#196 What's the Kennection?

1) What New Wave band used their namesake language to sing hits like "I Melt with You"?
2) The NFL refused to let an old AFL team call itself "Bay State" after it moved to Foxborough, so it named itself after what region instead?
3) In 1913 Paris, the Italian vermouth Cinzano was the first product to be advertised using what recently discovered gas?
4) What 2013 comedy is about Bruce Dern's 900-mile journey to claim a sweepstakes prize in the title state?
5) Which compass direction would you walk to get from Slovenia to Slovakia?
What's the "Kennection"?
Ken Jennings was on Jeopardy! 75 times in a row, so long that your grandma got sick of him. He is the author of twelve books, most recently Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture. He lives in Seattle.