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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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Episode 154: Slap Grandpa

Episode 154: Slap Grandpa

2021-06-1401:23:36

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Fast Food, First # Hits, Lucky Charms, Product Mascots, Classic TV, NBA Records, The Periodic Table, Movies, Video Games, NHL, Famous Races, World War II, The Vinyl Revival, Product Endorsements and more! Round One FAST FOOD - What two fast food restaurants feature an identical Happy Star logo, and are both owned by parent company CKE? FIRST #1 HITS - "Wake Up Little Susie" was the first number one hit by what group? LUCKY CHARMS - Citing it as his lucky charm, which Pokémon card did Logan Paul wear to the ring in his 2021 exhibition boxing match with Floyd Mayweather (#6 in the Pokédex)? PRODUCT MASCOTS - Mr. Whipple was the mascot of what brand name product from 1964-1985? CLASSIC TELEVISION - What recurring SNL character first appeared in a sketch entitled ""Jaws II"" on the Candice Bergen-hosted episode in Season 1 (1975)? NBA RECORDS - What ex-Laker currently holds the NBA record for most career personal fouls? Missed Corrections 153 - Ajax is a Dutch football team, not Spanish. 153 - Warner Brothers does actually not own Movie World, they license their properties to Village Roadshow. 153 - Woodie Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” could be a good hint for Lee’s ocean current question. Round Two PERIODIC TABLE - Which soft, silvery white alkali metal has the atomic number 3? MOVIES - Tromaville, the fictional setting where most Troma Entertainment films take place, is said to be located in which U.S. state? VIDEO GAMES - In Pac-Man, what color is the ghost named Clyde? NHL - What West Division NHL team's home arena was flooded in 1995, causing the only NHL game on record ever to be cancelled due to rain? FAMOUS RACES - What race was started in 1911 by a man named Carl Fischer? WORLD WAR II - Which British prime minister declared war on Germany in 1939, leading Britain into WWII? Rate My Question VIDEO GAMES - What video game, that won the 1996 Game of the Year award, is credited with creating and popularizing the color coded rarity system for in game rewards? Factoid Alert VIDEO GAMES - In 1978, what video game is popularly believed to have caused a shortage of Yen coins in Japan? Final Questions THE VINYL REVIVAL - Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first release, what album sold 246,000 copies in 2019, making it the best selling album on vinyl in a single year since the vinyl revival began in 2007? WORLD WAR II - Against which country did Hitler launch Operation Barbarossa? PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS - Which athlete has appeared on the Wheaties cereal box the most? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 16th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT June 24th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT June 21st, 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – 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 – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including TV Hosts, Classic Television, Band Names, Canada, Shakespeare, History, Pop Music, Colors, Soccer, State Slogans, Sea Creatures, Football Records, Trains, Fast Food Chains, Theme Parks, Menu Items and more! Round One TV HOSTS - Leeza Gibbons was the co-host of what show from 1984 to 2000? CLASSIC TELEVISION - Due to a rights dispute, what series of comedic films produced by Hal Roach would later be re-released to theaters and in television syndication as “The Little Rascals”? BAND NAMES - What British band, that peaked in the 1980's was reportedly named after people being shot or hung in World War II? CANADA - Which Canadian city is Alberta’s most-populous city, and is nicknamed Stampede City and Cowtown due to the ten day rodeo event that takes place there annually? SHAKESPEARE - Which of Shakespeare's plays involves a pound of flesh? HISTORY - Who was Japan's prime minister during World War II? Missed Corrections How to pronounce “D.L. Hughley” by A-A-Ron 152 - Lee and Marc get the details wrong during Skyler's MLK question suss: Charlton Heston was the actor who marched with MLK. Round Two POP MUSIC - What would we call Bell Biv DeVoe if the R&B group was named after its members first names instead of their last? COLORS - What color gets its name from the Urdu word for "soil-colored"? SOCCER - What style of play, made famous by Ajax and Johan Cruyff, involves every outfield player being able to play any position at any given moment? STATE SLOGANS - What state’s famous slogan came from an anti-littering campaign? SEA CREATURES - The Orca, otherwise known as the killer whale, is the world's largest of what type of sea creature? FOOTBALL RECORDS - In 2021, what NFL all-time scoring leader retired after 24 seasons, playing with only 2 teams? Rate My Question TRAINS - America's first steam locomotive lost a race against a horse drawn car due to mechanical failure. What was the name of this iconic engine? FAST FOOD CHAINS - Which “All American” fast food franchise, while owned by Yum! Brands from 2002 to 2011, notably served a competing soda product, despite Yum’s lifetime contract with PepsiCo? Final Questions THEME PARKS - Movie World, Australia's only movie-related theme park is the oldest park worldwide owned by what production company? MENU ITEMS - B.K. Udon is a dish that can be found on Japanese chain Marugame Udon menus in the United States, where B.K. is a substitution for what Japanese word which means “splash”? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT June 10th, 2021 - Quizmania: Pro-Wrestling Trivia - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:00 pm EDT June 21st, 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – 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 – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Skyler (Death By Taco 239) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Wine, Fossils, Celebrities, Oceanography, Sports Records, Snack Inventions, Awards Records, New Jersey Sports, Edible Plants, Human Anatomy, Breakfast Cereals, Fast Food Founders, Eurovision Song Contest, Extremophile Animals, Fast Food Menu Items, Monarchies, Water Creatures and more! Round One WINE - Taken from the latin word for “great, large or big,” a bottle of wine holding 1.5 litres, the equivalent of two regular bottles, is known as what size descriptor? FOSSILS - Founded in 1972, the Lloyd Banks coprolite, is the largest known fossilized what? CELEBRITIES - Martin Luther King's funeral was held at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA