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In 1949, who journeys to Mars in a Superman comic, where he unsuccessfully tries to radio back a warning of a coming invasion?
a. Albert Einstein
b. George Reeves
c. Jules Verne
d. Orson Welles
Orson Welles - He holds back the Martians with swordplay and magic tricks until Superman can show up to fix things.
What percentage of Twitter accounts are from users outside of the US?
a. 50 Percent
b. 30 Percent
c. 90 Percent
d. 70 Percent
70 Percent - According to Dashburst, China is the country with the most Twitter users with over 35.5 million.
Hedy Lamarr passed on the role of Ilsa in what classic movie, because the script wasn't finished?
a. Born Free
c. The Thin Man
Casablanca - The script was pretty much in turmoil the whole movie.
Who played the bandleader in The Shining, Teddy Weizak in The Stand, Dr Bangor in Thinner and a minister in Pet Sematary?
a. James Patterson
b. Stephen King
c. Anne Rice
d. Tom Clancy
Stephen King - King wrote the original books.
Which of these kids did Angelina Jolie adopt with Billy Bob Thornton?
Maddox - She and Brad Pitt adopted Zahara and together produced Shiloh. They then adopted Pax, after which Angelina gave birth to twins Vivienne and Knox.
After the credits, in what iconic 80s teen movie does Matthew Broderick say this? "You're still here? It's over. Go home! Go!"
a. St Elmo's Fire
c. The Breakfast Club
d. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Ferris Bueller often broke the fourth wall in the film, so much so that some people think the whole movie was a Fight Club style delusion on the part of his friend Cameron.
What X-Man got his own movie, which had two different post-credits scenes, depending on which print of the film you saw?
a. Ghost Rider
Wolverine - In one version, the amnesiac Wolverine is in a bar and 'drinking to remember.' In another, Deadpool's severed head turns out to be alive after all.
In 2005, Nick Lazzarini won the first season of SYTYCD. Who was he?
a. A Cajun chef
b. A stand-up comic
c. An 11-yr-old singer
d. A jazz dancer
A jazz dancer - The show is 'So You Think You Can Dance'.
What former UCLA starting quarterback and actor married Pam Dawber, who was Mindy to Robin Williams' Mork?
a. Ted Danson
b. Bruce Willis
c. Mark Harmon
d. Craig T Nelson
Mark Harmon - They were both in I'll Remember April, a movie about some kids who capture a Japanese soldier played by Pat Morita.
According to the Grateful Dead song, what railroad folk hero was "driving that train, high on cocaine"?
a. Casey Jones
b. Indiana Jones
c. Tom Jones
d. Quincy Jones
Casey Jones - Written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, the song can be found on the Dead's 1970 album Workingman's Dead.
We were no longer "good society." What Emily Janice Card viral video mashed the works of a Regency writer with a cult movie of the 1990s?
a. Charles Dickens' Pulp Fiction
b. William Shakespeare's Sixth Sense
c. Mark Twain's Goodfellas
d. Jane Austen's Fight Club
Jane Austen's Fight Club - It even tosses in some of the music from Kill Bill.
In the 2007 movie "The Savages," I play a man whose sister falsely claims to have to won a MacArthur genius grant. The next year, in the movie "Synecdoche, New York," I play a man who actually does have a MacArthur genius grant. Who am I?
a. Hugh Grant
b. Kevin Spacey
c. Peter Sarsgaard
d. Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman - In the latter movie, his character uses the grant to create a miniaturized Manhattan.
Which member of the Jackson family was the first to be nominated for an Oscar, for the song "Again"?
Janet - The song can be found on Janet's fifth studio album 'Janet', which was released in 1993.
Who managed to avoid talk shows for 13 years before appearing on Jay Leno to promote the film "Girl Interrupted"?
a. Sigourney Weaver
b. Natalie Portman
c. Kirsten Dunst
d. Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder - Girl Interrupted was based on Susanna Kaysen's 1993 memoir of the same name.
In what year was Facebook founded?
2004 - Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum and Chris Hughes.
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