publication date: Saturday, September 12, 2020 (part of Fall 2020)
clue: This illusionist from a southern U.S. state had a brief but wonderful career demonstrating feats of strength on stage.
explanation: Hurst performed as the "Georgia Wonder," pretending to perform impossible acts of strength. more…
intended difficulty: very hard
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates
In the Name of Rock & Roll:
A rock band is a hard thing to name. Some bands turn to history. Others just open the phone book. To celebrate the sixth anniversary of Rock Block, here are seven people who famously inspired the names of rock bands, much like Lynyrd Skynyrd named their band after their despised gym teacher Leonard Skinner. Can you remember the words to all seven of these legendary rock namesakes?