where they asked current students to be the ushers. What famous actor was one of those ushers? OCEANOGRAPHY - What large ocean current, which inspired a famous 1899 oil painting by Winslow Homer, influences the climate of the east coast of North America from Florida to Newfoundland, and the west coast of Europe? SPORTS RECORDS - Which sport claims the world record for fastest moving ball? SNACK INVENTIONS - Now reported as false, Richard Montanez claimed he went from being a Frito-Lay janitor to being the inventor of what popular snack in 1992? Missed Corrections 151 - Michael Jackson premiered the Moonwalk at Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in 1983, not the Apollo theater in NYC 151 - Forgot to mention Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne) was also a member of Tinted Windows, he died of complications related to COVID-19 in 2020 151 - Kevin H on Discord: Medulla: "the inner region of an organ or tissue, especially when it is distinguishable from the outer region or cortex (as in a kidney, an adrenal gland, or hair)." Turns out every organ really does have a medulla, @Quizmaster Lee 151 - From Michael K: Not exactly a missed correction, but on the question regarding elephant poo, the reason that triceratops would have such large piles is probably either a. they regularly return to the same spot to poo like llamas and alpacas do or b. their digestive systems are not as efficient as modern mammals, so they have to eat more than elephants do. 150 - From Caitlyn: Y’all, I actually have a self- missed-correction regarding my Tevin Campbell question! I stated that Tevin Campbell got his start as Prince’s back-up singer, but this is most likely not correct. For years I’ve thought this was the case, but upon further research I discovered that while Campbell was considered Prince’s protégé, it was because Prince produced his first solo hit in 1991, “Round and Round.” Round Two AWARDS RECORDS - Edith Head is a woman who has won the most of what award? NEW JERSEY SPORTS - What four professional sports teams (whose names recall tall, fast, evil and energetic imagery, respectively) play their home games in the state of New Jersey? EDIBLE PLANTS - Garlics, onions, shallots, and leeks are all species from what type of plant? HUMAN ANATOMY - Where in the human body is the hyoid bone located? BREAKFAST CEREALS - Based on her grandmother’s recipe of brown sugar and butter served over rice, flavorist Pamela Low developed what breakfast cereal’s flavor coating in the early 1960’s to have a “want-moreishness quality” which remains popular to this day? FAST FOOD FOUNDERS - Known for being quite the hothead, what fast food founder shot and wounded a rival business owner after painting over their advertisements? Rate My Question EUROVISION SONG CONTEST - Competing in the Eurovision Song Contest since 2015 and coming in second place in 2016, the capital city of which country is the furthest in distance from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the hosting city of 2021? EXTREMOPHILE ANIMALS - Beta carotene is a pigment most known for giving carrots their orange color. This pigment is also found in diatoms which are small algae surrounded in glass “houses”. What extremophile animal relies on their consumption of diatoms to retain their bright coloration? Final Questions FAST FOOD MENU ITEMS - John Richard Simplot, also known as J.R. Simplot, was an American entrepreneur and businessman best known as the founder and creator of what fast food menu item? MONARCHIES - Now headed by Queen Margrethe II, what country features the oldest monarchy in Europe, founded by Viking King Gorm the Old in 935, whose conquest is celebrated on the Jelling stones? WATER CREATURES - Physalia and Blue-bottle are alternative names for what water creature? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 2nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Meagquiz #131 on Twitch - 8:00 pm EST June 10th, 2021 - Quizmania: Pro-Wrestling Trivia - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:00 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. Proverbial Lightkeeper Nabeel Proverbial Lightkeeper Patrick Team Captain Jenny (Formerly a ProvLt) Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Jenny, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – 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 – 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: Skyler Denison.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Sadie to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Lyrics, Computer Lingo, Household Items, Human Anatomy, Classic Television, Condiments, Capital Cities, Herpetology, Stand-Up Comedy, Baseball, American Behavior, Pop Culture, Animals, Inventions, Bowling and more! Round One LYRICS - "I want to sell what you're buying, I wanna feel on your ass in Hawaii, I want that jet lag from fuckin' and flyin', Shoot a child in your mouth while I'm ridin'" are lyrics to a top 10 song by who? COMPUTER LINGO - What kind of floppy disk drive was introduced in 1994 by Iomega and boasted 100MB of storage per disk? HOUSEHOLD ITEMS - What household item were originally called "Baby Gays"? HUMAN ANATOMY - In what organ of the human body would you find "The Loops of Henley"? CLASSIC TELEVISION - Mario Lopez, Eric Balfour, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Fergie were cast members on what musical children's TV show, which ran for 9 seasons beginning in 1984? HUMAN ANATOMY - Which part of your body secretes about 1/4 cup of liquid each day? Missed Corrections 149 - Michael Jackson was still with the Jackson 5 when Blame It On The Boogie was released in 1979. 150 - Frank Sinatra is considered to be a “Classic Hollywood” actor. Lionel Barrymore was born Lionel Blythe. Clark Gable is not a fictitious name. John Wayne’s real name is Marion Robert Morrison. Round Two HUMAN ANATOMY - Which part of your body secretes about 1/4 cup of liquid each day? RUSSIAN LANGUAGE - Smetana is the Russian term for what popular condiment? CAPITAL CITIES - Vilnius is the capital of what Baltic-area European country? HERPETOLOGY - According to experts in the field, at least half of all snakebite victims have what in common? STAND-UP COMEDY - Who were the four stand-up comedians featured in the 2000 Spike Lee movie The Kings of Comedy? Rate My Question POP MUSIC - With a music career spanning 29 years to date, what pop band has a member who also had a musical side project called Tinted Windows with members from Smashing Pumpkins and Cheap Trick and also developed a beer that is named after their most popular song? Final Questions POP MUSIC - With a music career spanning 29 years to date, what pop band has a member who also had a musical side project called Tinted Windows with members from Smashing Pumpkins and Cheap Trick and also developed a beer that is named after their most popular song? ANIMALS - What critter regularly makes a seven gallon poop pile? INVENTIONS - Dulcimer was the codename for what invention released in 2001? BOWLING - Inspiring the name of a popular candy, what historical lawn game is a target sport from which the modern sport of bowling is descended? