composer and pianist? FAMOUS COUPLES - The 1983 Rick James single "Cold Blooded" was written about which child actress, with whom he had a very public and passionate relationship? PERIODIC TABLE - How many chemical elements start with the letter V? Rate My Question ENGINEERING DISASTERS - Aeroelastic flutter is the main cause of what engineering disaster that occurred on November 7, 1940? - submitted by Proverbial Lightkeeper Matt HISTORIC TRAGEDIES - Prior to the terror attacks on 9/11, what non-natural disaster event marked the largest loss of U.S civilian lives? - submitted by Katie UNCONVENTIONAL INSTRUMENTS - In the 1991 Van Halen song pound cake, Eddie Van Halen used this, a household item in both the introduction and the guitar solo. - submitted by Aaron AWARD WINNERS - What Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe winner, who performed at Lollapalooza in 2007 and rose to prominence in 2008, have such claims to fame as having two songs certified diamond winning Academy Award for best actress wage and having the fastest selling single. digitally with over 1 million in a week This artist moniker comes from a queen song released in 1984. What artist is it? - submitted by Dallas Final Questions FAMOUS LAWSUITS - In 2006, Panera Bread in Massachusetts filed an unsuccessful lawsuit against which company for opening a location in the same shopping center, arguing that the terms of their lease prevented more than one sandwich shop to exist in the vicinity? CHEMISTRY - What is magnesium sulfate commonly called? FAMOUS COUPLES - What former baseball player was Halle Berry's first husband? SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITIONS - What 1960's U.S. naval program intended to prove the viability of saturation diving? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Chemistry, Measurements, Famous Actors, Disney Characters, Playing Cards, Academy Awards, World Leaders, Historical Sites, Visual Arts, Household Appliances, Broadway Musicals, Physics and Food, Pokémon, The Office, F-Bombs, Video Game Franchises, Magazines and more! Round One CHEMISTRY - Soda-lime silicate is better known as what common material? MEASUREMENTS - The AZ Test, the Friedmen test and the Hogben test have all been used to check for what? FAMOUS ACTORS - Being one of the highest grossing film actors of all time allows which bald performer to have a special clause in their contract allowing for time playing golf during shooting? DISNEY CHARACTERS - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather are fairies in which Disney classic film? PLAYING CARDS - What suit of cards in a standard 52 card deck was called "Trefle" in its original French, and is known as "Fiori" in Italian and "Kreuz" in Germany? ACADEMY AWARDS - In 1968, actor Cliff Robertson won a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of the titular character “Charly”, which was based off of what novel? Missed Corrections Episode 129 - Loved the theme. Kept waiting for a tie-in about WWE wrestler Tito Santana to cover both rounds. - John Fiebelkorn Episode 129 - Men At Work is indeed Australian (not Canadian as Lee said). - Myles Episode 128 - Insomnia was released in 2002! - Greg Episode 120 - Mo writes in with some Pokémon trivia. Round Two WORLD LEADERS - Nana Akufo Ado won reelection for what African country that is bordered by Burkina Faso, Togo and the Ivory Coast? HISTORICAL SITES - Built in 607 AD, The Horyuji is the world's oldest surviving structure made of what? VISUAL ARTS - Commissioned by the Duke of Milan in 1494, what piece was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci over a period of three years and finished in 1498? HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES - Before the electric version came to prominence, what common household appliance was once referred to as a goose? BROADWAY MUSICALS - What 1993 rock musical is loosely based on the Puccini opera La Bohéme? PHYSICS AND FOOD - Which of the six classical machines lends its name to a style of sandwich in Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester counties in New York, as well as (neighboring Fairfield, Connecticut)? Rate My Question POKÉMON FANS - In the Pokémon community, what is someone usually called if they only like the first generation of the franchise, especially if they act elitist or snobbish about later generations? - Mo THE OFFICE - In The Office episode title 'Diversity', Michael and Dwight wear cards on their heads that indicate they are a member of what race and which historical figure, respectively? - Marissa F-BOMBS - In what Quentin Tarantino movie are the most f-bombs dropped? - Jeopardyman Final Questions VIDEO GAME FRANCHISES - What driving game was first released for the PlayStation in 1999 featuring Wheelman John Tanner and taking place in four cities, prompting six sequels, a series of novels and movie development deals? MAGAZINES - What magazine (still in print today) was first published on September 22, 1888? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 30th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Episode 129: Quiz Quingle

