publication date: Monday, May 18, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Music

clue: Long before he made musik for rugrats, he fronted an 80s band that devolved into oddball new wave eccenticity (with energy-dome hats).

explanation: Mothersbaugh was the frontman of Devo. He also composed the music for the entire 13-year run of Rugrats and its feature films, and released several solo albums named with the word "Musik." more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, and Denise Sawicki


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