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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016
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Mike Pence, None The Veeper
Jare Bear

The More We Know: Since 1999, Forbes magazine has been publishing their annual list of the most powerful celebrities of that year. Celebrity 100 is complied using income, Google hits (yes, really), fan base, press clips, and magazine covers. This may explain why William Hung made the list in 2007 (not really...it was 2006). The real story here, though, is that Wikipedia had to cite their Celebrity 100 lists for 1999-2002 from amiannoying.com (yes,
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quizzy In Love
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   In 1979, songwriter Paul Jabara had a great idea for a new dance hit that he could give to his disco muse Donna Summer. So he called up Paul Schaffer (then of SNL, later of David Letterman fame) and the two wrote "It's Raining Men" in a single afternoon. Summer, a born-again Christian, rejected the song and sent Jabara a bible the next day. Shopping it around for another three years, the song was also rejected by Diana Ross, Cher, and Barbara Streisand. Finally, in 1983, Jarbara convinced two back-up singers, then known as Two Tons O' Fun, to change their name to The Weather Girls (pretty much ensuring that this would be their
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jul 06, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Your Candle Burned Out Long Before Your Quizzers Ever Did
Jare Bear

  The More We Know:  Hey, remember that awesome dance that Leo DiCaprio did during the wedding scene in "Wolf of Wall Street" that launched him into the .gif hall of fame? Of course you do. Well did you know that that scene would not have been possible without Mr. Tommy Chong? In 2003, Chong (as in Cheech &) was serving nine months at the cushy Taft Correctional Institute for selling bongs on the internet. His cellmate happened to be Jordan "The Werewolf of Wall Street" Belfort, who was just sent up for 22 months for fraud and money-laundering. While in the joint, Chong was writing his book, the Pulitzer-winning  "The I Chong"
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I'll Have You Naked By The End Of This Quiz
Jare Bear

Well, we had a completely unprecedented night for Geeks Who Drink at Ozzie’s, to say the least. A four-way tie for second place. Four. Ways. I’m speechless. But ultimately, the score had to be settled in the streets. The dancing streets. One team forfeited from the competition straightaway, and when the dancin’ delegate from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Kids 2: Escape to Witch Mountain started in with his Lord of the Dance routine, the two other participants quickly backed off. Then, in the ultimate bit of humiliation, I made those two face off in Rock, Paper, Scissors. Thank God They're Not Here!’s rock delivered a crushing blow to Separation
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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This Quiz Is Bananas
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   In 2013 Hasbro held a poll on their Web site to determine which Monopoly token would be replaced on the classic game board. With a measly 8% of the vote, the iron, which had been a part of the game since 1930, was the clear loser. In a separate poll, Monopoly fans (is there such a thing?) voted a prissy-looking cat as the new token, beating out a guitar, a toy robot, and a helicopter among other way cooler options. In yet another poll, conducted by me inside my brain, it was found that no one on the face of the earth has ever played the board game Mouse Trap based off the official rules. Best Worst Answers:
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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If You Want to Quiz Me, Baby (Just Go Ahead Now)
Jare Bear

The More We Know:This week, the man who owns Hostess Brands and sleeps on a bed of Twinkies bought the Playboy Mansion for an undisclosed amount. However, the very generous dessert baron has agreed to let 90-year-old Hugh Hefner live in the mansion for the rest of his life. Now, come up with your own dirty Twinkie-"full of cream" joke.Best Worst Answers:+  Again, I have to point out that writing "TMNT (yes, we know what this stands for)" actually took more effort than just writing "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jun 08, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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This Ain't A Quiz, It's A Smarm Race
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   At the 1960 Roman Olympics, the light heavyweight boxing gold medal was won by a young fighter named Cassius Clay. He was so proud of the medal, that he allegedly wore it everywhere he went and even while he slept. Despite this achievement, when Clay returned to his hometown of Louisville, he was refused service at a diner due to the color of his skin. Rightly furious after being deemed a world-class athlete but still a second-class citizen, he took to the banks of the Ohio River and chucked his prized medal into the water. This is all according to Muhammad Ali's 1975 biography, of course. The medal has never been found and the
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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And The Only Time We Chill Is When We Quiz Each Other
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   “Uncle Buck”, released in 1989, was only the second film to feature child actor Macaulay Culkin. But the scene in which Culkin’s character interrogates Buck’s girlfriend through a mail slot gave director John Hughes an idea for an entire movie starring the towheaded actor. Released less than a year later, “Home Alone” would rake in $285 million and rocket little Macaulay straight to superstardom. Bonus: Writer/Director John Hughes collaborated with John Candy more than any other actor. Best Worst Answers: This week I’ll showcase things
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Girl, You'll Be A Quizzer Soon
Jare Bear

