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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 Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including NBA, Olympic Athletes, Defense Attorney, French Language, Nuclear Energy, Caribbean Food, Method Actors, Geography, Video Games, Movie Antagonists, Food, Smurfs, Music and more! Round One NBA - What is the only NBA team to have all players choose the same message for their jersey for the 2020 season? OLYMPIC ATHLETES - Athlete and smuggler Reg Spiers is known for shipping what in 1964 from England to his native Australia in a box labeled “cans of paint”? DEFENSE ATTORNEY - What criminal defense attorney was known for representing Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Patty Hearst, for her bank robberies after being kidnapped, as well being part of O.J. Simpson's dream team at his murder trial in 1994? FRENCH LANGUAGE - Once meaning “idiot”, or “nincompoop” in French slang, the word cornichon would refer to what charcuterie board item? NUCLEAR ENERGY - As of 2020 this year, which European country got 75% of its electricity from nuclear power, the most of every country? CARRIBEAN FOOD - What Jamaican dish typically involves seafood, plantains, yam, tomato and onion stewed in coconut milk? Round Two METHOD ACTORS - What actor typically picks a different cologne for each character, but opted for baby oil during filming of Furious 7, where makeup artists were also instructed to not to “remove any sweat”? GEOGRAPHY - Algeria became the largest country in Africa as of 2011 when what country became divided into two? VIDEO GAMES - Legends, Battle Network and Star Force are all spin-offs of what popular video game series that began in 1987 and was developed by Capcom? MOVIE ANTAGONISTS - Amon Goeth is one of the main antagonists in what movie? FOOD - What fish was the most popular sushi ingredient in Japan for the sixth year in a row according to a 2017 survey done by a leading Japanese seafood company? Rate My Question SMURFS - What is the system of measurement used for the height of a smurf? ANIMALS - The snood is a distinctive caruncle--a fleshy outgrowth--unique to what creature? - submitted by Evan Final Questions MUSIC - What band was known for using a large P.A. system known as the “Wall of Sound” starting in 1974? MUSIC - McKinley Morganfield, who would inspire bands such as the Rolling Stones, Cream and Fleetwood Mac with his "screaming guitar and howling piano" on a 1956 tour of England was known professionally by what name? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 17th, 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 – 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, Shaun, 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: Kyle Anne.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by singer-songwriter Kyle Anne, to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Classic Movies, Classic Rock, Debut Singles, Current Events, Dungeons & Dragons, Explorers, Board Games, Literature, Philosophy, Physics, Boards Games, Hip-Hop Artists, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Drugs and more! Thanks to our Patreon supporters for helping select some of our topics for this episode. Round One CLASSIC MOVIES - Sam Spade is the lead character in what 1930 novel that became a successful 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor? CLASSIC ROCK - What Beatles song is referenced by backing singers at the end of "Young Americans" by David Bowie? DEBUT SINGLES - “As Tears Go By” was the 1964 debut single of what singer of pop, rock and jazz whose voice went through a mid-career transformation due to severe laryngitis? CURRENT EVENTS - A video of what Cameroonian-American doctor was retweeted by Donald and Donald Trump Jr. claiming that hydroxychloroquine could be used to treat COVID-19 before being deleted by Twitter, Facebook and YouTube? DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - Illithids are creatures in Dungeons & Dragons better known by what common name? EXPLORERS - What famous explorer mistook the Sumatran Rhinoceros to be a unicorn in the late 1200’s? Missed Corrections/Know Notes Sara writes in to mention the sexist medical term “hysteria” (mentioned in episode 113). Kevin corrects our syllable count of the word ‘Jewelry’ from episode 114 (3, not 2.) KnowNote from new Team Captain Lydia (LDags). Round Two LITERATURE - Walden, written by Henry David Thoreau details his experiences living in a cabin he built living in a year for two years, two months and two days by Walden Pond in what state? PHILOSOPHY - What French philosopher, who wrote about theories of power and human sexuality, was the first major public figure in France to die of complications related to AIDS? PHYSICS - What is the mathematical equation for Newton’s Second Law of Motion? BOARD GAMES - What is the most expensive property to own in a standard British version of Monopoly, based on an affluent London village named after an annual event that was once held in the area? PHYSICS - What is the mathematical equation for Newton’s Second Law of Motion? HIP-HOP - Born Daniel Dumile, what super-villain rapper is also known by their producer handle “Metal Fingers”? Rate My Question ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME - There are currently 22 people who have been inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame twice, for their part in two different bands or artists. Who is the only person inducted to the Hall of Fame on 3 separate occasions? Final Questions DRUGS - What turn-of-the-twentieth-century bartender is the namesake of a substance used to render another insensible? CHANCE GAMES - What is the highest number on a standard roulette wheel? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 10th, 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 – Lydia, Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, 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: Kyle Anne.
Episode 113: Pomme de Err

Episode 113: Pomme de Err

2020-08-3102:12:27

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by singer-songwriter Kyle Anne, to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pop Culture Franchises, Flags, Film-making Crews, Regional Foods, Employers, Pale-oarcheology, Sports Accolades, Trials & Hysteria, Activist Actors, French Language, Strange Plants, Africa, Food, English Scientists, New York Times Bestsellers, and more! Round One FLAGS - How many stars are on the flag of New Zealand? POP CULTURE FRANCHISES - What story (about a news writer and sportswriter who live together) debuted on Broadway in 1965, which preceded a 1985 gender-swapped version also on Broadway, one 1968 film and a 1998 sequel, and four sitcoms in 1970, 1975, 1982, and 2015 (including an animated series)? FILMMAKING CREWS - The Dreamlanders was the name given to the stable of cast and crew regularly used by which director? REGIONAL FOODS - A nostalgic school lunch menu item (known by some in the Mid- and Northwest United States as a “logger’s breakfast”) involves chili being poured over or paired with what? EMPLOYERS - According to their website, who is the U.S.’s second-largest employer? PALEOARCHAEOLOGY - In 2003, remains of nine “hobbits” (a nickname for individuals of the prehistoric pygmy race homo floreseinsis) were discovered on the island of Flores, which is part of which country? Missed Corrections/Know Notes Evan Tishuk writes in to explore Marc’s notes on Rushmore from episode 112. Round Two SPORTS ACCOLADES - The BWF presents the Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup as prizes for teams of men and women competing internationally in what sport? TRIALS & HYSTERIA - The McMartin Preschool Trial of the 1980's were partly responsible for starting what hysteria? ACTIVIST ACTORS - Who attended the 1963 March on Washington, co-wrote a memoir titled Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good, and who’s acting career concluded with a performance in the 2006 Disney-Pixar film Cars? FRENCH LANGUAGE - Pomme de terre is french for what vegetable, which originated in modern day Peru? STRANGE PLANTS - What kind of cactus, endemic to Eastern Mexico, is endangered in the wild but is popularly cultivated due to its unique silver wooly coat of hair? AFRICA - Which country, whose name means "Land of (the dominant ethnic group there)", is Africa's longest-continuous democracy? Rate My Question FOOD - While all fish eggs are know as roe, only one type of fish produces eggs that are traditionally known as caviar. What is that fish? Final Questions ENGLISH SCIENTISTS - What English scientist, who lived from 1791-1867, had made discoveries including the principles underlying electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis? NYT BESTSELLERS - Known otherwise for his hardcore style, which former professional wrestler penned the autobiography "Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks" which hit #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list in December of 1999? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 3rd, 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
Episode 112: Monksong

