Botticelli, Oct. 2022

Swept again

IQ1: Did you cause much pearl clutching with your 2020 hit concerning your moist genitalia?
IQ2: Did Pinkerton drive you to suicide?
IQ3: Was it great when it all began, you were a regular Frankie fan?

DQs:

  1. Real
  2. Male
  3. Dead
  4. Last name starts with C
  5. Known from the Arts
  6. Died after 1950

#1. I am not Cardi B.
#2. Take a DQ.
#3. I am not Columbia.

IQs:
1. Are you credited with writing the Twilight Zone episode “Living Doll” (and also wrote “The Howling Man” and the short story “The Crooked Man” for Playboy)?
2. Were you a young girl upset with your parents, who discovered a house exactly like yours–complete with a seemingly nicer Other Mother?
3. Continuing this set of questions’ mini-theme of things I saw for the first time this month…Were you an actress working on a film in Washington, DC, when your daughter was possessed (or are you what she named the entity that possessed her)?

#1. I am not Cod Serling. Take a DQ.
#2. I am not Coraline.
#3. Take a DQ.

1 was Charles Beaumont; 3 was Chris MacNeil (or Captain Howdy) in The Exorcist.

DQs:
1. American?
2. died after 1980?

DQs:

  1. Real
  2. Male
  3. Dead
  4. Last name starts with C
  5. Known from the Arts
  6. Died after 1950
  7. American
  8. Died before 1980

Yes.
Coi-Coi-San, title character of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly
Yes

DQ: Known for the performing arts?

DQs:

  1. Real
  2. Male
  3. Dead
  4. Last name starts with C
  5. Known from the Arts
  6. Died after 1950
  7. American
  8. Died before 1980
  9. Known for the performing arts

IQ1: Did you stop the Arabs at Tours?
IQ2: Were you #1’s best-known grandson?
IQ3: Are you a top-job holder with the same given name as #1 and #2?

#1. I am not Charles Martel.
#2. I am not Charlemagne.
#3. I am not Charles III.

Nora Ephron, huh - I don’t think I knew she’d written any plays. Good one.

C it is!

IQs:

Are you AKA Saruman?
Are you AKA Teleporno, one of the most ridiculous names in all of Tolkien’s writings?
Did you forge the ring eventually wielded by Gandalf?

IQ1: Were you Shiera’s husband (and crime-fighting partner)?
IQ2: Did you start as an 1880s detective and end as a 1960s secret agent?
IQ3: Were you Agent 13’s sister?

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“One of”??

IQs:
1. Did you play a World War II prisoner of war, a revenge-seeking vigilante, and a mute assistant in House of Wax?
2. Were you also in House of Wax, prior to the spooooky 60s sitcom role you’re most famous for?
3. Was your comic briefly changed to the horror-focused [your] Weird Tales in 1949, barely featuring you one issue and in the next not at all?

IQ1: Was your first major film role Lennie in Of Mice and Men?
IQ2: Were you an English explorer killed in Hawaii?
IQ3: Did you draw a series of New Yorker cartoons depicting a spooky ooky family?

Quiet, you.

“Even a man who is pure in heart,
And says his prayers by night,
May become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms,
And the moon is full and bright.”

― Curt Siodmak

YES! I am Lon Chaney, Jr.!

Good job, Chock!

Happy Halloween, everyone!

Hear, hear! Well done, CFOHG.

Previous IQs:

Are you AKA Saruman? - Curunir
Are you AKA Teleporno, one of the most ridiculous names in all of Tolkien’s writings? - Celeborn
Did you forge the ring eventually wielded by Gandalf? - Celebrimbor

Cool. I’d ruled out Dad early on, but thought I’d better check on Jr. just in case.

I’ll start the November thread a day early.

November thread is here