This week's show notes come to us from Alexis Chang-Powless with additional information coming from Jessica Currie. Thank you Alexis and Jessica!
This week we take a break from the listener tournament for a podcaster challenge between Jonathan and the team of Bryan and Nathan Orr.
For this episode we welcomed back Ben to the hosting chair. Bryan is the host of the Podcast Movement Sessions which is a podcast featuring audio from the Podcast Movement conference.
More information can be found at www.podcastmovement.com.
From Dan Lunberg
Q: Since 1980, only 10 teams have won the NBA championship. Name them.
A: From most to least
- Los Angeles Lakers - 10 wins (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010)
- Chicago Bulls - 6 wins (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998)
- San Antonio Spurs - 5 wins (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014)
- Boston Celtics - 4 wins (1981, 1984, 1986, 2008)
- Miami Heat - 3 wins (2006, 2012, 2013)
- Houston Rockets - 2 wins (1994, 1995)
- Dallas Mavericks - 1 win (2011)
- Detroit Pistons - 1 win (2004)
- Golden State Warriors - 1 win (2015)
- Philadelphia 76ers - 1 win (1983)
Question 1 - Category: Music
Q: What female R&B legend topped charts with Grammy-winning performances in the songs ‘Sweet Love,’ ‘Giving You The Best That I Got,’ and ‘I Apologize?’
A: Anita Baker
Anita Baker has won 8 Grammy Awards.
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Q: The NHL’s Montreal Canadiens feature a logo that is an oblong ‘C’ enclosing an ‘H’. What does the ‘H’ stand for?
It is commonly believed that the ‘H’ stands for The Habs, which is the nickname of the Canadiens. Habs is short for Les Habitants, which refers to the French settlers in modern day Quebec. But this is not true. It stands for plain old hockey.
Q: In the history of the Oscars, two movies share the record for the most Oscar nominations without a win. Name one of those movies.
A: The Color Purple & The Turning Point
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Question 1 - Category: Math
Q: What mathematical term describing the number 10 to the 100th power was the inspiration for the name of a major corporation?
Question 2 - Category: Literature
Q: What famous author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ was recently laid to rest in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama?
A: Harper Lee
Q: The hypodermic needle was invented during what major war?
A: Civil War
Invented by Alexander Wood, who was a Scottish physician, in 1853 after he was stung by a bee.
Question 1 - Category: Television
Q: Name the actor who had a starring or recurring role in each of the following shows: Cheers, The Simpsons, Back to You.
A: Kelsey Grammar
Q: This year’s Olympics will make history as the first Olympic Games played in South America. The next 3 Olympic Games will all be played in what continental region.
Pyeongchang, South Korea will host the next Winter Olympics in 2018. Tokyo has the summer 2020 games and Beijing was announced as the winner for the 2022 winter games.
Q: A car’s engine is heard in a higher pitch when moving toward an observer than when moving away from the observer. What scientific effect, named after a famous scientist, is described by this phenomenon?
A: The Doppler Effect
Q: Name four of Will Smith’s top six highest grossing US box office as of February 2016 in unadjusted dollars.
A: Independence Day, I Am Legend, Men in Black, Hancock, Men in Black 2, Hitch
Question 1- Category: Music
Q: What 1985 song features the lyrics ‘When we hear the voices sing, the book of love will open up and let us in’?
A: Broken Wings by Mr. Mister
Q: Harper Lee travelled to Kansas with her childhood friend Truman Capote to help him research the murder of a farmer and his family. This research led to what blockbuster Capote novel in 1966.
A: In Cold Blood
When “In Cold Blood” was published, Capote didn’t give Lee any credit, but dedicated it to her and his longtime partner, Jack Dunphy. Lee was hurt by this slight, given the time, effort, and work she put into the book.
For more trivia about their friendship: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/14-things-you-didnt-know-about-harper-lee-and-truman-capotes-friendship/
Q: The New York Red Bulls are one of the most famous teams in Major League Soccer. What other MLS team represents the New York metropolitan area?
A: New York City Football Club
Question 1 - Category: Science
Q: What is glass primarily made of?
A: Sand or silica
The typical composition of glass:
Q: The term for what political action is derived from the Spanish word for pirate.
Q: KITT was an iconic car featured in the 1980s television show Knight Rider. What is KITT’s make and model?
A: Pontiac Trans Am
The original acronym stands for Knight Industries Two Thousand. The second KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand) that featured in the 2008 pilot film and new series was a 2008/2009 Ford Shelby GT500KR.
Question 1 - Category: Sports
Q: Who is the NBA’s all-time leader in steals?
A: John Stockton (3,265)
Second is Jason Kidd with 2,684, third is Michael Jordan with 2,514.
Q: Name the actor who had a starring role in the following movies: Predator 2, Angels in the Outfield, Operation Dumbo Drop
A: Danny Glover
Q: In the 1890s, American pencil makers started marking their pencils yellow to denote that the graphite came from what country, where yellow symbolizes royalty?
The score going into the final was 80 for Bryan and Nathan to 120 for Jonathan.
Category: 2016 Presidential Hopefuls
Q: Put these presidential hopefuls in order of their year of birth from earliest to latest.
- Hillary Clinton
- Bernie Sanders
- Donald Trump
- Ben Carson
Bernie Sanders (1941)
Donald Trump (1946)
Hillary Clinton (1947)
Ben Carson (1951)
Bryan and Nathan hilariously wagered 81, so they ended up with -1. That's the lowest score in the history of the show. Jonathan wagered 39 and ended with 81.