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Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast

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Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense Trivia) and Marc Davis (Nice Guys Pizza Trivia).

Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense Trivia) and Marc Davis (Nice Guys Pizza Trivia).

Location:

United States

Description:

Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense Trivia) and Marc Davis (Nice Guys Pizza Trivia).

Language:

English

Contact:

850-329-5699


Episodes

Episode 92: All Juiced Up

4/6/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask each other some specially-curated trivia questions for their Quizmaster counterpart. Lee details the difficulties in transitioning from hosting pub quizzes to quizstreaming (and playing) trivia under COVID-19 quarantine. Categories for the quiz include Vocabulary, Retro Video Games, World History, Slogans, Exotic Cats, Hip Hop Records, Scientific Measurements, Psychology, Famous Authors, Literature, Artifacts, Sea Creatures, The Beatles, Animals,...

Duration:01:40:01

Episode 91: Can You Smell It?

3/30/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together for their favorite trivia questions of the week and discuss the transition of moving their pub trivia quizzes online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Marc defines the elements he takes into consideration when considering information to include in particular questions. Categories for the quiz include History, Etymology, U.S. Geography, Alt-Rock History, Pop Culture, Movie Musicals, Retro Video Games, U.S. Geography, Vocabulary, Alternative Movie Titles,...

Duration:01:36:59

Episode 90: CoroKnowNo Virus

3/23/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc practice social distancing in the first ever remotely-recorded KnowNo! The two professional pub quizmasters get together to discuss their favorite trivia questions of the week. Lee announces plans on transitioning his weekly live quizzes to a streaming platform. Round One CARTOON CHARACTERS - What bumbling cartoon character, typically voiced by Don Adams (Get Smart), was occasionally performed by master voice-over artist Maurice Lamarche (Egon, The Brain) until he...

Duration:01:18:35

Episode 89: Big Stick Energy

3/16/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth to ask and answer each other’s favorite trivia questions. Quiz categories include Woodstock, Political Terminology, U.S. History, Corporate Logos, Lord Of The Rings, 80’s Music, Predators of the Animal Kingdom, World War II, Taglines, Medical Terminology, and Horror Movies. Round One WOODSTOCK - What was the name of the farm on which Woodstock took place? POLITICAL TERMINOLOGY - According to William Safire’s Political Dictionary, the “active use of...

Duration:02:16:15

Episode 88: Monkey Buskers

3/9/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by a husband-and-wife duo, artist Justin Peterson and Quizmaster Erin Sullivan, to ask and answer each other’s trivia questions, and talk about topics such as quiz scoring and phone usage. Quiz categories include Parasites, Baseball, Art History, Weezer, Famous Addresses, The War On Drugs, Musical Instruments, Medical History, Toy History, Movie Plot Details, Plains Indians, 90’s TV, Latin Riddles, Game of Thrones, U.S. History, Vocabulary, Pop Culture,...

Duration:02:10:02

Episode 87: The Human Cricket

3/2/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc join each other to ask and answer each other’s trivia questions, and talk about their trivia hint and clue preferences. Lee reviews Marc’s new mid-quiz wager mechanic. Categories for this episode’s quiz include Units of Measurement, Comedy Songs, Sitcoms, Super Mario Bros., Band Lineups, Football, Websites, Horror Movies, Great Lakes Geography, Movie Behind The Scenes, Kids TV, Medical Terms, Hats, U.S. Geography, Phobias, Vocabulary, The 1990’s. Introduction UNITS...

Duration:01:38:16

Episode 86: The Half-Right-a-Thon

2/24/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Mike C. and Erik Brandt to ask and answer each other’s trivia questions. They four also discuss their “pub trivia dream teams” and negotiating prize values with your trivia venues. Categories include U.S. History, Etymology, Pop Culture, Food, Historic Sailing Vessels, Chemistry, Music, State Nicknames, Occupations, Causes of Death, Literature, Florida, Food, Animals, and more! Round One HISTORY - Who was the first president to declare the war on drugs?...

Duration:01:52:09

Episode 85: Ding Dong Time

2/17/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Tim Clark and Joee Patterson, two longtime friends and listeners of the show to ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week. The two discuss the idea of “studying” for trivia competitions. Marc reviews his mid-quiz wager mechanic. Categories include Futurama, Harry Houdini, Makeup, Olympics, Pulitzer Prize, Movie Firsts, Television Firsts, Animals, Boats, Plants, Authors, Superhero Movies, Art, Inventions, Sharks, The Ballad of Buster...

Duration:02:09:21

Episode 84: Three Song Questions II

2/10/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Tara Calligan and Richard Chin Quee (of the Three Song Stories podcast) to answer each others’ favorite trivia questions, with topics including Geography, Etymology, Movies, Music, Harry Potter, Elvira, Baking, Baseball, World Records and more. Round One GEOGRAPHY - In what country would you find Ninoy Aquino Airport? WEEZER - Differentiated by the dominant color of each, how many self-titled albums has Weezer released since their debut in 1994?...

Duration:02:12:32

Episode 83: Zerbert Logic

2/3/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week in another “late night” KnowNo. Marc spitballs a new wager mechanic for his weekly quizzes. Lee recaps his experience putting together a Star Wars theme trivia. Topics for the quiz include Geography, Super Bowl, Parks and Recreation, Art Terms, Grammy Awards, Frasier, Etymology, Animals, Sports, History, Design, Taglines, Viral Videos, Cartoons and more! Round One GEOGRAPHY - Pago Pago is the...

