Category Archives: John Waters

A Divine idea for a Baltimore monument?

There is even some thought of renaming a portion of Tyson Street “Pink Flamingos Way.” Continue reading

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John Waters’s Favorite Stripper: Lady Zorro

The Butch Local Girl Who Looked Like Victor Mature By Burlesque Babes (, 2/26/2015) Her real name was Sheila Alberta Bowater. Get by with a little help from my friends… A reader kindly posted a helpful comment to my original … Continue reading

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John Waters Looks for Trouble

Filmmaker John Waters is still looking to make people laugh uncomfortably—this time in the art world By Alexandra Wolfe (Weekend Confidential, Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2015) “I don’t trust anybody who hasn’t been in jail once.”- John Waters “Have … Continue reading

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John Waters on hitchhiking adventures and his long-ago arrest at Johns Hopkins

By Bret McCabe (Johns Hopkins University “Hub,” 9/22/2014) “…In the prologue of the book you write that your parents expected you to hitchhike to school. When my parents wanted me to hitchhike—I went to Calvert Hall—and in private schools and … Continue reading

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