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Ep. 6 | 7/6/2011 - Hyphenate? Here!
Actor/Writer/Comedian Matt Price (TNT's "Men of a Certain Age") joins the Questionauts and to tell "necessity" to take a hike: food is the mother of invention. Along with a performance from Aaron's recent one man show, the guys reveal a dirty little secret about Burlington Coat Factory. They also answer these listener-supported questions: When did cereal become such a staple of the American breakfast? What are some cool new origame paper folds? What's the difference between "fancy" ketchup and the regular stuff?
Ep. 2 | 5/11/11 - True Fact: Jimmy Carter was 4' 8"
In our second episode, the Questionauts are coming to you live from Cexcler Hall at good ol' University of Michigan, Urbana Campus (Go Fighting Derelicts!). We tackle a conspiracy theory, and ask some difficult questions of our own about the nation's over-reliance on vertical janitors. This week's listener questions: Why does it (still?) read "In God We Trust" on our money? What exactly are those strange "chem trails" people are reporting in the night sky?  Where does the saying "Hair of the Dog" come from? Did Abraham Lincoln have a growing disorder? Possibly gigantism?
Season 2, Episode 5 – Dental Hygienists On Call
The Questionauts “make a roaring return” in “top form,” according to Nobody In Particular. In this much belated episode, Justin and Aaron tackle the questions nobody else is asking (except the brave souls who asked the questions of course): Why … Continue reading →
EP. 15 | 12/7/11 – SPECIAL EPISODE: Chick Masters Out of Context
A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the holidays and the general craziness of the next month, the Questionauts are going on a hiatus for a few weeks. We’ll try and get new episodes up in January. For now, though… Enjoy this … Continue reading →
Season 2, Ep. 4 – Generally, This is Not an Advice Show…
Justin and Aaron tackle ignorance in some of life’s biggest question-zones this week, including these spikes of the knowledge ball: Why do some women experience morning sickness and others don’t? And also… What’s the best way to predict the sex … Continue reading →
Ep. 9 | 8/17/11 – Know What to Eat, You Don’t Have to Leat!
Guestionaut KIT PONGETTI (Scrubs) joins us for an action-packed episode. Justin sounds mad, but as they say, you can't sound a book by its cover sound, right? We unwittingly tackle a collection of questions fitting neatly into a "hand" theme, ... Continue reading →
Season 2, Ep. 2 – 3/1/12 The Grand Debate
Our Question coffers are running dry so SEND US SOME NEW ONES! Without a lot of listener queries and quandries to quell, we were quorced… sorry, Forced, to get creative… sorry, Qureative. What’s with my typing today, jeesh? Justin and Aaron … Continue reading →
Season 2, Ep. 1 | 2/8/12 – I love LOST!
The Defenders of Answer Justice are back from a much-deserved hiatus with an episode that might very well knock your socks off, depending on the tensile strength of said socks. But extensive testing revealed that socks in the 83rd percentile … Continue reading →
Ep. 10 | 8/31/11 – SPECIAL EPISODE! “Science Monday”
Justin and Aaron are having a crazy month, and were unable to find the time this week to record and edit a full Questionauts episode. In place of your regularly scheduled answer-a-thon, we present you with a one-off show: NPR’s … Continue reading →
Ep. 4 | 6/8/11 - Stick it in Your Yankee Doodle Dandy Cap
The Questionauts reveal hidden meanings behind popular movies (Three Kings and The Social Network), and take a trip down memory lane to the days when ruled the internet. In addition, they give undeniably-infallible answers to these questions: What's with the 3 crowns on Swedish Sports Jerseys? What happened to MySpace? What's the technical term for double-jointedness?
Ep. 1 | 5/11/11 - Beverages, Skunk Beer and Genocide
In our inaugural podcast, the Questionauts tackle the following headscratchers: The U.S. doesn't use the metric system, so why do we happily consume two-liter bottles of soda? Is there a way to unskunk "skunked" beer? Do swimmers get head lice, or does the chlorine kill those nasty little critters? If eternity is forever, is half of eternity equally as long?
Ep. 11 | 9/26/11 – Back from our (unexpected) Autumn Hiatus
After a tumultuous few weeks, Justin and Aaron have returned to the podcast airwaves with an episode critics are calling “their eleventh one yet!” Questions answered this week include: Please explain this week’s crazy stock market meltdown? What’s the best … Continue reading →
Ep. 13 | 11/2/11 – Breezy at S#%T!
This week, Justin’s excitement over a free flight to England is tempered by a hypothetical anal ailment (analment?). The guys do valiant battle against the foes of enlightenment, answering the tough questions, like: Where does the phrase, “Yes siree, Bob!” … Continue reading →
Season 2, Episode 3 – Kudos to Kudzu
The Questionauts have been deluged by amazing questions this week! Thanks to all who submitted. Justin just moved, and STILL manages to access vast fonts of knowledge to help our listeners commandeer the factual landscape. Landscape points of interest this … Continue reading →
Ep. 12 | 10/16/11 – Helicopters Get Girls Revved Up
The Questionauts talk Presidential politics, discussing how necessary nipple coverage is to qualify as “President-worthy.” They tackle a slew of important questions, including the ones noted below following the bullet-points! Bigfoot or Sasquatch: Which term do scientists prefer? Advice: How … Continue reading →
Ep. 5 | 6/22/11 - Jesus Christ, Shelf Czar
The Questionauts discuss Justin's eco-unfriendly hobby and Aaron's LSD-laced doctor visit. Even with some technical difficulties, they still manage to fully and irrefutably answer these Listener-Supplied conunDrums (or LSDs): What is the catchiest jingle ever written? What's with "lamps" in genie stories? Why do they look so different from lamps today?
Ep. 14 | 11/16/11 – A Hot Golem Gaga Moment
Guestionaut Kit Pongetti joins Justin and Aaron for a fast-paced discussion covering topics as diverse as circus freaks and SARS masks. Questionwise, the gang tackles these head-scratchers: What is the Dada art movement? Why is it called “Oleomargarine?” How can … Continue reading →
Ep. 8 | 8/3/2011 – Moving Walkwayisodes
Justin reaches in his pants to discuss George Washington's sweet merchandizing deal and the Goddess Venus' need for clamshell pasties. Doug Mandel, BPA (Blog and Podcast Agent) drops by to explore some exciting opportunities for stepping up The Questionauts to ... Continue reading →
Ep. 7 | 7/20/11 – Four White Men Have a Classy Conversation
In what turned out to be our least politically-correct episode yet, Justin and Aaron take a trip "inside the beltway" with their wonkish Guestionauts, Philip Bump and Michael Elliot. We also stay fair and balanced by getting the conservative side ... Continue reading →
Ep. 3 | 5/25/11 - Breaking into a Dwarf's Mansion
KIT PONGETTI GUEST STARS, and the Questionauts riff on Dog Waste Disposal Systems, tell tales of bloody competition back in their bunker-dwelling days, and Justin gets confused for Bryant Gumble. They also find time to improvise answers to the following dills of a pickle: Why do papercuts hurt so much? How can I be a better (w)rapper? What's the only co-ed sport in the Summer Olympics?
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May 11th, 2011
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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