publication date: Wednesday, March 3, 1999 (part of Round III)

category: Music

clue: This zero produced smashing hits once today and twice tonight.

explanation: Corgan was the singer and guitarist for rock band Smashing Pumpkins. Among the band's hit songs are "Zero," "Today," and "Tonight Tonight." more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Kelly Hardie, Ryan Orsucci, and Karrie Mazurkiewicz

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Karrie Mazurkiewicz.

trivia: Corgan continued the tradition of contemporary pop-rock frontmen being goos, following Kurt Cobain (0006) and Eddie Vedder (0010).


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