Dorky Geeky Nerdy #144 | Stephen King Trivia

Stephen King trivia! Come on, you knew I was going there, right? Not ending a whole month of horror writers with King would be a crime. It really would. So, here you go. Thirty trivia questions about the life and works of the horror master.

This episode wraps up our Halloween shows, so you’re safe and sound after this. We’ll be back to other geeky trivia starting next Wednesday.


4 replies on “Dorky Geeky Nerdy #144 | Stephen King Trivia”

  1. I think horror has been a “geeky” thing all along, and most comics or Sci-fi has it’s roots there. (Though I appreciate that we can climb out from behind the sofa next week.)

    I have only ever read about half a Stephen King book my wife recommended (not a horror book, oddly) and a conversation with her revealed I know less than I thought. Expect low scores. (Still, I can wait around and listen to procrastinate on going to my morning workout.)

    Dorky – 7 right, 7 points – Wow, I didn’t even know enough to guess.
    Geeky – 4 right, 8 points – “Wait, that was King?” One answer I got from the Ramones.
    Nerdy – 1 right, 3 points – Wow, I didn’t even get the Marvel question! The one I did get right was the one my wife made me read. (But I’ve already told you folks how awesome she is.)

    I am curious how I will do next week. For all my comics knowledge, I consider next week’s subject severely overrated. Not bad, just not anywhere near the hype he gets. I think he’s more of a Iron Fist or Luke Cage tier character.

    • If that non-horror King novel is the one I think it is, I just listened to the audiobook a few years ago (narrated by Bronson Pinchot). It was delightful.

  2. Round One: 9 (9)
    I would’ve achieved a perfect score (I’m familiar with older King) but I called her “Tiffany.” That’s not what I meant! #@%*!

    Round Two: 6 (12)

    Round Three: 1 (3) Uh…. Wow. I am not familiar with the more recent King, except for some short stories.

    Also, DufRESnee? Does the novella specify that pronunciation for “Dufresne”? I read it quite some time ago. The film adaptation consistently pronounces it “Doofrain,” which is closer to its French origins.

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