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Monday
Aug202012

Ep 25: ALL QUIZ BONANZA! #5

 

Our most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational all-quiz show! Dana's got a round of Muppets trivia, Colin's got a geography and mononym celebrity names, Karen mixes things up with a mash-up round, and Chris quizzes us on very MAN-ly superhero names.

ALSO: Karen's jingle-writing debut, "Um, Actually," mind-blowing history behind the fortune cookie, the best/worst/sleaziest International Date Line pick-up line ever, and of course, a mini-segment of our favorite animal sex facts

RUNTIME: 42 minutes 17 seconds

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Featured interlude music:

"Chop Suey Chow Mein" by Louis Prima with Keely Smith  Amazon | iTunes 

"Only One" by Sammy Adams  Amazon | iTunes 

"The Muppet Show Theme" by The Muppets  Amazon | iTunes 

"Never Feel Good" (Gorillaz vs. Cake) by Party Ben

"Ode to a Superhero" by Weird Al (Billy Joel) Amazon | iTunes 

"Pony" by Ginuwine  Amazon | iTunes 


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Reader Comments (5)

Dana just made my day with the Muppets trivia section. Thank you so much for that! I look forward to new episodes of this podcast more than any other, so I hope you all are able to keep it going!

August 22, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCary

This is the first podcast I listened to that introduced me to you guys. Really digged it and was also happy to hear that this podcast comes from my neck of the woods, the bay area. New fan.

August 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDF

The pronunciation of "Kiribati" (in the Merriam Webster dictionary: http://i.word.com/idictionary/kiribati) is not what the word looks like. It's "kiri-bass"! You can hear it on the MW website or on Forvo.com. Wikipedia lists the "kiri-body" pronunciation second.

The reason for that 's' ending is interesting: "The name Kiribati is the local pronunciation of "Gilberts", derived from the main island chain, the Gilbert Islands." (Wikipedia explains: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati)

Thanks for the boatload of knowledge you share through your show! Hope you find this interesting. :)

September 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBrett

The pronunciation of "Kiribati" (in the Merriam Webster dictionary: http://i.word.com/idictionary/kiribati) is not what the word looks like. It's "kiri-bass"! You can hear it on the MW website or on Forvo.com. Wikipedia lists the "kiri-body" pronunciation second.

The reason for that 's' ending is interesting: "The name Kiribati is the local pronunciation of "Gilberts", derived from the main island chain, the Gilbert Islands." (Wikipedia explains: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati)

Thanks for the boatload of knowledge you share through your show! Hope you find this interesting. :)

September 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBrett

Dana,
Loved the Muppet segment but I'd have prefered to hear the original Muppet theme music with the classic voices rather than a new version where the voices are good but not the "right" ones.

January 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLorriene

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