Friday, September 28, 2012

Please Allow Me To Introduce You To Colonel Angus

Sometimes Pub Quiz will really stretch your brain. This Wednesday was a tough night, and 28 points secured a victory for Please Let Me Introduce You to Colonel Angus. However, Colonel Angus didn't win the jackpot, and so we start our rolling jackpot.

Captain Krunch and the Cereal Killers has been a team on the rise, and they won round 4 and picked these topics for your study:
90's ABC TGIF Line up
Alan Turing
LA Lakers basketball
American Revolution
Arrested Development (tv show)
Hook (movie)
Newsies (movie)
Batman (comic books)
Chevelle (band)
Hunger Games (book)
Game of Thrones (books)
NCAA College Basketball

Enjoy your study time and we'll see you on Wednesday.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Political Names Carry the Night

As far as we can tell, we've never had the jackpot won three weeks in row.  That is, we hadn't had that happen until this week.  Three weeks in a row, jackpot.  Pretty cool.

Our overall winner, and jackpot winner this week was Mitt Romney Can & Should Lick 47% of My Balls.  They won a close game, and as we mentioned, the jackpot.

Round 4 was won by We Go Up to Eleven!  Here's the topics they picked for your  study:
D-Day Invasion
Grand Prix Racing
Gladiator (Russel Crow Movie)
Cinderella Man (movie)
New Model Army (band)
Skankin' Pickle (band)
Pretty in Pink (movie)
Nacho Libre (movie)
Anchor Man (movie)
Casablanca (movie)
Better Off Dead (movie)
Say Anything (movie)
16 Candles (movie)
Godfather 2 (movie)

Study up and we'll see you next Wednesday.

One final note, Halloween is a Wednesday this year, and we're figuring that the Landmark will be crazy busy that night, so we won't be having Pub Quiz that night.  Enjoy the night, and maybe dress up as your favorite pub quiz host.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Public Humiliation revels in Victory

Thanks again to our sponsors this week, the band Back in the Valley.  One more plug for their cd release spectacle this Saturday at Fulton 55.  The California Calliope Spectacle should be an amazing good time.

This week was the first week of our jackpot, and six or seven teams stayed up near the lead in the game all night long, and Public Humiliation had two really strong rounds to finish out the night and win the game.  They also were super lucky and pulled the jackpot, so next week will be another fresh jackpot.

Round 4 was won by Don't Just Want Barack to Win, Now I Want Mitt to Lose. Badly. and here are the topics they chose for next week's round 2:
The Sex Pistols
Songs from the American Civil War
Dewey Decimal System
Batman: Year One (comic book, 1987)
Friday (movie)
Sandman (comics by Neil Gaiman)
Travis (band)
Credit reporting
Periodic Table of Elements
the Black Panther - Marvel Comics character
Big Brother season 14
The Burgess Shale
Nolan Ryan
The Electoral College

A little extra hint for next week, all the songs we'll play during rounds will be songs written or co-written by Hal David.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Ancient Chinese Secret, Huh?

It took 4 of the 5 weeks, but the jackpot was won.  Ancient Chinese Secret, Huh? was on the ball, and won by several points, and then pulled the blue chip for the win.  Congrats to them on their wins.

Round 4 was won by Pervertibles, Except Matt, and here's the topics they chose for next week's round 2:
Napolean Dynamite (film)
Talladega Nights (film)
Godfather (film)
Battle of Midway
Solar System
Cooking Terminology
Casablanca (film)
Nacho Libre (film)
To Kill A Mockingbird (1962 film version)
Buckaroo Bonzai (film)
Moonstruck (film)
Oingo Boingo (band)
Skankin' Pickle (band)
1957 Chevy Bel Air

Looks like we'll be hitting up IMDB or other film websites this weekend.  Enjoy your studying and we'll see you Wednesday @ Pub Quiz.