publication date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Music

clue: It must have seemed like an odd and uncertain future when a vice president seized power.

explanation: Tyler, The Creator performed with the group Odd Future, and was the namesake of John Tyler. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Joanna Woods

Presidential Prenomens: These ten goos, major achievers in their own right, have first names linking them to former Presidents of the United States. If you can't identify the celebrity, perhaps figuring out their presidential namesake will help?

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Truman Capote

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