publication date: Monday, February 19, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)
clue: This author's books about sleepy immortals and reflective masks may or may not be popular with gay men.
explanation: Gaiman was a writer known for the comic book series The Sandman ("sleepy immortals") and the film MirrorMask ("reflective masks"), among other works. The phrase "gay men" was a play on his last name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Kerry Odell, and Josh Paddison