publication date: Friday, April 24, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)
clue: Rumor has it this blogger has trouble with her weekly deadline.
explanation: Finke was a celebrity news blogger known for her site Deadline Hollywood Daily and for her column in the magazine LA Weekly. She is known for her controversial remarks and snarky writing style. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Jason Lemler, and Vicki Moore
trivia: The clue was phrased to mirror the recent goo of Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester (1529).