Lighter Side of the News (Feb. 24, 2023) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

felsenheldd
Wherever you go, there you are.


Quiz Description

Quiz - #20-07

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 85 85 48 27 43 43 64 69 11 85 48 22
1 AnthonyBianca 468 97 15
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2 felsenheldd 344 92 00
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3 CoenM 330 86 00
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4 ChrisRosenberg 313 81 00
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5 Tarn 308 73 00
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5 alamble 308 73 00
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7 gaufqwi 303 65 00
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8 SokolM 299 60 00
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9 DFisher 236 55 00
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10 HoH 229 50 00
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11 KCrest 199 44 00
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12 DouglasLovesVixey 183 39 15
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13 RuizJ 172 34 00
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14 Timm 163 26 00
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14 HortonR 163 26 00
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16 ecpekkle 157 18 00
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17 JCEurovision 146 13 00
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18 BoulierJ 126 5 15
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18 LynchT 126 5 00
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Questions:

A Google News search was conducted last weekend using the term: "Prince Harry, Kanye". The top four results were stories about what television series?

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South Park

Multiple choice. A figure named Lonnie Frisbee is featured in what film opening today (Fri.): A) "My Happy Ending"; B) "Mummies"; C) "Cocaine Bear"; D) "Jesus Revolution"?

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D

The 2023 NBA All-Star Game was held last Sunday, with Team Giannis defeating Team LeBron 185-174. What U.S. city hosted this year's All-Star Game?

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Salt Lake City

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Cracker Island", the latest studio album for what virtual band, known for such songs as "Feel Good Inc", "Dare" and "Clint Eastwood"?

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Gorillaz

What FIRST NAME is shared by the two men in this photo taken last weekend? (Hint: begins with "D")

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Daniel

A new episode of the reality competition television series "Next Level Chef" aired on Thursday night. What network broadcasts "Next Level Chef"?

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Fox

Multiple choice. Last Sunday, NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. won the 2023 Daytona 500. What grocery store chain sponsors Stenhouse: A) Harris Teeter; B) Kroger; C) Piggly Wiggly; D) Safeway?

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B

Give the FULL TITLE of the recently released movie seemingly predicted by the comic attached here.

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Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey

What FIRST NAME fills-in the blank in this recent Playbill headline: "Pasadena Playhouse's 'Sunday in the Park with ______' Opens February 19"? (Hint: Does not begin with "D")

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George

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Country Club...or Not". Here we go. Last weekend's PGA Tour tournament, the Genesis Invitational, was notable for Jon Rahm's third win this year. What Los Angeles based country club hosts the Genesis Invitational?

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Riviera

"This ain't no disco. It ain't no country club either" were the first lyrics many listeners heard from what singer who is currently nominated on the 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot?

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Sheryl Crow

Singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes is celebrating his 76th birthday today. Holmes is known for a 1979 #1 hit, a story song about a personal ad, that references what cocktail?

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Piña Colada