TRASHionals 1998
Round 5 Tossups

G.E. Smith of Saturday Night Live fame was once the lead guitarist for this twosome, who met at Temple University in 1967. Their first Top 10 hit, written for Sara Allen, struck gold in 1976. A decade later, they passed the Everly Brothers as the top charting duo in rock history. FTP name this duo, whose hits included Family Man, Adult Education, Everything Your Heart Desires, Private Eyes, and Maneater.
ANSWER: Daryl HALL AND John OATES
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Leo G. Carroll played the title role, though he shared the spotlight with Robert Sterling and Anne Jeffreys, "The Ghostess with the Mostest." Sterling and Jeffreys played George and Marion Kerby, who died in a skiing accident and returned as spirits to their old home. However, it had already been occupied by Carroll; hilarity ensued. FTP, name this supernatural TV series.
ANSWER: TOPPER
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The Garden at Chesham Depot. Plain Talk. Across the Kitchen Table. Traveler's Journal. House For Sale. The Original Swopper's Column. FTP, all of these are regular features in what magazine, which also features the New England Sampler in its monthly trove of all things related to that region?
ANSWER: YANKEE Magazine

As of February 12th, 1998, this NBA team had 521 consecutive home sellouts, the top current streak in the league. The streak began after this team left their former home of Kemper Arena, and continues despite making the playoffs only once in the last 13 years. FTP, name this team, which won an NBA title as the Rochester Royals, who now call their home the ARCO Arena.
ANSWER: SACRAMENTO KINGS
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He played David Bradford in the pilot episode of Eight is Enough, but was replaced by Grant Goodeve when his film career blossomed. He was the Trickster on TV's The Flash, the voice of the Riddler in the animated Batman series, and the sidekick to the title superhero in The Guyver, continuing this actor's love for sci-fi and fantasy. FTP name this actor, best known for playing the brother of a princess and son of Lord Vader in a film trilogy.
ANSWER: Mark HAMILL
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O.J. Simpson, Paula Jones, Jessica Hahn, Tanya Harding and Lorena and John Wayne Bobbit have all received offers to appear on this man's new show, which debuted April 16 in Los Angeles with guest Divine Brown. He and Brown should have a lot to talk about, since he was arrested for
soliciting a prostitute within a week of arriving in L.A. from Long Island. FTP, name this man, whose next scheduled guests are his sex partners- his wife Mary Jo and "Long Island Lolita" Amy Fisher.
ANSWER: Joey BUTTAFUOCO
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This alleged structure is either in Massachusetts, where its namesake lived, or in Connecticut, where its owners reside. Residents include a referee, a Cameron Crazie, someone with a Rick Pitino action figure on his shoulder, a Bobby Knight wanna-be, a few mascots, and a male cheerleader always waiting for the halftime show. FTP, name this sports sanitarium, the variant on Bristol University in ESPN ads touting their college hoops coverage.
ANSWER: NAISMITH HOUSE
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Her best friends are Amy, Raye, Lita, and Mina. Lita likes a boy named Darien, but she can't stand him at all. She has a communicator calculator, a transforming pen, and a talking cat named Luna. FTP, name this girl, who, when she uses the pen, also has a golden tiara with the power to make he evil servants of the evil Queen Beryl disappear, wields the Crescent Moon Wand, and leads the Sailor Scouts.
ANSWER: Pretty Soldier SAILOR MOON (accept SERENA)
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The 1998 edition of this event, the fourth ever, will be held in New York. The 1994 version in St. Petersburg featured the water in the swimming pool turning jet black, gymnastics judging performed on hand-held calculators, and the withdrawal of the entire Swedish delegation. Despite more than 100 million dollars in losses since its Moscow debut in 1986, founder Ted Turner insists that, FTP, what quadrennial event will continue?
ANSWER: GOODWILL GAMES
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Barry Levinson's directorial debut, it actually features G.E. College Bowl, as the underachieving Fenwick watches and knows more than the contestants. Other scenes include a wedding where Here Comes the Bride is replaced by the Baltimore Colts marching song, an betrothed bride taking a football exam administered by her husband-to-be, and many scenes of young friends talking in the title locale. FTP name this 1982 movie which launched the careers of many actors, including Daniel Stern, Timothy Daly, Paul Reiser, and Steve Guttenberg.
ANSWER: DINER
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Marriage to this author seems to lead to more writing. His first wife, Merry, wrote a stinging post-breakup roman a clef about their relationship, Burining Down the House. His current wife, Helen Bransford, penned Welcome to Your Facelife, a guide to plastic surgery prompted by her husband's revelation that, when interviewing Julia Roberts, he told Roberts all about Bransford but her age. FTP, who is this literary spawn of husbands, best known for works like Last of the Savages and BrightLights, Big City.
ANSWER: Jay MCINERNEY

