john waters

Culture

john waters on karma, the art of selling out, and dropping acid at 70

i-D talks to the iconic filmmaker and author about his latest book 'Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder.'
Nadja Sayej
5.21.19
Photography

nobody photographs women like camille vivier

The French photographer just released her photobook Twist — a surrealist visual poem about women, sculpture and architecture.
Patrick Thévenin
5.11.19
screen

a list of the trashiest christmas movies to watch

As the Pope of Trash himself, John Waters, says: “Good bad taste is celebrating something without thinking you’re better than it.” Here’s our best / worst films of the season.
Russell Dean Stone
12.12.17
Film

your favourite director's favourite films

Your favourite films are the sum of many parts. Yes, the imaginations of the writers, actors and directors who made them, but also the lifetime of influences each have absorbed. Understanding the films these auteurs hold close can lend another...
Wendy Syfret
6.5.17
News

even john waters is offended by his venice biennale project

The endearingly obscene director is imploring the masses to study art, for reasons even he finds abhorrent.
Hannah Ongley
5.10.17
Fashion

the 5 most surprising comme des garçons runway cameos

As the Met opens its epic Comme des Garçons exhibition, we take a look back at some of the famous faces who have graced Rei Kawakubo’s hallowed runway.
Emily Manning
5.2.17
News

john waters has created a john waters-themed summer camp

Sign up now to toast marshmallows with the Pope of Trash.
Alice Newell-Hanson
4.22.17
Culture

whatever happened to camp – does it still exist?

If camp was the secret language of gay communities, is it still relevant today?
Amelia Abraham
3.16.17
Film

john waters on the place for bad taste in contemporary culture

"My whole life has been a trigger warning"
Colin Crummy
2.13.17
Film

six more modern musicals for you to sink your jazz hands into

Despite its record haul of Oscar nominations, La La Land’s divided audiences and critics. Here’s our guide to the other alt-musicals we’ve fallen in love with.
Oliver Lunn
2.7.17
Film

john waters on thrifting, comme des garçons, and restoring his 70s opus 'multiple maniacs'

As his newly-restored 'atrocity' begins its nationwide run, we talk filth, film, and fashion with the legendary director.
Emily Manning
8.9.16
News

smithers’ coming out episode is a tribute to ‘simpsons’ writer’s queer son

We're so happy for you, Smithers! Or should we just say...‘Eeeeexcellent!’
i-D Staff
4.2.16
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