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Toss-ups by Jack Brounstein b/w Matt Bruce; bonuses by Jack Brounstein


1. Game night and an Old '97s concert are the settings of two major events in this film. One of the characters works for Three Brothers Bus Tours,
which plans to take Chicago tourism by land, air, and sea. Ann-Margret plays the other main character's mother and Jason Bateman plays their
realtor; they're both billed before Jon Favreau, who most critics praised for his chemistry with his former Swingers costar. Neither Brooke nor Gary
want to give up their prized apartment despite hating each other in, FTP, what summer film starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn?
ANSWER: The Break-Up

2. This man is the oldest player to ever get a hit in the All-Star Game and hit a record 72 homeruns after the age of 40. Spending his 24 year career
with just two teams, the closest he ever got to an MVP was in 1983, when he finished third behind Cal Ripken and Eddie Murray, though he won
Rookie of the Year in 1972, the same season he became the only player at his position to ever lead the league in triples. Now the namesake of the left
field foul pole in Fenway Park, FTP name this long-time White Sox and Red Sox catcher, best remembered for his Englished home run in game 6 of
the 1975 World Series.
ANSWER: Carlton (Ernest) Fisk

3. The foreign language lyrics at the start of this song translate to "Until we meet again", "I want to know your secret", and "Thank you very much."
Its speaker is Robert Orin Charles Kilroy, who escapes from prison disguised as the title character, hence his description of himself as "just a man
who needed someone, and somewhere to hide." He later observes that, "The problem's plain to see: Too much technology," but still tells the title
character, "Domo arigato." FTP, name this song by Styx.
ANSWER: “Mr. Roboto”

4. On Earth-9997 this man was transformed into a donkey. His father was a decorated Army veteran who beat him and his mother, instilling in him a
distrust of heroes. He was present for the first appearances of Jim Hammond and Namor McKenzie, and during World War II he was a war
correspondent in Europe, where he covered a mission undertaken by Nick Fury. After his role in the creation of Scorpion became public, he stepped
down as the Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Bugle. FTP, name this newsman who employed Peter Parker.
ANSWER: J. Jonah Jameson (accept either, prompt on “J.J.”)

5. He once embarrassed himself by attempting to buy one "art" for $300. A fan of anchovies, he conspired to fraudulently award an Oscar to a soap
opera actor, but instead gave it to his uncle, a washed-up silent film star. Possessing degrees in muderology and murderonomy, he lives in the
Professor's Maternifuge after his foray into home ownership was ended by an errant cigar despite being underwater. At first simply ignorant of
human anatomy, this Decapodian evolved into being poor and despised by Hermes and Bender. FTP, name this crustacean physician on Futurama.
ANSWER: Dr. John Zoidberg

6. They were signed by Elektra after opening for Oasis at a 1996 show in San Francisco. Their 2003 album Out of the Vein included the track
"Blinded" supposedly inspired the lead singer's relationship with Charlize Theron but barely sold 250,000 copies, while 1999's Blue sold well on the
strength of the single "Never Let You Go" but still didn't live up to the success of the band's eponymous debut. Frontman Stephan Jenkins has denied
that their name is a reference to a penis and lamented that many casual fans don't realize their biggest hit is actually about crystal meth. FTP, name
this band that released "Jumper" and "Semi-Charmed Life".
ANSWER: Third Eye Blind

7. Their worst season was 1992, when they went 2 and 14 and were last in the league in both points and yards gained, the first of three seasons with
Tom Flores as head coach, though defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy was named Defensive Player of the Year. Their first season also saw them win
only two games, including one against the other expansion team that year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Vinny Testaverde's "Phantom Touchdown"
kept them from the playoffs in 1998, which was during their 20 year draught of playoff victories that was ended in 2005. Playing in Qwest Field,
FTP, name this team, that with coach Mike Holmgren and stars Matt Hasselbeck and Shaun Alexander lost Super Bowl XL to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
ANSWER: Seattle Seahawks (accept either)

