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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 ig…

Know Nonsense Trivia


    • Nov 29, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Episode 178: Nutty Notes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 103:48

    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? Rate My Question 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? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 2nd, 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 – Brandon, Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Captain Nick, Grant, Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Robb, 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 – Sarah, FoxenV, 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: Skyler Denison.

    Episode 177: The X Factor

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 103:44


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a general knowledge quiz on Anatomy, 70's Movies, 80's Sitcoms, Literature, U.S. History, Retro Games, Vintage Toys and more! Round One JAM BANDS - What jam band is responsible for the song "Wilson," which became a popular chant amongst fans of Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson? 80's SITCOMS - Airing for four seasons on NBC, the Tanner family orbited the title character of which popular 80's sitcom? DOG BREEDS - What breed of dog was Boo, the pet of a Facebook executive and Virgin America's official pet liaison? 70's MOVIES - Chuck Wepner was the real-life inspiration for which movie series that began with a film released in 1976? RELIGION - What Christian denomination was begun by John Wesley in 1738? ANIMALS - Marsupials are classified into two superorders based on geographic origin, Ameridelphia (which accounts for roughly 25% of all marsupials) and what other super order? HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE - "Sheltered Harbor" is the translation of what Hawaiian word? Round Two URBAN LEGENDS - The DaVinci Code repeats the myth that the glass pyramid in front of the Louvre consists of how many panes of glass? RETRO GAMING - Peter Pepper was the protagonist who is pursued by dangerous food foes (such as Mr. Hot Dog, Mr. Pickle and Mr. Egg) in what 1980's ladder climbing game that was released in arcades as well as home video game consoles? BIRD ANATOMY - What bird bone is known as the "wishbone"? ANATOMY - The gnathion is the midpoint on the lowest part of which bone in the body? LITERATURE - What is the vocation of Ichabod Crane in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? EUROPEAN FOODS - What dish whose origin dates to the 7th century Andalusia is traditionally made with ripe tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, garlic, and bread moistened with water that is blended with olive oil and vinegar? Rate My Question FIRST LADIES - Of the 46 presidencies, which First Lady never moved into the White House due to her husband's untimely death? - Captain Nick THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - In multiple iterations of the story Erik, the Phantom dresses as what character from a popular short story by Edgar Allan Poe? HUMAN ANATOMY - Of the over 60 sphincters in the human body, how many are in the digestive tract? Final Questions PUMPKINS - In the sport of pumpkin chucking, pumpkins that burst after leaving the barrel or sling before hitting the ground are disqualified and referred to as what prepared food? VINTAGE TOYS - “You run, you slide, you hit the bump and take a dive” were the words to the jingle for what toy from the 1980's to 1990's? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 24th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT December 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - 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 – Brandon, Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Captain Nick, Grant, Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Robb, 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 – Sarah, FoxenV, 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 176: She's Got a Gun to My Nards

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 118:15

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Seth, Jamie, Fletcher and Kristin to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Duos, Best-selling Authors, Animals, Cartoon Characters, Greek Mythology, Cars, World History and more! Round One THE BIBLE - According to The Bible, on which day of creation did God make the land and seas? CASTLES - Featuring a design of raised earth surrounded by an enclosed courtyard, what is the name for the type of castles which became standard in Europe following the Norman invasion in 1066 and would inspire the name of a logical fallacy? FAMOUS DUOS - Christopher Reid and Christopher Martin are better known by what collective stage name? BEST-SELLING AUTHORS - According to Wikipedia, with an estimated 350 million books sold, what author is responsible for the second bestselling book series of all time? SHARKS - What kind of shark is referred to as the Zambezi shark in Africa? AFRICAN ANIMALS - A hyrax is a small herbivore native to Africa, superficially similar to a marmot or prairie dog, however its closest living relative is this mammal which makes its home on multiple continents? Round Two CARTOON CHARACTERS - Homer Simpson's middle initial "J" is a reference to which two classic animated characters (who also have the middle initial “J” in honor of their co-creator Jay Ward)? MEDICAL CONDITIONS - Adermatoglyphia is a condition that causes someone to be born without what? GREEK MYTHOLOGY - Stheno and Euryale were the siblings of what mythical Greek creature? CARS - Released in 1964, what is widely considered to be the first muscle car? CELEBRITIES - What actors were kicked out of an orgy because they were determined to stay in their characters in a popular TV show? CARTOON CHARACTERS - Who are the three members of The Chipettes (the Chipmunks female counterparts)? Final Questions FAMOUS PLACES - What does 'Aurora Borealis' translate to in English? WORLD HISTORY - Clocking in at approximately 5,150 years old, the world's oldest known wooden wheel was discovered in 2002 in what country? COMEDIANS - In The Three Stooges fifty-year career, Larry and Moe were constants; how many people fulfilled the third stooge? OPERA - In Gustav Holst's orchestral suite "The Plants", The Magician is which planet? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - The only active diamond mine in the U.S. The Crater of Diamonds State Park, is located near Murfreesboro in what state? DISNEY - Which two Walt Disney World attractions first premiered in the GE pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1964? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 17th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 18th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - 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 – Brandon, Issa, Adam V., Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Captain Nick, Grant, Mo, Jenny, Rick G., Skyler, Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Robb, 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 – Sarah, FoxenV, 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 175: Sea Creatures

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 68:57


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Art, Planets, Music, Movies, Geography, Languages and more! Round One AIRPLANES - What was the name of Wilbur and Orville Wright's powered aircraft, named for a nearby location where the flight took place in 1903? ART - What French post-impressionist artist was famously living with Van Gogh when he cut off his ear? PLANETS - Which planet has the most moons, with 82 total as of 2021? MUSIC - What band has released such albums as Flick of the Switch, Ball Breaker, and Power Up? GEOGRAPHY - Which is the only U.S. state to share a land border with three Canadian provinces? DOGS - What are the four varieties of poodle, based on size? Round Two MOVIES - What 1988 found both of its stars opting to take 20% of the film's box office returns instead of their usual pay, resulting in the biggest paychecks of their film careers? LANGUAGES - Caribbean country Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten all list what language as an official language? GOVERNMENT AGENCIES - What does FEMA stand for? BREAKING BAD - On Breaking Bad, which book of poetry by Walt Whitman was gifted to Walter by fellow cook and chemist Gale, and later led to Hank figuring out Walt's secret identity? FAMOUS FIRST LINES - "There's no time to be careful, we're late" was the first line said by what cartoon character? PSYCHOLOGY - Which part of the brain, which shares a name with a sea creature from Greek myth, is located deep in the temporal lobe and is responsible for memory and learning? Rate My Question VOCABULARY - What popular word which is an oxymoron and a portmanteau first appeared in print in the title of a 1953 article describes the relationship between America and Russia? VOCABULARY - What is the palindromic term for dots on dice? Final Questions STAR TREK - Despite pushback from their production company's board of directors, which comedian is responsible for funding and producing Star Trek: The Original Series? NAMES - What popular female name was invented by writer Jonathan Swift for Esther van Marie whom Swift had met in 1708 and whom he tutored? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 11th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - 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 174: Down on All Eights

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 100:41

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Captain Nick Williams to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Food, Fishing, Video Games, Psychology, Martial Arts, Inventions, and more! Round One BASEBALL - What baseball great, also known as "The Iron Horse" was the first professional athlete to grace a Wheaties box in 1934? FISHING - Known for their shiny, silvery scales, what is the common name for the fish of the genus Megalops? AUDIO ENGINEERING - A form of audio signal processing for reducing the background hissing sound on audio tape recordings was first used in the film A Clockwork Orange, and was named what? PSYCHOLOGY - What is the name for the psychological condition in which a person believes that a friend, spouse, parent, or other close family member or threat, was replaced with an imposter? DOG BREEDS - Which small breed of dog in AKC's non-sporting group is sometimes known as 'The American Gentleman'? INVENTIONS - In 1900, an inventor would name what space saving piece of furniture after himself, while several other companies were producing similar pieces, which he patented with pivot and counterbalance designs? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes #173 - Samhain pronunciation. Round Two TEAM SPORTS - Water Polo was developed in Scotland and the UK as a water version of what popular sport? MARTIAL ARTS - What martial art is known as "the science of the eight limbs?" WEALTH - As of 2020, what state has the most billionaires per capita? MEDIEVAL WEAPONS - What is the name of the two-handed medieval weapon that consists of an axe blade topped with a spike mounted on a long shaft, as well as a hook on the back for grappling mounted combatants? VIDEO GAMES - Debuting in 1996's SimCopter, what language do Sims speak? U.S. HOLIDAYS - On June 14th, which U.S. national day in not a federal holiday and is only recognized by the state of Pennsylvania as an official holiday? Final Questions FOOD ITEMS - Which grilled item became popular in the U.S. during the Great Depression and is now enjoyed on a daily basis (with about 86% of American adults enjoying at least one each year)? GOLF RULES - What is the maximum number of clubs a golfer is allowed to carry according to the United States Golf Association? METAL DETECTORS - Which Scottish-born inventor and scientist made the first metal detector in 1881 when trying to extract a bullet from President Garfield's body after he was shot? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT November 4th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challegnge - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT November 6th, 2021 - Quizmania II: Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge Pro Wrestling Edition - 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: Captain Nick.

