Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

www.theknowno.com
Two quizmasters ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week.


59: Will U Planet With Me?
Aug 19 • 96 min
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…
58: Gastrology
Aug 12 • 65 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc review their respective pub trivia nights and present their favorite trivia questions of the week. Round One BIOLOGY - In biology, when a dog or cat loses its fur it's known as shedding. What is the term for when a dragonfly or…
57: Suss Away
Aug 5 • 96 min
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…
56: Slot Nick
Jul 29 • 76 min
QuizmasterQuizmaster 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…
55: Earthworm John
Jul 22 • 66 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc discuss the important role and challenges of live sound mixing at live trivia events. They also ask and attempt to answer each other’s favorite questions from their week’s trivia! Introduction INSECTS - How many wings does a bee…
54: Daddy Pennybags
Jul 15 • 53 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc are back in the studio with a slate of questions (and a few answers.) Round One BASEBALL - What was Jackie Robinson's jersey number? BUSINESS - What was the year the first iPhone, the iPhone 2G, released? IDENTIFY A COMEDIAN - What…
53: Adam’s World Trivia
Jul 12 • 75 min
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. Round…
52: Gingerpalooza
Jul 1 • 108 min
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…
51: Big is Small
Jun 24 • 62 min
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. Missed Corrections “The first African American to be elected to public office was Hiram Revels. The first flight (by…
50: Double Gold 50 (Juicy on the Inside)
Jun 17 • 88 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Quizmommy Kyle Anne, who will be hosting our new weekly Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge at Gather in Cape Coral, for a hint-heavy slate of trivia. The three Quizmasters also take on a double shot of Rate My Question.…
49: Beef Strokin’ Off
Jun 10 • 76 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc go one-on-one with their favorite trivia questions of the week after having a quick chat about the benefits and consequences of using trivia night to instigate social change. Round One CLASSIC CARTOONS - What are the names of the…
48: In The Sarx
Jun 3 • 115 min
Quizmaster Lee returns to join fellow QM Marc for some conversation about question writing techniques and facing unique circumstances at live trivia events. They are joined by Proverbial Lightkeeper Elyse, who reports on the Seattle and Minneapolis trivia…
47: Every Pig in Wyoming
May 27 • 75 min
Quizmaster Marc hosts a triple-threat trivia match with fellow Wet Boiz and KnowNo Team Captains Kristin & Fletcher. Round One FLORIDA GEOGRAPHY - How many counties are there in the state of Florida? HITLER - What was the name of Hitler’s dog? GEOGRAPHY -…
46: KnowNo Gone Wild
May 20 • 68 min
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. Round One THE BEATLES - Name…
45: Bodice Ripper
May 12 • 70 min
Quizmaster Lee is joined by three jaw-dropping talents from the Southwest Florida music scene: Angela Page (The Young Dead), Frankie Colt (Cobress) and returning guest, the singer-songwriter Kyle Anne! The four ask and answer trivia questions about bugs,…
44: Scotland City
May 6 • 88 min
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…
43: The Kermina Beef
Apr 29 • 60 min
In this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast, Marc takes Lee to task over a difficult Muppets question. Lee gives an overview on his recent programming strategy based on player-suggested categories. Together the Quizmasters enjoy a full slate of…
42: Three Song Questions
Apr 22 • 81 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Mike Kiniry, host and co-creator of WGCU's Thee Song Stories Podcast for an all music trivia episode. Round One WHAT ALBUM? - On what album would you find Queen's hit song "Bohemian Rhapsody"? MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS -…
41: iPhonio
Apr 15 • 94 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc discuss a particular question that brought the former's quiz to a standstill. The quizmasters welcome friend of the show and first time guest Erik for a full slate of trivia questions. Questions Introduction ANATOMY - What two parts…
40: Zac Efron’s Cock Ring
Apr 8 • 53 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week and mull over an alphabetical Rate My Question submission from Team Captain Kristin! Questions Round One FLORIDA MAN - In 2016, a Florida Man was charged with assault with a…
39: Gettin’ Trivvy With It
Apr 1 • 87 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc discuss an art supply's ancient connection to weed, the sensuality of geology, a founding father's fondness for the metric system, and more while stumping each other with a full slate of trivia questions. Also, two listener…
38: T-3PO
Mar 25 • 70 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined once again by Moist Max, a member of the SWFL trivia team The Moist Men who recently logged the top score at a Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge venue, completing their goal of having the top score ever at all three…
