Our feminist trivia podcast is a behind-the-scenes look at the intrigue, mayhem, animal facts, and penis jokes you’ve come to expect from No Sports Trivia’s live pub quiz, plus the most bizarre history, science, and culture tidbits we’ve found in our trivia research, special guests, and more!

Episode 46: A Unicorn in a Sweatervest

Learn how to get disqualified from the international sweater vestival and about the relative merits of various vest-wearing animals, enjoy a tribute to the finest cardigan-wearer in human history (Fred Rogers) and find out where to play No Sports Trivia in 2018! 

Episode 45: Professional Pelvis

Learn about which vulva puppet Prince would buy from Etsy, where all the best copyrighted holidays come from, how to self advocate in a cervical exam, and the whimsy of the French with special guest Charlie, a Professional Pelvis!

 

Episode 44: Butt or Head? 

Learn tips for gender inclusive sex toy copywriting, how Mike Pence is creepy and inspirational at the same time (in a way), and the best way to respond to a marriage request from Henry Tudor with our guests, trivia geniuses Pence Facts!

 

 

Episode 43: If This Were a Witchhunt Every Rapist Would Already be Drowned in the Creek

Learn about dragon dildos, Baba Yaga’s architectural preferences, and why “witch hunt” is the wrong term for addressing sexual predation. Listen to the end for the song “C U Next Tuesday” from special guest’s Man Repellant, off their new album “Participation Trophy”!


 

Episode 42: Hufflefaced

Learn about math witchcraft, whether it’s possible that Arizona got something right, how the sorting hat can choose your favorite booze, and the dangers of the subjective nature of mental health diagnoses with our guest Claire Alexander, an ASL interpreter specializing in mental health!


 

Episode 41: Bat Dog

Learn how to make vegan lutefisk, which obscure waterfowl you can spot in the Babysitters Club movie, how to tell if your work is harming more than it’s helping, and the joys of a fully developed prefrontal cortex with our guest, lawyer, birdwatcher, and muddler Erica!

 

Episode 40: We Need All of You

Learn how to find ways to join the resistance and how to tell when you should take a break, how to become a street medic to support activism in your community, and a butt-based strategy for defeating your enemies with our guest, activist, designer, and musician Kat Endgame!

Episode 39: Twine Ball Days

Learn about the disappointing nature of the World’s Largest Penny, how you can support teachers in their fight to meet the endlessly growing needs in their communities, and the controversy around some very large balls of twine with our guest, public school teacher/superhero Emily!

 

 

Episode 38: Go Out and Shame

Learn about an unprecidented model for apparel production at a living wage, how to force a multinational corporation to do the right thing, and the relationship between good labor organizing an magic with our guest, labor activist Sarah Adler-Milstein, author of Sewing Hope!


 

Episode 37: Horse Witch

Learn about secret societies and their many and varied interests, a model for compensating emotional labor, and epic queer romance with brilliant writer/activist JADE.


 

Episode 36: Positivity is Not a Political Resource

 Learn about the beauty of a burgeoning movement, how to enter a community without fucking it up, the peril of performing niceness, and the difference between the heart in your heart and the heart in your vagina with our guest, activist, lecturer and legend Virgie Tovar!

 

Episode 35: Gentle and Herbivorous

Learn whether dinosaurs are actually extinct, how T Rexes make peace with their dietary inclinations, and what to do with yourself during the season break! This is the last episode of Season One! Season Two begins October 1, 2017.

 

Episode 34: Space Will Fucking Kill You

Learn how you’re going die in space, how tardigrades are *not* going to die in space, and the best possible nail art you can get(vulvas and toast) with our special guest, Taylor Watson (SF Weekly’s Best Bartender 2017; nail artist extraordinaire of SF Party Nails)

 

 

Episode 33: Trivios Emeriti

Learn short order cook slang for hashbrowns, what to name a sheep, and how to win our live pubquiz in this heartwarming episode. Starring our very own trivia regulars, Team “Harold! They’re Lesbians!” with special bonus competitors, Team Pence Facts.


