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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 meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including French Food, Movie Directors, Mel Brooks Movies, Famous Novels, Nutrition, Famous Movie Lines, Football Rules, Indie Film Directors, Office Holidays, Authors, Pop Groups, TV Shows, Hoaxes and more! Round One FRENCH FOOD - What renaissance-era French confection is made with egg whites, almond meal and food coloring? MOVIE DIRECTORS - Who directed Big? MEL BROOKS MOVIES - Which actor has the only line of dialogue in Mel Brooks' 1976 movie 'Silent Movie'? FAMOUS NOVELS - What Emily Bronte novel has inspired many adaptations including a hit song by Kate Bush of the same name? NUTRITION - Bananas are the only fruit that is known to help the body produce what chemical? FAMOUS MOVIE LINES - Which Apocalypse Now actor "loves the smell of napalm in the morning"? Round Two FOOTBALL RULES - A facemask penalty in the NFL carries a loss of how many yards? INDIE FILM DIRECTORS - Which director, commonly featured and mocked on the YouTube channel RedLetterMedia, is known for the films Twisted Pair, Fateful Findings and I Am Here...Now? OFFICE HOLIDAYS - In which month is Administrative Professionals Day observed? AUTHORS - Who authored the 1985 epic anti-western Blood Meridian? POP GROUPS - Ruth, Anita, Bonnie and June are better known by what group name with hits such as "Fairy Tale" and "Fire"? POP GROUPS - What new wave trio had a cover of Shocking Blue's "Venus" hit #1 on the U.S. charts in 1986? Final Questions TV SHOWS - What is the name of the diner that students from Bayside High School would frequent on Saved By The Bell? HOAXES - In a mid 2000's hoax, what fictional drug had parents wondering if their kids weird experimenting with "butt hash"? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 23rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Episode 167: Softpore Corn

