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).
December 10th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 20 mins
Who played piano for Bob Dylan to help him rehearse his part in 1985's We Are The World Charity Single? How many years did it take for the bubonic plague to wipe out half of Europe? The Huey Lewis and the News song "Power Of Love" was written for what blockbuster film? Quizmasters Lee & Marc ask and answer these questions and more, plus a breakdown of a trivia night scoring system & program and the return of Marc's Ray Romano impression!
December 3rd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 35 mins
In ancient memes, who "was here" first, often depicted with a large nose coming over a wall? What flower is so popular that it is the state flower of four states? What was The Dude's source of income in the first draft of the Big Lebowski? Quizmasters Marc and Lee are joined by Max and Lucas of Team Moist fresh off a victory at a live Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge to answer these questions and more! The guests talk about their trivia beginnings in and the allure of trivia, including a connection to Marc's own trivia origin. Max and Lucas also ask several questions of Marc & Lee, stumping and marveling the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast hosts with a dazzling display of trivia.
November 26th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 12 mins
What was the national pastime before Baseball? During which war was Joan of Arc burned at the stake? An anemometer is used to measure what? Quizmasters Lee and Marc ask and answer these questions and more, and also continue their discussion on trivia scoring techniques in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
November 19th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 13 mins
art, board games, books, food, geography, language, movies, new york city, space, trivia scoring, u.s. history, u.s. presidents, weird laws
Salvidor Dali's painting of dripping clocks has what official title? What style of walking is prohibited by law in Hileah, FL? Twin brothers Ross and Norris McWhirter are best known for creating what reference book? Quizmasters Lee & Marc ask and answer these questions and more, and also discuss trivia scoring methodology on this new episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
November 12th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 11 mins
What palindromic word is the name for a baby bat? The choreographer of the movie "High School Musical” also choreographed what popular 1987 movie? What popular brand of snack food started as a side at a resteraunt in Disneyland? Quizmasters Lee & Marc as and answer these questions and more in a new episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
November 5th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 33 mins
ancient history, board games, game shows, literature, logos, movies, music, plants, television, theater, toys, u.s. history
In the Barnes & Barnes novelty rock classic featured on Saturday Night Live and Dr. Demento in 1980, what are identified as being "roly poly?" Acey-Deucy is a variation on what board game, gaining popularity after WWI in the US Navy and Marine Corps? An ancient mound site that at the age of 5,400 years old predates the Egyptian pyramids and England's Stonehenge, Watson Brake is located in which U.S. state? In this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast, Quizmasters Lee & Marc talk about the merits of a balanced quiz, as well as themed quizzes, while fielding some listener questions (as well as their own!)
October 29th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 33 mins
acronyms, agriculture, biology, board games, business, cult movies, geography, history, islands, movies, phrases, rate my question, sports, state laws
During the great depression, Alfred Mosher Butts invented what board game? The centimorgan is a unit of measurement that describes the distance between what on a chromosome? According to Illinois state law, it is illegal to fall alseep in a shop selling what? Along with a fresh batch of rate my questions, quizmasters Lee & Marc ask these trivia questions to our first full team of guests (including previous guests Kristin, Fletcher and Seth)!
October 22nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
art, basketball, food & drink, geography, literature, movies, music, phrases, science & nature, sports, state laws
In what state is it illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket? What artist's parents gave them 23 names? How many unique flavors are there in a box of Fruit Loops? Quizmasters Lee and Marc return for their weekly set of trivia questions, with fascinating facts from the worlds of art, literature, current events, sports and more. Also some big Know Nonsense Trivia event announcements!
October 15th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
art, astronomy, ballet, comics, history, literary classics, literature, marvel, movies, science & nature, simpsons, television
In what early 90’s film would you find the character Oda Mae Brown? A volcano that shoots ice instead of lava and is located on a dwarf planet located between Mars and what other planet? What renaissance artist suffered a facial disfigurement at the age of 17 after a rival artist punched him in the face out of jealousy and annoyance? Quizmaster Marc returns from his adventures in the British Isles with inspired trivia and to answer the questions of Quizmaster Lee in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Plus: our first giveaway!
October 8th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
astronomy, biology, entymology, food & drink, geography, history, language, movies, music, pirates, politics, science, wrestling
In the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off, what is Ferris's sister's name? What is the most widely-spoken first nation language spoken in North America? What is the only river that flows both north and south of the Equator? American stage actor Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, was best known for his performances in what Shakespearean play? Join Quizmaster Lee and special guest Seth as they answer these questions and more!
October 1st, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 9 mins
art, boxing, canada, classic rock, geography, indie games, marvel, nintendo, pop culture, rate my question, sports
For years, the now-defunct Weekly World News tabloid captivated readers with ongoing stories about what fang-toothed creature? In what video game would you play as Rash, Zits and Pimple? What is the most popular salad dressing in the U.S.? “Knobby’s Quest” is a video game based on what classic children’s toy? By what name is the painting "Arrangement in Gray and Black" #1 better known? Join quizmasters Lee and Marc as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
September 24th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 47 mins
beatles, circus, food & drink, history, presidents, television, video games
What superhero did Elvis model his persona after? In 1985, what mythical creature did Ringling Bros. Circus claim to have? What do Pee-Wee Herman and Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, have in common? What US state boasts counties including Hardeman, Glasscock, and Loving? What is Scooby-Doo's first full name? Quizmasters Lee & Marc attempt to answer these questions and more, joined by Marc's teammate Fletcher and Kristin in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
September 17th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 8 mins
What game of chance was originally called "Beano"? What country has the longest coastlines in the word? What kind of sea creature has pale, bluish green blood? Join quizmasters Lee and Marc as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
September 10th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 19 mins
arts, current events, folklore, food, geography, hobbies, movies, politics, rate my question, sculpture, television, u.s. history, world history
According to Irish folklore, all Leprechauns claim what as their profession? Twitchers are known as appreciators of what non-gaming hobby? Who has been played in a movie by both Robert Duvall and Colin Farrell? The "Nascondino World Championship" is the international championship event for what classic children's game? Join quizmasters Lee and Marc and special guest Mike as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
September 3rd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 2 mins
80's movies, 80's music, animals, arts, biology, board games, geograpy, history, movies, music, national parks, psychology, sports, theater
In the song "Money For Nothin" by 80s rock band The Dire Straits, who sings the ethereal lines "I Want My MTV"? Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is the fear of what? What is the third largest national park in the United States? What is the name of the highest rank in sumo, a word which translates to "horizontal rope?" Join quizmasters Lee and Marc as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
August 27th, 2018 | Season 1 | 58 mins 41 secs
business, card games, culture, current events, football, movies, science & nature, television, u.s. presidents
What actress has appeared in two roles that were both set in 1962, playing along side actors with pork-based names? What is another name for the card game "patience"? Instead of "Snowflake," what is the type of the fruit that the people of China call an individual that is over-sensitive or insubordinate? Join quizmasters Lee and Marc as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!