Complete the List, Episode 36
Interstate 105... to Mars

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Contestants: Choyon Manjrekar, Dan Felsenheld, Greg Peterson
Great American WritersThat's So Last Year!
We've Got You CoveredDone a Lot of Mailing Recently
The SyndicateBaby Rocks
Get In LineTerribly Underrepresented

Correct, unique: 2 pointsCorrect, repeated: 1 pointIncorrect: 0 pointsPlayer doubled the category

Choyon - The Syndicate

Name an American syndicated television series that sells national advertising (thus eliminating The Simpsons), airs Monday through Friday, and had a weekly household rating of 1.7 or higher from December 4 - 10, 2017.
ChoyonDanGregNot given
SeinfeldEllenJeopardy!The Big Bang Theory; Dr. Phil; Inside Edition; Modern Family; Hot Bench; Live with Kelly and Ryan; Relationship Court; Family Guy; The Goldbergs; Last Man Standing; Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Wheel of FortuneDr. OzFamily Feud
Judge JudyEntertainment TonightThe Steve Harvey Show
Judge MathisTMZThe People's Court
ROUND 1446

Dan - Great American Writers

In 1988, Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Beloved. Name a female author who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction prior to that.
DanGregChoyonNot given
Willa CatherPearl BuckEdna FerberEdith Wharton; Margaret Wilson; Julia Peterkin; Margaret Ayer Barnes; Caroline Miller; Josephine Winslow Johnson; Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Ellen Glasgow; Shirley Ann Grau; Katherine Anne Porter; Jean Stafford; Alice Walker; Alison Lurie
Anne RiceHarper LeeMargaret Mitchell
(pass)Eudora WeltyLillian Hellman
(pass)Donna TarttShirley Jackson
ROUND 22124

Greg - Terribly Underrepresented
Listener-submitted by John Klein.

Name a duo or group with at least one female member that has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
GregChoyonDanNot given
The SupremesThe BanglesThe ShirellesThe Platters; Ike & Tina Turner; Sly & the Family Stone; The Grateful Dead; Martha & the Vandellas; Gladys Knight & the Pips; Jefferson Airplane; Velvet Underground; Fleetwood Mac; Staples Singers; Talking Heads; Pretenders; Blondie; Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
The Mamas and the PapasBananaramaThe Marvelettes
HeartJoan Jett & The HeartbreakersJoan Jett & The Heartbreakers
ABBAB-52'sThe Runaways
ROUND 3802

0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearChoyonDanGreg
was the movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs first released?1937193719391937
did the first episode of the television series The Jeffersons first air?1975197719751976
was the Bob Dylan album Highway 61 Revisited first released?1965196819671964
did the New York Rangers win their most recent Stanley Cup?1994199519951991
was William Golding's Lord of the Flies first published?1954195419531954
did the only voyage of the RMS Titanic take place?1912191219181914
was Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope, becoming Pope Benedict XVI?2005200420122005
did the first IBM personal computer go on sale?1981198119821980

Choyon - That's So Last Year!

Name a movie released in 2016 that, according to Box Office Mojo, grossed at least $140 million in North America. There were twenty.
ChoyonDanGregNot given
Batman vs. SupermanRogue One: A Star Wars StoryZootopiaThe Jungle Book; Deadpool; Suicide Squad; Sing; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; Dr. Strange; Hidden Figures; Jason Bourne; Star Trek Beyond; X-Men Apocolypse; Trolls; Kung Fu Panda 3
The Secret Life of PetsLa La LandMoana
Captain America: The Winter SoldierMoonlightCaptain America: Civil War
Iron Man 3Avengers: Age of UltronFinding Dory
ROUND 4448

Dan - Baby Rocks
Listener-submitted by Michael Simon.

As of 2016, the American Gem Trade Association and Jewelers of America have identified twenty gemstones as primary or alternate birthstones associated with people born in a particular month. Give me the name of one of those gemstones.
DanGregChoyonNot given
emeraldopaldiamondalexandrite; bloodstone; citrine; moonstone; peridot; spinel; tanzanite; tourmaline; zircon
ROUND 56816

Greg - Get In Line

Name someone currently in the United States presidential line of succession that is eligible to assume the Presidency.
GregChoyonDanNot given
Mike PencePaul RyanRex TillersonJeff Sessions; Ryan Zinke; Sonny Perdue; Wilbur Ross; Alex Acosta; Eric Hargan (as acting HHS Secretary); David Shulkin; Kirstjen Nielsen
(Elaine Chao holds a position in the line of succession, but is ineligible to the Presidency.)
(Steven) Mnuchin(James) Mattis*Orrin Hatch
Ben CarsonMitch McConnellRick Perry
Betsy DeVosScott Pruitt(Linda) McMahon
ROUND 6846
(* Choyon's second response seemed to sound like "Mathis" on the recording.)

Category: Highways & Byways
Unsurprisingly, it's over the length limit for funding that was set aside for it. According to the Federal Highway Administration, how many miles of Interstate highway exist in the United States?
Answer and boundsDanChoyonGreg
Winner: Greg Peterson

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