publication date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 (part of Winter 2020)

category: Music

clue: This folk singer has recorded albums about an electric angel and a so-so café.

explanation: Simpson's albums include OK Café and Angel of Thunder. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates

Springfield IRL: After two seasons of shorts, The Simpsons debuted as a series on December 17, 1989. Celebrate the show's thirtieth anniversary with this theme of seven people who could have walked out of the show into real life, and don't have a cow, man.


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