Lighter Side of the News (May 31, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #05-07

Full Results:

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1 GoodmanDL 443 98 15
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2 AnthonyBianca 418 96 15
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3 akambour 405 93 15
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4 Mark 381 91 00
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5 DreierR 366 88 00
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6 ElendilPickle 361 86 15
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7 MilesTeg 355 83 15
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8 Crow-T-Robot 353 80 00
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8 heystephen 353 80 00
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10 casketromance 351 76 15
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11 MattK 338 73 15
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12 BringMoreLegos 333 71 00
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13 quarterrican 330 68 00
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14 KPope 328 66 15
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15 StanleyP 301 63 15
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16 MoyseyC 298 61 00
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17 gaufqwi 281 58 00
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18 jnowell 276 56 00
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19 HoH 273 53 15
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20 ShampooCell 268 51 15
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21 Tarn 256 48 15
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22 CoenM 255 46 15
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23 ecpekkle 248 43 00
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24 Matto 243 41 15
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25 SokolM 240 38 00
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26 NatashaBB 226 36 00
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27 Vintsanity 223 33 00
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28 GarciaD 213 31 15
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29 HumbabaORiley 206 28 00
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30 Vendy12 198 26 00
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31 Michalle 188 23 00
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32 PipkeR 183 21 00
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33 colleenw 158 18 00
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34 LynchT 150 16 00
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35 JNathan 145 13 00
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36 MitchellWA 140 10 00
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36 PolinskyL 140 10 15
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38 JCEurovision 80 6 00
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39 ArunH 60 3 00
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40 DouglasLovesVixey 55 1 00
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Questions:

"Space Between" by the rock supergroup The Circle recently debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart at #4. The Circle is headed by what vocalist; known as "The Red Rocker", and for his many outside business interests, which includes a brand of tequila?

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Sammy Hagar

The television serial "Good Omens", based on a novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, is released on Amazon Prime Video today (Fri.). In "Good Omens", Jon Hamm plays what figure; often depicted in Renaissance era art, and the patron saint of broadcasters, diplomats and stamp collectors?

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Gabriel

What name fills-in the blank in this recent headline from E! News: "Adam Sandler Got Approval From _____ ______'s Mom for Emotional Tribute Song"?

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Chris Farley

What serious dramatic film opening nationwide today (Fri.), shares the same title as an earlier film depicted in the poster seen here?

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Rocketman

WARNING: Spelling counts! What first name fills-in the blank in this recent headline from The New York Times: "With _____ Leonard Raptors Find Success That Endures"?

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Kawhi

Multiple choice. What has actress Elle Fanning been doing these past two weeks: A) Shooting a thriller movie with her sister Dakota; B) Recording her debut pop album; C) Serving on the Feature Films Jury at the Cannes Film Festival; D) Working on her suntan?

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C

On March 5, 2018, James Pitaro replaced John Skipper as the head of a certain organization. This past month, several news stories noted that Pitaro is responsible for this organization's recent turn away from discussing politics. Pitaro is the president of what organization?

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ESPN

What three words have been redacted (multiple times) in this photo taken on Wednesday night?

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Big Little Lies

50/50 tossup. Which option is the title of a new film that opens nationwide today (Fri.): Ma or Pa?

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Ma

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Uncles (and Award Shows) Named 'Tony'". Here we go. The 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony is a week away. James Corden will serve as host. What television network with a connection to Corden will televise the Tony Awards?

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CBS

This is the time of year when television commentators speak of a man known as "Uncle Tony". Uncle Tony has came to prominence over the last several years; particularly at a certain place, during a certain calendar period. Who is Uncle Tony's famous nephew?

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Rafael Nadal

The world celebrates the birthday of the legendary Clint Eastwood today (May 31). How old (in years) is Clint Eastwood? (accept within 2)

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89 (accept 87 to 91)