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September's Sight & Sound: Talking With John Waters

Kim Morgan | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Talking with John Waters: Endlessly funny, erudite, charming and so well-read -- just try to keep up (he reads two books a week).

Why It's Time to Reject Gay Separatism

Matt Baume | Posted 07.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

If we're not fighting oppression, is there anything that we have in common anymore? Well, yeah, there is one thing -- one common thing that we all want. Each other. Whether it's friendship, or brotherhood, falling in love or falling into bed, we'll always seek each other out.

Filmmakers, Matthew Breen and John Waters Talk LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

In the first installment of my exclusive two-part audio montage series, I talked with gay and straight filmmakers at the 17th annual Provincetown International Film Festival.

John Waters on New Orleans

Stephen Maloney | Posted 06.25.2015 | Entertainment
Stephen Maloney

To me, New Orleans has always been a town that lived outside of the laws of regular society, and I believe New Orleans has always been that way. It doesn't really participate in America. It has its own rules, its own cultures, its own conditions, and it really doesn't care what you think.

Michelangelo Signorile

John Waters Reveals The Reason He Never Came Out Publicly As Gay

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.24.2015 | Gay Voices

You simply can’t get more queer than John Waters, director of "Pink Flamingos," "Polyester," "Serial Mom" and "Hairspray," and a man who made an int...

John Waters Explains The Difference Between 'Straight Gay' People And 'Beatnik Gay' People

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.02.2015 | Gay Voices

Legendary filmmaker and author John Waters dropped by HuffPost Live this week, where he discussed his preference for "beatnik, hipster" gay people ove...

Director John Waters On Being 'Bad At 70'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty

When most of us think of reinvention, we think of a new haircut, a new hobby or a new job. But for John Waters, it meant hitchhiking cross-country wit...

John Waters Nabs An Honorary Degree

AP | By AMY ANTHONY | Posted 05.24.2015 | Gay Voices

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When the Rhode Island School of Design offered iconic filmmaker John Waters an honorary degree, he was surprised. After all,...

Two Shots Fired (Los Disparos): Deadpan Hilarity in Argentina

Brandon Judell | Posted 05.17.2015 | Latino Voices
Brandon Judell

One of the more enjoyably offbeat features at last year's New York Film Festival that is only now seeing the light of day is Martin Rejtman's Two Shots Fired. This comic offering showcases Argentina as a land plagued by emotional neutrality. No smiles. No Howard Beale outbursts. No fidgety tots and no Lotharios aquiver.

All Over Including the Shouting: Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Fest Wraps

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.01.2015 | Books
Karen Dalton-Beninato

From panels of people who moved to New Orleans to write about it post-Katrina, to panels on Tennessee Williams moving to New Orleans to write about it post-Midwestern childhood, there was something for everyone.

The Party's Over: A Tribute to Polly Bergen

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

One thing the theater community does well is celebrate its own. And Polly Bergen was a member of the theater community. Now, as I previously wrote, the League of American Theaters and Producers opted not to dim the lights for her.

Remembering the Great Polly Bergen

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Polly Bergen was a real class act. She had a grace about her, an intangible quality that not many possess.

12 Artists Who Do BDSM Better Than 50 Shades of Grey (NSFW)

artnet | artnet News | Posted 02.23.2015 | Arts

This post originally appeared on artnet News. Whether you've read the book, seen the movie, or are just trying to ignore it all, it's impossible to...

'Carsick': John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

Ethan Casey | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Ethan Casey

Every American road trip is different; thus every American road trip book is, and should be, different from every other. The beauty of such books done well has much to do with the nature of the country itself: so enormous and diverse.

"Imagine" a New Perspective Into John Lennon's Life

Steve Schonberg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Starting this week, Beatlemania lives once again with last night's opening of Lennon: Through a Glass Onion at the Union Square Theater in New York.

John Waters' Women at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

No one missed the irony of a John Waters retrospective at The Walter Reade Theater across Lincoln Center's plaza from Fashion Week.

Michelangelo Signorile

John Waters On 'Magic Anuses,' 'Militant Vegans,' And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 07.12.2014 | Gay Voices

"You know, I'm sure that Johnny Davenport is probably not looking to be found today," said John Waters, the always hilarious and indefatigable cult fi...

James Thilman

John Waters Will Teach You How To Hitchhike

HuffingtonPost.com | James Thilman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

Filmmaker and author John Waters is funny, brash and brilliant. For decades, the so-called "Pope of Trash" has been peddling camp and gore -- and then...

P-Town Film Fest Lineup As Queer As A Weekend In P-Town

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment

Pack your bags, the 2014 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) kicks off June 18 with stellar programming and plenty of parties. Unofficiall...

James Thilman

WATCH: P-Town Film Fest Reimagines Noir Thriller With Animated Birds

HuffingtonPost.com | James Thilman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

For 2014, the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) trailer features some of Cape Cod's most prominent avian residents. Created by Gasket St...

Taryn Simon's "Bird's of the West Indies" at Gagosian Gallery (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, held a pre-Oscar exhibition of Taryn Simon's Birds of the West Indies (2013-14). I was only able to capture the first hour of the largely-packed opening.

Why Baltimore Is So Much More Than Just 'The Wire'

Zoe Lintzeris | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Zoe Lintzeris

Here are just eight reasons why Baltimore still shines on as a mid-Atlantic gem, because -- as everyone from here knows -- why be less when you can Bmore?

WATCH: RuPaul Takes John Waters For A Spin

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In this latest installment in his "RuPaul Drives" web series, the legendary RuPaul Charles takes a spin with the iconic filmmaker John Waters. In o...

2014 Academy Awards Gift Lounges

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.10.2014 | Style
Zorianna Kit

The week leading up to the Academy Awards are not only filled with studio parties, gown fittings and practicing winning speeches in front of the mirro...

John Waters And Jeff Koons: A Chat To Nowhere

Mat Gleason | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Los Angeles turned out in force to see John Waters interview Jeff Koons at the Orpheum theater, part of a series of conversations sponsored by The Bro...