French Fry Thursday Tonight!


We kick it off at Industry at 6:30 p.m. Probably gonna be a bit quiet before the holiday, so this is a great opportunity to get a win. $3 craft beer specials, terrific food, and typically plenty of parking nearby. Great bar, highly worth checking out if you haven’t been lately.

On to Bards at 9 p.m. $3 Lagers and the legendary Michael behind the bar. We’ll have french fry faceoff and Name That Tune candy giveaways at both bars. Hope to see ya tonight!

Quizzo Tonight

You know the deal. Rendevous at 6:15. Black Sheep at 8 p.m. See ya tonight!

No Question of the Week This Week

Question of the week is on vacation this week. However, today is Pee Wee Herman’s birthday. So that may come into play at some point at tonight’s quiz.

Tickets to Made in America to Give Away Tonight; Outdoor Quiz at Tap House


I’ve got two tickets to the Made in America concert to give away tonight at O’Neals quiz, a value of over $200. Action starts at 8 p.m. And if you’re a fan of cartoons, do not miss this quiz! $3.50 margaritas, and a $50 gift cert for the winner.

On to City Tap, where we’ll be quizzin al fresco tonight. We’ve been having a lot of fun with it the past few weeks and it looks like another gorgeous night tonight.  Action starts at 10:15 p.m. See ya tonight!

Back in Effect

We’re back in action tonight after a thrilling JGTSI last night at the Field House (details coming tomorrow or Wednesday). We start it at the North Star at 7 p.m. Great food specials and a great chance to get a win. On to the Sidecar at 9:30 p.m. You know how we do. Great  bar, fun quiz. Hope to see you there!

Everything You Need to Know About the JGTSI V


WHO: Teams that earned an invite by scoring the most points over the past 8 weeks, as well as teams that earned a wild card slot.

WHAT: The 5th Annual Summer Invitational,  one of the four majors on the JGT Quizzo Circuit. (the others being Autumn and Spring Invitationals, as well as Quizzo Bowl).

WHEN: Sunday, August 24th at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Field House (1150 Filbert).

WHY: Why not? A great chance for the regulars to get together, have a few cold ones, answer a few question, and listen to some good tunes.

DID YOU SAY TUNES? Yes, the Tom Moon Trio will be playing jazz between rounds.

WHAT’S THE COVER? $10 a pop. PER TEAM? No, per person. Gotta pay for the band and for prizes. It’ll be well worth it.

WILL IT BE FUN? Gee, I dunno, quizzo, live music, great drink and food specials, big prizes…Of course it will be fun!

WHAT’S THE TEAM MAX? 8 players.

I WANNA GO BUT DIDN’T MAKE THE CUT. CAN I? Yes! You can’t bring a full team but several teams will be short of 8 players, so if you and a friend or two want to attend, I’d be happy to team you up with a crew that needs a couple of players.

WHAT ABOUT ETERNAL GLORY? IS THERE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ETERNAL GLORY? Of course there is. Here are the previous four JGTSI winners:

2010: Steak Em Up 

2011: Specific Jawns

2012: Popesack

2013: Popesack

Ok, so here’s the latest look at the RSVPs.


  • Duane’s World 
  • #1 Government Team Competitor
  • Jitney Spears
  • Popesack
  • Inkspot
  • But My Mom Says I’m Cool
  • Exhausted Nihilists
  • The Champs
  • Must Love Pogs
  • Underground Bard
  • In the Lead
  • Shadynasty


  • Savage Ear
  • Stillmaniacs
  • Serbian Donkey Cheese

Lemme know either way by emailing me at johnny @ johnnygoodtimes . com.

Scores from this Past Week



First Place: Stillmaniacs 105

2nd Place: We’re Kind of a Mess 103

3rd Place: Swiss Navy 94



First Place: We Want Eileen 106

2nd Place: In the Lead 97

3rd Place: Sidecardigans 96



First Place: Savage Ear 106

2nd Place: Encyclopedophiles 104

3rd Place: Big League Jew 102



First Place: Underground Bard 121

2nd Place: Jesters of Tortuga 112

3rd Place: Johnny Quizzotimes 98



First Place: #1 Government Team Competitor 105

2nd Place: Winter is Coming 97

3rd Place: Poland Before Time 95



First Place: Must Love Pogs 105

2nd Place: Jitney Spears 104

3rd Place: Blazing Sea Nuggets 103



First Place: Surly Rabbits 99

2nd Place: Why Can’t Us 83

3rd Place: 5 Year Old Dad 82


First Place: Shadynasty 98

2nd Place: Sherlock Hemlock 96

3rd Place: SDC 84

Question of the Week


Begun in 1948 by sculptor Korzak Ziolkowski, a memorial dedicated to this man is still under construction. Who is he?

