It's the eye of the tiger. It's the thrill of the fight, risin' up to the challenge of our rival. And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night, and he's watchin' us all with the eye... of the tiger.



Gabby Douglas

publication date: Thursday, May 23, 2013

category: Sports

clue: This Virginian brought artistic grace to England.

explanation: Artistic gymnast Douglas was a breakout star of the 2012 Olympic games in London. more…

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


Peter Dinklage

publication date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

category: Television

clue: This actor enjoys his seat of small-screen dominance.

explanation: Dinklage starred in Game of Thrones. more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Chris Lemler, and Mike Rothstein


Lindsey Stone

publication date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

category: Controversy

clue: Some of the soldiers that she disrespected served in Iraq, which sounds like a synonym for her last name.

explanation: Stone (sounds like "a rock") inspired public outcry when she posed making an obscene gesture at a sign in Arlington National Cemetery and shared the photo on Facebook. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Rothstein


Charlaine Harris

publication date: Monday, May 20, 2013

category: Literature

clue: This author proves that Louisiana is not where best-selling literature goes to die.

explanation: Harris wrote the Southern Vampire Mysteries series, set in Louisiana, each title of which featured the word "dead." more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Rothstein


Rico Rodriguez

publication date: Friday, May 17, 2013

category: Television

clue: Today, his family includes a famous older sister, and many nieces both on-screen and off.

explanation: Rodriguez starred in Modern Family ("today, his family") where his character had several nieces. His older sister Raini Rodriguez was also an actress. more…

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


Charles Ingram

publication date: Thursday, May 16, 2013

category: Hoaxes

clue: To identify one of Europe's most notorious cheaters, you'll have to be familiar with Google.

explanation: The British Ingram was convicted of deception for cheating at Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, where the winning question concerned the word googol. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, and Chris Lemler

trivia: Incorrect guesses included JoaquĆ­n Almunia and two for Silvio Berlusconi.


Abby Wambach

publication date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

category: Sports

clue: She would love to have flashed forward through her recent head injury.

explanation: Wambach played forward for the Western New York Flash. She missed games due to a concussion shortly before this goo was published. more…

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


Patton Oswalt

publication date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

category: Comedy

clue: On screen, his friends have been played by Lou Romano, Kevin James, and Charlize Theron.

explanation: Oswalt starred in Ratatouille with Romano, King of Queens with James, and Young Adult with Theron. 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 Erik Bates


Mehmet Oz

publication date: Monday, May 13, 2013

category: Medicine

clue: This Emmy-winning doctor is associated with an exotic fantasy land, and I don't mean Turkey.

explanation: The clue was a play on the Turkish-American Oz's last name. 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 Erik Bates


Other Themes in Spring 2013

Do Overs

Last month's tournament was especially difficult, and many wrong answers were guessed. Here's your chance to try again: Each of these five goos was a frequent incorrect guess made for another recent goo. Go »

World War Z

Zombies may be the hottest thing in Hollywood, but you have an entirely different horde to fend off: Ten goos who have an unusual initial in common. They may come last alphabetically, but they have a prominent place in this goo season. Go »

Bang the Drum Badly

They can't all be Neil Peart or Dave Grohl. For years, rock fans have made fun of bad drummers sticking out in good bands, and these five names have all come up in discussions of rock's worst big-time drummers. Try to keep pace with them. Go »

Cyberpunk'd

Cyberpunk fiction depicts futuristic worlds where technology can do anything except free humanity from its nihilistic dystopia. These six visionaries have developed the genre in different mediums. It's up to you to name them all, and that's no April Fools prank. Go »

Fashion Show

They say clothes make the man. They also made the careers of these five goos, who are some of the biggest names and most successful designers in the fashion industry. There's no need to dress up your answers; just get the names right. Go »

Celebrity Goo Drinking Game

Thirsty? Can I pour you a drink? Belly up to the bar and play the Celebrity Goo Drinking Game, where all of these famous people share their name with drinks you can order at a bar, pub, saloon, tavern, lounge, drinkery, tap room, gin joint, ale house, or watering hole. Go »

Deadly Development

Science can be hazardous to your health! These five pioneers of technology and new ways of living were too clever by half, killed by the very inventions that they hoped would better the human race (or at least further their careers). Go »

Mothers and Daughters

Some great women had a role model for their success. In honor of Mother's Day, here are ten famous mother-daughter pairs who achieved fame in the same profession. For each goo, you must guess both names to be correct. Go »

Spring 2013 Bonus Goos

This season is almost over! Before summer officially arrives on June 3, enjoy these six bonus goos that are just for fun, with no bearing on the game score. Go »