Episode 129: Quiz Quingle

2020-12-2102:19:19

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Erik (aka fr0w) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pop Music, Mixed Drinks, Types of Candy, Beveridges, World Records, Classic Songs, Famous Rhythm Sections, History, Baseball, Fruits, Television Creators, Famous Landmarks, Geography and Grammy Awards and more! Round One POP MUSIC - Girls Tyme was the original name of what girl group? MIXED DRINKS - What is the main liquor used in a paloma, complimenting it’s other main ingredient, grapefruit soda? TYPES OF CANDY - German confectionery worker Hans Riegal invented what candy which was originally named after animals he saw at street fairs? BEVERIDGES - Bert Beveridge is the billionaire founder of what company which was founded in 1997 in Austin, TX? WORLD RECORDS - What claim can the Thrust SSC make? CLASSIC SONGS - “Oye Coma Va” was a song written by which American musician, songwriter and producer who has been called “El Rey de los Timbales (The King of the Timbales)”? Missed Corrections Our Simpsons crossover knownote was from Kevin Hunt (not Kevin Hart). He said his former boss made the same mistake, so we need to put an end to the confusion here. Kevin Hunt is a legitimate name. Mo pointed out that I almost sussed the Wilson Brothers (Luke and Owen) for the Dukes of Hazzard. Andrew with some Muppets Waldorf/Statler/Astoria trivia. Jeopardyman calls in to tell us to buzz off. Round Two FAMOUS RHYTHM SECTIONS - “Black Magic Woman” was a 1968 single for what band that is named for its rhythm section? HISTORY - The German Empire and Austria-Hungary were the first places to adopt what on April 30th, 1916? BASEBALL - Nicknamed “Axeman” and “El Oso”, who played for the Cleveland Indians for most of the 2010’s decade and also manned first base for the American League in the 2019 All-Star game? FRUITS - What fruit, whose name was made popular by a 1993 western, is the state fruit of Idaho? TELEVISION CREATORS - What author, producer, director and screenwriter got his break writing the episode “Explode” of Space Ghost: Coast 2 Coast before going on to create popular television series such as Veronica Mars, Cupid, Party Down, the 2008 90210 reboot and iZombie? FAMOUS LANDMARKS - The Petronas Twin Towers are located in which country, which is broken up by the China Sea into two territories (Peninsular and East)? Rate My Question GEOGRAPHY - "The summit of Mt everest is the highest point above sea level, but it is the summit of Mt Chimborazo that is the farthest point from the center of the earth. This is due to it being significantly closer to the earth's equator than Mt Everest. In which country would you find Mt Chimborazo?" - submitted by Usha MOVIES - “In the Back to the Future series, in 1955 what is the name of Doc Brown's dog?” - submitted by Andrew DLRaddict GEOGRAPHY - How many states border Pennsylvania? - submitted by Todd the Trucker Final Questions WORLD HISTORY - The Treaty of Ghent ended what war? GRAMMY AWARDS - “Room 17” was the working title given by co-writer Itaal Shur to what song, which won Record Of The Year at the 2000 Grammy Awards and was named the Number 2 Pop Song by Billboard on their All-Time Hot 100 and Top 40 charts? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 23rd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Erik.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Commercial Jingles, Birds, Casting Fails, Words, Non-Fiction Books, TV Shows, U.S. Presidents, French Language, Greek Mythology, Film Remakes, Federal Law, Geography, Famous Athletes, Academy Award Records, Fruits and more! Round One COMMERCIAL JINGLES - "Love that Chicken" is a commercial jingle written and performed by R&B and funk legend Dr. John for what fast food chain? BIRDS - What wading bird, the only bird in the order Phonecoptiforus, has only six species, four throughout the Americas and the Caribbean, and two species that are native to Africa, Asia and Europe? CASTING FAILS - What comedian was considered for the role of Jack in The Shining, but was rejected by director Stanley Kubrick for seeming “too psychotic”? WORDS - What does "con" stand for in "con man"? NON-FICTION - What book by Oliver Sacks recounted the life history of the victims of the encephalitis lethargica epidemic in 1973? TV SHOWS - The TV series Soap spawned what spinoff TV show from 1979-1986 focussing on the butler from that series? Missed Corrections Feedback about Lee’s Grammy Question. Extra info about the burning monk image courtesy of Ian. Elyse clarifies Apples and Pineapples are not citrus fruit. Round Two U.S. PRESIDENTS - What president is believed to be the first American to earn a brown belt in Judo? FRENCH LANGUAGE - In French, the phrase "Dodo" is baby talk for what activity? GREEK MYTHOLOGY - According to Greek Mythology, what goddess gifted Olives to the Greeks? FILM REMAKES - Of Christopher Nolan’s films, which was released in 2003 and is the only of his eleven films released to date that is a remake? TV SHOWS - What were the first names of the Dukes of Hazzard cousins? FEDERAL LAW - What part of the Housing Act of 1937 authorizes the payment of rental housing assistance to private landlords on behalf of low-income households in