Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 18, 2020) by HallR

Champion(s):

RauscherM


Runner(s)-Up:

MaccaroneM


Quiz Description

Quiz - #10-10

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1 RauscherM 441 98 15
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2 MaccaroneM 410 96 00
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3 RobinJRichards 407 94 15
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4 heystephen 398 92 00
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5 AnthonyBianca 385 89 15
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6 felsenheldd 362 87 00
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7 KPope 352 81 00
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7 Vendy12 352 81 00
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7 jveditz 352 81 00
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7 CoenM 352 81 00
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11 alamble 344 76 00
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12 casketromance 343 73 15
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13 HoH 338 71 00
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14 MattK 323 69 00
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15 SokolM 308 67 00
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16 ShampooCell 307 63 15
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16 HoodM 307 63 00
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18 ecpekkle 286 60 00
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19 UncleTed 279 57 00
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20 LynchT 273 54 00
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20 Liv 273 54 00
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22 GoodmanDL 269 51 00
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23 JasonDuiuc 264 48 00
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24 gaufqwi 259 46 00
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25 Tarn 256 44 00
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26 KCrest 251 42 00
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27 colleenw 237 39 15
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28 IFSEsq 227 37 00
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29 KonkelT 225 35 00
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30 HumbabaORiley 224 32 15
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31 Nicola 212 29 00
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31 HortonR 212 29 00
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33 TWright17 207 26 00
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34 GarciaD 206 23 00
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35 DouglasLovesVixey 203 21 00
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36 Ganman 196 19 00
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37 JoeM 178 17 00
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38 Vintsanity 176 14 00
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39 MatchenD 171 12 00
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40 LakeMA 167 10 00
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41 BeningoS 122 7 00
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42 KlionskyG 101 5 00
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43 ArunH 77 3 00
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44 Atomiccoffey 25 1 00
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Questions:

Noted for its opening brass fanfare, the music piece "Heavy Action" by British composer Johnny Pearson is a theme for what television program which started its new season this past week?

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Monday Night Football

Today (Fri.), Netflix releases Ryan Murphy's latest television series "Ratched". In "Ratched," Sarah Paulson plays a character who works what occupation?

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Nurse

What number fills-in the blank in this recent MovieWeb headline: "Neve Campbell Is Back as Sidney Prescott in Scream _"?

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5

Last Sunday, in a thrilling five set final at the U.S. Open, Dominic Thiem defeated Alexander "Sasha" Zverev to claim his first tennis Gland Slam title. What nation does Thiem represent in competition?

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Austria

Today (Fri.) marks the release of the self-titled seventh studio album for what singer, known for such hits as "No One" and "Girl on Fire"?

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Alicia Keys

What name has been redacted in this Twitter post from last weekend?

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Steve Martin

On his latest "Hollywood and Levine" podcast, host Ken Levine interviewed guest Michael Uslan, who noted that Bill Finger should be credited, along with Bob Kane, for the creation of what fictional character in 1939?

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Batman

What TWO LETTERS fill-in the blank in this recent headline from Hollywood Life: "The Real Reason Why Denise Richards Quit ‘RHO__’ After Just 2 Seasons: ‘It Wasn’t A Hard Decision’"?

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BH

Last weekend, MLB slugger Albert Pujols hit his 660th home run, matching the mark set by the great Willie Mays. Pujols currently plays for what team?

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Angels

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Love and Happiness". Here we go. "Cole Sprouse Addresses Lili Reinhart Split for the First Time, Wishes Her 'Love and Happiness'," was a recent headline from People. Sprouse and Reinhart are co-stars on what CW television series?

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Riverdale

The attached image recently went viral on the internet, as it was used to cover a letter on a sign for what national chain business?

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Walgreens

The live album "S&M2" has moved up to #4 on the Billboard 200 chart. "S&M2" is a collaboration between the heavy metal band Metallica, and the symphony orchestra from what U.S. city?

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San Francisco