This Week In Worthless Knowledge
Crazy things happened in history this week that you might not know about.
info_outline Episode 39 - Christmas Spectacular: The Sequel 12/17/2018
Episode 39 - Christmas Spectacular: The Sequel Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth discuss some of the most interesting Christmas traditions from around the world and ask the question that has been gnawing at us for years: how would our wives react if we presented divorce papers to them (with a bow on them) on Christmas morning?
info_outline Episode 38 - The Spruce Goose 11/07/2018
Episode 38 - The Spruce Goose Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth are back and after going off on a tangent about reusable straws, they discuss the downside of spending 29 years working on a plane that only flew once and then ask the tough question: How Much Money Would We Have to Be Paid to Have a Texting Affair with Someone Named Big Booty Judy and be Called Out on the Maury Povich Show?
info_outline Episode 37 - The Perils of Not Having a Backup Plan 10/18/2018
Episode 37 - The Perils of Not Having a Backup Plan Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth return to explore what happens when you win a Civil War, behead a king, and then put his son on the throne a few years later. Spoiler Alert: it wasn't great. Also the guys take a look at the 1501 Ballet of the Chestnuts which featured the Pope, chestnuts (of course) and many honest prostitutes.
info_outline Jumping Off A House with a Homemade Parachute, Getting Thrown By a Catapult | Episode 36 10/08/2018
Jumping Off A House with a Homemade Parachute, Getting Thrown By a Catapult | Episode 36 Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth are back to discuss some French mavericks and dreamers from the late 18th century. This devolves into a debate over how much money we'd have to get paid to jump off a building with a homemade parachute, getting catapulted, and whether people in prison should be able to break out if they can build some sort of flying contraption.
info_outline Episode 35 - What We Would Do For 100,000 Facebook Likes 09/20/2018
Episode 35 - What We Would Do For 100,000 Facebook Likes We're back. Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth address the 1982 Allentown, PA contest where 3 guys stayed on top of a billboard to try to win a mobile home. Then they discuss the 222-0 college football game and how we would do if we gathered a group of friends to take on a D1 college team, and they discuss the pros and cons of having the nickname "The Bald" which devolves into a conversation about people who were almost astronauts doing hard time. Welcome back, we're going to try and do this more regularly now.
info_outline Episode 34 - Christmas Spectacular 12/11/2017
Episode 34 - Christmas Spectacular Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth are back with the type of hard hitting Christmas analysis you have grown to expect. How should you react to your Wii Fit making your avatar fat because you haven't exercised in 4 years? What would you do if you saw Santa Claus (or a man resembling him) in your home late at night on Christmas? And the guys take you on a trip around the globe to recognize some of the world's lesser known holiday traditions. From fist fights to harassing sheep, this episode is a can't miss.
info_outline Episode 33 - July 24 - July 30 07/24/2017
Episode 33 - July 24 - July 30 In this episode, Johnny Goodtimes and The Truth debate the pros and cons of having 55 wives, how good a choice they'd each be to guide 99 blind men through the desert, and the downside of having a "pet dwarf" in the 11th century.
info_outline Episode 32 -- May 1-May 7 05/01/2017
Episode 32 -- May 1-May 7 In this, the long awaited reunion of Johnny Goodtimes and the Truth, the guys discuss how they think the conversation would go if they told their wives they were leaving to dogsled alone to the North Pole. They also consider how they would go about toppling a Central American government with 60 men and what role early 90's Latino rapper Gerardo would play in that process. Thanks for being patient everyone--we'll do it again soon!
info_outline Episode 31 -- November 28-December 4 11/24/2016
Episode 31 -- November 28-December 4 In this, our first episode in 3 months, Johnny and the Truth discuss blasting monkeys into space, what people in 3000 BC would've thought when they saw a solar eclipse, and the pros and cons of being hit whilst in your living room by a falling meteor. We also chat about how much money it would take to get our wives to televise them having a baby (both with their knowledge and being secretly recorded), and if we would trade the family far for a thimble we thought we could auction for a lot of money. Sorry for the wait, we hope to be back soon!!!! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
info_outline Episode 30 -- August 22-August 28 08/22/2016
Episode 30 -- August 22-August 28 In this episode we respond to critical feedback before the show. How much money would you have to be paid to be someone's slave for a year, with your main job being to serve as their human foot stool? How much would you need to be paid to stay off the TV, phone, and internet for an entire year and the only thing you could ever watch was the Oxygen Channel? How much money would you have to be paid to use as many steroids as the Ultimate Warrior did in his prime for 5 years?
info_outline Episode 29 - The Ancient Olympics 08/09/2016
Episode 29 - The Ancient Olympics In this episode, we discuss how we think we would have done in the Ancient Olympics. At some point the conversation turns to how much money it would take to get us to wrestle an oiled up Greek man in a public park while naked for 5 minutes.
info_outline Episode 28 -- July 18 - July 24 07/19/2016
Episode 28 -- July 18 - July 24 Johnny discusses his trip to a Bible Studies class on the Eastern Shore where he was the youngest person there by 25 years. Johnny gets his hands on a guide to the whore houses in Philadelphia from 1849 and we discuss some of the ratings. Nat asks Johnny how much he'd have to be paid to fight a bull.
info_outline Episode 27 - June 20-June 26 06/19/2016
Episode 27 - June 20-June 26 Johnny discusses a dilema he faced at a local yardsale recently. Would you mutilate your face if your best friend asked you to as his last wish on his death bed? Is there anything worse than being a galley slave? Which would you thin would be more dangerous--being struck by lightning or going up to a wild bear in the woods and hitting it with a stick? We address all these hard hitting questions this week
info_outline Episode 26 -- June 6 - June 12 06/07/2016
Episode 26 -- June 6 - June 12 Is it cheating on your wife if you time travel into the future? If someone saves your life what is your obligation to them afterwards? How much money would you have to be paid to go into a bar during business hours and smash all the liquor with an ax? Would you rather be rich and famous and die at 43 or poor and live to 83? How hard is it to keep from touching your foot against another guy's foot if you're in adjoining bathroom stalls?
info_outline Episode 25 -- May 30-June 5 05/30/2016
Episode 25 -- May 30-June 5 Johnny and Nat tell the tale of when they attempted to camp in the outfield after a Delmarva Shorebirds game about 16 years ago. Was Joan of Arc essentially a hype-woman for the French army? How would it affect today's presidential candidates if they shot and killed multiple people in duels? If you time traveled 200 years in the past or more, is it still cheating if you mess around with someone back then who wasn't your spouse?
info_outline Episode 24 -- May 23-May 29 05/23/2016
Episode 24 -- May 23-May 29 What are the consequences of hinting at being able to perform miracles? Is defenestration the greatest word in the English language? Would you move if people getting tossed out of windows became common in your city? Is there any chance our wives would be open to going on a Bonnie and Clyde type of crime spree? If you hook up with a woman other than your life but you time traveled 80 years back in time, is it cheating? Is Johnny the most boring person in the world to time travel with?
info_outline Episode 23 -- May 16-May 22 05/18/2016
Episode 23 -- May 16-May 22 If you gained access to a tank with no ammo, would you still go on a rampage through the city? If Johnny rented out Madison Square Garden for Nat's birthday party and invited 15,000 people but not his wife, what would the consequences be?
info_outline Episode 14 -- February 15-February 21 02/18/2016
Episode 14 -- February 15-February 21 In this episode we discuss whether our wives would be angrier if we were caught having an affair with 1 woman or if we were discovered to have a harem of 3,000 women. Would they be angrier at our infidelity or more impressed with our logistical ability in hiding, clothing, housing and feeding thousands of women?