1998 TRASH Regionals
    Round 09
    Bonuses

  1. The storied career of Nadia Comaneci (cohm-uh-NEECH) didn't end, as Gilda Radner once suggested, when she lost her cheech-kee and stopped being cute. Answer the following questions about Nadia the later years, for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] Soon after her defection to the U.S., she earned major walking around money posing in her undies on giant billboards for which underwear maker?
      ANSWER: HANES,
    2. [10] She was coached to fame by this man with whom she renewed ties after fleeing Romania.
      ANSWER: Bela KAROLYI (kuh-ROLL-ee)
    3. [15] Between them, she and her husband have 11 Olympic medals. Of course, ten of them are hers. Name this American gymnast with whom Comaneci now runs an elite gymnastics school.
      ANSWER: Bart CONNER

  2. The NHL realigned itself into six divisions for the 1998-99 season. FFPE, name the six brand-spanking new divisions in the NHL.
    ANSWER: ATLANTIC, NORTHEAST, SOUTHEAST, CENTRAL, NORTHWEST, PACIFIC

  3. Musicians should never make movies.  FTPE, name the film starring a musician given a synopsis.
    1. Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles plays Molly, who on the night before graduating from college goes to a party that changes her life.  This 1987 turkey was directed by Hoff's mother.
      ANSWER: The ALLNIGHTER
    2. Joan Jett and Michael J. Fox play siblings struggling to make it out of Cleveland with their rock group, the Barbreakers.  It also came out in 1987. Hmm...
      ANSWER: LIGHT OF DAY
    3. Rick Springfield brought his double-barreled assault to the big screen in 1984, using his atrocious acting and his dubious musicianship to bear to play a musician who falls in love with a woman he was in a car accident with.  She's never heard of him, and none of his usual ploys work. 
      ANSWER: HARD TO HOLD

  4. Identify the following about the U.S.'s only officially for profit religion, the Church of the Subgenius, for the stated number of points:
    1. [5] When Discover held a reader's poll that, pointing out that only Earth was not named for a divine figure, asked for suggestions for a new name for the planet, loyal Subgenii organized a massive campaign for their divine figure, a pipe-smoking oil-drilling equipment salesman. Name him.
      ANSWER: J. R. and/or BOB DOBBS
    2. [10] Loyal Subgenii are always seeking this precious commodity, which will enable them to survive the destruction of the dreaded conformist Pinks.
      ANSWER: SLACK
    3. This is the current head of the Church of the Subgenius.
      ANSWER: Rev. Ivan STANG

  5. FTP each, name the roller coaster from a description. If you need the park you'll get 5 points.
    1. [10] With a top speed of 100 mph, this 1235-foot coaster has no inversions, but does offer six and a half seconds of weightlessness.  It opened in 1997, a year later than expected due to delays.
      [5] Six Flags Magic Mountain
      ANSWER: SUPERMAN THE ESCAPE
    2. [10] Top speed of 60 mph, its inversions include a 104-foot vertical loop, an immelman, a zero gravity roll, a batwing (2 inversions), a 67 foot vertical loop, and a corkscrew.
      [5] Busch Gardens Tampa
      ANSWER: MONTU
    3. [10] Top speed of 60 mph, it features six elements: a 119-foot-tall vertical loop, 103-foot-high dive loop, heavily  banked 360-degree turn, 83-foot-tall inclined loop, 360-degree flat spin and a figure-eight finale.
      [5] Cedar Point
      ANSWER: MANTIS

  6. Given a description of a chaotic evil Dungeons & Dragons humanoid race, name it FTPE.
    1. This three-foot tall half-hit-die critter has become synonymous among D&D players for wimpiness. However, they breed like rabbits, and tend to run in packs of up to 200.
      ANSWER: KOBOLD
    2. This two-plus-one hit-die creature resembles a hyena man. They worship the demon lord Yeenoghu, and are often in the company of flinds (short "i").
      ANSWER: GNOLL
    3. This two hit-die semi-aquatic creature is sometimes neutral instead of chaotic evil. They are organized at the tribal level, and one tribe in five has made the breakthrough to tool use, and use primitive swords and shields. The rest just claw and bite.
      ANSWER: LIZARD MAN

