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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


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    Episode 227: Million Vanilla

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 86:00


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Ancient History, Medical, Astronomy, Trees, Periodic Table, Sports Arenas, Food, Logos and more! Round One MEDICAL - Breakfast at 7, Lunch at 12, Dinner at 5 is a mnemonic device used by medical professionals to remember details regarding what part of the skeleton? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - Perdita and Pongo are main characters in what book turned animated film that was remade in 1996? TREES - Also known as the maidenhair tree, what species of tree has origins in China that can be traced back to the Middle Jurassic period and today whose leaf extract is commonly used as a dietary supplement? ANCIENT HISTORY - What is the name of the legendary founder and first king of Rome? ASTRONOMY - Sagittarius A*, located at the Galactic Center of the Milky Way, is what kind of astronomical object? The Tamil Tigers were a militant organization located in what Asian country? Round Two SPORTS ARENAS - With attendance capacity for football of 61,500, what NFC North team plays in the smallest NFL stadium? ANTHROPOLOGY - What practice, first proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 and adopted by most people in America, Canada, Europe and Australia (and generally not elsewhere) is believed by many sleep scientists to be dangerous to human health? PERIODIC TABLE - P is the symbol for which chemical element? PSYCHOLOGICAL FEARS - Omphalophobia is the fear of what part of the human body? PSYCHOLOGICAL FEARS - What is the fear of heights called? GAMES - Produced by Japanese toy company Waco, the first handheld electronic game debuted in 1972 and featured what two-player game whose origins can be traced back to Ancient Rome and Egypt? Rate My Question NOTORIOUS CELEBS - For failure to report 1.8 million dollars worth of earnings, which female R&B stars "miseducation" of tax law led to a 3-month long prison stint in 2013? Final Questions FOOD - First developed by settlers in the region, Rocky Mountain Oysters are made from what part of a bison or bull? LOGOS - What company, incorporated on October 12, 1897, has a logo comprised of three interlocked tuning forks? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 30th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST December 1st, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Caitlyn H, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay, Cam, Littlestoflambs, Seth Special Guest: Seth.

    Episode 226: DALSD

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 103:46


    We meet with Dallas and Kyle Anne for a trivia quiz with topics including Geography, Billboard Hot 100, Movies, TV, Animals, Baseball, Vocabulary and more! Round One GEOGRAPHY - Which country is closest to the South Pole? BILLBOARD HOT 100 - Supporting their 2022 album Midnights, which music artist became the first to occupy all top 10 spots on the Billboard Hot 100? 2000's TV - Airing in May of 2004, what series finale was the most watched episode of any series in the 2000's clocking in at over 52 million watchers? GEOGRAPHY - Which famous city plaza's name loosely translates to "The Gate of Heavenly Peace"? STAR WARS - In Latin America, which character from the Star Wars franchise is known popularly as “Little Arthur” (when translated from Spanish)? MARVEL - What Marvel villain has also been known by the names Iron Lad, Rhammatut and Nathaniel Richards and he who remains? Round Two GEOGRAPHY - Which city in Ontario is nicknamed "the Automotive Capital of Canada" and, due to its geography, was almost named “South Detroit”? BASEBALL - What major league pitcher who ended his career with the rangers holds 51 records including most no-hitters and most strikeouts? 90's MUSIC - The song "Macarena" by Los del Rios was remixed by what Miami-based producers (causing it to become an international hit)? MARINE MAMMALS - What marine mammal is the heaviest member of the mustelidae family and has been known to use rocks and tools to dislodge prey? LONG-RUNNING TV - What animated show, on the air for 25 seasons, took place in the fictional Elwood City? 70's MOVIES - In 1979 Steve Martin played Navin Johnson in his first starring role and what feature film? Rate My Question NOTORIOUS FIGURES - What instrument did notorious mobster Al Capone play in Alcatraz Penitentiary Rock Islanders prison band (also played by Steve Martin)? Final Questions U.S. HISTORY - Food assistance programs, deals with fast food restaurants, and one of the most iconic consumption campaigns were all created in an attempt to get rid of 1.4 billion pounds in surplus of what food item stored in a cave in Missouri? VOCABULARY - What word has these two definitions: one, "giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen and definition two," "of on or toward the left hand side"? SANDWICHES - A sandwich of egg foo young, lettuce, mayo, pickles, and white onion on white bread is a local favorite for which midwestern U.S. city? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 23rd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST November 24th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Caitlyn H, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay, Cam, Littlestoflambs, Seth 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 225: Ream Job

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 74:39


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Footwear, TV, Physics, Food & Wine, Animals, Automotive, History, Music, Card Games and more! Round One FOOTWEAR - What German brand of footwear is known for their corked footbeds and became associated with hippies in the 1970s? BUSINESS - The international standard ream is composed of how many sheets of paper? TV THEMES - What 1991 hit song by R.E.M. was originally wanted by producers as the original theme song to Friends? PHYSICS - What type of elementary particle comes in six types, known as flavors; up, down, charm, strange, top and bottom? FOOD - Created by Jamaican Chef Lorraine Washington in 1985, Caribbean and Italian flavors intermingle in what dish that mixes Jerk Chicken with a creamy alfredo-style sauce and is served with noodles? ALSO KNOWN AS… - What entertainer gets their first name from a shortening of their middle name "Stamatina"? Round Two FRENCH TERMS - A catafalque is a platform or stand usually decorated that is used to support what? ANIMALS - Coyotes are known to pair up with what other species of creature to hunt prairie dogs and squirrels? AUTOMOTIVE - Despite not being the first company to make a minivan, which company introduced the first successful mass-produced minivan in 1983? JAPANESE CULTURE - The fine art of kaketsugi in Japan involves the invisible repair of damage in what? U.S. COLLEGES - Loyola University was founded in which U.S. city? CAR NAMES - Passat, the Volkswagen car model, is German for a type of what? HISTORY - In what classical language did the Irish pirate queen Grace O'Malley and her English rival Queen Elizabeth I choose to converse upon their meeting in 1593? Rate My Question BILLBOARD HOT 100 - Metallica has had 17 songs that have made it onto the Billboard Hot 100, but (strangely) only one song has broken into the top 10. This song peaked at the 10th spot on the 8th of June 1996. Can you name that song? Final Questions WINE - What Tuscan wine is historically associated with a squat bottle enclosed in a straw basket, called a fiasco? CARD GAMES - What card game, commonly played in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain and the United States is responsible for introducing the joker into the modern deck of cards? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 16th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST November 17th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST November 19th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge: The Office - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Caitlyn H, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay, Cam, Littlestoflambs, Seth If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 224: More Than One Bush

