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WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE?

KAREN // @momopeche

Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

EXPERTISE: Geography, Hip Hop, Dogs, Patrick Swayze, Scout

 

COLIN // @colin13

Cannot tolerate lines that are not 100% parallel or 100% perpendicular.

EXPERTISE: Classic Rock, Academy Awards, NBA, Star Wars, Sniper

 

DANA // @ItsKindaSweet

Kinda sweet, kinda hilarious. Game designer extraordinaire.  

EXPERTISE: Literature, Indie Rock, Pop Culture, New Zealand, Prince, Medic

 

CHRIS // @kobunheat

Walking retro videogame almanac. Ravenclaw.  

EXPERTISE: US government, James Taylor, videogames, Spy

Monday
Dec242012

43: Our Favorite Things


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Brown paper packages tied up with string...these are a few of my favorite things! Chris shares his Nintendo expertise and that old box of videogames in your attic might be worth lots of money! Colin quizzes us on his love of typography. Karen's favorite thing is actually extremely poisonous. And Dana schools us on her favorite thing: wordplay.

ALSO: how to prepare for a quiz bowl, genetic hybrids (ZORSE!), the trivia-heavy story of Fleetwood Mac, and "Painter? Or Cheese?"

RUNTIME: 45 minutes 24 seconds

 

Featured Interlude Music:

"My Favorite Things" by Julie Andrews  Amazon | iTunes 

 

Reader Comments (4)

What was the geography quiz app mentioned in this episode?

December 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKara

It's called Geomaster by Visuamobile!

December 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGJB Karen

I'm a new listener and still catching up on old episodes. I have to say I LOVED Dana's proverb quiz. Good job!

March 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPenelope

But wait, there are actual Roald Dahl/Ian Fleming connections! While Ian Fleming wrote the novel "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", Roald Dahl did write the screenplay for the movie. Additionally, Roald Dahl wrote the screenplay for the James Bond movie "You Only Live Twice" based on the Ian Fleming novel. Pretty neat!

July 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMaire

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