Episode 167: Softpore Corn

2021-09-1301:47:01

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to celebrate our 500,000 download milestone and to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Character Actors, Movies Studios, German Language, Rock Albums, Food, Board Games, Gemstones, Soccer, The Bible, U.S. History, Football Records and more! Round One CHARACTER ACTORS - Lynne Thigpen was known for playing The Moon in the children's series Bear and the Big Blue House, as well as The Chief of ACME Crimenet on what game show? MOVIE STUDIOS - What movie production company is known as "the house that Freddy built"? GERMAN LANGUAGE - German settlers in Texas used to refer to what animal as Panzerschwein? ROCK ALBUMS - What 1983 album by Electric Light Orchestra was created as a response in part to the Arkansas State * Senate passing a bill requiring all albums featuring "back masking" (playing sound samples backwards) be labeled as such? FOOD - Avgolemono is a family of sauces and soups made with lemon juice, mixed with broth and what other ingredient? HISTORY - Susanna M. Salter was an American activist and politician born in Kansa who in 1887 became the first woman to hold what office? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Adam writes in with extra Wonderlic info NATO phonetic alphabet corrections from Annie and Lobo Round Two BOARD GAMES - In 2016, the game clue added a new character, Dr. Orchid, as a way to add diversity. Who did Dr. Orchid replace? GEMSTONES - What are the four C's of evaluating a diamond’s quality? FILM NARRATORS - The narration during the introduction of The Nightmare Before Christmas was originally recorded by what British actor, whose take was not used in the final cut of the film but was used on the movies official original soundtrack? SOCCER - Any soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona is known by what nickname? CLASSIC FILMS - Despite the story being in the public domain, what two colorful elements of the movie version of The Wizard of Oz are copyrighted? THE BIBLE - In the book of Samuel, David asks King Saul for his daughter's hand in marriage, who agrees under the condition that David bring him over 200 of what gruesome time, thinking that David would refuse or be killed in the act? U.S. HISTORY - The battle of wounded knee occurred in 1890 between the U.S. army and the lakotas tribe, and is now the site of what tourist landmark? Rate My Question FOOTBALL RECORDS - Tied with Buffalo Bills running back Thurman Thomas, what Hall of Fame quarterback is the only other player to score a rushing touchdown in 4 different Super Bowl appearances? SPORTS TECHNIQUES - The Straddle, Western Roll, Eastern Cut-off and Scissor are all predecessors of the Fosbury Flop technique used in what Athletics event? Final Questions BLUES LEGENDS - Big Mama Thornton was a blue musician known for writing the Janis Joplin hit song "Ball and Chain", but she was better known for being the first to record what 1956 hit blues rock-song in 1952 (which, despite taking on a different meaning with a male singer, was intended to be an anthem for black female power)? TV HOSTS - Working for NBC in 1955, who hosted a TV show called Afternoon, which featured early appearances by * Jim Henson and The Muppets, and who was later spoofed by Henson and Co. as "Millard Hog?" U.S. PRESIDENTS - Which former U.S. president was a licensed bartender? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 15th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 16th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kenneth Leeming Jr. and Jon Lane of Pangolin (http://pangolinfl.com) and DreamJerks Podcast (https://anchor.fm/dreamjerkspod) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Automakers, Universal Monsters, “Weird” Al, Shrek Songs, Billboard Records, Prowrestling Moves, Video Games, Medical Discoveries, Famous Landmarks, Warped Tour, NATO Phonetic Alphabet and more! Round One AUTOMAKERS - Datsun, an automobile brand that was fazed out in 1986 and relaunched in 2013 is a low cost option from what automaker? UNIVERSAL MONSTERS - Sharing his name with a mythological creature, what is the protagonist’s name in H.G. Wells’s 1897 novel The Invisible Man? “WEIRD” AL - After being referenced in the original children's book, American icon and hero Weird Al Yankovic would go on to write and perform the theme song of what animated movie? SHREK SONGS - "I'm a Believer" was covered by Smash Mouth for the Shrek soundtrack, and was originally recorded by The Monkeys, but who wrote the song? BILLBOARD RECORDS - Which classic rock band, featured on the Forrest Gump soundtrack, holds the record for the most #2 hits without a #1? PROWRESTLING MOVES - Which U.S. president had a history in wrestling and is credited with inventing a move popular with modern pro-wrestlers such as The Undertaker, the chokeslam? Missed Corrections "The Adventures of André & Wally B" (1984) was the first Pixar short, not Tin Toy as Lee guessed in episode #165. Vredefort – the site of the world’s largest Metoer Crater in South Africa - Russian? The town's name, which translates to "peace fort" in Afrikaans and Dutch, Round Two VIDEO GAMES - In 2002, 3D graphics and a first-person perspective were introduced to what classic video game series that made its North American debut in 1987? MEDICAL DISCOVERIES - Wilhelm Roentgen is typically credited with the discovery of what which is regularly used in the medical field? FAMOUS LANDMARKS - CBGB, a famous New York City music club known for its punk and new wave roots. On it's awning, what did the acronym CBGB OMFUG stand for? WARPED TOUR - What Florida band holds the record for most performances on the Vans Warped Tour 24 year run? NATO PHONETIC ALPHABET - What is the NATO phonetic alphabet word for 'J'? BEES - Using simple eyes to detect light and avoid predators, and compound eyes to sense patterns representing flowers and other bees, how many total eyes does a bee have? Rate My Question BASEBALL - In baseball lingo, what are the "three true outcomes" which can occur at the end of an at-bat? SOUTH PARK - The creators of South Park are in the process of purchasing this particular restaurant, which has been featured/mentioned several times. What is the name of the restaurant? Factoid Alert FACTOID - From Slither to The Suicide Squad, what two actors have appeared in every James Gunn movie? Final Questions MOVIE STUDIOS - In celebration of the studio's 100-year anniversary, Universal Pictures debuted its current logo and fanfare with what film? BANDS NAMED AFTER SONGS - What is the name of the song featured in the 1986 comedy musical film True Stories which shares the same name with and English rock band who formed in 1985 under the name On A Friday? MASCOTS - In what year was Joe Camel decommissioned for Camel cigarettes? PHOBIAS - A BASE jumper who suffers from gephyrophobia would have trouble jumping from which type of fixed object for which the activity BASE jumping is partially named? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT September 8th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Jon Lane and Kenneth Leeming Jr..
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Lisa to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Landmarks, Music, U.S. History, Dog Breeds, Opera, Mascots, Animals, Famous Characters, Movies, Landmarks, Literature, Extreme Sports and more! Round One FAN ZINES - Backstreets was a quarterly fanzine and website that covers the music of which popular musical act, and similar artists (since 1980)? U.S. HISTORY - Bob Dole was the senator of what state prior to running for president in 1996? POWER BROKERS - Who was ranked #1 on the 2020 Forbes list of the most powerful women in the world? DOG BREEDS - The first dog movie star, Blair, who famously starred in the 1905 short film Rescued by Rover, was of what breed? OPERA - Who are the three tenors? MASCOTS - What company's mascot, based on an iconic object first sold in 1937 by a different company, is named Luxo Jr.? Missed Corrections Thanks to Drunk Theory and Zed 1 Pod for the shoutout on Twitter. KnowNote from Adam (Death Stars Are The Best Stars) on Discord: I couldn't find anything definitive but consomé in Spanish means "chicken soup" but i am going to assume it comes from the French cuisine term "consommé" which is a clarified broth, traditional created using whipped egg whites to remove the fat. Nabeel: Lee .. you were looking for "Clair de lune" Marvel’s Hercules was given immortality by Zeus after death and made the God of Strength The former Guinness Book of World Records has been Guinness World Records since 2000. K7 in Europe? No, there are no K-class mountains in Europe, as the K comes from the mountain range Karakoram, which is in Asia. Seth wanted us to know Mandrakes are in fact a real plant. Round Two FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What animated character is known in France and other francophone countries as Musclor? ANIMALS - Due to pressure build up from long periods of dilation during the dark winter months, what mammal is the only whose eyes turn from gold in the warmer seasons to blue in the winter? MOVIES - The Hollywood Foreign Press organization liked Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails, giving them a Golden Globe for their score of what 2010 film? LANDMARKS - On which continent is the world's largest media crater (the Vredefort Crater)? LITERATURE - Philip Pullman's trilogy of novels titled His Dark Materials gets its name from what 17th century epic poem? EXTREME SPORTS - BASE is an acronym that stands for what four categories of fixed objects from which BASE jumpers jump? Rate My Question INSECTS - What insect is known as “God’s little cow” or “Little Cow of God” in the Russian and Irish languages? SPORTS - In his 1989 obituary, which racing legend was survived by over 300 sons & daughters? Final Questions ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME - What former TV personality and longtime friend of Eddie Vedder inducted Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? DANGEROUS BOOKS - Just four copies remain of a toxic 1874 book by Michigan Dr. Robert C. Kedzie which contains 86 specimens of what? INVENTIONS - Invented by the journalist Arthur Winne, the first word cross appeared in the New York World newspaper in what decade? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 2nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT September 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Rachael, Rikki, Jon Lewis, Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam B., Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Laurel, A-A-Ron, Loren, Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C., Mike. K If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Lisa Wolfisch.
Episode 164: Beef Time

