1998 TRASH Regionals
    Round 04
    Bonuses

  1. If you're one of those super-huge fans of Star Wars, well, get a life. But first, identify the authors of these Star Wars books FTP each.
    1. Dark Force Rising
      ANSWER: Timothy ZAHN 
    2. Darksaber
      ANSWER: Kevin ANDERSON 
    3. Slave Ship: The Bounty Hunter Wars
      ANSWER: K.W. JETER

  2. FTPE, name...
    1. the Memphis band fronted by Alex Chilton who had their greatest success with the 1967 single "The Letter"
      ANSWER: The BOX TOPS 
    2. the California band fronted by Kevin Martin who had hits in 1995 with the songs "Far Behind" and "You"
      ANSWER: CANDLEBOX 
    3. the Georgia band fronted by Rob Thomas who earned a 1998 Grammy nomination for "Push" and had another hit with "3 AM"
      ANSWER: MATCHBOX 20

  3. Welcome to the Evil Canadian Actors bonus.  Do you feel lucky, eh?  Choose a point value, 30, 20 or 10, and answer the question for the selected number of points.
    1. 30: He starred as Mike Fennell on the CBC show ENG, and as Chuck Daly in the tv biopic of Dennis Rodman.  For a well-deserved 30, name this Canadian whose most famous American film role was the student-friendly sherrif of Angel Beach in Porky's.
      ANSWER: Art HINDLE
    2. 20: Once a romantic lead, these days he's satisfied with character roles in films like 12 Monkeys and Delores Claiborne in which he played the investigator obsessed with convicting the title character.
      ANSWER: Christopher PLUMBER
    3. 10: Once the host of his own talk show, he played talkshow host Dennis Dupree on the short-lived Hope and Gloria, and super shrink and family man Jason Seaver on Growing Pains.
      ANSWER: Alan THICKE

  4. Answer the following questions about documentarian and capitalist Michael Moore, for the stated number of points:
    1. [5] What movie concerning the effects of a partial GM pullout from Flint, Michigan, marked Moore's breakthrough documentary film?
      ANSWER: ROGER AND ME
    2. [10] Moore's new work was filmed during the publicity tour for his book Downsize This!, and broadens his critical eye to several companies closing factories to fatten profits. FTP, name it.
      ANSWER: The BIG ONE
    3. [15] What major publishing company and capitalist powerhouse published Moore's Downsize This!, and indirectly helped finance his new movie by sending him on the 48-city book tour? Moore claims to feel no loyalty to this company, since he's moving over to their sister Capitalist roader, HarperCollins.
      ANSWER: Random House

  5. The Eurovision Song Contest is seen by 300 million people in Europe, but completely ignored over here. More fools us, since the winners have a way of coming back to haunt us. Identify these winners of the Eurovision Song Contest for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] Sweden's first winner, this band went on to release such hits as "Mamma Mia" and "Super Trouper."
      ANSWER: ABBA  
    2. [10] Winning in 1994 was Ireland, with this collaboration between the Gaelic-language choir Anuna and a traditional Irish dance troupe. A two-hour expanded version is still touring the world.
      ANSWER: RIVERDANCE  
    3. [15] This most recent winner was, oddly, from Israel, which is considered a part of Europe for the contest; and, oddly, was the subject of much controversy in Israel, where conservatives objected to having Israel represented by a post-operative male-to-female transexual.
      ANSWER: DANA INTERNATIONALE

  6. The 1998 World Cup saw two coaches bring their fourth national team to the tournament. One coached Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, and the '94 Cup champs. The other coached Mexico, Costa Rica, and the '94 host team. FTPE, name these two coaches, and for another 5 points each, name the teams they took to France, an Asian and an African qualifier respectively.
    ANSWER: Carlos Alberto PARREIRA (pa-RARE-ah), Velibor "Bora" MILUTINOVIC (mil-ooh-TIN-ah-vich); SAUDI ARABIA, NIGERIA

  7. Cointreau is not exactly the world's best-known liquor, but it is an integral part of many of the mixed drinks you know and love if you're over 21. If you're not over 21, shame, shame. Anyway, given a description of a drink containing Cointreau, name it for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] The best-known drink containing Cointreau, it properly consists of tequila, Cointreau and lime juice over ice and served in a salted glass. However, people with no respect for tradition often replace the Cointreau with triple sec, the lime juice with sweet and sour mix, dump the salt, and run it through a blender.
      ANSWER: MARGARITA  
    2. [10] This classic shooter consists of one part lime juice, two parts Cointreau, and four parts vodka.
      ANSWER: KAMIKAZE  
    3. [15] This cocktail, served in a frosted glass, consists of one part Cointreau, three parts gin, and three parts lemon juice.
      ANSWER: WHITE LADY

