The Week of May 20, 2018 by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:

ecpekkle


Quiz Description

I started off the week by being charged to metaphorically diversify fruit carts. Not exactly newsworthy, just felt like sharing.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 39 02 26 20 86 59 41 38 02 12 50 18
1 LorinBurte 442 99 15
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26
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86
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59
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41
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15
15
15
50
15
2 ecpekkle 425 97 15
39
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15
26
00
15
86
15
59
15
15
15
15
15
50
15
3 Shosin 379 95 15
15
15
26
15
00
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59
15
41
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38
15
15
15
50
15
4 ElendilPickle 375 94 00
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86
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59
00
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12
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50
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18
5 KashyapN 365 92 15
39
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15
26
00
00
15
59
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41
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15
15
15
50
15
6 jveditz 356 91 15
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26
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00
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59
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38
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15
15
50
15
18
7 KonkelT 343 89 15
39
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15
15
86
00
15
15
38
15
15
12
00
15
18
8 akambour 339 87 15
39
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15
26
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00
00
15
59
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15
50
15
8 grimesr 339 87 15
39
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20
00
15
59
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38
15
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15
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18
10 apeekrtr 325 84 00
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02
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26
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00
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59
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38
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50
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11 Commodore 324 82 15
39
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26
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00
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41
00
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50
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18
11 MoyseyC 324 82 15
39
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26
15
00
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59
00
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38
15
15
12
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15
13 srs 323 79 15
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26
15
00
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59
00
00
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38
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50
15
14 Michalle 321 78 15
39
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20
00
15
59
00
00
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50
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18
15 TimL 312 76 15
39
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26
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20
00
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59
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15
00
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18
16 GoodmanDL 310 75 15
39
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00
00
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38
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50
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18
17 OrientalWiz 309 73 00
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02
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26
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86
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12
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18
18 NullDiggity 305 71 15
39
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26
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20
00
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59
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41
00
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15
00
00
19 AmmermanA 300 70 15
39
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20
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00
00
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38
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50
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18
20 Timm 291 67 15
39
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00
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20
00
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59
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38
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15
15
00
00
20 YuC 291 67 15
39
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02
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00
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86
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41
00
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15
00
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18
22 HallR 287 65 15
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26
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20
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00
00
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38
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50
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18
23 DreyfusB 285 63 15
39
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02
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26
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00
00
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50
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18
24 HomerS 283 62 15
39
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26
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50
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18
25 Svoyager-11 282 59 00
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26
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41
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12
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50
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18
25 KPope 282 59 00
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20
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59
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50
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18
27 ArunH 269 57 00
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02
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20
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86
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38
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00
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18
28 jnowell 263 55 00
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20
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41
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38
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00
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18
29 KingJA 262 54 15
39
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26
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59
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00
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18
30 LiptonM 259 52 15
39
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26
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41
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18
31 wouterst 258 50 15
39
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41
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38
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00
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32 RauscherM 254 48 00
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02
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26
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38
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50
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18
32 Nicole 254 48 00
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02
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41
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34 RabinK 250 45 15
39
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38
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18
35 ChrisRosenberg 249 44 00
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18
36 RonningD 246 42 15
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41
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18
37 petkunm 245 41 00
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41
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38 RobinJRichards 243 39 00
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39 MatherV 242 37 15
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40 DreierR 240 36 15
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41 HKV 238 34 15
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26
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42 Vendy12 237 32 15
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26
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41
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38
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42 melvillean 237 32 15
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41
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44 tomasnomas 233 29 00
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38
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12
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45 Ren 230 28 00
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86
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38
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12
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46 Crow-T-Robot 229 26 15
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47 PipkeR 219 24 00
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47 felsenheldd 219 24 15
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41
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49 mellyjo 200 21 00
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50 helene 195 20 00
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51 McClintockJ 187 18 00
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52 AinslieM 170 16 00
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53 LeungT 164 14 00
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53 Mudrak 164 14 00
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55 AlvarezStrangHilda 162 12 15
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56 BringMoreLegos 154 10 15
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57 brando3429 150 8 00
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58 ericddixon 138 7 15
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59 DouglasLovesVixey 122 5 15
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60 ClarksonB 114 4 00
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61 DFisher 84 2 00
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62 MitchellWA 64 1 15
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Questions:

What SOUTH AMERICAN LEADER was elected to another six year term in office, though the opposition (which called for a boycott) claimed widespread vote buying?

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Nicholas Maduro

Voters in Ireland strongly backed the repeal of Amendment 8 to its constitution, which functionally bans what PROCEDURE?

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abortion

Stacey Abrams made history in what US STATE by winning its Democratic primary for governor, making her the first African-American woman to gain a major party nomination for the position?

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Georgia

What AUTHOR, best known for books like Portnoy's Complaint and the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Pastoral passed away at age 85?

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Philip Roth

The ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano introduced us to what PORTMANTEAU, which describes the condition created when molten material hits the ocean water, creating a cloud of water vapor, hydrochloric acid, and microscopic shards of volcanic glass?

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laze

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that a US government employee in what COUNTRY who reported "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure" has the same medical indications as US embassy employees in Cuba injured in what came to be known as "sonic attacks?"

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China

While it may be back on, Donald Trump cancelled his June summit with Kim Jong-un based, at least in part, on Kim referring to what ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL as a "political dummy?"

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Mike Pence

Chrysler announced a recall of over 5 million vehicles due to problems with what FEATURE, which may not disengage when turned off or the brake pedal is depressed?

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cruise control

What MOVIE PRODUCER was arrested and charged with rape and committing criminal sex acts based on statements made by two of the dozens of women who allege to be victims of abuse?

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Harvey Weinstein

A Dutch-led investigation announced that a missile fired by troops from what COUNTRY were responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014?

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Russia

C.L. Max Nikias resigned as president of what PAC-12 UNIVERSITY due to the mishandling of complaints against a university gynecologist, who was allowed to work in the face of multiple sexual assault claims?

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University of Southern California

Donald Trump issued a pardon for what BOXER, more than 100 years after the boxer was convicted of violating the Mann Act in what is widely considered a racially-motivated prosecution?

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Jack Johnson