Duration:01:17:21

Episode 82: Nice Guys Trivia

1/27/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Greg Gebhard of Nice Guys Pizza, Marc’s Wednesday night trivia venue. The three ask, suss and answer a full quiz of trivia questions, with topics including popular foods, Billy Joel songs, grammar, fashion history, inventions, the Super Bowl, Amsterdam, Batman, U.S. Presidents, musical instruments, hockey, tiki culture, and, of course, PIZZA. Round One POPULAR FOODS - Products of Nissin Foods (and similar foods), one of the top purveyors of noodles in...

Duration:02:03:58

Episode 81: Fermented Seed

1/20/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by longtime friend Skyler, a SWFL bartender and chef, to ask, suss, and answer their favorite trivia questions of the week. The trio tackle two Rate My Questions, and talk trivia scoring semantics. Round One SEINFELD - On Seinfeld, what food item causes Elaine to lose her job at the J. Peterman Co.? SPORTS CURSES - The curse of what animal has plagued the Chicago Cubs since 1945 before winning the World Series? POPULAR FOODS - Like many other popular...

Duration:01:57:29

Episode 80: Note Soda

1/13/2020
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Luc and Andrew to ask, suss and answer each other’s favorite trivia questions of the week. Round One MONDEGREENS - "Hey smilin’ strange / you're looking happily deranged" Purposefully left a mystery by songwriter Mark Mulcahy, what is the third line to the first verse of "Hey Sandy", the theme song of the 90's coming of age sitcom Pet and Pete, confirmed in a 2012 Reddit AMA by actor Danny Tamberelli, who played Little Pete Wrigley the show? ROCK LYRICS...

Duration:01:44:03

Episode 79: Jean Claude Grand Dam

1/6/2020
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. Introduction FAMOUS PORNO FLICKS - Which 2007 campy porn spoof of James Bond starred Stormy Daniels, Eva Angelina, and Ron Jeremy, and is among the highest budget adult films of all time? Round One OLYMPICS - In what year did the U.S. boycott the Olympics? MEDICAL TERMS - What does a hemotachometer measure? DEBUT ALBUMS - What...

Duration:01:49:13

Episode 78: Where Fingers Rest

12/30/2019
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Adam and Jamie to close out the decade with trivia and merriment. Lee recounts the decade in trivia and asks a “dangerous” trivia question while Marc digs deep into his trivia repository and Jamie finds question-writing inspiration in his juvenile sense of humor. Adam visits from China with some travel-oriented trivia. Round One NUT ORIGINS - The cobnut or the filbert nut is the fruit of what tree? 2010’s TECHNOLOGY - In 2015, what company became the...

Duration:01:32:40

Episode 77: Woodstock's Revenge

12/23/2019
Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to exchange their favorite trivia questions of the week, and have a Rate-My-Question inspired conversation about running your trivia questions against friends and confidants. Round One CITY NICKNAMES - What nickname was Milwaukee given due to the color of the bricks that made up many of the buildings in the mid- to late-19th century? GROCERY STORES - Headquartered in the Cincinnati, Ohio, which national grocery store chain is the largest grocery store chain by...

Duration:01:31:48

Episode 76: Hokey Poke

12/16/2019
Quizmasters Lee and Marc discuss some of the listener community developing around the #KnowNo and ask each other their favorite trivia questions of the week. Marc details the linguistic “buffalo sentence,” and reveals one of his favorite game shows of all time, while Lee gives an overview of the various trophies award in North American Football. The duo also offer their congratulations to the world’s newest country on their independence! Round One CHEMISTRY - The autumn change in leaf color...

Duration:01:44:40

Episode 75: A Lil Badoopa Do

12/9/2019
Quizmasters Lee & Marc get together to share their favorite trivia questions of the week, read a review of an Anti-Trivia event, and rate a couple of listener submitted questions. Round One CANADIAN FOOTBALL - In Canadian Football, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger Cats to win what trophy? MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - "Horripilation" is a vestigial reflex that shares its common name with a popular line of books written for young readers, which is called what? CRYPTOZOOLOGY -...

Duration:01:32:55

Episode 74: Minimum Dogs

12/2/2019
Quizmasters Lee & Marc sit down to share their favorite trivia questions of the week and have a conversation about procedures regarding partial points for partially-correct answers. The pair also take on three Rate My Questions, one of which inspires a detailed discussion about question writing. Round One NFL - What is the only win-less team left in the current season, as of November 30th, 2019? MUSIC JOURNALISM - What popular weekly British music magazine was instrumental in the formation...

Duration:01:47:27

Episode 73: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Sussed

11/25/2019
Quizmasters Lee & Marc connect to share their favorite trivia questions of the week and discuss the proper procedure of dealing with a loud suss. The two quizmasters are joined by songwriter (and quizwriter) Kyle Anne for the second and final rounds. Round One MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - The Aulochrome is a musical instrument that is made of two what? CURRENT EVENTS - What U.S. state decided to use Meth, we’re on it, as their anti-methamphetamine trafficking slogan? NAZI SODA - After Coca-Cola was...

Duration:01:16:51