Lighter Side of News (Sep. 22, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Quiz Description

Don't worry there are no questions about Jaggalos - that was covered by another quiz this week. But there are three photo questions!

Full Results:

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Questions:

Meeting near universal scorn from media movie critics, what recently released A-list talent heavy film received a rare F-grade from the CinemaScore website?

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Mother!

Season 4 of the Netflix animated comedy "BoJack Horseman" was released this month. Episode #1 is titled: "See Mr. Peanutbutter Run". What species of animal is Mr. Peanutbutter?

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Dog

This weekend, the Adelaide Crows play the Geelong Cats, and the Richmond Tigers play the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the professional league Preliminary finals in what specific sport?

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Australian Rules Football

What TWO words have been redacted in this still taken from a film that debuts today (Fri. Sep. 22)?

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Sugar Daddy

During Sunday night's Primetime Emmy Awards, Donald Glover won two awards for his work on the television series "Atlanta". In addition to acting, Glover also performs as a musical artist under what stage name?

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Childish Gambino

On Thursday night, the Los Angeles Kings faced the Vancouver Canucks in the first NHL preseason game played in what nation?

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China

Seen here is a real historical photo used in a recent New York Times story about what new HBO drama series?

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The Deuce

What model, cookbook author and wife of John Legend was "low key dissed" by Kermit the Frog on twitter this week after she revealed that she is glad that she did not get a Kermit tattoo when she was younger?

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Chrissy Teigen

On Wednesday night, 12-year-old Darci Lynne Farmer was announced as the winner of the 2017 season of "America's Got Talent". What is Farmer's talent?

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Ventriloquist

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "The answer is NOT 'Hamilton' - Part 2". Here we go. What Broadway musical, featuring the character of cynical weatherman Phil Connors, officially closed this week after 176 performances?

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Groundhog Day

Seen here is an image taken last weekend at a particular sporting event held in Lausitz, Germany. This event is part of a larger series of events held around the world. What company served as the title sponsor of this event?

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Red Bull

Finally, last weekend, the Riot Fest 2017 music festival continued in Chicago's Douglas Park. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and Queens of the Stone Age, what 1980s heavy metal band, whose first and most popular single is titled the same (minus exclamation point) as the answer to Question #1, also headlined the festival?

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Danzig