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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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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

Scooters

3/17/2019
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Have you heard about the hot new craze? Grown-ups riding scooters! The next billion-dollar tech industry tomfoolery involves motorized city scooters and we had some first-hand experience with them. Also, we talk about dental veneers and solve a problem about water bottles. Thanks to our sponsor, Robinhood. Robinhood is giving our listeners a free stock like Apple, Ford or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at guide.robinhood.com.

Duration:01:08:38

Captain Marvel

3/10/2019
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Duration:01:16:18

CBD

3/3/2019
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Look, we're not drugs people but this week we're talking about something drugs-adjacent, so be cool. CBD, which is derived from dirty filthy drugs, is legal in the US and has somehow become the hottest new trend. Since we're essentially investigative journalists, we had to try it for ourselves and report back. Also, Tom talks way too much about how scared he is by Tim's fast driving. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Stamps.com - for a 4-week trial plus free postage and a digital scale, go...

Duration:01:07:32

Dunkin' Donuts

2/24/2019
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Duration:01:08:21

Libraries

2/17/2019
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Hey listen up, libraries aren't just for bookworms anymore! They have VHS tapes, CDs and sometimes video games. Sure, the librarians will shush you if you get too out of control, but there are still ways you can have some fun in a library. This week we reminisce about our library experiences like a couple of old bores. This episode is sponsored by Robinhood. They're giving listeners of The Complete Guide to Everything a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your...

Duration:01:07:30

Meditation

2/10/2019
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In today’s mixed-up, topsy-turvy, herky-jerky world sometimes it’s important to take a minute and give your gosh dang brain a break. That’s where meditation comes in. This week we’re talking about all of it. Mindfulness? Yes. Guided? You bet. Transcendental? You know it! Also this week Tom asks Tim a very important question. STAMPS.com Use our special offer GUIDE that includes a 4-week trial PLUS free postage AND a digital scale. See for yourself why over 700,000 small businesses use...

Duration:01:11:05

BONUS - Books: The Podcast Episode 1

2/7/2019
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In the premiere episode of Books: The Podcast, we kick things off with F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Tim teaches Tom all about the bond market, the Great War and how during the Roarin' Twenties it was apparently fine to flirt with your cousin.

Duration:00:27:33

Keeping Warm

2/3/2019
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It's cold outside and everyone is losing their dang minds. Well, great news! We have the perfect solution to the cold weather: warmth. This week we'll tell you how to keep warm. We also discuss whether or not the wind chill is an actual thing and if you should wear underwear beneath long johns.

Duration:01:04:06

The Sopranos

1/27/2019
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What in the gabagool!?! That’s right, this week we’re talking all about the show that turns 20 years old this week and changed television forever: The Sopranos. Tim likes it so much that he read a book about it even. A book about a TV show, what’ll they think of next huh folks? Tom’s seen a few episodes here and there as well. This week’s episode is brought to you by the official launch of our brand new show Books: The Podcast available exclusively through the TCGTE Patreon. Each week on...

Duration:01:10:02

Instant Pot

1/20/2019
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The Instant Pot is the hottest new kitchen gadget for lazy people, which is right in our wheelhouse. This week we're talking about cooking your own food in weird new ways, and reveal too much about our horrible diets. Thanks to our sponsor Robinhood. They're giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at guide.robinhood.com.

Duration:01:14:39

Sully (Episode 500)

1/13/2019
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It’s our 500th episode and what better way to celebrate than having two heroes (Tim and Tom) pay tribute to another hero, Captain Chesley Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger III, the US Airways pilot responsible for the Miracle on the Hudson 10 years ago this week after two goddamn birds tried to take everything away from him. While we have long admired Sully, neither of us had ever watched his movie despite it starring Tom Hanks, another longtime hero. Wow, four heroes in one show. We really...

