Mon, 26 March 2012
That Tommy Edison sure was a class-A jerkface! We also gab about the invention of cornflakes, air-conditioning, tampons, Ouija board, Viagra, and more. ALSO: pop quiz, etymology factoids, highest-rated movies, and top film quotes of all time.
Direct download: GJB_004_inventions_l.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:20am PDT
Mon, 19 March 2012
Expensive gourmet food and the opulent stories behind them. Let's just say we took a few intriguing turns and found ourselves in the absolutely eccentric (and dark) sector of the haute cuisine world. ALSO: pop quiz, foreign food translations, weird name origins of companies
Direct download: GJB_003_expensivefood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42am PDT
Mon, 12 March 2012
We dish about classic fairytales along with their more scandalous and gruesome folklore origins. Find out what "Rapunzel" actually means, and learn why Charles Dickens hates Hans Christian Andersen's face. ALSO: Pop Quiz, how to memorize pi, "First in Line"
Direct download: GJB_002_fairytales.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:25am PDT
Sun, 4 March 2012
Kanpai! Slainte! Cheers! Douse yourself in eccentric facts about liquor, spirits, and libations. Seagull wine, beer laws, cocktail origins, "alternative" imbibation methods, and more. Also: pop quiz, music round, and how to memorize the provinces of Canada.
Direct download: GJB_001_alcohol.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21pm PDT