Episode 164: Beef Time

2021-08-2202:32:28

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Justin and Erin to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Landmarks, Marvel Comics, Band Side Projects, Board Games, Comic Strips, TV Theme Songs, Disney Movies, Symbols, Geography, Soft Drinks, Soda Brands, Naval Terms, Politics, Edible Plants, Video Game Characters, Disney Movies, Baseball, Fast Food, Computer Software and more! Round One LANDMARKS - What resort and luxury hotel in Las Vegas is known for its dancing fountains? MARVEL COMICS - In Marvel Comics, what is the public name used by The Avenger Hercules? BAND SIDE PROJECTS - RNDM, Brad, The Rockfords, Wellwater Conspiracy, Ten Commandos, Drumgasm and Nighttime Boogie Association are just a few of the side projects of members of what 90's rock band? BOARD GAMES - Sold by Hasbro subsidiary Milton bradley in the U.S. and Canada and Mattel subsidiary Spears game in every other country, what color is the center square on a traditional Scrabble board? COMIC STRIPS - Appearing in over 2,570 newspapers around the globe, what comic strip does Guinness World Records recognize as the most syndicated? TV THEME SONGS - “Iron John’s Rock” is the title of the theme song to what sitcom, which debuted on ABC on September 17, 1991? Missed Corrections On Reddit, Edsicalz chiming in on a follow up to a question on Episode #163 - Can’t remember if it was mentioned but the awesome broth/sauce that is paired with birria tacos is commonly referred to as consommé. BEEF TIME - Lee referring to a Snowman as a sculpture is beefy. Round Two DISNEY MOVIES - What 1971 Disney musical fantasy film won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects after being shelved for almost a decade for being too close in concept to Mary Poppins? SYMBOLS - Arobase in French or Arroba in Spanish and Portuguese are names given to what symbol? GEOGRAPHY - Italy is accessible from France via a roadway tunnel under what mountain in the Alps range (the Highest in Western Europe)? SOFT DRINKS - What soft drink was the first offered in 2-liter bottles? SODA BRANDS - What caffeinated citrus-flavored soda produced by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group was sold as “Golden Girl Cola” in the Southern United States and includes orange juice as an ingredient? NAVAL TERMS - What does a sailor have to do to become a shell back? POLITICS - What presidential candidate was lambasted for a $400 haircut during the 2008 election? Rate My Question EDIBLE PLANTS - This favorite spring plant of foragers has been known to cause nausea and diarrhea if not cooked properly. However when prepared perfect it will have you singing from the rooftops. - submitted by Joe VIDEO GAME CHARACTERS - Shared by a 20th century President of the US and a boy band member, what are the first names of the two soldiers in the 1987 Konami title "Contra"? - submitted by A-A-Ron Final Questions DISNEY MOVIES - What is the name of the antagonist in the Hunchback of Notre Dame? BASEBALL - The Seattle Pilots played one Major League Baseball season in 1969. Just six days before opening day the following season in 1970, the team up and relocated across the country what city? FAST FOOD - Colonel Sanders hired what future fast food founder to bolstered KFC sales in Ohio, which worked when the person had the idea to put chicken in buckets and promoting it with a giant, rotating red and white bucket on the sign? COMPUTER SOFTWARE - Forethought, Inc. was the original company that built what program purchased by Microsoft for 14 million dollars, beating out the likes of Apple and Xerox? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 23rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT August 25th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Erin Sullivan and Justin Peterson.
Episode 163: 1970 Numbin'

Episode 163: 1970 Numbin'

