163 episodes

A Vague Idea is a comedy / trivia podcast hosted by Nate Ragolia & Shannon Paige, with (sometimes) John Peros. Each week, we subject our special guests to a themed list of topics from pop culture, news, politics, history, and more, and find out if they have "A VAGUE IDEA". We also play an array of games, tell stories, offer hot takes, crack jokes, rant, and crown the episode's winner.

A Vague Idea Nate Ragolia

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

A Vague Idea is a comedy / trivia podcast hosted by Nate Ragolia & Shannon Paige, with (sometimes) John Peros. Each week, we subject our special guests to a themed list of topics from pop culture, news, politics, history, and more, and find out if they have "A VAGUE IDEA". We also play an array of games, tell stories, offer hot takes, crack jokes, rant, and crown the episode's winner.

    Snake Oil with Jason Ling & Laura Morrison

    Snake Oil with Jason Ling & Laura Morrison

    WE'RE BACK! And we're talking about fake products, fake salespeople and other whimsical outcomes of Capitalism! This week, Jason and Laura return to debate the likes of RFK Jr., Daffy's Elixir, Clark Stanley and Simpson & Son Revitalizing Tonic. Plus we play FMK and I See What You Did There!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    SPECIAL EVENT: Streets of Mage Episode 1 - Into The Woods

    SPECIAL EVENT: Streets of Mage Episode 1 - Into The Woods

    Nate's still moving! Take a taste of our delightful, actual play, Dungeons & Dragons podcast--STREETS OF MAGE! Join 4 adventurers as they set out to stop the evil, vile Murder-Duncan Bloodspell! Their journey begins in a village, as so many do, and quickly gets gnarly!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    SPECIAL EVENT: Funky Spunk (The Man, The Myth, The Viagra) with Nate Ragolia

    SPECIAL EVENT: Funky Spunk (The Man, The Myth, The Viagra) with Nate Ragolia

    Nate is moving! In lieu of a new episode of A Vague Idea, treat your ears to a March 2021 episode of our Sex and the City podcast, Funky Spunk, featuring Nate as guest. Britt, Zimmie, and Nate talk about Season 2 Episode 8, "The Man, The Myth, The Viagra," from 1999. It's fun, it's funny, and it's FABULOUS.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Kaiju Part 2 with Elliot Edwards, Marcus Freeman & Joe Hinson

    Kaiju Part 2 with Elliot Edwards, Marcus Freeman & Joe Hinson

    With monsters this big, you know we had to do two episodes! Elliot and Marcus return for a rematch, and Joe Hinson joins the fray as we dive deeper into KAIJU. Topics include Suitmation, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Attack On Titan, Big Girls and more. Plus we play I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE and F**k, Marry, Kill. And there's some epic fandom to be shared!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Legos with Race Garber & Dani Hedlund

    Legos with Race Garber & Dani Hedlund

    Like a good mystery, we're putting this episode together, piece by piece. This week, Race and Dani are on the program to talk about Legos! We discuss Lego Juniors, Lego Agent, Duplo, coveted Lego Sets, and more. Plus we play I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE! Try not to step on a Lego, and definitely try not to eat any!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Devil with Kelly Attaway & Billy Ferguson

    The Devil with Kelly Attaway & Billy Ferguson

    He's in the details! This week, we wager our immortal souls in a conversation about THE DEVIL. Kelly and Billy test their knowledge on topics like Mephistopheles, Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks, Bedazzled, Mr. Satan and more. Plus, we play I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE and F**k, Marry, Kill!

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Steve Livingroom ,

Fun and orginal

Great podcast! Fun and entertaining. Mixing trivia and comedy is great, and the guests have a blast.

PloomDeNom ,

Funny casual banter, with an interesting, diverse array of guests

This is vaguely a trivia show, but more silly banter. Guests, and host Nate, easily are sidetracked, but the conversation never gets dull. Take a listen, you might learn something, but it probably won’t be useful, but probably will be funny.

1TrackM ,

A fun deep dive!

No matter the topic, Nate and Shannon get dope guests who will teach you some nerdy wormholes while having a blast!

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