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Beau Jo's (Fort Collins)
100 North College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO
80524
Monday, June 29, 2015
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The League of Second Rate Super Powers @ BEAU JO'S!!!
Andizzle fo' Shizzle

Some people may say that being a member of the G20 but not a member of the G8 makes you a superpower, but kind of a second rate one…you know, like Turkey or Mexico or Australia. Well, my idea of a second ate superpower is the power of fast-growing hair. Or maybe the power to keep your soup warm. How about the power to speak to fish? Seriously, don’t sit there and tell me that Aquaman has first-rate super powers. He doesn’t Because Aquaman sucks.   Things we learned this week: - R2D2 doesn’t have a whole lot of emotional range. - Jay Z is not spelled “Jaizzee”. - Rosh Hashanah
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Help me complete my 2015 art experiment:

#ProjectTshirt!
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Why yes, Andizzle fo' Shizzle is in fact my legit, legal name (as soon as I change it). Fo' rizzle, bizzle. I've hosted over 500 quizzes since 2008 and have written around 1,000 of our rounds. I'm also a vegetarian, a Jew, and a god damned pretty, pretty princess.

I kick ass and sometimes take names where appropriate; Quizmaster extraordinaire and all around nerd, I host the weekly quiz with both fury and pomp. If you ever find youself in need of a good beating in Halo, tetherball, or a good ole' fashioned PBR chugoff, feel free to let me know.

You can learn a little more about my messed up brain over at my Meet Your Quizmaster interview.

Check out Northern Colorado's Facebook page @ www.facebook.com/NoCoGeeksWhoDrink

I also write beer reviews and articles @ www.PorchDrinking.com

And if you so desire, I can also be found on The Facebooks or on The Twitters, Xbox Live, Steam, League of Legends, Battle.net, and your Mom's house.


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Beau Jo's - Monday
7:00pm, 205 N College Ave


Pour Brothers - Tuesday
8:00pm, 18220 Linden St


The Laboratory - Wednesday
7:30pm, 1801 S College Ave


Pateros Creek - Thursday
7:00pm, 242 N. College Ave


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Stick + Stone
3027 Duportail Street
Richland, WA
99352
Monday, June 29, 2015
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This Fall, Fat Kevin Spacey is: "Mike Huckabee"
Erin

Greetings, quizzicles, and welcome to another Monday Funday recap of the shenanigans at Stick+Stone! Lots of old faces, lots of funny and oh, so wrong answers made for a most memorable night. There was laughs, some yelling, and overall jovialness permeating throughout the evening. Would you like to hear about it? No? Then why are you here, jackass?! Round 1 started off strong, with two perfect scores and no one below a 6! C-3PO would be most proud. However, team Below Me came out early as the Team to Beat™, scoring a whopping 28 points in Round 2, and showing me that even 30-something white dudes have mad respect for Brandy and Monica. However,
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Abel's North
4001 W Parmer Ln
Austin, TX
78727
Monday, June 29, 2015
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In Which I Have Technological Anxiety
Professor D

I don’t know about all of you, but I enjoyed the weekend. Any time when more people are empowered with rights previously denied them, I look at that as progress.   In unrelated news, I still cannot manage to escape the ever-present anxiety that plagues me whenever I do anything related to backing up or resetting or transferring data on electronic devices.   Just this weekend, I managed to swap out our Xbox 360 by way of clever usage of credit card rewards promotions, and transferring its contents to a USB drive, though very simple in practice, filled me with a sense of dread.   And then, I have also been attempting to turn
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During the day, I encourage people to buy beer. At night, I host pub quizzes and I encourage people to buy beer while asking them random questions. Jobs are weird. My uncle used to call me "professor" when I was a kid. I'm not really a professor. I drive a truck that might be older than you. I do the best Hank Hill impression you'll ever hear, unless you know Mike Judge. I haven't updated my Wordpress blog in a really long time. I live with my wife, Deirdre, here in Austin. She's a badass floral designer and excellent lady.


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Rose & Thistle Pub
2314 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR
97232
Monday, June 29, 2015
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Wherein Team AJ chats about Neighbors
Team AJ

Jeremy: Anyone else have that awkward moment when water comes through your ceiling from your upstairs neighbor's apartment?   Angela: And you notice if painted over correctly, you could make it look like a boob, the bubble of water being the nipple?   Jeremy: It was definitely surprising that the ceiling paint or primer was holding in a whole "nipple" full of water. Had no idea it was that elastic. Weird stuff.   Angela: I think that makes 3 or 4 times I've had to go up there and say, "hey you got something going on that's causing water to fall through to our apartment. Could you maybe fix that?"   Jeremy:
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Angela and Jeremy - Team AJ!


