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Episode 71
The longer you wait, the funnier it becomes

  1. Just as the restaurant industry has benefitted from state laws legalizing to-go cocktails during Covid-19 shutdowns, another industry has benefited from the rapid legalization of their sector during the pandemic. One reason is because this sector could serve as a major form of state tax revenue. What company is perhaps the biggest player in this space, valued at $24 billion after going public during the height of the pandemic? Draftkings

  2. A 2017 book by sociologist Alex S. Vitale questioned the role and necessity of certain institutions. It has become a manual of sorts for what three-word movement, which gained widespread popularity during the Black Lives Matter protests after the death of George Floyd? Defund the Police/Abolish the Police (the book is The End of Policing)

  3. In 2020, only two individuals laid in state at the U.S. Capitol. One was a legendary Congressman and Civil Rights activist. The other was the first woman to ever lie in state. Name both individuals. John R. Lewis, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  4. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were the fourth time the nation of Japan hosted the Olympic Games. Name the other two Japanese cities, besides Tokyo, that have hosted the Olympics. Sapporo (1972), Nagano (1998)

  5. During a week in August 2020, a SONG with a three-letter initialism reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts. Two weeks later, a GROUP with a three-letter initialism had a No. 1 hit on the Billboard charts. Name the song with the 3-letter initialism and the group with the 3-letter initialism. WAP (Cardi B ft. Megan thee Stallion), BTS (for the song Dynamite)

  6. After controversial stadium listening parties, Kanye West has released his long-awaited new album, titled after his late mother. What is it called? DONDA

  7. Jeff Bezos got yeeted into space in summer aboard the first human space flight crewed by what space firm? Blue Origin

  8. What video game company’s employees walked out on strike in protest of the company’s harassment and discrimination against female workers? A state lawsuit reinforced claims of a toxic workplace. Employees called for a boycott of such games as Call of Duty and Candy Crush. Activision Blizzard

  9. What four countries make up the security grouping known as the Quad? The Quad plans to have its first in-person meeting this fall; their main purpose is countering China’s rising influence. One member-state had a deadly border skirmish with China last year; another dealt with embargoes on exports; yet another has dealt with military incursions around the Senkaku islands. Meanwhile, leaders in Beijing view the Quad as an anti-China bloc perpetuating American hegemony. USA, India, Australia, Japan

  10. Due to Brexit, Britain’s European citizens, who used to be able to move freely to and from the EU, now have to apply for settled status. The subsequent melee of paperwork has led to a surprising revelation in nationality statistics. What group, the second-biggest European group in Britain after Poles, filed 918,000 applications by the end of March, twice as many as their estimated population in 2019? Romanians

  11. “The Chicken" is a character at the center of a misconduct investigation revolving around what Bulgarian prime minister? Boyko Borisov

Episode 70
What has 4 legs in the morning, 2 in the afternoon, and 3 in the evening? Probably a 7th Gen Pokemon.

  1. Dude ends up doing chores for stepmom, like catching a dog and getting a belt off Amazon; it takes him a long time. Heracles/12 Labors of Heracles (Hercules)

  2. Since she just had to sample the produce, woman has to take an annual staycation down south Persephone

  3. Dude rejects the girl who calls him back, dies looking back on his younger self Narcissus (& Echo)

  4. City accepts a message about their offering's extended warranty. Should have used protection. Entire site is infected within 24 hours. Trojan Horse

  5. People think the Thebes guard is puzzling, but she just wants to talk about a man Sphinx/Riddle of the Sphinx

  6. Dude goes on a Mediterranean cruise and all he got was this lousy t-shirt....material Jason and the Golden Fleece

  7. Soldier really wants to get home to his wife but stops for flowers and bacon first..instead of you know, directions Odysseus/The Odyssey

  8. Dude is always hungry and thirsty but is cursed to live out an MC Hammer single Tantalus

  9. Guy shares one spark of inspiration, gets chewed out repeatedly for it Prometheus

  10. First unboxing video leads to hopelessness for everyone but the streamer Pandora

Episode 69

  1. During the 10th Tony Awards in 1956, which musical hit a home run and won for Best Musical, only challenged by the musical Pipe Dream? Damn Yankees

  2. Despite going up against an incredibly popular musical in West Side Story, which musical won Best Musical in 1958......not causing any TROUBLE? The Music Man

  3. Which musical, boasting the record of most Tony nominations ever received with 15 including Best Musical in 2001, was overtaken by Hamilton in 2016 when it was nominted for 16 awards? The Producers 

  4. Which quirky musical won Best Musical in 2004, finding its quick-witted audience made up of politicians and celebrities queasy with belly pain from constant laughter? Avenue Q 

  5. In 2006, The Wedding Singer lost out to which musical for Best Musical, which narrated through song the success and eventual break-up of the 1960's rock group "The Four Seasons"? Jersey Boys 

  6. In 1996, which show won Best Musical when, a night before the off-Broadway premiere, its creator, writer, and composer Jonathan Larson suddenly and tragically died of an aortic dissection? Rent

  7. Which musical took the top award at the 33rd Tony Awards in 1979, making it Stephen Sondheim's fourth award for Best Original Score after "Company", "Follies", and "A Little Night Music"? Sweeney Todd 

  8. In 1977, which musical picked up 9 Tony awards including Best Musical with Dorothy Loudon winning Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical while portraying the role of Miss Hannigan? Annie 

  9. In 1982, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was beaten for Best Musical by which show, which is focused on film director Guido Contini, who is dreading his imminent 40th birthday and facing a midlife crisis? Nine 