the United States? Rate My Question WORLD GEOGRAPHY - Hundreds of naturally mummified bodies are scattered throughout an open area known as "Rainbow Valley," which is located where? - submitted by Kyle U.S. GEOGRAPHY - Formerly known as Longacre square, this location was renamed in 1904 after a local newspaper. - submitted by Myles FAMOUS ATHLETES - Shane Stant was charged with the assault of this athlete in 1994, The Story of which was made into an Academy Award winning movie in 2017. - submitted by Myles Final Questions ACADEMY AWARD RECORDS - Alfonso Cuaron shares a record for individuals to be nominated for six distinct Academy Award categories with what other individual, who was been nominated for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture between 2006 and 2013? FRUITS - Occasionally called "Shaddock" and native to Southeast Asia, what fruit's scientific name is citrus grandis or citra maxima? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 14th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub & Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT December 16th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 17th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including The Bible, Academy Awards, U.S. Colleges, Sports Origins, Jazz Music, Avant-garde Music, American Desserts, Punk Music, Award-winning Cartoons, Fruit Slang, College Football, Ancient Games, Famous Couples, German Language, Grammy Awards and more! All of Marc’s questions for this quiz are inspired by Steely Dan songs or albums. Round One THE BIBLE - The Steely Dan song "Do It Again" references the "land of milk and honey" is a phrase used in what book of The Bible, usually attributed to Moses? ACADEMY AWARDS - What 1994 best picture winner featured the big-screen debut of actor Haley Joel Osment and was released in 1995 with no chapter selection as director Rober Zmeckis wanted viewers to enjoy the film in its entirety? U.S. COLLEGES - "I remember the thirty five sweet goodbyes when you put me on the Wolverine up to Annandale", the beginning lyrics to the Steely Dan song "My Old School", is a reference to heading back to which private liberal arts college? SPORTS ORIGINS - Played with a leather ball filled with feathers and hair, in what country was the sport of soccer invented? JAZZ MUSIC - The instrumental Steely Dan song "East St. Louis Toodle-oo", is a cover of a song originally written by which jazz pianist and composer who was born in 1899? AVANT-GARDE MUSIC - What band that formed in 2011 funded an admission-free tour by releasing a silent album on Spotify in 2014 called Sleepify, highlighting how easy it was to game to the streaming services royalty system? Missed Corrections The Terminator came out in 1984, not 1982. - Quizmaster Lee “I Value Xylophones Like Cows Dig Milk. Reverse Medical Xavier.” - Team Captain Aaron “In regards to the Louis question, although it is correct that Louis the 16th was married to Marie Antoinette, it was Louis the 14th who was nicknamed Louis the Great as well as the Sun King.” - Proverbial Lightkeeper Matt Round Two AMERICAN DESSERTS - What popular dessert is American in origin but features a Teutonic name and involves layers of chocolate cake topped with pecans and coconut mixed into a custard frosting? PUNK MUSIC - The lyric "Katie lied," from Dr. Wu was covered by what early punk band headed by singer and guitarist D. Boon? AWARD-WINNING CARTOONS - What Emmy-award winning cartoon stars Jeremy Shada and John DiMaggio and is set in The Land of Ooo, 1,000 years after the Great Mushroom War? LANDMARKS - The Steely Dan album Caves of Altamira is named after a cave complex located in which European country that is renowned for prehistoric parietal cave art featuring charcoal drawings and polychrome paintings of contemporary local fauna and human hands? FRUIT SLANG - Known for its Eureka, Meyer and Bearss varieties, what citrus fruit’s name indicates a quantity of 1 million rubles in Russian Slang? COLLEGE FOOTBALL - Every year, the Alabama Crimson Tide plays in the Iron Bowl, played against what other college team? RATE MY QUESTION GAMES - Believed to be a part of a backgammon type of game called Senet, the oldest dice ever found dated around 2800-2500 BC was located in what West Asian country? FAMOUS COUPLES - What couple was married on October 20, 1968, with the wedding taking place on the groom’s private island of Skorpios, located in the Ionian Sea? Final Questions GERMAN LANGUAGE - In the song "Babylon Sisters," Steely Dan songwriter Donald Fagan mentions drinking "kirschwasser" from the shell, which is a type of brandy which translates to mean water of what fruit? GRAMMY AWARD RECORDS - Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, Beyonce, Amy Winehouse, Alison Krauss and Adele had shared the record for Most Grammys Won In A Single Year by a Female Artist until 2010, when which performer won seven Grammy’s in a single night? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 7th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub & Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT December 9th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 10th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Episode 126: Triple Fruit

