Seth Teitler Presents: An Intimate Engagement With Trash

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Seth Teitler Presents: An Intimate Engagement With Trash

Written and edited by David Seal, Nolan Esser and Brian McNamara

With the generous participation of Michael Arnold and Tommy Casalaspi
Round Six
1. A glitch in this game that caused characters to move spastically when the game was inserted incorrectly led to the “Geddan” meme. Steve Ellis designed the multiplayer system for this game and the character Dr. Doak is named after one of the developers. The player can unlock DK mode in this game. The Klobb is one of the weakest weapons in this game. One class of enemies in this game are the Janus Marines. One of the late levels in this game is “Cradle” and the player investigates the Drax Corporation in the “Aztec” level. This game featured modes such as “Slappers Only” and “The Man With the Golden Gun.”  For ten points, name this game based on a 1995 James Bond game of the same name.

ANSWER: GoldenEye 007 (accept things like “James Bond: GoldenEye” and other suitable things with “GoldenEye” in them).

2. In one scene in this film, a professor from Delaware Tech talks about a recent lecture he gave on integral and differential calculus. That character is later reminded that he also was singing about a goat at the time, but he can’t recall the incident. Leo G. Carroll plays the father of the main character’s love interest, Anne Morton. The main character is prevented from marrying her because his first wife refuses to officially divorce him. In a classic shot, the murder of the wife is shown through the reflection in a pair of glasses that have fallen to the ground in an amusement park. The merry-go-round at that amusement park serves as the scene of the film’s climax, in which tennis player Guy Haines tries to recover an incriminating lighter from Bruno Anthony. For ten points, name this 1951 Hitchcock thriller in which Bruno connives to “swap murders” with Guy, after making his acquaintance on the titular conveyance.

ANSWER: Strangers on a Train

3. In an episode of this series’ final season, the main character absconds with the family car to see a rumored Rolling Stones concert at “Joe’s Place.” When the band doesn’t show up there, he ends up at “Wally’s Inn” and gets in a car accident. In a season five episode, the main character sneaks in to see Carnal Knowledge, while his friend who didn’t want to go loses his virginity to a daughter of family friend. A persistent rumor exists that that best friend Paul was played by Marilyn Manson. One actress on this show is one of the few people to have a Bacon-Erdos number. Her character, Winnie Cooper, was the love interest of the main character, Kevin Arnold. For ten points, identify this ABC dramedy which ran from 1988-93 and whose opening theme is Joe Cocker’s version of “With a Little Help from my Friends.”

ANSWER: The Wonder Years

4. This actor played the character of George Abernathie in a 2006 adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel After The Funeral. This actor played Richard Wirth, a Nazi kept alive by black magic in the woods of West Virginia in the 2009 film Blood Creek. In the 2011 film A Dangerous Method, this actor played the author of Psychology of the Unconscious. The mother of one character played by this actor is killed when that character cannot move a coin across a desk; later, that character uses the same coin to kill the man who ordered his mother’s death. In his first film role, this actor claims that he and his fellow soldiers “will fight in the shade”; that role is Dilios, in the movie 300. As well, this actor played an android with an affinity for Lawrence of Arabia named David in the film Prometheus. For ten points, name this actor who played Magneto in X-Men First Class.
ANSWER: Michael Fassbender
5. This man was the host of Morning Sedition and on one episode of Comedy Bang Bang! this man decided to live in a universe where all cars ran on semen. He detailed his trip to Israel in his book and one man show The Jerusalem Syndrome and he recently wrote Attempting Normal. This man’s current girlfriend was a fan of his he slept with, Jessica Sanchez. He recently got into a twitter fight with Michael Ian Black, one of many comedians he has a contentious relationship with. One show hosted by this man regularly features him trying to get his cat, Boomer, to meow. On that show he has famously interviewed men like Dane Cook and Carlos Mencia. For ten points, name this comedian, the host of the WTF podcast.

