The Lion and Rose Pub (Westlake Hills)
701 Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746
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What up, my little Lions and Lionesses?!?
Thanks to the lack of any Presidential debates, we had a lively crowd at the ol’ Lion & Rose this evening… but it’s a crowd that just can’t keep its stripper movies straight!
Allow me to illustrate why I (your always amazing and modest quizmaster!) am able to tell Showgirls and Striptease apart:
1) Showgirls was released the very day I got to college in ‘95. With no parental supervision to guilt me out of it, I was able to see it without feeling dirty on opening night! In fact, I convinced half of my dorm floor to go see it with me as a communal bonding experience.
2) Showgirls contains the absolutely, positively LEAST realistic sex scene ever committed to film. Unforgettable isn’t a strong enough word for the coitus performed by Kyle McLaughlin and Elizabeth Berkley in that pool.
4) My summer roommate’s girlfriend was in town the week Striptease came out, and instead of putting a tie on the door, he locked the deadbolt so I couldn’t even get in to my damn apartment. So while he was layin’ the pipe, I was forced to kill time at a skuzzy theater watching Demi Moore show her taters.
5) I love me some Ving Rhames. After a star-making turn in Pulp Fiction, Mission: Impossible had upped his profile to the point I thought he could do no wrong. Only three weeks later he was in Striptease … I was greatly mistaken.
Since I have little benchmarks in my life to associate bad films with, I would be aces on rounds like this, should we ever do one again. Feel free to beg me to be on your team now.
Congrats to our once/former/future/forever champions Hell of the Oily Dragon for pulling the victory out tonight. Nothing and no one would relegate these quiz masters to 2nd place for a second consecutive week! And only their lack of Gigli knowledge would keep them from a perfect 32 point Sooner or Later Round. And their punishment for this tiny oversight? I condem them all to a screening of Gigli… curtains pulled… doors locked… no escape.
Last week’s champs Pac-Man Was Ms. Pac-Man’s Beard dropped back to 2nd place and now sit four points behind the Dragons in the monthly race for our $50 gift card. With two quizzes left to make up this margin, these boys will have to bring their A game! It was a great surprise to this week’s 3rd place winners Our Lips Are Moist to take home the 3rd place gift card, but with the best R8 score of the night (jokered, no less!) these ladies earned their prize with their slim victory over the Honey Badgers!
Hope you enjoyed yourselves this evening, and I hope we see you back again next week. I know I’m looking forward to it, and I ain’t LION!