publication date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Music

clue: His work with the Stooges — "Search and Destroy," not "nyuk nyuk nyuk" — earned this "pop" star his nickname, the Godfather of Punk.

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates

Stars Who Trekked: Since its inception in the 1960s, the science-fiction program Star Trek and its many spinoff shows and movies have spread across pop culture, attracting a huge fan base... and that includes big-name stars who are happy to make guest appearances. The celebrities in this theme, who will appear throughout the Spring 2022 season, are all established names in Hollywood who signed up for guest appearances in some iteration of Star Trek.

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