    Episode 173: Spicy Bean Halloween

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 85:23


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc ask, suss and answer a spooky general knowledge quiz with topics including Halloween, Candy, Cryptids, Horror Movies, Comic Books, Spooky Awards, Fears and more! Round One PRO WRESTLING - William Moody was a licensed funeral home director better known by what ring name while employed by WWE? HALLOWEEN CANDY - 'Chicken Feed' was the original name for what Halloween time treat? CRYPTIDS - What primal cryptid is sometimes referred to as the Florida Bigfoot? VOCABULARY - Hodmedod, Mermit, Gallybagger and Tattie Bogle are all alternative names for what? DOG BREEDS - What breed of dog is Cujo, the titular antagonist of Stephen King's 1982 novel (as well as it's 1983 film adaptation)? CANDY - How many colors of M&Ms are there in a normal bag? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Pho facts Know Nontes from Fade to One, Adam, Myles Manu MC on concave arena roofs Call from Sarah Round Two HORROR MOVIES - It only took 21 days to film what horror movie classic? VIDEO GAMES - In the first scare of Capcom's 1996 horror survival game Resident Evil, what kind of creature jumps through the window? HALLOWEEN LAWS - In Hollywood, what party favor is illegal on Halloween? COMIC BOOKS - What horror comic book by E.C. Comics was adapted into a 1972 film as well as a television series that aired on HBO from 1989 to 1996? HORROR MOVIES - In what state does the original Nightmare on Elm Street take place? MUSIC - Who is credited with the Halloween classic hit "Monster Mash"? Rate My Question SPOOKY AWARDS - Every two years, The Society of Professional Obituary Writers honors excellence in obituary writing with what award, named for a famous hooded figure? Final Questions HALLOWEEN - What is the name of the Celtic festival that observed the transition from the end of harvest to winter and inspired Halloween? FEARS - Astraphobia is the fear of what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 27th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Nightmare - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 28th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Nightmare - Ollies Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EDT November 6th, 2021 - Quizmania II: Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge Pro Wrestling Edition - 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 172: Shaqaroni & Brees

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 51:44


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Natural Wonders, 90's Music, U.S. Geography, Hamilton, Animated Characters, Wild Celebs, European History, State Nicknames, Chemistry, Athletes, Classic Cars, Giving Celebs, Kitchen Appliances, Insects, Poisons and more! Round One NATURAL WONDERS - The Simpson Desert, which contains the world longest parallel sand dunes, can be found on what continent? 90'S MUSIC - The band Pavement appeared on what parody talk show in 1997 where they were mistaken for The Beatles? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - The Tongass National Forest, which is the largest national forest in the U.S., is found in which state? HAMILTON - Which U.S. historical figure sings the first line of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton? ANIMATED CHARACTERS - Prickle, Goo, Minga and Rodgy are all characters that were on what animated show? WILD CELEBS - Which musician known for hits "Your Love is My Drug" and "Praying" once bribed Prince's gardener so she could sneak into his house to plant her demo tape? Round Two EUROPEAN HISTORY - First built in 1895, destroyed in 1943, then rebuilt in 1961 to serve as a WWII Exhibit and memorial, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church is located in which European city? STATE NICKNAMES - "Almost Heaven" and "the Switzerland of America" are two nicknames for which state? CHEMISTRY - The Kastle-Meyer test was developed by two analytical chemists in 1903, that uses a chemical indicator to help detect the presence of what? ATHLETES - What was the last year that Shaquille O'Neal played professional basketball? CLASSIC CARS - Named after a Native American mythological creature, what model car by Ford created the "personal luxury car" niche market in the late 1950's when it was redesigned to have four seats (instead of two)? GIVING CELEBS - What famous actor, known for their role on Star Trek, sold a kidney stone to an online casino which they then donated to charity? Rate My Question KITCHEN APPLIANCES - Originally intended for a Jewish stew of meat & beans called cholent, what kitchen appliance was originally introduced in 1971? Final Questions INSECTS - How many eyes do most full-grown caterpillars have? POISONS - In 2013, actress Shannon Richardson was charged in the mailing of letters to President Barack Obama and Mike Bloomberg that were laced with what poison? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 20th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 21st, 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 171: Gone Phishin'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 107:07


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Doug and Marion for a general knowledge quiz with topics including Music Genres, Book Adaptations, Vocabulary, Food, Movie Cameos, Geography, Sex Toys, True Crime and more! Round One MUSIC GENRE ORIGINS - What American city is known as the home of Go-Go music? BOOK ADAPTATIONS - Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington star in the 2020 Hulu television adaptation of which 2017 New York Times bestseller? VOCABULARY - Which term refers to both a contrapuntal musical composition used by Bach and Phish as well as a disturbed state of consciousness in which the person affected seems to perform acts in full awareness but upon recovery cannot recall the acts performed? ICE CREAM - Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream formed in Burlington, VT, in 1978, released what flavor first? HEALTHY COUNTRIES - According to the Bloomberg Global Health Index, what Western European country is ranked as the healthiest in the world, with a score of 92.75%? MOVIE CAMEOS - Which 1993 coming-of-age comedy is now considered a cult classic (despite being a box office flop when it was released) and who's 70's rock soundtrack went double platinum? Round Two ASTRONOMY - Indicating its early stage of development in sequence, what is the term for the smallest of the three types of black holes? ENGLISH LANGUAGE - The letter E is the most common used in English language texts. What is the most common first letter? MOVIE CAMEOS - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made a cameo in what 1988 drama starring Susan Sarandon, Don Johnson and Jeff Daniels? NATURE PRESERVES - Which Florida national preserve was the first ever created in 1974 in an effort to stop the construction of the world's largest jetport, and was also the location of a Phish festival in which the band played for 8-straight hours in new year's eve in 1999? SEX TOYS - As illustrated on red-figure paintings from Ancient Greece, a sexual device called an olisbokollikes was prepared in kitchens and made from what food? TRUE CRIME - What state leads the United States with most serial killers per capita according to a 2015 Huffington Post article? Final Questions FOOD - Gumbo, a popular Phish song and delicious creole dish, is created using what is referred to as the creole or cajun holy trinity, what food item is included in this variation that is not included in a traditional mirepoix? ARENAS - Which arena, which Phish happened to sell out for 13 shows in a row in 2017, is the only arena in the world that has a concave rather than convex ceiling? EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY - The Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest and deepest tunnel is located in what European country? MATH - To defend against natural predators, Cicadas utilize what proven mathematical concept (by only leaving their burrows in 7, 13, or 17 years)? CELEBRITY NICKNAMES - What was Mick Jagger's nickname for Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 13th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT October 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's 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: Doug Smith and Marion.


    Episode 170: Hobo Xanadu

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 86:15

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Jamie to meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80's Music, Famous Relatives, Movies, Geography, History, Board Games, Classic TV, Phobias and more! Round One AGRICULTURE - What Southeastern European country is the biggest harvester of cork in the world? 80's MUSIC - The traditional folk song “Kookaburra” was involved in a copyright dispute over what hit 80's song? FAMOUS RELATIVES - What comedic actor's mother was a NASA engineer, whose work ultimately helped the Apollo 13 crew return safely home? MOVIE RELEASES - In what year was the movie Friday released? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - Bedloe's Island, located in the United States, was officially renamed in 1956 to what? GLUE - Gum Arabic, Latex and Library paste are all types of glue who have what common origin? Round Two THE TWILIGHT ZONE - In The Twilight Zone's classic episode ""It's A Good Life"" when Dan kills six-year old Anthony Fremont a murderer and a monster, the child transforms him into what? BOARD GAMES - Twister was not selling well until Johnny Carson played it with what actress on The Tonight Show in 1966? PHOBIAS - A phobia of the dark is called what? FAMOUS RELATIVES - Who is Jason Sudeikis's actor uncle, who appeared on all 275 episodes of the classic sitcom Cheers, and what character did he play? CLASSIC TV - Gilligan's Island debuted on September 26th, 1964 and ran for three seasons on what network? LEGENDARY GUITARISTS - Known for having written the Blues standard "The Sky Is Crying", what Mississippi-born blues guitarist and 1992 Roll Hall of Fame inductee was known as the "King of Slide Guitar?" SPORTS EQUIPMENT - Nomex is frequently worn in which sport? Final Questions FAMOUS RELATIVES - What famous rocker's daughter won a silver medal in equestrian events in July of 2021? FOLK SONGS - Which hobo's anthem was first recorded in 1928 by Harry McClintock and depicts a cocayne (a land of plenty in medieval myth)? U.S. HISTORY - American Minerva was the first daily newspaper in what American city? WORLD WAR II - During World War II, what playful name was given to the island-hopping Ally-led military operation comprising 13 smaller operations (including Operations Goodtime, Blissful and Dexterity) led by General * Douglas MacArthur in the South Pacific from 1943-1944? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT August 7th, 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: Jamie and Seth.

