publication date: Sunday, July 6, 2008 (part of Round XXXV)
clue: This self-dubbed Captain Fantastic has long viewed life through rose-tinted (and many other outrageous) glasses.
explanation: John was a British pop/rock musician known for his unusual glasses. His autobiographical album was titled Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Jason Evans, and JB Brenner