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<ul><li>1. ________  was created on January 13, 2008 by Maxime Valette, Guillaume Passaglia and Didier Guedj. The site is ...
 
 
Rosebud
3. When ____X_____ first came to Hollywood, he worked as a gofer for animation legends William Hanna and Joseph Barbera at...
 
The Los Angeles-based ATAS established the _______ as part of an image-building and public relations opportunity. The name...
 
Where would you be if you were in a neighbourhood bounded roughly by Houston Street on the north, Lafayette Street/Centre ...
SoHo (South of Huston)
Better known as ... The toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum is extremely neurotoxic. When introduced int...
Botox
Where?
 
Who? <ul><li>Based on the surname of an explorer </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most important districts in the USA is named...
Columbia
Identify
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WASP
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What is the name for the number: (10^(10^100))
GoogolPlex
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Eustace Tiley
______ _______ had, as a contemporary critic put it, a &quot;queer name&quot;. The name ______ was used in interjective ex...
Charles Dickens
Which famous ad campaign A hapless history buff (played by Sean Whalen) receives a call to answer a radio station's $10,00...
 
Where would you see all of them?
Pound Notes
Whose Logo
 
Who? Born July 4, 1917, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City, to Irish immigrants Sarah and Joseph Rogers. J...
 
The line was first spoken by Chevy Chase on October 11, 1975. Initially, the name of the show was slightly different, due ...
 
Identify the comic
 
Long, (mostly)Visual Connect
 
 
 
+
Identify the character and the play <ul><li>In English folklore, _____ is a mythological fairy or mischievous nature sprit...
 
 
When asked &quot;What is _____?&quot; Derrida replied, &quot;I have no simple and formalisable response to this question. ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
A state in a game where a player can win the entire match by winning the next point
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S02E01 - TOW The Big Apple

