Theories on the origin of this, a style of journalism, include Cajun slang for unhinged jazz & Boston slang for a person on a bender

Find out everything that you need to know about today’s Jeopardy episode, including the Final Jeopardy, clues and answers, and the contestants plus who won tonight!

CLUE: Theories on the origin of this, a style of journalism, include Cajun slang for unhinged jazz & Boston slang for a person on a bender

ANSWER: Gonzo Journalism

About Today’s Final Jeopardy – Friday, 28 July 2023

Gonzo journalism is a distinctive journalistic style that blurs the line between reporter and subject, and fiction and nonfiction. It’s known for its subjective style, first-person narration, and the infusion of personal experiences and emotions of the journalist into the story.

There are multiple theories about the origin of the term “gonzo”. One suggests that it was derived from Cajun slang, referring to a kind of free-spirited jazz music. Another theory proposes that it originated from Boston slang for a person on a drinking or substance abuse spree. Both interpretations could symbolize the unconstrained and unconventional nature of gonzo journalism.

Hunter S. Thompson, an American author and journalist, made this style of journalism popular. His book “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” is a classic example of gonzo journalism.

Who Won Jeopardy Tonight? – Friday, 28 July 2023

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out everyone’s final scores, as well as the scores after the Single Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Lucas Partridge
School Counselor
Las Vegas, Nevada
2 Day Winnings of $42,200

Winning Score: $24,000
Round 2 Score: $12,000
Round 1 Score: $5,200
Sharon Bishop
High School Spanish Teacher
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Final Score: $9,999
Round 2 Score: $17,000
Round 1 Score: $5,000
Monika Chavez
Career Education Librarian
Alhambra, California

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $1,200
Round 1 Score: $1,200

Final Jeopardy Video – Friday, 28 July 2023

Watch all the videos from today’s Jeopardy episode below, including highlights, behind the scenes outtakes and full episodes.

Final Jeopardy is the final round of the popular American television game show Jeopardy!, in which participants test their knowledge in numerous areas by answering questions. In Final Jeopardy, participants are given a single clue and must wager a percentage of their existing earnings based on their confidence in their ability to successfully respond.

Each contestant surreptitiously writes down their wager during the commercial break. The Final Jeopardy clue is presented when the programme resumes, and participants have 30 seconds to write down their solution in the form of a question (e.g., “What is…?”). When the timer runs out, the host, reveals each contestant’s response and wager in ascending order of their pre-Final Jeopardy scores. The scores of contestants are adjusted based on whether their response is correct or incorrect, as well as the amount wagered. At the end of the round, the contestant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner.

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