Wed, 26 March 2014
Time to face off with facts about your FACE. Chris explores the things in your face, (specifically, up your nostrils) in his dedicated booger segment. Seeing Virgin Mary on your grilled cheese sandwiches? Or seeing fiesty drunk octopodes in bathrooms? Karen offers up a quiz about the psychological phenomenon of interpreting faces. Colin dots this episode with the plump facts about moles. Take our idiom challenge, and learn about the secrets of blurring faces (and butt cracks) on TV.
ALSO: Carmin San Mateo, 3-eyed animals
Direct download: GJB_103_face.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:21am PDT
Wed, 19 March 2014
Turbo charge your ear-holes with our episode about things speedy, fast, and instant. Find out about the weird origin of FedEx (hint: it involved some Las Vegas craziness). And exactly fast are the fastest things in the world? Play our Price-Is-Right speed test, and can you hold on to this FAST word puzzle? Colin captivates us with the wacky and illegal world of coast-to-coast racing. And what actually makes instant noodles instant?
ALSO: Carmin San Mateo, Lobetrotter
You can be our wingman anytime.
Direct download: GJB_102_speed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm PDT
Wed, 12 March 2014
Ah yes, the "Um, Actually..." - a phrase in every trivia fan's utility belt. We dedicate the whole episode to the culture of corrections, misquoted facts, and nerdery. It's time to load up your trivia ammo! Colin schools EVERYONE on a misused vocabulary quiz, and Chris shares how we've been doing things wrong in the kitchen. Dana's snoops around Snopes.com, and blows our mind about blood. Karen finds out where words like "nerd" and "dweeb" come from.
ALSO: Good Job, BRIAN! quiz, Carmin San Mateo, Lobetrotter
Direct download: GJB_101_umactuallybrian.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19am PDT
Wed, 5 March 2014
Lots of festivity in our 2nd anniversary and 100th episode! We're celebrating this milestone by celebrating...YOU. Warm up your hearts with listener messages and questions sprinkled throughout the show. And warm up your brains with some tricky quizzes: Chris gets animated in his movie round, Nerak's got a weird word elzzup, Colin has 100 on the mind, and Dana needs help with change. And can you identify these classic literary works by their 1-star Amazon reviews?
ALSO: Music Round, New Zealand Challenge, and a visit from a familiar face voice
Direct download: GJB_100_ohmygod.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31am PDT