Botticelli February 2021

#1 was Daniel Boorstin.
#2 was Dmitri A. Boorgman.
Correct on Daisy Duke.

2 DQs reserved.

D.

  1. fictional
  2. only name starts with D
  3. sex unknown
  4. not from the US

DQs:

  1. Originally from a work of prose fiction?
  2. Created after 1900?

IQs:

  1. Were you the legendary first queen of Carthage?
  2. Have you played a zoologist, a superhero and a silent film star?
  3. Were you upbraided for weeping at the news of your son’s death?

Not Dido, dunno, and dunno.

D.

  1. fictional
  2. only name starts with D
  3. sex unknown
  4. not from the US
  5. not originally from a work of prose fiction
  6. created before 1900

IQs:
1. Did your daughter recently make her debut as a fashion designer, creating a long knit dress, a half-striped pair of shorts, and a bag with Tweety Bird on it?
2. Are you a male model known for your “Blue Steel” look?
3. Did you re-record a song of yours for a Super Bowl ad?

Yes, Yes, Deez Nuts

DQ: From oral tradition or mythology?

Correct on Dido.
#2 was Robert Downey, Jr. (Dr. Doolittle, Iron Man, Chaplin)
#3 was King David, who mourned the death of his son Absalom and was upbraided by the chief of his army who pointed out Absalom was attempting to usurp David’s throne, and that many of David’s army had already died fighting Absalom, so publicly weeping over him was bad for morale.

DQs:

  1. From a work of European origin?
  2. Human?

IQ1: Were you often accompanied by maenads?
IQ2: Were the lot of you a sports team that ended up moving to a new home at the other end of the country?
IQ3: Were you the last of the Mercury Seven to go into space?

IQ1: Did you sing with Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and your own eponymous band?
IQ2: Did you sing Runaround Sue?
IQ3: Did the Romans call you Bacchus?

Dunno, not Derek Zoolander, and dunno.

Not Dionysus, dunno (but is this an individual?) and dunno.

Dunno, dunno and not Dionysus.

D.

  1. fictional
  2. only name starts with D
  3. sex unknown
  4. not from the US
  5. not originally from a work of prose fiction
  6. created before 1900
  7. kinda sorta from oral tradition or mythology
  8. not from a work of European origin
  9. not human

1 (daughter debuted as fashion designer) is Doug Emhoff; 3 (re-recorded song for a Super Bowl ad) is Dolly Parton.

DQs:
1. created before 1700?
2. from a work of Asian origin?

IQs:
1. Did you wear a blue-and-white baseball cap with a pine tree on it during the summer?
2. Did you play Janet, Bad Janet, Neutral Janet, and Disco Janet?
3. Did you say in 2004, “Not only are we going to New Hampshire…we’re going to South Carolina and Oklahoma and Arizona and North Dakota and New Mexico, and we’re going to California and Texas and New York. … And we’re going to South Dakota and Oregon and Washington and Michigan, and then we’re going to Washington, D.C., to take back the White House!” and finish with–to put it mildly–“Yeah!”?

Ronnie James Dio
Dion
Yes, Dionysus

DQ: Animal?

Holding one DQ

IQs:

  1. Did Allan Sherman write a song about how you distressed Queen Victoria?
  2. Are you the best known Drow Elf in D&D fiction?
  3. Did you play Maynard G. Krebs?

Dunno, dunno and not poor Howard Dean, who deserved better.

Not Disraeli, not Drrrjjt (sp?) and not Bob Denver.

D.

  1. fictional
  2. only name starts with D
  3. sex unknown
  4. not from the US
  5. not originally from a work of prose fiction
  6. created before 1900
  7. kinda sorta from oral tradition or mythology
  8. not from a work of European origin
  9. not human
  10. created after 1700
  11. not from a work of Asian origin
  12. animal

Correct on Disraeli, Drizzt and Denver. Ya swept me.

IQs:

  1. Did you play the lead in the TV series The Sword of Justice?
  2. Are you a British detective who believes in the interconnectedness of all things?
  3. Did you play Face on The A-Team?

1 was Dipper Pines, on Gravity Falls; 2 was D’Arcy Carden.

DQs:
1. from a work of Canadian origin?
2. created after 1800?

IQs:
1. Are you the frontman of Limp Bizkit?
2. Did your car have a big 3 on it?
3. Are you one of the Endless?

Outstanding DQ: From a folk tale or fairy tale?

Not Dirk Lastnameunknown, not Dirk Gently and not Dirk Benedict.

Not Fred Durst, dunno and dunno.

D.

  1. fictional
  2. only name starts with D
  3. sex unknown
  4. not from the US
  5. not originally from a work of prose fiction
  6. created before 1900
  7. kinda sorta from oral tradition or mythology
  8. not from a work of European origin
  9. not human
  10. created after 1700
  11. not from a work of Asian origin
  12. animal
  13. not from a work of Canadian origin
  14. created after 1800
  15. kinda sorta from a folk tale or fairy tale

To clarify: DQ 4, as I understood it, is about the character, regardless of source; DQs 8, 11 and 13 are about the character’s creator.