Lighter Side of News (Jun. 23, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

bev48
From possibility to actuality

LuskT
Giggity.


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Another quiz.

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Questions:

So lets start with a straight forward baseball question. As of Friday, what American League West team currently has the best record in MLB with a record of 50-24?

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Houston Astros

What television series is currently marketing its upcoming seventh season with the hashtag #WinterIsHere?

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Game of Thrones

What number has been extracted from the image seen here?

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95

What popular rock band just announced the release date for their new album "Concrete and Gold", their first full length album since 2014's "Sonic Highways"?

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Foo Fighters

The WNBA all-time scoring record was broken last Sunday by Diana Taurasi. What team does Taurasi play for?

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Phoenix Mercury

Multiple choice: Which of the following nations has a population GREATER than the number of Katy Perry Twitter followers: Germany, Iran, Japan, Egypt or Thailand?

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Japan

The 2017 America's Cup held in Bermuda will conclude this week. A team from what nation is challenging the U.S. and enters the last few races with a three point lead?

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New Zealand

Currently available in theaters, "All Eyez On Me" is a biographical film about what person?

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Tupac Shakur

The image seen here was taken outside of what town in England which saw record high temperatures this week, but surprisingly no mud?

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Glastonbury

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Not these guys again!". Here we go. Marc Maron plays Sam Sylvia, a washed up film director who enters the pro wrestling business in order to finance movies, in what Netflix series that debuts today (Friday)?

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GLOW

The name of what mythological figure fills in the blank in the following sentence? The recent "A Good Walk Spoiled" episode from Malcolm Gladwell's "Revisionist History" podcast explains an ancient thought experiment known as The Ship of ______.

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Theseus

Finally, it was just announced this week that Ron Howard is attached to direct a new film centered around what iconic character?

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Han Solo