37: Question Marc
Mar 18 • 67 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc discuss what to do when a player presents a technically correct answer, whether or not to award any bonus points to the winning team of a tiebreaker question, risque team names and modeling your quiz after your regular players's…
36: Changing The Rules
Mar 11 • 61 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc answer several questions from a fellow quizmaster and trivia night host, prompting discussions about team size/player count limits, methods to enforce the rules at trivia night, the pros and cons of asking multiple choice…
35: Chickens, Of Course: A Big Toe Joint
Mar 4 • 65 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc do a deep dive on the history of literary figure Mother Goose and sit down for a slate of new trivia. Questions Introduction Who performed the 1990's hit song "All For You"? Round One Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld passed away recently…
34: Bart Simpson’s Dick
Feb 25 • 97 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by fellow quizmaster and trivia host Dallas, who runs a popular trivia night on Tuesdays at 10 twentyfive in Cape Coral, FL, for three full rounds of trivia as well as conversation about his trivia origins, where he…
33: A Perfect Stranger
Feb 18 • 64 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc return after a week off, bemoaning production hiccups while celebrating 25,000 downloads. Round One POP MUSIC RECORDS - What female artist has had 25 songs reach #1 on the country music charts, a record for a female artist, tied…
32: Porous Morris
Feb 3 • 94 min
Quizmaster Lee and Marc are joined by Jamie in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast. Looking back on Jamie's longtime obsession with funny, edgy and creative team names, the three have a discussion on how to come up with a good team name for…
31: Gib Teesurbs
Jan 28 • 86 min
Quizmasters Marc and Lee talk about stressful situations at trivia night from the player and quizmaster perspective and offer suggestions on how to cope with and prevent them. Questions Round One At Walt Disney World, Main Street is based on 1910 America,…
30: Frazzled, Dazzled and Vajazzled
Jan 21 • 70 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc invite friend of the show Sheri on for a bit of trivia from categories such as History, Geography, Language, Movies, Comic Books and Fast food as well as a quick discussion about the thoughts behind a good music selection at live…
29: Massage Therapists on Retainer
Jan 14 • 64 min
Email Quizmaster Christopher (The Guy Who Knows Everything) from Portland, OR writes in, detailing an inside joke he's kept with his players. Round One What mountain lake is located in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru, is considered to be the…
28: Growing Up In Poverty, California (with Lung)
Jan 4 • 84 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by the band Lung to ask and answer trivia questions and check out a few tracks of the Cincinnati band's sophomore album All The Kings Horses. Questions Song: "Butcher" performed by Lung Round One Gordon Matthew Thomas…
27: …But What If You Fly?
Dec 31, 2018 • 83 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc talk about catchphrases they've developed and use regularly at trivia and are joined by singer/songwriter and host of the Be Your Own MILF podcast, Kyle Anne, for a bit of trivia. Questions Round One Listed alphabetically, what is…
26: Adam’s Electricity Brain
Dec 24, 2018 • 123 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc welcome fellow Quizmaster Adam Prawitz, who lives and operates a weekly trivia program in China. Adam details his program, methodology and tools throughout the episode while bringing his own slate of trivia questions for the hosts.…
A Golden 25th: Hazelnut (It’s Its Own Nut)
Dec 17, 2018 • 83 min
Quizmasters Lee and Marc celebrate twenty-five fabulous episodes of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast by sharing some stats about the KnowNo, introducing a new segment ("Best Worst Answers"), discussing what their respective Dark Places look like, and…
24: Huey Lewis’s Choad
Dec 10, 2018 • 80 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc analyze a homebrew scoring system adopted by listener and fellow Quizmaster Christopher, AKA The Guy Who Knows Everything in Portland, OR. Questions In what cue sport would a player try to pocket 15 red and 6 colored balls in a set…
23: I Can Skip-It In My Dreams
Dec 3, 2018 • 95 min
Quizmasters Marc and Lee are joined by Max and Lucas of Team Moist fresh off a victory at a live Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge. They talk about their trivia beginnings in and the allure of trivia, including a connection to Marc's trivia origin. Max and…
22: Al Roker’s Hog
Nov 26, 2018 • 72 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc continue their discussion on scoring methodology. Trivia Questions Round One What band had albums such as Ghost in the Machine, Regatta de Blanc and Synchronicity? What are the names of the three main robots that inhabit the…
21: A Tale of Two Captains
