publication date: Sunday, September 4, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Literature

clue: Come on, her young female fans will do the locomotion with her.

explanation: "Young female" and "locomotion" were references to Hawkins's most famous novel, The Girl on the Train. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, and Jesse King


Similar Goos

Anne Brontë

Unlike her sisters, she was uninterested in an air of anonymity and unobsessed with acrophobia. She focused on a widowed renter. Go »

Ross Macdonald

This Canadian author hit the bullseye with his novels about the seedy side of Santa Barbara. Go »

Carl Sandburg

This poet grew up in the tall grass of downstate Illinois, but eventually settled in the city of big shoulders nearby. Go »

Robert Frost

The most famous poem by this New England author would have been about defying his GPS navigation device if it had been written today. Go »

Chuck Tingle

Fans are tickled pink by the cryptozoological erotica of this very gay Montanan. Go »

Ted Giannoulas

The most influential bird in baseball approaches an uncertain retirement. Go »

Happy anniversary!

Chris Lemler joined Funeratic 13 years ago today.