Episode 114

The Triadic Laws of Isaacs


September 7th, 2020

2 hrs 6 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by singer-songwriter Kyle Anne, to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Classic Movies, Classic Rock, Debut Singles, Current Events, Dungeons & Dragons, Explorers, Board Games, Literature, Philosophy, Physics, Boards Games, Hip-Hop Artists, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Drugs and more! Thanks to our Patreon supporters for helping select some of our topics for this episode.

Round One

  • CLASSIC MOVIES - Sam Spade is the lead character in what 1930 novel that became a successful 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor?
  • CLASSIC ROCK - What Beatles song is referenced by backing singers at the end of "Young Americans" by David Bowie?
  • DEBUT SINGLES - “As Tears Go By” was the 1964 debut single of what singer of pop, rock and jazz whose voice went through a mid-career transformation due to severe laryngitis?
  • CURRENT EVENTS - A video of what Cameroonian-American doctor was retweeted by Donald and Donald Trump Jr. claiming that hydroxychloroquine could be used to treat COVID-19 before being deleted by Twitter, Facebook and YouTube?
  • DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - Illithids are creatures in Dungeons & Dragons better known by what common name?
  • EXPLORERS - What famous explorer mistook the Sumatran Rhinoceros to be a unicorn in the late 1200’s?

Missed Corrections/Know Notes

  • Sara writes in to mention the sexist medical term “hysteria” (mentioned in episode 113).
  • Kevin corrects our syllable count of the word ‘Jewelry’ from episode 114 (3, not 2.)
  • KnowNote from new Team Captain Lydia (LDags).

Round Two

  • LITERATURE - Walden, written by Henry David Thoreau details his experiences living in a cabin he built living in a year for two years, two months and two days by Walden Pond in what state?
  • PHILOSOPHY - What French philosopher, who wrote about theories of power and human sexuality, was the first major public figure in France to die of complications related to AIDS?
  • PHYSICS - What is the mathematical equation for Newton’s Second Law of Motion?
  • BOARD GAMES - What is the most expensive property to own in a standard British version of Monopoly, based on an affluent London village named after an annual event that was once held in the area?
  • PHYSICS - What is the mathematical equation for Newton’s Second Law of Motion?
  • HIP-HOP - Born Daniel Dumile, what super-villain rapper is also known by their producer handle “Metal Fingers”?

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  • ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME - There are currently 22 people who have been inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame twice, for their part in two different bands or artists. Who is the only person inducted to the Hall of Fame on 3 separate occasions?

Final Questions

  • DRUGS - What turn-of-the-twentieth-century bartender is the namesake of a substance used to render another insensible?
  • CHANCE GAMES - What is the highest number on a standard roulette wheel?

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