Video games are a funny thing. While books and cars have to wait decades to be considered classics, video games only have to wait a few years. The technology moves so quickly that games fall prey to the same curse as laptops and cell phones.
When I get fuzzy in the brain, I tend to get the phrase “chicken fried and zombified” stuck in my head. I’m feeling pretty chicken fried tonight, so we’re going to have a Zombiefest.
So, here it is – Lord of the Rings trivia time. While not everybody loves the books, there is no denying that the trilogy changed the world of science fiction and fantasy literature forever.
No, it’s not trivia about DIY projects, though that would be fun and I believe I will save the idea for a later date,* I am letting you all take the reins and supply your favorite trivia facts for everyone to share.
It’s no secret that I read a lot of fantasy. It is my favorite genre, with mystery coming in a close second. Since I know that I’m not alone in my love for swords and sorcery, I thought we would play “Who’s That Mage?” tonight.
I had it all planned in my head that I was going to do some candy trivia tonight, inspired by the fact that I have been eating a disturbing number of Nestle’s Crunch limited edition Girl Scout Cookie candy bars – you know, to support the Girl Scouts. Then I sat down at the laptop, surrounded […]
My two favorite things about summer television are Leverage and Warehouse 13, and both of them are starting up in the next few weeks! I am so excited, I could spit. Since I’ve got TV on the brain, it seemed like a natural choice for trivia this week.
We have decided that if we ever get P-Mag bumper stickers, they will say, “I know things; I read Persephone Magazine.” We cover a surprisingly diverse array of topics and I, for one, know that I am smarter than I was before becoming involved with these clever and bookish women.
Did you know that every state in the US has a nickname? Some of them are well known – like my home state of Georgia, the Peach State – but some are less obvious. How many of the following do you know?
If you’ve ever seen Inside the Actors Studio, you have probably thought about your answers to these questions. If you have never seen ITAS, the host, James Lipton, interviews actors for his student audience, and at the end of every interview, he asks everyone the same 10 questions based on the Proust Questionnaire. I know […]
It’s Mel Brooks night in the trivia house tonight, lords and ladies. It will probably tell you everything you have ever wanted to know about my sense of humor that the three earliest influences on my funnybone were Steve Martin, Woody Allen and Mell Brooks. When I was 10, I think I made my dad […]
I have sitcom PMS this month, so I have decided to bow to convention and talk about chocolate. I enjoy chocolate very much, and I have been eating quite a bit between mood swings. How much do you really know about the sweet stuff?
I am having a musical week and I thought I would share. My fellow editors introduced me to Songza, which is a magical wonderland of music, and MiniB has discovered The Cure. Between the two, I’ve been thinking about all the songs I know by heart.
One of our regional theaters is gearing up for an outdoor production of The Tempest right now, and it’s got me in a Shakespearean frame of mind. After the cut, let’s see how much you know about the Bard of Avalon.
I don’t know if you’ve ever heard this song, but MiniB and I have been listening to it a lot lately and I get tickled every time. It’s a campfire question and answer song, where the singer asks everyone about different words and phrases that contain “cat.”*