8. In the book he is introduced at a nude beach, but in the 1999 film he's first seen on an airplane, where he has the same briefcase as the narrator.
Some of his jobs include working as a projectionist and as a caterer at a ritzy hotel, but his more famous profession involves breaking into a
liposuction clinic. He brands his followers with his lip-print on the back of their hands, and he was willing to let cops cut his balls off in order for
Project Mayhem to go forward. FTP, name this soap-maker, played by Brad Pitt in Fight Club.
ANSWER: Tyler Durden (accept either)

9. In his first appearance, an optimist mistook him for a hat. He implemented “cafeteria-style” health benefits and recommends “yarn therapy” for
those with dysfunctional network access. He was originally unnamed, but his creator received a number of E-mails referring to the character by his
current moniker, following naming conventions established for the rat and dog characters. FTP, name this evil manager of human resources in
Dilbert who happens to be feline.
ANSWER: Catbert

10. Ira Glass described this band as "living catnip" after they served as the house band for This American Life's fifth anniversary tour, and they
contributed a cover of "Letterbox" to a tribute album for They Might Be Giants, with whom they share a manager. They had moderate success in
2002 with their first single, which declared, "Everything's a chore/and what's more/it's all somebody's fault," "Get Over It", but they broke through
after releasing a pair of unconventional videos choreographed by the sister of the frontman, Damien Kulash. FTP, name this band responsible for "A
Million Ways" and the not-actually-treadmill-related "Here It Goes Again".
11. It's earliest incarnation was in 1891, but it wasn't opened to foreign players until 1925, when Suzanne Lenglen defeated Kitty McKane and Jean
Borotra lost to René Lacoste, and the current grounds weren't constructed until 1928 for the Davis Cup. The winningest woman in its history is
Margaret Smith Court, but players such as Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport, Pete Sampras, and Roger Federer have all been denied career Grand
Slams due to the difficulty of playing on its red clay courts. Björn Borg won six consecutive and Rafael Nadal is the defending champion of the
Men’s Singles portion of, FTP, what tennis tournament, played at Roland Garros?
ANSWER: French Open (accept “Roland Garros Tournament” OR “Tournoi de Roland-Garros” before that information is given; accept “Men's
French Open” or equivalents until "Suzanne")

12. WARNING: Two answers required. The man was told he'd meet his love soon and its color would be orange, but in fact they met after the
woman's boyfriend revealed he was engaged to an American woman and the man quit his doorman job after allowing a poor man into the hotel so his
son could use a bathroom. Despite being a fisherman's son, he convinced her businessman father to allow them to marry on the condition that the
man come to work as his enforcer. However, after a night when he came home covered in blood she decided to run away and even secretly learned
English, but at the last minute had a change of heart and instead joined him on Oceanic Flight 815. FTP, name this Korean couple on Lost.
ANSWER: Jin-Soo Kwon; Sun Kwon OR Sun Paik

13. He contributed the lyrics "Well we're good friends", "I got fresh jams", and "I never agreed to that," to The Two-o Duo's only release, and he
spiked the punch at the Entrapment All Up On the Moon dance with Listerine despite being a chaperone. He called Theo Huxtable the greatest
rappers of our time, and other Halloween costumes have included Humpty Hump, Flavor Flav, and Tupac. He's more recognizable for his accent,
which can turn "job" into "jorb" or "jaerb" and "The Cheat" into "The Chort". FTP, name this Homestar Runner character who's not as cool as his
Canadian counterpart, Coach Zed.

14. He's not Barry White, but he's one of the only real celebrities to appear on Springfield Squares, while his directorial breakthrough was 1982’s
Night Shift. He gives his children middle names based on where they're conceived—a son on Cross Street, twins in the Hotel Carlyle, and a daughter
in Dallas—and he tries to cast his brother Clint in all of his films. FTP, name this man, who played Opie on The Andy Griffith Show, Richie
Cunningham on Happy Days, and won an Oscar for directing A Beautiful Mind.
ANSWER: Ron Howard