  10. In 2019, which musical was awarded Best Musical at the Tonys, based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and his descent into the Underworld to rescue her? Hadestown

Episode 68
We're headed for Venus, a secret stairwell

  1. In 1824, a British brickie called Joseph Aspdin patented a chemical process for the creation of what building material? Cement

  2. What desert takes its name from the Arabic word for desert? Sahara

  3. In 2004, MTV Video Jockey Adam Curry was involved in the first production of what kind of media? Podcast

  4. Botanist Mark Watney is the lead character of what Andy Weir novel, later brought to the screen by Ridley Scott? The Martian

  5. Amarelle, May Duke and Morello are all types of what fruit? Cherry

  6. What British artist; whose inventions include Phaze, Shift, Black 3.0 and Pinkest Pink; is a self declared nemesis of that one guy who is responsible for that giant bean in Chicago? Stuart Semple

  7. What route connects Jamrud and Landi Kotal as part of Asian Highway 1 and the old silk road? If you were to carry on up it, you may end up in Kabul. Khyber Pass

  8. What recurring Simpsons character shares their name with a piece of furniture and an empire that encompassed most of the Mediterranean coastline? Otto Man

  9. Born in Poland In the 15th Century, who published "On the revolutions of the celestial spheres"; triggering an eponymous revolution of their own in the scientific community? Nicolaus Copernicus

  10. The 2020 IgNobel peace prize was awarded to diplomats from India and Pakistan for effectively playing what childhood prank? Ding Dong Ditch

Episode 67 
Where do I love thee? Let me consult the Waze.

  1. The teledu is, as we all learned, more commonly known as the one with the "badger ass juice." With a slightly different pronunciation, it's something entirely different. What modern marvel can be translated into Welsh as "teledu"? Television

  2. Created by Spiel des Jahres winner David Parlett, the solitaire game called Penguin, where one must move cards from their tableau to their finishing "beaks" by way of seven "flippers," bears a strong resemblance to what other solitaire game? Your computer probably has a copy of it right now. FreeCell

  3. TRUE or FALSE: The Supreme Court of the United States has a prominent sign politely asking persons to refrain from playing basketball while court is in session. TRUE

  4. Abandoning his love of baseball to follow in the family business, who ended up ditching their original moniker of "The Spider" and rose to the top with a new one thanks to their mother and a 1974 Readers' Digest article that foresaw a two-word phrase becoming "the next hot term"? Randy "Macho Man" Savage

  5. Which of the following is NOT a Batman villain: Floronic Man, Petrified Man, or Atomic Man? Petrified Man

  6. Although Joseph Hooker was a leader of the Union Army, there's a good chance he was never a hooker, a position in the Union version of this sport. Rugby

  7. The Cordon Bleu schools are some of the most prestigious cookery schools in the world. Fittingly, their CEO and president has what last name, which is more associated with a sweet liqueur? Andre J. Cointreau

  8. 18, 11, 17, 14, and 22 might be the sequence of digits Joseph Heller went through to get to the name of his acclaimed book, but none of those figure into "Catch-22", a third-season episode of what ABC series with its own numerical sequence? Lost

  9. Often heard in a variety of styles of music, from hip-hop to Latin and everything in between, the distinctive-sounding percussion instrument known as a vibraslap was the first patent issued to what musical instrument company? Latin Percussion or LP 

  10. In the early 21st Century, theatergoers were enthralled by a monarch lamenting the loss of a long-distance relationship, all set to the melodic strains of the harpsichord. Inspired by the musings of a doctor who never believed it was lupus, what is the three-word title of this heartfelt ballad? You'll Be Back


Episode 66 
Loren ipsum blah blah blah.


  1. According to urban legend, what country suffered a shortage of 100-yen coins when Space Invaders hit arcades in 1978? Japan

  2. One is a dog with a hat, the other is a hyperkinetic naked rabbity thing. Together, they’re the Freelance Police, the intergalactically famous agents of indiscriminately applied justice. They are now starring in their umpteenth video game, subtitled "This Time It’s Virtual!" Name this madcap animated duo. Sam and Max

  3. What kind of arrow-stomping "Revolution" did Konami release upon Japan in 1998 and North America in 1999? Dance Dance Revolution

  4. Jaleel White provided the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in three animated series in the 1990's. What was Jaleel's most famous role, conceived as a one-time guest appearance, but proved popular enough to become a TGIF mainstay? Steve Urkel (Family Matters)

  5. The arcade version of what game begins with a digitized voice saying, "Red Five, standing by"? Star Wars

  6. Appearing on the season 9 premiere of The Office, what meme of a game used only four keys to control the left and right calves and thighs of their athlete, as players attempt to run 100 meters? QWOP

  7. What Fairy-type baby Pokemon believed Misty was its mother, after hatching from an egg that Ash found in the episode "Attack of the Prehistoric Pokemon"? Togepi

  8. The worst canon storyline screwup has to be from the Colonial Marines game in this franchise: Corporal Hicks is alive, and Hadley's Hope survived a nuclear blast! Name this movie/game franchise. Aliens

  9. Who is the star restauranteur and waitress in the mobile game series Diner Dash... not to be mistaken for the Progressive Insurance lady? Flo

  10. In 2006, what fast food chain offered three advergaming titles on the Xbox, including PocketBike Racer and Big Bumpin'? Burger King

Episode 65

"There's nuts and there's fruits. In fall the clinging plum drops, always to be squashed."

