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Thursday, May 18, 2017
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America's Favorite Pastime For A Nap
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As you all well know by now, I don't sportsball. It's nothing against your favorite team or your favorite type of sportsball. I generally don't discriminate in that I uniformally don't watch any. If I HAVE to sit through one, though, I'd pick futbol or ice hockey not because I particularly care more about them but because they don't mess around with the clock. The time you have is the time you have and there's not a thousand stops of the clock, just some here and there. The opposite of that, though, are games that drag my interest completely to a halt. Golf is one of them. As the quote often misattributed to Mark Twain goes, golf is a good walk spoiled.The champion of boredom inducement
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, May 15, 2017
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A Year In And Still The Worst At Quiz
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One year goes by really fast and I can't believe it's already been that long since I first took over hosting at Southtown 101 from founding former quizmaster James! For years I'd been scorekeeper for quizmaster and ballnchain Shane and various theme quizzes, but I'd never had the desire or ability to commit to a regular quiz as host. By nature I'm introverted and a homebody, so to get on the mic every week and try to be at least a little entertaining was a huge stretch for me. Scoring and keeping things organized and moving I could do in my sleep, but being fun enough to keep people coming back (or at least not too terrible) is a whole other thing. So thanks to those of you who continue to
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Brace Yourself, The Blog Is Coming
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By the way, take that title any way you choose. It was a punny accident. Ha! So, yes, internet memes. I've lost count and, really, memory of all the things that have been a thing on the internet. This is another one of those instances where I whip out the fact that I've been on the internet for over 20 years. And, yes, all those years I was already considered an adult. Really, it was thanks to college. Before that I didn't have internet access nor knew what email was. It was when few had their own computers and there were entire rooms ("the computer cluster") with just rows and rows of computers for people to write their papers. Research? Yeah, you still did that mostly at the library. I hope
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, May 08, 2017
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Everyone Wants To Be The Cool One
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"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" is one of those fantasy movies that you might not think of off the bat as fantasy. It's exactly what John Hughes had an uncanny ability to put on film, exactly what an adolescent feels and wishes. Loved by (just about) everyone? Check. Never facing consequences for goofing off? Check. Parents who never see their teen as anything but angelic? Check. Nailing and thwarting the evil villain(s) from school leaving them in a sputtering, impotent rage? Check. Generally getting away with murder and living happily ever after at the end? Check!Never in a million years would any of that actually happen in real life. Someone is going to turn you in if they see you
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, May 04, 2017
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To The Death!
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Sometimes there's actors who you don't realize happen to be killed pretty often in whatever they're in. I really enjoyed the round last night listing a handful of ways an actor has died. I don't know what it is, some of those deaths are pretty dramatic, but I still found listing methods of death made me laugh. I do sometimes have a pretty weird or dark sense of humor. But some of those are pretty memorable. I mean, death by wood chipper? I don't think you really have to hear more, right? Axed to death while "Hip To Be Square" plays cheerfully? I still won't forgive the friend who picked that movie for our group of friends to watch when it came out. At least I didn't pay for that ticket!
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, May 01, 2017
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Design Your Own Dolly
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It seems like just yesterday there was the big news that scientists had managed to clone a sheep over 20 years ago! It was something out of scifi come to life. It was also an event that put the brakes on cloning because what if someone started cloning people?! Or worse, their ankle-biter dog, Fluffy, thinking they'd have their dog again! But what if some evil, private group decided to do it anyway despite laws and for their own creepy reasons? That's the premise for the show in the clones round "Orphan Black" and if you haven't watched it, you totally should. Aside from all the conspiracy theorying and constant backstabbing and other intrigue involving crazy separatists, religious nuts, and
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
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Rosetta Stone For Japanese
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I think I've long established that I'm the world's biggest nerd. So it shouldn't come as a shock that when I was in 5th grade I heard at school that you could apply to get into a special program to learn a foreign language starting in 6th grade. While my strengths have always been in maths and sciences, because of growing up in an all-Spanish-speaking house and mostly only learning and speaking English in school, I was already bilingual and learning languages has always been a thing I've really liked. So with my mom's permission I applied and the application asked what language program I'd like to get into: Spanish, German, French, Latin, or Japanese. Well, Spanish I already had down, so that
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, Apr 24, 2017
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No, Man! Don't Go In There!
