Totally Useless Information with Nick & Roy

Totally Useless Information with Nick & Roy

Listen, laugh & learn: this is the premise of The Totally Useless Information podcast, created by Nick Maiorano and Roy Locascio. The two hosts scour the internet every week and bob and weave their way through the morass of fake facts in search of real – but totally useless – information that you thought you’d never need to know. The information can get so wildly ridiculous and intriguing that it has attracted audiences in more than 60 countries which have been tuning in and coming back again and again.

Episodes

September 22, 2022 43 min

This week on the show:  What human protein is named after a Japanese video game character?  Why are there 52 cards in a pack of playing cards? And, if you’re going to see “a man about a horse”, where are you going?  Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

 

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S.7, Ep.2-  Fashion, inventions and geography. Berto Rebelo of Manmade Brand joins Nick and Roy. They discuss comfy boxer briefs and the importance of chasing your dreams. Also on the show: if someone told you to butter their butt and call them a biscuit, would you be offended or flattered?  What item of clothing sells the most around the world every year? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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September 8, 2022 62 min

Food, Cars & Fashion  Welcome to Season 7!  Registered Nutritionist Lianne Phillipson joins the show to talk about shish kabobs and corn dogs. Some other highlights: How Steve Jobs got away with never having a license plate on his car, and how throwing a hot dog at a police officer in Florida can get you arrested.  Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy. 

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September 1, 2022 41 min

This week on Totally Useless Information, Nick and Roy share some of their best bloopers and blunders of Season 6.  

What do tiddlywinks, mice, and poker have in common?   Answer:  This Episode!   Please don’t forget to tune in next week for an all-new Season 7.  

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August 25, 2022 43 min

Welcome to the “Summer Episodes”, your chance to listen back to your favorite episodes. Nick and Roy celebrate 100 episodes of Totally Useless Information.  Listen, laugh, and learn.

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August 18, 2022 52 min

Welcome to the “Summer Episodes”, your chance to listen back to your favorite episodes. Nick and Roy speak to world famous Australian-Italian comedian, Joe Avati. He shares some hilarious Italian customs. Plus, Nick and Roy explore geography, and explore some quirky inventions. Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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August 11, 2022 55 min

Welcome to the “Summer Episodes”, your chance to listen back to your favorite episodes. Special guest Eric Alper talks about one of the most expensive singles produced.  Also, What do the Zombies and ZZ Top have in common? And, can brass really sterilize itself in eight hours? Special guest music publicist Eric Alper asks what song was one of the most expensive singles produced? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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August 4, 2022 38 min

Welcome to the “Summer Episodes”, your chance to listen back to your favorite episodes. How was Scotchgard, the fabric protector, invented? How did the mini skirt become a fashion staple?  And when did we start using surnames? Listen, laugh, and learn.

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July 28, 2022 50 min

Welcome to the “Summer Episodes”, your chance to listen back to your favorite episodes. Who holds the world record for removing and replacing a car engine? Is it better to squat or sit?  The answer may change your life!  Author Ronald Blumer explains. And, what is a “lederhosen heist”?  Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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This week on the show – Do humans hear the same with both ears?  What does it mean for a man if his ring finger is longer than his index finger? Exactly how much straw can break a camel’s back?  Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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July 14, 2022 59 min

This week on the show- Nick and Roy welcome special guest, Mark Towhey, former member of the Canadian Military. What is the proper way to salute?  Did David Bowie really invent the game “Connect Four”? Can blood curdle when you’re scared? Listen laugh and learn with Nick and Roy.

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July 7, 2022 46 min

This week on the show – What is a Superdollar? In what culture do people voluntarily agree to having coconuts smashed on their head? And, how are real maracas made? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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June 30, 2022 62 min

 

This week on the show – What fashion trend from the past is coming back? Special guest Taylor Kaye explains. Why was salt important to the Romans? Does a peace lily really absorb sound? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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June 23, 2022 47 min

This week on the show – How are Michael Jackson’s red jacket in Thriller and Indiana Jones’s hat in The Raiders of the Lost Arc related?  Why has a company in Singapore used urine to make beer?  And, did gladiatrices really exist?   Listen, laugh and learn with Nick & Roy.

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June 16, 2022 52 min

This week Nick and Roy speak to world famous Australian-Italian comedian, Joe Avati. He shares some hilarious Italian customs. Plus, Nick and Roy explore geography, and explore some quirky inventions. Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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June 9, 2022 40 min
This week on the show - Does your tongue gain weight?  Can pistachios go boom?  And, why do people who sleep on their stomachs have more sexual dreams than those who don’t?  Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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June 2, 2022 46 min
This week- Which is faster: the blink of an eye or the deployment of an air bag?  Where did the word etcetera come from? Can you hold your nose and hum at the same time? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy. Send us a voice message at www.nickandroy.com
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May 26, 2022 45 min

This week on the show – Which Pope worked as a nightclub bouncer? How many times does the average baseball pitch rotate before reaching home plate?  And, do spider webs have healing properties? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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May 19, 2022 48 min
How did Climax, a small village in Saskatchewan, get its name?  Is there such a thing as a Museum of Failure? And what was the first American film to show a toilet on the big screen?  Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick & Roy.

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May 12, 2022 43 min

This week on the show- How do lobsters communicate?  What iconic company created a men’s cologne that no one would buy because it smelled so bad?  Where did they use cabbage to cure baldness? Listen, laugh, and learn with Nick and Roy.

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