- The Internet Entertainment Group have brought
celebrity skin to a new high. The company that brought us the Pam and
Tommy Lee sex tape, IEG has made some other folks squirm, too. For ten points each, name
the people IEG may have shown in the buff.
- She posed nude for her then-boyfriend, only to see the pictures
resurface from IEG decades later, after she became a noted radio talk show
Answer: Dr. Laura SCHLESHENGER
- This sitcom actor sued IEG to prevent a video from seeing the light of
day, only to retract the suit when it was found that IEG didn't have it. Considering his past relationship with a Playboy Playmate and marriage to
model Camille Donatacci, you wouldn't think skin would bother him.
Answer: Kelsey GRAMMER
- IEG also brought us pictures of this Rolling Stone nude on a beach
and, shall we say, playing solo.
Answer: Keith RICHARDS
- It probably says something that the US's best World Cup soccer
performance came in the very first World Cup.
- for five points each, in what year was that first Cup, and in what South American
country was it held?
Answer: 1930, URUGUAY
- for ten points, name either country the US beat in 1930, one European, the
other South American, both by 3-0 scores.
Answer: BELGIUM or PARAGUAY
- Snapping back to soccer reality, the US lost in the semifinals 6-1
to what nation?
- Identify these German metal bands that arenıt the Scorpions,
for 10 points each:
- This bandıs music appeared in a Space Ghost Coast to Coast
episode and on the Lost Highway soundtrack. A big hit on Kornıs
Family Values tour last summer year, this band scored a Grammy
nomination and a minor MTV hit for "Du Hast."
- Beavis and Butthead savaged this groupıs video once, calling it
"night of the living bands that suck." They couldnıt even award
points for the use of the word "balls" in the songıs title,
"Balls to the Wall."
- We said The Scorpions would not be an answer, but so we can still ask
about former Scorpions. This lead guitarist and brother of the
Scorpsı founder was an on-and-off member in the early seventies. He
later joined UFO, before founding his own eponymous group.
Answer: MICHAEL SCHENKER
- Name these members of Spinal Tap who met tragic ends for ten points each.
- This drummer spontaneously combusted behind his drumkit. His
brother, Rick, joined the re-formed trio for their reunion concert at
1991 MTV Video Music Awards.
Answer: Mick SHRIMPTON
- The groupıs manager, he ran out of blood vessels to burst in
his forehead, and he was buried with his beeper and cellular phone.
Answer: Ian FAITH
- This keyboardist died, a victim of his own ³have a good time
all the time² philosophy.
Answer: Viv SAVAGE
- Jennifer Aniston and Charley Schlatter may not seem to have much in
common, but their careers are stuck in similar flight paths.
- for ten points, Schlatter and Aniston co-starred in the 1990 TV adaptation of
what 1986 film, playing brother and sister?
Answer: FERIS BUELLER
- While Aniston has found fame on Thursday nights, Schlatter has found a
steady paycheck later on Thursdays playing Jesse Travis on what CBS mystery show?
Answer: DIAGNOSIS MURDER
- Richard Riehle, who played Ed Rooney on the TV show Ferris Bueller,
appeared in what 1999 film which counted Aniston among its stars?
Answer: OFFICE SPACE
- Letıs turn our attention Northward to reflect on the 1999 Juno
Awards. Answer these questions about the Canadian equivalent of the
Grammys for the stated number of points.
-  This group took awards for Best Group, Best Pop Album, and
Best Single for ³One Week.²
Answer: BARENAKED LADIES
-  the Best Music of Aboriginal Canada Recording went to
Contact From The Underworld of Redboy, by this
singer/songwriter/producer/actor and former leader of The Band.
Answer: Robbie ROBERTSON
-  Itıs a gimme that Shania Twain won Best Female Country
Vocalist. Who won Best Male Country Vocalist?
Answer: Paul BRANDT
- I'm sleeping, and right in the middle of a good dream, like all at once
I wake up from something that keeps knocking at my brain; before I go
insane I hold my pillow to my head and spring up in my bed screaming out
the words I dread: I think I'll write a Partridge Family bonus! Identify
the following for the stated number of points.
- For 5, the song from which our rambling lead-in was pilfered.
Answer: I THINK I LOVE YOU
- For 10, though some of us will always think of him as Earl from Alice,
this character actor's defining role was as the Partridges long-suffering
manager Reuben Kincaid.
Answer: Dave MADDEN
- For 15, after the demise of the prime-time series, the Partridges
lived on for one season in this Hanna-Barbera cartoon minus the vocal
talents of Shirley Jones and David Cassidy.
Answer: The PARTRIDGE FAMILY 2200 A.D.
- (AUDIO) Given the entrance music of a World Wrestling
Federation superstar or tag team, name the wrestler or wrestlers for five points each,
and a five point bonus for all five.
Answer: UNDERTAKER, KANE, Ken SHAMROCK, Val VENIS, NEW AGE OUTLAWS
- Name the game as seen on the fabulous 60 minute The Price Is Right for the stated number of points.
- for five points, players guess correct price digits for chips, which they then
slide down a peg board for a chance to win $10,000 per chip.
