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A weekly podcast for knowledge about anything and everything. From North Korea to Nicolas Cage, Tim and Tom leave no stone unturned in their humble quest to make the world a more informed place. Put away the encyclopedia four-eyes because this may just be the last resource you'll ever need. Wikipedia, consider yourselves on warning.

A weekly podcast for knowledge about anything and everything. From North Korea to Nicolas Cage, Tim and Tom leave no stone unturned in their humble quest to make the world a more informed place. Put away the encyclopedia four-eyes because this may just be the last resource you'll ever need. Wikipedia, consider yourselves on warning.
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Brooklyn, NY

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A weekly podcast for knowledge about anything and everything. From North Korea to Nicolas Cage, Tim and Tom leave no stone unturned in their humble quest to make the world a more informed place. Put away the encyclopedia four-eyes because this may just be the last resource you'll ever need. Wikipedia, consider yourselves on warning.

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P.O. Box 395 Greenpoint Brooklyn, New York 11222-0395


Episodes

Role Playing Games

11/17/2019
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Some say we all have a role to play in this life, others say I’d rather be playing role playing games! Well we’re with the latter this week as we discuss role playing games. Also Tim gets an important and potentially life changing text message during the show, we see a dog play Jenga, talk about poop pills and Murphy beds. Also we solve a listener problem concerning running out of things to say in Spanish. Wildermyth is a tactical, story based indie RPG that has just launched on PC. Check...

Duration:01:11:16

Coworking Spaces

11/10/2019
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We all gotta do work, right? But where should we go to do that work? Increasingly, people are choosing coworking spaces because of the flexibility, affordability and free alcohol. Also, did you know that autocorrect will sometimes change the word "coworking" too "cowering"? Thanks to our sponsors this week: ZipRecruiter - Try it for free at ziprecruiter.com/complete Dashlane - Visit dashlane.com/guide to start your 30-day free trial - no credit card required.

Duration:01:07:44

Paul Rudd

11/3/2019
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He’s America’s favorite immortal boy: Paul Rudd. This week we’re going over his entire filmography as well as solving a listener problem concerning their carbon footprint. Head over to Squarespace.com/GUIDE for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code GUIDE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.

Duration:01:09:14

Tim and Tom's True Tales of Terror

10/27/2019
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For the thrilling conclusion of Halloween Month, we get personal and share our own terrifying tales from our lives. You wouldn't think that two guys who grew up in a middle class Long Island suburb would have encountered so much paranormal phenomena growing up, but the things we've seen will make your skin crawl. From UFOs to Mothmen, grisly murders to g-g-g-ghosts, we've seen it all. This week we finally break our silence and tell all.

Duration:01:08:19

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

10/20/2019
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Halloween Month continues this week as Tom reads the novella “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson and explains it to Tim. Also the boys spend a weekend away in the woods and Tim reads some personal insults Tom has sent him over the years. This episode is sponsored by Peloton. Go to onepeloton.com and use the code GUIDE to get $100 off accessories with the purchase of a Tread. Check out No Such Thing as a Fish on Apple Podcasts

Duration:01:11:31

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

10/13/2019
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A man with no head riding a horse. What could be scarier than that?? Nothing, that's what. This week we talk about one of the scariest stories ever published: Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. It's got the Headless Horseman, a goofball named Ichabod Crane, a surprising amount of long passages describing food and, because it was written in the 1800s, some inexcusable racism. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Try it for free at ziprecruiter.com/complete.

Duration:01:14:02

Pumpkins

10/6/2019
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The gourd that we all adored, the savory treat that we like to eat, that’s right we’re talking all about the orange guys: pumpkins. Picking ‘em, carving ‘em, eating ‘em, heck even smashing them. It’s the triumphant return of the spookiest time of year: Halloween Month and we’re kicking it off talking all about these rotund rascals. Also Tim and Tom finally went to a Billy Joel concert together. Head over to Squarespace.com/GUIDE for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the...

Duration:01:06:03

Spas

9/29/2019
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Does your body hurt all day every day? Does the simple act of living your life put you in near constant physical pain? Well if so, you should head to a spa. This week, Tom recounts his recent trip to a spa including tales about how he almost got cooked alive and how he saw all types of different naked people.

