This celebrity goo was created by player Samir Mehta.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty provided by Samir.

publication date: Monday, May 25, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Art

clue: A Chicago cleaning man who becomes a celebrated writer of slave uprisings? That's not inside the margins.

explanation: Henry Joseph Darger Jr. was an American writer, novelist and artist who worked as a hospital custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What Is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion, along with several hundred drawings and watercolor paintings illustrating the story. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, and Scott Hardie


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