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Steve Brodie (bridge jumper): Quiz


Question 1: "Doing a Brodie" is referred to in ________'s "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again" essay.
Thomas PynchonDavid Foster WallaceConsider the LobsterInfinite Jest

Question 2: Steve Brodie (1863–1901) was an American bookmaker from ________ who claimed to have jumped off the Brooklyn Bridge and survived on July 23, 1886.
New York CitySuffolk County, New YorkBrooklynQueens

Question 3: The newspaper reports at the time gave Brodie lots of publicity, and the ________ tavern he opened shortly afterward was a success.
ManhattanBrooklynNew York CityNew York metropolitan area

Question 4: In 1933, Brodie was portrayed by ________ in Raoul Walsh's film The Bowery.
James CagneyHumphrey BogartGeorge RaftDavid Niven


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