Duration:01:07:41

Murder (Live in London)

9/22/2019
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This week we’re live in London talking about everyone’s favorite podcast topic: Murder! We talk about famous murderers, murdering each other, etc. It’s really a lot of lighthearted fun. Also we solve TWO listener problems live: a 19 year-old who is afraid she won’t be able to relate to 18 year-olds and a man trying to get a recruitment bounty.

Duration:01:12:01

Seltzer

9/15/2019
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The fizzy stuff! This week, we're talking about water with carbonation in it, or as we know it, seltzer. We cover it all, from the boring plain stuff, to the flavored versions and even the kind that will get you drunk. This episode is sponsored by Peloton. Go to onepeloton.com and use the code GUIDE to get $100 off accessories with the purchase of a Tread.

Duration:01:07:18

Packing

9/8/2019
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Time to pack your bags and hit the road, because this week that’s what we’re talking about: packing your bags and hitting road. Tim has an 11 day trip coming up, and Tom has a 3 day one so it’s time to start thinking about what to bring. How much is too much? How little is too little? Also we solve a listener problem concerning how to start getting people to call you a new, fake name. Head over to Squarespace.com/GUIDE for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code...

Duration:01:09:33

Naps

9/1/2019
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What do you do when you want to sleep, but not spend your whole day or night unconscious? Take a nap! This week, we discuss all things naps, but first Tom makes an apology (and then retracts that apology). We also solve a problem from a listener with a bad co-worker.

Duration:01:11:23

Generation X

8/25/2019
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The slackers that everyone loves to hate. That’s right, this week we’re talking all about the Baby Boomers’ second favorite target of ire, Generation X. Slackers, flannel shirts, grunge, working in a coffee shop, it’s all here as well as a frank discussion about pooping your pants.

Duration:01:11:01

Frozen Treats

8/18/2019
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According to the internet, we're smack dab in the middle of a "hot girl summer." How do you cool down during such a thing? Well, with some frozen treats. Listen as Tom goes off the rails trying to come up with a standard definition of frozen treats and constantly lashes out at Tim for trying to help. We also solve a problem from a listener who is headed to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration:01:12:33

Inbox Zero

8/11/2019
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Go from being an Email Zero to an Email Hero this week as we discuss the idea of Inbox Zero: aka keeping your email inbox completely empty all the time. Productivity and Lifestyle Guru Tim tells Tom all of his tips about a thing he’s been doing for less than a week. Head over to Squarespace.com/GUIDE for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code GUIDE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.

Duration:01:12:27

Babysitting

8/4/2019
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People everywhere are giving birth to children and committing to feeding and raising them but everyone keeps running into the same problem: what do you do when you have a baby or a small child and you want to go see a movie or hang out at a fancy cocktail bar? Well, it turns out you can hire babysitters. This week, two childless men in their thirties discuss how babysitting works. We also solve a problem from a listener who keeps becoming friends with his clients at work. LONDON! We're...

Duration:01:12:58

Dips

7/28/2019
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When I dip, you dip, we dip. And baby, this week we’re ALL dipping into dips, God’s favorite food. We count down the best dips, the worst dips, hell even the best stuff to dip IN dips. Also we solve a problem with a co-worker blocking a listener on Instagram so he can flirt with another co-worker. It’s less complicated than it sounds.

Duration:01:15:18

Hunks

7/21/2019
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Two non-hunks discuss the topic of hunks for an hour. We also solve a problem from a listener who doesn't want to get clowned by teens.

Duration:01:05:13

Tim and Tom Solve Your Problems For The Umpteenth Time

7/14/2019
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It’s problem solving week here at The Complete Guide to Everything which means we’re doing nothing but solving your problems for an entire hour straight. Unfortunately your problems are very complex so we’re only able to solve three of them, but they’re doozies. This week's episode is sponsored by Openfit. Get a special extended 30-day free trial by texting GUIDE to 303030. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Try it for free at ziprecruiter.com/complete.

Duration:01:10:48

Spider-Man

7/7/2019
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Everybody's favorite half-boy/half-spider is back in theaters and we're talkin' about him! And not just the new movie, either (no spoilers until the end, with fair warning). We're also talking about the Spiderverse, and the 6000 other Spider-Man movies that came out in the last 20 years too. And of course, what discussion of Spider-Man would be complete without a lot of mentions of the seminal, character-defining Broadway musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark? This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:01:08:22