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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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My Wife Went to Quilt Week and All I Got Was This Fancy Craft Beer
Todd Holloman

Paducah, Kentucky is home to the National Quilt Museum and the last week of every April is designated “Quilt Week.” Thousands of quilters and their spouses descend upon our sleepy little town from all over the world. They patronize local restaurants and shops and are quite a boost for the local economy. I was hoping that some of them might make their way to Dry Ground Brewing Company for the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz. But, alas, no. Well, there was an older gentleman there who was very put out that we didn’t have Mich Ultra, because “them fancy beers don’t taste like beer.” Most of the visiting quilters are elderly, so maybe the name of our
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Yes. Your Designated Driver Counts as a Team Member Even if They're Just Bagpiping
Todd Holloman

Okay, so here’s what happened. For the third week in a row, we had a tie for first. I don’t know how this keeps happening or what god needs to be appeased to make it stop, but it is what it is. Then, it was discovered that the team that came in third place had, in fact, broken the “only six members per team” rule and had been playing with seven members, or as they put it, “six and a designated driver,” as if being the DD rendered you deaf and unable to answer to questions. They were cool about their DQ, though. After that was settled, all we had to do was bump the fourth place team up to third place and go home. Yay! Just one problem. There
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Why is Shia LaBeouf?
Todd Holloman

Shia LaBeouf. Dude. I know you’re in Finland, at the moment, doing something weird-ass and performance-arty, but I gotta ask. What the heck, man? Are you really like this or is this some elaborate performance that’s predicated on seeing how many people you can make want to punch you in the face? If so, you’re trying too hard. I mean, millions of people already wanted to punch you in the face after the whole Mutt Williams debacle. Your name alone makes people punchy. It’s neither pleasant to look at or say aloud. It sounds like a ground beef dish at some smarmy hipper-than-thou French bistro/American diner mash-up. “Do you have shit-on-a-shingle?”
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Apr 06, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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50 Shades of Tom Arnold
Todd Holloman

Seventeen teams descended upon Dry Ground Brewing Company last night to throw their brains around for the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz. If you’ve never been, we have audio rounds and even a visual round during our weekly excursion into quiz excellence. Last night’s visual round featured stills from movies that were based on children’s literature. One of the stills was Tom Arnold in “The Stupids,” which someone, jokingly (I hope), identified as “50 Shades of Grey.” My first thought was… *shudder*. My second thought was…Tom Arnold in “50 Shades of Grey” playing both the male and female lead. “Tom Arnold as
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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In China, Geeks Who Drink is Called “Smartly Imbibing People Game. Ask them!”
Todd Holloman

When I was in high school, my biology teacher assigned an oral report that had to be about the medical field. We could choose any branch on the doctor tree. Being a natural born smart ass, I chose gynecology as my subject. I thought it would be hilarious, plus, if my mom found my porn stash, I could claim it was “research material.” The day I gave my report, it was, indeed, hilarious…for my classmates. For me, not so much. Turns out, it was horrifying to stand in front the class and my teacher and say words like “vagina” and “clitoris.” I produced enough flop sweat that day to fill an above ground pool. What is it about the clinical terms for genitalia
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Please Hammer Don't Wheatus
Todd Holloman

Whatever happened to Wheatus? They had a hit back in 2000 with “Teenage Dirtbag” (great song) and that was the last I remembered hearing about them, until they popped up during one of our audio rounds during the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at Dry Ground Brewing Company last night. After the quiz, I decide to solve the mystery of the disappearing Wheatus. I enlisted the aid of the Interwebs and discovered that Wheatus still exists and they’re working on a new album, which will be their sixth. There are currently six members of the band and Wikipedia lists 23 former members. That’s a lot of turnover. Maybe Wheatus is the rock band equivalent of some elite
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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If I Cook My iPhone in the Spy Microwave, Can I Have Healthcare?
Todd Holloman

It’s the morning after the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at Dry Ground Brewing Company and my microwave is watching me as I type this. Not really. That would be silly. Or would it? Think about it. We all have a microwave in our homes. There’s a microwave in the break room at work. Hotel rooms have them. Every convenience store in America has a microwave, so you can heat up a burrito at 3am. We’re surrounded by microwaves. They are… (slight pause while I Google a fancy word for “everywhere”) …ubiquitous. Maybe it’s not such a silly idea that the shadow government would be using microwave ovens
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Mar 09, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Yes, I Will Accept Genital Warts
Todd Holloman

Yesterday in Kentucky, the temperature was in the mid-70’s and the skies were sunny. “Would you look at all the people enjoying this weather? They’re dumb and I don’t like them,” said Nature, adding, “Here’s a cold front mofos!” Cold Front meets Warm Front. There’s small talk. They have drinks. They go back to Warm Front’s place. Warm Front puts on a Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds album (hey, it’s a meteorological system, don’t judge its musical tastes). Things get physical. There are weather-related sex-noises. Then…BOOM…Warm Front and Cold Front make a thunderstorm baby. “Mmmmm…that
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Will I Need Tissues and a Therapist Next Week, Too?
Todd Holloman

