Lighter Side of the News (Jun 01, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

CourtneyKhaaaaaan
To alcohol! The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems!


Runner(s)-Up:

heystephen


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-33

Full Results:

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1 CourtneyKhaaaaaan 421 99 15
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2 heystephen 415 97 15
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3 IvixorB 400 95 15
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4 HessJa 392 94 15
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5 srs 382 92 15
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6 akambour 378 90 15
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7 KelsoT 377 89 15
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8 HoH 369 87 15
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9 Vendy12 363 85 15
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10 apeekrtr 353 84 15
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11 Nicole 351 82 15
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12 DoyleE 345 80 15
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13 HKV 338 77 15
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13 ecpekkle 338 77 15
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13 GoodmanDL 338 77 15
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16 Michalle 337 74 00
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17 MoyseyC 336 72 15
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18 gaufqwi 325 70 15
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19 KPope 324 69 15
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20 MatherV 312 67 15
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21 quarterrican 307 64 15
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21 KashyapN 307 64 15
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21 BringMoreLegos 307 64 15
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24 Mudrak 300 60 15
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25 wouterst 297 59 15
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26 Matto 289 57 15
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27 McClintockJ 286 55 15
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27 PipkeR 286 55 15
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29 helene 285 52 15
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30 LivenickT 284 50 15
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31 Rhea428 277 48 15
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31 ericddixon 277 48 15
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33 PrestonC 274 45 15
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33 CoenM 274 45 15
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35 RauscherM 266 41 15
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35 ESB 266 41 15
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37 DreierR 261 39 15
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38 petkunm 253 37 15
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39 MitchellWA 248 35 15
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40 Vintsanity 246 34 15
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41 IyerM 245 32 15
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42 Commodore 243 30 15
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43 KonkelT 241 29 15
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44 ChrisRosenberg 235 27 15
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45 MatchenD 230 25 15
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46 Svoyager-11 224 24 15
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55 mellyjo 176 9 15
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Questions:

On Wednesday, the FX network aired the final episode produced of what television drama series that features a hammer and sickle in place of the letter "c" in its logo?

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The Americans

50/50 Tossup. The 2018 UEFA Champions League Final was held last Saturday. What soccer club won this match: Liverpool or Real Madrid?

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Real Madrid

This past week, under extraordinary pressure from a social media campaign, the rock band Weezer released two songs, (one song mistakenly believed to be about a member of the Arquette acting family, the other song with a geographical title) both cover versions of 1982-released hits for what pop-rock band?

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Toto

Pertaining to a lawsuit filed in federal court and ruled in favor of the defendants on Wednesday, what word (also used as shorthand to refer to plaintiffs in the complaint filed) has been redacted in the image seen here?

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Sesame

The current #1 album on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart is "Love Yourself: Tear" by the boyband sometimes called the Bangtan Boys. What other name is this group more popularly known as?

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BTS

The #10 ranked film at the U.S. domestic box office this past week is a documentary titled "RBG". What does RBG stand for?

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg

The Golden State Warriors are playing the Cleveland Cavaliers, once again, in the NBA Finals. Though Kevin Durant and Steph Curry get most of the attention, what player is the Warriors' starting shooting guard in this series?

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Klay Thompson

Last Friday, director David Wain appeared on "The Gist" podcast to discuss his film, still available on Netflix, about the life of Doug Kenney. The film's promotional poster seen here, Kenney was the co-founder of what magazine?

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National Lampoon

A Thursday night (05-31) Google search of the term "Catsuit" revealed that the top news stories listed under this term were all about what woman?

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Serena Williams

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Things Actress/Singer Zooey Deschanel Likes". Here we go. What name fills-in the blank in this recent headline from HelloGiggles: "Sacré bleu! Zooey Deschanel looked just like a Disney Princess in her starring role as _____ at the Hollywood Bowl"?

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Belle

On Tuesday, Zooey Deschanel recommended to her 6.6 million Twitter followers the podcast "Cocaine & Rhinestones" which profiles the songs and personalities behind country music. This podcast is hosted by Tyler Mahan Coe, a 33-year-old man who claims that he grew-up hearing stories about country music figures from the 1950s, 60s and 70s. As noted, the host of this podcast goes by his first and middle name; what is the first and middle name of his father?

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David Allan

On Monday, the History Channel premiered the second season of the dramatic television series "SIX". This series centers around members of a "team" that is part of what larger organization?

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Navy SEALs