Episode 99: Webbheads

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Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by writer and actor Jamison Webb to talk about writing trivia questions, advice on creating internet content, what it’s like to compete on Jeopardy, and his time portraying ‘Baxter’ on the Netflix original series Space Force. The trio also provide a trivia quiz for each other, with categories including Architecture, African History, 90’s Music, Pop Culture, Companies, Products & Brands, Sports, Movies, Art, Historical Boats, Television and more!

Round One

  • ARCHITECTURE - Federal, Georgian, and Palazzo are styles of which type of architecture commonly used for public buildings, introduced in the 18th- and 19th-century with origins in Italy and France?
  • AFRICAN HISTORY - Cameroon gets its name from its abundance of what animal and an anglicisation of what word for it?
  • U.S. HISTORY - Who was the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital?
  • 90’s MUSIC - Which hip-hop group featured the rap debut of athlete Shaquille O’Neal on their certified-gold 1993 hit “What’s Up Doc (Can We Rock)?”
  • BOARD GAMES - The Monopoly card “Grand Opera Opening” was replaced with what other card in 2008?
  • SOCIAL GAMES - The Milton Bradley Co. was accused of selling “sex in a box” when it released what game in 1966?

Missed Corrections

  • EPISODE 98: Rapper Petey Pablo does briefly mention the state of South Carolina in “Raise Up.”
  • EPISODE 98: Dave Matthews Band is from Virginia, not South Carolina. - Allison
  • EPISODE 98: The Scorpions are from Germany, not Russia. - Seth & Mike C.

Round Two

  • ART - Artist Tiziano Vecelio was known in English by what name?
  • SPORTS - Who is the only professional athlete to be named an All-Star in both baseball and football?
  • POP CULTURE - What three New York City franchises currently hold bookings for multiple events in 2021 at Madison Square Garden?
  • SPORTS - Who was the only person to knock out Muhammad Ali in a heavyweight fight?
  • MOVIES - What 1984 action film was released in Poland as “The Electronic Murderer”?
  • COMPANIES, PRODUCTS & BRANDS - Heddy Lamar, Tyrone Power, and Bob Hope were all spokespeople for what appetite-suppressant candy that lost popularity due to a public health crisis?

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  • HISTORICAL BOATS - Built by the Roman emperor Caligula in the 1st Century (AD), what pair of palatial ships were recovered via lake drainage at the direction of dictator Benito Mussolini and were housed in a purpose-built museum until a fire consumed it and its contents during World War II?

Final Questions

  • SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - Who is the only Saturday Night Live cast-member to have been a musical guest and host prior to becoming a cast-member?
  • HISTORICAL BOATS - The Granma and the Pilar are two 20th-century yachts manufactured by Wheeler Shipbuilding, then of Brooklyn, NY, that were famously owned by which two individuals, respectively?
  • TELEVISION - In 1990, Jennifer Aniston appeared in what short-lived TV show, adapted from a popular movie?

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