Episode 126: Triple Fruit

2020-11-3002:00:57

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Jon Lane of the band Pangolin to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Fruits, Universities, French History, Pro-Wrestling, Inventions, Time’s Man Of The Year, Mnemonic Devices, Ancient Games, Audio-Video Format, Animals, Audio Production, James Bond and more! Round One UNIVERSITIES - Inventor Thomas Edison, U.S. Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as well as Senator Barry Goldwater and McDonald’s founder Ray Croc are honorary graduates of what University, founded in 1947 by newspaperman James Franklin Comstock, whose mission was to create an honorary society to recognize people who have made a success of their life without the benefit of higher education? FRENCH HISTORY - Marie Antionette was known to be married to which King Louis, also known as "Louis The Great"? PRO-WRESTLING - Before appearing in WCW and WWF, Sting and The Ultimate Warrior were in a heel tag team, whose name was based off of what 1982 sci-fi film? PRO-WRESTLING - What professional wrestling organization started as a governing body in 1948, run by a board of directors made up of promoters from various territories, that would launch the careers of pro-wrestling legends such as Dusty Rhodes and Ric Flair? INVENTIONS - Born in 1791, and with nearly 90 scientific papers published between 1813 and 1868, who invented a difference engine that would be completed in the early 2000's? TIME’S MAN OF THE YEAR - In 1982, Time Magazine named this 'Man of the Year'? Round Two MNEMONIC DEVICES - ‘Medical Xavier' is a mnemonic for remembering what? FRUITS - Combined, China and India produce half of the world supply of what fruit, whose name derives from the ancient greek Pepon, meaning melon? FRUITS - Which fruit is recognized as the national fruit of Japan? FRUITS - Lulu, Maluma and Pinkerton are all cultivars of what fruit? ANCIENT GAMES - What children's game of ancient origin is sometimes known as snobs, dibs, and knucklebones (referring to the talus bones of sheep that were once popularly used as game pieces)? AUDIO-VIDEO FORMAT - While the Blu-Ray DVD format was supported by Sony, HD-DVD format was supported by what other Japanese corporation? Final Questions ANIMALS - What animal is considered to be the world's most trafficked mammal? AUDIO PRODUCTION - For the 1996 album Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson employed what recording method to allow for additional recording tracks for vocal overdubs? JAMES BOND - Mr. Big is the villain in what James Bond novel and movie? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 30th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub & Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT December 2nd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 3rd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Twitch - 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Jon Lane.
Episode 125: Limes T' One

