Kartemquin thanks everyone who attended Rock the Doc last night, our fourth event in this social networking series for our local filmmakers and fans. Zak Piper spun his records till the wee hours of the morning while the masterful mixologists at The Whistler created some of the best cocktails we've tasted in Chicago.
In addition to the joy of spending time with old friends and making some new ones in the process, one of the highlights of the evening was the Trivia hour, where Tim Horsburgh and Lindsey Bahr challenged the crowd with questions on Chicago, Film, Kartemquin, and even Whale Vomit. We admit that the questions might have been too difficult. The highest score was 20 out of 28 (and that team had the film editor of Time Out Chicago, which may have given them an unfair advantage). But we hope that everyone had fun participating anyway. Be sure to check out the Facebook page for more photos too.
To honor those who tried their best, we wanted to share some of the most amusing (albeit incorrect) trivia answers that we saw last night. We admire your...creativity!
Q. Who is the Sausage King of Chicago?
Correct Answer: Abe Froman
What You Thought: Ed Debevick, Ferris Bueller
Q. What was the name of the Chicago-based film studio famous for a series of 1915 Charlie Chaplin comedies?
Correct Answer: Essanay Manufacturing Company
What You Thought: Harpo (!!!)
Q. What state became the last to stop executions by firing squad in March 2004?
Correct Answer: Utah
What You Thought: Arizona, Texas
Q. Who directed the Miller High Life Man commercials?
Correct Answer: Errol Morris
What Most Of You Thought: Michael Moore, Leo Burnett
Q. Name 5 of the 8 ingredients in the original V-8.
Correct Answer: Tomatoes, Carrots, Celery, Beets, Parsley, Lettuce, Watercress, Spinach
What A Suprising Number of Teams Added: Broccoli, Onions
Q. What is the name of the bar that the gang from How I Met Your Mother hangs out on the show?
Correct Answer: MacLarens
What You Thought: Cheers
And, we just had to mention that you ALL got the same two questions correct. One had something to do with a video game ad showing the Cubs winning the world series. The other was about Charles Manson. We hear you loud and clear. More sports and felons next time!
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