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John Waters, The 'Pope Of Filth', Dishes On Filth, Dead Art, And Levi Johnston (VIDEOS)

First Posted: 09/17/10 09:51 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:40 PM ET

John Waters, among the most beloved and eclectic screenwriters of the current era, dishes to Big Think about everything from art to perverts and from Levi Johnston to coming out. The full interview feels like a wealth of life lessons from your uncle who may or may not be a little drunk - he's a fascinating man whose theories and opinions aren't always the social norm. His filmography includes Cry Baby, Cecil B. Demented, and Hairspray'; they're flamboyant, touching, and all the while easy to relate to. Kind of like the clips below from the interview. Check out Big Think for the full video and more clips.


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