Jayson Stark at the Store on Monday!

24852533_1521060961324281_4303020085668833233_nThe Phillies traded Freddie Galvis today and also signed Carlos Santana. What does that mean for the future of the franchise? Find out on Monday night at 6 p.m., when the great Jayson Stark, just arrived from Winter Meetings, talks about both deals at our store, Shibe Vintage Sports. And while we’re at it…you always get free shipping from the store with the code “quizzo”. So get something cool for the sports fan on your list and support Philly business (more importantly, support me, Johnny Goodtimes.) 

It’s an opportunity to talk baseball with one of the most knowledgeable baseball minds in America, while at the same time finding a gift for the sports fan on your list. Hope to see ya Monday night at 6! 

Quizzo Tonight

Action starts at Industry at 6:30, with Koob at the controls. I’ll be hosting at Birra tonight at 8 p.m. And Koob’s on at Bards. Hope to see ya tonight!

The Chip ‘n’ Johnny Holiday Spectacular on Monday!

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Chip and I are hosting a terrific holiday show on Monday night at the GoodGood Comedy theatre, and tix are a mere $5! We’ve got two hilarious comedians in Shane Gillis and Harley Lacroix, and the wonderful Jillian Markowitz playing Christmas songs on the ukelele. We’ll also be bringing back one of the most legendary games in vaudeville history: The Wheel of Terrific! You do NOT want to miss this show. Hope to see you Monday night at 9 pm!

Question of the Week

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Who was the Carologinian Emperor from 881-888?

Pics and Scores of Last Week’s Winners

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  1. Mall Cops for Doug Jones 101
  2. Chaos is a Ladder 100
  3. Must Love Pogs 98

O’NEALS

  1. Jawns 104
  2. Jordan & Pippen 67
  3. Jerk & a Squirt 65

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS 

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  1. Beast of Bourbon 107
  2. Synch Trampoline 106
  3. 21 to Drink, 14 to Sleep Over 102

FOUNDING FATHERS

  1. Duane’s World 111
  2. Underground Bard 104
  3. Jitney Spears 102

INDUSTRY

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  1. Why Can’t Us 108
  2. Let’s Get Quizical 105
  3. Run DMB 89

BIRRA

  1. Roy Less 100
  2. Murphy’s Law 97
  3. Patel’s 84

BARDS

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  1. River Whores Imperial Pumpkin 95
  2. Your Mom’s Chest Hair 91
  3. Old Spinsters 83

 

Our 3rd Annual Toy Drive

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If you want to sign up for our 3rd annual toy drive, go here and fill in the blocks beside the child you want to buy a toy for. You can then drop your toy off at our store (wrapped or unwrapped, either is fine), Shibe Vintage Sports on 13th and Walnut, and get 25% off anything in the store in return for your kindness…or if you’d prefer to get it shipped there, the address is:

Shibe Sports
137 South 13th Street
Phila, PA 19107

If you choose to just mail it, let me know and I’ll send you a discount code so you can shop from the store online. Please have the gift arrive by December 22nd. 

The organization that organizes the toy drive is PPEHRC, who does terrific work for the poor and homeless in Philadelphia and elsewhere. You can also help them by hating Dallas….click here to find out how.  Thanks a million in advance for your generosity!

 

Question of the Week

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The first ever national monument* is located in the Bear Lodge Mountains. What is it?

*Our President thinks it would look great if we blew it up and replaced it with luxury condos.

Question of the Week

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Jimi Hendrix lived at 23 Brook Street in London from June 1968 to March 1969. What legendary composer lived next door, at 25 Brook Street, from 1723-1759? (There is now a joint museum in the homes that honors both.)

2017 Thanksgiving Rounds

 

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Answers are Below.

Speed Round: According to the dailymeal.com, list 8 of the 12 most popular Thanksgiving sides (and it doesn’t include gravy as a side).

Wild Card Round: Thanksgiving Round. 

1.  What 19th century president was the first to declare Thanksgiving a national holiday?
2. The greatest Thanksgiving movie of all time is Planes, Tranes and Automobiles. Who were the two stars of that film?
3. What 18 minute Arlo Guthrie song had lyrics that began on Thanksgiving two years ago?
4. What country celebrates their Thanksgiving, Erntedankfest, in early October?
5. What short story writer, who wrote The Gift of the Magi, once called Thanksgiving “The one day that is purely American”?
6. What two NFL teams play a home game every Thanksgiving?
7. Who famously gave an interview in front of a turkey being slaughtered in 2008?
8. 2013 brought the very rare coincidence of Thanksgiving and this religious holiday.

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Quizzo Tonight

Yep, we’re a go at both spots. Vous at 6:15. Founding Fathers at 8:30. (We are of course off on Thanksgiving night). See ya tonight!

Question of the Week

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Germans celebrate a holiday similar to Thanksgiving, but they do so in early October. What’s the name of it?

Comedy Show Tonight!

Reef Freestyle over Hall and Oates from Johnny Nottingham on Vimeo.

Last month we got Reef the Lost Cauze to rap over Hall and Oates. What will happen tonight? Only one way to find out. We’ve got a terrific lineup, with Mary Radzinski, Gregg Gethard, and TJ Kong. Action starts at 9:00 at Good Good Theatre. Two terrific comedians, a terrific songwriter, and the debut of Name That Smell. See ya tonight!

A Few Quick Notes About the Invitational

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WHO: You, if your team earned an invite.

WHAT: The 8th Annual JGTAI Invitational

WHEN: Tonight at 5 p.m.

WHERE: Lucky Strike (1336 Chestnut)

WHY: Why not?

ENTRY FEE: $15 a head.

DETAILS: Quiz starts at 5, bowling starts at 7ish, Eagles game starts at 8:30.

DRINK SPECIALS? Yes. Not sure what they are but they said they’d hook us up.

CAN I BRING FRIENDS TO WATCH THE GAME BUT NOT THE QUIZ? Yep, if anyone wants to come just for the game they are welcome to. (They will have to pay the $15 for bowling if they want to bowl).

 

Let Financial Guru Gregg Gethard Make Your Millionaire Dreams a Reality!


On Monday night, you’re going to get incredible advice from one of the most brillaint financial minds in America, Financial Guru Gregg Gethard. Action starts at GoodGood Comedy Theatre in Chinatown at 9 p.m. Do not miss this once ins a lifetime opportunity! He’s going to take your $5 ticket and turn it into millions! It’s time for you to stop being poor!