The Complete Guide to Everything

The Complete Guide to Everything

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A weekly podcast for knowledge about anything and everything. From North Korea to Nicolas Cage, Tim and Tom leave no stone unturned in their humble quest to make the world a more informed place. Put away the encyclopedia four-eyes because this may just be the last resource you'll ever need. Wikipedia, consider yourselves on warning.

Episodes

Board Games  

Board games, sometimes known as “bored games” are games you play when you are bored. But what qualifies as a board game? Are cards a board game? What are the best board games? All of these questions and more are answered this week. This week's episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Post jobs for free at ZipRecruiter.com/FIRST. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Start your free trial today at squarespace.com and enter offer code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase.

Tesla  

This week we're talking about Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla, which we think is really great despite the fact that neither of us can afford to buy one. We also solve a problem from a twin who is looking to get up to some tricks. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Start your free trial today at squarespace.com and enter offer code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase.

Fast Casual Dining  

This week we talk about Elon Musk sending two knuckleheads to the moon before getting to the heart of the matter: the difference between quick serve restaurants, fast casual dining, and fine dining. Along the way we learn about the fancy places Tom has eaten dinner and Tim slanders the entire city of Boston. This week's episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Post jobs for free at ZipRecruiter.com/FIRST. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide.

Riverdale  

This week we're talking about the teen TV show sensation, Riverdale. It's a show about cool teens based on a comic about lame teens, and resident Archie expert Tim explains everything about it to Tom (with minor spoilers). We also talk about stealing McGriddles from McDonald's, which nobody should ever do. This week's episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Post jobs for free at ZipRecruiter.com/FIRST.

Yet Another Tim and Tom Solve Your Problems  

This week we decide to give back. That’s right, it’s yet another episode where all we do is solve your dang problems. We solve problems relating but not limited to: parents who don’t want you to bring your laptop on the plane even though you want to bring your laptop on the plane, naming children and polishing your resume. Also this week Tim talks about navigating supermarkets in a post-iPhone world. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide. This episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches. Get 15% off today - WITH FREE SHIPPING and FREE RETURNS—by going to mvmtwatches.com/guide. Join the MVMT!

Scams with Dan Deacon (LIVE)  

We did a live episode in Austin, Texas during SXSW with our good friend Dan Deacon! It was ostensibly about "scams" but things went off the rails and got weird very quickly. Among other things, we talk about gross shenanigans at work, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and we solve a couple problems from a very nice, patient man. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Start your free trial today at squarespace.com and enter offer code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase.

Logan / Wolverine  

This week we’re talking about a man so famous they made an entire movie about him. The movie and man in question? Logan, aka Wolverine. Also this week we talk butts on Instagram, MGM Studios, American Gladiators, children meeting Darth Vader, Tom’s replies to emails, and Rosario Dawson. This week's episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Post jobs for free at ZipRecruiter.com/FIRST. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide.

Hats  

Hats. We all wear 'em but what do we REALLY know about them? This week we're talkin' all things hats, including unveiling our official, scientific list of Top Ten Hats. This week's episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Post jobs for free at ZipRecruiter.com/FIRST. We're also sponsored by Squarespace. Start your free trial at squarespace.com and enter offer code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase.

Exoplanets  

This week we're talking all about the latest discovery from NASA and it ain't that girls go to Jupiter to get more stupider. It's that there's a bunch of planets nearby that we totally didn't even notice until just now. Are they habitable? How long will it take to get to them? All of these questions and more are answered in the vaguest terms possible. Also Tom shaves his head by accident and we solve a listener problem concerning not having enough work to do at work. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Get 10% off your first order by going to squarespace.com and using the offer code GUIDE. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide. This episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches. Get 15% off today - WITH FREE SHIPPING and FREE RETURNS—by going to mvmtwatches.com/guide. Join the MVMT! We're coming to SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 11! Tickets are on sale now at tcgte.com/tour

Presidents  

This week, because it's Presidents' Day, we're talking about American presidents. There's no way this could go off the rails, right? Also, we talk about Popeye, Billy Joel and Voltron, as one would expect when discussing American history. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Get 10% off your first order by going to squarespace.com and using the offer code GUIDE.

