What is this? This is barely even a clue. Last night’s Jeopardy hint under “Scandal” for 800 was not only full of shitty punctuation, but a little too easy to be anything than Trebek throwing elbows:
In 2013 Rob Ford,
Mayor of this 4th-
Largest city in N.
America, First said
He smoked weed, not crack…then yes,
OK, crack, too.
“What is an Allen Ginsberg poem?”
Because during this dark polar vortex of the soul we all need a little something to make us smile, here is Alex Trebek reading rap lyrics in what might be the show’s easiest clues for anyone who isn’t a 73-year-old white dude from Canada.
I was on Jeopardy!, and I was going to lose. Not only that, but it looked like I was going to lose epically, disastrously, as bad as Wolf Blitzer had, but even worse, because I wasn’t playing for charity. This had the potential to be one of the worst Jeopardy! performances of all time.
This Friday, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close opens nationwide. The film made headlines not merely for its treatment of the events of September 11, 2001–one of the first mass-market releases to do so–but also for its unusual method of casting its young male lead: Messr. Thomas Horn was discovered on a youth edition of Jeopardy! (Check out his acting in the trailer, below.) Check out seven other Jeopardy! contestants (including one entendre-spewing recent favorite) we think were made for the movies.
Last night on Jeopardy,a nice-looking young man named Mike came out with an answer that was definitely not consistent with his sweater-vest, be-speckled persona. This is the kind of humor you won’t be getting when you replace all your contestants with computers, Alex Trebek.
You never know when you’re gonna bumble into the next, new internet thing—2.0. Today, Mediabistro’s FishbowlNY blogger Noah Davis offered a post about an article by Larry Platt in the current GQ that restored his faith in journalism and blogging about the same.
Writes Mr. Davis:
Sometimes you read an article Read More