Episode 112: Monksong

2020-08-2402:05:21

Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Acting Athletes, Cult Comedies, B-People, Geography, Sports Mascots, Vocabulary, Games, Pop Music, Capital Cities, Film Adaptations and more! Round One ACTING ATHLETES - Before being cast as Jim in a 1960 film adaptation of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Archie Moore earned the nickname “The Old Mongoose” while competing in which sport? CULT COMEDIES - “One-twelves!” is a line given by a referee in a wrestling match in what cult movie? B-PEOPLE - Charles Darwin, Winston Churchill,Adolf Hitler, Fidel Castro, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, Barack Obama, Carl Jung, Franz Kafka, Marcel Proust, James Joyce, J.R.R. Tolkien, Gertrude Stein, H.P. Lovecraft, Elvis Presley, Frank Zappa, Bob Dylan, Prince, Mark Zuckerberg and Trever Noah would be considered “B-People” in Scandavian countries, which indicates that they are what? GEOGRAPHY - What three countries make up the Baltic states? SPORTS MASCOTS - Chance the Gila Monster is the mascot for what city’s NHL team? VOCABULARY - A villanelle is a type of what? Missed Corrections/Know Notes “While sussing during the Irving Berlin question, it was said that Andrew Lloyd Weber "did" Beauty and the Beast. The Music for Beauty and the Beast was done by Alan Menken, and lyrics were by Howard Ashman. I do not believe Weber had anything to do with the film or the musical. Also, the duo that Jon was thinking of that wrote music for all of the old Disney movies would be the Sherman Brothers.” - submitted by Andrew Round Two GEOGRAPHY - Arica, a port city that was formally in Peru, is now located in what country? TELEVISION - On The Sopranos, what is the name of Tony and Carmela’s daughter (which is derived from the old english word that means to reap or mow)? GAMES - ‘The Shannon Number’ is a number associated with what game? POP MUSIC - What pop princess was named “The Voice of a Generation” at the 13th ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards in 2012? POP MUSIC - How old was Michael Jackson when “I Want You Back” was released? CAPITAL CITIES - Which capital city is technically the highest national capital city in the world by elevation and is located in the first country to officially recognize the rights of nature in 2008? Rate My Question POP CULTURE - What 90s boy-bander began training with cosmonauts and was planned to take a trip to the International Space Station in 2002, only missing the flight due to cardiac arrhythmia that was detected during a pre-flight check in? - submitted by Quizdaddy Dylan GEOGRAPHY - There are five major inhabited US territories— name as many as you can, and name any uninhabited US territory. - submitted by Rumplesnailtskin Mike C. Final Questions MOVIE ADAPTATIONS - Joe Klein is the author of what 1996 roman à clef that was turned into a 1998 Mike Nichols movie starring John Travolta, Emma Thomspon and Billy Bob Thorton? SPORTS - Who was the highest paid athlete in the world in 2016? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 27th, 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Alex, Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 artist and streamer Jon Lewis to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Sports, Famous Authors, Movie Formats, Famous Revolutionaries, Popcorn, World Leaders, Musical Instruments, Box Office, Award Winners, Streaming Services, Soda, Literature, Drive-Ins, Fall Guys, World History and more! Round One SPORTS - In what sport is a score of 111 sometimes referred to as a ‘Nelson’, named after Admiral Nelson, who allegedly only had one eye, one arm, and one leg? FAMOUS AUTHORS - Before his unpublished manuscript was optioned by director Alexander Payne for the 1999 Academy-award nominated film Election, what author was a ghostwriter for R.L. Stine? MOVIE FORMATS - In what year was the first IMAX movie released? FAMOUS REVOLUTIONARIES - Born in 11 B.C. Described by Plutarch as a thracian of nomadic stock, who helped lead the fight as the third commander in chief of the third Servile War? WORLD LEADERS - Since first winning a presidential election in 1994, which world leader is Europe’s longest-running currently-ruling elected head of state? POPCORN - Which U.S. state produces the most popcorn? Missed Corrections/Know Notes FROM EPISODE 110 - Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president. - submitted by Andrew FROM EPISODE 109 - Lee said it was the mother of Monkee Davy Jones who invented whiteout, Proverbial Lightkeeper Matt points out that it was actually Mike Nesmith’s mother, Betty Nesmith Graham. “African-American Vernacular English is preferred over ‘ebonics’ among linguists. The Strawberry Generation is mainly used in Taiwan; in mainland china, members of the Millenial generation are called “Little Emperors. The cognates that aren’t cognates which Lee calls “deceptive cognates” and Clare calls “homophone cognates” do have a legit linguistic name!! They are false cognates. Sometimes in language learning contexts they are also known as “false friends.” - submitted by Adelle Round Two MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - Which composer of broadway, film and television whose career lasted over six decades never learned to play in any key other than F# (the black keys), and utilized a “transposing piano” to write? BOX OFFICE - What movie is Steven Spielberg’s highest world-wide box office gross (not adjusted for inflation)? AWARD WINNERS - Born on January 11th, and known mostly for her music career with albums such as “No More Drama” and “Growing Pains”, who was nominated for both Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song at both the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards for the movie Mudbound? STREAMING SERVICES - SoundCloud was first established in 2007 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss in what country? SODA - In what year was ‘New Coke’ released? LITERATURE - 111 is pronounced “eleventy-one” when what character turns that age at the beginning of a well-known book? Rate My Question “For the X-men animated series, lawyers were concerned that one x-person’s name was too similar to a DC character, so it was changed. The Marvel character actually predated the DC character, originating in 1967. What was the original x-person’s name, and for bonus points, what was it changed to for the show?+ - submitted by Rumplesnailtskin Mike C. "Purchased in 1968 for 2.46 Million by Robert McCulloch; what landmark was taken apart, shipped across the Atlantic by boat and reassembled in Lake Havasu City, Arizona; where it is still a top tourist attraction in the area today?" - submitted by Myles Final Questions DRIVE-INS - In what state and year did the official drive-in theater open? FALL GUYS - According to developers, the hit 2020 game Fall Guys takes inspiration from which Japanese physical challenge game show that ran from 1986 to 1990 and which British game show that ran from 1966 to 2001 and featured players competing in cumbersome, oversized costumes? WORLD HISTORY - 111 is the emergency number of what country which gained full statutory independence in 1947 and is one of only three countries to have a female head of government directly succeed another? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 20th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 8pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 Lewis.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Claire Liparulo and John Schiller of Southwest Florida’s The Freecoasters to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Comics N’ Crooners, Famous Lawsuits, Nature, World History, U.S. History, Band Name Origins, Sports Logos, Inventions, Candy, Math, Negro League Baseball, U.S. History, Medical Terminology, Fruit, Book Jargon, Technology, and more! Round One COMICS N CROONERS - Which Saturday Night Live alum, who had his own sketch show in 1996, once was awaiting bypass surgery when Frank Sinatra died in the hospital room next door? FAMOUS LAWSUITS - In the case Sid and Marty Krofft Television Productions, Incorporated vs. McDonald's Corporation, McDonalds was sued by the brothers claiming the entire McDonaldland premise plagiarized what television show? NATURE - What historical figure is known as “the father of national parks”? BASEBALL - One of Major League Baseball’s famous wordsmiths was simultaneously the oldest person to make his major league debut and the oldest person to play in a league baseball game? WORLD HISTORY - Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania were all members of what defense treaty, formed as a response to West Germany’s integration to NATO in 1955? FAMOUS DISASTERS - On May 6th, 1937, the German passenger ship LZ-129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with it’s mooring mast at Naval air station Lakehurst in what U.S. state? Round Two U.S. HISTORY - Amiri Baraka is widely-recognized as the founder of what movement of 1965 Harlem? BAND NAME ORIGINS - What short-lived (but influential) British band faced criticism over their Auschwitz-inspired band name as well as cover art from their 1978 debut EP album “An Ideal For Living” which depicted a Hitler Youth pounding a drum? SPORTS LOGOS - Who is depicted in the NBA logo? INVENTIONS - Used to measure foot size, in what city was the Brannock device invented? CANDY - What candy, whose name was meant to suggest a “hospitable, western company” was invented by Bill Harmsen in 1949 in Golden, CO? MATH - What mathematician, whose name means “renowned, glorious” in its original Greek, is often referred to as “the father of geometry” and the “author of the Elements”? Rate My Question NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL - What Negro League slugger, called by some the Black Babe Ruth and whose life was cut short at age 35 by a brain tumor, is estimated to have hit over 800 home runs? - submitted by Proverbial Lightkeeper Matt U.S. HISTORY - One person, Robert Todd Lincoln, had the misfortune of being physically present or nearby when three American Presidents were assassinated. Which three? - submitted by Rumplesnailtskin Mike C. Final Questions MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - What is the medical term for the inner elbow? FRUIT - Most banana-flavored candy is based on what now-extinct cultivar of banana? BOOK JARGON - What is the term for a hardcover book that has been marked to be liquidated due to low sales? TECHNOLOGY - The TRS-80, one of the earliest mass-produced and mass-marketed home computers, was launched by what company? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 13th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 8pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 header photo of The Freecoasters by Jesi Cason Photography (https://jesicason.com/). Special Guests: Claire Liparulo and John Schiller.
Episode 109: Mudsters

