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“Since I’m a single officer in the Marine barracks and I’ve got the highest security clearance you can get, I also serve at the White House in close quarters with President Bush and President Obama at social events. Very seldom was the president ever alone, but one time the president had said,…

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imwithkanye:

The Evolution of Jeopardy! 
GQ looks at how the changes in the game show reflects our nation’s shifting intelligence and how it serves as a real-time comparison for our changing culture. 
Double Jeopardy! (Then)

“In 1991, the areas of knowledge contestants were expected to be prepared for were straightforward, classic, and broad.”
“Medieval Times” 
“Technology” 
“World Travel” 
“Secretaries of Defense” 
“Horses”  
“Authors’ Dedications”

Double Jeopardy! (Now)

“The 2011 edition offers two fairly specific kinds of knowledge (book-to-movie adaptations and the aforementioned “Chairs”), wordplay, and two jokes, one with a Jewish pedigree.”
“Born and Died” 
“Writers on Film” 
“Like Some Coffee?”
“Chairs” 
“My Son, The Doctor”  
“Get ‘Set’”


blog me about it.

hennnypotter:

imwithkanye:

The Evolution of Jeopardy! 

GQ looks at how the changes in the game show reflects our nation’s shifting intelligence and how it serves as a real-time comparison for our changing culture. 

Double Jeopardy! (Then)

“In 1991, the areas of knowledge contestants were expected to be prepared for were straightforward, classic, and broad.”

  • “Medieval Times” 
  • “Technology” 
  • “World Travel” 
  • “Secretaries of Defense” 
  • “Horses”  
  • “Authors’ Dedications”

Double Jeopardy! (Now)

“The 2011 edition offers two fairly specific kinds of knowledge (book-to-movie adaptations and the aforementioned “Chairs”), wordplay, and two jokes, one with a Jewish pedigree.”

  • “Born and Died” 
  • “Writers on Film” 
  • “Like Some Coffee?”
  • “Chairs” 
  • “My Son, The Doctor”  
  • “Get ‘Set’”

blog me about it.