He’s the brains, sweetheart! ‘Star Wars’ trivia night coming to Park Slope

By Megan Riesz - Source: http://www.brooklynpaper.com

This is the (cheap imitation of the) weapon of a Jedi Knight: Robert Goldsmith, an owner of Park Slope bar Supercollider, prepares to do battle at the May 4 “Star Wars” quiz night.  Photo by Elizabeth Graham

This is the (cheap imitation of the) weapon of a Jedi Knight: Robert Goldsmith, an owner of Park Slope bar Supercollider, prepares to do battle at the May 4 “Star Wars” quiz night. Photo by Elizabeth Graham


A nerdy pub trivia company is hosting a cutthroat “Star Wars” quiz night at physics-themed Park Slope bar Supercollider on May 4 — known as “Star Wars Day” amongst many fans for the date’s phonetic similarities to the film franchise’s famous catchphrase.

A representative from Denver outfit Geeks Who Drink said the group has previously tried to be more up-to-date with its trivia nights — hosting “Breaking Bad” and “Game of Thrones”-centric quizzes — but ultimately surrendered to the legions of lightsaber lovers who rallied for a night dedicated to stormtroopers and starfighters.

“We don’t want to be obvious, but at a certain point you have to say, ‘Well, it’s what people want,’” said John Smith, marketing director for Geeks Who Drink. “So far it’s getting the most buzz of everything we’ve done.”

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