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S02E01 - TOW The Big Apple

  1. 1. <ul><li>1. ________ was created on January 13, 2008 by Maxime Valette, Guillaume Passaglia and Didier Guedj. The site is the English version of the creators' original website in French, Viedemerde.fr. VDM has become one of France's top ten sites. </li></ul>
  2. 4. Rosebud
  3. 5. 3. When ____X_____ first came to Hollywood, he worked as a gofer for animation legends William Hanna and Joseph Barbera at the MGM cartoon studio. Seeing his talent as an artist, they offered ____X____ a starting level position as an animation artist. However, citing his desire to become an actor, he declined. X went on, obviously, to become a famous actor. He lived next to Marlon Brando and Warren Beatty on Mulholland for a few years earing it the nickname “Bad Boy Drive”.
  4. 7. The Los Angeles-based ATAS established the _______ as part of an image-building and public relations opportunity. The name &quot;______&quot; was chosen as a feminization of a nickname used for the image orthicon tubes that were common in early television cameras. To complement the name, the statuette was designed to include an atom.
  5. 9. Where would you be if you were in a neighbourhood bounded roughly by Houston Street on the north, Lafayette Street/Centre Street on the east, Canal Street on the south, and West Broadway on the west.
  6. 10. SoHo (South of Huston)
  7. 11. Better known as ... The toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum is extremely neurotoxic. When introduced intravenously in monkeys, type A of the toxin exhibits an LD50 of 40-56 ng, type C1 around 32 ng, type D 3200 ng, and type E 88 ng, rendering the above types some of the most powerful neurotoxins known.
  8. 12. Botox
  9. 13. Where?
  10. 15. Who? <ul><li>Based on the surname of an explorer </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most important districts in the USA is named after her </li></ul>
  11. 16. Columbia
  12. 17. Identify
  13. 18. The first use of a term They are '____s' -- in the cocktail party jargon of the sociologists. To their ____ishness should be added the tendency to be located on the eastern seaboard or around San Francisco, to be prep school and Ivy League educated, and to be possessed of inherited wealth.&quot;
  14. 19. WASP
  15. 20. To prevent a vehicle-delivered bomb from entering the area, Rogers Marvel designed a new kind of bollard, a faceted piece of sculpture whose broad, slanting surfaces offer people a place to sit in contrast to the typical bollard, which is supremely unsittable. The bollard, which is called the Nogo, looks a bit like one of Frank Gehry's unorthodox culture palaces, but it is hardly insensitive to its surroundings. Its bronze surfaces actually echo the grand doorways of ___________. Pedestrians easily slip through groups of them as they make their way onto __________ from the area around historic Trinity Church. Cars, however, cannot pass.
  16. 22. What is the name for the number: (10^(10^100))
  17. 23. GoogolPlex
  18. 24. Where would you see these? &quot;I can't see dead people&quot; &quot;I was not the sixth Beatle&quot; &quot;I am not a 32 year old woman&quot; &quot;Nobody reads these anymore&quot; &quot;I will not illegally download this movie&quot;
  19. 26. Alfred d'Orsay, known as the comte d'Orsay (September 1801–4 August 1852) was a French amateur artist, dandy, and man of fashion in the early - to mid - 19th century. A certain carricature of his done by James Fraser which appeared in the 11 th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica was adapted much later to an iconic image.
  20. 27. Eustace Tiley
  21. 28. ______ _______ had, as a contemporary critic put it, a &quot;queer name&quot;. The name ______ was used in interjective exclamations like &quot;What the ______!&quot; as a substitute for &quot;devil&quot;. It was recorded in the OED as originating from Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. It was also used as a substitute for &quot;deuce&quot; as in the phrase &quot;to play the ______&quot; in the meaning &quot;to play havoc/mischief&quot;.
  22. 29. Charles Dickens
  23. 30. Which famous ad campaign A hapless history buff (played by Sean Whalen) receives a call to answer a radio station's $10,000 trivia question, &quot;Who shot Alexander Hamilton in that famous duel?&quot; The man's apartment is shown to be a private museum to the duel, packed with artifacts. He answers the question correctly, but because his mouth is full of peanut butter and his answer is unintelligible. The ad, was directed by Michael Bay
  24. 32. Where would you see all of them?
  25. 33. Pound Notes
  26. 34. Whose Logo
  27. 36. Who? Born July 4, 1917, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City, to Irish immigrants Sarah and Joseph Rogers. Joseph Rogers died when Steve was only a child and his mother, Sarah, died of pneumonia while Steve was a teen. By early 1940, before America's entry into World War II, Rogers was a tall but scrawny fine arts student specializing in illustration.
  28. 38. The line was first spoken by Chevy Chase on October 11, 1975. Initially, the name of the show was slightly different, due to the preexistence of another show which had the current name. This is how the pronouncement received its odd wording.
  29. 40. Identify the comic
  30. 42. Long, (mostly)Visual Connect
  31. 46. +
  32. 47. Identify the character and the play <ul><li>In English folklore, _____ is a mythological fairy or mischievous nature sprite. _____ is also a generalised personification of land spirits. In more recent times, the figure of Robin Goodfellow is identified as a _____. </li></ul>
  33. 50. When asked &quot;What is _____?&quot; Derrida replied, &quot;I have no simple and formalisable response to this question. All my essays are attempts to have it out with this formidable question&quot;. Derrida believes that _______ is necessarily complicated and difficult to explain since it actively criticises the very language needed to explain it. “ Whenever _____ finds a nutshell—a secure axiom or a pithy maxim—the very idea is to crack it open and disturb this tranquility. Indeed, that is a good rule of thumb in ______. That is what _____ is all about, its very meaning and mission, if it has any. One might even say that cracking nutshells is what _______ is.”
  34. 57. A state in a game where a player can win the entire match by winning the next point
  35. 58. This statue can be found in Oviedo, Spain. Whose is it? Oviedo featured prominently in some of his subsequent work.

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