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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  • Episode 66: Trivia Bachelor Party

    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!

  • Episode 65: Quiz, Interrupted

    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?

  • Episode 64: Lil Pacs

    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!

  • Episode 63: Bobfrank Borkbork

    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!

  • Episode 62: Let Me Hear Your Dolphin

    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.

  • Episode 61: Pangolin: The New Narwhal

    September 2nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 38 mins
    bat sex, beer, classic rock, classic television, cocktails, ficitional cars, nfl, parks and recreation, playboy, pop culture, potato chips, state mottos, the simpsons, u.s. presidents

    Quizmaster Marc returns to join Quizmaster Lee and returning guest Kristin, who hosted her first trivia event earlier this month. The trio throw some of their favorite recent trivia questions at each other with topics including BAT SEX, PLAYBOY, COCKTAILS, STATE MOTTOS, CLASSIC TELEVISION, FICITIONAL CARS & POTATO CHIPS and more!

  • Episode 60: Gingerpalooza II

    August 26th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 41 mins
    architecture, aviation history, comic book cameos, dangerous racing, fictional cars, food & cooking, ghostbusters, global slavery, inventions, lord of the rings, norse mythology, pop culture also known as, star wars, u.s. history

    With Quizmaster Marc on vacay, Quizmasters Lee is joined by returning guests and gingers Jamie, Fletcher and Erik for an extended trivia session, with questions, answers and additional background information on the questions and how they were presented live to pub trivia teams. Topics include NORSE MYTHOLOGY, INVENTIONS, POP CULTURE ALSO KNOWN AS, DANGEROUS RACING, COMIC BOOK CAMEOS, STAR WARS, LORD OF THE RINGS, GHOSTBUSTERS, U.S. HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE, GLOBAL SLAVERY, FOOD & COOKING, AVIATION HISTORY, FICTIONAL CARS and more!

  • Episode 59: Will U Planet With Me?

    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.

  • Episode 58: Gastrology

    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!

  • Episode 57: Suss Away

    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.

  • Episode 56: Slot Nick

    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!

  • Episode 55: Earthworm John

    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.

  • Episode 54: Daddy Pennybags

    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.)

  • Episode 53: Adam's World Trivia

    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.

  • Episode 52: Gingerpalooza

    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.

  • Episode 51: Big is Small

    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.