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST May 27th, 2021 - Quizmania: Pro-Wrestling Trivia - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:00 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. Welcome: Proverbial Lightkeeper Nabeel Proverbial Lightkeeper Patrick Team Captain Jenny Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Sadie.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne and Seth to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge All Rate My Question quiz with topics including Theme Parks, Ancient Egypt, Film Adaptations, Also Known As…, Baseball, Military History, Capital Cities, Fake Pop Stars, U.S. Geography, Movie Plot Details, Public Freakouts, Romantic Comedies, Movie Mashups and more! Round One THEME PARKS - Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2020, this amusement park features a record 71 rides and is considered the second oldest in the U.S. ANCIENT EGYPT - Pharaoh Amenhotep IV, who was King Tutankhamun's father, changed his name to what name, which means "devoted to Aten", the Egyptian sun god? FILM ADAPTATIONS - Director Scott Derrickson has been hired to adapt and direct Stephen King's The Breathing Method. If completed, this movie will be the final of the four dramatic novellas from the book Different Seasons to become a motion picture. What were the titles of the other three films? ALSO KNOWN AS… - The character name shared by John Cleese in the film A Fish Called Wanda and Richard Chamberlain in a guest appearance on the television series Leverage, Archie Leach, is the real name of what classic Hollywood leading man? BASEBALL - Which MLB Hall of Famer is the only player to have 3 Immaculate Innings credited to his name? MILITARY HISTORY - After the Peloponnesian War, Sparta was defeated by the city-state of Thebes with a corps d’elite named the Sacred Band. What was unique about the composition of this group of 300 soldiers? Missed Corrections It’s “fremdscham” not “frendsham”. - E Rock Feedback on Flick by Lee. Round Two CAPITAL CITIES - Which Asian capital city is an anagram of its former capital city? FAKE POP STARS - R&B Recording artist Tevin Campbell got his start as a backup singer for Prince, but made a name for himself by lending his voice as a fictional pop sensation in what animated movie? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - Which US State has the least change in elevation between its highest point and lowest point? MOVIES - What is the vocation of John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, played by Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn respectively? PUBLIC FREAKOUTS - Lead singer Steve Harwell of Smash Mouth notoriously lost his cool when the crowd at the Taste of Fort Collins event threw what edible item on stage? Factoid Alert ARTISTS - Comedian Phil Hartman is often erroneously credited with designing the cover art of Steely Dan’s album Aja. Final Questions ROMANTIC COMEDIES - When the two main characters first meet in the 1990 film, Pretty Woman, Richard Gere is struggling to drive a car, and Julia Roberts later says it "corners like it's on rails." What type of car is it? (Make & Model) MOVIE MASHUPS - Create a portmanteau out of two movie titles based on their mashed up synopsis: Robert De Niro is a middleweight boxer with a bad temper, who joins Tim Robbins and Kevin Costner to play for the Bulls minor league baseball team. Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST May 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Kyle Anne and Seth.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dallas (We Do Stuff) and Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Menu Items, Box Office Records, Technology, German and French Language, Military Operations, Volcanoes, Boy Bands, Periodic Table, Movie Characters, 90’s Music and more! Round One ALSO KNOWN AS - What popular figure was born Agnese Gonxhe Bojaxhiu? MENU ITEMS - What popular menu item was invented by maître d’ Ignacio Anaya in the early 1940’s at a restaurant called the Victory Club in Piedras Negras, Mexico? BOX OFFICE RECORDS - Grossing over $206 million, what is the highest grossing domestic film of 2020? TECHNOLOGY - A "new unit of time" which is 1/705,600,00th of a second for sound and video editing called a "flick" was developed by what company (a subsidiary of Facebook)? GERMAN LANGUAGE - Frendsham is a German word that describes what vicarious experience? MILITARY OPERATIONS - What is the name of the infamous British deception operation that drew the Axis forces away from Sicily, allowing the Allied forces to invade that shares a name with a holiday dessert? Missed Corrections Details on Strom Thurmond’s Senate record. The Lion King came out in 1994, not 1993. Round Two VOLCANOES - Nicknamed “The Lighthouse of the Mediterranean” due to thousands of years of nearly constant eruption, which of three active volcanoes in Italy shares its name with a kind of Italian turnover? FRENCH LANGUAGE - Originally a French portmanteau of the words for shoe and boot, what word means to willfully destroy? BOY BANDS - "I've seen the lightning leave me / I've changed my life completely / My baby just can't her eyes off me" are lyrics of a 1978 song by what band? TECHNOLOGY - In what decade was the first commercially available 3D printer sold? PERIODIC TABLE - The word Plumbus is associated with what chemical element? ACTOR MUSICIANS - What actress and talk show host formed and fronted the metal band Wicked Wisdom with her husband being the executive producer on the band's self-titled album released in 2006? Final Questions WORLD WAR II TECHNOLOGY - The cavity magnetron was part of what World War II technology whose disinformation propaganda was used to mask its capabilities, leading directly to a common misconception about a vegetable health benefit? MOVIE CHARACTERS - Val McKee is the main character of what horror comedy movie released in the early 90's? 90’s MUSIC - What lead single for 1994’s Reality Bytes became the first ever to hit #1 on the Billboard charts by an artist who wasn't signed to a major label? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST May 12th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Dallas and Kyle Anne.
Episode 148: Gas Mountain

