Sept. 19 is international Talk Like a Pirate Day. It’s the 25th annual celebration as the parody holiday was first established in 1995 in Albany, Ore. To get you ready for everyone’s favorite voice-altering holiday, this week’s trivia is all about the terrors of the high seas: pirates.
It won’t look like it normally does, but today is opening day of the 2020 NFL season. It may be America’s favorite sport, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone is into it. So this week’s quiz is all about NFL team names outside of football. To clarify, every answer in this week’s q…
Sept. 3 is National Welsh Rarebit Day. While it’s kind of hard to believe that’s a national observance, we respect it nonetheless. To celebrate this day devoted to gooey cheese recipes, this week’s trivia is all about cheese. We put it on almost everything here in America, so why not have so…
On this day in 2003, a notorious internet hoax surfaced claiming that on the night of Aug. 27, Mars would appear as large as the moon in our night sky because it was closer to Earth than normal. Astronomers said that it's impossible for Mars to appear as large as the moon, yet each year the …
In honor of World Mosquito Day, Aug. 20, this week's trivia is all about those little bloodsuckers who annoy us to no end. Here in the Lowcountry, that observance is particularly well-timed because if you have spent any time outside, you have almost certainly been swarmed by the pests. In ou…
Sports are slowly making their way back into American life. So far the most successful team sport to make a return has been the NBA, which can attribute its good fortune to the use of what they call “the bubble,” an isolated sports facility in Orlando where NBA personnel will live and work u…
We’re missing concerts dearly but there are still plenty of movies that depict music history and can showcase some of the most interesting concerts of all time. For this week’s quiz, we’re talking all about music biopics and concert films. In our Head2Head Trivia matchup, returning winner Ri…
There’s been a lot of talk about organized crime in this week’s Charleston Scene word search. Why not just a little more? In keeping with our theme, this week’s trivia is all about organized crime both in the U.S. and internationally. In our Head2Head matchup, returning winner Carolyn Russel…
On July 23, 1962, Jackie Robinson became the first Black player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. While Robinson is possibly the most famous athlete who stood for a social or political cause, he was certainly not the only one.
They may not show their affection as much as dogs, and they aren’t as good on leashes, but we love them and they love us all the same.
Even if you’re staying at home, there is no getting around the fact that it is July in Charleston and it is unrelentingly hot.
Americans love a good TV jingle and the most American jingle of all comes from the 1974 Chevrolet ad that got the whole country singing “We love baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet.”
COVID-19 cases have been rising in South Carolina so for this week’s trivia we are reminding you to please wear your masks with a quiz that is all about masks. While we are doing mask-themed trivia, your health and safety are far from trivial, so please mask up when you leave your house! Aft…
Father's Day is this Sunday, so we thought it best to construct a quiz all about “fathers.” In keeping with the “dad” theme, our Head2Head matchup will pit two Charleston fathers against each other in a “dad battle.” Returning winner Roy Hutchinson (father of Ben and Sara) will face English …
We could all stand to read more literature written by black authors, especially now. Literature teaches and inspires, but it also exposes the uninformed reader to the atrocities and injustices experienced by those whose lives we cannot identity with. If you are unfamiliar with these titles o…
Solve these puzzles, along with our word search, first, and you'll have the answers to all of our 100 trivia questions in this week's Charleston Scene.
This week's word search for Charleston Scene has hidden answers for our trivia-themed edition. Don't worry, it's not cheating. You still have to work for it.
Since this week’s Charleston Scene has been all about trivia, we thought it might be interesting to see how much trivia our readers have retained from past installments of Head2Head Trivia. This week’s quiz is a sort of “greatest hits” of questions that have appeared in “Charleston Scene” ov…
We thought it might be time to get to know a little more about the "man behind the questions," whose byline you see in the section every Thursday.
For this week’s trivia, we have a quiz all about famous cars in movies and TV.
Need a little more action in your life while stuck at home? Whether it's at a drive-in or on your couch, action movies are one of humanity’s greatest means of escapism. Today we’re testing your knowledge of the high flying, punch throwing, big exploding cinematic spectacles of the action mov…
We are missing live music dearly here at Charleston Scene, but in the meantime our online concerts and backyard shows have done a solid job of quenching our thirst. In keeping with our theme of the new norm for live music, we have put together a trivia quiz all about famous concerts througho…
With good reason, people around the world have expressed a great deal of thanks to our medical professionals and health care workers over the past two months. Since we have all been thinking about and thanking doctors around the world, this week’s trivia quiz is all about “doctors” in popular culture.
The days may feel like they are blurring together for a lot of us, but believe it or not, Friday is the first day of May. To recognize the incoming month we have put together a quiz all about things that have the word “may” in their name.
Looking for a way to occupy the kids? Maybe a trip down memory lane to remind you of simpler times? Sounds like the perfect time for Disney animated movies! We’ve constructed a quiz about some of the timeless classics to come from the House of Mouse over the decades.