Nov 19, 2018 • 73 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc discuss scoring methodology and Lee's recent experimentation at a recent game. Trivia Questions Twin brothers Ross and Norris McWhirter are best known for creating what reference book? Geographically speaking, The Empire State…
20: Come, Pop Pop
Nov 12, 2018 • 71 min
Featured Questions Which south-central U.S. state was the last to recognize Christmas as a legal holiday? The Mist, Here There Be Tygers, The Raft, and Survivor Type are all titles of short stories collected in Skeleton Crew, an anthology featuring the…
19: Mister(s) Surprise(s)
Nov 5, 2018 • 93 min
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!) Featured Questions First hosted by Bill Cullen,…
18: Little Black Book Full of Regretful Team Names
Oct 29, 2018 • 93 min
In this episode, quizmasters Lee & Marc are joined by a team of five guests and regular Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge players, Seth, Aaron, Fletcher, Kristen and Jamie, otherwise known as the Little Black Book Full of White Nationalists! Plus, a double…
17: You Bet Your Sweet Bippy Cheeks
Oct 22, 2018 • 76 min
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! In this episode, questions asked…
16: Nancy Apple Titty Orange
Oct 15, 2018 • 64 min
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! Trivia questions in this episode include:…
15: The Darkest Episode
Oct 8, 2018 • 76 min
Lee is joined by Old Man Seth for three rustic Gen X-fueled rounds of interesting and entertaining trivia. Questions include: What city’s hot bands of the 80s included Green River, The Thrown-Ups, and the Melvins? What is the most widely-spoken first…
14: Ghost Melodies
Oct 1, 2018 • 69 min
According to the Association for Dressings and Sauces, what is the most popular salad dressing in the U.S.? In what video game would you play as Rash, Zits and Pimple? In chamber music, a string trio consists of what 3 instruments? By what name is the…
13: Powerful Carnival Sperm
Sep 24, 2018 • 107 min
What superhero did Elvis model his persona after? Which British liner did a German U-boat sink on May 7, 1915? What do Pee-Wee Herman and Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, have in common? What US state boasts counties including Hardeman, Glasscock, and…
12: Of Beatles & Bizkits
Sep 17, 2018 • 68 min
What game of chance was originally called "Beano"? What country has the longest coastlines in the word? What kind of sea creature has pale, bluish green blood? Join quizmasters Lee and Marc as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more…
11: Mike Breaks the Internet
Sep 10, 2018 • 79 min
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…
10: Sesquipedalians
Sep 3, 2018 • 62 min
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…
9: A Lot of Pneumonia
Aug 27, 2018 • 58 min
What actress has appeared in two roles that were both set in 1962, playing along side actors with pork-based names? What is another name for the card game "patience"? Instead of "Snowflake," what is the type of the fruit that the people of China call an…
8: Rumplesnailtskin
Aug 20, 2018 • 72 min
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! Round One How many years can a snail sleep in a single hibernation session? By what serial killer nickname…
7: Honey Tree Evil Eye
Aug 13, 2018 • 70 min
Join quizmasters Lee and Marc and our first guest Seth as they guess and reveal the answers to these questions and more in this episode of the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Round One IN OTHER WORDS… - What ancient Hindu text's name translates to "The…
6: Ugli Fruits
Aug 6, 2018 • 60 min
What color are mosquitoes attracted to most, almost twice as much as any other color? What element was named after the inventor of dynamite? What president saved 77 people during his stint as a lifeguard? What children's toy design was originally used as…
5: Communist Guacamole
Jul 30, 2018 • 57 min
Quizmasters Lee & Marc wrap up their weekly live games and discuss the trivia origins of future Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast guest Seth. They also talk about whether or not they care how they as players perform against competition. The Quizmasters also…
4: Pine Heads
Jul 23, 2018 • 50 min
Pub Quizmasters Lee and Marc try to stump each other with their favorite questions of the week, as well as talk about being a quizmaster, good team names and what makes for a good trivia question. Music by @Breshnyda
3: All Nines
Jul 16, 2018 • 52 min
Pub Quizmasters Lee and Marc try to stump each other with their favorite questions of the week, as well as talk about being a quizmaster, scoring techniques and what makes for a good trivia question. How many electoral votes does Florida get in the…
2: Fart Proudly
Jul 9, 2018 • 55 min
What kind of insect thrives more in the city than in the country? One of the few surviving documents of the great king Cyrus (who ruled over the first Persian empire circe 500 BC) is enscribed in clay formed to be what geometric shape? Who are the four…
1: Chocolate Battles
Jul 1, 2018 • 53 min
Pub Quizmasters Lee and Marc try to stump each other with their favorite questions of the week, as well as talk about being a quizmaster, scoring techniques and what makes for a good trivia question. Round One Which red squirrel had a "Bad Fur Day" on the…