Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

Two professional 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 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.

  • Episode 77: Woodstock's Revenge

    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.

  • Episode 76: Hokey Poke

    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!

  • Episode 75: A Lil Badoopa Do

    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.

  • Episode 74: Minimum Dogs

    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.

  • Episode 73: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Sussed

    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.

  • Episode 72: Not All Chips

    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.

  • Episode 71: Murder Adjacent

    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.

  • Episode 70: A Mind Palace In Ruins

    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.

  • Episode 69: Halloween Hellebration

    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.

  • Episode 68: Shrimp on the Barbae

    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.

  • Episode 67: Swing Hat, Top Hat, Kitty Kat

    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!