Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 12, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

Mark


Runner(s)-Up:

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #04-13

Full Results:

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1 Mark 397 99 15
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2 BarthR 396 97 15
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3 KreitzerJ 369 95 15
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3 denise517 369 95 15
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5 MilesTeg 365 93 15
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6 MattK 356 92 15
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7 akambour 349 90 15
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8 PipkeR 347 89 00
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9 DreierR 342 88 00
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10 Nicole 337 86 15
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11 SokolM 331 85 00
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12 Vendy12 325 83 15
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12 heystephen 325 83 15
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14 MoyseyC 321 81 15
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15 RobinJRichards 320 79 00
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16 casketromance 314 78 00
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17 KPope 313 77 15
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18 Svoyager-11 310 75 15
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19 LeoneC 308 74 15
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20 HeberleC 307 72 15
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21 GoodmanDL 306 71 15
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22 PrestonC 304 70 15
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23 Vintsanity 298 68 15
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24 MurphyCD 294 67 15
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25 FauxD 293 65 15
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26 RauscherM 292 64 15
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27 ShampooCell 291 63 15
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28 HoH 277 61 15
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29 AmmermanA 274 60 15
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30 Jaksiel 273 59 15
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31 rouquinne 271 57 15
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32 MitchellWA 270 56 15
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33 ElendilPickle 269 54 15
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34 quarterrican 268 53 15
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35 gaufqwi 258 52 15
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36 MatchenD 254 49 15
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36 DouglasLovesVixey 254 49 00
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36 TWright17 254 49 15
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39 petkunm 251 46 15
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40 GarciaD 249 45 15
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41 srs 241 43 15
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42 AbdalianA 239 41 15
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42 Tarn 239 41 00
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44 EggCzar 232 39 15
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45 CoenM 230 38 15
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46 TranL17 228 36 00
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47 JCEurovision 227 35 15
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48 Commodore 226 34 15
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49 colleenw 223 31 15
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49 LynchT 223 31 15
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51 BednarczukJ 217 29 15
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52 RalliP 211 27 15
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52 Timm 211 27 15
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54 Michalle 204 25 15
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54 orwant 204 25 15
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56 ChengJa 201 22 15
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57 watersd 199 20 15
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57 BringMoreLegos 199 20 15
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59 IvixorB 197 18 15
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60 felsenheldd 196 17 15
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61 xabe 189 15 15
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61 Jecrwin 189 15 15
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63 reallydumb4real 181 13 00
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64 brando3429 179 11 15
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65 PSUrose 161 10 15
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66 RonningD 159 9 15
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67 ArunH 133 7 15
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68 Crow-T-Robot 129 6 15
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72 JennyV 69 1 00
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Questions:

The final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones" kicks-off this Sunday night. The creators of "Game of Thrones" are David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Stories about Benioff and Weiss often include what term, defined by Wikipedia as: "the 21st-century term for the leading television producer of a television series"?

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Showrunner

Opening nationwide today (Fri.), is what dark fantasy superhero film, an R-rated reboot of an earlier series directed by Guillermo del Toro?

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Hellboy

Multiple choice. This weekend, millions of people will hear the song "Augusta" several times. Which of the following is NOT true about "Augusta": A) Composed by Kenny Loggins' brother Dave Loggins; B) Has lyrics; C) Non-stop one-hour long loop available on YouTube; D) Performed by John Tesh for his "Live at La Jolla Cliffs" concert special?

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D (also accepting "A", since Loggins' are cousins not brothers) (edited at 3:54 pm, April 13, 2019 (MDT))

What first name fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Variety: "Album Review: ____ Bareilles’ ‘Amidst the Chaos’ The 'Waitress' server goes off-Broadway with a T Bone Burnett-produced balm for troubled times"?

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Sara

Related to an event taking place this Monday, what is the nickname, first coined in 1936, of the location indicated by the red arrows on the map seen here?

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Heartbreak Hill

WARNING: Spelling counts! What word fills-in the blank in this recent LA Times story: "In second place, Paramount's 'Pet ________' remake opened with $25 million. The result is the second best opening for a Stephen King adaptation"?

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Sematary

The 2019 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards ceremony was held last Sunday night. What city hosted this event? (hint: NOT Nashville)

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Las Vegas

"Ladies Who Punch" by Ramin Setoodeh and "Point of (redacted)" by Elizabeth Hasselbeck are both recently published books that discuss the backstage drama of what television program?

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The View

This past week, a photo of Jackie Chan holding up four fingers has caused much speculation among fans on the internet. What other man is standing next to Chan in the photo, also holding up four fingers?

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Chris Tucker

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Borderline." Here we go. Multiple choice. The music project known as Tame Impala recently performed their new song "Borderline" on Saturday Night Live. Wikipedia lists Tame Impala as belonging to what music genre: A) Emo; B) Latin Pop; C) Psychedelic Rock; D) Nerdcore?

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C

Last Sunday, Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Food City 500 race. The Food City 500 is held in what town (population 26,702), technically located in the upper-half of the image seen here?

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Bristol

Former child actress Keshia Knight Pulliam who played Rudy Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" celebrated a birthday on Tuesday. How old (in years) is Knight Pulliam? (accept within 3)

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40 (accept 37 to 43)