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.



Maru

publication date: Friday, November 4, 2011

category: Internet

clue: Some YouTube stars really throw themselves into their work.

explanation: Maru was a Japanese cat who gained fame on YouTube for diving into boxes. more…

solved by: no one!

trivia: Incorrect guesses included Raccoon Willie, Ophir Kutiel, Scott Gairdner, Leeroy Jenkins, Hay Bale Man, Will Norton, Cory Williams, and Noah Kalina.


Jessica Hagy

publication date: Thursday, November 3, 2011

category: Internet

clue: Comedy is hard to diagram, especially in a 3" by 5" space.

explanation: Hagy was the author of This is Indexed. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Matthew Inman

publication date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

category: Internet

clue: His surreally-drawn commentary on life makes for good reading over breakfast.

explanation: Inman was the author of The Oatmeal. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, and Joanna Woods

trivia: Several players guessed Zach Weiner, author of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.


Charlie Todd

publication date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

category: Internet

clue: Fans of his brand of mass improvisational comedy are everywhere.

explanation: Todd founded Improv Everywhere. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle


Allie Brosh

publication date: Monday, October 31, 2011

category: Internet

clue: The praise for her drawings in Microsoft Paint has been hyperbolic.

explanation: Brosh was the author of Hyperbole and a Half. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle


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 »

Do Overs

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

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 »