Sunday, 15 December 2019

Saturday Snapshots #115 - The Answers

Dude, where's my answers?

10. Right before the end: a Spider-Man gets stranded on a Welsh island.

A timely choice for the day after the worst election result in living memory.

Barry Island & Toby Maguire.

Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction

9. Secondary software or failed video clears up the weather.

"This software is in Beta" & Betamax.

The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

8. ACME Joni kills... but her victims enjoy it.

"ACME Joni kills" is an anagram of Millie Jackson.

Millie Jackson - It Hurts So Good

7. Waifs and felines shake the city.

Waifs and strays...

Stray Cats - Rock This Town

6. President's wife confronts his assassin via Pegasus & Uffington.

President Kennedy's wife was Jackie.

His assassin was Lee Harvey Oswald. (He was not a patsy.)

Pegasus & Uffington were white horses.

Nice boots.

Jackie Lee - White Horses

5. Switched on band won't depress me.

You switch on an electric light.

A band can be an orchestra.

Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down

Top intro right there.

4. Posh clan celebrates boiling forecast.

If you remember this one, the clue was really easy. If you've never heard it, you had no chance.

Tribe Of Toffs - John Kettley Is A Weatherman

Lots of extremely dated references in there. But Johnny Marr's immortality is guaranteed.

3. Sweetie brings all the boys to the yard. Dreams unwind. Love's a state of mind.

"Dreams unwind. Love's a state of mind." are lyrics from Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac.

Kelis's Milkshake brought all the boys to the yard.

Sugar is sweet.

Rhiannon Giddens - Shake Sugaree

2. Albert's Theory of BOOM!

Albert Einstein's theory of relativity was E=MC2

BOOM! is a loud sound.

Dynamite also goes BOOM!

I like a bit of a cavort.

Big Audio Dynamite - E=MC2

1. Created 10; created by (part of) 10.

Spider-Man creates webs.

The song Eve Of Destruction (#10) was written by the elusive songwriter P.F. Sloan.

Jimmy Webb is God.

More Excellent! Snapshots next Saturday. Possibly of the Christmas variety. If I can be bothered.


  1. Eve of Destruction, Dry The Rain, White Horses, and Shake Sugaree were wonderful discoveries.

  2. Thanks for a great pick-me-up quiz after that horrible election result.


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