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Know It All


Society & Culture, Tv & Film, Education

4.81.8K Ratings


Know It All is the Netflix podcast hosted by AsapSCIENCE Every other Wednesday, Mitch and Greg will look for the answers to all the questions that come up while watching Netflix shows.

39 Episodes

Introducing: Now On Netflix

Not sure what to watch tonight? We’ve got you covered! Now on Netflix is your go-to source for what’s premiering this week on Netflix – and why you won’t want to miss it. Presented in collaboration with Tudum.com, the Netflix site dedicated to fans. In this premiere episode of Now on Netflix, executive editor Henry Goldblatt is joined by writer Tara Bitran to preview the upcoming second season of Heartstopper. Plus, they share their recommendations for other great teen dramas and run through the top ten tv shows of the week.

Transcribed - Published: 7 August 2023

Love - or Lust - At First Sight (Inspired by Your Place or Mine)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE look at the difference between like, love and lust. Inspired by the rom com Your Place or Mine starring Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher, they look deeper at the brain chemistry that cause us to feel love, why it can be so addictive, and just how long the honeymoon period lasts.

Transcribed - Published: 1 February 2023

Our Addiction to Trends (Inspired by That 90's Show)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffat from AsapSCIENCE look at why exactly the 90s are back, and how so many trends seem to be cyclical. Inspired by That 90's Show, the new spinoff of That 70's Show, they look at the early days of fashion trends in the court of Louis the XIV, how trend cycles have been put into hyperdrive in the age of fast-fashion, and why nostalgia has such a hold on our brains.

Transcribed - Published: 18 January 2023

Filled with Fear and Phobias (Inspired by White Noise)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE look at why we like getting scared and what exactly happens in our brains when we experience fear. Inspired by the movie White Noise, they also look deeper into just how common phobias are, and why humans have overwhelming fears of everything from spiders to heights to a fear of phobias themselves.

Transcribed - Published: 4 January 2023

All About the Quarter Life Crisis (Inspired by Emily in Paris)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE wonder …why do we experience the whole quarter-life crisis thing? Inspired by the new season of Emily in Paris, they dig into the science behind puberty, the cultural shifts toward extended adolescence, and how things like college and major life events in our 20s - from breaking up with a partner to getting fired from a job - can wreak havoc on our sense of security and our sense of self. Hence: the quarter life crisis.

Transcribed - Published: 21 December 2022

Why It's Natural to Lie (Inspired by Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE wonder …why do we all love lying so much? Inspired by the remake of the famous story about a liar, Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, they delve into the reasons human beings lie, why we sometimes can't get enough of it, and the surprising benefits to both ourselves and our societies that we get from lying.

Transcribed - Published: 7 December 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Death (Inspired by Wednesday)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE wonder …what REALLY happens when we die? Inspired by the new Adams Family remake Wednesday, they look at what we all misunderstand about death, how we handle our fear around it, plus what physically happens to the body - and brain - at the end of life.

Transcribed - Published: 23 November 2022

Why We Can't Stop Gossiping (Inspired by Young Royals)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE wonder …why do we gossip so much? Inspired by the new season of Young Royals, they explore how much time we really spend talking about others, and if it's really a negative behavior.

Transcribed - Published: 9 November 2022

Why Nice Guys Finish Last (Inspired by The School for Good and Evil)

This week on Know It All, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit from AsapSCIENCE wonder …do nice guys finish last? Inspired by the new film The School for Good and Evil, they explore who really has the upper hand, good guys or bad guys.

Transcribed - Published: 26 October 2022

Know It All Returns!

Know It All is back! Every other Wednesday, Mitch and Greg from AsapSCIENCE will look for the answers to all the questions that come up while watching Netflix shows.

Transcribed - Published: 20 October 2022

How Do We Fall In Love? (Inspired By the To All The Boys Films)

Since Valentine's Day is right around the corner, Jayus does a deep dive into the science and psychology of LOVE: how long it takes to fall in love, attraction and chemistry, and the side effects, both good and bad.

Transcribed - Published: 6 February 2021

Digging Through the Past (The Dig)

Jayus ponders the connection between trash and treasure (psst... it's time!) and takes you on an archaeological scavenger hunt inspired by the new Netflix movie, The Dig.

Transcribed - Published: 29 January 2021

Survival By Any Means Necessary (Survivor)

The crazier the world gets, the more those doomsday preppers seem like they're making a lot of sense, so Jayus takes a page from the Survivalist movement about how to survive the apocalypse.

Transcribed - Published: 22 January 2021

Does Bling Make Everything Better? (Bling Empire)

After bingeing the new Netflix series Bling Empire, Jayus does a deep dive on luxury goods — are they actually better and do they make us happier?

Transcribed - Published: 15 January 2021

Is Swearing Good For You? (History of Swear Words)

Nicolas Cage's new show History of Swear Words just dropped on Netflix, so Jayus digs in to find out of swearing is good for you or just bad all around.

Transcribed - Published: 8 January 2021

Karate in America (Cobra Kai)

Jayus is on a karate kick so she teaches you everything you need to know about karate’s origins, how it spread to America, and what does hi-ya even mean anyway.