ANSWER: Marc Maron

6. One character in this film asserts that “I ain’t crazy, and I ain’t a guy.” Another character in this film claims that “the hippies finally got something right” with the Freedom of Information Act. One character in this film has a cousin named Ray Ray who fell off a roller coaster and broke every bone in his body. Hank Azaria and Rip Torn both appear in this film as different version of the same character while Gary Cole and Jason Bateman appear as sports commentators on ESPN 8: The Ocho. The death of Patches O’Houlihan prompts Peter LaFleur to initially abandon his team before returning to defeat White Goodman in sudden death. For ten points, name this comedy film starring Vince Vaughn as a gym owner who enters an unorthodox tournament to keep ownership of his gym away from Ben Stiller.
ANSWER: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
7. One remake of this series had Ron Glass playing one of the main characters and its theme song was composed by Neal Hefti. Monty Hall was the college roommate of one character on this show and Penny Marshall played Myrna Turner, the secretary of one character on this show. When on a game show, one character on this show guesses “Lincoln” after hearing a clue about meat, because “Lincoln loved mayonnaise.” That occurred when that character and his roommate went on Password. The finale of this series sees one of the protagonists remarry his ex, Gloria. The Pigeon sisters appear in the first season of this show that starred Jack Klugman and Tony Randall. For ten points, name this sitcom about Felix Unger and Oscar Madison.

ANSWER: The Odd Couple

8. WARNING: Event Name or Description Acceptable

One commercial aired during this game proved controversial when it showed a robot commit suicide. Chris Harris had an interception in this game, but he also allowed a 53-yard touchdown reception. The final score in this game was one of its eight turnovers, a 56-yard pick-six by Kelvin Hayden. One team got to this game by completing the largest comeback in Conference Championship game history. The halftime show for this Super Bowl proved controversial when the performer used a guitar whose shadow appeared phallic. Mushin Muhammad scored the only offensive touchdown for the losing team in this game. This Super Bowl had the earliest score of any Super Bowl. Dominic Rhodes and Thomas Jones both rushed for 100 yards in this game. For ten points, name this Super Bowl in which a team led by Rex Grossman lost to a team led by Peyton Manning.

ANSWER: Super Bowl XLI (accept any answer that indicates it was a Super Bowl between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts or that it was the 2007 Super Bowl)
9. David Costabile plays Thomas Klebanow, a man with this profession on one television series.  The son of one famous character with this profession is an astronaut who marries She-Hulk. Keenan Wynn was originally cast as a man with this job, but he was replaced in the role by Jackie Cooper after suffering a heart attack. Jason Robards won an Oscar for playing Ben Bradlee, a man who does this job. Mary Richards’ boss at WJM moves to Los Angeles to take this job in a spin-off series. That character, Lou Grant was played by Ed Asner, who would later provide the voice of a character with this job in Spider-Man: The Animated Series. For ten points, name this profession, typified by men like Perry White and J. Jonah Jameson.

ANSWER: newspaper editor

10. In the full version of this song, the singer relates an instance in which his father gave advice from the Book of Ecclesiastes before advising “whatever you do in your lifetime/you never let an MC steal your rhyme.” Another verse refers to such contradictions as “a can of beer sweeter than honey” and “a rainy day that is not wet,” which are all compared to “the beat without the sound.”  One verse in this song rhymes “food you ate” with “Kaopectate.” Earlier in the song, one of the singers mentions that he owns “a color TV, so [he] can see the Knicks play basketball.” Its opening lines sends greetings, “to the black, to white, the red and the brown, the purple, and yellow.” Performed by Wonder Mike, Master Gee, and Big Bank Hank, for ten points identify this 1979 song by The Sugarhill Gang, one of the first songs to popularize hip-hop.

ANSWER: Rapper’s Delight

11. This person was recently parodied in a sketch on Saturday Night Live where he claimed that his wife’s wedding present to him was malaria. This man’s college career ended with a loss in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to defending champs UNLV, but that didn’t stop the Denver Nuggets from drafting him fourth overall. This player spent the 2003-04 season playing for the Knicks after being released by the Nets, who had acquired this player from the 76ers just the season before. In Philadelphia, this player teamed with Allen Iverson to lead the 76ers to the NBA Finals, leading the league in blocked shots along the way. This player is tied with Ben Wallace for the most NBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards, with four. For ten points, name this retired NBA center from the Congo, who recently appeared in a Geico commercial doing his signature finger wag.

