Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

Two professional quizmasters ask their favorite questions of the week!

About the show

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 ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!

Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense Trivia) and Marc Davis (Nice Guys Pizza Trivia).

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  • Episode 50: Double Gold 50 (Juicy on the Inside)

    June 17th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 28 mins
    90s music, black history, classic movies, drugs, etymology, european traditions, inventions, marvel comics, metric system, musical instruments, pacific territories, science & philosophy, summer songs, u.s. geography, visual fx, world war ii

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Quizmommy Kyle Anne, who will be hosting our new weekly Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge at Gather in Cape Coral, for a hint-heavy slate of trivia. The three Quizmasters also take on a double shot of Rate My Question.

  • Episode 49: Beef Strokin' Off

    June 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins
    canadian geography, classic cartoons, david bowie, german food, history, horse anatomy, in other words, pride, rhymes, sports books, star wars, stinky cheeses, the vatican, women in history

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc go one-on-one with their favorite trivia questions of the week after having a quick chat about the benefits and consequences of using trivia night to instigate social change.

  • Episode 48: In The Sarx

    June 3rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 55 mins
    assassination attempts, before they were famous, big numbers, daylight savings time, ewok inspirations, fashion, film soundtracks, geological events, george lucas, greek alphabet, korean food, medical terminology, pop music, shit shot out of a canon, spanish literature, star wars, strange u.s. geography, time zones, u.s. history, u.s. presidents, veterans in hollywood, wear words, whole foods, world history what if

    Quizmaster Lee returns to join fellow QM Marc for some conversation about question writing research techniques and facing unique circumstances at live trivia events. They are joined by Proverbial Lightkeeper Elyse, who reports on the Seattle and Minneapolis trivia scenes, reveals her daily trivia routine and joins the boys for a full slate of trivia questions, in addition to her own.

  • Episode 47: Every Pig in Wyoming

    May 27th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 15 mins
    asl, birds, cannes, catholicism, composers, cooking, cool runnings, etymology, florida, geography, hitler, insects, monster trucks, plants, pro-wrestling, psychology, science, spanish literature, star wars, u.s. history, video games

    Quizmaster Marc hosts a triple-threat trivia match with fellow Wet Boiz and KnowNo Team Captains Kristin & Fletcher. Question topics include COOKING SCIENCE, SPANISH LITERATURE, OFFICIAL BIRDS AND INSECTS, and more!

  • Episode 46: KnowNo Gone Wild

    May 20th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 8 mins
    african geography, animal byproducts, basketball, botany, disco, henry viii, horticulture, laws, marsupials, metal, missed corrections, movies, nba, rate my question, television, the 1980's, the beatles, unusual deaths, video formats

    Quizmaster Marc returns from his vacation to join Quizmaster Lee for an episode chock full of trivia, "cerebro a cerebro" style! Lee comes clean about a trivia debacle that occurred while he was covering one of Marc's games.

  • Episode 45: Bodice Ripper

    May 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins
    90's music, african folklore, alanis morrisette, british history, courtney love, entomology, etymology, italian desserts, letters to cleo, mnemonics, modern art, pinball, pop culture, rancid, songwriting, the distillers

    Quizmaster Lee is joined by three jaw-dropping talents from the Southwest Florida music scene: Angela Page (The Young Dead), Frankie Colt (Cobress) and returning guest, the singer-songwriter Kyle Anne! The four ask and answer trivia questions about bugs, 90's rock music, modern art, Italian desserts, African folklore and more!

  • Episode 44: Scotland City

    May 6th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 28 mins
    80's movies, 90's music, 90's television, band name origins, california, fashion, food, geography, indie rock, literature, lord of the rings, marvel, mascots, movies, ornithology, pc gaming, seinfeld, star wars, surfing, the wizard of oz, us history, us presidents, world history, world records, wrestling

    Quizmaster Lee is joined by Dallas, who is fresh off of hosting a Marvel-themed trivia night and preparing for his final Game of Thrones Trivia night next month. Also returning to the #KnowNo this episode is Seth, who has been busy offering local trivia in the form of historical tours of Downtown Fort Myers. The three discuss the complicated nature of Game of Thrones show vs. book trivia, how Seth and Lee first met, and ask and answer over 21 trivia questions!

  • Episode 43: The Kermina Beef

    April 29th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 35 secs
    biology, black history, cats, game of thrones, musical instruments, noteworthy blowjobs, oregon trail, shakespeare, testicles, tiki culture, us politics, world war ii

    In this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast, Marc takes Lee to task over a difficult Muppets question. Lee gives an overview on his recent programming strategy based on player-suggested categories. Together the Quizmasters enjoy a full slate of trivia covering a variety of topics including Black History, Game of Thrones, Ancient Instruments, US Geography, Tiki Culture, Biology and more!

  • Episode 42: Three Song Questions

    April 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 21 mins

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Mike Kiniry, host and co-creator of WGCU's Thee Song Stories Podcast for an all music trivia episode.

  • Episode 41: iPhonio

    April 15th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc discuss a particular question that brought the former's quiz to a standstill. The quizmasters welcome friend of the show and first time guest Erik for a full slate of trivia questions.

  • Episode 40: Zac Efron's Cock Ring

    April 8th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 13 secs

    Quizmasters Lee & Marc ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week and mull over an alphabetical Rate My Question submission from Team Captain Kristin!

  • Episode 39: Gettin' Trivvy With It

    April 1st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 27 mins

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc discuss an art supply's ancient connection to weed, the sensuality of geology, a founding father's fondness for the metric system, and more while stumping each other with a full slate of trivia questions. Also, two listener submitted questions are analyzed in a new Rate My Question segment.

  • Episode 38: T-3PO

    March 25th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by returning guest Moist Max, a member of the SWFL trivia team The Moist Men who recently logged the top score at a Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge venue, completing their goal of having the top score ever at all three venues. Together they discuss the team's dynamics and answer a full set of questions.

  • Episode 37: Question Marc

    March 18th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins

    What "M" country was previously known as Burma? What cast member on Saturday Night Live was the first to serve two multi-season tenures on the show? What Disney character’s name roughly translates to ‘child’ for Italian? Quizmasters Lee and Marc answer these questions and more in this episode of #theKnowNo. The two also discuss what to do when a player presents a technically correct answer, whether or not to award any bonus points to the winning team of a tiebreaker question, risque team names and modeling your quiz after your regular players's interests.

  • Episode 36: Changing The Rules

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 1 min

    In the late 1860s, Charles and Max Fleischmann created America’s first commercially produced what? What is the highest mountain that exists within the borders of a single country's boundaries? What 1982 coming of age comedy featured Nicolas Cage's first ever film role, which stars two other Best Actor oscar winners? Quizmasters Lee and Marc answer the questions and more, including discussions about team size/player count limits, methods to enforce the rules at trivia night, the pros and cons of asking multiple choice questions.

  • Episode 35: Chickens, Of Course: A Big Toe Joint

    March 4th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins

    What is the name of the deepest part of the Earth’s seabed called? Bombay Duck, or Bumalo, is what kind of animal? The Nahuatl word for testicle, spoken by the Aztecs, inspired the modern name of what fruit? Quizmasters Lee & Marc answer these questions and more, while also doing a deep dive on the history of literary figure Mother Goose and answering an important question for quizmasters: what's a word worth to your players?