publication date: Thursday, June 14, 2007 (part of Round XXX)
clue: On April 16, we were all Hokies.
explanation: On April 16, 2007, Cho went on a shooting rampage at Virginia Tech, home of the Hokies football team. It became the deadliest school shooting in American history, inspiring widespread sympathy. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Mihai Rusu, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Melissa Anderson, Kerry Odell, Justin Hampson, Joy Dunn, and Phyllis Persun
trivia: Scott didn't want to let a newsworthy figure like Cho pass without mention in the game, but he also didn't want to trivialize the massacre with a silly goo, so he opted for a black X instead.
David LettermanTop Ten Good Things About Becoming a Celebrity Goo:
10. Now you're as famous as Kikawada Masaya.
9. Hey, somebody ought to get some practical use out of your mugshot from thesmokinggun.com.
8. Three words: Lawsuit, lawsuit, lawsuit.
7. You can send this head shot to your agent on April Fools Day.
6. Unlike appearing on Larry King Live, no sexual favors required.
5. Denise Sawicki knows who you are.
4. Mel Gibson won't return your phone calls. Oops, I'm sorry, that's one of the top ten good things about becoming a celebrity Jew.
3. Face it, you still look better than you do in the tabloids.
2. Until that high-concept themed week came along, you had no idea there were six other famous people with your first name.
1. Celebrities deserve more attention. Go »