Episode 109: Mudsters

2020-08-0302:00:22

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Peter Kolter and Tommy Scott of Southwest Florida rock band The Electric Mud to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Geometry, Cult Leaders, Music, World History, Literature, Topography, Movies, U.S. Census, Concert Records, Minerals, Television, Movie Soundtracks, Fast Cars, Video Games, Inventions and more! Round One GEOMETRY - How many equal sides are there on a scalene triangle? CULT LEADERS - "Do what thou wilt" is the core edict of THEL-ema, a religion founded by what British occultist in 1920? MUSIC - Musica Norteña a musical genre originating in Northern Mexico in the 19th century, was heavily influenced by what European style of music? WORLD HISTORY - The RMS Titanic sank in the early morning of April 15th in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into the ship's maiden voyage from Southampton to 1912; in what year did this disaster occur? LITERATURE - The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe was inspired by a talking raven in the novel Barnaby Rudge, A Tale of the Riots of 80? TOPOGRAPHY - A yeti or rakshasa is said to roam the foothills of what Himalayan mountain, the third tallest in the world, and whose name means ‘the five treasures of the high snow’? KnowNotes “In the last episode Lee made a comment during the Vincent Fernier question suss that Michael Buble was a fake name. Not sure if it was a joke from a previous episode but Michael Buble is in fact his birth name.” - submitted by Myles Jenny writes in to tell us we’re her first supported Patreon project. Thanks Jenny! Round Two MOVIES - What 2007 film features props said to be designed by Francois Voltaire, but were actually co-designed by Marc Jacobs and Eric Chase Anderson? U.S. CENSUS - What state has the highest percentage of Black people in the United States? CONCERT RECORDS - What rock and roll band set the record for the highest-priced general admission concert tickets of all time, priced at $624? CRIME STATISTICS - In what year did the United States of America experience it’s highest rate of violent crime? MINERALS - What ornamental mineral was a mark of high-status (and shares its name with a character first introduced in 1993’s Mortal Kombat II) which roughly translates to “loin stone” in French and Spanish? TELEVISION - The television show Garfield and Friends (1988-1994) also contained what other short cartoon? Rate My Question MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS - The band Rascal Flatts covered Tom Cochrane's country hit "Life is a Highway" for the soundtrack of what 2007 film? Final Questions CHESS - The queen was not always the name of the piece; what was the original name? FAST CARS - What limited production electric sports car, manufactured by a British automobile manufacturer, holds the current record for the most horsepower? VIDEO GAMES - Selling 200m copies, including mobile game downloads, what is the highest-selling video game of all time? INVENTIONS - Arthur Fry invented what office staple in 1974? MUSIC - What Oscar- and Grammy-winning film composer plays background keyboards on and appears in the music video for the 1980 classic new wave hit “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 6th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 8pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jenny, Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Peter Kolter and Tommy Scott.
Episode 108: Human Soup

