publication date: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Literature

clue: Along with her husband, a fellow novelist, this flapper and feminist icon was among the historical figures portrayed in Midnight in Paris.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, and Ryan Dunn

My Trophy has a First Name, It's O-S-C-A-R: These five goos are some of the intriguing real people behind this year's crop of Oscar-nominated films, coinciding with Funeratic's annual Predict the Oscars contest.

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