On November 8, 2020, America lost Alex Trebek, the host of the long-running quiz show “Jeopardy!”and a cultural icon. For 36 seasons “Jeopardy!” stimulated our minds and competitive spirts, when virtually everything else on TV put us on autopilot. In recent years, when famous figures questioned science and knowledge and attacked the truth, millions of us found comfort in Alex Trebek’s attention to detail and accuracy. On “Jeopardy”, facts matter and truth prevails.

“Jeopardy!” has been nightly appointment viewing for me since childhood, when it was on TV at dinnertime. After two decades of playing along from home, I tried…

William Lee

Technologist, traveler, photographer

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