Get the Led Out
Led Zeppelin became one of the biggest bands in rock and roll by combining British folk rock with American blues, sprinkled with references to Tolkien and folklore. This week's goos are inspired by five of their original songs.
publication date: Friday, August 2, 2013
clue: This sweet Cuban turned her journey to America into more than one Immigrant Song.
explanation: Cruz was a Cuban-American singer known for her trademark shout "¡Azúcar!" ("Sugar!" in Spanish). more…
publication date: Thursday, August 1, 2013
clue: This clean-living mountain man's expeditions to the Pacific coast took him Over the Hills and Far Away.
explanation: Smith was one of the first white men to explore what is today California and Oregon. A Methodist, he was known to abstain from drinking, smoking, cursing, and unnecessary violence. more…
Yves Saint Laurent
publication date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
clue: Since this designer had a home in Tangier, could he be called a Tangerine?
publication date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
clue: The famous beginning of his book about two towns could be summarized as: Good Times Bad Times.
explanation: A Tale of Two Cities started with the phrase: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." more…
publication date: Monday, July 29, 2013
clue: He's best known for writing sketches and cartoons for Saturday Night Live, and puppeteering a certain Black Dog for Conan O'Brien.
explanation: Smigel played Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. more…