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.'
nobody photographs women like camille vivier
The French photographer just released her photobook Twist — a surrealist visual poem about women, sculpture and architecture.
6 trashy Christmas films that'll help take the edge off
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.
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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.
john waters has created a john waters-themed summer camp
Sign up now to toast marshmallows with the Pope of Trash.
john waters features in a new doc about tura satana, asian american trailblazer
Badass vixen Tura Satana returns to the screen for a documentary about her life featuring John Waters and narrated by Margaret Cho.
whatever happened to camp – does it still exist?
If camp was the secret language of gay communities, is it still relevant today?
john waters and zadie smith sign letter against trump's muslim ban
65 artists and writers are calling BS on the ban, saying it will "silence essential voices and exacerbate the hatreds that fuel global conflict."
john waters on the place for bad taste in contemporary culture
"My whole life has been a trigger warning"
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.
10 cult film characters to be for halloween
Drop those Eggos! There will be enough Elevens this Halloween to levitate Hawkins County police officers off their asses long enough to do some real detective work (#justiceforbarb). We’ve selected the most stylish characters from a few of our...
john waters on thrifting, comme des garçons and restoring his 70s opus multiple maniacs
We talk filth, film, and fashion with the legendary director.