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.
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.
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!)
October 22nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
art, basketball, food & drink, geography, literature, movies, music, phrases, science & nature, sports, state laws
In what state is it illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket? What artist's parents gave them 23 names? How many unique flavors are there in a box of Fruit Loops? Quizmasters Lee and Marc return for their weekly set of trivia questions, with fascinating facts from the worlds of art, literature, current events, sports and more. Also some big Know Nonsense Trivia event announcements!
October 8th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
astronomy, biology, entymology, food & drink, geography, history, language, movies, music, pirates, politics, science, wrestling
In the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off, what is Ferris's sister's name? What is the most widely-spoken first nation language spoken in North America? What is the only river that flows both north and south of the Equator? American stage actor Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, was best known for his performances in what Shakespearean play? Join Quizmaster Lee and special guest Seth as they answer these questions and more!
September 3rd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 2 mins
80's movies, 80's music, animals, arts, biology, board games, geograpy, history, movies, music, national parks, psychology, sports, theater
In the song "Money For Nothin" by 80s rock band The Dire Straits, who sings the ethereal lines "I Want My MTV"? Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is the fear of what? What is the third largest national park in the United States? What is the name of the highest rank in sumo, a word which translates to "horizontal rope?" Join quizmasters Lee and Marc as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
July 30th, 2018 | Season 1 | 57 mins 53 secs
arts & literature, disney, geography, greek gods, history, music, science & nature, sports & games, television
Where did the phrase "pass the buck" originate? What ancient culture invented the straw? What did the mother of Miske Nesmeth (The Monkees) invent? Answers to these questions and more in this week's Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!