Episode 108: Human Soup

2020-07-2701:51:15

Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Movies, World History, Television, Psychology, Movie Musicals, Also Known As, Art, Hollywood Legends, Manufacturing, Africa, U.S. History, Mythology, Manga and more! Round One MOVIES - What 2007 film was directed by Joel Schumaker and follows the story of Walter Sparrow, a man who suffers from apophenia (the tendency to mistakenly perceive connections and meaning between unrelated things)? WORLD HISTORY - What country is believed to have had both the most military and civilian deaths in World War I? TELEVISION - What adult animated television series which ran for 11 seasons from 2000-2015 was technically a spin-off of Space Ghost: Coast to Coast? PSYCHOLOGY - Eisoptrophobia is the fear of what, commonly seen in bathrooms? MOVIE MUSICALS - What band stars in the musical comedy film Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band? ALSO KNOWN AS… - Singer Vincent Fernier is better known by what stage name? KnowNote Correcting Marc in episode #107, “The lightning bolt on Bowie’s face was from Aladdin Sane (not Ziggy Stardust.)” - submitted by Elyse Oxygen is a diatomic element, so "Regular Oxygen" gas is technically O2. The element Oxygen, when bonded, isn't always 2, but the "regular Oxygen" gas is. Round Two ART - Artist Marcel Duchamp submitted the ready-made art piece fountain in 1917, which was what item reoriented 90-degrees? HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS - What cigar-smoking star of stage, radio and film, whose career lasted for over three-quarter of a century and who died in 1996 shortly after their hundredth birthday, was the subject of one-man play “Goodnight Gracie”? MANUFACTURING - What gas is used for the inflation of airbags? AFRICA - What African country contains the Oklo region, where the world’s only known naturally-occurring nuclear reactor was first discovered in 1976? WORLD HISTORY - According to geologists, how many Eons has earth experienced so far (including now)? U.S. HISTORY - Inspired by Christian symbolism in the poetry of John Donne, J. Robert Oppenheimer suggested what codename for the first U.S. Nuclear Bomb test, which took place on July 16, 1945? Rate My Question GEOGRAPHY - Standing at 8,611 meters high, K2 is the second highest peak on earth. K2 is a part of what sub-Himalayan mountain range whose name means “black gravel” in Turkish? - submitted by Adele ANIMALS - The cephalofoil is the scientific name for the head of what aquatic animal? - submitted by Adele Final Questions MYTHOLOGY - In Egyptian mythology, what ibis-headed deity guards Ra’s solar barge alongside his wife, Ma’at? MANGA - With over 470 million copies in circulation, in 47 countries worldwide, what is the best-selling manga of all time? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 30th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 8pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 get together to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Anatomy, Music, Television, Fashion, Pseudonyms, Sciences, Sports, Broadway Revivals, Business, Classical Music, Movies, Famous Quotes, Cartoons, U.S. History, Celebrity Business Ventures and more! Introduction ANATOMY - The little bumps that can be found around areola are also known by what name? Round One MUSIC - What jazz, R&B, and Soul singer, known as the acrobat of scat, won seven Grammy’s in his lifetime and is also known for singing the theme song to the TV series Moonlighting? TELEVISION - What 90’s kid’s TV show featured head puppet characters such as Baby Jeffrey, Big Pops, Cocktail Frank and Mayor Dottie and guest appearances by network favorites Phil Moore, Moira Quirk and Marc Summers? FASHION - Born Carl Anderson Jr., what fashion designer redesigned his mother’s wedding dress at five years old? PSEUDONYMS - Silence Dogood, Celia Single, Alice Addertongue, Martha Careful, Margaret Aftercast and Busy Body are all pseudonyms of what American historical figure used when writing about women's topics? SCIENCE - In 1830 when Christian Friedrich Schönbein noticed a pungent odor that was similar to the smell that often followed a bolt of lightning and was able to isolate the gaseous chemical, what did he name it? SPORTS - What legendary athlete was known to dunk regularly in high school basketball games, turned down offers from the Yankees, Indians, Reds, Pirates, and Phillies but is better known for guaranteeing and later satisfying his own team's victory at Super Bowl III? KnowNotes Monte Cristo is off the coast of Italy, not in the Carribean. Dr. Pepper is owned by the "Dr Pepper Snapple Group", which in turn is owned by the company "Keurig Dr Pepper." - submitted by Andrew Round Two BROADWAY REVIVALS - What 2009 Broadway musical revival featured the songs "Un Hombre Asi" and "Me Siento Hermosa," with Stephen Sondheim’s original lyrics translated from English to Spanish by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda? BUSINESS - Originally started as Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964, what company later settled on a new name after their partnership with Japanese company Onitsuka ended? CLASSICAL MUSIC - Spanish composer Maurice Ravel’s best-known work “Boléro” begins with what woodwind instrument playing it’s iconic melody? MOVIES - What 2015 comedy slasher film starred Malin Akerman, Adama Devine, Thomas Middleditch, Alia Shawkat and Taissa Farmiga, a modern-day scream queen? FAMOUS QUOTES - “Why should all life be work, when we all can borrow? Let's think only of today, and not worry about tomorrow,” is a quote by what Jazz Age author, painter, socialite and diagnosed schizophrenic who died in a 1948 hospital fire while awaiting electroshock therapy? CARTOONS - Ephram Partible created what cartoon based off his Loyola Marymount University senior thesis project “Mess O’ Blues”? Rate My Question Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film, "Psycho", shows Marion Crane sign in on the Bates Motel guest book as her alias, Marie Samuels. The last person to sign in before her, whose signature is clearly legible in the scene, shares a name with one of comedy tv's most iconic lead characters of an ensemble cast, on a series which ran from 2005-2013, and won an Emmy for best comedy show in 2006. What was this man's name? Final Questions U.S. HISTORY - There are only six desks that have been used in the oval office: the resolute desk, the Roosevelt desk, the Wilson desk, the Johnson desk, the Hoover desk, and the C&O desk. Out of all those desks, the C&O desk has been used by only one president. Who is he? CELEBRITY BUSINESS VENTURES - What common two-word phrase describing a weekly custom among food-lovers in the U.S. did LeBron James attempt to have trademarked in 2019? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 23th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 8pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 106: Ambernonium

Episode 106: Ambernonium

2020-07-1301:59:45

Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including U.S. History, World History, Pro-Wrestling, Pop Music, Behind The Song, Directorial Debuts, Soft Drinks, Game Rules, Time’s Person Of The Year, World History, Fashion, Music Videos, Food, Geography and more! Round One U.S. HISTORY - Dealey Plaza is an infamous historic park that is located in which U.S. State? WORLD HISTORY - In what century was Joan of Arc burnt at the stake? PRO-WRESTLING - What former pro-wrestler, now known for their popular online Yoga program and radio show, once owned “Norma Jean’s Night Club” in Fort Myers, FL? POP MUSIC - Trevor Horn (who would go on to produce bands like Yes, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Seal) and Jeff Downes (who would join Yes, would go on to join Asia, and currently holds the world record for using 28 keyboards in a single performance) were members of what New Wave band that formed in 1977? BEHIND THE SONG - According to guitarist Alan Parker, the guitar riff of what 1974 glam rock standard by David Bowie was written to “piss off Mick a bit”? DIRECTORIAL DEBUTS - What 1982 film was director Amy Heckerling’s debut, who went on to direct Look Who’s Talking National Lampoon’s European Vacation and Clueless? KnowNote Big KnowNote from Aaron with some additional information about Noel Fielding’s trivial pursuits and The Big Fat Quiz series. Round Two SOFT DRINKS - In 1969, the Coca-Cola Company released Simba (in Africa) which was their take on what competitor’s drink? GAME RULES - “The game is to consist of twenty-one counts, or aces; but at the conclusion an equal number of hands must be played,” and “Three hands out, all out” are the 8th and 15th of twenty rules adopted in 1845 by players of what game? TIME PERSON OF THE YEAR - Who beat out Franklin D. Roosevelt and Gandhi to be Time’s Person of the Century in 1999? WORLD HISTORY - ‘Swidden’ and ‘Paddy’ are types of what human activity that first arose during the Neolithic Revolution? FASHION - What fashion brand was founded by artist Gwen Stefani? MUSIC VIDEOS - The married directorial team Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris once collaborated with comic-book artist Todd McFarlane on a split live-action/animated music video for which song (that would win a Grammy for best Short Form Music Video in 2000)? Rate My Question “41 of the 118 elements on the periodic table are named after location; Three of those are from a single state in the U.S. Which state is this distinction?” -submitted by Dylan Final Questions FOOD - What festival food is called panchuque in Argentina, pogo in Canada, and a kogo in South Korea? GEOGRAPHY - Due to its production of nutmeg and mace crops, what island country in the Carribean Sea is known as “the Island of Spice”? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 9th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 105: Screen Shart

