We Don’t Know Presidents… Day?

Bill Pullman in Independence Day

It’s President’s Day, so let’s talk about some amazing ones… from the past and from fiction! Time travel to save JFK, false teeth made of ivory and screws, a murderous Abraham Lincoln and Obama’s colorful new portrait round out this week’s theme of commander-in-chief. Also, Mike tries to create a game of presidential quiz wiz and fails.

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We Don’t Know Sitcoms

Behind the scenes of "One Day At A Time" on Netflix

Drama, laughs and lessons for the family… all in under 30 minutes! What is it about sitcoms that draws us in year after year? We talk about our favorites, the importance of cultural representation and learn about canned laughter.  Continue reading “We Don’t Know Sitcoms”

We Don’t Know Superb Owl

wow. what a superb owl.

Today was the big game! We didn’t watch it, but we’re gonna talk about it. Rivalry on the gridiron! Big ad money! And… owls, apparently. What do owls have to do with football? Listen to find out!

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We Don’t Know Triathlons

Jeremy training for Lavaman

Can you imagine swimming a mile, biking 24 miles, then finishing up with a 6 mile run all in the same day? We can’t either, but this week our friend Jeremy joins us as our first in-studio guest to talk about what it takes to compete in the Lavaman Triathlon. We also talk about his incredible fundraising efforts with Team In Training, AIDS Lifecycle and Cancer’s A Drag.

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We Don’t Know Internet Challenges

We Don't Know Internet Challenges

Before eating Tide Pods was a thing, people were acting like mannequins, dumping buckets of ice water over their heads to raise money for charity and seeing who could eat the most marshmallows. Why do these online challenges go viral and why do we find them so compelling (at least for a while)?

We Don’t Know How To Meet The Parents

Mike after surgery

Meeting the parents of your significant other can be nerve-wracking and awkward… but it can also become a funny story. We share the stories of how we met each other’s parents, our friend Jeremy tells a funny about meeting his partner’s parents and we share some tips for not messing it up!

We Don’t Know Día de Los Reyes

Día de Los Ryes Feast

Gold, frankincense, myrrh and… baby Jesus baked inside a cake?! We explore the history, traditions and food of Día de Los Reyes or 3 Kings Day – the official end to the holiday season in Latin countries and other parts of the world!

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We Don’t Know How To Wrap Up 2017

Happy New Year 2018

We don’t know how to wrap up the year, so we’re re-capping some our favorite movies, TV shows and podcasts from 2017. This special end of year double episode has death in Monterey, return of America’s favorite white trash family and math is hard for Mike!

We Don’t Know How To Holiday (Part 2)

Silvas Christmas 1989

We’re picking up our chat about old family holiday traditions – and who better to talk to about it than our Moms?! Our Moms take over the storytelling this week as they give us a rundown on what we were like as kids, what we wanted for Christmas and the lengths they went to to make our holidays special. A warning for parents: while there’s nothing explicit in this episode, it’s not one you’ll want to listen to with your kids (if you know what we mean)!

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We Don’t Know How To Holiday Party

Mike & Steve at Xmas 2011

The season of festive cheer is upon us, but it’s not always easy (for us anyway) to break the ice at the many holiday parties. This week we explore some advice to have better conversations at parties with friends or co-workers. TL;DR don’t drink too much like Susan in accounting and wind up drunk on the balcony with your puppy.

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