The final stop on my thinking man’s tour of Sydney pub trivias was The Orient! Step inside to find out about this elaborate trivia experience!
It was deja vu all over again on night three of my epic trivia adventure across Sydney…
Second stop on my erudite adventure through Sydney’s pub trivialand is Minsky’s home of “Sydney’s best trivia”.
Almost 14 years on from the first This Week Is Trivia Week I am back out pounding the pavement every night this week (except Friday) trying to take down pub trivias across four corners of (inner) Sydney. The first stop on this erudite adventure was The London in Paddington.
Written 16 September 2004. Wednesday 6:00PM Trumps Tavern, Sydney CBD The Trumps Tavern trivia night is an amalgam of low-brow questions, easy questions that are described as hard and hard questions that are just guesses. I’m not a huge fan of the host, G, because he once made a mistake that cost my team victory … Continue reading This Week Is Trivia Week, Part III
Written 14 September 2004. Monday 7:00PM Union Hotel, Crows Nest This was the first time I had been to this trivia night and I was obviously apprehensive. One never knows how professionally the questions will be written and presented and how good the format will be. It’s very much an experience without research process for … Continue reading This Week Is Trivia Week, Part I
Written 17 September 2004. Thursday 8:30PM Forresters, Surry Hills When I first heard about Skip I was told that he was a good kid; the most charismatic trivia host in Sydney. I had a picture of him in my mind – never thought I could be so wrong. I imagined a 25-30 Italian boy with … Continue reading This Week Is Trivia Week, Part IV
The 2016 Hottest 100 is this week and to mark the occasion, I’ve trawled through the history of the countdown to compile a composite playlist of songs from the past 20-plus years.
Every day till the end of 2016 I will be posting the latest entry in the Top 16 Films, Albums, TV and Books of 2016 — today is #9 — with #1s being announced on New Year’s Eve. Also today: the Year in Trivia and Best Football Moments of 2016.
How well do you know 1990s film taglines? How much do you love Showgirls? Was it your birthday this week? It’s 90s Style in double figures!