Mash-Up Tossup Extravaganza (mute) Packet by John Lawrence



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Septimius Severus Snape
28. One character in this play laments having killed his baby brother by giving him measles in the song “What’s This”. In this play, a family discusses what sanatorium to send Oogie Boogie to, after he is diagnosed with tuberculosis by Dr. Hardy. After the kidnapping of Santa Claus, Mary sinks deeper and deeper into morphine addiction. For 10 points, name this play written by Eugene O’Burton set in Halloween Town, in which Jack Skellington tries to celebrate the Yuletide with the Tyrones.

ANSWER: Long Day’s Journey Into Nightmare Before Christmas
29. This work defends the efficacy of supernatural rituals, such as one in which each participant takes one egg from each basket and then passes the basket to his left, called a “rooster draft”. This work describes the construction of kamkokolas at graveyards to which “sorceries” and “instants” are relegated. The main focus of this study is the practice of cultivating lands to be tapped for manna with which to cast spells. For 10 points, name this anthropological study by Bronislaw Malinowski about the agricultural rituals of the Wizards of the Coast.

ANSWER: Coral Gardens and their Magic: The Gathering
30. At one point in this novel, the title character dresses up as Bobo the bear in order to get his mother to kiss him goodnight. Much of the first half of this novel is devoted to dreams of the title character's beloved jumping naked out of a cake to sing “Happy Birthday” and reminiscences of working in the nuclear power plant in Combray. The title character of this novel associates the “little phrase” in the Vinteuil Sonata with his love for Malibu Stacy, and mistakenly confesses to having killed his beloved for blocking out the sun with a machine in the two-part episode “Who Shot Odette?”. For 10 points, name this novel in which the title character recalls working for Mr. Burns after eating a tea-soaked madeleine.

ANSWER: Swann’s Waylon Smithers
31. In this film, one character says “You had an option, sir—to not say ‘Jehovah’” shortly before John Turner is stoned to death by women wearing false beards. In this film, the leader of the Progressive Conservative party asks “What have the Liberals ever done for us?”, and the title character’s mother says “He’s not the Prime Minister. He’s a very naughty boy!”. Characters in this film sing “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” shortly after the rejection of the Meech Lake Accord by Biggus Dickus. For 10 points, name this Monty Python film about a man who is mistaken for the Messiah in 1980’s Canada.

ANSWER: Life of Brian Mulroney
32. Dr. Yakub created the White Race in this location, shortly after listening to a performance by Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, a band of biths. One text written here includes one character stating “These are not the Four Horseman you are looking for”. That text written here has generated scholarly debate as to whether Greedo will shoot before or after Judgment Day. For 10 points, name this island on Tatooine that contains the cantina and spaceport at which St. John wrote the last book of the bible.

ANSWER: Patmos Eisley


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