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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.

Location:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Playground Games

2/16/2020
Hey, we were all kids once, and what do kids love to do? That's right, play games. And where do they play these games? Duh, on the grounds literally named for all the playing that's done on them (playgrounds). This week we cover a bunch of games. Do we talk about every single playground game? Of course not. That would be ridiculous. But we do the big ones: hide and seek, tag, freeze tag, TV tag, capture the flag, cops and robbers, and pretty much all the other hits, as well as some cooler,...

Duration:01:07:30

Date Night

2/9/2020
Valentine’s Day is coming up and you’re probably wondering where to go on a date with your significant other. Have no fear, because romance experts Tim and Tom are here to tell you about all the different types of dates there are as well as some ideas for dates for cheapskates. Also we talk about pooping your pants but it’s unrelated.

Duration:01:03:44

Brad Pitt

2/2/2020
You know him as the handsome man from all the films, but you also know him as a guy who can look cool while eating an apple. That's right, this week we're talkin' Brad Pitt. From young hunk, to Hollywood elder statesman who is also a hunk, we cover his on and off screen life. We also discover a strange short film that cost $70 million to produce.

Duration:01:08:10

McDonaldland

1/26/2020
A place of fun, fantasy and french fries: McDonaldland! This week we’re talking about the magical place that a corporation invented to sell poison to children. Also Tom spends over 5 hours in a theatre to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. Gumball is the marketplace for advertisers to buy host-read ads directly from podcasters. To learn more visit gumball.fm/guide Sakara’s organic, ready-to-eat meals are made with with powerful plant-based ingredients, and they are designed...

Duration:01:06:43

Insomnia

1/19/2020
In these troubled times, sleeping can be hard. This week, we discuss all the ways you can shut your brain off for ten seconds so you can fall asleep and we also solve a problem from a lady whose housemate wants to steal her room. But first, some breaking news about Burt Ward.

Duration:01:09:21

Cats (2019)

1/12/2020
This week Tom goes to see Cats: The Movie and it breaks his brain for good.

Duration:01:00:34

The State of Star Wars

1/5/2020
Star Wars was a weird space movie from the late 70s that captured our hearts so hard that they're still cranking out new stuff decades later. This week we discuss some of that new stuff, namely the movie Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, the TV show The Mandalorian and the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Also, a frank discussion about mothmen. This episode is sponsored by Skillshare. Head to skillshare.com/guide and get 2 free months of premium membership.

Duration:01:09:58

New Year's Eve

12/29/2019
Happy New Year! This week we’re talking about the night that everyone’s been waiting for: New Year’s Eve! Mostly we just talk about the various disastrous New Year’s Eves Tim and Tom have both had over their lives. It’s a lot of fun.

Duration:01:06:42

Cookies

12/22/2019
This holiday season take some time off, relax, gather your loved ones, and listen to two grown men discuss cookies for an hour.

Duration:01:04:13

Hard to Find Holiday Toys

12/15/2019
Here’s one holiday gift that’s not hard to find: a new episode of our show! This week we’re talking about Cabbage Patch Kids, Tickle Me Elmo, Furby, Teddy Ruxpin and all the other hard to find holiday toys over the past 30 years. Also some late breaking news about Billy Ripken’s 1989 Fleer baseball card. 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:01:09:42

The Best Movies of the 2010s

12/8/2019
It's the end of the decade, so it's time for two guys who love watchin' flicks weigh in on which movies captured our hearts over the last 10 years. Noted flicksmen Tim and Tom go through their top 10 movies of the decade (well, Tom only has a top 9 list due to a miscalculation) and only fight a little bit. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Kamikoto knives - Head to kamikoto.com/guide and use offer code GUIDE to get an extra 25% off sitewide Squarespace - Go to squarespace.com/guide for a...

Duration:01:23:00

Papa John

12/1/2019
In this special episode of TCGTE, we order a Papa John’s pizza and eat it (off-mic at Tim’s insistence) to see if the quality really has dropped as much as noted racist Papa John claims. Also Tim is menaced by a squirrel and we solve a problem about snooping on your neighbors using LinkedIn.

Duration:01:12:24

Disney+

11/24/2019
The House of Mouse has entered the Streaming Wars! This week we're talking about Disney+, which includes the Mandalorian, Marvel, all the films that have been released from the Disney Vault and even the boring stuff like National Geographic. Thanks to our sponsor Dashlane. Start your 30 day free trial at www.dashlane.com/guide and if you like it, use code "guide" at checkout to save 20% on your premium subscription.

Duration:01:09:09

Role Playing Games

11/17/2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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