ANSWER: Dikembe Mutombo

12. The characters in a Mountain Goats song set fire to one of this brand’s objects in their song about a “New” one of these “In Flames.” The speaker of “Where have all the Cowboys Gone?” sells an old one of these objects after having a baby and Bruce Springsteen uses one of these cars from 1969 with a 396 engine in “Racing in the Street”. In “Crocodile Rock,” Elton John brags that he had one of this brand’s vehicles in addition to a place of his own.  Bob Seger got laid in the backseat of one of these made in 1960 in “Night Moves,” while The song most associated with the advertisement of these vehicles is Bob Seger’s “Like a Rock,” and they are prominently featured in the chorus of “American Pie.” For ten points, identify this brand of GM vehicles that Don McLean drove to the levee when the levee was dry.

ANSWER: Chevrolet (accept Chevy; prompt on “Car” or “Cars”)

13. In the webcomic JL8, this character is depicted as an awkward suit and tie wearing new student at an elementary school. In The Dark Knight Strikes Again, he is portrayed as an aging alcoholic who foretells his death by fire at the hands of a murderous Dick Grayson. The first antagonist this superhero faced was The Human Flame, but a better know foe of this hero is the tyrant of the planet Kalanor, Despero. An original member of the Justice League, this character developed a strong affinity for Oreos during his time with Captain Marvel, which he had never tasted on his home planet. For ten points, identify this DC superhero whose main weakness is fire, a green-skinned extraterrestrial from the fourth planet from the Sun, whose real name is J’onn J’onzz.

ANSWER: Martian Manhunter (accept John Jones or J’onn J’onzz before mentioned)

14. One song by this group is a duet with Lady Antebellum; that song is called “Out Of Goodbyes”, and the music video for another one of their songs was directed by John Hillcoat; in that song, the singer claims that “I still don’t have the reason/And you still don’t have the time.” Their not Fountains of Wayne, but another music video by this band sees the singer falling for his girlfriend’s mom, played by Kelly Preston. In that song, the singer states “I don’t mind spending every day/Out on your corner in the pouring rain.” Their most successful single to date appeared on a re-issue of their album, Hands All Over, and featured Christina Aguilera. A more recent song by this band opens with the lyrics “You and I go hard at each other like we’re going to war.” That song is “One More Night,” from their most recent album, Overexposed. For ten points, name this band, who has had hits like “She Will Be Loved” and “Moves Like Jagger.”

ANSWER: Maroon 5

15. In one episode this character bowls a perfect game in disguise by rolling the ball between his legs and leaves the alley anonymously. In another episode, he finds out that one of his colleagues has a green card wedding. His views on government spending and taxation lead him to eat 40% of a nine year old’s lunch, with an extra bite for the capital gains tax and he later rewards the girl with a claymore mine. “Honor,” “America,” and “Buffets” are the top three entries on this character’s namesake “Pyramid of Greatness.” His conniving second wife Tammy works at the town library and is played Megan Mullally, and Tom Haverford knows that his sax playing alter ego is named Duke Silver. For ten points, identify this mustachioed libertarian director of the Pawnee Parks Department on Parks and Recreation.

ANSWER: Ron Swanson

16. The band Rock Sugar performs a mashup of this song alongside songs by Loverboy and Guns ‘N’ Roses on their album Reimaginator and this song was covered by Alvin and the Chipmunks on the album Undeniable. This is the first song you perform when playing the solo guitar career mode in Guitar Hero World Tour. This song opens with the lines “Once upon a time/Not so long ago” and This song’s lyrics claim that “You live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got.” As a result of a strike by dockworkers alluded to in this song, a six-string is put on “hock” while a woman named Gina toils in a diner “all day”, bringing “home her pay” for her boyfriend Tommy. For ten points, name this song, whose lyrics state “We’ve got to hold on to what we’ve got/It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not” and which appears on the album Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi.