2021-08-1601:19:51

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including World History, James Bond Movies, Food, Rock Bands, Pop Music, Etymology, Movie Reviews, Chemistry, Animals, College Football, Voice Over Artists, Kama Sutra, Fictional Characters, Landscapes, Cars, TV Spinoffs and more! Round One WORLD HISTORY - What is the name of the boomerang shaped region of the Middle East that was home to some of the world's earliest civilizations? JAMES BOND MOVIES - Duran Duran sang the theme song to which 007 movie? FOOD - Although the traditional version of this Mexican dish is a kind of goat meat stew, what recently popular taco consists of brisket and melted cheese on a tortilla soaked in its own marinade? ROCK BANDS - What classic rock group, formed in London in 1970 is known for having a guitarist that is also an astrophysicist? POP MUSIC - As of 2020, what Florida-born pop star has had five songs debut at No. 1, more than any other musical act in the chart's history? ETYMOLOGY - What popular drink comes from the Tongan word for "bitter"? Missed Corrections In Greek mythology there is no “Hercules” there is instead “Heracles”. From Brittany Stewart Clarification on the Great Lakes related to largest lakes in the contiguous U.S. from Ryan Bort Round Two MOVIE REVIEWS - "I've had mosquito bites that are more passionate than this undead, unrequited and all together unfun pseudo romantic riff on Romeo and Juliet" was a review written about what movie? CHEMISTRY - Glow Sticks typically consist of dye, a catalyst, and a glass vial containing what chemical compound, which is more commonly used as a bleaching agent or antiseptic? ANIMALS - The only native mammal to Cape Verde is the long-eared what? COLLEGE FOOTBALL - College football's longest winning streak, 47 victories in a row from 1953 to 1957, a record set by the University of Oklahoma, was interrupted by a loss to what other team? VOICE OVER ARTISTS - Who narrated the first two seasons of Thomas the Tank Engine? KAMA SUTRA - In the Kama Sutra, the Congress of Crows is better known today as which sex act? Rate My Question FICTIONAL CHARACTERS - What fictional character and later famous Disney Adaptation first appeared in the book the Little White Bird, first released in 1902 by J.M. Berry? LANDSCAPES - Frederick Law Olmsted is a landscape architect better known for designing what famous urban leisure ground? Final Questions CARS - What hybrid vehicle was offered to U.S. car buyers in March 1999 (almost a full year before the Toyota Prius)? TV SPINOFFS - The Tortellis was the first attempt at a spinoff of what TV show? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 18th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 19th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT August 21st, 2021 - The Office Trivia Night @ Point Ybel - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EDT August 23rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Characters, Singers, Area Codes, Television, Descriptors, Sports, Marine Biology, Video Games, Sweet Tarts, Holidays, Video Formats, Board Games and more! Round One FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What is the last name of Ash from the Evil Dead series? SINGERS - What singer’s name means “Birch” when translated from their native language? AREA CODES - What U.S. state includes the area code 602? TELEVISION - Music artists Miles Davis, Glenn Frey, Gene Simmons, Little Richard, Gloria Estefan, Phil Collins, Ted Nugent, The Fat Boys, Frank Zappa, Willie Nelson, Isaac Hayes, James Brown, Suicidal Tendencies and Sheena Easton all made guest appearances on what crime drama series? DESCRIPTORS - Ashtanga and Kundalini are types of what? SPORTS - What no-contact team sport is known for its lack of referees, allowing players to call their own fouls and settle disputes by invoking the “spirit of the game” to maintain fair play? Missed Corrections Lee corrects himself for confusing Colm Meaney with David Morse in episode 161. A call from Keith about Ireland. Discord roundup on citrus taxonomy, longest river, most volcanoes, etc. Round Two MARINE BIOLOGY - The rostrum is a facial protrusion of what kind of bottom-dwelling sea creature from the order rhinopristoformes? VIDEO GAMES - Frogger was the last game released on what two consoles in 1997? SWEET TREATS - Said to have been named for a boulevard in close proximity to Dr. James Vernor Detroit pharmacy, what type of drink is made when Vernor’s Ginger Ale and Vanilla Ice Cream are blended together smooth? HOLIDAYS - What country celebrated Dominion Day from 1879 to 1982, where it was celebrated on July 1st? VIDEO FORMATS - Requiring a special TV set for viewing, what videocassette format, first introduced in 1972, was the first to offer feature films for consumer rental? BOARD GAMES - How much money did it cost to get out of jail in classic Monopoly? Rate My Question MUSIC SUBGENRES - Sharing its name with a Nick Cave album, what musical subgenre is characterized by lyrics dealing with crimes or gruesome death? Final Questions GREEK MYTHOLOGY - In Greek mythology, Hercules is tasked with the capturing of what animal from Erymanthos? ANIME - Often seen in the Mach 5’s trunk, what is Speed Racer’s younger brother’s pet chimp’s name? OLYMPICS - Before winning gold in the Long Jump competition, 2021 Greek Olympic athlete Miltiadis Tentoglou performed a Gear Second pose, meant to enhance one’s strength, speed and mobility, in a nod to what anime series? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT August 11th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 12th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT August 21st, 2021 - The Office Trivia Night @ Point Ybel - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Episode 161: Dump Truckins

