I have John Waters on the line, cult film-maker, writer, visual artist, collector and curator, journalist, raconteur and lifelong music fan. His voice, that unmistakable purr, camp but measured, a highbrow hick so happy to talk. The subject/s? Anything. Everything. He’s back in his home. Baltimore. The only place John Waters could come from. We know that now. Due to his work; forever referencing the place – casting it as a character in his films, writing about it with fondness; always a twinkle in his eye, that twinkle poured out through his “voice” on the page and on the stage.
John Waters will make his first New Zealand appearances next month. He will perform his spoken-word show, This Filthy World, in Auckland and Wellington. Read More