15. She claims that she hates Portugal but loves the Portuguese. The owner of a "30-minute workout gym", she tangles with the "meanie moms" at
her son Ritchie's school. Living with her brother Matthew, she's on good terms with her ex-husband Richard, so much so that they made out in the
season finale, which caused him to break up with his girlfriend, who happens to share her name. FTP, name this character played by Julia Louis-
ANSWER: Old Christine OR Christine Campbell

16. The first CD manufactured in the United States was a copy of this album. One of the singles was meant to be a dance track for Donna Summer,
while its first video was directed by Brian De Palma and featured Courtney Cox. The follow-up to Nebraska, its title track supposedly was played at
the 1984 Republican National Convention despite being meant as a denunciation of the government's treatment of Vietnam veterans. Featuring
among its seven top 10 singles "My Hometown", "Glory Days", and "Dancing in the Dark", FTP, name this wildly successful Bruce Springsteen
ANSWER: Born in the U.S.A.

17. In its first appearance, it's found in the Flooded Palace. One can be found in Catfish Maw, where it's used to defeat Slime Eel and later learn
Frog's Song of Soul. It can be obtained by shooting a beehive with an arrow to scare the Gerudo, and beating Dampe in the graveyard race is another
way to get it. In the latest incarnation, it’s found in the Wind Temple and is necessary to reach the top of Ganon's Tower. FTP, name this item from
The Legend of Zelda series, which can stun enemies but is more useful for crossing large gaps.
ANSWER: hookshot

18. (MB) WARNING: Two answers required. One wrote Teddy Riley's part of the 1992 hit "Rump Shaker"; the other does impressions of Janet
Reno and Robert Goulet [gool-AY]. One worked with Chad Hugo to produce the Britney Spears single "I'm A Slave 4 U" and Nelly's "Hot in
Herre"; the other shared a 2005 "Worst Screen Couple" Razzie with Nicole Kidman. One got help from Kanye West to record the 2006 rap hit
"Number One"; the other starred with Christina Applegate in a 2004 comedy. FTP, name both this member of the Neptunes and this star of
ANSWER: Pharrell (Williams); (John) Will(iam) Ferrell

19. Oddly, this show's heralded 100th episode in 1999 was actually the 85th to be produced. Created as a replacement for the failed My Brother and
Me by Mike Tollin and Head of the Class veterans Brian Robbins and Dan Schneider, its longest running cast member was Kevin Kopelow, who
played Kevin the Stage Manager. Skits such as Ask Ashley, Everyday French with Pierre Escargot, and Vital Information, hosted by Lori Beth
Denberg and Danny Tamberelli, helped establish it as a worthy successor to You Can't Do That On Television. FTP, name this Nickelodeon sketch
comedy series, which helped launch the careers of Nick Cannon, Amanda Bynes, and Kenan and Kel.
ANSWER: All That

20. His brother Farid is currently the coach for Nouvelle Vague. He started with AS Cannes at age 16 before moving to Bordeaux in 1992. In 1994
he made his first appearance with his national team when he was brought in after 63 minutes of a game against the Czech Republic and scored two
goals to tie the game. In 1998 he was named European Footballer of the Year while he was playing with Juventus F.C. as well as FIFA World Player
of the Year, in part for his role in his country's win in that year's World Cup. The son of Algerian immigrants, his 73 million Euro fee for signing
with Real Madrid remains a record. FTP, name this French player who achieved still more prominence during the 2006 World Cup when he
headbutted Marco Materazzi.
ANSWER: Zinedine Yazid Zidane (prompt on “Zizou”)
21. In his original incarnation, he was a friend of the Wizard of Fries and used his magic to confound the Duke of Doubt. In his modern form, he's
been seen staring down Darth Vader, receiving a lateral from Randy Moss, performing the Lambeau Leap, at a press conference held by his agent,
Drew Rosenhaus, and is said to have had an affair with Brooke Burke, who was seen swinging at his Tendercrisp Bacon Cheddar Ranch. FTP, name
this fast food spokesperson who wants you to have it your way, the analogue to Ronald McDonald.
ANSWER: The Burger King
Toss-ups by Jack Brounstein b/w Matt Bruce; bonuses by Jack Brounstein