Looney Tunes  

Looney Tunes! Merry Melodies! They're two different things! That's just one of the many thing you'll learn in this episode. Granted, we don't discuss what the differences are but it's been a long week, what do you want from us? Also we solve a listener problem from a bartender concerning their fellow bartender's terrible fake New England accent. If that's not enough, we also announce that we're coming to SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 11! Tickets are on sale now at tcgte.com/tour

Snapchat  

Want to know more about the hottest app all the kids are using? You've come to the right place! Listen to two men in their 30s try to explain Snapchat. Also: Tom has a soup-related announcement, we have questions about McDonaldland and we solve a problem from a listener who had her package stolen from a post office. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Our listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter by going to ziprecruiter.com/first. We're also sponsored by Squarespace. Start your free trial today at squarespace.com and enter code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase.

Soup  

The episode that everyone has been asking for: Soup. Nature's wettest food. Is it really just food mixed with water, or something more? You'll find out all about that and MORE in this week's episode. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide. This episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches. Get 15% off today - WITH FREE SHIPPING and FREE RETURNS—by going to mvmtwatches.com/guide. Join the MVMT!

The Circus  

This week we talk about the most important thing in the news right now: the end of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus. But that's not all: we talk about clowns, we talk about elephants, we talk about trapeze artists, we talk about lion tamers... we cover it all! Also, Tom shares some info he learned about the Super Mario Bros movie and as always, the conversation turns to Tom Hanks. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Right now our listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to ziprecruiter.com/first. It's also sponsored by Squarespace. Get your free trial today by going to squarespace.com and enter the offer code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase. Oh yeah, this episode is also sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free, with free shipping, by going to blueapron.com/guide.

Food Network  

This week we're talking about everyone's favorite TV channel to put on when they can't find anything to watch that isn't HGTV, that's right the Food Network. Tim tries to understand what the plot of Cooks vs. Cons is while Tom tries to wrap his head around how big the supermarket in Supermarket Sweep is. This week's episode is brought to you by Zip Recruiter! Looking to hire? Check out ziprecruiter.com/FIRST This episode is also sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free with free shipping by going to blueapron.com/guide.

Becoming A Vegetarian  

In this episode, Tim talks about his recent decision to stop eating meat and Tom talks about how much he hates animals. We go through the top 10 reasons to become a vegetarian and have a frank discussion about the rocker Tommy Lee. Also, Tom has a bizarre experience at a screening of a Star Wars movie. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Start your free trial today at squarespace.com and enter offer code GUIDE to get 10% off your first purchase.

Winter  

Winter is coming! Ha ha, just like that famous book and television show. Just kidding though, because winter is already here! This week we're talking about the coldest of the seasons for all the wrong reasons; that's right, winter.

Being An Adult (LIVE!)  

Earlier this year we went to London, England and recorded a live show called "Being An Adult" and as a special holiday treat we're releasing it to you, a person who probably wasn't in London that night. Special thanks to the wonderful folks at Kings Place (especially Zoe!) who let us be a part of the 2016 London Podcast Festival.

Toys  

It's the holiday season, and you know what that means... TOYS! Toys for everyone! This week we discuss all the toys that are worth spending all your free time playing with. Also, Tom has a terrifying series of nightmares and we rave about garbage chutes. This episode is sponsored by Framebridge. Go to framebridge.com and use promo code EVERYTHING to save 15% off your first order. This episode is also sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free with free shipping by going to blueapron.com/guide.

Going on Tour with Jeff Rosenstock  

This week we have special guest star Jeff Rosenstock in the studio to tell us all about his glamourous rock n' rock lifestyle. Also we solve a lighthearted problem concerning whether or not to marry someone. This episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches. Get 15% off today - WITH FREE SHIPPING and FREE RETURNS—by going to mvmtwatches.com/guide. Join the MVMT! If you haven’t heard of them before, Harry's was started by two best friends – Jeff and Andy – who were fed up with being overcharged for razors, so they started their own razor company to give people what they deserve: a great shave at a fair price. Free shipping ends on December 9th, so ACT NOW. Go to Harrys.com right now to get a limited edition holiday shave set while supplies last, and don’t forget to enter code GUIDE at checkout for $5 off.

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