 

Episode 32: Mother Russia, Motherfucker

Learn how to befriend your bartender, deflate criticism, and what to call an old tomato in this very special clipshow featuring Mallory Ortberg (Dear Prudie) and Nikki Schultz (Pisces Mother).


 

Episode 31: Dominatrix Vasectomy

Learn about French nuns, dogs’ favorite musicals, and how coconuts will kill you with our special guest, dominatrix/drummer/performer extraordinaire Bonni Suval! Listen to the end for every clip she sang during the episode.


 

Episode 30: Do You Have to be 21 to Drink Blood?

Learn who is responsible for the song Who Let the Dogs Out (as though you didn’t already know), who to gather the best intel on your friends and family, and how not to be an asshole American abroad with our guest, wilderness badass, yoga teacher, and peace corps alum Amy!

 


 

Episode 29: Harry Potter and the Broken Kazoo

Join Harry Potter Trivia’s host, Evan, to learn what to call a group of feral cats, how to perform Cosmo’s infamous Sex Tip #30, and plenty of Harry Potter tidbits.

 

 

 

Episode 28: James T. Kirk is a Beautiful Lesbian

Learn who Captain Kirk’s three lesbian girlfriends are, what Pliny the Elder thinks about menstruation, and the best French euphemism for your period with Dear Prudence herself, Mallory Ortberg!

 

 

 

Episode 27: Pants Parts

Learn what to feed your SCOBY, how to invite someone back to your fuck chalet, and why ligers are bigger than both lions and tigers with this week’s guest, Angelique!

 

 

Episode 26: The Golden House of Finarfin

Learn about how bathtub gin got its name, which punching arm Buzz Aldrin favors, and the curly hair revolution with our extra special guest, Sam Ploetz of Helix Salon in Seattle!

 

Episode 25: Shortpants Jumpsuit

Learn about the relative merits of various romcom directors, what it would be like if Barack Obama was your dad, and how to write a non-misogynist romance novel with our guest, writer and lawyer Jasmine Guillory!

 

Episode 24: Anarch-cat

Learn how to win a bee-bearding competition, what to name an elderly cat, and how to live your life right with our extra special guest, artist/musician/bartender/cat jokester extraordinaire Nikki Schultz!

Listen to the end to learn how to win this month’s delicious giveaway prize, perfect for all your summertime beveraging needs.


 

Episode 23: You Can’t Eat Exposure

Learn how to choose between Henry Rollins and Vin Diesel, the optimal time to go to art school, and how to support art and artists in your community with our guest, cultural worker and artist Raul Aguilar! 

 Listen to the end to learn how to win this month’s delicious giveaway prize, perfect for all your summertime beveraging needs. 

 

Episode 22: A Shrewdness of Apes

Learn a model for harm reduction crisis intervention, which genre of music is the best, and how bears celebrate their birthdays with our guest, therapist, activist, and social work student Anna!

Listen to the end for a chance to win the May giveaway, perfect for all your bear/dinosaur picnic needs, and a little surprise for Mother’s Day.

 

 

Episode 21: MAY DAY!

Hear a first person account of the International anti-Marcos movement, learn how human trafficking became a crime in the United States from the woman who single-handedly passed the bill, and learn a strategy for dealing with Republcians from our guest, revolutionary organizer, legislator, and death defier Velma Veloria!

Listen to the end to find out who won the April giveaway, and hear about the prize for May!

 


 

Episode 20: Radicalize Your Mom

Learn how to make wine from the blood of your enemies, how to approach running for political office for the first time ever, and how to revel in the radicalization of everyone’s mom in the aftermath of our current shared nightmare with our guest, feminist, fundraiser, and community builder Emily Randall!

As usual, we want to give you a prize! Listen to the end for info on this Month’s giveaway which we are conveniently extending for a week because we are on tour and we can.

 

 

Episode 19: A Wombat Shaped Hole in our Hearts

Learn about how wombats prevent their coworkers from stealing their lunch, what to wear while dining on space colonizers, and how setting yourself on fire can improve your life with our guest, fire dancer and dick-burner emeritus GEORGE!

