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).
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.
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!
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.
July 29th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
animals, australia, blade runner, box office, business, chemical symbols, classic television, current events, dueling, football, geography, hollywood nicknames, movie releases, nfl, social statistics, sports, star trek, u.s. history, u.s. politics, u.s. presidents
Quizmaster Lee recounts a tumultuous trivia night he hosted recently before trading the week’s favorite trivia questions with Quizmaster Marc. This week’s categories include Star Trek, Australian Animals, U.S. History, Current Events, World Geography, Classic TV, Movie Box Office Records & Release Dates and more!
July 22nd, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
cats, cooking & food, geography, insects, logos, marvel comics, professional wrestling, quentin tarantino, shapes, soccer, star wars, u.s. politics, video games, women's world cup
Quizmasters Lee & Marc talk about a series of complaints the former encountered at Gather, as well as the important role of good live sound and music choices at trivia. The two quizmasters ask and attempt to answer each other’s favorite questions from their week’s trivia.
July 15th, 2019 | Season 1 | 53 mins 26 secs
agriculture, anatomy, baseball, birds, business, capitals, comedians, disney parks, language, latin, monty python, movies, orientation, sea creatures, star wars, stranger things, u.s. presidents, world war i
Quizmasters Lee & Marc are back in the studio with a slate of questions (and a few answers.)
July 12th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 15 mins
african slave trade, animal geography, animal trafficking, china, chinese inventions, chinese language, current events, geography, greek mythology, harmonica, literature, live episode, math puzzle, overthink underthink, pop music, scamto, slang, tech acronyms, time, video games
Quizmasters Lee & Marc wake up early to compete in Adam’s World Trivia at Fashioning Beer in Changchun, China all the way from Florida via video call! They are offered the opportunity to craft a tiebreaker question for the teams live at the venue.
July 1st, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 48 mins
african geography, alternate movie titles, anagrams, animals, award winning comedy series, disney animated classics, disney animated series, early u.s. states, famous inventions, famous landmarks, fencing, fireworks, food, game show hosts, german, gremlins, language, linguistics, marvel actors, medical terminology, movies, naming contests, nom nom nomenclature, pop music, russia, team names, trademarks, u.s. geography, u.s. history, u.s. territories, walt disney world
Quizmasters Lee & Marc catch up with returning guests and trivia players Jamie and Erik an extended quiz! Jamie shares his team’s system for coming up with a great trivia team name. Lee details a flub he made as a quizmaster and the efforts he took to correct the problem.
June 24th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 2 mins
2000's era movies, 2000's era rap, 90's movies, also known as, astronomy, bible, classic movie remakes, fast food, flags, geography, hockey, hollywood inventors, literature, lobster anatomy, pornography, seinfeld, state capitals, the ivy league, u.s. history
Quizmasters Lee and Marc explore the pros and cons of allowing large team sizes at pub trivia nights and take on a full slate of trivia.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!