It was created in 1958 and its name meant "satellite"--a tribute to communism's technological superiority, unlike this product. It was said that if you added two tailpipes it would make a fine wheelbarrow, and a Texan is supposed to have said that "These Germans are really something;
while I'm waiting for my , they sent me this full-sized plastic model." Reunification saw their wholesale abandonment on German streets, leading the government to consider engineering a microbe to devour them. FTP name this disaster on four wheels which preceded the Yugo by 27 years.
ANSWER: TRABANT

Bismallah means in the name of God, the merciful and compassionate. Scaramouche is a character in the Italian commedia del arte. A fandango is a latin dance. FTP, name the epic, six-minute pop anthem in which you'd find all of these disparate things, a Queen hit revived by its use in Wayne's World.
A. BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
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Richard has directed a few Z-grade movies, including Shrunken Heads and The Revenant. His brother Danny played in one of his movies, and has written music for films like Freeway, Hot to Trot and Wisdom. Richard's son Bodhi can be seen in Sneakers, Wes Craven's New Nightmare, and Mercury Rising. And Bodhi's wife Jenna is on one of ABC's better-received shows. FTP, what surname does this disparate bunch share?
ANSWER: ELFMAN
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It is seen only twice--the first time it is used as a weapon to ward off Walter Thatcher, a banker who has come to take its owner "back east" to live. The second time, it is seen being tossed into an incinerator and engulfed in flames in its film's next-to-last shot. FTP name this most famous sled in film history, whose name is a major plot point in Citizen Kane.
ANSWER: ROSEBUD
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Contrary to popular belief, this dessert is not from Mexico, but the U.S. Made by the Good Humor Company, this treat comes loaded with vanilla ice cream with a thick vein of fudge in the middle, stuffed inside a deformed sugar wafer cone and covered with peanuts. FTP, name this fast-food delicacy, the official dessert of Taco Bell.
ANSWER: CHOCO TACO
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This defenseman shocked Commissioner Gary Bettman in 1998 by sending the International Olympic Committee $3,000 to pay for damages caused by the U.S. team in Nagano. Four years earlier, this Chicago native shocked Bettman by telling him to watch his back during the 1994 NHL lockout. FTP name this two-time Olympian and 15-year NHL veteran, who won a Stanley Cup with Montreal in 1986 and who currently leads the defensive corps of Chicago.
ANSWER: Chris CHELIOS
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After losing her second husband to AIDS, Triana has a bit of psychosis, blaming herself for the deaths of her mother, her young daughter, and her first marriage. Enter Stefan, a Russian aristocrat who's been dead for centuries. He takes Triana back to the spirit world to show her the wrong done him, and in a contrived catharsis witnessed by the huge statue of Jesus in Rio, they free each other of their burdens. FTP, this is the plot of what work, named for the instrument Stefan masters and Triana worships, the fittingly 13th supernatural novel of Anne Rice.
ANSWER: VIOLIN

None of the up-beat songs on their breakthrough CD have had much airplay; possibly because of the profanity. The North Carolina band's songs mention the Franklin fucking mint, tell the listener to kiss my ass goodbye, and demand both money and a black t-shirt after a bad breakup; FTP, name this band whose second album, Whatever and Ever Amen features the sad hit song Brick.
A. BEN FOLDS FIVE
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The son of a convicted killer, he spend much of his life in a school for children with learning disabilities. He made his film debut in Harper Valley PTA, though his first line, "I like her tits!", was in Wildcats. Though his 1985-1993 TV role was a nice guy, in films he has portrayed a scam artist, and a sleazy millionaire twice. FTP, name this star of I'll do Anything, The Cowboy Way, Doc Hollywood, Money Train, and Indecent Proposal.
ANSWER: Woody HARRELSON
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Screw Your Neighbor. Don't Be A Wimp. Fiber Optic Field Trip. Gibberish Question. They're all parts of this game, developed in 1995 by Berkeley Systems and Jellyvision, and has already spawned Sports and Movie sequels, as well as two sequels to its General Knowledge version. FTP name this game, the self-professed most obnoxious of all trivia games.
ANSWER: YOU DON'T KNOW JACK
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Orlando Jones. Artie Lange. Alex Borstein. Phil LaMarr. Mary Scheer. David Herman. Debra Wilson. William Sasso. Bryan Callen. Nicole Sullivan. Aries Spears. FTP, this group of people have all at some point been cast members of what late night TV show, the video presence of a well-established humor magazine, the Fox answer to Saturday Night Live?
ANSWER: MAD TV
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Of his birth in England in 1906, he said, "I was so ugly that when I was born, the doctor slapped my mother." He learned a trade as a printer, but soon started hanging out with Milton Berle, before his first job in entertainment, as a bandleader for the Swanee Syncopaters. He was
best known, however, as a Borscht-belt comedian with a rapid-fire delivery. FTP, name this comedian, best known for his ever-present violin and his most famous joke, "Take my wife, please."
ANSWER: Henny YOUNGMAN

