Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 10, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

DGibson
I think we should destroy the bogus capitalist process that is destroying youth culture.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-43

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1 DGibson 461 99 15
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2 MattK 458 97 15
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3 heystephen 419 95 00
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4 CoenM 382 93 15
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5 ElendilPickle 373 92 15
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6 casketromance 369 90 15
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7 goroshnik 359 88 00
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8 PipkeR 353 87 15
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9 apeekrtr 342 85 00
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10 MurphyCD 338 83 15
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11 GoodmanDL 326 81 15
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12 Vicun-YAH 316 79 15
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14 GarciaD 304 76 00
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15 HowellT3 303 75 15
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16 Timm 298 72 15
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16 SizemoreM 298 72 00
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18 Commodore 296 68 15
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20 HessJa 289 66 00
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22 ecpekkle 286 62 15
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23 RobinJRichards 281 61 15
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24 BringMoreLegos 279 59 15
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25 Vintsanity 273 57 15
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Questions:

The National Comedy Center, a new $50 million, 37,000 square foot museum dedicated to the history of comedy, officially opened in Jamestown, New York this past week. Jamestown is the location of the museum, because it is the birthplace of what woman?

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Lucille Ball

The major real estate story of the past week is that "The Brady Bunch" house was sold. What cable television channel bought this iconic two-story with plans to restore it to its 1970s glory?

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HGTV

What word fills-in the blank in this recent NPR "On Point" radio episode synopsis: "Twenty years ago this month, Lauryn Hill released her masterful, hugely influential solo album 'The ___________ of Lauryn Hill'."?

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Miseducation

Tickets go on sale this Wednesday for UFC 229 (Oct. 6), where the main event will be a Khabib Nurmagomedov Lightweight Championship match. Nurmagomedov will be defending his title against what fighter, who at this time a year ago was at the center of much media attention?

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Conor McGregor

“We are excited as hell to bring Ivo van Hove’s brilliantly innovative and electrifying production of (redacted) to Broadway this fall...the incomparable Bryan Cranston brings Howard Beale to brilliant life". This announcement is from the producers of what screen-to-stage production, who could have replaced the word "excited" with "mad" in this press release?

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Network

Of the words seen in this image, what word is also the title of a television series that currently airs on HBO?

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Succession, Vice (edited at 10:26 am, August 11, 2018 (CST))

According to Wikipedia, what film currently playing in theaters, "follows two friends who get chased through Europe by assassins after one of their ex-boyfriends turns out to be a CIA agent"?

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The Spy Who Dumped Me

What surname fills-in the blanks in the lines from this recent Sporting News story: "Chase _______ finally did it Sunday, winning at Watkins Glen for his first career NASCAR Cup victory, and as he noted right after the race, there will be some partying tonight. But in many ways, _______ isn't the only one celebrating this victory. The son of 1988 NASCAR Cup champion Bill _______..."?

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Elliott

"Songs for the Saints", an album featuring a sailboat on its cover and a duet with Jimmy Buffett, debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 chart this past week. "Songs for the Saints" is the 17th studio album for what country music singer?

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Kenny Chesney

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Pay Attention to the Pocket Square". Here we go. Multiple choice. According to a recent story from Business Insider, what is the "one thing you should never do when wearing a pocket square": A) Use an uneven pocket square fold; B) Let the pocket square stick out more than one inch; C) Match the pocket square pattern exactly with the necktie; D) Use the pocket square as a tissue?

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C

This is a cropped image from a photo taken last weekend of what person?

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Ray Lewis

With details yet to be finalized, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Wednesday the addition of a new Oscars category to recognize "Outstanding Achievement" in what classification of film?

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