  1. Cowboy loves farmgirl / Protects her from crazed farmer / And then marries her Oklahoma

  2. Guy commits murder / Woman hides body in pies / It's great for business Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

  3. African journey / God and AIDS are talked about / Men on a mission The Book Of Mormon

  4. Puppets learn lessons / About life in the real world / And sing about porn Avenue Q

  5. Biblical story / That ends in crucifixion / Told via rock songs Jesus Christ Superstar

  6. Biblical story / That doesn't end the same way / Told by an Osmond Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  7. Revolution first / Then affair, politics, duel / So many Tonys Hamilton

  8. Big group of hippies / Protest the Vietnam War / Drugs and sex ensue Hair

  9. Two show-biz scammers / Try to fund an awful show / But people love it The Producers

  10. Girl with skin issues / Finds the force inside her / but not of nature! Wicked

Episode 64

The renaissance art genius of a virus I created breaks the system.

  1. Which performer can now watch themself on Disney+ in their own little corner, in their own little chair, or watch their reprise with Todrick Hall on Youtube?    Brandy

  2. Which US Senator, appointed to replace Clinton in 2009, ran for president in 2020, withdrawing their candidacy after failing to qualify for the 3rd debate?    Kirsten Gillibrand

  3. Speaking of politicians... though the world would have been deprived of the giddy glee of The Gamesmaster, Jeff Goldblum was almost cast as what character in Captain America: The First Avenger?    Senator Brandt

  4. Though no one told them they would be better known for their work on television, what group had their first Billboard Top 40 hit in 1990 with "Just The Way It Is, Baby"?    The Rembrandts

  5. Which 1st Duke of Suffolk was a close friend of Henry VIII, married Henry's sister, Mary, was grandfather to a queen of England, and was portrayed in Showtime's The Tudors by Henry Cavill?    Charles Brandon

  6. 2019, Christopher Plummer: nurse is blackmailed into covering up a crime, but doesn't pay the Ransom    Knives Out

  7. 2009, Betty White: PA agrees to commit immigration fraud in exchange for a promotion    The Proposal

  8. 2009, Ed Asner: Inflation prompts a senior citizen to flee his problems, buy and large, and find his paradise    Up

  9. 1998, Ellen Albertini Dow: occasional musician inadvertently meets his Idol while high    The Wedding Singer

  10. 2016, James Earl Jones: unlikely group of friends spends hours sending an email    Rogue One (A Star Wars Story)



Episode 63

On your turn you have one move, and one action.

  1. True or False: South Africa's "Sesame Street" has an HIV-positive Muppet character. True - Kami, the HIV-positive Muppet, helps address the AIDS epidemic in South Africa.

  2. What type of treatment that uses no active medical ingredients can still cause a positive effect? Its name comes from the Latin, meaning "I shall be acceptable or pleasing." Placebo

  3. How many of the 20 different answers that you get from the original Magic 8-Ball are positive? 10

  4. Which of Freud's divisions of the human psyche operates according to the reality principle, working out positive outcomes for the self while minimizing negative outcome for society? The ego

  5. What late 80's band, consisting of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus, can be translated from the Turkish for "positive energy"? Milli Vanilli

  6. True or False: In a single game in 1905, James Blackstone made bowling history. Due to penalties, he is the only player to score negative 10. False - Though he is the only one to score 299 and a half!

  7. Finish this tweet, posted by @realDonaldTrump on May 31, 2017: "Despite the constant negative press _______." Covfefe

  8. A rupture in the tympanic membrane usually has a negative effect on which of the senses? Hearing

  9. The square root of a negative number is represented by what lowercase letter? i for imaginary

  10. What red blood cell substance, found in 1940, are blood types called "positive" with it, and "negative" without it? Rh Factor/Antigen



Episode 62

My pinky isn't working.

  1. In 2016, Disney announced that the Tower of Terror ride at its California Adventure park would be closed, and replaced with a similar ride featuring characters from what Marvel franchise?    Guardians of the Galaxy

  2. Operating 26 parks in Canada, Mexico, and the US, Six Flags is one of the largest amusement park corporations in the world.  The companies name is derived from its first park, which is located in what state? The parks name is a reference to the six different nations that have governed the state.    Texas

  3. Featuring 72 rides, including 18 roller coasters, what theme park located along Lake Erie holds the world record for most rides in an amusement park?    Cedar Point

  4. The PortAventura theme park complex in Catalonia, Spain features an entire theme park dedicated to what auto manufacturer? This park features the tallest and, fittingly, fastest roller coaster in Europe.    Ferrari

  5. Located in Bristol Connecticut, Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in the US. Did the park open before or after the Civil War?    Before

  6. Of the top 10 busiest theme parks in the world, only 2 of them are not Disney properties.  Coming in at #5, the highest ranked non-Disney park is the Osaka, Japan location of what theme park? Hint: Coincidentally, both Disney and this chain’s headquarters are in Orlando, FL.    Universal Studios

  7. True or False: Despite the fact that it is in the 8th coldest state in the US, Wisconsin Dells is considered the Waterpark Capital of the World because it has more waterparks than area in mi2.    TRUE

  8. Located in Pigeon Forge, TN in the Smokey Mountains, what theme park first opened as Rebel Railroad in 1961, was renamed Gold Rush Junction in 1970, renamed Silver Dollar City in 1976, and came under its current ownership and name in 1986?    Dollywood

  9. Described as a family amusement park unsuitable for children, Dismaland Bemusement Park was an art installation created in 2015 by what artist?    Banksy

  10. With 9 locations currently, and 4 parks in the works, what theme park chain dedicated to a single product opened its first park in 1968 in Billund, Denmark?    Lego


