Nardwuar the Human Serviette by DixonD

Champion(s):

DoyleE
Oscar Wilde said, "One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead." I should've been the one to get to say that.


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Quiz Description

Some questions about the eccentric Canadian interviewer, born John Ruskin.

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Questions:

He got his pseudonym by combining "Nardwuar" (which is "just a dumb, stupid name, like Sting"), "serviette" (Canadian for napkin, referencing a concert at which the entire audience spat upon him), and "Human", which refers to the 1984 song "Human Fly" by what band, heard in this clip?

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The Cramps

Nardwuar traditionally ends his interviews with a "freeze-frame" pose, such as this one with what duo?

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

What team name is bleeped in this 2010 interview with Snoop Dogg?

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Toronto Maple Leafs

Questlove reacts as he is given an issue of Roctober fanzine featuring what TV show on its cover (redacted in pink), which aired in syndication from 1971-2006?

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Soul Train

Give the last name of the politician heard in this clip.

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Trudeau

Name this X-rated recording artist (born Clarence Reid), whose bobblehead likeness was often gifted by Nardwuar to hip-hop artists in his interviews.

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Blowfly

Nardwuar is famous for his thoughtful gifts to his interviewees, such as this musician and producer, who later invited Nard to do segments on his "i am OTHER" YouTube channel. (Note that I just want the name of the person speaking, not his group.)

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Pharrell Williams

Not all of Nard's interviews have gone so well. In 2011, Dave Rowntree publicly apologized for his boorish behavior in a Nard interview filmed in 2003, which he attributed to cocaine abuse. Rowntree is also the drummer for what Britpop band? (Rowntree, in his apology, stated that he keeps a copy of the interview on his phone, as a reminder.)

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Blur

Name this writer and former professor, interviewed in 1994, two years before his death.

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Timothy Leary

Name these three interviewees (a bassist and two singers) with similar-sounding names. (edited at 5:58 pm, January 31, 2017 (AEDT))

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Duff McKagan, Hilary Duff, Duffy

Name this podcaster, TV host, and Nardwuar superfan who interrupts Nard's interview with Whitney Cummings. (edited at 5:24 pm, January 31, 2017 (AEDT))

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Chris Hardwick

Nardwuar ends every interview with "Keep on Rocking in the Free World" and what seven-note musical couplet, which dates from the 1890s? (Hint: look at the backdrop in Question 2)

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Shave and a Haircut