Today We Learned

Scott Porter (Hart of Dixie, Friday Night Lights) returns to Today We Learned to drop even more knowledge! Why are shih tzus called "Lion Dogs"? Why are boxing gloves more dangerous than bareknuckle boxing? What are the traditional wedding anniversary gifts and why do we give them? Find out the answer to all of these and more on a brand new episode.

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Where did summer blockbuster movie season come from? What is the boozy origin of Star Wars' Salacious Crumb? What's the difference between the three kinds of Grecian columns? The amazing Maude Garrett (AMC's Jedi Council, Geek Bombshells) joins the guys in studio to find the answers to life's burning questions.

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Today We Learned goes international on a very special episode with Swedish podcaster extraordinaire Kristoffer Triumf (Varvet International)! Dan was detained at the border, so special guest host/British comedian Matt Kirshen (Probably Science) joins Razzle in the studio to drop more knowledge than a B-52 full of books.

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Mark Pellegrino(LOST, The Returned) joins Razzle and guest host comedian Daniel Van Kirk to chat about The Hulk, how to pick up broken glass properly, and other awesome nerdy things!

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Alison Rosen joins Razzle and repeat Guest Host Andy Haynes to chat facts about Rolos, Connect Four, playing cards, and how to boil water faster!

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What do you do when a squirrel breaks into your home? Do Fruit Loops really have different fruit flavors? Why are some people born with different colored eyes? The delightfully droll Dominic Sherwood (Vampire Academy, Take Down, The Other) joins the guys in studio to answer life's burning questions!

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How are elephants involved in making a $50 cup of coffee? How did Japanese researchers reinvent the smoke detector for the hard of hearing? Why are people in the UK eating their coffee cups? Adrian Martinez (Focus, Gotham, Louie) joins Dan and special guest host Clarke Wolfe (SleepyCast: The Official Sleepy Hollow Podcast) to find the answers to all of these and more.

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And the Academy Award goes for being the Best Listener! It's a special, low calorie, guestless edition of Today We Learned with your fearless hosts, Razzle and Dan. Join them to talk about weird Oscars trivia, James Cameron's secret past, and much more.

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Curious? Good! Rachel Skarsten (50 Shades of Grey) joins the guys in the studio to drop some knowledge. Plus, Dan was trapped in the Red Room, so Andy Haynes guest hosts!


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Two of New Zealand's finest comedic talents, Taika Waititi (Eagle vs. Shark) and Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords), emerge from the shadows of promoting their new vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows in order to join the guys in the studio. Find out all about the history of the Oscars, Japan's odd love affair with vending machines, the origin of several vampire myths, and much more.

If you'd like to see What We Do in the Shadows in a theater near you, consider donating to their Kickstarter.

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