publication date: Saturday, November 11, 2000 (part of Round XI)

category: Journalism

clue: XXX GOO SHOCKER!!!!!! LEWINSKY FIRST SCOOPED BY THIS POLITICAL GOSSIP COLUMNIST!!!!!! XXX

explanation: The bizarre formatting of this clue was the biggest hint: It parodized how Drudge linked headlines on his own web site. Drudge was the first famous Internet-only gossip columnist, and he was the reporter who broke the Monica Lewinsky scandal to the world. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Dave Mitzman, and Anna Gregoline

trivia: This photo came from the cover of Drudge's autobiography.


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