2004 TRASH Regionals
Round 05
  1. In 1990, this quarterback was sacked a record seven times in one game by Derrick Thomas, but still pulled out the win. Also second all-time in career fumbles, he went undrafted after graduating from the defunct NAIA school in Wisconsin, Milton College, but remains in the top ten all-time in touchdown passes. Kansas City, Detroit, Arizona, Chicago, and Tennessee were among the late career stops for, for ten points, what QB who spent the '80s taking snaps for the Seattle Seahawks?
    Answer: Dave Krieg
  2. In May 2003, a big-screen version of this popular video game series was announced as being in development, but no evidence suggests the film has been made. The third game in the series, subtitled "High Roller," features 12 drivers in a Vegas-style setting, while the second game allows multiple passengers and is set in New York. The 1999 original, set in San Francisco, allows players to take passengers across the city by any means possible. For ten points, name this popular video game series about wacky cab drivers.
    Answer: Crazy Taxi
  3. The protagonist is newly-unemployed and his girlfriend is avoiding him. Unable to pay the bills, he tries to move in with a friend, but is rebuffed and is forced to skip out of his apartment without paying the rent. He then goes to a bar, where he laments his misfortune and drinks heavily. At closing time, badly drunk and suffering from drymouth, he orders three drinks for the road. For ten points, this is what story of the house-man blues, originally recorded by John Lee Hooker and covered by George Thorogood, which gets its name from the protagonist's drink order?
    Answer: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
  4. Assuming the object in question is authentic, it is owned by John Lattimore, former chairman of the urology department at Columbia, who bought it for $3000 in 1977. According to the memoirs of a manservant named Ali, he and a priest named Vignali liberated it shortly after its original owner expired in 1821. Alternately described as a "shriveled sea-horse," a "mummified tendon," and "one inch long and resembling a grape," this is some of the history of, for ten points, what imperial member?
    Answer: Napoleon's penis (accept equivalents)
  5. Opening on V-J Day, sax player Jimmy Doyle romances singer Francine Evans. They marry, but things soon turn sour. Martin Scorsese's followup to Taxi Driver, it was largely a critical and commercial flop, although it did get four Golden Globe nominations. For ten points, name this 1977 quasi-musical starring Robert DeNiro and Liza Minnelli, whose theme song is sung by Liza but was later popularized by Frank Sinatra.
    Answer: New York, New York
  6. In September 2004, they released P'Alante, their first album since their 1999 effort Baila. Both of this group's members were born in 1948 in Dos Hermanas, a southern town near Seville. Joining forces at age 14, they recorded 31 albums between 1962 and 1992, but their popularity was restricted to an older Spanish audience. In late 1992, they met a beautiful woman flamenco dancing, which led to a song that, by the end of 1993, spent 14 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. For ten points, name this Spanish-language duo, made up of Romeo Monge and Rafael Ruiz, responsible for "Macarena."
    Answer: Los Del Rio
  7. Now the site of a namesake apartment complex, it was located on 55 Sullivan Place. Built for 750-thousand dollars in 1913, baseball’s first televised game was played here 26 years later. Abe Stark would offer a free suit to anyone who hit a ball off his three-by-30 foot sign in the outfield of this site, which was home to the 1955 World Series champions. Built on the site of the Pigtown garbage dump, this was, for ten points, what 44-year home of Major League Baseball’s Brooklyn Dodgers?
    Answer: Ebbets Field
  8. Born in 1761 as Marie Grosholz, she learned the art that made her famous from her mother's employer, Dr. Philippe Curtius. In 1780 she became a royal tutor and lived at Versailles, until the revolution caused her to flee. She landed in Britain in 1803 to tour the collection she inherited from Curtius, and managed to introduce new figures during three decades of touring. Landing a permanent home in London on Baker Street, she exhibited there until her death in 1850. Such was the life of, for ten points, what woman who is now known worldwide for her wax museums?
    Answer: Madame Tussaud
  9. Although not a New York Met, he was born Jason Phillips. Later appearing on Up Close, the debut album of Angie Martinez and Mary J. Blige's 1999 effort Mary, he got his start with the Lox, who gained national exposure in 1997 by paying tribute to Biggie Smalls with "We'll Always Love Big Poppa." In 1999, he joined the Ruff Ryders, while two years later he released his first solo effort, Kiss the Game Goodbye. For ten points, name this rapper, whose second solo effort, released in 2004, features the anti-Dubya rant Why?
    Answer: Jadakiss
  10. He has ownership stakes in two Maryland radio stations -- WNUV in Annapolis and WTTR-AM in Westminster. Born in Chicago in 1946, he worked an 18-month stint as morning host for Armed Forces Radio in Saigon during the Vietnam War. Between 1971 and 1981, he worked as a weatherman in Nashville and Los Angeles. The Buffalo Anchor in Airplane 2, he took his current job in 1981, replacing Chuck Woolery. For ten points, name this political-looking game show host, who has hosted Wheel of Fortune in some form for 22 years.
