Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 08, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

HessJa
Nah, son.


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-04

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1 HessJa 426 98 15
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2 MilesTeg 410 96 15
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3 CourtneyKhaaaaaan 405 94 15
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4 quarterrican 368 91 15
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4 DreierR 368 91 15
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6 AnthonyBianca 366 87 15
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7 GoodmanDL 356 85 15
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8 RauscherM 355 83 15
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9 DebB 341 81 15
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10 MatherV 338 78 15
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11 ADSanchez 336 76 15
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12 NatashaBB 332 74 15
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13 ElendilPickle 330 72 00
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14 reallydumb4real 326 68 15
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14 MattK 326 68 15
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16 akambour 324 65 15
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17 casketromance 306 63 15
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18 KPope 301 61 15
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19 GarciaD 292 58 15
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20 Commodore 285 56 15
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21 petkunm 270 54 15
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22 denise517 267 52 15
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23 RobinJRichards 264 50 15
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24 Vendy12 261 47 15
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25 Vintsanity 259 45 15
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26 Michalle 257 43 15
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27 PipkeR 245 41 15
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30 SokolM 210 34 15
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31 JCEurovision 197 32 00
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34 orwant 188 25 15
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Questions:

Last Sunday, the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII. Who was named the MVP of Super Bowl LIII?

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Julian Edelman

"Deuce", "Lick it Up" and "Black Diamond" are just a few of the songs from the setlist of what rock band, which this past week kicked-off concerts in the Pacific Northwest as part of a highly publicized world tour?

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Kiss

50/50 tossup. Of the two recently released film documentaries about the failed Fyre Festival of 2017, which one was produced by Jerry Media, the company that also promoted Fyre Festival: the one on Hulu, or the one on Netflix?

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Netflix

The Bud Light / "Game of Thrones" crossover television commercial that aired during Super Bowl LIII was well received by many viewers. As noted in the final shot of this commercial, on what 2019 date (give month and day) will the final season of the HBO television series "Game of Thrones" debut? (accept within 10 days)

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April 14 (accept April 4 - 24)

Multiple choice. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards are this Sunday night. In what category is Kirk Franklin nominated for an award: A) Best Metal Performance; B) Best Jazz Instrumental Album; C) Best Comedy Album; D) Best Gospel Performance/Song?

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D

Returning to theaters today (Feb. 8), give the first name of either film character seen in this image.

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Emmet, Lucy

The big NBA news from this past week is that Kristaps Porzingis was traded from the New York Knicks to the Dallas Mavericks. Porzingis hails from what Baltic nation?

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Latvia

On Thursday night, the dark fantasy television series "Supernatural" aired its milestone 300th episode, titled "Lebanon". What television network broadcasts "Supernatural"?

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CW

Multiple choice. Lisa Loeb made a big announcement on Wednesday. What was it: A) She's forming a presidential exploratory committee and will begin a "listening tour" in Iowa; B) She's releasing a cover version of David Bowie's "All the Young Dudes"; C) She's pregnant; D) She's getting Lasik surgery and will no longer need glasses?

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B

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Odd Pairings - 'Westworld' Meets Political Scandal Edition". Here we go. Deadline.com recently reported that Lisa Joy, co-creator of the HBO television series "Westworld", will make her directorial debut with the film "Reminiscence". What actor, most recently seen as Senator Gary Hart in "The Front Runner", is set to star in "Reminiscence"?

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Hugh Jackman

What SURNAME applies to both individuals seen in this recent Instagram photo?

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Woodward

In the world of sports media, Tony Romo has gotten good reviews for his performance as a television analyst for Super Bowl LIII. Who was Romo's play-by-play partner in the broadcast booth?

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Jim Nantz