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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.

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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.

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By Mi-marie - Feb 20 2020
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The tangents Tim & Tom go off on are crack me up. Every episode tickles me immensely.

I LOVE THIS POD!!!

By overlordrunt777 - Jan 26 2020
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This is my #1 pod!! I really like listining and enjoy laughing at your jokes!

iTunes Ratings

1404 Ratings
Average Ratings
1086
63
37
53
165

Entertaining

By Mi-marie - Feb 20 2020
Read more
The tangents Tim & Tom go off on are crack me up. Every episode tickles me immensely.

I LOVE THIS POD!!!

By overlordrunt777 - Jan 26 2020
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This is my #1 pod!! I really like listining and enjoy laughing at your jokes!
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The Complete Guide to Everything

Latest release on Oct 25, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Charles Manson

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This week we talk about Charles Manson, a man famous for horrible things. Please be warned: Tim and Tom share what may be a somewhat controversial opinion: we don't like him. We make no apologies for this fact.
Also we talk about old department stores and giving gum to the animals at the zoo! We also introduce our brand new segment "The Complete Guide Mailbag." Get in on the fun by sending us mail! Here's our address:
The Complete Guide to Everything
P.O. Box 395
Greenpoint
Brooklyn, New York 11222-0395
This episode is brought to you by Audible. For a free 30 day trial and an audiobook download of your choice, sign up at tcgte.com/audible.

Jul 06 2014

1hr 8mins

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Rank #2: Minecraft

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This week we discuss Minecraft, the worldwide phenomenon that somehow Tim was completely unaware of. Luckily Tom is there to explain it all. Then we hatch schemes to live inside our Minecraft creations when the technology is finally available. We also talk about Bill Gates' magical video walls and what we would do with the giant letters from Yankee Stadium.
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We're also sponsored by Audible. Get a free 30-day trial and audiobook of your choice at audiblepodcast.com/everything.

Mar 14 2015

1hr 6mins

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Rank #3: Stand - Up Comedy

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This week we talk about that thing people in suits do with a microphone in front of a brick wall: stand-up comedy. Things get a little heated when we go through a strange list of best-ever comedians from 2005. Also, Tom tries to start a feud with an actor that nobody has ever heard of.

Dec 05 2015

1hr 13mins

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Rank #4: Meditation

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In today’s mixed-up, topsy-turvy, herky-jerky world sometimes it’s important to take a minute and give your gosh dang brain a break. That’s where meditation comes in. This week we’re talking about all of it. Mindfulness? Yes. Guided? You bet. Transcendental? You know it! Also this week Tom asks Tim a very important question.

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Feb 11 2019

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Rank #5: Taylor Swift

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This week we talk about the polarizing pop star Taylor Swift in a manner befitting two men in their 30s who have a tenuous grasp on what young people enjoy. We trace her career from her roots in country music to her current role as Global Welcome Ambassador for New York City, a place she has lived for 6 months. Oh well. Haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate.
On this episode we also announce our Patreon campaign, which includes a new mini-podcast called Amazing Facts. If that sentence doesn't make any sense to you, check out tcgte.com/pledge for more info.
And Tom has a new book out! You can get it at tcgte.com/tom.

Oct 31 2014

1hr 21mins

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Rank #6: Running

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This week we’re talking all about walking… FAST that is. That’s right: running. You’ve heard about it, you’ve thought about it, you’ve maybe even seen other people doing it and thought: hey, that looks like fun but where would I even start? Here. Here is where you would start. Along with running, we also talk about the Lockhorns, Tim never having had the wind knocked out of him and we answer a question about Chipotle in France.

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Aug 12 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #7: Snapchat

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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.

Feb 06 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #8: Fortnite

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Tom loves this video game Fortnite Battle Royale so much that he insisted on talking about it for an hour. So that's what we're doing this week.

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Apr 16 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #9: Stephen King

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It's Christmastime, so this week we're doing an episode about noted horror novelist Stephen King. This guy does it all: writes books, has movies made based on his books, produces miniseries based on the same books successful movies have already been based on, and predicts the future in the books written by his pseudonym.
Also, Tom gets a weird contraption for his back and we solve a problem from a listener who expects us to figure out his whole life for him.

