Favorite

The inconsequential news quiz: The Prez Billy Jeff edition 

1. During an appearance on "The Colbert Report," Bill Clinton told host Stephen Colbert he was a little "insecure" about the whole Twitter thing. Nonetheless, Colbert convinced him to send out a Tweet on an account (@PrezBillyJeff) created for the occasion. What did it say?

A) "Neither boxers, nor briefs."

B) "Snow on the roof, but a furnace in the basement."

C) "Just spent amazing time with Colbert! Is he sane? He is cool!"

D) "I'm on the Cold Cut show! Gold Bear! God Beer! Damn you, Autocorrect!"

2. The Clinton Foundation, whose global work reaches far beyond supporting the presidential center, recently announced that it's changed its name. What's it now called?

A) McClinton's

B) Willie C. and the Fabulous Clintonettes

C) The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation

D) The Many Magnitudes Better than George W. Bush Foundation

3. Last weekend, the Clinton School for Public Service hosted Little Rock's First Start-up Weekend, a rapidly paced event where programmers, designers and others meet and mingle, pitch start-up ideas, form teams around the best ideas and then work furiously to develop a business plan. One of the winners was called VidLibs. What does it do?

A) Opens a blessed, blessed wormhole to return us all to the Clinton years.

B) Gives a job to James Carville. He'll take any job. Seriously. Call him.

C) Replaces words with videos in a MadLibs style game.

D) Creates custom-embroidered bathrobes for ex-presidents.

4. On Monday, a Senate committee endorsed legislation that would cap the total number of types of specialty license plates to whatever that number is Jan. 1, 2014. Just before the committee approved the cap, it sent two bills that would create additional specialty plates to the full Senate. What organizations did those plates represent?

A) The Foundation for Finding Jason Rapert's Brain and The Foundation for the Foundation for Finding Jason Rapert's Brain.

B) One was for employees of ExxonMobil Corporation. We're forbidden from reporting on the other. Now move along.

C) Arkansas Rice Council and Rotary International

D) The Society to Prevent the Theft of License Plates and The Association for the Advancement of Tacky Wall Art in Country Cookin' Restaurants.

5. The House approved a bill to reduce the permit fee for concealed weapons for a certain group of people from $100 to $50. What is the group?

A) Those with itchy trigger fingers.

B) Anyone who says today's 109.4 FM phrase that pays: "I'm at work listening to Kook Conroy and the Morning Zoo!"

C) People 65 and older.

D) The stingy and terrified.

6. The House recently approved a proposal to allow Arkansans to sell something that's previously been against the law to sell. What would the bill allow?

A) Junior's Old-Fashioned, Agonizingly Painful Poison. When a fool needs poisoning, ask for Junior's!

B) Nude photographs of District 20 State Representative Nate Bell

C) Unpasteurized milk from cows and goats.

D) China Unified Toy Conglomerate's "My Little Table Saw" set.

Favorite

From the ArkTimes store

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

  • Guest Playlist: Flap Jones of "Not Necessarily Nashville" schools us on real country music

    "Not Necessarily Nashville," which airs on KUAR-FM 89.1 every Saturday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., celebrates three decades of the "best of the rest of country music" Saturday, October 21 at the White Water Tavern with Brad Williams of The Salty DogsĀ & The Creek Rocks, and we asked host Flap Jones to curate a playlist for us ahead of that anniversary celebration.
  • Discussion: State killing of the mentally ill

    The Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and others will have a forum on mental illness and the death penalty at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Bowen School of Law's Friday Courtroom.

Latest in The Big Picture

Event Calendar

« »

October

S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31  

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: 'Every day was a Tuesday'

    • Perceptions of being affected by Tuberculosis (TB) Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the…

    • on October 22, 2017
  • Re: 2017 Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival preview

    • Yusssss!!!!!

    • on October 20, 2017
  • Re: Last

    • Such a great Observer column, but then they are all pretty damned good. It's the…

    • on October 19, 2017
 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation