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.
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.
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 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.
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.
May 20th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 8 mins
african geography, animal byproducts, basketball, botany, disco, henry viii, horticulture, laws, marsupials, metal, missed corrections, movies, nba, rate my question, television, the 1980's, the beatles, unusual deaths, video formats
Quizmaster Marc returns from his vacation to join Quizmaster Lee for an episode chock full of trivia, "cerebro a cerebro" style! Lee comes clean about a trivia debacle that occurred while he was covering one of Marc's games.
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 15th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
art, astronomy, ballet, comics, history, literary classics, literature, marvel, movies, science & nature, simpsons, television
In what early 90’s film would you find the character Oda Mae Brown? A volcano that shoots ice instead of lava and is located on a dwarf planet located between Mars and what other planet? What renaissance artist suffered a facial disfigurement at the age of 17 after a rival artist punched him in the face out of jealousy and annoyance? Quizmaster Marc returns from his adventures in the British Isles with inspired trivia and to answer the questions of Quizmaster Lee in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Plus: our first giveaway!
September 24th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 47 mins
beatles, circus, food & drink, history, presidents, television, video games
What superhero did Elvis model his persona after? In 1985, what mythical creature did Ringling Bros. Circus claim to have? What do Pee-Wee Herman and Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, have in common? What US state boasts counties including Hardeman, Glasscock, and Loving? What is Scooby-Doo's first full name? Quizmasters Lee & Marc attempt to answer these questions and more, joined by Marc's teammate Fletcher and Kristin in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
September 10th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 19 mins
arts, current events, folklore, food, geography, hobbies, movies, politics, rate my question, sculpture, television, u.s. history, world history
According to Irish folklore, all Leprechauns claim what as their profession? Twitchers are known as appreciators of what non-gaming hobby? Who has been played in a movie by both Robert Duvall and Colin Farrell? The "Nascondino World Championship" is the international championship event for what classic children's game? Join quizmasters Lee and Marc and special guest Mike as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!