Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast
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A trivia podcast for ladies [and gents] who love cool trivia and sticking it to annoying teams at pub quiz.
||CleanEpisode 25 – Take to the Sea||In our 25th episode, Julia circumnavigates the globe and fills you in on facts you should know about the ocean and the seas. [Btw, there are WAY more than just seven.] Later, enjoy a quiz called “The Wet Bandits!” . . . [Music: 1) The Irish Rovers||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24 – The Ol’ Leather Apple (or, Baseball, Part 1)||In our 24th episode, Lauren broadcasts the origins of America’s pastime and its basic rules, along with some memorable and important folks who influenced the way the game is played today. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Baby Ruth!” . . . [M||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 – Remember the Alamo||In our 23rd episode, Julia takes charge and gives us the rundown on what transpired at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836 [and why General Santa Anna was about as welcome in Texas as a porcupine at a nudist colony ]. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Everythin||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 – He Watches You While You Sleep: Santa Claus||Merry Christmas! Our gift to you, loyal listeners, is a special episode on December 25. In our 22nd episode, Lauren PRESENTS the history of the Jolly Ol’ Fellow himself, Santa Claus. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Merry Men!” . . . [Music:||12/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 – Harry Potter and the Non-Potterheads||In our 21st [and slightly supersized] episode, Julia transforms into a History of Magic professor and attempts to summarize the seven HP books for our listeners […and podcast co-hosts…] who have never read the series. If you have a HP tattoo||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 – Heart of Glass||In our twentieth episode, Lauren shatters your expectations and polishes up on everyone’s favorite non-crystalline amorphous solid. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Glass Jaw!” . . . [Music: 1) The Freeharmonic Orchestra, “Smooth as Glass,”||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 – It’s About Time||In our nineteenth episode, Julia updates us on everyone’s favorite construct: TIME. Learn about the International Date Line, time zones, GMT, UTC, TLC [okay, maybe not that last one], and leap years. Later, enjoy a quiz called “T.V. Timeout”! . .||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 – Aah, Real Monsters!||In our eighteenth episode, Lauren discloses details on cryptozoology and the most popular global cryptids. [Do we want to believe?] Later, enjoy a quiz called “…Oh, REAL Monsters.” . . . [Music: 1) Lobo Loco, “Baby Don’t||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 – Queen Josephine||In our seventeenth episode, Julia uncovers amazing details about Josephine Baker, dancer/actress/spy/civil rights activist/all-around superstar. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Jazz Cleopatra”! [Music: 1) Josephine Baker, “Chiquita Madame,” c. 19||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 – I Want My MTV||In our sixteenth episode, Lauren kills the radio star with the history of everyone’s favorite [former?] Music Television channel. Later, enjoy a quiz called “I 3 the ’80s!” [Music: 1) Captive Portal, “Anti-Exposed Video,” 20||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 – Anyway, Here’s a Wonder-Wall||In our fifteenth episode, Julia chronicles the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World [and shares some breaking (!) archaeological news]. Later, enjoy a fact-packed quiz titled “The EIGHTH Wonder of the World?”. [Music: 1) Jason Shaw, “Pyramids,”||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 – Dads in Space II: Mission to Mars||In our fourteenth episode, Lauren launches into the history of Mars exploration [and recounts the Curiosity rover mission that made NASA cool again]. Stay tuned for a quiz on Science Fiction in film and literature! [Music: 1) Kurt Baker, “Send Me||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 – The Merry Wives of Tudor||In our thirteenth episode, Julia enumerates all six of Henry VIII’s wives [and then teaches you some mnemonics for remembering their order and eventual fates]. Later, enjoy a quiz titled “Historically Messy Breakups”! [Music: 1) Harry||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 – Mr. Madison’s War||In our twelfth episode, Lauren bombards us with facts about that OTHER 19th century war on American soil […the War of 1812…] and some of the iconic figures remembered by both Americans and Canadians. Later, enjoy a quiz on 1812, Sailing, and||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 – Open Up Your Mystery Baskets||In our eleventh episode, Julia tantalizes your tastebuds with a variety of uncommon foodstuffs that have shown up on everyone’s favorite Food Network competition show. Later, try your hand [or neck?] at a quiz called “You Have Been Chopped!&#||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 – You’re in a Cult (Call Your Dad)||In our tenth episode, Lauren indoctrinates us with details about a whole mess o’ cults, including one that made its way to Western New York. [Don’t worry, no Scientology here, folks!] Later, try your hand at the hardest quiz you’ve ever||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09 – Absolutely Radiant||In our ninth episode, Julia illuminates us about the life and times of Marie Skłodowska Curie, the brilliant Nobel Prize-winning scientist who discovered radium and polonium [and blasted through some glass ceilings along the way]. Later, enjoy our ten-||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08 – Strange Creatures||In our eighth episode, Lauren acquaints us with some bizarre fauna [and one exotic creature’s body part that still mystifies scientists]. Later, enjoy a ten-question quiz on “Animals–Weird or Not.” [Music: 1) Montplaisir, “This tu||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07 – Ain’t No Mountains High Enough||In our seventh episode, Julia guides you to several of the highest summits in the world so that you don’t have to hike there yourself. Learn some useful mountain facts [and the longest place name in the English language]. Later, enjoy our ten-quest||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06 – Fashion Kills||In our sixth episode, Lauren takes us on a fabulous journey to the early haute couture ateliers of Europe [and divulges to us how Coco Chanel was “a piece of work”]. Later, enjoy a ten-question quiz titled “Fashion Kills”!||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05 – What the Dickens||In our fifth episode, Julia regales us with details about famous author Charles Dickens and summarizes all of his most important books. [Spoiler alert: There are lots of orphans and debtors’ prisons.] Later, enjoy our ten-question quiz titled ̶||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04 – Project Apollo, or, Dads in Spaaaace!||Houston, we’ve had a problem here… In our fourth episode, Lauren enlightens us on the numerous Apollo missions planned and executed by NASA. Find out how astronauts are like dads [and which ones are responsible for some lunar graffiti]. Then||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03 – Intoxicating Liquors||In our third episode, Julia shares highlights of the temperance movement in the U.S. [honestly, more thrilling than it sounds!], followed by the Constitutional amendments which bookended Prohibition. Later, enjoy our ten-question quiz on Potent Potables||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02 – Faces in Places||In our second episode, Lauren talks about how her new favorite Netflix show sent her down a wiki-hole on pareidolia. Then, enjoy our ten-question quiz on General Trivia You Should Know! [Music: 1) Anonymous420, “W o r k M u s i c,” 2017. Courtes||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01 – Dead Presidents||In our inaugural episode of “Miss Information,” Julia recounts the lives [and deaths] of the POTUSes [PsOTUS?] who didn’t make it out of the White House in one piece. Then, enjoy our ten-question quiz titled Presidents and Residents! [Music: 1) An||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Lauren and Julia have great chemistry together and can spin a fine yarn, leading their intrepid listeners down curiously unbeaten paths. I can't wait for the next episode!
These ladies are fun and informative! Can't wait to hear more
Like sitting with friends
I listened to the first two episodes while eating petits fours and watching Jeopardy on mute (really!) and it was the ultimate Sunday evening experience. These ladies are a pleasure to listen to, and now I need to go take a closer look at the VHS cover of the little mermaid. Keep it up, Lauren & Julia!