Genghis Khan owed much of his glory to his master strategist, Subutai, whose feats included wiping out both the Hungarian and Polish armies within 48 hours and helping Khan to conquer more land than any human being ever. Although Khans memory lives on in the hearts of warlords and Star Trek fans alike, Subutais career is more obscurebut if youre all about guys like that, then you need to monetize your predilection for esoterica at the Basement Lounges Pub Quiz. Masterminded by the genial David Thornton, the Pub Quiz pays American cash to people whose minds are bristling with trivia, up to and includingcourtesy of guest quiz lord Jesse Wilder, which is the whole pointidentifying songs based on a few snippets of a drum solo. Truly a master-level challenge. Be like Subutai: plan to win.
Tuesdays, 8 p.m., 2011