The “Real Men Wear Pink” trivia charity fundraiser – you should play in it!

If you want to help a good cause, and you and your friends have a wealth of trivia knowledge trapped in your collective cerebellums, may I suggest that you participate in this upcoming fundraiser at Skyloft in Crossgates Mall on October 19. The event, “Real Men Wear Pink,” is a Saturday afternoon trivia tournament, and…

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Returning to my trivia roots … premiere night at Skyloft

True story.  About fifteen years ago, I needed to get away from some stress in my home life.  Someone had told me about a competitive team trivia game at the local Hooters in Crossgates Mall.  I had never played competitive team trivia before, so I tried it out.  Finished in third place among 35 teams…

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It only took me about nine months to return to it.

Yesterday, I saw that one of my buddies, John Longton – we broadcast Albany Patroons games together and he’s part of the Two Buttons Deep website – posted on Facebook that he would be a fill-in host for a trivia game at the Across The Street Pub in Albany. And I thought to myself –…

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The trainwreck at the charity trivia event

Yesterday, I participated in a charity trivia fundraiser with a team from Trinity Alliance of the Capital District.  We’ve won this event before, we’ve raised some money for the charity, and this most likely is our last go-round in this tournament. Partially because the very qualified and dedicated director who organized these teams, Kat Brown,…

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The Finals of the 2018 World Tavern Trivia National Championships

It’s Monday morning in Atlantic City.  My teammates are bonding over a breakfast lunch at the borgata. Me?  I’m walking along a wet, soulless shore, watching the waves crash into the docks.  This not me being antisocial, mind you … this is me recharging my mental capacities and refocusing my energies for the next two…

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Day1 of the 2018 World Tavern Trivia Championships

We’re ready. We’re set. And it’s time to go. Once a year, I team up with several trivia competitors from the Hudson Valley, and we compete at the World Tavern Trivia National Championships in Atlantic City.  The events are fun, the questions are tough but fair, and we all have a good time. But the…

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