Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste

John Waters


To me, undesirable style is what leisure is all approximately. If an individual vomits observing one in every of my motion pictures, it really is like getting a status ovation. hence starts off John Waters's autobiography. And what a narrative it's. establishing together with his upbringing in Baltimore ("Charm urban" as dubbed by way of the vacationer board; the "hairdo capital of the realm" as dubbed via Waters), it covers his friendship along with his muse and best woman, Divine, distinct money owed of ways Waters made his first videos, tales of the circle of friends/actors he utilized in those movies, and at last the "sort-of reputation" he achieves in the USA. Complementing the textual content are dozens of significant outdated photos of Waters and workforce. here's a real love letter from a mythical filmmaker to his pals, family members, and fans.

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