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The Complete Guide to Everything

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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Meditation

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.STAMPS.com Use our special offer GUIDE that includes a 4-week trial PLUS free postage AND a digital scale. See for yourself why over 700,000 small businesses use Stamps.com. Just go to Stamps.com, click on the Microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in GUIDEHead over to Squarespace.com/GUIDE for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code GUIDE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domainSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 8mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #1

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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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 4mins

2 Apr 2017

Rank #2

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Stand - Up Comedy

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 13mins

5 Dec 2015

Rank #3

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Running

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.Mack Weldon will be the most comfortable underwear, socks, shirts, undershirts, hoodies and sweat pants and more that you will ever wear. For 20% off your first order, visit mackweldon.com and enter promo code: GUIDE at checkout.A second TCGTE show has been added to the London Podcast Festival! Tickets on sale now for Friday, Sept. 14 at 7pm @ tcgte.com/live See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 7mins

12 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Fortnite

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.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Check out squarespace.com/guide for a free trial and use offer code GUIDE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or a domain.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 3mins

16 Apr 2018

Rank #5

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Prince

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 10mins

24 Apr 2016

Rank #6

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Writing

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!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 3mins

31 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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Gardening

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 10mins

18 Jun 2017

Rank #8

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Dogs

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.Molekule is a complete reinvention of the air purifier, not just an improvement on existing, outdated technology. For $75 off your first order, visit MOLEKULE.comand at checkout enter GUIDE.The Great Courses - Grab a digital copy of Fundamentals of Photography for Only $9.99 or get unlimited access to enjoy this course, and so much more– with a special FREE TRIAL to The Great Courses Plus exclusively at TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/Guide.We're also sponsored this week by Quip. Get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush if you go to quip.com/guide.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 8mins

3 Dec 2018

Rank #9

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Lucid Dreaming

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 9mins

24 Jul 2016

Rank #10

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Pokémon Go

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.This episode is brought to you by Loot Crate. Loot Crate is a monthly subscription box service for epic geek and gamer items and pop culture gear. For less than $20 a month you get 4-8 items that include licensed gear, apparel, collectibles, unique one of a kind items and more! Make sure to head to lootcrate.com/everything and enter code EVERYTHING to save $3 on any new subscription!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 19mins

16 Jul 2016

Rank #11