It was a very special Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at Dry Ground Brewing Company last night. Things got emotional. Tears flowed like beer. People needed to be held. Must’ve been that category where I played real sad death scenes from animated movies. One minute you’re drinking a beer and laughing because your movie geek buddy missed a question about Stanley Kubrick (‘sup Johnny Holt) and the next minute you’re listening to Mufasa die all over again. It got so bad, we had to set up a “therapy tent” outside the brewery. It wasn’t all painful childhood trauma, though. We also had a round with Coldplay’s Chris Martin warbling
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Is That a Corona in Your Pants?
Todd Holloman

Another week in Trump’s America and, luckily for us, it’s still legal to be smart. As of this writing, there have been no executive orders banning book learning or turning the Library of Congress into the world’s largest indoor mini-golf course. And so, it was without fear of government intervention or deportation that we gathered at Dry Ground Brewing Company for our weekly quizapalooza beer party. In the words of Pliny the Elder, “If you give a mouse a cookie, it poops. Rub that poop on your head. BOOM! Instant boner party!” I may have paraphrased that a bit. Pliny did believe that mouse poop was a male enhancement tool, though, and
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Taylor Swift Got Drunk and Tried to Eat My Pizza
Todd Holloman

Let’s talk about expectations. We all have them. We expect the sun to rise every morning. We expect the next “Star Wars” movie will have a spaceship. We all expected that rebooting Vin Diesel’s “XXX” series was not the greatest idea. Lately, we expect our new POTUS to say something dumb on a daily basis. Personally, I expect every slice of pizza I eat to be delicious, no matter where it came from, because pizza is perfect food. Also, drunk people who try to engage me in conversation when I’m on the microphone in the middle of a round during the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at Dry Ground Brewing Company should expect that I’m going
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Feb 09, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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For God So Loved the Geeks...
Todd Holloman

Isaac Asimov once spoke of a “cult of ignorance” that existed in the United States and every year we keep proving him right. There are exceptions, however. One of the major ones being the weekly Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at Dry Ground Brewing Company. It’s a celebration of smart people. (cue patriotic orchestral music) A place where the intelligent can be intelligent without fear. A time when citizens of this great land are rewarded for their brain power, instead of being called names on social media by people who don’t know the difference between “your” and “you’re” and who also think “likes” can cure cancer.
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Feb 02, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Warren Burgers are Very Conservative with the Condiments
Todd Holloman

Our four most recent Chief Justices of the Supreme Court have two things in common: they’re white and they were all appointed by Republicans. That’s just one of the things we learned at last night’s Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at Dry Ground Brewing Company. Two of the aforementioned justices were named Warren Burger and Earl Warren. Apparently, having “Warren” in your name vastly increases your chances of being a SCOTUS judge. Also, after retirement, Warren Burger opened a chain of “Warren Burger” restaurants, which featured such menu items as the BJB: Blind Justice Burger with RobeSauce and sliders called Lil’
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Mary Tyler DON'T SAY IT!
Todd Holloman

Team names. Let’s talk about them. They are one of the most entertaining aspects of the Geeks Who Drink experience. Some people go for puns. Some tie in recent events. Some are so profane they make the Devil himself blush. Some simply ridicule me, your Quizmaster. I look forward to the team names in our weekly brain-climb to the top of Smarty Pants Mountain. So, when I was informed last night by a team member that his team had rejected his team name suggestion, I was all ears. Let me just say, “Shame on you, Mount Punch More Nazis (which I admit, is a pretty great name AND sentiment), but you could have been Mary Tyler Mortis!”
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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354 Days Without a Bear Attack
Todd Holloman

Last night was the final Geeks Who Drink pub quiz under the Obama presidency and Dry Ground Brewing Company was packed. It was the night before the Inauguration and people wanted beer. Some came to celebrate. Some came to mourn (okay, MOST came to mourn). All came to quiz. While Toby Keith was making America great again with songs about blowing up everything not American while drinking cheap keg beer out of a red Solo cup, we were drinking delicious, locally brewed craft beer and answering questions about eastern monotheistic religions and TV theme songs. Next week, things will be a bit different. We’ll be introducing some new categories. They
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,


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Dry Ground Brewing Co.
3121 Broadway
Paducah, KY
42001
Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
[Thursdays @ 8:00 pm]
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I CCCuP
Todd Holloman

In the past few days, our country has been subjected to every pee-pee joke imaginable. For about a 48 hour period, the interwebs were all yellow. And it was glorious! Well, for most people. I’m sure for some of our citizens, the pee jokes wore thin pretty quick. If you were one of those citizens and you came to Dry Ground Brewing Company for Geeks Who Drink last night to escape The Great Wiz of 2017…I’m sorry. Cuz we were all about those piss jokes, yo! We had an entire category devoted to it. But, hey…it’s better to be pissed off than…well, you know. Now, spell ICUP. It wasn’t all urine puns, though. Round
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Todd Holloman is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, DJ, improviser, ranter, writer, and husband to Adrian. He lives with his wife and two cats, Rigby and Ed. If he wasn't hosting the Geeks Who Drink quiz, he would be quizzing random people on the street,