publication date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)

category: Movies

clue: This director is known for his love of kitsch, including such obsessions as polyester, hairspray, and pink flamingos.

explanation: Waters's films include Polyester, Hairspray, and Pink Flamingos. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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