    Episode 169: Do Dog Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 64:37

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Birthstones, Starring Roles, Mythological Creatures, Art Museums, Curses, Holidays, Entomology, Fast Food Menu Items, Album Covers and more! Round One BIRTHSTONES - Amethyst is the birthstone of which month? ALSO KNOWN AS… - Irish musician David Evans is better known by what name? PERFORMANCE GEAR - Based on the Hungarian word for “peak”, a shako is an item of clothing commonly worn during what kind of musical performance? STARRING ROLES - The 1993 film What's Love Got to Do With It starred which actress as Tina Turner? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - Performers Judith Hoag (1990), Paige Turco (1991 and 1993), Megan Fox (2014 and 2016) and by Malina Weissman have all portrayed which pop culture character who first debuted in a 1984 comic book? MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURES - What is the name for a mythical dragon with two legs and a barbed tail? Round Two ART MUSEUMS - The Institute of Arts in what American city almost had to auction off its collection of paintings and sculptures to pay debts when it went into bankruptcy? CURSES - Sometimes known as the Chamberlain Curse, what English expression is thought to be related to the Chinese expression “Better to be a dog in times of tranquility than a human in times of chaos”? HOLIDAYS - Vesak is a holiday celebrating the birth of what deity? ENTOMOLOGY - The Figeater beetle and European chafer are also known by what common name (which is also a nickname for professional racecar driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr.)? FAST FOOD MENU ITEMS - What fast food eatery introduced mac and cheetos in 2016? ARTISTS - What performance and conceptual artist wrote and directed the films Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), The Future (2011) and 2020's Gajillionaire, and who also authored the novel The First Bad Man (2015)? Final Questions MOTTOS - Adopted in 1927, what news organization adopted the motto "Nation shall speak peace unto nation"? ALBUM COVERS - Produced by T. Bone Burnett, what 1993 album cover features handwritten lyrics to its title song (which does not actually appear on the album)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 29th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT September 30th, 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 168: Unscripted

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 45:26

    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 107:01

    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.

    Episode 166: Literal Couch Potato

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 145:48

    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..

    Episode 165: Extreme Natural Points

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 125:40

    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."

    Episode 164: Beef Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 152:28

    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'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 79:51

    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."

    Episode 162: Chinese Pantsocracy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 84:17


    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 118:43


    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.


    Episode 160: Bubble, Bobble, Toil and Trobble

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 90:44

    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 95:08

    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.

    Episode 158: Enter the Knowjo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 109:22


    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 123:19


    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.


    Episode 156: It's a Hair Thing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 114:34

    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 Guest: Mike.

    Episode 155: Aural 69

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 71:40


    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 83:36

    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."

    Episode 153: Midsommar Vacation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 78:15


    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."


    Episode 152: Death By Edith's Big Juicy Tomato

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 110:12

    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.

    Episode 151: Jenga Is Not A Candy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 102:15


    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.


    Episode 150: Rate My Question

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 148:39


    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.


    Episode 149: Frendsham for my Sham Friends

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 120:41

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dallas (We Do Stuff) and Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Menu Items, Box Office Records, Technology, German and French Language, Military Operations, Volcanoes, Boy Bands, Periodic Table, Movie Characters, 90’s Music and more! Round One ALSO KNOWN AS - What popular figure was born Agnese Gonxhe Bojaxhiu? MENU ITEMS - What popular menu item was invented by maître d’ Ignacio Anaya in the early 1940’s at a restaurant called the Victory Club in Piedras Negras, Mexico? BOX OFFICE RECORDS - Grossing over $206 million, what is the highest grossing domestic film of 2020? TECHNOLOGY - A "new unit of time" which is 1/705,600,00th of a second for sound and video editing called a "flick" was developed by what company (a subsidiary of Facebook)? GERMAN LANGUAGE - Frendsham is a German word that describes what vicarious experience? MILITARY OPERATIONS - What is the name of the infamous British deception operation that drew the Axis forces away from Sicily, allowing the Allied forces to invade that shares a name with a holiday dessert? Missed Corrections Details on Strom Thurmond’s Senate record. The Lion King came out in 1994, not 1993. Round Two VOLCANOES - Nicknamed “The Lighthouse of the Mediterranean” due to thousands of years of nearly constant eruption, which of three active volcanoes in Italy shares its name with a kind of Italian turnover? FRENCH LANGUAGE - Originally a French portmanteau of the words for shoe and boot, what word means to willfully destroy? BOY BANDS - "I've seen the lightning leave me / I've changed my life completely / My baby just can't her eyes off me" are lyrics of a 1978 song by what band? TECHNOLOGY - In what decade was the first commercially available 3D printer sold? PERIODIC TABLE - The word Plumbus is associated with what chemical element? ACTOR MUSICIANS - What actress and talk show host formed and fronted the metal band Wicked Wisdom with her husband being the executive producer on the band's self-titled album released in 2006? Final Questions WORLD WAR II TECHNOLOGY - The cavity magnetron was part of what World War II technology whose disinformation propaganda was used to mask its capabilities, leading directly to a common misconception about a vegetable health benefit? MOVIE CHARACTERS - Val McKee is the main character of what horror comedy movie released in the early 90's? 90’s MUSIC - What lead single for 1994’s Reality Bytes became the first ever to hit #1 on the Billboard charts by an artist who wasn't signed to a major label? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST May 12th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Dallas and Kyle Anne.

    Episode 148: Gas Mountain

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 114:24

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Glenn (aka GrandtasticGlenn) and Allison (aka Apple30309) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Botany, Medical Terms, Band Member Replacements, Global Politics, Mascots, Mountain Ranges, Doctor Who, Folklore, The Elder Scrolls, Geography, 90’s Wrestling, Biology, Secret Societies, Sporting Events and more! Round One BOTANY - Popularly used for flavoring, what kind of orchid is the only used for food production? MEDICAL TERMS - Keratitis is the medical name for the swelling of what part of the body? HERBOLOGY - An herb used in Greek Mythology by Achilles on wounded soldiers, achillea millefolium is more commonly known as what? BAND MEMBER REPLACEMENTS - For their 2018 album The Now Now, Gorillaz temporarily replaced their villainous bassist Murdock with another villainous character from what Cartoon Network series? GLOBAL POLITICS - The National Diet is the bicameral legislature of what Asian country? OLYMPIC ATHLETES - Balbir Singh was a three-time olympic medal winner in which sport? CARTOON MASCOTS - Reddy is a cartoon character that served as a corporate spokesman for what industry? Missed Corrections Details on Strom Thurmond’s Senate record. The Lion King came out in 1994, not 1993. Round Two MOUNTAIN RANGES - What mountain range that shares a name with a mighty Greek titan stretches through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia? DOCTOR WHO - The Doctor Who episode "The Unicorn and the Wasp" is based on the real-life 10 days long disappearance and subsequent reappearance of which famous British mystery author in 1926? FOLKLORE - According to Japanese folklore, the image of a rabbit living on the moon can be seen making what traditional food item? THE ELDER SCROLLS - Named after the planet in which The Elder Scrolls games takes place, which plant emits a ringing noise that glows? GEOGRAPHY - What is the fifth largest continent? 90’s WRESTLING - At Wrestlemania 8 in 1992, who became the first wrestler in WWE to kick out of a pin attempt following a Hulk Hogan leg drop? Rate My Question BAND MASCOTS - What band mascot was made from referencing a photo from Time Magazine, of a dead soldier’s head attached to a tank? - submitted by Quizdaddy Kyle Final Questions BIOLOGY - An involuntary reaction to fear, horripilation is more commonly known as what? CHARACTER ORIGINS - The character Pee-Wee Herman was created and developed by Paul Reubens by what former SNL and sitcom star during their time together at The Groundlings improv comedy troupe? SECRET SOCIETIES - Which conservative U.S. political figure who died in 2016, spent his final days with members of The International Order of St. Hubertus, a secret society founded in 1695? SPORTING EVENTS - The 1985 world championship for which sport is known as "The Black Ball Final"? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges May 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST May 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Allison and Glenn.