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Marg's Taco Bistro
500 East 19th Avenue
Denver, CO
80203
Monday, June 29, 2015
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Roseanne Barr Vs. Sonia Sotomayor
TheBeastMother

My Friendly Feathered Friends... Thanks for making it out tonight! Those of you who didn't come, please know that the following missive is not intended for you. You lost that right. (I'm just kidding, I know my audience is wide and deep. Read on, all!) It feels like a somewhat different world then the one we were living in last Monday. Marriage is legal, Charlize Theron and Sean Penn broke up, and Sarah is now a server instead of the hostess, Greece might drop out of Europe or something. All these changes, positive as they are, leave my head spinning. You? No? About time for all of the above? OK, I concur. One of the most exciting events of the night occurred before quiz started, when
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As a consummate quizzer myself, it's great to finally be in charge. For once.

I've lived in Denver almost my whole life and spend most of my days chasing my toddler. I'm really interested in Iceland right now. I mean honestly, it looks like a magical mystery land. Don't you want to go? I do. I am a cat person, but I actually really like dogs too. My favorite flavor of ice cream is that pink peppermint kind that's only available at Christmas. 

Any questions? No? Then let's begin.


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Old School Brewing Company
8410 W Desert Inn Road
Las Vegas, NV
89117
Sunday, June 28, 2015
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BANG went my ankles!
Bersonality

Hey there, Reader! We had a great group of players join us at the Old School Brewing Company [OSBC] this week. A slightly tougher than usual quiz kept us all on our toes. Every week, Phill, our bartender, chooses a topic for which all of our team names are based. Then, the staff of OSBC votes on which one they like the best. Our team name contest’s theme this week: Gay Marriage (or, as we can now call it, Marriage). Everyone came up with some great names, but SMELL MY SCOTUS was the staff favorite. They won a Geeks Who Drink Pint Glass and a free pitcher of beer.   THINGS WE LEARNED: Jane Fonda was not in Three Days of the
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Beachfront 301 Bar & Grill
301 Main Street #101
Huntington Beach, CA
92648
Monday, June 29, 2015
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Quizzin' Aint ezay! But it sho' is fun!
Tom Servo!

The return of The Thompson almost spelt you demise, but the super team from The Harp Inn was a formidable foe.
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Huh? My story? Okay. It was never easy for me. I was born a poor black child. I remember the days, sittin' on the porch with my family, singin' and dancin' down in Mississippi...

Gawd I love that movie.

So what can I say about myself, Im an avid Transformers buff, Id say I have roughly 300+ pieces in my collection and it grows by the week.  I currently work full time for Star Trac Logistics which basically means I do the work of 3 guys while getting paid for 1 mans work.

I been Quizmaster since December of 2010ish and its only getting better, so when IM not scouring the toy shops or quizzing, or working for the Man.

So not only do i Love Transformers, I have and extensive collecting of 80's Movies as well as music.

I karaoke as much as possible and I don't want toot my own horn, but I got a set of pipes on me.

As far as my softer side, I do enjoy live theatre and try to perform as much as possible myself, whether it be in a musical or stage play, but I also try to do Improv.

Yes just like "Whose Line".

 

So let me sign off by saying this,

 I don't need any of this. I don't need this stuff, and I don't need *you*. I don't need anything. Except this. 

And that's the only thing I need is *this*. I don't need this or this. Just this ashtray... And this paddle game. - The ashtray and the paddle game and that's all I need...

And this remote control. - The ashtray, the paddle game, and the remote control, and that's all I need...

And these matches. - The ashtray, and these matches, and the remote control, and the paddle ball... And this lamp. - The ashtray, this paddle game, and the remote control, and the lamp, and that's all *I* need. And that's *all* I need too.

I don't need one other thing, not one... I need this. - The paddle game and the chair, and the remote control, and the matches for sure. Well what are you looking at? What do you think I'm some kind of a jerk or something! - And this. That's all I need.
 The ashtray, the remote control, the paddle game, and this magazine, and the chair.

 And I don't need one other thing, except my dog.
[dog growls at him],
I don't need my dog. 


