Medical Quizzo Wraps Up Tonight

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Tonight is your last chance to play the medical quizzo, so make it happen. Very fun quiz. Action starts at Industry at 6:30 p.m. Missed you guys last week, so let’s get back together tonight and regale ourselves in laughter and cheer.

We wrap up our week at the Bards at 9:15 p.m.

As for the pic above, it’s of Samuel Mudd, an answer to a question earlier this week. When John Wilkes Booth leapt from the booth after shooting Lincoln, he broke his leg. Knowing Dr. Mudd from a meeting the two had had a few months earlier, he and his fellow conspirator David Herold made their way to Mudd’s Maryland farm. Mudd splinted the leg and had his neighbor make a crutch for it. Mudd then waited 24 hours before contacting the authorities, enough time to allow Booth and Herold to get far away.

He was tried as a conspirator, but unlike the others, was not hung. He instead was sentenced to life in prison. But because he had a connected lawyer, he was released four years later. His family tried to have his record expunged in the 20th century, but was denied by Presidents Carter and Reagan, though Reagan did saw that he thought Mudd was innocent of any wrongdoing. There is a myth that the phrase “Your name is mud” comes from Dr. Mudd, but that is not the case; the term has been in circulation since at least 1823.

All New Quiz Tonight


We’re dropping an all new medical quiz tonight. Action starts at Lo Spiedo at 5:30 PM, as Carl B Sure hosts. Going to be an absolutely beautiful evening to quiz outdoors.

I’ll be hosting at the Vous at 6:15 p.m. Tiny crowd last week (It was a pretty slow week all around, I think in part due to Beer Week). This is a great opportunity to get a win.

And we wrap it up at Founding Fathers at 8:30. Hope to see ya tonight!

As for the video above, we had a question last week about “What beer mascot had the real name Honey Tree Evil Eye?” The answer was Spuds McKenzie, and after watching a couple of those old Spuds commercials for the first time in 28 years, I gotta say: they were really freaking stupid. Maybe we’ve just gotten so used to people talking to animals or something, but man, there is just nothing funny or even slightly interesting about those commercials. It seems like the ad guy just had no clue what he was gonna say when he went into the meeting.

“OK, so it’s gonna be like a regular Bud Lite commercial, except instead of a good looking guy that girls like, it’s going to be a, um, a…oh I know! A dog!”

“OK, and then what happens?”

“He, uh, wears an Aloha shirt! And sunglasses! On a dog! Get it?”

“No I don’t. But go on.”

“And, um, he rides on a skateboard. And, like, there’s pretty women saying that he’s a party animal.”

“So what’s the point?”

“Well. That’s a good question. I guess it’s that, you know, if you want to be a dog, you should drink Bud Lite.”

“That doesn’t make any sense.”

“No sir, no it doesn’t.”

“But let’s do it anyway.”

“What, are you serious?”

Medical Quiz Continues with Plenty of Quizzes Tonight


Lots of action on the agenda tonight. We start at the Markets at Comcast at 5:30 p.m. Always a fun BYO quiz. Everyone who plays gets $5 at the market, and there a lot of great food choices.

On to Alla Spina at 8 p.m. with Carl B. Sure. Had a great turnout last week. Let’s do it again. $2 off drafts and deep dish pizza.

I’ll be at O’Neals at 8 p.m. $3.50 margaritas. $50 gift cert for the winners, $100 if they can top 120 points.

And we wrap it up at City Tap House. Been having a great time with these outdoor quizzes, and looks like another great night tonight. See ya outside!

Oh, and I included the commercial from last week’s question of the week. Because it truly is amazing.

Question of the Week

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On January 23, 1849, she became the first woman to achieve a medical degree in the United States. Who was she?

Medical Week at Quizzo

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This week, our questions are all going to be about the medical field…well, loosely. Songs about surgeons, questions about quacks, and general trivia about General Hospital. Don’t worry, you won’t need a PhD to get through this quiz…though it couldn’t hurt. Gonna be a lot of fun, and now that Beer Week is over, I’ll have two different quizzes this week. Action starts tonight at Sidecar at 9:30. Great opportunity to get a win and score some valuable JGTSI points. Hope to see ya tonight!

This Weeks Winners

SIDECAR

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  1. In the Lead 107
  2. Motor City of Brotherly Love 91
  3. There’s No I in Victory 87

O’NEALS

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  1. Jawn of the Dead 111
  2. Tempura House 110
  3. Ozziu Q. Knurd 89

ALLA SPINA

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  1. Exhausted Nihilists 113
  2. Fraid Not 110
  3. Dirty Frank 101

CITY TAP HOUSE

  1. Ukraine in the Membrane 111
  2. Teflon Don, Esquire 106
  3. Carpe Deez Nuts 93

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS

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  1. Denim Chicken 107
  2. Honeybadgers 104
  3. Darth Ern 78

LO SPIEDO

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  1. In Dog Beers We’ve Only Had One 97
  2. Red Wedding Widows 81
  3. Trust the Process 77
  4. We Thought This Was Speed Dating 77

FOUNDING FATHERS

  1. Who’s On Turd 124
  2. Duane’s World 115
  3. Sidecardigans 106

BARDS

  1. Hispanic at the Disco 106
  2. JEFF 94
  3. I’m Not Gay but $20 is $20 93

Last Quizzo of Week 1 of the JGTSI

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Tonight is the last quiz of the week. Keep in mind, there is no quiz at Industry tonight. They’re having a Beer Week event. But I will be in business tonight at Bards, our last quiz of week 1 of the JGTSI. Action starts at 9:15 p.m. An all beer quiz that’s a lot of fun. Hope to see ya tonight!

