publication date: Monday, October 6, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Comedy

clue: If comedians call obscenity on stage "working blue," would it be appropriate to call angry ranting on stage "working black?"

explanation: Black was a comedian known for turning his comedy routines into angry rants. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Lori Lancaster


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