Archive for the ‘In The News’ Category

McConnell’s Irish Pub in Key West Draws in the Locals Along with the Tourist

Posted: June 6, 2013

Using Catch the Mania has helped McConnell’s Irish Pub on Duval Street in Key West, FL pack the house during a routinely slow week night.  It also helps the Southernmost Irish Pub in the US augment the tourist crowd that ebbs and flows seasonally.

Circus Cafe Wins Saratoga Today’s Local Choice Award for BEST TRIVIA!

Posted: January 30, 2012

Congratulations are in order for Circus Cafe, who recently won the Regional Local Choice Awards sponsored by Saratoga Today Newspaper and for Best Trivia Night!

We’re excited that another venue is enjoying the local success so many clients of Catch the Mania enjoy, and look forward to future years of being partners in success with Circus Cafe!

If you’re in the area, check out their award winning Trivia Night.

Circus Cafe
(518) 583-1106

Jill Magazine Online Overviews the Components of a Great Trivia Night at Geoffry’s Pub

Posted: October 5, 2009

“Most sessions include an audio round, predominantly “Name that Song,” but sometimes consisting of snippets of speeches or sound bites from TV shows. This portion also sticks to a theme, such as “famous guitar riffs,” or on a recent night, guessing from song clips played backwards. Movie clips and picture-based rounds add to the multimedia approach.

Emcee Jeremy Asarese uses Power Point and media players to broadcast the questions, answers, images and movie clips through various television screens scattered throughout the bar and restaurant and even outside, in nicer weather. His wife, Becca Asarese, helps out behind the scenes, tallying score cards.”

Read the full article here!

Geoffrey’s Pub
5453 Peru St.
Plattsburgh, NY

8-10 p.m. Tuesdays.
Restaurant/bar offers buy 1, get one free appetizers from 4-7 p.m., so many trivia fans come early.

University of Vermont Student Newspaper Covers Catch the Mania at Nectar’s

Posted: March 14, 2009

“Nectar’s, a Burlington hotspot famous for its live music and renowned gravy fries, offers a pub quiz every Thursday night from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The pub quiz consists of seven rounds of popular culture questions with prizes ranging from promotional swag from alcohol companies to the occasional grand prize of Celtics tickets.

The competition is fierce with questions designed to target a wide range of audiences.”

Read the full article here!

Catch the Mania Featured in Seven Days

Posted: July 16, 2008

“At 7:30 p.m. on a recent Thursday, Daren and Jen Cassani are bent over a laptop in the DJ booth at Nectar’s in Burlington, putting the final touches on their quiz. They’re making sure the PowerPoint pages won’t pop up at the wrong time, inadvertently revealing an answer. If the Cassanis were schoolteachers, a slip-up like that might go over well with their students. But they’re preparing their lessons for a much tougher crowd: pub quizzers.” 

Read the full article here!