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by cinemaniax7
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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The world’s largest Starbucks opened this week on the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago. This Starbucks occupies 35,000 square feet over five floors, including outdoor rooftop seating. (The building was once a Crate & Barrel.) In addition to the usual coffee-related offerings, cocktails are avail...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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James Dean, the iconic star of Rebel Without a Cause who died in a 1955 car crash, will posthumously star in an upcoming film through the use of CGI technology. The film, Finding Jack , is based on a novel about canine units serving in the Vietnam War. Dean’s character will have a secondary starring...
by cinemaniax7
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Alex Trebek Announces Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer
Replies: 131
Views: 18389

Re: Alex Trebek Announces Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

Alex has released a new public service announcement about pancreatic cancer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTr1dzPYPug
by cinemaniax7
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Taylor Swift will be named the first-ever Artist of the Decade at the 2019 American Music Awards. Swift has 23 AMAs to her name, the most AMA wins of any female artist.
by cinemaniax7
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Robert Evans, longtime movie producer and former head of Paramount Pictures, has passed away at the age of 89. Evans has been mentioned six times on J!, five times in clues involving ex-wife Ali McGraw and once as the correct question, although none of these was more recent than 2006. Evans was invo...
by cinemaniax7
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Longtime character actor Wes Studi was awarded an honorary Oscar at this year's Governors Awards, making him the first Native American to win an Academy Award. Studi has appeared in such films as The Last of the Mohicans, Heat, Mystery Men, Avatar, and Dances with Wolves . Other honorees include dir...
by cinemaniax7
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Qantas Airlines has completed the first-ever nonstop flight connecting New York and Sydney. The 19-hour survey flight on a Boeing 787 is part of the airline's effort to launch the world's longest flights connecting Australia's east coast to both New York and London.
by cinemaniax7
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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This week, California will launch the first-ever earthquake early warning mobile app. They will begin issuing quake warnings via text message statewide, even for people who have not downloaded the app.
by cinemaniax7
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Matthew McConaughey is returning to the University of Texas this fall to serve as a professor of practice at UT's Moody College of Communication. McConaughey, who graduated from UT with a film degree in 1993, has been a visiting instructor there since 2015, co-teaching a Script to Screen course.
by cinemaniax7
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Eddie Money has died at the age of 70 following a battle with esophageal cancer. In 1978, he hit the charts with the singles “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets to Paradise.” After struggling with drug addiction, Money made a comeback in 1986 with the hit single "Take Me Home Tonight," a duet with 1960s...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Oil tycoon and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens has died at the age of 91. In the 1980s, Pickens switched from drilling for oil to plumbing for riches on Wall Street, leading bids to take over such oil companies as Gulf, Phillips, and Unocal. Later in his career, he championed renewable energy, inc...
by cinemaniax7
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Nicki Minaj has announced she’s retiring from music to be with family. With 104 hit singles, Minaj has made the most total appearances on the Billboard Hot 100 chart among female artists. Taylor Swift ranks just behind her with 95.
by cinemaniax7
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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California has become the first U.S. state to outlaw fur trapping. The Wildlife Protection Act of 2019 prohibits commercial or recreational trapping on both public and private lands.
by cinemaniax7
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! in the Media
Replies: 612
Views: 106378

Re: J! in the Media

Video of Alex giving an update on his health and kicking off the new season of J!

https://www.thewrap.com/alex-trebek-can ... season-36/

"It's going to be a good year" — Alex
by cinemaniax7
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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FWIW, TMZ is reporting that Jay-Z will soon acquire a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team, which would make him the first black team owner in league history. Earlier in the week, Jay-Z’s company, Roc Nation, struck a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice. Jay-Z ...
by cinemaniax7
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Peter Fonda died this week at the age of 79. He became something of a counterculture icon when he co-wrote, produced, and starred in the 1969 road movie Easy Rider . Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern were Oscar nominated for their Easy Rider screenplay. He was also nominated for an Academy Aw...
by cinemaniax7
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will play a 2020 regular season game at the site where the movie Field of Dreams was filmed. It will be the first Major League Baseball game ever played in Iowa. MLB will build a temporary 8,000-seat ballpark at the Dyersville, Iowa, site for the game. The ...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Harry Friedman stepping down after Season 36
Replies: 20
Views: 2888

Re: Harry Friedman stepping down after Season 36

I'd love it they never did another Kids Week, Celeb, or "Power Players" Week ever again. The latter two are utterly unwatchable garbage 97% of the time, and Kids Week....just isn't enjoyable trivia (the Teen Tournament teeters right on the edge sometimes). If there's popular demand for them, eh wha...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Hall of Fame middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti has died at the age of 78. Buoniconti was a leader of the famed "No-Name Defense" that helped the Miami Dolphins win Super Bowl VII, capping off the NFL's first and only undefeated season (1973). A six-time AFL All-Star and two-time Pro Bowler, Buonicon...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 609
Views: 45574

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Broadway director and producer Hal Prince, whose work changed the course of musical theater in the twentieth century, has died at the age of 91. Prince directed such landmark musicals as Cabaret , The Phantom of the Opera , Evita , Sweeney Todd , and Company . As a producer, he brought to the stage ...