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John Waters Has Some Crude Advice for Aspiring Artists

"I always wanted to sell out! It’s just nobody wanted to buy me."
Nadja Sayej
Remembering Things

I'm Sorry, But John Waters’ ‘Cry-Baby’ Shits On All Other Musicals

Iggy Pop! Traci Lords! Ricki Lake! Name me a more iconic collection of names! I’ll wait!
Daisy Jones

John Waters Is the Filthy Uncle of Punk

The Pope of Trash talks Trump, PC culture, and the meaning of punk ahead of hosting Burger Boogaloo's punk rock extravaganza.
Andrea Domanick
noisey beats 1

Noisey Beats 1: John Waters, Chronixx, and Ronny J

Tune into episode 102 of Noisey Radio on Beats 1 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST.
Noisey Staff

Being an Outsider Isn't Cool Anymore, John Waters Says So

The filmmaker has a message for the would-be John Waterses of the world: Assimilation is the new transgression.
Tyler Trykowski
Please Kill Me

Partying with John Waters in 1970s Provincetown

This is the story of the 1970s summer photographer Nan Goldin and writer/actress Cookie Mueller spent in P-Town in the Cape, partying non-stop with eccentrics like Philippe Marcade, John Waters, and other brilliant weirdos.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

'You Cannot Put This Man in Office': Traci Lords on Meeting Donald Trump

The actress and former porn star discusses her new clothing line, combating child prostitution, and what happened when she met the Republican nominee.
Jonathan Buckley

John Waters Remembers 'Multiple Maniacs,' His LSD-Fueled Cavalcade of Perversion

A restored version of the film—which features puke-eating, lobster sex, a rosary dildo, loads of drugs, and an unforgettable performance by Divine—is out today.
Antwaun Sargent

Horror Stories of Watching Extremely NSFW Movies with Your Parents

Does it get worse than watching 'Pink Flamingos' with your grandma? Actually, it does.
Emily Guendelsberger

Here's a Rewind to East Coast Graffiti’s Halcyon Days

John Waters narrates a new documentary about the early East Coast writers that invented what became what we know as modern street art.
Shana Nys Dambrot

[Exclusive] John Waters on the Audacity of Cy Twombly

We’re premiering Sotheby’s video interview of John Waters, which finds the cult legend talking about the work of transgressive contemporary artist Cy Twombly.
Gabrielle Bruney
dining etiquette

The John Waters Guide to Holiday Party Etiquette

I asked the Pope of Trash how to deal with unexpected guests, whether or not one should discuss politics, and why you should never ask to use the bathroom.
Matthew Zuras