Dec 19 2014

1hr 4mins

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Rank #10: Prince

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We heard the news that Prince passed away shortly before we recorded this week's episode, so this week we talked about Prince and how cool he was. Also, in a followup to last week's Oculus Rift episode, Tom explains how he is transitioning to living in cyberspace full-time.

Apr 24 2016

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: Personal Finance

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This week we’re talking about personal finance, and to kick it off we decide to talk about a bunch of things we don’t understand, such as the iPhone app Bitstrips, the NSA, running robots, soldiers’ personal assistants, Second Life destroying relationships, addicting iPhone games and Snapchat.
Later Tom rants about the new fancy pants “Coin” credit credit bluetooth do-hicky for your phone while simultaneously defending his nerd watch, leading to Tim demanding to go through Tom’s wallet card by card live on air. Tim also talks about the time his identity was stolen and resulted in fraudulent adult website charges on his credit card as Tom explains how he uses American Express as his own personal small business bully before explaining his plans to sell his PS4 to a spoiled child.
We also solve a listener problem from a college guy who’s girlfriend doesn’t want anyone to know she’s his girlfriend.
This week's episode is brought to you by Audible. Get a free audiobook download and 30-day trial by signing up at tcgte.com/audible.

Nov 18 2013

1hr 11mins

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Rank #12: Gardening

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This week we're talking plants, and not the kind that the government puts in place to keep an eye on you. We also solve a problem from an accidental dog caregiver who doesn't like the attention his dog gets.

Jun 18 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #13: Apple Watch

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This week we’re talking about the latest gizmo to completely change the world and allow you to finally forget about all of your problems: Apple Watch. Also, Tom explains to Tim the video game Destiny and we solve a listener problem concerning not liking seafood.
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Sep 15 2014

1hr 7mins

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Rank #14: CBD

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Look, we're not drugs people but this week we're talking about something drugs-adjacent, so be cool. CBD, which is derived from dirty filthy drugs, is legal in the US and has somehow become the hottest new trend. Since we're essentially investigative journalists, we had to try it for ourselves and report back. Also, Tom talks way too much about how scared he is by Tim's fast driving.

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Mar 03 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #15: Area 51

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Do you want to know more about aliens hidden at secret government facilities?
Do you want to see Donald Trump kiss a bunch of people on television?
Do commercials for toilet paper make you irrationally angry?
If you answered yes to these questions, this is the podcast episode for you!
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Apr 12 2015

1hr 6mins

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Rank #16: Cereal

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It’s the topic that the entire podcasting world is talking about: Cereal. This week we’re talking all about that stuff you eat in the morning that is mostly sugar. From Cap’n Crunch variants to the multitude of monster cereals on the market, we cover it all this week.

Jan 10 2015

1hr 3mins

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Rank #17: Dogs

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Dogs! Everyone’s favorite four-legged friends. But what do we really know about them? It turns out that we know a lot and we discuss that this week. From the depressing origin of the phrase “raining like cats and dogs” to Tom’s story of meeting his dog in human form inside of a dream, we cover it all.

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Dec 03 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #18: Writing

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Everyone wants to write a book, but nobody knows how! Well, some people do and one of them happens to be Tom, one of the hosts of this very podcast. In this episode, we talk about the writing process, give some tips & tricks, and somehow wind up in a conversation about alarm clocks.

Oh, and head to Amazon and check out Tom's new book, Omni's Fall!

Mar 31 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #19: Lucid Dreaming

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This week we're talking all about lucid dreaming. What's lucid dreaming? It's when you know you're in a dream! You'll be thinking, "Am I HAVING a dream? If so, I never want to wake up!" when you listen to this amazing episode!
Also we solve a listener problem about Jeopardy! that makes Tim jealous.

Jul 24 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #20: Pokémon Go

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This week two men in their 30s will infuriate a bunch of you by trying to make sense of the Pokémon Go phenomenon. We also solve a problem from a listener who can't get rid of an annoying friend.
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Jul 16 2016

1hr 19mins

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