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Questions to How Well Do You Know New York?

August 6, 2019

Here are the questions to the Jeopardy! answers in the category “NY TV” I posted a couple of weeks ago:

  1. Did the rich prep school kid kill that guy?  Cops like Jerry Orbach said, Yeah, probably, on this NBC show. – What is Law and Order?
  2. He plays detective Jake Peralta on Brooklyn 99. – Who is Andy Samberg?
  3. Think back…back to a simpler time, a time spent with family, watching this actor play NYC ad exec Don Draper. – Who is John Hamm?
  4. In Manhattan in the 70s, a stretch of 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues was known as this, the title and setting of a Maggie Gyllenhaal HBO show. Note the 2 in 42nd Street. – What is The Deuce?
  5. On Netflix & in NYC, Natasha Lyonne dies over & over again on this series. – What is Russian Doll?

I got three correct this time.  How did you do?

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

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How Well Do You Know Broadway?

July 28, 2019

One of the categories on a recent Jeopardy! episode was “Broadway Musicals by Songs.”  Here are the answers; just come up with the correct question for each.  I’ll give those questions in a future post:

  1. “Maria” & “I Feel Pretty.”
  2. “I am Africa” & “Joseph Smith American Moses.”
  3. Opened on Broadway in 2016:  “Someone Gets Hurt” & “Meet the Plastics.”
  4. “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” & “If I Were a Rich Man.”
  5. “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now” & “You Can’t Stop the Beat.”

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

How Well Do You Know New York?

July 20, 2019

One of the categories on a recent Jeopardy! episode was “NY TV.”  Here are the answers; just come up with the correct question for each.  I’ll give those questions in a future post:

  1. Did the rich prep school kid kill that guy?  Cops like Jerry Orbach said, Yeah, probably, on this NBC show.
  2. He plays detective Jake Peralta on Brooklyn 99.
  3. Think back…back to a simpler time, a time spent with family, watching this actor play NYC ad exec Don Draper.
  4. In Manhattan in the 70s, a stretch of 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues was known as this, the title and setting of a Maggie Gyllenhaal HBO show. Note the 2 in 42nd Street.
  5. On Netflix & in NYC, Natasha Lyonne dies over & over again on this series.

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

Questions to How Well Do You Know Brooklyn?

June 5, 2019

Here are the questions to the Jeopardy! answers in the category “Brooklyn” I posted a couple of weeks ago:

  1. In 2012 this NBA franchise relocated from New Jersey to Brooklyn. – Who are the Nets?
  2. North Central Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy, short for this, features the Billie Holiday Theatre. – What is Bedford-Stuyvesant?
  3. Joey Chestnut said, “I found a vicious rhythm” after downing 74 hot dogs on July 4, 2018 in this Brooklyn neighborhood. – What is Coney Island?
  4. On June 19, 1915 this battleship that’s now a memorial in Pearl Harbor was christened in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. – What is the USS Arizona?
  5. The edifice built as Brooklyn City Hall is now called this, reflecting Brooklyn’s status within New York City. – What is Borough Hall?

Born in Brooklyn and living most of my life in New York, I got all of them correct.  How did you do?

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

How Well Do You Know Brooklyn?

May 18, 2019

One of the categories on a recent Jeopardy! episode was “Brooklyn,” which happens to be my birth place.  Here are the answers; just come up with the correct question for each.  I’ll give those questions in a future post:

  1. In 2012 this NBA franchise relocated from New Jersey to Brooklyn.
  2. North Central Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy, short for this, features the Billie Holiday Theatre.
  3. Joey Chestnut said, “I found a vicious rhythm” after downing 74 hot dogs on July 4, 2018 in this Brooklyn neighborhood.
  4. On June 19, 1915 this battleship that’s now a memorial in Pearl Harbor was christened in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
  5. The edifice built as Brooklyn City Hall is now called this, reflecting Brooklyn’s status within New York City.

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

Questions to How Well Do You Know Broadway?