Episode 105: Screen Shart

2020-07-0402:10:07

Quizmasters Lee and Marc give a “State of the Trivia” update in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The duo also offer advice for budding quizmasters on preparing to enter the industry upon reopening and give each other a full quiz. This episode’s quiz topics include Actors, Card Games, Poetry, Technology, Animals, Also Known As…, Famous Clowns, Fruit, Kinds of Death, Science Terms, Mixed Drinks, Capital Cities, Vocabulary, Famous TV Presenters and more! Round One ACTORS - What actor starred in such television shows as Caesar's Hour, Your Show of Shows, and The Dick Van Dyke Show? CARD GAMES - Besides Wild and Wild Draw Four, what other card only appears four times in a standard 108-card deck of Uno? POETRY - How many lines are there in most sonnets (including 151 out of 154 of Shakespeare’s)? TECHNOLOGY - Computer programmer Tim Paterson is best known as the initial developer of which prolific computer operating system? ANIMALS - What animal is alternately referred to as the Glutton, the Skunkbear and the QuickHatch? ALSO KNOWN AS… - What five-time grammy award winning trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame their first year eligible (2015) and has two members who perform under professional pseudonyms in the group? Missed Corrections Episode 103 - The Slam Dunk was never illegal in the NBA (but frowned upon.) It was banned in the NCAA from 1967 to 1976. Lee overlooked Tina Fey during his suss about the Emmy record that was captured by Julia Louis Dreyfus for Veep. Roseanne won a single Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1993 (though nominated several times.) Tina Fey won the same award in 2008 for 30 Rock (and was also nominated several times). Marc, referred to Degeneration-X as a single wrestler; they were a stable of wrestlers. Allison calls in to educate us on DSM-V’s categorical difference between Schizophrenia (Psychotic) and Dissociative Identity Disorder (Personality), and to inform us that Seventh Day Advensists are closer to southern Baptists than the Church of Latter Day Saints. Episode 104 - Jerry Van Dyke was on Coach, not Jerry Lewis. The Maltese Falcon was directed by John Huston (not Frank Capra). Olympus Mons is on Mars, not the moon. Biggie Smalls died when he was just 24 (not in his 30’s). Round Two FAMOUS CLOWNS - What famous clown with a rhyming name served as an emcee at all three major Woodstock Festivals and is the subject of the 2010 documentary film “Saint Misbehavin’?” FRUIT - What country leads the world in Strawberry production with 40% of the world’s strawberries grown there? KINDS OF DEATH - Greek painter Zeuxis, King Martin of Aragon, and stoic philosopher Chrysippus all met their fate in what way? SCIENCE TERMS - What term describes a property of metals that indicates their ability to withstand heat in chemistry, but is also used in physics to describe a process exhibited in Microscopes, Mirages, and Tsunamis? MIXED DRINKS - Named after a type of coat often worn by British Admiral Edward Vernon, a mix of rum and water is called what? CAPITAL CITIES - What capital city is located on the banks of the Spree River? Rate My Question “What is the collective noun for a group of mechanics coined by Click and Clack the Tappet brothers from the NPR show Car Talk?” – Zachary from Oregon Final Questions VOCABULARY - What is dendrochronology? FAMOUS TELEVISION PRESENTERS - From 2017 to 2019, Sandi Toksvig served as co-presenter on a BAFTA award winning television competition show alongside which surreal British comedian? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 9th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 celebrate two years of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast with a one-on-one quiz, featuring topics such as World History, Comics, Musicians, U.S. History, Famous Families, Mythical Creatures, Literature, Television, Wine, Movies, Scientists, Memes, Extreme Sports, Celebrities, Superstitions, Vocabulary, Part-time Musicians, State Capitals and more! Introduction WORLD HISTORY - What royal subject married Amen Hotep IV? COMICS - What comic strip features a family dog named Barfy? MUSICIANS - What instrument was Benny Goodman known for playing? U.S. HISTORY - Which U.S. President used a reworked version of Frank Sinatra’s song “High Hopes” for their campaign? Round One FAMOUS FAMILIES - Which second-generation Hollywood actor appears in The Frighteners (1996), Starship Troopers (1997), The Predator (2018), and recently as “Bruce Lowe”, a sexist journalist for The Hawkins Post in the third season of Stranger Things (2019)? MYTHICAL CREATURES - The basilisk and the cockatrice are both chimeras made up of what two animals? LITERATURE - What award is given to the best short and long science fiction, fantasy, or horror poem of the year and shares its name with a crater located on Earth’s Moon? TELEVISION - In what sitcom, which aired from 1984 to 1992, would you find the actors Richard Moll, Marsha Warfield and Charles Robinson? WINE - Thanks to cold winter temperatures, Canada is the world’s largest producer of what kind of sweet wine? MOVIES - The short story “The Greatest Gift” became what movie (that was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry in 1990?) KnowNotes “Cocaine is still used today in medicine.” - Lara Mike C. asked a version of the “liquid element” RMQ from 103 in Episode 86: The Half-Right-a-Thon. Round Two SCIENTISTS -What English philosopher, born in 1588, is known for writing the book “leviathan” and is considered by some to be the patriarch of artificial intelligence? MEMES - At an afterparty at the 2010 Webby Awards, tech bro Naveen Selvadurai was photographed presenting what beverage, a meme at the time, to NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin? EXTREME SPORTS - What extreme sport, named after an acronym, is statistically the most dangerous? CELEBRITIES - What comedian, known for the transpositional pun, is a trained painter as well as a certified expert on the subject of comedy in personal relationships, producing a dissertation on the Law of Laughter (LOL) to earn a doctorate degree from Pepperdine University in 2019? SUPERSTITIONS - Greeks consider Tuesday to be an unlucky day due in part to the falling of what other city? VOCABULARY - What Yiddish word is used in card games to play a high-scoring card to a trick in the hope that your partner will win it? Rate My Question PSYCHOLOGY - What phenomenon, according to psychologists, consists of 7 total phases, which include: aura, capture, trolling, depression, wooing, and totem? CELEBRITY RELIGIONS - Ja Rule, Biggie Smalls, Xzibit, Donald Glover, Patti Smith and Dwight D Eisenhower all practised what religious denomination at some point in their lives? Final Questions PART-TIME MUSICIANS - Pepper Martin, Ripper Collins, Bill McGee, Bob Weiland and Frenchy Brodgaray (who played a “contraption that included a washboard, a car horn, a whistle, and an electric light) were all members of the Marvelous Musical Mississippi Mudcats as well as what championship winning sports team (that itself was known as the Gashouse Gang)? STATE CAPITALS - Which U.S. capital city in the deep south region of the U.S. was originally called Lafleur’s Bluff? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 2th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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.
Episode 103: Indiana Bones

