Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 22, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-06

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1 MattK 407 98 15
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2 MilesTeg 391 96 15
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3 AnthonyBianca 374 93 15
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4 MoyseyC 373 90 00
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5 quarterrican 362 88 15
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6 Tarn 361 85 15
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7 DebB 335 82 15
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8 DreierR 333 80 15
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9 PipkeR 326 77 15
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10 NatashaBB 317 75 00
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11 HoH 307 72 00
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12 ElendilPickle 304 69 15
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13 Vendy12 302 67 00
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14 Zamikaze 301 63 00
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14 MitchellWA 301 63 00
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16 brando3429 299 57 15
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16 GoodmanDL 299 57 15
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18 KPope 297 52 00
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20 GarciaD 281 48 15
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24 reallydumb4real 257 38 15
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Questions:

"No" - that is the shortest movie review ever published. Written by film critic Leonard Maltin, and given in response to a 1948 film with a rhetorical question as the title. This 1948 film shares a title with what currently playing 2019 genre-satirizing comedy?

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Isn't It Romantic

What 7-letter name fills-in the blank in this recent headline from the Associated Press: "Feds tell Alfonso Ribeiro he can't copyright '_______' moves"?

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Carlton

50/50 tossup. Last weekend, which top-20 ranked Benelux region tennis player upset Simona Halep to win the 2019 Qatar Total Open: Kiki Bertens or Elise Mertens?

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Elise Mertens

In honor of Presidents' Day this past Monday, the image seen here was posted by the Instagram account of what cable television channel?

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Bravo

Multiple choice. Which of the following is NOT a real artist with a song listed on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (week of Feb. 23) top-20: A) J. Cole; B) A Boogie wit da Hoodie; C) Caffa Z.; D) Flipp Dinero?

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C

A "very dirty" joke by Redd Foxx involving donuts, stealing material from Shecky Greene, and growing up on the Lower East Side of Springfield with a rabbi father, were all topics discussed recently on the WTF podcast between Marc Maron and what fictional television character?

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Krusty the Clown

Seen here are two images related to an event that took place last weekend. Name either the person whose body has been redacted in the smaller image, or the figure - coincidently a nickname for the person redacted - whose logo has been redacted in the larger image?

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Shaquille O'Neal, Superman

The animated fantasy film sequel "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" releases nationwide in the U.S. today (Fri.). What subsidiary of Universal Pictures is the production company of the "How to Train Your Dragon" films?

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DreamWorks

The Arizona Hotshots, Orlando Apollos and San Diego Fleet are some of the teams in what new sports league which began play earlier this month? (acronym accepted)

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Alliance of American Football (AAF)

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Looks That Kill". Here we go. The name of what luxury fashion brand, not afraid to put its logo on the merchandise, fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Footwear News: "Rita Ora Stomps Out in _______ Medusa Head Heels..."?

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Versace

Seen here is a promotional image (with actors' names) for an upcoming Netflix biographical-drama film about the rise of what rock band?

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Mötley Crüe

"The Oscars" award ceremony will be televised on ABC this Sunday night starting at 8:00 PM EST. According to ABC's show schedule website, how long (in total minutes) should "The Oscars" telecast last? (accept within 20 minutes)

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180 minutes (accept 160 to 200 minutes)