    Episode 147: A Vulgar Display of Flour

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 118:06

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Mythology, Types of Dance, Fast Food, Disney, Winemaking, Prolific Actors, Rodeo Cowboys, Sports Terminology, Emmy Awards, Grammy Winners, Video Games, 90’s Music, Movies, Metal Heads and more! Round One MYTHOLOGY - In mythology, Brontes, Steropes and Arges are all known as what? TYPES OF DANCE - What kind of creature performs a figure eight movement called the Waggle Dance? FAST FOOD - As revealed in a viral TokTok video, you can order an entire birthday cake at the drive-thru window of what fast food restaurant? WINEMAKING - What four letter word, beginning for the letter M, is the name of grape juice before or during fermentation in winemaking? PROLIFIC ACTORS - What actor has played the highest number of distinct comic book characters in feature length films? RODEO COWBOYS - Which actor became a tournament winning rider in the rodeo circuit after his public and humiliating break-up with Julia Roberts? Missed Corrections Kevin wrote in to tell us when HTTPS was developed The origin of the Cleveland Brownie Manu corrects our pronunciation of Iroqouis and some info on Amelia Earhart. Round Two SPORTS TERMINOLOGY - What is the technical term for the line that the player must stand behind when throwing darts? EMMY AWARDS - Mel Brooks won three Emmy Awards for portraying the character of Uncle Phil as a guest actor on what 90’s sitcom? CONGRESSIONAL AGE GAPS - Who are the oldest and youngest members currently serving in the U.S. Senate? GRAMMY WINNERS - What singer and musician accepted the 2021 Grammy award for Best R&B album of the year, marking their 12th total? VIDEO GAMES - Square, the video game company previously known as Squaresoft, released which horror RPG in 1998 (the first Square game to be rated M for Mature)? 90’s MUSIC - Inspired by a visit to the Soviet Union, what 1991 power ballad holds the record for best-selling single by a German artist? MOVIE RELEASE DATES - Legwarmers quickly became a fashion fad thanks to the film Flashdance which was released in what year? FILMMAKING JARGON - The simultaneous use of purple, pink and blue light, often used in nightclubs as well as studio lighting in film and television, is known as what? Rate My Question What game was banned in NYC in the early 1940's until 1976, for being classified as a game of chance, because then Mayor LaGuardia argued that games of chance were a form of gambling. What phrase, similar to a word meaning bread, is used when a ship or aircraft encounters an emergency that has no immediate danger to anyone’s life or the vessel itself and is less severe than a mayday call? Final Questions METAL HEADS - George Fisher, a master of the crane game machine who in his spare time clears out as many of them as he can so he can donate the toys he wins to hospitals and charities, is better known for being the lead singer of which metal band? FICTIONAL CHARACTERS - What famous fictional sailor was featured in animated films in 1935, 1936, 1993 and 2000? DISNEY - Of the thirteen official Disney princesses, which is the only who has violet eyes? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 26th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 28th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.

    Episode 146: Burn The Ships Vinyl Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 139:22


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Tommy Scott of The Electric Mud to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Music, 90’s Movies, Cars, Movie Cameos, Islam, Academia, Tragedies, Common Phrases, Celebrity Aliases, Famous Battles, Soda Flavors, NFL Mascots, 2000’s R&B, U.S. Geography, Physics, Fashion, Celebrity Sex Tapes and more! Round One 80’s MUSIC - The Cure singer Robert Smith can be heard whispering what titular Frank Sinatra lyric during the instrumental break following the second chorus of Lovesong? 90’s MOVIES - What 1995 movie finds a character ordering pizza on the website pizza.net? CARS - Described as "dangerous" from the higher-ups from the automaker, what kind of car was actor Paul Walker riding in during a fiery fatal 2013 accident? MOVIE CAMEOS - In a blink and you'll miss it moment, who was cast as author-turned-political candidate Upton Sinclair in 2020’s Mank for their “reputation for factual presentations”? ISLAM - Ramadan is what number month in the Islamic calendar? ACADEMIA - Established in 1903, the Rhodes scholarship is the oldest graduate scholarship in the world and is a postgraduate award for students to study at what school? Missed Corrections Tommy’s Pete & Pete theme beef, a call from Aaron, notes on cheating from Manu, and more. Round Two TRAGEDIES - In what decade did the plane carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper crash? COMMON PHRASES - What actor, stand-up comedian and former MTV VJ is credited with coining the phrase "booty call"? CELEBRITY ALIASES - After the 2014 Sony email leaks, it was discovered the aliases Johnny Madrid and Harry Lauder were used by which A-list celebrities when booking hotels and making reservations? FAMOUS BATTLES - The Mayaguez Incident was the final battle of which war? SODA FLAVORS - The original Faygo flavors Fruit Punch, Strawberry and Grape were based on Feigenson family recipes of what foodstuff? NFL MASCOTS - Gumbo the Dog is the name of one of two mascots for which NFL team? Factoid Alert 2000’s R&B - What production duo is said to be responsible for 43% of the songs played on US radio & 20% on British radio? Final Questions U.S. GEOGRAPHY - St. Paul is the capital of which U.S. state? PHYSICS - Laser, as used in laser beam or laser pointer, is an acronym for what expression? CELEBRITY SEX TAPES - Which member of Motley Crue made a sex tape with Janine Lindemulder? FASHION - What thin cotton fabric used in summer suits takes its name from the Persian words for milk and sugar? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 19th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Tommy Scott.


    Episode 145: Tromboners Horny for Sax

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 159:52


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by horn players Amanda (Saxaphone) and Aaron (Trombone) of the Bargain Bin Heroes and The Freecoasters to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Movies, Biology, Video Games, History, Television, Italian Culture, Food, Business and more! Round One PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION - The Biddle Exam is given to people looking to get into what profession? 80's MOVIES - What 1968 book by Peter S. Beagle was later adapted into a film of the same name that features Angela Lansbury's first ever voice acting role in an animated feature film? BIOLOGY - In what area of your body would you find your epiglottis? VIDEO GAME SOUNDTRACKS - According to some developers behind Sonic the Hedgehog 3, what American pop musician composed portions of the soundtrack but left the project and left uncredited? SCOTTISH HISTORY - Scotland's Disgrace, Edinburgh's Folly, Scotland's Pride and Poverty, and Edinburgh's Shame are all names given to the country's attempt to replicate which iconic structure in 1826 and abandoned in 1829? VIDEO GAME CONSOLES - What android-based video game console was crowdfunded via Kickstarter in 2012, raising $8.5 million, making it one of the highest earning projects in crowdfunding history? Missed Corrections More info on The Parthenon Pinnochio means Pine Eye (not Pine Head). - Amanda Round Two 80's MUSIC - Thomas Robertson, who in his early career played synthesizer on Foreigner’s “Urgent” and other hits, would later have a successful solo career under what stage name? PRESIDENTIAL BODYGUARDS - What martial artist was asked by Richard Nixon if he would like to be his personal bodyguard? TELEVISION - What American children's game show involved the winning team advancing to a final round called "The Video Zone" where the contestants appeared to be in a video game? ITALIAN CULTURE - According to traditional Italian belief, what known beverage should never be consumed in the afternoon? FOOD SCIENCE - What brand name product commonly found in the grocery store comes with its own susceptor for preparation? SERIAL KILLERS - What kind of dog did David Berkowitz say told him it "demanded the blood of pretty young girls"? Rate My Question DISNEY - Aside from the long closure due to COVID, how many times has Disneyland been closed for at least a full day? Partial day closures do not count for this question. - submitted by Lisa (whiskytangodc) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Does the U.S. Constitution specifically require that juries must have exactly twelve jurors? - submitted by Michael Thomas, Oak Park, IL Final Questions PHYSICAL FITNESS - If you are doing Fartlek training, what physical activity are you participating in? TECH ENTREPRENEURS - What famous entrepreneur was a tester for the original development of the game Breakout? FOOD ORIGINS - In what country was pepperoni invented? INDIAN FOOD - If you order murgh from an Indian restaurant, what meat are you ordering? COMPUTER GAMES - According to records of Minneapolis' Bryant Junior High school, it's likely that which music icon was one of a small group of students who played the first version of The Oregon Trail, developed by history teacher Don Rawitsch for his history class in 1971? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 12th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."


    Episode 144: Munchin' on the Fartbox

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 107:57

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Team Captains Kristin and Fletcher to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Bartending, Appetizers, Computer Technology, Book Authors, Directorial Debuts, Capital Cities, 90’s Music, Dinosaurs, History, Artworks, Geography, 80’s Cartoons, Landmarks, Hit Songs, State Mottos, Toy History, Inventions, Psychology and more! Round One BARTENDING - "Very Pretty Older Chick" is a mnemonic device used to remember the ingredients of what cocktail? APPETIZERS - Which popular appetizer in Southern cuisine has its roots in ancient Rome, where it was the traditional first course? COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY - Bill English and Douglas Englebert are credited with building the first of what piece of computer technology? BOOK AUTHORS - Who wrote such Children's books as "A Chocolate Moose for Dinner" and "Pondlarker"? DIRECTORIAL DEBUTS - The movie Hard Target starring Jean Claude Van Damme was the U.S. directorial debut of who? CAPITAL CITIES - What Asian capital city's name literally translates to "capital city"? 90’S MUSIC - What 1998 hit R&B duet was the first #1 hit for each singer and was thematically inspired by a 1982 duet by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson? Round Two DINOSAURS - Regaliceratops peterhewsi, a new species of dinosaur discovered in 2015, was nicknamed after which comic book character (due it's features and difficulty in excavation)? HISTORY - How many months are there in the Ethiopian and Egyptian Coptic calendars? ARTWORKS - What is the name of Frida Kahlo's first self-portrait? GEOGRAPHY - Within which country can two other independent countries be found? 80’s CARTOONS - What 80’s musical cartoon featured characters with surnames borrowed from real-life physicists Stephen Benton, Emmett Leith and Dennis Gabor? LANDMARKS - Which country in the world has the most pyramids? Rate My Question HIT SONGS - What song is playing backwards in the audio clip? - submitted by Dallas Final Questions STATE MOTTOS - What is Wisconsin's state motto? TOY HISTORY - Hasbro used toys from what two Japanese toy lines to make up the majority of the initial release of the Transformers toy line? INVENTIONS - Wanha Herra, also known as The Old Gentleman, is the world's oldest surviving what? PSYCHOLOGY - According to a 2015 CNN article, based on a 1960's study, what are the two innate fears that babies are born with? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Fletcher and Kristin.