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 111:11


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Kyle Anne for a trivia quiz with topics including Candy, Sports Arenas, 80's Television, Agriculture, 90's History, Best-selling Music, Astronomy, Medicine, World Records, Birds, U.S. History and more! Round One CANDY - What candy, a peanut butter crisp covered in chocolate, is named in reference to its own obscurity? SPORTS ARENAS - What NFL team plays at Lambeau Field? 80's TELEVISION - Artist Bob Ross created "happy little trees" on what popular instructional painting show that first aired on PBS from 1983 to 1994? AGRICULTURE - Bitter pit is a disease that affects which type of fruit? 90's HISTORY - At the brink of bankruptcy in 1997, Apple received a $150 investment from what other company? BEST-SELLING MUSIC - What unplugged album went on to become the best-selling live album of all time, selling more than 26 million copies? Round Two 80's TELEVISION - What TV series running from 1978 to 1991 and revived shortly from 2012-2014 was causing watchers to ask "who shot J.R."? ASTRONOMY - Sometimes referred to as "Earth's Evil Twin", what planet's spin is so slow that its day lasts longer than its year? FAMOUS ACTRESSES - "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful" was a catchphrase made popular from a Pantene commercial featuring what model and actress who starred in Weird Science and Hard to Kill? MEDICINE - In medicine, a Mantoux test is a skin test used for testing immunity against what disease? WORLD RECORDS - Scream for a Cure was an event held to set a Guinness World Record for longest, loudest scream by a crowd and was achieved on June 11, 2010 at Dodger Stadium and was led by what legendary British singer (who would release an album titled Scream shortly thereafter)? NOBEL PEACE PRIZES - Menachem Begin was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1978 along with what Egyptian president? BIRDS - After analyzing the likes on 27,000 Instagram posts featuring bird photography in 2021, a German research organization found what type of stocky, nocturnal bird (which is native to Australia and Southeast Asia and is named for its unique bill) to be the most photogenic? Rate My Question U.S. PRESIDENTS - President Benjamin Harrison shuffled which two nearly identical bills and blindly signed both to prevent controversy over which was signed first? Write My Question MOVIES - What Academy Award-winning director, producer and screenwriter was hired as a music writer by Rolling Stone Magazine at the age of 16 and would go on to interview the likes of the Allman Brothers (among others), before creating a semi-autobiographical account of his experiences in 2000? Final Questions COMBAT SPORTS - What combat sport uses a black card issued by a referee to participants for refusal to salute, refusal to shake hands and deliberate brutality? MNEMONIC DEVICES - "Dumb kids prefer cheese over fried greasy spinach" is a mnemonic device to remember what? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 9th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST November 10th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Caitlyn H, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay, Cam, Littlestoflambs, Seth Special Guest: Kyle Anne.

    Episode 223: Water On The Move

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 117:14


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Kyle Anne and Seth for a trivia quiz with topics including Sports, Horror Movies, Deadly Storms, Fairy Tales, Epitaphs, Fruits, Chemistry, Geology, Geography and more! Round One SPORTS - What sport lasts 1 to 2 hours and is divided into four or eight seven minute long periods called 'chukkas'? HORROR FILM LOCATIONS - Camp Crystal Lake, known amongst horror fans as the home of serial killer Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th franchise, is said to be located in which U.S. State? DEADLY STORMS - What once-popular construction material was turned into deadly projectiles before being banned through code enforcement after the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900? FAIRY TALES - What musical instrument did Jack steal from the Beanstalk Giant? EPITAPHS - What signature line is inscribed on the tombstone of Rod Roddy (who was the longest-serving announcer for the popular television game show The Price Is Right)? DEADLY STORMS - In 1928, a hurricane hit the Southeastern U.S. resulting in the deaths of almost 3,000 people. The people in the surrounding communities were struck unaware by its unusual storm surge developing from this body of water that also gave the storm its name. Round Two HORROR CAMEOS - Which iconic horror film character appears in six episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants as the night shift manager at the Krusty Krab? FRUITS - Biologically classified as a fruit, but treated as a vegetable in the culinary world, what are ladies fingers known as? DEADLY STORMS - What September holiday lends its name to a category 5 hurricane that hit the Florida Keys? HAUNTINGS - What legendary college football player, who died at the age of 25 from pneumonia, was played by U.S. President Ronald Reagan in the 1940 film Knute Rockne, All American and whose galloping ghost is said to haunt Notre Dame's historic Washington Hall? CHEMISTRY & GEOLOGY - A shiny gray solid number with atomic number 12, which element is the most common in the Earth? DEADLY STORMS - Category 5 Hurricane Camille hit what Gulf Coast state in 1969, the resulting storm surge of 24 feet killed over 200 Americans and put the corpses of cows in treetops? Rate My Question CITY NAMES - What international city, when broken up into three consonants sounds like two inappropriate to potentially inappropriate words and the verb to use them? Final Questions WORLD WAR II - The Battle of Britain began on January 10, 1940 and ended on October 31st, 1940, and was primarily an air battle involving Germany and Britain using the German Spitfire and the Hawker what? F1 RACING - The YAS Marina Grand Prix Circuit is located in which capital city whose name translates to "Father of Gazelle" in English? HORROR RAP - Voiced by comedian John Kassir, what iconic horror character, who was Halloween Horror Nights first official icon, plays keyboard and raps on a 1992 single that was produced by Janet Jackson collaborator and godson of Barry White Chuckii Booker? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges November 2nd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST November 3rd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Caitlyn H, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay, Cam, Littlestoflambs 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 222: Various Rucker

