Star Trek Trivia To boldly go where, no man has gone before….

Sept16 NC web banner-4By: Paula Green

“Space the final frontier…” many folks recognize the opening from the original Star Trek series that aired from Sept. 8, 1966 to Sept. 2, 1969.  This month in honor of its 50th [Read more…]

Pittsburgh Pirates Trivia -A Rundown of our Battling Buccos

 

By: Paula Green

You’ve gotta love our Battling Buccos!  Sometimes the Pirates’ season can play out like the Hollywood movie – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.  Over the years, we’ve had many good players, managers and exciting games.  On the flip side, we’ve also had some bad players, managers and heart-breaking losses.  [Read more…]

Special Delivery – Postal Trivia……

Trivia_NewmanBy: Paula Green

 

Ben Franklin was known as a great inventor, a brilliant politician and even a leading author, but did you know that he was also the colonies’ Postmaster General?  On July 26, 1775, the Continental Congress appointed him the first Postmaster General of the organization now known as the United States Postal Service (USPS).  He was responsible for all Post Offices — from Massachusetts to Georgia — and had authority to hire as many postmasters as he saw fit.  Franklin served until November 7, 1776.  [Read more…]

Star Wars Trivia A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….

Star Wars_YodaBy: Paula Green

The fourth of May is an ordinary day to most folks, but for Star Wars fans it is a time celebrate.  That’s because it is “Star Wars” day, and there’s a logical explanation for this choice – “May the fourth be with you!”

The film’s creator, George Lucas was so sure the film would flop that instead of attending the premiere, he went on holiday to Hawaii with his good friend Steven Spielberg, where they came up with the idea for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). [Read more…]

Spook-tacular Trivia – Haunted Tales, Trails & Films with a Pittsburgh Twist

By: Paula Green

It’s that time of the year again for haunted legends and bewitching folklore.  The spookiness and intrigue becomes more spine-tingling when the tales are found within our own region.  This month, we’ll explore some supernatural Pittsburgh tales and look at scary movies that were filmed in our area. [Read more…]