Jeopardy

Radiohead’s Kid A Was a Clue on Jeopardy! Last Night

On last night's episode of Jeopardy, there was a category titled "Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame" in the second round that…
Israel Daramola / June 28, 2018

Jeopardy! Contestant Can’t Tell the Difference Between Eminem and Jack White

An unfortunate mix up cost a Jeopardy! contestant $1,200 on Thursday when she couldn't tell the difference between Jack White and Eminem. In a category…
Jordan Freiman / January 12, 2018

Jeopardy! Judges Are Sticklers When It Comes to Coolio Song Titles

In a world of game shows that often pander to the lowest common denominator, Jeopardy! has always stood apart. A certain level of pretension is ingrained in the…
Drew Salisbury / January 2, 2018

Jeopardy! Head Writer Billy Wisse On Those Viral Music Questions and Making Alex Trebek Rap

Alex Trebek doesn't actually know everything. Behind the Jeopardy! host, of course, is a staff of writers coming up with the clues that Trebek reads so astutely,…
Brian Josephs / March 10, 2017

Viral Star Alex Trebek Is Back at It Again With the Funny Rapping

Last month, I foolishly assumed that Alex Trebek's seemingly desperate quest for a heightened profile on the internet might have reached its logical combustion point—this was after the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 21, 2017

Jeopardy! Making Alex Trebek Say “Yas Queen” Is the Culmination of Its Viral Aspirations

Though it may not have seemed like it if you were watching the show, last night was a culmination of sorts for this current era of Jeopardy! The 53-year-old…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 13, 2017

Chance the Rapper Is Now Big Enough to Be an Answer on Jeopardy!

To say Chance the Rapper blew up this year is an understatement. He's now big enough to be the answer to a Jeopardy! question. Chance…
Brian Josephs / December 21, 2016

Nerdcore Rappers Are Mad at Alex Trebek For Calling Them Losers

A few days ago, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek learned about the nerdcore scene from a contestant who declared herself a fan of raps about video games,…
Jeremy Gordon / October 14, 2016

A ‘Jeopardy’ Contestant Confused Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea

On last night's episode of Jeopardy, one contestant got a little confused about the difference between Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks. In the clip, host Alex Trebek…
Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015

Watch Alex Trebek Goofily Rap ’90s Hip-Hop Hits

Ever think you'd hear Alex Trebek drop a few Beastie Boys lines? Though competitors who step behind the hallowed podiums on Jeopardy! are likely used…
Colin Joyce / May 17, 2014

Haim Were a $1000 ‘Jeopardy!’ Question

File this under "you know you've made it when": SPIN cover stars Haim were the answer to a Jeopardy! question on the "College Championship" edition of…
Chris Martins / February 14, 2014

Can You Answer These ‘Jeopardy!’ Rap Questions?

The quizmasters at Jeopardy! have been on a musical kick as of late. Last month, the network TV game show tested contestants' knowledge of alt-rock…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2014