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Wyman's No.5
2037 E. 13th Ave
Denver, CO
80206
Monday, June 29, 2015
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I Had a Game Gear
JoseTrujillo

I never got into Pokemon despite being the prime demographic. I didn't have a Game Boy, I had the simultaneously superior and inferior Game Gear. I feel bad for Sega as time and time again they've blown it. There was a long tradition in the 90s of Sega having the most advanced hardware, but the games just couldn't compete with the likes of Mario, Zelda, and other Nintendo titles. The Game Gear had hands down better graphics than anything Nintendo was doing in handhelds at the time between being in color and backlit, but that also made the system big, about twice as large as a Game Boy. Then there was batteries. If you wanted to keep that thing running you were doomed to spend a fortune in
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Barcadia (NOLA)
601 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA
70130
Monday, June 29, 2015
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A Doggone Shame
Quizmaster Mike

So if you didn’t know the format of our venue Barcadia, I’m gonna crack an egg of knowledge on you. There’s the front room, where the quiz happens alongside video games and people screaming unnecessarily loud at Jenga games. Then there’s the back gaming room, where jocks see who can punch the hardest and you can play on an un-maintenanced Mari Kart machine. But in between those rooms is the private room, which, apparently, is different than Ohm Lounge, where all the fat-cats go to play their video games. So last night, in that private room, some people were filming. And not just any people. Professionals. And not just any professionals.
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Mike moved down to New Orleans 3 days before Hurricane Katrina hit. Yikes. After spending the next 5 years down there, he packed up his wagon trained and headed West, to the great unknown. There, he met Kent and Eric of the Geeks crew, and he started hosting a quiz in Santa Fe. After denying the seductive as long as he could, Mike returned to his first love, the city of New Orleans. There, he hosts a weekly quiz and gets all the girls.

Mike spent much of his childhood on a farm on the East Coast. He quickly fled the cows, the cold, and the close-by relatives breathing down his neck. He has been known to wander the wasteland alone, picking at the shells of supply trains.

Mike likes warm rain, Planet Earth, any food stuffed with another food, Bugs Bunny cartoons, bacon, Risk, the zombie apocalypse and exclamation points! He hates J-Lo movies, Dr. Phil, small dogs, scented candles, coconut candies, and girls that take a million pictures of themselves.


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Puddler's Hall
2461 South Saint Clair Street
Milwaukee, WI
53207
Monday, June 29, 2015
[Monday's @ 7:30 pm]
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Development Arrested
Genghis Rebhahn

 Salutations, ladies and germs! Bryan here, stepping out of cryosleep to sub for Jake! I've got to say, it's a treat to dust off my imaginary Quizmaster cap for a show, because it has been far too long. Seriously though, if anyone knows when I can get an actual Quizmaster cap, please let me know. I'll be eternally grateful. Well folks, the competition was fierce, much like Red on "Orange Is The New Black." Seriously guys, I can't stop watching. The binge train has no brakes, and I grow weary of Netflix telling me to take a break. DON'T JUDGE MY LIFESTYLE CHOICES, NETFLIX, GAWD. That being said, you all gave me a run
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Born and raised in the outskirts of the Armpit of the Midwest, otherwise known as Racine (or Raycilla, if you're hardcore), I found myself isolated from the depravity of city life.

That's not to say that I was sheltered: 

As the school nerd, I found myself the butt of many jokes. No matter, I was raised by Anti-Dad, the most negative superhero on the planet. Where there is hope, he would crush it. Where self-esteem reared it's shiny head, he would be there to kick it in the testicles. I'm practically an insult Navy SEAL.

Years upon years of cultivating caustic wit and enough Snapple facts to keep that company running for centuries, I found myself with nothing but a college education, a permanent five o'clock shadow, and the voice of a radio announcer.

Sounds like the perfect recipe for a Quizmaster.


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Corner Pub
14565 Allen West Road
Bow, WA
98232
Sunday, June 28, 2015
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I'm Feelin' So Fly Like a G8
Master Moose

What a great quiz. You guys rocked it tonight. Don't feel bad if you didn't get the answer to question 6 in the first round though. I guess no one has seen that movie. In the second round we saw something that rarely happens. Kumquats had a perfect score, earning them not only the full 16 points, but they also played their joker gaining them an additional 16. Also, an honorable mention goes to 3 Rights and a Wrong who only missed 1 point. It still would have been a good time to play their joker, but they decided to save it for a later round. Another shoutout goes to Kinney's Army and Statler&Waldorf in
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In the year 1900 Seamus was accused of a crime he didn't commit. He then requisitioned Nikola Tesla to build a device that would send him to 2013 to find the answers and clear his name. You are those answers.


