Wed, 29 April 2015
Watch out because we're burping up facts and trivia about booze and beers! After 150 episodes, we're revisiting our topic from episode one! Find out why the next time you drink wine, you should really make a toast to Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde creator, Robert Louis Stevenson. Learn about the strange types of mead, or honey wine, and Colin's got his beer/thinking cap on with a quiz about brewskies. Alcoholic plants, and yes, alcoholic animals. Specifically, a real bear who enjoyed beer way too much.
ALSO: the "fastest" train, PRESENTS!, featured listener websites
Direct download: GJB_151_alcohol2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:25am PDT
Sat, 18 April 2015
What's the best way to celebrate our 150th full length episode? With quizzes about Taylor Swift, word games, music maships and more. DUH. Chris' got a few sassy out-of-context movie summaries for us to identify. Do you listen to the show in the car? - Then you'll probably ace Colin's car make quiz. Karen's sandwiching words again, but this time it's all about musicians, and Dana's really obsessed with Taylor Swift's dating life.
ALSO: "word flip," random Christmas Trivia, and see if you can catch our first censor bleep
Direct download: GJB_150_allquiz30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:37pm PDT
Sat, 11 April 2015
Gotta catch'em all! We celebrate trivia and facts about collecting and collectors: our resident Star Wars droid afficionado Colin quizzes us on eBay abbreviations, and our resident video game hoarder Chris regales us with the mysterious tale of Atari's real-life treasure of gold and jewels. What does a "vexillologist" collect? What about a "vapoludologist"? Karen witnesses how Disney pin trading gets seeded, and Dana's got a quiz on celebrities and the weird and specific stuff they collect. And are Grandma's Hummel figurines really worth something?
Direct download: GJB_149_collection.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm PDT
Sun, 5 April 2015
It's time for spring cleaning so get ready to sweep up factoids about garbage: Oscar the Grouch, the 5-Second Rule, and the surprisingly recent invention of the Trash feature in computers. Learn the tale of the Mobro 4000 - how the legendary floating island of New York City trash sailed up and down the coast of the Atlantic. You talking smack? Take the trash talk quiz! ...And find out exactly how should you poop in the woods.
Also: movie body count trivia
Direct download: GJB_148_trash.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08pm PDT