publication date: Sunday, August 23, 2009 (part of Round XL)
clue: Some entertainers embrace being a "bad influence" so much they may as well call it their profession.
explanation: Manson was a controversial singer known for his shocking antics and negative cultural influence on American youth. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Elaine Beckland
trivia: This goo was inspired by Aaron Shurtleff and Scott Hardie seeing Manson in concert and blogging about it on goo.tc a week earlier. One played guessed Ashlee Simpson.