It’s a Forever Ago face-off! Joy has turned the garage at HQ into a boxing arena and has brought in Molly Bloom and Nico Gonzalez Wisler for a rock, paper, scissors showdown!  Grab your smarty pass to witness the raw power of rock, paper, scissors!

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JOY DOLO: Joy Dolo, host of Forever Ago, here with one question for you. Do you have Smarty Pass? For just $4 a month, Smarty Pass gets you ad-free feeds of all of our shows. That's Brains On, Forever Ago, Moment of Um, and Smash Boom Best. Plus, you get new special bonus episodes every month. If you don't subscribe, you'll still get your free feeds like always, but subscribing gets you ad-free feeds and super fun bonus episodes every month, like this one.

Today we're combining my two favorite things, historical facts and cutthroat competition. I have temporarily moved the roaming recording Rover and my 2004 Honda Civic and transformed the Brains On garage into a boxing arena. Check it out. We've got the bouncy ropes--


--the extremely official timekeeping bell--


--and the squishy mats that reek of the unwashed feet of countless champions.


We have a tremendous match-up for you folks today. Our two fierce fact freaks are entering the arena. In this corner, at an imposing 5 feet and 3 inches, it's our spreadsheet superstar, Forever Ago producer, Nico Gonzalez Wisler!

NICO GONZALEZ WISLER: Here to destroy!

JOY DOLO: Oh yeah! Destroy y'all! And in this other corner, at a slightly shorter but still formidable 5 feet 1 inch, it's the Brains On and Smash Boom Best hostess with the mostest, Molly Bloom!

MOLLY BLOOM: I'm tiny and tough, just like a tardigrade.

JOY DOLO: Yeah! We all know what that is.


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