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Trivia Thursday

I’ve always been a sucker for pub trivia, and I almost like creating trivia quizzes more than competing in them. The answers to the first nine questions are all connected by a theme, and the tenth is the theme. Feel free to share this quiz, and no Googling when you’re trying it! (What’s the fun in that?) Answers will be posted next week with the newest quiz. Where the Dodgers used to be before moving to L.A. This city in Morocco could mean “White House.” Deep Dish Pizza is associated with this city. The second word in the name for a bank that has a stagecoach as its symbol. In Los Angeles, if you got off the Hill Street Exit off the 110 South, you would land right in the middle of this histo

Trivia Thursday

I’ve always been a sucker for pub trivia, and I almost like creating trivia quizzes more than competing in them. The answers to the first nine questions are all connected by a theme, and the tenth is the theme. Feel free to share this quiz, and no Googling when you’re trying it! (What’s the fun in that?) Answers will be posted next week with the newest quiz. Your feline friends. This comes in aerosol form and is meant to keep the most elaborate of coiffures in place. One of the most common monthly expenses for most adults, necessary for shelter. The text used by the Church of Latter-Day Saints. Common, stereotypical slang in Boston, which roughly means “cool” or “amazing.” Mauve, Mulberry an

Trivia Thursday

I’ve always been a sucker for pub trivia, and I almost like creating trivia quizzes more than competing in them. The answers to the first nine questions are all connected by a theme, and the tenth is the theme. Feel free to share this quiz, and no Googling when you’re trying it! (What’s the fun in that?) Answers will be posted next week with the newest quiz. “What’s in a name? That which we call a ________ by any other word would smell as sweet.” Calf, kid, cub are all examples of _______ animals. To whiten something such as a vegetable through boiling. This small bird is considered an invasive species and can incorporate sounds in its environment, such as car alarms and human speech, into i

Sundays at Videotheque

Videotheque in South Pasadena, CA was my film school post-college. Even though I live far away now, I still make it out almost every Sunday to check out movies that I have no luck finding online, for money or otherwise. In this ongoing series, I will give my brief impressions about my rentals from the past week. Shanghai Express (1932) dir. Josef von Sternberg, starring Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong, Clive Brook Josef von Sternberg is quickly becoming one of my favorite directors. His films are exciting, interestingly shot, and often feature great performances like the ones from Marlene Dietrich and Anna May Wong. I would have watched a movie with just these two. This was my first introduc

Trivia Thursday

I’ve always been a sucker for pub trivia, and I almost like creating trivia quizzes more than competing in them. The answers to the first nine questions are all connected by a theme, and the tenth is the theme. Feel free to share this quiz, and no Googling when you’re trying it! (What’s the fun in that?) Answers will be posted next week with the newest quiz. Sam Wilson of the Avengers An object of interest for both Dr. Henry Jones and the heir of Uther Pendragon. The same word can go into these song titles: _______ of Fire, Single Ladies (Put a ____ on It), _______ My Bell What an office worker might use to carry around their work or important documents. Damask, Briar, Dog and Tea are all ty

Sundays at Videotheque

Videotheque in South Pasadena, CA was my film school post-college. Even though I live far away now, I still make it out almost every Sunday to check out movies that I have no luck finding online, for money or otherwise. In this ongoing series, I will give my brief impressions about my rentals from the past week. A Page of Madness (1926) dir. Teinosuke Kinugasa Even at the beginning of cinema, some artists could already grasp the potential of the medium to tap into the unknowable, and Kinugasa was one of them. The fact that this silent nightmare/fever dream is still as disturbing and disorientating as it probably was back then is a testament to his artistry. Portrait of a Young Man in Three M

Trivia Thursday

I’ve always been a sucker for pub trivia, and I almost like creating trivia quizzes more than competing in them. The answers to the first nine questions are all connected by a theme, and the tenth is the theme. Feel free to share this quiz, and no Googling when you’re trying it! (What’s the fun in that?) Answers will be posted next week with the newest quiz. This diminutive of the name Katherine or Katarina can also describe a familiar household pet. (Must fit theme) In chess, this is what you call an opening move in which a player sacrifices a pawn or some other piece in order to gain an advantage. This word can also mean any calculated move that has some risk attached to it. As a noun, thi

 
 
 

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