That’s Auntertainment! Episode 22: One-Year Anniversary Special (Plus RIP Sean Connery and Alex Trebek)

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Jeff and Aunt Beth have been hosting That’s Auntertainment! for a little over a year now, so they decided to celebrate by examining themselves according to the patented 3F’s formula.

They also spend some time memorializing the recently departed Sean Connery and Alex Trebek.

 

Trebek, Connery, & Trebek (CREDIT: Saturday Night Live/YouTube Screenshot)

Entertainment To-Do List: Week of 7/17/20

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Every week, I list all the upcoming (or recently released) movies, TV shows, albums, podcasts, etc. that I believe are worth checking out.

TV
-From the Vault: 4 Weeks of Jeopardy! Milestones (July 20-August 14, Check local listings) – A collection of memorable episodes from the show’s history.

Music
-Ellie Goulding, Brightest Blue

Books
The Answer Is…: Reflections on My Life by Alex Trebek (Release Date: July 21) – The longtime Jeopardy! gives us a peek behind the podium

James Holzhauer: A Jeopardy Postmortem

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After 32 winning campaigns in a row, Jeopardy James Holzhauer was finally felled on his 33rd game on Monday, June 3, 2019 to user experience librarian Emma Boettcher. His total number of games won and money earned ($2,464,216) in regular, non-tournament shows are second to only Ken Jennings in Jeopardy! history. Of course, what is most impressive about his run was the unprecedented volume of his winnings, as he nearly surpassed Jennings’ money total ($2,522,700 in 75 games) in less than half the time. This begs the question: has Holzhauer changed the game permanently?

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