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Edge Brewing
525 Steelhead Way
Boise, ID
83704
Monday, June 29, 2015
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Sweatin' With The Oldie
The Comedy Freek

Hey Party People, How hot was the Quiz last night? Well, it was 104 degrees outside and 210 degrees inside. How do I know this? Cause people wouldn’t shut up about it (especially QM Jeff…hey, that’s me). I should have known it was going to be a hot one when I noticed the servers were wearing very lovely almost nothings. (not that there’s anything wrong with that…okay, maybe that one dude in the G-string…) but what did they know that we didn’t?    First of all, I didn’t expect it to be that busy last night. I though people would hide at home. (maybe 4 to 9 teams…maybe) Nope. Standing room only last night
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Jeffrey, a graduate of Theater Arts from San Jose State University, moved from Los Angeles to Boise. In Los Angeles, Jeff performed Stand-up comedy at all the major clubs including The Improv chain and Ha-Ha Cafe. He moved to Boise just two weeks after the local comedy club closed. Looking for a performance outlet, and because he was driving his family insane, he signed up for Geek Who Drink. Jeff is a movie geek who is always quoting lines, which also drives his family insane. Jeff is always ready with a bad impersonation and a funny story.


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Bull Feeney's
375 Fore St
Portland, ME
04101
Monday, June 29, 2015
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Everything Old is New Again
Uncle Buck Mulligan

I know you're all hoping that this blog won't be about playlists or tourists, but tough titty, kids. I always forget that there are actual things to do in the summer and so I won't want to sit around the house for an hour just making a playlist for you guys, so I showed up completely unprepared last night and went back to the first playlist I made for the quiz on Spotify, and it was glorious. Dr Worm? Pre-Uptown-Funk Mark Ronson? Why did I put Kiss From A Rose on here? I don't have an answer for you, but hashtag no regrets.    Some of you may have had a problem hearing all these great tunes, or more importantly, the questions and audio clips that actually
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I'm stately and plump. I make giant pancakes. I spend too much time in bowling alleys. I'm not above a good dead mother joke. I smoke cigarillos and am irresponsible. When I makes tea, I makes tea.

 

I am Uncle Buck Mulligan.


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Red Papaya
530 1st Ave N
Seattle, WA
98109
Monday, June 29, 2015
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A Trip Down Antiquated Lane
Cheems

Round 7 was one of my, and many quizzers, favorite audio rounds in a long time. We heard clips from kids being interviewed while reacting to antiquated toys and electronics, such as Teddy Ruxpin and the Walkman. Hilarity ensued, such as one of the kids saying about a walkman, "I guess you can carry it around in your big pocket." You had to be there.   Speaking of having to be there, we had 8 fun teams playing last night. Surprisingly, everyone saved their jokers for the final round (I think that's a first), but it didn't help much as round 8 was a doozy! Interpretive Jiggery-Pokery came in second place, and Super Balls
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Hey errybody! My name is Harry, but most people call me Cheems (a version of my last name). I'm a newbie to the west coast as I've spent my entire life in the northeast.

I enjoy wheat microbrews, live music, and learning about the quirkier/secretive sides of metropolitan hubs.

See you at the quiz!

 

PS. Go Giants!


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Caveau Wine Bar
450 E. 17th Street
#110
Denver, CO
80203
Monday, June 29, 2015
[Monday's @ 6:30 pm]
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Dependence Day
Score-O-Matt-ic 9001 Series QUIZBOT

Humans, you have a funny way of celebrating your holidays.  You do the same exact thing every year. Let me know if this sounds familiar.Let's start with blowing things up.  You celebrate America's Independence (on the wrong day, I might add, but don't get my STARTED on that one) by exploding things mades in China, set it to music composed by a Russian that commemorates their war with France.  Yep.  'Merica.Depending on where you view said celebrations, you could be treated to the many various music forms that Tchaikovsky didn't think of.  Most notably: Country music.  If you don't write a country county song the incorporates all* of the
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Score-O-Matt-ic 9001 Series Quizbot is heck-bent on the enslavement of humanity and world domination.  When he is not slowly polluting minds, he is infecting those of Quizlandia through daily and weekly statistical analysis.  

KNEEL BEFORE QUIZBOT! 


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Blue Star Cafe & Pub
4512 Stone Way North
Seattle, WA
98103
Monday, June 29, 2015
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One Year Later
Ivan the Adequate

And just like that, a year has gone by since I’ve started hosting at Blue Star. It’s a bit of a cliché amongst quizmasters to say this, but this really is the best job ever. I get to drink great beer and hang out with great people and crack terrible jokes and just generally make an ass of myself on a weekly basis. And I love it.   Apart from the usual ceremonies (which were on steroids this week as 21 full teams packed the house), I decided to commemorate the occasion by giving out DVDs from my personal collection of unwanted films.   Below is the the breakdown of prizes and my descriptions of the films (some of these descriptions
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