Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
chris_walsh

Trivia gets me glory. And stuff.

Whoa. Second Geek Trivia in a row where my team won the grand prize. Different teams both times; I was able to contribute answers (correct answers, even! Mostly) to both, relievedly. We won a grab-bag of comics stuff: my big "get" last night was the first collection of the Dark Horse Comics adaptation of Solomon Kane, based on Robert E. Howard's stories.

Last night's Geek Trivia was a likely needed chance to be loud and obnoxious. I was cranky on my way to it, and I got cranky again on my way home, but I do wonder if I'd've been crankier without that often-loud outlet that my fellow geeks afford me.

Last night's Geek Trivia also reminded me, as each Geek Trivia usually does, that I know quality geeks. Thank you, all of you.

One more bit of Geek Trivia news: it's outgrown Vendetta, the North Portland bar where it started. The May 3rd event will be the first in the McMenamin's Kennedy School movie theater. LOTS of space there. (That's also the theater where I first met Mike Russell, Dawn Taylor and her husband Patrick Hurley in person.) Vendetta will be hosting related events, though. Something that's coming there: geek speed dating.
Subscribe

  • Before Tori Amos was Tori Amos

    Tori Amos's first album was, for a long time, hard to find, and no, I'm not talking about 1991's Little Earthquakes, I'm talking about 1988's Y…

  • If his voice and soul had been with us longer...

    Howard Ashman. He was a songwriter, stage show book writer and, later, film producer. He was one of the reasons there are 1982's Little Shop of…

  • Soundtrack considerations

    What to listen to while reading Book [X]? I wouldn't want the music I put on to distract from whichever book I'm reading; plenty of books I can…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments