Lighter Side of the News (Jun. 18, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

Tarn
I know my months


Runner(s)-Up:

HoH


Quiz Description

Quiz - #13-10

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 25 25 42 30 21 42 59 21 30 75 55 55
1 Tarn 376 97 15
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42
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59
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55
2 HoH 352 93 15
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42
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59
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21
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55
00
3 UncleTed 342 89 15
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42
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59
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21
15
30
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15
15
4 NathanL 324 85 00
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42
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59
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5 CoenM 323 81 15
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55
6 helene 303 77 15
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55
7 Svoyager-11 302 72 15
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42
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55
8 MattK 298 68 15
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9 casketromance 290 64 15
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10 ecpekkle 283 60 00
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42
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55
11 Vendy12 272 54 00
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59
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11 heystephen 272 54 15
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13 GoodmanDL 251 47 15
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14 SokolM 244 43 15
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15 Vintsanity 235 39 15
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16 gaufqwi 233 35 15
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17 GarciaD 227 31 15
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18 KonkelT 210 27 15
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19 groug 208 22 15
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20 felsenheldd 197 18 15
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21 reallydumb4real 172 14 00
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22 LynchT 146 10 15
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23 JCEurovision 141 6 00
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24 DouglasLovesVixey 36 2 00
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Questions:

To mark the 100th episode of his "Bizarre Albums" podcast this week, host Tony Thaxton discussed a 1999 album by Garth Brooks. For this album, Brooks assumed the persona of an Australian alternative rocker known by what name?

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Chris Gaines

What word fills-in the blank in this recent Variety headline: "'The Hitman's Wife's _________' Targets $15 Million Debut"?

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Bodyguard

On Thursday night, CBS aired another new episode of what drama police procedural television series based on a 1988 novel by Thomas Harris?

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Clarice

The attached montage alludes to what event that is currently taking place in eleven nations?

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Euro 2020

What SURNAME fills-in the blank in this recent headline from TV Series Finale: "Crikey! It’s the ______: Season Three and Baby Special Coming to Animal Planet"?

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Irwins

Multiple choice. Which of these figures does NOT appear in a currently airing GEICO commercial: A) Gonzo from the Muppets; B) Lisa Loeb; C) Boo-Boo Bear; D) gymnast McKayla Maroney?

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A

Director David Frankel, author Lauren Weisberger, and supermodel Gisele Bündchen were some of the participants in Entertainment Weekly's recent Zoom-style panel commemorating the 15th anniversary of what film?

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The Devil Wears Prada

What title has been redacted in this current image?

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Luca

Of the four teams remaining in the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, which franchise is located north of the 41st parallel (north)?

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Canadiens

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Overheard While Standing in Line at Comic-Con". Here we go. Actually, there will be no lines at 2021 Comic-Con International: San Diego, because no in-person attendance. This year's online event is scheduled for a weekend during what MONTH?

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July

Multiple choice. Rapper Nicki Minaj recently re-released her 2009 mixtape. What is the title of this mixtape: A) "Live Long and Prosper"; B) "Beam Me Up Scotty"; C) "Set Phasers to Stun"; D) "I'm Givin' Her All She's Got, Captain!"?

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B

The U.S. Olympic Diving Trials finished up last weekend in Indianapolis. In Olympic diving springboard events, how high (in meters) is the board above the pool?

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