Episode 125: Limes T' One

2020-11-2302:16:14

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Global Trade, Celebrities, Plants, Companies, World Records, Concerts, Scales, Movie Characters, Seinfeld, Missing Band Members, Sports Stadiums, Psychological Terms, U.S. History, Inventions, Alex Trebek, and more! Round One GLOBAL TRADE - Norma Jeane Mortenson was the birth name of what Hollywood star? ALSO KNOWN AS… - Norma Jeane Mortenson was the birth name of which Hollywood star who died August 4,1962? PLANTS - Angiosperms first appeared on Earth 125 million years ago and are plants that do what? COMPANIES, BRANDS AND PRODUCTS - What technology company had a third founder named Ronald Wayne who sold his ten-percent stake for $800 in 1976? WORLD RECORDS - Who set a Guinness World Record in 1996 with 85 costume changes, the most ever for a character in a single film? CONCERTS - The Concert for Bangladesh, put on by George Harrison and released as a triple album in 1978, was put on to raise proceeds for what event? Round Two SCALES - The Mohs Scale is used by scientists to measure what? MOVIE CHARACTERS - Nino Brown was played by who? SEINFELD - In what season was it first revealed that Kramer's first name is Cosmo? MISSING BAND MEMBERS - What is the only Aerosmith record to not feature guitar by Joe Perry? SPORTS STADIUMS - Jack Murphy Stadium is the former home of what professional football team? PSYCHOLOGICAL TERMS - Coulrophobia which affects 7.8% of Americans, which is directed in Poltergeist, The Brave Little Toaster and Spawn, is the fear of what? Rate My Question U.S. HISTORY - Once called the State of Deseret by its religious founders, what US state decided on a different name in 1896 when it was admitted to the union? It would eventually use the translation of the word Deseret to inspire the state’s nickname and flag, an insect symbolizing “Industry” (the state’s motto) - submitted by Rumplesnailtksin Steve INVENTIONS - Invented by Emperor Maximilian's personal physician—Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch—in the year 1881, a sphygmomanometer is better known as what? - submitted by Evan ALEX TREBEK - On February 4th, 1991, Alex Trebek made broadcast history by becoming the first person to host three game shows at the same time, With Jeopardy!, To Tell The Truth, and what other daytime game show? Final Questions GEOGRAPHY - The entirety of Sakhalin Island is now part of what country? GEOGRAPHY - What building takes the Manhattan city block between 49th and 50th Streets, and Park & Lexington avenues? U.S. HISTORY - What is the name of the bookseller-turned-soldier who served as George Washington’s Secretary of War? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 23rd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub & Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT November 25th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 3rd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Virtual Pub Trivia - Live on Twitch 8pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Seth.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Soft Drinks, Movie Soundtracks, Famous Families, Authors, Greek Mythology, Olympic Athletes, Opera, Movie Casting, U.S. Presidents, Food and more! Round One SOFT DRINKS - What soft drink, developed by pharmacist Charles Alderton made its international debut at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis and was legally deemed “not a cola” in 1963? MOVIES - What 1983 film (based off of a TV series) is known for a stunt helicopter crash that killed three actors, two of which were children, resulting in the establishment of the motion picture and entertainment unit to enforce fire safety regulations and requirements in the entertainment industry? MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS - Who's Johnny was a #1 Billboard hit performed by El DeBarge for the soundtrack of what 1986 sci-fi comedy film? MUSIC - How many singles from Michael Jackson’s thriller became top ten hits? FAMOUS FAMILIES - What influential 19th Century English novelist was the progeny of political philosopher William Godwin and the late feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, who died shortly after giving birth to their child? AUTHORS - What does C.S. stand for in C.S. Lewis? Round Two GEOGRAPHY - Tenerife, also known as "The Island of Eternal Spring", is the largest of what European archipelago? GREEK MYTHOLOGY - According to Greek mythology, which Titan was bound to a mountain by Zeus and cursed to have their immortal-ever replenishing liver consumed by an eagle? OLYMPIC ATHLETES - How many gold medals does Michael Phelps have? OPERA - What German composer is known for his 1937 cantata titled Carmina Burana? STRANGE LAWS - In Queensland, Australia, it is illegal to own a pet rabbit unless you are what? MOVIE CASTING - Alongside Nigel Terry, Liam Neeson and Patrick Stewart, Director John Boorman cast Nicol Williamson and Hellen Mirin as Merlin and Morgana respectively in what 1981 film, based on the idea that their personal animosity would improve their performances? AMUSEMENT PARKS - Opened in 1583, Bakken is the oldest amusement park in the world and resides in what country? Final Questions U.S. PRESIDENTS - As was once tradition, which 20th-century American president was the last to wear a top hat to their presidential inauguration? FOOD - What food's name literally means "twice-cooked"? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 16th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub & Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT November 18th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 19th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Virtual Pub Trivia - Live on Twitch 8pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Patrick Norris and Mike C. of The Anchorite Four to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including World History, International Trade, Music, U.S. History, Novelty Toys, Short-wave Radio, Automobiles, Art History, Poetry, State Mottos and more! Round One INTERNATIONAL TRADE - International trade lawyers for what company found a provision in a book of federal tariff classifications and argued that their client sold toys (and not dolls, as a doll can only represent a human being) effectively cutting their import taxes in half? INTERNATIONAL TRADE - What Yemini port city was the center of the coffee trade from the 15th-18th century, and shares its name with a coffee bean known for its chocolate flavor? MUSIC - Which band (whose peers include Joy Division, The Smiths, and The Buzzcocks) started in 1976 near Greater Manchester, England, had 48 Live albums, 31 studio albums, and 48 compilation albums, and featured only one constant member, who was their singer until his death on January 24th, 2018? THE SUPREME COURT - There have been as few as five Supreme Court justices; what is the greatest number of Supreme Court justices there has ever been in the U.S.? CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - In what country was Cirque du Soleil founded? Round Two NOVELTY TOYS - In 2003, novelty toy company Archie McPhee began selling an action figure modeled after Seattle's Nancy Pearl, known for her "rule of 50" and for holding what job (for which the action figure was titled)? SCALES - The five stages of the Tanner Scale are used to define what? URBAN PROBLEMS - A fatberg, a congealed mass of fatty objects that causes huge problems in aging cities, can be found where? SHORT WAVE RADIO - Unidentified radio broadcasts on AM and MW short-wave radio bands containing a mechanical sounding voice (male or female) or a series of voices going on for hours on end, sometimes accompanied by music, tones or other sound effects, are called what? 60’S ROCK MUSIC - What singer found The Doors frontman Jim “The Lizard King” Morrison so obnoxious that they broke a bottle of Southern Comfort over his head on two separate occasions? ANIMALS - What water animal has the biggest penis size in comparison to its body? Rate My Question WORLD HISTORY - The Enola Gay is the name of first aircraft to do what? – Submitted by Alex P. AUTOMOBILES - The Spirit of Ecstasy is the name of the hood ornament placed on the front of every car of what car company? – Submitted by Alex P. BUSINESS - HAL Laboratory, a Japanese video game company responsible for the Kirby franchise, has its name inspired by what international business corporation? – Submitted by Patty Final Questions ART HISTORY - The Fountain, a landmark ready-made art scultpre that debuted in 1917 that consisted of a urinal, was created by which artist? U.S. CITIES - What U.S. claimed to "cure" chronic homelessness in 2016 claiming that reduced homelessness by 90% through a housing-first program? POETRY - Walt Whitman, wrote the poem, this dust was once a man about which U.S. President? STATE MOTTOS - Which U.S. state motto is "friendship", inspired by the state name which itself means "friends" or "allies" in the Caddo Indian language? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 11th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 12th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Virtual Pub Trivia - Live on Twitch 8pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Mike and Patrick Norris.
Episode 122: Yolk Mode

