We Don’t Know Why You’re Not Voting

VOTE!

This Tuesday is election day in the U.S. and citizens sure seem more fired up about it than usual. We’re avoiding the politics to focus on why getting the vote out is important and why some people still don’t do it. Mike’s Dad is our special guest to give us context from the perspective of a precinct election judge to understand how polling places are run and how they can be vital to a community.

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We Don’t Know Halloween Costumes

Americans will spend over $9B on Halloween this year – and about a third of that will be on costumes! This week, we talk about the good, the bad and the INSANE costumes that we’ve found online. We also revisit some of our favorite costumes of the past and we discover that glitter pumpkin butts are a thing.

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We Don’t Know Weird Halloween Candy

The aftermath of our taste test

It’s that time of year again to stock up on goodies to hand out to dressed up kids all over your neighborhood. But why are these candies so weird now?! Join us as we taste some Halloween candy, discuss our favorites from childhood and talk through the weird flavors and names of today’s treats.

The aftermath of our taste test
The aftermath of our taste test

This week was disgusting fun  because we got to watch each other react to some truly horrible unique Halloween candy. While we found some that we liked, I think we’ll be sticking with our usual favorites this season.

Check out our Instagram for some fun clips of us taste-testing some of the candy from this week’s episode.

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We Don’t Know Memorial Day

Memorial Day

It’s Memorial Day weekend and while most are out enjoying sunshine, pools and barbecue, it’s a good time to reflect on our history and what this day is actually about. This week, we look at the history of Memorial Day and some of the lesser known stories of those who have died serving our country.

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We Don’t Know The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Avengers we are not.

We finally saw Black Panther and loved it! Super hero movies have come so far in 10 years, and there’s so much going on that they can be intimidating! How did this master plan of films come to fruition and how have they played out? We look back at the 19 films leading up to Avengers: Infinity War — with no spoilers!

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We Don’t Know Wisdom Teeth

Steve Martin in Little Shop of Horrors / © Warner Bros.

This week, Mike joined the group of most Americans who, at some point in their lives, get their 3rd molars removed. Why is this weird procedure such common practice? Why are they called “wisdom” teeth? And why do we have ’em anyway?! Also… some funny clips of Mike on pain killers.

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We Don’t Know Friday The 13th

Watch Out Mike!

Did you have a spell of bad luck last Friday? Ever notice a lot of tall buildings skip floor 13? Have you been chased by a guy in a hockey mask? We get into all of these topics and more this week as we discuss the superstition of the number 13 and pop culture around Friday the 13th!

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We Don’t Know Trading Spaces

The closest we'll ever get to Trading Spaces - painting our living room

The reality show that started the DIY television craze is rebooting this weekend, nearly 20 years after the first episode. This week we spend some time talking about why Trading Spaces became such a breakout hit and we re-visit some of the disasters of design that came out of it.

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We Don’t Know Easter Candy

Taste testing Easter candy

It’s Easter… and April Fool’s Day. This week, we taste some of the random candy that only comes at Easter, chat about family Easter traditions and Mike shares some WTF facts about Peeps!

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We Don’t Know Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa is the largest free-standing mountain in the world – a place few ever get to see in person. Last year, however, our friend Chad took an amazing journey to climb it! In this special episode, Chad and his partner, Matt, join us to tell his story about how he came to make the climb and the incredible physical and mental feats that it takes to get to the summit!

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