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KAREN // @momopeche

Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

EXPERTISE: Geography, Hip Hop, Dogs, Patrick Swayze, Scout


COLIN // @colin13

Cannot tolerate lines that are not 100% parallel or 100% perpendicular.

EXPERTISE: Classic Rock, Academy Awards, NBA, Star Wars, Sniper


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Kinda sweet, kinda hilarious. Game designer extraordinaire.  

EXPERTISE: Literature, Indie Rock, Pop Culture, New Zealand, Prince, Medic


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Walking retro videogame almanac. Ravenclaw.  

EXPERTISE: US government, James Taylor, videogames, Spy





Better get your THINK TANK ready because we're fishing for BRAIN-BOW TROUT in our 15th ALL QUIZ episode! Dana's got a hangover-free quiz about cocktails and drinky-drinks. Chris' current game obsession bleeds into his quiz segment about Disney characters, and Colin hosts another round of "WHAT'S...THE...DIFFERENCE?!" Do you know what *your* demonym is? And Karen prepared an international music round, and a wacky celebrity inventor quiz. Betcha don't know what celebrity has the patent for a naughty jacuzzi.

ALSO: totally rad 80's Squarespace ad, Where Do You GJB?

RUNTIME: 54 minutes 38 seconds


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I GJB while running in the morning.... here's a sunrise from my backyard as I head out.

August 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

In regards to demonyms- I live in a small town in the Canadian Rockies, Canmore. That makes me a proud Canmoron!

August 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEmma

Any chance you guys could post the artists and track names for those amazing foreign "cover" songs (for lack of a better word)? Those were awesome!

August 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMattamatics

Hi guys, loved listening to this week's podcast on my way back to Nottingham UK from London. I loved the demonym info, but was I've never heard people from Newcastle being called whatever you called them.

In the UK people from Newcastle are famously called 'Geordies' and people from Birmingham are called 'Brummies'.

Another one you might like is people from the county or Yorkshire are called 'Tykes'.

Lovely the fabulous facts guys.


August 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMatt Lyons

Love the show, and especially enjoyed the demonyms. I think I have one of the best demonyms out there. I live in the small town of Chemainus, on southern Vancouver Island. A resident of Chemainus is known as a Chemainiac. Always felt it suited me well.

August 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAidan

Greetings from Norway

I usually listen to GJB when I go for walks with my dog. Couple of pictures from a trip this summer.

Bodoe, Norway

August 26, 2013 | Unregistered Commentermarius

Someone from Halifax, Nova Scotia is a Haligonian

September 12, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEmma

Catching up on old episodes and caught the demonyms quiz. Unfortunately Edinburgh does not rhyme with Pittsburgh, but is pronounced "Edin-burrow" so the joke is kind of lost. A small but distracting error.

September 27, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJordan

I finally finished Episode 75 and was surprised and delighted to hear my name (Jonathan of Fargo, ND) referenced by Karen! I am the registered patent agent from Fargo that Karen referenced! I didn't know she used my stuff to create a quiz! This is awesome!

Here are a couple of fun patents for you to look up:

Go to Google/patents and search for these patents.

Patent 5,901,666 Pet Display Vest
Patent 5,255,452 Anti-Gravity Illusion (inventor: Michael Jackson)
Patent 6,293,874 User-operated amusement apparatus for kicking the user's buttocks

There are many, many more.

Thanks, GJB!


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