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Episode 178: Nutty Notes

Episode 178: Nutty Notes

Update: 2021-11-29
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Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Chef Skyler Denison (Death by Taco 239) for a general knowledge quiz on Food, Conspiracy Theories, Ancient History, Football , Music, Movies, Cartoons and more!



Round One




  • ANIMALS - George Washington introduced America to what animal of which Darwin wrote, "Always appears to me so surprising that a hybrid should possess more reason, memory, obstenency, social affection, powers of muscular endurance and length in life than either of its parents, seems to indicate that art here has outdone nature?"

  • BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD - Which two band's shirts are frequently worn by Beavis and Butthead (and who wears what)?

  • SONG TITLES - Due to the original name sounding too much like a cuss word, "Green Onions" by Booker T and M.G.'s was first titled what?

  • MOVIE CHARACTERS - What is the name of the horse in The Neverending Story?

  • FOOD INVENTIONS - What kind of Italian loaf was invented in 1982 as a response to the popularity of French baguettes?

  • SEINFELD - Which Seinfeld main character, later appearing in 169 episodes, did not appear in the pilot episode?



Round Two




  • SEX AND THE CITY - When Samantha gets a chemical peel to look "fresh," Carrie agrees by saying she looks like what Italian meat dish that is typically served raw?

  • PSYCHOLOGY - Sydenham's Chorea a disorder characterized by rapid uncoordinated jerking movements is oftentimes referred to as "The Dance of" what saint?

  • POPULAR VEGETABLES - In the 1800's and early 1900's, which vegetable was the third most popular menu item in New York City, just after tea and coffee, often kept in a glass vase on the table to be salted and eaten raw?

  • THE SMURFS - Which smurf is often seen in disputes with Brainy Smurf, and is known for their characteristic arm tattoo of a heart with an arrow through it?

  • NFL RECORDS - Tom Brady broke NFL history recently with 602 regular season touchdown passes. Who has thrown the fourth most with 552?

  • CONSPIRACY THEORIES - In 1992, a conspiracy theory surrounding Microsoft's Wingdings application started after the realization that character sequence of what popular major city's rendered a star of david, skull and crossbones, and thumbs up symbols?



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  • PUNK LYRICS - Jon Wurster, best known as the drummer of Superchunk as well as The Mountain Goats, was mentioned by name in a song released in 1988 by what American punk band?



Final Questions




  • ANCIENT HISTORY - During the battle of Gaugamela, King Darius of Persia sent Alexander the Great a bag of sesame seeds to symbolize the number of his troops. Alexander responded by sending what seed to symbolize a more potent and fiery army?

  • U.S. HISTORY - July 6, 1944, is still remembered as "the day the clowns cried" due to a tragic circus fire in what Northeast capital city?

  • PHYSICISTS - In 1922, what Danish, Nobel Prize winning physicist won a lifetime supply of beer from Carlsberg Brewing, as well as a permanent tap installed in his home from which to draw upon the supply?



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Episode 178: Nutty Notes

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