Quizzo Tonight

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Action starts at Lo Spiedo with Carl B Sure at 5:30. On to Locust Rendezvous at 6:15 p.m. We wrap it up at Founding Fathers at 8:30 p.m. where we’re gonna have a Dark Horse Brewing Tap Takeover. An all-beer quiz. The JGTSI has begun, so points start accumulating this week. Hope to see you tonight!

Quizzo Tonight

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We did the all-beer quiz last night, written by Carl B Sure, and it was a lot of fun. Songs about drinking, beer commercials, beer brands, plenty of good stuff in there. Tonight we kick off the beer quiz at O’Neals at 8 p.m. $50 gift cert for the winners, $100 if they can crack 120 points.

Carl B Sure will be at Alla Spina, where there’s gonna be a Beer Week event, so it should be a great time. Action starts at 8 p.m.

On to Tap House at 10:15, which will be OUTDOORS. We’ve done the past two weeks outside, and it’s been downright awesome. Gonna be another beautiful night tonight, so look forward to seeing you there.

And one programming note: Industry quiz is OFF for this Thursday, as they have a Beer Week event instead. We’ll be back in action next week.

Question of the Week

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What actor had Pabst Blue Ribbon on his mind in a 1979 disco commercial?

Beer Quiz This Week

Only one quiz tonight, at Sidecar at 9:30 p.m. The theme for this week’s quiz is beer, since it’s Beer Week, so I’ll give you a heads up now: there’s only one quiz this week. It’s also the first week of the JGTSI, so points start counting this week. More details coming tomorrow. Question of the week coming soon.

Today’s video is of some intense monster truck action. My son is really into Monster Trucks (his favorite is Grave Digger), and so now I’m totally into it. The terrible Nu-metal just makes it even more awesome.

Pics and Scores of This Week’s Winners

SIDECAR

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  1. Bubbles the Hippo 85
  2. In the Lead 85
  3. Motor City 84

O’NEALS

  1. Jawn of the Dead 108
  2. Do or Dew Drop Inn 107
  3. Inexpensive Toilet 97

ALLA SPINA

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  1. Old Fat Head 98
  2. Pitbull Rents My Beach House 91
  3. S.T.E.M. 89

CITY TAP HOUSE

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  1. Teflon Don 106
  2. Bikini Patrol 104
  3. Quizzard of Oz 101

LO SPIEDO

  1. Trust the Process 103
  2. White Dove 77
  3. My Couch Pulls Out But I Don’t 76

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS

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  1. Honeybadgers 110
  2. Chasing Olive 95
  3. Who’s Your Cupcake 92

FOUNDING FATHERS

  1. Duane’s World 120
  2. Who’s On Turd 110
  3. Corner Pocket 100

INDUSTRY

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  1. Imaginary Pablo 115
  2. Tempura House 95
  3. Why Can’t Us 92

BARDS

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  1. Jeff 112
  2. Tale of Two T@%&ies 111
  3. I’m Not Gay but $20 is $20 101

 

Quizzo Tonight

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Action starts at Industry at 6:30 p.m. Y’all know the deal: great food, drink specials, great service. On to Bards at 9:15 p.m. Hope to see ya tonight.

As far as artists this week, we’ll wrap up with a Philadelphia portrait artist named Thomas Sully. Born in England, he moved to Philly when he was 22 and would remain in Philly until his death at age 89. He painted portraits of many well known military and political figures of his day, including John Quincy Adams and Marquis de Lafayette, and his portrait of Andrew Jackson is the one seen on the $20 bill. Above is his portrait of Thomas Jefferson, which hangs in the Rotunda at UVA.

Pics and Scores of Last Week’s Winners

SIDECAR

  1. Motor City of Brotherly Love 100
  2. Jitney Spears 91
  3. Fries Salad 91

O’NEALS

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  1. Jawn of the Dead 127
  2. Society Hill Manhole 107
  3. Jerk and a Squirt 80

ALLA SPINA

  1. You Are the Only One Who Satisfies Me 108
  2. Fraid Not 96
  3. Bob Loblaw’s Law Blog 96

CITY TAP HOUSE

  1. Quizzard of Oz 76
  2. Hold the Door 73
  3. Amalgam Crusaders 71

LO SPIEDO

  1. Bill Cosby’s Sleepers 96
  2. Yassss Queen 91
  3. Team Name? 79

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS 

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  1. Synchronized Trampoline 98
  2. No Grocery Tax 94
  3. Foxy Risky Business 90

FOUNDING FATHERS

  1. Duane’s World 117
  2. Jitney Spears 112
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INDUSTRY

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  1. Why Can’t Us 103
  2. Beard Tears 96
  3. Doing Better Than Last Week 90

BARDS

  1. The CGA 110
  2. Trumpocalypse 102
  3. Jesters of Tortuga 99