Episode 103: Indiana Bones

2020-06-2202:26:36

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by regular Know Nonsense Trivia Player Alex, who plays as ‘BahaMenTributeBand’ on our twitch trivia and is a regular member of the team ‘Peanut the Dog is Cancelled.’ Together, the three take ask, suss and answer each other’s trivia questions about Musical Instruments, Television, Movies, Pop Culture Icons, 90 Day Fiance, Saturday Night Live, Awards & Achievements, Fishing, U.S. History, Chemistry, Sports, World Records, U.S. Geography, Cartoon Characters, Middle Initials and more! Round One MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - In English, what musical instrument do speakers of German, Italian and Spanish languages call die Becken, l piatti and las platillos, respectively? TELEVISION - On the hit show Malcolm In The Middle, what is the name of the youngest son? MOVIES - In Die Hard with a Vengeance, what is Hans Gruber’s brother's name (played by Jeremy Irons)? POP CULTURE ICONS - What nature trail in Worcester, Massachusetts is named after a graphic icon designed by the late commercial artist Harvey Ball in 1963? 90 DAY FIANCE - On the show 90 Day Fiance, what is the name of the visa that finances receive to come to America (sometimes referred to as a ‘Finance Visa’)? SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - What former Saturday Night Live cast member was a member of the indie band The Rentals (featuring ex-Weezer bassist Matt Sharp) for a time. KnowNotes “Seattle had a fire and that’s why it was ruined. They have underground tours in pioneer square.” - Elyse Round Two AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS - What actress won six consecutive primetime Emmy Awards for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, making her the performer with the most Emmys for the same role in the same series? FISHING - In Florida, what fish is called “the Silver King”? U.S. HISTORY - Before vomiting in the lap of Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa during his 1992 tour promoting U.S. foreign trade, President George H.W. Bush gave what contemptuous gesture to protesters in Canberra, Australia? SPORTS - What was added to the NBA in June of 1979? WORLD RECORDS - Who was the first human in outer space? COLLECTIVE NOUNS - A nosegay, also known as a tussie-mussie, is a collection of what? Rate My Question CHEMISTRY - You know not to play with mercury despite how fun the liquid metal feels. If you wanted to instead get your liquid fix from some other pure element, you could play with which element that is the only other one on the periodic table to be a liquid at room temperature? (submitted by Paul) CHEMISTRY - What product containing chiral molecules resulted in a well known tragedy, and is perhaps the most famous example of the harm that can be caused by very small alterations to the structure of a molecule? (submitted by Joee) Final Questions U.S. GEOGRAPHY - Name the five states that border West Virginia. CARTOON CHARACTERS - Dr. Katz holds a therapy session with what cartoon character before the professional therapists’s skin is scorched off by a giant firework ash snake in a 1998 cameo appearance? MIDDLE INITIALS - What does the ‘S’ stand for in George S. Patton? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 25th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Alex.
Episode 102: Pope Blood

Episode 102: Pope Blood

2020-06-1501:57:21

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by fact-freak Moxie LaBouche to hear about her new book Your Brain On Facts, based on the podcast of the same name. The trio ask, suss, and answer each other’s trivia questions with topics including World Records, History, Movies, Literature, Anatomy, Horse Racing, Animals, Weird Laws, Pro-Wrestling and more! Round One WORLD RECORDS - What is the world’s largest office building? U.S. HISTORY - Which U.S. state was the first to recognize Juneteenth as a holiday? MOVIES - The instant cinema classic Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring the late Bob Hoskins, features a wide array of cartoon characters from multiple copyright holders, like Disney, Warner Brothers, King Features, MGM, Paramount and more, but what studio actually made Who Framed Roger Rabbit? POP CULTURE - What televangelist was defrocked for a sex scandal involving a prostitue in the late 80’s and was caught again in 1991 after hich he told believers “the lord told me it’s flat and none of your business.” LITERATURE - Who holds the Guinness world record for longest career as a comics artist, and who recently announced their retirement at the age of 99? MEDICAL HISTORY - In 1898, a german doctor, hit, stabbed, hammered and even burned his assistant to successfully test what now illegal substance as an anesthetic? KnowNotes “How do you deal with music rights while streaming on Twitch?” - submitted by Nathan Round Two MOVIES - What british film director made 40 cameo appearances between 1927 and 1976 in his own movies? ANATOMY - The terms callipygian and stiatigeon refer to the size and shape of what body part? HORSE RACING - What mononymous horse famously won the triple crown 2 years ago? WORLD HISTORY - Babylonian King Nebudchanezzar II, The Greek poet Theocritus, Roman emperor Tiberius, French Film Director Alain Resnais, are all associated with what type of space, which was popular in London during the 18th and 19th century? ANIMALS - What mammal was classified as a fish for a time by the Catholic Church so that they could be eaten during lent? WEIRD LAWS - Which southern U.S. state’s law, Title 13A of its criminal code, chapter 12, states in part “any person who engages in shooting, hunting, gaming, card-playing or racing on Sunday is covered under offenses against public health and morals?” Rate My Question CURRENT EVENTS - “In episode 30, Marc had the following question: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Utah and Wyoming are all states that don't participate in what? Well, since then, the answer has changed, because in the second half of 2019, one of those states implemented a state lottery. Do you know which one?” - submitted by Alex Patton VIDEO GAMES - “Released in 1985, Dragon Buster, was the first video game to feature what now common game mechanic?” - submitted by Dylan Final Questions POP CULTURE - Who is the namesake of the California law that protects a child actor’s earnings from their parents? FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS - Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12,1809; what other prominent person and theorist was born on the same exact day? PRO-WRESTLING - Most active from the 1990’s to the early 2010’s, What professional wrestler was billed the “ninth wonder of the World?” Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 18th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Moxie LaBouche.
Episode 101: Newton's Edge