  7. 30-20-10 BONUS.  Name the TV performer.
    1. 30: CBS aired a biopic on his life in 1988, a year after he passed away.  He was played in the film by Andrew Robinson, who currently plays Garak on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
    2. 20: On Batman he appeared occasionally as the musically-adept villain Chandell (shon-DELL), who was a favorite of Aunt Harriet.
    3. 10: He was catapulted to fame thanks to his 1950s syndicated TV show, which introduced him, his extravagant clothes, and his candelabra- festooned piano to the nation.
      ANSWER:  Wladziu Valentino LIBERACE

  8. As there is no oil drilled in the Volunteer State, the Tennessee Oilers have petitioned the NFL to select a new nickname. The Oilers have asked for trademarks on seven potential new nicknames. FFPE, name any six of these seven possible nicknames.
    ANSWER: PIONEERS, TRADITION, FURY, WOLVES, VIPERS, COMMANDERS, PRESIDENTS

  9. Given a description, name the bit from the Late Show with David Letterman FTPE.
    1. A weekly quiz sensation, Dave asks members of the audience to answer questions about the news of the day. Even if you don't give the right joke answer, contestants get a meal for two for playing.
      ANSWER: KNOW YOUR CURRENT EVENTS
    2.   Dave feeds lines and actions to a local deli owner, who has an earpiece and a hidden camera.  Said deli owner acts them out on the streets of New York, hilarity ensues.
      ANSWER: FUN WITH RUPERT
    3.   It is the official name of the viewer mail segment.
      ANSWER: CBS MAILBAG

  10.   30-20-10 BONUS.  Name the author.
    1. [30] Recently widowed and a new adoptive mom, this Wisconsin resident came up with the idea of her most recent novel from a dream she had in the midst of the book tour for her first novel, which she wrote when she was 40.
    2. [20] Her most recent novel, The Most Wanted, tells the story of a 14 year old Texas girl who falls in love with a convict.
    3. [10] The Most Wanted is the follow-up to best-seller and Oprah Book Club selection The Deep End of the Ocean.
      ANSWER: Jacquelyn MITCHARD

  11. 30-20-10, name the director
    1. 30: He was actually sued by the Hell's Angels for defmation after releasing the movie Nam Angels.
    2. 20: He produced the spoof Saturday the 14th, a horror/ commedy that includes clips from his earlier films.
    3. 10: His proteges include Joe Dante and Stanley Kubrick; he directed the classic A Bucket of Blood
      ANSWER: Roger CORMAN

  12. As anyone who's followed Mario and Luigi through their escalating war to protect the Mushroom People knows, one of their archfoes, Bowser, has called his seven children into the fray. Name any six of them FFPE.
    ANSWER: a. IGGY, LEMMY, WENDY O. (the O. is not necessary), LUDWIG Von, LARRY, MORTON, ROY (their last name is "Koopa")

  13. They used to got Next, now they're old hat. Given clues, ID the following WNBA stars FTPE.
    1. This man was coach of the year in both 1997 and 1998, leading the Houston Comets both years.
      ANSWER: Van CHANCELLOR
    2. This member of the New York Liberty led the league in assists and was defensive player of the year in 1997.
      ANSWER: Teresa WEATHERSPOON (not Witherspoon!)
    3. She gave her 1996 Olympic Bronze medal to her parents; in 1998, this Aussie led the Phoenix Mercury the the league finals.
      ANSWER: Michelle TIMMS

  14. Given the anchors, name the overnight news programs and the network they appear on, five points for the network and 10 points for the title
    1. Mika Brzezinski and Rick Jackson.
      ANSWER: CBS, UP TO THE MINUTE
    2. It has no permanent anchors, but duties have rotated among Mark Mullen, Barry Mitchell, the now departed Asha Blake.
      ANSWER: ABC, WORLD NEWS NOW