ANSWER: “Livin’ On A Prayer”

17. This man once hit 30 home runs, making his team the first ever to have four 30 home run hitters on one team. When this man was a player he once legendarily high-fived Glenn Burke. This manager’s current bullpen includes players such as Manny Parra and Alfredo Simon. This man has managed the second most games of any manager without winning a World Series, trailing only Gene Mauch. His only World Series appearance ended in a game seven loss where he started Livan Hernandez. He was replaced by Felipe Alou after leaving that position. Earlier this season this manager said Matt Garza should fight one of his pitchers and he also said he won’t use his closer for multi-inning work. He managed and ruined Mark Prior when the Cubs last made the NLCS and his current closer is Aroldis Chapman. For ten points, name this Cincinnati Reds manager.

ANSWER: Johnnie “Dusty” Baker

18. One female tennis player from this country is nicknamed “Boom Boom.” In the 2012 Wimbledon one woman from this country defeated reigning champion Maria Sharapova, but lost a fellow countrywoman in the quarterfinals. It’s not America, but the record for fastest serve by a woman, 130 MPH, is held by a woman from this country. This country boasts the last women’s tennis player to complete a Grand Slam in a single year, doing so in 1988. One woman from this country knocked Serena Williams out of the 2013 Wimbledon in three sets. One woman from this country is married to Andre Aggasi. For ten points, name this home nation of tennis players such as Angelique Kerber, Sabine Lisicki and Steffi Graf.

ANSWER: Germany

19. In one episode, this scoffs at a friend’s use of John Grisham books to pick up women, and in another episode, this character dates Christy, “the whore of Omaha”. George Takei tells this character that a woman “wants to be wooed” in one episode, something this character helps his best friend do by serving as a sign language interpreter on several dates and this character later buys that friend a dog named Cinnamon. In a recent episode, this character did impersonations of Al Pacino and Nicolas Cage while serving as Dungeon Master for a game of Dungeons and Dragons. This character is given the nickname “Froot Loops” by the other astronauts on his space mission, and he marries his girlfriend Bernadette before he goes into space. For ten points, name this engineer played by Simon Helberg on The Big Bang Theory.
ANSWER: Howard Wolowitz
20. The BBC made a radio drama of this movie in which one character says, ”I bet the Yanks will take all the credit.” Albert Nimziki is fired at the end of this movie and earlier he justified lying to his boss by claiming it gave him “Plausible deniability.” Brent Spiner plays Dr. Okun in this film and the Levinsons spend much of this movie bickering with each other. Randy Quaid plays cropduster pilot Russell Casse in this film, who sacrifices himself. and one character in this film says “We will not go quietly into the night” in a speech from this film.  That character is President Whitmore, played by Bill Pullman, who pilots a fighter jet against aliens in this film. For ten points, name this movie in which Will Smith’s Captain Hiller tells an alien, “Welcome to Earth!”

ANSWER: Independence Day

1. For ten points each, identify the following games associated with Sid Meier, none of which are iterations of the Civilization.

[10]. This 1994 game, remade in 2008 with the Civilization IV game engine, begins in 1492 with the discovery of the New World and the player can choose to play as the Dutch, English, French, or Spanish. One achieves victory by winning a revolutionary war against the home country.

ANSWER: Sid Meier’s Colonization

[10]. The first Sid Meier game released after leaving MicroProse, this 1999 Firaxis game sees a mission to a star system break apart into seven playable factions on an orbiting world called “Planet,” which is covered in Xenofungus and Mind Worms.

ANSWER: Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri

[10]. The last game Sid Meier was involved with at MicroProse was the first computer game relating to this card game franchise. Released in 1997 and sharing its name with the card game, it sees the player fight enemies to collect cards and battle five wizards, each representing a key component of the game.

ANSWER: Magic: The Gathering
2. This film opens in Shanghai in a nightclub called “Club Obi Wan” and features a famous scene in which a lifeboat is used as a parachute. For ten points each, identify this following about a 1984 Steven Spielberg blockbuster.

[10]. First, name this film, the second in a trilogy about the titular Harrison Ford character which revolves around him rescuing a bunch of child laborers and some magic rocks from a creepy-ass cult.

ANSWER: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

[10]. Indiana Jones’s sidekick in Temple of Doom is this Chinese orphan who wears a Yankees cap. The scene in which this character cheats at cards over a campfire was entirely improvised.

ANSWER: Short Round (accept: The greatest character in the history of cinema)

[10]. Short Round and Dr. Jones spend the majority of the movie defeating a cult of this real-life group of Kali-worshiping assassins. Their name entered standard english as a word for a low-life criminal.