TRASHionals 1998
Round 5 Bonuses

It's the Muppet bonus! With our very special regular stars, these guys! Identify the given Muppets for the stated number of points.
1. 5 pts: This very serious blue Muppet with huge dark eyebrows and a tuft of feathers was always hoping that the show would comport itself with "dignity". It never did.
ANSWER: SAM THE EAGLE
2. 10 pts: This Muppet was used in a lot of Muppet crowd scenes, but got to do his own act too, involving his famous boomerang fish.
ANSWER: Lou ZEELAND
3. 15 pts: The leader of this act was occasionally used in crowd scenes, but the whole act appeared only a few times. This act consisted of the leader hitting the rest of the group with a mallet, producing a chorus of musical "ow"s.
ANSWER: Milton Suggs and his MUPPAPHONE

30-20-10-5-1 Name the band
30: A 1978 comedic documentary on this group was released in Australia. In the film, an Australian DJ travels across the country to interview the group and determine why they're popular.
20: They had 14 Top 40 hits in the U.S., including four Top 10's. As solo artists, they only have one U.S. Top 40 hit between them, 1983's I Know There's Something Going On.
10: Their last names are Lyngstad, Ulvaeus, Faltskog, and Anderson
5: Their first names are Anni-Frid, Agnetha, Benny, and Bjorn
1: Their name spelled backward is ABBA
ANSWER: ABBA
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According to urban film legend, everyone in the Screen Actors Guild at the time appeared in part of the Cannonball Run trilogy. Or did they? Given the actor, tell if he or she appeared in Cannonball Run One, Cannonball Run Two, Speed Zone, Runs One and Two, all three, or none of the above, F5P each.
1. Marilu Henner ANSWER: RUN TWO
2. Bert Convy ANSWER: RUN ONE
3. Jamie Farr ANSWER: ALL THREE
4. Jackie Chan ANSWER: RUN ONE AND TWO
5. Adrienne Barbeau ANSWER: RUN ONE
6. Richard Kiel ANSWER: RUN TWO
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Name these opponents of Lennox Lewis FTPE.
1. Lewis regained the WBC title from this man in 1997, who quit in the ring, became visibly distraught and started crying.
ANSWER: Oliver McCALL
2. In his first title defense, Lewis beat this man by disqualification, when he refused to stop holding and embracing Lewis. Despite the faux pas, he, not Lewis, earned a title shot against
Holyfield in May.
ANSWER: Henry AKINWANDE
3. In his second title fight, Lewis knocked this Chicago-based Pole out in one round, preventing him from showing off his legendary low-blow skills.
ANSWER: Andrew GOLOTA
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Of the four "lovable scamps" on South Park, only Eric Cartman is frequently addressed by his last name. F10PE, give the surnames of Stan, Kenny and Kyle.
ANSWER: Kenny McCORMICK, Stan MARSH, Kyle BROSLOFSKI
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Every trivia geek who counts loves "The Straight Dope." Justify your existence by identifying the following from that delightful series of know-it-all essays for the stated number of points.
1. 5 pts: Who, nominally, is the author of "The Straight Dope?"
ANSWER: Cecil ADAMS
2. 10 pts: Name the artist whose work accompanies each episode of "The Straight Dope," and adorns the books as well.
ANSWER: Slug SIGNORINO
3. 15 pts: Name Cecil Adams' so-called editor since 1978, who is generally accepted to be the real person behind the nom de plume.
ANSWER: Ed ZOTTI

