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Semi-Literary Trivia #7 – Rod Serling

“You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead—your next stop, the Twilight Zone.” Almost 40

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #5

A rayograph was: An early version of the x-ray machine that was placed in stores by the J.W. Bass shoe company, and offered free “skeletal images” to show correctable defects in customers’ feet. A technique used by surrealist artist Man

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #4

To research the book that would become the “non-fiction novel” In Cold Blood, Truman Capote traveled to Kansas before the murderers were even caught. He was accompanied by childhood friend: Author and poet Conrad Aiken. John Dos Passos, author of the

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #3

Which of the following is NOT a real of example of food or drink in an artistic title? (Click the link below to take the quiz in a pop-up window)  Follow my blog by email to be notified of future Semi-Literary Trivia

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #2

Oh freddled gruntbuggly, Thy micturitions are to me, As plurdled gabbleblotchits, On a lurgid bee, That mordiously hath bitled out, Its earted jurtles… …is an example of what? An early attempt at nonsense rhyme by Theodore Geisel, later known as

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #1

Homer Simpson is the name of: A farmer who joins the Army after he loses his father’s Oklahoma land during the Dust Bowl, in James Jones’ From Here to Eternity. A plumber who is drafted to serve as a proctologist

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