Lighter Side of the News (Jan. 14, 2022) by HallR

Champion(s):

HoH


Runner(s)-Up:

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #16-01

Full Results:

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1 HoH 390 97 15
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2 CoenM 380 92 15
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3 GoodmanDL 360 87 15
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4 alamble 315 82 15
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5 KPope 310 75 15
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5 ChrisRosenberg 310 75 15
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7 felsenheldd 305 67 15
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8 IvixorB 280 62 15
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9 ecpekkle 270 57 00
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10 GarciaD 260 52 15
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11 Vendy12 255 45 15
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11 RobinJRichards 255 45 15
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13 Tarn 215 37 15
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14 HortonR 210 30 15
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14 casketromance 210 30 15
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16 MasonC 185 20 15
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16 LynchT 185 20 15
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18 DouglasLovesVixey 165 12 00
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19 JCEurovision 95 7 00
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20 SokolM 30 2 15
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Questions:

"Scream" (2022) the fifth film in the slasher film franchise debuts today (Fri.). Who was the director of the first four "Scream" movies?

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Wes Craven

"Dawn FM" was released recently, which is the fifth studio album for what artist, known for such hits as: "The Hills", "Starboy" and "Heartless"?

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The Weeknd

A woman named Mariah Bell made news last weekend. Bell is an athlete who competes in what sport?

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Figure Skating

50/50 tossup. The season premiere for the television comedy series "Call Me Kat" aired last Sunday night. What is the camera set-up for "Call Me Kat": Single-camera or Multie-camera?

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Multie-camera

The attached photo was taken last Sunday in what city?

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Jacksonville

"(F)rom Alfie to Zulu..." reads a recent Daily Mail headline with regard to what man's sale of his memorabilia collection?

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Michael Caine

The final episode of the television miniseries "Dexter: New Blood" aired on Sunday night. Based on the series "Dexter", what channel televised "Dexter: New Blood"?

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Showtime

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "The Boy Named If", the latest album for what musician, known for such hits as "Oliver's Army" and "Veronica"?

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Elvis Costello

The 2022 Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year, begins this Monday. The largest arena at Melbourne Park, where the tournament is held, is named after what 83-year old man?

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Rod Laver

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Striking Images. Same Darn Mistake". Here we go. 50/50 tossup. What word has been redacted (in orange) in this recent tweet: Light or Dark?

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Light

MovieWeb recently ranked the best movies about pandemics and viruses. Coming in at #2 on the list was what 1957 film directed by Ingmar Bergman?

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The Seventh Seal

Today (Jan. 14) coincides with the birthday of Roman general and politician Mark Antony. In what YEAR (BCE/BC) was Mark Antony born? (accept within 40)

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83 (accept 123 to 43)