Lighter Side of the News (Jun. 25, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

gaufqwi


Quiz Description

Quiz - #13-11

Full Results:

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1 GoodmanDL 452 97 15
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2 gaufqwi 428 92 00
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3 MattK 409 88 15
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4 CoenM 408 83 15
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5 Tarn 378 78 15
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6 groug 346 73 00
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7 helene 345 69 15
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8 DMTsurel 315 64 00
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9 GarciaD 297 59 00
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10 KPope 263 54 00
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11 Vintsanity 244 50 00
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12 HoH 234 45 00
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13 ecpekkle 219 40 00
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14 JamesDenny 215 35 00
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15 Vendy12 205 30 00
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16 DouglasLovesVixey 204 26 00
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17 SokolM 160 21 00
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18 LynchT 147 14 00
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18 JCEurovision 147 14 00
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20 imogen 146 7 00
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21 felsenheldd 78 2 00
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Questions:

The latest installment in the "Fast & Furious" film franchise ("F9") makes its long awaited debut in the U.S. today (Fri.). What actress plays Magdalene "Queenie" Shaw in "F9"?

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Helen Mirren

Crooked Media's scripted podcast series "Edith!" debuted this week. In "Edith!" Rosamund Pike plays the wife of what U.S. president?

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Woodrow Wilson

What two words fill-in the blanks in this recent BuzzFeed headline: "LeBron James Reveals New Details About '_____ ___: A New Legacy' In New Movie Teaser"?

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Space Jam

What state capital city fills-in the blanks in this line from a recent Sporting News story: "This was the first NASCAR Cup Series race at _________ Superspeedway and the first time the city of _________ has hosted a Cup Series race since 1984"?

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Nashville

This week, Hilarie Burton Morgan, Sophia Bush and Bethany Joy Lenz launched their new "Drama Queens" podcast. Each week the hosts will discuss an episode from what television series?

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One Tree Hill

What word has been redacted in this tweet posted on Tuesday?

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Blue

50/50 tossup. Which Chicago ball club currently has the better 2021 MLB record: Cubs or White Sox?

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White Sox

The album "Inside (The Songs)" recently broke into the top-10 on the Billboard 200 chart. "Inside (The Songs)" is by what comedian?

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Bo Burnham

The fifth season of the animated television series "Rick & Morty" premired on Monday. In "Rick & Morty" what is the SURNAME of mad scientist Rick?

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Sanchez

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "A Story About Scrappy Welshmen". Here we go. Wales' men's soccer team has impressed observers by advancing past the Group Stage in Euro 2020. What team is Wales playing this Saturday in the Round of 16?

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Denmark

What film director has been redacted in this Instagram photo posted by actress Illeana Douglas last weekend?

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John Ford

The final episode of "Conan" aired on Thursday night. Since 1993, Conan O'Brien had hosted how many episodes of late night television? (accept within 500)

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4,368 (accept 3,868 to 4,868)