The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

June 5th, 2012 by Cobwebs

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

  1. What was the name of Wednesday Addams’s pet spider?
    A) Homer
    B) Vladimir
    C) Marie
    D) Cuddles
    E) Henry
  2. This British werewolf movie stars Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee and Liam Cunningham as British Army soldiers fighting werewolves in the Scottish highlands.
  3. In Greek mythology, there are five rivers in the Underworld. Which of these is not one of them?
    A) Lethe
    B) Akheron
    C) Kokytos
    D) Styx
    E) Limos
  4. On the tribute album “We Will Follow,” what U2 song does Rosetta Stone cover?
  5. This magician starred in the movie The Man from Beyond, in which he played a man thawed from an icy encasement to discover his reincarnated love of a hundred years past.
    A) David Blaine
    B) Criss Angel
    C) Doug Henning
    D) David Copperfield
    E) Harry Houdini
  6. In what horror movie does one of the characters write a book which contains only the line “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” repeated over and over again?
  7. Today, Bram Stoker is best known as the author of Dracula. However, during his lifetime he was much better known as what?
    A) Newspaper reporter
    B) Theatre manager
    C) Law clerk
    D) Civil engineer
    E) School teacher
  8. The influential Confessions of an English Opium-Eater was written by whom?
  9. The first Lollapalooza tour featured only one goth band. Who was it?
    A) Joy Division
    B) Fields of the Nephilim
    C) Siouxsie and The Banshees
    D) The Sisters of Mercy
    E) Southern Death Cult
  10. Who played the monster in the 1974 film Young Frankenstein?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. A) Homer
  2. Dog Soldiers
  3. E) Limos. The five rivers were Styx (the river of hate), Akheron (the river of sorrow), Kokytos (the river of lamentation), Lethe (the river of oblivion), and Phlegethon (the river of fire)
  4. “October”
  5. E) Harry Houdini (the picture is a silent, made in 1922).
  6. The Shining
  7. B) Theatre manager. Stoker was the personal assistant of Shakespearean actor Henry Irving and managed the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.
  8. Thomas de Quincey
  9. C) Siouxsie and The Banshees
  10. Peter Boyle

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3 Responses

  1. hng23 Says:

    5/10. My Goth cred just went down the toilet. *hangs head in shame*

  2. xJane Says:

    I got a perfect goose egg, but your number 3 made me think “that sounds plausible…so does that one…” and I just had a conversation with a coworker in which he proposed to turn a recent experience into “two truths and a lie”: “I have a rooster brain in my knee. I own a Porsche. My favorite alcohol is whiskey.”

  3. Jes Says:

    Eight out of ten!!!!!

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