Episode 122: Yolk Mode

2020-11-0201:24:08

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including U.S. Presidents, Astrology, Events in the 90’s, Haunted Houses, Coastlines, Box Office Records, Radio Records, Actor Inventors, Band Members, Character Actors, Animals, Country Names, Book Adaptations and more! Round One U.S. PRESIDENTS - A person running for president of the United States must have a record of living in the country for how many years? ASTROLOGY - Believed to be the world’s oldest star chart, what constellation is engraved on a sliver of mammoth tusk that was found in Germany in 1979 but is estimated to be over 30,000 years old? EVENTS IN THE 90’s - What event took place on the evening of June 23rd, 1993, making headlines worldwide? U.S. PRESIDENTS - Sworn in at the age of 42, who is the youngest president in U.S. history? HAUNTED HOUSES - Dragon’s House of Horror captured the Guinness Book of World Records record for “Longest Indoor Walk-through Haunted House” in 2015 and operates out of what Southwestern U.S. city? COASTLINES - What U.S. city has 520 miles of coastline? Round Two BOX OFFICE RECORDS - Named by Empire Magazine in 2014 as “the greatest film ever made”, what 1980 film set the record for highest box off earrings for that year? RADIO RECORDS - In 2019, BMI recognized what police song as the most played song in radio history? CHARACTER ACTORS - Through his company Eco-Pak industries, what actor (who famously played a postal worker) developed his own packaging material called SizzlePak? OLYMPICS - What U.S. city, whose flag displays three wavy blue lines as well as a blue fleur-de-lis on a red background was the first to host the Olympic Games in the U.S. FAMOUS SCULPTURES - Rachel, an outdoor bronze sculpture that has served as the unofficial mascot of Seattle’s Pike Place Market since 1986, is modeled after what kind of creature? ANIMALS - 'Pinniped' is the less-used name for what animal? Rate My Question BAND MEMBERS - Morten Harket asked what band to take him on as lead singer? CHARACTER ACTORS - Harris Glenn Milstead, most famous for roles in 70s cult movies, is better known by what stage name? Final Questions COUNTRY NAMES - What European country’s name means “Calf Land” or “Land of Cattle”? BOOK ADAPTATIONS - Orson Welles appears as Father Mapple in a 1956 film adaptation by John Huston of what 1851 American novel (which he himself had previously adapted for radio and would go on to adapt for the stage)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 2nd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub and Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT November 4th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 5th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Virtual Pub Trivia - Live on Twitch 8pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Episode 121: McAnon

