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Quizzo Bowl Flashback: Johnny Flamethrower is in the Building!

Here’s a blast from the past: the Johnny Flamethrower Round at Quizzo Bowl XI (you can find the answers to the questions here). This year’s video round will be hosted by Financial Guru Gregg Gethard…Quizzo Bowl XIV will not only be your chance to be a quizzo immortal, it’s also your chance to gain shrewd financial advice from a man who’s made millions!

At Quizzo Bowl XIV, Let’s Get Crazy. Again.

You can purchase tickets here, or you can buy them from me with cash this week at quizzo.

Quizzo Bowl Tickets Now On Sale!

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What better day than National Trivia Day than to announce: Quizzo Bowl tickets are now on sale! Same as last year, we’ll be selling them for $200 a table or $30 a person.

And it promises to be quite a hoedown showdown this year, as Outlaw Country and Western legends Billy Ruben and the Colonel’s Pride will be performing between rounds. Favor to ask: don’t let the authorities know that these hard drinkin’, hard livin’ ruffians will be in town. They’ve been on the run from the sheriff since that dust-up in El Paso a few years back.

We’ll also be up to our usual vaudeville hijinks, as Fastball Bob will be there to gum up the works, Financial Advisor Gregg Gethard (author of Cash Dad Trash Dad) will be doling out sound financial advice, and Johnny will try to get his country music career off the ground.

Oh, right, and trivia. Who can forget the trivia? There’s a difference between good trivia and great trivia, and for Quizzo Bowl Johnny filters out all the mailed in nonsense he uses good stuff he uses in his weekly quizzes and distills it down to the GREAT shit. Live music questions, video questions, mind benders; the quiz will be the best one written in America in 2018. Bet on it.

So get your team togther. Minimum team size is 6 and max is 8 (If you have less than 6, it’s OK, but we’ll team you up with another group). You can purchase your tix online, or if you want I’ll have a small number of tickets on me next week at quizzo if you wanna pay in cash.

And if you are playing, we’ll be getting geared up with pics, video, and updates over at Quizzo Bowl XIV on Facebook, so be sure to join us there.


Quizzo is Back; and It’s Time for Your Team to Warm Up

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Well things are bit chilly out, in case you hadn’t noticed. But we’ll pull through this….if we can just make it to the end of the month! Quizzo Bowl is coming at us fast, with an early kickoff this year. It will go down on January 27th, and we’ll have a ton of new info coming out about it this week. To get your team warmed up, come on out this week. Here’s our schedule:


  • Sidecar 8 pm
  • O’Neals 8 pm


  • Locust Rendezvous 6:15 pm
  • Founding Fathers 8:30 pm


  • Birra 8 pm
  • Bards 9:15 pm

Pics and Scores of This Week’s Winners

  1. Carlito’s Way 84
  2. Triple Stuf Oreo 80
  3. Santa Munched On Ma Cookies Last Night 68
  1. SSFS 92
  2. Jawn of the Dead 91
  3. Unusual Suspects 90
  1. Kellyanne’s First Kill 116
  2. Little Kwings 105
  3. Hot For Teacher 101
  1. Duane’s World 111
  2. Jitney Spears 102
  3. Under the InfluWENTZ 98
  1. Negligent Nate 103
  2. Circle Jerk Du Soleil 102
  3. Polar Vortex on Passyunk 99
  1. Winning Quizzo With Our Backup QB 111
  2. Aaron’s a Fun Drunk 108
  3. Post-Its for Cee-Lo Green 108

Curtain Call Tonight at Industry

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Dunno if you folks heard the sad news, but Industry is calling it quits after 5 1/2 years. I’ve been hosting there most of that time, and it’s been a total pleasure. Much of the staff has been there the whole time as well, so I’m gonna miss the hell out of Anna and Riley and the whole rest of the crew. And as some of you old timers know, my relationship with Dave and Lisa goes back almost 15  years, since the Good Dog opened. It goes without saying that I love working with those guys and am bummed that the band is breaking up, but I will undoubtedly be spending my fair share of time in the coming years hanging out in Good Dog.

As for what does this mean for quizzo, well I just found out two days ago so I haven’t had much time to figure out a game plan. If I had contingency plans for this kind of thing, I wouldn’t be much of a “man of leisure”, now would I?  I’m not gonna sweat it too much until we get through the holidays, but I’ll start snooping around a bit. I already had a couple of spots that I thought were interesting that had reached out to me recently, so I’ll check with them. We’ll have a new spot locked down in January or February. As for Industry regulars, after tonight, I’d say your best two options in terms of what’s somewhat nearby would be O’Neals and Birra. 

We’ll have one last chance to all hang out together, tonight at 6:30, for the holiday spectacular. Hope you’ll join us.


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!


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!

Pics and Scores of Last Week’s Winners


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


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



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


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



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


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



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


Our 3rd Annual Toy Drive


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!


2017 Thanksgiving Rounds



Answers are Below.

Speed Round: According to the, 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!

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!