publication date: Thursday, September 23, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)

category: Internet

clue: If you have ever shared someone else's post on Facebook or retweeted someone else's tweet on Twitter, thank this inventor of reblogging, who is today the CEO of a media empire that he once called an "Internet popularity contest."

explanation: Peretti is the CEO of Buzzfeed, and the co-founder of Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post. He is the brother of Chelsea Peretti. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

Nine-Nine Family Reunion: The recently-concluded comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine was a hit with critics and audiences, getting picked up for three more seasons after an outcry over its premature cancellation. But the improv-comedy ringers in its cast have more in common than the show: Many of them have famous relatives. If the precinct had a bring-your-family-to-work day, could you recognize these seven famous faces in the building?

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