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John Waters: Let's Ban Heterosexual divorce

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SHREVEPORT, La. — John Waters, the filmmaker and actor known for such movies as "Hairspray" and "Cry-Baby," has an idea for how gays and lesbian...

Dirty Girl

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Hellin Kay

No doubt there will be minor comparisons made to the sweet and funny Easy A which just came out but this is a whole different teenage angst animal with even more subtext and soul.

Highlights This Week: Crystals, Cowboys, and the Death of Conceptualism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week on Huff Post Arts John Waters dished on all things perverse, we curated our ten highlights from the Guggenheim Museum's Youtube Play Biennia...

WATCH: FILM: The 'Pope Of Filth' Dishes On Filth, Dead Art, And Levi Johnston

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

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 ...

Maira Kalman at the Contemporary Jewish Museum: A Life as Art

Cherie Louise Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cherie Louise Turner


John Waters On Colbert: 'Wouldn't You Rather Your Child Be A Drug Dealer Than A Drug Addict?' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

John Waters, the quirky filmmaker famous for writing and directing "Hairspray," came on "The Colbert Report" last night to talk about his new book, "R...

John Waters on Fashion

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

A long standing fan of director / writer John Waters, I am delighted that the Pope of Trash is appearing with greater frequency in periodicals these days due to his new book Role Models.

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Did you miss any of the weekend's book reviews? Check out some of the highlights here! "Witz," Stephen Burn The New York Times More than 800 page...

New Documentary Tries to Solve the Riddle of Andy Warhol's Candy Darling

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

Able to embody a stunning spectrum of selves, Candy was an encyclopedia of female archetypes. As a result, her every word and gesture were a tribute to the ladies in whose image she had built herself.

Tim Burton & Johnny Depp In Step With Alice in Wonderland

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp are almost the Tweedledee and Tweedledum of fantasy filmmaking. In a shambling press conference, the two spoke about their enduring relationship and more.

Curious about 'The Whale?' Read the Book

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Christian Hall

Philip Hoare pays eloquent tribute to the beauty, power, and history of the sea's mightiest creatures. Can readers who have discovered the elegance and mystery of whales ever again enjoy a seaquarium?

AFI's Davey Havok Weighs In on Rock Band, Surviving Catholic School, and Crash Love

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Contrary to the guyliner and oft-black or goth-esque tight outfits, AFI shouldn't be restricted to the Hot Topic shelves and Twilight circuit.

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 4 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Waters

"Each act we did in that house, I take responsibility for," she testified in 2004, adding "I can't... place the blame on someone else. It was me."

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 3 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Waters

I've always secretly wondered if Leslie ever felt "cool" when she was with the Manson gang and I finally got up the nerve to ask. "Cool? We had no concept by then of any such possible word!"

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 2 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Waters

By now I certainly knew that what Leslie had done was anything but "art." Her participation in the La Bianca murders was a very real atrocity.

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 1 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Waters

I have a really good friend who was convicted of killing two innocent people when she was nineteen years old on a horrible night of 1969 cult madness.

"Hairspray" Sequel Set For 2010

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Get ready for another shot of "Hairspray." New Line Cinema has made a deal with "Hairspray" creator John Waters to write a treatment for a sequel to ...