The Mad Trivia Party

with Chris Played by Charles Berman

Where we get mad, and you get trivial!

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Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is the difference between picturesque and picaresque?

2. What is the difference between calm and becalmed?

3. What kind of store traditionally has a wooden Indian standing outside it?

4. Which US president never voted in an election?

5. What is the Story Prize awarded for?

6. What is the difference between a cetacean and a citation?

7. What is Serendip?

8. William Tell is a national hero of what country?

- His overture is used as whose theme song?

9. What is Google’s parent company called?

10. Who starred in “The Larry Sanders Show?”

11. Why was the poet Ezra Pound arrested for treason?

12. What is alopecia?

13. What is both a kind of bean and a kind of candle?

14. Name someone who walked off a live TV show.

15. Woody Allen and Mel Brooks both wrote for what TV show?

16. Where is Mocha?

17. Where were the Nuremberg trials held?

18. What is both a god and kind of shoe?

19. Describe what any of the musical clefs looks like.

20. What was D. A. R. Y. L. ?

21. Call us collect.

- Tell us the location of a payphone.

22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen.

23. Why should you win?

Twitch the Intern, Scourge

1. In ‘The Wizard of Oz’, which is the only witch not shown on screen (N,S,E,W)?

2. In which US city would you find the International Chess Hall of Fame?

3. How many North American countries are members of OPEC?

4. Which NFL team has a logo on only one side of its helmet? Which team has no helmet logo?

5. Which element has the shortest name (3)? Which has the longest name (13)?

6. On ‘Happy Days’, what was the name of the Cunningham’s oldest child?

7. “Catgut” is not made of a cat’s gut. Which animal’s intestines are usually used? Give an example of a use for catgut.

8. What is the capital of South Dakota (Hint: It’s also my middle name!)?

9. What is the ‘Tyndall Effect’?

10. ******WISHBONE CHALLENGE******* [due to limited supply, only 3 bones per show please]

Doc Sonic’s question:

What US States end with the letter N?

Serigraphy is commonly known as what?

What soft drink was created in Waco Texas?

What does the J stand for in LL Cool J?

Which Steely Dan album cover was designed by SNL actor Phil Hartman?

gmail used to be a feature of another website before google existed. What was the site?

Is This A Band?

Har Di Har

The Brave Little Tuna

The New Brutal Experience

The Robotic Subdivision Band

Boston Love Switch

Nasty Dammage

No. 3 Coffin Ave.

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is a grindstone?

2. What is the difference between class and crystal?

3. What is PEN? What does is stand for?

4. Uri Geller was known for bending what on television?

5. Who was Preserved Fish?

6. Name someone who was blacklisted under McCarthyism?

7. In Owego, a disused prison was made into what?

8. Name a known flavor or Every Flavor Beans.

9. What is movie film made of?

10. What was Comintern?

11. Name someone who acted in a movie while in their 90s.

12. Why was Martin van Buren called Old Kinderhook?

13. Who were the Locofocos?

14. What is the difference between a jury and a grand jury?

15. Name a literary prize.

16. Why can you no longer find Sudafed on the shelves?

17. What is the main square in Venice called?

18. What does a longshoreman do?

19. What is both a kind of fish and a detective show?

20. What news anchor attracted controversy for insisting that Santa Claus was white?

20. What is both a kind of bird and a kind of baseball?

21. Call us collect.

- Tell us the location of a payphone.

22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen.

23. Why should you win?

24. What well-known online service will end 15 Dec of this year?

Twitch the Intern, Scourge

1. Which US state produces the most pumpkins?

2. In 1919, amid the ‘Black Sox’ scandal, which team won the World Series?

3. With which food is John Chapman most closely associated?

4. Archaeologists think they have uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus (well, St. Nicholas, anyway…). In which country was it discovered?

5. Name a bird which is considered a ‘ratite’.

6. Which movie Western was advertised with the tagline, “The ‘D’ is silent. Payback won’t be.”?

7. Who is the current Mayor of New York City?

8. What is the significance of the Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy?

9. Of the 6 members of ‘The Three Stooges’, who was the oldest?

10. ******WISHBONE CHALLENGE******* [due to limited supply, only 3 bones per show please]

What is Mochi made from?

What word did Alexander Graham Bell think should be used to answer the telephone?

On the show BJ And The Bear, who was Bear?

The Rep, Challis and Foulard are all kinds of what?

The phrase “banana republic” was first coined by O. Henry in reference to what country?

Give us the name of a cocktail with a name and the recepie

Is This A Band?

Cat Cyborg

Thundercat

Cat Nebula

Jumbo Cat And The Lookouts

Cat’s Across Dixie

Cat Bastards

Laser Cats

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. In Missouri, teenager Gaylord Williams is suing his parents for doing what?

2. How did the sound work at drive-in movies?

3. What well-known book was written in response to a challenge to write a book using only 50 words?

4. Name a Major League Baseball rule change since 1900.

5. What is the difference between jam, jelly, and preserves?

6. Why is IPA called that?

7. What does “gramercy” mean?

8. What was Pepsi Kona?

9. Name someone who has hosted the Oscars only once?

10. What is Epicureanism?

11. In what decade was the film The Bicentennial Man made?

12. What is Cornell chicken?

13. Name someone who was played by someone else in a movie while they were still alive.

14. What is the difference between an iceman and a snowman?

15. What is Bookcrossing?

16. What is augering?

17. What Native American tribe inhabited Manhattan?

18. What was a bobbysoxer?

19. Who led The World’s Most Dangerous Band?

20. What is both a kind of bird and a kind of baseball?

21. Call us collect.

- Tell us the location of a payphone.

22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen.

23. Why should you win?

Twitch the Intern, Scourge

1. Danny Bonaduce was a member of TV’s ‘The Partridge Family’. In the band, which instrument did he play?

2. What was Indiana Jones’ real first name?

3. Adjusted for inflation, who is the richest person in US history? (Ask for a two-word hint!)

4. Approximately [Ruff-ly?] how many bones are there in a dog’s skeleton (+/- 20)?

5. Name any of the 4 WHA teams which merged into the NHL in 1979.

6. On ‘Family Guy’, what is Stewie Griffin’s middle name (HINT: It’s a name you know from ‘60s TV!)?

7. Which baseball player was known as ‘The Splendid Splinter? …as ‘Rapid Robert’? …as ‘The Georgia Peach’?

8. In Germany, which cereal mascots are known as ‘Knisper, Knasper, and Knusper’?

9. RIDDLE ME THIS, BATMAN : Where can you find an ocean with no water?

10. ******WISHBONE CHALLENGE******* [due to limited supply, only 3 bones per show please]

Doc Sonic’s questions:

Which constellation is Polaris (the North Star) located in?

What is the highest possible score in a bowling game with no strikes?

What is the code name of the next version of Android OS?

Which Japanese car company built fighter planes during WWII?

What poet coined the phrase “candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”?

What is a Fosbury Flop?

Is This A Band?

We Are The Physics

Porno Sponges

Be Your Own Pet

Low Cut Connie

The Young Knives

Public Service Broadcasting

Manhattan Murder Mystery

When Is It On?

Fall 2017

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