These seven goos were inspired by this year's batch of Oscar-nominated films and filmmakers. While you play, don't forget to enter Funeratic's Predict the Oscars contest for your chance to win a prize.



publication date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 - the answer will be revealed on Saturday, February 23

category: Justice

clue: This Clinton nominee reigns supreme as the most "notorious" justice in the highest court.

difficulty: very easy (30 points)

solved by: Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk

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publication date: Friday, February 15, 2019 - the answer will be revealed on Friday, February 22

category: Crime

clue: It takes a writer to impersonate a writer.

difficulty: hard (120 points)

solved by: Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk

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publication date: Thursday, February 14, 2019 - the answer will be revealed on Thursday, February 21

category: Movies

clue: He's made character-driven dramas about a Mexico City neighborhood and a mother too, sci-fi thrillers about paternal children and a force of attraction, stilted romantic films about AIDS and a wealthy Florida woman, and children's-book adaptations about a royal servant and a magic prisoner.

difficulty: easy (60 points)

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk

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Earlier Goos

These goos were also part of this theme.

Dick Cheney

He's been called a dick and the "president of vice," but he's still the most powerful person ever to hold his particular office. Go »

Victor Hugo Green

If you were black and you wanted to travel in the Jim Crow South, green was the way to go. Go »

Freddie Mercury

This rhapsodic singer died in 1991 but lives on as rock royalty. Go »

Glenn Close

To date, she's been nominated for six Oscars without winning, for indelible performances in movies like The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction, and Albert Nobbs. This year, she's this close to winning with nomination #7. Go »

Other Themes in Spring 2018

Gothic Goodbye

The RPG Gothic Earth has been set in a world of literary creations roughly contemporary to its 1899 setting, with characters like Sherlock Holmes and Count Dracula driving much of the storyline. After a decade of play, the game is now in its final weeks. Here's sending it off with a two-week retrospective of authors of that era whose works captured the popular imagination, in the order in which they shaped the world of Gothic Earth. Go »

Cruise Control

You need a vacation. I need a vacation. We should go on a cruise. A cruise would be nice right now, wouldn't it? Cruise, cruise, cruise. Go »

Go for the Gold!

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