Tuesday, July 28, 2015

DOOM! RUIN! HEATWAVE! Are we in the END TIMES?! (Spoiler: NO)





If you are paying attention, you could be forgiven for thinking we are standing in the foyer of the Akro-pocalypse:


Details at: http://vimeo.com/40768106



Is there any hope at all for the rest of the summer?

Possibly.

The Akron Art Museum is building a new park, downtown.


The University ditched its BS undergrad fee.

A local girl placed third in the Soapbox Derby.


and, of course, there's trivia tonight.



QUIZ:

It's one of the smallest countries in Europe.
It is a monarchy with two leaders, the president of France, and the Bishop of Urgell.  (One of them is the only elected monarch on Earth, although elected by the citizens of a completely different country.)
Today is the anniversary of this county joining the UN.

What country is it?

Correct answers in person after 7:55 tonight!

Remember, this is the NO-BOOZE WINNING quiz.


Check Frank's Facebook page for the shotworthy question!


EXCELSIOR!
-tpn


Frank's Place is at 594 W. Market St. Akron OH 44303
Their Facebook Page.

And another.

Your weekly link roundup:
Last Call USA NEOhio - Facebook
Last Call Productions - Facebook
Last Call USA's Weekly HINTS
Last Call USA's Trivia League
check LEAGUE SCORES here.
ROB at Last Call
You are HERE.
Our company store.

I published a book

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Trivia in SPAAAAACE! (or at Franks Place on Market, per usual)

 After a grueling week off, we are back in business tonight.

As you may be able to tell from the lateness of the post, I am crunched for time.

The US/NASA's official space travelers are known as astronauts.
Their counterparts from Russia and the CCCP are known as cosmonauts.

What is the official term for the astro/cosmonaut equivalent from these countries:

1. France

2. China

3. Canada


Correct answers in person after 7:55 tonight!

Remember, this is the NO-BOOZE WINNING quiz.


Check Frank's Facebook page for the shotworthy question! 





EXCELSIOR!
-tpn


Frank's Place is at 594 W. Market St. Akron OH 44303
Their Facebook Page.

And another.

Your weekly link roundup:
Last Call USA NEOhio - Facebook
Last Call Productions - Facebook
Last Call USA's Weekly HINTS
Last Call USA's Trivia League
check LEAGUE SCORES here.
ROB at Last Call
You are HERE.
Our company store.

I published a book!  
  

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Shark Weak? Trivia Strong!

Bill admits it.
Jared is being raided.
Greece is in crisis.
Alligators are attacking.
So are sharks.



Is there an oasis of sanity in these troubled times?

Of course there is.

Trivia, tonight @ 8pm.
At Frank's Place on Market.



To celebrate Shark Week, chew on this:

Male sharks have two sex organs, on either side of their body.  They use these to mate, prepared for whatever angle they approach a female.  What is the proper name for these paired penetrators?

Correct answers in person after 7:55 tonight!

Remember, this is the NO-BOOZE WINNING quiz.


Check Frank's Facebook page for the shotworthy question!
 






EXCELSIOR!
-tpn


Frank's Place is at 594 W. Market St. Akron OH 44303
Their Facebook Page.

And another.

Your weekly link roundup:
Last Call USA NEOhio - Facebook
Last Call Productions - Facebook
Last Call USA's Weekly HINTS
Last Call USA's Trivia League
check LEAGUE SCORES here.
ROB at Last Call
You are HERE.
Our company store.

I published a book!  
  







KNOCK KNOCK

Who is it?

LANDSHARK!




Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Let Me Be Perfectly Frank - Trivia Tonight - FRANK'S PLACE ON MARKET





I sent out a quick email about this the other day, but let me repeat it here:

After a great test drive last week, we'll have our first official show in our new home tonight at:

Frank's Place on Market 


549 W. Market St.
Akron, Ohio 44303


It would make my day if you hopped over to Frank's Facebook page and say both "Hi" and "Thank you!"

Thanks to ALL OF YOU who came out last week.
It was a great turnout, and meant a lot to me.

THE RETURN OF THE PRESHOW QUIZ!

To further honor Frank, here's a list of some famous Franks.
Name them for a shot at a prize.
Bring me your list *in person* by 7:59 pm TONIGHT.
Winner randomly selected from correct responses.

_________    Justin Bieber thinks if this Frank was alive she'd be a "Belieber".

_________    The human-sized bunny Frank appears in what sci-fi/horror/oddball film?

_________    This Frank, a legendary singer and a horrible human, was born in Hoboken NJ.

_________    This Frank appeared on the last episode of The Monkees and has had species of jellyfish, spiders, bacteria as well as fossils and asteroids named in his honor.

_________    This spicy Frank was the first to declare that "Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration."

_________    This Frank appeared in "Invasion of the Saucer Men" in the 1950s and was the Riddler to Adam West's Batman.

_________    This architectural Frank designed Fallingwater and New York's Guggenheim Museum.


_________    "Franc" is the name of 9 separate official currencies. Name two.












EXCELSIOR!
-tpn

Frank's Place is at 594 W. Market St. Akron OH 44303
Their Facebook Page.

And another.
Your weekly link roundup:
Last Call USA NEOhio - Facebook
Last Call Productions - Facebook
Last Call USA's Weekly HINTS
Last Call USA's Trivia League
check LEAGUE SCORES here.
ROB at Last Call
You are HERE.
  
 

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

VENUE CHANGE - Frank's On Market!

Hi All!

Baxter's has decided not to re-up their contract with Last Call.

That makes us homeless, but not until next week.

TONIGHT, the amazing and generous Mr. Frank Horvath, proprietor of Frank's Place on Market has volunteered his venue as a one-week home for all us displaced triviators.

Prizes this week will be of pre-show-quiz variety.



We are starting at our standard 8 pm.

Frank's is one of my favorite bars in Akron.



It is at:

549 W. Market St.
Akron, Ohio 44303



Their menu is HERE.


Check them out on Yelp!


Frank's Place is at 594 W. Market St. Akron OH 44303
Their Facebook Page.

And another.
Your weekly link roundup:
Last Call USA NEOhio - Facebook
Last Call Productions - Facebook
Last Call USA's Weekly HINTS
Last Call USA's Trivia League
check LEAGUE SCORES here.
ROB at Last Call
You are HERE.
  
 

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Your Goose is Cooked! Our Goose Island is Chilled!


Hey All,

Anthony, the GM of Baxters has really outdone himself tonight.

Trivia tonight is sponsored by Goose Island, which means that there will be great Goose Island specials, including:

$ 5.00 GI Drafts
   Matilda
   Ogden
   Goose Summer Ale

$ 4.00 cans of Goose Island IPA

Goose Island will also be sponsoring some giveaways, including the first NON-CRAPPY prize for the Blog Quiz!!!!

I am pretty happy about this.

Take a gander at this baby goose:


I'm calling him Ryan.

Of course, you could feast on some Goose Sausage:
 




Prestige Quiz - IT'S MAGIC!:

Harry Potter is not the only literary magician to go away to school.
Students of Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy spend a semester at the school's southern campus, after changing into geese and migrating there.  

What is the first novel to feature Brakebills?


  Prizes for all entries!
  Slightly better prize for the randomly picked winner from correct entries.
  All entries in by 7:55pm.


 






-tpn

Baxter's Bar at 205 S. Main St, Akron OH 44308
Their Facebook Page.
Your weekly link roundup:
Last Call USA NEOhio - Facebook
Last Call Productions - Facebook
Last Call USA's Weekly HINTS
Last Call USA's Trivia League
check LEAGUE SCORES here.
ROB at Last Call
You are HERE.
  



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