Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

72 episodes of Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast since the first episode, which aired on July 1st, 2018.

  • Episode 72: Not All Chips

    November 18th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 20 mins
    acronyms, art, business, disney, earth science, lgbtq+, middle east geography, sports stranger things, the nobel prize, u.s. geography, u.s. history, vocabulary, world war i, youtube

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Seth to suss through some of their favorite pub trivia questions of the week.

  • Episode 71: Murder Adjacent

    November 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 50 mins
    academy awards, acronyms, al-qaeda, astronomy, cats & literature, chicken chains, extinct animals, fencing, geography, greek islands, nine inch nails, revolutionaries, seinfeld, state birds, terms of venery, u.s. government, u.s. presidents

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Zach and Taylor, the winner of Nice Guys Pizza’s five-year triviaversary! The guests recount their experience and share some trivia, along with Lee’s favorite questions of the week and a dip into Marc’s repository. Lee shares some strategies his own teams use for table-talk and sussing at live trivia events. Marc reveals his very subjective scoring methodology.

  • Episode 70: A Mind Palace In Ruins

    November 4th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 14 mins
    andy warhol, back to the future, celebrity birthplaces, clones, cloning, cult films, dogs, graphic novels, literature, playboy magazine, pop culture, spooky lesbian porn, terms of venery, tv catchphrases, video games, world history, world population, world records

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Lee’s wife, the indie folk singer-songwriter Kyle Anne, who is wrapping up the Kickstarter campaign for her album Eulogy to talk about that and share some favorite trivia questions.

  • Episode 69: Halloween Hellebration

    October 28th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 51 mins
    candy best sellers, candy names, cult movies, fruits, gourds, halloween deaths, halloween origins, halloween traditions, halloween-adjacent holidays, horror film acting legends, horror movies, opera, popular party days, serial killers, taylor swift

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Dallas for a spooky sixty-ninth episode of the KnowNo for some spooky (and some not-so-spooky) questions, plus a few quizmaster insights! The trio also take a call from Quizmaster Adam, who describes one of the strangest trivia formats they’ve ever heard.

  • Episode 68: Shrimp on the Barbae

    October 21st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 27 mins
    80’s music, astronomy, current events, geography, graphic design, medical terms, movie soundtracks, musician plane crashes, puns, sandwiches, sports, state birds, tea, television, the periodic table, units of measurement

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc meet for their weekly trivia-based chat, sharing questions and talking about quiz writing. The pair also talk about Lee’s wedding (and honeymoon), some best worst answers, and Marc’s big week in trivia, including stories from his fifth anniversary of hosting trivia at Nice Guys Pizza.

  • Episode 67: Swing Hat, Top Hat, Kitty Kat

    October 14th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 26 mins
    arrested development, aviation history, basketball, disco, hollywood legends, master artists, medical terms, pet products, physics, saturday night live, science current events, the beatles, what is it?

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc come together to talk about their upcoming events (Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge: The Office Edition and Nice Guys Pizza 5-year Trivia Anniversary). The pair also share their favorite trivia questions of the week. Lee utilizes keen sussing techniques and Marc seeks vengeance over a simple anatomy question. Other topics include Physics, The Beatles, Saturday Night Live, Master Artists, Aviation History, Hollywood Legends and more!

  • Episode 66: Trivia Bachelor Party

    October 7th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 12 mins
    animals, birds, box office records, candy, classic television, comic books, fashion trends, geography, global politics, literature, mlb, oscar winners, pop culture, professional wrestling, snacks, theme parks, u.s. presidents, video games

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by two of Lee’s oldest and dearest friends (and Lee’s groomsmen in his upcoming wedding), the independent cartoonists Justin Peterson (MAD Magazine, Very Neat Mint) and Jon Lewis (Detail: Nowhere) for a special jam-packed totally not Saturday morning “bachelor party” episode of the #KnowNo, asking each other trivia questions and occasionally waxing philosophical (“is a cloud a bird?”) and other typical nonsense!

  • Episode 65: Quiz, Interrupted

    September 30th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 4 mins
    academy award winners, also known as, box office records, disney, famous landmarks, food and drink, literature, musicals, obscure holidays, population statistics, software, television

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Elyse to hear stories about her first two hosting experiences hosting trivia, while the three attempt to answer (and interrupt) each other’s favorite trivia questions of the week. Lee recounts his time hosting Know Nonsense Trivia Challenges at Bury Me Brewing Co. and digs into the history of one of the most unique television themes: Fraiser. Also discussed: Should a quizmaster double-check close final scores before announcing the night's winners?

