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!
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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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!
February 18th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
broadway, cameos, food fight festival, geography, in other words, legends of the hidden temple, literature, pop music, pornhub, valentine's day, who sampled
In dating parlance, what is the unofficial fifth season, falling somewhere between Fall and Winter? What female artist has had 25 songs reach #1 on the country music charts, a record for a female artist, tied with Reba McIntyre? Which star of movies such as The World According to Garp, The Big Chill, and Fatal Attraction, played the unlucky pirate that was stuck in the boo box in Stephen Spielberg's Hook? Quizmasters Lee & Marc return after a week off, bemoaning production hiccups while celebrating 25,000 downloads.
November 5th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 33 mins
ancient history, board games, game shows, literature, logos, movies, music, plants, television, theater, toys, u.s. history
In the Barnes & Barnes novelty rock classic featured on Saturday Night Live and Dr. Demento in 1980, what are identified as being "roly poly?" Acey-Deucy is a variation on what board game, gaining popularity after WWI in the US Navy and Marine Corps? An ancient mound site that at the age of 5,400 years old predates the Egyptian pyramids and England's Stonehenge, Watson Brake is located in which U.S. state? In this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast, Quizmasters Lee & Marc talk about the merits of a balanced quiz, as well as themed quizzes, while fielding some listener questions (as well as their own!)