1. Name these video game heroines FTPE:
A. It was recently announced that Karima Adebibe would be the newest model to portray this noblewoman, the star of Tomb Raider.
ANSWER: Lara Croft
B. Supposedly one blow for gender equality in gaming came at the end of Metroid, when this character took off his power suit to reveal he was
actually a beautiful woman.
ANSWER: Samus Aran
C. Though usually a damsel-in-distress, she recently starred in her own game, where she used the power of emotions to save her plumber boyfriend.
ANSWER: Princess Peach

2. Album cover Pictionary! One member of your team will be handed a sheet with a list of three well-known albums on it. Using only the chalk and
the chalkboard and without saying or writing anything, they will attempt to make you guess each one FTPE. You have unlimited guesses for any
particular work. The drawer can go in any order. You have 45 seconds. Let me know when you are ready to begin.
A. The Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd)
B. Nevermind (Nirvana)
C. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)

3. Name these people from their appearances on My Name Is Earl FTPE:
A. He appeared as himself in a brief clip from his talk show which introduced Earl to the concept of karma.
ANSWER: Carson Daly
B. This actor, recently of Head Cases and the star of The Hebrew Hammer, played a suicidal man in love with Earl's ex-wife, Joy.
ANSWER: Adam Goldberg
C. Joy's mother is addicted to gambling and pretends to need a wheelchair. She was played by this actress, who also played the title character on
Grace Under Fire.
ANSWER: Brett Butler

4. Name the Star Trek film given the villain, 5-10-20-30:
A. Sybok                                          ANSWER: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (accept number or subtitle)
B. Dr. Tolian Soren                               ANSWER: Star Trek: Generations
C. V'ger                                          ANSWER: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (accept "Star Trek 1")
D. Shinzon                                        ANSWER: Star Trek: Nemesis

5. Answer the following about NBA players who had high scoring games FTPE:
A. This January, in a game against the Raptors Kobe Bryant placed second on the list of all-time highest scoring games. How many points did Kobe
B. In 1994, this Spur scored 71 points in the last game of the regular season to beat out Shaquille O'Neal for the scoring title.
ANSWER: David Maurice Robinson
C. This Laker, the #1 pick of the 1958 draft, scored 71 points in a game in 1960. Since 1986, he's been the Vice President of Basketball Operations
for the Los Angeles Clippers, and in 2006 he was named NBA Executive of the Year.
ANSWER: Elgin (Gay) Baylor

6. Answer the following about some profoundly irritating advertisements FTPE:
A. In a series of ads for this company, a stuffy middle-aged man in a business suit and a hip twenty-something stand in front of a white background
and talk. In one installment the middle-aged man was sick; in another, the two are holding hands and a Japanese woman joins the twenty-something.
ANSWER: Apple Computer
B. Now name both the Daily Show and This American Life contributor who plays the PC and the Ed and Dodgeball alumnus who plays the Mac in
these ads.
ANSWER: John Hodgman; Justin Long

7. She got her start on the children’s show Kids Incorporated and in the 90s was a member of Wild Orchid. FTPE,
A. Name this singer, who in September released her first solo album, The Dutchess.
ANSWER: Fergie OR Stacy Ferguson
B. Fergie is best known for her work with what hip-hop group, also featuring,, and Taboo?
ANSWER: The Black Eyed Peas
C. Name the first single off of The Dutchess, which asks, "How come every time you come around" the title structure "wanna go down?"
ANSWER: "London Bridge"

8. Name these current MLB managers FTPE:
A. The first ever National League Championship Series MVP during his time with the Dodgers, he won three NL Manager of the Year awards with
the Giants before moving to the Cubs in 2003. According to Dan Passner, he has a Ph.D.
ANSWER: Johnnie B. "Dusty" Baker, Jr.
B. Magglio Ordoñez and Jay Mariotti are two targets of the naughty mouth of this GM, who recently lead his squad to their first World Series in over
95 years.
ANSWER: Oswaldo José “Ozzie” Guillén (Barrios)
C. A first basemen and competent contact hitter with the Expos and other, this man was approached to head the Red Sox in 1996 but had already
committed himself to the Phillies; he ended up in Boston in 2004, just in time to reverse the curse.
ANSWER: Terry Jon "Tito" Francona

