Tue, 18 February 2014
Our wallets may be a little lighter but we're winning big in titillating facts and trivia about Sin City. Did you know before Super Mario and Zelda, Nintendo had a Vegas connection? Colin obsesses over blackjack and the history of card-counting, and Dana's got a celebrity quiz about quicky weddings. Karen answers some of her burning questions about playing cards and Chris shares hotel facts that might literally shock you.
Direct download: GJB_099_vegas2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm PDT
Tue, 11 February 2014
May luck be a lady tonight! We're actually in Las Vegas this week - so be prepared for a jackpot of shiny facts about gambling, hotels, games, Hoover Dam, and more. Chris gets clever with a hotel name puzzle quiz, and Karen checks in to ridiculously themed Vegas hotel that (luckily) never got built. Find out what those cherries and BARs on slot machines really mean, and Dana's dips into a grab bag of trivia bites about this sparkly town. And see if you know your gamblin' games.
ALSO: The Tonight Show top list, and the hotels of our dreams
Direct download: GJB_098_vegas1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm PDT
Wed, 5 February 2014
It's a free-for-all this week as we decided to bring out own topics for this episode. So naturally, it's a nutty grab bag of some jaw-dropping trivia. Where else can you learn about the birth of the smiley emoticon, how to grow a pineapple in your own house, the jellyfish that is IMMORTAL, and why do people call the Academy Award "Oscar." So bust out your suspenders because this week is crazy pants.
ALSO: Immortality quiz, Hawaiian mystery candy
Direct download: GJB_097_BYOT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13am PDT