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A podcast where two roommates ask each other about all the things we should know about - but don't. You Know What I've Been Wondering? is a comedy, history, and culture podcast answering the questions you've always wanted to ask. What are the actual origins of astrology? Why is Kombucha so popular? Who are the Bird Truthers? You ask, we answer. This is the opposite of mansplaining. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ykwibwpodcast/support

You Know What I've Been Wondering‪?‬ Sarah Bedwell & Jane Bertelsen

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

A podcast where two roommates ask each other about all the things we should know about - but don't. You Know What I've Been Wondering? is a comedy, history, and culture podcast answering the questions you've always wanted to ask. What are the actual origins of astrology? Why is Kombucha so popular? Who are the Bird Truthers? You ask, we answer. This is the opposite of mansplaining. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ykwibwpodcast/support

    Secretariat & Sunscreen

    Secretariat & Sunscreen

    It's very hot outside - stay inside and listen to us instead! This week, Jane shares the story of racehorse Secretariat (and some Seabiscuit facts). Sarah explains why you should absolutely be wearing sunscreen all the time!


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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Australian Wildlife & Hart Island

    Australian Wildlife & Hart Island

    Your weekly reminder that there are many things in the sea that can kill you, so swim with caution this summer, folks! Jane shares facts about some of Australia's most unique, and deadly, wildlife. Sarah explains the history of Hart Island and its significance in Queer History. We want to wish a happy Pride month to all our queer friends out there. Whether or not being out is an option for you, we hope you find a way to a life where you can be your most authentic self. 


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Madame Tussaud & Runes

    Madame Tussaud & Runes

    Jane makes many bad rune puns in this. You have been warned! This week, Jane further explains who Madame Tussaud was (but there is the devastating absence of any heads in jars). Sarah explains where runes came from and their uses. We also discuss the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 in honor of its 100th anniversary. 


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Sesame Street & Traffic Laws

    Sesame Street & Traffic Laws

    I guess this week we went for a street sign theme? Jane explains the development of Sesame Street. Sarah shares the history of traffic laws in the United States. Plus, a big chat about grief and loss in the middle.


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    • 1 hr 14 min
    May Day & JonBenet Ramsey

    May Day & JonBenet Ramsey

    We did not intentionally rhyme our topics, we promise. This week, Jane explains the origins of May Day. Sarah discusses a popular theory on JonBenet Ramsey's murder. We also have a long chat on pop culture and gender. CW: violence against children, death, sexual assault.


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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Designated Survivors & The Draining of Niagara Falls

    Designated Survivors & The Draining of Niagara Falls

    We missed you last week! If you are disgusted by bugs, maybe skip the first 20 minutes. This week, Jane explains how a designated survivor is chosen. Sarah tells the story of the 1969 drainage of Niagara Falls. 


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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

AranAC ,

Your Curiosities Solved!

One of the few podcasts that can make me gasp with the surprising information they share! Informative and fun!

PhilippaADR ,

So funny!

These podcasts are so funny and super informative. You’ll learn things you never knew you needed to know!

allonsí jean pierre ,

These ladies? Love ‘em!

This is the opposite of mansplaining!