The Posse was quite disappointed that the Trivia Gods chose this theme this year. Honoring Kubrick’s masterpiece would have been a fitting theme and not cliche. Regardless, in 2001 Captain F. took a whole new approach to creating the intro. Up until this time there really wasn’t a philosophy behind how it should be constructed. The only rule is that it needed to create excitement like a sporting event. For a deeper explanation regarding the genus of “The Intro” see the entry below.
The challenge line calls worth saving featured a sprinkling of submissions from the Neo-Maxi Zoomdweebies. 2001 also signaled the end of an era as the Posse stopped combining challenge line calls before sending them to be played on-air. Since the digital age had firmly established itself, the old habits left over from the cart (8-trak tape style device) days slowly faded away. (More…)
- 2001 – Intro – “Night of the Living Trivia”
For years Captain F. had wanted to produce an audio piece that would introduce the Trivia contest. The template was two promos produced by KVSC alums Troy and Dave for 1995’s Dial T for Trivia. (At least one survives and can be heard by visiting our 1995 page) The promos used music to back a series of TV and film audio clips (mostly from Alfred Hitchcock films) to tell a loose story about the theme and at the same time entertain.Continue reading →
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