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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 56

Your body is a weird place. Here’s why.

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Good Job, Brain! #56: Your Body Is a Wonderland (2013-04-02)
The human body is truly amazing! We HEAD up the discussion about body gunk, and the mysterious and wonderful world *inside* your belly button. Colin blesses us with tales of mysterious sneezing phenomenon, and Karen ponders why your pee smells weird after eating asparagus. Learn the origin behind the saying “5 o’clock shadow” and just what to watch for if you’re a lifeguard. ALSO: Capital Capitals Quiz Part II! Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 50m 14s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 55

The quiz masters quiz us again!

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Good Job, Brain! #55: ALL QUIZ BONANZA! #11 (2013-03-26)
GET. PUMPED. YES. So many quizzes in all shapes and sizes! Get inside Colin’s head and see if you can identify some of his favorite instrumental TV theme songs. Karen is totally excited to see if people enjoy her “William Shakespeare Goes to a House Party Quiz.” Dana’s got an apPEAling and PEAceful word game, and “What Would Keanu Do?” And Chris presents a round of “Last in Line 2: The Overblown Sequel.” Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 43m 16s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 54

I want you to know how much I detest typing the words “Epic Fail” into a blog post on this site (I hate you and your run-into-the-ground catchphrases, Internet), but hey, that’s what this week’s episode is all about!

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Good Job, Brain! #54: Epic Fail (2013-03-19)
Flops, failures, and follies! We dedicate this show to all those who have picked themselves up after falling down. Facts and juicy stories about New Coke, the wobbly Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the dotcom boom, and the biggest financial movie flop in the world. And why “sexy yogurt” should NEVER exist. ALSO: Who Wants to be a Millionaire Pop Quiz. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 46m 24s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 53

Shut up, crime!

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Good Job, Brain! #53: Take A Bite Outta Crime (2013-03-11)
Bada bing! Keep your eyes open as we head down the dark alley of crime. Learn about the history of the tommy gun, mafia lingo, and the fascinating start of early crime scene investigation. Test your crime IQ with our quizzes about notable real and fictional criminals, and play a round of “Stolen? Or Not Stolen?” about famous (and possibly purloined) prized possessions. ALSO: Listener’s Choice Music Round, L&O:GJB. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 49m 16s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 52

Trivia about trivia. Now that’s meta!

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Good Job, Brain! #52: Trivia About Trivia (2013-03-04)
It’s our first birthday and it’s our TRIVIACEPTION show! Believe it or not, amazing facts about the king of amazing facts, Robert Ripley. The business behind bad trivia. We try our luck in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and gush over other TV game shows. Famous riddlers and question-askers throughout literary history, and exactly why is a raven like a writing desk? ALSO: “Initial Here” quiz. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 49m 11s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 51

It’s a party!

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Good Job, Brain! #51: Oh What a Circus (2013-02-25)
Come one, come all! Behold as we uncover tasty circus and carnival factoids from under the big top: circus lingo, superstitions, and codes for danger. If so many people are scared of clowns, why are they an integral part of the circus? Join in on our elephant parade of pachyderm myths and the story behind Jumbo. And find out how carnival games are rigged, and the best ways to beat them. ALSO: “International House of Pancakes” quiz. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 45m 31s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 50

It’s the 50th episode spectacular for Good Job, Brain!

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Good Job, Brain! #50: ALL QUIZ BONANZA #10 (2013-02-18)
Unclog and do some mental plumbing with some extra strength BRAINO. In this rad all-quiz episode, Chris celebrates the number 50, and shares classic lateral thinking puzzles & brain teasers. Karen’s got a round of science and brings back “Mash It Up!” And IN A LAND… IN A TIME… ONE WOMAN (Dana) quizzes us on blockbuster taglines. Colin’s got age on the mind, and E.L.V.I.S. IS BACK! ALSO: GJB Smooth Jazz, and another delightfully odd Bonobos sketch. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 39m 15s
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