Episode 121: McAnon

2020-10-2601:23:52

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet (in the sarx) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Horror Films, Movie Casting, Musical Instruments, Television, Inventions, Indigenous Peoples, Disasters, Famous Lawsuits, Ancient Rome, Music Festivals, Green Cities, Netflix and more! Round One HORROR FILMS - What British film production company is best known for their series of gothic horror films (including takes on Frankenstein, Dracula and the Mummy) that were notably filmed in color and released between the mid-1950’s to 1970’s? MOVIE CASTING - Who played the adult Santino “Sonny” Corleone in The Godfather? MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - What kind of metalworking tool appears in the musical score for films including Jaws, Aliens, The Terminator, The Matrix, and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy has been used as a recording instrument by rock groups such as The Beatles and Metallica? TELEVISION - What show debuted on September 7th, 1979, with George Grande anchoring? INVENTIONS - Though horses were domesticated by approximately 4,500 B.C., what horse-riding aid was not in common use until the 2nd century B.C. in India? INDIGENOUS PEOPLES - Known to the English as the five nations, Cayuga, Seneca, Onondaga Mohak and Oneida, what indigenous confederacy did they make up? Missed Corrections 119 - Michael Ian Black was indeed Raphael. He performed for thousands in Juarez, Mexico at a small ice cream store. 120 - To Lee: it's progenitor, not "progenerator". 121 - Alison calls in with comments on Skyler's popcorn question. Round Two DISASTERS - How many crew members died when the space shuttle Challenger exploded in 1986? FAMOUS LAWSUITS - In 1984, attorney John Kirby Jr. successfully defended Nintendo Co. Ltd. in federal court against Universal City Studios, Inc. against a copyright infringement claim over what character? ANCIENT ROME - Construction of the colosseum finished under which Roman emperor? MUSIC FESTIVALS - Organizers of The Bonnaroo Music Festival consulted the manager of what band (who Rolling Stone magazine called “The Most Important band of the 90’s”) when planning their popular annual festival? TELEVISION - Pepsi-milk was the drink of choice of one of the titular stars of what television show? GREEN CITIES - What U.S. city is the least-populous city that is considered to be the most-populous city in its state and also became the first U.S. city to be powered entirely by renewable energy in 2015? Rate My Question FRIDAY THE 13TH - What is the name of the blade-wielding antagonist of the film Friday the 13th, who terrorizes the counselors of Camp Crystal Lake? - submitted by Patty FRIDAY THE 13TH - In which Friday the 13th movie does Jason get his signature hockey mask? - submitted by Quizdaddy Dylan Final Questions NETFLIX - What 1988 movie was the first to ever be mailed out by Netflix on DVD in 1998, and also features less than 15 minutes of on-screen time featuring its title character? FAMOUS COMPANIES - What cosmetics company shares its name with the birthplace of William Shakespeare? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 26th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub and Wine Bar - 7:30 pm EDT October 29th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Virtual Pub Trivia - Live on Twitch 8pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by chef Skyler Denison (Death By Taco) to learn some tips on building epic nachos at home, as well as to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Inventions, Superstitions, 90’s Alt-Rock, Currencies, Famous Brothers, Food Lingo, Television, Animals, Competitions, Olympics, Country Capitals and more! Round One Inventions - The original beer widget used to control a canned beer's head was originally patented by what company? SUPERSTITIONS - Often depicted holding a scepter, what card in a traditional 52-card deck is considered to be unlucky in trick-taking card games such as Hearts? 90’s ALT-RCOK - "Take Me Down" was the only song on Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness that was not written by Billy Corgan, but by who? CURRENCIES - Taught by Aristotle by age 13-16, who was the first person to have his image impressed on coinage? FAMOUS BROTHERS - Fraternal twin brothers Chuck and John Pannozo formed the rhythm section of what Chicago-based rock group who released four multi-platinum albums between 1977 and 1981? FOOD LINGO - What are the unpopped kernels in a batch of popcorn called? Missed Corrections Dylon self-missed corrects his Rate My Question from episode 119, clarifying that seasons 2-13 were titled "Simpsons Halloween Special," not the Treehouse of Horror. Round Two ANIMATED SITCOMS - Aaron McGruder is the creator of what controversial animated series that aired from 2005-2014? TELEVISION - George Carlin was the first host for what late-night comedy show? FISH - Goldfish are a relatively small member of what fish family? COMPETITIONS - Scottish poets Walter Kennedy and William Dunbar are best known as the progenerators of flyting, which is a fierce competition of what? INVENTIONS - Originally designed as a way to process corn for cattle feed, what crunchy cheese snack was invented instead? OLYMPICS - Mary Lou Retton, the first American woman to win the All-around Gold medal in the Olympics, did so in what year? Rate My Question COUNTRY CAPITALS - What country’s capital is Windhoek, a word that most likely comes from the Afrikaans “wind-hoek” meaning “wind corner”? - submitted by C.J. Final Questions CHILDREN’S TELEVISION - What character on Pee-Wee's Playhouse often gave the word of the day? POP CULTURE WORDS - Appearing in popular culture items such as Reservoir Dogs, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and an episode of The Office, what is a 'truel?' ANIMALS - What deep sea fish is believed to have the lowest brain-to-body weight ratio of any vertebrate? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 19th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Palace Pub and Wine Bar - 7:30 pm October 22nd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Virtual Pub Trivia - Live on Twitch 8pm - 10pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Skyler Denison.
Episode 119: Venereal Steel

