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.
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.
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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...
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.
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.
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?
Camp was the secret language of gay communities. Is it still relevant today?
'kings and queens in their castles' shows 350 lgbtq americans at home
Tom Atwood’s sweeping photographic series of portraits of the queer community.
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."