publication date: Monday, March 28, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)

category: Literature

clue: moonwalking pop stars aren't known for their books about beer and whiskey

explanation: Jackson was an authoritative expert about beer and whiskey, not to be confused with Michael Jackson the pop star. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Ryan Dunn, and Jon Berry

The Other Guys: Even in the age of blogs and reality shows, we still can't all be famous. These five people have done their best, but they'll never outshine their better-known namesakes.

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