Episode 161: Dump Truckins

2021-08-0201:58:43

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dan and Max of the Doubled Feature Podcast to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pro-wrestling, Types of Lakes, Dungeons & Dragons, Fungus, Holidays, Star Trek, Oranges, Sporting Events, Units of Measurement, Spices, Metal in Movies, Medical Terms, Accents, Film Criticism, Space Westerns and more! Round One PRO-WRESTLING - Despite only having two championship reigns, which "Italian Strongman" holds the WWE record for longest combined Heavyweight Championship reign (4,040 days, holding the belt from 1963-1971, 1973-1977)? TYPES OF LAKES - A river first needs to form a meander or curve to create what kind of lake? What pseudonym is used by the Coen Brothers when editing their own films? DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - In Dungeons and Dragons, what 2nd level transmutation spell allows adventures to open both mundane and arcane locks? FUNGUS - Huitlacoche is a fungus that can grow on what vegetable is the heat or humidity are high? HOLIDAYS - In the UK, Ireland and Australia, Pancake Day is celebrated annually as a way to empty the pantry of sugar, fat and eggs to avoid temptation and reduce waste. What holiday is celebrated on Pancake Day in the U.S.? Missed Corrections Notes on Tim Gomez’s question, Lee’s pronunciation of Reggie Fils-Amie’s name, Arertits by Alex Patton, Plantar Fasciitis and Dennis the Menace from Paul Martin. Round Two STAR TREK - What actor appeared in more Star Trek episodes more than any other actor? ORANGES - Oranges are a hybrid of two other citrus fruits, one is a hybrid fruit, the tangerine, and the other in a non-hybrid, which is what? SPORTING EVENTS - What multi-sport event debuted in 1981 to display athletic achievement in sports that are not contested in the Olympics? UNITS OF MEASUREMENT - In Europe, what are measured in Paris points? SPICES - Mustard is the second most used spice, behind what other spice? METAL IN MOVIES - What grammy-nominated industrial metal band appears as the Flesh Fair Band in the movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence? Rate My Question MEDICAL TERMS - Telogen Effluvium is a hair loss condition triggered by what? - submitted by Rumplesnailtskin Loren ACCENTS - If someone is said to have a Brummie accent, they likely hail from which UK city? - submitted by Mark McGwire Final Questions FILM CRITICISM - Legendary film critic Roger Ebert told Rob Schneider, "speaking as a Pulitzer Prize winner," which of his movies (which was released in 2005) "sucked?" SPACE WESTERNS - Named after the ship used by its main characters, what space western features a character with unusual abilities being awakened from cryostasis and debuted in the U.S. in 2001 on Cartoon Network’s Toonami? VEGETABLES - What three colors do asparagus come in? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 4th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT August 9th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT August 2st, 2021 - The Office Trivia Night @ Point Ybel - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Dan and Max.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Technology, Film Criticism, Debut Roles, Prime Time Cartoons, Baked Treats, Cooking, Famous Characters, Basketball, French Language, Rock Formations, Classic Television, Modern Art, Business, Comic Strips, True Crime, World Records and more! Round One TECHNOLOGY - The home market-oriented 8mm and Super 8 formats were developed by what company? FILM CRITICISM - Named after the comics writer and artist who first defined it, which test checks for if a movie features at least one scene having two female characters talking about something other than a man? DEBUT ROLES - Which actor and comedian worked as a beautician in his sisters salon and was planning to go to cosmetology school to become a makeup artist before landing a role in the off-broadway production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, a role he reprised in the 1975 movie? PRIME TIME CARTOONS - In which fictional city does King of the Hill take place? BAKED TREATS - What greek savory spinach and feta pie is encased with phyllo pastry on the base and top? COOKING - Eye of Newt is an outdated term for what popular ingredient used by alchemist and herbalists of the past and is still used today in modern cooking? Missed Corrections 159 - Background on the Gros Michel/Cavendish from Adam, and Adam, Elyse and Mike C. wrote in to correct Lee on “perineum” which he called the parabellum. Round Two FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What famous British protagonist was previously conceived by video game developers Core Design to have South American origins? BASKETBALL - What are the five traditional positions in basketball? FRENCH LANGUAGE - Matelotage is a french term to describe what legal practice during sailors and pirates during the 17th and 18th Century? ROCK FORMATIONS - Uluru, the world's largest monolithic rock formation, can be found on which continent? CLASSIC TELEVISION - What was the last name of Alice, the housekeeper in The Brady Bunch? MODERN ART - The Seiko was a functional art piece created during the Italian modernist movement by three Italian designers in 1968, was featured in museums such as the MoMA and the Guggenheim, but is best known as what popular household object that is still used today? Rate My Question BUSINESS - Proving he didn't need to kidnap the princess to get ahead, what is the surname of the man who succeeded Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Amié, in 2019? - submitted by Tim Gomez Final Questions COMIC STRIPS - Which iconic comic strip character has separate and unrelated American and Scottish Versions, despite sharing the name, coincidentally debuting on the same day in March 1951 (the American version of which spawned both live action and animated tv shows as well as several feature films)? TRUE CRIME - Father and son Don and Dan Nichols were dubbed The Mountain Men by news organizations after abducting athlete Kary Swinson who was famous in what then soon-to-be Winter Olympic sport? WORLD RECORDS - Ashrita Furman is best known for holding what prolific record (for which he was first in 1987 and maintains to this day)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT July 28th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 29nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
Episode 159: Pilar of Salt