    Answer: Pat Sajak
  11. It takes its name from a satirical obituary in the August 30, 1882 edition of The Sporting Times. While the obituary said the item it is named for was going to Australia, the trophy for winning it has only been there once - in 1988 for the Aussie bicentennial. Winners actually get a Waterford replica of the urn, though without the burned remnants of a bail. Name, for ten points, this cricket competition between Australia and England, named for the theorized cremated remains of the 1882 English team.
    Answer: The Ashes
  12. He is scheduled to direct a big-screen King Tut movie as early as next year, as well as the sex-slave drama The Girls Next Door. Born in 1955, he is the co-founder, with Dean Devlin, of Centropolis Entertainment. His first English-language directed effort, Ghost Chase, was released in 1988. Early mainstream work for this director included the original Universal Soldier and Stargate. For ten points, name this German-born director of such loud summer popcorn fare as Independence Day, 1998's Godzilla, and The Day After Tomorrow.
    Answer: Roland Emmerich
  13. He graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1994 with a degree in journalism and was the arts critic for the Akron Beacon Journal. He’s currently working on the book Killing Yourself to Live, an extension of one of his articles from Spin magazine. His most recent book tackled the significance of Saved by the Bell and The Real World, while his first book traced a musical legacy from his home state. For ten points, name this pop-culture author of Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs and Fargo Rock City.
    Answer: Chuck Klosterman
  14. His official Web site is located at cutitout.net, a catchphrase he used hosting the comedy show Out of Control on Nickelodeon in the early '80s. Other kids work included providing the voices of Animal and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew on Muppet Babies, and Peter Venkman for The Real Ghostbusters. These works make it sound odder that he's the alleged target of Alanis Morrissette's hit "You Oughta Know." For ten points, name this current Surreal Life housemate who played Joey Gladstone on Full House.
    Answer: Dave Coulier
  15. In this variation of a popular game, you get to tackle such issues as toe jam, humongous fungus, heartburn, chest cold, onion breath, slugs and grubs, frog in throat, ear wax, pixie bites, green thumb and pain in the donkey. For ten points, name this game that replaces Cavity Sam with a certain animated ogre.
    Answer: Operation: Shrek edition (accept any variation that includes Operation AND Shrek)
  16. This Otterbein alum's lesser-known credits include Martis on Star Trek: Voyager, a receptionist on Curb Your Enthusiasm, a socialite mother in Starsky and Hutch and Simone Flosser on Sister, Sister. Married to actor Adam Paul, she can be seen in ads for Expedia, GEICO and Avis. She also replaced fellow Daily Show correspondent Mo Rocca as host of The Smoking Gun on TV. For ten points, name this blonde, bespectacled smartass featured on VH1's I Love the 90s and Best Week Ever.
    Answer: Rachael Harris
  17. Born in 1965 in Galesburg, Illinois, he was a three-time All-American at the University of Oklahoma. A member of what is now the Nationwide Tour in 1991, he moved to the Far East a year later, winning the 1992 Asian Tour Order of Merit. An 11-year veteran of the Japan P-G-A Tour, he won six tournaments in Japan, including four in 2003. Earning his P-G-A Tour card in his eighth attempt in late 2003, he earned a two-year exemption in 2004 by winning the Honda Classic. For ten points name this journeyman golfer, who beat Ernie Els in a four-hole playoff to win the 2004 British Open.
    Answer: Todd Hamilton
  18. Key players include free-lance consultant Ray Rogers, who promises national media attention; Lewis Anderson, a negotiator sent by the international; and Jim Guyette, the non-compromising head of union P-9. This 1991 Oscar winner was directed by Barbara Kopple and concerns 1984 events in Austin, Minnesota. For ten points, name this documentary covering a strike by the meat-packers union at a Hormel plant.
    Answer: American Dream
  19. It was the creation of German-born Mike Keith, who invented the drink in 1938 to protect Coca-Cola’s interests in Nazi-occupied countries. Early versions contained apple fiber and whey, and were mainly used to flavor soups and stews. It was a European-only beverage until 1960, when Coke began bottling a U.S. version. Most popular in Brazil, Italy and Japan, the brand was expanded in 2001 with the introduction of strawberry, grape and pineapple flavors. For ten points, name this soft drink.
    Answer: Fanta
  20. He received a Tony nomination in the 1986 revival of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, and played Sky Masterson in the 1992 revival of Guys and Dolls. Born in 1955 in Armonk, New York, he made his film debut as a pop singer in 1980s The Idolmaker. 1989 saw his breakthrough role as John Millaney in Sex, Lies and Videotape. Later roles included Stormy Weathers in Short Cuts and Buddy Kane in American Beauty. For ten points, name this actor, now making waves as Sandy Cohen in Fox’s The O.C..
    Answer: Peter Gallagher
  21. Anne Heche read the audio version of this 1999 work, which was re-released in 2004. Among the secondary characters are Pepsi Robichaud; Quilla Anderson, the protagonist’s mother; and brother Pete, who’s tormented at Sanford Middle School. The story centers on a nine-year-old facing a world of terror while getting lost along the Appalachian Trail, but finds comfort with her Walkman and thoughts about a certain athlete. Released as a pop-up book in 2004, this is, for ten points, what Stephen King book about Trisha McFarland and a former member of the Red Sox.
    Answer: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon