publication date: Thursday, May 27, 2010 (part of Round XLIII)

category: Victims

clue: warning to South Park

explanation: van Gogh was a film director and author whose criticism of Islam's treatment of women led to his 2004 assassination. A few weeks before this goo was published, the creators of South Park were warned that they would "wind up like Theo van Gogh" for their cartoon depiction of Muhammad. 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, and Ryan Dunn

Netherlands This goo represented Netherlands in the Goo World Tour.

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