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 96:50


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Geography, History, Sports, Food, Music and more! Round One LIQUOR - What name is shared by settlements in the U.S. and England and is also the name of a citrus-forward style of gin that carried a geographical indication through the European Union until 2015? WEIRD SPORTS - What country was the first to introduce the World Wife Carrying Championships? U.S. REGIONAL FOOD - What is the name of the upper-midwest U.S. staple meal that first became popular in the 1950's and consists of mushroom soup base, canned vegetables, rice, and meat topped with a crispy layer of tater tots, chinese noodles or potato chips? U.S. HISTORY - Both Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated in what year? BASEBALL - What former pitcher for the San Diego Padres claims to have pitched a no-hitter while high on LSD in 1970? GEOGRAPHY - Catalonia, Andalusia and Cantabria are all regions of what country? Round Two FRUIT - Glen Moy and Autumn Bliss are varieties of which fruit? GEOGRAPHY - Drawing a line from El Beddouza in Morocco, Quoddy Head (whose name means “fertile and beautiful place” when translated from its native origin) is the closest point in the U.S. to Africa, and is located in which U.S. State? GOLF - In golf, what is the name of a score of one stroke over par for the hole? LYRICS TO GO - “Young ladies, young ladies, I like 'em underage see. Some say that's statutory, But I say it's MANDATORY!” are lyrics performed by Kid Rock and Joe C. as the animated musical act Kidney Rock in what 2001 American live-action/animated action comedy film that starred Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburn and David Hyde Pierce? COUNTRY MUSIC - What country singer released the quadruple-platinum album My Kinda Party in 2010? PSYCHOLOGY - In the brain, information coming and going to the cortex must pass through what other structure whose name when translated from Greek means ‘inner chamber'? Rate My Question FOOD INVENTIONS - "The cracklins what's happening" was a slogan of what popular candy that was invented in 1961 but not released until 1976 (by the same man who brought you Tang)? TRIVIA IN MOVIES - What 1995 comedy film features a quiz bowl scene that boasts such categories as Reflections of Society in Literature, Burning Dog Poo & the Human Response, and I Married Common Street Trash? Final Questions GEOGRAPHY - Castle Dracula, in the classic story by Bram Stoker, is said to be located in which central European mountain range (that is also the home to the villain of 1989's Ghostbusters II)? MOUNTAIN RANGES - The Himalayas abut or cross five countries; name three of them. Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 26th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST October 27th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay 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 221: Great War Too

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 87:28


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Art, Fashion, History, Cars, Birds, Baseball, Music, Classic Television and more! Round One ART MUSEUMS - The State Hermitage Museum, the largest art museum in the world by space, is located in which country? FASHION - What model of Ray Ban sunglasses were first made famous by James Dean and Andy Warhol before Tom Cruise boosted their popularity after wearing them in Risky Business? U.S. HISTORY - Which president pardoned Richard Nixon? U.S. HISTORY - The White House Plumbers, a covert White House task force created to prevent the leaking of classified information, was organized under which U.S. President? WORLD HISTORY - In what decade was the term 'first World War' used? CARS - In the 70s and 80s, and during a brief time period in the early 2000's, the Volkswagen Golf was known by what animal's name in the United States and Canada? Round Two DINOSAURS - Cletisaurus Circle, Tyrannosaurus Trail, and Antrodemus Alley are streets in the town of Dinosaur, located in which U.S. state known for its proximity to over 800 paleontological sites? BASEBALL - In baseball, the catcher and pitcher are referred to by what term, first coined in the 1860's inspired by artilleries in the U.S. Civil War? BIRDS - What is the common name for members of the over 200 species of bird in the order Strigiformes? BUSINESS - Which corporation owns the brand Gillette, Charmin and Crest? CLASSIC TV - Which of the Three Stooges accidentally shot himself in the foot as a child, leading to the development of his physical comedy and an exaggerated walk so he could hide his limp? Rate My Question 90's MUSIC - Which 90's band made a background appearance on The Simpsons after one of its members left the band he founded with his now famous sister to become an animator on the show? Final Questions MOVIES - Appearing in films such as Lawrence of Arabia, King Ralph and the voice of a food critic in Ratatouille, what actor holds the record for the most nominations in acting without a win? CLASSIC TV - The wealthy Cartwright family were the principal characters on what western television series that debuted on NBC 1959 and ran for 14 seasons? PRO WRESTLING - Under what name did The Rock debut in 1996? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges October 7th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST October 8th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST October 22nd, 2022 - Game of Thrones Trivia Night - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 220: Brainstormin' Suss

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 74:44


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Cereal, True Crime, Astronomy, Music Software, Movies, Weather, The Periodic Table and more! Round One 1960's - Which member of the Beach Boys spent the summer of 1968 living with and giving advice on the music business to Charles Manson? CEREAL - What cereal, first released in 1948, featured an anthropomorphic cartoon bear, who would claim "it's got the crunch with punch"? SERIAL KILLERS - While fellow serial killer Edmund Kemper brutalized the greater Santa Cruz region in the early 70's, Herbert Mullin also killed 13 people in the area, confusing authorities before being caught and claiming that the killings were intended to prevent what natural phenomenon (based on instructions given to him telepathically by his father)? MATHEMATICS - Chisanbop, an abacus-like finger-counting method used to perform basic mathematical operations, gets its name for finger calculations in what language? SUSHI - What is the term for a slice of fresh fish which tops a mound of vinegar seasoned sushi rice? ASTRONOMY - The largest of the 88 recognized constellations is named after what creature of Greek mythology? Round Two ANTHROPOLOGY - The Man of the Hole, the last surviving member of the Tenaru people, following their genocide by settlers in what country, was found dead in a hammock recently? MUSIC SOFTWARE - Synthetic voice software Vocaloid was funded and developed by what company that is the world's largest manufacturer of musical instruments? TRANSFORMERS - What is the name of the home planet of the Transformers? MOVIE WESTERNS - Which landmark Western from director John Sturges is a remake of a 1954 Japanese film by Akira Kurosawa? FILM ADAPTATIONS - What 1985 novel by John Irving was turned into a 1999 drama that won two academy awards including Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published and Best Supporting Actor? WEATHER - While a ‘gust' lasts for seconds, what is the meteorological term for a sudden, sharp increase in sustained wind speed that lasts for minutes? Final Questions PERIODIC TABLE - What chemical element with the atomic number 15 is a key component of the striking surface on a matchbook? GEOLOGY - Put these four rock systems and time periods in order: Triassic, Jurassic, Cambrian and Devonian. Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 28th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST September 29th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam, Sam Spencer Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian, Aunt Kiki, Clay If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 219: Meatish Swedeballs