We love giving stuff away and we’re still doing it! Listen to the end to find out how you can win this month’s prize, a gorgeous work of feminist science fiction with a one-of-a-kind art cover.

 

 

Episode 18: Passover is Metal AF

Learn about hella plagues, god’s opinions on cannibalism, an incredible model a successful transition in the workplace, and a concrete way for allies to help trans people exist safely in the world!

 

 

Episode 17: Coven Turned All the Way Up

Learn about how to find important business facts, exactly how afraid of crows you should be, and the power of feminist friendship with our guests, storyteller and filmmaker Reena Karia and anthropologist Susie Hatmaker!

 

Episode 16: Narwahl!

Learn about the many and varied benefits of being one of Mariah Carey’s dogs, what various animal groupings are called, and how creating space for inclusivity in game development means better video games for everyone with our guest, author, scholar, and Queerness in Games Conference organizer Dr. Ruberg!

In this episode we also reveal the winner of the Amazing! March! Giveaway! (bag, no dicks) and announce the prize for the April giveaway. Listen to the end for your last chance to win!


 

 

Episode 15: Snip and Dip

Learn about the many and varied ways nature wants to kill you, the complicated history of the first cesarean section, and childbirth-as-time-travel, with our guest, feminist science fiction author Uterus de Uranus!

Listen to the end for your chance to enter this month’s giveaway! In the month of March you can leave a glowing review for a chance to win a Stylish Bag of Incredible Style (BYO dick), and as usual, we have a surprise for you if you make it to the end.

Episode 14: James Joyce Farted Out of Wedlock

Learn how parrots reflect the darker parts of humanity, what James Joyce did during his free time, and how to write a feminist science fiction novel in 32 hours, with our guest, Mystery Author Ramses Bulaklakan!

Listen to the end for your chance to enter this month’s giveaway! In the month of March you can leave a glowing review for a chance to win a Stylish Bag of Incredible Style (BYO dick), and as usual, we have a surprise for you if you make it to the end.

Episode 13: No Points for Killing Hitler

Learn about prehistoric time travel, how to tell if you really want tacos or pizza, and how to think about the past to understand the future, with our guest, Magical Scientist Liz Bush!

Listen to the end for a lively discussion about what kind of bear Ben McKenzie is (and to learn how to enter this month’s giveaway).

 

Episode 12: Boner Math

Learn about the most ludicrous name for a boner pill, where all those severed feet you keep finding on the beach are probably coming from, and how children’s libraries help educate the next generation of radicals with our guest, Paula C. Librarian!

In this episode we also reveal the winner of the Amazing! February! Giveaway! (bag of dicks) and announce the prize for the March Giveaway (different bag, no dicks) (probably).

Listen to the end for your chance to enter this month’s giveaway and hear our adorable coda.

Episode 11: All of the Blood in Your Body Is not Enough Blood

Learn about Ulysses S. Grant’s sordid past as an awesome dragon, how to identify fake news and vet a source, and celebrate the library as a beacon of information and accessibility in our current darkness with our guest Nicole Pasini, executive director of San Mateo County Libraries!

Listen to the end for your last chance to enter this month’s giveaway! In the month of February you can leave a glowing review for a chance to win an Actual Bag of Dicks to treasure forever.
 

 

Episode 10: Bloody Murder Valentine’s Day

Learn about a few of the grosser serial killers of the 1870s, enjoy Carol Queen’s Book Review of The Mass Psychology of Fascism and Experience Review of the infamous Orgone Box, and gather a few more gems on sexuality and communication from our guest–scholar, author, and Sex Genius, Carol Queen!

Listen to the end for info on this month’s giveaway. In the month of February you can leave a glowing review for a chance to win an Actual Bag of Dicks to treasure forever!

 

Episode 9: Satanists are Rad

Learn about the many ways Australia seeks to end your life, how to improve your dumb cell phone photos, and exactly how afraid you should be of barn owls with our guest, World Renowned Photographer Russ Levi of Russ Levi Photography!