  8. For the stated number of points, name the TV show that won the 1998 Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Award given information.
    1. FFP, this now cancelled show won the award for Outstanding TV Comedy Series.
      ANSWER: ELLEN 
    2. FTP, this show took the Outstanding TV Individual Episode Award for the episode where John Waters voiced a gay character the father of the title family had trouble adjusting to.
      ANSWER: THE SIMPSONS 
    3. F15P, this syndicated celebrity half-hour won the Outstanding TV Journalism for its body of work.
      ANSWER: ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT

  9. Given the name of a lawyer who, at one time or another, was a partner on L.A. Law, name the actor who played him or her FFPE, five point bonus for all 5.
    1. Douglas Brackman, Jr.
      ANSWER: Alan RACHINS
    2. Daniel Morales
      ANSWER: A MARTINEZ
    3. Ann Kelsey
      ANSWER: Jill EIKENBERRY
    4. Arnie Becker
      ANSWER: Corbin BERNSEN
    5. Stuart Markowitz
      ANSWER: Michael TUCKER

  10. ID this singer 30-20-10-1:
    1. [30] As a songwriter, he wrote "Daddy Sang Bass" for Johnny Cash, "I Was So Wrong" by Patsy Cline, and "Let Me Tell You About Love" by The Judds.
    2. [20] His career began in a family band, but took off at Sun Records. "Movie Magg" and "Turn Around" were the first songs he recorded at Sun, and he would later record "Honey, Don't".
    3. [10] His most famous song was "Blue Suede Shoes"
    4. [1] He had a restaurant in Jackson, TN named "Carl Perkins' Blue Suede Shoes".
      ANSWER: Carl PERKINS

  11. Apparently Carol and Mike weren't enough; some of the Brady kids had to go outside of the family to find heroes.
    1. FFP, Bobby chose what Wild West lawbreaker as his hero, only to throw him over after Bobby has a nightmare that he kills the whole Brady clan?
      ANSWER: Jesse JAMES 
    2. FTP, Peter has this figure from American history as his hero.  Peter almost got to portray him in a school play, but had to settle for Benedict Arnold instead.
      ANSWER: George WASHINGTON 
    3. F15P, Cindy's hero is what famous woman?
      ANSWER: JOAN OF ARC

  12. Answer these questions about actors who crossed paths on a nuclear test site, for the stated number of points:
    1. [5] Some of this man's non-traditional roles included Genghis Khan in The Conquerors (1956) and circus owner Matt Masters in Circus World. His last film role was in 1976's The Shootist.
      ANSWER: John WAYNE or Marion Michael MORRISON
    2. [10] John Wayne played opposite her in The Conquerors. A devout Christian best-known for a TV role as a witch, she also worked with Orson Welles, playing Welles' wife in Citizen Kane, and Fanny Minafer in The Magnificent Ambersons.
      ANSWER: Agnes MOOREHEAD
    3. [15] Also working with Wayne and Agnes Moorehead in The Conquerors was this man, who is probably prouder of being Bob Hauk in Escape from New York than he is of being John Peter McAlister in Master Ninja.
      ANSWER: Lee VAN CLEEF

  13. Give the job of someone in the comic strip Doonesbury, name the character FTPE.
    1. Runs the Nothin' But Orphans orphanage in Aspen, Colorado.
      ANSWER: HONEY Huan 
    2. host of NPR's "All Things Reconsidered"
      ANSWER: MARK Slackmeyer
    3. Reporter for the Washington Post
      ANSWER: Rick REDFERN

  14. Running the option ain't passe anymore in college football. Name these current option quarterback maestros for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] This four-year starter for Syracuse passed for 25-hundred yards and 20 touchdowns in 1997, and his running ain't bad either.
      ANSWER: Donovan McNABB
    2. [10] This junior college transfer passed for 15-hundred yards and ran for 550 more in 1997, his first year as a starter for Kansas State.
      ANSWER: Michael BISHOP
    3. [15] Attempting to follow in the footsteps of Tommie Frazier and Turner Gill is this former receiver and punt returner, who took the starting quarterback job at Nebraska in 1998.
      ANSWER: Bobby NEWCOMBE