Episode 159: Pilar of Salt

2021-07-1901:35:08

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by John Davis to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Classic Cartoons, Business, Geography, Famous Songs, Astronomy, The Bible, Marvel, Weather Records, Anatomy, Fiber Arts, Fruits, Plastic Celebs, Box Office Bombs, Florida Rivers, African Animals, Russian Sitcoms, Medical Terms and more! Round One CLASSIC CARTOONS - Lasting one season, the cartoon Pro-Stars featured what three sports greats? BUSINESS - What company was founded in Tucson, AZ in the 1970's as Sticky Fingers, a children's jewelry line, who would go on to be best known for its vibrant line of school supplies? GEOGRAPHY - Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones? FAMOUS SONGS - What song, famously sang in this version by Carol Channing, was the first wakeup call for astronauts in 1965? ASTRONOMY - Which planet in our solar system is known as both the Morning Star and Evening Star? THE BIBLE - The story of God's destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah occurs in what book of The Bible? THE BIBLE - In The Bible, what is Lot's wife’s name? Missed Corrections 158 - Notes from Elyse on Fargo, the chicken dance, dildos, goats and from A-A-ron about candy corn. Round Two MARVEL - What sometimes-friend, sometimes-foe to the X-Men is Professor X's stepbrother? WEATHER RECORDS - From 1991 to 2010, which U.S. state was the most active for tornados? ANATOMY - On a female human body, what is the term for the small area between the uterus and rectum? FIBER ARTS - Warp and Weft are directional terms used for threads in what fiber arts and basic textile production process (which shares a name with a popular actor among geek fandoms)? FRUITS - What type of fruit is a "winter banana"? PLASTIC CELEBS - What is Barbie's last name? Rate My Question FAMOUS SONGS - "What 1996 rock song refers to an intellectualism brochure? Hint: This song was featured in the John Travolta film “Phenomenon”. BOX OFFICE BOMBS - What 2001 box office bomb fills in the blank of this less than sparkling review by Variety film critic Robert Koehler: "________ deserves yet another title: "A Star is Dull"? Final Questions FLORIDA RIVERS - In the language of the indigenous people of Southwest Florida, what does the word Caloosahatchee translate to in English? AFRICAN ANIMALS - The name of what African animal means "river horse"? RUSSIAN SITCOMS - In a reference to the show that inspired it, what is the name of the bar in the Russian sitcom It's Always Sunny in Moscow? MEDICAL TERMS - Phlebitis is the inflammation of what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT July 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Moo, Tim, Nabeel, Patrick, Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Hbomb, Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: John Davis.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kristin and Fletcher to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including State Nicknames, Dogs, Body Parts, SpongeBob Squarepants, TV Records, Parody Music, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Country Music, Fourth of July, Games, Looney Tunes, Halloween Candy, Phobias, Gestures, Retro Video Games, The Bible and more! Round One STATE NICKNAMES - Which Midwestern state is known as "the Peace Garden state"? DOGS - What breed of dog is named for an Italian monk who created a traveler's hospice in the Western Alps between Switzerland and Italy? BODY PARTS - The term for what part of the body originates from the latin term for "little mouse"? SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - What are the names of SpongeBob Squarepants parents? TV RECORDS - Having run for nine seasons, Family Matters became the second-longest running live action sitcom with a predominantly African American cast behind what TV show? PARODY MUSIC - In 2001, BBC Records released a parody version of Lou Bega's Mambo No. 5 sung by which helpful British animated character? Missed Corrections Lee recalls the name of a country he couldn’t remember in episode 157 and we hear from Manu with a Know Note. Round Two RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE - Parodying a game show, what challenge on RuPaul's Drag Race tests a contestants skill at celebrity impersonation and improvisational comedy? COUNTRY MUSIC - What song had two different versions: first by the Moody Brothers nominated for best country performance in 1985, and later by The Chieftains, receiving a Grammy nomination with Ricky Skaggs, in 1992? FOURTH OF JULY - Which New England city holds the record for the longest-running Fourth of July parade? GAMES - The patient in the classic game Operation has what name? LOONEY TUNES - Which Looney Tunes character debuted in the 1948 Bugs Bunny cartoon Haredevil Hare and is regularly shown wearing basketball sneakers? HALLOWEEN CANDY - From base to point, what is the order of colors on a piece of candy corn? Rate My Question FARM LINGO - What is the difference between a cow, a bull, a steer and a heifer? - submitted by Spencer the Chef Final Questions PHOBIAS - Caprophobia is a fear of what? GESTURES - The Indonesian word Mencolek describes what well known gesture? RETRO VIDEO GAMES - In the 1981 hit arcade game Frogger, on what object can you land and safely ride until it submerges underwater? THE BIBLE - The story of Samson appears in what book of The Bible, whose name is six letters long? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 15th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT July 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – 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 Guests: Fletcher and Kristin.
Episode 157: Amy Questioms

