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Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Bar Louie

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Bar Louie
Annnnd we’re back! After a brief hiatus from trivia, we went to Bar Louie River North…which is located on Dearborn.  Warning!  There’s also a Bar Louie Dearborn located on Polk.  I can only imagine how many outings have been ruined by this! Wednesday night trivia at Bar Louie is provided by Brain Sportz Trivia.  ... Read more »

Trivia Question: When is "Future Day"?

Trivia Question: When is "Future Day"?
Answer: “Future Day,” the day Marty McFly goes to in Back to the Future II, is October 21, 2015. That’s good trivia in itself, but it’s even more valuable because every once in a while, someone will post somewhere that TODAY is Future Day, it will go viral, and then everyone will get all confused.... Read more »

Obamacare upheld! Here's some trivia!

Obamacare upheld! Here's some trivia!
No matter how you feel about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, if you play trivia this week you’re bound to get some questions about Obamacare or the Supreme Court. (That is, of course, unless you move to Canada.) For the latter, check out these Supreme Court Oath Firsts and Trivia from... Read more »
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Record Chicago Weather!

Record Chicago Weather!
Today’s temps in Chicago are supposed to get crazy high, ranging from 101 to 104 degrees. Be sure to keep yourself (and your pets) cool! While you’re indoors in air conditioning, study up on Chicago’s official weather records, brought to you by the National Weather Service.

My New App Obsession: Logos Quiz!

My New App Obsession: Logos Quiz!
Can you name the above logo? Every once in a while, we’ll get a handout round where we have to name brands based on their logos (with the brand names removed, of course). I’ve recently found an app that is extremely addicting and the perfect study sheet for those handout/picture rounds: Logos Quiz! Seriously, I... Read more »

May Sweeps TV Trivia!

May Sweeps TV Trivia!
Who is Barney’s Bride in How I Met Your Mother? Which Modern Family character is pregnant? Which Glee characters graduated this year? TV season finales make for popular trivia questions in May and June, so check out TVLine’s May Sweeps Scorecard for the ultimate season finale trivia cheatsheet! (Warning: it also doubles as the ultimate... Read more »
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Competitive Eating!

Competitive Eating!
This Friday, May 25, at 11am, Japanese competitive eating superstar Takeru Kobayashi will take on 5 Chicago Now bloggers in what promises to be a completely disgusting Italian Beef eating contest. We will post the video as soon as it is available. Watch it at your own risk! Kobayashi is best known for his hot... Read more »

What We Learned at the Crossing

Remember when we played trivia at the Crossing?  Me neither.  It was like a month ago (sorry to be so slow!).  What I do remember is that there was a really tricky round where we had to figure out if a song was released in the ’90s or the 2000s.  It was hard! Do you... Read more »

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Before you break out the tequila, brush up on  your Cinco de Mayo trivia! Find out if you are a light weight by taking the Huffington Post’s tequila trivia quiz.  Don’t even know what the holiday commemorates?  The Washington Post has a quick primer for you followed by a fun trivia quiz. Want more? Stop... Read more »
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What we learned at Cuna's Sports Lounge

What we learned at Cuna's Sports Lounge
Questions from our WIN at Cuna’s Sports Lounge Wednesday night trivia: 1. Who is pictured here? 2. What color is the “Eleven” in the logo for 7-Eleven? 3. Is Whatever It Takes a Coldplay song or a romantic comedy? 4. How many #1 seeds in this year’s NCAA Men’s Tournament were also #1 seeds in 2011?... Read more »