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Feb 28, 2018

Let’s start with salad, specifically salad dressing, even more specifically salad dressing names.

We’ll start with the king of salad dressings in the United States: ranch.

Ranch dressing was first created in 1954 by Steve Henson, who owned a dude ranch called Hidden Valley Ranch, near Santa Barbara, California. His...

Feb 20, 2018

Today is the 14th day of competition at the 23rd Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Here are a few things you might not have known about these Olympics and the Olympic Winter Games in general.

  • Ninety-two nations are competing in 102 events in 15 sports during the 19-day competition. The host South...

Feb 12, 2018

I hope you’re asking yourself, where has this guy been for the past eight months? Well, my wife and I moved from Yakima, Washington, to Los Angeles in a so-far successful attempt to avoid winter. Also, I’ve recently started a new job, because unlike other podcasters, we’re not rolling in Blue Apron or SquareSpace...

May 15, 2017

To my listeners:

I hope you've noticed there has been a lack of "Trivia Minute" podcasts lately.

I have quite a few exciting and positive things going on in my life right now, so I've had to put the podcast on the back burner until things settle down (likely sometime this autumn).

My promise: The show will return, so...

May 5, 2017

We’ll start off with a question: What nation did Mexican forces defeat in the Battle of Puebla, which is marked by Cinco de Mayo celebrations?

We’ll have the answer later in the show.

Today is Cinco de Mayo, which is celebrated more in the United States than it is in Mexico. It’s also Children’s Day in Japan...