publication date: Friday, November 9, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)

category: Controversy

clue: Not being a trashy reality TV star, not owning a brothel, not accusations of rape, and not even death itself would stop Nevadans from electing this man.

explanation: Hof was elected to the Nevada State Assembly in 2018, two months after he died in his own brothel that made him a star on HBO. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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