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Putting Lipstick on a Pig

George Heymont | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

The 500-pound gorilla in the room which nobody would discuss during the post-performance talkback was WHY anyone thought it was a good idea to update Oscar Wilde's 1895 classic to the 1960s.

Brandon Wetherbee

The Filthy World Of John Waters | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

John Waters will perform Wednesday in ...

Accidental Trailblazer: An Interview With Cult Cinema Icon Mink Stole

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

Last week I had the chance to view a screening of I Am Divine, Jeffrey Schwarz's new feature-length documentary about John Waters protégé and drag pioneer Divine, and catch up with one of its stars, queer cult cinema icon, actress/singer and original John Waters muse Mink Stole.

Happy Birthday John Waters! 15 Reasons We Love This Writer, Director, All Around Cool Guy

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.22.2013 | DC

Happy birthday, John Waters! Our favorite filthy writer-director, Broadway musical producer, author, late night guest and all-around cool guy celebrat...

Old School Hollywood Royalty

George Heymont | Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Once upon a time, Hollywood stars were worshipped like gods and goddesses. No photographers were trying to snap pants-less crotch shots as someone stepped from a car. Nor were they terrorizing people in traffic and threatening the lives of innocent bystanders with their self-aggrandizing stunts.

Connie's Juicy Return to Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

If you're looking for an unconventional night out over Valentine's weekend Los.Angeles theatre doesn't get more hilarious, or warped, than the Xanadu-inspired drag-musical romantic adventure, Connie Loves Juice

WATCH: John Waters' Crazy PSA For America's Oldest Movie Theater

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.16.2012 | San Francisco

Filmmaker John Waters has never been one to sugarcoat his message. And his recent public service announcement for San Francisco's Roxie Theater fundra...

Divine Heading to the Silver Screen

Christian Josi | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Christian Josi

Want to be famous? Want to die for art? That's nice. Acclaimed director and producer Jeffrey Schwarz isn't asking people to go quite that far, but ...

Michelangelo Signorile

The Stars Turn Out For A Maryland Marriage Equality Benefit In NYC | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.16.2012 | Gay Voices

“I think we’re looking pretty strong, but the other side has yet to put on their onslaught of commercials and fear and division,” Maryland Gover...

Review: Little Birds Never Soars High

Zach Udko | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment
Zach Udko

Set in California's forgotten Salton Sea, writer-director Elgin James' debut follows 15 year-old Lily (Juno Temple) and her best friend Alison (Kay Panabaker) as they attempt to flee their impoverished community and build a nest in Los Angeles with a group of runaway squatters.

Ken Fulk Proffers His Peeps a Peep at P-Town

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 10.23.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

For his most recent cocktail convocation to celebrate the artists of Provincetown, Ken Fulk delighted his signature bridge mix of guests with a weathered one-room dune shack built inside the ground floor of his Seventh Street studio.

All About Outfest: Films Worth Coming 'Out' For (TRAILERS)

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Many of the films at Outfest this year are about something everyone can relate to: dysfunctional families. The "family" theme in some of the movies...

LISTEN: Legendary Filmmakers Voice Their Support For LGBT Equality At The Provincetown International Film Festival

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I had a fabulous time covering the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF), where I had candid conversations with celebrities and filmmakers being honored this year.

The Walking Wounded Go Looking for Love

George Heymont | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

If you're the kind of person who loves family scenes in which a doting parent reads a bedtime story to a child, stand warned that Love and Anger is about as far removed from The Princess Bride as you can possibly get.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Winner Sharon Needles Coming To D.C.

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- America's Next Drag Superstar does not look like the other drag superstars. When season 4 of "RuPaul's Drag Race" began, Sharon Needles ...

Olsen Twins Win Fashion's Big Prize

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 08.04.2012 | Style

NEW YORK — Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took home the biggest prize at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. The former child...

The College Man's Film Guide

Jon Eig | Posted 07.29.2012 | College
Jon Eig

As we prepare to send my son off to school, it hit me suddenly that he just hasn't seen enough culturally significant movies to chat about with his future college classmates. So as a public service for other parents who, like me, have been negligent, here's a brief filmography.

Movie Review: The Perfect Family

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Don't trust the trailers for Anne Renton's The Perfect Family. They make it look like an irreverent, iconoclastic satire, one that attacks hypocrisy among the pious -- like something from the Farrelly brothers or, perhaps, John Waters.

Leaky Neighbor?

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A lawsuit claims a leak from Marisa Tomei's New York City apartment has damaged the homes of two downstairs neighbors, including dire...

'Flue Queen': John Waters Explores Having Sex in a Chimney

Phillip B. Crook | Posted 02.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Phillip B. Crook

As just a taste of the icon's perverted holiday cheer, here John Waters explains why Dan Savage would make a bad Santa, how to have sex in a chimney, and why he's been buying two Christmas presents a day since October.

WATCH: John Waters Talks Contemporary Art

Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts

Recently, director and artist John Waters sat down to talk about contemporary art, what makes a great painting, and his films with blog "Big Think." I...

10 Decidedly Highbrow But Still Beach-Appropriate Summer Reads | Posted 09.10.2011 | Books

We get it. If you're a literary snob, choosing beach reading is hard. You want something that's going to keep you entertained and happy while you work...

Weekend Plans: John Waters, A Naked Bike Ride & More

The Huffington Post | Ashley Henshaw and Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

Is there anything better than a June weekend? The farmer's markets are open, there are festivals galore and you don't even need to bring your parka (w...

Face 2 Face With Ace: Andrew Breitbart

The Adam Carolla Show | Posted 07.17.2011 | Comedy
The Adam Carolla Show

A lot of people disagree with Andrew Breitbart, and I'm no different. Who the hell likes John Waters movies? Don't get me wrong, I think he's an interesting guy, but his movies suck. Andrew, on the other hand, thinks he's made some of the greatest comedies of all time.

BLOG WATCH> Miami Art Fairs: Fear and Sacrilege in South Beach On Daily Serving | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

There is nothing that the art world loves more than four days of not stop money spending and networking. The Miami art fairs are quick to come and go,...