Episode 157: Amy Questioms

2021-07-0502:03:19

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Erik to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Quantum Physics, Phobias, Musical Cameos, Epitaphs, Movies, German Language, Fruits, Retro Computers, Geography, Sporting Equipment, State Mottos, Hated Music, Personality Types, Weird Laws, The Bible, Movie Plot Details, Languages, Global Warming and more! Round One QUANTUM PHYSICS - Best known for a thought experiment, which Austrian-irish physicist won the nobel prize in 1933 for his pioneering work in quantum mechanics? PHOBIAS - Kinemortophobia is a fear of what popular horror movie subject? MUSICAL CAMEOS - What 1986 movie starring Josh Brolin featured Red Hot Chili Peppers in the movie as a musical act? EPITAPHS - What person was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, in 1926, who has appeared in multiple Abrams/Zucker films, died in 2010 in Ft. Lauderdale FL and whose headstone reads "Let her rip"? MOVIES - What two sci-fi movies (now considered classics, directed by John Carpenter and Ridley Scott, respectively) faced overwhelming criticism when they were released on the same day, June 25, 1982? GERMAN LANGUAGE - What medical procedure do the Germans call "kaiserschnitt"? KnowNotes A remixed version of the Missed Corrections theme by David Holbrook x3. Round Two FRUITS - What fruit is a hybrid of a mandarin and a pomelo? RETRO COMPUTERS - What retro computer by Commodore shipped in 1985, with a 7 MHz Motorola 68000 CPU and 256-512k of RAM? GEOGRAPHY - What peninsula, which is almost completely surrounded by the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast, is located in the Ukrainian region of Kherson to which it is connect by the isthmus of Perekop and was annexed by Russia in 2015? SPORTING EQUIPMENT - What sporting equipment includes parts named belly, nose and skeg? STATE MOTTOS - What western U.S. state is the only one with a Spanish motto? HATED MUSIC - Which replacement member of Eagles was also a member of Jimmy Buffet's Coral Reefer Band, and coined the term "Parrotheads" for Buffet's fans? Rate My Question PERSONALITY TYPES - Jane Goodall, Adolf Hitler, and George Harrison are said to be which Myers Briggs personality type, which is also the rarest of the 16 types making up about 1% of the population? - submitted by FoxenV WEIRD LAWS - Due to the recent heat wave across the North Western US, the state of Oregon has temporarily suspended a law enacted in 1951 preventing people from doing what? - submitted by Alex P. Final Questions THE BIBLE - Onan, a minor character from the book of Genesis, who like his brother Urr, was slain by God as retribution for being evil in the sight of the Lord and disobeying a direct order to not do what? GLOBAL WARMING - In 2015, the Paris Agreement replaced what UN-sanctioned international treaty that was signed in 1997 and committed state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT July 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – 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 Guests: Erik and Seth.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Mike C. and Abbey to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Food, Chemistry, Measurements, Deadly Conflicts, Phobias, Modern Art, Geography, Etymology, Medicals Terms, Movies, Animal Lairs, Live Streaming, The Muppets, Controversial Products, Vehicles, Weird Laws and more! Round One SEAFOOD - Rollmops is a pickled fillet of what fish, also known as silver darlings, and found particularly in shallow temperate waters in the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans? CHEMISTRY - In 1913, which scientist first postulated that an atom is made up of a small, dense nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons? MEASUREMENTS - The Hamilton-Norwood scale is used to classify the stages of what? DEADLY CONFLICTS - What is the deadliest conflict since World War II, which took place between 1998 and 2003? PHOBIAS - Closely related to trypophobia, Steve Jobs suffered from koumpounophobia, the fear of what clothing-related item? FRIED FOOD - What food item is derived from the Pennsylvania Dutch treat Drechderkuche and was popularized in the US in the late 19th century as one of the first fried foods in North America? Missed Corrections 155 - Muhammad Ali passed away in 2016. Not in 1999 or “a few years” after that.I know Lee retracted but A League of Their Own is baseball on a real-life 4x All-American Girls Professional Baseball League champions the Rockford Peaches. - Edsicalz 155 - I dunno if it counts as a miscorrection, but it is pronounced "Ren-Oh" (not Renault). Oh and regarding that, I am not sure if Marc is aware, but I always thought that elephants had four knees so I had to look it up and it's actually a factoid and common misconception that they have 4 forward facing knees and the front "knees" are actually a wrist like all other mammals, it just looks more knee-like than in other quadrupeds. - Proverbial Lightkeeper Adam 155 - Incidentally, committing "neph" = "kidney" to memory has helped me out a lot in my own trivia experience, much in the same way you guys handled the Ostrich question. - Kevin Hunt A KnowNote Voicemail from Alex Patton Round Two MODERN ART - Known for his Blue Rider Period and his time at The Bauhaus, which Russian painter is considered the pioneer of abstract art? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - After Florida, what is the second flattest state in the U.S.? SLANG ETYMOLOGY - The term "cancelled" is generally accepted to have been used in the modern form in 1981 in a song called "Your Love Is Cancelled" by what band? MEDICAL TERMS - Veseliga is the medical term for what common ailment? MOVIES - Voiced by John Cleese in the 1997 film George of the Jungle, George's best friend and adoptive brother is an ape named what? ANIMAL HOMES - A holt is the name of a den for what animal? LIVE STREAMING - In June 2019, what famous teenage mother was put on birth control after having two of her alleged five deliveries live streamed? THE MUPPETS - What is the name of the saxaphone player from The Muppet Show? Rate My Question CONTROVERSIAL PRODUCTS - What product, whose manufacturers are sometimes secretive about who their major buyers are, is thought to be used in jewelry, computer, toothpaste, boats, car industries, as well as by the U.S. military? MEDICAL TERMS - Prolactin is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland which causes what to happen? Final Questions VEHICLES - The earliest form of the modern bicycle, the velocipede, was invented in which country, due to horse deaths from crop failure in 1816? WEIRD LAWS - Four states have banned billboards. Name three of them. Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 30th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT July 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT June 5th, 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 – Anon, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Rick G., Skyler, 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 – Loren, MJ, 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: Abbey and Mike.
Episode 155: Aural 69

