Name that flyover city – September 17, 2019

How’d ya do?

First, let’s review the questions:

  1. Walt Disney opened his first animation studio in this city
  2. S.E. Hinton, author of The Outsiders, was born in this city.
  3. The satirical online newspaper called The Onion originated in this city.

Now, the answers!

  1. Kansas City, MO—The studio was called Laugh-O-Gram Studios. Mickey Mouse was inspired by a real-life mouse in the building.
  2. Tulsa, OK—Hinton was just 17 when the novel was published. The 1983 film based on the novel was also shot on site in Tulsa. Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold!
  3. Madison, WI–Now based in Chicago, The Onion originated as a weekly print publication on August 29, 1988 in Madison. It was conceived by University of Wisconsin students Tim Keck and Christopher Johnson.