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Jenn Lyon, who finished fourth on the Samoa edition, became the
first former contestant on what show to die, when she was felled by breast cancer?
a. Biggest Loser
b. So You Think You Can Dance
d. Big Brother
Survivor - She was 37. Rudy Boesch, from Survivor Borneo, became the oldest Survivor by appearing in the
All Stars edition at age 76. He outlived Lyon.
Many DC Comics characters that die end up becoming part of what
Green Lantern-like organization, which seeks to destroy all life?
a. Pink Lantern Corps
b. Black Lantern Corps
c. Red Lantern Corps
d. Yellow Lantern Corps
Black Lantern Corps - It was led by Black Hand, a long-time Green Lantern nemesis, and included many
For Gone With the Wind, David Selznick pushed makeup artist
Monty Westmore to make whose eyes as green as possible, using colored contact lenses, lens filters, reflective
green costumes and green eyeshadow?
a. Barbara Stanwyck
b. Helen Hayes
c. Claudette Colbert
d. Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh - It was one of the first color movies, and Selznick was obsessed with matching the details
in Margaret Mitchell's book.
Michael Jackson made what dance move famous while performing
his hit "Billie Jean" in March of 1983?
a. The Running Man
b. The Monkey
c. The Moonwalk
d. Electric Slide
The Moonwalk - There were other performers who had used the moonwalk, or some variation of the dance
step before, but Michael made it famous.
AFI listed the 50 greatest villains in US film history. One of
them, however, has no name, no dialogue and doesn't even appear on screen. What movie features this mysterious
a. The Blair Witch Project
b. Rosemary's Baby
Bambi - It's the human hunter who kills Bambi's mom.
What movie did Jim and John Thomas write, after jokes that
"Rocky has to fight an alien in Rocky V"?
a. Independence Day
c. True Lies
Predator - They even got Apollo Creed to play a guy who gets killed by the bad guy.
In a 2006 viral video, Marc Ecko appeared to send graffiti
artists out to tag what unusual location?
a. Berlin Wall
b. South Pole
c. Fort Knox
d. Air Force One
Air Force One - It was a hoax, but a very convincing one. Even the Secret Service wasn't sure at first.
In what movie does Claudia Schiffer have a one-minute cameo as
a woman who looks exactly like Claudia Schiffer?
a. When Harry Met Sally
b. Love Actually
c. There's Something About Mary
d. It's Complicated
Love Actually - Liam Neeson's character says that Schiffer is his dream girl.
Paul Rubens picked what stage name, from a harmonica brand name
and from a high-strung classmate?
a. Snoop Dogg
b. Pee-Wee Herman
c. Whoopi Goldberg
d. Billy Crystal
Pee-Wee Herman - He told Vanity Fair, 'I like that it didn't sound like a made-up name, that it was just
kind of cruddy.'
Rather notoriously, how was Captain Kirk killed off in Star
Trek - Generations?
a. He was eaten by an alien
b. They dropped a bridge on him
c. Death by over acting
d. He perished during coitus
They dropped a bridge on him - Originally he was shot in the back, but the test audiences wanted
Dee dee dee! Whom did Joe Rogan confront onstage at the LA's
Comedy Store in 2007, to accuse him of stealing jokes?
a. Carlos Mencia
b. Jay Leno
c. Dane Cook
d. Denis Leary
Carlos Mencia - Mencia's real name is Ned and he went by his German-Honduran father's real name,
Holness, until he was 18.
What TV character died in her sleep of a stroke in 1980?
a. Miss Ellie Ewing
b. Edith Bunker
c. Jessica Tate
d. Louise Jefferson
Edith Bunker - Jean Stapleton wanted to leave the series, so Archie learned to live without his beloved
Alison Irwin was on Big Brother 5. Jordan and Jeff were on Big
Brother 16. All of them were also on what other CBS reality series?
b. The Bachelor
c. The Apprentice
d. Amazing Race
Amazing Race - Alison was also the first person eliminated in Big Brother All Stars.
Thanks to "Shit My Dad Says", Justin Halpern landed a book deal
and a TV show starring William Shatner. How did Halpern become famous?
a. On YouTube
b. On Twitter
c. On Wikipedia
d. On Facebook
On Twitter - It became a massive hit by the time there had been 100 tweets. His dad, by the way, worked
in medical research before retiring. He is Samuel Halpern.
Nicknamed the "Man in Black", which American singer-songwriter
died on September 12 2003, less than four months after his wife?
a. Ray Charles
b. Johnny Cash
c. Roy Orbison
d. Carl Perkins
Johnny Cash - Cash continued to record after his wife's death, completing 60 songs in a little less than
What name is shared by a fictional horse and by the Green
a. Black Beauty
Black Beauty - Supergirl rode Comet, Gandalf rode Shadowfax and the Lone Ranger mounted Silver.
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