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



Henry Molaison

publication date: Friday, September 16, 2011

category: Medicine

clue: did you forget already?

explanation: Molaison, also known as patient "HM," suffered from anteriograde amnesia, the inability to form new memories. 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, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Clive Wearing.


Jodie Foster

publication date: Thursday, September 15, 2011

category: Movies

clue: she was too young for her relationship with a taxi driver to be love

explanation: Foster starred in Taxi Driver at a young age. 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, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Milla Jovovich, which referred to love with a taxi driver.


Roger Bacon

publication date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011

category: Philosophy

clue: the otheray ethodicalmay ientistscay

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, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Francis Bacon, which had a clue of "ethodicalmay ientistscay." In the original Hog Wild theme, all clues were written in pig Latin.


Edmund Hillary

publication date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011

category: Exploration

clue: the first climber to top Mount Everest, not the author of inexpensive travel guides

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, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Arthur Frommer.


Lisa Kudrow

publication date: Monday, September 12, 2011

category: Television

clue: the child-like female Friend, not the Fox morning show host

explanation: Kudrow played a child-like character in Friends. 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, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Gretchen Carlson.


Other Themes in Fall 2011

9/11 Remembrance

It's been ten years since the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, but Americans have not forgotten the heroes and villains of that day. These five famous figures will forever be associated with September 11, 2001. Go »

Arab Spring

Throughout 2011, the Arab world has been in upheaval, with citizens demanding rights and overthrowing long-established dictators. This theme looks at both sides of the regional conflict. Go »

Five Days a Week

The goo game has published a new goo every weekday for the better part of a year now. These five goos were inspired by the weekdays on which each one is published. Go »

Goo Noir

Hard-boiled detective fiction inspired some of Hollywood's darkest films in the 1940s and 50s. These writers and stars epitomized the genre that dwelled in the shadows of the human soul. Go »

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. Go »

Corporate Mascots

Not every company needs a public face, but it sure helps to have one in the food business, where personality is king. These five people will forever be associated with the food companies that turned them into mascots. Go »

Monsters' Ball

Happy Halloween! In the spooky spirit of the week, these five actors are known for loving monsters on the big or small screen. It gives a whole new meaning to "things that go bump in the night." Go »

DotComedy

Funeratic isn't your only source for entertainment on the Internet. These five celebrities built an audience online by being silly, sharing humorous stories from their lives, or knowing how to put on a funny show. Go »

Small Stars, Big Dreams

Even actors who have already found success in the entertainment business dream of being movie stars. These five celebrities were once the stars of popular TV shows, then went on to star in hit film series as well. Go »

Fall 2011 Tournament

It's been a long and challenging season of the goo game, but now the music has stopped and some players are about to lose their seat in the game. Only one player will remain at the end of the tournament to be crowned the game's 50th winner. Go »

Fall 2011 Bonus Goos

The tournament is won, and the season is over. Enjoy these last few days of autumn before the winter cold arrives and a new season of Celebrity Goo Game begins. There's no competitive gain for these goos, except a boost to your lifetime score. Go »