Today We Learned

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.

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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).

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What was the original time machine in Back to the Future before the Delorean? How was the Panama Canal constructed? Comedian Jackie Kashian (Dork Forest, This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux) joins Razzle and guest host Ben Gleib to answer these and more.

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What cologne drives tigers wild? Where did Pop Rocks come from? Why do we call marijuana "pot" anyway? Matt Cohen (Bagged & Boarded, Stoner Science) joins the guys in the studio to answer all of these questions and much more.

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What are the origins of the Shamrock Shake? When did France stop using the guillotine? What does pesto have to do with one of America's most famous slogans? Matt Kirshen (Comedy, Probably Science, Bigipedia) joins Razzle and guest host Ben Gleib (Last Week on Earth) to tackle these burning questions and much more.

Direct download: twl29_kirshen.mp3
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Comedian Chris Gore (Celebrities Poop, Podcrash, G4 joins the guys in the studio to find out how to spot a fake Russian passport, learn about the secret origins of hot chocolate, which celebrity sold his sister on eBay and more!

 

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Books made from human flesh. The craziest FBI sting operation ever. The origins of the Super Soaker. Cole Stratton (Pop My Culture, SF Sketchfest) joins the guys to discuss all of this and more!

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Where the hell did spring break come from anyway? What mysteries does Graceland contain? What in the world is a backronym? Music legend Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) drops by the studio to help the guys find the answers to all of these and more.

Direct download: twl26_hoffs.mp3
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