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Wouldn't it be great if we all could get someone warning us before we do something deadly or even just plain stupid? That was the basis for one of the rounds Monday night, guessing who's about to eat it based on if only someone had warned them just a few minutes before taking a dirt nap. What's funny is when you're watching a movie (or reading a book, for you fancy folks) and you're yelling at the protagonist, noooo! don't go in there! and then of course they do and tragedy ensues. One of the best lines of "Scary Movie" (which was actually funny before the franchise and the genre got pounded into dust) that I'll always remember about someone in a horror movie is they're "always running up
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
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Gifts That Keep On Giving
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What a phenomenal night we had at Southtown 101 last night! The place was packed and everyone was in a great mood which made me happy because last night was very important to me. Geeks Who Drink has been fundraising all week long for Planned Parenthood and Thursday night quiz was one of the places where we were doing so in San Antonio. I was afraid with so much going on Thursday night, like the kick-off to Fiesta, a Spurs game, and all sorts of other things, turn out wouldn't be as high as I'd hope especially since I kept getting messages that regulars couldn't make it. More on that later...However, so many came through and made it a spectacular Quiz For A Cause! Planned Parenthood
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, Apr 17, 2017
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Blogging Like It's 1995
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It's funny how it's possible to have a round on a set of events where either Steven Seagal OR Mel Gibson could've been the one to have done something, possibly involving breakage and destruction. I don't think I've ever really watched Seagal movies, but Mel Gibson? Yeah, I've watched just about everything from the Mad Max days up until, you know, he went off the cliff in the millenium. The movies are good thrillers, some comedies, and there's that one movie I actually own, Braveheart. I've never been one to collect movies, in any format, since I've lived long enough to have owned various formats. But I actually own that one.I've always liked historical fiction. I like using it
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
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Furiously Watching Something Else
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How did we end up here? Eight "Fast And The Furious" movies? I admit that mindless shooting and chasing isn't really my thing unless superheroes are involved, but EIGHT? I remember I saw the previews for the first one and laughed all the way home. (Yes, the only place I see previews is when I'm forced to watch them at the movie theater.) I thought it was a stinker and it would be one-and-done. Wow, was I ever wrong. The common man took it and RAN with it! Every time a new one came out I thought, "Surely! After this one! People will stop watching!" NOPE. I guess I underestimated the humor of some folks in watching one simple thing get hammered into the ground.And then Paul Walker
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, Apr 10, 2017
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When Age Actually Helps During Quiz
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Having a heard a lot of round 2 music rounds over the years, one of the things I know that always trips up at least one team is whether the point is for the performing artist or the ORIGINAL performing artist. That's especially important, and something I emphasize when I'm hosting, when inevitably there's one of those amazing or groan-worthy covers by, oh I don't know, a marching band or Fake Eddie Vedder. "OK, so the song is 'I Will Always Love You,' but do you want Whitney Houston or Dolly Parton?" So I have to say that I really really enjoyed Monday's round 2 where instead of just giving the artist name of the song, two versions of it were mashed together and you had to tell me, who sang
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, Apr 06, 2017
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Everybody's A Little Bit Vedder
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Every once in a while Geeks Who Drink's Editor-In-Chief whips out his singing voice and maybe his guitar (and hopefully nothing else) and lays down some hilarious music clips for your listening enjoyment. Such was the case with last night's first audio round where he, I mean, Fake Eddie Vedder sang various songs as varied as Lesley Gore and Nicki Minaj.And it really works! Really, so many songs can be done to the sound style of Vedder. I don't even know how to describe it. You know what it is! Sure, Nirvana gets all the credit for changing everything 25 years ago and Pearl Jam was their lame second-banana, but have you listened to radio/music since then? There's wannabe Vedders
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, Apr 03, 2017
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Retcons And Origin Stories
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Sometimes a show is on long enough that when hunting around for a new story to tell, a t.v. show eventually ends up with an old story to tell - the origin story. Of course there has to be some excuse for bringing it up because one of the characters wasn't around at the time or something. Then cue the fade or back in the day, as the Wayne's World guys would do, the doodley doodley doodley do! dissolve effect to The Flashback. Some of them sometimes are a real retcon. The thing I always wonder is if the narrator from HIMYM is Ted and Ted is a grown man in HIMYM wtf is his voice completely different? It's not even old-man sounding so you can say that's what it is. He's not even supposed to be
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
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New York, New York!
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Thursday night's quiz round 7 brought back some cool memories with its NYC sound clips. It's been over six years since I visited New York City for the first and only time ever, but it was a great trip! Also great was that I got to visit with a friend who was kind enough to put me up so I could traipse around the city doing all the tourist things. Cost of housing there is not for the faint of heart, yo. OK, so I didn't do all the tourist things. I guess I did all the bookish-nerd tourist things. I did go to a lot of museums, sneakily taking lots of photos despite being told not to when the eagle-eyed guards weren't looking. I did not go to Broadway other than walking ON the actual street because
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!


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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St
San Antonio, TX
78205
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
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Simply Stellar
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I've mentioned before that one of the favorite rounds of quiz is round 7 because it gives everyone a breather between the "wtf just happened??" of round 6 and the final "it'll fuck you up" of round 8. Mainly, I think, it's because it's the usually familiar sounds of tv and movies. This night's was all movies and about half of them I've watched and liked. In particular one of them was "Gravity" starring Sandra Bullock.If you've seen her movies, you know she does comedy and loves slapstick most of all. So "Gravity" was astronomically different and I loved it. I always get in trouble with the ball and chain because, while of course I can suspend my disbelief or otherwise scifi and
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. First Gallifreak got lured into hosting and then after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays AND Thursdays at 7PM and hanging out with Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau and Mad Pecker Brewing Co!