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Trivia Thursday

  1. Who was originally supposed to do the opening monologue for every Twilight Zone episode?
  2. What, and how many, afflictions did P.K. Dick’s Palmer Eldritch suffer?
  3. What writer borrowed the name of Kurt Vonnegut’s fictional SF writer Kilgore Trout to publish the book Venus on the Half Shell under?
  4. What amusement facility hosted the California Voodoo Game?
  5. The space shuttle’s fuel is oxygen mixed with:
    A) Hydrazine
    B) Carbolic Acid
    C) Liquified Methane
    D) Liquid Hydrogen
    E) Sodium Perchlorate
  6. What was the name of Isaac Asimov’s robopsychologist?
  7. In Alfred Bester’s The Stars My Destination, there is a unique mode of travel that involves a form of teleportation by will power. What is it called?
  8. What writer invented the Amateur Mafia (no Italians allowed)?
  9. Who has three arms, two heads, an existence partly due to an accident involving a time machine and a contraceptive, but is still just this guy, you know?
  10. What classic rocker does Texas SF author Bradley Denton have a fixation on?

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Posted in Ephemera October 7th, 2010 by Chip