As we have discussed in this week’s Charleston Scene, people in the Lowcountry have been flexing their creative muscles during the quarantine period, which for many people has meant writing poetry. In keeping with the poetry theme, we have constructed a quiz all about one of the world’s oldest writing forms.
Streaming services have become watering holes for satiating our entertainment needs in the last few weeks. As discussed in this week’s Charleston Scene, there is perhaps no company more synonymous with streaming movies and TV than Netflix.
Charleston certainly loves Bill Murray, as has been exhibited by this issue of “Charleston Scene.” But there are hundreds upon hundreds of other famous “Bills” throughout history and popular culture.
Social distancing has become the new norm for people all over the world, which translates to staying in and finding ways to entertain ourselves in the comfort of our own homes. That means games!
Not only are there numerous great restaurants and bars in the Charleston area where you can bring your four-legged friend, but in this time of uncertainty, confusion and many people staying at home, a dog is also the best friend you can have. For this week’s trivia, we have put together a quiz all about our beloved canine companions who are there for us through thick and thin.
We’ve talked a lot about bluegrass in the Lowcountry in this week’s Charleston Scene. But how well do you know the history of the music genre? To test your smarts on the subject, we’ve constructed a quiz all about one of America’s greatest musical traditions.
While the Academy Awards happened a couple of weeks ago, one of the issues with the awards that has been brought up repeatedly in the last few years is underrepresentation of films made by women, specifically in the Best Director category. So we have put together a quiz that focuses on some of the greatest and most popular films ever made by female directors.
While popular dances used to come from instructional songs and music videos on MTV, Tik Tok is the new format that spreads the worldwide language of novelty dances. For this week’s trivia we have a quiz all about the history of dance crazes that have swept over worldwide popular culture.
In honor of Jon Heder’s trip to Charleston to discuss his seminal acting performance in “Napoleon Dynamite,” we’ve created a quiz all about Napoleon and dynamite. You read that correctly. Not about “Napoleon Dynamite,” but rather questions about both Napoleon and dynamite.
Ah, Valentine’s Day. It’s a day of romantic love, exchanging cards and candies, and expressions of affection. In honor of the most romantic day of the year, we have prepared a quiz all about Valentine’s Day and love itself.
“Waitress” has become one of the hottest new musicals on Broadway and is sure to enter the pantheon of widely recognized, beloved musicals that stand the test of time. To get you excited for “Waitress’” stop in Charleston, we’ve prepared a trivia quiz all about famous stage musicals.
Love them, hate them, or totally indifferent on them, The Grammy Awards are known as “music’s biggest night.” This year’s installment of the awards will take place at 8 p.m. this Sunday on CBS. To get you ready for the show, we’ve prepared a trivia quiz all about its history.
In honor of Mount Pleasant’s new venue, Game Show, we have a game of our own. Sure, you can probably answers the questions on “Jeopardy!” or “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” but how well do you know the game shows themselves?
Since we are now getting fully into the thick of the most 20-centric year possible, we thought that we would roll out a trivia quiz all about the number 20.
We thought it was only fitting for the follow-up quiz to be all about things that we know for sure will be happening in 2020 that you can look forward to.
As a send off to 2019, we have prepared a trivia quiz all about headlines and events from this past year.
Whether it's full-length films or themed TV episodes, Christmas in the 21st century would not be the same without specials, and today we have a trivia quiz all about those specials.
Since the first “Star Wars” film hit theaters in 1977, George Lucas’ space opera has become one of the most successful and expansive pop culture phenomena of all time. Now it’s time to find out how strong the force is with you as this week’s trivia is all about that galaxy far, far away.
We’ve talked a lot about Phish in this week’s Charleston Scene, but for this week’s quiz we are going to focus on the other, less musically inclined type of fish. Let’s see how well you know your gilled aquatic creatures.
Thanksgiving Day is upon us! There will be food, family, football and floats all over the country today, and we have a quiz for you on all of those things and more in our Turkey Day edition of trivia.
In honor of the long and illustrious career of The Critic, we have built a trivia quiz all about great historical and cultural moments involving radio.
To keep with our theme of brilliant funny women in this week’s Charleston Scene, we will be closing out this week’s issue with a trivia quiz all about women in comedy throughout the history of American popular media.
What would the Coastal Carolina Fair be without its plethora of deep-fried food options? Some are more bizarre than others, but all of them are sure to add to your fair experience. For this week’s quiz we are talking all about fried foods.
In 2004, Bravo aired a list of what they considered to be “The 100 Scariest Movie Moments” of all time. The list has since become a definitive countdown of macabre brilliance in horror movies, and given that Oct. 31 is the spookiest of all days, we have constructed a real haunted house of a quiz around some of the films that appear on that list.
Though the weather is fluctuating between autumnal and warm, there is no denying that we are finally in the fall season. Since our cover story in Charleston Scene is about all things fall, we thought we would continue the theme with this week’s trivia quiz. This quiz is on all things “fall.”