Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 30, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

HoH


Runner(s)-Up:

heystephen


Quiz Description

Quiz - #06-07

Full Results:

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1 HoH 395 99 15
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2 heystephen 393 97 15
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3 CarpeDiem 359 95 15
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4 GarciaD 356 93 15
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5 MoyseyC 349 91 15
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6 SportsNightonCSC 347 89 15
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7 MattK 335 87 15
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8 Vendy12 334 85 15
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9 CoenM 333 83 15
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10 colleenw 314 81 15
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11 AnthonyBianca 312 79 15
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12 Michalle 311 77 00
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13 casketromance 306 75 15
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14 HowellT3 301 72 15
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14 PSUrose 301 72 15
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16 BarthR 298 69 15
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17 Vintsanity 297 67 15
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18 Tarn 296 65 15
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19 Longford 293 63 15
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20 ChrisRosenberg 289 61 15
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21 denise517 284 59 15
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22 Matto 278 57 15
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23 HortonR 275 55 00
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24 ElendilPickle 260 53 15
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25 SokolM 253 51 00
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26 jnowell 251 49 15
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27 KPope 244 46 15
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27 felsenheldd 244 46 15
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29 MitchellWA 239 43 15
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30 helene 238 41 00
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31 Svoyager-11 237 39 15
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32 BringMoreLegos 236 36 15
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32 brando3429 236 36 15
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34 FauxD 232 33 15
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35 TWright17 228 31 15
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36 Nicole 227 29 15
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37 Commodore 226 27 15
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38 RobinJRichards 218 25 15
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39 LynchT 215 23 15
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40 GoodmanDL 211 20 15
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40 orwant 211 20 00
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42 ecpekkle 210 17 00
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43 JCEurovision 186 15 00
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44 gaufqwi 171 13 15
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45 DouglasLovesVixey 162 11 15
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46 Atomiccoffey 159 9 00
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47 HumbabaORiley 144 7 15
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48 AdamLevin18 141 5 15
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49 WatskyA 127 3 15
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50 ArunH 54 1 15
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Questions:

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Threads", the announced final studio album for what singer, known for such hits as "My Favorite Mistake" and "Soak Up the Sun"?

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Sheryl Crow

The first episode of the fifth season of the drama television series "The Affair" aired on Sunday night. "The Affair" appears on what television channel?

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Showtime

The action thriller film "Angel Has Fallen" is currently #1 at the U.S. box office. In "Angel Has Fallen", Morgan Freeman plays Alan Trumbull. Like Freeman's Tom Beck in the 1998 film "Deep Impact", Trumbull holds what official position?

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U.S. President

Multiple choice. "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks has made a few surprising revelations on Instagram lately. Which of the following is NOT one of them: A) She impersonated Jessica Rabbit at a college talent competition; B) She was once a black-haired leather clad goth in Fairfax, Virginia; C) Her hand appears on the poster for the film "American Beauty"?

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A

What FIRST name has been redacted in this photo taken last Saturday night?

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Andrew

The 2019–20 Primeira Liga soccer season began this earlier month. Clubs to watch include: Sporting CP, Boavista and Braga. The Primeira Liga is the top soccer league for what nation?

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Portugal

Multiple choice. Ads can now been seen for the latest Ken Burns documentary series, to be aired Sept. 15 on PBS. What is the title of this series: A) Rock N' Roll; B) Rhythm and Blues; C) Country Music; D) Ashokan Farewell (Extended Dance Remix)?

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C

What comedian and television personality has had his name and face redacted in this recent Instagram exchange?

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Jeff Foxworthy

On Monday, ASCAP posted a tweet congratulating singer-songwriter Billie Eillish for winning three MTV Video Music Awards. What does the letter "C" in ASCAP stand for?

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Composers

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "A Man From Hollywood and a Man From Holywood". Here we go. Earlier this month it was reported that the Paramount studio had ended its deal, after 52 years, with the legendary movie producer Robert Evans. What is the title of Evans' autobiography which recounts his notorious exploits?

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The Kid Stays in the Picture

The 2019 PGA Tour season concluding Tour Championship tournament was held last weekend. What golfer won the Tour Championship, and thus the $15 million FedEx Cup?

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Rory McIlroy

This upcoming week, CBS will continue to air new episodes of the 21st season of the reality television series "Big Brother". Who is the host of "Big Brother"?

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Julie Chen (Moonves)