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 91:34


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Sports, Astronomy, Music, Cocktails, Anime, Anatomy and more! Round One AUTHORS - What famous author, who appeared in Season 9 of Curb Your Enthusiasm, was stabbed recently during a lecture? SPORTS TEAMS - Referencing its flag, in which city do all the major sports teams (NHL, NFL, MLB) have the same team colors? ASTRONOMY - Mariner 4 sent the first pictures of which planet back to Earth? ANIME - The Cowboy Bebop anime and live action series both feature a soundtrack by what jazz band that is named after a type of safety device? MEDICAL - ‘Marsh fever' is a term for which ailment? 90's MUSIC - Which ballad from The Spice Girls 1996 debut album Spice was included on the 25th anniversary edition of the album as the single version and not the original album version, featuring altered lyrics and a different arrangement of vocals? Round Two PHARMACY - In prescription writing, what is "aq." an abbreviation for? COCKTAILS - A Dark & Stormy is a highball cocktail made with dark rum and what drink? SOCIAL MEDIA - What social media network launched in 2002 and was one of the first social media platforms to have over a million registered users? U.S. PRESIDENTS - Which president, the 19th, was married to Lucy, the first First Lady to have a college degree? ANATOMY - The knee, shoulder and elbow are all categorized as what type of joint that is named after the membrane that secretes a fluid to allow for such movements? GEOGRAPHY - What is the capital of Canada? Final Questions MUSIC - Which band who wrote the song "You Sexy Thing" was one of only three acts to have a hit in every year in the 1970's on the UK charts (along with Elvis Presley and Diana Ross)? CANADIAN SPORTS - The rusty gate is an advanced check in which of Canada's two national sports? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 17th, 2022 - UPSIDE DOWN TRIVIA: STRANGER THINGS PUB QUIZ - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST September 21st, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST September 22nd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 218: A Ferret Child

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 75:16


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Botany, Logos, Astronomy, Cars, Movies, Periodic Table, Engineering, Symbols and more! Round One BOTANY - What type of plant will only bear fruit after digesting the corpse of a female wasp? LOGOS - What color is the 'l' in the Google logo? HOT ONES - The popular hot sauce challenge web series Hot Ones by Complex Networks is filmed in which U.S. state? ASTRONOMY - ‘Oceanus' and ‘Janus' were suggested names for what planet? CARS - What high-performance sports car by Dodge debuted in the 90's and was inspired by the Shelby Cobra in name and appearance? 2010's MOVIES - Slowmo is a drug that appears in what 2012 action adaptation of a comic book character? Round Two PERIODIC TABLE - Which common seven letter element has the atomic number 20? FIREARMS - Founded in the 16th Century, what Italian firearms manufacturer is the oldest active manufacturer of firearm components in the world? THE BIBLE - What is the fifth book of the New Testament? STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING - In structural engineering, what is the term for a structure's connection points or nodes? SYMBOLS - The international symbol of lb. for pound is an abbreviation for what latin word? NASA - What "lucky snack" is present at every mission event controlled from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (due to its presence at a successful landing of Ranger 7 on the moon)? Rate My Question JURASSIC PARK - The dilophosaurus is famously but inaccurately portrayed in Jurassic Park spitting venom. What does "dilophosaurus" mean in Greek? Final Questions 70's MOVIES - What 1979 comedy film sees its protagonist headed to Hollywood to become a star and features cameos by Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, Bob Hope, Elliott Gould, Carol Kane, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor and Orson Welles, among others? CELEBRITY FAMILIES - What actor from Cheers is the maternal actor of Jason Sudeikis? HORROR MOVIES - In which Friday the 13th movie does Jason first don his iconic hockey mask? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 14th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST September 15th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST September 17th, 2022 - UPSIDE DOWN TRIVIA: STRANGER THINGS PUB QUIZ - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 217: Roof with a Whoop-Boosh

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 115:46


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc welcome Tim for a trivia quiz with topics including Animals, Snack Brands, Music, Car Racing, Psychology, Video Games, The 90's, Broadway, Spelling Bees, Architecture, Cuisine and more! Round One ENTREPRENEURS - Arthur Murray started a chain of studios that teach what? JELLYFISH - The free-floating stage of a jellyfish's life cycle is named after what figure of greek myth? SNACK BRANDS - What snack brand, responsible for treats such as Pecan Spinwheels and Zebra Cakes, currently uses the slogan unwrap a smile? ONE-HIT WONDERS - What one-hit wonder was released following its appearance in Benny & Joon? MOTORSPORTS HISTORY - In which European country did the first organized automobile race occur? PSYCHOLOGISTS - Meaning "ink blot" in German, Klek was the appropriate high school nickname of what Swiss psychologist? Round Two NINTENDO - Released by Nintendo in 1989 and featuring St. Basil's Cathedral on its title and ending screens, what is the best-selling Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge of all-time that was never sold with the NES game console as a bundle? PRO WRESTLING - AEW wrestler Brody King sings for what hardcore band? THE 90's - Featured alongside Susan B. Anthony, Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem, what titular female TV character is pictured among the grim question "is feminism dead?" on the cover of the June 29, 1998 edition of TIME Magazine? BROADWAY - "There's No Business Like Show Business", "You Can't Get A Man With A Gun" and "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)" are songs from a musical by Irving Berlin that starred Ethel Merman as which historical figure? TV SOUNDTRACKS - The Harry Nilsson song "Gotta Get Up" was frequently used in which Netflix Original Series? SPELLING BEES - Also called atopic dermatitis, what skin condition holds the distinction of being the only word to decide the champion in two national spelling bees? Rate My Question WEIRD NEWS - Which news organization reported “there is no news” on April 18th, 1930? Final Questions ARCHITECTURE - Defined as having two slopes on each side, with the lower slope being noticeably steeper than the other, what type of roof is the subject of a 1923 Edward Hopper painting and Vampire Weekend's 2007 debut single? GEOGRAPHY - Ouagadougou is the capital city of what landlocked African country? CUISINE - Meatballs served with gravy and lingonberry jam, a dish popularly known as 'Swedish Meatballs' arrived in Scandinavia upon the return of King Charles XII who brought the recipe back after returning from exile in which country during the early 18th century? PIZZA - In what country was pineapple first introduced as a pizza topping? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges September 7th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST September 8th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST September 10th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Tim Gomez.