  15. Identify the following things that can wreck your head for the stated number of points. Hint- no red-blooded American would ever go for such things.
    1. [5] Mix two parts Smirnoff, one part Kahlua, and one part heavy cream over ice. Drink.
      ANSWER: WHITE RUSSIAN  
    2. [10] This game could not be depicted on television until 1998, when Fox Mulder survived being put through it by a villain called The Pusher on the X-Files. Mathematically, the odds are against the first player, this is especially true when automatic weapons are used.
      ANSWER: RUSSIAN ROULETTE  
    3. [15] Performed in 1996 by Dennis Hopper, in this stunt the performer is surrounded by a large amount- in Hopper's case, 800 pounds- of high explosives, which are then detonated. The explosives are shaped so that they blow outwards, ideally leaving a safe area in the middle in which the performer can survive.
      ANSWER: RUSSIAN DEATH CHAIR

  16. Once thought unassailable in its top spot in network morning shows, Good Morning America now risks falling to third. Part of the problem stems from changes in its personnel.  FTPE:
    1. Name the two hosts who have taken over for Joan Lunden and Charlie Gibson, one a former KABC anchor, the other a former GMA correspondent.
      ANSWER: Lisa MCREE, Kevin NEWMAN 
    2. With the departure of weatherman Spencer Christian, the tenure king at GMA is this man, the show's film critic, who is often confused for Gene Shalit.
      ANSWER: Joel SIEGEL  

  17. Sexism is still alive and well in many areas, ads especially.  For the stated number of points, name the product touted in a less than enlightened way from a description.
    1. F5P, this cigarette company tells women "You've come a long way, baby." How long is the line for cancer treatment?
      ANSWER: VIRGINIA SLIMS
    2. FTP, scantily-clad women would sing "Who wears short shorts?" while showing off their silky smooth gams in touting this depilatory.
      ANSWER: NAIR
    3. F15P, the 1980 ad for this fragrance had its woman singing about how she could "bring home the bacon," but she still had to "fry it up in a pan" and smell nice to keep her man at home.
      ANSWER: ENJOLI

  18. 30-20-10 identify the periodical based on information about its website.
    1. [30] Monthly features include Page 5 Girls, Leskie Pinson, and a Vampire column.
    2. [20] From its site you can send virtual postcards featuring Anjelica-witch to the rich and famous, the 3,996-pound man, or America's sexiest psychic Serena Sabak, among others.
    3. [10] Most importantly, you can read this week's features such as "Winged Lambs Born In Israel" or "Aliens Endorse Limbaugh for President", and you can join the official Bat Boy fanclub.
      ANSWER: WEEKLY WORLD NEWS (NOTE: the site is wwnonline.com)

  19. Get a clue. Clues can be found in many places, if you're playing that classic board game "Clue." Of the locations in the board game, the four in the corners connect to secret passages. FFPE, name these four rooms, and, for an additional five points each, indicate which pairs of rooms are connected by the passages.
    ANSWER: KITCHEN and STUDY, CONSERVATORY and LOUNGE

  20. If a pro basketball team goes a quarter of their regular season games before losing three games, it's considered phenomenal. If they go longer, the fix must be on! Name these two-loss sensations FTPE.
    1. It took 28 games for this WNBA team to lose their third game of the season in 1998. By then, this team already won the Western Conference, leading second-place Phoenix by 10 games.
      ANSWER: Houston Comets
    2. This team won 18 games before losing their third game during the ABL's 1996-97 inaugural season.
      ANSWER: Columbus Quest
    3. This NBA team won 26 games before losing their third in the 1966-67 season, the year they won their first world championship.
      ANSWER: Philadelphia 76ers

  21. Given members of a popular 1980's band, name them FTPE. If you need the lead singer, you'll only receive five points.
    1. [10] Bassist Mikey Craig, drummer Jon Moss, and guitarist Roy Hay
      [5] George O'Dowd
      ANSWER: CULTURE CLUB
    2. [10] Drummer Tommy Price, bassist Ivan Elias, guitarists Zack Smith and Keith Mack
      [5] Patty Smyth
      ANSWER: SCANDAL
    3. [10] Guitarist Charlie Burchill, bassist Derek Forbes, Keyboardist Mike MacNeil, drummer Brian McGee
      [5] Jim Kerr
      ANSWER: SIMPLE MINDS

  22. Hey kids! Looking for a grad school that believes in partying first and studying last? Then the Princeton Review's 1998 list of the Top Party schools in America's for you. Name these schools that made the 1998 lists of either the Top Party or Top Stone Cold Sober schools for the stated number of points.
    1. (5) Appropriately, this Utah school is America's Top Stone Cold Sober School in the Princeton Review, and that's the bottom line!
      ANSWER: BRIGHAM YOUNG University (BYU)
    2. (10) The top Party School for 1998 is this school, part of the State University of New York family.
      ANSWER: SUNY-ALBANY
    3. (15) The only non-state school to make the Top 10 Party School chart is this New Jersey university, which charted at #10.
      ANSWER: SETON HALL University