Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

Two quizmasters ask each other their favorite trivia 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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Episodes

  • Episode 93: Extra Nips

    April 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 29 mins
    80’s music, animals, astronomy, banned video games, collective nouns, inventions, movies, music, snakes, sports, stranger things, u.s. history, vocabulary

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask each other some specially-curated trivia questions for their Quizmaster counterpart, and further discuss the transition of moving their pub trivia online.

    Categories for the quiz include Movies, Sports, Music, Collective Nouns, Vocabulary, 80’s Music, Inventions, Astronomy, Banned Video Games, Stranger Things, U.S. History, Animals, Snakes, and more!

  • Episode 92: All Juiced Up

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 40 mins
    animals, artifacts, cult movies, exotic cats, famous authors, hip hop records, literature, psychology, retro video games, scientific measurements, sea creatures, slogans, the beatles, top 40 metal, u.s. history, vocabulary, world history

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask each other some specially-curated trivia questions for their Quizmaster counterpart. Lee details the difficulties in transitioning from hosting pub quizzes to quizstreaming (and playing) trivia under COVID-19 quarantine. Categories for the quiz include Vocabulary, Retro Video Games, World History, Slogans, Exotic Cats, Hip Hop Records, Scientific Measurements, Psychology, Famous Authors, Literature, Artifacts, Sea Creatures, The Beatles, Animals, Top 40 Metal, U.S. History, Cult Movies and more!

  • Episode 91: Can You Smell It?

    March 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 36 mins
    80’s music, alt-rock history, alternative movie titles, drinks, etymology, food, history, movie musicals, physics, pop culture, retro video games, u.s. geography, vocabulary

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together for their favorite trivia questions of the week and discuss the transition of moving their pub trivia quizzes online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Marc defines the elements he takes into consideration when considering information to include in particular questions.

    Categories for the quiz include History, Etymology, U.S. Geography, Alt-Rock History, Pop Culture, Movie Musicals, Retro Video Games, U.S. Geography, Vocabulary, Alternative Movie Titles, Physics, 80’s Music, Food, Drinks and more!

  • Episode 90: CoroKnowNo Virus

    March 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    1960’s music, 80’s movies, band beef, cartoon characters, famous quotes, geography, movie plot details, movies, nfl, pro wrestling, religion, star trek, world languages

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc practice social distancing in the first ever remotely-recorded KnowNo! The two professional pub quizmasters get together to discuss their favorite trivia questions of the week. Lee announces plans on transitioning his weekly live quizzes to a streaming platform. Categories for the quiz include Cartoon Characters, Famous Quotes, NFL, Movies, 1960’s Music, Geography, Movie Plot Details, Band Beef, World Languages, Religion, Pro Wrestling, Star Trek, 80’s Movies and more.

  • Episode 89: Big Stick Energy

    March 16th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 16 mins
    80’s music, corporate logos, horror movies, lord of the rings, medical terminology, political terminology, predators of the animal kingdom, taglines, u.s. history, woodstock, world war ii

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth to ask and answer each other’s favorite trivia questions. Quiz categories include Woodstock, Political Terminology, U.S. History, Corporate Logos, Lord Of The Rings, 80’s Music, Predators of the Animal Kingdom, World War II, Taglines, Medical Terminology, and Horror Movies.

  • Episode 88: Monkey Buskers

    March 9th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 10 mins
    90’s tv, art history, baseball, business, famous addresses, game of thrones, henry viii wives, latin riddles, medical history, movie plot details, musical instruments, parasites, plains indians, pop culture, the war on drugs, toy history, u.s. history, vocabulary, weezer

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by a husband-and-wife duo, artist Justin Peterson and Quizmaster Erin Sullivan, to ask and answer each other’s trivia questions, and talk about topics such as quiz scoring and phone usage. Quiz categories include Parasites, Baseball, Art History, Weezer, Famous Addresses, The War On Drugs, Musical Instruments, Medical History, Toy History, Movie Plot Details, Plains Indians, 90’s TV, Latin Riddles, Game of Thrones, U.S. History, Vocabulary, Pop Culture, Henry VIII Wives, Business and more!

  • Episode 87: The Human Cricket

    March 2nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 38 mins
    band lineups, comedy songs, football, great lakes geography, hats, horror movies, kids tv, medical terms, movie behind the scenes, phobias, sitcoms, super mario bros., the 1990’s, u.s. geography, units of measurement, vocabulary, websites

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc join each other to ask and answer each other’s trivia questions, and talk about their trivia hint and clue preferences. Lee reviews Marc’s new mid-quiz wager mechanic. Categories for this episode’s quiz include Units of Measurement, Comedy Songs, Sitcoms, Super Mario Bros., Band Lineups, Football, Websites, Horror Movies, Great Lakes Geography, Movie Behind The Scenes, Kids TV, Medical Terms, Hats, U.S. Geography, Phobias, Vocabulary, The 1990’s.

