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Love trivia? Learn something new!

Listen as Rosanna and Nikki find the 6 degrees of separation between vastly different Wikipedia articles, predicting connections and learning interesting facts along the way. New topics every other week!

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Season 2 (newest first)
2.17: Area 51 > Thursday

With special guest Amanda of Amanda's Picture Show A Go Go, we learn about conspiracy theories and the original [and satanic] Black Widow, and recommend Chris Hemsworth join Thunder From Down Under.

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2.13: Jeff Goldblum > Necromancy

We invent Eau de Goldblum, talk about the romance of gore and spooky skeletons, learn about a special award at Cannes, and wonder about an ancient grimoire.

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2.12: Labyrinth > Swiss Spaghetti Harvest

Nikki talks herself into a bad guess, we decide on our favorite muppets, get creeped out by laugh tracks, and make some ridiculous predictions for the last season of Game of Thrones.

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2.11: Zombie Ant > Wars of the Roses

We get into the sci-fi world of the zombie ant, fear giant Chinese mushrooms, talk gross food, Rosanna worries about her rate of bread consumption, and we hear about some serious European political plotting.

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2.10: Blarney Stone > Year of the Four Emperors

Nikki doubles down on her attempts at an Irish accent, Rosanna quotes Dante on "talking poop", we wish for an alternate history with Julia Caesar, love some foul papers, and Nikki thanks an ancient emperor for her tattoo.

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2.09: Tulsa Race Riot > Damsel in Distress

We learn about a disturbing and little-known riot from 1921, decide to "cut the frabba jabba" and give a spoiler alert from the 15th century, plus get a big surprise degree!

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2.08: Aretha Franklin > Pseudohistory

We learn why Aretha deserved all the R-E-S-P-E-C-T she got, Nikki calls out the British for their soccer pseudohistory and wonders about some Ancient Roman fake news, we hear the ten commandments you never knew about, and Rosanna and Nikki disagree about aliens and Atlantis.

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2.07: Great Emu War > Yellow Journalism

How do you solve the problem of 20,000 emus? Machine guns, of course! Nikki loses it while trying to describe the dangers of fighting emus, we get creeped out by tropical diseases and anthrax reindeer, and wonder just how old you should be to rule a country.

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2.06: SpongeBob SquarePants > Spiritualism

We wonder if there's a SpongeBob religion, Nikki tries to convince Rosanna about the next degree and unknowingly sets her up for an epic pun, we learn about dad jokes in print, and discover a book they should have studied at Hogwarts.

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2.05: Questions and Answers

Rosanna and Nikki end the year with a special Q&A episode answering questions from listeners about the show!

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2.04: Lincoln/Kennedy Coincidences > Pamela Melroy

We get spooky with presidential coincidences, listen as Moses attends a Promised Land 101, meet a ridiculous fictional character, and Nikki tries to guess through "astronauting".

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2.03: Winter Solstice > Napoleon

Rosanna continues to try to make "locationally" happen while we get some serious history lessons, learn to fear the scarily-named Directory, find out how much of a boss Napoleon really was, and wish for island exile.

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2.02: Snowman > Fatalism

Nikki doesn't understand Frosty the Snowman and we get into the original emoticons, want an instructional video of dance moves, and Rosanna breaks Nikki's poor, poor heart.

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2.01: Turkey (bird) > Charlemagne

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Turkey (bird) to Charlemagne. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about an unfortunate-looking bird and a great conqueror in this episode!

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Season 1 (newest first)
1.50: Alien Abduction > Dinosaur

Rosanna and Nikki lead special guest Vanessa (Not Another X-Files Podcast) through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Alien Abduction to Dinosaur. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about mysterious lost time and the closest things to dragons in this episode!

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1.49: iZombie > Wormhole

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from iZombie to Wormhole. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a fun TV show and theoretical physics in this episode!

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1.48: Eliza Battle > Totem

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Eliza Battle to Totem. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a strangely-named ship and a token of protection in this episode!

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1.47: Library of Alexandria > Great White Shark

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Library of Alexandria to Great White Shark. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the library of libraries and a very scary animal in this episode!

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1.46: Chocolate > Library of Alexandria

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Chocolate to Library of Alexandria. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a delicious treat and a long lost trove of knowledge in this episode!

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1.45: Johannes Vermeer > Chocolate

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Johannes Vermeer to Chocolate. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a Dutch painter and the sweetest treat in this episode!

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1.44: Greek Fire > Johannes Vermeer

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Greek Fire to Johannes Vermeer. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about unquenchable fire and an elusive painter in this episode!

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1.43: Shirley Jackson > Great Famine of Ireland

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Shirley Jackson to Great Famine of Ireland. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a fascinating writer and a time of tragedy in this episode!

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1.42: Doppelgänger > Shirley Jackson

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Doppelgänger to Shirley Jackson. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about pseudotwins and an author in this episode!

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1.41: Louis XIV of France > Doppelgänger

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Louis XIV of France to Doppelgänger. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about royalty and spooky doubles in this episode!

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1.40: Cate Blanchett > Louis XIV of France

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Cate Blanchett to Louis XIV of France. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about an actress and a king in this episode!

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1.39: Diamond > Moby Dick

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Diamond to Moby Dick. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about fancy carbon and the great white whale in this episode!

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1.38: Venus > Diamond

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Venus to Diamond. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a weirdly-rotating planet and the hardest gem in this episode!

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1.37: Octopus > Venus

In our best episode yet, Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Octopus to Venus. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about squishy sea creatures and an inhospitable planet in this episode!

