NYT Josh Barro is really doing a bang up job these days.
(Forget his references. All you have to do is ask Josh Barro.)
Not to brag but I pretty seriously crushed it on Up Against the Clock this morning. http://t.co/Ne7oJLLkMa
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) August 23, 2014
Up Against The Clock is a quiz show on MSNBC. He competed against fellow contestants BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton and political strategist L. Joy Williams. The host was Steve Kornacki.
Barro answered fairly easy ass questions about Ebola, lawmakers, odd details about political races, the incredibly annoying ice bucket challenge and more.
Not to brag? Perhaps a little late for that. (Although if you watch the show, he did get off to a “furiously” good start.” And he was crowned the winner with 2900 points.)
Barro won this prize package: A DVD copy of the movie Cocoon @: The Return, a gold coffee cup with his name engraved on it with a Sharpie, a $50 meal at a New York City food cart.
Watch how well Barro did here.
UPDATE/Correction: In the bonus round, Barro sadly screwed up, hence losing the free meal card. “There’s an error in your post: I got the bonus question wrong and so, alas, I did not win the Kwik Meal gift card,” he wrote on Twitter at 4:33 p.m.. By 4:34 p.m., his obnoxious friend Matt S. Fernandez (whose bio says he works at Wells Fargo) added that Barro did not win the gift card (apparently the genius didn’t notice Barro’s tweet).