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Everyone's favorite wine-soaked literary trivia night returns! With Jonathan Ames & Jennifer Gilmore

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Everyone's favorite literary trivia night is coming to the borough that brought us Nathan's hotdogs, Marv Albert, and Al Capone. With featured guests Jonathan Ames and Jennifer Gilmore!

In case you haven't attended Nerd Jeopardy! before, the evening is modeled after the popular game show, with a big blue board, Daily Doubles, and answers in the form of a question. Unlike the game show, all of our questions concern literature and pop culture. Plus there's free booze. (And no real money at stake.) Three teams of three people each compete in two rounds for small prizes and outsize glory, culminating in the nerve-rattling and tension-exploding Final Jeopardy.

If you'd like to compete, simply arrive with two friends, give yourselves a team name, and drop it in the hat at the podium. We draw three teams at random. (If you're not picked, you can still compete in the Audience Quiz.)

If you've attended Nerd Jeopardy! in the past, you know this is but a vague outline of the heckling, humiliation, and slander that accompanies a crowd of wine-fueled English majors. Fun times.

Sponsored by Atavist Books

- Ryan Chapman

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event: Nerd Jeopardy!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 7pm

BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY) Map it Free

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