Episode 148: Gas Mountain

2021-05-0301:50:55

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Glenn (aka GrandtasticGlenn) and Allison (aka Apple30309) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Botany, Medical Terms, Band Member Replacements, Global Politics, Mascots, Mountain Ranges, Doctor Who, Folklore, The Elder Scrolls, Geography, 90’s Wrestling, Biology, Secret Societies, Sporting Events and more! Round One BOTANY - Popularly used for flavoring, what kind of orchid is the only used for food production? MEDICAL TERMS - Keratitis is the medical name for the swelling of what part of the body? HERBOLOGY - An herb used in Greek Mythology by Achilles on wounded soldiers, achillea millefolium is more commonly known as what? BAND MEMBER REPLACEMENTS - For their 2018 album The Now Now, Gorillaz temporarily replaced their villainous bassist Murdock with another villainous character from what Cartoon Network series? GLOBAL POLITICS - The National Diet is the bicameral legislature of what Asian country? OLYMPIC ATHLETES - Balbir Singh was a three-time olympic medal winner in which sport? CARTOON MASCOTS - Reddy is a cartoon character that served as a corporate spokesman for what industry? Missed Corrections Details on Strom Thurmond’s Senate record. The Lion King came out in 1994, not 1993. Round Two MOUNTAIN RANGES - What mountain range that shares a name with a mighty Greek titan stretches through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia? DOCTOR WHO - The Doctor Who episode "The Unicorn and the Wasp" is based on the real-life 10 days long disappearance and subsequent reappearance of which famous British mystery author in 1926? FOLKLORE - According to Japanese folklore, the image of a rabbit living on the moon can be seen making what traditional food item? THE ELDER SCROLLS - Named after the planet in which The Elder Scrolls games takes place, which plant emits a ringing noise that glows? GEOGRAPHY - What is the fifth largest continent? 90’s WRESTLING - At Wrestlemania 8 in 1992, who became the first wrestler in WWE to kick out of a pin attempt following a Hulk Hogan leg drop? Rate My Question BAND MASCOTS - What band mascot was made from referencing a photo from Time Magazine, of a dead soldier’s head attached to a tank? - submitted by Quizdaddy Kyle Final Questions BIOLOGY - An involuntary reaction to fear, horripilation is more commonly known as what? CHARACTER ORIGINS - The character Pee-Wee Herman was created and developed by Paul Reubens by what former SNL and sitcom star during their time together at The Groundlings improv comedy troupe? SECRET SOCIETIES - Which conservative U.S. political figure who died in 2016, spent his final days with members of The International Order of St. Hubertus, a secret society founded in 1695? SPORTING EVENTS - The 1985 world championship for which sport is known as "The Black Ball Final"? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST May 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Allison and Glenn.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Mythology, Types of Dance, Fast Food, Disney, Winemaking, Prolific Actors, Rodeo Cowboys, Sports Terminology, Emmy Awards, Grammy Winners, Video Games, 90’s Music, Movies, Metal Heads and more! Round One MYTHOLOGY - In mythology, Brontes, Steropes and Arges are all known as what? TYPES OF DANCE - What kind of creature performs a figure eight movement called the Waggle Dance? FAST FOOD - As revealed in a viral TokTok video, you can order an entire birthday cake at the drive-thru window of what fast food restaurant? WINEMAKING - What four letter word, beginning for the letter M, is the name of grape juice before or during fermentation in winemaking? PROLIFIC ACTORS - What actor has played the highest number of distinct comic book characters in feature length films? RODEO COWBOYS - Which actor became a tournament winning rider in the rodeo circuit after his public and humiliating break-up with Julia Roberts? Missed Corrections Kevin wrote in to tell us when HTTPS was developed The origin of the Cleveland Brownie Manu corrects our pronunciation of Iroqouis and some info on Amelia Earhart. Round Two SPORTS TERMINOLOGY - What is the technical term for the line that the player must stand behind when throwing darts? EMMY AWARDS - Mel Brooks won three Emmy Awards for portraying the character of Uncle Phil as a guest actor on what 90’s sitcom? CONGRESSIONAL AGE GAPS - Who are the oldest and youngest members currently serving in the U.S. Senate? GRAMMY WINNERS - What singer and musician accepted the 2021 Grammy award for Best R&B album of the year, marking their 12th total? VIDEO GAMES - Square, the video game company previously known as Squaresoft, released which horror RPG in 1998 (the first Square game to be rated M for Mature)? 90’s MUSIC - Inspired by a visit to the Soviet Union, what 1991 power ballad holds the record for best-selling single by a German artist? MOVIE RELEASE DATES - Legwarmers quickly became a fashion fad thanks to the film Flashdance which was released in what year? FILMMAKING JARGON - The simultaneous use of purple, pink and blue light, often used in nightclubs as well as studio lighting in film and television, is known as what? Rate My Question What game was banned in NYC in the early 1940's until 1976, for being classified as a game of chance, because then Mayor LaGuardia argued that games of chance were a form of gambling. What phrase, similar to a word meaning bread, is used when a ship or aircraft encounters an emergency that has no immediate danger to anyone’s life or the vessel itself and is less severe than a mayday call? Final Questions METAL HEADS - George Fisher, a master of the crane game machine who in his spare time clears out as many of them as he can so he can donate the toys he wins to hospitals and charities, is better known for being the lead singer of which metal band? FICTIONAL CHARACTERS - What famous fictional sailor was featured in animated films in 1935, 1936, 1993 and 2000? DISNEY - Of the thirteen official Disney princesses, which is the only who has violet eyes? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 28th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Tommy Scott of The Electric Mud to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Music, 90’s Movies, Cars, Movie Cameos, Islam, Academia, Tragedies, Common Phrases, Celebrity Aliases, Famous Battles, Soda Flavors, NFL Mascots, 2000’s R&B, U.S. Geography, Physics, Fashion, Celebrity Sex Tapes and more! Round One 80’s MUSIC - The Cure singer Robert Smith can be heard whispering what titular Frank Sinatra lyric during the instrumental break following the second chorus of Lovesong? 