The Thursday Trivia Podcast
By Daniel Pecoraro
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"It's great fun! I recommend it" - James Carter, Podquiz Daniel Pecoraro (contributor to mental_floss and PodQuiz) hosts a biweekly show of 5 trivia questions on a certain topic or theme, with pod-safe music (from field recordings to song covers to loops to the best of Creative Commons music) separating the questions and answers.
||Clean67: Grass||67: Grass: Five questions on grass (better late than never?). Music this week is “Little Grass Shack” by Voodoo Suite from the Free Music Archive. Also I’ll be recording an episode of NPR’s Ask Me Another - as a contestant - on August 20th. Ticket||24 7 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean66: Roads||66: Roads: Five questions on roads. (Also it’s very hot in New York or at least in my dorm room.) Music this week is Jahzzar with “Roads that burned our boots” from the Free Music Archive.||26 6 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean65: The Art of the Book||65: The Art of the Book: Five questions on bookbinding and bookmaking. Music this week is “House of Books” by the Party Boys from the Free Music Archive.||12 6 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean64: Live from Governors Island!||64: Live from Governors Island!: dpecs: Live from Colonels Row on Governors Island at the Macaulay Honors College Olympics and Spring Picnic. Rounds this week are on Governors Island, Snakes, Planets, and Canals.||29 5 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean63a: Brief announcement||63a: Brief announcement||22 5 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean63: Snakes||63: Snakes: 5 questions on snakes. This week’s music is “Charming Snakes” by MUTE, from the Free Music Archive.||1 5 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean57: Barclays Premier League||57: Barclays Premier League: thurstriv: A double-length episode on the Premier League - five trivia questions, and a special five-question “Guess the Chant” round, featuring chants recorded and posted on the site FanChants. Music this week is actually||10 4 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean61: Spring Training||61: Spring Training: 5 questions this week on baseball’s Spring Training. This week’s music is Alabama Shakes with “Rise to the Sun,” live from Port Chester, NY and available on the Internet Archive’s Live Music Archive.||13 3 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean60: Snow||60: Snow: I’m back! 5 questions on snow this week; music is an accordionist on the B Line of the Rome Metro, part of one of my other Internet projects, the Subway Music Archive.||20 2 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean59: Bridges||59: Bridges: Five questions on bridges. Music this week is “Every Bridge Has Its Toll” by Mr. and Mrs. Smith.||10 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean33: NPR (rerun)||33: NPR (rerun): Ed. Note: I’m taking this week off from podcasting to focus on the GRE which I’m taking in about a week. New double-length episode on Bridges (and Bridges) in two weeks’ time. For now, in honor of On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone b||12 9 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean58: New York City Elections||58: New York City Elections: Five questions about New York City electoral history. Music this week is “Pollinate” by my friend Kirk Pearson, available on the Free Music Archive (and on his bandcamp!) I featured Kirk on my podcast infinitespace in only||29 8 2013||Free||View in iTunes|