In the goo game's latest timed tournament, each player will race against the clock to solve goos faster than their opponent, until a winner emerges.



June Shannon

publication date: Monday, November 25, 2013

category: Television

clue: She's cashing in big on her sweet mistake, or maybe not.

explanation: Shannon was the notably overweight mother of Honey Boo-Boo, who was criticized for selling out her child's innocence until it was revealed that all money earned from the show is being put into a trust fund for the girl. more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Mike Rothstein


Kim Kardashian

publication date: Friday, November 22, 2013

category: Controversy

clue: Fortunately, she and her famous beau did not give their daughter the initial K, or put together the family would have a hateful connotation.

explanation: Kardashian and Kanye West had a baby named North. more…

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


Amy Chua

publication date: Thursday, November 21, 2013

category: Controversy

clue: If her title was honest, her children would lick themselves and sleep 20 hours a day.

explanation: Chua wrote the parenting book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, encouraging other parents to be "tiger moms" with strict discipline and high expectations. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, and Mike Rothstein


Elise Andrew

publication date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013

category: Internet

clue: This Facebook user has an obscene interest in empirical knowledge.

explanation: Andrew created "I Fucking Love Science." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, and Ryan Dunn


John Goodman

publication date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013

category: Television

clue: On screen, he's had a red wife and a blue brother.

explanation: Goodman starred in Roseanne and Blues Brothers 2000. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Mike Rothstein


Eric Cantor

publication date: Monday, November 18, 2013

category: Government

clue: He can't (or won't) allow compromise in his house.

explanation: Cantor was the majority leader in the House of Representatives at the time this goo was published. The wording was a play on his last name. more…

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

trivia: Several players guessed John Boehner.


Harper Lee

publication date: Thursday, November 14, 2013

category: Literature

clue: This author is known for an acrimony towards songbirds.

explanation: Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. more…

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

trivia: Technical problems prevented some players from reaching the site while the goo was in play. Scott was forced to strike the goo from the tournament, turning it into a bonus goo.


Thomas Haden Church

publication date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

category: Television

clue: His most famous roles were a mechanic, a thief, a newlywed, and a best friend.

explanation: Church starred in Wings, Spider-Man 3, Ned & Stacey, and Sideways. more…

solved by: Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein


Regina Spektor

publication date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

category: Music

clue: She sang an orange theme song out of her blue mouth.

explanation: Spektor performed the hit "Blue Lips" and the title song for Orange is the New Black. more…

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


Prince George

publication date: Monday, November 11, 2013

category: Royalty

clue: He was already among the most famous people in his island nation at negative six months of age.

explanation: George was the son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, who pregnancy was the subject of intense media coverage. more…

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

trivia: Technical problems prevented some players from seeing the goo image. Scott was forced to strike the goo from the tournament, turning it into a bonus goo.


Other Themes in Fall 2013

Jimmy Talks a Lot

A busker in New Orleans performs under this name, but the phrase better describes the proliferation of talk show hosts named James. These five men all belong to that growing club. Go »

Hundred Acre Wood

For almost a century, A.A. Milne's stories about Winnie-the-Pooh and his animal friends have enchanted children and grown-ups alike. Can you solve these goos inspired by five of the characters? Think, think, think... Go »

The Unretired

Ok, fine, call it a comeback. These five celebrities couldn't stay away from the work they love. (Some have even been goos already and are coming back for more.) Go »

A Passage to India

The cuisine of India is among the most diverse and flavorful in the world, strongly influenced by the spice trade and the vegetarian lifestyle. Visit an Indian restaurant and you might find these five goos, on the menu or in the kitchen. Go »

Hit Me with the Digits

Even the most upstanding of citizens can lose their temper. Heads of state, children's entertainers, and more unlikely offenders have been photographed flashing the rudest digit in public. Here are five fingers you wouldn't expect to see upraised. Go »

Tool Time

Dig deep into your tool chest and see if you can find something to hammer out a correct answer to these five wrenching goos. Each of them was inspired by a different hand-operated tool. Go »

Celebrity Goo Drinking Game

Last call! It's closing time for this recurring theme, and your last opportunity to solve five goos who share their names with drinks you can order in a bar. Let's raise our glasses to them one last time. Go »

Kiss Me, I'm Irish

D'fhéadfadh gá duit éirí leat Gaeilge a aithint ar na cúig cáiliúla as Éirinn. Bíodh spraoi! (You may need the luck of the Irish to recognize these five celebrities from Ireland. Have fun!) Go »

Axis

On the eve of the second world war, Germany, Italy, and Japan signed a three-way pact to oppose their mutual enemies. These five goos repesent some of the best and worst people associated with the Axis side of the war. Go »

Allies

Just in time for Veterans Day, here are five goos representing America, Britain, and Russia's combined presence in World War II, from the homefront to the front lines. Go »

Fall 2013 Bonus Goos

Is it time for the new season of Celebrity Goo Game yet? You'll have to wait just a little longer. The winter season will begin on December 2, with a clear scoreboard and ten new themes. Go »