90’s MOVIES - What 1995 movie finds a character ordering pizza on the website pizza.net? CARS - Described as "dangerous" from the higher-ups from the automaker, what kind of car was actor Paul Walker riding in during a fiery fatal 2013 accident? MOVIE CAMEOS - In a blink and you'll miss it moment, who was cast as author-turned-political candidate Upton Sinclair in 2020’s Mank for their “reputation for factual presentations”? ISLAM - Ramadan is what number month in the Islamic calendar? ACADEMIA - Established in 1903, the Rhodes scholarship is the oldest graduate scholarship in the world and is a postgraduate award for students to study at what school? Missed Corrections Tommy’s Pete & Pete theme beef, a call from Aaron, notes on cheating from Manu, and more. Round Two TRAGEDIES - In what decade did the plane carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper crash? COMMON PHRASES - What actor, stand-up comedian and former MTV VJ is credited with coining the phrase "booty call"? CELEBRITY ALIASES - After the 2014 Sony email leaks, it was discovered the aliases Johnny Madrid and Harry Lauder were used by which A-list celebrities when booking hotels and making reservations? FAMOUS BATTLES - The Mayaguez Incident was the final battle of which war? SODA FLAVORS - The original Faygo flavors Fruit Punch, Strawberry and Grape were based on Feigenson family recipes of what foodstuff? NFL MASCOTS - Gumbo the Dog is the name of one of two mascots for which NFL team? Factoid Alert 2000’s R&B - What production duo is said to be responsible for 43% of the songs played on US radio & 20% on British radio? Final Questions U.S. GEOGRAPHY - St. Paul is the capital of which U.S. state? PHYSICS - Laser, as used in laser beam or laser pointer, is an acronym for what expression? CELEBRITY SEX TAPES - Which member of Motley Crue made a sex tape with Janine Lindemulder? FASHION - What thin cotton fabric used in summer suits takes its name from the Persian words for milk and sugar? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 19th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Tommy Scott.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by horn players Amanda (Saxophone) and Aaron (Trombone) of the Bargain Bin Heroes and The Freecoasters to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Movies, Biology, Video Games, History, Television, Italian Culture, Food, Business and more! Round One PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION - The Biddle Exam is given to people looking to get into what profession? 80's MOVIES - What 1968 book by Peter S. Beagle was later adapted into a film of the same name that features Angela Lansbury's first ever voice acting role in an animated feature film? BIOLOGY - In what area of your body would you find your epiglottis? VIDEO GAME SOUNDTRACKS - According to some developers behind Sonic the Hedgehog 3, what American pop musician composed portions of the soundtrack but left the project and left uncredited? SCOTTISH HISTORY - Scotland's Disgrace, Edinburgh's Folly, Scotland's Pride and Poverty, and Edinburgh's Shame are all names given to the country's attempt to replicate which iconic structure in 1826 and abandoned in 1829? VIDEO GAME CONSOLES - What android-based video game console was crowdfunded via Kickstarter in 2012, raising $8.5 million, making it one of the highest earning projects in crowdfunding history? Missed Corrections More info on The Parthenon Pinnochio means Pine Eye (not Pine Head). - Amanda Round Two 80's MUSIC - Thomas Robertson, who in his early career played synthesizer on Foreigner’s “Urgent” and other hits, would later have a successful solo career under what stage name? PRESIDENTIAL BODYGUARDS - What martial artist was asked by Richard Nixon if he would like to be his personal bodyguard? TELEVISION - What American children's game show involved the winning team advancing to a final round called "The Video Zone" where the contestants appeared to be in a video game? ITALIAN CULTURE - According to traditional Italian belief, what known beverage should never be consumed in the afternoon? FOOD SCIENCE - What brand name product commonly found in the grocery store comes with its own susceptor for preparation? SERIAL KILLERS - What kind of dog did David Berkowitz say told him it "demanded the blood of pretty young girls"? Rate My Question DISNEY - Aside from the long closure due to COVID, how many times has Disneyland been closed for at least a full day? Partial day closures do not count for this question. - submitted by Lisa (whiskytangodc) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Does the U.S. Constitution specifically require that juries must have exactly twelve jurors? - submitted by Michael Thomas, Oak Park, IL Final Questions PHYSICAL FITNESS - If you are doing Fartlek training, what physical activity are you participating in? TECH ENTREPRENEURS - What famous entrepreneur was a tester for the original development of the game Breakout? FOOD ORIGINS - In what country was pepperoni invented? INDIAN FOOD - If you order murgh from an Indian restaurant, what meat are you ordering? COMPUTER GAMES - According to records of Minneapolis' Bryant Junior High school, it's likely that which music icon was one of a small group of students who played the first version of The Oregon Trail, developed by history teacher Don Rawitsch for his history class in 1971? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 12th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Team Captains Kristin and Fletcher to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Bartending, Appetizers, Computer Technology, Book Authors, Directorial Debuts, Capital Cities, 90’s Music, Dinosaurs, History, Artworks, Geography, 80’s Cartoons, Landmarks, Hit Songs, State Mottos, Toy History, Inventions, Psychology and more! Round One BARTENDING - "Very Pretty Older Chick" is a mnemonic device used to remember the ingredients of what cocktail? APPETIZERS - Which popular appetizer in Southern cuisine has its roots in ancient Rome, where it was the traditional first course? COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY - Bill English and Douglas Englebert are credited with building the first of what piece of computer technology? BOOK AUTHORS - Who wrote such Children's books as "A Chocolate Moose for Dinner" and "Pondlarker"? DIRECTORIAL DEBUTS - The movie Hard Target starring Jean Claude Van Damme was the U.S. directorial debut of who? CAPITAL CITIES - What Asian capital city's name literally translates to "capital city"? 90’S MUSIC - What 1998 hit R&B duet was the first #1 hit for each singer and was thematically inspired by a 1982 duet by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson? Round Two DINOSAURS - Regaliceratops peterhewsi, a new species of dinosaur discovered in 2015, was nicknamed after which comic book character (due it's features and difficulty in excavation)? HISTORY - How many months are there in the Ethiopian and Egyptian Coptic calendars? ARTWORKS - What is the name of Frida Kahlo's first self-portrait? GEOGRAPHY - Within which country can two other independent countries be found? 80’s CARTOONS - What 80’s musical cartoon featured characters with surnames borrowed from real-life physicists Stephen Benton, Emmett Leith and Dennis Gabor? LANDMARKS - Which country in the world has the most pyramids? Rate My Question HIT SONGS - What song is playing backwards in the audio clip? - submitted by Dallas Final Questions STATE MOTTOS - What is Wisconsin's state motto? TOY HISTORY - Hasbro used toys from what two Japanese toy lines to make up the majority of the initial release of the Transformers toy line? INVENTIONS - Wanha Herra, also known as The Old Gentleman, is the world's oldest surviving what? PSYCHOLOGY - According to a 2015 CNN article, based on a 1960's study, what are the two innate fears that babies are born with? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Fletcher and Kristin.
The Next Generation

