Elementary My Dear Watson
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?”
It seems only natural that our inevitable overlord would be a New Yorker. Read More
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.
tonight in dvr
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.
No secret that we’re Jeopardy! partisans, and no secret, too, that tonight’s continuation of the annual college tournament is the last, best chance to form your prejudices about the contestants before the finals next week. Take a drink every time Alex gets overruled by the judges! (It’s happening more and more! What’s going on, A.T.?) Read More
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.
In the epic struggle for supremacy between man and machine, the battleground of trivia may soon belong to the robots.
IBM’s Watson beat two of Jeopardy’s most dominant champions today during a practice round out in Yorktown Heights, NY.
All three will play a real round on television in February. Watson’s deep knowledge and ability Read More