30-20-10 give the shared name.
30: It is the name of the '70s band whose biggest hits were Pay to the Piper and Give Me Just A Little More Time
20: It names a recent movie and bomb-of-the-year candidate with Carrot Top, yes _that_ Carrot Top, in the lead role.
10: This four-word corporate phrase is a nickname of Frank Sinatra.
ANSWER: CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
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Given information found in Baseball Weekly's 1998 baseball fantasy guide, name the player for the stated number of points.
1. 5 pts: The highest priced player in the American League at 42 dollars, this outfielder ran for president on the Nike ticket in 1996, despite being ineligible for the White House until 2004.
ANSWER: Ken GRIFFEY, Jr.
2. 10 pts: The highest-priced relief pitcher in both leagues is this closer for Anaheim.
ANSWER: Troy PERCIVAL
3. 15 pts: The biggest surprise on the National League pitchers list is this new Los Angeles closer, ranked third among all N-L pitchers at 32 dollars.
ANSWER: Antonio OSUNA
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Identify these "religions" for the stated number of points.
1. 5 pts: This religion is concerned with obtaining the valuable quality of "slack". Figures such as Bob Dobbs, the Divine Drilling Equipment Salesman, are key.
ANSWER: The CHURCH OF THE SUBGENIUS
2. 10 pts: This religion is based on the veneration of the Greek deity Eris. Mythically, Eris was an unpleasant goddess, but her new sect has re-imagined her as a figure of creative anarchy.
ANSWER: DISCORDIANISM
3. 15 pts: This "religion" takes itself even less seriously than The Church of the Subgenius and the Discordians. It is based on the veneration of James Parry, a graphic artist from Boston.
ANSWER: KIBOLOGY
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It's a movie, it's cheap, it sucks. Must be a Troma pictures production! Name these Troma Team films FTP each.
1. This 1986 film featured New Jersey's first superhero, a 98-pound weaking who developed his powers after falling into a barrel of radioactive waste. Later spawned two sequels.
ANSWER: The TOXIC AVENGER
2. A New Jersey high school becomes a hotbed of mutants and maniacs after a nuclear spill in this 1986 film, which spawned the sequels Subhumanoid Meltdown and The Good, The Bad, and The Subhumanoid.
ANSWER: CLASS OF NUKE 'EM HIGH
3. White supremacist surfers take over the California beaches in the wake of a devastating earthquake in this 1987 camp classic.
ANSWER: SURF NAZIS MUST DIE
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Name these Las Vegas hotels FTPE.
A. The tallest casino/hotel in Vegas at 47 stories, this structure features a casino resembling Times Square and the Coney Island Cyclone, the fastest roller coaster in the world.
ANSWER: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
B. This hotel's outside looks like an Arthurian castle. Inside, they feature a Medeival Times-like festival and dinner called King Arthur's Tournament.
ANSWER: EXCALIBUR
C. This casino features the Canyon Blaster, the only double-loop, double-corkscrew coaster in North America, and the Twist and Shout, a 45-foot high tubular ride.
ANSWER: CIRCUS CIRCUS