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1.36: Polytheism > Octopus

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Polytheism to Octopus. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about gods and intelligent invertebrates in this episode!

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1.35: Leonardo da Vinci > Polytheism
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Nikki and Rosanna lead guest Diana from the Happily Ever Aftermath podcast through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Leonardo da Vinci to Polytheism. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a true polymath and pantheons in this episode!

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1.34: Sleepy Hollow > Parapsychology

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Sleepy Hollow to Parapsychology. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a spooky New York village and ESP in this episode!

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1.33: Star > Sleepy Hollow

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Star to Sleepy Hollow. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about distant twinkly lights and a "haunted" village in this episode!

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1.32: Phenomenon > Star

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Phenomenon to Star. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about weird happenings and fiery balls in the sky in this episode!

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1.31: D-Day > Phenomenon

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Phenomenon to Star. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about weird happenings and fiery balls in the sky in this episode!

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1.30: Deception > Great Fire of London

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Transylvania to Deception. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the land of vampires and fooling people in this episode!

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1.29: Transylvania > Deception

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Transylvania to Deception. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the land of vampires and fooling people in this episode!

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1.28: Trojan Horse > Transylvania

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Trojan Horse to Transylvania. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a legend of sneaky soldiers and the home of Dracula in this episode!

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1.27: Mae West > Trojan Horse

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Mae West to Trojan Horse. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a controversial film star and untrustworthy Greeks in this episode!

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1.26: Honey Bee > Grimm Brothers

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Honey Bee to Grimm Brothers. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about awesome insects and folktales in this episode!

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1.25: Snapchat > Honey Bee

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Snapchat to Honey Bee. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a social media app and pollinators in this episode!

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1.24: Titans > Snapchat

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Titans to Snapchat. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about powerful deities and temporary photo messages in this episode!

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1.23: Genetics > Titans

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Genetics to Titans. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about DNA and Greek mythology in this episode!

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1.22: Wonder Woman > Genetics

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Wonder Woman to Genetics. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a superhero and heredity in this episode!

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1.21: Roses > Rosetta Stone

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Rose to the Rosetta Stone. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a versatile flower and a key to knowledge in this episode!

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1.20: Earth's Atmosphere > Roses

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Earth's Atmosphere to Rose. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the sky and thorny flowers in this episode!

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1.19: Scurvy > Earth's Atmosphere

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Scurvy to Earth's Atmosphere. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about vitamin-deficient sailors and the stratosphere in this episode!

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1.18: Loch Ness Monster > Scurvy

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from the Loch Ness Monster to Scurvy. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a [most likely] mythological creature and the reason you should eat that orange in this episode!

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1.17: Philadelphia > Paradox

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Philadelphia to Paradox. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about some of the oldest libraries in history and a few scenarios that might hurt your brain in this episode!

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1.16: Severus Snape > Philadelphia

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Severus Snape to Philadelphia. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about one of the bravest men Harry Potter knew and the birthplace of the United States Declaration of Independence in this episode!

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1.15: Conchology > Severus Snape

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Conchology to Severus Snape. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about shells and clams and the Potions professor at Hogwarts in this episode!

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1.14: Valentine's Day > Conchology

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Valentine's Day to Conchology. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the holiday for lovers and the study of mollusk shells this episode!

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1.13: Legendary Creatures > Oxford University

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Legendary Creature to Oxford University. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about cryptozoology and a prestigious college in this episode!

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1.12: Doomsday Event > Legendary Creatures

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Doomsday Event to Legendary Creatures. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about planetary dangers and mythological animals in this episode!

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1.11: Elixir of Immortality > Doomsday Event

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Elixir of Immortality to Doomsday Event. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about long life and what could stop that long life in this chilling episode!

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1.10: Sir John Lubbock > Elixir of Immortality

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Sir John Lubbock to Elixir of Immortality. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about a Baron and eternal youth in this episode!

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1.09: New Year > Sir John Lubbock

Nikki leads Rosanna through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from New Year to Sir John Lubbock. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about holiday traditions and an Englishman of many talents in this episode! We also cover almost a million years of English history in 5 minutes!

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1.08: Columbia University > Irrationality

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Columbia University to Irrationality. In this episode, pick up some great knowledge and trivia about Ivy League schools and why being irrational isn't always a bad thing!

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1.07: Christmas > Columbia University

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Christmas to Columbia University. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about Rosanna's favorite holiday and one of the oldest colleges in the US in this episode!

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1.06: Magma > Christmas

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Magma to Christmas. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about our home planet and the most wonderful time of the year in this episode!

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1.05: Harry Potter > Magma

Rosanna leads Nikki through the 6 degrees of separation of Wikipedia articles from Harry Potter to Magma. Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the Wonderful Wizarding World and what's hiding under the Earth's surface in this episode!

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1.04: Saint Augustine of Hippo > The Golden Horde

Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about the Catholic Church and Mongolia in this episode as Nikki leads Rosanna from Saint Augustine of Hippo to The Golden Horde.

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1.03: Jupiter > Saint Augustine of Hippo

Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about planets and saints in this episode as Nikki leads Rosanna from Jupiter to Saint Augustine of Hippo.

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1.02: Abraham Lincoln > Jupiter

Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about presidents and planets in this episode as Nikki leads Rosanna from Abraham Lincoln to Jupiter.

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1.01: Odin > Abraham Lincoln

Pick up some great knowledge and trivia about gods and presidents in this episode as Nikki leads Rosanna from Odin to Abraham Lincoln.

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