Episode 61

*collective groan*

  1. Why do you never see elephants hiding in trees?    Because they're good at it.

  2. What do you call fake noodles?    Impasta

  3. Why aren't bicycles able to stand up on their own?    They're two tired.

  4. If you're cold, go sit in the corner.  Know why?    It's 90 degrees.

  5. When geese migrate, why is one side of their "V" longer than the other?    It has more birds in it.

  6. What did the old pirate say on his birthday?    Aye, Matey.

  7. Why haven't people heard of that band named 1023MB yet?    They haven't gotten a gig yet

  8. What's green, fuzzy, and would kill you if it fell out of a tree?    A pool table.

  9. Why don't oysters ever give money to noble causes?    They're shellfish.

  10. Why do people think Orion's belt is overrated?    It's a waist of space.


Episode 60

Whistle while you twerk... 🌬🎶

  1. Today teleworking is made possible thanks to the many advances in internet technology. Dating back to 1969 this research network, funded by the Department of Defense, served as the immediate precursor to the Internet, paving the technical foundation for our globally connected society.    ARPANET

  2. Some of us have used this time to pick up new hobbies, like cooking or baking. Erin made some bread. What is the term for the process in which a food, usually a vegetable or fruit, is scalded in boiling water, removed after a brief, timed interval, and finally plunged into iced water or placed under cold running water to halt the cooking process.    Blanching

  3. A VPN or virtual private network is a service that allows you to securely access resources on a remote network as if you are in the office. Some of you may use them every day. In a development I begged Erin not to put in current events, what tech behemoth recently announced a new service called BeyondCorp to allow users to access their office resources without a VPN?    Google

  4. Sometimes when we're home alone we do things because we think no one's watching. Sometimes people do these things in their car. One of the things people do is rhinotillexis. What is this act?    Nose-picking

  5. In this 2009 film, set in the mid-22nd century, former marine Jake Sully must telework to his assignment as a bodyguard for a team of scientists studying the environment and culture of local tribespeople.    Avatar

  6. Sometimes when we're home alone we dance, or we watch other people dance on the tick-tocks, i think that's what the kids do anyway. What dance is performed by  repeatedly swinging your arms, with clenched fists, from the back of their body to the front, on each side. Backpacks optional    floss

  7. Encryption is a magical math formula that takes information and scrambles it so that the government can’t look at your dick (and or) tittie pics…. What is the global encrypted end to end messaging service that was acquired by facebook in 2014.    Whatsapp

  8. Although it's totally cool to wear a frumpy sweater and your fav sweats on that skype call, sometimes putting on clothes and doing our hair and make-up can be a good way to get a quick sense of normal. What is the name of the process of using light and dark make-up to enhance or slim down certain features on one's body.    Contouring

  9. In an epic teleworking scene from this 2017 film, Jedi Luke Skywalker projects his image using the Force to confront the First-Order and tricks them into attacking his apparition; allowing the Resistance to escape.    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

  10. Maybe making something with your hands is more your method of killing time. Sewing or knitting is a fun way to distract yourself and make fun things for family and friends. What is the name of the  method of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled, raster-like pattern are used to form a picture.    Cross-stitching

Episode 59

Backstreet Boys or N Sync?

  1. Earlier this week, which public official traveled to Central America and announced several steps to address the migration crisis at the Northern Triangle?    Kamala Harris

  2. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a new drug to treat what debilitating brain disease, the first of its kind in 18 years and the first to target the actual disease process?    Alzheimer's Disease

  3. On Tuesday, the NBA awarded the season MVP to what Denver Nuggets center? (Last name only is fine)    Nikola Jokic

  4. Due to the 2020-21 North American drought, Lake Mead, the reservoir created by what national landmark, dropped to its lowest water level ever recorded on Thursday?    Hoover Dam

  5. North American energy company TC Energy terminated what project, which many environmentalists and Native Americans have opposed, citing the risk of pollution and potential damage to wildlife?    Keystone Pipeline

  6. Prosecutors from former President Trump's Justice Department had subpoenaed what tech giant for data to monitor select Democrats during the Russia investigation during his presidency?    Apple

  7. Which country voted in favor of a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year tenure as Prime Minister?    Israel

  8. What tech company released a statement this week saying they were going to lay the world's longest underwater sea cable, stretching from the east coast of the United States to Las Toninas, Argentina?    Google

  9. In tennis, Barbora Krejcikova of what country defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia to win the women's singles title at the 2021 French Open, winning her first Grand Slam singles title?    Czech Republic

  10. The World Health Organization announced a new system of naming the new COVID-19 variants using what alphabet, which is also used when the English alphabet is exhausted to name hurricanes?    Greek

Episode 58

Where does the sun go at night?

  1. 2011: What do a bean, a horse, and a car have in common?    They are all Pinto's

  2. 2012: The fans of what musical act are called "Little Monsters"?    Lady Gaga

  3. 2013: "Blog" is a portmanteau of what two words?    Web Log

  4. 2014: The Wallflowers covered the song "Heroes" for the soundtrack to the 1998 film Godzilla. Who performed the original?    David Bowie

  5. 2015: "Know the enemy and know yourself" is a lesson from what treatise, tactics from which were later used by Mao?    The Art of War

  6. 2016: Bo and Sunny are the presidential pets of the Obama family. Bred for their hypoallergenic properties, what specific breed of dog are they?    Portuguese Water Dog

  7. 2017: A sort of bird-horse, what proud creature must one bow to before approaching, such as Buckbeak from The Prisoner of Azkaban?    Hippogriff

  8. 2018: Nolan Bushnell created some of the first arcade games, including Computer Space and Pong. What company did he found, and then sell to Warner Communications in 1976, for a tidy sum of $28 million?    Atari