It's been a bizarre 18 months for the U.S. National soccer team. Answer these questions on their recent triumphs and travails FTPE.
1. Only one national team lost to the U.S. twice in 1997, both World Cup qualifying matches. Name this country, which qualified for the World Cup once, in 1986.
ANSWER: CANADA
2. The U.S. beat Brazil for the first time ever in the semis of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 1998, but fell in the finals to the country.
ANSWER: MEXICO
3. This San Jose forward led the U.S. in goals scored in 1997 with four, and is the career leader in goals scored in international matches by an American with 31.
ANSWER: Eric WYNALDA
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No. 30-20-10-5-1, Name the actor from the television roles:
30: Chet Kincaid
20: Guy Hanks, Alexander Scott
10: Hilton Lucas
5: Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable
1: Bill Cosby
ANSWER: Bill COSBY (the characters are from, in order: The Bill Cosby Show, The Cosby Mysteries, I Spy, Cosby, The Cosby Show, and Fat Albert)
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When rock stars need a hit in a fix, they join forces with other rock stars and form supergroups. Name these supergroups for the stated number of points.
A. 5 pts: Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw, Night Ranger bassist Jack Blades, and guitar gonzo Ted Nugent teamed to form this early 90's rock band.
ANSWER: DAMN YANKEES
B. 10 pts: Although not a hit-maker, this late 1970's rock group featured three future rock stars - second guitarist Joan Jett, future Bangles drummer Michael Steele, and lead guitarist Lita Ford.
ANSWER: The RUNAWAYS
C. 15 pts: Formed to show that all the band members were drug free, this 80's group featured Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers, and future AC/DC drummer Chris Slade. A few months after their formation, Page was arrested for cocaine possession.
ANSWER: The FIRM
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Name the Wes Craven flick from a description FTP each.
1. Mari and Phyllis go to the city to see their favorite band, Bloodlust, play, but are waylayed by Krug and his violent associates in this, Craven's directorial debut.
ANSWER: LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT
2. Bill Pullman plays a Harvard anthropologist who travels to Haiti to investigate the ingredients of a voodoo zombie drug, but only succeeds in getting pulled deeper into voodoo mysticism in this almost respectable 1988 film.
ANSWER: THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW
3. What makes this blood-sucker film so scary isn't Craven's involvement as much as it stars Eddie Murphy, who may also be to blame for the film's moments of unintended comedy.
ANSWER: VAMPIRE IN BROOKLYN
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Given a set of artists with a title in common, name the title they share FTP each.
1. George Michael and Timmy T.
ANSWER: ONE MORE TRY
2. Melissa Manchester and Lou Gramm
ANSWER: MIDNIGHT BLUE
3. Jan and Dean, Huey News and The News, and T'Pau
ANSWER: HEART AND SOUL
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Considering they are big games of chance, it's not surprising that some game shows model themselves on casino games. Given a description of such a game show, name it FTPE.
1. Couples answered questions for the right to hit or pass a card to their opponents, the idea being to get as close to or to hit 21. Running on CBS from 1972 to 1976, its host was Wink Martindale.
ANSWER: GAMBIT
2. Two contestants guessed how many people out of 100 would answer a question. The person closest to the answer would then get control of the cards, with the object of getting five in a row based on guessing if the next card would be higher or lower than the one preceding it. Game winners played the "Money Cards" for a cash jackpot.
ANSWER: CARD SHARKS
3. This NBC game of questions and word scrambles hosted by Ahmad Rashad didn't have much to do with gambling, other than it was named for and filmed at a Las Vegas casino.
ANSWER: CAESAR'S CHALLENGE
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The Billy Crystal - Gregory Hines film Running Scared wasn't much of a movie, but it did feature a number of actors who went on to noted TV roles. For the stated number of points, given their film role and some TV info, name the actor.
1. FFP, he played gun and drug kingpin Julio Gonzales. His TV characters have been less violent, including an attorney in LA and the other a police officer in New York.
ANSWER: Jimmy SMITS
2. FTP, he played Captain Logan, and looked much less scruffy than when he played Nick Tortelli on Cheers and The Tortellis.
ANSWER: Dan HEDAYA
3. F15P, in the film he played Spike, a low-level crook and Gonzales flunkie. On TV he was one of the cricitally-reviled titular Fanelli Boys, as well as the criYpraised Jimmy Murtha on EZ Streets.
ANSWER: Joe PANTOLIANO
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Free agency and trades have become commonplace in pro sports, leaving players who've competed for their original clubs for years a rarity. Name these ironmen for the stated number of points.
A. 5 pts: In 1997, this defenseman entered his 19th season as a member of the Boston Bruins, the longest tenure of any active player in the four major pro sports.
ANSWER: Ray BOURQUE
B. 25 pts: Four players entered the 1997 NFL season by playing with their original club for a 15th season. FFPE, and a five-point bonus for all four, name them. Hint - two played for Dallas, one for Denver, the other for the Oilers.
ANSWER: Bill BATES, Mark TUINEI, John ELWAY, Bruce MATTHEWS
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Ann Landers and Dear Abby are getting a bit long in the tooth, but there's already a new breed of advice columnists ready to take their places. Answer questions about these new sages for the stated number of points:
1. Not exactly columnists, this duo, a sex therapist and standup comic, host the syndicated radio show Lovelines, and its MTV counterpart. for 5 points each, name this pair.
ANSWER: Adam COROLLA and "DR. DREW" (aka Drew PINSKY)
2. Her current gig at the Salon webzine is similar to a past advice column she wrote for Spy magazine. Her column frequently veers into the cultural criticism she practiced in her books, Vamps & Tramps and Sexual Personae. FTP, name this chatty professor at Philadelphia College of the Arts.
ANSWER: Camille PAGLIA
3. Dan Savage's new web advice column on ABCNews.com, "Dear Dan," deals with relationships. It's a tame departure from his syndicated newspaper column, where he frequently deals with sexual mechanics, fetishes, and encourages readers to greet him with a hearty "Hey Faggot." FTP, name Dan's older column.
ANSWER: SAVAGE LOVE

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