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by cinemaniax7
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 2871

Re: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread

$400 clue in the category BERNSTEINS in the November 17, 1998, episode of J!: In the '50s Walter Bernstein joined other Hollywood writers on this most unwanted list The correct response: "What is the blacklist?" Blacklisted screenwriter and producer Walter Bernstein passed away January 22 at the age...
by cinemaniax7
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 2871

Re: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread

Mira Furlan, who played the mysterious Frenchwoman, Danielle Rousseau on Lost , has died at the age of 65. The cause of death has been reported as complications from the West Nile Virus. Furlan is also known for starring as Minbari Ambassador Delenn in the five-season run of Babylon 5 from 1994 to 1...
by cinemaniax7
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1399

Re: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I'm shocked that the wagering police have not put in an appearance on the board after today's FJ. Did I miss a memo declaring a moratorium on wager-related finger-wagging?
by cinemaniax7
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.
Replies: 44
Views: 2790

Re: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.

Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has died at the age of 75.
by cinemaniax7
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 2871

Re: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread

Phil Spector has appeared in several J! clues, so if you're unfamiliar with his body of musical work, I suggest you explore it a bit. Besides which, the man himself would highly recommend you make the effort. We just watched a 2009 documentary/interview in which Spector shamelessly compares himself ...
by cinemaniax7
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Notable Coronavirus Deaths
Replies: 56
Views: 9685

Re: Notable Coronavirus Deaths

trainman wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:40 pm
As noted by MarkBarrett in the study guide thread: Phil Spector, murderer who also did some music production work, at age 81.
Everything I've read says Phil Spector died of natural causes. Are you certain about the COVID connection?
by cinemaniax7
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 1/11/21 week
Replies: 26
Views: 552

Re: FJs for the 1/11/21 week

:( :D :D :( :shock: Tough week of FJs for me. The Crown was of little help to me on Friday's clue. That's because although the first season was incredible, the second season was an utter slog and largely forgettable. I remembered the JFK/Jackie episode, but I couldn't recall if Anne and Charles were...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread
Replies: 192
Views: 9823

Re: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread

Jeopardy! has announced three more future guest hosts: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker and The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik.
by cinemaniax7
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 11, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 85
Views: 4036

Re: Monday, January 11, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Ken J comported himself well. 'Nuff said for now.
by cinemaniax7
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.
Replies: 44
Views: 2790

Re: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread

Noted film director Michael Apted has passed away at the age of 79. Apted directed Sissy Spacek to an Oscar-winning performance in Coal Miner's Daughter , and he directed the acclaimed "Up" series of documentary films ( 21 Up, 28 Up, 35 Up , etc.). He also directed the James Bond film The World Is N...
by cinemaniax7
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.
Replies: 44
Views: 2790

Re: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.

Tommy Lasorda, longtime manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 93. Lasorda managed the Dodgers from 1976 to 1996, winning two World Series titles with the team. He briefly came out of retirement to manage Team USA to gold in the 2000 Summer...
by cinemaniax7
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.
Replies: 44
Views: 2790

Re: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.

Gerry Marsden, the front man of 1960s Liverpool music group Gerry and the Pacemakers, has died at the age of 78. Gerry and the Pacemakers are featured regularly on the J! playing boards in connection with their hit song "Ferry Cross the Mersey." The group had several other top ten singles, including...
by cinemaniax7
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 12/28/20 week
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: FJs for the 12/28/20 week

:D :D :D :( :D
:D :D :D

I remember seeing all of these games previously, and I STILL blanked on Labor.
by cinemaniax7
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 55662

Re: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread

I don't foresee this coming up on Jeopardy!, but William Link, the Emmy-winning co-creator of Columbo and Murder, She Wrote (with Richard Levinson), has died at the age of 87. He also created the Ellery Queen and Mannix TV series.
by cinemaniax7
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 55662

Re: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread

Fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died at 98. In the 1985 film Back to the Future , Lorraine keeps referring to Marty McFly as “Calvin” when they first meet because the name Calvin Klein is written on his underwear. In the French-dubbed version, Lorraine calls him “Pierre” because she says the nam...
by cinemaniax7
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Notable Coronavirus Deaths
Replies: 56
Views: 9685

Re: Notable Coronavirus Deaths

Armando Manzanero, Legendary Mexican Singer/Songwriter, Dies at 85 After COVID Diagnosis

UPDATE: The Associated Press reports that Manzanero was hospitalized with COVID-19 in December. but his publicist says he died of complications from a kidney problem.
by cinemaniax7
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 12/21/20 week
Replies: 24
Views: 585

Re: FJs for the 12/21/20 week

:D :D :D :D :D

I'm not at all certain I had seen all five games previously, but I also cannot say that one or more of the games was definitely new to me.
by cinemaniax7
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 421
Views: 102243

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

Phil Niekro, a very good pitcher for some very bad Atlanta Brave teams (and my childhood hero), has died of cancer at 81. A Hall of Fame hurler and master of the knuckleball, Niekro threw more innings than any pitcher in the past 100 years. Niekro is the seventh Hall of Famer to pass away in 2020. ...