Today We Learned

What film do we have to thank for digital watches? Is overeating what is really killing Pac-Man? Have we been mispronouncing Mount Everest all these years? Zachary Levi (Chuck, Picking Favorites, Thor: The Dark World) joins the guys to answer life's burning questions and much more.


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Where does the phrase "pushing the envelope" come from? What's really in Hawaiian Punch? Who was paid to not star in Beverly Hills Cop? Comedian Dave Ross (Terrified, WOMEN) joins the guys in studio to find out the answers to all of these and more.

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Things get awfully nutty when Clarke Wolfe (SleepyCast: The Official Sleepy Hollow Podcast) joins the guys in studio after they all slept off their Thanksgiving dinners. What popular snack can spontaneously combust? What other major piece of pop culture is Washington Irving indirectly responsible for? Who is responsible for milk bottles having expiration dates? Find out in today's brand new episode.

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What animals can you legally bring on an airplane? What is the surprising origin behind the name of stegosaurus' spiked tails? Why are barber poles red, white, and blue? Comedian Josh Adam Meyers (The Goddamn Comedy Jam) joins the guys in the studio to answer some of life's burning questions.

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Jacob Soboroff (Pivot's TakePart Live) joins the guys to talk about the dumbest laws in the United States, one of America's most fascinating ghost towns, the natural stealth of owls, and more.

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Dan was kidnapped and we didn't pay the ransom, so Brea Grant (Real Housewives of Horror, Mystic Party podcast) stepped in to guest host with Razzle. It's a good thing she did because they were joined by writer/director Alex Ross Perry (Listen Up Philip) to talk about the reason why we use QWERTY keyboards, what snacks are surprisingly vegan, the history of Johnny Cash's "A Boy Named Sue" and much more.

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Where did the Baltimore Ravens get their name?! What are the mysterious secrets behind the origin of Kleenex? Listen to Razzle and Dan chat with comedian Greg Walloch and find out!

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Animal rights activist and actress Kristen Renton (Sons of Anarchy) joins the guys in studio to answer more of life's burning question. This week, find out how Nazis are responsible for the Olympic torch, the history of Fruit Roll-ups, and more weird factoids about the Eiffel tower than you ever cared to know!

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Get out of the van and play this episode because Henry Rollins (Black Flag, Rollins Band, Legend of Korra) joins the guys in studio for a wide-ranging conversation about pretty much everything under the sun. From tales of self-injecting with cobra venom to the right way to eat dog food to the mysterious connection between the Pillsbury Doughboy and Green Lantern, no stone is left unturned in this episode.

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Where do Skittles come from? What animal worked professionally for the South African railroad? What is Batman's connection to Australia? Razzle and Dan head to Stoopid Buddy Stoodios to sit down with Seth Green (Robot ChickenFamily GuyBuffy the Vampire Slayer) and find out the answer to life's burning questions. Oh and they talk about Batman an awful lot. Like a lot.

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