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Hip to be Square: Nerds Complete Their Takeover of the World This Week

Full disclosure: I have NEVER watched a full episode of Game of Thrones, unless you count a compilation of topless scenes my roommates invoked in Season 2 as a last ditch effort to get me to join their Sunday evening AV club. 881 more words

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Jeopardy!'s Reigning Champion Buzzy Cohen Is Dividing the Internet

Jeopardy‘s current champion Buzzy Cohen is making the internet lose its collective mind with his bespectacled and unabashedly geeky winning streak.

Cohen has won a seven-day total of $133,402 so far, but more importantly, he’s found a cheeky way… 186 more words

You'll Either Love Or Want To Punch The Reigning 'Jeopardy' Champion

When Ken Jennings was dominating on Jeopardy, the world cheered him on. He was funny, he was our last (failed) hope against the robot uprising, … 446 more words

TV

Louis C.K. crushes Jeopardy's Power Players, Anderson Cooper sinks and Jonathan Franzen loves birds

When it comes to television this week, all you really need to be aware of is the mess that has been Jeopardy’s Power Players: a vast assortment of smart people who have been competing not only for charity but to reaffirm their own expansive egos and bountiful knowledge in all of the things. 732 more words

Arts

Why I Almost Committed Suicide Watching Jonathan Franzen on Jeopardy

I’m a Jeopardy! champion. I won three games in September of 2013. This didn’t happen during “Power Players Week.” I’m not a power player to anyone but that one guy in Pittsburgh who bought my band’s album in 2004, and also the editor of this newspaper, who wanted me to review Jonathan Franzen’s appearance on… 957 more words

Money

Can't Beat Kennedy: Nancy From Wilton, NH

1. James McAvoy and his wife Anne-Marie Duff are ending their nearly 10 year marriage. McAvoy plays a young Professor Charles Xavier in this film franchise that’s latest installment comes out this month. 125 more words

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Alex Trebek given key to city, welcomes Canadians onto Jeopardy!

Quiz show host Alex Trebek put Mayor Jim Watson on the hot seat after receiving the key to the city Thursday.

“Receiving this award was quite an honour, but I’m a little concerned on your behalf because I get the feeling that you don’t know what you want to do with your life,” Trebek said during a short ceremony at city hall. 329 more words

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