While you wait for the Summer 2011 season to begin, enjoy these extra goos that didn't fit easily into a theme in the regular season. The competition is over, so these goos are just for fun.



Vidal Sassoon

publication date: Friday, June 3, 2011

category: Fads

clue: this hairstylist is ironically not named Bob

explanation: Sassoon was an influential hairstylist. His most famous creation was the bob. more…

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


Zsa Zsa Gabor

publication date: Thursday, June 2, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Hungarian beauty

explanation: Gabor was a Hungarian-born movie star known for her glamorous beauty. more…

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


Rahm Emanuel

publication date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011

category: Government

clue: the new fucking mayor of Chicago

explanation: Emanuel became the mayor on May 16, 2011, a few weeks before this goo was published. He was known for his obscene, aggressive manner of speaking. 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, and Scott Horowitz


Dita Von Teese

publication date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

category: Theater

clue: puts the teese in striptease

explanation: Von Teese was a fashion model and burlesque performer known for her elaborate striptease act. 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, and Scott Horowitz


Harold Camping

publication date: Monday, May 30, 2011

category: Controversy

clue: apocalypse fail

explanation: Camping made headlines when he predicted on his Christian radio program that the world would begin to end on May 21, 2011. 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, and Scott Horowitz


Other Themes in Spring 2011

I'm Not a Doctor, but I Play One on TV

Grab your remote, stat, because you'll need to know your fictional doctors to recognize these five stars of the television screen. Break a leg! Go »

Feeling Minnesota

The Gopher State is best known for its sprawling forests and quiet streams, but these five Minnesotans from different walks of life illustrate how dynamic the state really is. Go »

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Our jurassic predecessors have fueled our imaginations since their bones were first discovered. They'll roam the earth again this week, in the form of five goos inspired by dinosaurs. Go »

The Other Guys

Even in the age of blogs and reality shows, we still can't all be famous. These five people have done their best, but they'll never outshine their better-known namesakes. Go »

Peculiar Pathology

The human body can suffer such strange and tragic fates. These five people became famous for their unusual medical conditions. Even five TV doctors couldn't help them. Go »

Down at the Disco

How do you roll? Get down and boogie with these groovy stars of the disco era, who became synonymous with the culture that captivated the 1970s and danced away with eternal fame. Go »

Kai's Power Goos

The classic software that creates all these goos was released in 1996 with a gallery of famous faces to practice with. These photos come directly from Kai's Power Goo, a time capsule of fame in the mid-nineties. Go »

Do Overs

These five celebrities were common incorrect guesses for recent goos. Here's your second chance to get each one right. Go »

Famous Thetans

For half a century, the Church of Scientology has struggled to be taken seriously as a bona fide religion. These five celebrity adherents all share this uncommon faith. Go »

Celebrity Limerick

This poetic form has given rhyme and rhythm to dirty jokes for generations. Can you decode each line of this celebrity limerick to recognize the famous figures it describes? Go »

Spring 2011 Tournament

Many have played, but only one will win. All players from the season will compete in an elimination tournament to decide which of them is the top competitor, deserving of a prize. Good luck! Go »