159 episodes

A trivia podcast for ladies [and gents] who love cool trivia and sticking it to annoying teams at pub quiz.

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    • 4.9, 137 Ratings

A trivia podcast for ladies [and gents] who love cool trivia and sticking it to annoying teams at pub quiz.

    153 – Look, I Made a Hat! (Stephen Sondheim)

    153 – Look, I Made a Hat! (Stephen Sondheim)

    Start your vocal warm-ups and stretch those hamstrings–it’s time to PUT ON A SHOWWWWWW! Today, we learn all about the godfather of musical theater: Stephen Sondheim. Hear about his life, his music, and why his songs are so damned hard to sing. Stick around later for “Into the Woods”– a quiz on things you’d find in the forest.



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    [Music: 1) Original Broadway Cast of Company, “(Not) Getting Married Today,” 1970; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

    • 1 hr 9 min
    152 – The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: Mansa Musa

    152 – The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: Mansa Musa

    We’re transported back to 14th century Africa to take a closer look at the Mali Empire and the emperor who was so rich he accidentally created a ten-year-long gold recession: Mansa Musa. Learn about his famous pilgrimage to Mecca [and the Five Pillars of Islam], the learning center at Timbuktu, and how the Mali Empire became so darn great. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Going for the Gold!”



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    [Music: 1) Griot B & Schoolyard Rap, “Mansa Musa,” 2018; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

    • 58 min
    151 – The Big Easy (with Father Brad Doyle)

    151 – The Big Easy (with Father Brad Doyle)

    We’re joined this week by very special guest Father Brad Doyle of The Quizzical Papist podcast, who regales us with the highlights of his favorite city: New Orleans. Julia and Lauren attempt to keep the swears at a minimum while learning about the geography, history, music, food, culture, and quirks of the Crescent City. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Papal Potables”!



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    [Music: 1) Johnny Horton, “Battle of New Orleans,” 1959; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]



    Be sure to check out The Quizzical Papist on iTunes/Apple Podcasts here!

    • 1 hr 37 min
    150 – This Episode Can Kill You

    150 – This Episode Can Kill You

    Try not to touch, breathe in, or otherwise consume this episode–we’re warning you! This week, Lauren covers some deadly poisons and toxins, and generally loses it about radiation sickness. Later, soothe the burn with a quiz on cure-alls!



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    [Music: 1) Alice Cooper, “Poison,” 1989; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

    • 1 hr 14 min
    149 – Play Your Cards Right

    149 – Play Your Cards Right

    Quick– how many face cards in a standard deck of playing cards have only one eye showing? If the answer didn’t come to you immediately, you’re not alone. This week’s episode is all about playing card trivia: how cards are made, frequent questions, incredible factoids, and the rules to a card game that has mystified Julia for years. Later, enjoy a quiz called “House of Cards!”



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    [Music: 1) Motörhead, “Ace of Spades, 1980; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

    • 1 hr 6 min
    148 – The Right to Bear Arms

    148 – The Right to Bear Arms

    This week, we learn all about one of the celebrated heroes of the Polish Army during WWII [who just so happened to be a nearly 500-lb bear…]. Lauren tells us the fascinating story of one of history’s greatest mascots, and later gives us a quiz about the wonderful weirdness of MLB mascots!



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    [Music: 1) Igor Stravinsky, “Peasant With Bear,” from Petrushka, 2008; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

flamingzucchini ,

So great

The only podcast that legitimately makes me laugh out loud. I look forward to this little bit of light each week, especially lately!

lanac123 ,

Best trivia podcast

These ladies really know how to keep attention about topics that can be involved and complex. Their interaction with each other and the audience is completely unique. It is like having a discussing with your friends over coffee or wine. Entertaining and informative while being challenging and enjoyable. I love learning from you and if you ever want to play a virtual trivia game hit me up!

eiblan ,

:)

Just started & love this podcast! They make it interesting and not boring. Love to have new information to share with people.

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