Well well well…we had a very bizarre conclusion to tonight’s quiz. A piece of the same team that took place in last week’s joke-off was present tonight and tied again for third place. So we had yet another joke-off featuring a different member of that team. However, she proceeded to tell the exact same joke that her team mate told last week. She claimed that she had enough drinks last Wednesday to forget that the joke was already told. All names have been excluded to protect the guilty.   Best Worst Answers: +  I hate to be the one to break this to you, but “Walter Croncight” was not
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quiz Slidin' Away
Jare Bear

Another Wednesday has come and gone and we’re all 64 questions and two jokes wiser. That’s right, we had a second place tie that could only be solved with a joke-off. Though we usually judge these competitions by round of applause, you could pretty much gauge this one from everyone’s groans. And even though they went down in the Joke-Off® to Who’s That Funny Girl (Could that name be any more fitting?), the real strategic award tonight goes to Second Place, who actually managed to stay in second place the entire night. That, my friends, is true skill.   Everyone did well enough this week that I couldn’t
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quiz Me Amadeus
Jare Bear

The More We Know:  Around 1984, recording artist Prince put together a group known as Apollonia 6, and even wrote songs for their debut album. At the last minute he decided to keep one of those songs and after meeting a very, ahem…persuading Susanna Hoffs, he gave the song to her band, The Bangles. “Manic Monday” wound up being their first hit, landing in the top five in 10 different countries. And now that you’re aware of the facts, go purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka.   Best Worst Answers: +  Congrats, I guess, to the team that sacrificed a point to write down “Valium”
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I Heard That You Were Talkin' Quiz And You Didn't Think That I Would Hear It
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   J.D. Souther moved to Los Angeles in the late 1960s, where he soon became roomies with Glenn Frey. Their downstairs neighbor? Jackson Browne. Frey and Browne would go on to write “Take it Easy” for The Eagles, while Souther and Frey would write “Victim of Love”, “New Kid in Town”, “Heartache Tonight”, and “Best of My Love” for The Eagles. And while “The Big Lebowski” may have popularized the sentiment that it’s cool to “hate the fuckin’ Eagles, man,” you have to admit that they made some damn catchy songs. And if you can’t admit that,
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quiz This Town
Jare Bear

The More I Know: Tonight’s quizzers included a duo that went by Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. Being the smart-ass that I am, I approached their table asking, “Which one’s Bill and which one’s Ted?” The team was quick to point out that four of the eight answers in round one were actually historical figures that appeared in the classic 1989 film. On top of that, another one of the round one answers was the U.S. president while the movie was being made. Advantage: this team.   Best Worst Answers:   +  To
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Later On, On The Drive Home, I Quizzed Her Mom From A Pay Phone
Jare Bear

In the immortal paraphrased words of Dan Patrick, you cannot stop spring, you can only hope to contain it. With five 80-degree days in a row and new Seattle record for April, it looks like it’s finally here. Which would explain why quiz was off to a slow start tonight, but soon enough, the masses were packed in and had more questions lobbed at them than a pervert on “Law & Order: SVU”.   One of those teams was the aptly named It’s Too Late! who tried to play catch up by writing down Adele for every single answer in round two, giving them exactly one point. But they blew me away by scoring a perfect eight points on the next round.
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Suckin' On Chili Dog, Outside of Ozzie's...
Jare Bear

Another packed house for Geeks Who Drink at Ozzie’s last night. And seemingly packed by teams that all knew each other. It was all fun and games until one of those teams, Biggie Molls & The Mollettes, ruthlessly took second place. And that silver win did nothing to quell my fears that everyone listening would think that I was saying “Biggie MALLS.”   Best Worst Answers: +   When you can’t come up with the name of a hand-clappy song, “He Gave Me the Clap” will always suffice.   +  So many people thought that one of the secret lesbians from the movie
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Apr 06, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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What's With These Homies Dissing My Quiz?
Jare Bear

The More We Know: The first draft of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” had a chapter called Willy Wonka’s Fudge Mountain. But after Roald Dahl’s nephew said it was no good and he decided that having something called a “Fudge Mountain” wasn’t the best idea for a children’s book, the whole thing was scrapped. Bonus fact: The mountain was actually made of vanilla fudge, which is clue #67 that Dahl was totally into the psychedelic scene.     Best Worst Answers:   +  I shouldn’t have to tell you this but the big thing in the middle of
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.