Pub Quiz Tonight

Yup, it’s already two weeks later.  Tonight is the Pub Quiz at the Wild Colonial.  The quiz-masters will ask 6 questions in each of a variety of categories like current events, maybe history, maybe sports… or maybe a completely idiosyncratic made-up crazy topic.  There is always a visual hand-out and the final music category will […]

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forget the tiles, there’s real money on the table

A front page story in today’s New York Times examines the weird legal jousting between the creators of Scrabulous, the Agarwalla brothers (may I suggest they shorten it to Agarbro?) and the owners of Hasbro, the Hassenfeld Brothers. It’s a squirrely sort of problem given the tension between protecting the property rights and some significant

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The week in games

Monday, as always, Scrabble at Julian’s. 7pm. Two to a board if you wanna be taken seriously Tuesdays at 8, Tucker Peck and his Pub Quiz hold it down at Trinity Brewhouse. You can win real stuff. Per Rhode Island law, Growlers must be consumed OFF-premises. Wednesdays at 8:30, Tucker’s at Union Station Also —

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make mom proud, put that B.S. to some use

Sunday, January 6th will be the first Pub Quiz of the new year at the Wild Colonial on South Water Street. If you have never participated, here’s the poop. First, it now starts at 8:00 PM. No prior registration required, just walk in. Teams can have no more than four members but fewer is also

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While I’m at it:

In other psycho-geek news, I was excited to learn last week that Stern’s new Spider-man pinball machine will soon have a home in Providence. (Not sure where it’s landing yet.) Here’s an insanely in-depth review. The game has a smooth, classic, elegant feel, with simple rules — and it ranks right up there with Theater

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