Lighter Side of the News (Aug. 14, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-05

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 434 98 15
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2 MattK 433 96 15
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3 MurphyCD 415 93 15
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4 casketromance 404 91 00
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5 MoyseyC 392 89 15
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6 heystephen 388 86 00
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7 CoenM 374 84 00
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8 HoH 371 80 15
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8 PSUrose 371 80 15
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10 ChrisRosenberg 362 76 00
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11 GoodmanDL 359 74 15
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12 srs 355 71 00
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13 KPope 337 69 15
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14 Nicole 322 67 00
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15 OrientalWizDad 319 64 15
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16 MaccaroneM 317 62 00
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17 felsenheldd 314 59 15
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18 LizDennison 308 57 00
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19 UncleTed 307 54 15
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20 mwg 291 52 15
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21 HortonR 287 50 00
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22 SokolM 270 47 00
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23 Nicola 256 45 15
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24 HoodM 245 42 00
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25 ShmuelM 242 40 15
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26 KesslerA2 233 37 00
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27 colleenw 230 35 15
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28 Vintsanity 228 32 00
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29 ecpekkle 218 30 00
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30 DMTsurel 198 28 00
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31 ColeB 181 25 00
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32 Vendy12 171 23 00
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33 Jonathan 168 19 00
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33 DouglasLovesVixey 168 19 00
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35 TWright17 166 15 00
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36 helene 164 13 00
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37 bttrcup18 155 10 15
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38 JCEurovision 134 8 00
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39 Tarn 116 6 00
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40 WatskyA 99 3 00
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41 ArunH 0 1 00
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Questions:

Australian actress Sarah Snook was a guest on Marc Maron's WTF podcast this past week. Snook is known for her role as Siobhan "Shiv" Roy on what HBO television series?

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Succession

50/50 tossup. Chris and Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt welcomed their first child this past week. What sex is the baby: Boy or Girl?

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Girl

Ron Howard's latest directorial effort, "Rebuilding Paradise," recently opened to a limited release in select theaters. What genre of film is "Rebuilding Paradise"?

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Documentary

What word fills-in the blank in these lyrics from this recent #1 hit on the U.S. pop charts: "And when I felt like I was an old ________ under someone's bed You put me on and said I was your favorite"?

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Cardigan

This photo was taken on Tuesday night in what city?

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Buffalo

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Broadway question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: "Goodnight, Ladies," "Till There Was You" and "Iowa Stubborn" are all songs from what stage production?

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The Music Man

What sport fills-in the blank in this line from a recent Hollywood Reporter review: "Based on a character created for a series of NBC Sports...______ promos, 'Ted Lasso' was adapted for TV by star Jason Sudeikis..."?

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Soccer

Multiple choice. The action film "Money Plane" was recently released video-on-demand to mainly negative reviews. Which of these actors stars in "Money Plane": A) Vin Diesel; B) John Lithgow; C) Kelsey Grammer; D) Dolph Lundgren?

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C

The NHL's 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers concluded this past week, with stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl not advancing to the playoffs. Both McDavid and Draisaitl play for what team?

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Oilers

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Notable Bull Moose". Here we go. What TNT drama television series recently debuted its second season, subtitled "Angel of Darkness," though fans may be disappointed that Brian Geraghty didn't return in his role as Theodore Roosevelt?

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The Alienist

This screenshot, taken from a currently airing commercial, is set in what mountain range?

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Rocky Mountains (Rockies)

Due to certain ongoing circumstances, the planned Big Ten Conference Fall sports question has been cancelled. Instead please answer: How many universities are full members of the Big-10? (Hint: not 10)

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