Episode 101: Newton's Edge

2020-06-0802:30:14

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by long-time listener/first-time guest and Team Captain, Gil! The three ask, suss and answer a bevy of quiz questions with topics including World Finance, Quentin Tarantino Movies, Metal Music, Global Mineral Supplies, Also Known As…, Rock Music, Geography, 80’s Cartoons, Memes, Famous Quarantines, Pop Music, Acronyms, Technology, Famous Products and more! Round One WORLD FINANCE - What is the official currency of Ecuador? MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS - Written by Quincy Jones for a show starring Raymond Burr as a wheelchair-bound detective, what TV show’s title theme is used as a warning siren in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill? MOVIES - In Pulp Fiction, Uma Thurman’s character Mia Wallace talks about acting in a pilot that “never went anywhere.” What was the name of this alliterative show? METAL MUSIC - What song off of Metallica’s Black album was one of the only in Metallica's catalogue to not feature Kirk Hammett? GLOBAL MINERAL SUPPLIES - Located among the Earth’s largest concentrations of iron, where can the “Lehmann discontinuity” be found? ALSO KNOWN AS… - What canadian crooner’s real name is Able Tesfaye? Round Two ROCK MUSIC - What band was originally named “Mighty Joe Young” when they formed in 1989 and whose 1992 major label debut album features a title inspired by a biblical story? GEOGRAPHY - At 8,893 km long, what two countries share the world’s longest border? 80’s CARTOONS - What cartoon is based on a character named Bret Matthews who would turn into a sports car when faced with extreme heat? MEMES - What type of zoo creature was ‘Binky’, who was known to have attacked at least one zoo employee and two attendees in the early 90’s? U.S. HISTORY - At 5:12 am April 18, 1906 a major earthquake struck what major city, leaving most of it in ruins? FAMOUS QUARANTINES - Between 1665 and 1666, Sir Iasaac Newton was quarantined in his family home during the Great Plague of London. During that time, he had three scientific breakthroughs. What were they? Rate My Question POP MUSIC - Formed in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, what are the names of the four animated members of the band Gorillaz? - submitted by Dylan Final Questions ACRONYMS - What does HTTP stand for? TECHNOLOGY - How many bytes make up a kibibyte? FAMOUS PRODUCTS - What beverage was invented in 1958 by Omar Knedlik due to faulty equipment? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 8th, 2020 – Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm June 11th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Gil.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc celebrate 100 episodes with rose-colored reflections and a full trivia quiz, with topics including Chemistry, Famous Centennials, U.S. Presidents, Vocabulary, Broadway, Television, Terms of Venery, Celebrities, Companies, Products & Brands, Arcade Games, The Beatles, Geography and more! Round One CHEMISTRY - What is the most abundant element by weight in the human body? FAMOUS CENTENNIALS - From May 10th to November 10th in 1876, what event occurred at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA? U.S. PRESIDENTS - Reading a prepared statement regarding the famine in the Congo, the release of two Americans from Russian custody, and negotiations for an atomic test ban treaty, which President was the first to host a live televised news conference? VOCABULARY - In the rogue’s lexicon, what is a bonesetter? U.S. HISTORY - Who, along with Timothy McVeigh was responsible for carrying out the 1995 Oklahoma City bombings? BROADWAY - Actors Brian Dennehy, Dustin Hoffman, and Phillip Seymour Hoffman have all portrayed the same character in what play that is the only to have won the Tony Award for ‘Best Revival’ three times? Round Two TELEVISION - The first music video to air on MTV for a second time was for a song called “You Better, You Bet” by which group that formed in London in 1964? TERMS OF VENERY - A convocation is a term that refers to a large gathering of what bird? CELEBRITIES - Known for his production company’s unique vanity cards, which creator and producer of popular sitcoms began his television career by composing the scores for cartoons such as Heathcliff and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? COMPANIES, PRODUCTS & BRANDS - After the North American video game crash of 1983, scores of Atari systems and cartridges, including E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, were dumped in a landfill in which state? ARCADE GAMES - “Boon-ga Boon-ga”, an arcade game based on the Japanese social prank kancho, features what as a controller? THE BEATLES - The Beatles released more than one album in a year five times. One of the years that they released only one album was 1966. What album was released? Rate My Question VOCABULARY - What word, which means by one hundred, is spelled as one word in the United States but two words in other parts of the English-speaking world? Final Questions BROADWAY - Mark Hammill, Billy Crudup, Bradley Cooper and David Bowie have all starred in what 1977 play that was adapted for film in 1980? GEOGRAPHY - In Africa, what four countries border Namibia? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 1st, 2020 – Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm June 4th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Logan, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 99: Webbheads

Episode 99: Webbheads

2020-05-2102:24:09

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by writer and actor Jamison Webb to talk about writing trivia questions, advice on creating internet content, what it’s like to compete on Jeopardy, and his time portraying ‘Baxter’ on the Netflix original series Space Force. The trio also provide a trivia quiz for each other, with categories including Architecture, African History, 90’s Music, Pop Culture, Companies, Products & Brands, Sports, Movies, Art, Historical Boats, Television and more! Round One ARCHITECTURE - Federal, Georgian, and Palazzo are styles of which type of architecture commonly used for public buildings, introduced in the 18th- and 19th-century with origins in Italy and France? AFRICAN HISTORY - Cameroon gets its name from its abundance of what animal and an anglicisation of what word for it? U.S. HISTORY - Who was the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital? 90’s MUSIC - Which hip-hop group featured the rap debut of athlete Shaquille O’Neal on their certified-gold 1993 hit “What’s Up Doc (Can We Rock)?” BOARD GAMES - The Monopoly card “Grand Opera Opening” was replaced with what other card in 2008? SOCIAL GAMES - The Milton Bradley Co. was accused of selling “sex in a box” when it released what game in 1966? Missed Corrections EPISODE 98: Rapper Petey Pablo does briefly mention the state of South Carolina in “Raise Up.” EPISODE 98: Dave Matthews Band is from Virginia, not South Carolina. - Allison EPISODE 98: The Scorpions are from Germany, not Russia. - Seth & Mike C. Round Two ART - Artist Tiziano Vecelio was known in English by what name? SPORTS - Who is the only professional athlete to be named an All-Star in both baseball and football? POP CULTURE - What three New York City franchises currently hold bookings for multiple events in 2021 at Madison Square Garden? SPORTS - Who was the only person to knock out Muhammad Ali in a heavyweight fight? MOVIES - What 1984 action film was released in Poland as “The Electronic Murderer”? COMPANIES, PRODUCTS & BRANDS - Heddy Lamar, Tyrone Power, and Bob Hope were all spokespeople for what appetite-suppressant candy that lost popularity due to a public health crisis? Rate My Question HISTORICAL BOATS - Built by the Roman emperor Caligula in the 1st Century (AD), what pair of palatial ships were recovered via lake drainage at the direction of dictator Benito Mussolini and were housed in a purpose-built museum until a fire consumed it and its contents during World War II? Final Questions SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - Who is the only Saturday Night Live cast-member to have been a musical guest and host prior to becoming a cast-member? HISTORICAL BOATS - The Granma and the Pilar are two 20th-century yachts manufactured by Wheeler Shipbuilding, then of Brooklyn, NY, that were famously owned by which two individuals, respectively? TELEVISION - In 1990, Jennifer Aniston appeared in what short-lived TV show, adapted from a popular movie? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 1st, 2020 – Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm June 4th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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: Jamison Webb.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc go head to head, asking each other their favorite trivia questions of the week. Lee details P.I.B.S. – his personal method for rating trivia questions. The pair discuss a particular question from Marc’s trivia that ruffled some feathers (including Lee’s). Categories for the quiz include World Records, Taglines, Vocabulary, Cereal Mascots, Geography, U.S. History, Products, Plants, 90’s Music, History, Languages and more! Round One WORLD RECORDS - What record did Quizmaster Jay Flynn (UK) set on April 30, 2020? 90’s MUSIC -What Scorpions song became a worldwide hit hitting #4 on the Billboard charts in 1991, after the failed August coup that would lead to the fall of the Soviet Union? TAGLINES - What technology company used an altered quote by philosopher René Decartes as a tagline in the 1980’s? VOCABULARY - What is shibari? VOCABULARY - What word that is used to describe a timid or feeble person shares a name with a bland food is also an eponym of a 1920’s cartoon character by H.T. Webster? CEREAL MASCOTS - What brand of variation had a variation featuring a mascot called “Chockle the Blob”? Round Two BEST-SELLING MUSIC - What band, highly revered in the band world, is the best-selling act in South Carolina history? GEOGRAPHY - Recorded at −279 feet (−85 m) below sea level, what California basin is known to be the lowest surface point in North America? U.S. HISTORY - Haddie Caraway was the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1932 for what state? PLANTS - Antirrhinum, which can be found in Europe, North Africa, and North America, is a plant known by what common name due to the flowers resemblance to a mythological creature? PRODUCTS - What year did Dairy Queen introduce the blizzard? 90’s MUSIC - Before creating and managing the R&B group TLC, Perri Reid was a dance-pop star who had hits with “Girlfriend”, “Mercedes Boy” and “Giving You The Benefit” in the 90’s under what stage name? Rate My Question Beginning in 1998, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has held an annual awards show for the video game industry, an event now known as the D.I.C.E. awards. Which 1997 video game won the first ever Game of the Year? - submitted by Alex P. Final Questions HISTORY - What attention-grabbing occupation was shared by Clifton James, Felix Dadaev, and Gustav Weler? WORLD LANGUAGES - How many countries speak German as their official language? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 18th, 2020 – Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm May 21st, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 97: Akua Hideaway

