These five celebrities were common incorrect guesses for recent goos. Here's your second chance to get each one right.



Ariel Ticona

publication date: Friday, April 29, 2011

category: Accidents

clue: hope waited back home

explanation: Ticona was a Chilean miner trapped underground in 2010. During the prolonged incident, his wife gave birth to a baby named Hope. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for fellow trapped miner Esteban Rojas.


Ian Somerhalder

publication date: Thursday, April 28, 2011

category: Television

clue: if you previously guessed the wrong vampire, you lost

explanation: Somerhalder starred in The Vampire Diaries and Lost. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for Vampire Diaries co-star Paul Wesley.


Sue Hendrickson

publication date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011

category: Science

clue: bony paleontologist

explanation: Hendrickson was a well-known paleontologist. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Jon Berry

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for Sue, the tyrannosaurus rex named for Hendrickson.


Denise Richards

publication date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011

category: Movies

clue: not trapped in a bathroom by Charlie Sheen... trapped in a marriage with Charlie Sheen

explanation: Richards was formerly married to actor Sheen. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for porn star Capri Anderson who was locked in Charlie Sheen's hotel bathroom.


Randy Moss

publication date: Monday, April 25, 2011

category: Sports

clue: born in Virginia, schooled in West Virginia, twice received in Minnasota

explanation: Moss was twice a wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for fellow Viking Percy Harvin.


Other Themes in Spring 2011

I'm Not a Doctor, but I Play One on TV

Grab your remote, stat, because you'll need to know your fictional doctors to recognize these five stars of the television screen. Break a leg! Go »

Feeling Minnesota

The Gopher State is best known for its sprawling forests and quiet streams, but these five Minnesotans from different walks of life illustrate how dynamic the state really is. Go »

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Our jurassic predecessors have fueled our imaginations since their bones were first discovered. They'll roam the earth again this week, in the form of five goos inspired by dinosaurs. Go »

The Other Guys

Even in the age of blogs and reality shows, we still can't all be famous. These five people have done their best, but they'll never outshine their better-known namesakes. Go »

Peculiar Pathology

The human body can suffer such strange and tragic fates. These five people became famous for their unusual medical conditions. Even five TV doctors couldn't help them. Go »

Down at the Disco

How do you roll? Get down and boogie with these groovy stars of the disco era, who became synonymous with the culture that captivated the 1970s and danced away with eternal fame. Go »

Kai's Power Goos

The classic software that creates all these goos was released in 1996 with a gallery of famous faces to practice with. These photos come directly from Kai's Power Goo, a time capsule of fame in the mid-nineties. Go »

Famous Thetans

For half a century, the Church of Scientology has struggled to be taken seriously as a bona fide religion. These five celebrity adherents all share this uncommon faith. Go »

Celebrity Limerick

This poetic form has given rhyme and rhythm to dirty jokes for generations. Can you decode each line of this celebrity limerick to recognize the famous figures it describes? Go »

Spring 2011 Tournament

Many have played, but only one will win. All players from the season will compete in an elimination tournament to decide which of them is the top competitor, deserving of a prize. Good luck! Go »

Spring 2011 Bonus Goos

While you wait for the Summer 2011 season to begin, enjoy these extra goos that didn't fit easily into a theme in the regular season. The competition is over, so these goos are just for fun. Go »