Duration:01:38:16

Getting Organized

1/6/2019
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It's a new year, so it's a perfect opportunity to get organized! Look, I don't want to talk out of school here, but a lot of us have been talking, and the consensus is that you really need to get your life together. Don't worry, we can help. Listen for all the tips and tricks you'll need from two organizational masterminds. Also, Tom makes a bizarre confession in a new installment of The Mundane Bucket List. Thanks to this week's sponsor ZipRecruiter. Try it for free at...

Duration:01:05:48

2018 Year in Review

12/30/2018
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Another year, another installment of The Completies, an annual awards show that we have done many, many times before. This year we give out some awards for TV shows and movies we liked and complain about news anchors being in movies. As an added bonus, you can start this episode at 10:56:08pm on New Years Eve and ring in the New Year live with us if you’ve ever wanted to listen to us talk right before having a big ol’ french kissing.

Duration:01:09:49

Wrapping Gifts

12/23/2018
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It's the holiday season and that means we have to give people gifts, which kinda stinks. But we all know the worst part is wrapping those gifts. This week we're talking about wrapping gifts. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Squarespace: Go 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 Robinhood: They're giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build...

Duration:01:08:07

Christmas Movies

12/16/2018
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Christmastime is here. Time to watch some Christmas movies. This week we go over Rotten Tomatoes incredibly suspect list of the top 50 Christmas movies of all time. We talk Home Alone, we talk Muppets, we talk Batman, it’s all in here along with opinions of people who say Die Hard is their favorite Christmas movie. Gather round the family and put this on television as it too is soon to join the pantheon of Christmas classics. We're sponsored this week by Quip. Get your first refill pack...

Duration:01:18:51

Gift Giving Etiquette

12/9/2018
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It's the holiday season, so that means giving and receiving gifts, which sounds pretty easy but can sometimes be complex because nobody actually likes giving gifts to other people and most gifts you get kinda stink. How do you deal with these awkward or annoying situations? Let us fill you in, with some help from the ghost of Emily Post. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Butcher Box - For free bacon and $20 off your first box, go to ButcherBox.com/guide and enter promo code...

Duration:01:10:15

Dogs

12/2/2018
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Dogs! Everyone’s favorite four-legged friends. But what do we really know about them? It turns out that we know a lot and we discuss that this week. From the depressing origin of the phrase “raining like cats and dogs” to Tom’s story of meeting his dog in human form inside of a dream, we cover it all. Molekule is a complete reinvention of the air purifier, not just an improvement on existing, outdated technology. For $75 off your first order, visit MOLEKULE.comand at checkout enter...

Duration:01:13:37

King Kong The Musical

11/25/2018
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We took a field trip to Broadway this week, to visit the biggest ape in the world: King Kong. There was singing, dancing and a big puppet, so needless to say we were intrigued. Also, they were selling very expensive booze at the theater, so we tried that too. Thanks to our sponsors this week: The Great Courses - Grab a digital copy of Fundamentals of Photography for Only $9.99 or get unlimited access to enjoy this course, and so much more– with a special FREE TRIAL to The Great Courses...

Duration:01:14:35

Stan Lee

11/18/2018
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This week, a tribute to Stan “The Man” Lee. Co-creator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man, Silver Surfer, Doctor Doom and more! We drown our sorrows in wine while discussing Stan’s contributions to comic books and pop culture as well as his numbers film cameos. This week’s episode is sponsored by The Great Courses. Grab a digital copy of Fundamentals of Photography for Only $9.99 or get unlimited access...

Duration:01:09:28

Las Vegas

11/11/2018
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As the swingers in the famous movie The Swingers said, "Las Vegas, baby!" That's what we're talking about this week because Tom went to Vegas and has bravely decided to break the law and disclose what happened there. And what happened in Vegas? Well, Tom had a terrible time. On an unrelated note, Tim went to a taping of his favorite TV show (not in Las Vegas) and had the best time. Thanks to our sponsors this episode: eero - Never think about WiFi again - Get $100 off the 'eero base unit...

Duration:01:07:34