ANSWER: Thuggee (prompt on “Thugs”)
3. This man started his college career at Central Michigan before transferring to Wisconsin, and he set the record for most defeats in a season this past year.

[10] For ten points, name this Houston Texans defensive end, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year.

ANSWER: Justin James “J.J.” Watt

[10] The Texans current defensive coordinator is this man. He served as head coach of the Buffalo Bills when they were defeated by the Tennessee Titans on the “Music City Miracle.”

ANSWER: Wade Phillips

[10] The Texans’ defense features this inside linebacker. He defeated Bills’ safety Jairus Byrd for 2010 Defensive Rookie of the Year even after he was suspended for steroid use.

ANSWER: Brian Cushing
4. For ten points each, identify the following about a member of the NHL Hall of Fame who was just voted in a few weeks ago.

[10]. First, name this retired winger and current Director of Player Safety for the NHL, who replaced Colin Campbell in that role. A pun on his last name and the word “ban” has been coined to refer to suspensions doled out by this man.

ANSWER: Brendan Shanahan

[10]. Brendan Shanahan is quite possibly the NHL all-time leader in this unofficial statistic. A player adds to their total in this statistic when they record a goal, an assist, and get in a fight all in the same game. Its namesake only recorded two of these events, while Shanahan has 17.    

ANSWER:  Gordie Howe hat trick

[10]. Both Shanahan and Gordie Howe spent the majority of their careers with this team who currently play in the Joe Louis Arena and whose fans are known for throwing octopi on the ice.

ANSWER: Detroit Red Wings (accept either)
5. A member of the select group of individuals appearing on the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, this member of the Beat Generation recites the lyrics in an alternate version of R.E.M.’s “Star Me Kitten,” and appears in videos by Ministry and U2.

[10]. For ten points, identify this author of Cities of the Red Night, Nova Express, and Naked Lunch, who inspired a surprising number of band names.

ANSWER: William S. Burroughs

[10]. Probably the most well-known band to take their name from Burroughs, this group featuring Walter Becker and Donald Fagen named themselves after a large metallic dildo from Naked Lunch. Their hits include “Reelin’ in the Years,” and “Do it Again.”

ANSWER: Steely Dan

[10]. Less famous than Steely Dan is this indie band that took their name from a Private Investigator featured in Naked Lunch, and Cities of the Red Night. Their song “Moment in the Sun” was used as the theme for a season of NBC’s show Ed and other amusing songs include “The Ballad of David Icke,” and “Jews for Jesus Blues.”

ANSWER: Clem Snide
6. For ten points each, identify the following about the less famous sisters of Kim Kardashian.

[10]. For ten points, all or nothing, give the names of these other two full sisters of Kim Kardashian. They had a namesake show in which they “Take Miami” until Kim took over for one of them.

ANSWER: Kourtney and Khloe

[10]. Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami sometimes featured this guy who is the father of Kourtney’s two kids. He has a web series subtitled “Lifestyles of a Lord.”

ANSWER: Scott Disick

[10]. In the episode of Kourtney and Kim Take Miami entitled “Babies, Lies, and Alibis Part 1,” Scott Disick can be seen hand feeding a chip to this man. He has taught a variety of subjects in Chicago Public Schools, is a hardcore racing aficionado, and was for a long time the only consistent member of the University of Illinois Chicago’s quiz bowl team. First name acceptable.

ANSWER: Rom(my) Masrour
7. For ten points each, name these famous figures who played bit parts in Annie Hall.

[10]. Before hitting it big in The Deer Hunter, this actor played Annie Hall’s possibly suicidal brother Duane. Other roles include a former POW in Pulp Fiction and producer Bruce Dickinson in the “More Cowbell” sketch.

ANSWER: Christopher Walken

[10]. This actor’s single line in the film is “This is Mr. Davis. I forgot my mantra.” He would later go on to appear as Michael Gold in The Big Chill, and as a Seth Brundle, a man who undergoes some unfortunate changes in a David Cronenberg film.

ANSWER: Jeff Goldblum

[10]. This man has no lines but appears as the Truman Capote look-alike that Annie and Alvy see while people-watching in the park. He also played Lionel Twain in 1976’s Murder by Death.

