Botticelli - Jan. 2016

Previous thread: http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=777157

A happy, healthy New Year to you all! Our first letter of 2016 is

J

Have at you!

And a Happy New Year to all!

IQs:

  1. Are you a living American artist whose work inspired the Pop Art movement?
  2. Is your girlfriend the Frankenstein-like construct of a mad scientist?
  3. Were you the eponymous star of a cartoon series by Genndy Tartakovsky?

IQ1: Was your older brother killed when the plane he was flying exploded over England?
IQ2: Did you play a redneck sheriff in three movies?
IQ3: Were you that sheriff?

Not Jack (Kirby, Skellington or Samurai).

Not JFK, and dunno x2 (the guy from the Seventies Bond movies, I assume)

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IQs:

  1. Are you a living American artist whose work inspired the Pop Art movement?
  2. Is your girlfriend the Frankenstein-like construct of a mad scientist?
  3. Were you the eponymous star of a cartoon series by Genndy Tartakovsky?
    Not Jack (Kirby, Skellington or Samurai).

Correct on #2 and #3. #1 was not the late Jack Kirby, but Jasper Johns.

DQ: Real?

IQs:

  1. Did the citizens of Dogpatch erect a statue of you?
  2. Did the citizens of Springfield erect a statue of you?
  3. Are you Paul Newman’s widow?

Correct.
Jackie Gleason (Smokey and the Bandit and its two sequels).
Buford T Justice.
DQ1: Real?
DQ2: Male?

Not Jubilation T. Cornpone, Jedediah Springfield (I feel embiggened just writing his name!) or Joanne Woodward.

J.

  1. real
  2. male

SCAdian, ask another DQ, if you like, as Prof. P. had already asked if our mystery dude was real.

IQ1: Are you famous for writing about a boating holiday you and your friends took in England?
IQ2: Were you one of Sgt Fury’s Howling Commando?
IQ3: Were you a much later associate of Fury’s (and of #2’s)?
DQ: Living?

Not Jerome K. Jerome, dunno, and dunno.

J.

  1. real
  2. male
  3. dead

Correct.
Gabriel Jones.
Jasper Sitwell.
DQ1: American?
DQ2: Known for the Arts?
IQ1: Did the Nika riots take place during your reign?
IQ2: Were you overthrown by the Glorious Revolution?
IQ3: Were you a Wisconsin cannibal?

IQs:

  1. Did you have a hit with I Love Rock N’ Roll?
  2. Did you have a hit with Rhythm Nation?
  3. Did you have a hit with Who Will Save Your Soul?

Not Julius Caesar (?), King James or… dunno.

Not Joan Jett, Janet Jackson or… dunno.

J.

  1. real
  2. male
  3. dead
  4. not American
  5. not known for the arts

Depending on your definition of “the arts,” but I think this is the best, least-misleading answer.

IQ1: Are you a newspaper editor who frequently bashes Spider-Man in his columns?
IQ2: Are you an NFL halfback nicknamed “The Bus” and “The Battering Ram?”
IQ3: Are you the first American to play a Bond girl in Diamonds Are Forever?

Not J. Jonah Jameson, Mean Joe Greene or… dunno.

Correct, correct, and Jewel.

DQ: Died before 1900?

J.

  1. real
  2. male
  3. dead
  4. not American
  5. not known for the arts
  6. died after 1900

IQs:

  1. Did you preach the sermon Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God?
  2. Did you write Daisy Miller?
  3. Did you and your brother each headline a major band during the Big Band Era?

Not Jonathan Edwards, dunno and dunno.

Correct on #1.
#2 was Henry James.
#3 was Jimmy Dorsey (his brother was Tommy).

DQs:

  1. Last name starts with J?
  2. European?