    Episode 216: Atlas Shrugged II: Still Shruggin'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 118:51


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc welcome Blake for a trivia quiz with topics including Food, Lawsuits, U.S. History, Sports, Movies, Music, Reptiles, Astronomy, Geography, Yoga and more! Round One YOGA - In yoga, what is the name for the cross-legged sitting meditation pose? FOOD - From which seeds is tahini made? FAMOUS LAWSUITS - In 2002, a court judge ruled "the parties are advised to chill" after a band and a toy company became litigious over what trademarked brand? U.S. PRESIDENTS - Who is the only U.S. President in history to serve two non-consecutive terms? THE SUPER BOWL - What number Super Bowl took place earlier this year on February 13th, 2022? MOVIE SEQUELS - With 54 years between the original release in 1964 and the sequel release in 2018, what movie holds the record for the longest gap between the original and the sequel? Round Two POP MUSIC - The song "I Drink Wine" by what famous mononymic singer was reduced from fifteen minutes to six at the request of her label amid concerns that it would get no airplay at its original length? REPTILES - The first reptile ever captured by naturalist Steve Irwin (at the age of four) was what kind of snake that is the second-most venomous in the world and is named for its color? WIKIPEDIA - At 55,803, the list of what holds the record as the most edited Wikipedia article? ASTRONOMY - What is the fourth largest planet in our Solar System? FORMULA 1 - In 2021, Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel left Ferrari to race for what other Formula 1 auto manufacturer? ECOLOGY - Which country holds the record for most free-roaming cheetahs? Rate My Question OBSCURE SPORTS - Calcio Storico, a Renaissance era sport combining soccer, rugby, and boxing, is played annually between the 4 neighborhoods of which major Italian city? Final Questions POP MUSIC - What is the name of Jimmy Buffett's band? INDIE MUSIC - Exactly one week before the 9/11 attacks, which band released an album on September 4th, 2001, that had a cover depicting a plane with burning people below it and the text "this plane will crash tomorrow" in the liner notes? ROLLER DERBY - Which player on a roller derby team scores points and wears a star on their helmet? GEOGRAPHY - Named after the Scottish Gaelic words meaning to break or smash bone, what is the capital of Queensland, Australia? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 27th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge: 90's Music Edition - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST August 31st, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST September 1st, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Blake.

    Episode 215: The Singing Quizmasters

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 77:47


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Classic Actors, 80's Sitcoms, 90's Music, Medieval Memes, Tabletop RPG's, Tarot, Broadway Musicals, Cars and more! Round One INNOVATION - In what country would you find a dabbawala, a food delivery system that has existed since the late 1800's? DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - Of the three core books published for each edition of Dungeons and Dragons, which features the games bestiary? CLASSIC ACTORS - What actor who played Frankenstein's monster in the 1931 film was born William Henry Pratt? MEDIEVAL MEMES - In medieval manuscripts, knights can frequently be seen battling what kind of armored creature? SPORTS ANNOUNCERS - Sports announcer Vin Scully had the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history with what Major League Baseball team? BROADWAY MUSICALS - In Wicked, it is said that the father of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, is the governor of which fictional region (first described in the Oz stories by Frank L. Baum which inspired the musical source material)? Round Two 80's SITCOMS - Gordon Shumway is the protagonist of what sitcom that debuted in 1986 had two animated spin-offs series? TAROT - How many major arcana cards are there in a standard deck of tarot cards? 90's MUSIC - Which 1998 dance pop song was the first popular song to deliberately distort a vocal track with Auto-Tune? APRIL FOOLS - On April 1st, 1957, the BBC TV news programme Panorama convinced thousands of English viewers that what type of Italian food grew on trees? DRUG NAMES - Which brand name anxiety drug takes part of its name from the latin word for "farewell"? COUNTRY MUSIC - What country group won a Grammy in 2007 with the album Taking The Long Way? Rate My Question FRUIT - Although humans used to eat many kinds of bananas, there is only one type of banana sold globally today. This is problematic as it is susceptible to a deadly fungus that could wipe out all commercially grown bananas. This banana also shares its name with the archenemy of the Lone Ranger. What is the name of this banana variety? U.S. HISTORY - Which Founding Father invented the pros and cons list? Maybe he used one when he helped to draft the treaty of Paris, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence making him the only Founding Father to contribute to all 3 documents. Final Questions STATE NICKNAMES - What state's nicknames include Mother of Rivers, the Switzerland of America and the Centennial State? CARS - What model car had an engine in the back, a trunk in the front, and was profiled in Ralph Nader's book "Unsafe At Any Speed", which led to the creation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the inclusion of industry-wide safety standards such as seat belts? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 24th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST August 25th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST August 27th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge: 90's Music Edition - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 214: Dragon Nakey

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 69:30


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including History, Geography, Fashion, Pop Music, TV and more! Round One CLIMBING TOOLS - What type of climbing tool gets its name from the German word for "Spring Hook"? U.S. HISTORY - Little Big Horn, the scene of Custer's Last Stand, is in which U.S. State? ANIME - In Spirited Away, Chihiro's parents turn into what kind of creature after eating spirit food (which according to director Hayao Miyazaki represented the greed in Japan following a 1980's recession)? FASHION - The term "tennis bracelet" was coined by what female tennis player in the 1978 U.S. Open? POP MUSIC - Which Puerto Rican Latin Trap artist was Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020 and 2021 and impressed wrestling fans with a tag team win at Wrestlemania 37? CLASSIC CARTOONS - The character Roger "Race" Bannon appeared as a boy's bodyguard in what cartoon series? Round Two MEDICAL TERMS - Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for abnormal excessive what? ANATOMY - What part of the body is most likely to contain a substance known in the medical field as "cerumen"? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - What is the only U.S. state that borders an ocean and a Great Lake? BROOKLYN NINE-NINE - On Brooklyn Nine-Nine, what is the name of Jack and Amy's son (taken from the surname of an 80's action movie hero)? U.S. PRESIDENTS - What president, the 21st, had no Vice President during his presidency from 1881-1885? DISNEY CHANNEL - What troubled former actor and athlete guest starred on The Disney Channel's Adventures in Wonderland in a lost episode titled "White Rabbits Can't Jump"? Final Questions 80's CARTOONS - Doc Terror is an evil cyborg scientist who plans to conquer Earth in what 80's cartoon series, named after the the trio of men who fight against him with a variety of weapons in their exo-frame armor? PLAYING CARDSIn a standard deck of cards, the Jack, Queen and King all show both eyes in what suit? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 13th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge: Disney Edition - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 pm EST August 17rd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST August 18th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST August 27th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge: 90's Music Edition - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 213: Jazz Cabbage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 117:35


