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Magnificent Bastard Eyewear Challenge

How sharp is your eye? Identify the nine bespectacled MBs below and tell us what they all have in common. If you win, your eye -- eyes, actually -- will be looking sharper than ever. That's because we're giving you a pair of Allyn Scura frames ($175 value). Or a $100 credit you can apply toward any vintage frames Allyn Scura carries. Your choice.

Allyn Scura Legend

Allyn Scura Legend


Winner to receive a pair of Allyn Scura frames ($175 value), or $100 credit to apply toward any vintage frame Allyn Scura carries, courtesy of contest sponsor Allyn Scura Eyewear.


All entries must be submitted by midnight CT on Friday, January 28, 2011. The winning entry will be announced on Monday, January 31.


One Magnificent Bastard Eyewear Challenge entry per person. In case of a tie we will pick a random winner from the correct entries. For the rest of the fine print mumbo jumbo, click here.


This contest is closed. More than 20 people got everything correct, including the "tiebreaker." Per the rules, we randomly picked names from a hat and have a winner. His name is Matt.

From left to right, top to bottom: Jean-Paul Sartre, John Waters, Jon Hamm, Dalai Lama, Jimi Hendrix, Al Pacino, Wilt Chamberlain, Yves Saint Laurent, David Lee Roth.

Tiebreaker: None of these MBs were/are ever married.