- for ten points, the only game where a car is driven into the studio, players get
a number of dollar bills and then must guess on the digits in the car's
price. Contestants pay a dollar for each place off they are. To win,
the player must have at least one dollar left after guessing all the digits.
Answer: LUCKY SEVEN
- for 15 points, players guess the price of three items. For every dollar
they're off, a mountain climber takes another step up a peak. If the
climber takes more than 25 steps, he falls off the mountain and the
contestant loses the grand prize.
Answer: CLIFF HANGERS
- At the start of the 1999 NBA mini-season, four foreign
countries were represented by at least three native-born players. For five points each,
and a ten point bonus for all four, name the countries.
Answer: CANADA, CROATIA, NIGERIA, AUSTRALIA
- This year's controversial lifetime achievement award sparked a renewed
interest in the career of Elia Kazan. Identify these films directed by
Kazan for ten points each.
- On The Waterfront gave Kazan his second Best Director Oscar. His
first came for this 1947 film starring Gregory Peck as a writer pretending
to be Jewish in order to discover the nature of American anti-Semitism.
Answer: GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT
- Kazan first directed Marlon Brando in this 1951 screen adaptation
whose other main star, Vivian Leigh, would later have trouble
distinguishing her own life from that of her neurotic character.
Answer: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
- Kazan's final movie was this 1976 adaptation of a novel whose title
character, a movie producer, was inspired by Irving Thalberg, who is
played in the movie by Robert DeNiro.
Answer: The LAST TYCOON
- Given a member of the Mafia, supply their nickname for ten points each.
- Vincent Gigante
Answer: The CHIN
- Frank Nitti
Answer: The ENFORCER
- Jack Diamond
- Six teams competing in the 1999 NCAA Division One basketball
tournament have made at least 10 straight appearances in the Big Dance. For five points each name the six teams with the longest active streaks for appearing in
the Big Dance.
Answer: NORTH CAROLINA (25 times), ARIZONA (15), INDIANA (14), UCLA (11),
TEMPLE (10), KANSAS (10)
- Identify the actor from roles, 30-20-10
- (30) Leo Dalco in 1900, Tinsworthy in 9 To 5, Dix Handley in The
- (20) Police Captain McCluskey in The Godfather, Johnny Clay in The
Killing, Johnny Guitar in Johnny Guitar.
- (10) General Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned
to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.
Answer: Sterling HAYDEN
- Given the following list of cars, arrange them from fastest to
slowest zero to 60 acceleration times. You need only give model
when answering. The cars are: the 1965 AC Cobra 427, the 1985
Lamborghini Countach, the 1996 Porche 911 Turbo, the 1975 Ferrari
308 GTB, and the 1994 Dodge Viper GTS.
Answer: PORCHE 911 Turbo (3.7 sec), 1965 AC COBRA 427 (4.2), 1985
Lamborghini COUNTACH (5.1), 1994 Dodge VIPER GTS (5.2), 1975
FERRARI 308 GTB (7.3)
- Ohio State and Michigan State made it to the Final Four this year in
men's basketball. Neither made it to the championship game. This is
nothing new for the Big 10.
- for ten points each, name the two Big 10 school who made the Final Four in 1980,
but got to watch Louisville and UCLA play for the title.
Answer: PURDUE University and University of IOWA
- To make matters worse, the Final Four in 1980 was held in the
capital of a state that's home to a Big 10 school. For ten points, name it.
- for 5 points each and a 5-point bonus for all correct, given a character from
the cult movie Rocky Horror Picture Show, identify the actor who played
- Brad Majors
Answer: Barry BOSTWICK
Answer: Patricia QUINN
- The Criminologist
Answer: Charles GRAY
Answer: Meat LOAF
Answer: Peter HINWOOD
- 40-30-20-10 Name the baseball team
- 40: Name them right now
- 30: They were the first baseball club to have last names on the back of
player's uniforms, doing so in 1960.
- 20: A year earlier, this team led the majors in steals with 113, and had
a Cy Young award winner in pitcher Early Wynn. They lost the 1959 World
Series in six games to the Dodgers.
- 10: It was their first World Series appeareance since their infamous
performance in 1919.
Answer: Chicago White Sox
- 30-20-10, name the performer from work with or for other artists.
-  Played keyboards on Stevie Nicksı ³Stand Back²
 Attempted to kick-start the careers of Chaka Khan and Larry
Graham by packaging their latest projects with a 1997 mail-order
release of his own.  Composed Nothing Compares 2U for The Family and Sinead
Answer: PRINCE or THE ARTIST Formerly known as Prince or Prince Rodgers
NELSON or that Symbol doohickey
- Given a bit of Olympic controversy, name the Games it occurred at
for the stated number of points. Location required; year may be prompted for if the site hosted
more than once.
-  This city saw the Battle of Shepherds Bush, when flag bearer
Martin Sheridan refused to dip the flag when passing King Edward VII.
Answer: LONDON 1908 (prompt for year)
-  32 African countries boycotted to protest the IOC's decision not
to ban New Zealand due to their rugby tour of South Africa.
-  Fred Lorz, a marathoner who dropped out after nine miles, was
mistakenly declared the winner by trotting over to his clothes, which
were near the finish line. Thomas Hicks took the gold, with the help of
painkillers fed to him along the course by friends.
Answer: ST. LOUIS