The Next Generation

2021-04-0127:25

After nearly three years of KnowNo, Quizmasters Lee and Marc are stepping down from the podcast. New show hosts Elliot, Amelia and Wilson meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pokémon, Gravity Falls, Space, Animals, History and more! Round One POKÉMON - What is the name of the Pokémon that sings a lullaby and puts your Pokémon to sleep? NATURE - What is the design pattern on the back of a turtle's shell called? GRAVITY FALLS - In Gravity Falls, What does Bill Cipher's laugh sound like? GRAVITY FALLS - In Gravity Falls, what is Grunkle Stan's long lost brother's name? SPACE - What is Saturn's largest moon? SPACE - How many planets are in our solar system? CATS - Bombay cats were bred to look like what big cat? SPACE - What year did Pluto become a dwarf planet? Rate My Question MATERIALS - What glittery material was invented by Henry Ruschmann in 1934? Final Questions SPACE - What is the hottest kind of star? ANIMALS - What is the most dangerous spider? HISTORY - Which city was famously destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Episode 143: Giddy Up

Episode 143: Giddy Up

2021-03-2901:16:08

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Star Wars, Lesser Famous Roles, April Fool’s Day Origins, Marine Biology, Sharks, NPR, Hockey Lingo, Famous Landmarks, Taco Bell, Fields of Study, Disaster, Radio Prank Calls, Famous Samples, Discontinued Toys, War Dogs, Street Fighter: The Movie and more! Round One STAR WARS - According to Wookiepedia, the Star Wars wiki, what name was given to the "upbeat, swinging genre of music" most notably performed in the Cantina scene? LESSER FAMOUS ROLES - Jessica Walter, known for portraying Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development, portrayed what character on an early 90’s sitcom that was executive produced by Brian Henson? APRIL FOOL’S DAY ORIGINS - April Fool's Day has its origins in France when they switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar and it became tradition to mock people who still thought April 1st was what holiday? MARINE BIOLOGY - What marine invertebrate is alternatively called an asteroid, taken from its class asteroidea? SHARKS - Sharks are classified as elasmobranchs, meaning they are made mostly of what? NPR - In a 1992 April Fool's Joke, NPR ran a spot starring an actor impersonating which former president, saying he was "running for president again?" Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Kevin Hunt points out that the volcano Kilauea has been actively erupting since 1983, so the answer to Max’s question should technically be Hawaii. Round Two HOCKEY LINGO - Taken from times before the introduction of the Zamboni, what is the trash talk term for a loser in hockey? FAMOUS LANDMARKS - What landmark is sometimes referred to as the Shrine of Democracy? TACO BELL - In a 1996 April Fool's Day joke, Taco Bell announced that they would purchasing what historical item and would rename it after the fast food chain? FIELDS OF STUDY - Carcinology is the study of what? DISASTERS - The Seveso disaster, an industrial accident that occured on July 10, 1976, in a small chemical manufacturing plant, happened in what country? RADIO PRANK CALLS - In a 2003 April Fool's Day joke, a couple of Miami-based radio DJ's impersonated Hugo Chavez and successfully got through to what famous politician? Rate My Question FAMOUS SAMPLES - Considered the most sampled piece of music in history, used by musicians such as Slipknot, N.W.A., Bowie, and Skrillex, what is the name of this iconic drum break? Final Questions DISCONTINUED TOYS - Despite only being on the market for six months, the Magic Earring Ken doll was Mattel's best-selling Ken doll in history but was discontinued for having what controversial accessory? WAR DOGS - What dogs were referred to as Liberty Hounds during World War I? STREET FIGHTER: THE MOVIE - In the opening of Street Fighter, what Disney character's scream is heard when Bison throws an AN forces member off a platform? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 29th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 31st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Max and Dan from the Doubled Feature podcast to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 90’s Movies, Vocabulary, NBA, Car Laws, Volcanic Events, Authors, Award Winners, Children’s Game Shows and more! Round One EARLY 90’s ACTION MOVIES - John Lithgow plays thief Eric Qualen in which 1993 Sylvester Stallone film that also features Janine Turner and Michael Rooker? VOCABULARY - What profession would require you to wear a toque blanche? 90’s MOVIES - Which American director, whose brother has a cameo in the movie Hard Target, was brought in by Universal to oversee the shoot and possibly replace director John Woo due to his limited English? HOTTIE OF THE WEEK - Originally off of 1978's All Mixed Up, what song is playing when Phoebe Cates takes off her top while exiting the pool in Fast Times At Ridgemont High? NBA - How many NBA teams do not represent a city? VOLCANIC EVENTS - According to the Smithsonian Institute, where in the United States was the most recent volcanic eruption? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes When trying to suss the occult bird behavoir question from episode 141, Marc was actually close with his guess of Ornomancy, but Ornithomancy would have been better. Still, that would be the greek term (not Roman). Saroote writes in to tell us “There is a double birdie in golf but it is better known as an eagle. They are synonymous. Similarly for a double eagle and condor.” Round Two CAR LAWS - Twenty states including Florida, Kansas, South Carolina, New Mexico, and Ohio don't require cars to have what? SCIENCE DEMONSTRATIONS - What is the name of the elephant that Thomas Edison famously executed in a move to prove that alternating current was dangerous? 90’s MOVIES - In Last Action Hero, who previously owned the golden ticket Danny uses to see a preview of the new Jack Slater movie? AWARD WINNERS - The Pritzker Prize which has been awarded to the likes of Norman Foster, Fumihiko Maki, and Richard Rogers is given for what? AUTHORS - What author's famous poet husband claimed to have seen his own doppelganger a few weeks before his famous drowning? SONGS THAT ARE ALSO THE MOVIE TITLES - Which Phil Collins song, featured in the movie of the same name, was nominated for an Academy Award in 1985? Rate My Question CHILDREN’S GAME SHOWS - In the classic children's game show "Legends of the Hidden Temple", what two animals are associated with the colour "silver"? TECHNICAL TERMS - The first recorded use of the word 'bug' to describe an error or glitch in hardware was made by what Businessman and famous Florida resident? Final Questions CONSPIRACY THEORIES - Getting its name from a town in New York, what is the name for the conspiracy theory that the U.S. government is or has secretly tested time travel? BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO - What U.S. state is home to the last Blockbuster video rental store? JAMES BOND MOVIES - Yaphet Kotto played the main villain Mr. Big in which James Bond movie? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 24th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Episode 141: Struthio

Episode 141: Struthio

2021-03-1502:07:42

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Anthony and Stevie from the We Have Issues podcast to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Band Logos, Merchandising, Sports Rules, Famous Battles, The Occult, British History, Idioms, Board Games, Animals of Africa, The Lost Boys, Ostriches and more! Round One BAND LOGOS - What alt-rock band, headed by singer Ed Roland, used a modified Sweeney Todd logo on the cover of its 1993 debut album? MERCHANDISING - Debuting in 1919, which was the first cartoon character to be mass-merchandised? THE LOST BOYS - Within the film The Lost Boys, what word is said the most? OSTRICHES - Over how many feet can a male ostrich reach (on record)? EASTER CANDY - What popular Easter time candy originally took 27 hours to create before being bought by the candy company Just Born in 1953? IG NOBLE PRIZES - The 2004 Ig Noble prize for biology was awarded to a group of scientists for discovering that herrings communicate by doing what? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes During the Milk teeth suss, I said Deerhunter had a milk record...I was thinking of the band Dearhoof, who has an album titled ‘Milk Man’ Round Two SPORTS RULES - In golf, making a Hole-in-One on a Par Five is known as what? FAMOUS BATTLES - For which battle did Washington famously cross the Delaware River? OSTRICHES- What is the average top speed of an ostrich? THE LOST BOYS - Having impressed the famous composer with his use of music in The Lost Boys, Joel Schumacher was hired to direct what adaptation for that composer? THE OCCULT - Used to pick the site where Rome would be founded, what is the term for the ancient practice of interpreting omens from the behavior of birds? BRITISH HISTORY - Who was the United Kingdom's youngest Prime Minister since 1812? Rate My Question IDIOMS - In organized crime, informants are symbolized by a kind of song bird? Final Questions THE LOST BOYS - Despite being about vampires, The Lost Boys was filmed in what city whose name means 'Holy Cross'? OSTRICHES - In MegaMan X2, what is the name of the Ostrich maverick (sharing part of its name with a guitar effects pedal)? BOARD GAMES - Sternhalma is a strategy board game for us to six players of German origin better known by what name? ANIMALS OF AFRICA - Struthio Camelus is the scientific name for what African animal? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 15th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 17th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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 – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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."
Episode 140: Milk Teeth