    The Next Generation

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 27:25

    After nearly three years of KnowNo, Quizmasters Lee and Marc are stepping down from the podcast. New show hosts Elliot, Amelia and Wilson meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pokémon, Gravity Falls, Space, Animals, History and more! Round One POKÉMON - What is the name of the Pokémon that sings a lullaby and puts your Pokémon to sleep? NATURE - What is the design pattern on the back of a turtle's shell called? GRAVITY FALLS - In Gravity Falls, What does Bill Cipher's laugh sound like? GRAVITY FALLS - In Gravity Falls, what is Grunkle Stan's long lost brother's name? SPACE - What is Saturn's largest moon? SPACE - How many planets are in our solar system? CATS - Bombay cats were bred to look like what big cat? SPACE - What year did Pluto become a dwarf planet? Rate My Question MATERIALS - What glittery material was invented by Henry Ruschmann in 1934? Final Questions SPACE - What is the hottest kind of star? ANIMALS - What is the most dangerous spider? HISTORY - Which city was famously destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges April 5th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST April 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 143: Giddy Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 76:08

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Star Wars, Lesser Famous Roles, April Fool’s Day Origins, Marine Biology, Sharks, NPR, Hockey Lingo, Famous Landmarks, Taco Bell, Fields of Study, Disaster, Radio Prank Calls, Famous Samples, Discontinued Toys, War Dogs, Street Fighter: The Movie and more! Round One STAR WARS - According to Wookiepedia, the Star Wars wiki, what name was given to the "upbeat, swinging genre of music" most notably performed in the Cantina scene? LESSER FAMOUS ROLES - Jessica Walter, known for portraying Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development, portrayed what character on an early 90’s sitcom that was executive produced by Brian Henson? APRIL FOOL’S DAY ORIGINS - April Fool's Day has its origins in France when they switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar and it became tradition to mock people who still thought April 1st was what holiday? MARINE BIOLOGY - What marine invertebrate is alternatively called an asteroid, taken from its class asteroidea? SHARKS - Sharks are classified as elasmobranchs, meaning they are made mostly of what? NPR - In a 1992 April Fool's Joke, NPR ran a spot starring an actor impersonating which former president, saying he was "running for president again?" Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Kevin Hunt points out that the volcano Kilauea has been actively erupting since 1983, so the answer to Max’s question should technically be Hawaii. Round Two HOCKEY LINGO - Taken from times before the introduction of the Zamboni, what is the trash talk term for a loser in hockey? FAMOUS LANDMARKS - What landmark is sometimes referred to as the Shrine of Democracy? TACO BELL - In a 1996 April Fool's Day joke, Taco Bell announced that they would purchasing what historical item and would rename it after the fast food chain? FIELDS OF STUDY - Carcinology is the study of what? DISASTERS - The Seveso disaster, an industrial accident that occured on July 10, 1976, in a small chemical manufacturing plant, happened in what country? RADIO PRANK CALLS - In a 2003 April Fool's Day joke, a couple of Miami-based radio DJ's impersonated Hugo Chavez and successfully got through to what famous politician? Rate My Question FAMOUS SAMPLES - Considered the most sampled piece of music in history, used by musicians such as Slipknot, N.W.A., Bowie, and Skrillex, what is the name of this iconic drum break? Final Questions DISCONTINUED TOYS - Despite only being on the market for six months, the Magic Earring Ken doll was Mattel's best-selling Ken doll in history but was discontinued for having what controversial accessory? WAR DOGS - What dogs were referred to as Liberty Hounds during World War I? STREET FIGHTER: THE MOVIE - In the opening of Street Fighter, what Disney character's scream is heard when Bison throws an AN forces member off a platform? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 29th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 31st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.

    Episode 142: In The Still Of The Heat Of The Night

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 138:55


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Max and Dan from the Doubled Feature podcast to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 90’s Movies, Vocabulary, NBA, Car Laws, Volcanic Events, Authors, Award Winners, Children’s Game Shows and more! Round One EARLY 90’s ACTION MOVIES - John Lithgow plays thief Eric Qualen in which 1993 Sylvester Stallone film that also features Janine Turner and Michael Rooker? VOCABULARY - What profession would require you to wear a toque blanche? 90’s MOVIES - Which American director, whose brother has a cameo in the movie Hard Target, was brought in by Universal to oversee the shoot and possibly replace director John Woo due to his limited English? HOTTIE OF THE WEEK - Originally off of 1978's All Mixed Up, what song is playing when Phoebe Cates takes off her top while exiting the pool in Fast Times At Ridgemont High? NBA - How many NBA teams do not represent a city? VOLCANIC EVENTS - According to the Smithsonian Institute, where in the United States was the most recent volcanic eruption? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes When trying to suss the occult bird behavoir question from episode 141, Marc was actually close with his guess of Ornomancy, but Ornithomancy would have been better. Still, that would be the greek term (not Roman). Saroote writes in to tell us “There is a double birdie in golf but it is better known as an eagle. They are synonymous. Similarly for a double eagle and condor.” Round Two CAR LAWS - Twenty states including Florida, Kansas, South Carolina, New Mexico, and Ohio don't require cars to have what? SCIENCE DEMONSTRATIONS - What is the name of the elephant that Thomas Edison famously executed in a move to prove that alternating current was dangerous? 90’s MOVIES - In Last Action Hero, who previously owned the golden ticket Danny uses to see a preview of the new Jack Slater movie? AWARD WINNERS - The Pritzker Prize which has been awarded to the likes of Norman Foster, Fumihiko Maki, and Richard Rogers is given for what? AUTHORS - What author's famous poet husband claimed to have seen his own doppelganger a few weeks before his famous drowning? SONGS THAT ARE ALSO THE MOVIE TITLES - Which Phil Collins song, featured in the movie of the same name, was nominated for an Academy Award in 1985? Rate My Question CHILDREN’S GAME SHOWS - In the classic children's game show "Legends of the Hidden Temple", what two animals are associated with the colour "silver"? TECHNICAL TERMS - The first recorded use of the word 'bug' to describe an error or glitch in hardware was made by what Businessman and famous Florida resident? Final Questions CONSPIRACY THEORIES - Getting its name from a town in New York, what is the name for the conspiracy theory that the U.S. government is or has secretly tested time travel? BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO - What U.S. state is home to the last Blockbuster video rental store? JAMES BOND MOVIES - Yaphet Kotto played the main villain Mr. Big in which James Bond movie? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 22nd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 24th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Dylan, Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Jon, Adam, Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Alex, Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Dan and Max.


    Episode 141: Struthio

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 127:42

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

    Episode 140: Milk Teeth

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 72:43


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Literature, Rock and Roll, The Bible, Famous Lawsuits, Fight Club, Babies, Pirates, Robocop, Not Live Songs, Rap Lyrics, Reading Habits, Hamilton, Reading Habits, Automobile Firsts, Scientists, Animal Farm, Etymology and more! Round One SCI-FI - In the sci-fi classic I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, what is the first law of robotics? ROCK AND ROLL - What pianist singer songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, had 11 top ten hits between 1955 and 1960, and was cited by Elvis Presley as "the real King of Rock and Roll?" THE BIBLE - As detailed in the King James version of the Bible, what is the second commandment? FAMOUS LAWSUITS - Michael VanDerVeen, who represented Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, also represented a man who claimed to have been served a fried rat at what fast food establishment? FIGHT CLUB - What is the third rule of Fight Club? BABIES - How many baby teeth (or milk teeth) are most people born with? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Stephen Crane wrote The Red Badge of Courage (not William Faulkner). Chuck Edward writers in to correct the answer to his RMQ from episode #139. Aaron Dyer corrects our phonetic alphabet usage. Notes on “OK” origin. Round Two PIRATES - Captain Henry Morgan, a famous pirate and namesake of a band of rum, was knighted in 1674 and became the lieutenant governor of what Caribbean country until his death in 1688? ROBOCOP - Unbeknownst to himself upon activation, what is Robocop’s fourth prime directive? NOT LIVE SONGS - Concert sounds for a 1972 show in London, as well as whistles from a concert in Vancouver, British Columbia, were used to create a live ambiance for what song, released in 1974? RAP LYRICS - What is the Notorious B.I.G.’s fifth crack commandment? READING HABITS - According to a 2019 Marist Poll, what was the reigning champion for most annoying word for over a decade? HAMILTON - In the popular musical, what is Hamilton’s sixth duel commandment? READING HABITS - At 10 hours and 42 minutes a week, what country spends the most time reading? Rate My Question AUTOMOBILE FIRSTS - With patents independently granted to John W. Hetrick and Walter Linderer less than three months apart in 1953, what automobile safety feature first became standard on the 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo? SCIENTISTS - Which famous English physician, who shares the name of a character from Game of Thrones, tracked a London outbreak of cholera in 1854, and is considered a founder of modern epidemiology (the study of the distribution/patterns of disease)? Final Questions ANIMAL FARM - What is the seventh and final rule of Animal Farm (in its amended form)? ETYMOLOGY - The word cubicle is derived from the latin word 'cubiculum' which means what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 8th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."


