Drunken Smartass Olympics, Tony Hightower’s long running trivia night, has relocated. Dempsey’s Pub closed its doors on Sunday, April 17, 2016, so the quiz is moving around the corner to Slainte, Dempsey’s sister bar. The quiz plans to return to the Dempsey’s space in a few months, to the new concept is revealed.
Drunken Smartass Olympics
Hosted by Tony Hightower
New York’s longest-running weekly quiz. Every Wednesday night since February 2006, Tony Hightower has hosted The Drunken Smartass Olympics, a weekly trivia party with many prizes of various stripes and “rivers of highly affordable libations, served by good people”.
Tony & co-host Lisa McCorvie come up with 51 questions a week on as wide a range of topics as possibe, from ancient history and mythology to the latest Hilary Duff single, from Cleopatra to Queen Latifah, from Richard the Lionheart to Richard Nixon, from Bauhaus to Acid House, from the Renaissance to Ren & Stimpy, from Marie Curie to vindaloo curry, from religion to Bad Religion, from Shakespeare to Shakur.
Teams of up to 5 players allowed. Frequent drink specials and high-quality bar food.
304 Bowery (between Bleecker & Houston St.)
New York, NY