Trivia nights have become a favorite pastime for people of all ages. Although the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders around the country have turned traditional trivia nights into social media gatherings, trivia night "hangouts" can be a fun way to stay connected to your loved ones and put to good use all that useless knowledge you’ve accumulated over the years. Here are a few trivia podcasts to play along with or give you an edge for your next trivia night.
This podcast brings the pub quiz home to you. Filled with the banter and fun of a trivia night with your friends, hosts Jonathan Oakes, Chris Hollister, Carmela Smith and Benjamin Young provide a gateway to the larger world of trivia. Each weekly episode features the hosts and guests answering a variety of questions. Recent episodes include "You Keep Writing Spinaroonie," "It Smells Like Answers in Here" and "All the World’s a Stage."
Find it: https://trivialwarfare.com/
No Such Thing As A Fish
To keep you up to speed on the latest tidbits, host Dan Schreiber is joined by James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray and Anna Ptaszynski to share what they have learned in the past week. Every Friday, they discuss topics on everything from bubbles to the opera. Recent episodes include "No Such Thing As A Leg Made From Milk," "No Such Thing As Tedious Moss" and "No Such Thing As A Tiny Ferris Wheel."
Find it: https://www.nosuchthingasafish.com/
For those looking for true trivia practice or some questions for your next trivia night, Podquiz features the format of 20 questions with music interludes followed by the answers. Fans can keep track of their scores by downloading an answer sheet. Podquiz has more than 700 episodes available to choose from.
Go Fact Yourself
In an effort to make your favorite celebrities feel more like normal people, hosts J. Keith van Straaten and Helen Hong quiz them to see who is the smartest. Before each show, two celebrities compete against one another in topics each think they are experts in. Whichever comedian, actor or musician has the most points wins the game. Recent episodes include "Jordan Morris," "Best of Baseball" and "Jimmy Pardo."
Find it: https://maximumfun.org/podcasts/go-fact-yourself/