publication date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Music

clue: The expression "running on empty" is a sad metaphor for the Trail of Tears.

explanation: Browne was a rock star whose hits included "Running on Empty." He was the namesake of Andrew Jackson. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein

Presidential Prenomens: These ten goos, major achievers in their own right, have first names linking them to former Presidents of the United States. If you can't identify the celebrity, perhaps figuring out their presidential namesake will help?

Similar Goos

Taylor Swift

This young singer of hits "You Belong with Me" and "We are Never Ever Getting Back Together" is many years away from a nickname like Old Rough and Ready. Go »

Wilson Pickett

His songs "In the Midnight Hour" and "Land of 1000 Dances" were popular across an entire league of nations. Go »

Tyler, The Creator

It must have seemed like an odd and uncertain future when a vice president seized power. Go »

Sammy Hagar

He really hates it when UFOs are forced to obey a strict speed limit. Go »

Cat Power

Lack of free time, not a successful association with cats, caused this rocker's noted mental illness. Go »

Ja Rule

This rapper is too young to know what love is. He hasn't yet reached his tenth birthday. Go »