Wildcard Week Begins Tonight!

Action starts at North Star at 7 p.m. On to Sidecar at 9:30 p.m. A great opportunity to earn yourself an invite to Sunday’s Big Event, and these are both very winnable quizzes. I am back in town tonight, so let’s do it to it.

Final JGTSI Scores


Here ya go. We are all wrapped up, and here are our scores. Teams in yellow in line for a bonus prize, teams in orange made the cut. Teams in green are on the bubble (if any teams ahead of them decline their invite, they’ll get one). And if you’re in blue, don’t worry. You’ve got one last chance this week. It’s wild card week. Every team that wins gets an automatic invite.

As for the event itself, those who made the cut will get an invite soon. It will go down this Sunday at 5:30 and feature great specials and live music. Details coming soon.

Pics and Scores from Last Week



First Place: Inkspot 83

2nd Place: Bang a Rang 80

3rd Place: Stillmaniacs 77



First Place: We Want Eileen 97

2nd Place: Sh*tty B*tches 88

3rd Place: Ronald Raygun 84


unnamed-7First Place: 90

2nd Place: Just the Tip 90

3rd Place: Happy B-Day, Zaina 86



First Place: Underground Bard 93

2nd Place: Alex Trebekistan 81

3rd Place: Sharks of Unusual Size 62



First Place: Synchronized Trampoline 106

2nd Place: Tom Young Soup 100

3rd Place: #1 Government Team Competitor 99



First Place: Must Love Pogs 111

2nd Place: Duane’s World 104

3rd Place: Blazing Sea Nuggets 98



First Place: Boo-urns 99

2nd Place: L. Ron Hubbard’s Diabetics 92

3rd Place: Fettucine al Franken 88


unnamed-2First Place: Titanic Swim Team 90

2nd Place: SDC 89

3rd Place: Oral is Moral 80



Only One Quiz This Week

Sorry folks, meant to post this yesterday but forgot to. You can only play once this week. Only one quiz. We’ll be back to two quizzes next week. Also, quick reminder…final quiz at the Oval is this Saturday at 4 p.m.

Quizzo News and Notes


After becoming part-owner of a new business and having a child within a two week time frame in December, the past eight months have been a complete whirlwind. So next week I am taking off and spending some time with my fam.

I leave you in good hands. The Sandman will do the quizzes all week. No theme, just a regular quiz.

He will be hosting the final two quizzes at the Oval. We’ve had a lot of fun with those over the past few weeks. If you haven’t checked out the beer garden there, I highly recommend it. Quizzos will be at 4 p.m.

The schedule for next week’s quizzes is over on the right. I won’t be posting on the blog next week so just let the schedule be your guide.

And I want to thank everyone who donated last week to the Dude Hates Cancer. We raised over $1500 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! Awesome work guys. Whenever we do these Quizzo for the Causes, you all really toe the line. You’re a bunch of freaks and weirdos and nerds, but you’re still good people in my book. Talk to ya soon!

Sports Shorts


Just got a new batch of Eagles gear in at the store, located on 137 South 13th Street, between Walnut and Sansom. If you plan on buying Eagles gear for the upcoming season, I hope you’ll grab it from us. We’ve got a terrific selection of great looking shirts and hats. And we’re currently running a sale on this throwback Eagles hat. $25 and free shipping. You won’t find a better deal than this online for a hat of this quality. Just use the code “hat” when you checkout to get free shipping.

I also wrote a piece in Philly Mag this week about why the Phillies stink and we need to try to get the A’s back in town. Best thing I’ve written in a while. Worth a read if you’re a baseball fan.

Speaking of baseball, let’s go Taney Dragons! The Philly Little League team has advanced to the finals of their region and with a win on Sunday would advance to Williamsport. Even cooler? Their best pitcher is a girl. Several members of the team are on the Anderson Monarchs, who people in the G-Ho area are well aware of, as they play on that beautiful field at 18th and Fitzwater. The regional final will be on ESPN2 on Sunday at 6 p.m., so be sure to tune in and root on Philly!