9. Given a film with three title characters, name the actors that portrayed them, 5 points for two or 10 points for all three.
A. ¡Three Amigos!
ANSWER: Chevy Chase OR Cornelius Crane Chase; Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin; Martin Hayter Short
B. The Benchwarmers
ANSWER: Jonathan Joseph "Jon" Heder; David Spade; Robert M. "Rob" Schneider
C. The Witches of Eastwick
ANSWER: Cher OR Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre OR Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre Bono OR Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre Bono Allman; Susan
Sarandon OR Susan Abigail Tomalin; Michelle Pfeiffer

10. Name the following Nick Hornby books FTPE:
A. In this novel, Rob is a neurotic, list-making record shop owner coping with his most recent break-up.
ANSWER: High Fidelity
B. Martin, Maureen, Jess, and J.J. meet while all attempting to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in this Breakfast Club-esque novel, Hornby's most
ANSWER: A Long Way Down
C. This non-fiction work is a collection of essays about Hornby's love of Arsenal Football Club, and its effect on his personal life. It's better known
on this continent for the Jimmy Fallon film loosely based on it.
ANSWER: Fever Pitch

11. Name the recent movie from Meryl Streep's character FTPE:
A. Yolanda Johnson, a member of a country music duo with her sister Rhonda, played by Lily Tomlin.
ANSWER: A Prairie Home Companion
B. Miranda Priestly, a thinly-veiled version of Anna Wintour.
ANSWER: The Devil Wears Prada
C. The unnamed queen of the colony that manages to shrink Lucas Nickle.
ANSWER: The Ant Bully

12. Answer the following about Blender's list of the 500 best songs since you were born (i.e. 1980) FTPE:
A. Number one on the list was this Michael Jackson song, inspired by a fan's false accusations that he had fathered her child.
ANSWER: "Billie Jean"
B. Placing second was this high-tempo 2000 single, which uses the Gulf War as an analogy for the way MCs go halfway and don't finish anything.
ANSWER: "Bombs Over Baghdad"
C. A poem dedicated to Erin Everly became the lyrics to this song, number three on Blender's list, which is the only #1 single for Guns 'N' Roses.
ANSWER: "Sweet Child O' Mine"

13. Heather Locklear's Women of a Certain Age pilot didn't get picked up, but she's not doing too badly for herself. FTPE:
A. Though she was credited as a "Special Guest Star" throughout the series' run, Locklear is best probably best known as Amanda Woodward on this
primetime soap.
ANSWER: Melrose Place
B. Between 1982 and 1986, Locklear did double duty, appearing in both Dynasty and this cop show starring William Shatner.
ANSWER: T.J. Hooker
C. Locklear joined the cast of this series in 1999 as Mayor Winston's campaign manager.
ANSWER: Spin City

14. Hillary Duff movies aren't all the same, they just feel that way. FTPE:
A. Holly is tired of moving every time her mother's latest relationship falls apart, so she contrives a plan to create an imaginary cyber romance to
boost her mother's self-esteem. Heather Locklear for some reason appears.
ANSWER: The Perfect Man
B. Terri attends a prestigious summer music camp in Los Angeles, where she learns to accept her brother’s death as well as how to lie to her father
for three weeks.
ANSWER: Raise Your Voice
C. Sam has to win the love of Austin, played by Chad Michael Murray, and avoid her stepmother Fiona, played by Jennifer Coolidge, in this update
of a classic fairy tale.
ANSWER: A Cinderella Story

15. Sure, we've all heard of the 1982 NFC Championship Game, but how much do you actually remember about The Catch? FTPE,
A. Name both the quarterback that threw the high pass and the receiver who caught it.
ANSWER: Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr.; Dwight Edward Clark
B. Thanks to The Catch, the 49ers beat this team, 28-27.
ANSWER: Dallas Cowboys (accept either)

16. Name the Gawker Media Empire blog given the topic it covers, 5-10-20-30.
A. Politics and DC culture                   ANSWER: Wonkette
B. Sports                                    ANSWER: Deadspin
C. Pornography                               ANSWER: Fleshbot
D. Video games                             ANSWER: Kotaku
[AUTHOR’S NOTE: One of the Kotaku contributors is a native of Bellingham, Washington.]

