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  1. John Waters on holidays, shock value & Bernie SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... laughing with delight at the memory. Waters first made an impact in the 1970s with such cult favorites as "Pink Flamingos" and "Girl Trouble," which championed outrageously bad taste in almost unspeakable ways. He crossed over to the mainstream in ...


  2. John Waters will discuss his book "Carsick" at the Nourse on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | SFGate

    The director of cult classics like "Hairspray" and "Pink Flamingos" is reviving his beloved annual show, "A John Waters Christmas." The 69-year-old Baltimore native, whom William Burroughs once crowned the Pope of Trash, offers his take on the highs and lows of the holiday season.


  3. Trash talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    ... having appeared in all but a handful of John Waters' films, including starring roles in cult classics Pink Flamingos , Desperate Living and Female Trouble . She played Trinket in a production of The Mutilated directed by Cosmin Chivu in ...


  4. A Conversation with John Waters, the Pope of TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | Advocate

    Enjoying that outrageously funny movie, politically incorrect comic, or zingy retort from a friend? Then you should send a thank-you to John Waters, the man who started shaking up the culture in the 1970s with his subversive, hilariously campy, deeply influential "midnight movies" like Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble. Waters's impact hardly ended there.


  5. Waters brings 1-man show to BGSURead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 31 | Toledo Blade

    ... practically invented the cult movie phenomenon in the late 1960s and through the 1970s with Mondo Trasho , Pink Flamingos , Female Trouble , and Desperate Living . It was in the conservative 1980s - the era of Reagonmics and "Just say no" - that the ...


  6. Tab todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Washington Blade

    ... Hunter says. "He asked if I knew who he was and I said I was a big fan. I loved 'Mondo Trasho' and 'Pink Flamingos.' And then he said, 'Before we go any further, how would you feel about kissing a 350-pound transvestite?' I said, 'Well, I've kissed ...


  7. Fall books guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... Waters. The man with the pencil-thin mustache and a career of writing and directing campy cult movies like "Pink Flamingos" and "Hairspray." Searching for "kicks," at 66 years of age in 2012, Waters chose to travel from Baltimore to San Francisco - ...


  8. John Waters recalls 'Hairspray' star Divine in Roughly Speaking podcast debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    October 19, 2015 is the 70th anniversary of the birth in Baltimore of Harris Glenn Milstead, who became known as Divine, the "drag queen of the century" and the bigger-than-life star of John Waters ' films of the 1970s and 1980s, including iconic roles in "Pink Flamingos" and "Hairspray. On the first Roughly Speaking podcast , available now, Waters talks about Divine, who was on the cusp of big-time fame, with good reviews for his turn as Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" and an upcoming role in the hit television comedy, "Married .


  9. State Theatre To Show John Waters SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 |

    ... will show 10 well-known Waters films at 7 p.m. every Wednesday from Oct. 7- Dec. 9. Showings will include "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Desperate Living," "Polyester," "Hairspray," "I am Divine," "Cry Baby," "Serial Mom," "Pecker" and "Cecil ...


  10. Yours Truly, John Waters: A Ten Film Retrospective Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... the gross and subversive. The series will feature one film every Wednesday and cover all the classics, like Pink Flamingos (Wed., Oct. 7), Hairspray (Wed., Nov. 4), I Am Divine (Wed., Nov. 11), Cry-Baby (Wed., Nov. 18), Serial Mom (Wed., Nov. 25), ...


  11. John Waters' commencement speech will become bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... to Rhode Island School of Design about the value of embracing chaos and weirdness (two things the director of Pink Flamingos and Hairspray knows well). Today, Algonquin Books announced they have acquired the book rights to Waters' speech. The book ...


  12. John Waters's Viral Commencement Address Will Be Published in Book FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Time

    John Waters's 2015 commencement address to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design will be published as a book . The director and self-described "filth elder" and "people's pervert" gave a popular speech on the work of making transgressive art, like his films Hairspray and Pink Flamingos .


  13. State Theatre to host John Waters film seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 |

    ... well known for breaking boundaries, writes films that revel in the world of bad taste. His first feature "Pink Flamingos" (1972) is considered one of the greatest gross-out movies of all time. The commercial success of "Hairspray" (1988) and films ...


  14. Legendary Cult Actor Mink Stole On John Waters, Divine And Tapping Into Catholic AngerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Queerty

    ... that drew attention to itself. I was directed to do that. He directed everyone exactly the same. We started Pink Flamingos without a complete script. I knew I was going to lose - I never for a moment thought I was going to win, I knew that Divine ...


  15. 11 fantastic film events in London this SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 |

    ... Thema ) , sees the cinema screen each of the Pope of Trash films, from his earliest shorts to trash classics Pink Flamingos and Polyester through to his more recent work. Waters himself will take part in a career-spanning evening of conversation ...


  16. Hitchhiking with the Prince of Puke in CarsickRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | The Stranger

    ... lay some slavish praise at the feet of the cult icon who directed some of the greatest films of all time ( Pink Flamingos , Cry-Baby ), wrote some of the most entertaining books ever ( Shock Value , Role Models ), and curated the planet's funniest ...


  17. 5 Ptown Drag Queens You Should KnowRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2015 | Paper Magazine

    Provincetown had an active Drag Queen scene as early as the 1950s , well before Divine's explosive Pink Flamingos performance or RuPaul's meteoric rise. It's only fitting that the town, despite its size, remains one of the most significant drag communities around with both resident performers and reality superstars paying tribute to the Ptown's vibrant scene.


  18. A musical based on TV's - Dexter' and other promising shows at the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | New York Post

    ... of Glenn Milstead, the man whose heavily made-up drag alter ego was John Waters' muse in trash classics like "Pink Flamingos" and "Polyester." Elaine Stritch may be gone, but she's hardly forgotten: Jay Malsky tackles the late Broadway legend in his ...


  19. Heading John Waters' Way?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... lay some slavish praise at the feet of the cult icon who directed some of the greatest films of all time ( Pink Flamingos , Cry-Baby ), wrote some of the most entertaining books ever ( Shock Value , Role Models ), and curated the planet's funniest ...


  20. Gay Icon John Waters Questions Why We Can't Make Fun Of Caitlyn Jenner: VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Towleroad

    The king of trash comedy who created iconic works like Pink Flamingos and the Broadway hit Hairspray, John Waters, known for defying modern moral and politically correct attitudes, frankly revealed that he still calls Caitlyn Jenner Bruce and questioned why she's off limits when it comes to jokes in an interview with the U.K.'s The Spectator : "The Bruce Jenner/Caitlyn thing is kind of old hat to me. I had a transgender woman in Pink Flamingos.