Philly's "Jeopardy!" moment
Mount Airy's Ryan Long keeps winning "Jeopardy!"
What's happening: The 39-year-old notched his 16th win on the quiz show on Friday, bringing his total winnings to $299,400.
- Long, a former ride-share driver, ranks 9th on the show's Leaderboard of Legends for consecutive games won. He also has landed a spot on the show's annual Tournament of Champions.
Catch up quick: Long is a graduate of George Washington High School in Philly and did a year of community college.
What he's saying: Long told Axios that he's an avid reader of literature, history and the classics — as well as comics.
- "I went through life absorbing stuff. That's basically it," he said.
- While Long said he's still "living a regular life," he noted that he is getting recognized at the grocery store.
What's next: Long will defend his wining streak Monday, at 7pm on ABC.
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