Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 11, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

MilesTeg
Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody's gonna die. Come watch TV.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #03-13

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 38 38 58 36 13 42 70 31 31 43 58 25
1 MilesTeg 408 99 15
15
38
15
58
15
15
15
15
15
31
15
15
43
15
58
15
2 MattK 383 97 00
15
38
15
58
15
36
15
00
15
15
15
15
43
15
58
15
3 UllspergerA 371 95 15
15
38
15
15
36
15
15
00
15
31
15
15
43
15
58
15
4 Crow-T-Robot 363 93 15
38
15
38
15
58
15
36
15
15
15
00
15
15
43
15
00
5 DreierR 356 91 15
15
38
15
58
00
15
15
42
15
15
15
15
43
00
15
25
6 akambour 353 90 15
38
15
15
15
36
15
15
15
15
31
15
15
43
15
15
25
7 ElendilPickle 348 87 15
15
00
15
36
15
15
42
00
15
31
15
31
15
15
58
15
7 ChrisRosenberg 348 87 15
38
15
38
15
58
15
36
15
13
15
15
15
15
15
00
15
9 Commodore 347 84 15
15
38
15
58
00
15
15
42
00
15
31
15
15
43
00
15
10 Nicole 343 83 15
00
00
15
36
15
15
15
15
31
15
15
43
15
58
15
25
11 PipkeR 342 81 15
38
15
38
00
15
15
15
42
15
15
31
15
15
43
15
00
12 gregariouschinchilla 341 79 15
15
38
15
58
15
36
15
15
00
15
31
00
15
43
00
15
13 RauscherM 339 76 15
38
15
38
00
00
15
15
42
00
15
15
15
43
15
58
00
13 CoenM 339 76 15
15
15
58
15
36
15
15
42
00
15
00
15
43
00
15
25
15 denise517 338 74 15
15
38
15
58
15
36
15
13
00
00
15
15
00
15
58
15
16 quarterrican 324 72 15
15
15
58
15
15
15
42
00
00
15
31
00
15
43
15
15
17 BringMoreLegos 321 70 15
38
15
38
00
15
36
15
00
00
15
15
31
00
15
58
15
18 heystephen 318 68 15
15
38
00
00
15
13
15
00
15
31
15
15
43
15
58
15
19 reallydumb4real 317 66 15
38
15
15
00
15
13
15
42
00
15
15
31
15
43
15
15
20 jnowell 311 65 15
38
00
15
58
15
36
15
00
15
15
31
00
15
43
00
00
21 AmmermanA 310 63 15
00
15
58
15
36
15
13
15
00
15
15
15
43
00
15
25
22 MatherV 309 61 15
00
15
58
15
36
15
13
15
42
15
15
00
15
00
15
25
23 MoyseyC 300 59 15
15
38
00
15
15
13
00
15
15
31
15
00
15
58
15
25
24 HoH 296 58 00
00
15
15
58
15
36
15
15
42
00
15
15
15
00
15
25
25 RalliP 294 56 15
00
15
58
00
15
15
42
00
15
15
31
15
43
00
00
15
26 KreitzerJ 293 54 00
15
38
00
15
36
15
00
00
15
15
31
00
15
58
15
25
27 BeningoS 288 51 15
38
00
15
58
00
15
13
15
00
15
31
15
15
43
00
00
27 petkunm 288 51 15
38
15
38
00
15
36
15
13
00
00
00
15
00
15
58
15
29 brando3429 281 49 00
15
38
00
15
36
15
13
00
15
15
31
15
00
15
58
00
30 Jecrwin 280 47 00
00
00
15
36
15
13
15
15
70
15
31
15
00
00
15
25
31 RJRouge 274 45 00
00
00
00
00
15
42
15
70
15
31
15
31
00
00
15
25
32 KPope 270 43 15
38
00
00
15
15
13
15
00
15
31
15
15
43
00
15
25
33 SokolM 261 41 15
38
15
38
00
00
15
13
15
42
00
15
15
00
00
15
25
34 helene 255 40 15
38
15
38
00
15
36
15
13
00
00
00
15
15
00
15
25
35 GarciaD 252 38 00
00
15
58
15
36
15
13
15
15
00
15
15
00
00
15
25
36 ShampooCell 248 36 00
15
38
15
15
36
15
13
15
00
00
15
31
00
00
15
25
37 Vendy12 244 34 15
15
00
00
15
13
15
00
00
00
00
15
43
15
58
15
25
38 gaufqwi 233 33 00
15
38
00
15
36
15
13
00
00
15
31
15
00
00
15
25
39 ADSanchez 211 31 15
15
38
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
58
15
25
40 NatashaBB 208 29 15
38
00
00
00
00
15
13
15
42
15
15
00
00
00
15
25
41 Svoyager-11 192 27 15
38
00
00
15
36
15
13
15
00
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
42 Tarn 189 25 00
15
38
15
15
36
15
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
25
43 SizemoreM 179 24 15
15
15
58
15
15
00
00
00
15
31
00
00
00
00
00
00
44 GoodmanDL 166 22 15
00
00
00
00
15
36
15
00
00
15
15
15
00
00
15
25
45 EggCzar 165 20 00
00
00
15
36
15
13
00
00
00
00
15
31
00
00
15
25
46 GarstJ 162 17 00
00
15
00
00
15
13
00
00
00
15
31
00
00
15
58
00
46 MatchenD 162 17 00
15
38
00
00
15
36
15
13
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
48 Vicun-YAH 161 14 00
00
15
38
00
00
15
36
00
15
42
00
00
00
00
00
00
48 JCEurovision 161 14 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
42
00
00
00
15
31
15
43
00
00
50 Michalle 155 11 00
00
15
00
15
13
15
42
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
25
51 MitchellWA 154 9 00
00
15
38
00
00
15
13
00
15
00
00
15
43
00
00
00
52 Vintsanity 142 8 15
38
00
00
00
15
13
00
00
00
15
31
00
00
15
00
00
53 DouglasLovesVixey 134 6 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
31
00
15
58
00
54 LynchT 91 4 00
00
00
00
15
36
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
25
55 JennyV 86 2 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
31
00
00
15
25
56 ArunH 0 1 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

The Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs is this weekend. What AFC South team is playing the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday?

Click to Reveal Answer
Indianapolis Colts

The title of what horror film currently playing in theaters fills-in the blanks in this Wikipedia description: "after solving the puzzle, a clue invites them to the Minos ______ ____ Facility for a chance at $10,000"?

Click to Reveal Answer
Escape Room

This past week, Christian Pulisic made history by becoming the "most expensive American player" in soccer. In a transfer worth €64 million, Pulisic will be joining what English Premier League club?

Click to Reveal Answer
Chelsea

The second season of the 1958-set television series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" was recently released on Amazon Prime. What provocative real-life figure, who appears as a character in the series, was eulogized by writer Dick Schaap with the line: "One last four-letter word for (redacted): Dead. At forty. That's obscene."?

Click to Reveal Answer
Lenny Bruce

The annual Golden Globe Awards were held last Sunday night. The title of what Golden Globe winning film currently playing in theaters has been redacted in the image seen here?

Click for additional information

Click to Reveal Answer
Green Book

Multiple choice. A South African woman named Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been causing some media buzz lately, especially on sports-related websites. Nel-Peters is a: A) Video game designer; B) Singer; C) Swimmer; D) Former Miss Universe?

Click to Reveal Answer
D

On this week's edition of WWE's "Monday Night Raw", Hulk Hogan reappeared to give a 3-minute long tribute to the late "Mean" Gene Okerlund. How times did Hogan say the word "brother" during this tribute? (accept within 4)

Click to Reveal Answer
9 (accept 5 to 13)

On Wednesday night, a new episode ("The Most Terrible Thing") from the fifth season of the television series "Vikings" aired in the U.S. What cable channel broadcasts "Vikings"?

Click to Reveal Answer
History

Multiple choice. Singer Lauren Daigle currently holds the top two positions on what Billboard chart: A) Hot Latin Songs; B) Hot Country Songs; C) Hot Christian Songs?

Click to Reveal Answer
C

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "One Rumored Dodger and One Fake Dodger". Here we go. The name of what highly coveted MLB free agent slugger fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from Yahoo Sports: "_____ ______ really likes the idea of signing with the Dodgers"?

Click to Reveal Answer
Bryce Harper

Trailers for an upcoming biographical film starring Welsh actor Taron Egerton are now playing. As seen in this redacted still, who does Egerton play in this film?

Click for additional information

Click to Reveal Answer
Elton John

Though she admits that she does not fit the image expected, actress Kate Hudson has been making media rounds lately as the brand ambassador for WW. WW is the company formerly known by what name?

Click to Reveal Answer
Weight Watchers