The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

September 6th, 2011 by Cobwebs

(No prizes, but if you can answer them all without googling you get bragging rights.)

  1. The actress who provided the voice for Lilo Pelekai in Disney’s Lilo and Stitch also played “the monster” in what horror movie?
  2. In Jonathan Coulton’s song “Re: Your Brains,” what is the name of the zombie providing the monologue?
  3. In Orson Welles’ radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, the Martians first land in Grover’s Mill, NJ. Where do the Martians in the original book first land?
    A) Horsell Common
    B) Pyford
    C) Bushey Heath
    D) Shepperton
    E) Primrose Hill
  4. In the original Friday the 13th film, who was the killer?
  5. “There he lay, a vast red-golden dragon, fast asleep; a thrumming came from his jaws and nostrils, and wisps of smoke, but his fires were low in slumber. Beneath him, under all his limbs and his huge coiled tail, and about him on all sides stretching away across the unseen floors, lay countless piles of precious things, gold wrought and un-wrought, gems and jewels, and silver red-stained in the ruddy light.” In which classic work of fantasy does this monster appear?
  6. The most powerful alien/demon in H.P. Lovecraft’s mythos is:
    A) Nyarlathotep
    B) Shub-Niggurath
    C) Azathoth
    D) Yog-Sothoth
    E) Cthulhu
  7. Cher’s son is a member of what goth band?
  8. What was the name of the demons summoned by the puzzle box in Hellraiser?
  9. Who wrote the story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” in which a captured Confederate soldier imagines an elaborate escape and return to his home in the brief seconds before he is hanged?
  10. Stephen King wrote seven books using the pen name Richard Bachman. Two of these books were made into movies. What were their titles?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Actress Daveigh Chase played Samara Morgan in The Ring.
  2. Bob
  3. A) Horsell Common
  4. Jason’s mother, Pamela Voorhees
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit. It’s a description of Smaug.
  6. C) Azathoth. Although probably the most well-known of Lovecraft’s Old Ones, Cthulhu wasn’t the star of the show.
  7. Deadsy. Elijah Blue Allman is Cher’s son with singer Greg Allman. He also appears in her “Turn Back Time” music video.
  8. Cenobites
  9. Ambrose Bierce
  10. The Running Man and Thinner

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2 Responses

  1. xJane Says:

    I got three right and one “Cher has a son‽”

  2. WitchArachne Says:

    Two. I am awesome :D

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