Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 14, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-48

Full Results:

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1 CoenM 429 98 15
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1 GoodmanDL 429 98 15
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3 HoH 380 95 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 373 94 15
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5 AnthonyBianca 366 92 15
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6 MitchellWA 365 90 15
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7 AlexanderDarby 357 89 15
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8 Snuffleupagus 352 87 15
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9 RobinJRichards 347 85 15
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10 raccoonleaf 343 84 15
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11 KashyapN 330 82 15
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12 quarterrican 328 80 15
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13 reallydumb4real 323 79 00
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14 heystephen 321 77 15
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15 GarciaD 314 75 15
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16 apeekrtr 309 74 15
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17 Zamikaze 304 72 15
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18 MattK 301 70 15
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19 SokolM 291 68 15
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19 BringMoreLegos 291 68 15
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21 RauscherM 286 65 15
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22 IvixorB 284 63 15
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22 SizemoreM 284 63 15
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24 DebB 283 60 15
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25 akambour 276 59 15
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26 ecpekkle 274 57 00
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27 DFisher 266 55 00
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28 AmmermanA 261 54 15
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29 griffism 256 52 15
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30 helene 254 50 00
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30 TimL 254 50 15
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32 GarstJ 242 47 15
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33 ElendilPickle 237 45 15
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33 HumbabaORiley 237 45 15
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35 gaufqwi 235 42 15
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36 casketromance 231 40 00
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36 Vintsanity 231 40 15
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38 MoyseyC 222 37 15
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39 HightB 218 35 15
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40 Tarn 216 34 00
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41 FauxD 210 32 15
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42 Michalle 189 30 15
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43 KPope 187 29 15
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44 MatherV 184 27 15
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45 Vicun-YAH 181 25 15
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46 brando3429 180 24 15
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48 crm 174 20 00
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49 felsenheldd 172 19 15
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50 Nicole 169 17 15
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51 ADSanchez 165 15 15
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52 Timm 152 14 00
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53 PipkeR 143 12 15
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54 DeeKay 125 10 15
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Questions:

In an interview with Forbes, what recent newsmaker discussed that his new talk show debuting today (Sep. 14) on Netflix will be totally non-political, admitting "I don't even know anything about politics," as well as his memories of impersonating Burt Reynolds?

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Norm Macdonald

What film, still in the top-5 for U.S. domestic box gross, features actors Jason Stratham and Rainn Wilson?

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The Meg

On Wednesday, the 2018 WNBA Finals concluded with the championship team taking the title in a three game sweep. Name either team that played in the 2018 WNBA Finals.

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Seattle Storm, Washington Mystics

The image seen here alludes to what rapper who recently released the single "Rap Devil", a response to Eminem's diss track "Not Alike"?

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Machine Gun Kelly

On Tuesday, Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen announced that he will be leaving Ferrari in order to race for Sauber next season. Raikkonen is a native of what Nordic nation?

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Finland

Multiple choice. Which of the following options is the title of a film that premieres nationwide today (Sep. 14): A) Tryin' to Get Away Into the Night; B) You Put Your Arms Around Me; C) We Tumble to the Ground; D) And Then You Say; E) I Think We're Alone Now?

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E

Subject of a viral internet meme this past week, name BOTH the man in the photo seen here, and the person who is sitting directly in front of him.

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Elon Musk, Joe Rogan

This upcoming Wednesday, "Head Above Water" will be released, the latest single for what singer known for such hits as "Complicated" and "Sk8tr Boi"?

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Avril Lavigne

As reported by KXAN News and later shared by sports related twitter feeds this past week, the image seen here was appropriately taken in what state capital city?

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Austin, Texas

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "The First Man, The Last Man, and Their Next Door Neighbors". Here we go. The seventh season of "Last Man Standing", the television series starring Tim Allen, debuts on its new network FOX later this month. What actress who played Allen's wife in an earlier series, plays neighbor Helen Potts on "Last Man Standing"?

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Patricia Richardson

Previews for "First Man", the upcoming biographical film about astronaut Neil Armstrong, are now playing in theaters. The film is based on the book "First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong" by James R. Hansen. What figure, brought to attention by Buddy Hackett, is mentioned on pages 633-34 of Hansen's book?

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Mr. Gorsky

What term coined by Miami Vice actor Philip Michael Thomas fills-in the blank in this recent headline from USA Today: "With 'Superstar' Emmy, John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice are now ____ winners"?

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EGOT