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Trivia Thursday

  1. On your Last Day you report to Carousel or you’re a runner. Who chases after runners?
  2. Name the Pink Floyd album Stanley Kubrick wanted to use music from for his film A Clockwork Orange (but the deal was never made to allow it).
  3. What happens in all of these novels? The Iron Dream (Spinrad), The Big Time (Leiber), The Man in the High Castle (Dick), SS/GB (Deighton), The Crossroads of Time (Norton)
  4. Who played the title role in the 1981 film The Incredible Shrinking Woman?
  5. What event caused the creation of the two separate cultures aboard the spaceship in Robert A. Heinlein’s classic novel Orphans of the Sky?
  6. What book begins with the line, “His wife had held him in her arms as if she could keep death away from him.”?
  7. Who was the first woman in space?
  8. Harrison Ford wasn’t the only actor seriously considered for the role of Han Solo. Christopher Walken was a close second. True or False?
  9. What were Sybil Sue Blue, Anthony Villiars, Elijah Baley, Rick Deckard and Lord d’Arcy?
  10. In Greg Bear’s novel Eon, what did the people call the corridor?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. A Sandman (Logan’s Run)
  2. Atom Heart Mother
  3. Hitler wins WWII.
  4. Lily Tomlin
  5. A mutiny
  6. To Your Scattered Bodies Go, by Philip Jose Farmer.
  7. Valentina Tereshkova
  8. True. Lucas says that Walken’s interpretation would have explored the “darker side” of Han Solo.
  9. They were all private investigators.
  10. The Way
Posted in Ephemera July 29th, 2010 by Chip
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