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Kyle Anne for a trivia quiz with topics including Collections, Pro Wrestling, Musicians, Fish, Medical, Geography, Mythology & Folklore and more! Round One COLLECTIONS - The word 'deltiologist', derived from the Greek 'deltos' (meaning 'writing tablet') refers to a collector of what? COMPOSERS - What future film-composer authored a calypso theme for the pilot episode of Gilligan's Island? PRO WRESTLING - Which professional wrestler had a career as an outfielder with the Cincinnati Reds before making it big in the wrestling industry? POP SINGERS - What mononymous Senegalese singer and producer was born Aliaune Athium? FISH - Which temperate and tropical pelagic fish of the family Scombridae has a common name which comes from an Old French homonym that means "marked, spotted" as well as "pimp, procurer, or broker"? BRITISH MUSICIANS - Who is the only British musician to have won a Grammy for each of their first four albums? Round Two AIRPLANES - As of January 2022, what airplane manufacturer has the most popular airplane model by sales total (selling more than 45,000)? MEDICAL - Quinsy is an inflammation of which part of the body? HOLLYWOOD SCREENWRITERS - As revealed in an interview with Playboy, which writer and director secretly wrote the script for the 1994 SNL film It's Pat as a favor for their friend Julia Sweeney? GREEK MYTHOLOGY - In Greek Mythology, Artemis is the twin sister of what god who is often seen with a lyre? FOLKLORE - In what German town did the Pied Piper lead away the rats and children with his music? MUSEUMS - Lobotomy instruments, cans of new Coke, the Ford Edsel automobile and synthetic traces are all items that are on display at which museum located in Sweden? Rate My Question GEOGRAPHY - Known as the world mushroom capital, due to the fact that it produces half of the U.S.'s crop, Kennett Square is located in what U.S. state? Final Questions THEME SONGS - According to an interview with Billy West on The Nerdist podcast, which musician pitched a theme song for Ren & Stimpy, but was never used and was subsequently lost? U.S. CIVICS - The right to a jury trial in a civil lawsuit is which amendment to the constitution? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - Wisp is the identity of what heroic character created by Hallmark Cards who had two animated series as well as a 1985 film? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges August 10rd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST August 11th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST August 13th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 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. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian 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 212: Croakus Pokus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 115:56


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Ryan Mawson for a trivia quiz with topics including Television, Candy, Geography, Art History, 90's Video Games, Ancient Greece, Famous Racehorses, Disney Songs and more! Round One CANDY - Which brand of candy's name is based on the German word for peppermint? AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - What two letters in American Sign Language require movement? BREAKING BAD - In the show Breaking Bad, the company Grey Matter was a combination of Walter White and what other name? FAMOUS INVENTIONS - In first-century Greece, Hero of Alexandria invented the first coin-operated vending machine, which would dispense what? GEOGRAPHY - Which sovereign state is the second-smallest in the world (behind Vatican City) and also touts the shortest coastline? ART HISTORY - Author of 1967's Scum Manifesto, which feminist shot and nearly-killed Andy Warhol? Round Two GREEK MYTHOLOGY - Which tragic and complex figure of Greek mythology became the King of Thebes after solving the Sphinx's riddle of "What walks on four legs in the morning, two in the afternoon and three in the evening?" 90'S VIDEO GAMES - In 1992, who became the only Simpsons character other than Bart to have their own video game released for the Nintendo Entertainment System? CHEMISTRY - Haim Wiseman, a Zionist leader and the first president of Israel, developed a bacterial fermentation to develop what chemical which later helped the British make ammunition during World War I, giving them the leg up? HISTORICAL FIGURES - What famous Venetian adventurer and womanizer was, according to his memoirs, imprisoned as a magician, a director of the Paris state lotteries, knighted in the Netherlands, a spy for Louis XV, and a librarian in Bohemia? FAMOUS RACEHORSES - What racehorse won 20 of 21 races in its career, was honored in 1920 alongside Babe Ruth as outstanding athlete of the year by the New York Times and would inspire the name of a heavy metal band in the 1980's (who themselves have broken the Guiness World Record for loudest performance three times)? TV OPENING CREDITS - What aggressive animal is heavily featured in the opening credits of the hit TV show Northern Exposure? Rate My Question TV CHARACTER NAMES - Though spelled differently, what first and last name are shared by a white teenage midwestern stoner from a 1990s FOX sitcom and a brilliant black neurologist on a late 2000s FOX drama? Final Questions FAMOUS ACTORS - Name three actors that connect the TV shows Community and Breaking Bad. DISNEY SONGS - Released in 1992, what was the first Disney song to ever win the Grammy award for "Song of the Year"? OLYMPICS - Cassius Clay, later Muhammad Ali, won the Light Heavyweight Boxing Gold Medal at the Rome olympics in what year? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 27th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 28th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST August 13th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 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. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon, Blake Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas, Mike K., Cole, Adam Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim, Andrea, Ian If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Ryan Mawson.

    Episode 211: Phil Harmonic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 110:45


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Adam and Holly from Death Stars are the Best Stars for a trivia quiz with topics including Infamous Trading Cards, MCU Actors, Disney Snacks, Fairy Tales, Dog Breeds, Chemistry, Ancient Greece, Famous Collections and more! Round One INFAMOUS TRADING CARDS - What NBA player-turned-coach has the distinction of having a trading card featuring the Menendez Brothers in the background sitting courtside? MUSCLE CARS - What car/truck hybrid's modern incarnation debuted in 1964 from Chevrolet and whose name means "The Road" when translated into English? MCU ACTORS - In the 2013 film Rush, based on the 1976 Formula 1 rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda, what two Marvel Cinematic Universe actors portrayed the two main characters? DISNEY SNACKS - Which snack food was invented in Disneyland? GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES - What Grimm's fairy tale titular character is named for a vegetable craved by her pregnant mother? NEW JERSEY & THE SOPRANOS - On The Sopranos, Christopher and Paulie get lost in what real-life protected wilderness area in Southern New Jersey? Round Two DOG BREEDS - What kind of large, muscular dog was bred as a working dog for fisherman in Canada, is named for the region from which it comes, and inspired the character of Nana in J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan? CHEMISTRY - At 3,852 Kelvin, which element has the highest melting point? In Elton John's memoir, which came out in October 2019, it is revealed that he has a closetful of what item (which he never uses)? NFL - Fred Dryer, the star of the 80's crime drama hunter was an NFL Defensive Lineman and was the only player to ever do what twice in one game? ANCIENT GREECE - What classical Greek engineer known for developing the screw and the compound pulley system once built a heat ray to burn ships attacking his home island of Syracuse? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - McBricker is the maiden name of a character on what famous cartoon series? Rate My Question VOCABULARY - If something that happens during the night is nocturnal, what is the term used for something that happens during the day? Final Questions COLLECTIONS - The Royal Philatelic collection owned by the British Royal Family, estimated to value around 100m pounds in 2020, is a collection of what? END CREDIT SINGERS - Which Grammy Award-winning artist sings the song during the ending credits of A Land Before Time? WORLD WAR II - More than half of the dead in World War II are accounted for by people from Russia and what other country? BIRDS - In 1851, the London Zoo became the first to keep what nocturnal chicken-sized bird that is known for its hair-like feathers, short legs, and nostrils at the tip of its beak (as opposed to near the base, like other birds)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 20th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 21st, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Mike K., Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Adam Brisske and Holly.

