Episode 18

Little Black Book Full of Regretful Team Names

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October 29th, 2018

1 hr 33 mins 38 secs

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In this episode, quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by a team of five guests and regular Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge players, Seth, Aaron, Fletcher, Kristen and Jamie, otherwise known as the Little Black Book Full of White Nationalists! Plus, a double dose of Rate My Question and we pick our winner of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast T-shirt contest live!

Questions in this episode include:

  • In what Asian country was the first cucumber cultivated?
  • With only 700 lines of dialogue for his character, what 1991 sci-fi feature film paying its lead actor a little over $20,000 per word?
  • During the great depression, Alfred Mosher Butts invented what board game, at the time called "Lexico"?
  • What phrase, based on billiards, is used to indicate a dilemma that is hard to remove oneself from?
  • Backrub was one of the original names considered for what popular website?
  • At the time 63 years old, Michigan School Teacher Annie Edson Taylor is associated with being the first person to survive what public stunt in 1901?
  • The centimorgan is a unit of measurement that describes the distance between what on a chromosome?
  • In 2004, Missi Bellinder became the first woman to join what sports league?
  • In which mid-atlantic state did the first drive-in theater open?
  • What is the third largest Mediterranean isle after Sicily and Sardinia, also the birthplace of the cauliflower plant?
  • According to Illinois state law, it is illegal to fall alseep in a shop selling what?
  • A maritime law enacted after the disasterous events surrounding the sinking of the RMS Titanic, SOLAS is an acronym that stands for what?
  • Jan de Bont, director of action movies such as Speed and Twister, also served as the director of photogaphy on 1988's Die Hard. Seven years earlier, he had his scalp lifted on set by a lion, just one of over seventy injuries to cast and crew on what 1981 big cat cult movie, co-starring Melanie Griffith?

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