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.



Rebecca Black

publication date: Friday, September 30, 2011

category: Fads

clue: "Friday" might be the worst song of all time, but it launched a career for its young singer.

explanation: Black's song "Friday" became an overnight success in 2011 despite being widely criticized. more…

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, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


Chris Hemsworth

publication date: Thursday, September 29, 2011

category: Movies

clue: It must feel super to play the man that Thursday was named after.

explanation: Hemsworth played superhero Thor in the movie of the same name. more…

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


Christina Ricci

publication date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Wednesday gave this former child star her breakthrough role and a permanent goth-girl persona.

explanation: Ricci rose to fame playing Wednesday Addams in the Addams Family movies. more…

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, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


Mitch Albom

publication date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011

category: Literature

clue: Tuesdays with his dying professor taught him what people to expect in Heaven.

explanation: Albom was the author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven. more…

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, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


Hank Williams, Jr.

publication date: Monday, September 26, 2011

category: Music

clue: It's Monday! Are you ready for some football?!

explanation: Williams performed the theme song for Monday Night Football for many years. more…

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, Ryan Dunn, 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 »

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 »