  • Episode 64: Lil Pacs

    September 23rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    acronyms, bears, chemistry, classic tv, cocktails, country music, guitar legends, history, hurricanes, medical conditions, nil, time zones, world war ii

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Seth who is fresh off of appearances of two other broadcast shows - WGCU’s Three Song Stories and PBS’s Family Pictures USA - to share some conversation and some trivia questions, with topics including BEARS, TIME ZONES, CLASSIC TV, GUITAR LEGENDS, COCKTAILS, CHEMISTRY, WORLD WAR II and more!

  • Episode 63: Bobfrank Borkbork

    September 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    airports, business, cryptozoology, famous inventions, indie filsm, language, musical instruments, pop culture, wine, world history, world records

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc share their favorite questions of the week from their respective trivia nights, with topics including WORLD RECORDS, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, WINE, CRYPTOZOOLOGY, FAMOUS INVENTIONS, WORLD HISTORY, BUSINESS, LANGUAGE and more!

  • Episode 62: Let Me Hear Your Dolphin

    September 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 40 mins
    80's movies, 90's r&b, africa, african history, anatomy, food & cooking, guiness world records, hair metal, marine biology, mtv, plants, saturday night live, scientology, silkworms, television, the muppets, traffic statistics, u.s. presidents, video games

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by Kyle Anne to listen to her new single “Two Damn Years” and go through three rounds of trivia questions, with topics including TRAFFIC STATISTICS, SCIENTOLOGY, MOVIES AND MUSIC OF THE 1980’S, HUMAN AND DOLPHIN ANATOMY, AFRICAN HISTORY, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, THE MUPPETS and more! The trio also reveal their individual methodologies for adjusting the difficulty of a trivia question.

  • Episode 61: Pangolin: The New Narwhal

    September 2nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 38 mins
    bat sex, beer, classic rock, classic television, cocktails, ficitional cars, nfl, parks and recreation, playboy, pop culture, potato chips, state mottos, the simpsons, u.s. presidents

    Quizmaster Marc returns to join Quizmaster Lee and returning guest Kristin, who hosted her first trivia event earlier this month. The trio throw some of their favorite recent trivia questions at each other with topics including BAT SEX, PLAYBOY, COCKTAILS, STATE MOTTOS, CLASSIC TELEVISION, FICITIONAL CARS & POTATO CHIPS and more!

  • Episode 60: Gingerpalooza II

    August 26th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 41 mins
    architecture, aviation history, comic book cameos, dangerous racing, fictional cars, food & cooking, ghostbusters, global slavery, inventions, lord of the rings, norse mythology, pop culture also known as, star wars, u.s. history

    With Quizmaster Marc on vacay, Quizmasters Lee is joined by returning guests and gingers Jamie, Fletcher and Erik for an extended trivia session, with questions, answers and additional background information on the questions and how they were presented live to pub trivia teams. Topics include NORSE MYTHOLOGY, INVENTIONS, POP CULTURE ALSO KNOWN AS, DANGEROUS RACING, COMIC BOOK CAMEOS, STAR WARS, LORD OF THE RINGS, GHOSTBUSTERS, U.S. HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE, GLOBAL SLAVERY, FOOD & COOKING, AVIATION HISTORY, FICTIONAL CARS and more!

  • Episode 59: Will U Planet With Me?

    August 19th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 36 mins
    19th century slang, astrology, business, chemistry, death statistics, geography, global trade, groups of animals, hollywood, know notes, mixology, music, pop culture, secret service nicknames, sports arenas, sports icons, video game history

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Juan Gomez of KING Entertainment, a 12 year veteran in the pub trivia industry. Juan brings a set of questions for the KnowNo squad, as well as stories of his history with trivia, insights into the professional aspects of running trivia events and his unique approach to writing questions for his players. The Quizmasters also round-table on topics such as tips for how to stop phone and device usage at trivia nights, heckling/handling corrections from players in the room, enforcing maximum team sizes and more.

  • Episode 58: Gastrology

    August 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    biology, classic rock, cooking, country music, culinary arts, geography, inventions, language, movies, politics, shakespeare, steely dan

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc review their respective pub trivia nights and present their favorite trivia questions of the week. Categories include Biology, Geography, Politics, Country Music, Quentin Tarantino films, Language, Cooking and more!

  • Episode 57: Suss Away

    August 5th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 36 mins
    1980's mtv, acronyms, alumni, animal group names, colleges and university, english language, etymology, geography, inventions, magazines, man of the year, monster trucks, sexiest man alive, south park, television, u.s. presidents, world history

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Quizmaster Adam, a previous guest and host of Adam’s World Trivia at Fashioning Beer in Changchun, China, as heard in episode 53 of the KnowNo. Adam talks about how he’s sourcing new questions during his vacation back to the states. Lee shares a recent tough bonus point round that stumped his players.