    Episode 139: Miltarc of the Beast

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 126:52

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Elyse and Seth to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Snubs, Successful Non-Singles, Band Members, Astrology, Marine Science, TV Theme Songs, Inventors, Famous Athletes, Wine, Ancient Rome, Insult Etymology, Business Names, Dogs, Famous Quotes, Vegas Games, Insane Geography and more! Round One FAMOUS SNUBS - Author William Faulkner refused an invitation to dinner at the White House from what President, remarking "Why that's a hundred miles away; that's a long way to go just to eat"? SUCCESSFUL NON-SINGLES - “Till I Collapse”, a 2002 song that in 2021 became the first non-single to accumulate 1 billion streams on Spotify, is credited to who? BAND MEMBERS - What are the names of all five of The Traveling Wilburys? ASTROLOGY - What astrological sign, the tenth of the zodiac, is also known as the “Sea Goat”? MARINE SCIENCE - What masculine first name is also the zoological term for a fish's genitalia when it contains semen? TV THEME SONGS - “Temptation Sensation” by Heinz Kiessling is the theme song to what sitcom which holds the record for longest-running live-action sitcom in television history? Missed Corrections/KnowNotes Alex Patton writes in to school us on blood types. Round Two DISTINGUISHED INVESTORS UNDISTINGUISHED INVENTORS - Sir Paul McCartney was the first investor for the world's first what, invented and patented by Kane Kramer in 1979? FAMOUS ATHLETES - What tennis player was Sports Illustrated's first female sports person of the year? WINE - Also known as "skin-contact white wine", what's the term for white wine where the skins are not removed and stay in contact with the juice for days, weeks, or even months? ANCIENT ROME - The cloaca maxima, part of ancient Rome, served what purpose? INSULT ETYMOLOGY - What insult, popularized by Beavis and Butt-Head, was originally cowboy slang for any hard fall (especially one taken from a horse)? BUSINESS NAMES - Confinity was the initial name of what website when it was established in 1998? Rate My Question BIG 10 SCHOOLS - What public Big 10 University holds the record for the most Academic All-Americans all time for a Division I school, with 340 honorees? ETYMOLOGY - What does the everyday word 'OK' stand for? Final Questions DOGS - The Shiba Inu, the Chow Chow, the Korean Jindo, the Icelandic Sheepdog and the Norwegian Elkhound are all descendants from what type of dog, often characterized by pointy ears, a double coat and a tail that curls over the dog's back? FAMOUS QUOTES - First spoken by this Carribean orator, who said "emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds?" VEGAS GAMES - What is the sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel? INSANE GEOGRAPHY - Vulcan Point, an island located within Main Crater Lake on Volcano Island (which is itself located in Lake Taal on the island of Luzon) is part of what country? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges March 1st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST March 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Kyle, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Elyse and Seth.

    Episode 138: Jon Squared Circle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 109:52

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

    Episode 137: Mezzo Flaccido

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 110:08


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


    Episode 136: Easy Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 67:13

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz full of “easy questions” with topics including Key West, Super Bowl, Colors, State Capitals, English Language, State Nicknames, Country Music, Disney, Vitamins, Math, Acronyms, Native Americans, American Bands, Philosophy, Star Wars and more! Round One KEY WEST - What famous author's former mansion can be visited in Key West (now home to an extended family of their infamous polydactyl cats)? SUPER BOWL - What two teams played in Super Bowl LV on February 7, 2020? COLORS - What two-color combination is believed to stimulate hunger? STATE CAPITALS - What is the capital of Illinois? ENGLISH LANGUAGE - Beginning with an announcement by the World Health Organization on February 11th, 2020, what word became the most looked up word on Merriam-Webster's dictionary that year? STATE NICKNAMES - What state, known as the Sooner state, was the last to recognize Christmas as a national holiday in 1907? KnowNotes Nina and Aaron write in to correct our pronunciation Voicemail from Jeopardyman Round Two COUNTRY MUSIC - Trigger is the name of what country singer's guitar? DISNEY - What is the name of the pineapple-flavored soft-serve ice cream treat favored by Disney park patrons? VITAMINS - What name is Ascorbic Acid commonly known as? MATH - What is the term for the longest side of a right-angled triangle? ACRONYMS - What does HTML stand for? NATIVE AMERICANS - Counting 300,000 enrolled members as of 2015, mostly in Arizona and New Mexico, what tribe is the largest Native American tribe in the U.S.? Rate My Question AMERICAN BANDS - A band well known for a song on the Shrek soundtrack is from what large U.S. city that only has 2 professional sports teams, one of which is named after a natural disaster that often occurs there? - Submitted by Andy PHILOSOPHY - What famous philosopher and mathematician, using the pseudonym Louis de Montalte, authored them? - Submitted by Chuck Final Questions MUSIC - Irish singer-songwriter Paul Hewson is better known by what mononymous stage name? STAR WARS - Luke Skywalker's surname was originally what during production and filming but changed due to unpleasant connotations with Charles Manson? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges February 10th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST February 11th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 135: A Gentleman Looks Away

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 140:22


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Justin Peterson and Erin Sullivan to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including The Middle East, Movie Themes, Literary Deaths, Pre-loaded Music, Memes, World War II, Movie Characters, Human Behavior, Peanuts, Currencies, Comic Strips, U.S. History, Technology, Fashion Designers, Back to the Future, Sports Awards, Touring Records, and more! Round One THE MIDDLE EAST - In what Middle Eastern city can you visit the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Al Omari mosque, and the Cilica Museum (among other sites)? MOVIE THEMES - What theme song was written by Monty Norman and first orchestrated by the Jon Barry Orchestra for a 1962 Eon Productions film? LITERARY DEATHS - How did Scarlett and Rhett's daughter die in Gone With The Wind? PRE-LOADED MUSIC - Which band had their music video preloaded onto the CD-ROM for Windows 95? MEMES - A rumored glitch in the video game Civilization caused what famous world leader to be extremely aggressive and to use nuclear weapons creating a popular internet meme? WORLD WAR II - Overseen by the Twenty Committee under the chairmanship of John Cecil Masterman, what MI5 operation saw Nazi agents captured, turned and used against Nazi Germany in disinformation campaigns? KnowNotes KnowNotes from Reddit (FoxenV and Atlas138) Round Two MOVIE CHARACTERS - Played by actor Danny Trejo, the character Machete (who had his own films in 2010 and 2013) first appeared in what 2001 film that was directed by Robert Rodriguez, as well as its sequels? HUMAN BEHAVIOR - According to Dr. Eileen Taylor, what do adults do 15 times a day that children do up to 400 times a day? PEANUTS - Place these Peanuts characters in order of their first appearance: Franklin, Peppermint Patty, Spike and Marcy. CURRENCIES - The currency of Panama is named for what Pacific explorer? COMIC STRIPS - Created by Cuban American political refugee Antonio Prohias in 1961, what comic strip produced a series of games, toys, animated shorts, and licensing tie-ins (including a series of Mountain Dew commercials in 2004)? Rate My Question U.S. HISTORY - During what decade did the GPS project begin and launch its first satellites? - submitted by Alex P. TECHNOLOGY - What is the more commonly used name for toxicodendron radicans? - submitted by JeopardyMan Final Questions FASHION DESIGNERS - What fashion designer famously presented their same work on the same day each year, the fifth day of the fifth month? BACK TO THE FUTURE - What was the name of Marty McFly's band in Back to the Future? SPORTS AWARDS - In what sport could teams compete in the Canada Cup from 1953 until a name change in 1967? TOURING RECORDS - After 260 shows, who ended their 2019 tour setting the record for highest-grossing concert tour of all time ($775,046,937) and highest total attendance for a single tour? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges February 3rd, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST February 4th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Erin Sullivan and Justin Peterson.