  9. 2019: There are different accounts of how this hunter perished - Either by the sting of a scorpion, or by being shot by Artemis' arrow. Regardless, who is this Greek that is now immortalized as a constellation?    Orion

  10. 2020: A horse that has a coat color that consists of large patches of white and any other color is known by what Spanish word?    Pinto

Episode 57


  1. Urban legend says the shape of what food was created to mock an Ottoman defeat in Budapest in 1683? Kanye West would like them a little faster, please.    Croissant

  2. In the 2007 video game Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, the intro video starts with the line "50,000 people used to live here... now it's a ghost town". This refers to what real world location?    Chernobyl / pripyat

  3. If Pam wanted to order an onion appetizer before The Dundies, she would not order a Blooming Onion, but rather what dish?    Awesome Blossom

  4. What African country of roughly 25 million people takes its name from the Portuguese word for shrimp, due to the abundance of shrimp in the Wouri River?    Cameroon

  5. Because their ears resemble a butterfly’s wings, what dog breed gets its name from the French word for 'butterfly'? Alternatively, they're also called the much less fun Continental Toy Spaniel.    Papillon

  6. In 2014, what candy released a limited special edition of blue and green pieces, calling it the "Seattle Mix"?    Skittles

  7. What country uses the top level internet domain of ".CH" (and whose currency uses the ISO notation of CHF), of which the CH stands for its Latin name Confoederatio Helvetica?    Switzerland

  8. What two word non-English phrase has been used in songs most notable by Black Eyed Peas, but also by Drake, Jay-Z, and... Tevye, from a 1964 musical?    Mazel Tov

  9. What word can describe the group of wrestlers that include the Young Bucks and Kenny Omega, former quarterback Joe Flacco (hotly contested), or an annual basketball quarterfinal?    Elite

  10. What cereal brand used to have a Twitter handle solely for their mascot, but had to close it in 2018 due to NSFW comments from a certain subgroup?    Tony the Tiger

Episode 56

Trivia Writers Coop members doo doo.

  1. Michael Phelps holds 23 total gold medals across Summer olympic games from 2004-2016; how many of these 23 golds were won as individual events?    13

  2. What word is used to describe a type of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as armed civilians,use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military?    Guerrilla warfare

  3. Since the late ‘90s, The Young and the Restless has topped all other American soap operas in Nielsen ratings, followed closely by what related series by the same creators?    The Bold and the Beautiful

  4. April 13, 2009 was officially recognized as what day, for Saskatchewan? The proclamation was signed by Premier Brad Wall. Brent butte would be proud    Corner Gas Day

  5. Complete this list: Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, __, Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson    Christian Bale (actors who have played Batman)

  6. California, Florida, and which other state make up the top 3 most populous states in the USA?    Texas

  7. Siri will repeat the phrase “boots and cats and...” a number of times when asked to demonstrate what skill?    beatboxing

  8. The phrase "Make him an offer he can't refuse" was first used in what book in 1969? The film adaptation by the same name used the same phrase 1972    The Godfather

  9. In what city is would you find the statue of Christ, the Redeemer?    Rio de Janeiro

  10. When reviewing the musical Isn’t It Romantic?, what critic known for his short “capsule reviews” wrote what may be the world’s shortest movie review: “No”?    Leonard Maltin


Episode 55

Questions are here for you to read and stuff.

  1. On March 31, 2017, what color was retired from Crayola? Hint    It's the name of a weed.    Dandelion

  2. What clear malt beverage, whose name means "Winter" in Russian, was sold in the U.S. between 1993 and 2008, with limited returns in 2017 and 2018?    Zima

  3. Preceded by the VIC-20 and the PET, what is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-selling single computer model of all time?    Commodore 64

  4. No need to take a wild guess! Just name the author of "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Picture of Dorian Gray."    Oscar Wilde

  5. An article on grabs you with the headline: "Exactly how (this movie) overlaps with Jane Austen's 'Emma,' because Josh is totally Mr. Knightley." Can you name this movie? Ugh, as if!    Clueless

  6. Evidently it seems that grass'll ~ Put stoners through a big hassle ~ John Cho and Kal Penn ~ Are the two main stars in ~ _____.    Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

  7. Suggestive of "fiery" rumors, what is the "H.S.L." when referring to baseball's off-season?    Hot Stove League

  8. We're on a roll now! From 1871 to 1918, what was the title given to the head of state of the German Reich?    Kaiser

  9. Lounge lizard Tommy Velour and R&B singer Pervis Hawkins were characters portrayed by this female comedienne - And that's the truth.    Lily Tomlin

  10. The first episode of Robert Van Winkle's series on the DIY Network was entitled "Nice, Nice... Landscaping." By what stage name is this handyman/rapper known?        Vanilla Ice


Episode 54

I have no idea what's happening. I'm just copying and pasting.

  1. [LIT] Which dystopian sci-fi novel starts "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."?    1984

  2. [SPORTS] As of 2020, which is the only country to have taken part in every football World Cup finals?    Brazil

  3. [ASTRONOMY] Which is the largest moon of the planet Saturn, by diameter?    Titan

  4. [TV] In the children's show Sesame Street, what is the name of Bert's room mate?    Ernie

  5. [HISTORY] In which city was the Titanic built?    Belfast

  6. [SCIENCE] What Atomic number does the element Helium have?    2

  7. [ART] David, Pieta, The Last Judgement and the Sistine Chapel Ceiling are notable works by which Italian sculptor, painter and architect and poet?    Michelangelo

  8. [FOOD] In Indian cuisine, what name is given to clarified butter?    Ghee

  9. [FILM] The 'O Captain! My Captain' scene features in which Robin Williams film?    Dead Poets Society

  10. [MUSIC] Which American group broke up following their 1999 hit with 'You Get What You Give’, and reunited earlier this year?    The New Radicals


Episode 53

These are questions that were asked on the episode.

