Monthly Archives: June 2013

Final Jeopardy – 6/28/13

  “On the Road”         Written by Jack Kerouac in 1957, the novel “On the Road” is considered one of the premiere novels of the loose, lively and wanton “beat generation“    

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Final Jeopardy – 6/26/13

  Pulp Fiction         In the popular film Pulp Fiction, by the award-winning director Quentin Tarantino, actor Samuel L. Jackson quotes Ezekial 25:17 here and here. Information on the proper version of this quote can be found … Continue reading

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Final Jeopardy – 6/10/13

  Gustave Eiffel         Most famously known for The Eiffel Tower, architect and engineer Gustave Eiffel was also integral to the building of the Statue of Liberty.    

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Final Jeopardy – 6/5/13

  Pentathalon         Taking place over the course of one day, the modern Pentathalon consists of swimming, fencing, shooting, cross-country running and equestrianism. The original pentathalon, or quinquertium, was actually comprised of the long jump, javelin throw, … Continue reading

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Final Jeopardy – 5/31/13

  Don Quixote         Written by Miguel de Cervantes, The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, tells the story of a man driven to idealistic madness by the conflict between his views on chivalrous gentlemanly behavior … Continue reading

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