The dog days of summer are here: This week, Celebrity Goo Game goes to the dogs, nominally speaking. Fetch the right answers and try not to waste time barking up the wrong tree.



Nate Dogg

publication date: Friday, June 15, 2012

category: Music

clue: This rapper from the 213 area code reached the end of his leash last year after a series of strokes.

explanation: Dogg started out in the rap group "213" with Snoop Dogg and Warren G. He passed away in 2011 from complications after strokes. 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Tony Peters


Lindsay Wagner

publication date: Thursday, June 14, 2012

category: Television

clue: Thanks to bionic implants, her character in a 1970s sci-fi series learned a few new tricks.

explanation: Wagner starred in The Bionic Woman. 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Ryan Dunn


Tim Pawlenty

publication date: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

category: Government

clue: In the volatile race for the current GOP presidential nomination, this Minnesota governor turned out to be all bark, no bite.

explanation: Pawlenty dropped out of the 2012 GOP race early, citing lack of traction with voters. 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Ryan Dunn


Bob Barker

publication date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012

category: Television

clue: The longtime host of The Price is Right urges you to spay or neuter your dog.

explanation: Game show host Barker used his fame to promote his "pet" cause of controlling the pet population. 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Ryan Dunn


Snoop Dogg

publication date: Monday, June 11, 2012

category: Music

clue: In his doggbowl, this West Coast rapper and actor prefers gin and juice.

explanation: Snoop Dogg had an early hit with "Gin and Juice." 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Ryan Dunn


Other Themes in Summer 2012

Avenge This

The Marvel superheroes might be Earth's mightiest box-office hit, but they don't have a monopoly on their character concepts. These five celebrities are strongly associated with one Avenger each. Go »

Dragons of Skyrim

The best-selling video game Skyrim puts players in a fantasy realm where they must learn the ancient language of dragons to save the world. In the spirit of the game, these five celebrities have all spoken "Dragonese" at some point in their acting careers. Go »

Up and Down the Dial

Even in today's digital age, radio remains a vital source of entertainment and information for millions of Americans. These five people work in different genres but have all gained fame on the radio. Go »

Roman Holiday

Rome may once have been the capital of the world's largest empire, but that's ancient history. Today it's a thriving modern metropolis, with major contributions to sport and the arts. Go »

C is for Cookie

Oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, macaroon... Everybody has a favorite kind of cookie. You might see your favorite this week, which features five celebrities who share their names with kinds of cookies. Treat yourself to a plate if you get all five right. Go »

Arkham Asylum

Riddle me this: You are Batman, the caped crusader. Five of your most dangerous enemies have broken out of prison, and are masquerading around Gotham City as celebrities. Can you catch them and return them all to Arkham Asylum before the week is up? Go »

Senseless

We use vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste to understand the world around us. But not everybody is fortunate enough to have all five senses. Each of these five celebrities is missing a single sense, some defined by the loss and others triumphant over it. Go »

Carrying the Torch

Do you have Olympic fever? This two-week theme will challenge your knowledge of the 2012 Olympic athletes, first with five from Team USA, and then with five from foreign countries. Solve them all and you'll get even closer to taking home the gold in the tournament to follow. Go »

Summer 2012 Tournament

Who's the fastest draw in town? For a few weeks, you'll be pitted against other players one-on-one, until you solve goos faster than everyone else or run out of chances. Develop a quick trigger finger or your name will be etched on a tombstone. Go »

Summer 2012 Bonus Goos

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