  1. Which DreamWorks Animation media franchise released its first movie in 2010, followed by a sequel in 2014, and a final movie to wrap up the trilogy in 2019, with leading characters in all three movies voiced by Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera?    How to Train Your Dragon

  2. In Zelda: Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64, a lot of tricks could be done with the hookshot that Link used as a child. However, most of the adult link sections of the game required the longevity of the Longshot, which was found in what temple?    The Water Temple

  3. WrestleMania 28 took place on April 1, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami between John Cena and what other WWE wrestler? Despite the "Once in a Lifetime" tagline, the two would wrestle each other again at WrestleMania 29 a year later.    The Rock

  4. With inspiration from the fable "The Ant and the Grasshopper" by Aesop, what movie was the second film produced by Pixar Animation Studios in 1998?    A Bug's Life

  5. Manti Te'o was a linebacker for what college football team, when he become infamous for the "Girlfriend Hoax" which resulted in him making up the existence of a girl who never actually existed?    Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  6. The mask worn by what cinematic serial killer was inspired by Edvard Munch's "The Scream", making it's first appearance in a film in 1996?    Ghostface

  7. John Parr and David Foster co-wrote what song in 1985, which was the theme song featured in the coming-of-age film of the same name starring Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Andrew McCarthy, and several more?    St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)

  8. In tennis, four different types of playing surfaces are used: Clay, Hard, Carpet, and what other very common surface that has been used at Wimbledon since 1877?    Grass

  9. In one of the better known sightings, Prince George of Wales (soon to be King George V) alleged that he saw what fictitious ship while on a three-year voyage in 1880, describing it as "A strange red light as a phantom ship all aglow"?    The Flying Dutchman

  10. What do all of these answer have in common?    Pokemon Types


Episode 52

Jeff crushing it with a Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego round.

  1. After absconding with the sculpture affectionately known as The Bean, Carmen decides to hide out in the US city nicknamed Beantown.    Boston

  2. Hoping to disappear into the city’s 21.3 million residents, Carmen charters a flight across the Atlantic and flees to the largest city in Nigeria.    Lagos

  3. Barely escaping capture in Lagos, Carmen boards a boat and travels to a Spanish Archipelago that takes its name from a type of animal (but not the one you might assume).    Canary Islands

  4. Traveling to the mainland, Carmen lays low in a small, double-landlocked country.  Luckily, she has some Swiss Francs left over from her previous trip to Europe.    Lichtenstein

  5. Figuring that she may as well plan a future heists while she has time, Carmen travels to Moscow to case a famously colorful cathedral.    St Basils

  6. Deciding that stealing St. Basil’s cathedral is too small-time, Carmen goes on holiday to the country that is home to the largest religious monument in the world: a 400 acre complex of Buddhist temples.    Cambodia

  7. With the authorities catching up with her, Carmen decides to hide out in the largest city on the Western coast of Australia.    Perth

  8. From Perth, Carmen stows away on a cargo ship headed northwest through the Suez Canal. Unfortunately, the canal was blocked so the ship had to turn around, heading instead for a country formerly known as Ceylon.    Sri Lanka

  9. From one island country to another, Carmen hops on a plane and flies to the country whose flag is known as the Broken trident.  Bonus, Fried Flying Fish and Cou-cou is Carmen’s favorite dish.    Barbados

  10. A note left at Carmen’s last known location: “Dear ACME Crime Net agents, I’ve had a blast leading you around the world, but I’m growing tired of the chase.  If you want to catch me, you will have to travel to “The Meeting Place” and climb to the top of a monumental volcanic crater.  Because of Covid-19 restrictions, there shouldn’t be too many Haloe so I should have the pillboxes to myself. - Carmen”    Diamond Head


Episode 51

Even when people want difficult fandom questions, you can still choose a variety of topics to give more people a chance at doing well!

  1. A former slave who calls himself Grey Worm is the leader of what elite mercenary unit?    The Unsullied

  2. What classic NES game was actually just a reskin of a Japanese game called Doki Doki Panic?    Super Mario Bros 2

  3. How were Frodo and Bilbo related?    First (and second) cousins, once removed

  4. Chewbacca and the other wookies hail from what planet?    Kashyyyk

  5. In Zombieland, what is Columbus’ first rule of the zombie apocalypse?    Cardio

  6. Appearing in all three Hunger Games novels but not in the movies at all, what was the name of the green-skinned woman on Katniss’ prep team?    Olivia

  7. When we first met Arthur Weasley, in which Ministry of Magic department did he work?    Misuse of Muggle Artifacts

  8. What R-rated 1998 film was the very first Marvel Studios movie?    Blade

  9. From 2001: A Space Odyssey came the iconic quote "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that." What couldn't HAL do?    Open the pod bay doors

  10. In the Neverending Story, what was the name of the pendant that Atreyu carried around his neck (it also appeared on the front cover of the book itself)?    The Orin


Episode 50

Thank you again, Tipster!