May 9, 2019

Here are the questions to the Jeopardy! answers in the category “The Broadway Play’s Premiere Cast” I posted few weeks ago:

  1. 1980: Tim Curry as Mozart, Ian McKellen as Salieri. – What is “Amadeus?”
  2. 1963: Kirk Douglas as Randle McMurphy, Gene Wilder as Billy Bibbit. – What is “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?”
  3. 1959: Sidney Poitier as Walter Lee Younger, Ruby Dee as Ruth Younger. – What is “A Raisin in the Sun?”
  4. 1988: John Lithgow as Rene Gallimard, B.D. Wong as Song Liling. – What is “Madame Butterfly?”

I got only one correct this time.  How did you do?

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

How Well Do You Know Broadway?

April 11, 2019

One of the categories on a recent Jeopardy! episode was “The Broadway Play’s Premiere Cast.”  Here are the answers; just come up with the correct question for each.  I’ll give those questions in a future post:

  1. 1980: Tim Curry as Mozart, Ian McKellen as Salieri.
  2. 1963: Kirk Douglas as Randle McMurphy, Gene Wilder as Billy Bibbit.
  3. 1959: Sidney Poitier as Walter Lee Younger, Ruby Dee as Ruth Younger.
  4. 1988: John Lithgow as Rene Gallimard, B.D. Wong as Song Liling.

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

Questions to How Well Do You Know New York?

March 24, 2019

Here are the questions to the Jeopardy! answers in the category “New York State of Mind” I posted a couple of weeks ago:

  1. Resort village on Otsego Lake that’s home to the Baseball Hall of Fame. – What is Cooperstown?
  2. It was a capital idea to found Albany on the banks of this river. – What is the Hudson?
  3. The atrium seen here is in the New York City building named for this man (pictured above) because of his finance news service, not his mayordom. – Who is Bloomberg?
  4. Some say this word applies to anything north of the Bronx; it’s the name of a medical college in Syracuse. – What is Upstate?
  5. The Finger Lakes city shares a name with the home of Odysseus.” – What is Ithaca?

Living most of my life in New York, I got all of them correct.  How did you do?

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

How Well Do You Know New York?

March 8, 2019

One of the categories on a recent Jeopardy! episode was “New York State of Mind.”  Here are the answers; just come up with the correct question for each.  I’ll give those questions in a future post:

  1. Resort village on Otsego Lake that’s home to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  2. It was a capital idea to found Albany on the banks of this river.
  3. The atrium seen here is in the New York City building named for this man because of his finance news service, not his mayordom.
  4. Some say this word applies to anything north of the Bronx; it’s the name of a medical college in Syracuse.
  5. The Finger Lakes city shares a name with the home of Odysseus.”

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

http://www.facebook.com/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale

Questions to How Well Do You Know Broadway?

February 28, 2019

Here are the questions to the Jeopardy! answers in the category “Broadway Debuts” I posted a couple of weeks ago:

  1. In “Harry Potter & the Cursed Child,” Anthony Boyle & Alex Price debuted as Scorpius Malfoy & this man, his father. – Who is Draco Malfoy?
  2. Before “Glee,” Lea Michelle got her start as young Cosette & young Eponine in this show. – What is “Les Miserables?”
  3. After leaving “Saturday Night Live,” Taran Killam made his debut as King George III in this musical. – What is Hamilton?”
  4. In 2018 this actor ditched his shield to go from Captain America to bad cop in “Lobby Hero.” – Who is Chris Evans?
  5. Before he was Dustin on this Netflix show, Gaten Matarazzo debuted in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert.”. – What is “Stranger Things?”

I got three correct this time.  How did you do?

Feel free to leave a comment, and please come back – I write and post often!  And if you like what I have to say and how I say it, you’ll probably enjoy my novels as well.  They’re listed below, and you can read more about them on my improved website, designed and built by my son Don, http://www.randolphmase.com.  On my site, you’ll also find excerpts of my books that you can read – please check it out!

 

Randolph Mase, Fiction Writer

http://www.randolphmase.com

http://www.facebook.com/randolphmase

http://www.facebook.com/MatthewHoganMysteries

http://twitter.com/randolphmase

 

My Novels:

Death on Broadway

Death Beneath the Streets

Death in Central Park

Death at The Cloisters

Death Inside Diamond Head (under construction)

Nathan Hale


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