In the month of February you can leave a glowing review for a chance to win an Actual Bag of Dicks to treasure forever. Lastly, CALLING ALL LOCALS: In this episode we also describe our plans to celebrate Stupid Valentine’s Day in No Sports Trivia fashion at the pub quiz. You’ve got until Monday afternoon and you’re definitely interested.

 

 

Episode 8: Punch a Nazi Today!

Learn important safety tips for throwing effective punches at Nazis, get music recommendations for a religious experience (angelic OR satanic), and review the best and worst horror movies of the last century with our guest, Priya Rajkumar from She Likes It Heavy!

In this episode we also reveal the winner of the Amazing! January! Giveaway! If you missed it, fret not–in the month of February you can leave a glowing review for a chance to win an Actual Bag of Dicks to treasure forever. You’ll see!

 

Episode 7: Jumping a Very Important Pleasure Fence with Carol Queen

Learn about Han Dynasty butt plugs, sexual communication about cis and trans bodies, and exactly how hot active consent can be with our guest, the incomparable Carol Queen of Good Vibrations, The Center for Sex and Culture, and your feminist childhood!

Leave a glowing review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

Episode 6: Sue Your Landlord

Learn about standing up to landlords, the ethics of Air BnB, and the questionable combination of nude protest and arson with our guest, San Francisco Tenant’s Union Executive Director Deepa Varma.

Leave a glowing review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

Caution! We’re new podcasters and still figuring out how to make the audio smooth and delicious. While we’re learning how to sound better, you get to learn about MLK’s posthumous Grammy.


 

Episode 5: Saline Liquor or Sarsaparilla

Learn about ‘female’ ejaculation, how hard to kick someone who doesn’t respect your boundaries in the balls (as hard as you can), and what various baby animals are called (Cheddar) with our guest, IMPACT Bay Area Executive Director Linda Leu.

Leave a glowing review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

Caution! We’re new to podcasting and still figuring out how to make the audio beautiful. While we’re learning how to sound better, you get to learn how to be an effective bystander in your community.

IMPACT Bay Area

Episode 4: A Raccoon Named Booby Shalata

Learn about circumventing odious tech bros, the distressing history of Curious George, pizza across Italy, and effective co-op style activism with special guests Maria Davis, owner of San Francisco icons St. Mary’s Pub and The Stud, and Odessa, a charming pizza and raccooon enthusiast, in the fourth episode of our weekly feminist trivia podcast.
review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

Important note: We’re new to podcast land and light on equipment, so please forgive the sound quality as you learn about one model for protecting the queer spaces in your town. 

St. Mary’s Pub

The Stud

How The Stud was saved (for now)

Episode 3: Die Gedanken Sind Porno

Learn about apocalypse home planning, edible urban foraging, American civics, clitorises, and German resistance songs with special guests Winnie Kinsey, of the dragapella beautyshop quartet The Kinsey Sicks, and German visual artist Aline Schwibbe in the third episode of our weekly feminist trivia podcast.

Leave a glowing review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

Important note: We’re new to podcast land, so please forgive the sound quality. We’re still learning about sound engineering, but in the meantime, you get to learn about dragon dongs.

Episode 2: The CIA is Basic AF

Learn about botched CIA assassination attempts, makeup artistry for folks who grow facial hair, and how to be an awesome blacksmith with our guests, vintner/blacksmith Abby Viszlay and Oakland-based makeup artist Skylar Bartow.

Leave a glowing review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

Caution! We’re new to podcasting and still figuring out how to make the audio smooth, even, and luscious. While we’re learning how to make audio better, you get to learn about exploding conch shells and Q/James Bond fanfiction.

Episode One: Bird Birthday Party

Join special guest playwrights Amy Langer and Margaret McCarthy of the San Francisco Neofuturists as we learn about feminist icons, writing music from a parrot’s perspective, and all manner of tits.

Leave a glowing review for a chance to win an ethically-sourced coyote skull to treasure forever.

This is our very first feminist trivia podcast! We’re still learning basic sound engineering, so please forgive the audio imperfections as you learn about whether or not whales have tits. 

 

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