    Episode 134: Revenge Nut

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 115:28


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pseudonyms, Religion, Vocabulary, U.S. History, Football, Film Adaptations, Famous Samples, Middle East Geography, Rock Groups, Discontinued Products, Classic Novels, Sports Lingo and more! Round One PSEUDONYMS - Wolf Haley is a pseudonym used by what Grammy Award-winning rapper, actor and comedian who was born in 1991? RELIGION - Known as the miracle of the five loaves and the two fish, and the only miracle Jesus performed that is reported in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, how many people does Jesus feed? VOCABULARY - What is happening if you are hirsute? SINGLE TERM U.S. PRESIDENTS - Which single-term U.S. President is best known for territorial expansion, securing the Oregon Territory from British claim as well as land ceded by Mexico following the Mexican-American War? U.S. HISTORY - The Stonewall Riots, the first man on the moon, and the first Woodstock all famously took place in 1969. In what year did the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, the publication of Carrie (Stephen King's first novel) and the resignation of Richard Nixon all take place? FOOTBALL - What football team has the most NFL championships? Missed Corrections “John Woo directed Mission Impossible II, not Ang Lee. - submitted by Kevin Hunt An isosceles triangle is a triangle with two equal sides. Joee writes in to expound on saturation diving. Round Two FILM ADAPTATIONS - What satirical novel was published in 1987 and became a film three years later starring Melanie Griffith? FAMOUS SAMPLES - "Funky Drummer" is a single released by James Brown in 1970. Its drum break that was improvised by his drummer is one of the most frequently sampled music recordings. Who is that drummer? MIDDLE EAST GEOGRAPHY - What city straddles the Bosporus, a strait that forms the continental divide between Europe and Asia is the only passage from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean via the Sea of Marmara? RELIGION - The Martyr's Mirror is an important book in what religious group? U.S. HISTORY - In what Southern state was the North American archaic city Poverty Point located? POP ROCK - What pop rock band earned a record deal based on a People Magazine review of their 1985 self-produced demo tape? Rate My Question DISCONTINUED PRODUCTS - Produced from 1952-1956, Kent Micronite cigarettes contained what material that filtered out tar "too effectively" and resulted in its discontinuation. However, it caused a string of lawsuits over 20 years later starting in the 1980's. - submitted by Leah Final Questions U.S. HISTORY - In a battle during what war was the largest single day loss of American lives? CLASSIC NOVELS - What classic novel was written in 1605 and features a story-within-a-story about a Florentine seducer named "Lothario"? SPORTS LINGO - In which sport did the term 'hat trick' originate? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 27th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 28st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S., Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Kyle Anne and Seth.


    Episode 133: A Cute Picture of a Puppy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 139:37


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Jon Lewis to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Norse Mythology, Comedians, Chocolate, Authors, Product Placement, Pro-Wrestling, Catchphrases, Celebrities Gone Wild, Beverages, NBA Championships and Records, Geometry, Movie Directors, U.S. Culture, Arcade Games, Cities in California, Food Companies and more! Round One NORSE MYTHOLOGY - According to Norse mythology, Odin's horse Sleipnir has how many legs? COMEDIANS - What SCTV cast member was known for their impressions of Orson Welles, Michael Caine and Bob Hope as well as original character Doug MacKenzie (alongside Rick Moranis’s Bob)? CHOCOLATE - Valentine's Day is right around the corner, a day where you are obligated to be happy with delicious treats and cards. With chocolate being one of the biggest sellers on Valentine's Day, what country consumes the most chocolate? AUTHORS - What famous author traveled with Truman Capote to help him with interviewing and investigating people for the novel In Cold Blood? PRODUCT PLACEMENT - Beating out Jean Claude Van Damme in Bloodsport, what corporate mascot earned a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star for their cameo in 1988's Mac and Me? PRO-WRESTLING - Following WWE's WCW poorly received invasion angle, who was the final WCW champion? Missed Corrections “French Guinea is considered to be part of France, not a territory.” - Miguel Round Two CATCHPHRASES - “Whoa Nellie!” and “Wowie Kazowie!” were catchphrases of what children’s television character, who was popularized by Larry Harmon and played by several performers? CELEBRITIES GONE WILD - Mr. T was involved in the Lake Forest Chainsaw Massacre in 1987 by felling over 100 trees to the horror of residents of what major city? BEVERAGES - Dr. Pepper was created in the 1880's by pharmacist Charles Alderton, first served around 1885 in this Texas city? NBA RECORDS - Setting a record in the league for most points scored in an NBA game, how many points did Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors score on March 2, 1962? GEOMETRY - How many faces are there on an icosahedron? MOVIE DIRECTORS - J.J. Abrams is associated with big budget blockbusters, with his last film being Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. What was J.J. Abrams first major studio directorial debut? Rate My Question U.S. CULTURE - A staple product of Charleston markets, Sweetgrass Baskets are tightly woven baskets made of marshgrass. What culture, located in the coastal regions from Jacksonville FL through Cape Fear NC, is responsible for carrying on the tradition of sweetgrass basket-making? - submitted by Stewart Schrieffer ARCADE GAMES - What classic arcade game was created to make use of the developer's surplus arcade monitors? - submitted by GrandtasticGlenn Final Questions NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS - As of 2020, there are two teams for the number of NBA Championships won. Who are the two teams? CITIES IN CALIFORNIA - What city, the largest in Silicon Valley, is the third largest city in California? FOOD COMPANIES - What S&P 500 company, founded in 1897 by an apple butter peddler and owner of the Jif peanut butter brand, is also the parent company of pet brands Milk Bone, Kibbles n Bits, and 9 Lives as well as coffee brands Foldger's, Cafe Bustelo and retail bags of coffee bearing the Dunkin trademark? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 20th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 21st, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST Special Guest: Jon Lewis.


    Episode 132: The Misters of Cersei

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 94:33


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Sailing, Cereal Mascots, U.S. Geography, Obsolete Jobs, Famous Families, European Capitals, Spokespersons, 2010’s Movies, Etymology, Survival Techniques, European Geography, American Literature, Geography, U.S. History, Roman Mythology, Famous Catchphrases, Famous Inventions and more! Thanks to Pangolin for the new Missed Correction and Rate My Question themes. Round One SAILING - Who won the America's Cup in 1977, as well as the 605-mile Fastnet race in 1979, sailing through a storm that sank 23 boats and killed 18 people, and would later be the first media figure to be named Time Magazine's Man of the Year? CEREAL MASCOTS - A blogger noticed that famed mascot Captain Crunch has three stripes on his jacket which would actually give him what rank in the Navy? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - The Triple Divide, a hydrological apex where water flows into the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, can be found in which U.S. state? OBSOLETE JOBS - A wainwright is a person who repairs what (especially popular during the 19th Century)? FAMOUS FAMILIES - Who are the only father/daughter pairing to have had their hit songs parodied by Weird Al Yankovic? EUROPEAN CAPITALS - What European capital city is known as The City of Seven Hills? Missed Corrections The cafe on Frasier is Cafe Nervosa. Overview of the difference between Fast Food, Fast Casual and Casual Dining. Round Two SPOKESPERSONS - In 1997 Oscar winner Lynn Redgrave was replaced by Sarah Ferguson as the spokesperson for what product? 2010’s MOVIES - Panem is a fictional nation that serves as the setting for what movie (which was the best-selling DVD of 2012)? ETYMOLOGY - What word first appeared in the U.S. in the Charleston Daily Mail in the 1940's and was taken from the Latin word for 'cave'? SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES - A quinzhee is a habitable structure made from what? EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY - What river, the second longest in Europe, has a name which comes from the Sanskrit word for 'dewdrop'? AMERICAN LITERATURE - Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has said the title of his A Song of Ice and Fire book series was partially inspired by a work of what American poet (the only to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry four times)? Rate My Question GEOGRAPHY - What country shares the longest land border with France? - submitted by Kevin U.S. HISTORY - The year 1814 was the last large-scale occupation of the U.S. Capital before the event of January 6th 2021. The most recent attack on the US Capitol grounds (perpetrated by Russell Weston Junior) resulted in the deaths of two US Capitol police officers. In what year did it occur? - submitted by Dallas ROMAN MYTHOLOGY - The month of January is named after Janus, the God of Gates and Doors, and is often depicted as having two of what? - submitted by Jeopardyman Final Questions FAMOUS CATCHPHRASES - Clara Peller, who was known for her catchphrase "Where's the beef," was dropped from what fast food company's ad campaigns after finding the beef in a Prego commercial? FAMOUS INVENTIONS - What invention, developed in Oklahoma in 1928, originally needed to be hooked up to a parked car's battery? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 13th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 14th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S. ,Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.


