The Game Masters
These ten celebrities would be instant masters at certain games if they ever got to play, judging from their previous life experience. The first week of this theme features celebrities who would dominate at modern board and card games, and the second week switches to modern video games.
publication date: Friday, May 9, 2014
clue: You can't make money or children in Minecraft, but this Swiss-born miner eventually had lots of both.
explanation: Guggenheim was the patriarch of a very successful mining family. more…
publication date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
clue: From his home city of Buffalo, he heard the Call of Duty and eventually became the most decorated soldier in World War II.
explanation: The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Urban as WWII's most decorated veteran. The phrase "home city" was a play on Urban's last name. more…
publication date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
clue: He may have broken an Assassin's Creed by killing a fellow killer in Texas.
explanation: Ruby murdered Lee Harvey Oswald a few days after Oswald assassinated John F. Kennedy. more…
publication date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
clue: The creator of P90X would have no trouble keeping up with the Wii Fit trainer.
publication date: Monday, May 5, 2014
clue: This star of Giant and Cleopatra so enjoyed being Bejeweled that she launched a line of fragrances named after diamonds.
publication date: Friday, May 2, 2014
clue: Attempting to pass a Love Letter to this Saudi Arabian in front of her husband would be a bad idea, even if she works toward women's empowerment.
explanation: al-Taweel was the princess of Saudi Arabia, married to Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. more…
publication date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
clue: This railroad magnate and university founder would have been happy to sell you a Ticket to Ride.
publication date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
clue: The last surviving member of the Lollipop Guild knows firsthand what it takes to be a Munchkin.
explanation: Maren starred in The Wizard of Oz. more…
publication date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
clue: If a Pandemic broke out, this doctor would give us all updates on CNN.
explanation: Gupta was CNN's chief medical correspondent. more…
publication date: Monday, April 28, 2014
clue: His experience settling Virginia would help him win a game of Settlers of Catan, but Pocahontas wouldn't be there to save his life.