The Complete Guide to Everything

Arts & Culture

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.

Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 395 Greenpoint Brooklyn, New York 11222-0395


Episodes

Valentine's Day

2/5/2023
Most episodes of this show are pretty romantic, but beware -- this one is especially romantic. We're talking about Valentines day, giving some tips and tricks, sharing some history and arguing over whether florists should price gouge hapless doofuses doing some last-minute flower shopping. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:05:30

New York City Scams

1/29/2023
Explore NYC’s seedy underbelly with us as we uncover common scams targeting tourists, and uncommon ones targeting locals, such as offering fake J. Crew modeling contracts. That one is actually pretty specific. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram:...

Duration:01:10:18

ChatGPT

1/22/2023
PROMPT: Write a humorous two sentence description of an episode of the podcast "The Complete Guide to Everything" that covers the topic of ChatGPT. RESPONSE: "ChatGPT: The AI That's Too Smart for Its Own Good" Tim & Tom try to outsmart the language model but end up feeling like they're talking to a robot version of themselves. They end up deciding to change the name of the podcast to "The Slightly Less Complete Guide to Everything." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:11:48

Headaches

1/15/2023
Feeling like a jackhammer is going off in your skull? Well, grab some ibuprofen and tune into our latest episode, where we'll be discussing the throbbing pain in the head known as headaches. Also a little bonus talk about mayonnaise. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim...

Duration:01:04:39

The Old Pope

1/8/2023
The pope has sadly passed away. Not the current pope, but the old pope, who was still alive and doing some pope-like things even though he wasn't pope anymore. It's kinda confusing, so this week we dig in and figure out what that whole deal was and Tom reveals some interesting unknown information about the Catholic church. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:22

Lego

1/1/2023
This week we’re going over the appropriate corporate branding of LEGO (NOT “legos”, you animal), our time at the Toy Fair, and whether it’s appropriate for adults to be way into LEGO. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram: @yourpaltim Follow Tom on...

Duration:01:08:25

New Year's Eve Parties

12/25/2022
It's that time of year again: the end of it. And to celebrate that the year is over, people get together for big parties where they drink champagne and make out with each other at midnight. This week we talk about New Year's Eve parties, and Tom confronts some teenage package thieves. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:06:56

Christmas Shopping

12/18/2022
For over 2,000 years Christmas has been about one thing and one thing only: presents. This week we talk about the challenges of finding the perfect gift and Tom goes to an insane mall. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram: @yourpaltim Follow Tom on...

Duration:01:10:16

Christmas Snacks

12/11/2022
'Tis the season... for snacking??? This week we're talking about all the things we shove down our gullets during the holiday season, from sweet treats to savory apps with a Christmastime twist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:10:21

Santa Claus

12/4/2022
Tim’s been confined alone to a basement for nearly ten days and we’re figuring out how to finely get off of Santa’s naughty list. Also we talk about a dope who fell (jumped) off a cruise ship. This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/completeguide and get on your way to being your best self. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:44

Trader Joe's

11/27/2022
Who doesn't love a grocery store with $2 wine and a bunch of weird snacks? Oh, and did we mention the entire staff wears Hawaiian shirts? This week we're talking about Trader Joe's, plus Tom gives a World Cup update with the help of his barber. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:09:56

Pret A Manger

11/20/2022
This week we finally find out what “Pret A Manger” means and speculate about who got Jerry Orbach’s eyes. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram: @yourpaltim Follow Tom on Twitter: @tomreynolds and Instagram: @tomreynolds Advertise on The Complete Guide to...

Duration:01:11:25

Fast Food At Home

11/13/2022
Have you ever bit into a Big Mac and thought "Hey, I bet I could make this at home with my own pots and pans"? Of course you have. This week we're discussing the trend that's sweeping the nation: making fast food favorites very slowly in your own kitchen at great personal expense. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:13:33

Eggs

11/6/2022
This week we’re getting to the bottom of why we don’t eat turkey eggs and Tom goes through his top 4 ways to cook eggs. Learn more about Movember and how to support men’s health at movember.com For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram: @yourpaltim Follow Tom...

Duration:01:06:41

Ghost Hunters

10/30/2022
If there's something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? Ghost hunters, of course. This week we're talking about the real life guys who show up at spooky places with a bunch of equipment and get themselves all worked up over seeing ghosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:21

The Roswell Incident

10/23/2022
July 8, 1947: The Roswell Daily Record reports that the military has recovered a crashed flying saucer. October 23, 2022: Two of the world’s smartest men talk about it. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram: @yourpaltim Follow Tom on Twitter: @tomreynolds...

Duration:01:09:46

The Grim Reaper

10/16/2022
It turns out that death isn't just a thing, it's a guy. And not just any guy, but the scariest guy of all -- he's got a big black robe, he may or may not just have a skeleton as a body, and he carries around a big scythe. This week we're talking about the Grim Reaper and tempt fate by bragging about how we've never met him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:02:20

The Munsters

10/9/2022
America’s scariest family, The Munsters, are back thanks to America’s coolest zombie, Rob Zombie. Also Tom’s back from Europe AND Covid to discuss he and Tim’s mutual dreams of one day owning a Jet Ski. For weekly episodes of Books: The Podcast and much, much more check out the TCGTE Patreon! Like the show? Rate The Complete Guide to Everything 5-Stars on Apple Podcasts and let us know what topic they should check out next. Follow Tim on Twitter: @yourpaltim and Instagram:...

Duration:01:09:09

It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

10/2/2022
Tom is out sick with covid this week, so guest co-host Andrew Gregory (from Punch Up The Jam and The Gregory Brothers) joins Tim as we kick off Halloween Month with the spookiest episode yet -- a discussion about the classic 1966 made-for-TV cartoon movie It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! We unpack everything about this Halloween special that for some reason devotes a third of it's running time to a dog pretending to be a WWI fighter pilot, and try to figure out exactly what Lucy's deal...

Duration:01:06:30

Introducing: It Was Said Season 2

9/28/2022
It Was Said, the 2021 Webby Award winner for Best Podcast Series, returns with a new season to look back on some of the most powerful, impactful, and timeless speeches in history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author-historian Jon Meacham, this documentary podcast series takes you through another season of ten generation-defining speeches. Meacham, along with top historians, authors and journalists, offers expert insight and analysis into the origins, the...

Duration:00:03:41