  1. What 2004 video game, that is played using a percussion instrument instead of a controller; isn't about imbeciles shaking their body til they can't control themselves any longer, but features an ape busking to such hits as "We Will Rock You", "Louie Louie" and "Rock Lobster"?    Donkey Konga

  2. If you found yourself stumbling drunk after the Jim Beam portion of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Distillery tour outside Louisville, you might want to stumble east, not west, to avoid questions from the guards at what US army installation?    Fort Knox

  3. "Andy "Fearless" Brown only played for the Pittsburgh Penguins for two seasons from 1972-1974, but in that time he set a few franchise and league records. Two of those were NHL-specific records. The one that he lost to Ron Hextall in 1983 was for the most penalty minutes in a season by a goaltender. The other can actually never be broken because even though the rule was changed in 1959, he was grandfathered in and was the last goalie in the league to do what?"    Play Without a Mask

  4. If apple pie is quintessentially American, apple pie moonshine must be too. What is the two-word slang term used for illegally distilled spirits? In 1940 a pair of bottlers in Tennessee appropriated it for their new drink that they developed to mix with booze.    Mountain Dew

  5. Hubris is a common theme in the work of ancient Greece. Often associated with Greek epic poetry, what rhyming scheme comes from the word for finger because each of the fingers 3 bones corresponds to a syllable in the scheme’s structure?    Dactylic Hexameter
    Poor Frederick thought he was done with his apprenticeship, only to realize he had another 63 years left, due to being born on February 29th. Thus begins what musical, which also features a character who would be quite good (and also insufferable) at trivia?"    Pirates of Penzance

  6. Badger, Badger, Badger, Badger; Badger, Badger, Badger, Badger; but no mushrooms in this one. Among the dozen or so extant species of badger; are the european, american, honey, hog, five types of ferret, japanese, asian, palawan and the teledu; which for some damn reason is the welsh word for TV, even though you’ll find them on the islands of what country which isn’t even close to Wales?    Indonesia

  7. Pabst, the company behind PBR, the greatest beer currently available, put its blue ribbon on another product last summer. Literally - a wax stamp has been turned into a ribbon on the label, and that's fair, because it's undoubtedly going to win plenty of them. They had some trouble releasing this product, though, as the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau had a problem with their name, claiming it implied certain conditions had been met. When pressed on this, the TTB realized that the conditions are named, but not defined, so Pabst set up a process where this product is literally poured through a wooden barrel, ensuring it complies with the requirements to be known as what sort of 'aged' spirit?    Whiskey

  8. It's not commonplace for folks in the United States to follow international sports, but I think it's safe to say most Americans know Slovenian athlete Vinko Bogataj - though maybe not by name. He became famous in America by accident, when his ill-fated ski jump became "the agony of defeat" on what TV show's opening?    ABC's World of Sports

  9. Based on a children’s book by author Chris Van Allsburg, what 2005 action adventure movie tells the story of two siblings whose lives get thrown into chaos when the events of a board game begin happening in real life? This movie starred a very young Josh Hutcherson along with Kristen Stewart and Dax Sheppard.    Zathura

  10. If I still manage to win the Keyword Challenge of an episode I wasn't on, will the other hosts become suspicious?    YES COREY, WE WILL

Episode 49

Thank you, Tipster!

  1. Triangles many how features board backgammon standard a?    four twenty (A standard backgammon board features how many triangles? Twenty Four)

  2. Base pastry inverted an in cooked fruit caremalised of consists dessert French what?    Tatin Tarte (What French dessert consists of caremalised fruit cooked in an inverted pastry base?)

  3. Country other what of flag the to similar something you give would horizontally flag Irish the flipping?    Coast Ivory (Flipping the Irish flag horizontally would give you something similar to the flag of what other country? Ivory Coast)

  4. Twelve eighteen in Moscow from retreat to forced was leader historic what?    Bonaparte Napoleon (What historic leader was forced to retreat from moscow in 1812? Napoleon Bonaparte)

  5. Reverse in aging someone of life the on focuses movie eight and thousand two what?    Button Benjamin of Case Curious The (What 2008 movie focuses on the life of someone aging in reverse? The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

  6. Magnesium Sulphate, Fred Jones's orange neckwear, Fried chicken restaurant    Horse Racing Derbys (Epsom, Ascot, Kentucky)

  7. Character that defected to The Warriors (1979), 18th letter of the Greek Alphabet, luminescent ammunition    Overwatch Characters (Mercy, Sigma, Tracer)

  8. UK lane but a place in US, pH 7, opposite of obverse    Gears on an automatic gearbox (Park, Neutral, Reverse)

  9. Eastern Capital, Spear Person, The Angels    Translations of upcoming Olympic Host Cities (Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles )

  10. A Magic dragon, French for cabbages, one of the founders of Yahoo    Types of Pastry (Puff, Choux, Filo)

Episode 48

Here. James gived trivia. Like it.

  1. How many teaspoons are in one tablespoon?    Three

  2. Certain beer labels contain the letters IPA. What do the letters IPA stand for?    India Pale Ale    

  3. What nut is the main ingredient in the confection marzipan?    Almond    

  4. During World War I, patriotic Americans might've eaten "liberty cabbage," which is more commonly known as what?    Sauerkraut    

  5. What two word Italian term refers to food cooked so that it is still firm, such as pasta? It literally means "to the tooth."    Al Dente    

  6. Codified in recipe form in Le Guide Culinaire in 1903, how many French Mother Sauces are there?    Five (béchamel, velouté
    espagnole, hollandaise, and tomato)

  7. What traditional Mexican soup made with beef tripe and hominy is said to cure even the deadliest of hangovers?    Menudo    

  8. What culinary bad boy wrote the book Kitchen Confidential, and hosted the television show No Reservations?    Anthony Bourdain    

  9. What bartender's tool, used like a pestle, is often used to crush mint and limes against superfine sugar when preparing a Mojito?    Muddler    

  10. From the French for "under vacuum", what is the name for the cooking method in which food is sealed in a bag and placed in a water bath?    Sous Vide

Episode 47

I bet Matt Mercer is good at trivia.