Episode 119: Venereal Steel

2020-10-1202:05:41

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by musician and screenprinter Joe Lachut to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Geology, Psychological Disorders, Animals, Entrepreneurs, Hockey, Celebrity First Jobs, Korean Food, Movies, Geography, The Beatles, Currencies, Candy Bars, The Simpsons, NPR, Documentaries, Classic Cartoons and more! Round One GEOLOGY - Used in marcasite jewelry, what is the most abundant sulfide mineral on the planet? PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS - Boanthropy, a rare psychological disorder (which has it's most famous case in The Book of Daniel affecting King Nebuchadnezzar) is when a person believes they are what? ANIMALS - How many appendages does a scorpion have? ENTREPRENEURS - Drug smuggler and political activist Tom Forcade is best known today as the publisher and editor of what magazine, that debuted in the summer of 1974 and was matching sales with National Lampoon and Rolling Stone by 1977? HOCKEY - For the 2020 NHL Season, the first Stanley Cup final series since 1928 was played entirely in one location and the first since 1989 to be played entirely in Canada in what city? CELEBRITY FIRST JOBS - Michael Ian Black (formerly of the sketch-comedy group The State) got his first paid acting job dressing up as one of what masked superheroes who appeared in movies, comic books, toys and more? Missed Corrections Llewellin Davis was not a real person (as Lee guessed in 117). Skunks were once considered to be mustelids, but are genetically considered their own separate family (Mephitidae) Shaun writes in with some clarifications on Lee and Justin’s yo-yo suss from Episode 118. Kenya has various comments about our suss during C.J.’s Rate My Question from Episode 117. Myles writes in to let us know Greg Zuerlein is also and perhaps better known by the nickname Legatron and that up until 1994 both summer and winter Olympics were held in the same year. Round Two KOREAN FOOD - Dotorimuk is a Korean jelly made out of what nut? MOVIES - Who was the original director selected to direct the original adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi series Dune? GEOGRAPHY - What country, the only in Latin America entirely outside of the tropics, has the longest national anthem (by performance duration)? THE BEATLES - What song did The Beatles open with for their first performance on February 9th, 1964? A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE - In A Song of Ice and Fire, how did House Lannister lose possession of their Valerian steel sword? CURRENCIES - Due to rising inflation, what Peruvian currency named after the Incan sun god replaced the Sol in 1985 (only to be replaced by the nuevo sol in 1991)? Rate My Question CANDY BARS - Which 1932 chocolate bar (still around today) used to come packaged with a vanilla and strawberry nougat bar as well? THE SIMPSONS - Inspired by the EC Comics horror anthologies, The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" episode officially premiered during what season? Final Questions NPR - What was the name of Tom and Roy Magliozzi's, better known as "Click and Clack" from NPR's Car Talk, mechanic shop called? DOCUMENTARIES - The Sweatbox is a film by Trudie Styler documenting Sting’s tumultuous collaboration with Disney Studios to create six songs for what animated film? CLASSIC CARTOONS - What Warner Bros. and Looney Tunes character was originally named "Orson" on the model sheet of the first cartoon they were in, titled "A Tale of Two Kitties" in 1942? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 15th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 8pm - 10pm 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 – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Joe Lachut.
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Erik Brandt

Fantastic podcast for anyone that loves trivia, and things that are related to trivial things. This podcast has everything: Beards. Black Rim Glasses. A rap listing of Patreon supporters behind a freestyle beatbox. Rating Listener Questions. Sorta okay Ray Romano impersonations. The occasional guest. What's Know Nonsense Podcast? Two old friends that automatically feel like your old friends asking each other trivia questions. Please 5 Stars only.

Apr 8th
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