publication date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Theater

clue: Named for a state to the southeast of St. Louis, this playwright desired to see his most famous works on the screen.

explanation: Williams adapted several of his plays into movies, including A Streetcar Named Desire. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle

Straight-Up Thug Gangstas: To coincide with Celebrity Goo Game being played live this week at GooCon: Villa Ridge, here are five famous St. Louisans, or 'straight-up thug gangstas' as Erik Bates says they prefer to be called.

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