Transcribed - Published: 1 January 2021

Are Crime Shows Realistic? (Criminal Minds)

After watching Criminal Minds on Netflix, Jayus deep dives into crime shows to find out how realistic they are.

Transcribed - Published: 25 December 2020

Is Santa Claus Real? (The Christmas Chronicles 2)

For this special holiday episode, Jayus unpacks the truth about one of our biggest cultural mythologies: Santa Claus; the man, the myth, the legend.

Transcribed - Published: 11 December 2020

Why Small Towns are Underrated (Schitt's Creek)

In honor of Schitt's Creek, Jayus explores the benefits of small-town living and recent rural migration.

Transcribed - Published: 27 November 2020

Interesting Facts About the British Royal Family (The Crown)

Season 4 of The Crown just dropped on Netflix, so Jayus does a deep dive into the weird and wonderful British royal family.

Transcribed - Published: 13 November 2020

Chess is Cooler Than You Think (The Queen's Gambit)

Inspired by the new Netflix miniseries The Queen's Gambit, Jayus proves that chess is more than just a board game for nerds with help from the series' star Anya Taylor-Joy.

Transcribed - Published: 30 October 2020

Halloween is NOT Cancelled (Hubie Halloween)

Jayus celebrates spooky szn with an episode all about Halloween, with some help from the Netflix and Chills lineup.

Transcribed - Published: 16 October 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Sherlock Holmes (Enola Holmes)

Jayus dives deep into the history of Sherlock Holmes after watching the new Netflix film, Enola Holmes, about his younger sister.

Transcribed - Published: 2 October 2020

Should you believe in ghosts? (Julie and the Phantoms)

Inspired by the new Netflix series Julie and the Phantoms, Jayus attempts to answer the question "are ghosts real?" a full month in advance of Halloween.

Transcribed - Published: 18 September 2020

What You Need To Know About Mars (Away)

Jayus is so excited about the new Netflix sci-fi series Away, she's taking you to Mars for an episode about NASA's Artemis mission and the challenges of colonizing the next space frontier.

Transcribed - Published: 4 September 2020

Everything You [Did Not] Want to Know About Poop (Connected)

Inspired by the new Netflix docuseries Connected, Jayus plugs up the toilet with all kinds of fecal facts (and poop puns!) in a surprisingly delightful exploration of the infamous number two.

Transcribed - Published: 21 August 2020

Is Time Travel Possible? (The Umbrella Academy)

Season 2 of the Netflix superhero show The Umbrella Academy is back, and the whole family is going back to the 60s, so Jayus explores the much loved time travel tropes of TV and film.

Transcribed - Published: 7 August 2020

Who is the Lady of the Lake? (Cursed)

In honor of Cursed, Katherine Langford's new Netflix series, Jayus gives Lady of the Lake and other underrated female characters in Camelot their starring turn.

Transcribed - Published: 24 July 2020

All About Werewolves (The Order)

In honor of The Order season 2, Jayus explores everything you need to know about werewolves, including the evolution of the folklore, how you become one, and are they real?

Transcribed - Published: 10 July 2020

What Is the Eurovision Song Contest?

Jayus digs into the history behind the famous song competition that inspired the Netflix movie Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, the music stars it has introduced us to over the years, and its significance to the queer community.

Transcribed - Published: 26 June 2020

Do Plants Have Feelings? (Big Flower Fight)

After watching the new Netflix show Big Flower fight, Jayus dives into the history and meaning of plants and answers the question do plants have feelings?

Transcribed - Published: 12 June 2020

What You Need To Know About The Moon (Space Force)

Inspired by Space Force, Jayus takes you to the moon in this week's episode, exploring what it's made out of, early space missions, and future plans to colonize the moon.

Transcribed - Published: 29 May 2020

The Mysterious World of Magic (Magic for Humans)

Jayus conducts her first ever interview with Magic for Humans star and friend of the podcast, Justin Willman... and crushes it, of course. They cover the history of magic, influential magicians, how to tell the difference between what's real and what's fake, secret intel about the Magic Castle in Hollywood, and more.

Transcribed - Published: 15 May 2020

Why Do We Like Movies About Crime? (La Casa de Papel)

Jayus takes a look at the history of heists inspired by the latest season of Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) on Netflix.

Transcribed - Published: 1 May 2020

Tiger King - Everything You Need to Know

Jayus dives into why there are so many tigers in the United States and the surprising facts around the series Tiger King.

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2020

Can Humans Be Trained Like Animals? (100 Humans)

After watching the experiments in 100 Humans, Jayus researches the power of praise, biases, and attraction.

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2020

What's On The Kids Menu? (Ugly Delicious)

Inspired by the Kids Menu episode of Ugly Delicious, Jayus explores picky eaters, taste buds and popular kids menu items.

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2020

Is Love Blind?

Jayus dives into the Netflix show Love Is Blind to find out if you really can fall in love before meeting someone in person.

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2020

Coming soon!

A new podcast, from Netflix.

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2020

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