Episode 140: Milk Teeth

2021-03-0801:12:43

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Literature, Rock and Roll, The Bible, Famous Lawsuits, Fight Club, Babies, Pirates, Robocop, Not Live Songs, Rap Lyrics, Reading Habits, Hamilton, Reading Habits, Automobile Firsts, Scientists, Animal Farm, Etymology and more! Round One SCI-FI - In the sci-fi classic I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, what is the first law of robotics? ROCK AND ROLL - What pianist singer songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, had 11 top ten hits between 1955 and 1960, and was cited by Elvis Presley as "the real King of Rock and Roll?" THE BIBLE - As detailed in the King James version of the Bible, what is the second commandment? FAMOUS LAWSUITS - Michael VanDerVeen, who represented Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, also represented a man who claimed to have been served a fried rat at what fast food establishment? FIGHT CLUB - What is the third rule of Fight Club? BABIES - How many baby teeth (or milk teeth) are most people born with? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Stephen Crane wrote The Red Badge of Courage (not William Faulkner). Chuck Edward writers in to correct the answer to his RMQ from episode #139. Aaron Dyer corrects our phonetic alphabet usage. Notes on “OK” origin. Round Two PIRATES - Captain Henry Morgan, a famous pirate and namesake of a band of rum, was knighted in 1674 and became the lieutenant governor of what Caribbean country until his death in 1688? ROBOCOP - Unbeknownst to himself upon activation, what is Robocop’s fourth prime directive? NOT LIVE SONGS - Concert sounds for a 1972 show in London, as well as whistles from a concert in Vancouver, British Columbia, were used to create a live ambiance for what song, released in 1974? RAP LYRICS - What is the Notorious B.I.G.’s fifth crack commandment? READING HABITS - According to a 2019 Marist Poll, what was the reigning champion for most annoying word for over a decade? HAMILTON - In the popular musical, what is Hamilton’s sixth duel commandment? READING HABITS - At 10 hours and 42 minutes a week, what country spends the most time reading? Rate My Question AUTOMOBILE FIRSTS - With patents independently granted to John W. Hetrick and Walter Linderer less than three months apart in 1953, what automobile safety feature first became standard on the 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo? SCIENTISTS - Which famous English physician, who shares the name of a character from Game of Thrones, tracked a London outbreak of cholera in 1854, and is considered a founder of modern epidemiology (the study of the distribution/patterns of disease)? Final Questions ANIMAL FARM - What is the seventh and final rule of Animal Farm (in its amended form)? ETYMOLOGY - The word cubicle is derived from the latin word 'cubiculum' which means what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 8th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Elyse and Seth to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Snubs, Successful Non-Singles, Band Members, Astrology, Marine Science, TV Theme Songs, Inventors, Famous Athletes, Wine, Ancient Rome, Insult Etymology, Business Names, Dogs, Famous Quotes, Vegas Games, Insane Geography and more! Round One FAMOUS SNUBS - Author William Faulkner refused an invitation to dinner at the White House from what President, remarking "Why that's a hundred miles away; that's a long way to go just to eat"? SUCCESSFUL NON-SINGLES - “Till I Collapse”, a 2002 song that in 2021 became the first non-single to accumulate 1 billion streams on Spotify, is credited to who? BAND MEMBERS - What are the names of all five of The Traveling Wilburys? ASTROLOGY - What astrological sign, the tenth of the zodiac, is also known as the “Sea Goat”? MARINE SCIENCE - What masculine first name is also the zoological term for a fish's genitalia when it contains semen? TV THEME SONGS - “Temptation Sensation” by Heinz Kiessling is the theme song to what sitcom which holds the record for longest-running live-action sitcom in television history? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Alex Patton writes in to school us on blood types. Round Two DISTINGUISHED INVESTORS UNDISTINGUISHED INVENTORS - Sir Paul McCartney was the first investor for the world's first what, invented and patented by Kane Kramer in 1979? FAMOUS ATHLETES - What tennis player was Sports Illustrated's first female sports person of the year? WINE - Also known as "skin-contact white wine", what's the term for white wine where the skins are not removed and stay in contact with the juice for days, weeks, or even months? ANCIENT ROME - The cloaca maxima, part of ancient Rome, served what purpose? INSULT ETYMOLOGY - What insult, popularized by Beavis and Butt-Head, was originally cowboy slang for any hard fall (especially one taken from a horse)? BUSINESS NAMES - Confinity was the initial name of what website when it was established in 1998? Rate My Question BIG 10 SCHOOLS - What public Big 10 University holds the record for the most Academic All-Americans all time for a Division I school, with 340 honorees? ETYMOLOGY - What does the everyday word 'OK' stand for? Final Questions DOGS - The Shiba Inu, the Chow Chow, the Korean Jindo, the Icelandic Sheepdog and the Norwegian Elkhound are all descendants from what type of dog, often characterized by pointy ears, a double coat and a tail that curls over the dog's back? FAMOUS QUOTES - First spoken by this Carribean orator, who said "emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds?" VEGAS GAMES - What is the sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel? INSANE GEOGRAPHY - Vulcan Point, an island located within Main Crater Lake on Volcano Island (which is itself located in Lake Taal on the island of Luzon) is part of what country? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 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: Elyse and Seth.
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."
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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.

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