The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

February 3rd, 2015 by Cobwebs

  1. This song by Siouxsie and the Banshees juxtaposes images of racial disharmony with mundane transactions in a Chinese restaurant.
  2. “The Two Bottles of Relish” is a short story about an ingenious way to dispose of a corpse…provided you can stomach it. Who wrote this classic tale?
    A) Ambrose Bierce
    B) John William Polidori
    C) Théophile Gautier
    D) Lord Dunsany
    E) Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Who ate a census-taker’s liver with fava beans and a nice Chianti?
  4. A candlelit dinner of rancid, moldy food, the stench of which allowed ghosts to “almost taste” it, was the centerpiece of a party which Harry Potter attended for whom?
    A) The Bloody Baron
    B) Nearly Headless Nick
    C) Moaning Myrtle
    D) Professor Binns
    E) The Grey Lady
  5. Persephone was doomed to spend half the year in the underworld because she ate the seeds of what fruit?
  6. This cheese-tastic 80s comedy/horror movie involves a man discovering a sweet, addictive substance bubbling out of the ground and marketing it as an ice cream substitute. Sadly, it’s actually a parasitic organism which eats its victims from the inside out.
    A) It’s Alive
    B) Bad Taste
    C) Love at First Bite
    D) Bio Zombie
    E) The Stuff
  7. In the movie Se7en, the victim representing the sin of Gluttony is force-fed what dish until his stomach explodes?
  8. Cannibal! The Musical! is a black comedy loosely based on the story of whom?
    A) Alferd Packer
    B) The Sawney Bean Clan
    C) Liver-Eating Johnson
    D) The Donner Party
    E) Boone Helm
  9. Stephen King (writing under his Richard Bachman pseudonym) penned this novel about a lawyer cursed by a Gypsy to lose weight no matter how much he eats.
  10. In the horror comedy Zombieland, the character “Tallahassee” (played by Woody Harrelson) is desperately seeking what junk food?
    A) Ho Hos
    B) Cheez-Its
    C) Twinkies
    D) Doritos
    E) Zingers

(Answers below the fold)

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