Three white 20-somethings in a college championship round on Jeopardy last week avoided the "African American History" category until the very end. They instead opted first to tackle esoteric entries such as "Kiwi Fauna" and "Weather Verbs" over their own country's past, leaving the black category untouched until it was the only option left.
Tom Lynn of Radnor-Winston makes a gallant appearance on Jeopardy as 50 friends, former colleagues and family members gather to watch on TV at the Zen West cantina on York Road. Lynn led several times during the game and got final Jeopardy right. But so did the woman who was leading at the end, so she won. Still, the bar crowd gave Lynn a standing ovation.
Tom Lynn of Radnor-Winston, a retired Boys' Latin School teacher, is going to Zen West restaurant Monday evening, to watch himself on Jeopardy! He is a contestant this week and invited all of his friends to come watch with him. He is not allowed to say if he won.