You Know Me !
1: How do we know you?
Through “original sin” and overexposure in documentaries.
2: What is your latest project?
“A John Waters Christmas”–my spoken word act celebrating the neurotic happiness of Xmas obsession. [Coming to New York City on December 19th and 20th.]
3: Where are you living?
Baltimore, New York, San Francisco and Provincetown–airports really.
4: What don’t we know about you?
I have always worn a wig and hope you never noticed the netting.
5: What is your favorite travel destination?
Home to Baltimore, the only place that routinely surprises me.
6: What inspires you?
7: If not yourself, who would you be?
Alvin the Chipmunk.
8: What book is your bible?
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet.
9: What is your favorite word?
10: Who is your biggest hero?
My Mom and Dad for making me feel safe.
11: How would you define success?
Never having to be around assholes in personal or professional life.
12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?
If I have to think up the questions you owe me part of your paycheck.
John Waters is the revolutionary filmmaker behind such films as Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray and Cry-Baby. Not only is he a director of revolutionary films, he is also a writer, actor, comedian, journalist, visual artist and art collector.
Please join him for his Christmas Show in New York: “A John Waters Christmas,” December 19th and 20th, BB King Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., NYC, NY.
Questions by PMc Magazine
Photography by Patrick McMullan & Co.
Design by Jillian Mercado
John Waters, 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, Ca, February 27, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan & Co for Patrick Mcmullan.com