Episode 97: Akua Hideaway

2020-05-1102:31:01

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are once again joined by Quizmaster Erin Sullivan and Artist Justin Peterson to share and play trivia. Categories for the quiz include Vocabulary, Saturday Night Live, Disney, Drugs, Music, Movies, Pen Names, Movie Adaptations, Technology, First First Ladies, Clone High, and more! Round One VOCABULARY - Named by cartoonist Mort Walker, “grawlixes” are used for what purpose? SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - Who holds the current record for hosting Saturday Night Live? DISNEY - What classic film does Wall-E watch when we meet him at the beginning of the movie? DRUGS - Thalidomide, which was pulled from the shelves after showing birth defects in children by pregnant women or women who were impregnated by men while taking it, was originally marketed for what? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Lee adds some extra notes about The Phantom Tollbooth. PSYCHOLOGY - “What is aibohphobia?” - submitted by EplosiveJedi, David Holbrook Round Two MUSIC - What musician, who would later go on to win four Grammys for songs such as “Gentle On My Mind” and “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” replaced Bryan Wilson as a touring member of the Beach Boys in 1965? MOVIES - Who did Sigourney Weaver portray in the 1988 film Gorillas In The Myst? PEN NAMES - What 19th century author used the pen name Ellis Bell not to hide their identity for the public but to appear more marketable? SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - In terms of worldwide box office sales, what Sautrday Night Live film earned the most (with an estimated total of $183,000,000) and which performed the worst (with a total of $60,000). MOVIE ADAPTATIONS - Devery Freeman’s 1979 novel ‘Father Sky’ was later adapted into what film starring Timothy Hutton, George C. Scott, Tom Cruise, and Sean Penn in his feature film debut? HISTORY - Which former pharaoh was allegedly the only Egyptian mummy with a passport (which was used to send them to France in 1976)? Rate My Question COMPANIES, BRANDS & PROJECTS - What technology company was originally named after a mythological creature before dropping part of the name? - Submitted by Mike C. GEOGRAPHY - What is the largest land-locked country in the world? - Submitted by Abbey Final Questions TECHNOLOGY - What was the name of the first computer to beat a World Chess Champion on May 11, 1997? SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - Which five people have been cast members for ten seasons or more? FIRST FIRST LADIES - Which First Lady of the United States was the first to ever guest DJ at WNYC? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 11th, 2020 – Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm May 14th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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 96: Trivia Raiders

Episode 96: Trivia Raiders

2020-05-0402:05:20

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth for a general knowledge trivia quiz. Marc and Seth report on a virtual trivia in which they were invited to participate. Categories for the quiz include History, Medical Conditions, Prehistoric Animals, Famous Authors, Weird Science, Pop Culture, 90’s Music, Famous Art, Cults, The Bible, Natural Novelties and more! Round One HISTORY - What waterway was known as “The Ice Curtain” during the Cold War? MEDICAL CONDITIONS - If you are ‘presbyopic’, what is wrong with you? PREHISTORIC ANIMALS - The Smilodon is a prehistoric creature more commonly known by what name? CURRENT EVENTS - After nearly a year and a half of negotiations, an agreement was reached for Benny Gantz to share power with what political leader in their country? HISTORY - What major Southeastern U.S. city was once Fort Dallas? FAMOUS AUTHORS - Norton Juster is known for writing which 1961 children’s novel about a boy named Milo and his watchdog named “Tock”? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes “I know Marc Davis made a comment on a recent episode about how every time a president question comes up he has trouble figuring out the order based solely on a year(s). One trick that has helped me gauge where presidents line up to years they were elected is by the Curse of Tippecanoe!” Round Two WEIRD SCIENCE - Which influential scientist was part of a ‘Glutton Club’ whose mission was to sample rare meat? HISTORY - In what year was Churchill elected Prime Minister? POP CULTURE - What American fashion model, who was featured in Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood, revealed in 2014 that she was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, which causes a gradual deterioration of the thyroid? 90’s MUSIC - What 1997 album by a Canadian artist is the best-selling album of the 1990’s performed by a single artist? FAMOUS ART - Where is Van Gogh’s Starry Night currently located? CULTS - What cult originally Texas based was founded by David Berg in the 1970’s and used a method called “flirty fishing” that used sex to “show God’s love and mercy” and win converts? Rate My Question “Hey Lee and Mark, it's Dylan. You guys said my my question last time was a little too easy. So figured I would hate you guys with one. That's a little harder short sweet hear. What day was Julius Caesar assassinated on just looking for the month and day it's a little hard, but it's definitely sucks. Good luck.” - Quizdaddy Dylan Final Questions THE BIBLE - King Solomon commanded David to collect 100 what as war plunder from the Philistines? NATURAL NOVELTIES - What mechanism that is known to have been invented and developed by ancient Egyptians and Greeks is presented in nature exclusively in the juvenile nymph bug? POP CULTURE - In what year did Brian Williams replace Tom Brokaw on NBC Nightly News? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 4th, 2020 – Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm May 7th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Live on Twitch 7pm - 9pm 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 – Gil, David, Rachael, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Nicole, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Shaun, Lucas and Max Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – 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.
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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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