ANSWER: Truman Capote
8. One relative of this man declared that “occasionally he is the British government” and he first appears in “The Greek Interpreter.”

[10] For ten points, name this brother of a famed literary detective.

ANSWER: Mycroft Holmes          (prompt on “Holmes”)

[10] Mycroft is usually found at this location, which he helped found. Members are not allowed to acknowledge each other and speaking is only allowed in the Stranger’s Room.

ANSWER: Diogenes Club

[10] Mycroft is mentioned in, but does not appear in the “Final Problem,” the story where Holmes supposedly dies falling off Reichenbach Falls while fighting this man.

ANSWER: Professor James Moriarty
9. One character played by this man used to be partners with Maximino Arciniega, and that character, a former member of the Chilean Military (like Seth Teitler), was nicknamed the “Chicken Man.”

[10] For ten points, name this actor best known for playing Gus Fring on Breaking Bad.

ANSWER: Giancarlo Esposito

[10] Esposito plays Major Tim Neville on this NBC series where nanobots or something dumb like that have caused all electricity to disappear.

ANSWER: Revolution

[10] This family helped to found Revolution’s fictional Monroe Republic. Tracy Spiridakos plays one member of it, Charlotte, and later she meets her long-lost mother, Rachel, played by Juliet Mitchell.

ANSWER: Matheson
10. This team included highly touted prospect Jurickson Profar and current Dodgers reliever Kenley Jansen and in its home county baseball is known as honkbal.

[10] For ten points, name this European nation whose WBC team was a surprise semifinalist this Spring before losing to the Dominican Republic.

ANSWER: Netherlands or the Dutch

[10] This shortstop renowned for his defensive prowess was on the Dutch WBC team. He had 30 defensive runs saved in just 680 innings in 2012.

ANSWER: Andrelton Simmons

[10] Simmons is currently the shortstop for this NL East team. Craig Kimbrel is this team’s closer and they were the victims of a controversial infield fly rule call in last year’s Wild Card Game.

ANSWER: Atlanta Braves (accept either underlined part)
11. During the production of this musical the producers debated whether to cut the first song written for it, “Never Give All the Heart,” and it also features the song “Public Relations.”

[10] For ten points, name this musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe.

ANSWER: Bombshell

[10] Bombshell is a musical on this recently cancelled NBC series. It starred Debra Messing as the co-writer of Bombshell, Julia Houston, and it was created by Theresa Rebeck.


[10] This actress starred as Ivy Lynn on Smash, who lost and reclaimed the part of Marilyn from Katharine McPhee’s Karen. She’s not Kristin Chenoweth but she played Glinda in the Broadway musical Wicked.

ANSWER: Megan Hilty
12. In this game’s city of Anor Londo the player must simultaneously fight Ornstein and Smough, and to access Blighttown the player must defeat the absurdly difficult Capra Demon.

[10] For ten points, name this ludicrously hard 2011 video game, the sequel to Demon’s Souls.

ANSWER: Dark Souls

[10] Early in Dark Souls the player can obtain this weapon by shooting off the tail of a fire-breathing dragon with a bow and arrow.

ANSWER: Drake Sword

[10] The player has the opportunity to fight two of these many-headed beasts in Dark Souls. One of these creatures is also the first boss in the God of War series.

13. Answer the following about season 4 of Arrested Development.

[10] Tobias dresses as this member of the Fantastic Four throughout the season. At one point when visiting Maeby dressed as him, Tobias tells her, “Daddy wants to get his rocks off!”

ANSWER: The Thing or Ben Grimm

[10] Terry Crews played this thinly veiled Herman Cain knock-off. He hires Lindsay as his campaign manager and accepts a 50,000 dollar bribe from George, Sr. to support building a wall at the Mexican border.

ANSWER: Herbert Love

[10] GOB is the subject of this hit song by teen idol Mark Cherry, but he proves too stupid to understand its meaning. Its name comes from the nickname Cherry gave GOB.

ANSWER: “Getaway”
14. She is currently in jail on tax evasion charges. For ten points each.

[10] Name this singer, whose only solo album describes her “Miseducation,” sold twelve million copies on the strength of hits like “Doo Wop (That Thing)” and “Everything is Everything”.