    Episode 210: Glizzy Guzzler

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 81:17


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including History, Television, Cocktails, Etymology, Musical Instruments Cosmetics, Snack Origins and more! Round One STRANGER THINGS - On Stranger Things, members of the Hellfire Club meet regularly to participate in what activity? COCKTAILS - What spirit is used to make a Harvey Wallbanger? LITERATURE - What is the name of the lost love mentioned repeatedly in Edgar Allen Poe's classic poem The Raven? TELEVISION - "Whine Club" and "The Last Time I Saw Meris" are episodes of what TV show? OLD MAN STUFF - The word 'ham' in ham radio is short for what (with regards to its practitioners' skills)? ETYMOLOGY - What term, meaning "mate" or "colleague" derives from the Spanish or Portuguese word meaning "chamber mate"? Round Two MAGICIANS - What magician is known for his TV and stage show titled Mindfreak? MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - What is the term for a flute that is not shaped like a tube whose modern incarnation was first developed in Italy in the mid-19th century? COSMETICS - Which cosmetics company was originally named the California Perfume Co.? SNACK ORIGINS - In 2018, Nabisco redesigned its packaging for what product based on public criticism spearheaded by PETA? CAMEOS - Which actor, whose won four Golden Globes and two Academy Awards (one for acting and one for producing) is the voice of Stan's gay dog Sparky on the television series South Park? U.S. NAVAL BATTLES - What European country was the U.S.'s ally during the First Barbary War? Rate My Question POP MUSIC - Released in 2019, what song holds the world record for Longest Charting Song on the Billboard Hot 100 at 90 weeks? 90's MUSIC - What female 90s musician is said to be the inspiration for the Smashing Pumpkins song "Bodies"? Final Questions LEGO - In 1965, what type of vehicle was the first to be released by LEGO? GLOBAL POLITICS - In 1960, which country whose name means "resplendent island," had the first ever woman Prime Minister? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 13th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 14th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST July 16th, 2022 - Quizgardium Triviosa! A Potterverse Pub Quiz - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 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. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Manu, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Mike K., Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 209: Meep Men

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 88:08


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including Rappers, Muscle Cars, Famous Athletes, Brewing, Dog Breeds, Music, Geography, Food and Cooking Terms and more, as well as segments on how to handle offensive team names as a Quizmaster, Marc's new mnemonic device, and some big show news! Round One RAPPERS - What rapper formerly went by the stage name 'Shrimp Daddy'? MUSCLE CARS - What was the name of Plymouth's muscle car that debuted in 1968, which was based on the GTX and shares its name with a popular Looney Tunes character (for which Plymouth paid a licensing fee of $50K)? FAMOUS ATHLETES - In 1994, Michael Jordan signed a contract with what baseball team and was assigned to their minor league system? BREWING - What term is used for the sealing stopper that clogs the hole in the side of a cask or older style keg? SYSTEMS - The Munsell System is used to specify what? DOG BREEDS - What breed of dog, which first appeared in the U.S. in the 1930's, is partially-named after the capital of Tibet? Round Two GRAMMY WINNERS - What 2022 Record of the Year winning song was recored by Los Angeles's Shampoo Press & Curl (a songwriting group who had previous success with a CeeLo Green Funk/Soul hit in 2010, among others)? LANGUAGES - At approximately 2 million people each, what two languages are the most widely spoken in South America? JAPANESE FOOD - What is the Japanese term for skewered seasoned chicken that is cooked over a charcoal fire? WORLD GEOGRAPHY - In what country would you find the 'Southern Alps'? LIGHTHOUSES - The Lighthouse at Linoma Beach is located in which midwestern U.S. state that has three lighthouses (despite the state having no large bodies of water that would require the use of one)? COOKING TERMS - If a dish is 'parmentier', it is cooked or served with what vegetable? Final Questions CHILDREN'S LITERATURE - What children's classic's first chapter is titled "In the Drain"? WORLD WAR II - Who was the subject of the 1939 Look Magazine article "Why I Hate My Uncle" (written by an author who would go on to earn the Purple Heart while serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II)? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges July 6th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 7th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST July 16th, 2022 - Quizgardium Triviosa! A Potterverse Pub Quiz - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 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. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Manu, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Mike K., Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."

    Episode 208: Emesis Front

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 120:52


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by several returning guests for a trivia quiz with topics including Movies, Medical Terms, Famous Brands, Fictional & Historical Animals, Sports, Pro Wrestling and more! Round One MOVIES & ANIME - Which critically acclaimed 1997 anime film directed by Satoshi Kon inspired Darren Aronofsky to make his 2010 thriller Black Swan? MEDICAL - Emesis is the medical term for doing what, which in certain conditions can cause a Mallory-Weiss tear? 90'S MOVIES - In Con Air, an airplane was flown into the lobby of what iconic Las Vegas hotel, on account of it being scheduled to be demolished in order to build the Venetian hotel in its place? LAW ENFORCEMENT - Named after an aquatic sea creature, what infamous device used by law enforcement agencies in sting operations and protests, which functions by monitoring cell phone radiation cell phone transmissions? SOCCER - Nicknamed "The Land of Volcanoes", which country is the current champion of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship? Round Two MOVIE ADAPTATIONS - According to Slate.com, William Shakespeare had 831 writing credits on IMDB from film and TV adapted from his work as of 2011. What Russian writer was listed second with 320? PRO WRESTLING - In 1992, what former pro-football player defeated Vader with a snap scoop powerslam to become the first ever black American World Heavyweight Champion in professional wrestling history? BOTANY - Dionaea muscipula, a heavily-poached plant native to areas in the Carolinas, is commonly known by what name? PRO WRESTLING - The very nice, very evil, very famous wrestler Danhausen of his friends and foes over the span of his career, including the tooth of which former 'Ready to Rumble' World Heavyweight champion? AUTO MANUFACTURERS - Originally founded as Nakajima Aircraft Company, which automaker is named after the Japanese name for the Pleats? Round Three LITERATURE & FASHION - What is the name for the type of hunting headgear worn as a hat by detective character Sherlock Holmes? BUSINESS - What variety store began in 1939, has become one of the most profitable stores in the United States, with revenue reaching around $27 billion in 2019 and became became the exclusive retailer of Rexall vitamins and supplements? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - Stephanie Courtney is the real name of the actress who plays what iconic character first introduced to the public in 2008? MOTORCYCLES - In 1903, Harley Davidson motorcycle began production of its iconic motorcycle in Milwaukee, WI. Production remained there until EU tariffs forced them to move production overseas production in what year? BEER BRANDS - Zima was introduced in 1993 by which American brewing company? Final Questions STATE BIRDS - The Northern Cardinal is the most popular state with six states claiming it; name two of them. MOVIE DOGS - What are the names of four dog characters that Tim Burton has created for his horror films Nightmare Before Christmas, Mars Attacks, the Corpse Bride and Frankenweenie? HISTORICAL DOGS - Julianna was a dog who received two Blue Cross medals during World War II (even peeing on a bomb, disarming it) was of what breed? LANGUAGE - The term 'android' is a gender-specific term for a robot with a male appearance. What is the term for a robot with a female appearance? HARRY POTTER - In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Hagrid breeds an illegal hybrid of a Firecrab and a Manticore that the fourth years must take care of; what is the name of that type of creature? GRAPHIC NOVELS - What was the name of the one and only graphic novel written by William S. Burroughs? PRO WRESTLING - Who was the first transperson to win a major wrestling championship belt? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 29th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 30th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST July 16th, 2022 - Quizgardium Triviosa! A Potterverse Pub Quiz - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 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. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Manu, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Mike K., Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim 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, Erik, Fletcher, Jamie, Jon Lane, Jon Lewis, Kristin, Kyle Anne, and Seth.

