publication date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Comedy

clue: This loud-mouthed, beret-loving former preacher had a strange career in comedy and an even stranger death by drunk driver in 1992.

explanation: Kinison, who frequently shouted and wore a beret during public appearances, died only six days after his wedding. According to witnesses at the crash site, he engaged in a conversation with an unseen figure in which he resisted and finally accepted his fate. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, and Jesse King


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