Tue, 24 September 2013
Get out your smoothie cup because we're about to whip up your melon with some quenching quizzes! Let's play "Japan, Or Not Japan?" and "Angels & Demons." Fire up your follicles with a quiz all about hair-removing products (and pain, we suppose). Karen's got a list of animals whose species names are all dedicated to celebrities, and Dana brings it with a lightning round of TV's beloved anti-heroes. Colin's doubled over duos, and Chris is just "plane crazy."
ALSO: World's Ugliest Animal, podcast facts
Direct download: GJB_080_allquiz16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm PDT
Tue, 17 September 2013
Overload on trivia about OVERLOADING! Find out what happens to your body when you eat too many carrots, and the very dangerous (and poisonous!) nature of drinking way too much water. Ever feel weird about words when they are repeated over and over and over and over again? "Too Much" quiz, and learn about some odd names for nutty maladies from doing too much of specific activities
ALSO: Music Round, Time Travel Beaver
Direct download: GJB_079_toomuch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12pm PDT
Tue, 10 September 2013
Prepare your face for some eyebrow-raising and completely bonkers trivia about school: the odd history behind the classic No. 2 yellow pencil (WHY IS IT NUMBER TWO? WHY IS IT YELLOW? THE WORLD MUST KNOW!), the surreal and the bedazzled things rival colleges fight for, celebrities who used to be teachers, and the impact Minnesota had on videogames. And where did the phrase "freshman fifteen" come from? And are *YOU* smarter than a 1895 eighth grader?
ALSO: 1960's Jeopardy!, listener questions, prep school movie quiz
Direct download: GJB_078_school.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:17pm PDT
Thu, 5 September 2013
Chris discovers the magical and mystical properties of the number nine, and Karen finds mathematical shapes in videogames, snacks, and Las Vegas. Learn a whole lotta nothing... uh... we mean zero! E.L.V.I.S. is back with another quiz - this time with numerically-titled songs. And find out the history and reasoning behind your phone number. And please excuse my dear aunt Sally, and not because she farted, but because she forgot all the silly math mnemonics from elementary school!
ALSO: 1960's Jeopardy!
Direct download: GJB_077_numbers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:21am PDT