  15. Name the teen idol who released the following albums, 15 PE, or 5PE if you need an acting role:
    1. [10] the 1995 CD ³Let¹s Go Bang²
      [5] Julie James in ³I Know What You Did Last Summer² and its sequel.
      ANSWER: Jennifer Love HEWITT
    2. [10] The 1996 CD ³One Stop Carnival²
      [5] David Silver on Beverly Hills, 90210
      ANSWER: Brian Austin GREEN

  16. 30-20-10, name the musical from clues
    1. [30] Based on a story by Christopher Isherwood, it was originally a straight     play entitled "I am a Camera".
    2. [20] It premiered as a musical in 1966 and starred Lotte Lenya and Joel Grey, featuring the songs Two Ladies and Money Makes the World Go Around
    3. [10] Its 1972 movie version won eight Oscars, including Best Actress for Liza Minnelli. The play currently enjoys a Broadway revival with Jennifer Jason Leigh replacing Natasha Richardson in the Minnelli role.
      ANSWER: CABARET

  17. Given a trio of mysteries or thrillers, name the common author, FTPE:
    1. Cause of Death, Point of Origin, Hornet's Nest
      ANSWER: Patricia CORNWELL
    2. Deception On His Mind, In the Presence of the Enemy, Payment in Blood
      ANSWER: Elizabeth GEORGE
    3. A Certain Justice, A Taste For Death,Original Sin
      ANSWER: P. D. JAMES (Need last name only)

  18. Are you old school? No, we¹re not talking ESPN Classic Sports here.  Prove you know your hip-hop classics from back in the day, and ID these rap acts from their albums FTPE.
    1. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
      ANSWER: ICE CUBE
    2. Yo! Bum Rush The Show
      ANSWER: PUBLIC ENEMY
    3. As Nasty as they Wanna Be
      ANSWER: 2LIVE CREW

  19. 30-20-10 Name the company from tidbits of its history:
    1. [30] It was formed from the feelings a young book store clerk that the public was in need of "a refined form of communication that was both inexpensive and efficient"
    2. [20] The clerk and founder's response was a product incorporated both "the right words, plus the assurance that the sentiments were in good taste". Specifically, it incorporated purple pansies topped by the cover note, "I'm thinking of you."
    3. [10] In 1980, the company J.C. Hall founded put out 7,000 new designs, only 2 of which were "downers", which were intended as gags.
    4. [5] In quizbowl circles, they get a lot of press for sponsoring Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors on television.
    5. [1] Another show they sponsor is the Hallmark Hall of Fame.
      ANSWER: HALLMARK

  20. FTPE, given a prize from this past summer's Pepsi Pop Culture contest, name the phrase you'd have had to spell out to win it.
    1. $100 a month for a year
      ANSWER: IN IT FOR THE BENJAMINS 
    2. A Jeep Wrangler
      ANSWER: AS IF 
    3. a trip to the MTV Music Awards with Bill Bellamy
      ANSWER: IT'S ALL GOOD

  21. Given 3 movies, ID the actor or actress who starred in all three, FTPE:
    1. Reality Bites(1994), The Crucible (1996), Alien: Resurrection(1997)
      ANSWER: Winona RYDER
    2. The Princess Bride(1987), Glory(1989), Twister(1996)
      ANSWER: Cary ELWES
    3. Queen's Logic(1991), True Lies(1994), Fierce Creatures(1997)
      ANSWER: Jamie Lee CURTIS

  22. Given a character in the film Antz, name the actors providing the voice F5PE.
    1. Z
      ANSWER: Woody ALLEN
    2. Bala
      ANSWER: Sharon STONE
    3. Cutter
      ANSWER: Christopher WALKEN
    4. General Mandible
      ANSWER: Gene HACKMAN
    5. Azteca
      ANSWER: Jennifer LOPEZ
    6. Barbatus
      ANSWER: Danny GLOVER