Episode 155: Aural 69

2021-06-2101:11:40

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Vocabulary, TV Spinoffs, U.S. Landmarks, Australia, Movies, Grammar, Medical Etymology, Anatomy, College Baseball, Movie Baseball, Movie Plot Details, Star Wars, Famous Athletes, Cults, Cartoons, Animals, The Beatles and more! Round One VOCABULARY - Astra, Tomahawk and Sparrow are types of what? TV SPINOFFS - What TV show spawned a spin-off series of DVDs and Pay-Per-View specials called "Too Hot for TV" U.S. LANDMARKS - Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer statues are sculpted on Main Street in the city of Hannibal, located in which U.S. state? AUSTRALIA - In 2008, Australia was overrun with over a million of what invasive feral species of animal, causing the government to implement a pest management plan that included exporting them to Saudi Arabia? MOVIES - The Gainesville Ripper was the inspiration for what horror movie franchise? GRAMMAR - "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog" is considered what type of sentence as it uses every letter of the alphabet at least once? Missed Corrections 154 - Buddy Holly’s band was The Crickets. Land Shark beer has no connection the the SNL sketch, but is based on Jimmy Buffett’s song “fins”. Everquest never came out on the Dreamcast. - Lee 154 - The team from Major League is a real baseball team: the Cleveland Indians - A-A-Ron Round Two MEDICAL ETYMOLOGY - What part of the circulatory system is derived from the latin and greek words for "air holder"? ANATOMY - In what organ of the human body would you find nephrons? COLLEGE BASEBALL - Which US city is sometimes known as the "Gateway to the West" and hosts the World College Series annually in June? MOVIE PLOT DETAILS - What make is the missing vehicle Dude, Where's My Car? STAR WARS - For which Star Wars title did James Earl Jones receive his first credit for voicing the character of Darth Vader, which also features the screen debut of bounty hunter Boba Fett? FAMOUS ATHLETES - Who was nicknamed Sportsman of the Century by Sports Illustrated in 1999? Rate My Question CULTS - Actress Michelle Pfeiffer was once a member of what cult and diet fad that believed humans could survive without food or water, by absorbing the energy of the universe? - submitted by Dylan CARTOONS - In a popular episode of Rick and Morty, what is the name of the clone who Rick creates in an attempt to create a "morally neutral superleader"? - submitted by A-A-Ron Final Questions ANIMALS - What animal in the order struthioniformes is the only animal with four kneecaps? THE BEATLES - The Beatles tried to obtain the film rights to what book, so they could star in it and get Stanley Kubrick to direct? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia MEGAQUIZ on Twitch - 8:00 pm EDT June 23rd, 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 You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – 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."
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.
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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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