publication date: Saturday, July 11, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Art

clue: For a guy named like the creator of the Muppets, this guy sure didn't do Australian children any favors by photographing them a certain way, or himself with the police.

explanation: Henson was an Australian photographer who courted controversy and legal action for artistic nude photos of teenaged models. His name was similar to Jim Henson. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Elaine Beckland, and Anthony Warren

trivia: Scott was reluctant to cause more in-game controversy after the Robert Mapplethorpe goo (itself a do-over) was criticized for encouraging players to look up "disgusting" sexually kinky photographs online, but encouragement from other players led him to follow up with one last "do over" on the subject.

Do-Over Week IX This goo represented Robert Mapplethorpe in Do-Over Week IX. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.



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