Shoeless Trivia: Garrett

A brief moment of personal privilege:

Yesterday was the last day of the Learned League season, and I managed (just barely) to finish high enough in my rundle to earn promotion to the next one. So I’m happy about that. To celebrate, here’s a round inspired by my Match Day 25 opponent (and our rundle champion), Erik Charles Nielsen, aka Garrett from Community.

(Yes, you got a Community notification for this.)

  1. When Mark David Chapman was apprehended shortly after shooting John Lennon, he had dropped the murder weapon but was still holding a paperback copy of what 1951 novel?
  2. He may or may not be beautiful (your call), but he’s definitely iconic. What is the name of this classic monster from Dungeons & Dragons?garrett1
  3. Both Barack Obama and Donald Trump have been “honored” with internet memes about a (fake) Ben & Jerry’s ice cream featuring what two flavors?
  4. In the film Minority Report, the “precog” played by Samantha Morton is named for Agatha Christie. Name either of the two writers who lend their names to the other precogs.
  5. Emma Wedgwood was both cousin and wife to what influential English scientist? They were apparently a good fit; their marriage produced ten children, though only seven survived to adulthood.
Answers

  1. The Catcher in the Rye
  2. beholder
  3. peach, mint
  4. Arthur Conan Doyle, Dashiell Hammett
  5. Charles Darwin

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