17. Name these artists who covered "Blowin' in the Wind" FTPE:
A. This folk trio actually released their version a few months before Dylan did, though without the harmonica solos after each verse. They also sang
"Puff The Magic Dragon".
ANSWER: Peter, Paul, and Mary
B. According to, "the overblown, orchestrated version of 'Blowin' in the Wind'" from this Graham Nash-fronted band also responsible
for "Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress" "may be the worst version of [the] song ever cut".
ANSWER: The Hollies
C. With Nickel Creek, this busty country music legend included a version of "Blowin' in the Wind" on her 2005 cover album Those Were the Days.
ANSWER: Dolly Rebecca Parton

18. Airing from 1972 to 1981, this show was about a Virginian family set during the Great Depression. FTPE:
A. Name this television show, noted for ending each episode with a scene where the family members bid each other good night.
ANSWER: The Waltons
B. According to a made-for-TV movie released after The Waltons ended, this eldest son and World War II veteran became a journalist who covered
the Kennedy assassination.
ANSWER: John-Boy OR John Walton, Jr.
C. This Three's Company actor had a recurring role on The Waltons as the Reverend Matthew Fordwick.
ANSWER: John (Southworth) Ritter

19. Name these Georgia-based companies FTPE:
A. This fast-food chain is an offshoot of the Dwarf Grill, a restaurant in Hapeville run by S. Truett Cathy. It's noted for its waffle fries and for always
being closed on Sunday.
ANSWER: Chick-fil-A
B. Founded by the Amos brothers in Columbus, Georgia, in 1955, this insurance company runs horrible commercials featuring the voice of Gilbert
C. This home improvement chain, the second largest retailer in the United States, was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, the latter
of whom now owns the Atlanta Falcons.
ANSWER: Home Depot

20. Given a film or television show, name the actress who portrayed Lois Lane, 5-10-20-30.
A. Lois and Clark
ANSWER: Teri Lynn Hatcher
B. Superman IV: The Quest For Peace
ANSWER: Margot Kidder OR Margaret Ruth Kidder
C. Smallville
ANSWER: Erica Durance
D. Superman Returns
ANSWER: Kate Bosworth OR Catherine Anne Bosworth

21. Answer these questions with something in common FTSNOP:
A. 5 for one answer, 15 for both, what character, played by Rainn Wilson in what NBC sit-com, goes out drinking with his Lazer-Tag team on
Wednesday, but never on Thursdays for fear of missing The Apprentice?
ANSWER: Dwight Schrute; The Office
B. 5 for one answer, 15 for both, what suit-wearing character on what CBS sit-com never convinced his friend Ted to play Lazer-Tag with him,
though he eventually convinced Robin to go with him?
ANSWER: Barney Stinson; How I Met Your Mother

22. Name these winners of The Players Championship FTPE:
A. This native of Trinidad and Tobago won the 2006 Players Championship, despite having been blown out by Tiger Woods at the World Match Play
ANSWER: Stephan Ames
B. This player won the 1994 Players Championship with a record 264. He's better remembered for his collapse at the 1996 Masters.
ANSWER: Greg Norman (prompt on "The Shark")
C. This golfer won the 1999 Players Championship as well as the 1997 Tour Championship and the 2001 British Open and tied for second in both the
1998 and 2001 Masters, but since then he's dropped out of contention due to his back pain and vertigo.
ANSWER: David Robert Duval

Album cover Pictionary! One member of your team will be
handed a sheet with a list of three well-known albums on it. Using
only the chalk and the chalkboard and without saying or writing
anything, they will attempt to make you guess each one FTPE.
You have unlimited guesses for any particular work. The drawer
can go in any order. You have 45 seconds. Let me know when
you are ready to begin.

ANSWER: The Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd)

Nevermind (Nirvana)

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)

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