  1. A type of premium Brandy, the Gossip Girl signoff, and an abbreviation for the second-in-command of a battalion all use what term?    XO

  2. What word describes a fictional standardized test, a former Speaker of the House, and something in Ms. Trunchbull's drinking water?    Newt

  3. The following entities: Tamino (from a Mozart opera), Krishna (from Indian mythology), and Ron Burgandy (from Anchorman) are associated with what item?    Flute

  4. What word describes something with lifelines and mounts, something on the flag of South Carolina, and a company acquired by HP in 2010?    Palm

  5. What affliction falls upon Mr Tumnus in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Ash Ketchum in the first Pokémon movie, and Gloria Gaynor in a 1978 song?    Petrified

  6. Mary Tyler Moore's controversial fashion choice, a brand of juice and a type of salad all are named after what island, located off the coast of Naples?    Capri

  7. What three digit number is a common game in darts, an error code for "not implemented", and the IRS section for tax-exempt organizations?    501

  8. What name is shared by Jon Faverau's favorite sandwich, Michael Jordan's favorite victory celebration, and my favorite actor from the movie Sharknado 3?    Cuban

  9. Rapper Lil Wayne, Author James Frey, and Director Clint Eastwood have each released titles that feature what number?    Million

  10. What word can describe a bottle, a brand of dessert, a form of protection, and a form of protection?    Magnum


Episode 46

I have no idea what this round is supposed to be. I hope you enjoy it!

  1. The Gold Cup is the oldest trophy still to be awarded in international sport    FALSE: Americas

  2. According to letters to his cousin Elsa, Albert Einstein never wore any underpants    FALSE: Socks

  3. On average, the human body loses 4 kilos of skin every year    TRUE

  4. Sigmund Freud's grandson, Ludwig, was nominated for the Turner Prize twice    FALSE: Lucian

  5. In 2017, action movie star Sylvester Stallone was banned from the Ukraine after being deemed "a threat to national security"    FALSE: Steven Seagal

  6. [90s]:  For I'm a paragon, you've perceived my conveyances. And on the runway I pirouette.    I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred

  7. [80s]: We must retain what we possess the lady declares. There's no dissimilarity whether we persist. One has the other and vice-versa and millions. We shall bequeath them a stroke.    Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

  8. [10s]:  Golden rhinestones within the luminescence. And positioning ourselves upright, next to each other. While your silhouette intersects my own. What it requires to develop into existence.    We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris

  9. [70s]: Wherefore raptors occur promptly each moment you exist in my vicinity. Precisely akin to yours truly, those yearn to transpire in your neighborhood    Close to you - The Carpenters

  10. [00s]: I am able to live as your champion sweetie. I am able to osculate your suffering elsewhere. I desire to rise next to you until eternity ends. I will let you choke me.    Hero - Enrique Iglesias

Episode 45

Is it late? Yes. Is it here? Mostly. The older stuff will eventually be ported over here. Don't judge me. Here's a round of questions that Jason wrote for some reason!

  1. Fire ants can also be known as "ginger ants"; Ginger is a key element in the 19th century opera "Hansel and Gretel", written by what German composer whose name has weirdly been coopted as a stage name by "After The Lovin" balladier Arnold Dorsey?    Engelbert Humperdinck

  2. There are over 200 currently known species of fire ant in the world; there are over 200 of what large, surprising-to-find-in-the-middle-of-a-desert objects combined in Las Vegas's CityCenter plaza to make a sculpture titled "Big Edge" by Nancy Rubins?    Boats

  3. Fire ants are known for their distinctive stinging defense; The 1973 film "The Sting" famously featured a piece of music by what composer and pianist as its musical theme?    Scott Joplin

  4. Like other ant varieties, fire ants have a hierarchical social structure centered on a queen; 19th century French painter Paul Delaroche is best-known for his painting depicting the execution of what brief and disputed "queen", who died before her 18th birthday?    Jane Grey

  5. Ashburn, Georgia is home to an annual Fire Ant Festival; Georgia O'Keeffe painted, among her other notable motifs like skyscrapers and flowers that maybe didn't look like just flowers, landscapes in what US state?    New Mexico

  6. Fire ants are preyed on in nature by, among other species, Venus Flytraps; Venus is also the 2nd movement of "The Planets", a 1910s orchestral suite written by Gustav Holst; what planet is the namesake for the 1st movement of that work?    Mars

  7. Fire ant males are generally known as drones; what musical instrument with an internally-rhyming name typically contains at least one drone string, along with a hand-cranked wheel and a keyboard, making it like a weird-ass hybrid of a violin, bagpipe, and barrel organ?    Hurdy-Gurdy

  8. Fire ants are an invasive species originally from South America; what famed South American poet of "Alturas de Macchu Picchu" and politician was described as "The greatest poet of the 20th century in any language" by fellow writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez?    Pablo Neruda

  9. Several species of weaver ant in Southeast Asia are also referred to as fire ants; a weaver would likely be familiar with what two four-letter "W" words that describe the interlaced sets of threads that combine to make the end result textile?    Warp and Weft (or woof)

  10. Fire ant "rafts", where tens of thousands of ants clumped together for survival, were a striking image that came from Hurricane Harvey; "Harvey" is the title character of a 1945 Pulitzer-winning play by Mary Chase that is said to resemble a 6-foot tall anthropomorphic version of what type of animal?    Rabbit

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