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 23rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 31 mins
art, beverages, birds, christmas stories, circus performers, city nicknames, country music, floridan aviators, geology. movie cameos, grocery stores, patron saints, sitcom spinoffs, u.s. history
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to exchange their favorite trivia questions of the week, and have a Rate-My-Question inspired conversation about running your trivia questions against friends and confidants.
December 16th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 44 mins
advertising, band names, candian football league, cartoons, chemistry, college football, comic books, game shows, geography, ghost authors, hit songs, jazz musicians, magazine covers, military football, mythology, nfl, steely dan, u.s. national records, video games, vocabulary
Quizmasters Lee and Marc discuss some of the listener community developing around the #KnowNo and ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week. Marc details the linguistic “buffalo sentence,” and reveals one of his favorite game shows of all time, while Lee gives an overview of the various trophies award in North American Football. The duo also offer their congratulations to the world’s newest country on their independence!
December 9th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 32 mins
academy awards, advertisements, art terms, business, canadian football, cryptozoology, geography, maryland, medical terminology, nfl, shakespeare, star wars, u.s. history, world war ii
Quizmasters Lee & Marc get together to share their favorite trivia questions of the week, read a review of an Anti-Trivia event, and rate a couple of listener submitted questions.
December 2nd, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 47 mins
actor-governors, also known as (authors), anatomy, best-selling products, card games, chemistry, demonyms, disney, fast food, geography, lost movies, nfl music journalism, psychology, state nicknames, vegetables
Quizmasters Lee & Marc sit down to share their favorite trivia questions of the week and have a conversation about procedures regarding partial points for partially-correct answers. The pair also take on three Rate My Questions, one of which inspires a detailed discussion about question writing.
November 25th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
1950’s music, bears in pop culture, board games, classic television, current events, geography, hockey, landmarks, musical instruments, nazi soda, vocabulary
Quizmasters Lee & Marc connect to share their favorite trivia questions of the week and discuss the proper procedure of dealing with a loud suss. The two quizmasters are joined by songwriter (and quizwriter) Kyle Anne for the second and final rounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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?
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!
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!
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.