    Episode 207: Back That Aft Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 131:15


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Justin and Erin for a general knowledge trivia quiz with topics including Literature, Famous Characters, Video Games, Fears, Fruit Salad, Murder Mysteries, Baseball Teams and more! Round One LITERATURE - How many circles of hell are depicted in Dante's Inferno? UK - The Commonwealth of Nations recently celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II, which denotes how many years of being queen? FAMOUS CHARACTERS - Mattel has introduced five little sisters for their superstar toy Barbie. What was the name of Barbie's first little sister (introduced in 1964)? FIELDS OF STUDY - Zythology is the study of what? FRUIT SALAD - What kind of fruit salad often contains fresh pineapple, canned mandarin orange slices, miniature marshmallows, coconut and is named after a food of the Greek Gods? AID ORGANIZATIONS - What agency of the United Nations started in 1946 and is responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide? Round Two FEARS - Dromophobia and agyrophobia are the fears of doing what? VIDEO GAME ADAPTATIONS - What 2000 Adam Sandler film was the first of the actor's movies to have its own video game (that was exclusive to the GameBoy color)? MOVIE TITLES - Spaceman from Pluto was the original title for this 1980's sci-fi film? THE MUPPETS - What is the name of the band on The Muppet Show? MEDICAL DISORDERS - Mal de Mer is the French term for which ailment! MURDER MYSTERIES - In Who Framed Roger Rabbit, which character, that shares a name with a fictional brand, is murdered after Eddie secretly photographs them playing patty-cake with Jessica Rabbit? Rate My Question PRIDE - On what New York City street is the Stonewall Inn located? Final Questions 20th CENTURY HISTORY - What philanthropic institution was founded by socialite Juliette Gordon Lowe in 1912? BASEBALL TEAMS - The Colt 45's were an expansion team in 1962 along with the New York Mets. Three years later, after moving into their new ballpark dubbed the eighth wonder of the world, changed their name to what? DRUMS - Which drum has its origin in Sri Lanka and was developed into the modern drum kit by jazz drummer Gene Krupa? TECHNOLOGY - What is an Aldis lamp used for? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 22nd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EST June 23rd, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 7:30 pm EST June 25th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Trivia Live Podcast Taping - Ollie's Pub Records and Beer - 8:00 pm EST July 16th, 2022 - Quizgardium Triviosa! A Potterverse Pub Quiz - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 6:00 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. Thank you, Quizdaddies – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Manu, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Mike K., Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim 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 206: Sapioworkers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 51:17


    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are meet for a general knowledge trivia quiz with topics including Animals , Geography, Sports, History, Technology, and more! Round One OCCUPATIONS - A hagiography is a person who writes about what subject, which shares its name with an NFL NFC-South Team? SOCCER PLAYERS - Edson Arantes do Nascimento is a Brazilian soccer star better known by what name? U.S. GEOGRAPHY - In what Virginia city is the C.I.A. located? ANIMALS - With a name taken from the Malay word for "Forest Person", what kind of animal is considered to be the heaviest tree-dwelling animal? GEOGRAPHY - Mount Teide, a world heritage site and the third-tallest volcano in the world, is found in what Archipelago? LGBTQ+ ICONS - What trans composer provided the scores for the Stanley Kubrick movies A Clockwork Orange, The Shining and Disney's Tron? Round Two F1 RACING - What F1 racer holds the records for the most wins (103), pole positions (103), and podium finishes (183)? NAMES OF THINGS - What is known as a Mourning Cloak in North America and a Camberwell Beauty in the UK? STOCK MARKETS - In which city was the first U.S. stock exchange opened in 1790 (two years before the opening of the NYSE)? TECHNOLOGY - The Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco was the first place to have a precursor to what installed in 1899? ANCIENT MEMES - What meme Law of the Internet, coined in 1990, states “as an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1.” GREAT BRITAIN - Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle and London are the only four British cities to have what? Final Questions SPORTS TERMS - In what competitive sport would you find an oche? EUROPEAN CAPITALS - Which European capital city started off as a town called Lutetia founded in the 3rd Century BC? Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges June 15th, 2022 - Know Nonsense Challenge - Point Ybel Brewing Co. - 7:30 pm EDT June 16th, 2022 - 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 – Gil, Tim, Tommy, Adam, Brandon Thank you, Team Captains – Kristin & Fletcher, Aaron, Matthew, David Holbrook, Mo, Lydia, Rick G, Skyler Thank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Kaitlynn, Frank, Trent, Nina, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Robb, Captain Nick, Grant, Ian, Tim Gomez, Rachael, Moo, Rikki, Nabeel, Jon Lewis, Adam, Lisa, Spencer, Luc, Hank, Manu, Justin P., Cooper, Sarah, Karly, Lucas Thank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Mike J., Mike C., Efren, Steven, Kenya, Dallas, Issa, Paige, Allison, Kevin & Sara, Alex, Mike K., Loren, MJ, HBomb, Aaron, Laurel, FoxenV, Sarah, Edsicalz, Megan, brandon, Chris, Alec, Sai, Nathan, Tim If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a bonus general knowledge quiz on topics including Birthstones, Sports, Movies, Celebrities, Musicals, 90's Memes and more, exclusively for our supporters!