  • Episode 86: The Half-Right-a-Thon

    February 24th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 52 mins
    animals, causes of death, chemistry, etymology, florida, food, historic sailing vessels, literature, music, occupations, pop culture, state nicknames, u.s. history

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Mike C. and Erik Brandt to ask and answer each other’s trivia questions. They four also discuss their “pub trivia dream teams” and negotiating prize values with your trivia venues. Categories include U.S. History, Etymology, Pop Culture, Food, Historic Sailing Vessels, Chemistry, Music, State Nicknames, Occupations, Causes of Death, Literature, Florida, Food, Animals, and more!

  • Episode 85: Ding Dong Time

    February 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 9 mins
    animals, art, authors, boats, eyeglasses, futurama, geography, harry houdini, inventions, makeup, medical terms, movie firsts, olympics, plants, pulitzer prize, sharks, superhero movies, television firsts, the ballad of buster scruggs

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Tim Clark and Joee Patterson, two longtime friends and listeners of the show to ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week. The two discuss the idea of “studying” for trivia competitions. Marc reviews his mid-quiz wager mechanic. Categories include Futurama, Harry Houdini, Makeup, Olympics, Pulitzer Prize, Movie Firsts, Television Firsts, Animals, Boats, Plants, Authors, Superhero Movies, Art, Inventions, Sharks, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Eyeglasses, Medical Terms, Geography and more!

  • Episode 84: Three Song Questions II

    February 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 12 mins
    academy awards, astronomy, baking, baseball rules, dog breed, elvira, etymology, geography, groundhog’s day, harry potter, music, pencils, social media platforms, sports, the oscars, weezer, world records

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Tara Calligan and Richard Chin Quee (of the Three Song Stories podcast) to answer each others’ favorite trivia questions, with topics including Geography, Etymology, Movies, Music, Harry Potter, Elvira, Baking, Baseball, World Records and more.

  • Episode 83: Zerbert Logic

    February 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 17 mins
    animals, art terms, cartoons, design, etymology, frasier, geography, grammy awards, history, parks and recreation, sports, super bowl, taglines, viral videos

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week in another “late night” KnowNo. Marc spitballs a new wager mechanic for his weekly quizzes. Lee recaps his experience putting together a Star Wars theme trivia. Topics for the quiz include Geography, Super Bowl, Parks and Recreation, Art Terms, Grammy Awards, Frasier, Etymology, Animals, Sports, History, Design, Taglines, Viral Videos, Cartoons and more!

  • Episode 82: Nice Guys Trivia

    January 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 3 mins
    amsterdam, batman, billy joel songs, fashion history, grammar, hockey, inventions, musical instruments, pizza, popular foods, the super bowl, tiki culture, u.s. presidents

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Greg Gebhard of Nice Guys Pizza, Marc’s Wednesday night trivia venue. The three ask, suss and answer a full quiz of trivia questions, with topics including popular foods, Billy Joel songs, grammar, fashion history, inventions, the Super Bowl, Amsterdam, Batman, U.S. Presidents, musical instruments, hockey, tiki culture, and, of course, PIZZA.

  • Episode 81: Fermented Seed

    January 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 57 mins
    advertising, arabic, food, geography, qwerty, rock legends, seinfeld, sports curses, the 90’s, video games

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by longtime friend Skyler Denison, a SWFL bartender and chef, to ask, suss, and answer their favorite trivia questions of the week. The trio tackle two Rate My Questions, and talk trivia scoring semantics.

  • Episode 80: Note Soda

    January 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 44 mins
    agriculture, and also known as., chocolate, frasier, geography, history, latin phrases, medical terms, misheard lyrics, muppets, music accolades, nba, singers & technology, what is it?

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Luc and Andrew to ask, suss and answer each other’s favorite trivia questions of the week. Categories for this episode’s quiz include Misheard Lyrics, Frasier, Muppets, Latin Phrases, Agriculture, History, NBA, What Is It?, Music Accolades, Geography, Chocolate, Singers & Technology, Medical Terms, and Also Known As.

  • Episode 79: Jean Claude Grand Dam

    January 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 49 mins
    90’s r&b, animals, debut albums, disney, famous porno flicks, french, literature, movie directors, movie quotes, olympics, shipwrecks, television, vocabulary

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dallas and Elyse to share their favorite trivia questions of the week and to debate the merits of scoring answers on a curve.

  • Episode 78: Where Fingers Rest

    December 30th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 32 mins
    acronyms, also known as, fonts, landmarks, luxury goods, movies, music, nut origins, phobias, physics, social games, sports, taxonomies, technology

    Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Adam and Jamie to close out the decade with trivia and merriment. Lee recounts the decade in trivia and asks a “dangerous” trivia question while Marc digs deep into his trivia repository and Jamie finds question-writing inspiration in his juvenile sense of humor. Adam visits from China with some travel-oriented trivia.