Lighter Side of the News (Sep. 24, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

HoH


Runner(s)-Up:

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #14-11

Full Results:

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1 HoH 331 97 15
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2 AnthonyBianca 325 92 15
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3 MattK 316 86 15
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4 heystephen 311 78 15
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4 CoenM 311 78 00
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6 helene 306 71 15
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7 felsenheldd 286 65 15
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8 LynchT 277 60 15
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9 GoodmanDL 274 55 00
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10 KPope 270 50 00
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11 reallydumb4real 261 42 00
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11 ecpekkle 261 42 00
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13 SokolM 255 34 00
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14 groug 245 28 00
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15 Vendy12 244 23 15
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16 GarciaD 228 18 00
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17 Tarn 218 13 00
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18 JCEurovision 152 7 00
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19 DouglasLovesVixey 115 2 00
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Questions:

The 74th Tony Awards are this Sunday night. Name ONE of the two pop-rock singers whose music is featured in a production which has been nominated for Best Musical.

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Alanis Morissette, Tina Turner

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards were held last Sunday night. Jean Smart won the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Deborah Vance in what television series?

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Hacks

The Los Angeles Rams are off to a 2-0 start for the 2021 NFL season. Name the current starting quarterback for the Rams.

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Matthew Stafford

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Our Bande Apart", the seventh studio album for what alternative rock band? (attached image is a hint)

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Third Eye Blind

What word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from LA Weekly: "Clint Eastwood Climbs Back in the Saddle for 'Cry _____'"?

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Macho

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Firebird", the sixth studio album for what singer, best known for her 1997 smash hit "Torn"?

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Natalie Imbruglia

The 2021 WNBA playoffs started on Thursday night with games such as Chicago defeating Dallas in order to advance. What is the nickname of the WNBA team from Chicago?

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Sky

The attached montage alludes to the title of what highly anticipated film that debuts next Friday?

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The Many Saints of Newark

Multiple choice. "An (redacted) Strike Would Shut Down Film and TV Production Coast to Coast" reads a Tuesday headline from Variety. What acronym has been redacted: A) DGA; B) SAG-AFTRA; C) WGA; D) IATSE?

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D

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Not Best (MLB-wise or Pete-wise)". Here we go. The 2021 MLB regular season will be wrapping up within the next few days. Name either team that has the WORST record in the American League or the National League for 2021.

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Diamondbacks, Orioles

50/50 tossup. Which living former Beatle, not otherwise ruled out by the title of the mini-theme, is releasing his new EP "Change the World" today (Fri.): (no introductions needed)?

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Ringo Starr

The indominable and elusive Bill Murray celebrated his birthday on Tuesday. How old (in years) is Bill Murray? (accept within 2)

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71 (accept 69 to 73)