Everyone's got Pope fever, what with the big visit to the US by the leader of the Catholic church. But never forget, William Burroughs deemed John Waters to be THE POPE OF TRASH! Long may he reign!
Speaking of religious fervor, John Waters has announced his annual Christmas tour. Dates are listed below. Please visit local venue sites for specific ticket information.
11/29: San Francisco at the Great American Music Hall
Be on the lookout for the full length film at on the festival circuit.
May 12, 2015
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This Monday, April 27, John Waters will be one of the special guest judges on RuPaul's Drag Race, on Logo TV. In this episode, "Divine Inspiration," the queens perform in musical versions of cult director John Waters' most iconic films. Dont' miss it!
On June 1, Mr. Waters will be the recipient of the prestigious Lambda Literary Award, along with Rita Mae Brown. Lambda Literary is a non-profit organization that believes promotes literagure that is fundamental to the preservation of LGBTQ culture.
The award ceremony will be held in New York City at the Cooper Union, with a VIP after party at Scholastic.
Mr Waters has had a few interesting features in periodicals over the past few weeks...
John did a Q&A called "Great Taste in Bad Suits" with GQ about, well... suits! And his fashion choices in general. Check it out below!
And on a similar tip, the Guardian in the UK profiled grooming and fashion. Ever wondered how to get the perfect John Waters pencil moustache? Just follow his lead!
And to round out this trio, The New York Times Magazine has a feature where Waters and Marilyn Manson review new products. Compare and contrast!
Dazed Digital did a photo spread on Mr. Waters Baltimore home, "At Home With John Waters," wtih a special focus on his book collection and library. The photo above is from the spread, shot by Sandy Kim. Click below to see the entire portfolio.
January 26, 2015
February 6 - Carolina Theatre, Durham NC
AND... I neglected to mention in my last update that Mr Waters was nominated for a Grammy for the audiobook version of CARSICK! The ceremony is next Sunday, February 8th, so fingers crossed!
January 17, 2015
John Waters has a new show at the Marianne Boesky gallery in New York city, featuring such highlights as a portrait of him with extreme plastic surgery (right) and a table reading of Pink Flamingos by children called Kiddie Flamingos!
The show, Beverly Hills John, will be up until Valentine's Day.
Speaking of Valentine's Day, Mr. Waters will be appearing at the Shock Pop Comic Con in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on February 14, performing This Filthy World.
And finally, in a career full of unexpected turns, Mr Waters surprises us once again with a hosting engagement on Playboy TV. He'll be introducing and commenting on classic porn films from the 70s. The five films he'll introduce are 1972's "Deep Throat," 1978's "Candy Stripers," 1973's "The Devil In Miss Jones," 1976's "Tell Them Johnny Wadd Is Here" and 1978's "Debbie Does Dallas." The first will be shown tonight, Saturday, January 17, at 10 p.m., with the others following on four more Saturdays (skipping Valentine's Day).
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