17 episodes

From the team that brought you Not Past It comes Past Perfect, the trivia show that travels through time. Host and self-proclaimed “trivia freak” Simone Polanen invites comedians, writers, and podcasters to compete in a five-episode tournament designed to put their general knowledge to the test.

Past Perfect Zac Stuart-Pontier, Simone Polanen, ZSP Media

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    • 4.2 • 28 Ratings

From the team that brought you Not Past It comes Past Perfect, the trivia show that travels through time. Host and self-proclaimed “trivia freak” Simone Polanen invites comedians, writers, and podcasters to compete in a five-episode tournament designed to put their general knowledge to the test.

    Episode #12: "Scammers Never Win."

    Episode #12: "Scammers Never Win."

    In the Season Finale of Past Perfect, Simone speaks to the connoisseurs of Catfishing; Nev Schulman & Kamie Crawford. They peel back the curtain on some of history’s most salacious scams as they go head to head in the trivia arena…no cheating!

    • 32 min
    Episode #11: "It’s The Kind Of Insane Sh*t That Actors Do."

    Episode #11: "It’s The Kind Of Insane Sh*t That Actors Do."

    This week, Simone is in the time machine with a pair of longtime friends and collaborators in the movie biz, Sam Neave and James Lavino. They take the great American road trip through movie history and examine life’s big questions—about prosthetics, the weird energy of musicals, and the merits of being a bad driver—in the process.

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    • 28 min
    Introducing The Kim Gravel Show

    Introducing The Kim Gravel Show

    Simone introduces Past Perfect listeners to The Kim Gravel Show!

    The Kim Gravel Show is a weekly podcast for women where you stop doubting and start believing in yourself. On each episode Kim tackles the topics that women care about in a way that will make you laugh, make you think, and help you see your life in a new, more positive way.

    • 52 min
    Episode #10: "So What If My Book Has a Martini Glass on the Cover?"

    Episode #10: "So What If My Book Has a Martini Glass on the Cover?"

    Simone is joined by authors Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris in this week’s trivia smackdown all about Chick Lit. They revisit their favorite books about women, by women and talk about how sometimes the best stories come inside bright pink, glittery covers.

    • 35 min
    Episode #9: “THC Lasagna”

    Episode #9: “THC Lasagna”

    THC Lasagna is just one thing being served on this week’s Thanksgiving episode. Simone is joined by TV expert Ashley Ray as they dig into some turkey day trivia and talk about makes the TV Holiday Special so… well, special!

    • 29 min
    Simone on "TV, I Say with Ashley Ray"

    Simone on "TV, I Say with Ashley Ray"

    ‘Past Perfect’s’ Simone Polenan joins Ashley Ray to break down the 00’s shows they loved (and also can’t believe existed) in high school. From the insanity of ‘The Swan’ to ‘A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila’, they discuss their favorite reality TV show contestants and the role ANTM’s “smizing” played in Simone’s life.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Nattysue ,

I’m entertained, engaged and relaxed!

LOVE this podcast! Wonderfully engaging and sweet host take me on a fun and engaging deep trivia dive into the episodes topic. Even if it’s a topic I’m not interested (sports, yuck!), I stick around for the banter. 10 out of 10, hope we get a new season!

katieee_o'c ,

Loving listening!

Hi :) I’m new here. Finishing ep.4 at the moment, but I’ll be listening to every ep:) Might be my first Pod review … any sleuths out there that wanna confirm? 🤪 I am loving hanging out with you all! I love pub trivia with friends but I honestly never provide much to my teams 😅 but this pop-culture genre is bringing me joy and confidence. Fun creative categories for each round! Appreciating youz all!

Michelle Pack ,

A delight!

Super fun show! I love it!

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