    Episode 131: Hot Dog Sandwich

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 125:49

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to recap 2020 in trivia and ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Sports Legends, New Year’s Eve, Movie Plot Details, Famous Cities, Record Labels, Popular Drinks, Love Charms, French Language, The Jazz Influence, Famous Couples, The Periodic Table, Engineering Disasters, Historic Tragedies, Unconventional Instruments, Award Winners, Famous Lawsuits, Chemistry, Scientific Expeditions and more! Round One PRODUCT REBRANDING - What drink was originally known as “Fruit Smack?” SPORTS LEGENDS - What athlete's career was cut short when he died in a high-speed crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix? NEW YEAR’S EVE - The confetti used for the annual New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square is made from what product? MOVIE PLOT DETAILS - What popular children's book did Forrest Gump keep in his briefcase? FAMOUS CITIES - What city has both the largest population and largest economy (by GDP) in the Southern Hemisphere? RECORD LABELS - Which fast food chain, founded in 1955, has been releasing music for over 30 years on their own record label for use in their restaurant? Missed Corrections Andrew Fiffick wrote in to clarify that bamboo is not a kind of wood. A thank you KnowNote from Mo. Round Two POPULAR DRINKS - What popular drink is made from berries and has a name that comes from the Arabic word for a type of wine? LOVE CHARMS - Cocklebread was an inferior type of British corn or wheat bread from the 17th century that women would knead with what body part before baking it and giving it to their romantic interests? FRENCH LANGUAGE - If something is ordered a la crecy, with what is it garnished? THE JAZZ INFLUENCE - What setting from a famous 90's television show is named after a legendary jazz composer and pianist? FAMOUS COUPLES - The 1983 Rick James single "Cold Blooded" was written about which child actress, with whom he had a very public and passionate relationship? PERIODIC TABLE - How many chemical elements start with the letter V? Rate My Question ENGINEERING DISASTERS - Aeroelastic flutter is the main cause of what engineering disaster that occurred on November 7, 1940? - submitted by Proverbial Lightkeeper Matt HISTORIC TRAGEDIES - Prior to the terror attacks on 9/11, what non-natural disaster event marked the largest loss of U.S civilian lives? - submitted by Katie UNCONVENTIONAL INSTRUMENTS - In the 1991 Van Halen song pound cake, Eddie Van Halen used this, a household item in both the introduction and the guitar solo. - submitted by Aaron AWARD WINNERS - What Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe winner, who performed at Lollapalooza in 2007 and rose to prominence in 2008, have such claims to fame as having two songs certified diamond winning Academy Award for best actress wage and having the fastest selling single. digitally with over 1 million in a week This artist moniker comes from a queen song released in 1984. What artist is it? - submitted by Dallas Final Questions FAMOUS LAWSUITS - In 2006, Panera Bread in Massachusetts filed an unsuccessful lawsuit against which company for opening a location in the same shopping center, arguing that the terms of their lease prevented more than one sandwich shop to exist in the vicinity? CHEMISTRY - What is magnesium sulfate commonly called? FAMOUS COUPLES - What former baseball player was Halle Berry's first husband? SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITIONS - What 1960's U.S. naval program intended to prove the viability of saturation diving? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges January 6th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST January 7th, 2021 - Know Nonsense Trivia on Twitch - 8 pm EST You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S. ,Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.

    Episode 130: The Turkey on Rye Machine

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 104:40


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Chemistry, Measurements, Famous Actors, Disney Characters, Playing Cards, Academy Awards, World Leaders, Historical Sites, Visual Arts, Household Appliances, Broadway Musicals, Physics and Food, Pokémon, The Office, F-Bombs, Video Game Franchises, Magazines and more! Round One CHEMISTRY - Soda-lime silicate is better known as what common material? MEASUREMENTS - The AZ Test, the Friedmen test and the Hogben test have all been used to check for what? FAMOUS ACTORS - Being one of the highest grossing film actors of all time allows which bald performer to have a special clause in their contract allowing for time playing golf during shooting? DISNEY CHARACTERS - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather are fairies in which Disney classic film? PLAYING CARDS - What suit of cards in a standard 52 card deck was called "Trefle" in its original French, and is known as "Fiori" in Italian and "Kreuz" in Germany? ACADEMY AWARDS - In 1968, actor Cliff Robertson won a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of the titular character “Charly”, which was based off of what novel? Missed Corrections Episode 129 - Loved the theme. Kept waiting for a tie-in about WWE wrestler Tito Santana to cover both rounds. - John Fiebelkorn Episode 129 - Men At Work is indeed Australian (not Canadian as Lee said). - Myles Episode 128 - Insomnia was released in 2002! - Greg Episode 120 - Mo writes in with some Pokémon trivia. Round Two WORLD LEADERS - Nana Akufo Ado won reelection for what African country that is bordered by Burkina Faso, Togo and the Ivory Coast? HISTORICAL SITES - Built in 607 AD, The Horyuji is the world's oldest surviving structure made of what? VISUAL ARTS - Commissioned by the Duke of Milan in 1494, what piece was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci over a period of three years and finished in 1498? HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES - Before the electric version came to prominence, what common household appliance was once referred to as a goose? BROADWAY MUSICALS - What 1993 rock musical is loosely based on the Puccini opera La Bohéme? PHYSICS AND FOOD - Which of the six classical machines lends its name to a style of sandwich in Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester counties in New York, as well as (neighboring Fairfield, Connecticut)? Rate My Question POKÉMON FANS - In the Pokémon community, what is someone usually called if they only like the first generation of the franchise, especially if they act elitist or snobbish about later generations? - Mo THE OFFICE - In The Office episode title 'Diversity', Michael and Dwight wear cards on their heads that indicate they are a member of what race and which historical figure, respectively? - Marissa F-BOMBS - In what Quentin Tarantino movie are the most f-bombs dropped? - Jeopardyman Final Questions VIDEO GAME FRANCHISES - What driving game was first released for the PlayStation in 1999 featuring Wheelman John Tanner and taking place in four cities, prompting six sequels, a series of novels and movie development deals? MAGAZINES - What magazine (still in print today) was first published on September 22, 1888? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 30th, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S. ,Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."


    Episode 129: Quiz Quingle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 139:19


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Erik (aka fr0w) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Pop Music, Mixed Drinks, Types of Candy, Beveridges, World Records, Classic Songs, Famous Rhythm Sections, History, Baseball, Fruits, Television Creators, Famous Landmarks, Geography and Grammy Awards and more! Round One POP MUSIC - Girls Tyme was the original name of what girl group? MIXED DRINKS - What is the main liquor used in a paloma, complimenting it’s other main ingredient, grapefruit soda? TYPES OF CANDY - German confectionery worker Hans Riegal invented what candy which was originally named after animals he saw at street fairs? BEVERIDGES - Bert Beveridge is the billionaire founder of what company which was founded in 1997 in Austin, TX? WORLD RECORDS - What claim can the Thrust SSC make? CLASSIC SONGS - “Oye Coma Va” was a song written by which American musician, songwriter and producer who has been called “El Rey de los Timbales (The King of the Timbales)”? Missed Corrections Our Simpsons crossover knownote was from Kevin Hunt (not Kevin Hart). He said his former boss made the same mistake, so we need to put an end to the confusion here. Kevin Hunt is a legitimate name. Mo pointed out that I almost sussed the Wilson Brothers (Luke and Owen) for the Dukes of Hazzard. Andrew with some Muppets Waldorf/Statler/Astoria trivia. Jeopardyman calls in to tell us to buzz off. Round Two FAMOUS RHYTHM SECTIONS - “Black Magic Woman” was a 1968 single for what band that is named for its rhythm section? HISTORY - The German Empire and Austria-Hungary were the first places to adopt what on April 30th, 1916? BASEBALL - Nicknamed “Axeman” and “El Oso”, who played for the Cleveland Indians for most of the 2010’s decade and also manned first base for the American League in the 2019 All-Star game? FRUITS - What fruit, whose name was made popular by a 1993 western, is the state fruit of Idaho? TELEVISION CREATORS - What author, producer, director and screenwriter got his break writing the episode “Explode” of Space Ghost: Coast 2 Coast before going on to create popular television series such as Veronica Mars, Cupid, Party Down, the 2008 90210 reboot and iZombie? FAMOUS LANDMARKS - The Petronas Twin Towers are located in which country, which is broken up by the China Sea into two territories (Peninsular and East)? Rate My Question GEOGRAPHY - "The summit of Mt everest is the highest point above sea level, but it is the summit of Mt Chimborazo that is the farthest point from the center of the earth. This is due to it being significantly closer to the earth's equator than Mt Everest. In which country would you find Mt Chimborazo?" - submitted by Usha MOVIES - “In the Back to the Future series, in 1955 what is the name of Doc Brown's dog?” - submitted by Andrew DLRaddict GEOGRAPHY - How many states border Pennsylvania? - submitted by Todd the Trucker Final Questions WORLD HISTORY - The Treaty of Ghent ended what war? GRAMMY AWARDS - “Room 17” was the working title given by co-writer Itaal Shur to what song, which won Record Of The Year at the 2000 Grammy Awards and was named the Number 2 Pop Song by Billboard on their All-Time Hot 100 and Top 40 charts? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges December 23rd, 2020 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT You can find out more information about that and all of our live events online at KnowNonsenseTrivia.com All of the Know Nonsense events are free to play and you can win prizes after every round. Thank you Thanks to our supporters on Patreon. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Dylan, Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service) Thank you, Team Captains – Shaun, Lydia, Gil, David, Aaron, Kristen & Fletcher Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Ryan, Mollie, Lisa, Alex, Jenny, Spencer, Kaitlynn, Manu, Mo, Matthew, Luc, Hank, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Sarah, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Doug, Kevin and Sara, Tiffany, Allison, Paige, We Do Stuff, Mike S. ,Kenya, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C. If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Erik.


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