Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste

By John Waters

To me, undesirable flavor is what leisure is all approximately. If somebody vomits staring at one in all my motion pictures, it really is like getting a status ovation. therefore starts John Waters's autobiography. And what a narrative it truly is. commencing along with his upbringing in Baltimore ("Charm urban" as dubbed by way of the vacationer board; the "hairdo capital of the area" as dubbed by way of Waters), it covers his friendship along with his muse and major girl, Divine, distinct debts of the way Waters made his first videos, tales of the circle of friends/actors he utilized in those motion pictures, and at last the "sort-of status" he achieves in the USA. Complementing the textual content are dozens of wonderful previous photos of Waters and workforce. here's a real love letter from a mythical filmmaker to his associates, family members, and fans.

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