ANSWER: Lauryn Hill

[10] Before her sporadic solo career, Hill was a member of this musical group, alongside Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel.

ANSWER: The Fugees

[10] Despite a long pause in her recording career, Hill saw fit to contribute a song to the soundtrack of this animated film, which featured the vocal talents of Shia LaBeouf as a penguin named Cody Maverick.

ANSWER: Surf’s Up
15. One song by this artists states that “missing him was dark grey, all alone,” “losing him was blue, like I’d never known,” and “fighting him was like trying to solve a crossword and realizing there’s no right answer.” For ten points each:

[10] This country pop darling’s most recent album is Red and one of her hits was “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

ANSWER: Taylor Swift

[10] Swift’s most recent album contains this song, which opens “it feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters, make fun of our exes” and in it she states she is feeling the title age.

ANSWER: “22”

[10] Red also contains the song “Everything has Changed” which is a collaboration between Swift and this English singer. He recently released songs such as “Lego House” and “The A-Team.”

ANSWER: Ed Sheeran
16. Answer some questions about NBA players who have signed offer sheets this offseason for ten points each.

[10]This player signed an offer sheet with the New Orleans Pelicans before eventually being sent to them in a sign-and-trade deal for Greivis Vazquez. This player previously won the 2009 Rookie of the Year for the Kings.

ANSWER: Tyreke Evans

[10]This point guard and Wake Forest project signed an offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks, but ended up staying with his original team, who had already lost Josh Smith to free agency

ANSWER: Jeff Teague

[10]Should Teague have ended up in Milwaukee, he would have reunited with this man, his coach with the Hawks. He did not have his contract renewed despite making the playoffs in each of his three seasons as coach.

ANSWER: Larry Drew
17. This bonus is inconceivable! For ten points each.

[10]“Inconceivable!” is the catch-phrase of once character in this film, which details the love between Buttercup and Westley, and which stars Cary Elwes and Robin Wright.

ANSWER: The Princess Bride

[10]This actor appears in The Princess Bride as Vizzini, who is so taken with the word “inconceivable.” He starred alongside Andre Gregory in My Dinner With Andre.

ANSWER: Wallace Shawn

[10]In The Princess Bride, Westley is presumed dead at sea for many years, but he had actually taken on this identity.

ANSWER: The Dread Pirate Roberts
18. For ten points each, identify the following people who played roles in 90s PBS afternoon television.

[10]. This famous “Science Guy” had an eponymous show on PBS during the 90s. Although his only degree is a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, he is still a prominent member of the pro-science lobby.

ANSWER: Bill Nye (he also holds a patent on a type of ballet shoes)

[10]. This actress who had leading roles like Sara Johnson in Save The Last Dance got her start playing a computer hacker on Ghostwriter. She more recently played Lumen, an accomplice of the title character on the series Dexter.

ANSWER: Julia Stiles

[10]These animal-loving brothers hosted shows like Zoboomafoo and their own self-titled show, about their Creatures.

ANSWER: Chris and Martin Kratt
19. This man worked his way up from Columbia Records legal department, and he signed artists like Alicia Keys and The Grateful Dead to his own label.

[10] For ten points, name this record executive who is the current head of Sony Music.

ANSWER: Clive Davis

[10] Davis founded this label after leaving Columbia, but he would later leave it to found J records.

ANSWER: Arista Records

[10] Davis was at Columbia when they signed this musician, responsible for hits such as “Only the Good Die Young” and “Uptown Girl.”

ANSWER: Billy Joel
20. Only this actress could make falling at the Oscars adorable. For ten points each:

[10]Name this actress, who won the Best Actress award for her role as Tiffany in Silver Linings Playbook.

ANSWER: Jennifer Lawrence

[10]Lawrence’s performance in Silver Linings Playbook was actually her second Oscar nomination. Her first came in this 2010 drama, in which she tried to find her drug dealing father, alongside the also-nominated John Hawkes.

ANSWER: Winter’s Bone

[10] Lawrence took a supporting role in this film about a long-distance romance between Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones, which, like Winter’s Bone the year before, won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

ANSWER: Like Crazy

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