Today We Learned

Behind every great @dadboner is a greater podcast guest. The inimitable Mike Burns (MTV's Ridiculousness) joins the guys in studio to talk little-known Goonies trivia, Michigan's roving insecticide trucks, the history of Lucky Charms, and more!

 

 
Direct download: twl41_burns.mp3
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Where does the term gypsy come from? What's the deal with Portland's secret network of tunnels? Are those pants salmon or coral? The delightful Joel David Moore (Bones, Avatar, ABC's Forever) joins the guys in studio to find out.

Direct download: twl40_moore.mp3
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The men of The Big Ask, David Krumholtz and Jason Ritter, swing by the studio to talk about Mario in real life, mind-controlling fungus, the origins of Mr. Potato Head and much more.

Direct download: twl39_ritter_krumholtz.mp3
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How many lies could Pinocchio tell before snapping his neck? What are the origins of Oregon Trail? Julieanne Smolinski (GQ, xoJane, Grace and Frankie) joins the guys in the studio to find out!

Direct download: twl38_smolinski.mp3
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Bobak Ferdowsi (NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory) joins the guys to talk about Bluetooth's Viking past, the secret origins of Chinese checkers, how many times Godzilla has destoryed Tokyo, and when the heck we're moving to Mars.

Direct download: twl37_ferdowsi.mp3
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Bloody Disgusting’s Evan Dickson swings by the help the guys figure out what people stock up on most before hurricanes, giddy up for the Kentucky Derby, run down some horror movie trivia, and much more.

 

Direct download: twl36_dickson.mp3
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What famous celebrity's father was an assassin? What do people keep stealing from Colorado's highways? What is Sam Rockwell's connection to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Duncan Birmingham (IFC's Maron) joins Razzle in the studio to find out the answers to all of this and more. Meanwhile, Dan is mysteriously absent...until next week.

Direct download: twl35_duncan.mp3
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What's the difference between a crevice and a crevasse? Where does Velcro come from? What happens to old Pizza Huts when they die? Comedian Jade Catta-Preta (Californication, Daddy Knows Best) joins the guys in studio to answer all your burning questions.

Direct download: twl34_preta.mp3
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What will $3.1 million get you on eBay? What purpose do gargoyles serve? What common food causes lucid dreaming? Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News, Daylight, G4) joins the guys at Nerdist HQ to find the answers to all of these and much more.

Direct download: twl33_chobot.mp3
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Why does the Leaning Tower of Pisa lean? What is the origin of the white t-shirt? What notable theme song did Tony the Tiger sing? Rock star extraordinaire and party guru Andrew W.K. join the guys to find the answers (and eat some caviar).

Direct download: twl32_andrew.mp3
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